Down on your knees!

By | December 8, 2010
Quotation by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, let us rise!

Words of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

No time is so well spent in every day as that which we spend upon our knees. ~ J.C. Ryle

Let’s get on our knees and pray. I don’t know to whom. Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel? ~ Adam Savage

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. ~ Victor Hugo

I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must. ~ Maria Callas

I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must. ~ Maria Callas

We need tough days to drive us to our knees. ~ Unknown

Get down on your knees and thank God you’re still on your feet. ~ Irish Proverb

God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. ~ Bede Griffiths

Time spent on the knees in prayer will do more to remedy heart strain and nerve worry than anything else. ~ George David Stewart

Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love. ~ Euripides

To stand on one leg and prove God’s existence is a very different thing from going down on one’s knees and thanking him. ~ Soren Kierkegaard

I remember walking down the aisle, and I got down on my knees as a person who is so selfish, but when I rose back up the Lord had become the Master of my life. ~ Tim Scott

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day. ~ Abraham Lincoln

The first thing I do when I start my day is, I get down on my hands and knees and give thanks to God. Whenever I go outside of my house, the first thing I do is stop at the church. ~ Mark Wahlberg

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. ~ Victor Hugo

Better to die upright than to live on your knees. ~ Yiddish Proverb

I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes bring me to my knees in self-hatred. ~ Frank Langella

The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise! ~ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it. ~ Vince Lombardi

If you are swept off your feet, it’s time to get on your knees. ~ Fred Beck

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees. ~ William Cowper

Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees to give thanks to God for such a career. ~ Placido Domingo

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees. ~ Emiliano Zapata

I often find myself on my knees praying to something or someone to not be in control. ~ Dave Gahan

When the knees are not often bent, the feet soon slide. ~ Unknown

When you go to your knees, God will help you stand up to anything. ~ Unknown

The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

Religion’s in the heart, not in the knees. ~ Douglas William Jerrold

You cannot put Russia down on its knees and hold it there because Russia will ultimately pull out. ~ Mikhail Gorbachev

Crawling on hands and knees has never prevented anyone from walking upright. ~ Kenyian Proverb

When life knocks you to your knees, and it will, why, get up! If it knocks you to your knees again, as it will, well, isn’t that the best position from which to pray? ~ Ethel Barrymore

If your knees are knocking, kneel on them. ~ Unknown

We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray. ~ Paul Bryant

Victor Hugo quotation about the soul on its knees

Words of Victor Hugo

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