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The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

Tags: Again, Wind  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

In 2003, I introduced and passed The Tornado Shelters Act, which allows local governments to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct storm shelters in manufactured housing communities.

Tags: Act, Community  ✍ Author: Spencer Bachus

The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.

Tags: Clouds, War  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

Here's to the pilot that weathered the storm.

Tags: Here, Pilot  ✍ Author: George Canning

Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.

Tags: Justice, She  ✍ Author: Benjamin Cardozo

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.

Tags: Fire, Nature  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds, and had come to earth as rain, and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me.

Tags: Power, Rain  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.

Tags: Human, Wind  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

I'm looking to evolve the concept of the new renaissance artist, taking the world by storm through the art of public display and demonstration, with technical savvy, using cell phones and computers.

Tags: Art, Computers  ✍ Author: Perry Farrell

Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm.

Tags: Whirlwind  ✍ Author: Marcus Garvey

He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.

Tags: Freedom, Life  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

Tags: Reason, Sea  ✍ Author: Vincent Van Gogh

After a storm comes a calm.

Tags: After, Motivational  ✍ Author: Matthew Henry

I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota dust storm that I did in all my years of college.

Tags: College, Learned  ✍ Author: Hubert H. Humphrey

I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota dust storm than in seven years at the university.

Tags: Politics, University  ✍ Author: Hubert H. Humphrey

I once told Nixon that the Presidency is like being a jackass caught in a hail storm. You've got to just stand there and take it.

Tags: Once, Stand  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

Elton John can be a master of the sleight of hand. The arrangements make it seem like there are substantial melodies underneath the tracks - but almost nothing demands repeated listenings. Similarly, he always sounds like he's singing up a storm, but his voice glosses over the material, reducing most things to an uninteresting sameness.

Tags: Almost, Hand  ✍ Author: Jon Landau

If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.

Tags: Sunshine, Weather  ✍ Author: Frank Lane

I've always been a reserved cat. When I play sports, there's people used to get mad at me because I didn't hang out and things like that. I've never been that kind of person. Nothing has changed in that regard. I've never been posse, and all that. I'm a quiet storm.

Tags: Mad, Sports  ✍ Author: Bernie Mac

Let me but make a beginning, let me but strike the world in a vulnerable spot, and I can take it by storm.

Tags: Beginning, Strike  ✍ Author: Shirley MacLaine

A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.

Tags: Few, Silent  ✍ Author: John Muir

We are facing a storm that most of us have long feared.

Tags: Facing, Feared  ✍ Author: Ray Nagin

We could receive a storm surge of three to five feet.

Tags: Feet, Three  ✍ Author: Ray Nagin

Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before.

Tags: News, Wish  ✍ Author: Ray Nagin

Flying into a storm, even its outer edges, did not seem like a good idea to me. And this was no ordinary tempest. Everyone on the bridge knew what it was: the Devil's Fist, a near-eternal typhoon that migrated about the North Indian basin year-round. She was infamous, and earned her name by striking airships out of the sky.

Tags: Everyone, Good  ✍ Author: Kenneth Oppel
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The financial crisis in our country is not a passing storm. Given the size of the problems, our national effort will not be completed in 2012. It will take many years and will require the efforts and insistence of several governments.

Tags: Country, Crisis  ✍ Author: Lucas Papademos

We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in 'Red Storm Rising'.

Tags: Develop, Red  ✍ Author: Dan Quayle

I'm not trying to take New York by storm. I just want to sneak in there, keep my head down, batten down the hatches and cook.

Tags: Keep, Trying  ✍ Author: Gordon Ramsay

The people who couldn't get out of New Orleans to escape the storm were predominantly Black.

Tags: Black, Escape  ✍ Author: Charles Rangel

Artists working for other artists is all about knowing, learning, unlearning, initiating long-term artistic dialogues, making connections, creating covens, and getting temporary shelter from the storm.

Tags: Learning, Working  ✍ Author: Jerry Saltz

You learn to know a pilot in a storm.

Tags: Learn, Pilot  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Writing an opera and premiering in England, you could say I was going right into the eye of the storm and I came out successfully. A little tattered and bruised, but so what, I made it.

Tags: Eye, Writing  ✍ Author: Rufus Wainwright

The newer homes did not sustain as much damage because they were built to better safety codes; they were better designed, higher wind loads for the roof. All of those facets made those homes sustain the storm a whole lot better.

Tags: Whole, Wind  ✍ Author: Ginny Brown-Waite

Our suspicions are being confirmed that Nashi will serve as a cover for storm brigades that will use violence against democratic organisations.

Tags: Against, Violence  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

Your commanders have ordered you to storm the White House and to arrest me. But I as the elected President of Russia give you the order to turn your tanks and not to fight against your own people.

