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Dust Quotes

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From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Spiritual Religion God

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All we are is dust in the wind.
- the band Kansas

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Berthold Auerbach

 

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
- Pablo Picasso

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Hope raises no dust.
- Paul Eluard

Things need not have happened to be true.
Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will
endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
- Neil Gaiman

A mass of dust, world's momentary slave,
Is man, in state of our old Adam made,
Soon born to die, soon flourishing to fade.
- Barnabe Barnes

You find me at work; excuse the dust on my blouse.
I sculpt my marble myself.
- Camille Claudel

The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust;
it is carried along to dwell in the blood.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

Watch my dust.
- George Herman

Music washes away the dust of every day life.
- Art Blakey

History is the great dust-heap...
a pageant and not a philosophy.
- Augustine Birrell

What ye have been ye still shall be,
When we are dust the dust among,
O yellow flowers!
- Austin Dobson

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are
the real gold of competition.
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist,
or that this active, restless spirit,
equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

According to an ancient Sardinian legend,
the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will
never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
- Grazia Deledda

I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny,
and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow,
segregation forever.
- George C. Wallace

First our pleasures die - and then our hopes,
and then our fears - and when these are dead,
the debt is due dust claims dust - and we die too.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
- T. S. Eliot

Mourning is not forgetting...
It is an undoing.
Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent
and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.
- Margery Allingham

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes,
and almost in the drawing of a breath,
the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight.
- Bram Stoker

He ate and drank the precious Words,
his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor,
nor that his frame was Dust.
- Emily Dickinson

No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it,
no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless
as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.
- Ellen Glasgow

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.
- Samuel Ullman

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

DUST includes rarities, demos, unreleased songs and instrumentals,
live recordings, and more.
- Adrian Belew

Any political party that undertakes to do it will,
in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled,
into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future.
- Richard Parks Bland

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds,
their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
beneath the dust of habit.
- Salman Rushdie

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
- Jack London

Become dust - and they will throw thee in the air;
Become stone -
and they will throw thee on glass.
- Muhammad Iqbal

I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota
dust storm that I did in all my years of college.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

Writing is like walking in a deserted street.
Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.
- John le Carre

It is true that we are made of dust.
And the world is also made of dust.
But the dust has motes rising.
- Muhammed Iqbal

The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity,
and shall not fail.
Bear them we can, and if we can we must.
Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
- A. E. Housman

Two messengers covered with dust come to bid me fly,
but I wait for him.
- Dolley Madison

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
- Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time.
- Marianne Moore

Dust does rise, doesn't it? And so can I. - Dionne Warwick

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right.
As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting
has already been established.
- George Carlin

Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest;
when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
- Friedrich Schiller

Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in their dust.
- James Shirley

Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
- Ambrose Bierce

We have first raised a dust and then complain we cannot see.
- George Berkeley

Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world;
whereas nothing rises quicker than dust,
straw, and feathers.
- Lord Byron

You either make dust or eat dust.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You know Texas is - even more now that Enron has bit the dust -
it's held up on the back of small businesses.
- Rachel Griffiths

Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes;
Dust is on his eyes,
Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses.
- Robert Williams Buchanan

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost:
each city takes to resembling all cities,
places exchange their form, order, distances,
a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
- Italo Calvino

Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's
dust is greater than your idol.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We can't feel anything - all that's left inside us is dust.
- Andrei Platonov

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Pablo Picasso

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the
talent that rubs against it.
- William Bernbach

I'm full of dust and guitars.
- Syd Barrett

I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota
dust storm than in seven years at the university.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust,
like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
- John Webster

I've got to pick myself up Dust myself off And start all over again.
- Peter Tosh

Avoid the world, it's just a lot of dust and drag and
means nothing in the end.
- Jack Kerouac

There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger
in industry unless it is based on the principle of
keeping the air clear from dust and fumes.
- Alice Hamilton

Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis,
and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust?
- Max Muller

That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth
lives on for all time to come.
Don't spend your life accumulating material objects
that will only turn to dust and ashes.
- Denis Waitley

I was at Yankee Stadium one time at 5 a.m.,
but that was to buy angel dust.
- Artie Lange

There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup.
He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined.
Somebody is going to dust my records.
It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.
- Jack Nicklaus

Less than the dust beneath thy chariot wheel,
less than the weed that grows beside thy door.
- Adela Florence Nicolson

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
- Thomas Carlyle

Our most intimate contact with civilizations long since
dust has been through the art which has survived them.
- Carlisle Floyd

Music is supposed to wash away the dust of everyday life.
- Art Blakey

Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses,
which if given occasional release would encourage the
living of life with salt in it,
in place of dust.
- Henry S. Haskins


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