Quotes with running
The point is that I am now a perfectly safe penguin, and my colleague here is rapidly running out of limbs!
A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979)
One thing I was thinking about the other day was you can't even conceive of the kinds of things you can do in movies today. The idea that you could draw, in a computer, dinosaurs and have them running around was totally impossible.
Please don't ask me to do that which I've just said I'm not going to do, because you're burning up time. The meter is running through the sand on you, and I am now filibustering.
If we desire to do what will please God, and what will help men, we presently find ourselves taken out of our narrow habits of thought and action; we find new elements of our nature called into activity; we are no longer running along a narrow track of selfish habit.
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
Being president is like running a cemetery. You’ve got a lot of people under you, but nobody’s listening.
Mostly it’s not a lot of that stuff anymore with shooting and killing and dying and blood. I'm getting a little older, you know. The running and the jumping and killing, it's a little past me.
Interview in The New York Times (2010)
Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. But if you love and must needs have desires, let these be your desires: To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To know the pain of too much tenderness. To be wounded by your own understanding of love; And to bleed willingly and joyfully. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving; To rest at the noon hour and meditate love's ecstasy; To return home at eventide with gratitude; And then to sleep with a prayer for the beloved in your heart and a song of praise upon your lips.
The Prophet (1923)
I guess the hard thing for a lot of people to accept is why God would allow me to go running through their yards, yelling and spinning around.
I try to focus on running the very best that I can, literally moment by moment. If I’m in pain or tired, I don’t have to fight it. I can be in myself, in the environment. It’s amazing what you can do running moment to moment.
In tribal times, there were the medicine men. In the Middle Ages, there were the priests. Today, there are the lawyers. For every age, a group of bright boys, learned in their trades and jealous of their learning, who blend technical competence with plain and fancy hocus-pocus to make themselves masters of their fellow men. For every age, a pseudo-intellectual autocracy, guarding the tricks of the trade from the uninitiated, and running, after its own pattern, the civilization of its day.
In the computer field, the moment of truth is a running program; all else is prophecy.
The New Science of Management Decision (1950)
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.