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Walking On Eggshells Quotes


"He's pulling the load of an ox and walking on eggshells." - Steig Larsson

"Denis Law could dance on eggshells." - Bill Shankly

"White fragility! White people are so sensitive about race and racial conversations. I feel like I'm always walking on eggshells when I'm around white people." - Margaret Cho

"A lot of times, you feel like you're walking on eggshells in a creative environment, because everyone's having to watch out for egos so much of the time." - Tony Hale

"I can barely recall a single holiday when my father didn't make a scene or create some kind of chaos. We were always walking on eggshells." - Dominique Moceanu

"Post-traumatic stress disorder didn't surface as a condition until 1980... that fact was very relevant when I remember back to how these men behaved. A lot of walking on eggshells was required for wives and children." - Matthew Nable

"You can't leave a footprint that lasts if you're always walking on tiptoe." - Marion Blakey

"I saw the tracks of angels in the earth: the beauty of heaven walking by itself on the world." - Petrarch

"Secretly everybody's getting tired of political correctness, kissing up. That's the kiss-ass generation we're in right now. We're really in a pussy generation. Everybody's walking on eggshells. We see people accusing people of being racist and all kinds of stuff. When I grew up, those things weren't called racist." - Clint Eastwood

"I could never work out whether we were to view religion as a life-insurance policy or a life sentence. I can understand a wrathful God who'd just as soon dangle us all from a hook. And I can understand a tender, unprejudiced Jesus. But I could never quite feature the two of them living in the same house. You wind up walking on eggshells, never knowing which... is at home at the moment." - Barbara Kingsolver

"A woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinter legs. It is not done well; but you are surprised to see it done at all." - James Boswell

"Jeezum-humans were like eggshells." - James Patterson

"I was morose that the Era of Barack Obama has returned us to a period where everything is racist, everyone is walking on eggshells, and you get the moral preening from white liberals who don't actually even know any black people. But, oh, do they love to get on their high horses and accuse Republicans of being racist for opposing very liberal government policies and a very liberal Democratic president. It's an extension of the civil rights label being slapped on gay marriage and abortion. Allow me to be bi-partisan for a moment, and love this moment because it won't last long." - Ann Coulter

"Grandchildren now don't write a thank you for the Christmas presents. They are walking on their pants with their cap on backward, listening to the Enema Man and Snoopy, Snoopy Poop Dog." - Alan K Simpson

"Very gently. Like there are eggshells on your pedals, and you don't want to break them. That's how you drive in the rain." - Garth Stein

"I don't try to be candy coated. I don't try to walk on eggshells. I am what I am. Love me or hate me." - Pink

"Very gently. Like there are eggshells on your pedals, and you do' want to break them. That's how you drive in the rain." - Garth Stein

"South Africa is such a fraught place to live. The anxiety about crime, the crunching on racial eggshells, the juxtaposition of First World materialism with Third World squalor." - Rory Carroll

"I don't get particularly precious about things like this, though. Like the record company said, "We need a radio edit that delivers the hook" - I don't even know what they consider the hook in that song ["Oh No"] - "that delivers the hook sooner." So I'm like, "Okay. I see that." And they were all walking on eggshells, like is this going to be sacrilegious to me or something, to mess with this art I've created? And I'm like, "Great. I get to tinker with it, I get to mess with my song some more."" - Andrew Bird

"He who limps is still walking." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"The gymnasium of running, walking on stilts, climbing, etc. stells and makes hardy single powers and muscles, but dancing, like a corporeal poesy, embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once." - Jean Paul

"Walking on willow tree roads by a river dappled with peach blossoms, I look for spring light, but am everywhere lost. Birds fly up and scatter floating catkins. A ponderous wave of flowers sags the branches." - Wang Wei

"I do much of my creative thinking while golfing. If people know you're working at home they think nothing of walking in for a cup of coffee, but wouldn't dream of interrupting on the golf course." - Harper Lee

"Walking on rocks, hurts. Walking on glass, cuts. Walking on hot coals, burns. Walking on someones heart, kills." - Francisco Garcia

"The miracle is not to walk on water, or in the air, or on burning charcoal. The miracle is to walk on earth. You breathe in, you become aware of the fact that you are alive. You are alive and you are walking on this beautiful planet. The greatest of of all miracles is to be alive." - Nhat Hanh

"Politically correct enforcement that`s out there in our society has tightened things down to the point where people just walk on eggshells and they are afraid to address things that are really on their mind." - Ted Cruz

"Believe me, I would much rather get three outs on three pitches than three outs on nine pitches, because that's going to make me that much stronger at the end of the game. My pitching philosophy is simpe. I believe in getting the ball over the plate and not walking a lot of men." - Bob Gibson

