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Top 100 Quotes About Stones

#1. A falling drop at last will carve a stone. - Author: Lucretius
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#2. A rugged stone growes smooth from hand to hand. - Author: George Herbert
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#3. The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the insatiable demand of harmony in man. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#4. There are sermons in stones, but it depends on how good your aim is. - Author: Albert Meltzer
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#5. A wide valley of the dead spread out below me, hundreds of them gently tucked into the ground in neat rows, their whispers frozen into the stones above them: I am here. I was here. Remember me. Remember. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#6. Dust webbed the window and the showtrays. Dust darkened the toiling fingers with their vulture nails. Dust slept on dull coils of bronze and silver, lozenges of cinnabar, on rubies, leprous and winedark stones. - Author: James Joyce
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#7. Nature is also God's way of communicating with us. Jesus himself used nature to teach us about God. He used birds and flowers, the weather, precious stones ... Looking at nature, we can come to understand God himself. - Author: Adelina St. Clair
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#8. The road of grief is often long and lonely and many stones need to be moved out of the way, but it is not without its lighter moments. - Author: Louise Suzanne Boyd
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#9. Self-respect,
the corner-stone of all virtue. - Author: John Herschel
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#10. For those to whom a stone reveals itself as sacred, its immediate reality is transmuted into supernatural reality. In other words, for those who have a religious experience all nature is capable of revealing itself as cosmic sacrality. - Author: Mircea Eliade
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#11. When I was young they used to say people only threw stones at the tree that was loaded with fruit. - Author: Rachel Field
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#12. Through metaphor to reconcile the people and the stones. - Author: William Carlos Williams
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#13. He often said that he wished that he could be a stone mason like me. He said a stone mason would have time and peace in which to think things out. I did not tell him that a stone mason thinks of little but stones and mortar. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#14. It started last year, during the summer. I went to the doctor and they found out it was kidney stones, so they had surgery done to help get those out and to pass them ... More just kept coming in. So I had all together before the last show ... I had like five surgeries. - Author: Phillip Phillips
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#15. Sometimes I float along the river
For its surface I am bound
And there are times stones done fill my pockets
And it's into this river I drown - Author: T.J. Klune
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#16. It was ME, Dad, that hired Stone Cold back. Dad, it was me! - Author: Shane McMahon
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#17. No matter how many stones you throw at the water's surface, no matter how much you step on a shadow, the water's surface does not disappear, the shadow does not disappear. - Author: Kohta Hirano
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#18. Kill two birds with one stone, feed the homeless to the hungry. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#19. The Stones were always exemplary of one of the best of all rock qualities: tightness. They have always been economical, the opposite of ornamental. Having a very clear idea of what they wanted to say they could go into a studio and make it all up on a three minute cut. - Author: Jon Landau
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#20. I love to close my eyes a moment and think of the land outside, white under the mingled snow and moonlight--the heaps of stones by the roadside white--snow in the furrows. Mon Dieu! How quiet and how patient! - Author: Katherine Mansfield
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#21. I've marked our sacred place not with stones - I've put it my art to keep it safe ... - Author: John Geddes
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#22. In the forestlichen writhes and assembles itself into signs to light my path through the deep dark north shadow; and I emerge at last onto a hillside strewn with logogrammatic stones, and scramble away from spruce tops." in the poem "Beyond the Beacon" from Terra Affirmative. - Author: Jay Woodman
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#23. It's not set in stone. I like to keep it rolling and changing, and so I am like, "Great, I get to remake my song." - Author: Andrew Bird
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#24. When mountains and waters are painted, blue, green, and red paints are used, strange rocks and wondrous stones are used, the four jewels and the seven treasures are used. Rice-cakes are painted in the same manner. When a person is painted, the four great elements and five skandhas are used. - Author: Dogen
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#25. It could only be the employment of carriage whips, tongs, iron pokers, handsaws, stones, paperweights, or whatever might be handy to break the black body, the black family, the black community, the black nation. The bodies were pulverized into stock and marked with insurance. And - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#26. I love those Keith Richards solo records, but it's not the Rolling Stones. - Author: Nikki Sixx
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#27. Along with the other animals, the stones, the trees, and the clouds, we ourselves are characters within a huge story that is visibly unfolding all around us, participants within the vast imagination, or Dreaming, of the world. - Author: David Abram
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#28. And it was a very, very fruitful and great relationship between the Stones and The Beatles. It was very, very friendly. - Author: Keith Richards
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#29. While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#30. So much for a blind obedience to a blundering oracle, throwing the stones over their heads behind them, and not seeing where they fell. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#31. If thou shouldst paint mountains in a good style and to look natural, take some large stones full of cracks and copy them. - Author: Cennino Cennini
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#32. A code that forbids you to cast the first stone, has forbidden you to admit the identity of stones and to know when or if you're being stoned. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#33. The Stones are not the world's greatest band. Not even the world's second greatest band. What they are is the world's most overrated band. And it wasn't Keith or Mick who wrote "Wild Horses". It was Gram Parsons. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#34. Sharon Stone. She is one of the most dedicated people I know, but also highly unedited. - Author: Richard Gere
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#35. Rock & roll mostly is a very butch thing, and it appeals to one hard side of the masculine character. But I don't think the Rolling Stones are only a rock band. They can be other things. They can be very feminine. - Author: Mick Jagger
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#36. He (Alexander Woollcott) always praises the first production of each season, being reluctant to stone the first cast. - Author: Walter Winchell
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#37. Perhaps my children will live in stone houses and walled towns - Not I - Author: Genghis Khan
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#38. The music of the Stones pounds the air like the amplified pulse of my erection. - Author: E.L. Doctorow
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#39. The sky was incredible that night, the moon nearly full and the stars littering the sky like tossed stones. - Author: Sarah Addison Allen
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#40. I see a red door and i want it painted black. - Author: Rolling Stones
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#41. Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will make me cry by myself in a corner for hours. - Author: Eric Idle
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#42. The true God is to be venerated in obscure and fearful Places, with Horror in their Approaches, and thus did our Ancestors worship the Daemon in the form of great Stones. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#43. One day they'll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones. - Author: Turcois Ominek
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#44. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. - Author: Confucius
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#45. If you throw stones on my way to stumble and I fall, you try to put extra care when passing my way, lest you stumble and fall. - Author: Miguel El Portugues
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#46. Hell's holy stars and freaking stones shit bells. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#47. This grown man who now phones his father to say, Motherfucker, I ain't seen pussy so long, I'd throw stones at it. - Author: David Sedaris
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#48. Nothing is as contagious as enthusiasm. It is the real allegory of the myth of Orpheus; it moves stones, and charms brutes. It is the genius of sincerity, and truth accomplishes no victories without it. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#49. No one knew exactly why the seals ate stones, but maybe, some thought, it was for ballast. Or to help digestion. Or to stave off hunger. Or, as Brown had written in the journal, 'maybe they're just weird. - Author: Susan Casey
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#50. Sometimes when Anna is talking to Louise she sees words coming out of her mouth like fistfuls of stones. But she doesn't intend to spew stones; it's simply the only way Anna knows how to takl to her mother. - Author: Jessica Anya Blau
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#51. The Rolling Stones are violence. Their music penetrates the raw nerve endings of their listeners and finds its way into the groove marked 'release of frustration.' - Author: Jon Landau
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#52. I tend to be a jam-band fan, and I love the Rolling Stones. - Author: Jessy Schram
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#53. I don't know why, but I never felt I was gonna stay with the Stones forever, even right from the beginning. - Author: Mick Taylor
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#54. Oh, sure, they'd insisted I take Washington Wife class after I'd inadvertently insulted the Prime Minster of England, but how could I have known he wasn't willing to admit that the Rolling Stones weren't half the band Aerosmith was and never would be? - Author: Gini Koch
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#55. The smooth stones you pick up and examine under the moon's light have been made blue from the sea. Next morning when you pull them from your trouser pocket, they are still blue. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#56. My Akri says that tragedy and adversity are the stones we sharpen our swords against ao that we can fight new battles.- Simi - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#57. You will live as you live anywhere. With difficulty, and grief. Yes, you are dead. And I and my family and everyone, always, forever. All dead, like stones. But what does it matter? You still have to go to work in the morning. You still have to live. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#58. The Stones always tried to do the odd smaller gig when they could. - Author: Bill Wyman
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#59. Seymour once said to me - in a crosstown bus, of all places - that all legitimate religious study must lead to unlearning the differences, the illusory differences, between boys and girls, animals and stones, day and night, heat and cold. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#60. Dancing to the sounds of trees and stones and slow minutes ticking in our hearts and bones. - Author: Jay Woodman
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#61. The very first concert I ever went to on my own was actually Rory Gallagher. In a one-month period in 1973 or '74, I saw him, Thin Lizzy and the Rolling Stones. I wasn't really a big Rory Gallagher fan, but I thought his guitar playing was fabulous. But Thin Lizzy, they were fabulous. - Author: Robert Smith
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#62. It is as easy to draw back a stone, thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken. - Author: Menander
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#63. Water and stones. Those are the unpromising ingredients of two very different endeavors ... painting, because artists' pigments are made from fluids ... mixed together with powdered stones to give color ... and the other is alchemy, the stone the ultimate goal. - Author: James Elkins
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#64. The Stone Age didn't end because we ran out of stones. - Author: Ahmed Zaki Yamani
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#65. Some springs are acid, as at Lyncestus and in Italy in the Velian country, at Teano in Campania, and in many other places. These when used in drinks have the power of breaking up stones in the bladder, which form in the human body. - Author: Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
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#66. Most inherent beauties are hidden, as are precious stones in the rocks - Author: Soke Behzad Ahmadi
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#67. Embrace the work opportunity you have today. It may be the stepping-stone you need on your way to success. - Author: Dan Miller
