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Top 100 Symbol Quotes

#1. To every man of us, Tobruk was a symbol of British resistance and we were now going to finish with it for good. - Author: Erwin Rommel
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#2. The demand that Islam makes of women is to not attract attention to yourself, and if you are in a secular society, that attire does exactly that, and it is a political symbol, no longer religious. - Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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#3. Instead of friends, I see in Washington only mortal enemies. Instead of loving the old flag of the stars and stripes, I see in it only the symbol of murder, plunder, oppression, and shame. - Author: Rose O'Neal Greenhow
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#4. A picture was once a rare sort of symbol, rare enough to call for attentive concentration. Now it is the actual experience that is rare, and the picture has become ubiquitous. - Author: Lewis Mumford
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#5. From the instant the atomic bomb exploded, it became the symbol of all human evil; it was a savagely primitive demon and a most modern curse. - Author: Kenzaburo Oe
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#6. A flower is symbol of beauty for eyes, but music is the expression of beauty for ears. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#7. The spinning wheel is the auspicious symbol of sharir yajna, body labour. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#8. Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator. - Author: Erykah Badu
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#9. I look in the mirror and I don't see a sex symbol. I just see a guy who looks like he's been beaten with a baseball bat. I mean, is this the face of a sex symbol? They say that because I work in the movies. - Author: Javier Bardem
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#10. Praise is the symbol which represents sympathy, and which the mind insensibly substitutes for its recollection and language. - Author: James Mackintosh
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#11. Freud, in effect, had declared that all spiritual things were merely symbols of the flesh. In the delivery room, for the first time, it had seemed to me that he had gotten it exactly the wrong way round. Our flesh was the symbol. It was the love that was real. Why, - Author: Andrew Klavan
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#12. It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails. - Author: Benazir Bhutto
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#13. I'm aware that people see me as a sex symbol. But I know I can act. - Author: Diora Baird
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#14. 8 is just an infinity symbol the right way up. - Author: Kirsty Eagar
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#15. Fantasyland was designed as a home for some of the classic characters [from those films], and as a symbol of the magic, hope and beauty of the human imagination. - Author: Leslie Le Mon
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#16. The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. - Author: Graham Greene
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#17. It is a significant symbol that street art is gaining increased attention and credibility in the art world and that's a good thing. - Author: Invader
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#18. It is simply wrong to begin with a theme, symbol or other abstract unifying agent, and then try to force characters and events to conform to it. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#19. Sex appeal is a good thing for commercial cinema. Though I can't sit at home and consider myself a sex symbol, it is for people to do so. I want to be known as an interesting actor. - Author: Randeep Hooda
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#20. It is well to remember that the office of Chief Executive is in part a symbol of the nation and that leaders in a nation may differ in their own house but they have instant solidarity in the presence of foreign attack - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#21. But there's a sacredness which is not of thought, nor of a feeling resuscitated by thought. It is not recognizable by thought nor can it be utilized by thought. Thought cannot formulate it. But there's a sacredness, untouched by any symbol or word. It is not communicable. It is a fact. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#22. The cat is such a perfect symbol of beauty and superiority that it seems scarcely possible for any true aesthete and civilised cynic to do other than worship it. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#23. The US Constitution serves the same function as the British royal family: it offers a comforting symbol of tradition and continuity, thereby masking a radical change in the actual system of power. - Author: Joseph Sobran
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#24. I still don't buy the idea that I'm a 'sex symbol.' - Author: Hope Solo
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#25. The essence of travel is diffuse. It is never there on the spot as it were, but always beyond: its symbol is the horizon, and its interest always lies over that edge in the unseen. - Author: Freya Stark
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#26. Blood is the symbol of the life sacrificed for sin. - Author: Billy Graham
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#27. The heart of a city
Is the soul of a man
It winds like a river
Through the heart of the land
They can tear down a building
They can tear down a park
They can strike at a symbol
But they can't strike the heart - Author: Janis Ian
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#28. The President is the symbol of who the people of the United States are. He is the person who stands for us in the eyes of the world and the eyes of our children. - Author: William Bennett
