quote by John Webster

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

— John Webster

Sensual Glow Worms quotations

Even in the worm that crawls in the earth there glows a divine spark.

When you slaughter a creature, you slaughter God.


Glow worms quote If you want to give light to others you habe to glow yourself.
If you want to give light to others you habe to glow yourself.

Light, Life and Love are like three glow-worms at thy feet: the whole universe of stars, the dewdrops on the grass whereon thou walkest!

Glow worms quote God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
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It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.

For, as you know, religions are like glow-worms; they shine only when it is dark.

Glories, like glow-worms, afar off shine bright, But looked to near, have neither heat nor light.


Glow worms quote Man cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.
Man cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen.

The little and the great are joined in one By God's great force.

The wondrous golden sun Is linked unto the glow-worm's tiny spark; The eagle soars to heaven in his flight; And in those realms of space, all bathed in light, Soar none except the eagle and the lark.

He who recognizes no higher logic than that of the shilling may become a very rich man, and yet remain all the while an exceedingly poor creature; for riches are no proof whatever of moral worth, and their glitter often serves only to draw attention to the worthlessness of their possessor, as the glow-worm's light reveals the grub.

True goodness is like the glow-worm in this, that it shines most when no eyes except those of heaven are upon it.

Glow worms quote Friends are like starts, they come and they go, but only the true ones glow
Friends are like starts, they come and they go, but only the true ones glow
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For as nightingales do upon glow-worms feed, So poets live upon the living light.

Glow-worms on the ground are moving, As if in the torch-dance circling.


We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.

Glow worms quote Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be
Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be eaten up by the worms.

The young May moon is beaming, love. The glow-worm's lamp is gleaming, love. How sweet to rove, Through Morna's grove, When the drowsy world is dreaming, love! Then awake! - the heavens look bright, my dear, 'Tis never too late for delight, my dear, And the best of all ways To lengthen our days Is to steal a few hours from the night, my dear!

The eastern light our spires touch at morning, The light that slants upon our western doors at evening, The twilight over stagnant pools at batflight, Moon light and star light, owl and moth light, Glow-worm glowlight on a grassblade. O Light Invisible, we worship Thee!

We are all worms. However, I like to think I'm a glow worm

When evening closes Nature's eye, The glow-worm lights her little spark To captivate her favorite fly And tempt the rover through the dark.


Some feelings are quite untranslatable;

no language has yet been found for them. They gleam upon us beautifully through the dim twilight of fancy, and yet when we bring them close to us, and hold them up to the light of reason, lose their beauty all at once, as glow worms which gleam with such a spiritual light in the shadows of evening, when brought in where the candles are lighted, are found to be only worms like so many others.

Death's dry bones glowed with light in the erotic dark but he woke not nor felt the two warm bodies merge; the male worm then took heart and in his wife's ear whispered: "With one sweet kiss, dear wife, we've conquered conquering Death!

The taste for books was an early one.

As a child he was sometimes found at midnight by a page still reading. They took his taper away, and he bred glow-worms to serve his purpose. They took the glow-worms away and he almost burnt the house down with a tinder.