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Quote Left Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back. Quote Right
Quote Left LOOKING-GLASS, n. A vitreous plane upon which to display a fleeting show for man's disillusion given. The King of Manchuria had a magic looking-glass, whereon whoso looked saw, not his own image, but only that of the king. A certain courtier who had long enjoyed the king's favor and was thereby enriched beyond any other subject of the realm, said to the king: Give me, I pray, thy wonderful mirror, so that when absent out of thine august presence I may yet do homage before thy visible shadow, prostrating myself night and morning in the glory of thy benign countenance, as which nothing has so divine splendor, O Noonday Sun of the Universe! Please with the speech, the king commanded that the mirror be conveyed to the courtier's palace; but after, having gone thither without apprisal, he found it in an apartment where was naught but idle lumber. And the mirror was dimmed with dust and overlaced with cobwebs. This so angered him that he fisted it hard, shattering the glass, and was sorely hurt. Enraged all the more by this mischance, he commanded that the ungrateful courtier be thrown into prison, and that the glass be repaired and taken back to his own palace; and this was done. But when the king looked again on the mirror he saw not his image as before, but only the figure of a crowned ass, having a bloody bandage on one of its hinder hooves --as the artificers and all who had looked upon it had before discerned but feared to report. Taught wisdom and charity, the king restored his courtier to liberty, had the mirror set into the back of the throne and reigned many years with justice and humility; and one day when he fell asleep in death while on the throne, the whole court saw in the mirror the luminous figure of an angel, which remains to this day. Quote Right
Quote Left The world is the mirror of myself dying. Quote Right
Quote Left It required some rudeness to disturb with our boat the mirror-like surface of the water, in which every twig and blade of grass was so faithfu... Quote Right
Quote Left Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight Gaze you therein. Quote Right
Quote Left He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity, with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks: there's another dog. Quote Right
Quote Left The best mirror is an old friend. Quote Right
Quote Left Boy you really missed the boat. I'll make it simple, so's even fuckin you can understand. Papa God growed us up till we could wear long pants; then he licensed his name to dollar bills, left some car keys on the table, and got the fuck outta town'. Water rushes to his eye-holes. 'Dont be lookin up at no sky for help. Look down here, at us twisted dreamers'. He takes hold of my shoulders, spins me around, and punches me towards the mirror on the wall. 'You're the God. Take responsibility. Exercise your power Quote Right
Quote Left Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only. Quote Right
Quote Left If I make the lashes dark And the eyes more bright And the lips more scarlet, Or ask if all be right From mirror after mirror, No vanity's displayed: I'm looking for the face I had Before the world was made. Quote Right
Quote Left There are two ways to spread happiness; either be the light who shines it or be the mirror who reflects it. Quote Right
Quote Left Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone. Quote Right
Quote Left The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him. Quote Right
Quote Left Poetry, it is often said and loudly so, is life's true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates. Quote Right
Quote Left People had a habit of looking at me as if I were some kind of mirror instead of a person. They didn't see me, they saw their own lewd thoughts, then they white-masked themselves by calling me the lewd one. Quote Right
Quote Left Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness: this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joys and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities. Quote Right
Quote Left I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. Funny Quote Right
Quote Left Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror. Quote Right
Quote Left For life is the mirror of king and slave— Quote Right
Quote Left You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. Quote Right
Quote Left You are just now, here, neither coming nor going. Everything passes by you; your consciousness reflects it but it does not get identified. When a lion roars in front of a mirror, do you think the mirror roars? Or when the lion is gone and a child comes dancing, the mirror completely forgets about the lion and starts dancing with the child--do you think the mirror dances with the child? The mirror does nothing, it simply reflects. Your consciousness is only a mirror. Neither do you come, nor do you go. Things come and go. You become young, you become old; you are alive, you are dead. All these states are simply reflections in an eternal pool of consciousness. Quote Right
Quote Left According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead. Quote Right
Quote Left Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday. Quote Right
Quote Left A novel is a mirror carried along a high road. At one moment it reflects to your vision the azure skies at another the mire of the puddles at your feet. And the man who carries this mirror in his pack will be accused by you of being immoral! His mirror shews the mire, and you blame the mirror! Rather blame that high road upon which the puddle lies, still more the inspector of roads who allows the water to gather and the puddle to form. Quote Right
