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expressions Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about expressions
  1. #1
    “The concept of truth is intimately linked to the biases of forms of expression.”
  2. #2
    “Nature is the direct expression of the divine imagination.”
  3. #3
    “I showed, not in word only but in deed, that, if I may be allowed to use such an expression, I cared not a straw for death, and that my great and only care was lest I should do an unrighteous or unholy thing.”
  4. #4
    “‘When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time. You’d be shocked at how many adults are really dead inside - walking through their days with no idea who they are, just waiting for a heart attack or cancer or a Mack truck to come along and finish the job. It’s the saddest thing I know.’”
  5. #5
    “Lift up your hearts, my brethren, high, higher! And do not forget your legs! Lift up also your legs, ye good dancers, and better still if ye stand upon your heads!”
  6. #6
    “We didn’t really like to wear the veil, especially since we didn’t understand why we had to.”
  7. #7
    “A man who has a language consequently possesses the world expressed and implied by that language.”
  8. #8
    “I thought that maybe if she could express herself rather than suffer herself, if she had a way to relieve the burden, she lived for nothing more than living, with nothing to get inspired by, to care for, to call her own…”
  1. #9
    “Ivan Ilych never abused his power; he tried on the contrary to soften its expression, but the consciousness of it and the possibility of softening its effect, supplied the chief interest and attraction of his office.”
  2. #10
    “The expression on his face seemed to say that what had needed to be done had been done, and done right. Beside this his expression also seemed to hold warning, a reproach to the living.”
  3. #11
    “I love this part of getting to know someone. How every piece of new information, every new expression seems magical.”
  4. #12
    “As a general rule, most women, before they’ve got ‘em, present to their men smiling, agreeing faces. They hide their thoughts. You now, when you’re feeling hateful, honey, you are hateful.”
  5. #13
    “Prayer is the medium of miracles. It is a means of communication of the created with the Creator. Through prayer love is received, and through miracles love is expressed.”
  6. #14
    “Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.”
  7. #15
    “In the expression of grief lies recovery from grief itself.”
  8. #16
    “For someone like myself in whom the ability to trust others is so cracked and broken that I am wretchedly timid and am forever trying to read the expression on people’s faces.”

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Leo Tolstoy, Selma Lagerlöf, Oscar Wilde, Elizabeth Goudge, Maxim Gorky, Alan Paton, Hans Thoma, André Trocmé, Padraic Colum, Ruth Sawyer, Walter Wangerin, Miriam LeBlanc, C. S. Lewis
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