Quotation Explorer - 'Limb'

California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that. - Saul Bellow
If you are willing to go out on a limb, the tree of life holds endless possibilities. - Angel Sharum
Is a tree any less beautiful because it has lost a limb? - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Parting is inevitably painful, even for a short time. It's like an amputation, I feel a limb is being torn off, without which I shall be unable to function. And yet, once it is done... life rushes back into the void, richer, more vivid and fuller than before. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
She can feel her vanished talent like a phantom limb, the empty ache of its subtraction from the short list of her assets, and she knows with spiteful certainty that it is gone for good. - Christina Moracho
A simple child. That lightly draws its breath. And feels its life in every limb. What should it know of death? - William Wordsworth
Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is? - Frank Scully
On Collateral Damage: "Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we'll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map. - Chris Holm
The cautious faith that never saws off a limb on which it is sitting, never learns that unattached limbs may find strange unaccountable ways of not falling. - Dallas Willard
It's time to make love, douse the glim; The fireflies twinkle and dim; The stars lean together Like birds of a feather, And the loin lies down with the limb. - Conrad Aiken
Mourning is never really complete. The mappings of the old play remain in the cortex, like those mappings of the phantom limb. - Robert A Berezin
She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful. - Sarah Dunn
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