Rocks Quotes

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Jane Austen
“What are men to rocks and mountains?”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen
“Adieu to disappointment and spleen. What are men to rocks and mountains?”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Jennifer Donnelly
“Here are the things girls die of: hunger, disease, accidents, childbirth, and violence. It takes more than heartache to kill a girl. Girls are tough as rocks.”
Jennifer Donnelly, Stepsister

Wendy Mass
“It's not an old book, or a treasure map. Nope. Staring up at me was a pile of rocks.”
Wendy Mass, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

Ming-Dao Deng
“We may be floating on Tao, but there is nothing wrong with steering. If Tao is like a river, it is certainly good to know where the rocks are.”
Deng Ming-Dao, Everyday Tao: Living with Balance and Harmony

Mike Rowe
“I'm allergic to rocks hitting me in the face.”
Mike Rowe

Munia Khan
“Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls”
Munia Khan

Arthur Machen
“And there were other rocks that were like animals, creeping, horrible animals, putting out their tongues, and others were like words I could not say, and others like dead people lying on the grass. I went on among them, though they frightened me, and my heart was full of wicked song they put into it; and I wanted to make faces and twist myself about the way they did, and I went on and on a long way till at last I liked the rocks and they didn’t frighten me any more”
Arthur Machen
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Sarah Mayberry
“I swear there are about a million rocks underneath me," [Dylan] said grouchily.
Think of it as therapeutic. Like a shiatsu massage." (Sadie)
You obviously have a much better imagination than me," he said.”
Sarah Mayberry, Take on Me

Benjamin Moser
“Clarice scrawled, 'A question from when I was a little girl that I can answer only now: are rocks made, or are they born? Answer: rocks are.”
Benjamin Moser, Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector
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M.C. Humphreys
“The nose can’t help catchin’ what the ears get sick with. Yessir, rock bands just sweat evil. Evil’s been around for a long time, ever since rocks started getting real hot and making a lot of noise as they exploded out o’ the ground and evil spirits wisped out of hell. If a band ever uses a fog machine, hold your breath so you don’t become possessed by one.”
M.C. Humphreys

“Seek out incremental wins. Instead of immediately revolutionizing the company, start small and crush a few things first; once you’ve earned trust, you will garner bigger responsibilities and influence.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“If you hate change, then you’re really going to hate extinction.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Defend organizational change. Inevitable resistance can be mitigated if the change is carefully discussed, planned, embraced, communicated and ultimately defended.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Align the team. Because employee behaviors collectively produce company results, you must understand, advocate for and communicate a clear direction across the company; get everyone singing off the same song sheet.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“There’s a time to be humble and a time to “bring the thunder”.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Practice humility. Shine a light on others, give teammates the credit, volunteer to help, take accountability, seek out feedback, ask others for their opinion, truly listen to people and be open to having your mind changed.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Bring the thunder. Some situations require extra inspiration and motivation to influence others; during those moments, act with fierce bravado.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Mentorship is Instrumental.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Mentorship is the greatest level of leadership maturity there is.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Embrace mentorship. Rely on others to assist you, provide feedback, challenge your thinking and celebrate you; this is one of the greatest growth paths for leaders.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Create your inner circle. Identify four to five irreplaceable, intentional mentors in your life and formally develop those relationships; choose people who already have a vested interest in your success.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“If securing some mentors and being one yourself are not already on your leadership list of things to do, let’s get at it. It’s too important for your career to ignore.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Don’t wait to be reminded to focus on your own development.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Leaders have the power to light up or extinguish the cultural flame of a company.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Be the accelerant. You have the power to light up the cultural flame of the company. It’s not going to happen because of programs, processes, tools, branding or the product itself; focus on the culture and light it up!”
Jim Knight

“Own the place. Act as if you started (or own) the business; this will create added focus, commitment, inspiration and guidance to crafting the right culture.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Light the fire. An established culture needs to be catered to, amped up and perpetuated for the future. Regardless of the state of the culture, take it to “Eleven”.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

“Small businesses and large corporations alike reap huge rewards from a great company culture.”
Jim Knight, Leadership That Rocks

J.S. Mason
“as her marriage was on the rocks and thin ice simultaneously, which surprisingly the latter is not verbiage for alcohol lingo, unlike the former, which is.”
J.S. Mason, A Dragon, A Pig, and a Rabbi Walk into a Bar...and other Rambunctious Bites

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