Tags: Fight, Give  ✍ Author: Boris Yeltsin

The seemingly omnipresent storm clouds hanging over the Constitution often make it hard to find a silver lining. Every day, the front page of The Drudge Report is littered with stories of government assaults on our civil liberties - from local government officials all the way up to the Oval Office.

Tags: Government, Hard  ✍ Author: Bob Barr

Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.

Tags: Sound, Until  ✍ Author: Ludwig van Beethoven

I'd like to be able to use Storm's powers for good, like have it rain more in Southern California. We could do with it.

Tags: Good, Rain  ✍ Author: Halle Berry

My boyfriend's idea of a lesson was to take me on a black diamond run in the middle of a hail storm and say, 'Go!' Ski patrol had to escort me to another lift to get me down the mountain. No, that wasn't humiliating, not at all.

Tags: Another, Black  ✍ Author: Claudia Black

There's sort of a theory that's going around in the China-watching community about a perfect storm coming up with the 2008 Olympics, a U.S. election and a Taiwanese election, some sort of mutually reinforcing explosion and crisis.

Tags: Crisis, Perfect  ✍ Author: Bonnie Blair

You can look at my palm and see the storm coming. Read the book of my life and see I've overcome it.

Tags: Book, Life  ✍ Author: Mary J. Blige

Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm.

Tags: Result, United  ✍ Author: Jo Bonner

As more information becomes available, and the magnitude of the storm's impact becomes even more apparent, it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy.

Tags: Clear, Impact  ✍ Author: Jo Bonner

I am very aware that there are many of you who have friends and loved ones in the areas affected by this storm who have been displaced or who have not yet been accounted for.

Tags: Friends, Loved  ✍ Author: Jo Bonner

President Bush, Secretary of State Rice, and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama's Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm.

Tags: Days, Everyone  ✍ Author: Jo Bonner

When you are in the eye of the storm, you are often not aware of the whiplash around you.

Tags: Eye, Often  ✍ Author: Hugh Bonneville

When people are grieving, it's kind of like a storm, and you need something to grab onto, but often you have to brave it on your own.

Tags: Brave, Often  ✍ Author: Charles Bowen

There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.

Tags: Best, Learn  ✍ Author: Willa Cather

So the storm passed and every one was happy.

Tags: Happy, Passed  ✍ Author: Kate Chopin

It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.

Tags: Sea, Wait  ✍ Author: Jessi Colter

The key thing to understand is that solar activity causes shifts in the jet stream with consequent changes in weather patterns and triggers processes that lead to storm formation.

Tags: Understand, Weather  ✍ Author: Piers Corbyn

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.

Tags: God, Sea  ✍ Author: William Cowper

Talking up a storm about food is so easy for me, it's second nature.

Tags: Food, Nature  ✍ Author: Rocco DiSpirito

Anyone who has spent a few nights in a tent during a storm can tell you: The world doesn't care all that much if you live or die.

Tags: Care, Die  ✍ Author: Betty Dodson

The first thing I became interested in in terms of 'Brain Storm' was neuroscience, and that is like saying you're interested in the universe. So ultimately I knew if I was going to handle this in a fictional format, I would have to take a subsection of neuroscience, and that turned out to be the use of neuroscience in criminal courts.

Tags: Brain, Saying  ✍ Author: Thomas Dooley

Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress, think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm. That's why the House of Representatives approved a foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority .

Tags: Calm, Why  ✍ Author: James Thomas Fields

When you're caught up in the storm or, you know, just the turmoil of everything that there is another side and you do get through it. And you know, just standing by the truth and doing the right thing.

Tags: Another, Truth  ✍ Author: Amber Frey

Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it's going to be a gradual improvement.

Tags: Cars, Market  ✍ Author: Carlos Ghosn

Sometimes when you're in the storm, it's harder and maybe when it's over, then you can look back on it.

Tags: Maybe, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Brad Gilbert

Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far, and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail.

Tags: Human, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Franz Grillparzer

Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath.

Tags: Anger, Focus  ✍ Author: Thich Nhat Hanh

When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we're 'well-placed to weather the storm', I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line.

Tags: Giving, Others  ✍ Author: Daniel Hannan

War seems to come out of nowhere, like rust that suddenly pops up on iron after a storm.

Tags: After, War  ✍ Author: Taylor Hanson

The doom of a nation can be averted only by a storm of flowing passion, but only those who are passionate themselves can arouse passion in others.

Tags: Others, Passion  ✍ Author: Adolf Hitler

The preparations are what they are. We're here. The storm is coming. We are as best prepared as we can be as the eye of the storm approaches.

Tags: Best, Here  ✍ Author: Arthur Honegger

Hurricane Sandy was one of the most vicious storm systems to hit the New York City area in nearly two centuries.

Tags: City, Hit  ✍ Author: Arthur Honegger

Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.

Tags: Die, Men  ✍ Author: E. W. Howe

It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively, he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be. He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree.

