Quotation Explorer - 'Skin'

Pru had gotten under his skin, and like her, he wanted more. So much more. He wanted to know her secrets, the ones that sometimes put those shadows in her eyes. He wanted to know what made her tick. And more than anything, he wanted to taste her again.Every inch of her. - Jill Shalvis
How envious I am that the sun may kiss your porcelain skin and forever change how the world sees you. - Phar West Nagle
At what point do they believe what's been branded on their skin instead of just knowing who they are on the inside. - Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki
Poems are invisible flowers on my skin. - Sanober Khan
I breathed in the memory of his lips, the softness of them, and how they felt tracing across my skin, leaving ripples of goosebumps in their wake. - Sarah Alderson
I'm hurting because the color of my skin makes me perfect for their target practice. - R.H. Sin
Unfurl your muscles. Slip off your skin. Drop your guts in a heap on the floor.I felt my airway constrict. Damn, this was profound. I continued. Nuzzle inside the hollow of my bones. Let our breaths mingle as one. Turn liquid for me. Only for me. Bury your essence inside of my soul. - Christina Lee
One paid for one's knowledge with one's skin. - Rudyard Kipling
We are all brothers under the skin - and I, for one, would be willing to skin humanity to prove it. - Ayn Rand
Why is your skin the best feeling in the world? - Kamand Kojouri
For youi have saved poemsunder my skin. - Sanober Khan
We need to accept that our skin colour, our race, beliefs, our genders does not separate us, we stand as one, one united person, let us unite! - Anon1467
The beauty of the infantry is its ability to truly teach tolerance. At the lowest level, when it is simply a matter of survival to count on everyone around you, regardless of religion or skin color, the only logical option is to ignore the differences. - Adam Fenner
His fingerprints covered my skin. - C.J. English
I wonder what became of you, your JohnnyRotten skin, no Emerald City eyes.You'd have been a beauty if you let inferiority steam your glasses with its candor, sans laughter. - Kristen Henderson
She has her own brand of strength,brought to the surface by the dim glow of the streetlight and the whisper of night air on her skin. - Holly Bourne
And the next time I reach for my pen,it won’t be to write about you again.The sun will feel warm on my skin once more,and I will get drunk on the colors of the skyinstead of tasting hangovers dripping from strangers’ lips. - Sade Andria Zabala
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
RED-SKIN, n. A North American Indian, whose skin is not red -- at least not on the outside. - Ambrose Bierce
I peeled the skin off a grape in slippery little triangles, and I understood then that I would be undressing every item of food I could because my clothes would be staying on. - Aimee Bender
Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick. - Gwyneth Paltrow
This is our skin and nobody has the right to crumple us like a paper only to find another skin to write on, and then another, ruining people like they’re pages, like they are somehow replaceable. Because that will only leave our delicate and fragile selves into a tattered mess. - Heema Shirvaikar
We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin. - André Berthiaume
Assumption is one dreadful and incurable disease, which sticks to the soul and wiggles across the skin. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Having a relationship with people of questionable character is like playing with a razor blade on your skin, and pretending to observe that it is harmful to your body. - Michael Bassey Johnson
They say the level of civilization is proportionate to the degree of cleanliness of the skin. Assuming that man has a soul, it must, in all likelihood, be housed in the skin. - Kōbō Abe
Beneath her thinnest skin and light, a fuse leads way to dynamite. - Mie Hansson
Amy pulls away and looks into my face. Her pale skin is blotchy red, her eyes are veined and shadowed, and a shiny line of snot trickles from her nose to the top of her lip.She wipes her face and with her arm, smearing tears and mucus. She never looked more BEAUTIFUL to me. - Beth Revis
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
You make me feel at home in my own skin, and that is one of the greatest gifts anyone has ever given me. - John Mark Green
It was that Moment when your fingers touched my skin for the first time I realised, how the fire can heal scars. - Akshay Vasu
Nothing touches your skin of sweat(meltdown of oceanic kisses)when the purple lightwhispers to the moon in silent moonlit clarity - Bear Step
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed? - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Wadsworth MoorWhere the millstone of skyGrinds light and shadow so purple-fineAnd has ground it so longGrinding the skin off the earthEarth bleeds her raw true darknessA land naked now as a woundThat the sun swabs and dabsWhere the miles of agony are numbnessAnd harebell and heather a euphoria - Ted Hughes
