Quotation Explorer - 'Profane'

Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day. - Henry David Thoreau
The spark of consciousness is reflected in the river, where a dance of infinite faces lined in profane lights. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Write them all down. The mistakes and the blessings and the places you cracked in two. Write the prayers and the tantrums. The sacred and the profane. The open roads and the closed doors. Nothing is permanent. - Jeanette LeBlanc
When sex was something godlike, Lust was the profane curiosity that killed many a straying cat. Now, having removed mystery, Lust is less a long-standing, overpowering yearning, more a sudden craving of the appetite. Less quest, more impulse buy. - Geoffrey Wood
The sacred is a fine hiding place for the profane. - David Mitchell
Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life. - Henry Van Dyke
SCRIPTURES, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based. - Ambrose Bierce
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