Quotes: fountain

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  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
  • Few people know so clearly what they want. Most people can't even think what to hope for when they throw a penny in a fountain.
    Source: Animal Dreams
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.
  • Lucretius
    Lucretius
    Roman poet and philosopher c.95-55 BC
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    From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
  • Burton
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    Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by an intemperate diet.
  • Hope is a gift. You can't choose to have it. To believe and yet to have no hope is to thirst beside a fountain.
    Source: Fall On Your Knees (2011) 503
  • Bethany McLean
    Bethany McLean
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    In capital we trust. Capital is our savior, our holy grail, our fountain of youth, or at least health, for banks.
  • Lucretius
    Lucretius
    Roman poet and philosopher c.95-55 BC
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    In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    Knowledge is the only fountain both of love and the principles of human liberty.
  • Now it is the blood of Jesus which saves, and it is the same blood which cleanses and sanctifies; and as we had to come lo Jesus to be plunged into the fountain, so we have to abide in Jesus by fellowship, to grow up into Christlikeness.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
  • Claude M. Bristol
    Claude M. Bristol
    American writer 1891-1951
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    Self knowers always dwell in El Dorado; they drink from the fountain of youth, and at all times owners of all they wish to enjoy.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Some men make gain a fountain whence proceeds
    A stream of liberal and heroic deeds;
    Source: Charity 244
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
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