Quotations list about stain, blemish and bloodstain captions citing Dorothy Parker, Augustine of Hippo and Ernst Mach sayings.
Razors pain you; rivers are damp; acids stain you; and drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful; you might as well live.
— Dorothy Parker
Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.
— Augustine of Hippo stain quote
My table is now brightly, now dimly lighted. Its temperature varies. It may receive an ink stain. One of its legs may be broken. It may be repaired, polished, and replaced part by part. But, for me, it remains the table at which I daily write.
— Ernst Mach
He has outsoared the shadow of our night; envy and calumny and hate and pain, and that unrest which men miscall delight, can touch him not and torture not again; from the contagion of the world's slow stain, he is secure.
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is extraordinary how the house and the simplest possessions of someone who has been left become so quickly sordid. Even the stain on the coffee cup seems not coffee but the physical manifestation of one's inner stain, the fatal blot that from the beginning had marked one for ultimate aloneness.
— stain quotation by Coleman Dowell
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out.
I did get to work with Anthony Hopkins on 'The Human Stain.
' If I ever manage to accomplish a quarter of what he's achieved, I'll have had one hell of a career.
I may have my personal political thing, but we never wanted it to stain the show.
God, who foresaw your tribulation has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.
Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence.
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults.
So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs. One step at a time.
If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.
The starting point of sanctification is the filthiness, corruption, or stain of sin.
And that's why, you know, it's players like Randy Moss that unfortunately put a stain on the entire league.
What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.