Quotes by perfume

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  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
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    And ever since then, when the clock strikes two, She walks unbidden from room to room, And the air is filled that she passes through With a subtle, sad perfume. The delicate odor of mignonette, The ghost of a dead and gone bouquet, Is all that tells of her story — yet Could she think of a sweeter way?
  • Arthur Symons
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    As perfume doth remain In the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me: all things leave me: You remain.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
  • David Leavitt
    David Leavitt
    American novelist and biographer 1961-
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    Childhood smells of perfume and brownies.
    Source: The Stories of David Leavitt (2013) 4
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
    Beth Ditto
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    Granny Ditto always referred to perfume as 'smell good' and for me it's an essential. I have a sweetheart who's extremely allergic to most scents, so I have to be extra careful - as well as creative - in the smell department. The key, I've found, are essential oils, which come in all kinds of 100% natural scents.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
    Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
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    If the Soviet Union can give up the Brezhnev Doctrine for the Sinatra Doctrine, the United States can give up the James Monroe Doctrine for the Marilyn Monroe Doctrine: Let's all go to bed wearing the perfume we like best.
    Source: Doing It Our Way, New Statesman & Society, 2 February 1990, tr. Alfred MacAdam
  • Dhammapada
    Dhammapada
    collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form
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    Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.
  • Bethany Mota
    Bethany Mota
    American video blogger 1995-
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    My viewers actually know about my little routine for spraying perfume. I put it on my wrists and rub them together, then I spray a little bit on my neck and three spritzes in front of me and then I shimmy through them.
  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
    British food writer, journalist and historian
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    One thing I always make - and I'm sure this is partly to do with memory and yearning and because I've made it ever since my children were born - I make gingerbread every year. And it's partly just the perfume of the spices in the house, makes it smell like winter to me.
  • C.M. Schwab
    C.M. Schwab
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    Personality is to a man what perfume is to a flower.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
    Calvin Trillin
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    The question about those aromatic advertisements that perfume companies are having stitched into magazines these days is this: under the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment, is smelling up the place a constitutionally protected form of expression?
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