Top 100 Quotes About Fluttering

#1. The gentle fair on nervous tea relies,
Whilst gay good-nature sparkles in her eyes;
An inoffensive scandal fluttering round,
Too rough to tickle, and too light to wound.

George Crabbe

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#2. It was weather for dreams; for little fluttering quests of the heart.

Knut Hamsun

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#3. The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings. It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.

Kate Chopin

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#4. He's the only one fluttering his wings.

Waheed Ibne Musa

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#5. No more diving into pools of chlorinated water lit green from below. No more ball games played out under floodlights. No more porch lights with moths fluttering on summer nights. No more trains running under the surface of cities on the dazzling power of the electric third rail. No more cities.

Emily St. John Mandel

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#6. How hard it is to escape from places. However carefully one goes they hold you - you leave little bits of yourself fluttering on the fences - like rags and shreds of your very life.

Katherine Mansfield

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#7. Clair de Lune," a song that makes her think of leaves fluttering, and of the hard ribbons of sand beneath her feet at low tide. The music slinks and rises and settles back to earth,

Anthony Doerr

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#8. It's nowhere near as intense as what I imagine an actor experiences backstage, but I feel a fluttering nervousness before a curtain goes up on a play. I mean, any play, anywhere - on Broadway or the Bowery or in a church basement.

Ben Brantley

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#9. You were spying on me?" I repeated, this time my tone was stern.
"Nonsense! I was making sure you were safe." He answered, fluttering his wings and landing in front of me. "That's what friends do.

Grace Fiorre

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#10. Jutta drags herself closer; she watches her brother with outsize eyes. A piano chases the violins. Then woodwinds. The strings sprint, woodwinds fluttering behind. More instruments join in. Flutes? Harps? The song races, seems to loop back over itself. "Werner?" Jutta whispers. He blinks;

Anthony Doerr

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#11. I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath and hare-bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.

Emily Bronte

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#12. Arm in arm, we left her room, the beginnings of a real relationship shimmering in the air between us, just like the bright pink sparks fluttering up from the Valkyrie's fingertips.

Jennifer Estep

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#13. Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night's decay
Ushers in a drearier day.

Emily Bronte

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#14. All craftsmen share a knowledge. They have heldReality down fluttering to a bench.

Vita Sackville-West

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#15. The silence of the room was disturbed by a book that flew open with fluttering leaves,

Dorothy Scarborough

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#16. It does help to actually realize that however stunning the person who is, you know, fluttering eyelashes at you, she doesn't do anything to match up to your wife.

Colin Firth

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#17. Marie-Laure is glad to hear a smile enter his voice. But beneath it she can sense his thoughts fluttering like trapped birds.

Anthony Doerr

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#18. Poetry isn't like any writing I've ever heard before. I don't understand all of it, just bits of images, sentences that appear half-finished, all fluttering together like brightly colored ribbons in the wind.

Lauren Oliver

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#19. You saw a fluttering fan before her face and magnolia blooms and sleepy lakes under the moonlight when she walked.

Zora Neale Hurston

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#20. Oh, dear." Free looked down, fluttering her eyelashes demurely. "Is my punctuation showing once more?

Courtney Milan

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#21. Free the fire fluttering inside her rib cage. Work her muscles, the bow, the violin, until she played herself to ash and embers and left the rest of the world behind to smolder.

Alexandra Bracken

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#22. Jason smiled. The sound of wings was louder now, the fluttering of angels come to carry him home.

Robert Ferrigno

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#23. You can be very efficient with lyrics, and you can get the heart fluttering or soaring or make someone cry with a really amazing dance song.

Kylie Minogue

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#24. His cell phone didn't work in Three Pines, and neither did email. He almost expected to see messages fluttering back and forth in the sky above the village, unable to descend.

Louise Penny

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#25. Visions flashed through her mind. A fluttering of white wings. A burning arrow. Stained glass under her feet.

Tiffany Reisz

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#26. Ree, brunette and sixteen, with milk skin and abrupt green eyes, stood bare-armed in a fluttering yellowed dress, face to the wind, her cheeks reddening as if smacked and smacked again.

Daniel Woodrell

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#27. Mr. Casaubon had never had a strong bodily frame, and his soul was sensitive without being enthusiastic: it was too languid to thrill out of self-consciousness into passionate delight; it went on fluttering in the swampy ground where it was hatched, thinking of its wings and never flying.

George Eliot

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#28. Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.

