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Strikes Quotes

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Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

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It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth.
The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
- Mark Twain

 

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39

Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world.
If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
- Bill Veeck

The ghastly thing about postal strikes is that after they are over,
the service returns to normal.
- Richard J. Needham

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The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds;
High towers fall with a heavier crash;
And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
- Horace

We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets,
not against the country, not against the culture,
not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all.
- Ricardo Lagos

The Ball no question makes of Ayes and Noes,
But Here or There as strikes the Player goes.
- Edward Fitzgerald

It strikes me there's a bunch of people in power who
have really strong intentions of running the world
and adjusting the world to exactly how they see it.
- Colin Hay

When anger rushes unrestrained to action,
like a hot steed, it stumbles on its way.
The man of thought strikes deepest and strikes safely.
- Richard Savage

I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance
needed to protect our freedom and security.
- Bill Owens

A woman will be elected President before Wade Boggs
is called out on strikes.
I guarantee that.
- George Brett

Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested,
did hunger strikes, protests.
It never hurt his career to be outspoken.
- Joe Rogan

Strikes always leave a bad taste with everyone.
- Sarah Sutton

I'm fascinated by the whole concept of snake handling.
When you read about the Pentecostal snake handlers,
what strikes you the most is their commitment.
- Lucinda Williams

I think The Empire Strikes Back had everything.
- Jeremy Bulloch

Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show
you the country in which there is no liberty.
- Samuel Gompers

One of the things that strikes me is so many of the
critics are people whose lifestyle doesn't change when
the price of fuel changes,
or if they keep a Wal-Mart store out of their area.
- Lee Scott

More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes,
when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
- James Thomson

Just take the ball and throw it where you want to.
Throw strikes.
Home plate don't move.
- Satchel Paige

I have known the fruits of strikes.
The bitter and the sweet.
Hunger and music.
- Merle Travis

Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark
proved that you could fight a war with high-
level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action.
- Joe Bob Briggs

More than a half, maybe as much as two-thirds of my
life as a writer is rewriting.
I wouldn't say I have a talent that's special.
It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina.
- John Irving

The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.
- Fred Allen

I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered,
it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies.
The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
- Andre Gide

We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism,
the advent of drug dependency, the protests,
marches, strikes and human alienation.
- Alex Campbell

Success soon palls.
The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails,
and the waters rustle under your bows.
- Charles Buxton

It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept
one of my advertisements and then attack it editorially -
like inviting a man to dinner then spitting in his eye.
- David Ogilvy

When you sit down and focus on the matches and series
that took place during the 12 month period it strikes
you just how broad the talent pool is in international cricket is today.
- Sunil Gavaskar

If I get two strikes, I'll go to a pitch maybe that
will help induce that a little bit.
- Roger Clemens

Hitting is business.
With two strikes you really protect that plate.
- Bill Terry

The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction
of addressing the Republican National Convention.
This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men.
- Emanuel Celler

Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.
- Andy Rooney

No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a
misfortune that strikes everyone.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The courtroom is a quiet place, Judge Roberts,
where you park your political ideology,
and you call the balls and you call the strikes.
- Lindsey Graham

Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically
insulated from the rest of the country.
When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance.
- Daniel Akaka

You're born with two strikes against you,
so don't take a third one on your own.
- Connie Mack

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds,
in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush's eggs look little low heavens,
and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear,
it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone.
Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
- Jerome K. Jerome

A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
- Robert Burton

You have this disturbing reality that there are a lot
of people who would rather say,
'I'm on strike' than 'I'm unemployed.'
And those are the people who vote for strikes.
- Dick Wolf

Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes
the theater strikes me better.
It just depends.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

No notice is taken of a little evil,
but when it increases it strikes the eye.
- Aristotle

It always strikes me how almost unbelievably bad are
the early versions of my novels.
- Nicholas Mosley

It is the eve of St.
George's Day.
Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight,
all the evil things in the world will have full sway?
- Bram Stoker

Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S.
- Charles Rangel

The life of the village became more and more affected
by strikes and lock-outs.
- John Grierson

At first, it's unfamiliar, then it strikes root.
- Fernando Pessoa

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally
ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches.
When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.
- Spencer Bachus

It still strikes me as strange that anyone could have
any moral objection to someone else's sexuality.
It's like telling someone else how to clean their house.
- River Phoenix

Bill Clinton strikes me as the kind of guy who goes
wherever the polls lead him,
rather than leading the polls.
- Al Sharpton

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
- Herodotus

A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless,
the most stupid thinker.
- David Hume

What strikes me is the fact that in our society,
art has become something which is only related to objects,
and not to individuals, or to life.
- Michel Foucault

It's like there was the Union, and then there's the Union Management.
In some of the strikes that I covered when I saw the
strike starting to break,
wasn't necessarily when Management was giving in,
more so than when the strikers were at odds with the Union Management.
- Richard Grimes

It strikes me that these days, clubs don't even want
players who can truly play any more;
they just want athletes,
quick guys who don't have a football brain,
can just run and run; some of them, Jesus.
I can never imagine acting like that.
- Robbie Fowler

That co-operation and peace rather than industrial
strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity
of the employees the company and all of the people
and even strengthen the nation.
- Charles E. Wilson

Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden.
It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates
in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching
for a way out of a hopeless situation.
- Alice Miller

Of all the things I do, acting is the thing that grabs most,
but there's another level on which it strikes me as being a little silly.
In the end you're dressing up and deciding to be somebody.
- Jane Asher

We have learnt through experience that when an electrical
ray strikes the surface of an atom,
an electron, and in some circumstances a second and even a third electron,
can be detached.
- Johannes Stark

All over the land are vast and handsome pastures,
with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil
would be very fertile were the country inhabited and
improved by reasonable people.
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca

To say that you now trust the Russian military command
and control system because some Russian general told
you from the bottom of his heart that's the case,
strikes me as most unrealistic.
- William Odom

The plane took off at 8:10 in the morning -
or that's when it was scheduled to take off.
And that's when I believe it took off.
I had been in my office at the Department of Justice.
Someone told me that there had been the two strikes
that occurred at the World Trade Center.
- Ted Olson

I would be very happy to see 3.5 billion humans wiped
out from the face of the earth within the next 150
or 200 years and I am quite prepared to go myself with this majority...
let us all look forward to the day when the catastrophe strikes us down!
- John Aspinall

The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving
legitimate and benign uses of this technology,
while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting
consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and,
of course, designed for nefarious purposes.
- Cliff Stearns

The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all,
the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes,
it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product.
- Brian Harris

The Almighty gave us our lives, and I suppose He meant us to defend them,
at least I have always acted on that,
and I hope it will not be brought up against me when my clock strikes.
- H. Rider Haggard

When the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century
brought a rapid increase in wealth,
the demand of workers for a fair share of the wealth
they were creating was conceded only after riots and strikes.
- John Boyd Orr

I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have,
to detect the music, not of the spheres,
but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that
the wind strikes upon the tree branches.
Have you ever heard the earth breathe?
- Kate Chopin


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