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#1. When I looked at my hands and wrists, marred by the marks of small burns from cook pots and flying embers, every red weal or white pucker brings to my mind's eye that eternal fire, and the writhing masses of the damned, among whom I must expect to spend eternity. - Author: Geraldine Brooks
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#2. But the sky! The sky is blue. Its limpidness is not marred by a single cloud. (How primitive was the taste of the ancients, since their poets were always inspired by these senseless, formless, stupidly rushing accumulations of vapor!) - Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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#3. Death, and darkness get you packing, Nothing now to man is lacking, All your triumphs now are ended, And what Adam marred, is mended. - Author: Henry Vaughan
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#4. I'm totally calm. I would just like to know who marred your skin so that I can put a name and face to the creature I'm going to kill very slowly." "I think we might have different definitions of calm," I said wryly. "I've never been calmer in my life. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#5. The author emphasizes the importance of self-forgetfulness when his statistics were marred by a bad outing. He forgot all of that outing to such an extent that he quipped, What was my name? - Author: Jim Bouton
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#6. But as for me, Emperor, nature has not given me stature, age has marred my face, and my strength is impaired by ill health. Therefore, since these advantages fail me, I shall win your approval, as I hope, by the help of my knowledge and my writings. - Author: Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
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#7. Despite our battered exterior and in spite of the festering scars and rank filth that overlays it, there is underneath it all the pristine likeness of God Himself. And we would be wise to cast an eye not on the marred exterior, but to be fixed on the glorious interior. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#8. The idea that the Internet favors the oppressed rather than the oppressor is marred by what I call cyber-utopianism: a naive belief in the emancipatory nature of online communication that rests on a stubborn refusal to admit its downside. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#9. The history of science is the back-and-forth movement of trial-and-error advances and retreats, punctuated by moments of brilliance and marred by periods of excess. - Author: Robert A. Burton
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#10. It had brought melancholy across his passions. Its mere memory had marred many moments of joy. It had been like conscience to him. Yes, it had been conscience. He would destroy it. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#11. Many's the dead author whose body of work has been marred by overzealous publishers or family members. If this happens to me, I vow to seek out the responsible parties and haunt them to the point of death. - Author: Patrick DeWitt
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#12. if your eyes are marred
with petty visions
wash them with tears
your teardrops are healers
as they begin to arrive - Author: Jalaluddin Rumi
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#13. Three year sof unconditional MFN have not lead to any subtantial improvement in human rights, trade and nuclear proliferation practice of the Chinese government. In addition to the trade barriers, China has marred our trade relationship wit prison labor or export and other unfair trade practices. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#14. Without monstrous distortions, I was slowly learning, without lies and hypocrisy, one cannot have the idealized American life I so longed for. Perfection was marred only by those corruptions necessary to its enterprise. - Author: Joshua Ferris
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#15. And when Paul dove to embrace me, the look on his face was one of absolute, perfect joy - the kind of joy that can't be reproached, stolen, or marred - the kind that only the innocent or the ignorant are capable of experiencing. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#16. I am sorry my life is so marred and maimed by extravagance. But I cannot live otherwise. I, at any rate, pay the penalty of suffering. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#17. And too soon Marred are those so early Made. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#18. I start a book and I want to make it perfect, want it to turn every color, want it to be the world. Ten pages in, I've already blown it, limited it, made it less, marred it. That's very discouraging. I hate the book at that point. - Author: Joan Didion
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#19. Yet again, the family of a young black man is grieving a life cut short. Yet again, the streets of an American city are marred by violence. What we have seen in Baltimore should, indeed I think does, tear at our soul. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#20. Many a poem is marred by a superfluous word. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#21. I remember one thing that marred this time for me; the movie "Gone with the Wind." When it played in Mason [MI], I was the only Negro in the theater, and when Butterfly McQueen went into her act, I felt like crawling under the rug. - Author: Malcolm X
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#22. Even if you've never experienced the wonderful things in life, only after something has been contaminated and marred will it become a beautiful thing. Pain can be healed with gentle care, darkness can be removed with sunlight. Don't underestimate the small things. Everything is significant. - Author: Natsuki Takaya
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#23. We know that second terms have historically been marred by hubris and by scandal. - Author: David Gergen
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#24. In theology, the state of a luckless mortal prenatally damned. The doctrine of reprobation was taught by Calvin, whose joy in it was somewhat marred by the sad sincerity of his conviction that although some are foredoomed to perdition, others are predestined to salvation. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#25. Training was very extensive, and we dealt with many recoveries from emergencies, and fortunately, participating and observing and existing through the reality of space was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and it was not marred by unexpected hazards or catastrophes. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#26. Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred. - Author: William Taylor
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#27. Yet truth is a diamond; even mishandles, smeared with grease, or buried in mud, it cannot be marred and waits for one with a cloth to polish it clean. - Author: Sigmund Brouwer
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#28. Middle-class-led reform movements, from the Progressive Era to the War on Poverty, have been marred by an elitist distance from the would-be beneficiaries of reform. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#29. All my labors are marred by sin and imperfection. As I think of every act I have ever done for God, I can only cry out, 'Oh, God, forgive the iniquity of my holy things.'"5 - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#30. So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it. - Author: Harold Acton
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#31. You know, I've always thought scars were beautiful. Really. They remind me of my Saviour. You know, without scars, Jesus would look like any other man. His scars proved his love for you and me. He became marred and disfigured by choice, because of his love. - Author: J.E.B. Spredemann
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#32. Nothing marred it, even the knowledge that Ennis would not then embrace him face to face because he did not want to see nor feel that it was Jack he held. - Author: Annie Proulx
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#33. He stayed right where he was, shielding Lily with his body, accepting her violent emotions, and running his hands over skin that was too precious to be marred with so many bruises. - Author: Stephanie Rowe
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#34. Poor little librarians of the world, those girls, secretly lovely, their looks marred forever by the cruelty of a pair of big dark eyeglasses! - Author: Michael Chabon
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#35. All imitation in morals and in life is wrong. Through the streets of Jerusalem at the present day crawls one who is mad and carries a wooden cross on his shoulders. He is a symbol of the lives that are marred by imitation. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#36. A young man married is a man that's marred. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#37. Across the moon-pale scar that marred my forearm, Darian danced in dark ink, the gracefully curving edges of his name unravelling into a spill of colour as joyful and haphazard as the promise of stars. - Author: Alexis Hall
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#38. What if you have a genuine and captivating beauty that is marred only by your striving? - Author: Stasi Eldredge
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#39. The Church, therefore, has two constant needs; instruction in the truths by which it must live, and correction of the shortcomings by which its life is marred. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#40. You have crushed the grapes against your palate. Nothing has been hidden from you. And it has all been to you no more than the sound of music. It has not marred you. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#41. She had marred him for a moment, if he had wounded her for an age. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#42. I have a lot of scars, man. My mother said that a man is not a man unless he has a scar on his face. And what she meant by a scar was some kind of battle that you had to go through, whether it was psychological or physical. To her, a scar was actually beautiful and not something that marred you. - Author: Nick Nolte
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#43. Flames moved towards him
and dropped within
singed and marred
his tender skin ...
(the frightful plight tale) - Author: Muse
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#44. The beauty of the image of God marred in man through the Fall is what the Incarnation redeems. - Author: Brian Zahnd
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#45. Warped asphalt, marred with shallow potholes and buckled with frost heaves - the scars of harsh winters and brief sweltering summers - unfolded under a shock of headlights like a story she could recite. - Author: Mira Gibson
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#46. She kissed their knife marred bodies, for every act of war has, at its heart, an act of mercy. - Author: Spencer Ellsworth
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#47. This was how Dinocrates, recommended only by his good looks and dignified carriage, came to be so famous. But as for me, Emperor, nature has not given me stature, age has marred my face, and my strength is impaired by ill health. - Author: Vitruvius Pollio
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#48. I can overlook the lie; what's harder to ignore is the grotesque way it has marred your character. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#49. A patient, humble temper gathers blessings that are marred by the peevish and overlooked by the aspiring. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#50. Bad luck that my first glimpse of Venice was marred by an insult. - Author: Beverle Graves Myers
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#51. Waning. He was perfectly safe there. Nor, indeed, was it the death of Basil Hallward that weighed most upon his mind. It was the living death of his own soul that troubled him. Basil had painted the portrait that had marred his life. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#52. Fishing, if I a fisher may protest, Of pleasures is the sweetest of sports the best, Of exercises the most excellent, Of recreations the most innocent. But now the sport is marred, and why you ask? Fishes decrease, and fishers multiply. - Author: Thomas Bastard
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#53. As the corruption of our nature shews the absolute necessity of regeneration, so the absolute necessity of regeneration plainly proves the corruption of our nature; for why should a man need a second birth, if his nature were not quite marred in the first birth? - Author: Thomas Boston
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#54. Drunk with beauty, I tore down Armfuls of blossoms. How desolate the marred sky! - Author: Alison Croggon
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#55. Crusted bloodstains marred the carpet everywhere, with chunks of matted gore thrusting from their centers, like ebony volcanoes oozing rivers of tissue. A - Author: Joe Hart
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#56. We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world and it's efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read- - Author: Mark Twain
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#57. But no matter my value, I am marred. Someone had me, then threw me away. Who would want such a used thing? - Author: Pierce Brown
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#58. By things so achingly small are lives measured and marred. - Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
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#59. We've had a beautiful friendship, Diana. We've never marred it by one quarrel or coolness or unkind word; and I hope it will always be so. But things can't be quite the same after this. You'll have other interests. I'll just be on the outside. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#60. Savage though he was, and hideously marred about the face - at least to my taste - his countenance yet had a something in it which was by no means disagreeable. You cannot hide the soul. Through all his unearthly tattooings, I thought I saw the traces of a simple honest heart; - Author: Herman Melville
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#61. Long live the weeds that overwhelm
My narrow vegetable realm!
The bitter rock, the barren soil
That force the son of man to toil;
All things unholy, marred by curse,
The ugly of the universe. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#62. A Christian message or moral cannot redeem a text marred by shoddy workmanship. - Author: Susan Gallagher
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#63. For our democracy has been marred by imperialism, and it has been enlightened only by individual and sporadic efforts at freedom. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#64. Both trials are marred with injustice, both are flawed. - Author: Ramsey Clark
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#65. ... Those who've marred their appearance in any way by their actions in life aren't forced to witness that marring. If they were, they'd become self-conscious and be unable to concentrate on improving themselves. - Author: Richard Matheson
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#66. Futurism eventually got marred by its link to Fascism, but early on, it was totally avant-garde, and I wanted to dream a phantom link from the early futurists to the politically radical Italy of the 1970s, a time of fun, play, subversion - if also violence and mayhem. - Author: Rachel Kushner
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#67. Well, now I felt horrible. I'd marred perfectly good ass cheeks for no reason. It was as if I'd sneezed on the Mona Lisa. - Author: Molly Harper
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#68. It was not, Zelda wrote, prosperity or the softness of life, or any instability that marred the war generation; it was a great emotional disappointment resulting from the fact that life moved in poetic gestures when they were younger and had since settled back into buffoonery. - Author: Nancy Milford
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#69. I came to filmmaking because it's my passion. I decided I can't have it distorted or marred by someone else deciding what it should be. - Author: Shane Carruth
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#70. was the living death of his own soul that troubled him. Basil had painted the portrait that had marred his - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#71. My happiness is marred only by my failure to attain it. - Author: Mary Ruefle
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#72. His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#73. Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#74. she was certain he didn't know how the deep scars that marred his soul were reflecting on his body, like a silent scream for help. - Author: Noa Xireau
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#75. A Christian sees all men as made in the image of God. All are sinners too, which means that the image is marred, but it is a divine image nonetheless, capable of redemption and therefore to be held in honor. - Author: Elisabeth Elliot
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#76. Altogether, a pleasant place, marred by activities of unpleasant people whose qualities, perhaps, are sad reflections of sadder environments. - Author: Walter Greenwood
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#77. The life of every river sings its own song, but in most the song is long marred by the discords of misuse. - Author: Aldo Leopold
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