Emily Bronte

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#29. Like my entire generation, I seem to be drawn toward the Internet's fluttering promise of connections, and then repulsed by it, in equal measure. And I feel that, in the end, the Internet will win.


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#30. The wild bird that flies so lone and far has somewhere its nest and brood. A little fluttering heart of love impels its wings, and points its course. There is nothing so solitary as a solitary man.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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#31. Sawyer watched Rex from the hospital bed. The man was fucking fluttering. Fluffing pillows. Pouring water. Talking to doctors and nurses. Checking on Sawyer without actually talking to him. When

S.E. Jakes

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#32. There is a thing, like a bird, weak and fluttering within my chest, i cradle it and care for it as anyone should an injured thing, yet, i silently pray for it's death.

Gabriel Macht

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#33. No matter how bleak and black her existence became, the familiar sight of the moon restored something within her, small as it was - like tiny fluttering wings of flame beating back the darkness.

Shona Moyce

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#34. was a bird. A bird struggling through stickiness: a bird coated in paint, floundering in its nest, splashing color everywhere. Red. Red. Red. Dozens of them: black feathers coated thickly with crimson-colored paint, fluttering among the branches. Red

Lauren Oliver

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#35. My Lebanon is a flock of birds fluttering in the early morning as shepherds lead their sheep into the meadow & rising in the evening as farmers return from their fields and vineyards.You have your Lebanon and its people. I have my Lebanon and its people.

Khalil Gibran

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#36. My taking a seat on the Council of the Fathers caused a desperate fluttering among my ghosts.

Mason Cooley

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#37. What could never be endured, it turned out, was the last swathe of time before sleep came, the path from larger day to huger night, a little death when the mind was still alive and fluttering. Thus

Martin Amis

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#38. The mind is the most capricious of insects - flitting, fluttering.

Virginia Woolf

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#39. The elusive nature of love ... it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it's just fluttering and it's gone.

Mick Jagger

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#40. And how to paint your lovely hands, fluttering over the silks like two dark birds?

Elizabeth Borton De Trevino

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#41. So travel with me, beyond the small illusions. Dance with me among the clouds, where infinite dreams show not-yet-discovered truths of being. Let the wind whisper passionately against your mouth, inhale deep the endless creativity, dance with the fluttering petals of my spirits concerto.

Cheri Bauer

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#42. I've missed you, he whispers softly. The air between them is electric as he leans in, gently brushing his lips against her neck. In the next room, the guests complain about the sudden increase in temperature. Fans are drawn from colorful bags, fluttering like tropical birds.

Erin Morgenstern

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#43. His whole body was completely still, except the wings, which were still fluttering a little, like when someone dies. That's when he finally understood that of all the things the angel had told him, nothing was true. That he wasn't even an angel, just a liar with wings.

Etgar Keret

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#44. Then her eyes are fluttering open and she's looking into me. Not at me, but into me.

Jasinda Wilder

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#45. It's quite amazing what 3D is doing to movies. Just simple things like a paper plane flying at you or flower petals fluttering about are wonderful.

Kou Shibasaki

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#46. Sweet, can I sing you the song of your kisses? How soft is this one, how subtle this is, How fluttering swift as a bird's kiss that is, As a bird that taps at a leafy lattice; How this one clings and how that uncloses From bud to flower in the way of roses.

Arthur Symons

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#47. She saw herself alone, alive and doomed, strong and helpless, passing in a line of women, her mother before her, the child Lucy, behind, women walking on a temple frieze, Greek women in fluttering robes rounding a vase's girth for ever.

Enid Bagnold

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#48. A persistent breeze lifted the thin curtains, fluttering a few moments of tranquility into the turbulent day.

Susan Abulhawa

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#49. The war could kill the faith in him, too, if he was not strong or careful enough. He could feel it fluttering within him sometimes, a bird in a cage of knives. Its own blood on its face and wings.

Brian Francis Slattery

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#50. Our pain hides beneath these fluttering, random thoughts that run through our heads in an endless loop. But there's so much freedom in getting to know what's under there, the bedrock.

Dani Shapiro

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#51. Who knows what hung, fluttering, at the window
between him and the darkness.

Mary Oliver

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#52. And whether this happiness lasted a hundred seconds or ten minutes, it was so far removed from time that it resembled every other genuine happiness as completely as one fluttering blue lycaenid butterfly resembles another.

Hermann Hesse

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#53. It was a bird. A bird struggling through stickiness: a bird coated in paint, floundering in its nest, splashing color everywhere.
Red. Red. Red.
Dozens of them: black feathers coated thickly with crimson-colored paint, fluttering among the branches.
Red means run.

