Lean Quotes

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life.

Akhenaton

Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.

Traditional Proverb

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Laurence Sterne

I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease... observing a spear of summer grass.

Walt Whitman

I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.

Julie Andrews

I go up and down the scale so often that if they ever perform an autopsy on me they will find me like a strip of bacon - a streak of lean and a streak of fat.

Texas Guinan

We become strong, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean, or to look to for moral guidance.

Benito Mussolini

It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away from one! At. moments of trial refinement is a feeble reed to lean upon.

Alice James

I go up and down the scale so often that if they ever perform an autopsy on me they'll find me like a strip of bacon - a streak of lean and a streak of fat.

Texas Guinan

Let me have men about me that are fat, sleek-headed men and such as sleep a-nights. Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look. He thinks too much. Such men are dangerous.

William Shakespeare

Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No -- no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.

Washington Irving

Let guilty men remember, their black deeds Do lean on crutches made of slender reeds.

John Webster

Keep your blood clean, your body lean, and your mind sharp.

Henry Rollins

Thus while I journey on, my Lord to meet,My thoughts and meditations are so sweet,Of Him on whom I lean, my strength, my stay,I can forget the sorrows of the way.

Horatius Bonar

I lean against the wind, pretend that I am weightless, and in this moment I am happy.

Brandon Boyd

In war one must lean on an obstacle in order to overcome it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Oh don't lean on me man, cause you can't afford the ticket Back from Suffragette City Oh don't lean on me man 'Cause you ain't got time to check it You know my Suffragette City Is outta sight...she's all right ...Ah wham, bam, thank you ma'am!

David Robert Jones

In the contemplation of nudes, we congratulate ourselves upon the beauty of which human beings are capable. They reassure us about ourselves, about Being. We are a little lower than the angels, true, but notice that we can get along without that suspect radiance, equal parts paint and literature, on which the angels lean so heavily. The human body is, or can be, a sufficiency.

Donald Barthelme

Lean too much on the approval of people, and it becomes a bed of thorns

Tehyi Hsieh

Let guilty men remember, their black deeds Do lean on crutches made of slender reeds.

John Webster

A lean agreement is better than a fat judgment

Proverb

As many suffer from too much as too little. A fat body makes a lean mind.

Christian Nestell Bovee

these windows are ok to lean on.

unknown

We do not what we ought, What we ought not, we do, And lean upon the thought That chance will bring us through.

Matthew Arnold

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