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The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.

Tags: Feels, Foot  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

I use the rules to frustrate the law. But I didn't set up the ground rules.

Tags: Law, Rules  ✍ Author: F. Lee Bailey

This is the year you really put the stake in the ground.

Tags: Put, Year  ✍ Author: Stephen Baker

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.

Tags: Learn, Prepared  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.

Tags: Ideas, Writers  ✍ Author: Orson Scott Card

I realized that everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first. It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.

Tags: Ideas, Writers  ✍ Author: Orson Scott Card

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.

Tags: Freedom, Men  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.

Tags: Movement, Nor  ✍ Author: Abba Eban

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.

Tags: Higher, Lift  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think what's so great about 'Arrow' is that they really ground everything in reality.

Tags: Great, Reality  ✍ Author: Seth Gabel

Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground.

Tags: Today, Yesterday  ✍ Author: David Icke

Conservatives and liberals can find common ground.

Tags: Common, Liberals  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

I think I work harder on the pitch, I cover more ground and my passing is more accurate.

Tags: Harder, Work  ✍ Author: Frank Lampard

There doesn't seem to be a lot of middle ground with me.

Tags: Middle, Seem  ✍ Author: Nathan Lane

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.

Tags: Everybody, Six  ✍ Author: John Lennon

Consumers desiring a better world have already achieved some successes in this regard, helping to transform several industries from the ground up.

Tags: Achieved, Helping  ✍ Author: Daniel Mainwaring

People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation - much like building a mosque at Ground Zero.

Tags: Building, Burn  ✍ Author: Sarah Palin

Our actions are the ground we walk on.

Tags: Actions, Walk  ✍ Author: Mandy Patinkin

One falls to the ground in trying to sit on two stools.

Tags: Sit, Trying  ✍ Author: Lily Rabe

On the ground, Pakistan is the most virulently anti-American state on the planet.

Tags: Pakistan, State  ✍ Author: Ted Rall

When those waiters ask me if I want some fresh ground pepper, I ask if they have any aged pepper.

Tags: Ask, Fresh  ✍ Author: Andy Rooney

No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.

Tags: Evil, Expedience  ✍ Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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How long should a man's legs be? Long enough to touch the ground.

Tags: Enough, Touch  ✍ Author: J. D. Salinger

Trying to ground everything in reality was the most important thing to me.

Tags: Reality, Trying  ✍ Author: Rupert Sanders

It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one can do it well.

Tags: Pleasant  ✍ Author: George Santayana

Get it - get it better or get it worse. No middle ground of compromise.

Tags: Compromise, Worse  ✍ Author: Henry Ossawa Tanner

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God, you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.

Tags: God, Yourself  ✍ Author: A. Alfred Taubman

When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.

Tags: Africa, Happens  ✍ Author: Desmond Tutu

In a region with a growing population, if you're doing nothing, you're losing ground.

Tags: Growing, Losing  ✍ Author: Stewart Udall

He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.

Tags: Rock, Sea  ✍ Author: Richard Virenque

I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent.

Tags: May, Walk  ✍ Author: George Washington

I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.

Tags: Feet, Shoes  ✍ Author: Oprah Winfrey

Any ground subtracts its own hue from the colors which it carries and therefore influences.

Tags: Colors, Influences  ✍ Author: Josef Albers

Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.

Tags: Analysis, Once  ✍ Author: Henri Frederic Amiel

When you're a musician and you break new ground it resonates into the common consciousness.

Tags: Break, Common  ✍ Author: Trey Anastasio

It irritated me that my fans kept wanting me to retread old ground.

Tags: Fans, Old  ✍ Author: Dario Argento

We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred ground for the shots coming up the cliff.

Tags: Coming, Shot  ✍ Author: Christopher Atkins

If the Ivy League was the breeding ground for the elites of the American Century, Stanford is the farm system for Silicon Valley.

Tags: American, System  ✍ Author: Ken Auletta

Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.

Tags: Sunshine  ✍ Author: Drew Barrymore

A straight factor is important in any comedy, because you need something to tee it up and also to ground it.

Tags: Comedy, Straight  ✍ Author: Jason Bateman

A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.

Tags: Cricket, Earth  ✍ Author: Richie Benaud

Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now?

Tags: Children, Grass  ✍ Author: Alan Bennett

An offended heart is the breeding ground of deception.

