Sharp Quotes

“If a sword is imperfectly polished and the surface of t...

“If a sword is imperfectly polished and the surface of the blade incorrectly shaped, even if it is a very sharp, fine weapon it will not cut at all well.“ - Miyamoto Mushashi
📅︎ Mar 12
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"If you aren't sharp enough to out think ...

"If you aren't sharp enough to out think the person who has what you want, then at least be wise enough to shadow them." - Unknown.
📅︎ Jan 31
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“Never mistake habi...

“Never mistake habit for hard work” -Shannon Sharpe’s Grandfather
📅︎ Dec 09
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Any good tool kit needed a knife, a sharp one. ...

Any good tool kit needed a knife, a sharp one. If you cut yourself using it, that was your fault, not the tool's. -SM Stirling, A Whiff of Grapeshot
📅︎ Nov 14
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“There are some people you like immediately, some whom you think ...

“There are some people you like immediately, some whom you think you might learn to like in the fullness of time, and some that you simply want to push away from you with a sharp stick.” ― Douglas Adams
📅︎ Oct 12
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“Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and s...

“Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.” —Gordon Graham
📅︎ Sep 16
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"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over ar...

"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the fucking irony in that." -@shitmydadsays on Twitter
📅︎ Feb 21
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"Forgiveness is really not about someone’s harmful behavior; it’s about ou...

"Forgiveness is really not about someone’s harmful behavior; it’s about our own relationship with our past. When we begin the work of forgiveness, it is primarily a practice for ourselves." —Gina Sharpe, “The Power of Forgiveness”
📅︎ Oct 08
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“There are some people you like immediately, some whom you think ...

“There are some people you like immediately, some whom you think you might learn to like in the fullness of time, and some that you simply want to push away from you with a sharp stick.” ― Douglas Adams
📅︎ Jul 31
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“You know, it’s funny how often a ...

“You know, it’s funny how often a person’s sharp tongue can end up cutting their own throat.” -Klaus Mikaelson
📅︎ Mar 17
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Cleverness is like a lens with a ...

Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens. - Edward de Bono
📅︎ Apr 16
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“Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and s...

“Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.” ― Gordon Graham
📅︎ May 08
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“There’s a fine edge to new grief, it severs nerves, disconnects...

“There’s a fine edge to new grief, it severs nerves, disconnects reality—there’s mercy in a sharp blade. Only with time, as the edge wears, does the real ache begin.” ― Christopher Moore, A Dirty Job
📅︎ Apr 04
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“Difficulties break some men but make other...

“Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying.” – Nelson Mandela
📅︎ Jan 31
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The tongue like a sha...

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood. - Buddha
📅︎ Nov 18
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"It takes courage to endure the sharp pains of self discove...

"It takes courage to endure the sharp pains of self discovery, rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives." - Marianne Williamson
📅︎ Sep 01
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“Don’t use sharpness of your s...

“Don’t use sharpness of your speech on the mother who taught you how to speak.” – Hazrat Ali(RA)
📅︎ Nov 06
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"Creating animation means creating a fictional world. That wo...

"Creating animation means creating a fictional world. That world soothes the spirit of those who are disheartened and exhausted from dealing with the sharp edges of reality." ~ Hayao Mayazaki
📅︎ May 08
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Smart people learn from their mista...

Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others. - Brandon Mull
📅︎ May 15
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"Like almost every truly horrible thing that has ev...

"Like almost every truly horrible thing that has ever happened in the history of our world, the end also began with a kiss." - Dennis Sharpe, Destroyer of Worlds
📅︎ Apr 05
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"Find the thing in you that is different, that's as s...

"Find the thing in you that is different, that's as sharp as a diamond and jagged as a razor. Hone that, because that's the thing with which you will cut the world."
📅︎ Nov 03
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“I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the ...

“I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.” - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers
📅︎ May 08
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Love is like a planted flower; if you don't wate...

Love is like a planted flower; if you don't water it, trim it when necessary it will lose its sharp, wither and perhaps lose its beauty - Unkown Author
📅︎ Nov 11
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The teeth of t...

The teeth of the world are sharp. - James Baldwin
📅︎ Dec 19
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"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who...

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." -- Dan Rather
📅︎ Jan 20
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"Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a shar...

"Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see." - Bernard M. Baruch
📅︎ May 11
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"I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arr...

"I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend." - Faramir (J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers)
📅︎ Jul 25
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Tongue like sharp kn...

Tongue like sharp knife.. kills without drawing blood.Gautma Buddha
📅︎ Nov 14
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"There isn't a sharp line dividing humans from the rest of t...

"There isn't a sharp line dividing humans from the rest of the animal kingdom. All the time, we find animals doing things that, in our arrogance, we thought were just human." -Jane Goodall
📅︎ Mar 01
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"Love sees sharply; hatred sees even mo...

"Love sees sharply; hatred sees even more sharp. But jealousy sees the sharpest -- for it is love and hate at the same time."
📅︎ Nov 02
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"I knelt. This was habit, this kneeling. I sat down. Better to kneel, for the sharp bite at the k...

"I knelt. This was habit, this kneeling. I sat down. Better to kneel, for the sharp bite at the knees was a distraction from the awful quiet. A prayer. Sure, one prayer: for sentimental reasons. Almighty God, I am sorry I am now an atheist, but have You read Nietzche?" - John Fante "Ask the Dust"
📅︎ Jan 11
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All a person can do in this life is gather about him his integrit...

All a person can do in this life is gather about him his integrity, his imagination, and his individuality – and with these ever with him, out front and in sharp focus, leap into the dance of experience.
📅︎ Aug 28
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“Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut...

“Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.” Nelson Mandela, letter from Rebben Island prison, 1974.
📅︎ Oct 25
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Sharping my Fa...

Sharping my Fangs on the backs of the weak. -DrQxx
📅︎ Sep 16
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