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Top 100 Quotes About The Veil

#1. The greatest performances where when fingertips took away a very thin veil between people and uncovered the universe in its entirety. - Author: Peter Hoeg
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#2. It is not an arbitrary "decree of God," but in the nature of man, that a veil shuts down on the facts of to-morrow; for the soul will not have us read any other cipher than that of cause and effect. By this veil, which curtains events, it instructs the children of men to live in to-day. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#3. Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#4. The fountain has not played itself out, the Flame still shines, the River still flows, the Spring still bubbles forth, the Light has not faded. But between us and It, there is a veil which is more like fifty feet of solid concrete. Deus absconditus. Or we have absconded. - Author: R.D. Laing
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#5. Give me your heart and your hand and we can run - Author: Pierce The Veil
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#6. You're the man now,' she said to me after my father died, 'you're the man.' Then she turned to Popeye, our calico tom, and said, 'You're the cat now, Popeye, you're the cat,' as if she'd always worn a veil over her face and had never known we were men and cats all along. - Author: David Sedaris
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#7. [Rousseau] has not had the precaution to throw any veil over his sentiments; and as he scorns to dissemble his contempt of established opinions, he could not wonder that all the zealots were in arms against him. - Author: David Hume
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#8. Make no display of your talents or attainments; for every one will clearly see, admire, and acknowledge them, so long as you cover them with the beautiful veil of modesty - Author: Nathanael Emmons
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#9. The last of Summer is Delight -
Deterred by Retrospect.
'Tis Ecstasy's revealed Review -
Enchantment's Syndicate.
To meet it - nameless as it is -
Without celestial Mail -
Audacious as without a Knock
To walk within the Veil. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#10. No matter what we are or who created us, we're all energy. And energy that becomes bound together by love cannot be torn apart. Not by time. Not by grief and pain. Not even the veil of death. - Author: Callie Hart
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#11. Self is the opaque veil that hides the Face of God from us. It can be removed only in spiritual experience, never by mere instruction. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#12. And suddenly the moon withdraws her sickle from the lightening skies, and to her sombre cavern flies, wrapped in a veil of yellow gauze. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#13. All my senses seemed to desire to veil themselves and, feeling that I was about to slip from them, I pressed the palms of my hands together until they trembled, murmuring: "O love! O love!" many times. - Author: James Joyce
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#14. Our crucifixes exhibit the pain, but they veil, perhaps necessarily, the obscenity: but the death of the God-Man was both. - Author: Charles Williams
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#15. When we get into the spirit world, and the veil is withdrawn, we shall then perhaps understand the whys and wherefores. - Author: Wilford Woodruff
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#16. For you to know your calling and push aside the veil covering your future, it is necessary to turn to God in prayer and meditate on the Word of God - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#17. How very lovely she was, with the muted light of the afternoon falling over her shoulder like a veil! How gorgeously the shadow filled that notch beneath her lip! - Author: Eleanor Catton
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#18. The Primrose for a veil had spread The largest of her upright leaves; And thus for purposes benign, A simple flower deceives. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#19. I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#20. Ay, in the very temple of Delight
Veil'd Melancholy has her sovran shrine,
Though seen of none save him whose strenuous tongue
Can burst Joy's grape against his palate fine;
His soul shall taste the sadness of her might,
And be among her cloudy trophies hung. - Author: John Keats
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#21. Wrap thyself in the decent veil that the arts or the graces weave for thee, O human nature! It is only the statue of marble whose nakedness the eye can behold without shame and offence! - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#22. For a privileged minority, Western democracy provides the leisure, the facilities, and the training to seek the truth lying hidden behind the veil of distortion and misrepresentation, ideology and class interest, through which the events of current history are presented to us. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#23. MADNESS Madness is the first step towards unselfishness. Be mad and tell us what is behind the veil of "sanity." The purpose of life is to bring us closer to those secrets, and madness is the only means. SP-ST-62 - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#24. Whoever we were - and it was not really important what religion we belonged to, whether we wished to wear the veil or not, whether we observed certain religious norms or not - we had become the figment of someone else's dreams. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#25. She resented the fact that her veil, which to her was a symbol of her sacred relationship to God, had now become an instrument of power, turning the women who wore them into political signs and symbols. Where do your loyalties lie, Mr. Bahri, with Islam or the state? - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#26. [Poetry] strips the veil of familiarity from the world, and lays bear the naked and sleeping beauty which is the spirit of its forms. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#27. She turns her head away, but through the thin film of her veil he can see her skin glow. Because women will coax: tell me, just tell me something, tell me your thoughts; and this he has done. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#28. It was the final, explosive demonstration of summer, the line in the sand, a desperate attempt to hold fall forever at bay. But autumn nibbled the blue sky with its teeth, tore off chunks of the sun, smudged out that heavy veil of meat-smelling smoke. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#29. By thus rending the veil of monotony and showing that everything is in constant need of and obedient to His Lordship, He dispels heedlessness and turns humanity and jinn from (natural) causes to Himself as the Creator of causes. This basic principle is evident in the Qur'anic explanations. - Author: Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
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#30. Pain is the root of knowledge. - Author: Simone Veil
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#31. Thorne's voice pitched high in imitation of the queen. The impostor of my beloved niece is vanquished ... Let us put this messiness behind us while we go forward with the coronations ... I am a psychotic, power-hungry nut basket and my breath smells really bad under this veil. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#32. Nazi ideologies continue to the present day behind the veil of supposedly free societies and governments. - Author: James Morcan
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#33. All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#34. Always there is a sort of dream of air between you and the hills of California, a veil of unreality in the intervening air. It gives the hills the bloom that peaches have, or grapes in the dew. - Author: Stella Benson
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#35. The reproduction of
what the senses perceive in nature through the veil of the soul. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#36. If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul. - Author: Paul Cezanne
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#37. The adventure is always and everywhere a passage beyond the veil of the known into the unknown; the powers that watch at the boundary are dangerous; to deal with them is risky; yet for anyone with competence and courage the danger fades. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#38. There was some banging around in the hall, and Aunt Prue appeared in the doorway in an equally large and disturbing hat. This one was black, with a wraparound veil that made Aunt Prue look like the mother of a mob boss at his funeral. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#39. Success has a great tendency to conceal and throw a veil over the evil deeds of men. - Author: Demosthenes
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#40. And when the veil lifts, we can see the world as it really is, just for those few seconds before it settles down again. We see all the beauty, and cruelty, and sadness, and love. - Author: Rebecca Stead
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#41. She wandered off into the shadows, carrying her bucket and dragging her shadow like a bridal veil. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#42. The Church is the house of God. It is forbidden for men to enter with bare arms or in shorts. It is forbidden for women to enter in trousers, without a veil on their head, in short clothing, low necklines, sleeveless or immodest dresses. - Author: Pio Of Pietrelcina
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#43. Give thanks for sorrow that teaches you pity; for pain that teaches you courage - and give exceeding thanks for the mystery which remains a mystery still - the veil that hides you from the infinite, which makes it possible for you to believe in what you cannot see. - Author: Robert Nathan
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#44. Louis XVI started to die on June 21st 1791. For his flight tore away the veil of that false constitutional monarchy, and once more confronted the Patriot party with the whole problem of the revolution's future. - Author: Francois Furet
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#45. ...Under the veil of Mythology lies a solid Reality. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#46. Some veil between childhood and the present is necessary. If the veil is withdrawn, the artistic imagination sickens and dies, the prophet looks in the mirror with a disillusioned and cynical sneer, the scientist goes fishing. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#47. Fighting demons is what I do; real, and those in my head. - Author: Pippa DaCosta
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#48. The twins hobbled forward. "Freaks and dames and boys and things, drinks and bones and shiny rings," said the twin on the left.
"Ashes and earth will imprison the frail, blood of love will lift the veil," said the other. - Author: J.A. Redmerski
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#49. But you are life and you are the veil. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#50. Men neglect the duties incumbent on man, yet are treated like demi-gods; religion is also separated from morality by a ceremonial veil, yet men wonder that the world is almost, literally speaking, a den of sharpers or oppressors. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#51. The Ego is a veil between humans and God'."
