Quotations list about staining captions citing Dorothy Parker, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and Augustine of Hippo 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
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,but when the darkness sets in,their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross staining quote
Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.
— Augustine of Hippo
The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur.
— John Corry
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.
— staining quotation by 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.
Philosophy, astronomy, and politics were marked at zero, I remember.
Botany variable, geology profound as regards the mud stains from any region within fifty miles of town, chemistry eccentric, anatomy unsystematic, sensational literature and crime records unique, violin player, boxer, swordsman, lawyer, and self-poisoner by cocaine and tobacco.
If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.
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.
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.
The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
The puritanical potentialities of science have never been forecast.
If it evolves a body of organized rites, and is established as a religion, hierarchically organized, things more than anything else will be done in the name of decency. The coarse fumes of tobacco and liquors, the consequent tainting of the breath and staining of white fingers and teeth, which is so offensive to many women, will be the first things attended to.
It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.
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.
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.
Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.
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.
I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains.
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.
Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews.
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.
I loved every second of Catholic church.
I loved the sickly sweet rotting-pomegranate smells of the incense. I loved the overwrought altar, the birdbath of holy water, the votive candles; I loved that there was a poor box, the stations of the cross rendered in stained glass on the windows.
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.
I started noticing how stained the pavements are in London.
The pavements in Beverly Hills aren't used; in London, they're used for everything. It doesn't matter how much they're cleaned, they still reflect light.