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American writer and criticus 1932-
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
Swedish writer 1849-1912
Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing.
P. J. O'Rourke
American journalist 1947-
Maybe a nation that consumes as much booze and dope as we do and has our kind of divorce statistics should pipe down about ''character issues.'' Either that or just go ahead and determine the presidency with three-legged races and pie-eating contests. It would make better TV.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
Jorge Luis Borges
Argentijns writer 1899-1986
Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
French poet 1821-1867
We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
American poet 1932-1963
Widow. The word consumes itself.
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