Quotations About / On: SHINE

  • 41.
    'When the Creator places in your life an angel, that guides you through and on your path, giving you knowledge and understanding. Life is about inspiring to be a better being, and all you can be. That's what makes this journey shine its rainbow colours and touch other souls with a dab of paint.'
    (Reaching others, Spiritual Connections, Colours of our Soul.)
    More quotations from: Annalee Hopkins Somerville
  • 42.
    'Watched the snow fall for most of the night, each flake was glistened by the moonlight, shining with life as it fell from the dark sky. Each flake fell with elegance, and landed on the ground delicately and perfectly in place, like it had a purpose. It was the most beautiful sight. It reminded me of life, that each experience has a purpose, we fall and pick ourselves up to continue our journey and how beautiful and imperfect we truly are.'
    (Journey, Path, Imperfections, Snowflakes, Purpose.)
    More quotations from: Annalee Hopkins Somerville
  • 43.
    As a human efforts are made, to outshine by trying to sparkle like a star. A true star never dies without glowing endlessly. The shine will remain and also glow will last forever truly.
    (rohit sapra)
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  • 44.
    Now, you mummy's darlings, get a rift on them boots. Definitely shine 'em, my little curly-headed lambs, for in our mob, war or no war, you die with clean boots on.
    (Gerald Kersh (1911-1968), British author, journalist. They Die With Their Boots Clean, prologue (1941).)
    More quotations from: Gerald Kersh, shine, war
  • 45.
    To a surprising extent the war-lords in shining armour, the apostles of the martial virtues, tend not to die fighting when the time comes. History is full of ignominious getaways by the great and famous.
    (George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. repr. in The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, vol. 2, eds. Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus (1968). "Who Are the War Criminals?" (1943).)
    More quotations from: George Orwell, war, history, time
  • 46.
    Critics are reprimanded when they get sarcastic. How absurd! Is the torch of criticism supposed to shine without burning?
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1809).)
    More quotations from: Franz Grillparzer, shine
  • 47.
    If you have wit, use it to please, and not to hurt; you may shine, like the sun in the temperature zones, without scorching. Here it is wished for; under the Line it is dreaded.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Sept. 5, 1748, 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. II, p. 58, London (1774). "Under the Line" means below the equator.)
  • 48.
    Your eyes, your eyes, they shine like the pants of a blue serge suit. That's not a reflection on you—it's on the pants.
    (Morrie Ryskind, U.S. screenwriter, Robert Florey, and Joseph Santley. Mr. Hammer (Groucho Marx), The Cocoanuts, trying to make love to the wealthy Mrs. Potter (Margaret Dumont) (1929). Ryskind adapted this film from original Broadway play by George Kaufman.)
    More quotations from: Morrie Ryskind, shine, blue
  • 49.
    In the end we will listen to the voice of the machines. We will have to. There is no choice. We will not go back to tallow dips while the great shining wheels are there to bring us light.
    (Mary Heaton Vorse (1874-1966), U.S. journalist and labor activist. A Footnote to Folly, ch. 25 (1935).)
    More quotations from: Mary Heaton Vorse, light
  • 50.
    There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.
    (Antonin Artaud (1896-1948), French theater producer, actor, theorist. repr. in Selected Writings, pt. 33, ed. Susan Sontag (1976). Van Gogh, the Man Suicided by Society (1947).)
    More quotations from: Antonin Artaud, people, life
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