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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
We have soon to have everywhere smoke annihilators, dust absorbers, ozonizers, sterilizers of water, air, food and clothing, and accident preventers on streets, elevated roads and in subways. It will become next to impossible to contract disease germs or get hurt in the city, and country folk will got to town to rest and get well.
I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.
Part of recovery is relapse. I dust myself off and move forward again.
Bullies want to abuse you. Instead of allowing that, you can use them as your personal motivators. Power up and let the bully eat your dust.
Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I'll rise.
Become dust - and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone - and they will throw thee on glass.
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
T. S. Eliot
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.
Tonight I'll dust myself off, tonight I'll suck my gut in, I'll face the night and I'll pretend I got something to believe in.
Jon Bon Jovi
I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.
George C. Wallace
I've been thinking a lot about space. It was one of those slow-motion realisations how little we are, how far we are from everything else in our solar system. This idea of distance started kind of haunting me. How do you go forth and accomplish things but not end up leaving everything you started out with in the dust?
Mourning is not forgetting... It is an undoing. Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.
Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis, and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust?
John F. Kennedy
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