Quotation Explorer - 'Tearing'

Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
It's hard to imagine a more biblical definition of devil worship than an exaltation of the self, an exaltation of the ego, and a tearing down of that countercultural sign of the cross," Moore argued. This pride doing things our way instead of following God's plan - Russell D. Moore
With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides,flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from oneend to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terroristattacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out ofthe Pledge of Allegiance? - Jay Leno
Loss of empathy might well be the most enduring and deep-cutting scar of all, the silent blade of an unseen enemy, tearing at our hearts and stealing more than our strength.
A timeless energy encircles the world, drawing humanity into its grasp, eternally swirling, pulling souls together, tearing them apart in the eternal struggle of love, life and loss... - Virginia Alison
You don't build a family by tearing down another one. - Donna Lynn Hope
It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Sebastian Barry
Great art is always a way of concentrating, reinventing what is called fact, what we know of our existence- a reconcentration… tearing away the veils, the attitudes people acquire of their time and earlier time. Really good artists tear down those veils - Francis Bacon
It was like something lurking in the darkness within him...There is remained in the darkness, the great pain, tearing him at times, and then being silent. - D.H. Lawrence
You can be clumsy yet clever. You can be classy yet poor. It's not tearing a leaf off a calendar which will make you a better or a worse man but the attitude that you have from dusk till dawn every day. - Indeewara Jayawardane
Senescent judges show how patriotic they are by passing out hard sentences for tearing up a draft card or following one's conscience according to the principles established by our country at the Nuremburg trials. - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
What am I doing? Tearing myself. My usual occupation at most times. - Charles Dickens
Just kill me. My life is nothing without you. Drive me mad. Let me be your sustenance. Eat my soul. You’re… you’re tearing me apart! - Serra Elinsen
I don't know much about kisses, but I can assure you that hers were no less fierce than a swarm of bullets tearing the air - Xavier Velasco
..the feeling that you felt something weird..then you just shut your mouth for tears keep falling from your eyes..sharp knives tearing your heart in pieces and it leaves you wondering...are you enough?? was your love enough?? or still...whatever you do..you can never replace someone's first love.. - Grace Tamio
(...) My mind is like a racing engine, tearing itself to pieces because it is not connected up with the work for which it was built. - Arthur Conan Doyle
...our stories are who we are, where we begin. They connect us, tearing down walls and shattering isolation. For story is where hope begins. - Cindee Snider Re
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