Tags: Deception, Heart  ✍ Author: John Bevere

Then there's Johnny Pesky, hit me countless number of ground balls and improved my fielding so much.

Tags: Hit, Number  ✍ Author: Wade Boggs

It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.

Tags: Hard, Leader  ✍ Author: David Boreanaz

If the Southeast represents the new battlefield in the war on meth, then Tennessee clearly is at ground zero.

Tags: Clearly, War  ✍ Author: Phil Bredesen

Innovation and best practices can be sown throughout an organization - but only when they fall on fertile ground.

Tags: Best, Fall  ✍ Author: Lindsey Buckingham

I have a tendency as an actress in general to ground my characters. Even when doing outlandish characters, that's my instinct.

Tags: Characters, General  ✍ Author: Kate Burton

In Hollywood, the rainbow hits the ground for composers.

Tags: Hollywood, Rainbow  ✍ Author: Hoagy Carmichael

Helicopters don't fly, they vibrate so badly the ground rejects them.

Tags: Badly, Fly  ✍ Author: Tom Clancy

Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers, they had to break new ground. I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit.

Tags: Break, Spirit  ✍ Author: Tom Cochrane

Our Lord never condemned the fig tree because it brought forth so much fruit that some fell to the ground and spoiled. He only cursed it when it was barren.

Tags: Lord, Tree  ✍ Author: Cheryl Cole

There's just no vision. You have no ground, no vision.

Tags: Vision  ✍ Author: Jessi Colter

I think all of us who have been in Afghanistan on the ground multiple times know that what we're doing there on the ground is just not sustainable.

Tags: Multiple, Times  ✍ Author: Bob Corker

Yesterday I staked off the ground on the hill for an orchard. I want to get 1,000 apple trees agrowing.

Tags: Off, Yesterday  ✍ Author: Ezra Cornell

Our music, you either get it or you don't. There's no middle ground.

Tags: Either, Music  ✍ Author: Dustin Diamond

I like to do things that I develop from the ground up.

Tags: Develop  ✍ Author: Robert Duvall

I am built close to the ground and of extravagant body.

Tags: Body, Close  ✍ Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Successful enterprises are built from the ground up. You can't assemble them with a bunch of acquisitions.

Tags: Assemble, Successful  ✍ Author: Lou Gerstner

No, the seventies was a totally different sensibility and that allowed us to break new ground as a cop show.

Tags: Break, Show  ✍ Author: Paul Michael Glaser

Islands are known to differ in the food supply available to ground finches, mainly seeds.

Tags: Food, Known  ✍ Author: Lee Grant

Episcopalians are pretty thin on the ground in the central United States.

Tags: Pretty, United  ✍ Author: Charlaine Harris

The assimilationist movement is running us into the ground.

Tags: Movement, Running  ✍ Author: Harry Hay

To think Being itself explicitly requires disregarding Being to the extent that it is only grounded and interpreted in terms of beings and for beings as their ground, as in all metaphysics.

Tags: Grounded, Terms  ✍ Author: Martin Heidegger

I have a much better relationship with the press than I did, I think because I stood my ground.

Tags: Press, Stood  ✍ Author: Elton John

There's something about taking a plow and breaking new ground. It gives you energy.

Tags: Energy, Taking  ✍ Author: Ken Kesey

When I'm writing, I think about the garden, and when I'm in the garden I think about writing. I do a lot of writing by putting something in the ground.

Tags: Garden, Writing  ✍ Author: Thomas Kincade

Solitude is a breeding ground for idiosyncrasy, and I relish that about it, the way it liberates whim.

Tags: Breeding, Solitude  ✍ Author: Caroline Knapp

Rapping and singing are not two polar opposites. There's so much middle ground. And I think there's a lot of people who find that middle ground.

Tags: Middle, Singing  ✍ Author: Ezra Koenig

The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground.

Tags: Nations, United  ✍ Author: Stephen Lewis

Larry wanted us to reposition the tower. We wouldn't, and won't. He's been holding back our fees. We want to get paid. And that's it. It'll get solved and we'll carry on with planning Ground Zero.

Tags: Wanted, Won  ✍ Author: Daniel Libeskind

If there is any way you can get colder than you do when you sleep in a bedding roll on the ground in a tent in southern Tunisia two hours before dawn, I don't know about it.

