Quotes by stranger
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American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
British Writer 1938-
A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but.
Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
English statesman 1520-1598
Don't borrow money from a neighbor or a friend, but of a stranger where, paying for it you shall hear of it no more.
Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
Every time a man unburdens his heart to a stranger he reaffirms the love that unites humanity.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
Fiction and essays can create empathy for the theoretical stranger.
English poet 1731-1800
Forced from home, and all its pleasures, afric coast I left forlorn; to increase a stranger's treasures, o the raging billows borne. Men from England bought and sold me, paid my price in paltry gold; but, though theirs they have enroll'd me, minds are never to be sold.
French author and filmmaker 1914-
Frigidity is desire imagined by a woman who doesn't desire the man offering himself to her. It's the desire of a woman for a man who hasn't yet come to her, whom she doesn't yet know. She's faithful to this stranger even before she belongs to him. Frigidity is the non-desire for whatever is not him.
Douglas William Jerrold
British Humorist, Playwright 1803-1857
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.
French writer and criticus 1823-1892
He whom God has touched will always be a being apart: he is, whatever he may do, a stranger among men; he is marked by a sign.
Franklin P. Jones
American journalist 1908-1980
Honest criticism is hard to take, especially from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
I came to your shore as a stranger, I lived in your home as a guest, I leave your threshold as a friend, my earth.Source: Zwervende vogels
American abolitionist and humanitarian
I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
I tell you one thing - if you want peace of mind, do not find fault with others. Rather learn to see your own faults. Learn to make the whole world your own. No one is a stranger, my child; this whole world is your own.
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