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#68. It just seems to me there's enough pain in the world - and not nearly enough pleasure. I guess once you've had enough kidney stones, hot candle wax on the nipples seems less appealing. - Author: Katherine Center
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#69. The great men of the earth are but the marking-stones on the road of humanity; they are the priests of its religion. - Author: Giuseppe Mazzini
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#70. Words are like gems to me ... imagine yourself walking through a very shallow stream and picking up beautiful stones that catch your eye ... that's what names are like for me. - Author: Anne Rice
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#71. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but names will break our spirit. - Author: James Howe
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#72. I met The Beatles and Stones at the same time, because Michael Cooper was doing several of their album covers. - Author: Terry Southern
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#73. Let them speak as lewdly as they list of me ... as long as they do not hit me, what am I the worse? - Author: Thomas More
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#74. If we constantly focus on the stones in our mortal path, we will almost surely miss the beautiful flower or cool stream provided by a loving Father who outlined our journey. - Author: Jeffrey R. Holland
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#75. I especially remember that on All Souls Day, when so many people wanted new monuments for the graves, our whole family pitched in. I did the lettering on the stones, my brother did the carving, and my sisters put the finishing touches on them, the gold leaf and all that. - Author: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
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#76. When I was 13, when I was 14, when I was in England, yeah all I wanted to do was go and see The Who, go and see The Stones. - Author: Hans Zimmer
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#77. We don't want to be Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones. That type of thing wasn't what we were after. It was most important for each of us to be equal in input and output - each of us has to pull the same amount, musically, in composition and in every sense of being in the band. - Author: Neil Peart
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#78. Someone once said that World War Three would be fought with atomic weapons and the next war with sticks and stones. - Author: Robert F. Kennedy
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#79. Stones taught me to fly, love taught me to lie, courage teach me to be shy ... because it's not hard to fall when you float like a cannonball. - Author: Damien Rice
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#80. But, you know, the Stones were my opening act in the Sixties. I loved those British guys, the way they just stood there and shook their hair. - Author: Ronnie Spector
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#81. In the first act get your principal character up a tree; in the second act, throw stones at him; in the third, get him down gracefully. - Author: Anonymous
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#82. Yeah, yeah, I've been Beatled, I've been Rolling Stoned. - Author: Sammy Hagar
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#83. Evening of a hot day started the little wind to moving among the leaves. The shade climbed up the hills toward the top. On the sand banks the rabbits sat as quietly as little gray, sculptured stones. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#84. I shall never 'go and marry' anyone," observed Meg, walking on with great dignity while the others followed, laughing, whispering, skipping stones, and 'behaving like children', as Meg said to herself, - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#85. The sound of her footsteps was like a stream falling gently downhill over cool stones in the quiet of night. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#86. Carve not upon a stone when I am dead, The praises which remorseful mourners give; To women's graves - a tardy recompense, But speak them while I live. - Author: Elizabeth Chase Allen
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#87. The current business model for language education is the student pays - in particular, the student pays Rosetta Stone $500. The problem with this business model is that 95 percent of the world's population doesn't have $500. - Author: Luis Von Ahn
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#88. Having difficult times and grief and brokenness, does not mean that life is over. These are just bumps in the road, obstacles to be overcome and made stepping stones into a long successful life. - Author: Teresa St. Frances
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#89. I felt clean, all the bone-beaked loneliness birds banished, their rocky nests turned to river stones. Cool, clear water bubbled over them, streams in the desert. - Author: Bryce Courtenay
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#90. If you would know my path and follow in its way, then know the land about, both track and willage, in its bridge and in its drownings. Know the outcast rat-shacks, relic stones and gill-halls. Mark each path above and know the underpath below, its secret way from vault to treasure hole.' My - Author: Alan Moore
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#91. No one cares to speak to an unwilling listener. An arrow never lodges in a stone: often it recoils upon the sender of it. - Author: St. Jerome
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#92. Failure is a stepping stone to success. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#93. For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region. - Author: Paracelsus
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#94. My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire. - Author: James Joyce
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#95. I am much more my own man than I was when I was with the Stones. - Author: Bill Wyman
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#96. Yes, it's rather funny, really, that next to no-one realized the snake that Harry set free in Philosopher's Stone turned out to be Voldemort's final Horcrux, Nagini - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#97. He could almost feel her spirit leaving him,see her runing gracefully across the stepping-stones made of stars into the land of the dead - Author: Catherine Anderson
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#98. I am as I am, And so is a stone; Them that don't like me, Must leave me alone. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#99. In a conservative old town, say something new and be prepared for the stones! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#100. We object not to the narration of the deeds of our unregenerate condition, but to the mode in which it is too often done. Let sin have its monument, but let it be a heap of stones cast by the hands of execration - not a mausoleum erected by the hands of affection. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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