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The greatest thing is style. . . a mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances. (Quote by - Aristotle)

The garden is a metaphor for life, and gardening is a symbol of the spiritual path. (Quote by - Larry Dossey)

I am a book of snow,a spacious hand, an open meadow,a circle that waits,I belong to the earth and its winter. (Quote by - Pablo Neruda )

The greatest thing in style is to have a command of metaphor. (Quote by - Aristotle)

The metaphor is probably the most fertile power possessed by man. (Quote by - Jose Ortega y Gasset)

I believe talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

At the timberline where the storms strike with the most fury, the sturdiest trees are found. (Quote by - Hudson Taylor)

Spiritual concepts find their clearest expression through paradox and metaphor. (Quote by - Earon Davis)

Much though he recites the sacred texts, but acts not accordingly, that heedless man is like a cowherd who only counts the cows of others he does not partake of the blessings of the holy life. (Quote by - Buddha)

Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory. (Quote by - Milan Kundera)

The metaphor of movie for life is an interesting one. The frames go by so quickly that we retain the illusion of continuity and are distracted from the light that shines steadily through each frame. (Quote by - Robert Aitken)

Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who cannot, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live. (Quote by - Peter Cochrane)

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas a place where history comes to life.Norman Cousins)

A poem is a spider webSpun with words of wonder,Woven lace held in placeBy whispers made of thunder. (Quote by - Charles Ghigna)

Always a chancer, always lucky, he'd fall into a river and come out dry, with fish in his pockets. (Quote by - Cecelia Ahern)

The metaphor is~ an origin, the origin of an image which acts directly, immediately. (Quote by - Gaston Bachelard)

They are fruitand transport:ripening melons,prairie schooners journeyingunder full sail.Kathleen Norris Big heart, wide as a watermelon. (Quote by - Anne Sexton)

Cut down the forest, not just a tree. Out of the forest of desire springs danger. By cutting down both the forest of desire and the brushwood of longing, be rid of the forest, bhikkhus.Buddha

Words are clamor-filled shells. There's many a story in the miniature of a single word!(Quote by - Gaston Bachelard)


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