Shoulders Proverbs

Sayings about Shoulders

Death is not found behind mountains but right behind our shoulders.~ Russian Proverbs

You must not expect old heads upon young shoulders.~ English Proverbs

It’s tough trying to keep your feet on the ground, your head above the clouds, your nose to the grindstone, your shoulder to the wheel, your finger on the pulse, your eye on the ball and your ear to the ground.~ Traditional Proverb

He who lets another sit on his shoulder will soon have him on his head. ~ Danish Proverbs

The back dies for the shoulder and the shoulder knows nothing about it.~ Creole Proverb

God sends burdens… and shoulders.~ Yiddish Proverbs

A brother is like one’s shoulder.~ Somali Proverbs

Quotations about Shoulders

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.~ Tom Stoppard

If you have ambitions, dream of what you wish to accomplish, and then put your shoulder to the wheel and work. ~ Heber J. Grant

Put your shoulder to the wheel. ~ Aesop

Nature is full of freaks, and now puts an old head on young shoulders, and then takes a young heart heating under fourscore winters.~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

There are times in everyone’s life when something constructive is born out of adversity…when things seem so bad that you’ve got to grab your fate by the shoulders and shake it.~ Author Unknown

True freedom has always moved forward in the hearts and upon the shoulders of willing volunteers.~ Author Unknown

Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing. ~ Horace

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau

It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead and find no one there. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Don’t be afraid to let her into your heart and when your down, don’t try to carry the whole world on your shoulders.~ Elton John

Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.~ H. L. Mencken

If you’re good, you’re always looking over your shoulder. ~ Bruce Springsteen

Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder. ~ George Bernard Shaw

One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without. ~ Elizabeth I

Each generation goes further than the generation preceding it because it stands on the shoulders of that generation. You will have opportunities beyond anything we’ve ever known. ~ Ronald Reagan

Fortune soon tires of carrying anyone long on her shoulders. ~ Baltasar Gracian

Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws. ~ Jim Morrison

I was always willing to take a great deal of the burden of getting along in life on my own shoulders, but I wasn’t willing to give myself a pat on the back. I was always looking to somebody else to give me that…. That was all wrong. ~ Raquel Welch

When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don’t even notice. ~ Sarah Vaughan

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. ~ Isaac Newton

I built my talents on the shoulders of someone else’s talent. ~ Michael Jordan

Suggested reading : A CHiP on My Shoulder: How to Love Your Cop with Attitude ~ External link

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