Heaviness Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Heaviness

#1. In looking around me seeking for miserable resources against the heaviness of time, I open a book and I say to myself, as the cat to the fox: I have only one good turn, but I need no other. - Author: Suzanne Curchod
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#2. Pure love makes you feel as light as a flower. You won't feel any heaviness or burden. Ego creates the burden. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#3. Depression is like a heaviness that you can't ever escape. It crushes down on you, making even the smallest things like tying your shoes or chewing on toast seem like a twenty-mile hike uphill. Depression is a part of you; it's in your bones and your blood. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#4. Let us not burden our remembrances with a heaviness that's gone. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#5. The white man has settled like a locust over Africa, and, like the locusts in early morning, cannot take flight for the heaviness of the dew on their wings. But the dew that weights the white man is the money that he makes from our labor. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#6. A problem of the soul, a heaviness of the heart, a darkness of the conscience - Author: Yann Martel
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#7. Against ill chances men are ever merry,
But heaviness foreruns the good event. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#8. The pair were, in truth, but the ashes of their former fires. To the hot sorrow of the previous night had succeeded heaviness; it seemed as if nothing could kindle either of them to fervour of sensation any more. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#9. Lay aside life-harming heaviness, And entertain a cheerful disposition. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#10. How much disgruntled heaviness, lameness, dampness, how much beer is there in the German intelligence. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#11. Fear is worse than pain, I think. Pain is centralized, identifiable, and wanes as you wait. Fear is a heaviness you can't wriggle out from under. You must simply find the will to stand with it and start walking. Fear does not start to fade until you take the step that you think you can't. - Author: Susan Meissner
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#12. The merit of the cross does not consist in its heaviness, but in the manner in which we carry it. I would even say that it is sometimes more virtuous to carry a cross of straw than a heavy cross because we have to be more attentive for fear of losing it. - Author: Saint Francis De Sales
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#13. Feed yourself with the food of wisdom.
Wisdom is recognised by joy and peace.
When you allow your ways to be light you go high.
When your path supports heaviness it weighs you down. - Author: Raphael Zernoff
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#14. The act of language or the act of denying language carries its own heaviness. - Author: Leni Zumas
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#15. If there is an evil in this world, it is sorrow and heaviness of heart. The loss of goods, of health, of coronets and mitres, is only evil as they occasion sorrow; take that out, the rest is fancy, and dwelleth only in the head of man. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#16. I feel the heaviness of nightmares
even though I am awake.
How weary I am, how sleepless
and hopeless - there is no escape
from the torment
of wishes. - Author: Margarita Engle
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#17. The main concern of all great religions has been to fight a certain weariness and heaviness grown to epidemic proportions. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#18. The old Lena is dead, I say, and then push past him, back down through the gully toward the camp. Each step is more difficult than the last; the heaviness fills me and turns my limbs to stone. You - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#19. The future ours for a while to hold, with its heaviness
and hope moving from one location to another
like the holy ghost that it is. - Author: Tony Hoagland
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#20. Is heaviness truly deplorable and lightness splendid? - Author: Milan Kundera
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#21. Body scan meditation is mentally scanning through each part of the body with presence. It helps us be one with the body. Thus, we can feel if we are holding on to any tension or heaviness or any static emotions. And by doing so, we can find relief and internal freedom. - Author: Christopher Dines
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#22. And I wanted to be as I had been yesterday, a boy again, without the heaviness of doubt, this pressing fear, this new treachery that lifted to realms of singing gold, and in a little space, flung to pits of night. - Author: Richard Llewellyn
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#23. Doing things like sending food baskets down, and giving the servants a holiday - they lessen the heaviness in my heart. But it all pales in comparison to the feelings I have when Vasser speaks my name. - Author: Ashley R. Carlson
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#24. I believe that everyone experiences depression to some degree at some time in their lives. And there are probably millions of people who live with a low level of sadness and heaviness day in and day out. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#25. If you are heavy luggage, it does not matter where you go. You will still find the journey tedious - Author: Srividya Srinivasan
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#26. True life is creativity, not development: it is the freedom for creative acts, for creative fire, rather than necessity and the heaviness of congealing self-perfection. - Author: Nikolai Berdyaev
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#27. Music doth extenuate fears furies appeaseth cruelty abateth heaviness and to such as are wakeful it causeth quiet rest; it cures all irksomeness and heaviness of soul. - Author: Cassiodorus
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#28. All happiness is a work of art: the smallest error falsifies it, the slightest hesitation alters it, the least heaviness spoils it, the slightest stupidity brutalizes it. - Author: Marguerite Yourcenar
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#29. 309Knee-high by the Fourth of July. So it must be June. Every farmhouse in its cloud of trees. There is a way trees stir before a rain, as if they already felt the heaviness. It all just went on and on, the United States of America. It was so easy to forget that most of the world was cornfields. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#30. We were to be the lightest of things, he and I, lifting each other up above the heaviness of life. If was because we knew that gravity is always part of the equation that we tried to defeat it. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#31. It baffled me how people could resist math's gorgeousness, but people did, and people do. The fine of its purity drives them away, the purity of the fine, unmixed with the heaviness of unnecessitated being. - Author: Rebecca Goldstein
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#32. I felt sure of this. However much I loved him, and as beautiful as the world was, none of it was powerful enough to take the weight off his heart, that heaviness that dragged him down, into the beyond, making him yearn to be at peace. - Author: Banana Yoshimoto
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#33. They spent the rest of the afternoon trudging back up the hill carrying their groceries, but the heaviness of cucumbers and limes was nothing compared to the heaviness in the orphans' hearts. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#34. It's not good to thicken sauce with too much butter because it can cause heaviness. You don't want to avoid butter, but you also don't want to put too much - add it slowly. - Author: Daniel Boulud
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#35. 'South Pacific' has a definite heaviness that people don't realize. It's got a seriousness and a message. - Author: Kelli O'Hara
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#36. Book of Isaiah---"Go and give beauty for ashes, go and give joy for mourning, give the spirit of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may become trees of righteousness, plantings to the glory of God. - Author: Neville Goddard
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#37. The house, and all the objects in it, crackled with static electricity; undertows washed through it, the air was heavy with things that were known but not spoken. Like a hollow log, a drum, a church, it was amplified, so that conversations whispered in it sixty years ago can be half-heard today. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#38. It's the way that I think about the world, and the way that I like to tell stories - I don't think you should get too heavy. There's enough out there, in the world, with violence. I think that comedy lightens the heaviness [of the world]. - Author: Martin McDonagh
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#39. Do you cherish your humble and silky life? - Author: Mary Oliver
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#40. By forgiving, we can move forward, knowing that God has good things in store for us. And the heaviness of spirit is lifted, and relief washes over us after we've forgiven. A new sense of hope and expectancy rises. I forgive you. Do you need to say those words today? - Author: Barbour Publishing Inc.
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#41. Heaviness coats my brain, and I'm surprised at the turn in our conversation; we're getting into the deep stuff. "Right now, you and me? This feels like fate, if fate can be felt. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#42. On your eyelids crown the god of sleep,
Charming your blood with pleasing heaviness,
Making such difference 'twixt wake and sleep
As is the difference betwixt day and night
The hour before the heavenly-harness'd team
Begins his golden progress in the east. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#43. There was a golden heaviness about her face, to look on it was like watching honey drop slowly from a spoon. - Author: Rebecca West
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#44. The better angels of his nature told him that he wasn't a good enough man to be her first, but the heaviness that was settling in his balls gave the devil a distinct advantage, demanding that he at least give it a try. - Author: Roselynn Randerod
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#45. Not few nor light are the burdens of life; then load it not with heaviness of spirit. - Author: Martin Farquhar Tupper
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#46. There is no question that Rumanian-Jewish food is heavy. One meal is equal in heaviness, I would guess, to eight or nine years of steady mung-bean eating. - Author: Calvin Trillin
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#47. The crowd mistrusts the allurement of paladins. The masses, ponderous bodies that they are, and fragile on account of their very heaviness, fear adventure; and there is adventure in the ideal. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#48. I am professional. Hardworking. Committed. Loyal. Also sentimental. But I had changed a little over the years. There was a bit of a heaviness to my soul because of the intensity of my job. - Author: Meredith Vieira
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#49. The heaviness of loss in her heart hadn't eased, but there was room there for humour, too. - Author: Nalo Hopkinson
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#50. As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#51. The heaviness leaves, and if I'm patient enough it can be replaced by something I need, somthing that would fill instead of drown and let me breathe instead of bleed. - Author: Karin Lowachee
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#52. Deeper, true I. When I know myself as that, whatever happens in my life is no longer of absolute but only of relative importance. I honor it, but it loses its absolute seriousness, its heaviness. The only thing that ultimately matters is this: Can I sense my essential - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#53. Weep bitterly over the dead, for he is worthy, and then comfort thyself; drive heaviness away: thou shall not do him good, but hurt thyself. - Author: Matthew Arnold
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#54. She entered the story knowing she would emerge from it feeling she had been immersed in the lives of others, in plots that stretched back twenty years, her body full of sentences and moments, as if awaking from sleep with a heaviness caused by unremembered dreams. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#55. She was aware of the two men in the room, both of them carrying their burden of history, their charms and flaws, their heaviness and guilt, for no adult was ever really without guilt of some sort. - Author: Nancy Thayer
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#56. Vegetarianism is a conscious effort, a deliberate effort, to get out of the heaviness that keeps you tethered to the earth so that you can fly - so that the flight from the alone to the alone becomes possible. - Author: Rajneesh
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#57. Men's fashion has a certain heaviness in the fabrics and construction. But also there is a heaviness in the mentality. - Author: Hedi Slimane
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#58. Fasting breaks the spirit of heaviness. - Author: Jentezen Franklin
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#59. Fear is a heaviness you can't wriggle out from under. You must simply find the will to stand with it and start walking. Fear does not start to fade until you take the step that you think you can't take. - Author: Susan Meissner
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#60. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again. - Author: Steve Jobs
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#61. And out of his heaviness there stood out strangely but one clear thought and it was a pain to him, and it was this, that he wished he had not taken the two pearls from O-lan that day when she was washing his clothes at the pool, and he would never bear to see Lotus put them in her ears again. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#62. Sorrow and loss never die. We can put them away in a chest and lock it tight, but whenever it is opened, even a crack, the aroma of lost sweetness will rise to fill our lungs to heaviness. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#63. You keep waiting for the heaviness to leave you. You keep waiting for the moment you never think about the ex again. It doesn't come. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#64. I prefer the lightness of laughter to the heaviness of thought. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#65. The late fall afternoon had filled the house with a heaviness of waiting. - Author: Howard Axelrod
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#66. Her despair may have gone, but it had left its heaviness draped over her, thick and bleak. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#67. Profound silence would brood over the valley, even weighing down our spirits with indefinable heaviness. There can be no other place in the world where man feels himself so alone, so isolated, so completely ignored by nature, so incapable of entering into communion with her - Author: David Oliver Relin
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#68. Think of color, pitch, loudness, heaviness, and hotness. Each is the topic of a branch of physics. - Author: Benoit Mandelbrot
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#69. How heavy a body that has been traversed by death is, life is light, there's no need to let anyone make it heavy for us - Author: Elena Ferrante
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#70. [Redacted] felt a certain heaviness descend upon his shoulders and a loneliness rise to his throat, and instead of embracing the familial moment, he turned away, overwhelmed by it. - Author: Lisa McMann
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#71. You will I trust find heaviness may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. - Author: Rachel
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#72. When I think of this life I have led; the desolation of solitude it has been; the masoned, walled-town of a Captain's exclusiveness, which admits but small entrance to any sympathy from the green country without - oh, weariness! heaviness! Guinea-coast slavery of solitary command! - Author: Herman Melville
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#73. How does one know that, before the first hello? It's a heaviness in the air combined with a lightness of step. It's a slowing down of the past, and a speeding up of the future. - Author: Melanie Benjamin
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#74. I was actually under a lot of heaviness when I was younger. I thought of myself as an old soul. I was very obsessed with death. Basically, I didn't really have a youth - I sublimated all that into my identity and my music. - Author: Ariel Pink
