Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one.
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
Why can't we build orphanages next to homes for the elderly? If someone were sitting in a rocker, it wouldn't be long before a kid will be in his lap.
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk.
Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.
Being a functioning alcoholic is kind of like being a paraplegic lap dancer: You can do it, just not as well as the others, really.
She's been on more laps than a napkin.
When Liza Minelli was a child, she used to sit on my lap and call me Uncle Sammy.
It's also a question of finding good material and interesting roles. I'm not the only actress out there, and good parts just don't fall into your lap that easily. But I like most of the films I've made recently and so I'm pretty positive about the future.
We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. And I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years! We were the only couple who were even near each other at that party. We're soul mates.
I think I'm being friendly with someone and I'll sit in their lap. They think I'm flirting with them.
The best feeling in the world is when your child comes up to you and lays their head in your lap, for no other reason but just because. I can't wait to have more.
With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound.
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.
I'm no one's lap dog, you can't put me on a leash.
My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.
I have never had a lap dance in Tampa or any other part of Florida. If I ever did have a lap dance, I don't think I would be discussing television ideas with the girl that was giving it to me.
To be honest, once you've driven around for about five, 10 laps, you don't notice a difference.
With two laps to go then the action will begin, unless this is the action, which it is.
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
I think you have to feel comfortable with your car. You have to go into Turn 1, every lap, with confidence. You have to be sure of yourself and your equipment.
It's lap 26 of 58, which unless I'm very much mistaken is half way.
To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast in the very lap of fortune.
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