Quotation Explorer - 'Solidity'

Books, in the plural lose their solidity of substance and become a gas, filling all available space. - John Derbyshire
It was a light which gave solidity to everything and drew colour out from the heart of objects. - V.S. Naipaul
Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Political language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists -- is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
His eyes are covered by impermeable marble, a solidity that can never be breached. You think there is gold and warmth behind the facade of cold, but if only you could see your reflection in the marble. You would see how you burn, how brightly you glow, enough to incinerate anyone else whole. - Hubert Martin
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy - Phyllis McGinley
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Being empty makes me whole sometimes. I wonder if every hollow hole has its own solidity of fulfillment - Munia Khan
There is no need for false solidity when you are at peace with the universal expanse of your true Being. - Michael A. Singer
Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness and Light, Solidity and Color, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest. - Leonardo da Vinci
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