Quotes of Cloak

“ Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Laughter and bitterness are often the veils with which a sore heart wraps its weakness from the world. ”

- H. Rider Haggard

“ A mask of gold hides all deformities. ”

- Thomas Dekker

“ No mask like open truth to cover lies,As to go naked is the best disguise. ”

- William Congreve

“ There is no disguise which can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not. ”

- La Rochefoucauld

“ There is no disguise that can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ What one hides is worth neither more nor less than what one finds. And what one hides from oneself is worth neither more nor less than what one allows others to find. ”

- Andre Breton

“ All creatures are merely veils under which God hides Himself and deals with us. ”

- Martin Luther

“ By stretching language we'll distort it sufficiently to wrap ourselves in it and hide. ”

- Jean Genet

“ Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Almost every man looks more so in a belted trench coat. ”

- Sydney J. Harris

“ A woman who is found without her veil in some regions of Islam will, it is reported, raise her skirt to cover her face. ”

- Raymond Mortimer

“ Fine words! I wonder where you stole them. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ If you are cold at night, let the promise of my love cover you like a warm blanket. ”

- Matthew

“ Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well. ”

- Alexander Smith

“ Virtue has a veil, vice a mask. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ I come in. I'm going to sketch, I'm going to drape, I don't know what I'm going to do. ”

- Geoffrey Beene

“ I never play without my cape. ”

- Bela Lugosi

“ Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ I've got a cape, but not a pointy hat. ”

- Ian Hart

“ Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor. ”

- Horace

“ Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous. ”

- William Proxmire

“ Love will enter cloaked in friendship's name. ”

- Ovid

“ The incognito of lower class employment is an effective cloak for any dagger one might wish to hide. ”

- Margaret Cho

“ If someone takes your coat, give him your cloak as well; if he makes you go a mile with him, go with him two. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Observance of customs and laws can very easily be a cloak for a lie so subtle that our fellow human beings are unable to detect it. ”

- Carl Jung
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