Best Bone Quotes : Bone Sayings In Life

These bone quotes will inspire you. Bone is any of the pieces of hard whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates or the calcified material of which bones consist.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging bone quotes, bone sayings, and bone proverbs.

Famous Bone Quotes

  1. “Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.” ~ Peter Ustinov
  2. “A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.” ~ Jessamyn West
  3. “A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.” ~ Jack London
  4. “Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  5. “I clearly saw the skeleton underneath all this show of personality what is left of a man and all his pride but bones?” ~ Jack Kerouac
  6. “On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.” ~ Adlai E. Stevenson
  7. “I will greet this day with love in my heart. And how will I do this? Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again. I will love the sun for it warms my bones; yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit. I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars. I will welcome happiness as it enlarges my heart; yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul. I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due; yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.” ~ Og Mandino
  8. “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.” ~ William Shakespeare
  9. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but chains and whips excite me.” ~ Rihanna

  10. “That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” ~ Meredith Monk
  11. “To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.” ~ Mary Oliver
  12. “While I’m playing baseball, I’m still writing songs and having tapes sent to me. I’m sure I’ll spend a lot of time in the whirlpool resting these tired bones, so I’ll be thinking of music then.” ~ Garth Brooks
  13. “No one will ever know what ‘In Cold Blood’ took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me.” ~ Truman Capote
  14. “What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.” ~ Rodney Dangerfield

  15. “It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll
  16. “I know that I’m very lucky to be alive. For 35 or 40 years I’ve spilt my blood and broke my bones and spent years in hospitals.” ~ Evel Knievel
  17. “In the old days they, the promoters, wanted more and more from me. They wanted me to jump or spill my blood and break my bones. Every time they wanted me to jump further, and further, and further. Hell, they thought my bike had wings.” ~ Evel Knievel
  18. “Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts.” ~ Robert Fulghum

  19. “There are a lot of myths about my injuries. They say I have broken every bone in my body. Not true. But I have broken 35 bones. I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate. I shattered my pelvis. I forget all of the things that have broke.” ~ Evel Knievel
  20. “Oh literature, oh the glorious Art, how it preys upon the marrow in our bones. It scoops the stuffing out of us, and chucks us aside. Alas!” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  21. “He didn’t come out of my belly, but my God, I’ve made his bones, because I’ve attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I’m so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.” ~ John Lennon
  22. “Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect.” ~ Jose Marti , Human bone quotes
  23. “Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this – no dog exchanges bones with another.” ~ Adam Smith

  24. “My only general rule was to steer away from things I played with the band over the past couple of tours. I was interested in re-shaping the Rising material for live shows, so people could hear the bare bones of that.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  25. “Revenge… is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.” ~ Jeremy Taylor
  26. “These were the lovely bones that had grown around my absence: the connections-sometimes tenuous, sometimes made at great cost, but often magnificent-that happened after I was gone. And I began to see things in a way that let me hold the world without me in it. The events that my death wrought were merely the bones of a body that would become whole at some unpredictable time in the future. The price of what I came to see as this miraculous body had been my life.” ~ Alice Sebold
  27. “There’s more to life than cheek bones.” ~ Kate Winslet

  28. “Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. As the beams to a house, as the bones to the microcosm of man, so is order to all things.” ~ Robert Southey
  29. “Sucking the marrow out of life doesn’t mean choking on the bone.” ~ Robin Williams
  30. “In my fantasies, I always wanted to play the ingenue, but in reality, in my bones, I am so used to playing the grandmother that I don’t feel safe or even sure that I can do it” ~ Camryn Manheim
  31. “My bones are as hard as a rock. Every time I have a biopsy, the doctors are doing hand exercises a week, ten days out.” ~ Don Baylor

  32. “For fossils to thrive, certain favorable circumstances are required. First of all, of course, remnants of life have to be there. These then need to be washed over with water as soon as possible, so that the bones are covered with a layer of sediment.” ~ Richard Leakey
  33. “My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.” ~ Georges Cuvier
  34. “Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands. I still feel it when people shake my hand.” ~ Chevy Chase
  35. “The ocean moans over dead men’s bones.” ~ Thomas Bailey Aldrich