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We are the living whole of the fragments from the things we've experienced and people we've encountered. Each interaction changes us in a subtle or massive way. The masterpiece we are sheds it's weathered skin, becoming even more than it was before. - Hubert Martin
Learn to be comfortable in your own skin despite what you see and hear. - Michelle Cook-Hall
I had to piece together a diet for her, too. I knew which combinations of which foods on which days would rehang everything that was draped so delicately beneath her skin. In a matter of months, the body under the smock was organized anew, redistributed - Gary Lutz
I may be a famous writer but when white people clinch to their wallet and stare at me with scorn I need to ask my skin why. - Daniel Marques
Let our love chase all clouds awayHold my hand and feel the dayYour footsteps guide my steps all alongBeneath my skin your veins belong. - Munia Khan
Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It's the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too. - Frederick Buechner
Amazing how eye and skin color come in many shades yet many think sexuality is just gay or straight. - DaShanne Stokes
For excellent health and a good skin color, I recommend that people sit next to a shady ultraviolet transmitting window when indoors. - Steven Magee
tread carefullyinto my life, my dear.the currents are strong.you will get lostin this warm oceanof my skin. - Sanober Khan
I appear at times merry and in good heart, talk, too, before others quite reasonably, and it looks as if I felt, too, God knows how well within my skin. Yet the soul maintains its deathly sleep and the heart bleeds from a thousand wounds. - Hugo Wolf
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? - Bible
i loved her, for she was beauty dressed in a selfless personality and the skin of unconditional love. A voice of truthful melody and eyes holding a vision so large, maybe, just maybe she was born to change the world. - Nikki Rowe
Martie was large, at least by Inuit standards, with skin the colour of an heirloom suitcase and a voice like a cartoon train wreck. - McGrath M. J.
She liked his unique smell, and it turned on all five of her senses, wanting to see him naked, touch him while naked, hear him as he moaned while he made love, taste his skin, and feel his naked body as she seduced him with the trailing of hungry fingers. - Keira D. Skye
...I just don't see anything ever happening in this life that could make me not want you all over my skin - Collen Hoover
One’s story isn’t a skin to be shed— it’s inescapable, one’s body and blood. You go on pumping it out till you die, the story veined with the themes of your life, the ever-recurring story that’s at once your invention and the invention of you. - Philip Roth
If you don't like your own character there may be a new one ready-made and waiting for you. The snake sheds its skin with impunity, relying on the same nature which you rely on.
Men and women are not limited by the place of their birth, not by color of their skin, but by the size of their hope. - John Johnson
He sighed and bowed deeply. Sundari. I was standing here thinking nothing could be more beautiful than this sunset tonight, but I was mistaken. You standing here in the setting sun with your hair and skin aglow is almost more than a man can…fully appreciate. - Colleen Houck
Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you. - Israelmore Ayivor
It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it. - Latin Proverb
MINSTREL, adj. Formerly a poet, singer or musician; now a nigger with a color less than skin deep and a humor more than flesh and blood can bear. - Ambrose Bierce
Sometimes it feels like you've set off a spectacular lightning show in my heart, and I wonder if other people can see the flashes through my skin. - John Mark Green
I don't care for the colour of your skin, I care for the size of your heart behind it. - Nikki Rowe
The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you. - Kin Hubbard
It’s strange how dreams get under your skin and give your heart a test for what’s real and what’s imaginary. - Jason Mraz
How could someone possibly be that beautiful? She wondered for the hundred thousandth time. What higher power orchestrated such a perfect union of genes? Who decided that one single solitary soul deserved skin like that? It was so fundamentally unfair.(Chasing Harry Winston) - Lauren Weisberger
She had blue skin. And so did he. He kept it hid, And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by - And never knew. - Shel Silverstein
Scientists found that there are exactly as many skin pigment colors to the various races of this world as there are different colors of soil [dirt]. - Stacy R. Webb
REVIEW, v.t. To set your wisdom (holding not a doubt of it, Although in truth there's neither bone nor skin to it) At work upon a book, and so read out of it The qualities that you have first read into it. - Ambrose Bierce
The skin of her face,parched by the monotonous dietof salty rain,with tremendous effortgave wayto a smile. - Anna Jae
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind. - Friedrich Nietzsche
