Quotation Explorer - 'Silk'

The really unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, or anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future. - lois bujord
I took her to bed with silk and song'Lay still, my love, I won’t be long,I must prepare my body for passion.''O, your body you give, but all else you ration... - Roman Payne
A writer's goal is to weave the ordinary into fine silk and the truly extraordinary into diaphanous clarity ... - C.J. Heck
Why is a caterpillar wrapped in silk while it changes into a butterfly? So the other caterpillars can't hear the screams. Change hurts - Rory Miller
Separation isn’t time or distanceit’s the bridge between usfiner than silk thread sharper than swords - Nâzım Hikmet
Sashimi is velvet dust, verging on silk, or a bit of both, and the extraordinary alchemy of its gossamer essence allows it to preserve a milky density unknown even by clouds.... my cheeks recalled the effects of its profound caress. - Muriel Barbery
In the dark I rest,unready for the light which dawnsday after day,eager to be shared.Black silk, shelter me.I needmore of the night before I openeyes and heartto illumination. I must stillgrow in the dark like a rootnot ready, not ready at all. - Denise Levertov
YOUR WORDS ARE SEEDS. You have the choice to speak life or death. Your words have a nucleus.They can be magnificent co creations with angels, producing mind silk. Or, they can be the polymers of plastic sheets, suffocating the earth one square inch at a time. - Nicole Bonomi
in the endit is wordspoetry. sunsetssomeone’s deep blue silk voice.mountain scents.someone’s smile.eyes. that we haveno defenses against. - Sanober Khan
You’re repulsive, Mike.Huh?I said, you’re impulsive. Such a fun, impulsive guy. When Leah looked into her date’s little eyes, she couldn’t help picturing Mavis Fletcher’s prize sow Gertie in a two-thousand-dollar silk suit and a gold Tag Heuer watch. - Pamela Burford, Snowed
We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise. - Raquel Welch
Natasha, in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked, as women can walk, with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul. - Leo Tolstoy
One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear. - J.B. Morton
With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown. - Chinese proverb
She who is a dancer can only sway the silk of her hair like the summer breeze. - Shah Asad Rizvi
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
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