Quotation Explorer - 'Resembles'

It is only when we can look inside and learn to love deeply that which resembles uncut gravel within ourselves that we will be blessed to find it filled with diamonds. - Alice Nicholls
Present, rather than past, is the mother of future. So, your future must take after your present. But if it resembles more your past, the granny must be a slut! - Raheel Farooq
[P]oetry resembles metaphysics: one does not mind one's own, but one does not like anyone else's. - Samuel Butler
ARTLESSNESS, n. A certain engaging quality to which women attain by long study and severe practice upon the admiring male, who is pleased to fancy it resembles the candid simplicity of his young. - Ambrose Bierce
It is not solely or chiefly in virtue of the divine image that man effectively resembles God, but in virtue of his consciousness of being an image and the movement whereby the soul, passing in a way through itself, avails itself of the factual resemblance in order to attain to God. - Étienne Gilson
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one. - James Goldsmith
Goblin tea resembles a nice cup of Earl Grey in much the same way that a catfish resembles the common tabby. They share a name, but one is a nice thing to curl up with on a rainy afternoon, and the other is found in the muck at the bottom of polluted rivers and has bits of debris sticking to it. - T. Kingfisher
All the new thinking is about loss. In this it resembles all the old thinking - Robert Hass
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. - Michel de Montaigne
I long ago developed a very practical smile, which I call my "Noh smile" because it resembles a Noh mask whose features are frozen. Its advantage is that men can interpret it however they want; you can imagine how often I've relied on it. - Arthur Golden
When truth is nothing but the truth, its unnatural, it's an abstraction that resembles nothing in the real world. In nature there are always so many other irrelevant things mixed up with the essential truth. - Aldous Huxley
When it comes to anniversaries, the publishing industry usually resembles distant relatives, readiest with gifts that are redundant or farcical. - Anthony Paletta
The contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer. - Emil Cioran
No other work of man in any language even faintly resembles the intricate structure and design of the Bible. The fact remains only an infinite mind could have devised this Book of books. - Winkie Pratney
A good shepherd always gives people freedom to choose; he doesn’t lay down conditions or use any kind of pretext to restrict people. This shepherd resembles Jesus and people will not even want to leave him. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
We cannot approach beauty. Its nature is like opaline doves'-neck lustres, hovering and evanescent. Herein it resembles the most excellent things, which all have this rainbow character, defying all attempts at appropriation and use. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the same way mannequins resemble people, fiction resembles life. - Marty Rubin
The novel is perhaps the highest art form because it so closely resembles life: it is about human relationships. It's technique, page by page, resembles our technique of living day by day--a way of relating. - Joyce Carol Oates
Life resembles the banquet of Damocles; the sword is ever suspended. - Voltaire
COMMENDATION, n. The tribute that we pay to achievements that resembles, but do not equal, our own. - Ambrose Bierce
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