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Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.
Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I am God's vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.
If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents.
For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed, out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim.
The Republican Party is an empty vessel unless we imbue it with values.
I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.
There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!
Saint Francis de Sales
You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun.
A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.
Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.
I've been planted here to be a vessel for acting... That's why I'm really taking any part, regardless of how complicated it's going to be.
That was certainly true the first time, when I did Body Heat, the first movie that I directed. I was looking for a vessel to tell a certain kind of story, and I was a huge fan of Film Noir, and what I liked about it was that it was so extreme in style.
A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves; on the contrary, a short sea is when they run irregularly, broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst over a vessel's side or quarter.
Beck said he didn't believe in the theory of a song coming through you as if you were an open vessel. I agree with him to a certain extent.
It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel on the way to Australia when the ship was captured, and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.
As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
I'm just a vessel of information.
He was using me. When he cast me in Sideways I was nothing but a vessel.
Thomas Haden Church
Aside from what it teaches you, there is simply the indescribable degree of peace that can be achieved on a sailing vessel at sea. I guess a combination of hard work and the seemingly infinite expanse of the sea - the profound solitude - that does it for me.
As much as the Democrats try to change the subject, this election will be about Barack Obama, period. Mitt's speech last night hit all the right notes, but this fight is not about him. He's just the vessel. Now the question is, does this guy at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. who thinks the private sector is doing fine get another four years?
The revolution is like a vessel filled with the pulsating heartbeat of millions of working people.
Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul.
No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded Cape Horn in a sailing vessel, until he has bumped into two or three icebergs, until he has been lost in the sands of the desert, until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.
Van Wyck Brooks
The ship of state is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
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