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Top 100 Quotes About Axe

#1. Griff held his breath, waiting for it, knowing the axe would fall and he'd start dying as soon as he walked out the fucking door, and Dante would just grin and joke and try to forget what they had done together in this room. - Author: Damon Suede
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#2. Some men had faces that cried out for a beard. Ser Clayton's face cried out for an axe between the eyes. - Author: George R R Martin
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#3. It's a trick. Get an axe." - Ash, Army of Darkness - Author: Pete Kahle
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#4. I go through phases where I buy only Speed Stick and Axe, and Noxzema shaving cream. - Author: Marc Jacobs
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#5. PU'RIST: one superstitiously nice in the use of words. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#6. Perjury is the basest and meanest and most cowardly of crimes. What can it do? Perjury can change the common air that we breathe into the axe of an executioner. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#7. he followed me with his eyes as if I wore a black hood and carried an axe, and he was next in line. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#8. The person who floated the axe with a stick is in charge of my affairs, so marvel not. - Author: Bayode Ojo
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#9. My name is Malcolm Pomerantz, and I'm an axe man, though not like those guys on that reality-TV show about loggers. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#10. It is dark for archery,' said Gimli. 'Indeed it is time for sleep. Sleep! I feel the need of it, as never I thought any dwarf could. Riding is tiring work. Yet my axe is restless in my hand. Give me a row of orc-necks and room to swing and all weariness will fall from me! - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#11. Morfran thrust his axe straight up. He pretty much seemed to have one sign for everything: poke a hole in the sky. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#12. If the literature we are reading does not wake us, why then do we read it? A literary work must be an ice-axe to break the sea frozen inside us. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#13. The treasures of Cathay were never found.
In this America, this wilderness
Where the axe echoes with a lonely sound,
The generations labor to possess
And grave by grave we civilize the ground. - Author: Louis Simpson
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#14. You could not fence with an antagonist who met rapier thrust with blow of battle axe. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#15. If I had an axe on the evening at Newport when [Dylan] broke out the electric guitar, I'd have cut his cable. - Author: Pete Seeger
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#16. Pick the axe; chop off the anger; burn the pieces and bury the ashes. Anger kills before it is noticed. It travels faster to the destination to destroy long before conscience arrives to regret it! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#17. The mini-Moog was conceived originally as a session musician's axe, something a guy could carry to the studio, do a gig and walk out. - Author: Robert Moog
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#18. If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver. - Author: Lord Byron
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#19. Ren-Hey ... Anju ... Under the bed ...
Anju-Oh ...
There's a blonde guy with an axe,right?
He's a new friend.
Ren-A ghost? - Author: Yuna Kagesaki
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#20. But you comfort me, Gimli, I'm glad to have you standing nigh with your stout legs and your hard axe. I wish there were more of your kin among us. But even more would I give for a hundred good archers of Mirkwood.
- Legolas - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#21. It is difficult to begin without borrowing, but perhaps it is the most generous course thus to permit your fellow-men to have an interest in your enterprise. The owner of the axe, as he released his hold on it, said that it was the apple of his eye; but I returned it sharper than I received it. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#22. The difference in the past and history is that the past is set in stone history is just an account from the guy with the strongest axe - Author: Andy Andrews
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#23. He nothing common did, or mean, / Upon that memorable scene, / But with his keener eye / The axe's edge did try. - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#24. A book should serve as an axe to the ice inside us. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#25. Let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work. Let us lead them into the healthy world of primitive building methods, where there was meaning in every stroke of an axe, expression in every bite of chisel. - Author: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
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#26. All the earth is at rest and is quiet: they are bursting into song. Even the trees of the wood are glad over you, the trees of Lebanon, saying, From the time of your fall no wood-cutter has come up against us with an axe. - Author: Isaiah
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#27. Presently I shall be introduced as 'this venerable old gentleman' and the axe will fall when they raise me to the degree of 'grand old man'. That means on our continent any one with snow-white hair who has kept out of jail till eighty. - Author: Stephen Leacock
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#28. The same wind that uproots trees makes the grass shine. The lordly wind loves the weakness and the lowness of grasses. Never brag of being strong. The axe doesn't worry how thick the branches are. It cuts them to pieces. But not the leaves. It leaves the leaves alone. - Author: Rumi
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#29. When will you let go and freely wander? When will you see the beauty of the flowers despite the stinging of the bees? When will you climb the tree of life for its fruits and high views instead of swinging your axe? When will you finally choose to be free? - Author: Laren Grey Umphlett
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#30. But that was too simple: the idea of a man split into two by a dividing axe. Better: a man crushed into a hundred pieces of rubble, vainly trying to remember how they - he - had once fitted together. - - Author: Julian Barnes
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#31. The purpose of a story is to be an axe that breaks up the ice within us. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#32. Axe was a quiet man, six foot four, with piercing blue eyes and curly hair. He was smart and the best Trivial Pursuit player I ever saw. I loved talking to him because of how much he knew. He would come out with answers that would have defied the learning of a Harvard professor. - Author: Marcus Luttrell
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#33. About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead. - Author: Edsger Dijkstra
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#34. When you're a Viking, you never know when you're going to get the axe. - Author: Alyssa Sutherland
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#35. I knew there was an old axe down cellar; that is all I knew. - Author: Lizzie Andrew Borden
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#36. victorious." "The headsman feels if the axe be[85] sharp." "Take care lest you be deceived." "Judge - Author: Huber Gray Buehler
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#37. It is impossible to abolish either with a law or an axe the desires of men. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#38. Like lightning she snatched her axe, and struck him on the neck - deep - once - twice - his life-blood gushed out, staining her feet.
The stars touched midnight. - Author: Clemence Housman
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#39. Girl with a pie, I'll call it. It's almost like guy with an axe, if you squint hard enough. - Author: Charlotte Stein
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#40. One of the things I would love to do is 'Axe Cop,' which is a comic book. I would like to be involved in 'Axe Cop' someday. I would also love to be in a Western. - Author: Ken Marino
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#41. The man behind the check-in counter gives the impression that he has just axe-murdered the motel's owner (and family, and family pet) and is going through these procedures of hostelry so as not to arouse suspicion. - Author: Paul Quarrington
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#42. On the other side of the curtain, children were squabbling, a baby was crying, and there was the smell of rat-and-cabbage casserole. Someone was sharpening an axe. And someone else was snoring. For a dwarf in Ankh-Morpork, solitude was something that you had to cultivate on the inside. Books - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#43. I hate fleeing as much as anyone," I said, "but Emma and I look like nineteenth-century axe murderers, and you're a dog who wears glasses. We're bound to be noticed. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#44. Truth is an axe. Without judgement it's swung in great circles, wounding everybody, - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#45. I need to make sure Chris isn't an axe murderer who lures women with the whole "I can fix the camera your friend's cat peed on" line, so I Google him. - Author: Lauren Blakely
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#46. If you ask me to cut down a tree I'll spend the first four hours sharpening the axe. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#47. You're the only man I know willing to jump from the top floor of a skyscraper, naked with an axe just to get the bad guy - Selena - Author: David Gallie
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#48. Sod this,' said Kyle and he swung his axe. Charlotte watched amazed, unable to look away, as the blade sliced clean through the father's neck and his head flew off. - Author: Charlie Higson
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#49. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#50. Each one of my budgets has taken a meat axe to foreign aid, because I think we ought to quit sending it to countries that hate us. - Author: Rand Paul
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#51. I'm no light weight, mountain man. It'll take more than a couple of frou-frou Vermont microbrews to get me trashed." She leaned forward and bit his lip. "If you stop, I'm gonna kill you. With your own axe. - Author: Penny Watson
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#52. My favorite sequels are basically all Mike Myers films - 'Wayne's World 2,' 'Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me,' 'Shrek 2.' Anything he does, it's best the second time around. He needs to do 'So I Married an Axe Murderer 2.' - Author: Adam DeVine
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#53. He'd heard of elvenblossom wine. It was known for its stultifying bouquet of fruit blossoms and the battle-axe power of its alcohol content. Only those of elven blood could stomach the sweet stuff, he'd heard, and it was the alcoholic equivalent of being kicked in the head by a centaur. - Author: Mark Anthony
