Quotes of Covering

“ Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. ”

- Carl Sandburg

“ Just as certain selections of music will nourish your physical body and your emotional layer, so other musical works will bring greater health to your mind. ”

- Hal A. Lingerman

“ This relatively small but highly popular minority is not just pushing the envelope,... They are shooting, torturing and napalming it beyond all recognition and beyond all decency. ”

- Joseph Lieberman

“ If depression had settled like a blanket on the minds of most players. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Heaven knows we need never be afraid of our tears, for they are the rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ All revolutions...have been led by persons who knew oppression well, but not on their own skin. ”

- Primo Levi

“ Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. ”

- Henri Frederic Amiel

“ To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year. ”

- Elwyn Brooks White

“ If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. ”

- Mickey Mantle

“ No sheath shall hold what finds its home in flesh. ”

- Unknown

“ Sandwich every bit of criticism between two heavy layers of praise. ”

- Mary Kay Ash

“ A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there. ”

- Meister Eckhart

“ Your hearts are mighty, your skins are whole. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Arrogance is a veneer — a thin covering of excuses hiding deep performance deficiencies. ”

- Bob Lewis

“ Religion itself becomes offensively monotonous. On every point of vantage are pagodas — stupid stalagmites of stagnant piety. ”

- Aleister Crowley

“ I've gotten myself into situations where I would not walk away and I've pushed the envelope. ”

- Ed Bradley

“ I put all of my resources into pushing the evolution in an industry that is notoriously backwards and I enjoy pushing that envelope. ”

- George Lucas

“ There is no escaping from ourselves. The human dilemma is as it has always been, and we solve nothing fundamental by cloaking ourselves in technological glory. ”

- Neil Postman

“ This was the most unkindest cut of all; For when the noble Caesar saw him stab, Ingratitude, more strong than traitor's arm, Quite vanquish'd him; then burst his mighty heart. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ No sheath shall hold what finds its home in flesh. ”

- Unknown

“ If the picture needs varnishing later, I allow a restorer to do that, if there's any restoring necessary. ”

- Edward Hopper

“ If you want a higher power, go to the goddamn sun. Just go to the sun - and stop destroying the ozone layer. ”

- Susan Powter

“ You are at the wheel of your car, waiting at a traffic light, you take the book out of the bag, rip off the transparent wrapping, start reading the first lines. A storm of honking breaks over you. ”

- Italo Calvino

“ We do not have a functioning market in the true sense of the word in health care,... That's a layer of transparency that's sorely needed in America and Wisconsin in particular. ”

- Paul Ryan

“ We do not have a money problem in America. We have a values and priorities problem. ”

- Marion Wright Edelman

“ Veiling truth in mystery. ”

- Virgil

“ To perceive Christmas through its wrapping becomes more difficult with every year. ”

- E. B. White

“ I was such an ugly kid - When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up. ”

- Rodney Dangerfield

“ I'd like to think the best of me was still hiding up in my sleeve. ”

- John Mayer

“ I'd like to think there'll be too much of real life going on for me to want to do much acting. ”

- Julie Walters
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