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Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man.

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
The writing of a poem is like a child throwing stones into a mineshaft. You compose first, then you listen for the reverberation.
The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
No motion has she now, no force; she neither hears nor sees; rolled around in earth's diurnal course, with rocks, and stones, and trees.
It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold.
The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man's crude use of clever tools.
Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.
Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
The chemistry of dissatisfaction is as the chemistry of some marvelously potent tar. In it are the building stones of explosives, stimulants, poisons, opiates, perfumes and stenches.
Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.
Love does not just sit there, like a stone; it had to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

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