Quotation Explorer - 'Flesh'

When Jesus said Whoever eats my flesh & drinks my blood has eternal life John 6:54 He was CLEARLY talking to Zombies & Vampires - Pablo
Such a little thing really, a kiss... most people don't give it a moment's consideration. They kiss on meeting, they kiss on parting, that simple touching of flesh is taken entirely for granted as a basic human right. - Sarah Kay
Lust is insatiable, whether it feeds on power, wealth, or flesh. It eventually consumes our morality and ultimately consumes our humanity. - Ron Brackin
Memories are important, like the bones of the mind. We build ourselves upon them, flesh and blood moulded around the pictures of what is past. - Paul Kearney
Flesh gets its food, its sex, its sleep and is satisfied. But the mind is never satisfied. - Marty Rubin
Oh, that this too, too sullied flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew, Or that the Everlasting had not fixed. His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! - William Shakespeare
The flesh covers the bones, and makes the spirit naked. - Anthony Liccione
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. - Doris Lessing
In moderate doses melancholy can be strangley comforting, darkly sweet; it can by providing contrast, give an exquisitely sharp edge to happiness, especially to pleasures of the flesh.
There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man--with human flesh. - Frank Herbert
I'd wear any of my private attire for the world to see. But I would rather have an open flesh wound than ever wear a band aid in public. - Lady Gaga
Sexual desire is only the frustrated desire to eat human flesh. - Christopher Frayling
Every known thing used to be unknownAnd every rock could become a stone Someday nature will have to atone When soul sees dead flesh leaving the bone - Munia Khan
Ever felt like you are more than flesh and bones and blood that decay back into cosmic dirt? You are. Your existence did not begin with your birth and it will not end with your death. Your soul lived before and will live on and on and on...so what you do now matters later. Choose wisely. - Toni Sorenson
He remembered the gracefulness with which she moved in battle—like liquid flesh. There was no one quite like his wife, and he never felt more triumphant and free than when he was in her company. - Nadia Scrieva
It is not the fame, not the flesh, not the money. We want something else, something pretty. - Debasish Mridha
I would rather serve God and displease my flesh than serve my flesh and displease God. - Mandy Fender
Blessed are those that know the path out of their carnal flesh, for they shall attain intuition. - Michael Bassey Johnson
she delighted in being of the same substance as them, and in knowing that when she died her flesh would nourish other lives as they had nourished her. - Philip Pullman
We should never present flesh as somehow morally distinguishable from dairy. To the extent it is morally wrong to eat flesh, it is as morally wrong and possibly more morally wrong to consume dairy - Gary L. Francione
He shot everything that moved in a blind fury. It was as if he were floating outside his body, his flesh acting on pure animal instinct. To kill or be killed. It was exhilarating. - Rebecca M. Gibson
The only way for God to conquer the world is through the human flesh and through His Spirit. - Sunday Adelaja
Although not all flesh is forbidden, everything that is forbidden is flesh. - Leon R. Kass
The battle is not with the human flesh, but the mind. - Goitsemang Mvula
We kill, kill, kill. Flesh, spirit, whatever gets in our way. It's like our whole purpose is to extinguish life. And for those who live, there's memory, like a curse. We're such a mixture of frailty and cruelty. - Douglas Clegg
I find women with well developed flesh very attractive. The scrawny little things doing commercials on my television set are slightly repulsive -- like famine victims.
There’s a much different message received, when the signs written in the flesh were not in your hand writing. - Dixie Waters
O God, what offering shall I giveTo Thee, the Lord of earth and skies?My spirit, soul, and flesh receive,A holy, living sacrifice. - Joachim Lange
It’s not the word made flesh we want in writing, in poetry and fiction, but the flesh made word - William H. Gass
Most people give up finding their soul mate, and settle down to just having a flesh mate. - Anthony Liccione
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
Having sex with her had been a catalyst, new flesh for the virus to feed on. No matter how hard he tried to block her out, she was always there at the back of his mind. Calling him. Begging him to go to her. - Jacqueline Francis - The Journal
The massive lump of flesh that has created you, me, and maybe, animals, everything that has life will forever live. - Michael Bassey Johnson
All flesh is grass. - Bible
My spirit is healthy, yes. But I tell you, my flesh is healthy too. I am enlightened and free, but I am also lustful and carnal. - C. JoyBell C.
TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating. - Ambrose Bierce
The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh. - Amadeo Bordiga
I may be just an empty flesh terminal reliant on technology for all my ideas, memories and relationships, but I am confident that all of that everything that makes me a unique human being is still out there somewhere, safe in a theoretical storage space owned by giant, multinational corporations. - Stephen Colbert
Wordsare powerfulforces of nature.they are destruction.they are nourishment. they are flesh. they are water.they are flowers and bone.they burn. they cleansethey erase. they etch. they can eitherleave youfeelinghomelessor brimmingwith home. - Sanober Khan
We ought to seek daily grace. The sacred-spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Music becomes flesh and thrives in a new world, a new man . . .He, the last-born, son of music and love, shall arise in triumph over an ample land, prophet of a soul yet more ample . . . - Kostis Palamas
Be forever young in the flesh, it makes the mind flash light low, until the spotlight follows your shadow. - Goitsemang Mvula
Misunderstood! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is God satisfied with you or could it be that God looks at you and fails to see a man, only a bunch of flesh Full of self, and missing out on the purpose for his or her creation? What does God see, think and feel when he looks at you? - Sunday Adelaja
Stories are like catechisms, but they're catechisms for your impulses, they're catechisms with flesh on. - N.D. Wilson
A mother's body remembers her babies-the folds of soft flesh, the softly furred scalp against her nose. Each child has it's own entreaties to body and soul. - Barbara Kingsolver
There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia to-day, flesh and blood tomorrow. - Victor Hugo
In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world. - Wendell Berry
Where your flesh is in front, your future is behind. - Dr Paul Enenche
Who is free from illusory attachment (nirmohi)? The Gnani Purush (the enlightened one). He can see flesh and bones, through and through. - Dada Bhagwan
Elegance and smartness is the sexiest thing woman can have, not just the flesh - Baris Gencel
I think that being a soul in flesh is really challenging and we should all give ourselves more credit. - S. Kelley Harrell
Some days I wake upand all I feelare the fracturesin the flesh that coversthe only meI've ever known.Some days,it's those exact fissuresthat let the lighthiding inside mepour outand coverin goldeveryonethat found enough beautyin the cracksto standclose. - Tyler Knott Gregson
Flesh and blood needs flesh and blood, and you're the one I need - Johnny Cash
Memory of the knife will be gone when the flesh is gone. - John Steinbeck
Fear not of men because men must die. Mind over matter and soul before flesh. - Mos Def
Having a strong spirit, we can control the desires of the flesh. - Sunday Adelaja
Don't use drowsy EYES to look at what Christ used a passionate BLOOD to do for you. Don't use a sluggish LEG to walk towards what Christ used a compassionate FLESH to build for you - Israelmore Ayivor
Fear the lion, fear the crocodile, but fear most the one that puts on the inevitable wear called the human flesh. - Auliq-Ice
Understanding is to knowledge what the flesh is to the body. Insight is to wisdom what life is to the soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Never expect people to understand, respect or love you , they are just a bunch of dirty flesh and fake skins. Staring to eat you when you are fat enough. - M.F. Moonzajer
I feel like a real dead one: having neither blood to bleed nor any flesh or bone to feel the scars; yet I want to hold on to my spirit. - Munia Khan
I firmly disbelieve in death. A spirit never dies. Where it wanders when it leaves the flesh, is a cognitive proposition. - Kellie Elmore
The dripping blood our only drink,The bloody flesh our only food:In spite of which we like to thinkThat we are sound, substantial flesh and blood--Again, in spite of that, we call this Friday good. - T.S. Eliot
When things don't change, their sameness becomes an accretion. That is why all society puts on flesh. Succumbs to the cubicles and begins to fill them. - Tennessee Williams
Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know,Are a substantial world, both pure and good:Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood,Our pastime and our happiness will grow. - William Wordsworth
Spending time alone with God gives us victory over the flesh. - Sunday Adelaja
A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is myself. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh. - Bible
There's more to a person than flesh. Judge others by the sum of their soul and you'll see that beauty is a force of light that radiates from the inside out. - Aaron Lauritsen
The flesh is sad, alas, and I have read all the books. - Stéphane Mallarmé
Blood is everywhere..Vultures take shelter beneath the tanks;for the fumed sky is unsafe for their avian flight to prey on the Palestinian flesh. - Munia Khan
But now, you are twain, you are cloven apartFlesh of his flesh, but heart of my heart. - Algernon Charles Swinburne
Purge me from every sinful blot;My idols all be cast aside: Cleanse me from every evil thought,From all the filth of self and pride.The hatred of the carnal mind Out of my flesh at once remove:Give me a tender heart, resigned, And pure, and full of faith and love. - John Wesley
The most holy cannibalism you can perform is to eat the flesh and blood of sagacity, and by sharing it with other wisdom thirsty cannibals. - Michael Bassey Johnson
MINSTREL, adj. Formerly a poet, singer or musician; now a nigger with a color less than skin deep and a humor more than flesh and blood can bear. - Ambrose Bierce
A child of my own! Oh, no, no, no! Let my flesh perish with me, and let me not transmit to anyone the boredom and ignominiousness of life. - Gustave Flaubert
