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#1. The dimmed outlines of phenomenal things all merge into one another unless we put on the focusing-glass of theory, and screw it up sometimes to one pitch of definition and sometimes to another, so as to see down into different depths through the great millstone of the world. - Author: James Clerk Maxwell
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#2. Remember, forgiveness is not a millstone but a milestone! - Author: Stephen Richards
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#3. God sleepeth not, and He will visit His judgement upon you. Better were it for you to have a millstone hung about your neck and sink into the sea than to be hated and despised of all men. - Author: Helen Keller
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#4. The national question is purely a peasant question ... the best way to eliminate nationality is a massive factory with thousands of workers ... , which like a millstone grinds up all nationalities and forges a new nationality. This nationality is the universal proletariat. - Author: Mikhail Kalinin
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#5. I don't read such small stuff as letters, I read men and nations. I can see through a millstone, though I can't see through a spelling-book. What a narrow idea a reading qualification is for a voter! - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#6. The harvest of this world is to the resolute, and he that is infirm of purpose is ground betwixt the upper and the nether millstone - Author: Eric Rucker Eddison
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#7. Christ's religion needs no prop of any kind from any worldly source, and to the degree that it is thus supported is a millstone hanged about its neck. - Author: George W Truett
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#8. The very worst poetry of all perished along with its creator, Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings of Greenbridge, Essex, England, in the destruction of the planet Earth. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#9. Would to God I were rid of this nether millstone within me, this hateful body of death. Blessed be the name of the Lord, the disease is not incurable, the Saviour's precious blood is the universal solvent, and me, even me, it will effectually soften, till my heart melts as wax before the fire. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#10. You're water. We're the millstone.
You're wind. We're dust blown up into shapes.
You're spirit. We're the opening and closing
of our hands. You're the clarity.
We're the language that tries to say it.
You're joy. We're all the different kinds of laughing. - Author: Rumi
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#11. Her family... Love and involvement brought joy, but as well could become a hideously heavy millstone slung about one's neck. And the worst was that she felt useless because there was not a mortal thing she could do to help resolve their problems. - Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
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#12. A full bosom is actually a millstone around a woman's neck. - Author: Germaine Greer
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#13. A millstone and the human heart are driven ever round,
If they have nothing else to grind, they must themselves be ground. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#14. I love him, love him. He's a millstone round my neck - he'll take me to the bottom with him. But I love this millstone of mine - I can't live without it. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#15. Poverty and zeal are an upper and a nether millstone. It is dangerous to make a third in that kind of sandwich. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#16. Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast. - Author: Graham Greene
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#17. I fear that the rising personal bankruptcies and repossessions are the first signs of bigger problems to come and personal debt - Gordon Brown's legacy to millions of Britain's families - will hang like a millstone around the neck of the British people for years to come. - Author: Vince Cable
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#18. We need a millstone around our neck to keep us humble. - Author: Martin Luther
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#19. The human heart is like a millstone in a mill: when you put wheat under it, it turns and grinds and bruises the wheat to flour; if you put no wheat, it still grinds on, but then 'tis itself it grinds and wears away. - Author: Martin Luther
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#20. He who shuns the millstone, shuns the meal. - Author: Desiderius Erasmus
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#21. I swore that I would not suffer from the world's grief and the world's stupidity and cruelty and injustice and I made my heart as hard in endurance as the nether millstone and my mind as a polished surface of steel. I no longer suffered, but enjoyment had passed away from me. - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#22. Personally, coming out was one of the most important things I've ever done, lifting from my shoulders the millstone of lies that I hadn't even realized I was carrying. - Author: Ian McKellen
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#23. For myself I say deliberately, it is better to have a millstone tied round the neck and be thrown into the sea than to share the enterprises of those to whom the world has turned, and will turn, because they minister to its weaknesses and cover up the awful realities which it shudders to look at. - Author: Thomas Huxley
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#24. Maybe there isn't a God after all, maybe there's only a universe rotating by itself like a millstone. - Author: Gao Xingjian
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#25. In so far as the intention of education is to train the child for a vocation it is a millstone around his neck. - Author: John Carroll
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#26. Millstone sputtered, I don't know where you're getting your information, G.T., but that's as bogus as a barking cat! - Author: Joan Bauer
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#27. Tradition, if not constantly recreated, can be as much a millstone as a mill-wheel. - Author: Colin MacInnes
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#28. Money spent on myself may be a millstone about my neck; money spent on others may give me wings like the angels. - Author: Roswell Dwight Hitchcock
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#29. If Destiny throws a stone at you, don't let it become a millstone. Make it into a milestone. - Author: Sachin Tendulkar
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#30. It is perhaps my greatest hope, Mr. President, that some day we'll consider tax and spending measures with no one else in mind but future generations of American taxpayers. We're tying a millstone of debt around their necks, and it is a grave mistake. - Author: John McCain
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#31. The past is a stepping stone, not a millstone. - Author: Robert Plant
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#32. Sooner or later I too may passively take the print
Of the golden age--why not? I have neither hope nor trust;
May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint,
Cheat and be cheated, and die: who knows? we are ashes and dust. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#33. Without God we are but bruised reeds, ever threatened by the prospect of being crushed by life's uncaring millstone. Without God we are nothing, our lives worthless, our days an endless circular tread. Without God we stand condemned, doomed to a life without the precious gift of hope. - Author: T. Davis Bunn
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#34. If fate is a millstone, we are the grist. There is nothing we can do. So I wish for strength. If I cannot protect them from the wheel,then give me a strong blade, and enough strength, to shatter fate - Author: Tite Kubo
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