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Top 100 Quotes About Thorns

#1. Sovereign of beauty, like the spray she grows;Compass'd she is with thorns and canker'd bower.Yet, were she willing to be pluck'd and worn,She would be gather'd, though she grew on thorn. - Author: Robert Greene
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#2. There were two saints in the desert, who had sewed thorns into all their clothes; and we seek for nothing but comfort! - Author: John Vianney
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#3. Remember, a person who cannot be angry cannot be loving. The roses grow only with the thorns. - Author: Osho
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#4. Roses grow on thorns and honey wears a sting. - Author: Isaac Watts
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#5. And light is mingled with the gloom, And joy with grief; Divinest compensations come, Through thorns of judgment mercies bloom In sweet relief. - Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
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#6. I don't believe you! Flowers are weak creatures. They are naive. They reassure themselves as best they can. They believe that their thorns are terrible weapons ... - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#7. Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#8. The thorns of life had wounded him deeply. So he held fast to his art even when the gate through which it entered was shut. - Author: Catherine Stella Schmidt
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#9. You have it in your power to make your days on Earth a path of flowers, instead of a path of thorns. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
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#10. I want to share this bed with you, though," I breathed. "I want you to hold me."
Stars flickered to life in his eyes. "Always," he promised, kissing my brow, his wings now enveloping me completely. "Always. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#11. They prickled her like thorns and leaves growing under her skin, and she felt the ache of a glass vine caging her forearm. They would crack, and the jagged pieces would cut into her wrists. Her blood would tint the glass. It would splinter and cut deeper into her. - Author: Anna-Marie McLemore
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#12. And it is not enough in the world for a wise brain to be ridiculed, it must also be wounded & mistreated; a head that is a treasury of wisdom should not expect any crown other than one of thorns. What garland can human wisdom expect when it sees what divine wisdom received? - Author: Juana Ines De La Cruz
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#13. You can't gather much if you won't go on risk expedition. Leaders never fear the thorns; they'll still go in for the beautiful roses no matter the number of pricks they'll get. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#14. No one plants rosebushes for the thorns. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#15. I came to claim the one I love. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#16. The only rose without thorns is friendship. - Author: Madeleine De Scudery
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#17. I hope the Vandals had thorns in their sandals - Author: Arthur Guiterman
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#18. Good Shepherd, You have a wild and crazy sheep in love with thorns and brambles. But please don't get tired of looking for me! I know You won't. For You have found me. All I have to do is stay found. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#19. There are many things that are thorns to our hopes until we have attained them, and envenomed arrows to our hearts when we have. - Author: Victor De Riqueti, Marquis De Mirabeau
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#20. Do not be tempted by English roses. Their beauty fades, but their thorns are forever. - Author: Libba Bray
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#21. It is said that every life has its roses and thorns; there seemed, however, to have been a misadventure or mistake in Stephen's case, whereby somebody else had become possessed of his roses, and he had become possessed of somebody else's thorns in addition to his own. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#22. The honey is guarded by bees.. The rose has thorns.. To enjoy the sweet & beautiful you can NOT be cowardly. - Author: Joseph Simmons
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#23. There is entirely too much tut-tutting in this realm, if you ask me. All these kings would do a deal better if they put down their swords and listened to their mothers. - Author: George R R Martin
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#24. We are surrounded by the dry thorns of the Inquisition on all four sides; throwing around words burning like fire is the shortest way to one's grave! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#25. Learn from your past and shut the door behind to live in present.Our past is just like a dry rose which was once a rose with all colors of life, with sweet fragrance, with soft petal, with thorns but now it is left with only thorns which could still hurt. - Author: Ideaswar
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#26. You know what's a great metaphor for love? Sleeping beauty. Because you have to plow through this incredible thicket of thorns in order to get to beauty, and even then, when you get there, you still have to wake her up.
- Tiny Cooper - Author: David Levithan
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#27. At that moment I remembered something Cal had told me: that there is beauty in darkness in everything. Sorrow in joy, life and death, thorns on the rose. I knew then that I could not escape pain and torment any more than I could give up joy and beauty - Author: Cate Tiernan
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#28. As the Arabs say, The nature of rain is the same, but it makes thorns grow in the marshes and flowers in the gardens. - Author: Anthony De Mello
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#29. Sculptures created from found materials like ice and thorns, driftwood, and even bleached kangaroo bones all presuppose that artistic design will yield to the cycles of time and climate, whether over an hour or a decade. - Author: Simon Schama
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#30. When the race is ended, and the play is either won or lost, and ye are in the utmost circle and border of time, and shall put your foot within the march of eternity, all the good things of your short nightdream shall seem to you like ashes of a blaze of thorns or straw. - Author: Samuel Rutherford
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#31. She saw what lurked beneath his pleasant, confident exterior: a network of thorns in the shape of a man, a thing that wore him like a suit. - Author: Max Gladstone
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#32. I was born to fight devils and factions. It is my business to remove obstacles, to cut down thorns, to fill up quagmires and to open and make straight paths. If I must have some failing let me rather speak the truth with too great sincerity than once to act the hypocrite and conceal the truth. - Author: Martin Luther
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#33. The thorns which I have reap'd are of the tree
I planted; they have torn me, and I bleed.
