The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away.
Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
You shouldn't be looking for people slipping up, you should be looking for all the good things people do and praising those.
A feeling of discouragement when you slip up is a sure sign that you put your faith in deeds
Choose to chance the rapids and dare to dance the skies.
My eyesight is not nearly as good. My hearing is probably going away. My memory is slipping too. But I'm still around.
God's hand never slips. He never makes a mistake. His every move is for our own good and for our ultimate good.
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
For if I try to seize this self of which I feel sure, if I try to define and to summarize it, it is nothing but water slipping through my fingers.
Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
Oh, what a shock. My career must be slipping. This is the first time I've been available to pick up an award.
No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.
A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty saying are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.
Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove.
Since I was forty and definitely slipping, I have won seven full marathons, got second six times, and third four times.... I'm wondering what I can do after I'm fifty.
It's prudent to gain the whole world and lose your own soul. But don't forget that your soul sticks to you if you stick to it; but the world has a way of slipping through your fingers.
I'm gonna ask you one more time, will you or will you not go out with me? I think my hand's slipping.
For the last year his grandma had been slipping in and out of reality. One minute she was as clear as a bell and the next she was calling him Simon. Who was Simon? He had no idea.
I also remember riding home from a wonderful day with only my bathing shorts, losing the chain of my bicycle, having no hand breaks, and slipping high speed on a street covered with stones. I had to go to the hospital.
There is a moment in every relationship when one of the parties senses its imminent demise. There's a moment of incredible clarity when your stomach drops with a heavy sense of dread, and you feel like control is slipping through your fingertips even as you try to hold on.
You can't lose what you serve. That's the secret. What you serve, you can't lose. What you don't serve and what you try to hold onto, you can't hold onto. It's always slipping out of your fingers.
I didn’t fall in love with James. Falling sounds like an accident. Falling hurts. I’d fallen in love with Michael, fallen hard like slipping off a cliff and hitting the rocks below. Falling in love was something I’d vowed never to do again. I chose to love James.
He was only twenty-five.He was young enough to miss his youth just as it was slipping away. The worst kind of loss-the one that is happening as you feel it.
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