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Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
I never wanted to be Marilyn - it just happened. Marilyn's like a veil I wear over Norma Jeane.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
Edgar Allan Poe
Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.
A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
I think the veil is a way of taking power away from women.
A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful.
Frederick William Robertson
Speaking as somebody with three sisters and a very largely female Muslim family, there is not a single woman I know in my family or in their friends who would have accepted the wearing of a veil.
Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is lifted.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion.
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mysteries are feminine; they like to veil themselves but still want to be seen and divined.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Every now and then, President Obama sorta drops his veil. He's less coy about his philosophy, he sort of reveals his true governing philosophy, what he really believes.
If the world's a veil of tears, Smile till rainbows span it.
Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards. Silence, too, can speak out.
Executives can no longer hide behind the corporate veil. They need to be accountable for what their companies do, because entities are responsible for socially irresponsible behavior.
Official history is merely a veil to hide the truth of what really happened. When the veil is lifted, again and again we see that not only is the official version not true, it is often 100% wrong.
I've learned not to hide behind a veil of irony - to talk about my work in a more honest way.
Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand - but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never being satisfied.
Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
In another life, before taking the veil of journalistic purity, I practiced the black arts of a political operative, including 'debate prep.'
I do not have a bride gene. I haven't been planning a wedding since I was 3. I never put a sheet on my head and pretended that it was a veil.
And one of the things that I learned was you can't generalise at all about a woman in a veil. You can't think you know her story, because she will confound you over and over again. She may be an engineer or a diplomat or a doctor. Or she may be an unbelievable babe with bleached hair down to her waist.
The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths.
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