Struck Quotes

"...Michael wasnโ€™t exactly enjoying a period of low blood pressure. It struck him as ironic tha...

"...Michael wasnโ€™t exactly enjoying a period of low blood pressure. It struck him as ironic that the fear of one little word could have such an effect on two grown boys. Would you like to get together this weekend? No. A big little word." - Christopher Pike, "Final Friends Book 1: The Party"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 23
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"I've never struck a wom...

"I've never struck a woman in my life, not even my own mother." โ€” W. C. Fields
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"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is ...

"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be." โ€” William Hazlitt
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"Authentic happiness is not linked to an activity; it is a...

"Authentic happiness is not linked to an activity; it is a state of being, a profound emotional balance struck by a subtle understanding of how the mind functions." - Matthieu Ricard
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 05
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"I remember, too, that this missionary always carried a big bunch of keys about with him, ...

"I remember, too, that this missionary always carried a big bunch of keys about with him, and this struck me as very strange. In those days no one in Japan ever locked anything, so when I saw him with so many keys I wondered why he needed to lock so many things." - D.T. Suzuki
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 06
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"I think that Richard Nixon will go down in history as a true folk hero, who str...

"I think that Richard Nixon will go down in history as a true folk hero, who struck a vital blow to the whole diseased concept of the revered image and gave the American virtue of irreverence and skepticism back to the people." William S. Burroughs
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 27
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"He had a wife, a job and a little girl, and except under extraordinary co...

"He had a wife, a job and a little girl, and except under extraordinary conditions of elation or depression was inclined to consider that to be an adequate bargain struck with life." From the short story Franchise by Isaac Asimov
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 21
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Till we get reciprocity. How can we stand by? Yesterday, I turned on the T...

Till we get reciprocity. How can we stand by? Yesterday, I turned on the TV. I saw another man down. He was screaming. He can't breathe no more. He held his hands high. But then he got struck down Oh, he got struck down - Grandson
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 29
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โ€œLife comes at you fast. It hits you and tries to esca...

โ€œLife comes at you fast. It hits you and tries to escape and be expressed in any way possible. In a way, it's a lot like...lightning.โ€ โ€• Chris Colfer, Struck By Lightning
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 17
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Thatโ€™s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. It suddenly struck me that that...

Thatโ€™s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didnโ€™t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small - Neil Armstrong
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 19
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"I have struck a city - a real city - and they c...

"I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages." Rudyard Kipling
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"False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by gu...

"False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing" - Joseph de Maistre
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 16
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"Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonb...

"Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball?" - Charles V Emperor of Spain, Holy Roman Empire, Hamburg of the Netherlands, basically ruled all Europe.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 26
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"When you see a rattlesnake poised to st...

"When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike you, do not wait until he has struck before you crush him." Franklin D. Roosevelt
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 21
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"It has often struck me with awe that some of...

"It has often struck me with awe that some of the most deeply religious people I know have been, on the surface, atheists." -Madeline L'Engle
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"Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away...

"Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. Personally, I go for the old โ€œexistential meltdown followed by acting weird for the next half hour. But everyone feels something.โ€ - Enrico Fermi
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 08
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"Be the lightning ins...

"Be the lightning instead of waiting to be struck by it." - Rick Levine
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"In the days before the Yezda swallowed them down, the folk of Makuran had a favorite cur...

"In the days before the Yezda swallowed them down, the folk of Makuran had a favorite curse: may you live in interesting times. Until you and yours came to Videssos, my friend from far away, it never struck me what a potent curse that could be." -Nepos, The Misplaced Legion๏ปฟ
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 25
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"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is ...

"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be." -- William Hazlitt
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 22
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โ€œMan is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is ...

โ€œMan is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be.โ€ โ€” William Hazlitt
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 12
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"She hated people who thought too much. At th...

"She hated people who thought too much. At that moment, she struck me as an appropriate representative for almost all mankind." - Kurt Vonnegut
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 12
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โ€œWhen something does not insist on being noticed, when we arenโ€™t grabbed by the collar...

โ€œWhen something does not insist on being noticed, when we arenโ€™t grabbed by the collar or struck on the skull by a presence or an event, we take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.โ€ - Cynthia Ozick (Help me find the source/citation please?)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 04
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