Quote Left Behavior is a mirror in which everyone shows his image. Quote Right
Quote Left There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Quote Right
Quote Left All these things have you said of beauty. Yet in truth you spoke not of her but of needs unsatisfied, And beauty is not a need but an ecstasy. It is not a mouth thirsting nor an empty hand stretched forth, But rather a heart enflamed and a soul enchanted. It is not the image you would see nor the song you would hear, But rather an image you see though you close your eyes and a song you hear though you shut your ears. It is not the sap within the furrowed bark, nor a wing attached to a claw, But rather a garden for ever in bloom and a flock of angels for ever in flight. People of Orphalese, beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and your are the mirror. Quote Right
Quote Left Bronze is the mirror of the form wine, of the heart. Quote Right
Quote Left Your progress is reflected back as Grace, your decline is reflected back as its absence. The mirror just reflects. It has no partiality or prejudice. Quote Right
Quote Left The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. Quote Right
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Quote Left Sources and Solutions of all my problems, are in my mirror. Quote Right
Quote Left I have learned that, People would impose their senses into yours turn you into their clone. when they realise that you two are alike, they now start to lose interest in you, uncomfortable being with you because they just don't like what they see in the mirror. hold on to your true You. Quote Right
Quote Left Never look in a mirror because you are beautiful in your own way. Quote Right
Quote Left Did he see the mirror of death? The eyes, the truth, and window to the soul... revealing what sometimes can not be stated out loud, as to prevent the very appearance of hope, by casting a shadow... that has no source. Quote Right
Quote Left When you're at that episode of your life, when you have lost the strength and the desire to take another step, when death brushes your heels and friends and family betray you, when the reflection in the mirror frightens you, when you think it's the end of the road; stop, think, you have the power in you to bounce back, you are fortified with inner strength to resist, fight back and win. Take courage, today is not the day to give up on your dream. Quote Right
Quote Left "Purple is swallowed regal royal and read, the Jade Green shallow ponds of wading tidal pools silently investigated, inquisitive slender fingers turn over smooth rocks and hard shells, eventually surprises - Asteroidea - in the oceans of a distant Turquoise harbour are found and kept; in the pages of dreams, saltwater mirrors fed and treasure boxes opened and plundered." Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Quote Right
Quote Left "There in the mirror, he lies, scried by those who dare to look themselves in the eye, delivering Truth". Quote Right
Quote Left "A mirror can reflect who you are, but it can never determine your course of life " -Jabbes- Quote Right
Quote Left Your mirror is still waiting for the underdog in it to steal the Show. Quote Right
Quote Left The places of my youth have changed And I can’t recognise The old man in the mirror now Who looks back with my eyes Quote Right
Quote Left "The strength of a man is the mirror of a known woman ,the weakness of a man the mirror of a unknown woman "............................... Gideon Gold Quote Right
Quote Left I tried talking to my self in a mirror ..... my lips move but I don't answer Quote Right
Quote Left Practice saying "I'm Sorry" in the mirror and looking contrite. It will bid you well some day. Quote Right
Quote Left "Wow! What a hip hop morning! You are beautiful!" should be the first thing you say every morning in the mirror. Quote Right
Quote Left She was a mirror. Probably thats why he hated her. Quote Right
Quote Left Prose holds a mirror up to society; poetry smashes the mirror then presents it as such. Quote Right
Quote Left "Life is a mirror of your choices. Become wiser, to reflect brighter." Quote Right
Quote Left Breaking all the mirrors, i saw the reflection of your beautiful shadow on my soul, the wound healed, since the heart was beating Quote Right
Quote Left It's all about how the genes feel on you, not how they look in the mirror. Quote Right
Quote Left Poetry is a reflection of the times and a mirror of man's innermost fears and joys. Quote Right
Quote Left being myself doesnt take me to the mirror but the mirror will have to reflect who i am Quote Right
Quote Left A mirror will never judge me. My clothes will never defy me. My smile may just be a simple accessory but only my God has power over me. Quote Right
Quote Left '"turn around face the mirror smile today you could be nothing but vapor vanished in the invisible air " Quote Right
Quote Left Build your character like an outstanding person that there is no crack in your personality like a broken mirror. Quote Right
Quote Left " There's nothing more annoying than laughing at oneself in the mirror " Quote Right
Quote Left P.S. the only thing stopping you is starring at you from the mirror... Quote Right
Quote Left You can peer into a person's soul If your honesty looking But not reflecting the cracked mirror in your own soul Quote Right
Quote Left Triumph reflects will , inner strength mirrors mind set . The mind set tells of your principles that has been developed , instilled through discipline . For anything that requires great effort builds character , strength . Quote Right
Quote Left Their is nothing wicked in this world, but our mirrors, the mirrors that project the other side of soul. Quote Right
Quote Left "Life is a mirror... It reflects your thinking in your act..." Quote Right
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