The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
Electricity is really just organized lightning.
Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
His kiss was like white lightning, a flash that spread, and spread again, and stayed.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.
My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
And So, I Was Not A Military Test Pilot, But As Soon As NASA Expressed An Interest In Flying Scientists & People Who Were Not Military Test Pilots, That Was An Epiphany That Just Came Like A Stroke Of Lightning...!!!
The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place--it doesn't have to.
For years, I've had a hankering for the portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Duplessis. Franklin is credited with so many inventions: the postal system, lightning rods, the constitution. He was a rock star before there was such a thing.
To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.
When you think about rock at its origin, and you think of the Beatles and millions of kids screaming as loud as they can and running as fast as they can towards the Beatles, there's no one who is that kind of lightning rod, who commands that kind of power and has that kind of creative magma.
Who sings of all of Love's eternity
Who shines so bright
In all the songs of Love's unending spells?
Holy lightning strikes all that's evil
Teaching us to love for goodness sake.
Hear the music of Love Eternal
Teaching us to reach for goodness sake.
Life, struck sharp on death, Makes awful lightning.
The uniformity of the earth's life, more astonishing than its diversity, is accountable by the high probability that we derived, originally, from some single cell, fertilized in a bolt of lightning as the earth cooled.
This life of separateness may be compared to a dream, a phantasm, a bubble, a shadow, a drop of dew, a flash of lightning.
Lightning streaks like gunfire through the clouds, volleys of thunder shake the air.
The fear of lightning is one of the most distressing infirmities a human being can be afflicted with. It is mostly confined to women, but now and then you find it in a little dog, and sometimes a man.
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