At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Voting to go on strike is not a decision working people take lightly and is always accompanied by a strong sense of injustice at work. The impact of losing a day’s pay is significant, not least for those in the lowest paid jobs who are already on the tightest budgets.
Every now and then, I strike something that just goes click, you know, in my head. As Gertrude Stein used to say, it rings the bell, and I feel, this is great.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
We have to judge politicians by their cumulative score. In one innings they make a great catch, in another they drop the ball. In one they score a home run, in another they strike out. But it is their cumulative batting average that we are interested in.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
What President Bush did in his doctrine of preemptive strike and in his war in Afghanistan and in Iraq was to turn even his allies in Europe negatively toward America.
Poetry should… should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
Then came a big strike. About 100 girls went out. The result was a victory, which netted us – I mean the girls – $2 increase in our wages on the average.
I know how to move the people, but I know also where to stop in my own actions so that, when I strike, I shall be felt and not seen.