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25 Unpolished Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Unpolished Sayings By Diane Ackerman: Not long ago the world looked on the dark ages with contempt for its brutality, Not long ago the world looked on the dark ages with contempt for its brutality, yet here it is again, in full force, a lawless sadism unpolished by all the charms of religion and civilization." Sitting — Diane Ackerman
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Unpolished Sayings By Greta Garbo: It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country. It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country. — Greta Garbo
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Unpolished Sayings By Jojo Moyes: It's just that the thing you never understand about being a mother, until you are It's just that the thing you never understand about being a mother, until you are one, is that it is not the grown man - the galumphing, unshaven, stinking, opinionated off-spring - you see before you, with his parking tickets and unpolished shoes and complicated love life. You see all the people he has ever been all rolled up into one.
I look at him and see the baby I held in my arms, dewing besotted, unable to believe that I'd created another human being. I see the toddler, reaching for my hand, the schoolboy weeping tears of fury after being bullied by some other child. I saw the vulnerabilities, the love, the history. — Jojo Moyes
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Unpolished Sayings By Marcus Aurelius: Never wilt your soul, never be just good, simple or unpolished. Manifest more then the Never wilt your soul, never be just good, simple or unpolished. Manifest more then the body that surrounds yourself. — Marcus Aurelius
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Unpolished Sayings By Philip Massinger: As the index tells us the contents of stories and directs to the particular chapter, As the index tells us the contents of stories and directs to the particular chapter, even so does the outward habit and superficial order of garments (in man or woman) give us a taste of the spirit, and demonstratively point (as it were a manual note from the margin) all the internal quality of the soul; and there cannot be a more evident, palpable, gross manifestation of poor, degenerate, dunghilly blood and breeding than a rude, unpolished, disordered, and slovenly outside. — Philip Massinger
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Unpolished Sayings By Dani Alexander: McCleary was an unpolished, semi attractive man in his late thirties or early forties. His McCleary was an unpolished, semi attractive man in his late thirties or early forties. His hair was grey. His suit was cheap. His cologne was cheaper and his attitude was a hundred percent asshole. He have me an instant boner. — Dani Alexander
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Unpolished Sayings By Jane Porter: Virtue, without the graces, is like a rich diamond unpolishedit hardly looks better than a Virtue, without the graces, is like a rich diamond unpolished
it hardly looks better than a common pebble; but when the hand of the master rubs off the roughness, and forms the sides into a thousand brilliant surfaces, it is then that we acknowledge its worth, admire its beauty, and long to wear it in our bosoms. — Jane Porter
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Unpolished Sayings By Daisaku Ikeda: The important thing is to firmly fix our gaze on our own weaknesses, not run The important thing is to firmly fix our gaze on our own weaknesses, not run away from them, but to battle them head-on and establish a solid self that nothing can sway. Hardships forge and polish our lives, so that eventually they shine with brilliant fortune and benefit. If left in its raw, unpolished form, even the most magnificent gem will not sparkle. The same applies to our lives. — Daisaku Ikeda
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Unpolished Sayings By Edmund Burke: In general the languages of most unpolished people have a great force and energy of In general the languages of most unpolished people have a great force and energy of expression; and this is but natural. Uncultivated people are but ordinary observers of things, and not critical in distinguishing them; but, for that reason, they admire more, and are more affected with what they see, and therefore express themselves in a warmer and more passionate manner. — Edmund Burke
Unpolished Sayings By Yasmin Le Bon: I am actually the most unglamorous person on the planet. I am the most unfinished, I am actually the most unglamorous person on the planet. I am the most unfinished, unpolished person ever. — Yasmin Le Bon
Unpolished Sayings By Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra: He who sees a play that is regular, and answerable to the rules of poetry, He who sees a play that is regular, and answerable to the rules of poetry, is pleased with the comic part, informed by the serious, surprised at the variety of accidents, improved by the language, warned by the frauds, instructed by examples, incensed against vice, and enamoured with virtue; for a good play must cause all these emotions in the soul of him that sees it, though he were never so insensible and unpolished. — Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
Unpolished Sayings By Dejan Stojanovic: Nature is an outcry, unpolished truth; the art - a euphemism - tamed wilderness. Nature is an outcry, unpolished truth; the art - a euphemism - tamed wilderness. — Dejan Stojanovic