I should have known what fruit would spring from such a seed. - Author: George Gordon Byron
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#34. I would have saved them. But the lie tastes rotten on my tongue. Would anything have held William from me? Would anything have held my mother back. Anything? All bonds can be slipped, all thorns torn free. It's simply a matter of pain, and of what you're prepared to lose. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#35. We win half the battle when we make up our minds to take the world as we find it including the thorns. - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#36. It's hard to let go. Even when what you're holding onto is full of thorns, it's hard to let go. Maybe especially then. - Author: Stephen King
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#37. Some people are like thorns. But you have to let them be thorns, because thorns can't turn into petals. The trick is not letting them prick you; never let a thorn prick you! - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#38. Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. - Author: Alphonse Karr
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#39. When an immortal passion breathes in mortal clay;
Our hearts endure the scourge, the plaited thorns, the way
Crowded with bitter faces, the wounds in palm and side,
The vinegar-heavy sponge, the flowers by Kedron stream ... - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#40. Yellowfang crouched among the thorns with Deerleap on one - Author: Erin Hunter
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#41. 'A Court of Thorns and Roses,' big surprise, was inspired by music. By actually listening to the 'Princess Mononoke' soundtrack. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#42. The motto was 'Pax', but the word was set in a circle of thorns. - Author: Rumer Godden
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#43. I don't know the pain she's speaking from, but I know it's deep. It makes her hard and yet so terribly soft. It's her thorns and it's her hand reaching out from the thicket. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#44. And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#45. As a rose blossoms despite being surrounded by thorns, bloom despite being surrounded by troubles. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#46. A rose without its thorns would be too perfect to be admired.
Similarly, people without imperfections would be apathetic. - Author: Chirag Tulsiani
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#47. Good decisions are pearls on your neck.
Bad decisions are thorns in your side. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#48. Reign of blows cascading down upon your shoulders Far too many men dressed up as soldiers The lamb is brought to the ground Under the weight of the Crown A crown of thorns and dark deeds The swastika and the hammer and sickle Are symbols that reap only weeds - Author: Andy Partridge
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#49. The shrine I prayed at not to go to university," Sand said.
"I guess your prayer was answered," Perrotte said.
Sand strongly considered throwing something at her - but there was nothing to hand that wasn't sacred. - Author: Merrie Haskell
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#50. There is beauty and darkness in everything. Sorrow in joy, life in death, thorns on the rose. - Author: Cate Tiernan
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#51. The deepest essence of life is always plunged from its thorns. - Author: Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal
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#52. Do you not hear me calling, white deer with no horns?
I have been changed to a hound with one red ear;
I have been in the Path of Stones and the Wood of Thorns ... - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#53. Any man worth his salt has by the time he is forty-five accumulated a crown of thorns, and the problem is to learn to wear it over one ear. - Author: Christopher Morley
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#54. Honesty whispers, Don't get pricked by the thorns of lie. - Author: Angelica Hopes
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#55. Surgery is the red flower that blooms among the leaves and thorns that are the rest of medicine. - Author: Richard Selzer
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#56. The most beautiful roses sometimes have the sharpest thorns. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#57. Not even thorns can stop roses from being beautiful. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#58. People only picked the pretty, sweet-smelling flowers. The ones with thorns were left alone. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#59. Moonlight and roses hide muggers and thorns." Again - Author: Phyllis Smallman
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#60. If you would strew your path with thorns, and plant nettles in your death-pillow, then neglect to "hate evil". - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#61. two feet tall,
the crimson-budded roses,
their young thorns
tender in
the soft spring rain - Author: Shiki Masaoka
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#62. Your thorns are the best part of you. - Author: Marianne Moore
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#63. I am made Hand of the King which gives me an enormous amount of power, which I use quite ruthlessly - but skilfully - and Dame Diana Rigg joins us [playing political mastermind the Queen of Thorns] and we have a couple of really good sparring moments. - Author: Charles Dance
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#64. The thorns, ruthless in their protection of the beauty they upheld, tore at my skin, bleeding me like a vampire's victim and no doubt loving every moment of it. The vines snaked around my hands and arms trying to cut the circulation of blood. - Author: Alistair Cross
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#65. The more objects you set your heart upon, the more thorns there are to tear your peace of mind to shreds. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#66. That good gardener, who wept thorns plowing his fields - harvests grace with joy. - Author: Aberjhani
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#67. As a rose is beautiful despite its thorns, you are beautiful despite your flaws. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#68. The gardener uses both roses in the flowerbed and thorns in making fences. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#69. To remain lying on thorns (kanta) is called boredom (kantado). - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#70. Rumi says love turns thorns into flowers. This means that hate turns flowers into thorns! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#71. Its great thorns pierced the canvas, and its heavy fragrance rushed within, enveloping his sleep, becoming one with his breath, and penetrated the chambers of his exploding heart. - Author: Patti Smith
