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Top 100 Quotes About Tongues

#1. When you get people who are out of office, suddenly their tongues loosen up and suddenly they say the things that you wish they'd said or did when they were in office. - Author: Bill Maher
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#2. There are, for example, so many kinds of tongues in this world; and none is without voice. If then I know not the power of the voice, I shall be to him to whom I speak a barbarian; and he that speaketh, a barbarian to me. - Author: Paul The Apostle
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#3. All tongues savor the same flavors, all ears hear the same music, and all eyes see the same beauty. - Author: Mencius
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#4. The contribution of Islam to history and modern civilization is the product of the efforts of peoples of many races and tongues which came to accept its way of life. - Author: Aly Khan
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#5. Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues. - Author: Rumi
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#6. The tongues of hell are dull. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#7. I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. I am to be cast up and down among these men and women, with their twitching faces, with their lying tongues, like a cork on a rough sea. Like a ribbon of weed I am flung far every time the door opens. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#8. Comen out, leetle rodents," the human called in a language that the companions could not understand. The wizard reiterated the request in another tongue, then in drow, and then in two more unknown tongues, and then in svirfneblin. He continued on for many minutes, - Author: R.A. Salvatore
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#9. Be steady. Make ready. Keep your eyes, and ears, and tongues on fast so that your hearts may know that holy hunger which, once appeased, leaves you forever full. You - Author: Mikhail Naimy
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#10. IV
Yes, I have a thousand tongues,
And nine and nighty-nine lie.
Though I strive to use the one,
It will make no melody at my will,
But is dead in my mouth. - Author: Stephen Crane
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#11. They burn books now, mama.The monsters burn fucking books now, mama. They have eyes full of disappointing madness. Their tongues taste like fulvous indoctrination. They teach us. Teach us sadism, hatred, lust to kill, conformity. What do you see when you look at me? Daddy? - Author: Laura Gentile
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#12. Of calling shapes, and beck'ning shadows dire,
And airy tongues that syllable men's names. - Author: John Milton
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#13. Women writers make for rewarding (and efficient) lovers. They are clever liars to fathers and husbands; yet they never hold their tongues too long, nor keep ardent typing fingers still. - Author: Roman Payne
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#14. Bike downtown, stick out tongues at the Catholics.
Or form a Piss Club where we all go
in the bushes and peek at each other's sex. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#15. and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. ACT2:05 - Author: Anonymous
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#16. Some of the cruelest men in the world were born with silver tongues. They could charm a bird right out of the sky, only to break its wings. And no men, nice or cruel, offer favors lightly - not strangers. Not to young women. Not without expecting something back in return. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#17. We are not speaking gibberish. We're speaking the sacred language of the Qur'an, the language of great Calipha and Saladin, the most beautiful intricate of all human tongues. "
" Well it sounds like a Racoon clearing it's throat. - Author: John Green
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#18. You can't map a sense of humor. Anyway, what is a fantasy map but a space beyond which There Be Dragons? On the Discworld we know that There Be Dragons Everywhere. They might not all have scales and forked tongues, but they Be Here all right, grinning and jostling and trying to sell you souvenirs. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#19. God in His infinite wisdom blessed humans with redundant tongues: one to outfit the mouth for speech. And a mother tongue to give it meaning ... Though it wags out such inconceivable beauty, attached to the mother tongue lies one much maligned woman. - Author: David B. Lentz
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#20. Every one in this world has as much as they can do in caring for themselves, and few have leisure really to think of their neighbours distresses, however they may delight their tongues with talking of them. - Author: Hester Lynch Piozzi
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#21. Women's Tongues are as sharp as two-edged Swords, and wound as much, when they are anger'd. - Author: Margaret Cavendish
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#22. Let a man do right, not trouble himself about worthless opinion; the less he heeds tongues, the less difficult will he find it to love men. - Author: George MacDonald
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#23. Far from his illness The wolves ran on through the evergreen forests, The peasant river was untempted by the fashionable quays; By mourning tongues The death of the poet was kept from his poems. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#24. For we, which now behold these present days,
Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#25. But as soon as our tongues collided, the sparks, the dizziness, and the butterflies all made sense. He made sense. We made sense. But more than that, I felt an indescribable feeling that seemed to blend comfort with desire, want with need, and hope with fear. - Author: Danielle Allen
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#26. ..The secrets started when the maid told her friend, the maid next door who told her Mistres, who told the across the street neighbor and soon the tongues were wagging like flags in the wind.... - Author: David Fulmer
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#27. The Gospel was not meant merely to reside in our intellect, memories, and tongues, but to be seen in our lives. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#28. There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues. - Author: Arthur Keith
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#29. Consume all obstacles, heavenly fire, and give us now both hearts of flame and tongues of fire to preach Your reconciling word, for Jesus' sake - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#30. You must learn to talk clearly. The jargon of scientific terminology which rolls off your tongues is mental garbage. - Author: Martin H. Fischer
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#31. Then I did something really stupid, lifting my head I kissed him softly on his mouth,he in return took the kiss and kissed me back. I opened up, wanting more, and he complied. The moment our tongues touched, and I really tasted him, my world went spinning and hit full
supernova. - Author: Karen Swart
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#32. The scented cloud permeates the air and coats our tongues, triggering images: licorice tobacco and a seductive fae with an agenda, ocean salt and a mortal boy's sweat, maple syrup and a father's love, a mother's sacrifice and a lunar garden rich with lilies and honeysuckle. - Author: A.G. Howard
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#33. Here comes a pair of very strange beast, which in all tongues are called "fools". - Author: Bill Shakespeare
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#34. There, pride, avarice, and envy are the tongues men know and heed, a Babel of depsair - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#35. I could see tongues of dense fog licking over the ridge in the distance, where this world ended and the next one began, cold, damp, and sunless. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#36. I escape to my bedroom and feed my pet eels some chopped boiled eggs. Aphrodite and Adonis perform a graceful dance, entwining their bodies, capturing the food as it floats down like they're lovers catching snowflakes on their tongues. - Author: A.G. Howard
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#37. To excite in us tastes, odors, and sounds I believe that nothing is required in external bodies except shapes, numbers, and slow or rapid movements ... if ears, tongues, and noses were removed, shapes and numbers and motions would remain, but not odors or tastes or sounds. - Author: Galileo Galilei
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#38. Lips and tongues lie. But actions never do. No matter what words are spoken, actions betray the truth of everyone's heart. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#39. Hit her with a hammer
teeth smashed in
red tongues twitching
look inside a skeleton - Author: P.J. Harvey
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#40. Look up ... and see them.
The teaching stars,
beyond worship
and commonplace tongues. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#41. Its sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues. - Author: Ten Bears
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#42. You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters. - Author: John Burns
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#43. For no man would have touched her like that before. Eventually, she would be eager and responsive to him. Oh, so responsive. They would kiss, and it would be electric - intense - explosive. Their tongues would tangle and tango together desperately, as if they had never kissed before. - Author: Sylvain Reynard
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#44. The human voice often shatters the beauty of the most tender passions; and when we left Simla next day, and Maureen and Sunil used all the stock cliches to express their love, I was a little disappointed. But the poetry of life was in their bodies, not in their tongues. - Author: Ruskin Bond
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#45. She ever marry?"
The no sounds like "not in a million years." Like Aunt Alice couldn't marry, like she has one arm and horns sticking out of her head and she talks in tongues. Or maybe has several tongues to talk with. - Author: Travis Thrasher
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#46. Not all tongues that wag cohabit with a brain. - Author: Donita K. Paul
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#47. We were romantics. We didn't just read poetry. We let it drip from our tongues like honey. Spirits soared. Women swooned, and gods were created, gentlemen. Not a bad way to spend an evening, eh? - Author: Robin Williams
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#48. After seeing how many people waste their lives, their whole lives (tongues wagging, wagging, wagging, and all the inevitable consequences), silence seems preferable to me, and more necessary than ever. And I well understand, Lord, why we have to give an account of all our idle words. - Author: Josemaria Escriva
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#49. Carl was just saying good-bye," Mom said.
