Quotation Explorer - 'Burned'

If more than ten percent of the population likes a painting it should be burned, for it must be bad. - George Bernard Shaw
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. It is a mark of folly to make the same mistake twice. - karan godara
The jolt of fear had burned all the red out of my blood. - Johnson, Denis
So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth's most passionate desire. - D.H. Lawrence
Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Tonight I've set my body on fireI've burned my fingers On your chest and absAnd as the flame Continued consuming me I blew my air kisses All over youUntil I've heard The explosion. - Veronika Jensen
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
She wildly burned for the one she loved and he stood there watching, hoping he too would catch a blaze from the violence stirring in her heart. - Robert M. Drake
If something is to stay in the memory it must be burned in: only that which never ceases hurting stays in the memory. - Friedrich Nietzsche
JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. - Ambrose Bierce
heart need to be burned .in fire of love - litymunshi
For every woman who burned a bra, there's a man burning to wear one. - Miss Vera
On Collateral Damage: "Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we'll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map. - Chris Holm
The dean put a finger to his chin as he studied this great and troubling mystery. The applicant’s response reeked of insincerity, like, Have a nice day! with all the friendly burned off. Okay, Mr. Darlington. I’ll just be a minute. - Michael Benzehabe
In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid. I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age. - Thomas Gold
Yes I was burned but I called it a lesson learned. Mistake overturned so I call it a lesson learned. My soul has returned so I call it a lesson learned...another lesson learned - Alicia Keys
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: "House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day." - Neil Gaiman
Wear scarlet! Tear the green lemonsoff the tree! I don't wantto forget who I am, what has burned in me,and hang limp and clean, an empty dress - - Denise Levertov
Transferring my anger and pain onto paper turns it into something tangible, something that can be shredded or burned, or at the very least, sealed shut in a box. ~Call Me Tuesday - Leigh Byrne
She had fortunately always her appetite for news. The pure flame of the disinterested burned in her cave of treasures as a lamp in a Byzantine vault. - Henry James
When books are burned in the end people will be burned too. - Heinrich Heine
If Nero had played a better fiddle, Rome might never have burned. - Marty Rubin
I am Envy...I cannot read and therefore wish all books burned. - Christopher Marlowe
Prepare yourself for some bad news: Ronald Reagan’s library just burned down. Both books were destroyed. But the real horror: He hadn’t finished coloring either one of them. - Gore Vidal
I don't want to wrap myself in the flag, because I'm afraid I'll get burned.
He pulled her close kissing her mouth taking her by surprise. He stepped back passion smoldering in his eyes. She looked at him touching her mouth where his kiss still burned. - Amanda Stephan
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.' - Neil Gaiman
You write your books. You scatter your seeds. Rats might eat them, or they might rot. In California, some seeds lie dormant for decades because they only germinate after fire, and sometimes the burned landscape blooms most lavishly. - Rebecca Solnit
I still notice the burned house, mornings, when I walk along the beach. "Well, obviously I do not notice the house. What I notice is what remains of the house. One is still prone to think of a house as a house, however, even if there is not remarkably much left of it. - David Markson
A child has a greater chance of being sexually abused than burned in a fire. Along with stop, drop, and roll we must teach them to yell, run, and tell. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
fire is beautifuland we know that if we gettoo close it will kill usbut what does that matterit is better to be happy for a momentand be burned up with beautythan to live a long timeand be bored all the while - Don Marquis
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings. - Heinrich Heine
Her scent blazed in my throat and I was glad. It was a pain that meant she was alive. As long as I burned, she was safe. - Stephenie Meyer
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. - karan godara
I am sick of the dern box! I have not only stepped out of the hateful piece of cardboard, I have burned it and scattered the ashes over my past. - Tanya R. Simon
MANES, n. The immortal parts of dead Greeks and Romans. They were in a state of dull discomfort until the bodies from which they had exhaled were buried and burned; and they seem not to have been particularly happy afterward. - Ambrose Bierce
The doctrine of eternal punishment is in perfect harmony with the savagery of the men who made the orthodox creeds. It is in harmony with torture, with flaying alive, and with burnings. The men who burned their fellow-men for a moment, believed that God would burn his enemies forever. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I don't believe fine young ladies enjoy themselves a bit more than we do, in spite of our burned hair, old gowns, one glove apiece, and tight slippers that sprain our ankles when we are silly enough to wear them. - Louisa May Alcott
Now that the barn has burned down, I can see the moon. - Persian proverb - Samantha Combs
In 1487 alone, two hundred heretics had-in one of the greatest euphemisms in the history of language-"relaxed," that is, burned at the stake. Dogs of God, Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors - James Reston Jr.
In his youth, he was electrified. The stars were moving in his bloodstream. He would not have been cowed by the customs of an earthly monarch. When he loved, it was with a heat and a desperation that he carried like a sword. He loved in the way that Greeks burned cities. - Brenna Yovanoff
My house burned downBut anyway, it was afterThe flower petals had already fallen - Tachibana Higuchi
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
While I was musing the fire burned. - Bible
When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day. - Neil Gaiman
The burned corpses of the doppelgängers of Hitler and Braun, numerous false leads, meticulously orchestrated evidence, misdirection, and other diversions now being set in place will confuse the Americans and Russians, Zeller knew, and, in the end, put them at each other’s throats. - Paul Majkut
my stomach turned and burned with the acid of failure - Heidi L. Ames
This ferry was taken over by the Yumas and operated for them by a man named Callaghan, but within days it was burned and Callaghan's headless body floated anonymously downriver, a vulture standing between the shoulderblades in clerical black, silent rider to the sea. - Cormac McCarthy
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. - Buddha
Sometimes the bridges you burn light the way out of your darkness, but the memory of the blaze will be burned into your heart and mind forever. - Shannon L. Alder
I write to create a sky where the moon can touch the sun and not get burned. - Jenim Dibie
Holding onto anger is like grasping onto a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. You are the one who gets burned. - Buddha
Bridge burned from end to end,and I don't miss you anymore.You delivered silenceI've birthed freedom. - Jessica Kristie
You turned the page, i burned the book. - Anonymous
Anyone who denies the law of non-contradiction should be beaten and burned until he admits that to be beaten is not the same as not to be beaten, and to be burned is not the same as not to be burned. - ابن سينا - Ibn Sina
In the end, you will not see the physical beauty in others that caught your eye, but the fire that burned within them. This kind of beauty is the bonfire you had to attend. - Shannon L. Alder
I didn't read the book. I burned it after the first sentence. - Rodindeadpan
A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse. - Sir Thomas More
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