Lauren Oliver

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#54. She paused, and I took the opportunity to practice the only promotional skill at my disposal: fluttering my fingers over the telephone's mouthpiece, I attempted to cast a spell, silently chanting, It's me who you want. Me, me, me.

David Sedaris

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#55. An image of myself, in a year's time, passed in front of my eyes. Rolled. An image of a giant bagel with legs and arms fluttering about rolled in front of my eyes.

Orson De Witt

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#56. A trail twists through the stone cliffs toward Arques. At its end lies a broken man, his soul lifting away from his body, fluttering on a butterfly's wing, as fragile as a dream.

Julie Christine Johnson

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#57. The tires bore down, kicking up dust like an Arabian stampede. Elizabeth flipped off the car stereo. Out of the corner of my eye, I could tell that she was studying my profile. I wondered what she saw, and my heart started fluttering.

Harlan Coben

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#58. Wasn't there a spell for making yourself happy? Somebody must have invented one. How could he have missed it? Why didn't they teach it? Was it in the library, a flying book fluttering just out of reach, beating its wings against some high window?

Lev Grossman

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#59. I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.

Jeanette Winterson

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#60. Handsome enough' is this Grim Reaper, Who can snuff all these 'brief candles,' every fluttering soul sucking the air, from this hall
-The Vampire Lestat

Anne Rice

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#61. He [Cupid] was Love [Eros] reborn. And as he was born after his parents coupled as Love-Birds, he was born with little fluttering wings.

Nicholas Chong

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#62. Out of the corner of his eye he saw the fluttering banner high above, flashing Potter for President over the crowd. His heart skipped. He felt braver.

J.K. Rowling

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#63. After thirteen years, the American flag that had been placed on Dad's coffin at his funeral had been unfurled and was fluttering in the arms of my mother. My dad had always believed

Ronda Rousey

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#64. A great stag woven of rushes and fluttering with green ribbons was borne through the streets to the music of pipe and tabor. Crowds of women surrounded it, leaping and grabbing at the ribbons.

Ellen Kushner

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#65. A room full of words that are nearly the truth but not quite, each note fluttering off the steam of its rose like a broken butterfly wing.

Lauren Oliver

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#66. You see, a man's... ahem... is shaped differently from a woman's..." Mama fluttered her hand. "... whatsit. And in the marital bed, he will wish to place his..." More hand fluttering. "... inside yours."
"His ahem goes in my whatsit."
"In so many words. Yes.

Tessa Dare

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#67. It was a Wednesday, the fluttering contractions beginning less than a half hour after returning from lunch with a few of her coworkers. They had all ordered Thai from

Andrina Coy

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#68. He was sailing over a boundless expanse of sea, with a blood-red sky above, and the angry waters, lashed into fury beneath, boiling and eddying up, on every side. There was another vessel before them, toiling and labouring in the howling storm: her canvas fluttering in ribbons from the mast.

Charles Dickens

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#69. There's something about Twitch.
He's just ... raw.
Everything about him is raw. And gritty. And unbound.
He's a raging fire. And I'm a fragile moth fluttering into the flame. Sooner or later, I'm going to get burned. I know this.
Will I even survive the heat?

Belle Aurora

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#70. I felt a strange fluttering sensation in my chest. Butterflies, cardiac arrest ... it was hard to say what exactly.

Richelle Mead

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#71. I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills
When all at once I saw a crowd
A host of golden daffodils
Beside the lake beneath the trees
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

William Wordsworth

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#72. If that moment had been a real thing, it would've been a butterfly, flapping and fluttering toward the sun.

Maggie Stiefvater

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#73. A bird with a broken wing was beating the air above, reeling, fluttering, circling disabled, down, down to the water

Kate Chopin

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#74. She was a fly, but the others were dragonflies, butterflies, beautiful insects, dancing, fluttering, skimming, while she alone dragged herself up out of the saucer.

Virginia Woolf

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#75. This was more than the mate-claim. It was more than love. More than a fluttering of our hearts, or a tingle when she entered a room.

Lila Felix

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#76. He felt a fluttering inside his chest that he mistook for an air pocket - probably left from when he pushed himself through the cage. He had no way of knowing that the fluttering was a single beat from the fleeting memory of a heart.

