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Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
The painter who is familiar with the nature of the sinews, muscles, and tendons, will know very well, in giving movement to a limb, how many and which sinews cause it; and which muscle, by swelling, causes the contraction of that sinew; and which sinews, expanded into the thinnest cartilage, surround and support the said muscle.
Leonardo da Vinci
Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
The sinews of war are infinite money.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.
Fiction isn't made by scraping the bones of topicality for the last shreds and sinews, to be processed into mechanically recovered prose. Like journalism, it deals in ideas as well as facts, but also in metaphors, symbols and myths.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
Honore de Balzac
Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.
The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
Libyans have to work together for a new Libya. They should keep in place the sinews of security.
To most boys with growing limbs and swelling sinews, physical activity is a natural instinct, and there is no need to drive them into the football field or the fives court: they go there because they like it, and there is no need to make games compulsory for them.
E. F. Benson
It's kind of a language I've developed over time that's basically breaking up the face into components and planes. Inside each plane, I draw gradation marks, and when planes come together, they form sinews, a hairlike weave that's like a landscape of the face.
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