Quotation Explorer - 'Beast'

In stories like Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast, they always say the heroine is 'as good as she is beautiful.' I wondered if people just wanted that to be true, wanted the beautiful to be good. I wondered if they wanted the ugly to be bad because then they wouldn't have to feel bad for them. - Alex Flinn
My anger is like some rudimentary, single-celled beast, an exploding virus of fury that paralyses rational thought and blinds me to everything except one single goal... - Candace Bushnell
I've a regard for law, although I do not always agree with it. Without law, man becomes a beast. - Louis L'Amour
under a beast -person has breathing with him.this is extreme condition person sees magic of his soul power .this happens - litymunshi
Don't consider my kindness as my weakness, the beast in me is sleeping not dead. - Moosa Rahat
Well, once again, my friend we find that science is a two-headed beast. One head is nice, it gives us aspirin and other modern conveniences... but the other head of science is bad! Oh, beware the other head of science, Arthur, it bites! - The Tick
Why was it, she asked herself, that "animals can sometimes subdue their predatory ways in only a few months, while humans, despite centuries of refinement, can quickly grow more savage than any beast? - Diane Ackerman
Death. I have fed that foul beast a feast, and yet it still hungers. I have killed… many. My hands are covered in blood that will not wash out, blood that will stain them for as long as I draw breath. - [author:Emmanuel M Arriaga|14242139], [book:Foundra: The Rift War|26208458]
Kate's Speciality: Killing things, with much bloodshed. Talking trash, infuriating authority. Driving Beast Lord crazy. - Ilona Andrews
DANGER, n. A savage beast which, when it sleeps, Man girds at and despises, But takes himself away by leaps And bounds when it arises. Ambat Delaso - Ambrose Bierce
I've known humans, and I know beasts. The beast is better. It is unpretentious. It kills for food. Humans do 'cause they're just not any good. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Little Red Riding Hood was stalked; Cinderella was abused; the Beauty had to live with a hideous Beast; Snow White was poisoned; Hansel and Gretel were meat for a cannibal… and then we wonder why our kids grow up with problems. - Ashwin Sanghi
So as a prince is forced to know how to act like a beast, he must learn from the fox and the lion; becouse the lion is defenceless against traps and the fox is defenceless against wolves. Therefore one must be a fox in order to recognise traps and lion to frighten off wolves.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god. - Aristotle
A beast is always going to enjoy the feast in a land full of sheeps and wolves doing the hard work the least. - Anuj Somany
The truth of the matter is, the soul is a monstrous beast. The heart a most unwieldy and a fair weather friend. Why else woud ribs be cages - Anonymous
HYENA, n. A beast held in reverence by some oriental nations from its habit of frequenting at night the burial-places of the dead. But the medical student does that. - Ambrose Bierce
What is a man, if his chief good and market of his time be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more. - William Shakespeare
Courtesy, not control, that was His means. Just as He requested the stars to sing and they leapt into bright being, so request was to be their rule over bird and beast, seas and trees, mountains and moons and all the dancing distances between the heavenlies filled with the unending song of Creation. - Geoffrey Wood
Open up your eyes for me people, the prophecies are true and the beast is real. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
He who makes a beast of himself relieves himself the pain of being a man. - Hunter S. Thompson
CHILDREN Are Like ANGELS And On Earth, ANGELS Have No Color.... It's The Society To Blame That Teaches Racism, Turning An ANGLE To A Civilized Beast While They Are Growing Up.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
There is no beast without cruelty - Friedrich Nietzsche
No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast. - W. S. Gilbert
The beast with many heads butts me away. - William Shakespeare
The Rape of Europa. Both the myth and the picture only prove the power of beauty to turn anyone into a beast. - Lara Biyuts
He who makes a beast of himself, gets rid of the pain of being a man. - Samuel Johnson
No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage. - Plutarch
Art thou a man? thy form cries out thou art: Thy tears are womanish; thy wild acts denote The unreasonable fury of a beast: Unseemly woman in a seeming man! Or ill-beseeming beast in seeming both! - William Shakespeare
Death. I have fed that foul beast a feast, and yet it still hungers. - Emmanuel M Arriaga, Foundra: The Rift War
