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Anger burns, resentment smolders.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

True Love burns the brightest,
But the brightest flames leave the deepest scars.
- Anonymous

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bitterness is like cancer.
It eats upon the host.
But anger is like fire.
It burns it all clean.
- Maya Angelou

 

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Oh my luve is like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June:
Oh my luve is like the melodie,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.
- Robert Burns

The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
- Wallace Stevens

The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar;
the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
- Felix Adler

And on 25 January of each year and for many days before
it and after it there is not an hour in the day or
night when a Burns Supper is not taking place somewhere on this earth.
- Len G. Murray

My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night;
but ah,
my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

Mr. Burns comes out and flips cigar ashes on his shoes,
and makes up about 90 percent of what you hear.
- Bobby Darin

My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante,
George Burns, senior citizens.
- Joseph Bologna

He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns
the golden thread that ties their hearts together.
- Jeremy Taylor

Mr. Burns is a father symbol to me, and you can omit the word symbol.
- Bobby Darin

You don't have to be a wreck.
You don't have to be sick.
One's aim in life should be to die in good health.
Just like a candle that burns out.
- Jeanne Moreau

The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
- Ovid

Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
- George Burns

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and
day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
- William Allingham

One cannot imagine Scots music and song without the contribution of Burns.
- Len G. Murray

Eating coals of fire has always been one of the sensational feats of the Fire Kings,
as it is quite generally known that charcoal burns
with an extremely intense heat.
- Harry Houdini

A band is sort of like a star.
It reaches a peak and burns out.
To have five guys working in perfect harmony longer
than a couple years is difficult.
- Adrian Smith

The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.
- Margaret Walker

George Burns was the father I never had.
- Bobby Darin

There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world.
Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.
- Nikolai Berdyaev

The paper burns, but the words fly away.
- Ben Joseph Akiba

If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened,
democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
- Gary Ackerman

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call;
no way out,
just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire
burns the house down with us trapped,
locked in it.
- Tennessee Williams

I've been close to Bette Davis for thirty-eight years -
and I have the cigarette burns to prove it.
- Henry Fonda

You know what burns me? Matches.
- Jay London

I've really learned a lot, really learned a lot,
love is like a stove, burns you when it's hot.
- Roy Orbison

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something
you love than to be a success at something you hate.
- George Burns

Maybe I should quit the business.
There's no one left for me to love.
Mama's dead.
Mr. Burns couldn't care less about me.
What's left?
- Bobby Darin

You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.
- Amy Lowell

Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all,
that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
- Richard Bach

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer.
- Victor Borge

There's been periods of broadcasts in the past where
you could see all ages of entertainers,
ranging from George Burns to Shirley Temple.
That's not the condition now.
- Merle Haggard

For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos
of man's experience and emotion,
from zenith to nadir, from birth until death.
- Len G. Murray

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.
- Dylan Thomas

A man must live like a great brilliant flame and burn as brightly as he can.
In the end he burns out.
But this is far better than a mean little flame.
- Boris Yeltsin

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
- George Burns

When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes.
- Oprah Winfrey

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps,
and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
- Henry Timrod

No one will burn out doing aerobic running.
It is too much anaerobic running, which the American
scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through,
that burns them out.
- Arthur Lydiard

Yes, hell exists.
It is not a fairy tale.
One indeed burns there.
This hell is not at the end of life.
It is here.
At the beginning.
Hell is what the infant must experience before he gets to us.
- Frederick Leboyer

Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer,
because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.
- David D. Burns

I enjoy total creative control right now.
Nobody tells me to make it longer, shorter,
better, sexier, more violent, whatever.
- Ken Burns

You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your
shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.
- George Burns

They appear to have had a higher voter turnout in Iraq
than we did in our recent federal elections,
and we didn't have terrorists threatening to kill our families if we voted.
- Conrad Burns

I have made all my films for my children with the exception
of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't
born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge.
- Ken Burns

The Thames is liquid history.
- John Burns

The stories from 1975 on are not finished and there is no resolve.
I could spend 50 hours on the last 25 years of jazz
and still not do it justice.
- Ken Burns

I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.
- George Burns

Individual effort is almost relatively impossible to
cope with the big problem of poverty as we see it.
- John Burns

I don't believe in dying.
It's been done.
I'm working on a new exit.
Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked.
- George Burns

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class
shatters the authority of another.
- James MacGregor Burns

Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal,
a good cigar and a good woman - or a bad woman;
it depends on how much happiness you can handle.
- George Burns

For the moment and for some time great events have been denied me,
forward action not come my way.
- John Burns

You need, as a historian, essential triangulation from
your subject and the only way you get that triangulation is through time.
- Ken Burns

The most important thing in acting is honesty.
If you can fake that, you've got it made.
- George Burns

Judge men less by the labels they wear than by their
persistent labour for sure if slow progress.
- John Burns

Why four great powers should fight over Serbia no fellow can understand.
- John Burns

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous.
When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
- George Burns

There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of
any other figure in world literature.
Indeed if we discount figures of religion,
then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide.
- Len G. Murray

We all know it's brutal up there at the front,
especially those of us at the rear.
- Arthur Frank Burns

Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping
the life out of the people who perform the services
and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana.
- Conrad Burns

You can learn as much about the history from reading
about the present as you can vice versa,
that is learning about the present through history,
which is what I do for a living.
- Ken Burns

If it's a good script I'll do it.
And if it's a bad script, and they pay me enough,
I'll do it.
- George Burns

The idea of the show is that it's active and that children
will become involved and watch the show,
but also participate in the show.
And I didn't know if that would work.
- Steve Burns

I subscribe to William Faulkner's' view that history
is not just about what we were before but who we are now.
- Ken Burns

History's just been made for sale to an inside deal.
- Ken Burns

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity,
I would have to say it is avoiding worry,
stress and tension.
And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
- George Burns


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