  36. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can make me think I deserved it.” ~ Randall Munroe
  37. “I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter.” ~ Ben Nicholson
  38. “The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.” ~ Ignatius of Loyola
  39. “You shouldn’t have to pay for your love with your bones and your flesh.” ~ Pat Benatar

  40. “The appearance of the bones of quadrupeds, especially those of complete bodies in the strata, tells us either that the layer itself which carries them was in earlier times dry land or that dry land was at least formed in the immediate area.” ~ Georges Cuvier
  41. “My bones are tired from all the tragedy in me.” ~ Peter Krause
  42. “Right now I’m 185, which is really good for me yet very hard for me to maintain. My weight seems high for the average woman, but I’ve got big bones and I’m maintaining muscle.” ~ Lisa Leslie
  43. “I am a badass, and I recognize that you, too, are a badass.” ~ Cassandra Clare

  44. “Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?’ Jace said, “Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself.” …”At least,” she said, “you don’t have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.” “Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  45. “”When the dead are done with the living, the living can go on to other things,” Franny said. “What about the dead?” I asked. “Where do we go?”” ~ Alice Sebold
  46. “I watched my beautiful sister running . . . and I knew she was not running away from me or toward me. Like someone who has survived a gut-shot, the wound had been closing, closing – braiding into a scar for eight long years.” ~ Alice Sebold
  47. “Sometimes you cry, Susie, even when someone you love has been gone a long time.” ~ Alice Sebold

  48. “I had rescued the moment by using my camera and in that way had found how to stop time and hold it. No one could take that image away from me because I owned it.” ~ Alice Sebold
  49. “So there are cakes and pillows and colors galore, but underneath this more obvious patchwork quilt are places like a quiet room where you can go and hold someone’s hand and not have to say anything.” ~ Alice Sebold
  50. “Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases, including sickle cell anemia.” ~ Nathan Deal
  51. “I have no history but the length of my bones.” ~ Robin Skelton

  52. “Like any working mother I find it hard to have a social life. But my kids are so well adjusted. There isn’t a brat bone in their body so I haven’t done anything that bad.” ~ Ruby Wax
  53. “I don’t have feeling in my feet to my fingertips; I also have active lesions in my bone marrow and in my eyes.” ~ Karen Duffy
  54. “One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone. Though I know only a little Spanish, I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and see how the translator worked.” ~ Anita Diament
  55. “Folk is bare bones music.” ~ Ben Harper

  56. “Each time I told my story, I lost a bit, the smallest drop of pain.” ~ Alice Sebold
  57. “I try to catch them right on the tip of his nose, because I try to punch the bone into the brain.” ~ Mike Tyson
  58. “A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey’s gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.” ~ John Cheever
  59. “The bones of the story of ‘War Horse’ is a love story. That’s what makes it universal.” ~ Steven Spielberg

  60. “Can I help you with something?” Clary turned instant traitor against her gender. “Those girls on the other side of the car are staring at you.” Jace assumed an air of mellow gratification. “Of course they are,” he said, “I am stunningly attractive.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  61. “I figured all your classes were stuff like Slaughter 101 and Beheading for Beginners.” Jace flipped a page. “Very funny, Fray.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  62. “He made a sound like a choked laugh before he reached out and pulled her into her arms. She was aware of Luke watching them from the window, but she shut her eyes resolutely and buried her face against Jace’s shoulder. He smelled of salt and blood, and only when his mouth came close to her ear did she understand what he was saying, and it was the simplest litany of all: her name, just her name.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  63. “What did dead mean, Ray wondered. It meant lost, it meant frozen, it meant gone.” ~ Alice Sebold

  64. “In future, Clarissa,” he said, “it might be wise to mention that you already have a man in your bed, to avoid such tedious situations.” You invited him into bed?” Simon demanded, looking shaken. Ridiculous, isn’t it?” said Jace. “We would never have all fit.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  65. “That’s why when major badasses greet each other in movies, they don’t say anything, they just nod. The nod means, ‘I’ am a badass, and I recognize that you, too, are a badass,’ but they don’t say anything because they’re Wolverine and Magneto and it would mess up their vibe to explain.” ~ Cassandra Clare

Bone is one of the hard parts of the skeleton of a vertebrate.

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