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Veil Quotes

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Love is the veil between lover and lover.
- Khalil Gibran

Related topics: Romantic Love

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
- Victor Hugo

Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces.
- William Gurnall

 

Mysteries are feminine; they like to veil themselves
but still want to be seen and divined.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness.
An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
- Khalil Gibran

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world,
and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
- Alfred Nobel

The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil,
and yet we struggle to pierce through it.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Today we are searching for things in nature that are
hidden behind the veil of appearance...
We look for and paint this inner, spiritual side of nature.
- Franz Marc

As long as there are religions, there are going to
be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion.
- Juliana Hatfield

Some of the food in Liquor is food I've really eaten
filtered through a veil of fiction.
- Poppy Z. Brite

The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
- John Rawls

Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards.
Silence, too, can speak out.
- Lech Walesa

Death is the veil which those who live call life;
They sleep,
and it is lifted.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

The sinner will not confess, nor will the priest receive his confession,
if the veil of secrecy is removed.
- DeWitt Clinton

Ah, to think how thin the veil that lies Between the
pain of hell and Paradise.
- George William Russell

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
- Lord Chesterfield

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil.
She wants to see what she is getting.
- Helen Rowland

There was the Door to which I found no key;
There was the Veil through which I might see.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes.
The women, after the manner of the Parthians,
cover their heads with a large white veil,
folded together in the form of a crown.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

The poet produces the beautiful by fixing his attention on something real.
- Simone Veil

Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves
even though the veil that separates them from the world
of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics.
- Mary Ritter Beard

Before I took the veil, I was ornamented for the ceremony,
and was clothed in a rich dress belonging to the Convent,
which was used on such occasions; and placed not far
from the altar in the chapel,
in the view of a number of spectators who had assembled,
perhaps about forty.
- Maria Monk

You would like me to say that the veil will be ripped
from the voters' eyes sometime between now and November,
thereby restoring the proper version of Democracy to the House and Senate.
I won't say that, of course.
The simple reason is, I don't know.
- Gwen Ifill

A silent man is easily reputed wise.
A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life,
easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity,
and men honor him for a saint.
The unknown is always wonderful.
- Frederick William Robertson

Pain is the root of knowledge.
- Simone Veil

Our 1 million members across the country will be watching
closely to see if the video game industry hides behind
a First Amendment veil in order to exploit children
for the sake of corporate profit.
- Connie Sellecca

Were I called on to define, very briefly,
the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of
what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.'
The mere imitation,
however accurate, of what is in Nature,
entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
- Edgar Allan Poe

Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which
they can focus their attention.
It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed,
the greater the freedom of the spirit behind.
- Bridget Riley

Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors,
who when their turn comes will manufacture professors.
- Simone Veil

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky,
to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.
First to let go of life.
Finally, to take a step without feet.
- Rumi

When one tears away the veils and shows them naked,
people's souls give off such a pungent smell of decay.
- Octave Mirbeau

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stars are like animals in the wild.
We may see the young but never the actual birth,
which is a veiled and secret event.
- Heinz R. Pagels

Quantum theory also tells us that the world is not simply objective;
somehow it's something more subtle than that.
In some sense it is veiled from us, but it has a structure that we can understand.
- John Polkinghorne

Veiling truth in mystery.
- Virgil

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles


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