She's a dwelling place for demons She's a cage for every unclean spirit, Every filthy bird and makes us drink The poisoned wine to fornicating with our kings Fallen now is Babylon the Great
Sometimes the fluffy bunny of incredulity zooms round the bend so rapidly that the greyhound of language is left, agog, in the starting cage.david mitchell
I am afraid of getting married. Spare me from cooking three meals a dayspare me from the relentless cage of routine and rote.Sylvia Plath
Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.George Bernard Shaw
There then stood in the garden hard by the same fence On which Rykov's triangle had based its defence, A cheese-house, built of lattice, big, heavy with age, Of timbers cross-wise fastened, not unlike a cage. In it shone many dozens of white cheeses lying, While suspended around them big bunches hung drying Of wild thyme , sage , cardoon , and of fennel and bennet , Miss Hreczeha's home drugstore all hanging within it.
John Lennon at his best despised cheap sentiment and had to learn the hard way that once you've made your mark on history those who can't will be so grateful they'll turn it into a cage for you.lester bangs
Our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination, rationalized by an attitude of 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.brennan, william j., jr.
[Ambitious men] may not cease, but as a dog in a wheel, a bird in a cage, or a squirrel in a chain, so Budaeus compares them; they climb and climb still, with much labour, but never make an end, never at the top.robert burton
The stage is like a cage of light. People are no longer afraid of you - they are the ones out there in the dark, watching.
On his eighteenth day in the tiger cage, Robert Stoney began to lose hope of emerging unscathed.greg egan
Reader, pray that soon this Iron Age Will crumble, and Beauty escape the rusting cage.philip josé farmer
Animals, these beings trapped As I am trapped but not, themselves, the trap, Aging, but without knowledge of their age, Kept safe here, knowing not of death, for death Oh, bars of my own body, open, open! The world goes by my cage and never sees me.Randall Jarrell
Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.mary wollstonecraft
I read within a poet's book A word that starred the page, "Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage." Yes, that is true, and something more: You'll find, where'er you roam, That marble floors and gilded walls Can never make a home. But every house where Love abides And Friendship is a guest, Is surely home, and home, sweet home; For there the heart can rest.henry van dyke
Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage, Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage.
Ideas are free. But while the author confines them to his study, they are like birds in a cage, which none but he can have a right to let fly:;: for till he thinks proper to emancipate them, they are under his own dominion.
Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage.
Our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination, rationalized by an attitude of 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.
A robin redbreast in a cage Puts all Heaven in a rage.
The human soul is like a bird that is born in a cage. Nothing can deprive it of its natural longings, or obliterate the mysterious remembrance of its heritage.
Ever since the Greeks, we have been drunk with language! We have made a cage with words and shoved our God inside!
Our cage We make a choir, as doth the prison'd bird And sing our bondage freely.
In art , and maybe just in general, the idea is to be able to be really comfortable with contradictory ideas. In other words, wisdom might be, seem to be, two contradictory ideas both expressed at their highest level and just let to sit in the same cage sort of, vibrating. So, I think as a writer, I'm really never sure of what I really believe.
I made a very bad mistake; I miscounted these scraps of information on the record as 92, and in continual homage to this man who had been so influential to me, I began creating or constructing my own films on this so-called "magic" number of 92 ... but when I eventually made a film about John cage and met him, I explained this to him, and he found it very amusing because there are only 90 stories on the two sides of the record, and I'd based three years of my filmic career on this mathematical error!Peter Greenaway