Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual to get a better view of what is possible.
Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy.
We all have a destiny in accordance with the breadth of our shoulders. My shoulders are broad.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.
I hate how I've had the mantle set on my shoulders as being against the record label. We've had some issues, but that is the nature of business.
I think a lot of cynicism has dropped away from my shoulders since I stopped drinking.
If we could have just screwed another head on his shoulders, he would have been the greatest golfer who ever lived.
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Each generation goes further than the generation preceding it because it stands on the shoulders of that generation. You will have opportunities beyond anything we've ever known.
As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long.
I stand on the shoulders of countless people, yet there is one extraordinary person who is my life aspiration. That person is my mother, Celina Sotomayor.
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders.
The ability to speak is a short cut to distinction. It puts a man in the limelight, raises him head and shoulders above the crowd.
But Barry, to me, is head and shoulders above everybody.
One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career.
I knew that by getting behind the wheel of the car and having had something to drink, the responsibility laid on my shoulders.
Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families.
German readers are much like Brits or Americans: They read for the thrill of it, the occasional shudder down the spine, knowing it's not real - but looking over their shoulders anyway, just in case.
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