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#72. No traveler e'er reached that blest abode who found not thorns and briers in his road. - Author: William Cowper
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#73. For a metaphysical treat stop at the Big Sur Inn, which is also a haven for stray cats and dogs. Life along the South Coast is just a bed of roses, with a few thorns and nettles interspersed. - Author: Henry Miller
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#74. Remember that every guilty compliance with the humors of the world , every sinful indulgence of our own passions , is laying up cares and fears for the hour of darkness , and that the remembrance of ill-spent time will strew our sick bed with thorns and rack our sinking spirits with despair . - Author: Reginald Heber
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#75. And when we are with Alex, I might as well not be there. They speak in a language of whispers and giggles and secrets; their words are like a fairy-tale tangle of thorns, which place a wall between us. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#76. Roses have thorns. That's the price of roses. When you start to forget that, that's when things go wrong. - Author: T. Kingfisher
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#77. As sure as roses will have thorns, love will bring you pain - Author: Teresa Bodwell
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#78. The words that I will have to find for that explanation will be sharp and they will hurt, much worse than the thorns of roses. - Author: Antonia Michaelis
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#79. Untilled ground, however rich, will bring forth thistles and thorns; so also the mind of man. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#80. The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible. - Author: Washington Irving
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#81. I like roses, ones with sharp thorns. Pretty to look at but hurts to touch, that's like me. - Author: Kangin
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#82. You throw thorns, falling in my silence they become flowers. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#83. How many times have answers been so simple and yet someone is determined to take the path of thorns instead of roses?" "It's not earned." "That's a very human thing to say." "An inclination I can't help." "It's not about things that are earned, but just things as they are. - Author: Roshani Chokshi
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#84. Roses have both petals and thorns, my dark flower. You needn't believe something weak because it appears delicate. Show the world your bravery. - Author: Kerri Maniscalco
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#85. Then, like a shimmering disk too rich and clear to be described, the sun slipped over the horizon and lined everything with gold. It was like seeing the world being born, and we were the sole witnesses. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#86. Time grows the seeds that are planted, watered, and fertilized. Plant beauty, grow beauty. Plant thorns, grow thorns. Time will allow for either. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#87. While the path to wealth is clearly marked, few are willing to adapt themselves to the modest discipline that the journey requires. Instead, most choose the shinier track of debt-driven consumption, which they find further along is covered in vines and thorns. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#88. Disheartened, enraptured, and strangely lightheaded, Grady emerged from the trees and walked back through town to the island bridge, his ankles and hands marked up with thorn scratches. - Author: Molly Ringle
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#89. Love sees the thorns but cherishes the rose anyway. - Author: Jeffrey Fry
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#90. Thorns pricked at her skin everywhere, poked at her face - Author: Christina Henry
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#91. You either trust or you distrust coincidence. It 's either small doses of magic pulling you to your appointed destiny or the devil trying to lead you down to the thorns. - Author: Toby Barlow
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#92. The truth is . . . Well, the truth is the truth, and thus worth telling, but sometimes truths are so complicated that it's exhausting to get them out in the right order." He glanced up at her. That sounded like an evasion if ever she'd heard one. She raised an eyebrow. - Author: Merrie Haskell
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#93. There is darkness in light, there is pain in joy, and there are thorns on the rose. - Author: Cate Tiernan
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#94. You can be a beautiful rose, but all some people will see are your thorns. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#95. You must not lose faith, child. No matter what. Do not doubt God or his choosing of you. He knows infinitely more than we can imagine. - Author: Rae Carson
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#96. Do you know why I adore roses?" Shahrzad untied the knot of his tikka sash with deliberate slowness. "I've always loved them for their beauty and their scent, but--"
"It's because of their thorns." His muscles tensed at her touch. "Because there's more to them than first meets the eye. - Author: Renee Ahdieh
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#97. The United States reaps the thorns its rulers have planted in the world. - Author: Saddam Hussein
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#98. Don't be sad that roses have thorns.
Be glad that thorns have Roses.
Today's the day I worried about yesterday and it didn't happen. - Author: Lee Child
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#99. I know him, February's thrush, And loud at eve he valentines On sprays that paw the naked bush Where soon will sprout the thorns and bines. - Author: George Meredith
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#100. It is only by enlarging the scope of one's tastes and one's fantasies, by sacrificing everything to pleasure, that the unfortunate individual called Man, thrown despite himself into this sad world, can succeed in gathering a few roses among life's thorns - Author: Marquis De Sade
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