Tags: Black, Struggle  ✍ Author: James Weldon Johnson

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.

Tags: Ocean, Off  ✍ Author: Charles Kettering

I can sketch up a storm, and I'm very involved in how clothes are constructed, but I have a short attention span.

Tags: Attention, Short  ✍ Author: Michael Kors

Meanwhile, the Ice Storm was still in development, And that was something I really wanted to do, and frankly I don't think I was ready to do a big production like this.

Tags: Big, Wanted  ✍ Author: Ang Lee

It was the noise Of ancient trees falling while all was still Before the storm, in the long interval Between the gathering clouds and that light breeze Which Germans call the Wind's bride.

Tags: Between, Light  ✍ Author: Martin Lel

I like things that make you grit your teeth. I like tucking my chin in and sort of leading into the storm. I like that feeling. I like it a lot.

Tags: Feeling, Teeth  ✍ Author: Daniel Day-Lewis

You got to be willing to walk in a storm. That's what I tell people all the time.

Tags: Tell, Time  ✍ Author: Ray Lewis

I once dated a weather girl, we talked up a storm.

Tags: Girl, Weather  ✍ Author: Jack London

When I was on that boat, I realized the only way I would feel creatively challenged was if I totally changed everything about my environment and put myself in a storm, in a sense.

Tags: Put, Sense  ✍ Author: Josh Lucas

I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.

Tags: America, Moment  ✍ Author: Jacques Maritain

From the moment I wrote 'Leaf Storm' I realized I wanted to be a writer and that nobody could stop me and that the only thing left for me to do was to try to be the best writer in the world.

Tags: Best, Try  ✍ Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I get mad at the New York-based environmentalists because if you were truly environmentalists you wouldn't have a storm surge system and a sanitary system hooked together here that requires you to close your beaches 10 times a year.

Tags: Here, Together  ✍ Author: Scott McClellan

My boy, one small breeze doesn't make a wind storm.

Tags: Small, Wind  ✍ Author: John McGraw

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.

Tags: Age, Old  ✍ Author: Golda Meir

The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures.

Tags: Life, Movie  ✍ Author: Rick Moody

I couldn't have asked for a better kid. She's our own little Buddha baby so far. I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop to tell you the truth. It's like the calm before the storm.

Tags: Truth, Waiting  ✍ Author: Ana Ortiz

It doesn't matter what people say about me, I weather the storm.

Tags: Matter, Weather  ✍ Author: Terrell Owens

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Tags: Great, Nature  ✍ Author: Jean Paul

Here is Mike Wallace, who is visible to the public, and I have been watching him since the early '50s. Smoking up a storm and insulting his guests and being absolutely wonderfully evil and charming too.

Tags: Evil, Him  ✍ Author: Christopher Plummer

It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say.

Tags: Enough, Thinking  ✍ Author: Jules Renard

In D.C., I've passed amendments to allocate $6.3 million to keep our waterways open for business, $1 million as a down payment on our wetland restoration - our natural storm protection - and $5 million to ensure that drilling permits are reviewed thoroughly and efficiently.

Tags: Business, Keep  ✍ Author: Cedric Richmond

In retrospect there were failures enough to go around. There were failures before the storm and failures after the storm.

Tags: After, Enough  ✍ Author: Jeff Sessions

The storm came. Lives were washed away. Ancient pains resurfaced. Now it is time for a sea of change.

Tags: Change, Time  ✍ Author: Tavis Smiley

You have to find what makes you stable in the storm. Then, no matter what's happening round you, no matter what the hype or the publicity, you can still manage to make leaps in your work as an artist.

Tags: Matter, Work  ✍ Author: Jimmy Smits

When you're on top and you lead the parade, everyone's there throwing lilies and lilac water on your head. But when those parades have gone by and there's a storm in your heart, there are very few people that are going to sit there and listen to you bemoan life.

Tags: Heart, Life  ✍ Author: Sylvester Stallone

The city is the nerve center of our civilization. It is also the storm center.

Tags: City, Nerve  ✍ Author: Danny Strong

You're always in the storm's eye, so to speak, when you're with the Yankees.

Tags: Eye, Speak  ✍ Author: Joe Torre

Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.

Tags: Plan, Second  ✍ Author: Arnold J. Toynbee

Every abstract picture of the world is as impossible as a blueprint of a storm. Don't be ashamed because you're human: be proud! Inside you, vaults behind vaults open endlessly. You will never be finished, and that's as it should be.

Tags: Human, Impossible  ✍ Author: Tomas Transtromer

If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.

Tags: Afraid, God  ✍ Author: Lee Trevino

The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.

Tags: Leadership, Ship  ✍ Author: Bill Watterson

Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell.

Tags: Hell, Issue  ✍ Author: Anthony Wayne

The Women of the Storm made a big difference for me, because it really put some real-life faces with the situation, and not just politicians.

Tags: Put, Women  ✍ Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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