Quotes on Throwing Stones

There are no outdoor sports as graceful as throwing stones at a dictatorship. Ai Weiwei

No outdoor sports can be more elegant than throwing stones at autocracy; no melees can be more exciting than those in cyberspace. Ai Weiwei

I enjoy raining on parades and throwing stones in glass homes. Behdad Sami

The writing of a poem is like a child throwing stones into a mineshaft. You compose first, then you listen for the reverberation. James Fenton

This is not just a war over stolen land, why do you think little boys are throwing stones at tanks? Lowkey

I am one of the sort that lives by throwing stones at other people's glass houses, but I never mean to put up one for them to stone. Harriet Beecher Stowe

Throwing stones is the birthright and duty of anyone subject to foreign rule. Throwing stones is an action as well as a metaphor of resistance. Amira Hass

Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now. Henry David Thoreau

The Palestinian must stop throwing stones, and the Israelis must stop firing rockets. And in the view of the Sharm el-Sheikh summit, rockets are equal to stones. Hassan Nasrallah

Nothing gets you to mend your heart quicker than throwing yourself into work. Cat Deeley

Also I played on a lot of demos in the early days of the Stones. Big Jim Sullivan

Leave no stone unturned. Deeply explore the beauty of your life. Neil Gaiman

It is a lonely life sometimes, like throwing a stone into the deep darkness. It might hit something, but you ca' see it. The only thing you can do is to guess, and to believe. Haruki Murakami

My policy is no stone throwing regardless of housing situation. Demetri Martin

The stone throwing and house burning is no longer a face of Kenya . Kenya is now a destination for investment and tourism. Raila Odinga

These people were not only cheering, they were throwing flowers and hats. The hats were made of stone, but the thought was there. Terry Pratchett

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but Chinese throwing stars get you a dozen stitches. Jim Butcher

My friend, there is nothing so sexy as a woman who is angry. Perhaps when she is even throwing things. Marat Safin

I remember the evacuee children from towns and cities throwing stones at the farm animals. When we explained that if you did that you wouldnt have any milk, meat or eggs, they soon learned to respect the animals. Mary Wesley

A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honour of Rum Alley. He was throwing stones at howling urchins from Devil's Row, who were circling madly about the heap and pelting him. His infantile countenance was livid with the fury of battle. His small body was writhing in the delivery of oaths. Stephen Crane

No experience in life is set in stone unless we ourselves have unwittingly poured the concrete! Guy Finley

Peace does not come just because we wish for it. Peace must be fought for. It must be built stone by stone. Lyndon B Johnson

I know Mick Jagger would' tour without Keith Richards and call it the Rolling Stones. Richie Sambora

If God can do anything he can make a stone so heavy that even he can't lift it. Then there is something God cannot do, he cannot lift the stone. Therefore God does not exist. Lucretius

It was the year of the Beatles, it was the year of the Stones, it was 1964. Paul Simon

Histories in blazonry and poems in stone. Ouida

Continual dropping wears away a stone. Lucretius

Build your house with the stones they hurled at you Erri De Luca

I've become friends with Michael Mann and Oliver Stone; I've seen those guys work and that was great to see. Antoine Fuqua

If any have a stone to throw It is not I, ever or now. Elinor Wylie

Everything had to be done in-between Stones time. Bill Wyman

I rambled all the time. I was just like that, like a rollin' stone. Muddy Waters

It was a challenge, to work with Oliver Stone. Anthony Hopkins

It is a lonely life sometimes, like throwing a stone into the deep darkness. It might hit something, but you can't see it. The only thing you can do is to guess, and to believe. Haruki Murakami

Learning to forgive is much more useful than merely picking up a stone and throwing it at the object of one's anger, the more so when the provocation is extreme. For it is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others. Dalai Lama

There's a saying that goes, 'People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.' OK. How about, 'Nobody should throw stones'? That's crappy behavior. My policy is, 'No stone throwing regardless of housing situation. Demetri Martin

Never confide your secrets to paper; it is like throwing a stone in the air; and if you know who throws the stone, you do not know where it may fall. Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Every obstacle is a stepping stone. My good cannot be stopped. Louise Hay

The rolling stone never gathereth mosse. John Heywood

I am really into '70s music, like The Rolling Stones, The Doors and what not. Danny Masterson

