Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid that lack of civilisation in high boots.
A child of eight is many-sided. By eighteen most of his auspicious angles have been polished away; he is(George) Norman Douglas
The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter nosesthanourselves, isnot a pretty thing when you look into it too much.What redeems it is an idea only.Korzeniowski
"Suppose I broke away and left you, or made it impossible for you to stay. That I was base and false; in every way unworthy of your love, and it was clearly right for you to go, what would you do then?""Go away and–"He interrupted with a triumphant laugh, "Die as heroines always do, tender slaves as they are.""No, live and forget you", was the unexpected reply.Louisa May Alcott
The climax of absurdity to which the art may be carried, when led away from nature by fashion, may be best seen in the works of Boucher... His landscape, of which he was evidently fond, is pastoral; and such pastorality! the pastoral of the Opera house.john constable
Please never say again that I wanted to be rid of Felix, I am getting frantic here ... When I get out I 'want' Felix terribly, but I don't want to take him away from you.gudrun ensslin
The problem with competition is that it takes away the requirement to set your own path, to invent your own method, to find a new way.seth godin
Money and muscle, that’s what I want; to be able to do any damned thing I want and get away with it. Money won’t do that altogether, because if a man is a weakling, all the money in the world won’t enable him to soak an enemy himself; on the other hand, unless he has money he may not be able to get away with it.robert e. howard
Love masters agony; the soul that seemedForsaken feels her present God againAnd in her Father's armsContented dies away.john keble
The point of poetry is to be acutely discomforting, to prod and provoke, to poke us in the eye, to punch us in the nose, to knock us off our feet, to take our breath away.paul muldoon
Now Momma's done away with the old black kettle she used to cook in when I was just little. And the door ain't sprung on her electric range. That little old farm and home we had, it ain't there no more and that's too bad. Folks are doing away with the simple things...Dolly Parton
In all adversity, what God takes away He may give us back with increase.edward bouverie pusey
Truth alone will endure, all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time. I must continue to bear testimony to truth even if I am forsaken by all. Mine may today be a voice in the wilderness, but it will be heard when all other voices are silenced, if it is the voice of Truth.Mahatma Gandhi
Soft yielding Minds to Water glide away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental Tea.Alexander Pope
When Ganga was brought to Haridwar, then all the Gods asked: ’We wash all sins, but who will wash us?’ Ganga said this to Lord Vishnu: ’Lord Vishnu Bhagwan, tell us, what should we do?’ Then the Lord said: ‘As many sadhus and saints are living in this world, every time they will bathe in Ganga, all your sins will be washed away [automatically].
To the guests that must go, bid God's speed and brush away all traces of their steps.rabindranath tagore
Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till 'tis gone and all is gray.lord byron
Don’t mess with the needle or a spoon Or any trip to the moon It’ll take you away Lord, their gonna bury you boy Don’t mess with the needle Now I know, I know, I know...
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fireside and his quiet home!
I seek for one as fair and gay, but find none to remind me, how blest the hours pass'd away with the girl I left behind me.
He sat among his bags, and, with a look Which hell might be ashamed of, drove the poor away unalmsed; and midst abundance died Sorest of evils! died of utter want.robert pollok
away, and mock the time with fairest show; False face must hide what the false heart doth know.william shakespeare
'There is a season for everything, patience will reward you and reveal all answers to your questions.' 'Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away.'elvis presley