Quotes: glowing

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Charisma is the radiance produced by the interaction of male and female elements in a gifted personality. The charismatic woman has a masculine force and severity. The charismatic man has an entrancing female beauty. Both are hot and cold, glowing with presexual self-love.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Condense some daily experience into a glowing symbol and an audience is electrified.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do - they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    Much more frequent in Hollywood than the emergence of Cinderella is her sudden vanishing. At our party, even in those glowing days, the clock was always striking twelve for someone at the height of greatness; and there was never a prince to fetch her back to the happy scene.
  • George Gordon
    George Gordon
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    On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; no sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet to chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
  • When the mind is really absent, in that silence, in that unlimited space, your potential starts glowing, radiating, flowering. Suddenly you are full of cherry blossoms, a new presence, a new fragrance.
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