What have I done to her?" Gabriel muttered to himself as he crossed the room to crank open a window. Cool air washed over his skin. "What the devil did she do to me? - Olivia Parker
But you've slipped under my skin, invaded my blood and seized my heart - Valdek
We should never let another person get under our skin to the point that we feel hate for them - Daniel Willey
Some days I just want to climb inside my own skin and hide. - TinaJ. Richardson
Mia: I was sixteen when I first realized my mom was more concerned about my appearance than I was… I’ll be talking to my mom and realize she hasn’t heard a word because she’s studying my face to see if the foundation I’m using is a good match for my skin tone. - Mia Fontaine
A normal life? Now that’s the real fairytale." From UNDER MY SKIN - Judith Graves
The validation of your dreams is not in the colour of your skin but in the quality of your heart. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
It does. This is how it should have been anyway.' I caught my breath as he kissed my neck, teeth grating my skin. 'And I'll take back what's mine. - Richelle Mead
I want your hand without the skin. Bone to bone without the molds. Mouth to mouth, without the porn. - Coco J. Ginger
I wish to get you out of my veins, but you are my third skin; I can't rub you off. - Sheeba Shamsudeen
A human being was connected to the world through his or her skin and how could someone with clogged pores feel the environment or be sensitive to its vibrations? - Fatema Mernissi
Yes, it is true that beauty is only skin deep, and internal loveliness resonates to the outside; but deep down inside every woman secretly longs to possess the allure of a royal queen. - Terry A. O'Neal
Don't look shy if you wear rag and people gag, many are in the grave wearing skeleton, and you should even be happier for wearing a skin without clothes. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Love is a hot shower where your skin never prunes. - John Mayer
Words are a powerful aphrodisiac. They have the ability to awaken emotion, to excite the minds and senses. The right words entice, creep and crawl along the skin like the sensuous touch of a skilled lover. THAT my friends, is truly magical indeed... - Shan O' Connor
Never was a blind person blinded by the light that overwhelms his skin but blinded by the darkness within - Goitsemang Mvula
Your clothes should be as important as your skin. - Amit Kalantri
We are all the gods and devils, hiding under the human skin. - Akshay Vasu
Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul. - Joyce Carol Oates
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh. - Doris Lessing
I’m turned on by women who are comfortable in their own skin; and I’m turned off by those who are uncomfortable in their own shoes. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
poetry. i am not writing it.(make way for me please)it is my skin. dripping with light. - Sanober Khan
Never complete. Never whole.White skin and an African soul. - Michelle Frost
Give up your relentless moralizing, the continual pinpricks which pierce the skin of your fellows. The distinction between good and evil is the sickness of the mind. Give up your morals, and the people will regain a love of their fellows.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them. - Mark Twain
Some wounds; never reflects on the skin, but kills us slowly from inside. - Durgesh Satpathy
Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are - rassool jibraeel snyman
They want to be stimulated. They want to read something that can get under their skin and hang out there for a while. - Alistair Cross
Unchain the beast which lurks beneath your skin; for if you were to throw it the key to freedom, you would watch in ore as you transform into your true self. - Cory R. Lewis
Men may make progress, but man never changes. Man loves power and money. No matter the skin color, religion or income level. These symbols of our nation make men drunk with power, who then justify their lust for more by claiming they are public servants. - Glenn Beck
I am telling himwhat he wants to hear: antsdying of love underthe constellation of the dandelion.I swear that a white rose,sprinkled with wine, sings.I am laughing, tiltingmy head carefullyas if checking an invention.I am dancing, dancingin astonished skin, inan embrace that creates me. - Wisława Szymborska
and her skin shone luminous and impossibly pale, as if it drank light from the moon. - Madeline Miller
When you patiently examine the beautiful skin of the leopard after it’s hard day's search for the meat it enjoys, you shall not only see the sweat that went into its search for the meat, but you shall also realize the scent of the sweat beneath the beautiful skin. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Fiction challenges us and works its miracles by placing us in the skin of another human being and teaching us empathy. - Hugh Howey
If a man has so much heat he burns your skin when he touches you, he's the devil. Run away - Sarah Addison Allen
I want to hold you close, skin on skin, and let our heartbeats have a conversation. - John Mark Green
