I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.
When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.
The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.
When life knocks you to your knees, and it will, why, get up! If it knocks you to your knees again, as it will, well, isn't that the best position from which to pray?
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
Mind you, I've always been musical... Mother used to sit me on her knee and I'd whisper, 'Mummy, Mummy, sing me a lullaby do,' and she'd say: 'Certainly my angel, my wee bundle of happiness, hold my beer while I fetch me banjo.'
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.
Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.
The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
The first time I kissed Brad my knees went weak - I literally lost my breath!
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again.
You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff.
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee.
Well, you know what, I'm 60 years old, and I've been interested in politics since I was on my daddy's knee. During the 1948 election, we were praying for Truman. I know a lot about politics.
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.
Some people are cool with the fact that their bodies bear witness to this great thing they produced, their children, and I understand that. But on a personal level, it makes me feel better that my breasts are not down to my knees when I'm undressed in front of my husband.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by the melancholy than by the agreeable passions.
The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.
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