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When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.
The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
Poetry has done enough when it charms, but prose must also convince.
H. L. Mencken
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.
Depression is melancholy minus its charms - the animation, the fits.
I believe in all of these Irish myths, like leprechauns. Not the pot of gold, not the Lucky Charms leprechauns. But maybe was there something in the traditional sense? I believe that this stuff came from somewhere other than people's imaginations.
I don't carry lucky charms, but I believe in those things.
People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.
And all the charms of face or voice Which I in others see, Are but the recollected choice Of what I feel for thee.
I never feel so utterly fraudulent as when I review a movie whose charms impress all in the world and I simply do not get it. The other variant is that I love something the world disdains. This has had severe career consequences: I am still famous - or notorious - in certain quarters where I am recalled as the man who liked 'Hudson Hawk.'
The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write.
I'm not superstitious about good luck charms and all that. I don't have any ring or any tangible thing as a charm. But I like to have at least one of my parents with me during my shows. It gives me strength to find their faces... or my brothers... in the audience. It comforts me.
Words are charms. It's like a song you didn't even know you knew.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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