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Positive Quotes about Flesh

Let these Flesh quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

Time is carnivorous.
Urgency rips the peaceful flesh from our bones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul
grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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I am the family face; flesh perishes,
I live on.
- Thomas Hardy

Neither fish, flesh nor good red herring.
- Tom Brown

The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life
depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.
- John Owen

 

Was the crew well? Was I not? I had profited in many ways by the voyage.
I had even gained flesh, and actually weighed a pound
more than when I sailed from Boston.
- Joshua Slocum

I write scripts to serve as skeletons awaiting the
flesh and sinew of images.
- Ingmar Bergman

In each individual the spirit is made flesh,
in each one the whole of creation suffers,
in each one a Savior is crucified.
- Hermann Hesse

Death is a release from the impressions of the senses,
and from desires that make us their puppets,
and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
- Marcus Aurelius

Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick;
and although he arrived much reduced in flesh,
he did not become ill, and is now well.
- Junipero Serra

The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears,
toes, and fingers, strips off flesh,
and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd.
- Ida B. Wells

Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity,
and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.
- Fawn M. Brodie

This planet Earth, the act of putting a roof over our heads,
our flesh and blood existence, it's all very temporary.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

Honor is the inner garment of the Soul;
the first thing put on by it with the flesh,
and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
- Akhenaton

The body is the soul's poor house or home,
whose ribs the laths are and whose flesh the loam.
- Robert Herrick

Long years must pass before the truths we have made
for ourselves become our very flesh.
- Paul Valery

The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage,
which is a bit weird.
We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet,
but I did all the talking.
- Christopher Plummer

Children show scars like medals.
Lovers use them as secrets to reveal.
A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
- Leonard Cohen

And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
- Walt Whitman

I mean the flesh, never fade!
The flesh never leave the creation, see,
because with that divine spirit the flesh cannot fade.
If the spirit is weak then the flesh fade,
seen?
- Peter Tosh

God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.
- Charles Stanley

A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.
- Amy Levy

The aura given out by a person or object is as much
a part of them as their flesh.
- Lucian Freud

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone;
the mind,
those of the past and future as well as the present.
Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
- Thomas Hobbes

Fashion is in a terrible state.
An overdose of too much flesh.
- Geoffrey Beene

Social democracy...
is only the advance guard of the proletariat,
a small piece of the total working masses;
blood from their blood,
and flesh from their flesh.
- Rosa Luxemburg

I want paint to work as flesh.
- Lucian Freud

In considering found that the papists did not deny
him to be come in the flesh,
nor we did not deny him - who then was antichrist?
Was the Turk antichrist only?
- Anne Hutchinson

Rehearsing a play is making the word flesh.
Publishing a play is reversing the process.
- Peter Shaffer

The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale.
He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh,
there his quarry lies.
- Marc Bloch

As far as I am concerned the paint is the person.
I want it to work for me just as flesh does.
- Lucian Freud

A Boston man is the east wind made flesh.
- Thomas Gold Appleton

Do not be surprised if I adore as God what you called humanity,
since you talked of humanity as if it was empty of
spirit and you think in the flesh according to the flesh.
- Michael Servetus

You shouldn't have to pay for your love with your bones and your flesh.
- Pat Benatar

The robe of flesh wears thin, and with the years God
shines through all things.
- John Buchan

A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield.
You're flesh and blood.
- Jessica Savitch

In America all too few blows are struck into flesh.
We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that.
We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
- Norman Mailer

The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all
those things which all the arts try in some way to describe.
- Lee Strasberg

I have a record company starting.
It's called Flesh Records and I'm putting together music for porno movies.
- Adam Jones

It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see
a piece of your flesh and your spirit.
It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.
- Liam Neeson

The more flesh you show, the higher up the ladder you go.
- Jerry Hall

And all men are ready to pass judgement on the priest
as if he was not a being clothed with flesh,
or one who inherited a human nature.
- John Chrysostom

Fortunately art is a community effort -
a small but select community living in a spiritualized
world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
- Allen Ginsberg

Style is as much under the words as in the words.
It is as much the soul as it is the flesh of a work.
- Gustave Flaubert

The human being is flesh and consciousness,
body and soul; his heart is an abyss which can only
be filled by that which is godly.
- Olivier Messiaen

The New Testament presents, in its way,
the same union of the divine and human as the person of Christ.
In this sense also 'the word became flesh,
and dwells among us.'
- Philip Schaff

Flesh sells.
People don't want to see pictures of churches.
They want to see naked bodies.
- Helen Mirren

Isn't it true that the fault of birth rests somewhat
on the child? I believe it's we who led our parents on to bear us,
and it's our unborn children who make our flesh itch.
- T. E. Lawrence

The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself.
- Emile M. Cioran

Consciousness is much more than the thorn,
it is the dagger in the flesh.
- Emile M. Cioran

The safest and most suitable form of penance seems
to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does
not penetrate to the bones,
that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.
- Saint Ignatius

Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your
mind rather than your flesh creep.
- Cliff Fadiman

When a baby comes you can smell two things:
the smell of flesh,
which smells like chicken soup, and the smell of lilies,
the flower of another garden, the spiritual garden.
- Carlos Santana

The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill,
though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the
natural bias of our flesh.
- Jonathan Edwards

How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching
the naked flesh of feeling.
- Claude Debussy

But I found out that bones with flesh are more interesting than bones without.
- James MacArthur

Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh,
and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth
is more sublime and more compelling.
- Dorothy Day

And because his Spirit was wholly God,
he is called God, and he is called man on account of his flesh.
- Michael Servetus

That hunger of the flesh, that longing for ease,
that terror of incarceration, that insistence on tribal honour being obeyed:
all of that exists,
and it exists everywhere.
- Ben Kingsley

God sent Jesus as an example to see if we could retain
and maintain the Holy Spirit in human flesh.
- Benny Hinn

Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon,
the chief agent of the flesh and the devil.
- Rebecca H. Davis

It's taken me a long time to become the person I am,
for all the ugliness to fall away.
The rotten flesh is gone, and the seed is there.
I can touch that now.
- Lynn Johnston

Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment,
when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers
to expect better treatment.
- George Whitefield

If Jesus is the Son of God in human flesh,
He's one of a kind of the 13 billions of people who have ever lived.
- Tim LaHaye

I don't know what a scoundrel is like,
but I know what a respectable man is like,
and it's enough to make one's flesh creep.
- Joseph de Maistre

At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood
and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.
- E. Stanley Jones

The stones tear like flesh, rather than breaking.
Although what happens is violent, it is a violence that is in stone.
A tear is more unnerving than a break.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Indeed, the whole company, although thin in flesh,
and generally of slight forms, and limbs,
especially, are as good looking and intelligent a body
of men as we usually meet with.
- Lewis Tappan

God himself took this human flesh upon him.
- William Barclay


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