Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.
Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
You keep running after the love of the people, but you’ll never get it. And what you do get, will never be enough. The hole inside you is too big. You see, it was made by God, for God. How could anything less fill it?
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
Everything's intentional. It's just filling in the dots.
Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.
If people like to read their books, it is all very well, but to be at so much trouble in filling great volumes, which, as I used to think, nobody would willingly ever look into, to be labouring only for the torment of little boys and girls, always struck me as a hard fate.
For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth.
A poet is the most unpoetical of anything in existence; because he has no identity he is continually informing and filling some other body.
For the correct analogy for the mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting.
The Bush administration did stop filling the reserve in 2002 when it helped the oil industry. Now they should do it to help the consumer.
I have learned the art of filling in your lines with your visuals and your movies and your imagination
In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.
If you're an addict, it controls your life and your life becomes uncontrollable. It's boring and painful, filling your system with something that makes you stare at your shoes for six hours.
Conservatism is not about the party, because the party is merely the shell. It is the inside - it's the filling that really means something.
We're all kind of basically involved in the same thing, putting up a blank of some kind and filling it in.
If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity. The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted 10 years because the athlete is burnt out.
Americans spend 3 billion hours per year filling out tax forms and keeping tax records.
I was concerned about filling my life up with something important to me. To me, it was just necessary
Marijuana is like Coors beer. If you could buy the damn stuff at a Georgia filling station, youd decide you wouldnt want it.
When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever.
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