Quotations About / On: SHINE

  • 11.
    Language is a serious weapon in shining and sharing Truth. It is also a serious weapon used in its distortion.
    (Suzy Kassem)
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  • 12.
    There Was a Country in which the Half of a Yellow Sun shone on The Famished Road...
    (Nigeria...)
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  • 13.
    I walk between the light and the Dark. I shall walk this earth to the suns flare shines no more for I AM WARLOCK
    (Adventures of Warlockbob 777)
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  • 14.
    Second-rate knowledge, and middling talents, carry a man farther at courts, and in the busy part of the world, than superior knowledge and shining parts.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. Letter, June 20, 1751, Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. III, p. 213, London (1774).)
  • 15.
    We either praise or blame according to whether the one or the other provides the greater opportunity to let our power of judgment shine.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 87, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "On the History of Moral Sentiments," aphorism 86, "Tipping the Balance," (1878).)
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  • 16.
    Physical love, so unjustly decried, forces everyone to manifest even the smallest bits of kindness he possesses, of selflessness, that they shine in the eyes of all who surround him.
    (Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French novelist. Nouvelle Revue Française (1913). Remembrance of Things Past, vol. I, Swann's Way, p. 147, Pléiade (1954).)
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  • 17.
    The sun of a prince's good graces resembles that in the skies in that it shines most kindly upon the blackest people.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1811-1816).)
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  • 18.
    It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I'd ever seen, that California sunshine.
    (Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Penguin. Wise Children, ch. 3, Chatto & Windus (1991).)
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  • 19.
    The fame which is based on wealth or beauty is a frail and fleeting thing; but virtue shines for ages with undiminished lustre.
    (Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, I....)
  • 20.
    Statesmen and beauties are very rarely sensible of the gradations of their decay; and, too sanguinely hoping to shine on in their meridian, often set with contempt and ridicule.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Feb. 26, 1754, Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. IV, p. 61, London (1774).)
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