New research is lending texture and credence to what generations of storytellers have known in their bones – that books, poems, movies, and real-life stories can affect the way we think and even, by extension, the way we act ["The Power of Story," Aeon, January 12, 2015]. - Elizabeth Svoboda
The being called God...bears every mark of a veil woven by philosophical conceit, to hide the ignorance of philosophers even from themselves. They borrow the threads of its texture from the anthropomorphism of the vulgar. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
oh, how bitterhow bitter silentthe bewildered sorrowof a texture too thickto be brought outthrough the eyes. - Anna Jae
A novel is a hearty meal, but poems are the Belgian chocolates of the bookshelf. You can pick one and linger over it. Savour the aroma, the taste, the melting texture, the sweet craving it leaves behind! Or you can scoff down as many as you can eat. It’s up to you. - Vicky Arthurs
A doctor can bury his mistakes but a supplier based engineer can only advise the product designer to specify a heavier texture.
Maturity/experience: the beguiling texture of stones subjected to years of furious seas. - Alain de Botton
If you're ever feeling a lack of middle-aged white men, just pop into the Capitol. Not so much the House of Representatives, which has a bit more color and texture, but the Senate -- jeez. Yes, let's have more testosterone running the country.Maximum Ride, School's Out--Forever - James Patterson