"Really," I said. "He must speak in tongues. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#50. Tongues are a miraculous manifestation of being filled with the Holy Ghost. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#51. As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased. - Author: George Whitefield
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#52. Grief hath two tongues; and never woman yet
Could rule them both without ten women's wit. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#53. The elves knew the true names of these rivers,' said Skifr, who'd made a kind of bed among the cargo to drape herself on. 'We call them Divine and Denied because those are as close as our clumsy human tongues can come. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#54. And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#55. As he spoke all tongues, he entered into all hearts. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#56. You live, you learn, you stop dating recklessly handsome men with silver tongues and dusty halo's. - Author: Jess Bryant
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#57. I have learned to interface - what I think would be the contemporary term - with various different lexicons, and people speak very different languages. I've learned to speak in a lot of tongues, and I can live with the bellicose language of some fervent, fire-breathing Christians, sure. - Author: Bono
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#58. I don't work on poems and essays at once. They walk on different legs, speak with different tongues, draw from different parts of the psyche. Their paces are also different. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#59. Castiza: "False! I defy you both!
I have endured you with an ear of fire;
Your tongues have struck hot irons on my face!
Mother, come from that poisonous woman there."
Gratiana: "Where?"
Castiza: "Do you not see her? She's too inward then. - Author: Thomas Middleton
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#60. Relief loosens tongues beyond measure. - Author: Stephen King
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#61. We have employments assigned to us for every circumstance in life. When we are alone, we have our thoughts to watch; in the family, our tempers; and in company, our tongues. - Author: Hannah More
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#62. Give to a gracious message An host of tongues, but let ill tidings tell Themselves when they be felt. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#63. The secret of fortune is joy in our hands. Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide. Him all tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him because he did not need it. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#64. Snakes, he learned, dreamed in smells and vibrations, their tongues darting out to sample the air, their long bodies pressed close to the dirt. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#65. Let not thy peace depend on the tongues of men; for whether they judge well of thee or ill, thou art not on that account other than thyself. Where are true peace and true glory? Are they not in God? And he that careth not to please men, nor feareth to displease them, shall enjoy much peace. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#66. I am happy that I can aid those admirable men, both living and dead, who by their pens or their tongues have aided the great cause of human liberty and universal happiness. - Author: James Watson
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#67. Should the fragrance of Thy praise be shed abroad by any of the divers tongues of the world, out of the East or out of the West, it would, verily, be prized and greatly cherished. - Author: Baha'u'llah
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#68. Evan and Matt where kissing. Passionately, erotically kissing. She saw tongues. - Author: Tere Michaels
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#69. I heard the tongues of angels and the tongues of men and it all sounded no different to me. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#70. Surely human affairs would be far happier if the power in men to be silent were the same as that to speak. But experience more than sufficiently teaches that men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more easily than their words. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#71. Vanity and prejudice have as usual played havoc with the truth, and Mr. Topper's reputation has been tossed into a furnace of frantically wagging tongues. The - Author: Thorne Smith
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#72. The fantastically wasteful prodigality of human tongues, the Babel enigman, points to a vital multiplication of mortal liberties. Each language speaks the world in its own ways. Each edifies worlds and counter-worlds in its own mode. The polyglot is a freer man. - Author: George Steiner
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#73. So, when there is a strife of tongues, at some meeting, the chairman, to obtain unity, suggests that every one shall speak in French. Perhaps it is bad French; French may not contain the words that express the speaker's thoughts; nevertheless speaking French imposes some order, some uniformity. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#74. Young people want mirrors. Older people want art. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#75. He thinks men like me weak. He thinks me dumb, feeble, subhuman. I was not raised in palaces. I did not ride horses through meadows and eat meals of hummingbird tongues. I was forged in the bowels of this hard world. Sharpened by hate. Strengthened by love. He is wrong. None of them will survive. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#76. O mysterious Night! thou art not silent; many tongues halt thou. - Author: Joanna Baillie
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#77. Glib tongues frill up their hash of knowledge
for mankind in polished speeches
that are no more than vaporous winds
rustling the fallen leaves in autumn. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#78. We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. - Author: Cato The Elder
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#79. RUMOUR:
Upon my tongues continual slanders ride,
The which in every language I pronounce,
Stuffing the ears of men with false reports. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#80. Tush!