"In prayer all are equal. - Author: Rumi
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#52. Under the decent veil of print one can indulge one's egoism to the full. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#53. God once declared He was true
And then took the veil and withdrew ... - Author: Robert Frost
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#54. I am on the edge of mysteries and the veil is getting thinner and thinner. - Author: Louis Pasteur
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#55. Congress' dynastic politics has shattered the hopes & aspirations of people. Congress hides behind the veil of secularism whenever its governance falters and its misconduct is exposed. This will no longer go unchallenged. The younger generation will not accept these actions of Congress! - Author: Narendra Modi
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#56. Can I even complicate your breathing? - Author: Pierce The Veil
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#57. There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see. - Author: Omar Khayyam
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#58. Over the meeting of the lovers I draw a veil. The burst of rapture with which they clasped each other in a wild embrace
the many inquiries
the fond regrets and thrilling hopes
it is out of my power to convey. Let me, therefore, leave them to their happiness. - Author: George Henry Lewes
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#59. It is sad to see a young man's fondest hopes and dreams shattered when the rose-colured veil is plucked away and he sees the actions and feelings of men for what they are. But he still has the hope of replacing his old illusions with others, just as fleeting, but also just as sweet. - Author: Mikhail Lermontov
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#60. Speaking as somebody with three sisters and a very largely female Muslim family, there is not a single woman I know in my family or in their friends who would have accepted the wearing of a veil. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#61. Hardly any one is able to see what is before him, just as it is in itself. He comes expecting one thing, he finds another thing, he sees through the veil of his preconception, he criticizes before he has apprehended, he condemns without allowing his instinct the chance of asserting itself. - Author: Arthur Symons
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#62. On the other side of the spirit veil, I spend more than a little bit of time researching the hallucinogens. I personally believe ayahuasca is also the greatest natural healing agent, period. - Author: Chris Kilham
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#63. I also know that Edison believed the moment between being awake and being asleep was a veil, and it was in that moment that we were most connected to our higher selves. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#64. Then it dawned upon me with a certain suddenness that I was different from the others; or like, mayhap, in heart and life and longing, but shut out from their world by a vast veil. - Author: W.E.B. Du Bois
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#65. Divine Wisdom, intending to detain us some time on earth, has done well to cover with a veil the prospect of the life to come; for if our sight could clearly distinguish the opposite bank, who would remain on this tempestuous coast of time? - Author: Madame De Stael
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#66. However we may conceal our passions under the veil ... there is always some place where they peep out. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#67. The desert wears ... a veil of mystery. Motionless and silent it evokes in us an elusive hint of something unknown, unknowable, about to be revealed. Since the desert does not act it seems to be waiting
but waiting for what? - Author: Edward Abbey
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#68. Then I reached the second building and saw the conflagration. A bonfire twenty feet high. The wreck of a Hummer, its carcass barely visible behind the veil of flame. - Author: Joseph Finder
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#69. But
You
Don't
Know
What
It's
Like. - Author: Pierce The Veil
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#70. Just before the top of the hill she stopped, breathed deeply, and tried to muster her scattered sense of calm, like a bride checking her veil in the last mirror before the aisle. - Author: Edward St. Aubyn
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#71. We are in the school [or mortality] and keep learning and we do not expect to cease learning while we live on earth; and when we pass through the veil, we expect still to continue to learn and increase our fund of information. - Author: David A. Bednar
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#72. I pretend not to be a champion of that same naked virtue called truth, to the very outrance. I can consent that her charms be hidden with a veil, were it but for decency's sake. - Author: Walter Scott
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#73. Eve took a bite from the apple, chaos ensued... earth became hell as heaven retreated behind an impenetrable veil. - Author: Hamilton Stone
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#74. If the veil of the world's machinery were lifted off, how much we would find is done in answer to the prayers of God's children. - Author: Robert E. Murray
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#75. Well you know
that I'm cold
black on constellations gold
and you know
that your soul's
black top under lacing
won't let it go - Author: Pierce The Veil
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#76. Nobody prays for the heartless, nobody gives another penny for the selfish - Author: Pierce The Veil
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#77. Secrecy is for the happy,
misery, hopeless misery, needs no veil; under a thousand suns it dares act openly. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#78. Before I came to New York I lived here, in this mausoleum. I was nothing. I was dead. When I came to New York it was like a veil lifting. For the first time I felt I was alive, breathing. - Author: Jacqueline Susann
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#79. ...but a sense of strangeness will not leave me. I cannot feel at home among these things. There is my mother, there is my sister, there my case of butterflies, and there the mahogony piano, but I am not myself there. There is a distance, a veil between us. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#80. I have lifted the veil. I have created life, wrested the secret of life from life. Now do you understand? From the lives of those who have gone before, I have created life. - Author: Edward T. Lowe Jr.
