Using all of the arrows in our quiver now will leave us extremely vulnerable when the next crisis hits, which it will.
And the third arrow, which packs the greatest punch, may never be pulled from the quiver.
What arrow does Gingrich have in his quiver besides the great debate one-liner that expresses right-wing grievance?
The House speaker has no arrows in his quiver in the fiscal-cliff talks—his caucus will revolt if he caves.
The horse wilts like a rent air-balloon, and is dead without a quiver.
Or was it the quiver of the coach over the gravel in the road and the swaying of their seat?
In the summer he was a great archer, and strutted about with a bow and quiver.
"I am not afraid," said the boy, and his lip began to quiver, though he did not cry.
He held on grimly, crushing the life out of the slender writhing form until it ceased to quiver and throb, and hung limp.
Now the thicket was seen to quiver a few feet to the left of the camp.
"case for holding arrows," early 14c., from Anglo-French quiveir, Old French quivre, cuivre, probably of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *kukur "container" (cf. Old High German kohhari, German Köcher, Old Saxon kokar, Old Frisian koker, Old English cocur "quiver"); "said to be from the language of the Huns" [Barnhart]. Related: Quiverful.
the sheath for arrows. The Hebrew word (aspah) thus commonly rendered is found in Job 39:23; Ps. 127:5; Isa. 22:6; 49:2; Jer. 5:16; Lam. 3:13. In Gen. 27:3 this word is the rendering of the Hebrew _teli_, which is supposed rather to mean a suspended weapon, literally "that which hangs from one", i.e., is suspended from the shoulder or girdle.