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Motivational Stone Quotes

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Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

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Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
- W. Clement Stone

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles


 

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be careful the friends you choose -
for you will become like them.
- W. Clement Stone

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone;
it has to be made,like bread,
remade all the time, made new.
- Ursula K. Le Guin


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What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?
- W. Clement Stone

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise,
a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
- Ansel Adams

It does not do to dwell on dreams, ...
and forget to live.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Fling but a stone, the giant dies.
- Matthew Green

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

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.
- John Burroughs

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will
never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
- W. Clement Stone

I've become so earthy.
And I never was earthy.
I'm doing all kinds of different roles which are not
at all like the intellectual and the legal mind of Ben Stone.
- Michael Moriarty

It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal.
It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
- Jose Rizal

I would have written of me on my stone:
I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
- Robert Frost

Freud was a hero.
He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors.
He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which
turned these terrors to stone.
- R. D. Laing

No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping
stone along the path of progress,
and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid.
- Ernest Lawrence

There's an electrical thing about movies.
- Oliver Stone

I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention.
To not be like your parents.
To not be like your friends.
To be yourself.
To cut yourself out of stone.
- Henry Rollins

Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side.
In our case, the dynamic is reversed.
The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone.
- Edward Hall

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone,
not by violence, but by oft falling.
- Hugh Latimer

There are so many things that are misunderstood or
not recognized about my father's music because they've
been filtered by people who work for magazines like Rolling Stone.
- Dweezil Zappa

I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man,
just a mortal with potential of a superman.
I'm living on.
- David Bowie

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand,
but we must build as if the sand were stone.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and
grinds it into powdered stone -
and no one minds.
- Elspeth Huxley

Under every stone lurks a politician.
- Aristophanes

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.
- Lucretius

And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own.
I would have written of me on my stone:
I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
- Robert Frost

Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.
- Pope Paul VI

The reason why the stone is red is its iron content,
which is also why our blood is red.
- Andy Goldsworthy

The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell;
The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free
the figures slumbering in the stone.
- Michelangelo

If any have a stone to throw It is not I,
ever or now.
- Elinor Wylie

Hoods are good parts because they're always flashy and attract attention.
If you've got any ability, you can use that as a stepping stone.
- Richard Widmark

I am not saying that Hitler was a choir boy.
But I am saying, let him who was innocent in the Second
World War cast the first stone.
- Ernst Zundel

The basis, the corner-stone of this Government,
was the perfect equality of the free,
sovereign, and independent States which made it.
- Robert Toombs

If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to
a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered.
- Roger von Oech

I think a guy who's had just the right amount of booze
can sing the blues a hell of a lot better than a guy who is stone sober.
- Charlie Rich

Leave no stone unturned.
- Euripides

All us Youngs could throw.
I used to kill squirrels with a stone when I was a kid,
and my granddad once killed a turkey buzzard on the fly with a rock.
- Cy Young

I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban,
and the new Norah Jones.
I love, love, love Norah.
- Deborah Cox

The time has come to stop beating our heads against
stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed
policeman to the human race.
- Walter Lippmann

The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger
qualities than those which had simply torn.
The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone.
- Andy Goldsworthy

One can build from ordinary stone a humble house or the finest chateau.
- Leon N. Cooper

A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man.
It is a bugbear to the imagination, and,
though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
- William Hazlitt

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which,
like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals,
you will have added your conception,
your artful piece of stone.
- Adrienne Clarkson

The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking.
Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone.
A tear is more unnerving than a break.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Who made the rule that life has to be so serious?
One would think that "life is serious" had been engraved
upon stone tablets to judge from how most lives are lived.
Get a life, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat - dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I came over here and worked for rock magazines,
and I worked for Rolling Stone, which has a very high standard of journalism,
a very good research department.
- Kurt Loder

The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone,
that never mused on sorrow but its own.
- Thomas Campbell

Let him that is without stone among you cast the first
thing he can lay his hands on.
- Robert Frost

Bob Dylan did the first really long record -
Like A Rolling Stone -
I think it was four minutes.
- Pete Townshend

We just want to be remembered before something is set in stone.
- Bill Dana

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society;
as the blazing meteor,
when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The body is the substance of the stone.
- George Ripley

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
- Richard Lovelace

You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give
me one man to remember me just once a year.
- Damon Runyon

When I started working for Rolling Stone,
I became very interested in journalism and thought
maybe that's what I was doing,
but it wasn't.
- Annie Leibovitz

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you;
be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
- W. Clement Stone

Live are a really good band.
I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love.
Even Oasis.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I felt that in time simple stone tools would be found
in early Pleistocene in England.
- Louis Leakey

I enjoy sports.
I get a real joy from playing sports but I don't look for those movies.
Oliver Stone wanted to know if I would do Any Given
Sunday and it just didn't appeal to me.
- Kevin Costner

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them
strings with a bottleneck.
My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
- Muddy Waters

Humanity is not a church made of stone,
in which vault after vault lies open.
- Goran Persson

I've become friends with Michael Mann and Oliver Stone;
I've seen those guys work and that was great to see.
- Antoine Fuqua

Fire is the origin of stone.By working the stone with heat,
I am returning it to its source.
- Andy Goldsworthy


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