Quotation Explorer - 'Bones'

Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth,like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones. - Jeffrey McDaniel
It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep. The way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones. - Christopher Poindexter
The soul knows full well (even though it pretends to forget many times) that it must render account to the paternal soil. I do not say "fatherland", I say "paternal soil". The paternal soil is something deeper, more modest, more reserved, and is composed of age-old pulverized bones. - N. Kazantzakis
This Bible of Mine? It is the breath of God spoken into my weary bones. It is the armor I need to walk the roads He has chosen for me, and it's the confirmation of promises that withstand the test of hours and adversity. It's a love letter, and it has my name on it. It has your name on it. - Angie Smith
EPITAPH, n. An inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect. Following is a touching example: Here lie the bones of Parson Platt, Wise, pious, humble and all that, Who showed us life as all should live it; Let that be said -- and God forgive it! - Ambrose Bierce
I come from a long line of body snatchers, probably the top-notch body snatchers in America. No make that the world. Some people might think it's gross digging up bones or corpses, but who asked them? It's no big deal, but then I've been doing it since I got out of diapers. - Minda Webber
...And while you are alive, there are situations that may crush your bones and body to take away your physical strength. Don't EVER let this world or ANYONE crush and take away the POWER of THE HUMAN SPIRIT we all possess. - Levon Peter Poe
Cause they say home is where your heart is set in stone, it's where you go when're you're alone, its were you go to rest your bones. It's not just where you lay your head, it's not just where you make your bead. As long as we're together does it matter where we go? - Gabrielle Aplin
Despite how long I'd slept, I was so tired--tired in my bones, in my crumpled heart."- Sarah J Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury - サラ・J・マース
SCEPTER, n. A king's staff of office, the sign and symbol of his authority. It was originally a mace with which the sovereign admonished his jester and vetoed ministerial measures by breaking the bones of their proponents. - Ambrose Bierce
If a tiny bud dares unfold to a wakening new world, if a narrow blade of grass dares to poke its head up from an unlit earth, then surely I can rise and stretch my winter weary bones, surely I can set my face to the spring sun. Surely, I too can be reborn. - Toni Sorenson
War soaks into your bones, drills down into the marrow like a parasite. It blots your life like ink spilled on snow white paper, and it has its perils even long after you've given it up. - Christopher Johnson
Memories are important, like the bones of the mind. We build ourselves upon them, flesh and blood moulded around the pictures of what is past. - Paul Kearney
you told me onceabout how they usedto build whole city statesout of poemshow everything you see hereis made out ofthe bones of dreamshow having a stiffdrink with lorca meantyou had to writeeverything down right awaylately the words justwon’t come - John Dorsey
The evil men do lives after them, the good is often interred with their bones.
my heart has no bones, so, I wonder -- what is it that keeps it from collapsing in on itselfLove -- the same Love the that pulls me out of gentle slumber,calls me into the shape of its desires, and holds me true…. - Kate Mullane Robertson
But one kiss levitates above all the others. Theintersection of function and desire. The I do kiss.The I’ll love you through a brick wall kiss.Even when I’m dead, I’ll swim through the Earth,like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones. - Jeffrey McDaniel
O cowardly amd tyrannous race of monks, persecutors of the bard, and the gleemen, haters of life and joy! O race that does not draw the sword and tell the truth! O race that melts the bones of the people with cowardice and with deceit! ("The Crucifixion Of The Outcast") - W.B. Yeats
So I can curse my pain all I want. I can try to leave it at the door. But maybe I should say grace, gnaw on its bones and thank it for nourishment instead. Maybe for now it's what's keeping me alive. And for now, I can accept living out of spite. - Little Bear the Bearded Lady
We have calcium in our bones, iron in our veins, carbon in our souls, and nitrogen in our brains. 93 percent stardust, with souls made of flames, we are all just stars that have people names. - Nikita Gill
I'd rather be poor to my bones than be rich with your money, that is like a trigger, ready to be pulled in my face. - Nema Al-Araby
Everyone is their own, though they are so alone. They all sit on their imagined thrones, made only of their own bones. Ego and pride make exquisite delusional cushions. - Hubert Martin
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them. - Pearl Buck
LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. - Ambrose Bierce
We are faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words ‘Too Late’. - Martin Luther King Jr.
