Quotation Explorer - 'Faint'

Politics has never been for the thin-skinned or the faint of heart, and if you enter the arena , you should expect to get roughed up. Moreover, Democracy in a nation of more than 300 million people is inherently difficult. - Barack Obama
There is no scent so pleasant to my nostrils as that faint, subtle reek which comes from an ancient book. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Judge not; the workings of his brainAnd of his heart thou canst not see;What looks to thy dim eyes a stain,In God's pure light may only beA scar, brought from some well-won field,Where thou wouldst only faint and yield. - Adelaide Anne Procter
I should’ve died with my parents… than live in this world, I say, my voice is faintHe asks, Why choose to die if you can live this world? He chuckled.I gave him a faint smile and say, A world so hateful, some would rather die, than be who they are. - Alyanna Mallari
The door to her heart was locked up tight, but he could still see a faint glow escaping through the keyhole. - John Mark Green
My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. I remember exactly where I set down each and every one of them, and how I felt when I did. Short stories are like guideposts to my heart... - Haruki Murakami
Fearlessness is better than a faint heart for any man who puts his nose out of doors. The length of my life and the day of my death were fated long ago. - Kevin Crossley-Holland
Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instincts can be perceived. - Bertrand Russell
I no longer hear the faint sound of my heart beat. Then I hear the sound of my fathers voice saying, come, be silent with me! - Jordan Hoechlin
Humanity is a very interesting phenomenon. If you peel back the layers, if you're brave enough, you realize it's something that's not for the faint of heart-" - Angel M.B. Chadwick
Mental clarity ain't for the faint of heart. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Shall I faint, now that I have poured out the spirit of my mind to the world, and treated many subjects with truth, with freedom, with power, because I have been followed with one cry of abuse ever since for not being a Government tool? - William Hazlitt
God doesn't stop crisis from coming, as He didn't stop Christ from coming. Things have their reasons for happening, we need not to faint, but rather have faith that we are never alone. - Anthony Liccione
There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over... Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone. - J. R. R. Tolkien
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. - Erma Bombeck
The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this... - William Wordsworth
That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain. Way I remember it, albatross was a ship's good luck, 'til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I've read a poem. Try not to faint. - Joss Whedon
To hear the faint sound of oars in the silence as a rowboatcomes slowly out and then goes back is truly worthall the years of sorrow that are to come. - Jack Gilbert
Were knowledge all, what were our needTo thrill and faint and sweetly bleed? - Christopher Brennan
Music, oh, how faint, how weak,Language fades before thy spell!Why should Feeling ever speak,When thou canst breathe her soul so well? - Thomas Moore
We are called to have faith, even in the darkest hour, and not grow faint or join with the cynics and the mockers. - C.S. Lewis
When you feel like giving up, you feel like your at the end of the road, you feel defeated, look up. When you look up there is almost always a light somewhere however faint, go for it, never give in, never give up, you are not truly defeated until you die. - Satuin Segi
A faint hearted man will always be poor - Bangambiki Habyarimana
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