Weave Sayings and Quotes

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

Quilters never grow old, they just go to pieces.      

Author Unknown

Yesterday's weaving is as irrevocable as yesterday. I may not draw out the threads, but I may change my shuttle.      

Muriel Strode

What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone.     

Alexander Pope

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.     

James Russell Lowell

We're each single threads woven together in a tapestry God has created. Only he sees the full picture, but not even a sparrow falls without his knowing.     

Francine Rivers

Weave in faith and God will find the thread.     

Kabir Das

Weaving is a work of mindfulness, of taking time to give attention to the details that will contribute to the woven piece's unity.     


We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.     

Maya Angelou

Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit, either.      

Elizabeth Zimmerman

We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing.     

Louisa May Alcott

You see, when weaving a blanket, an Indian woman leaves a flaw in the weaving of that blanket to let the soul out.     

Martha Graham

In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.     


Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.     

Richard P. Feynman

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.     

Dorothy Day

I do regard spinning and weaving as a necessary part of any national system of education.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.     

Chief Seattle

Sometimes strands spend a long time seeking each other, fumbling without light, and interweave without knowing that it is exactly what the web wants.     

Emmi Itäranta

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.     

Herman Melville

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!     

Walter Scott

Destiny itself is like a wonderful wide tapestry in which every thread is guided by an unspeakably tender hand, placed beside another thread and held and carried by a hundred others.     

Rainer Maria Rilke

Weave beautifully your small thread in the grand tapestry.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.     

Margaret Mead

A good life is like a weaving. Energy is created in the tension. The struggle, the pull and tug are everything.     

Joan Erikson

He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and you will see the effect when the weaving of a life-time is unraveled.     

William Ellery Channing

In the tapestry of life, we're all connected. Each one of us is a gift to those around us helping each other be who we are, weaving a perfect picture together.     

Anita Moorjani

Work with love, it is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your heart.     

Khalil Gibran

For in the days we know not of did fate begin weaving the web of days that wove your doom.     

Algernon Charles Swinburne

We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Our weavings in the cosmic web are not self-contained. Rather, they are part of the design of our collective humanity.     

Lisa Hunt

Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.