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
We almost made love with fire, fire in our eyes, fire in our souls, and even in our bones. - Tamara Stamenkovic
As children we are taught, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me!" As adults we teach those same words to our own children while simultaneously we sue one another for defamation or verbal assault. Ah, the naked leading the blind. - Bryan Oftedahl
He easily gathered her in his arms; Gramma was made up of skin and bones and hate and crazy - and hate and crazy don't weigh anything. - Barry Lyga
As things stand the "intellectuals" only come out to lick the bones left over by the tyrant. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Fill all thy bones with aches. - William Shakespeare
The average Ph.D. thesis is nothing but a transference of bones from one graveyard to another. - J. Frank Dobie
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts... - Robert Fulghum
As children we are taught, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me!" As adults we teach those same words to our own children while simultaneously we sue one another for defamation. Ah, the naked leading the blind. - Bryan Oftedahl
Loss was like that, Gamache knew. You didn't just lose a loved one. You lost your heart, your memories, your laughter, your brain and it even took your bones. Eventually it all came back, but different. Rearranged - Louise Penny
Bring me liquor, Bones, fast, to take my foot out of my mouth.Cat to Bones - Jeaniene Frost
Embrace your journey and those who come across your path. Be gracious in your endeavors. Focus on your craft. Those who support your dreams now and feel your sincere humility and gratitude will be there 20, 30, 40 years from now, padding your old bones and time worn, weary soul. - Ann Marie Frohoff
What is left of us? No countries, no cultures, no wars but still no peace. What’s at our core, then? What’s still squirming in our bones when everything else is stripped? - Isaac Marion
As I explore the wilderness of my own body, I see that I am made of blood and bones, sunlight and water, pesticide residues and redwood humus, the fears and dreams of generations of ancestors, particles of exploded stars. - Anne Cushman
Dancing to the sounds of trees and stones and slow minutes ticking in our hearts and bones. - Jay Woodman
Crossing the ocean even on the Queen Elizabeth 2, you know in your bones, with every mile gained, that you have left your familiar world behind. You feel the full measure of the earth and heavens. - John Phillp Santos
See the world anew and write down the bones of it. - A.D. Sams
Charles, mate, you fret too much. I'm a grown man, I am, and I can blood my handle.""Handle your blood?" Bones offered dryly.Ian grinned. "Exactly. - Jeaniene Frost
He who says, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me," has not been hit by a dictionary.
As the earth dies your spirit will bloom; as the world fades your soul will rise and glisten. Amongst the dehydrated crevices of a desert earth you will stumble upon your diamonds; in between the dry skulls and cracked bones you will find your sapphires. - C. JoyBell C.
It was a burden on all her muscles. A hollow deeper than her bones. She braced herself though, she knew why Atlas stood so tall. - Hubert Martin
Sticks and stones may break my bones but your words were always the hardest. - Dominic Riccitello
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will break my soul. - Kathryn Lopez
Stories live in your blood and bones, follow the seasons and light candles on the darkest night-every storyteller knows she or he is also a teacher.. - Patti Davis
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one. - W. H. Auden
By the time the Somnambulist had set her creaking bones to rest on their assigned landing pad, Holden had lost all patience with human stupidity.So, of course, it came out to meet him. - James S.A. Corey
Books must be treated with respect, we feel that in our bones, because words have power. Bring enough words together they can bend space and time. - Terry Pratchett
On the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions who, at the dawn of decision, sat down to wait, and waiting died - George W. Cecil
I won't forget when I couldn't go to bed with the lights offWhen I heard that voice call me in for the nightI remember when love was just a word and not a fightAll I had to worry about were broken bones and being left alone - Real Friends
She was starmetal bones with kaleidoscope eyes. A cracked framework of unique beauty, a patchwork portrait filled with swirling brush strokes, an amalgamation of delicate light and detailed shatter. I could write a novel about the way she breathes. - Hubert Martin
