Quotation Explorer - 'Plucked'

... and thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit -- such are the just grounds for the regrets I have ...
Lies can't grow. Once plucked they can only wither. But every truth, once planted, grows into a tall, noble tree. - Stefan Emunds
One grey hair appeared on my headI plucked it out with my hand.It answered me: "You have prevailed against me alone -What will you do when my army comes after me? - Yehuda HaLevi
The moment her hymen was plucked from her body in the wilderness, Her soul was taken from sanity. - Roman Payne
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Peace cannot be achieved; they have to be plucked out of their pod. - A.G. Phillips
I should have looked into my own heart, and found this new growth springing up there, and plucked it out while it was young. - Wilkie Collins
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awake, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Criticism has plucked the imaginary flowers on the chain not in order that man shall continue to bear that chain without fantasy or consolation, but so that he shall throw off the chain and pluck the living flower. - Karl Marx
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