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Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
There are plenty of ruined buildings in the world but no ruined stones.
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them - not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.
I wasn't trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people.
My musical influence is really from my father. He was a DJ in college. My parents met at New York University. So he listened to, you know, Motown, and he listened to Bob Dylan. He listened to Grateful Dead and Rolling Stones, but he also listened to reggae music. And he collected vinyl.
I just think that you have to believe in yourself and you have to work very hard. You can't ever think that you're the best thing since sliced bread because I promise you, there are going to be Viola Davises and Jessica Chastains and Emma Stones who are the best thing since sliced bread. So take it seriously, but don't take it too seriously.
Vision connects you. But it also separates you. In my work, and my life, I feel a desire to merge. Not in terms of losing my own identity... but there's a feeling that life is interconnected, that there's life in stones and rocks and trees and dirt, like there is in us.
I have a big problem when the sanctimonious, holier than thou congressmen and women go on national television for six hours and beat somebody up with a stick, and not because I'm 'Ms. Manners.' That's not what bothers me. People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
If you ask me who the members of the Rolling Stones or Led Zep or the Clash were, I'd be able to tell you every member. But I couldn't name a single member of Arctic Monkeys.
Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
We idolized the Beatles, except for those of us who idolized the Rolling Stones, who in those days still had many of their original teeth.
I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War.
I loved the Beatles when they turned up, and the Stones when they turned up, and never really stopped liking them.
And it was a very, very fruitful and great relationship between the Stones and The Beatles. It was very, very friendly.
I've never tried to achieve anything. I achieved everything I wanted to achieve by being in the Rolling Stones and making records.
I achieved everything I wanted to achieve by being in the Rolling Stones and making records.
The Stones also still have a huge following. Mick Jagger leaps around like a crazy dude. And Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts are playing great too.
The Rolling Stones set the bar to where I look to as a band. But I don't envision myself touring in the way they do. My knees won't hold out.
Jon Bon Jovi
What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross.
Fashion has become so whatever. I don't think there are any stones left to unturn.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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