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Letter "G" » gem
«You wait for a gem in an endless sea of blah.»
«That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end»
«Full many a gem of purest ray sereneThe dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear:Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,And waste its sweetness on the desert air.»
Author: Thomas Gray
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, Cave of the
«To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.»
«If, instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give»
«Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of this world, all things are weighed by the false scale of custom»
Author: Lord Byron
, surface of
«A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.»
«A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man made perfect without trials»
«Honest poverty is a gem that even a king might be proud to call his own - but I wish to sell out»
«I sincerely. believe. in the general existence of moral instinct. I think it the brightest gem with which the human character is studded, and the want of it as more degrading than the most hideous of the bodily deformities.»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, moral character
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