Stone Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old stone quotes, stone sayings, and stone proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We are stone enemies when the bell rings. Muhammad Ali
Get stoned and abandon all constructive activity. Timothy Leary
Stones have been known to move and trees to speak. William Shakespeare
Even stone can be worn down with enough rain. Arthur Golden
The stones of a river start out rough, but with the current continually bumping and polishing them, they end up being beautiful. Swami Satchidananda
You cannot expect stone to be as pliable as clay. Anne Bronte
Throwing stones is the birthright and duty of anyone subject to foreign rule. Throwing stones is an action as well as a metaphor of resistance. Amira Hass
Take the stones that failure throws at you and build legacies the world will always remember you for. Israelmore Ayivor
Even stones have a love, a love that seeks the ground. Meister Eckhart
A rolling stone can gather no moss. Publilius Syrus
Under that heart of stone beat muscles of pure flint. Sid Waddell
A rugged stone growes smooth from hand to hand. George Herbert
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. Michelangelo
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish. Oliver Herford
Under every stone lurks a politician. Aristophanes
A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories. Andy Goldsworthy
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. Jorge Luis Borges
The stone often recoils on the head of the thrower. Elizabeth I
Never throw stones if you think they're going to come back and hit you. Laurell K. Hamilton
Without stones there is no arch. Marco Polo
Leave no stone unturned. Euripides
The truth is not in the touch of a stone, but in what the stone tells you. Rene Denfeld
Stone tools are fossilized human behavior. Louis Leakey
Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind. Charles De Lint
The stone that the builder refused shall be the head corner stone. Bob Marley
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them. Friedrich Nietzsche
With the stones we cast at them, geniuses build new roads for us. Paul Eldridge
We can choose to throw stones, to stumble on them, to climb over them, or to build with them. William Arthur Ward
A stone that looks satisfied with its position reflects the sense of ease the waller felt when placing it there. Dan Snow
It is better to be a stepping stone than a stumbling block. Mark Samraj