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The act of bellringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
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Ezra Pound Quotes

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How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
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Victor Hugo Quotes

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Coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it. Coquetry is the thorn that guards the rose - easily trimmed off when once plucked. Flirtation is like the slime on water-plants, making them hard to handle, and when caught, only to be cherished in slimy waters.
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Ik Marvel Quotes

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I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
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Emma Goldman Quotes

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Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking.
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John Wain Quotes

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You can't escape history, or the needs and neuroses you've picked up like layers and layers of tartar on your teeth.
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Charles Johnson Quotes

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Each fairy breath of summer, as it blows with loveliness, inspires the blushing rose.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.
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Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quotes

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My urges to write poetry are lesbian, but whatever compels me to prose is straight.
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Agavé Powers Quotes

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But ne'er the rose without the thorn.
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Robert Herrick Quotes

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Let your bookcases and your shelves be your gardens and your pleasure-grounds. Pluck the fruit that grows therein, gather the roses, the spices, and the myrrh.
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Judah Ibn Tibbon Quotes

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Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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I am reminded of a colleague who reiterated "all my homosexual patients are quite sick" - to which I finally replied "so are all my heterosexual patients."
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Ernest van den Haag Quotes

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Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
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Beverley Nichols Quotes

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There's this illusion that homosexuals have sex and heterosexuals fall in love. That's completely untrue. Everybody wants to be loved.
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Boy George Quotes

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A cat isn't fussy - just so long as you remember he likes his milk in the shallow, rose-patterned saucer and his fish on the blue plate. From which he will take it, and eat it off the floor.
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Arthur Bridges Quotes

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The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.
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Chinese Proverb Quotes

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Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends - but only one mother in the whole world.
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Kate Douglas Wiggin Quotes

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The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
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Louis Kronenberger Quotes

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A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.
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William Carlos Williams Quotes

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