Fear not, my lord, we will not stand to prate;
Talkers are no good doers: be assured
We come to use our hands and not our tongues. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#81. How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues by night, like softest music to attending ears. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#82. I sigh and touch my hands to my cheeks, pulling up the memory of Dax's frozen kiss. If Turner was the king of molten tongues, then Dax would be the lord of ice. I don't know how to weigh those two things together. - Author: C.M. Stunich
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#83. She has always been somehow weightless, free of the heavy burden of mother tongues, national histories, native soils, homelands, fatherlands, myths, that many of the people around her tote on their backs like a sack of red-hot stones. - Author: Dasa Drndic
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#84. We make believe that even our tongues are bulletproof, as if we are stronger than what these fragile bones can take. - Author: Shinji Moon
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#85. Hail, blest Confusion! here are met
All tongues, and times, and faces;
The Lancers flirt with Juliet,
The Brahmin talks of races. - Author: Winthrop Mackworth Praed
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#86. By God, I cannot flatter, I do defy The tongues of soothers! but a braver place In my heart's love hath no man than yourself. Nay, task me to my word; approve me, lord. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#87. It's a fine line we walk on 'Warehouse 13.' We really earn our dramatic moments, but our tongues are always firmly in our cheeks. If we take ourselves too seriously, we get into trouble. - Author: Joanne Kelly
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#88. I definitely like it
lips and mouths and tongues together. When my tongue runs over my own lips, I can taste her there, and it's as if she's laid claim to me. - Author: Shay Savage
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#89. How can we imagine a new language when the language of the enemy keeps our dismembered tongues tied to his belt? - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#90. You will never be able to live a victorious Christian life, unless you learn during your times of praying in tongues to understand the depths of what God's Spirit is revealing to your mind. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#91. A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, And airy tongues that syllable men's names On sands and shores and desert wildernesses - Author: John Milton
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#92. The tongues of mocking wenches are as keen
As is the razor's edge invisible. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#93. There is no restraining men's tongues or pens when charged with a little vanity. - Author: George Washington
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#94. More safe I sing with mortal voice, unchang'd To hoarse or mute, though fall'n on evil days, On evil days though fall'n, and evil tongues. - Author: John Milton
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#95. I blink rapidly, breaking our reverie and force myself to focus on something,anything, other than his beauty. Or his body. A body I want pressed against mine, limbs and tongues twisted and tangled, our flesh contortioned into X-rated abstract art ... - Author: S.L. Jennings
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#96. The next object of speaking in tongues is the edification of self - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#97. Luminet males had definite differences from human ones. They were taller, generally bigger, their bones were denser, but the really big difference was the ability to elongate their tongues. She'd heard about it even before Aeron, but actually feeling it... - Author: Savannah Stuart
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#98. Bliss braided it's way through her, explosive and terrifying. Every pain she'd endured over the years disappeared from memory. Their mouths made seamless, perfect fit. Every tilt, every breath, every tangle of their tongues was as if she'd found where she belonged. - Author: Robin Bielman
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#99. We're talking about being relevant again. I want the Sixers to be on people's tongues again ... I want the Sixers to be the basketball team that people want to see. - Author: Doug Collins
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#100. Secrets lay heavy on tongues unused to silence. - Author: Anonymous
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