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#29. A flag is supposed to represent everything that a country does. It doesn't only represent the good things. If you burn the flag, you're burning the flag for what you perceive to be the bad things the country has done. it's only a symbol. It's only a piece of cloth. - Author: George Carlin
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#30. It (jazz) isn't like it used to be. The guys aren't together. They're all separated. Individuals now. Bird was a symbol. It was a clique, a clique of people. Who all believed in one thing: gettin' high. And playin'. - Author: Charles Mingus
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#31. A child is a part of the self, and of the loved partner; a representation of generations past; the genes of the forebears; the hope of the future; a source of love, pleasure, even narcissistic delight; a tie or a burden; and sometimes a symbol of the worst parts of the self and others. - Author: Beverly Raphael
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#32. A king's staff of office, the sign and symbol of his authority. It was originally a mace with which the sovereign admonished his jester and vetoed ministerial measures by breaking the bones of their proponents. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#33. Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday ... The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#34. New York presented a paradox. While foreigners thought of New York has the symbol of America, many Americans viewed the city with some suspicion as the country's most foreign. - Author: Charles Emmerson
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#35. For the essence of the symbol cannot be altered without altering its sense. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#36. Art could be said to be a symbol of the universe, being linked with that absolute spiritual truth which is hidden from us in our positivistic, pragmatic activities. - Author: Andrei Tarkovsky
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#37. It is unwise to make something permanent when the whole world is shifting. There may be a time when this symbol means something treacherous and terrible, rather than something noble and literate. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#38. The Christos-image
is most difficult to disentangle
from its art-craft junk-shop
paint-and-plaster medieval jumble
of pain-worship and death-symbol. - Author: Hilda Doolittle
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#39. In Islamic theology, the phallic symbol is very important. Your biggest phallic symbol is New York City and your tallest building will be the phallic symbol they will hit. - Author: Isser Harel
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#40. Mr. Flynn took it and studied the carving on the handle; then, with a gleam in his eyes, he handed the umbrella to me. On one side of the handle was a carved portcullis, the symbol of the - Author: Karen Odden
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#41. And inasmuch as the bridge is a symbol of all such poetry as I am interested in writing it is my present fancy that a year from now I'll be more contented working in an office than ever before. - Author: Hart Crane
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#42. I couldn't deal with anything. I wasn't enjoying what I was doing because of the situation. My Paiste rep, a symbol company, referred me to this doctor in LA. I went there and had a consultation done. So, he examined exactly what the problem was and I went for the operation and it was a success. - Author: Charlie Benante
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#43. The moving van is a symbol of more than our restlessness, it is the most conclusive evidence possible of our progress. - Author: Louis Kronenberger
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#44. The dot was introduced as a symbol for multiplication by Leibniz. On July 29, 1698, he wrote in a letter to Johann Bernoulli: I do not like X as a symbol for multiplication, as it is easily confounded with x ... - Author: Gottfried Leibniz
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#45. Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate. - Author: Alan D. Wolfelt
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#46. I'm not a sex symbol. - Author: Jenny McCarthy
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#47. The world is run largely by urban, sedentary males. The symbol of power is the chair. - Author: Sam Keen
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#48. We shall say clearly that any symbol conspicuously displaying religious affiliation in school is prohibited. - Author: Jean-Pierre Raffarin
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#49. The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested. - Author: Richard Gere
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#50. Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life. - Author: Janine Di Giovanni
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#51. I know I have sex appeal, but I've never felt like an actual sex symbol. Fans sometimes think I am. The majority of them are sweet about it, but occasionally somebody weird becomes totally fixated upon me. - Author: Teena Marie
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#52. The idealized woman becomes property, symbol, and ornament; she is stripped of her essential human qualities. The devalued woman becomes a different kind of object; she is the spittoon in which men release their negative anti-woman feelings. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#53. The Charkha is the symbol of sacrifice, and sacrifice is essential for the establishment of the image of the deity. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#54. I'm a failure as a woman. My men expect so much of me, because of the image they've made of me - and that I've made of myself - as a sex symbol. They expect bells to ring and whistles to whistle, but my anatomy is the same as any other woman's and I can't live up to it - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#55. You must understand what the Parthenon Marbles mean to us. They are our pride. They are our sacrifices. They are our noblest symbol of excellence. They are a tribute to the democratic philosophy. They are our aspirations and our name. They are the essence of Greekness. - Author: Melina Mercouri
