quote by Rumi

Last night I begged the Wise One to tell me the secret of the world. Gently, gently, he whispered, "Be quiet, the secret cannot be spoken, It is wrapped in silence."

— Rumi

Unconventional Wrapping quotations

All the ups and downs are grace in different wrappings, sent to refine consciousness. Say thanks to them all.

I prefer someone who burns the flag and then wraps themselves up in the Constitution over someone who burns the Constitution and then wraps themselves up in the flag.

We're all mad, the whole damned race.

We're wrapped in illusions, delusions, confusions about the penetrability of partitions, we're all mad and in solitary confinement.

I like to play pranks on my girlfriend, you know, keep things fresh for me, make me laugh, you know? She hates it. But like, the other night, I put Saran wrap over the toilet seat, you know, which doesn't sound that original, but she's bulimic.

When fascism comes to the United States it will be wrapped in the American flag and will claim the name of 100-percent Americanism

Therapy is extremely expensive. Popping bubble wrap is radically cheap.

Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure.

Nationalism of one kind or another was the cause of most of the genocide of the twentieth century. Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use first to shrink-wrap people's minds and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury the dead.

I want in fact more of you. In my mind I am dressing you with light; I am wrapping you up in blankets of complete acceptance and then I give myself to you. I long for you; I who usually long without longing, as though I am unconscious and absorbed in neutrality and apathy, really, utterly long for every bit of you.

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

Only one girl has ever really wrapped my stomach into pretzels.

She didn’t give me butterflies. She gave me pterodactyls I’m talking terrible internal bruising and the first time I kissed her was like the first time I saw fireworks, which was like the sky first kissing me in the eyeballs

My prayer today is that we will feel the loving arms of God wrapped around us, and will know in our hearts that He will never forsake us as we trust in Him.

Superheroes allow their capes to hang off their backs;

but our Superwomen choose to wrap them around their heads.

It's always hard to wrap up a series.

The longer I spend with the characters, the more they become like friends.

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand.

They don't wrap fish in our work.

To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.

The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.

When God created you, He created a dream and wrapped a body around it.

But it is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects, and indeed the sundry contemplation of my travels, which, by often rumination, wraps me in the most humorous sadness.

They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.

Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much. I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital so I could have all my women together.

The Lord ate from a common bowl, and asked the disciples to sit on the grass.

He washed their feet, with a towel wrapped around His waist - He, who is the Lord of the universe!

Unless God's Word illumine the way, the whole life of men is wrapped in darkness and mist, so that they cannot but miserably stray.

A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.

The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.

The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.

Silence...leads us to make a gift of self rather than a selfishness that has been gift-wrapped ...Silence does not mean running away but rather recollecting ourselves in the open space of God.

One of the disadvantages of almost universal education was the fact that all kinds of persons acquired a familiarity with one's favorite writers. It gave one a curious feeling; it was like seeing a drunken stranger wrapped in one's dressing gown.

In my life, I've been a movie star, a rock star, and a sports star, all wrapped up into one-and worked harder at it than anybody else.

I always liked the idea that America is a big facade.

We are all insects crawling across on the shiny hood of a Cadillac. We're all looking at the wrapping. But we won't tear the wrapping to see what lies beneath.

I think of architecture as a piece of clothing to wrap around human beings

Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.

In television, images are projected at you.

You are the screen. The images wrap around you. You are the vanishing point.

There's a snobbery at work in architecture.

The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.

Love measures our stature: the more we love, the bigger we are.

There is no smaller package in all the world than that of a man all wrapped up in himself.

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