Quotation Explorer - 'Veil'

One of the most difficult things is to be friends with someone you love so immensely. It hurts. And the worst part is, you have to veil your pain with a smile. And every bit of that smile hurts too. - Rohit Sharma
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
Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
You try moving things with nothing but willpower. It's about as easy as trying to lasso a bull with a licorice whip."—from "Phantom's Veil - Richelle E. Goodrich
Girls...only lift the veil over your body to the spouse who is worthy to see the glory of that unveiled mystery. - Jason Evert
I long for some connection, to the real and those who love them, and hope that my fiction can reach beyond the veil, that I might touch someone and make them feel something…or something. - Shannon Celebi
Congress may carry on the most wicked and pernicious of schemes under the dark veil of secrecy. The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry
The world of a cat is unlike any other. What is seen through their eyes cannot be understood by anyone besides another cat. Their world is filled with secrets and adventures that are always present and forever changing. To look at the world as a cat is to look through the veil of reality. - Alex G. Zarate
Look," she said, and just that. That was the only time she opened her mouth, because she wanted to say something unnecessary, something that wouldn't be important or memorable, so I wouldn't have to remember her voice.We looked at the veil then, the thing that had turned her this way, and we smiled. - Willa Valentine
Your darkest fears are the veil between you and your brightest rewards. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We are in the school [or mortality] and keep learning and we do not expect to cease learning while we live on earth; and when we pass through the veil, we expect still to continue to learn and increase our fund of information. - David A. Bednar
Our crucifixes exhibit the pain, but they veil, perhaps necessarily, the obscenity: but the death of the God-Man was both. - Charles Williams
All precious things discovered lateTo those that seek them issue forth,For Love in sequel works with Fate,And draws the veil from hidden worth - Alfred Lord Tennyson
Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. - Edward Chapin
Oh, treacherous night! thou lendest thy ready veil to every treason, and teeming mischief's beneath thy shade. - Aaron Hill
Culture is a symbolic veil with which we hide our animal nature from ourselves and other animals. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Next step: take the veil off - Sunday Adelaja
Through the veil of Love, one finds the heaven on Earth - Himanshu Chhabra
Books open a realm to a world beyond our own, all one has to do is take a leap of faith, open one, and step through the gate, passed the veil of myth on into the unknown. - Sophia Compian
Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws. - S.J. Perelman
You will not lift the veil of my body until you lift the veil over my face. - Jason Evert
Life may be lived with a veil vainly attempting to hide its truth. The Painted Veil, as Somerset Maugham called it, does fade with time, if not raised earlier. If anything is more pathetic than its former self, it is the faded veil. - R. N. Prasher
Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror. - Kahlil Gibran
A poet dares be just so clear and no clearer... He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it. A poet utterly clear is a trifle glaring. - E.B. White
I saw her disappear from my life like a star that fades into obscurity behind a veil of clouds. - Trevor Driggers
Learn to pray. Pray often. Pray in your mind, in your heart. Pray on your knees. Prayer is your personal key to heaven. The lock is on your side of the veil. And I have learned to conclude all my prayers with ‘Thy will be done’ (Matthew 6:10; see also Luke 11:2; 3 Nephi 13:10). - Boyd K. Packer
Sometimes the dim veil between sanity and insanity is perception. - Luis Marques
Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand, but tell it. - Zadie Smith
When the veil of the knower falls away the creative force of discovery guides your way - each moment is revealed as new. - Jon Bernie
The Ego is a veil between humans and God’.In prayer all are equal. - Jalaluddin Rumi
when I see you, I see mystery - a pale moon's beauty behind a veil of cloud - John Geddes
Religion is a veil that we often use to cover our ugliness. - Debasish Mridha
The new world is as yetbehind the veil of destinyIn my eyes, howeverits dawn has been unveiled - Muhammad Iqbal
Behind the veil of each night, there is a smiling dawn. - Kahlil Gibran
She can wear a veil, an eye mask, even a potato sack over her head - it doesn't matter. True beauty never fades; it radiates the kind of glow, that makes you turn your head and look, same way you unconsciously look for the stars, when the night is dark. - Veronika Jensen
Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied. - Zadie Smith
Everyone's life changes when they meet their Obi-Wan & their Yoda, or their Morpheus & their Oracle; those who help remove the veil. - Brandi L. Bates
All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil. - Benjamin Disraeli
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