Quotes by flesh-eater
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British writer 1810-1865
He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
American poet 1926-
Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
English writer and cleric 1771-1845
Heat, ma am! It was so dreadful here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones.
Joseph De Maistre
French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
One can quite understand vegetarianism. One can quite understand meat-eating. But it is difficult to understand why a person who is a flesh-eater should object to one kind of flesh, namely cow's flesh. This is an anomaly which call for explanation.
American businesswoman, investor, speaker and consultant 1949-
A complainer is like a Death Eater because there's a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people.
Roman emperor 121-180
A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is myself.
American writer and columnist
Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
Roman emperor 121-180
Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
American musician 1941-
Disillusioned words like bullets bark
As human gods aim for their marks.
Make everything from toy guns that spark
To flesh-colored Christs that glow in the dark.
It's easy to see without looking too far that not much is really sacred.Source: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
Electric flesh-arrows... traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm.
John Maynard Keynes
British economist 1883-1946
England still stands outside Europe. Europe's voiceless tremors do not reach her. Europe is apart and England is not of her flesh and body. But Europe is solid with herself.Source: The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1920)
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones.
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