The past is a stepping stone, not a millstone. Robert Plant

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. Winston Churchill

I've had my ups and downs, and I definitely have a sense - in America, especially - that once you've made your mark and gotten your Rolling Stone piece and your Grammy nomination, that they're on to the next piece of meat, and they don't necessarily like to follow the twistsand turns of an artistic career. Throwing an opera at them is something they have to notice. There's nothing subtle about it. Rufus Wainwright

Making predictions is like throwing a dartboard at the fixture list Mike Parry

A woman's happiness is in throwing everything away to live for love. Ai Yazawa

Everybody should write a book whether you get it published or not because the experience of sort of taking it all and throwing it down on paper is unbelievably cathartic. Gary Dell'Abate

I can assure you that there is no question of us throwing away the tradition of the Grammar Schools. Hugh Gaitskell

I've always kept fit but I've been doing gym and yoga and will be throwing my stilettoes away for a while! Francesca Annis

The day I think about throwing the ball away at the beginning of a play, I should stop playing. Robert Griffin Iii

It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open. Herman Melville

I don't throw a lot of parties. I find throwing parties a bit intimidating. Helen Mirren

You can't imagine what satisfaction can be gotten from throwing a pie into someone's face. Emma Thompson

There's no thrill like throwing a touchdown pass. Joe Montana

If you guys are going to be throwing beer bottles at us, at least make sure they're full. Dave Mustaine

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride. Douglas Horton

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success. Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Palestinians no longer blamed Yasser Arafat or Hamas for their troubles. Now they blamed the Israelis for killing their children. But I still couldn't escape a fundamental question: Why were those children out there in the first place? Where were the parents? Why didn't their mothers and fathers keep them inside? Those children should have been sitting at their desks in school, not running in the streets throwing stones at armed soldiers. Mosab Hassan Yousef

It is freezing fit to split a stone. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne

I'm fat, but I'm thin inside. Has it ever struck you that there's a thin man inside every fat man, just as they say there's a statue inside every block of stone? George Orwell

Etch your vision in stone-but sketch your strategy in pencil. Steven Furtick

Are there no stones in heaven But what serves for thunder? William Shakespeare

I know that whenever I think about death, I come up against a stone wall. Christopher Walken

You are not wood, you are not stones, but men. William Shakespeare

Idolatry is not simply worshiping a stone image; idolatry is any concept of God that reduces Him to less than who He really is. Ron Carlson

He directed that the stone over his grave be inscribed: Hic jacet hujus sententiae primus auctor: DISPUTANDI PRURITUS ECCLESIARUM SCABIES. Izaak Walton

I remember that, before John Lennon died, everyone was saying that Rolling Stone couldn't do good reporting anymore. But when he died, they wrote this amazing issue, as they should have about Lennon. They did that when Elvis died, too. Cameron Crowe

No matter what Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious do, they can't be more disgusting than The Rolling Stones are in an orgy of biting. Mick Jagger

I was working as a staff writer at Rolling Stone. I had a friend who worked at MTV, and she called me and said, "They're looking for VJs for this new channel. Do you want to try out?" I had zero TV experience, but I thought, "Well, what the hay." Jancee Dunn

Whereas Rolling Stone, I just never had anything to do with them. I'd stop by the office maybe twice a year. P. J. O'Rourke

I guess I haven't talked to Bob Dylan since before then [interview to Rolling Stones]. I follow his career. Nat Hentoff

We may be living in the twentieth century, in resplendent sophistication. But deep down, most of us find ourselves still in the Stone Age of superstition. Helen Hayes

If it was wrong to seek God in a stone, how was it right to seek Him in a book called the Gita, the Granth Sahib or the Koran? Mahatma Gandhi

Obedience is a foundational stepping-stone on the path of God's will. Elizabeth George

I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban, and the new Norah Jones. I love, love, love Norah. Deborah Cox

I refused to beat my head against stone, of course. Herbert Lom

The body is the substance of the stone. George Ripley

The Stones always tried to do the odd smaller gig when they could. Bill Wyman

I love the Stones, but I've gone to a lot of gigs. Marianne Faithfull

Mortality is but a stepping-stone to a more glorious existence in the future. Gordon B Hinckley

While the Beatles always had George Martin around to clean up their act, the Rolling Stones had Andrew Loog Oldham to coarsen theirs. Jon Landau



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