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#54. In the movies, I kill guys with an axe. In real life, I can't control a nine-year-old girl. - Author: Sylvester Stallone
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#55. She wielded it easily, lightly. She carried it swinging like a baseball bat, only with more poetry to it. It was a frightening thing to watch, this small shadow of billowing grey fabric and sprawling, wild hair splaying out behind her, the axe held at the ready with both hands, poised and prepared. - Author: Cherie Priest
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#56. I may have drawn an axe being raised in this example, but I'm not the one who let it drop or decided how hard the blow, or who screamed, or why. That, dear reader, was your special crime. Each of you was committing it in your own style. - Author: Scott McCloud
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#57. She would die as she had lived, with an axe in her hand and a laugh upon her lips. - Author: George R R Martin
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#58. When some remote ancestor of ours invented the shovel, he became a giver: He could plant a tree. And when the axe was invented, he became a taker: He could chop it down. Whoever owns land has thus assumed, whether he knows it or not, the divine functions of creating and destroying plants. - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#59. He might make it, even if all I really did was hit him in the head with an axe. - Author: Richard Hooker
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#60. Around midnight I heard them shout unfaithful one and I knew right then the axe was gonna fall. It's because of me. - Author: Robert Cray
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#61. If we remember that all the trees of earth are marked for the woodman's axe, we will not be so ready to build our nests in them. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#62. Write because you love it, not because you want to become rich. Your story will be better for it. - Author: Lana Axe
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#63. Call the right axe Sorrow," she said. "You know what I call the left one?" "Happiness?" "Sorrow. I can't tell them apart. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#64. The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life activity; it affords protection to all beings, offering shade even to the axe-man who destroys it. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#65. If you want to be called a dwarf you must be in immediate possession of a battle axe cause otherwise your just a midget with an attitude. - Author: Ralphie May
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#66. Learn to use an axe, and respect it and you can't help but love it. But abuse one and it will wear your hands raw and open your foot like an overcooked sausage. - Author: Richard Proenneke
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#67. I am a Muslim, because it's a religion that teaches you an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. It teaches you to respect everybody, and treat everybody right. But it also teaches you if someone steps on your toe, chop off their foot. And I carry my religious axe with me all the time. - Author: Malcolm X
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#68. So, if it's an axe weilding maniac reeking bloody havoc all over the neighborhood, exactly what are we going to defend ourselves with, our boners?
Callum to Jacob - Author: Mark Alders
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#69. I don't think I'm a gay icon. I have no axe to grind. I mean, I'm clearly not homophobic! I'm not pro or con. - Author: Steve-O
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#70. Today was the day to win again, Javlei held his axe in hand he had killed many people with it he didn't care that he had blood on his hands. He had won the STEDFARST races every year so far by being ruthless butchering other racers as he went. - Author: Charon Lloyd-Roberts
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#71. I worked with AXE Hair to do a promo shoot for the ESPYs and ESPN - it's all about having girl-approved hair. They have a newer product out there with the hair stuff - shampoo, conditioner and all the styling products that they have. - Author: Matthew Stafford
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#72. Me: just don't ask about his forty-three ex-boyfriends, okay? or ask him about why he's carrying around an axe.
mom: ...
me: i'm kidding about the axe part. - Author: David Levithan
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#73. Your way begins at the other side.
Become the sky.
Take an axe to the prison wall.
Escape.
Walk out like someone suddenly born into color.
Do it now. - Author: Rumi
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#74. A word aptly uttered or written cannot be cut away by an axe. - Author: Nikolai Gogol
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#75. Now you, Sir, have a large tree, and you don't know how to use it, so why not plant it in the middle of nowhere, where you can go to wander or fall asleep under its shade? No axe under Heaven will attack it, nor shorten its days, for something which is useless will never be disturbed. - Author: Zhuangzi
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#76. Focus, Amy. Just because he looked great in the saddle did not mean he wasn't an axe murderer. - Author: Rosemary Clement-Moore
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#77. Oh My God," I blurted, grabbing onto Phin as we faced the open bedroom door. "It's the axe murderer."