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#81. In Nina Kimbereley's garden the scabiosa flowers were dark as garnet brooches; the nicotiana a veil of tossing crimson stars. Nothing was usual, or a dull color. All was exceptional, designed to be exceptional since it had been planned as the background for a beauty by the beauty. - Author: Elizabeth Enright
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#82. Ordinary people waited till life disclosed to them its secrets, but to the few, to the elect, the mysteries of life were revealed before the veil was drawn away. Sometimes this was the effect of art, and chiefly of the art of literature, which dealt immediately with the passions and the intellect. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#83. The reality is we live in a world of scarce resources in this veil of tears, as Tony Abbott often describes the world, we have to be real, we have to accept that we can't spend as much money on everything as we would like and so we have chosen to re prioritise, to change spending. - Author: Chris Bowen
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#84. Only a few hairline fractures around his eyes and lips spoke of the torment he'd been through. I wanted to smooth those lines away, and wished it was that easy to erase the scars of our past." ~ Muse, Drowning In The Dark #4 The Veil Series. - Author: Pippa DaCosta
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#85. And that summer, as Hurricane Ella made its way toward the city, an emergency crew worked at night under veil of secrecy to weld two-inch-thick steel plates around the two hundred critical bolts, and the building was secured. The Citicorp tower has stood solidly ever since. The - Author: Atul Gawande
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#86. Through the veil of Love, one finds the heaven on Earth - Author: Himanshu Chhabra
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#87. Art is the concrete artifact of faith and expectation, the realization of a world that would otherwise be little more than a veil of pointless consciousness stretched over a gulf of mystery. - Author: Stephen King
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#88. We have seen when the earth had to be prepared for the habitation of man, a veil, as it were, of intermediate being was spread between him and its darkness, in which were joined in a subdued measure, the stability and insensibility of the earth, and the passion and perishing of mankind. - Author: John Ruskin
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#89. Can you see the future, Kerbouchard?"
"Who would wish to? Our lives hold a veil between anticipation and horror. Anticipation is the carrot suspended before the jackass to keep him moving forward. Horror is what he would see if he took his eyes off the carrot. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#90. I stare out at the real world projected on the windows - Author: Johnny Rich
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#91. Still and pale
Thou movest in thy silver veil,
Queen of the night! the filmy shroud
Of many a mild, transparent cloud
Hides, yet adorns thee. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#92. I can only be nice to one Person, today's not your day tomorrow doesn't look good either - Author: Quinn Loftis
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#93. He who reads the Bible in translation is like a man who kisses his bride through a veil. - Author: Hayim Nahman Bialik
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#94. Death, with funereal shades in vain surrounds me, My reason through his darkness seeth light: 'Tis the last step which brings me close to Thee: 'Tis the veil falling, 'twixt Thy face and mine. - Author: Alphonse De Lamartine
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#95. To pay compliments to the one we love is the first method of caressing, a demi-audacity venturing. A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#96. THE VEIL OF CIVILISATION was thin indeed, so easily torn away to reveal depravity waiting beneath, waiting, as such things always did, for the first hint of turbulence. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#97. Official history is merely a veil to hide the truth of what really happened. When the veil is lifted, again and again we see that not only is the official version not true, it is often 100% wrong. - Author: David Icke
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#98. When my words are concealed
With lies and disguises, truth and beyond
Insecurities in the veil of trust
Betrayal in bounds of lies
It's just the charm of words darling
Giving the illusion of happiness inside misery - Author: Irum Zahra
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#99. Unfortunately most magicians are immune to their own magic. We see behind the veil, we live inside the nuts and bolts, the element of surprise is lost on us. But we can help each other. - Author: Menna Van Praag
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#100. We know so little of the why, what the universe is, what infinity is. The veil around us is very fragile. - Author: Conor McPherson
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