Flesh Quotes

The idea of bringing someone into the world fills me with horror. I would curse mys...

The idea of bringing someone into the world fills me with horror. I would curse myself if I were a father. A son of mine! Oh no, no, no! May my entire flesh perish and may I transmit to no one the aggravations and the disgrace of existence. Gustave Flaubert
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and fro...

"Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from the desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service to the flesh" - Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 19
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Torture of the flesh is only temporary and...

Torture of the flesh is only temporary and goes away when you die, but torture of the heart by an evil woman can scar your very soul.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 21
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β€œA sick thought can devour the...

β€œA sick thought can devour the body's flesh more than fever or consumption.” ― Guy de Maupassant
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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"There are many ways to kill a mortal. Their flesh t...

"There are many ways to kill a mortal. Their flesh that burns. Their bones that break. But it is breaking a man's spirit that truly destroy him" - Ares, God of War
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 24
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"Love is an exquisite fl...

"Love is an exquisite flesh that is savored even in the bones" (William Ventura)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 01
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"Half our worries and anxieties have arisen from ...

"Half our worries and anxieties have arisen from our concern about the opinions of others . . . we must extract this thorn from our flesh." - Schopenhauer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 22
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"Once upon a time I discovered Samuel Butler [of 'The Way of All Flesh'], the second-best novel i...

"Once upon a time I discovered Samuel Butler [of 'The Way of All Flesh'], the second-best novel in the English language. I say the second-best, so that, if you remind me of Tom Jones, or The Mayor of Casterbridge, or any other that you fancy, I can say, of course, that one is the best." A. A. Milne
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 29
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"When everything else is gone, balls are al...

"When everything else is gone, balls are all any of us really have left. The question is: Are your's made of flesh and blood, or steel?"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 26
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"Beneath this mask there is more than f...

"Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, and ideas are bulletproof." - V for Vendetta
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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β€œIt is not flesh and blood, ...

β€œIt is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.” ― Friedrich Schiller
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 29
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Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadow...

Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadowy world. When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. Always I return home weary but I have the comforting certainty that mankind is real flesh and I myself am not a dream. - Helen Keller -
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 03
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"The savage bows down to idols of wood...

"The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone: the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood." ~ George Bernard Shaw,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadow...

Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadowy world. When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. Always I return home weary but I have the comforting certainty that mankind is real flesh and I myself am not a dream. - Helen Keller -
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 27
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β€œLet an opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let an opponent smash int...

β€œLet an opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let an opponent smash into your flesh and you fracture his bone; let an opponent fracture your bone and you take his life! Do not be concerned with your escaping safely; lay your life before him!” - Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 27
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"As surely as the bullet rips through the vic...

"As surely as the bullet rips through the victim's flesh, organ and bone, it shatters the image of the man who presses the trigger"- Max Payne
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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"Your flesh, too, i...

"Your flesh, too, is weak. But you have... potential." - SHODAN
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 29
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β€œThousands of people who say they β€˜love’ animals sit down once or twice a day to enjoy the ...

β€œThousands of people who say they β€˜love’ animals sit down once or twice a day to enjoy the flesh of creatures who have been utterly deprived of everything that could make their lives worth living and who endured the awful suffering and the terror of the abattoirs.” –Jane Goodall
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 13
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The stroke of the whip maketh marks in ...

The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh, but the stroke of the tongue breaketh bones. – Second Epistle of Pontianus
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 15
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β€œWhen I see an actual flesh-and-blood worker in con...

β€œWhen I see an actual flesh-and-blood worker in conflict with his natural enemy, the policeman, I do not have to ask myself which side I am on.” ― George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 23
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I will cover you with love when next I see you, with caresses, with ecstasy. I want to gorge ...

I will cover you with love when next I see you, with caresses, with ecstasy. I want to gorge you with all the joys of the flesh, so that you faint and die. I want you to be amazed by me, and to confess to yourself that you had never even dreamed of such transports... - Gustave Flaubert
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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"Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce be...

"Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce believe that such a man as this one ever in flesh and blood walked upon this Earth." - Albert Einstein (on Gandhi)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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β€œThe place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes ...

β€œThe place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh.” - Amadeo Bordiga
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"Behind this mask there is more than just fle...

"Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof.” ― Alan Moore, V for Vendetta
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes ...

"The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh." - Amadeo Bordiga
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 21
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"Two things in life are dependable...

"Two things in life are dependable: the delights of the flesh and the delights of literature." - Sei Shonagon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 08
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Center of all centers, Core of cores; Almond, that closes tightly in and sweetens, this entire wor...

Center of all centers, Core of cores; Almond, that closes tightly in and sweetens, this entire world out to all the stars is your fruit-flesh: we greet you. Look, you feel how nothing any longer clings to you; your husk is in infinity; yet already there's begun inside you what lasts beyond the suns.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 02
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