I am alone on this road strewn with bones and bordered by ruins! Angels have their brothers, and demons have their infernal companions. Yet I have but the sound of my scythe when it harvests, my whistling arrows, my galloping horse. Always the sound of the same wave eating away at the world - Gustave Flaubert
For ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones. - Bible
Sport should be in your Blood/Veins, Not in the Joints or Bones - Binoy Boban
In your hands I am no longer a pile of bones left behind to a world that moved on. - Taylor Patton
New research is lending texture and credence to what generations of storytellers have known in their bones that books, poems, movies, and real-life stories can affect the way we think and even, by extension, the way we act ["The Power of Story," Aeon, January 12, 2015]. - Elizabeth Svoboda
The flesh covers the bones, and makes the spirit naked. - Anthony Liccione
My bones are my unique home. - Laure Lacornette
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words will always kill me. - Denice Envall
If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the expression 'rays'; and to distinguish them from others of this name I shall call them 'X-rays'. - Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me', said some idiot who,1. Didn't realize HOW much words hurt2. Wasn't so smart - Oreo Queen
Ever felt like you are more than flesh and bones and blood that decay back into cosmic dirt? You are. Your existence did not begin with your birth and it will not end with your death. Your soul lived before and will live on and on and on...so what you do now matters later. Choose wisely. - Toni Sorenson
My activism does not need proof to be real. It exists in the work of my bones against weight in the morning. - Amandla Stenberg
Who is free from illusory attachment (nirmohi)? The Gnani Purush (the enlightened one). He can see flesh and bones, through and through. - Dada Bhagwan
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. - Doris Lessing
I need you because I know I deserve you but let me fall in love with you one last time before I let go. So I can remember the beautiful imperfection that rattled my bones. - Robert M. Drake
Sometimes my helpless blood runs numb and, if only for a second, I forget how frail bones can be. - Taylor Patton
I walk. I talk. I shop. I sneeze. I'm gonna be a fireman when the floods roll back. There's trees in the desert since you moved out, and I don't sleep on a bed of bones. - Joss Whedon
You only know me as an ordinary human being, with flesh, blood and bones, but there is something about me too hard for you to decipher, for if i let you, you will ever regret knowing me. - Michael Bassey Johnson
One becomes sated with platitudes no less than honey, so that one often breaks another's bones in one's vexation. - Jack Vance
I'd rather have names to hurt me, than my bones broken with sticks and stones. - Anthony Liccione
Does man think that We will not assemble his bones? Yes [We are] Able [even] to proportion his fingertips " . The Resurrection 75 - Quran
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts... - Robert Fulghum
Cursed be he that moves my bones. - William Shakespeare
Sticks and stones can break your bones, yet words will never hurt you…unless you believe them. - Charles F. Glassman
Sticks and stones can break your bones, yet words can never hurt you…unless you believe them. - Charles F. Glassman
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can break hearts. - Tim Minchin
Unfurl your muscles. Slip off your skin. Drop your guts in a heap on the floor.I felt my airway constrict. Damn, this was profound. I continued. Nuzzle inside the hollow of my bones. Let our breaths mingle as one. Turn liquid for me. Only for me. Bury your essence inside of my soul. - Christina Lee
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words will never hurt. Lies. Words hurt. The words we remember. Well, the hurt feeling the words caused stays with us forever. - Jill Telford
Eventually everyone dies, but death, in various forms and ways, still comes as a shock. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Or they consign you to flames. The flesh sizzles and the bones crackle. be grateful it happens in that order. - Mahendra Jakhar
Sticks and stones can break your bones, but words can never hurt you…unless you believe them. - Charles F. Glassman
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. - William Shakespeare
Souls grow on bones but die beneath bankers' hours... - Gabriel Thy
Ache my bones, flame my muscles, tingle my nerves, but you will never taint my beautiful mind & I will overcome this condition with the belief that I already have. - CRPS AWARENESS - - Nikki Rowe
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones. - William Shakespeare
Gratitude should run through our veins, it should reside in us, it should live in our bones as long we live. - Euginia Herlihy
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