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“Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.”
Charles de Lint
“A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling.”
“A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.”
“Prisons are built with stones of Law, Brothels with bricks of Religion.”
“Clay. It's rain, dead leaves, dust, all my dead ancestors. Stones that have been ground into sand. Mud. The whole cycle of life and death.”
“Carve not upon a stone when I am dead, The praises which remorseful mourners give; To women's graves - a tardy recompense, But speak them while I live”
Elizabeth Akers Allen
“Some days are diamonds Some days are stones Sometimes the hard times won't leave me alone Sometimes the cold wind blows a chill in my soul Some days are diamonds, some days are stone”
“My crown is in my heart, not in my head, Nor decked with diamonds and Indian stones, Nor to be seen; my crown is called contentment; A crown it is, that seldom kings enjoy”
“I wept not, so to stone within I grew.”
“Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone”
Jorge Luis Borges
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