Quotation Explorer - 'Stain'

But you will come to regret this, Abigail. This won’t be like one of the memories that fritters away into nothing when you come out of that game. This will leave a stain. You’ll carry for it for ever, when you could have had a few more years of blissful innocence. Are you sure, now? - Alastair Reynolds
The place has entered me...it has coloured my life like a stain. - Adam Nicolson
Perhaps it's better if I live in your heart, where the world can't see me. If I'm dead, there will be no stain on our love. - Greta Garbo
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. - Samuel Beckett
But in the expression of the countenance, which was beaming all over with smiles, there still lurked (incomprehensible anomaly!) that fitful stain of melancholy which will ever be found inseparable from the perfection of the beautiful. - Edgar Allan Poe
I did not know that history is like a blood stain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we pint over it. - Peter Carey
We get a little further from perfection, each year on the road,I guess that's what they call character,I guess that's just the way it goes,better to be dusty than polished,like some store window mannequin,why don't you touch me where i'm rusty,let me stain your hands - Ani DiFranco
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. - Henry Ward Beecher
Never let a stain from the past put a mark on your future.
God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain. - C.S. Lewis
I guess it's better to have a chalk smile, than an ink smile. Where chalk changes with the direction of wind, ink stays as a deep stain. Like rain, sun and hail against a fake plant. - Anthony Liccione
Death. I have fed that foul beast a feast, and yet it still hungers. I have killed… many. My hands are covered in blood that will not wash out, blood that will stain them for as long as I draw breath. - [author:Emmanuel M Arriaga|14242139], [book:Foundra: The Rift War|26208458]
Stain my eyes as I may, on all sides all is black. - Helen Hunt Jackson
This assignment could damn well project all the words across my face and the ink stain my hands a gory mess before I finished it. - Jazz Feylynn
Each word seemed to me an unnecessary stain on silence of nothingness. - Samuel Beckett
Words are such small things, like confetti in the brain, and yet they are color and clarify everything, they can stain the mind or warp the feelings. - Diane Ackerman
Man is the master of Woman" - this statement may have been a glorious fact of primitive life in the wild, but it is nothing but an obnoxious stain on psyche of the thinking humanity. - Abhijit Naskar
But hope, I can tell you, is an exhausting emotion; perhaps, along with fear, the most exhausting of all. It is like juggling eggs: the hope is the shell, and inside is despair. A single crack and the despair might spill everywhere, stain everything. - Sam Taylor
Only tears can hear the sound of pain when warm blood reddens discolored stain - Munia Khan
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