Quotation Explorer - 'Extract'

Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence. - Paracelsus
Writers seek to create order out of the chaos of everyday life, and to extract meaning from both the tragic and the mundane - Hope Edelman
Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it. - John Muir
Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it. - Albrecht Dürer
And I withdrew into myself when I understood that they wanted to extract every thought in my head, one by one, like decayed teeth. - Alia Mamdouh
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
There's a huge swath of humanity that has developed verbal abilities to extract resources from guilt-ridden people.They used to be priests, and now they're leftists. - Stefan Molyneux
Not all fairytales have happy endings, my dear...Not all witches burn in ovens, not every princess wakes up, and sometimes the trail of breadcrumbs doesn’t lead to a safe place...I should know.- Extract from The Blood Witching, copyright . - Eleanor Keane
Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes....Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is the emancipation of the mind. It is an exploration into unknown areas. - Arshile Gorky
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