Neal Shusterman

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#77. The dragon-fly is dancing, - Is on the water glancing, She flits about with nimble wing, The flickering, fluttering, restless thing. Besotted chafers all admire Her light-blue, gauze-like, neat attire; They laud her blue complexion, And think her shape perfection ...

Heinrich Heine

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#78. The wind fluttering the pennants atop the outer keep and teasing Berenice's hair carried the loamy smell of damp earth, the fresh scent of the river, and, even now, a ghostly chemical astringency. The miasma wafted from the battlefield.

Ian Tregillis

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#79. It's a simple world for her. A curtain fluttering - that's how she is - lives, moves - obediently, yet with every appearnace of freedom and caprice.

William H Gass

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#80. A dozen great fires raged under the city walls, where casks of burning pitch had exploded, but the wildfire reduced them to no more than candles in a burning house, their orange and scarlet pennons fluttering insignificantly against the jade holocaust.

George R R Martin

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#81. So I care for this restless fluttering in my heart as if it were a bird with a broken wing, in the hope that it will one day heal and fly.

Hazel Gaynor

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#82. On the verge of a decision we all tremble: hope pauses with fluttering wings.

George Eliot

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#83. Harry found the [tea] ... seemed to burn away a little of the fear fluttering in his chest.

J.K. Rowling

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#84. Art is like a butterfly fluttering in a meadow. Analysis of art is like a butterfly on a pin. Each has its value, but we must always be aware of the difference, and what is gained or lost.

Walter Darby Bannard

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#85. The train skimmed on softly, slithering, black pennants fluttering, black confetti lost on its own sick-sweet candy wind, down the hill, with the two boys pursuing, the air was so cold they ate ice cream with each breath.

Ray Bradbury

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#86. She experienced a moment of incandescent wonder, a sense of being connected, not just to these people, but to everyone and everything alive: every beating heart, every fluttering wing, every green shoot thrusting itself up out of the earth, seeking, as she was, the sun.

Hillary Jordan

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#87. The stars and stripes were fluttering bright against the rain, clear blue overhead, and their minds were saying the words before their ears heard them.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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#88. I understand now, Fluttering Bird! I must draw the cats close - together once more - so that we can grow strong and spread like the Blazing Star.

Erin Hunter

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#89. He didn't like the way things were going.
There were bad omens in the wind, evil portents like bats fluttering in the dark loft of a deserted barn.

Stephen King

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#90. Oh, you mean fairy gossip, Eric," she giggled. "I get the picture," she said fluttering her lacy wings. "Don't look so sad, Eric. There isn't a day that passes when your nosy beak doesn't find its way into someone's business. I'm sure you'll find the best-ever story before

Caz Greenham

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#91. She shook off her sense of amazement, and tried to pretend she was watching a period play. There was a lot of flirting going on, plenty of fluttering of ivory fans and eyelashes. It was weird to think that in another two hundred years people would flirt by pole dancing, twerking, and sexting. The

Julie McElwain

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#92. Books bombarded his shoulders, his arms, his upturned face. A book lit, almost obediently, like a white pigeon, in his hands, wings fluttering.

Ray Bradbury

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#93. I feel the fluttering
of dragonflies - summer creatures
that have no use for words.

Larissa Nash

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#94. A plodding diligence brings us sooner to our journey's end than a fluttering way of advancing by starts.

Roger L'Estrange

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#95. Youth's scorn and its revolt against the established order, youth's readiness for everything that is heroic, whether it is self-sacrifice or crime, its fiery seriousness and its unsteadiness - all this is nothing but its fluttering attempts to fly.

Robert Musil

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#96. She felt his glances, like butterfly wings, resting and then fluttering away.

Tracy Brogan

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#97. There is a very thin line of demarcation dividing true love from unadulterated lust. What is love without the pleasures of the flesh and what is lust sans a fluttering heart?

Anurag Shourie

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#98. Living by synchronicity isn't merely about getting messages. It is about growing the poetic consciousness that allows us to taste and touch what rhymes and resonates in the world we inhabit, and how the world-behind-th e-world reveals itself by fluttering the veils of our consensual reality.

Robert Moss

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#99. Necessity knows no magic formulae-they are all left to chance. If a love is to be unforgettable, fortuities must immediately start fluttering down to it like birds to Francis of Assisi's shoulders.

Milan Kundera

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#100. The orange sun is rolling across the sky like a severed head, gentle light glimmers in the ravines among the clouds, the banners of the sunset are fluttering above our heads. The stench of yesterday's blood and slaughtered horses drips into the evening chill.

Isaac Babel

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