Quotation Explorer - 'Symbol'

It drives on with a courage which is stronger than the storm. It drives on with a mercy which does not quail in the presence of death. It drives on as proof, a symbol, a testimony that man is created in the image of God and that valour and virtue have not perished in the British race.
And in a flash I understood the meaning of sex. It is a craving of mingling of consciousness, whose symbol is the mingling of bodies. Every time a man and a woman slake their thirst in the strange waters of the other's identity, they glimpse the immensity of their freedom. - Colin Wilson
The world is kept alive only by heretics: the heretic Christ, the heretic Copernicus, the heretic Tolstoy. Our symbol of faith is heresy. (Tomorrow) - Yevgeny Zamyatin
God is a symbol of imaginative power; he has as much power and love as you can imagine. - Debasish Mridha
[T]he Enneagram is, at its most abstract, a universal mandala of the self—a symbol of each of us. - Don Richard Riso
A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.
The truth, he thought, has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. - Graham Greene
After all Death is a Symbol that there was Life. - Mario Benedetti
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
Anytime you meditate, some electric jerks occur in your thigh...the symbol of premonition of an unpleasant event that has happened or will take place in future. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The symbol of peace cannot be daunted by evil. I smile to show the pressure of heroes and to trick the fear inside of me. - Kouhei Horikoshi
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood. - George Carlin
When you become the source of joy, when you become the source of peace, your world and world around you become joyful and peaceful. you become the symbol and messenger of joy and peace. - Debasish Mridha
A flag is supposed to represent everything that a country does. It doesn't only represent the good things. If you burn the flag, you're burning the flag for what you perceive to be the bad things the country has done. it's only a symbol. It's only a piece of cloth. - George Carlin
People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way. - Ashly Lorenzana
Emil Fischer represents a symbol of Germany's greatness. - Carl Dietrich Harries
A baby is a symbol of peace, a plot of dreams, a light of hope, and a bundle of joy. - Debasish Mridha
I, the great and powerful D.S. will create a harem for all the women in the world!!!! For a woman, no greater joy exists in the entire universe than to fuck me, the ultimate sex symbol!!! - Kazushi Hagiwara
The whole universe is but a huge Symbol of god". - Thomas Carlyle
Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday...The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Ayn Rand
Condense some daily experience into a glowing symbol, and an audience is electrified. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government. - Thomas Carlyle
Tomorrow is not a day. It's an attitude. It's a symbol of the human spirit's desire to keep getting better. It's that curious mind that asks 'what's next'?Tomorrow is not ushered in by the cock's crow. Tomorrow dawns when today is better than yesterday...when we create something new. - Sola Kosoko
For centuries after Christ, the church and other religions that use cruciform symbols have misrepresented the physical nature of Christ's death with a satanic symbol (cross), and a pagan idol (corpus). This secret has been concealed by the church for centuries after Christ. - Nwaocha Ogechukwu
To transcend to a higher level, become the symbol of love and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
A baby is a symbol of hope for the future. - Debasish Mridha
The cross has become a symbol in much of the Western world, misused by many rock stars and others who do not comprehend its significance. - Billy Graham
nowhere in this universe does evil exist except in the mind of mankind. only man can take an idea or symbol which is so simple and innocent, and then twist it and corrupt it until it is something to hate or kill one another over. - Andrew James Pritchard
What if it becomes less about how we look and more about how much we care? What if it becomes less about how much money we earn and more about how much we share our good fortune? Imagine a world where who we are in our hearts is the ultimate status symbol. - Amy Leigh Mercree
A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing. - Marilyn Monroe
I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas. - Johnny Cash
Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
SCEPTER, n. A king's staff of office, the sign and symbol of his authority. It was originally a mace with which the sovereign admonished his jester and vetoed ministerial measures by breaking the bones of their proponents. - Ambrose Bierce
VOTE, n. The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country. - Ambrose Bierce
A woman is a symbol of nature; she has the beauty to attract and empower, the passion and compassion to create and nurture, and the power of love to transpire and transform. - Debasish Mridha
A baby is the symbol of the future, hope for the future, and our opinion in the future. - Debasish Mridha
I hesitate to call myself a sex symbol. Lord help the sex symbol world if I'm one of them.
Oh my love, pure and divine love,I want to drown in youand then get lost,to find myself again and again,as a symbol and source of love,pure, blissful and divine. - Debasish Mridha
Elizabeth's barreness and advanced age--a double symbol of hopelessness--became the means by which God would announce to the world that nothing is impossible for Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
To be a follower of the Crucified means, sooner or later, a personal encounter with the cross. And the cross always entails loss. The great symbol of Christianity means sacrifice and no one calls himself a Christian can evade this stark fact. - Elisabeth Elliot
If you want the world to be loving and peaceful , I'll give you my heart and soul. For the heart is a symbol of truth and caring - -Jerrycel Verlinden
The physicist had no time to waste on a symbol; his concern was with what the symbol denoted. To the typesetter the symbol and its denotation were bound in an organic unity. There was a meaning to the symbol itself which only the typesetter could appreciate. - K. Sridhar
All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their own peril. - Oscar Wilde
If you're not a sex symbol, you're in trouble. - Helen Gurley Brown
A woman is the symbol of love, beauty, harmony, nature, and care. - Debasish Mridha
A flower is symbol of beauty for eyes, but music is the expression of beauty for ears. - Debasish Mridha
Be the symbol of love to feel the joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child.He needs guidance.If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. - Bette Davis
For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock. - William H. Gass
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