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Stone Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Stone.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Whether I sound like Sammy or not is purely coincidence.
You have got to hand it to him, he sings his ass off.
There is no moss on that stone.
- Gary Cherone

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

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

I've always seen modeling as a stepping stone.
- Tyra Banks

Let them not make me a stone and let them not spill me,
otherwise kill me.
- Louis MacNeice

No one should be allowed to make music as if he were made of wood.
One must reproduce the musical text exactly,
but not play like a stone.
- Olivier Messiaen

I can well conceive a man without hands,
feet, head.
But I cannot conceive man without thought;
he would be a stone or a brute.
- Blaise Pascal

I refused to beat my head against stone,
of course.
- Herbert Lom

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

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

I rambled all the time.
I was just like that, like a rollin' stone.
- Muddy Waters

What would it profit thee to be the first Of echoes,
tho thy tongue should live forever, A thing that answers,
but hath not a thought As lasting but as senseless as a stone.
- Frederick Tennyson

We should bomb Vietnam back into the stone age.
- Curtis Lemay

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

The young people have MTV and rock and roll.
Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age.
It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times.
- Robert Morgan

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

Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart.
O when may it suffice?
- William Butler Yeats

I was raised a Christian and was a stone-faced acid head.
- Ken Kesey

We take five, one-week vacations a year,
and those dates are set in stone.
- Tom Joyner

The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their
story is not given only on stone over their clay but
abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into
the stuff of other mens lives.
- Pericles

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

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

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
- Francis Bacon

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

It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages,
at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.
- Erica Jong

The first stone was just tried in the spirit of experimentation.
The opening of the stone was far more interesting than
the drawing that I had done on it.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it
is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
- Michelangelo

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone,
not by violence, but by oft falling.
- Lucretius

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

Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss,
and a little moss is a good thing on a man.
- John Burroughs

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age,
but the idea is that you will never slack on the music
and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
- Joshua Homme

Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column,
or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction
of something much bigger than ourselves.
- Adrienne Clarkson

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

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

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

A small species of pinus was much prized,
and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese,
fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted
on a variety of the stone pine.
- Robert Fortune

The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone,
is really, if physics is to be believed,
observing the effects of the stone upon himself.
- Bertrand Russell

It is a power stronger than will.
Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible.
Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

If civilization has risen from the Stone Age,
it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age.
- Jacques Barzun

It's frightening and unnerving to watch a stone melt.
- Andy Goldsworthy

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

I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family.
- Joseph Barbera

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

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

I did not lose myself all at once.
I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain,
the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water.
- Amy Tan

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

Every book is a quotation;
and every house is a quotation out of all forests,
and mines, and stone quarries;
and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak,
became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
- Thomas Carlyle

Labor is the fabled magician's wand,
the philosophers stone,
and the cap of good fortune.
- James Weldon Johnson

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

The first money I ever earned was for drawing stone tools.
- Mary Leakey

Love does not just sit there, like a stone;
it had to be made,
like bread, remade all the time, made new.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing
rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone.
And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work.
- Frank Borman

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


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