"Meditation is not something you do in the morning and you are finished with it, meditation is something that you have to go on living every moment of your life. Walking, sleeping, sitting, talking, listening - it has to become a kind of climate. A relaxed person remains in it. A person who goes on dropping the past remains meditative." - Rajneesh

"Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees." - Karle Wilson Baker

"Walk like you have three men walking behind you." - Oscar De La Renta

"Walking around an early spring garden- going nowhere." - Kyoshi Takahama

"When the grass was closely mown, Walking on the lawn alone, In the turf a hole I found, And hid a soldier underground. Spring and daisies came apace; Grasses hide my hiding place; Grasses run like a green sea O'er the lawn up to my knee." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"When I had nothing more to lose, I was given everything. When I ceased to be who I am, I found myself. When I experienced humiliation and yet kept on walking, I understood that I was free to choose my destiny." - Paulo Coelho

"Looking at life through the eyes of a Daddy long legs: Imagine walking on legs so long you could cover a mile in fifty strides! Imagine looking to either side through eyes set not in your head but in a... hump in your back! Imagine your knees, when you walked, working a dozen feet or more above your head." - Edwin Way Teale

"Don't look back, just keep on walking." - Anonymous

"They are beasts walking on two legs." - Menachem Begin

"I can remember walking on the moon." - Alan Bean

"I like walking on the edge." - Levon Helm

"The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth." - Nhat Hanh

"Jesus walking on the earth is more important than man walking on the moon," - James Irwin

""Dr. Munro, sir," said he, "I am a walking museum. You could fit what ISN'T the matter with me on to the back of a - visiting card. If there's any complaint you want to make a special study of, just you come to me, sir, and see what I can do for you. It's not every one that can say that he has had cholera three times, and cured himself by living on red pepper and brandy."" - Arthur Conan Doyle

"The play account rule is that it must be spent every month. That's right! Each month you have to blow all the money in that account in a way that makes you feel rich. For example, imagine walking into a massage center, dumping all the money from your account on the counter, pointing to the massage therapists, and saying, "I want both of you on me. With the hot rocks and the frickin' cucumbers. After that, bring me lunch!"" - T Harv Eker

"Many animals even now spring out of the soil, Coalescing from the rains and the heat of the sun. Small wonder, then, if more and bigger creatures, Full-formed, arose from the new young earth and sky. The breed, for instance, of the dappled birds Shucked off their eggshells in the springtime, as Crickets in summer will slip their slight cocoons All by themselves, and search for food and life. Earth gave you, then, the first of mortal kinds, For all the fields were soaked with warmth and moisture." - Lucretius

"I don't want to be a celebrity athlete. When you are, there's this pressure on you. It's like you have this halo over your head and have to walk on eggshells. That's not for me. All that glamour builds up a false sense of ego. It's not needed. I'm already happy with who I am. My job is just to get on the podium." - Shani Davis

"Walking is the great adventure, the first meditation, a practice of heartiness and soul primary to humankind. Walking is the exact balance beween spirit and humility." - Gary Snyder

"Some people make your life better by walking into it while other people make your life better by simply walking out of it." - Wiz Khalifa

"One farmer says to me, "You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make the bones with;" and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying himself with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of every obstacle." - Henry David Thoreau

"Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing quietly through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other side, you keep walking, without the need to look back. No shock, no drama, just the lifting of a plank or two in a simple wooden gate in a clearing. Neither pain, nor floods of light, nor great voices, but just the silent crossing of a meadow." - Mark Helprin

"...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional "victims" who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime." - Gad Saad

"I don't like having hierarchical structures. So, everybody knows that I'm the boss but, from that, I don't like people to walk on eggshells. I like people to be friendly and to feel loved. I think that kind of fits into creativity stronger. If people are scared, they are afraid to come up with ideas." - Daniel Espinosa

"Fame makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers." - Brad Pitt

"A friend is someone who walks into a room when everyone else is walking out." - Gary Moore

"The virtue of the soul does not consist in flying high, but in walking orderly." - Michel De Montaigne

"If you're walking the path of the dreamer, everything is possible." - Jared Leto

"Selfhood begins with a walking away, And love is proved in letting go." - Cecil Day-Lewis

"Worrying is stupid. it's like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain." - Wiz Khalifa

"Walking is easy ... but it requires faith to find the right path." - John Twelve Hawks

"A path is made by walking on it." - Zhuangzi

"The Devil's walking parody; On all four-footed things." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Profitability doesn't happen when you're walking on bullshit." - Jerry Martin

