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Letter "O" » oaks
«When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure»
Author: Peter Marshall
, The Diamond
, The Diamonds
, Too Much Pressure
«All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks for cabbages»
«Of the oaks of Bashan have they made thine oars; the company of the Ashurites have made thy benches of ivory, brought out of the isles of Chittim.»
«Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.»
«For they shall be ashamed of the oaks which ye have desired, and ye shall be confounded for the gardens that ye have chosen.»
«They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.»
, The Shadow
«Little strokes fell great oaks.»
«From little acorns mighty oaks do grow»