What an ugly beast is the ape, and how like us. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
It's sad how people change from the best to the beast. - Geneva Caballero Uy
It is a familiar beast to man, and signifies love. - William Shakespeare
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man. - Timothy Leary
Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god. - Aristotle
Opportunities present themselves only to the patient, man and beast, and only they take advantage of those opportunities. - Jiang Rong
Courage without conscience is a wild beast. - Robert Ingersoll
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. - Sir Francis Bacon
there is little difference between man and beast, but what ambition and glory makes. - Margaret Cavendish
Anger - a beast within us that needs taming. - Saru Singhal
We follow the ways of wolves, the habits of tigers: or, rather we are worse than they. To them nature has assigned that they should be thus fed, while God has honoured us with rational speech and a sense of equity. And yet we are become worse than the wild beast. - John Chrysostom
Great sex and awesome food is what conquered the beast, not beauty. The key to happiness is to fuck like a porn star and cook like a five star chef. - Travis Luedke
To be able to laugh and to be merciful are the only things that make man better than the beast - Ruskin Bond
Unchain the beast which lurks beneath your skin; for if you were to throw it the key to freedom, you would watch in ore as you transform into your true self. - Cory R. Lewis
Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey.
For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.
Reassuring a jealous woman that you don't want her man creates the bigger beast of resentment because that tells her that what she has isn't desirable and to her, where the opinions of others correlates to her self-worth, is unforgivable. - Donna Lynn Hope
From the moment I held the box of colors in my hands, I knew this was my life. I threw myself into it like a beast that plunges towards the thing it loves. - Henri Matisse
Sometimes writing is like playing with fire… like trying to tame an uncontrollable beast. - A.D. Posey
No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have - and I think he is a dirty little beast.
No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity, but I know none, therefore am no beast. - William Shakespeare
I am the bended, but not broken. I am the power of the thunderstorm. I am the beauty in the beast. I am the strength in weakness. I am the confidence in the midst of doubt. I am Her! - Kierra C.T. Banks
Fear is a powerful beast, if it is allowed the mastery. - Mary Balogh
Anyone who has no need of anybody but himself is either a beast or a God."Aristotle - Bruce Wayne Sullivan
Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear. - Zora Neale Hurston
I'm willing to grind, endure & suffer to wake that beast within me, to grow, accomplish & win. - Sachin Kumar Puli
There is no beast or beauty.There is no task or duty.There is only you. - Debasish Mridha
Behind the polite veneer of civilization the beast is always lurking. - Marty Rubin
Whoever challenges freaks should noticethat in the method he does not mature into a beast. - Santosh Kalwar
When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is a little better than a beast. - William Shakespeare
We Are Always Scared of Wild Beasts, Yet We Are Unaware About The Wildest Beast Within Us Which Does More Harm Than The Ordinary One.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
The moon denied the wolf's friendship ... She wanted more out of her beast - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
OVEREAT, v. To dine. Hail, Gastronome, Apostle of Excess, Well skilled to overeat without distress! Thy great invention, the unfatal feast, Shows Man's superiority to Beast. John Boop - Ambrose Bierce
Out of the abundance of the imagination rises the beast called worry and it is soon joined by its partners, anxiety and stress. If you would care to do away with all three at once, simply change your imagination. - G.V. Richards
The passion of the collector when confronted with a rare item, the enthusiasm of a hunter who sees a fine, handsome beast, can give us no idea of the tremendous love of clothes in some women. - Benito Pérez Galdós
When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is little better than a beast. - William Shakespeare
Morals are nothing but a civilized society’s attempt to tame some beast called man. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Can there be any question that the human is the least harmonious beast in the forest and the creature most toxic to the nest? - Randy Thornhorn
The public is a ferocious beast -- one must either chain it up or flee from it. - Voltaire
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