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Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill.
Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
- Lao Tzu

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The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club,
they'd starve to death.
- Sam Snead

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.
It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge.
To the eyes you are a flickering light,
to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you.
- Eugenio Montale

You live by the gun and knife, and die by the gun and knife.
- Joe Valachi

I haven't got a car or a house.
I've got a wife, but I didn't pay for her!
I spend all my money on my glorious wife.
She's here with a knife at my throat!
- Mackenzie Crook

When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife.
The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them!
- Hattie McDaniel

The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
- Charles Buxton

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy
manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
- James Russell Lowell

Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game,
you really do train to play.
It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife.
You can get away with not doing it for a while,
as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
- Graeme Le Saux

The knife of historical relativism...
which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion
must also bring about healing.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

I'm not the sharpest knife in the drawer,
but I do know how to count.
- Mickey Gilley

A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
- Sophocles

There will be no justice as long as man will stand
with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Everybody, sooner or later, will have to go under the knife.
Let's hope they make out as well as I did.
- Bobby Darin

You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug,
especially when its waving a razor sharp hunting knife in your eye.
- Hunter S. Thompson

At that level, every goal is like a knife in the ribs.
- Gordon Banks

I ended up injuring her with a knife I had on me.
I can't really remember what happened.
- Mathias Rust

I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore
you it will be with a knife.
- Louise Brooks

Pain was something we were expected to endure.
But I doubt very much if you would be entirely happy
today if a doctor threw a towel in your face and jumped on you with a knife.
- Roald Dahl

The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction.
I hung it in my kitchen.
It's my way of saying, Don't mess with me.
- Glenn Close

The president's decision yesterday to set into motion
the development of the hydrogen bomb...
has placed us on the knife-edge of history.
- Henry M. Jackson

My friend told me I went over to this guy and he pulled a knife.
- Matt Nagle

No matter how subtle the wizard, a knife between the
shoulder blades will cramp his style.
- Steven Brust

Instead of using brushes all the time,
try a palette knife to paint.
- Frank Bruno

Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house.
- John Cheever

Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.
- Simone Schwarz-Bart

The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City.
The scalpel of the law is making us well again.
- Edward Koch

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the
meat or the throat of a man;
it may be his food or his poison,
his exercise or his destruction.
- John Owen

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I don't look at a knife the way I used to.
I'm more aware of what it is.
I think twice.
This is a key finger.
It's in every chord.
- Neil Young

I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife:
clean,
simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.
- Marissa Mayer

We can know nothing till after this grave debate.
The soul must withdraw, for this is not its hour.
Now the knife must divide the flesh,
and lay the ravage bare,
and do its work completely.
- Georges Duhamel

As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife
and fork when the French were still eating each other.
The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up
there so they could make something edible.
- Mario Batali

When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking
out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who,
while I was kneeling down during the prayer,
stood above me and squeezed my neck.
- Simon Newcomb

I can't go and shoot people in the back of the head
because It's a kids' movie,
which is actually quite a good test because you haven't
got the overt threat of a knife in the face.
- Ralph Fiennes

Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water,
saw the shot, and repeated it.
But even if I hadn't seen that film,
inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast,
I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat.
- Phillip Noyce

In our school you were searched for guns and knifes
on the way in and if you didn't have any,
they gave you some.
- Emo Philips

The basic story for the opener is that word came through
the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk.
It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows,
including Maestro and Bone.
- Robert Asprin

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Misery nourishes your ego -
that's why you see so many miserable people in the world.
The basic, central point is the ego.
- Osho

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic
need for education in our society.
- Kent Conrad

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Being exposed to theory, stimulated by a basic love
of concepts and mathematics,
was a marvelous experience.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture,
not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way
people behaved towards one another.
- Harry Mathews

Why do we do basic research? To learn about ourselves.
- Walter Gilbert

One of the very basic ideas of Post-Modernism is rejection
of arbitrary power structures.
Different people are sensitive to different kinds of power structures.
- Larry Wall

The basic problems facing the world today
are not susceptible to a military solution.
- John F. Kennedy

And each of these perspectives comes to the same conclusion,
which is that our global economy is out of control
and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics.
- David Korten

A basic tenet of a healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency.
- Peter Fenn

I have confidence in people's basic common sense.
- Dixie Lee Ray

Your basic person wants to talk about material culture,
internet culture.
I think about God, cats, nature.
- Billy Corgan

If you don't want women to do whatever they need to
do then you must provide them with food,
you must provide them with shelter and their basic human rights.
- Emma Thompson

I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron
photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces,
and the measurement was basic to new science.
- John Henry Carver

I think the inherent right of the Government to lie
to save itself when facing a nuclear disaster is basic.
- Arthur Sylvester

I'm still excited at being at a microphone and talking to listeners.
I love that.
It's the most basic element of what I do and I still enjoy it very much.
- Bob Edwards

Industry now should become a full partner of government
in supporting longrange basic research.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

But the basic difficulty still remains:
It is the expansion of Federal power,
about which I wish to express my alarm.
How easily we embrace such business.
- Everett Dirksen

No, I think that we've got a basic discrepancy here
between the rule of law versus the rule of man.
- Roy Moore

The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and
entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within
it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
- Gerry Adams

Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle
to grasp even the most basic financial principles that
will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future.
- Ron Lewis

Life is supplied with a basic adequacy.
- E. Stanley Jones

Full participation in government and society has been
a basic right of the country symbolizing the full citizenship
and equal protection of all.
- Charles Rangel

I think your program has to reflect what your basic feelings are.
I'll plead guilty to that.
- Frank Reynolds


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