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Why does time erode relationships? Is there a way to avoid its relentless lapping? Is any love strong enough to withstand the chipping away?  (Chipping Away Quotes) But you finally think, there is what there is, and you have to work within those confines and just keep chipping away at your own work.  (Chipping Away Quotes) So many I considered, closest to me,turned on a dime and sold me out dutifully,although that knife was chipping away at me,they turned their eyes away and went home to sleep.  (Chipping Away Quotes) Here’s a secret: fictive text doesn’t necessarily flow easily. Most of the time it’s more like cutting a highway through a mountain. You just have to keep working with your pick, chipping away at the rock, making slow progress.  (Chipping Away Quotes) Making a movie is like chipping away at a stone. You take a piece off here, you take a piece off there and when you’re finished, you have a sculpture. You know that there’s something in there, but you’re not sure exactly what it is until you find it.  (Chipping Away Quotes) . . . These are notions of the mind, which is like a knife, always chipping away at the Tao, trying to render it graspable and manageable. But that which is beyond form is ungraspable, and that which is beyond knowing is unmanageable. There is, however, this consolation: She who lets go of the knife will find the Tao at her fingertips.  (Chipping Away Quotes) Writing is hard work: it is like doing homework for the rest of your life. You are always chipping away at it.  (Chipping Away Quotes) I don’t really have a metaphor for how I write, but it kinda feels like chipping away at a big dark object that I can’t really see.  (Chipping Away Quotes) I’ve just built a studio in my mama’s old bedroom, which I thought was fitting; she died last year. We’ve recorded nine songs recorded in there already; we’re sort of just chipping away.  (Chipping Away Quotes) The more I photographed Muslim women, the more I was able to metaphorically strip away the burqas and hijabs, and start chipping away at the profound misconceptions that existed in other parts of the world about these women and their culture.  (Chipping Away Quotes) We’re chipping away at our capacity for wonder. When hologram TVs eventually go on sale, they’ll cost ú20,000 and be bought only by those strange, heroic, friendless men who live in flats piled high with giant 80s mobiles and DVD players weighing eight stone.  (Chipping Away Quotes) In reality, all men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives trying to create a masterpiece.  (Chipping Away Quotes) Wild rivers are earth’s renegades, defying gravity, dancing to their own tunes, resisting the authority of humans, always chipping away, and eventually always winning.  (Chipping Away Quotes) The walls of the Franciscan Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary were ruined stucco chipping away from the brick underneath, with ghostly frescoes, concrete-filled niches, and one complete, vivid crucifix painted over the altar.  (Chipping Away Quotes) I found I’m quite happy working on a sentence for an hour or more, searching for the right phrase, the right word. I compare it to the work of a stone cutter - chipping away at the raw material until it’s just right, or as right as you can get it  (Chipping Away Quotes) Another son came along 18 months later, although we waited four years to have the third, because Mitt was still in school and we had no income except the stock we were chipping away at. We were living on the edge, not entertaining. No, I did not work. Mitt thought it was important for me to stay home with the children, and I was delighted  (Chipping Away Quotes) When we came off the tour for the last album, we started on this one. We’ve just been chipping away at it. We’re not in that much of a hurry, because when we release a Blur album, that’s a three year promotion and touring cycle  (Chipping Away Quotes) Writing is an exercise in sculpture, chipping away at the rock until you find the nose  (Chipping Away Quotes) Yes, it's a man's world, but that's all right because they're making a total mess of it. We're chipping away at their control, taking the parts we want. Some women think it's a difficult task, but it's not  (Chipping Away Quotes) I think of writing as a sculptural medium. You are not building things. You are removing things, chipping away at language to reveal a living form  (Chipping Away Quotes) All men are sculptors, constantly chipping away the unwanted parts of their lives, trying to create their idea of a masterpiece  (Chipping Away Quotes) Wild rivers are earth’s renegades, defying gravity, dancing to their own tunes, resisting the authority of humans, always chipping away, and eventually always winning  (Chipping Away Quotes) Here’s a secret: fictive text doesn’t necessarily flow easily. Most of the time it’s more like cutting a highway through a mountain. You just have to keep working with your pick, chipping away at the rock, making slow progress  (Chipping Away Quotes) I’ve just built a studio in my mama’s old bedroom, which I thought was fitting; she died last year. We’ve recorded nine songs recorded in there already; we’re sort of just chipping away  (Chipping Away Quotes) So many I considered, closest to me, turned on a dime and sold me out dutifully, although that knife was chipping away at me, they turned their eyes away and went home to sleep  (Chipping Away Quotes) The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination  (Chipping Away Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS