Personification Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 69 Quotes About Personification

#1. Winter collapsed on us that year. It knelt, exhausted, and stayed. - Author: Emily Fridlund
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#2. Science [is] that wonderfully convenient personification of the opinions, at a certain date, of Professors X, Y, and Z ... - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#3. That long sigh again, above us. This time I saw it, moving through the branches. Like the trees were listening; like they would've been sad about us, sad for us, only they'd heard it all so many thousand times before. - Author: Tana French
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#4. Dorothea was not only his wife: she was a personification of that shallow world which surrounds the appreciated or desponding author. - Author: George Eliot
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#5. The thirty-plus years of marriage between the ceiling and the cement plaster showed signs of weakness by frequently developing cracks and holes. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#6. Every government on earth is the personification of violence and force, and yet the doctine of non-resistance is as old as human thought - even more than this, the instinct is as old as life upon the earth. - Author: Clarence Darrow
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#7. Love conquers all. Let Love then smile at our defeat. - Author: Virgil
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#8. The personification of the devil as the symbol of all evil
assumes the living shape of the Jew. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#9. Nobody died. how can you kill an idea? How can you kill the personification of an action?"
"Then what died? who are you mourning?"
"A point of view. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#10. In the tide pool I was riveted by fat pink sea stars sitting like satisfied gangsters and seemingly unconcerned by their exposure; gulls would peck at them but the sea stars simply grew replacement limbs. - Author: Mary Ellen Hannibal
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#11. We have a mental emergency here. Our noble pal Sevak has just been wickedly divorced by his mind. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#12. A miser is sometimes a grand personification of fear. He has a fine horror of poverty; and he is not content to keep want from the door, or at arm's length, but he places it, by heaping wealth upon wealth, at a sublime distance! - Author: Charles Lamb
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#13. Group personification obscures, rather than illuminates, important political questions. - Author: Tom G. Palmer
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#14. These daughters of Zeus and Themis were: Eirene: The personification of peace Eunomia: The personification of law and order Dike: The personification of justice - Author: Kathleen Sears
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#15. [T]he stars carried on calmly grazing on nothingness. - Author: Pascal Garnier
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#16. In troubled times, one wishes for a sound sleep more than usual, but on the contrary, realizing its amplified importance, sleep smugly impedes all attempts to woo it. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#17. I like to walk in the woods and see what Mother Nature is wearing. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#18. The God I worship is the personification of love, but not that maudlin love that oftimes blinds our eyes to facts and leads us to inconsistent actions - Author: James E. Talmage
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#19. No. He's the personification of human fear. (Leta)
Oh, goody. Just what I wanted to add to my dream. Should we invite him over for tea? (Aiden) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#20. Hades was the personification of dark and dangerous
a living, breathing Batman. - Author: P.C. Cast
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#21. Hatred is a leech: The thing that sticks to a person's skin; that feeds off them and drains the sap out of one's spirit. It changes a person, and does not leave until it has sucked the last drop of peace from them. - Author: Chigozie Obioma
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#22. A stack of banged-up grocery carts humped each other in a metal orgy in the far corner of the new Sedano's parking lot. - Author: Jennine Capo Crucet
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#23. (...) 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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#24. I asked my Greek chorus about this sort of hero: the Underappreciated Personification of Resolve. - Author: Brad Herzog
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#25. A snake must be treated as a snake, forgiving it every time it showed you its fangs, will not transform into a garland of flowers. - Author: Himmilicious
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#26. A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial. - Author: Thomas Fuller
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#27. A great man may be the personification and type of the epoch for which God destines him, but he is never its creator. - Author: Jean-Henri Merle D'Aubigne
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#28. This dull, difficult novel I have brought with me on my trip - I keep trying to read it. I have gone back to it so many times, each time dreading it and each time finding it no better than the last time, that by now it has become something of an old friend. My old friend the bad novel. - Author: Lydia Davis
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#29. Through our work and play, each of us eventually becomes a personification of what we cherish in life. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#30. Know the grave doth gape for thee thrice wider than for other men. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#31. The silence leans forward. - Author: Sasa Stanisic
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#32. To admit that some people literally have no conscience is not technically the same as saying that some human beings are evil, but it is disturbingly close. And good people want very much not to believe in the personification of evil. - Author: Martha Stout
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#33. I wish I had been born a storm. No heart, no tears, just a terrible gale'd been good. - Author: Kohta Hirano
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#34. He is the personification of sensible silence. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#35. God is not a person; God is a sacred personification of one or more deeply significant dimensions of reality. If we miss this we miss everything! - Author: Michael Dowd
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#36. The American Scream is the personification of the plague of madness sweeping the states. Only he's real - Author: Peter Milligan
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#37. What is a god? A god is a personification of a motivating power of a value system that functions in human life and in the universe. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#38. The chill, like scurrying spiders, worked deeper into him, weaving webs of ice in the hollows of his bones. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#39. We had better dispense with the personification of evil, because it leads, all too easily, to the most dangerous kind of war: religious war. - Author: Konrad Lorenz
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#40. By the end of the seventies the feared yet desired black male body had become as objectified as it was during slavery, only a seemingly positive twist had been added to the racist sexist objectification: the black male body had become the site for the personification of everyone's desire. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#41. Three qualities of greatness stood out in Woodrow Wilson. He was a man of staunch morals. He was more than just an idealist; he was the personification of the heritage of idealism of the American people. He brought spiritual concepts to the peace table. He was a born crusader. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#42. Your Mom's Car. Think about that. Try to wrap your brain around the supernatural and spiritual implications that the name bears down you. Your Mom's Car, holding its hand out straight, fingers curled, a zombie reaching for your neck. - Author: Dan Chaon
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#43. Inside plum trees stood in a row, flowers lifted their pale throats to the moon and stars, a magnolia held its tight-closed buds like white candles in its green hands. - Author: Marisa De Los Santos
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#44. The priest is the personification of falsehood. - Author: Giuseppe Garibaldi
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#45. It was a green stone head of the demon Pazuzu, personification of the southwest wind. - Author: William Peter Blatty
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#46. The water stretched out into the distance until it held hands with the sky. - Author: Katie Kacvinsky
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#47. I hope, Cecily, I shall not offend you if I state quite frankly and openly that you seem to me to be in every way the visible personification of absolute perfection. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#48. The sanction made the unsaid even more palpable, as if the thoughts had been waiting outside the room, and had at last been given permission to enter; now there was no denying their presence. - Author: Neel Mukherjee
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#49. Dame Edna is that rarest sighting in our time of the absolute comic, an inspired personification of caprice whose comedy answered the primal call to take the audience for a tumble. - Author: John Lahr
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#50. If you are focusing your anger at government, you are focusing your anger at all of us. Government is just a personification of this country. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#51. High productivity and a healthy environment are two unconditionally entwined buddies. Our process allows us to abort any attempts toward crucifying either of the two - because as soon as one of them dies, the other follows suit. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#52. A CEO is a board of directors personified. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#53. Fame and fortune are calling. Are we taking the call or blocking the number? - Author: Nicole Richie
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#54. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence. - Author: Louis Pasteur
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#55. Satanism is not a white light religion; it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal - all of which are ruled by Satan, the personification of the Left Hand Path. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#56. By December an elastic skin of ice reached out hundreds of miles into the sea, rolling with every wave. - Author: Will Chancellor
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#57. It would be curious to discover who it is to whom one writes in a diary. Possibly to some mysterious personification of one's own identity. - Author: Beatrice Webb
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#58. In Stalin each [Soviet bureaucrat] easily finds himself. But Stalin also finds in each one a small part of his own spirit. Stalin is the personification of the bureaucracy. That is the substance of his political personality. - Author: Leon Trotsky
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#59. The coins were completely unprepared for this and were sadly deceived by their own inertia. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#60. Jazz has the power to make men forget their differences and come together ... Jazz is the personification of transforming overwhelmingly negative circumstances into freedom, friendship, hope, and dignity. - Author: Quincy Jones
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#61. Tribal man is not an individual in the western sense. Psychologically and emotionally, he is the present living personification of a number of forces, among the most important of which are the ancestral dead. - Author: Peter Abrahams
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#62. Mary Kay was the wholesome personification of the American dream. For women everywhere, she brought the impossible dream to life by making it a reality. She was a very wise lady. She was a people person. She was very sensitive to the importance of recognizing people. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#63. I need just be a bayonet, a bayonet named Diving Punishment. I wish I'd been born a storm. Or a menace. Or a single grenade. No heart, no tears, just as a terrible gale'd have been good. If [by doing this] I become that, then so be it. - Author: Kohta Hirano
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#64. The personification of philistine triumphalism - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#65. Lady Moon rose an' gazed o'er my busted'n'beautsome Valleys with silv'ry'n'sorryin' eyes, an' the dingos mourned for the died uns. - Author: David Mitchell
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#66. After all, is our idea of God anything more than personified incomprehensibility?

{Said in a letter to Voltaire} - Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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#67. That is what Reason can neither grasp nor endure, and what has offended all these men of outstanding talent who have been so received for so many centuries. Here they demand that God should act according to human justice, and do what seems right to them or else cease to be God. - Author: Martin Luther
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#68. The artist does not exist except as a personification, a figure of speech that represents the sum total of art itself. It is painting that is the genius of the painter, poetry of the poet, and a person is a creative artist to the extent that he participates in that genius. - Author: Harold Rosenberg
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#69. I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult. - Author: Charlie Hunnam
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