Quotation Explorer - 'Devoured'

One simple test of the claim that the pleasure in the world outweighs the pain…is to compare the feelings of an animal that is devouring another with those of the animal being devoured. - Arthur Schopenhauer
More and more I knew my budding world was ruined if he were free in it. As a specimen Mr. Wallace might be my pride. Glory to him in a jar. But free! Better to release the sweet moving tiger or the delicate snake, the monumental elephant. I was just a castaway to be devoured. - William H. Gass
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless. - Bette Davis
It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it to be devoured by worms. - Christiaan Barnard
And she gave him a melting smile, the glutinous sweetness of which he devoured with the avidity of a diabetic who swallows a fatal spoonful of jam. - John Collier
It is the destiny of the weak to be devoured by the strong. - Otto von Bismarck
Life is not meant to be lived on the sidelines or the edge of the pool. It is meant to be embraced, inhaled, and devoured. It is meant to be tasted, chewed and swallowed, savoring each and every experience as if it were the most delicious delicacy ever eaten. - Monica E. Tunnell
Some books must be sipped slowly like a strong bourbon. Most books must be devoured more than once because as you age you distill more. - Brandi L. Bates
Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly. - Francis Bacon
And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them.-Revelations 20:9 - A J.J. Graves
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow. - Voltaire
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