Quotation Explorer - 'Coal'

I must send you into exile, that you may be the coal of her heart. No real thing can be so perfect as memory, and she will need a perfect thing if she is to survive. She will warm herself on the memory of you when there is nothing else, and be sustained. - Scott Hawkins, The Library at Mount Char
Writing is like a lump of coal. Put it under enough pressure and polish it enough and you might just end up with a diamond. Otherwise, you can burn it to keep warm. - A.J. Dalton
Even coal shimmers in the light - Jocelyn Murray
The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart - far more damaging to yourself than to them. - Lawana Blackwell
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
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
Go to God with your coal, and He will set them to blazing fire. - Anthony Liccione
Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond. - Kahlil Gibran
You wanna start a fire I've got the coal, that's what history is to me. And it attracts the right person to do something with it to create the next fire. And fires are fuel and food and energy and life. - Nora Guthrie
The worst grudge is being told that you are forgiven, yet your sins are still glowing in their hearts like a burning coal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
[Justice George Sutherland said, in the majority opinion for the Carter Coal case] 'One who does a thing in order to avoid a monetary penalty does not agree; he yields to compulsion precisely the same as though he did so to avoid a term in jail. - Jim Powell
For example, it is only by work we extract gold from the soil. It takes work to discover the oil that is already deposited in the ground. It is work that turns a hill of coal into karats of diamond. - Sunday Adelaja
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