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American poet 1830-1886+1
Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit+1
Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-1880+1
Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941+1
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-18590
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
Irish writer 1854-19000
A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Russian writer 1890-19600
All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.
American athlete 1913-19800
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
Russian Novelist 1918-20080
Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
British critic and poet 1822-18880
But each day brings its petty dust our soon-choked souls to fill, and we forget because we must, and not because we will.
American musician 1941-0
But if the arrow is straight, And the point is slick, It can pierce through dust no matter how thick.Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
Drag me to the moon, to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I'm swept up in amorphous dust.
English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-19080
Eagles that love the high light-penetrated air,
that has no dust and clog of earthborn dust,
must ever dwell in solitude.Source: Chandos