The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Life is a flash of lightning in the dark of night. It is a brief time of tremendous potential.
I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
The more brilliant the lightning, the quicker it disappears.
Stand high long enough and your lightning will come.
Electricity is really just organized lightning.
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
Time passes by like lightning. Before you know it you're struck down.
Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place--it doesn't have to.
Lightning is the shorthand of a storm, and tells of chaos.
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
Stay open, who knows, lightning could strike.
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Ever wonder what the speed of lightning would be if it didn't zigzag?
Lightning streaks like gunfire through the clouds, volleys of thunder shake the air.
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
If the thunder don't get ya then the lightning will.
I seem to be some sort of lightning rod. I just really irritate people, you know? I really do.
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.
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