"The Palestinians are beasts walking on two legs." - Menachem Begin

"Walking on water wasn't built in a day." - Jack Kerouac

"I am a 'little messiah' walking on earth." - Benny Hinn

"Teenagers are free verse walking around on two legs." - Dorothy Allison

"I mostly write on my own, walking, outside." - Bjork

"What need, Dunstan wondered, could someone have of the storm-filled eggshells?" - Neil Gaiman

"The picket line is the best place to train organizers. One day on the picket line is where a man makes his commitment. The longer on the picket line, the stronger the commitment. A lot of workers think they make their commitment by walking off the job when nobody sees them. But you get a guy to walk off the field when his boss is watching and, in front of the other guys, throw down his tools and march right to the picket line, that is the guy who makes our strike. The picket line is a beautiful thing because it makes a man more human." - Cesar Chavez

"It has to be admitted that, in a sneaking way, although he hated the discomfort of seasickness, once he was over it, he enjoyed the attention and sympathy that it created among attractive young women like Evanlyn and Alyss. And he liked the fact that Will tended to walk on eggshells around him when the problem was mentioned. Keeping Will off balance was always desirable. ~Halt" - John Flanagan

"Walking the streets of Tokyo with Hawking in his wheelchair ... I felt as if I were taking a walk through Galilee with Jesus Christ [as] crowds of Japanese silently streamed after us, stretching out their hands to touch Hawking's wheelchair. ... The crowds had streamed after Einstein [on Einstein's visit to Japan in 1922] as they streamed after Hawking seventy years later. ... They showed exquisite choice in their heroes. ... Somehow they understood that Einstein and Hawking were not just great scientists, but great human beings." - Freeman Dyson

"I then began to study arithmetical questions without any great apparent result, and without suspecting that they could have the least connexion with my previous researches. Disgusted at my want of success, I went away to spend a few days at the seaside, and thought of entirely different things. One day, as I was walking on the cliff, the idea came to me, again with the same characteristics of conciseness, suddenness, and immediate certainty, that arithmetical transformations of indefinite ternary quadratic forms are identical with those of non-Euclidian geometry." - Henri Poincare

"There is no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun." - Thomas Merton

"The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best." - Thomas Jefferson

"Next to Morning Pages and Artist Dates, the most potent tool for contacting inner guidance and creativity is walking." - Julia Cameron

"Creativity is our birthright. It is an integral part of being human, as basic as walking, talking and thinking." - John Daido Loori

"I have never known a cat that couldn't quiet me down just by walking slowly past my chair." - Rod Mckuen

"People walking? Karma walking ... Buddha nature walking..!" - Frederick Franck

"People walking? Karma walking ... Buddha nature walking..!" - Frederick Franck

"I look my best when I'm totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach" - Rosamund Pike

"I look my best when I'm totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach." - Rosamund Pike

"You can't meditate on walking or certain human habits. You concentrate too much on the way you walk, and you'll start walking pretty weird." - Beck

"There's not much pressure on the golf Tour. Walking to the first tee is in no way comparable to walking through the jungle in combat" - Larry Nelson

"(about Preston walking out) If people start turning their backs on comedy, and walking off panel shows, then the terrorists have won." - Simon Amstell

"It's not always as comfortable blazing the trail as it is walking on it." - Joan Lunden

"From now on walking is my beer and feeling good is my hangover." - Homer

"I hate having long hair. It's like walking around with a dead koala on your back!" - Russell Crowe

"Entrepreneurship is like eating glass and walking on hot coals at the same time" - Elon Musk

"All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole." - Hal Borland

"Life can be like walking on a high wire. Falling seems a tiny misstep away." - James Patterson

"Go forth on your path, as it exists only through your walking." - Saint Augustine

"Reading is not walking on the words; it's grasping the soul of them." - Paulo Freire

"When I looked in his eyes, I just kept on walking." - Bill Smith

"I don't know what my path is yet. I'm just walking on it." - Olivia Newton-John

"Don't let that chip on your shoulder be your only reason for walking erect." - James Thurber

"Grammar is...the pole you grab to get your thoughts up on their feet and walking." - Stephen King

"Men had no purpose on earth whereas women were gods walking unrecognized among them." - Kate Atkinson

"Walking in humility isn't focusing on what we are NOT; rather, it's declaring what God is." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"A day without newspapers is like walking around without your pants on." - Jerry Coleman

"It's like walking on a 1970 blaze orange shag carpet in a kitchen." - Cody Lundin

"Its like threading a needle while walking on a water bed." - Phil Donahue

"I can cure your men of walking off the [flight] program. Let's put on the girls." - Jacqueline Cochran