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
At the end of the day I went to this place where your memories left footsteps on my skin and the breath of your touch stained my desire. Yea, it was one of those nights where I needed you the most. - Robert M. Drake
If all of our sins, bad habits, and poor choices were permanently inked into our skin like tattoos, we would all dress quite modestly. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Women should not feel obliged towards any men for eternity. They earned this privilege by gathering berries, digging roots, picking wild rice, and chewing the skin to make it soft for 999 thousand years, while the men were having fun in the open chasing deer and fighting among themselves. - Vinko Vrbanic
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. - Paul Engle
Time is the skin of existence. - Renzo Dante (Saligiare)
The moment will arrive when you are comfortable with who you are, and what you are– bald or old or fat or poor, successful or struggling- when you don't feel the need to apologize for anything or to deny anything. To be comfortable in your own skin is the beginning of strength. - Charles B. Handy
Two people pass each other. As one looks upon the other's skin color, the other is looking back at their appearance. Both justifying, how better and righteous they are, in their own insecurities. - Anthony Liccione
Rejoice with glitters of ashes tonightSparkling for moon's spiced silver biteUpon skin of darkness, loving night moreStorm begins unlocking cold wind's door - Munia Khan
Dark circles under my eyes sink deeper and deeper into my skull, in contrast to my pale skin there is an undeniable resemblance to a fresh corpse. - Dee Remy
Despite my height, ignorance, heartbreaks, insecurity, criticism, competition, my skin color, that voice in my head that says 'No way', bad luck, a tight budget, insults, fear, flaws, failure and opposition. I believe in myself. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
It's silly to go on pretending that under the skin we are all brothers. The truth is more likely that under the skin we are all cannibals, assassins, traitors, liars, hypocrites, poltroons. - Henry Miller
Every touch of you on my skin has burnt and etched your name on my soul. Whenever I close my eyes and try to feel myself, all I can hear is constant echoes of your name in my head, and all I can feel is the constant longing for the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
I stuff my mouth with old fabric and scream until there are no sounds left under my skin. - Laurie Halse Anderson
Oh what a shame, if she thought any beauty that she has came from him. She didn't understand the beauty of her own skin. - Jasmine Sandozz
Musically, he was like an old man in a boy's skin. - Eric Clapton
Even through the darkest phaseBe it thick or thinAlways someone marches braveHere beneath my skin - k.d. lang
Her hands moved up his arms and tried to ignore the tingling zapping her skin like the metal edges of the Operation game. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Candy
I let you discover my skin but you found a way under. - Katja Michael
When beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean's skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember that this velvet paw but conceals a remorseless fang. - Herman Melville
I used to never get in a swimsuit. I used to feel so embarrassed about my skin and scars. I'm over that, it wasted too much of my time and I missed out on too much. - Stephanie Nielson
Sadness is a bruise on the skin of memory. - John Mark Green
Arabella dangled her legs out of the bedroom window and closed her eyes. She felt a butterfly brush against her knee, rubbed her skin against the mortar and bricks, drank in the warmth of the morning sunshine on her face, her arms her feet. - Puline Fisk
Don’t let your consciousness polluted by the sheen of the clothing. White, black, brown or any color of the skin is nothing but the clothing we are born with and remember that eventually we all are connected dots of this universe through our souls. - AnkitMishra
Beneath the skin of everything is something nobody can know. - Stephen Collins
I never thought the touch of another person could make the nerves jangle and dance beneath my skin. It was like I had slept the last few months away and now, suddently, I was waking up. - Shannon Delaney
She wore her scars, and looked as best as she could. He made her comfortable and removed them one by one. She stood bare in front of him. He kissed her naked soul and tattooed a promise on her skin - Himanshu Chhabra
A physical attraction is often desired above many things but you'll discover it to be short lived. Find yourself someone that gets under your skin, seduces the dusty corners of your heart, and provides you with a mental connection. That is when you'll know true intimacy. - M.J. Abraham
Man is only man at the surface. Remove the skin, dissect, and immediately you come to machinery. - Paul Valery
You really never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. - Harper Lee
