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Letter "P" » potters
«Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.»
«Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Periclean funeral oration in a hundred and fifty words, or interred in the potter's field of the newspapers back pages.»
«I have but shadowed forth my intense longing to lose myself in the Eternal and become merely a lump of clay in the Potter's divine hands so that my service may become more certain because uninterrupted by the baser self in me.»
Author: Mohandas Gandhi
, divine service
, In Me
, The Eternal
«And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.»
«And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.»
«Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying, / O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel.»
«Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.»
«But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.»
«These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.»
«My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel; I know not where I am nor what I do.»