Quotation Explorer - 'Orphan'

Poetry is an orphan of silence. - Charles Simic
Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form. - John Berger
History is orphan. It can speak, but cannot hear. It can give, but cannot take. Its wounds and tragedies can be read and known, but cannot be avoided or cured. - Kedar Joshi
Victory has a thousand fathers; defeat is an orphan. - John F. Kennedy
If each of us could help one orphan to build his/her capacity, and academic background rather than giving them money or food, then no family will sufferer without guardian. - Sbr Khan
The Duke of Dunstable had one-way pockets. He would walk ten miles in the snow to chisel an orphan out of tuppence. - P.G. Wodehouse
The best of the houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness.
Hypocrite: The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan. - Abraham Lincoln
and every day I thank [God] that I am alive, not because I fear death, but because my wife has a husband and my son is not an orphan. - Khaled Hosseini
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