Tags: Hours, Sleep  ✍ Author: A. J. Liebling

I for one believe that we absolutely need an improved guest worker program, one that holds immigrants and employers accountable and yet still enables us to get a crop out of the ground in south Georgia.

Tags: Program, South  ✍ Author: John Linder

I'm on the ground, I've been in swing states, I've been talking to the American people, I've been out there speaking on behalf of Obama's record, I've been in the trenches.

Tags: American, Talking  ✍ Author: Eva Longoria

I think right now in the world we're feeling like there's no solid ground beneath our feet, you know?

Tags: Feeling, Feet  ✍ Author: Kelly Lynch

When we separated, I did not want to get in a slugfest. I had to take the high ground.

Tags: High, Separated  ✍ Author: Marla Maples

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.

Tags: Emptiness, Face  ✍ Author: Edwin Markham

No commander in chief would ever say, 'I'm not going to listen to the guys on the ground.'

Tags: Guys, Listen  ✍ Author: Claire McCaskill

If you get a wrinkle, I don't feel that's indicative of your losing ground. That's ridiculous.

Tags: Losing, Ridiculous  ✍ Author: Leighton Meester

Ground not upon dreams; you know they are ever contrary.

Tags: Contrary, Dreams  ✍ Author: Thomas Middleton

Climate change is having a dramatic effect on the ground.

Tags: Change, Effect  ✍ Author: Andrew Mitchell

I don't think you can separate a place from its history. I think a place is much more than the bricks and mortar that go into its construction. I think it's more than the accidental topography of the ground it stands on.

Tags: History, Place  ✍ Author: Alan Moore

Comedy clubs are sacred ground. That's where anything goes.

Tags: Comedy, Goes  ✍ Author: Tracy Morgan

What you do on a dinosaur expedition is you hike and look at the ground. You find bones sticking out of the dirt and, once you see something, you dig.

Tags: Dirt, Once  ✍ Author: Nathan Myhrvold

As far as the radio waves part of the spectrum, we can do these adequately from the ground because the atmosphere is basically transparent to our radio waves.

Tags: Far, Radio  ✍ Author: Claude Nicollier

The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground.

Tags: Best, Boast  ✍ Author: Denise Van Outen

For some people, an event happens and they are thrown into a tabloid feeding ground.

Tags: Event, Happens  ✍ Author: Clive Owen

Each one of my movies becomes easier to get off the ground.

Tags: Movies, Off  ✍ Author: Alexander Payne

Researchers can measure what kind of angles your legs take up during the day when they're just trailing around behind you in weightless conditions, and what kind of impacts you feel during your exercise. They're going to compare that with what we do on the ground.

Tags: Behind, Exercise  ✍ Author: John L. Phillips

It has become cheaper to look for oil on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange than in the ground.

Tags: Become, York  ✍ Author: T. Boone Pickens

If a tornado twists at 175 miles an hour and stays on the ground like a massive lawnmower for 50 miles, God gave the command.

Tags: Gave, God  ✍ Author: John Piper

The real story of the Ground Zero mosque is that the project only became feasible because of the appalling and astonishing fecklessness of the officials who were charged with the reconstruction of the site and the neighborhood all the way back in 2001.

Tags: Real, Story  ✍ Author: John Podhoretz

I wanna cover more ground, get a bigger fan base.

Tags: Bigger, Fan  ✍ Author: Big Pun

You see, I was born in the slums, that was before the ghetto. The ghetto was kind of refined; the slums was right there on the ground.

Tags: Born, Ghetto  ✍ Author: Della Reese

The biggest thing I remember is that there was just no transition. You hit the ground diapering.

Tags: Hit, Remember  ✍ Author: Paul Reiser

The stunts on the ground I can do, but I've never been good with heights.

Tags: Good, Heights  ✍ Author: Ryan Reynolds

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.

Tags: Labor, Time  ✍ Author: Cecil Rhodes

New York is traditional New York, you know what I'm saying? It's the stomping ground of the hustlers and go-getters.

Tags: Saying, York  ✍ Author: Busta Rhymes

I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no 'scale of 10' in the sense of an upper limit.

Tags: Belief, Sense  ✍ Author: Charles Francis Richter

No ground gained was ever relinquished.

Tags: Gained  ✍ Author: Matthew B. Ridgway

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