Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth,
like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones.
To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and , when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
The dog that trots about finds a bone.
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.
A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
Oh literature, oh the glorious Art, how it preys upon the marrow in our bones.
It scoops the stuffing out of us, and chucks us aside. Alas!
He was a clot looking for a place to happen, a splinter of bone hunting a soft organ to puncture, a lonely lunatic cell looking for a mate.
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
It's a writer's job to carve with language, to hew close to the bone.
Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.
A people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood.
Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it.
Will you tell me my fault, frankly as to yourself, for I had rather wince, than die. Men do not call the surgeon to commend the bone, but to set it, Sir.
We all have the republican spirit in our veins, like syphilis in our bones.
We are democratized and venerealized.
Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.
Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.
People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this, -- that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it.
He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.
I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer.
.. form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
Sun-bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue - that blue that will always be there as it is now after all man's destruction is finished.
Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone.