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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.
Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
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.
Become dust - and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone - and they will throw thee on glass.
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.
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.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
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.
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
Part of recovery is relapse. I dust myself off and move forward again.
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.
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.
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.
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
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.
At the height of the Enron mania, the company's market value was $65 billion. Once the dust cleared, the final value was $0.
From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.
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.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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