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#56. I would not for a moment have you suppose that I am one of those idiots who scorns Science, merely because it is always twisting and turning, and sometimes shedding its skin, like the serpent that is [the doctors'] symbol. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#57. An icon didn't do anything of its own volition. A symbol didn't act of its own accord. Both cities projected what they wanted onto me, and wanted me to stay still as they did it. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#58. I'm beginning to wonder if the symbol of the United States pretty soon isn't going to be an ambassador with a flag under his arm climbing into an escape helicopter. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#59. In certain almost supernatural states of the soul, the profundity of life reveals itself entirely in the spectacle, however ordinary it may be, before one's eyes. It becomes its symbol. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#60. I am not a sexy woman, I'm not beautiful, I'm not a sex kitten, I don't flirt with people, yet I've been tagged more of sex symbol than women who truly are and I that's solely because I don't reveal too much: people are curious. - Author: Shirley Manson
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#61. Every spoken thought is just a symbol for something inside your brain. This word, out here, is like that thought in there. But it's never exact. So, looking at it another way, every word you say is a lie. - Author: Peter Gould
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#62. Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. - Author: Madame De Stael
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#63. I realized that searching was my symbol, the emblem of those who go out at night with nothing in mind, the motives of a destroyer of compasses. - Author: Julio Cortazar
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#64. She clenches the crystal necklace that Dagna gave me, the one I always wear. Never lose this, Harmony. It is a symbol of the beginning. The power that still lingers inside it will help you, but even as it fades, the memory of everything until now will carry you as if it were still strong. - Author: Brandy Nacole
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#65. Religionists are clinging to little, positive, verbal, formal versions of the moral law ... while the laws of the Law, the great circling truths whose only adequate symbol is the material laws, the astronomy etc. are all unobserved, and sneered at when spoken of. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#66. I'm a hard worker, very driven, and have never expected anything to come easily. My yoga, a great rejuvenator, helped me to live down my image - this sex symbol thing. It helps me connect with myself. - Author: Raquel Welch
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#67. Favour, as a symbol of sovereignty, is exercised by weak men. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#68. All good things come from love; God used the cross a symbol of His love, to paralyze and defeat all forces of evil. God is love. John 3:16 - Author: Felix Wantang
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#69. A bikeway is a symbol that shows that a citizen on a $30 bicycle is equally important as a citizen on a $30,000 car. - Author: Enrique Penalosa
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#70. The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it. - Author: Jeff Miller
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#71. I was shocked into the realization that I myself had played an unwitting role as a movie star and sex symbol in perpetrating the stereotypes that affected women all over the world. - Author: Jane Fonda
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#72. In many ways, Tucker Carlson's a better symbol of the pathetic state of what passes for conservative journalism than even Glenn Beck or the late Andrew Breitbart, to name two of his contemporaries with a much larger following. - Author: Alex Pareene
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#73. If you're not a sex symbol, you're in trouble. - Author: Helen Gurley Brown
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#74. Funny how addiction was socially acceptable - even a status symbol - when it made people extroverts rather than introverts - Author: Stacia Kane
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#75. Now we are proud that the government has moved from the class of the exploiters to the class of the people who were being exploited. And in the great name of the same class, I raise this nation's flag which is a strong symbol of this transfer. - Author: Nur Muhammad Taraki
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#76. In order to have bread (a symbol of prosperity ) you have to first learn how to plough the land - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#77. I think Gummy Bears should be the universal symbol for peace, because peace leads to prosperity, prosperity leads to decadence, and decadence leads to diabetes. - Author: Jarod Kintz
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#78. The 'gallows' are not only a symbol of death, but also a symbol of cruelty, terror and irreverence for life; the common denominator of primitive savagery, medieval fanaticism and modern totalitarianism. - Author: Arthur Koestler
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#79. Someone once told the Catholic writer Flannery O'Connor that it is more open-minded to think that the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar is a great, wonderful, powerful symbol.
