Semblance Related Quotes



“Study with desire is real activity; without desire it is but the semblance and mockery of activity.”

William Godwin

#Desire #Semblance #Study


Dialogue, contrary to popular view, is not a recording of actual speech; it is a semblance of speech, an invented language of exchanges that build in tempo or content toward climaxes.

Sol Stein

#Actual #Exchanges #Semblance


Please, by all the blessed saints and their bladders, tell me you two didn't"Have you lost all semblance of intelligence? (Syn)

Sherrilyn Kenyon

#Blessed #Saints #Semblance


Thy soul is by vile fear assailed, which oft so overcasts a man, that he recoils from noblest resolution, like a beast at some false semblance in the twilight gloom.

Dante Alighieri

#Beast #Gloom #Noblest #Resolution #Semblance #Twilight #Vile


Masculine observers, if the birth-mark did not heighten their admiration, contented themselves with wishing it away, that the world might possess one living specimen of ideal loveliness, without the semblance of a flaw.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

#Admiration #Loveliness #Masculine #Semblance #Wishing


“With the death toll still rising, it will take untold millions of dollars to get back some semblance of life along the nation's Gulf Coast. Most of us will never truly understand what it is like to have your life turned upside down overnight. No place to call your own. To become homeless in a day is unthinkable,”

Curtis Green

#Death #Dollars #Homeless #Life #Millions #Nation's #Overnight #Place #Rising #Semblance #Toll #Turned #Unthinkable #Untold


A teddy bear does not depend upon mechanics to give him the semblance of life. He is loved - and therefore he lives.

Pam Brown

#Semblance


The heart of the hypocrite is hid in his breast he masketh his words in the semblance of truth, while the business of his life is only to deceive.

Akhenaton

#Hypocrite #Semblance


“It would be best for one to admit to this wrongdoing. To give some semblance of closure to the family who has been stricken with this tragedy.”

David Greer

#Admit #Best #Family #One #Semblance #Wrongdoing


The problem of education is twofold: first to know, and then to utter. Everyone who lives any semblance of an inner life thinks more nobly and profoundly than he speaks.

Robert Louis Stevenson

#Inner Life #Semblance #Utter