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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.
When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.
A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole.
Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.
I rope steers in team roping events. There's a header and a heeler on a roping team, and I'm the heeler.
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.
Climbing has worked for me in a number of ways on Capitol Hill. I'm much more inclined to look at what people do, as opposed to what they say. Also, it's about working together - we're all on the rope together, and you don't get to cut the rope if you're not getting along with someone.
His hands would plait the priest's guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
One thing I can't do, and I hope that there are other people out there that feel the same way, is climb a rope. Oh my gosh, it's so hard to climb rope! It's all about grip and arms.
Ah, the power of two. There's nothing quite like it. Especially when it comes to paying utility bills, parenting, cooking elaborate meals, purchasing a grown-up bed, jumping rope and lifting heavy machinery. The world favours pairs. Who wants to waste the wood building an ark for singletons?
I like to jump some rope and swing kettle bells to get my blood pumping. It makes my voice sound better, and it clears my head.
Harry Connick, Jr.
You don't need a rope to pinch a stranger's butt.
A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.
Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster.
Experiments were not attempted at that time, we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway, and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators.
Don't ever rope me in as a late-night talk show host. I don't want to be one.
First, when I was 12, I saw a Spanish girl jumping rope. I never saw her face, but it was still the most beautiful sight I'd ever seen.
If I do hit that rope and do a hop, skip and a jump and get up as high as I can, I'm just going to hold my breath, because I know i'm going to hear all kinds of scar tissue popping.
I played on teams with 24 guys pulling the rope one way and one guy pulling the other. I've seen how destructive it can be. I tell them, 'If 13 of you are insanely successful and one fails, we all lose.'
If I eat something a little crazy or if I feel sluggish, I know I have to eat better the next day and work out. I work out, I do circuit training so I try to keep my heart rate up whether I'm doing cardio, lifting weights or jumping rope. I like to mix it up. I also take Zumba classes - I love those, those are a blast.
My dad has been married to his wife for 15 years and wherever he goes there better be a seat for her. I like real couples that tell you how to get through on Wednesdays when you're just at the end of your rope - the ones who really know how to make it through. We have to stop looking at Hollywood couples because you're going to get disappointed.
You know, people think you have to be dumb to skip rope for 45 minutes. No, you have to be able to imagine something else. While you're skipping rope, you have to be able to see something else.
I don't really believe in 'directions' in art; the rope twists as you follow it, that's all.
I'm still at the end of my rope because I find myself not handling things well when I travel.
You can't tie a rope around the ice sheet. You can't build a wall around the ice sheets.
Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really, really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare.
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