Quotes by granite
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Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints.
American art historian 1865-1959
German is of stone, limestone, pudding stone, marble, granite even, and so to a considerable degree is English, whereas French is bronze and gives out a metallic resonance with tones that neither German nor English tolerate.
American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, ''I can do no other.''
American short story writer 1804-1864
Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
American poet 1885-1972
The jargon of these sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
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