Quotes of Blight

“ It's better to light a candle then to curse the darkness. ”

- Carl Edward Sagan

“ But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. ”

- Bible

“ Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin! ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whatever it touches. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ Work is not a curse, but drudgery is! ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. ”

- Bible

“ And see where surely Winter passes off,Far to the north, and calls his ruffian blasts:His blasts obey, and quit the howling hill,The shatter'd forest, and the ravag'd vale;While softer gales succeed, at whose kind touch,Dissolving snows in livid torrents lost,The mountains lift their green heads to the sky. ”

- James Thomson

“ Some say that happiness is not good for mortals, and they ought to be answered that sorrow is not fit for immortals and is utterly useless to any one; a blight never does good to a tree, and if a blight kill not a tree but it still bear fruit, let none say that the fruit was in consequence of the blight. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ You taught me language; and my profit on'tIs, I know how to curse. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ This is one of the bitter curses of poverty: it leaves no right to be generous. ”

- George Gissing

“ Now those memories come back to haunt meThey haunt me like a curse. ”

- Bruce Springsteen

“ Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Don't ever let anybody teach you to think; it is the curse of the world. ”

- Theodore H. White

“ But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Blessing star forth forever; but a curse Is like a cloud — it passes. ”

- Philip James Bailey

“ Power, like a desolating pestilence,Pollutes whate'er it touches. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ Oh, for a tongue to curse the slave Whose treason, like a deadly blight, Comes o'er the councils of the brave, And blasts them in their hour of might! ”

- Thomas Moore

“ This is an absolute blast! ”

- Anne Heche

“ Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state. ”

- Samuel Davies

“ It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. ”

- Confucius

“ It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous. ”

- George Gissing

“ It's better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ That's my curse, I see the politics within these things and so I don't say yes to them. ”

- Alex Cox

“ I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit. ”

- P.G. Wodehouse

“ We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ I don't believe in evil; I believe only in horror. In nature there is no evil, only an abundance of horror: the plagues and the blights and the ants and the maggots. ”

- Isak Dinesen

“ Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister, cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her. ”

- J. M. Synge

“ Our blight is ideologies — they are the long-expected Antichrist! ”

- Carl Jung

“ There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. ”

- George Eliot
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