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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.
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.
Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
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.
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.
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.
Part of recovery is relapse. I dust myself off and move forward again.
When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
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.
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
It is true that we are made of dust. And the world is also made of dust. But the dust has motes rising.
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.
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.
First our pleasures die - and then our hopes, and then our fears - and when these are dead, the debt is due dust claims dust - and we die too.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion.
Timothy Garton Ash
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.
I was a daughterless mother. I had nowhere to put the things a mother places on her daughter. The nail polish I used to paint our toenails hardened. Our favorite videos gathered dust. Her small apron was in a box in the attic. Her shoes - the sparkly ones, the leopard rain boots, the ballet slippers - stood in a corner.
Become dust - and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone - and they will throw thee on glass.
England in the late 1940s was famously grim. As I remember it, London back then was a very dirty place, from coal dust and smoke, from the grit stirred up every day by the jackhammers still clearing out rubble from the Blitz.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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