quote by Sara Teasdale

There is a quiet at the heart of love, And I have pierced the pain and come to peace.

— Sara Teasdale

Pleasurable Pierced quotations

Earthly riches are like the reed. Its roots are sunk in the swamp, and its exterior is fair to behold; but inside it is hollow. If a man leans on such a reed, it will snap off and pierce his soul.


There are only two things that pierce the human heart. One is beauty. The other is affliction.

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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

I tend not to wear accessories. I'm not one of those gals with a drawerful of amazing jewelry. I don't even have my ears pierced! But I have one bracelet that never comes off my wrist.

If you have insight, you use your inner eye, your inner ear, to pierce to the heart of things, and have no need of intellectual knowledge.


Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.

Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation.

The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn't indicate or promise, and which the other kind of eye couldn't detect.

If you don't love life you can't enjoy an oyster;

there is a shock of freshness to it and intimations of the ages of man, some piercing intuition of the sea and all its weeds and breezes. [They] shiver you for a split second.

The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded.


Babaji's spiritual state is beyond human comprehension.

The dwarfed vision of men cannot pierce to his transcendental star. One attempts in vain even to picture the avatar's attainment. It is inconceivable.

I want to make movies that pierce people's hearts and touch them in some way, even if it's just for the night while they're in the cinema; in that moment, I want to bring actual tears to their eyes and goosebumps to their skin.

Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.

May Jack-o-lanterns burning bright, Of soft and golden hue, Pierce through the future's veil and show, What fate now holds for you?

I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears.


In April the sweet showers fall And pierce the drought of March to the root, and all The veins are bathed in liquor of such power As brings about the engendering of the flower.

It was cold out there, bitter, biting, cutting, piercing, hyperborean, marmoreal cold, and there were all these Minnesotans running around outdoors, happy as lambs in the spring.

Many a spoken word is more piercing than an attack.

No iron can pierce the human heart as chillingly as a full stop placed at the right time.

I believe that if there is one thing which pierces the Master's heart with unutterable grief, it is not the world's iniquity, but the Church's indifferences.


When a jealous person sees signs of other people's success and good fortune, his heart is pierced with envy. But someone who has learned to rejoice in the good fortune of others experiences only happiness. Seeing another person's beautiful house or attractive partner immediately makes him happy - the fact that they are not his own is irrelevant.

Never can true reconcilement grow where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep.

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending.

You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

You must have an iron will, if you would cross the ocean.

You must be strong enough to pierce mountains.

Our beliefs are rooted deep in our earth, no matter what you have done to it and how much of it you have paved over. And if you leave all that concrete unwatched for a year or two, our plants, the native Indian plants, will pierce that concrete and push up through it.


A black star appears, a point of darkness in the night sky's clarity.

Point of darkness and gateway to repose. Reach out, pierce the fine fabric of the sheltering sky, take repose.

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

Look at me... look at me... I need the attention, oooh I'm punk rock I got some tattoos, I got some piercings. If I'm gonna get some piercings then I want everyone to see it...I don't need to advertise my punkness. A real punk doesn't need to show off...Its like a Karate man... the Karate man bleed on the inside. A real punk is punk on the inside.

Persephone herself is but a voice or a darkness invisible enfolded in the deeper dark of the arms Plutonic, and pierced with the passion of dense gloom, among the splendor of torches of darkness, shedding darkness on the lost bride and her groom.

Again and again, the cicada's untiring cry pierced the sultry summer air like a needle at work on thick cotton cloth.


I think Oscar Wilde wrote a poem about a robin who loved a white rose.

He loved it so much that he pierced his breast and let his heart's blood turn the white rose red. Maybe this sounds very sentimental, but for anybody who has loved a career as much as I've loved mine, there can be no short cuts.

Obviously, if you don't love life, you can't enjoy an oyster.

Farms and food production should be, I submit, at least as important as who pierced their navel in Hollywood this week. Please tell me I'm not the only one who believes this. Please. As a culture, we think we're well educated, but I'm not sure that what we've learned necessarily helps us survive.

She was clean": no piercings, tattoos, or scarifications.

All the kids were now. And who could blame them, Alex thought, after watching three generations of flaccid tattoos droop like moth-eaten upholstery over poorly stuffed biceps and saggy asses?