"I doubt he would knock," she said, but she was whispering, too, and didn't move away from me. - Author: Rosemary Clement-Moore
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#78. I have never as yet gone a step to see a literary lion; but I would go a considerable way to see Emerson, this pioneer in the moral forests of the New World, who applies his axe to the roots of the old trees to hew them down and to open the paths for new planting. - Author: Fredrika Bremer
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#79. The leaves, they run like mice, while birds peck at the ground. The wood has rotted in its bin. The grim axe has come round - Author: Andre Alexis
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#80. Bring me your Nortons, your Kramdens, your housewives, and sewermen.
Weight my limbs with the nests of your flotsam, that we may chirp in chorus this melancholy anthem.
Mourn with your busdriver piety this sapless husk;
dull with your tender hymn the string of the lumberman's axe. - Author: Daniel Clowes
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#81. More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else ... All our lauded technological progress-our very civilization-is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#82. (...) pick up your axe, start at the roots

don't miss the trunk, never forget:

to end life truly and finally

start at the roots or end there. - Author: Moonshine Noire
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#83. Instead of blaming us, find your true enemy. And, where the offence is, there let the great axe fall. - Author: John Marsden
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#84. An axe without a blade is just a stick. - Author: Anthony Ryan
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#85. Even the highest tree has an axe waiting at its foot. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#86. In D&D, I love playing the first guy through the door - the guy with the battle-axe. 'Where are the bad guys? Just point me at 'em!' - Author: Brian Posehn
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#87. ..you are retained as counsel for unhappy mankind. You have promised to help those in peril by sea, those in captivity, the sick and the needy, and those whose heads are under the poised axe. Whither are you straying? What are you doing? - Author: Seneca.
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#88. Axe's erection was instantaneous, and he kept himself facing her as it rose. Even - Author: J.R. Ward
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#89. It seemed to Rand like years since there had not been firewood to split. But complaining would not keep the house warm, so he fetched the axe, propped up bow and quiver beside the chopping block, and got to work. Pine for a quick, hot flame, and oak for long burning. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#90. A man ain't a goddamn axe, choppin', hackin', bustin' every goddamn minute of the day. Things get to him. Things he can't chop down, because they inside. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#91. The choices politicians make must be based on values - not an arbitrary, axe-wielding approach to public spending or a dismal exchange between Gordon Brown and David Cameron about percentages that sounds like an argument between different book-keepers. - Author: Nick Clegg
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#92. The society that will organize production on the basis of a free and equal association of the producers will put the whole machinery of the state where it will then belong: into the museum of antiquities, by the side of the spinning wheel and the bronze axe. - Author: Friedrich Engels
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#93. Yet now, having held in grief and resentment, and evaded thinking too much about the episode that changed my life with the finality of an axe, here I am exalted by having made use of it, by having spilled my guts in public. We are strange creatures, and writers are stranger creatures than most. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#94. She thought of a new way to kill my love for the beautiful Munchkin maiden, and made my axe slip again, so that it cut right through my body, splitting me into two halves. - Author: L. Frank Baum
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#95. Something's died in me," she goes. "It took a long time for it to do it, but it's dead. You've killed something, just like you'd took an axe to it. Everything is dirt now. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#96. Diodorus Siculus confessed
His gradual ease among the likes of this:
Murdered, forgotten, nameless, terrible
Beheaded girl, outstaring axe
And beatification, outstaring
What had begun to feel like reverence.
-Strange Fruit - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#97. You see," she said, "with the axe, it's easier to get ahead. . . . - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#98. He had thought more than other men, and in matters of the intellect he had that calm objectivity, that certainty of thought and knowledge, such as only really intellectual men have, who have no axe to grind, who never wish to shine, or to talk others down, or to appear always in the right. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#99. Last week my tie caught on fire, some guy tried to put it out with an axe. - Author: Rodney Dangerfield
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#100. Shagga, cut off his manhood and feed it to the goats." Shagga hefted the huge double-bladed axe. "There are no goats, Halfman." "Make do. - Author: George R R Martin
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