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#75. It used to be that phrases and lines would come into my head, often many of them in a period of five days or a week, and maybe I didn't know what I was talking about, but the words had a kind of heaviness or deliciousness to them. - Author: Donald Hall
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#76. Look at your own mind. The one who carries things thinks he's got things, but the one who looks on sees only the heaviness. Throw away things, lose them, and find lightness. - Author: Ajahn Chah
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#77. Wise is the fool who becomes a master at laughter. - Author: Curtis Tyrone Jones
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#78. And maybe the black slug will always live inside of me. Maybe I'll always have bad days where the heaviness seems unbearable. But as cheesy as it sounds, maybe the good days will make it worth getting through the bad ones. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#79. No weight in her pockets and far too much heaviness in her heart. - Author: Amy Harmon
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#80. The young man murmured in his sleep and said, "Dear Sparrow," and Sparrow felt, for the first time, how the purest joy could be a heaviness. - Author: Madeleine Thien
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#81. If your partner is consistently unhappy, it won't matter if they're incredibly sexy, wildly funny, impressively successful, adorably charismatic - your relationship will be weighed down under the heaviness of their moods. - Author: Karen Salmansohn
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#82. For the Romans, gravitas denoted a man's metaphorical "heaviness" - a strength of purpose, sense of authority, depth of character, and commitment to the task at hand that together formed a structure sturdy enough to bear the weight of his significant responsibilities - Author: Brett McKay
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#83. The burden imparted by God is lifted once we have prayed, but the heaviness from the enemy cannot be raised unless we fight and resist in prayer. - Author: Watchman Nee
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#84. The man with but one idea in his head is sure to exaggerate that to top-heaviness, and thus he loses his equilibrium. - Author: Aaron Hill
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#85. A flood of inadequacy poured over me, a feeling of I-don't-belong, but if not here, then where? The room began to close in around me, blanketing me with acute heaviness. - Author: Laurelin Paige
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#86. I don't know what boldness came over me, but the resolute heaviness of Dash's demeanor threatened to crush my soul. My pinky finger crept over and nestled against his, for comfort. Like a magnet, his pinky finger latched onto and intertwined with mine. I like magnets a whole lot. - Author: David Levithan
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#87. For a split second every morning, she forgets. And then the black heaviness is there, and she wonders what it is, and then she remembers. - Author: Lisa Genova
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#88. Music is a bird's answer to the noise and heaviness of words. It puts the mind in a state of exhilerated speechlessness. - Author: Yann Martel
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#89. My heaviness comes from the heights. - Author: Antonio Porchia
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#90. An exciting and inspiring future awaits you beyond the noise in your mind, beyond the guilt, doubt, fear, shame, insecurity and heaviness of the past you carry around. - Author: Debbie Ford
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#91. In meditation what you are trying to do is simply get rid of your own junk. You are trying to move all the confusion out of your mind, all the heaviness, all the emotional upsets, all the impressions that you have picked up since your last meditation. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#92. I had a burden lift off me that I hadn't even felt the heaviness of until then, and it was the burden of having to wait and see what was going to happen. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#93. We lived among people whose poverty could be seen in the length of their faces, in their tired speech and in the heaviness of their eyes. - Author: T. Greenwood
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#94. Winter is not so dangerous. I need hardness, cold, rigidity; not this heaviness, as if I'm a melon on a stem, this liquid ripeness. The - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#95. When it comes to parental alienation or grandparent alienation, we walk around with the overwhelming emptiness of a child's absence while carrying the heaviness of their sweet and irreplaceable memory ... - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#96. Let us not burthen our remembrance with
A heaviness that's gone. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#97. She thanked God that life was not always winter, that spring always came at last to chase away the cold and heaviness, and to release one to warmth and movement again. - Author: Janette Oke
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#98. This is what the things can teach us: to fall, patiently to trust our heaviness. Even a bird has to do that before he can fly. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#99. I am moved by the multitudes of your intelligence and sometimes, returning, I become the sea - in love with your speed, your heaviness and breath. - Author: Frank O'Hara
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#100. I got my first real bass guitar in my hands when I was 14 - a 1957 Fender Precision, which is still hanging on the wall in my front room. I loved the heaviness of it and the feel of the wood. I still do. - Author: Suzi Quatro
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