Quotation Explorer - 'Charms'

How great are the advantages of solitude! -- How sublime is the silence of nature's ever-active energies? There is something in the very name of wilderness, which charms the ear, and soothes the spirit of man. There is religion in it. - Estwick Evans
Silent. So it should be. You have no place in this world, Luthiel. And there is no other.' Zalos reached out and lifted a few strands of her hair. 'Bright songs and the magic of hope are but a dangerous illusion. The fake comfort of witches charms. - Robert Fanney
I miss you, is how she entices you.I want you, is how she charms you.I need you, is how she entraps you.I love you, is how she imprisons you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - William Congreve
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know.
The charms of a passing woman are usually in direct relation to the speed of her passing. - Marcel Proust
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms. - Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
lies, truth, loveI have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of it's charms. - Giacomo Casanova
Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful. - Oscar Wilde
People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues. - Elizabeth Gaskell
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist. - Akhenaton
With mortal age comes the immense need for childish charms. Like a fine wine, sweetens with maturity. - Rae Lori
Even the moon cannot escape your intoxicating charms... - Virginia Alison
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. - Mignon McLaughlin
The country only has charms for those not obliged to stay there. - Edouard Manet
I am tired of the sickening sight of the battlefield with its mangled corpses & poor suffering wounded. Victory has no charms for men when purchased at such cost. - Civil War general George McClelland, quoted in Surgeon in Blue
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