Her response was, If it's only a symbol, to hell with it. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#80. True poetry (inspired by the Muse and her prime symbol, the moon) even today is a survival, or intuitive re-creation, of the ancient Goddess-worship. - Author: Robert Graves
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#81. A sign is always less than the thing it points to, and a symbol is always more than we can understand at first sight. Therefore we stop at the sign but go on to the goal it indicates; but we remain with the symbol because it promises more than it reveals. - Author: Carl Jung
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#82. There is in the Sacred Heart the symbol and express image of the infinite love of Jesus Christ which moves us to love in return. - Author: Pope Leo XIII
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#83. WALL STREET, n. A symbol for sin for every devil to rebuke. That Wall Street is a den of thieves is a belief that serves every unsuccessful thief in place of a hope in Heaven. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#84. I will be the Vampire Lestat for all to see. A symbol, a freak of nature - something loved, something despised all of those things. I tell you I can't give it up. I can't miss. And quite frankly I am not in the least afraid.
- Lestat, The Vampire Lestat, p. 532 - Author: Anne Rice
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#85. Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#86. A symbol is best answered by a symbol. Not by a . . . meat cleaver. - Author: Suzette Haden Elgin
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#87. A child isn't a symbol, it's a child! It needs applesauce and, and, and playpens and an ass-load of other things we can't provide while we're on the goddamn lam!
Just to be clear. Your exact words to me were: "Please shoot it in my twat."
Yeah. I know. - Author: Brian K. Vaughan
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#88. I perceived that the 'thing' and the 'idea' were taken to be equivalents of feeling, and understood the lie of the world of will and idea. Is the milk bottle the symbol of milk? - Author: Kazimir Malevich
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#89. Legs: the symbol of my solitude, my individual path, my uniqueness. Arms: the symbol of togetherness, my connection to others, my belonging to the human race. My legs make me who I am; they create my solitary path. My arms make me who I belong to; they connect me to the world. - Author: Nicos Hadjicostis
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#90. Second, this law has become a special symbol of our Nation's most important purpose: to fulfill the individual - his freedom, his happiness, his promise. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#91. I think of myself as an actor first, not a sex symbol. Do I think I'm sexy? No, that's someone else's judgment, and I honestly don't think you can try to be sexy and really succeed. - Author: Tom Selleck
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#92. They're a symbol of the whole town, pretending to fight, love, weep and laugh all the time - and they're phonies, all of them. And I head the list ... their phony hearts were dripping with the milk of human kindness. - Author: Ben Hecht
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#93. I saw through to the last sign and symbol, but I could not read her face. I could see only the eyes shining through, huge, fleshy-like luminous beasts, as though I were swimming behind them in the electric effluvia of her incandescent vision. - Author: Henry Miller
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#94. People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy and I can't do that as Bruce Wayne. As a man I'm flesh and blood, I can be ignored, I can be destroyed, but as a symbol, as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting. - Author: Christian Bale
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#95. My wants are simple. I have no desire to latch onto a monster symbol of fate and power and prove my manhood in titanic piscine war. But sometimes I do like a couple of cooperative fish of frying size. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#96. Though the reverential legends about him are often magnificent, they work as perhaps all legends do: they obscure more than they reveal, and he becomes more a symbol than a human being. - Author: Anonymous
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#97. To me locs are a symbol of strength and beauty - Author: Zendaya
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#98. Tattoos to me are the outward symbol of the inward change within my soul. - Author: Nicolas Cage
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#99. Seed investing is the status symbol of Silicon Valley. Most people don't want Ferraris, they want a winning seed investment. - Author: Sam Altman
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#100. Jesus is a personal symbol of the Holy Spirit. Having been totally healed by the Holy Spirit, Jesus became one with him. Every thought, action, and deed of Jesus was guided by the Holy Spirit instead of ego. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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