The only color we must be cynical about is never skin color but, the color of character for what character can do, skin color may never be able to do. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
He easily gathered her in his arms; Gramma was made up of skin and bones and hate and crazy - and hate and crazy don't weigh anything. - Barry Lyga
Our worst pain is confined within our own skin. - Charles Frazier
Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again. - Gautama Buddha
Man is a culture, nothing but a culture! Question your culture! Just like monkeys picking lice from their skin, get rid of the stupidities in your culture! - Mehmet Murat ildan
As if you were on fire from within.The moon lives in the lining of your skin. - Pablo Neruda
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him. - Mel Brooks
LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. - Ambrose Bierce
Her magnificence is deeper than skin. - Delano Johnson
It seems only yesterday I used to believethere was nothing under my skin but light.If you cut me I could shine. - Billy Collins
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone. - Dorothy Parker
What I'm trying to describe is that it's impossible to get out of your skin into somebody else's.... That somebody else's tragedy is not the same as your own. - Diane Arbus
They surrounded me, bare me. Their fingers like tentacles and their desires like knives. Their fingers traced my secrets and their desires carved my skin. - Hubert Martin
Writing is...creating tattoos which are invisible, under your skin - Suzy Davies
Give yourself a break. Embrace and accept yourself for who YOU are. Love yourself and be kind to yourself. See the best in yourself! Be brave and have courage to be comfortable in your own skin. Knowing your self-worth is everything. - Stephanie Lahart
Passion drove her deeper, into the abyss beneath his skin where she mapped his soul to the dance of his heartbeat... - Virginia Alison
The voice sank through luce's skin and straight into her heart. Daniel's voice. He was calling to her. He wanted her. Needed her. Luce moved towards the sound - Lauren Kate
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt
Red wine is different from white. Removing the grape skin does all the difference. - Viola Soul Calibur
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye. - Ray Bradbury
I love silent conversations accompanied by a soft caress on my skin and my head on your chest listening to your heart desires. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
His closeness makes my heart beat faster, my skin tingle, my body want things it doesn't even know. - Teri Terry
I am pleased God made my skin black. I only wish He had to made it thicker. - Curt Flood
You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world. - Sheila Graham
I am just mystified by these people telling me I would think Obama was doing a great job if his skin contained less melanin. - Jonah Goldberg
Your skin reminds me of everything beautiful I've ever loved... how the moon gets jealous at how you mock her crescent figure with the shape of your mouth... echo of unborn galaxies bounce forth through your vocal chords... - Brandi L. Bates
Is anything illegal here?' Addison asked.'Library late fines are stiff. Ten lashes a day, and that's just for paperbacks.'There's a library?''Two. Though one won't lend because all the books are bound in human skin and quite valuable. - Ransom Riggs
. . .then his face changed suddenly, as if his skin had been torn downward. Surprise, then shock. His skin gone gray. - Kimberly Cuttler
I was its skin, its movement, its shape, its god, its creator, its destroyer. And you thought Dexter was bad. The Bridgeman arrives soon. - Catherine Astolfo
I thought I am kissing pain and pain belongs to You as happiness never does. I love You in Your pain. I could almost taste metal and salt in the skin, and I thought, How good you are. You might have killed us with happiness, but You let us be with You in pain. - Graham Greene
A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap. - Diane Lynn McGyver
You know I love to spend my mornings, like sunlight dancing on your skin - Rodney Crowell
If the words you spoke appeared on your skin, would you still be beautiful? - Auliq Ice
Black Girls… Beautiful in EVERY shade and size. We’ve got that special something! Our melanin is exquisitely beautiful! Love & embrace the skin that you’re in. Our skin tones represent beauty. Light, brown, and dark skinned girls are equally gorgeous! - Stephanie Lahart
Your steady rain of words soaked me to the skin - John Geddes
Thin lips trace bold lines across my skin with a single, lingering kiss. - Cassandra Giovanni, Let the Fates Decide
wordslike mysterious mermaids come and live permanentlyin the soft sweepsand scars of my skin. - Sanober Khan
A church that does not provoke any crisis, preach a gospel that does not unsettle, proclaim a word of Godthat does not get under anyone's skin or a word of God that does not touch the real sin of the society in whichit is being proclaimed: what kind of gospel is that? - Oscar A. Romero
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