The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter - 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.
The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
Electricity is really just organized lightning.
Mozart makes us care about people in flashes of lightning.
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
My momma was slick as greased lightning. She knew how to get anybody and everybody to do whatever she wanted 'em to do.
We're on Twitter with one side of our personality, and Facebook with another, and LinkedIn with another side of our personality, and we're toggling between them. That's just a version of what an impostor does: shifting from one side of their personality to another with lightning speed.
I was lucky because when I'd done 'Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief,' I had to have extensive weapons training.
I got rid of Warlock's lightning bolt because... it was a real pain to draw.
Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver. The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
Nobody sells books like J.K. Rowling. We have a rule in publishing: Never compare anything to 'Harry Potter' because it's like lightning in a bottle.