I am a dumb piece of meatand I rot everydaymy flesh gives a rotting smelland people say it's the smell of lifeand they come to meand watch me rotand get happy and upset and annoyed and disgusted and maybe sometimes feelcompassionbut they don't realize they are rotting too. - Daul Kim
Eventually everyone dies, but death, in various forms and ways, still comes as a shock. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Or they consign you to flames. The flesh sizzles and the bones crackle. be grateful it happens in that order. - Mahendra Jakhar
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. - Bible
You only know me as an ordinary human being, with flesh, blood and bones, but there is something about me too hard for you to decipher, for if i let you, you will ever regret knowing me. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You never really get the smell of burning flesh out of your nose entirely, no matter how long you live. - J.D. Salinger
What is love? two souls and one flesh; friendship? two bodies and one soul. - Joseph Roux
Your flesh is not a reflection of your soul. So when you look in the mirror, remember that your light outshines your flaws. - D. Antoinette Foy
I love her, but every hug leaves bullet holes in my chest. Every kiss is another scar upon my flesh. Every thrust, every touch, every moan that escapes her lips...they are famine to my soul, and I still can't let her go. - Hubert Martin
She wraps her arms around me and speaks in my ear. Words just for me--the poetry of I love you--to keep me warm in the cold. With them she turns me back from ash and nothing into flesh and blood. - Ally Condie
It is purity of spirit that will keep corruption from the flesh - Mark Lawrence
The highest view of the Scriptures is not the one that seeks to make an idol of the Bible (biblicism), but the one that allows the biblical text to exalt Christ as the living Word over all creation. The Word became flesh, not ink. - David D. Flowers
To be a great warrior is not enough. Flesh and blood, however skilled, can be destroyed... you must be more than just a man in minds of your opponents. - Compton Gage
What matters most:"What he had yearned to embrace was not the flesh but a downy spirit, a spark, the impalpable angel that inhabits the flesh."Wind, Sand and Stars. - Richard Bach
Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, for they will feed you delicious morsels that they may later feast upon your tender flesh. - Michele Faison
He'd been told that women were sensitive about such things, as if a scar could somehow ruin their beauty, but scars were just stories told in flesh... - Larry Correia
Why wait? So precious is this life—this gift—this temporary blindness. Burn and drown and embrace the false dark, then grasp the unthinkable height of resulting joy. For in the end, in the light of truth when the flesh is cast off, there is nothing but this. - Jennifer DeLucy
He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed. - Confucius
O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix'd His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare
We are like a flesh eating bacteria eating away everything until we kill ourselves in the process...that just tells you what humans are. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. - Compton Gage
Remember that you are here for more than a bunch of flesh. - M.F. Moonzajer
Could a being create the fifty billion galaxieseach with two hundred billion starsthen rejoice in the smell of burning goat flesh? - Ron Patterson
To abandon language is to stop/creating a place other than your own life/in which to live. It is to enter/the terrible certainty of the flesh. Even god/is only possible through language. - Jude Nutter
Sometimes the tunes of our songs are not melodious. Sometimes they are just without emotion, flesh, breath, or thought. - Nikita Dudani
the flesh covers the bone and they put a mind in there and sometimes a soul, and the women break vases against the walls and the men drink too much and nobody finds the one but keep looking crawling in and out of beds. flesh covers the bone and the flesh searches for more than flesh. - Charles Bukowski
FLESH, n. The Second Person of the secular Trinity. - Ambrose Bierce
Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified. - Mahatma Gandhi
Salvation is more than a word, It is His Word. His word became flesh so we have the opportunity to live. - Tabitha Robin
When learning use the present moment to FOCUS on comprehension bringing the information into the flesh. - Matthew Donnelly
The devil can get you through your flesh. He knows the button to press on your flesh and have a way into your mind. The flesh becomes a transport medium for evil things if not killed for God. If Christ makes a home in your mind, satan can't get there. - Israelmore Ayivor
Jesus can identify with our weaknesses or failures because He shared in our humanity in the flesh. - E.N. Supen
two Lesbian Agents with glazed faces of grafted penis flesh sat sipping spinal fluid through alabaster straws - William S Burroughs
It was only much later that he was made flesh and blood [in the Gospels] on paper. Thus Christ was created as a literary creation. - Paul Louis Couchoud
They may hail you like an Angel. They may claim you are the world's prince of princes. They may lift you with praise many kilometers above sea level. They may say you are the best of the bests. ....But always remember "you are a human being" with flesh and blood. - Israelmore Ayivor
God calls each person individually. He said that a man and his wife were one flesh, but not one spirit - Sunday Adelaja
And your very flesh shall be a great poem. - Walt Whitman
On with you, horse-taming Trojans! Never give Greeks best in your will to fight! They are not made of stone or iron. Their flesh can't keep out penetrating spears when they are hit. - Homer
What is my strength, that I should hope? Is my strength the strength of stone? Or is my flesh of brass? Is not my help in me. - Compton Gage
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