"More people die on a per mile basis from drunk walking than from drunk driving." - A J Jacobs

"If I'm walking on thin ice, I might as well dance my way across" - Mercedes Lackey

"I saw a monkey walking on a leash and thought it was an ugly foreign child." - Augusten Burroughs

"I see walking bombs on the street Hearts not beating, but ticking" - Henry Rollins

"Instead of running for President, why don't you try walking on a treadmill?" - Jeff Ross

"Stand up during supper and walk outdoors, and keep on walking." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"Instead of running for President, why do' you try walking on a treadmill?" - Jeff Ross

"Sitting on a beach or walking through nature makes me come alive always." - Ian Somerhalder

"We leave our presence in the pavement. We're walking over it, sitting on steps." - Andy Goldsworthy

"When real people fall down in life, they get right back up and keep on walking." - Michael Patrick King

"Oh, come on. If you can't laugh at the walking dead, who can you laugh at?" - Anonymous

"Put on a trench, you're suddenly Audrey Hepburn walking along the Seine." - Michael Kors

"Fear not the path of Truth for the lack of People walking on it." - Robert Kennedy

"Me, I'm good at nothing but walking on the set with a pretty dress." - Sandra Dee

"Researchers warn us against walking out on married life without a dang good reason." - Ariel Gore

"I have the LIFE magazine of the men walking on the moon." - Christa Mcauliffe

"Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors." - Wallace Stevens

"I have awards right now that I do not remember walking on stage to get." - Kenny Rogers

"Tell everyone to vote: Tom Savini for Governor on 'The Walking Dead'!" - Tom Savini

"When you see a Sudanese walking on the street, there is a story." - Emmanuel Jal

"I was more secure being a mother than I was walking on a set." - Connie Stevens

"I feel like I'm walking on eggs and can't take another step." - Bill Buckner

"I remember thinking that walking on the beach as a free man is pretty desirable." - Pierre Trudeau

"I don't know what my path is yet. I'm just walking on it." - Olivia Newtonjohn

"It's a really dark, emotionally wrenching world that we've created on 'The Walking Dead.'" - Laurie Holden

"When you haven't forgiven those who've hurt you, you turn back against your future. When you do forgive, you start walking forward." - Tyler Perry

"Nobody living can ever stop me. As I go walking my freedom highway. Nobody living can make me turn back. This land was made for you and me." - Woody Guthrie

"I celebrate a victory when I start walking off the field. By the time I get to the locker room, I'm done." - Tom Osborne

"The consistent thinker, the consistently moral man, is either a walking mummy or else, if he has not succeeded in stifling all his vitality, a fanatical monomaniac." - Aldous Huxley

"When my master and I were walking in the rain, he would say, 'Do not walk so fast, the rain is everywhere.'" - Shunryu Suzuki

"A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"In these words lies all his power: He chose the path along which he is walking and so has no complaints." - Paulo Coelho

"I've always managed by walking around. Any CEO or leader who spends the majority of his time in his office is not doing his job." - Donny Deutsch

"There's just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you're special." - Carol Rifka Brunt

"Make changes in your life; don't wear the same roads out, start walking on the new paths!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Oh, what's this in my shoe? Red carpet insole. Everywhere I go, I'm walking on red carpet." - Aziz Ansari

"Everything had felt so precarious since her mother's death, like she was walking on a bridge made of paper." - Sarah Addison Allen

"[ Being naked on scene ] was like walking a tightrope without a net - with a giant fan blowing at you." - Joe Manganiello

"Don't forget that birds with broken wings walking on the ground were once flying high up in the sky." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It's a bit like walking down a long, dark corridor never knowing when the light will go on." - Neil Lennon

"Within walking distance of any spot on Earth there's probably more than enough mystery to investigate in a lifetime." - Alix Kates Shulman

"Writing doesn't mean necessarily putting words on a sheet of paper. You can write a chapter while walking or eating." - Umberto Eco

"I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me." - Tahereh Mafi

"Walking the streets of New York, a lot of people are cheering me on. It feels good." - Alex Rodriguez

"I can't walk very well, but I'm not onstage to do walking. I'm on the stage to play." - Itzhak Perlman

"I think anything we do - eating, walking down the street, online shopping - gives you another perspective on writing stories." - Peter Orner

"If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking." - Saying

"In fact, using IE is like painting a bull's-eye on your forehead and walking into a war zone." - Mark Joseph Edwards

"With monstrous head and sickening cry And ears like errant wings, The devil's walking parody On all four-footed things." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Bravery and courage is walking into pain and knowing that something better is on the other side" - Kanye West



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