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«Friendship lives on its income, love devours its capital»
«Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.»
«Our envy of others devours us most of all»
«A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.»
«Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?»
Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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«Finance, like time, devours its own children.»
«Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life... is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.»
«Fire is born from wood (as two sticks are rubbed together), but then devours its parents. »
«He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise»
«Whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise.»