Quotation Explorer - 'Stirs'

Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling? - Bertrand Russell
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary. - Italo Calvino
Something about the circus stirs their souls, and they ache for it when it is absent. - Erin Morgenstern
The tags' chain stirs with the wind; and I sleepPaid, dead, and a soldier. Who fights for his own lifeLoses, loses: I have killed for my world, and am free. - Randall Jarrell
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire. - Will Durant
Desire is the straw that stirs the drink. - Ronald Rolheiser
Sin bites bitter. But oh, the sweet taste of salvation, that stirs the spirit! - Anthony Liccione
I feel very strongly that change is good because it stirs up the system. - Ann Richards
In everyone's heart stirs a great homesickness.
Worshiping the Devil is no more insane than worshiping God...It is precisely at the moment when positivism is at its high-water mark that mysticism stirs into life and the follies of occultism begin. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
The world is a great book; he who never stirs from home reads only a page. - Saint Augustine
A pumpkin lives but once a year when someone sets its soul afire and on that night it stirs up fear until its flame is snuffed.But e'en one night of eerie light is fright enough. - Richelle E. Goodrich
We move in response to our conversation partner’s face, and our brain also fires as we move those muscles and stirs the passions. Paralyzing the face is idiotic. - John M. Gottman
Purpose stirs creativity, without purpose you life will be in abnormal use(abuse). - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
that the grace of fable stirs the mind"...and..."that the perusal of excellent books is, as it were, to interview with the noblest men of past ages - René Descartes
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