Unpolished Sayings By Erik Larson: Lusitania, after a Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula that occupied roughly the same ground Lusitania, after a Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula that occupied roughly the same ground as modern-day Portugal. "The inhabitants were warlike, and the Romans conquered them with great difficulty," said a memorandum in Cunard's files on the naming of the ship. "They lived generally upon plunder and were rude and unpolished in their manners." In popular usage, the name was foreshortened to "Lucy. — Erik Larson
Unpolished Sayings By Paul Hoffman: It's one of the greatest mistakes of cultivated people to take it as given that It's one of the greatest mistakes of cultivated people to take it as given that because they have sophisticated minds they also have sophisticated emotions. But what kind of soul feels sophisticated hatred or sophisticated grief, for, say, a murdered child? Is the broken heart of the educated and refined person different from that of the savage? Why not say that the enlightened and knowledgeable feel the pain of childbirth, or the kidney stone, in a different way to unpolished commoner or chav? Intelligence has many shades, but rage is the same color everywhere. Humiliation tastes the same to everyone. — Paul Hoffman
Unpolished Sayings By Margaret Atwood: The possibility of injury or death was a strong attraction: as the online world became The possibility of injury or death was a strong attraction: as the online world became more and more pre-edited and slicked up, and as even its so-called reality sites raised questions about authenticity in the minds of the viewers, the rough, unpolished physical world was taking on a mystic allure. — Margaret Atwood
Unpolished Sayings By Joseph Addison: Complaisance, though in itself it be scarce reckoned in the number of moral virtues, is Complaisance, though in itself it be scarce reckoned in the number of moral virtues, is that which gives a lustre to every talent a man can be possessed of. It was Plato's advice to an unpolished writer that he should sacrifice to the graces. In the same manner I would advise every man of learning, who would not appear in the world a mere scholar or philosopher, to make himself master of the social virtue which I have here mentioned. — Joseph Addison
Unpolished Sayings By Jade Parker: He wouldn't charm her. She'd almost forgot what his kiss tasted like., felt like. She He wouldn't charm her. She'd almost forgot what his kiss tasted like., felt like. She only remembered it when she drifted into dreams. Then it became so vivid, so real. To her mortification, she always felt a little thrill. Her life had been filled with gentlemen of the finest quality. James Sterling was like none of them, he was unpolished. A diamond in the rough. A scoundrel. A pirate. — Jade Parker
Unpolished Sayings By Jojo Moyes: It is not the grown man- the galumphing, unshaven, stinking, opinionated offspring- you see before It is not the grown man- the galumphing, unshaven, stinking, opinionated offspring- you see before you, with his parking tickets and unpolished shoes and complicated love life. You see all the people he has ever been all rolled up into one. — Jojo Moyes
Unpolished Sayings By Rick Perlstein: Looking back later, acquaintances marveled at the feat of this awkward, skinny kid the yearbook Looking back later, acquaintances marveled at the feat of this awkward, skinny kid the yearbook called "a rather quiet chap about campus," dour and brooding, who couldn't even win a girlfriend, who attracted enemies, who seemed, a schoolmate recalled, "the man least likely to succeed in politics." They hadn't learned what Nixon was learning. Being hated by the right people was no impediment to political success. The unpolished, after all, were everywhere in the majority. — Rick Perlstein
Unpolished Sayings By Gloria D. Gonsalves: To inspire is revealing the unpolished bits before perfection. To inspire is revealing the unpolished bits before perfection. — Gloria D. Gonsalves
Unpolished Sayings By Edward Gibbon: The elegance of dress, of motion, and of manners gives a lustre to beauty, and The elegance of dress, of motion, and of manners gives a lustre to beauty, and inflames the senses through the imagination. Luxurious entertainments, midnight dances, and licentious spectacles, present at once temptation and opportunity to female frailty. From such dangers the unpolished wives of the barbarians were secured by poverty, solitude, and the painful cares of a domestic life. — Edward Gibbon
Unpolished Sayings By Alexandre Dumas: It was only then that he met Villefort's dull gaze, that look peculiar to men It was only then that he met Villefort's dull gaze, that look peculiar to men of the law who do not want anyone to read their thoughts, and so make their eyes into unpolished glass. The look reminded him that he was standing before Justice, a figure of grim aspect and manners. — Alexandre Dumas
Unpolished Sayings By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Ifemelu margined them when they traveled: they would collect unusual things and fill their homes Ifemelu margined them when they traveled: they would collect unusual things and fill their homes with them, unpolished evidence of their polish. — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Unpolished Sayings By Rick Perlstein: Being hated by the right people was no impediment to success. The unpolished were everywhere Being hated by the right people was no impediment to success. The unpolished were everywhere the majority. — Rick Perlstein
Unpolished Sayings By Charles Buxton: Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred. Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred. — Charles Buxton