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  • Why, universal plodding poisons up The nimble spirits in the arteries, As motion and long-during action tires The sinewy vigor of the traveller.

    Work   Long   Poison  
    William Shakespeare (2016). “Love's Labor's Lost”, p.171, Simon and Schuster
  • The bike went up in the air and landed on my back. It broke my neck, smashed my collarbone and splinters of bone severed my main artery. My lung filled up with blood. I severed my nerves and to this day I have no feeling there.

    Air   Blood   Feelings  
    Interview with David Furnish, October 2004.
  • She had no mercy. He looked at her neck and thought how he would like to jab it with the knife he had for his muffin. He knew enough anatomy to make pretty certain of getting the carotid artery. And at the same time he wanted to cover her pale, thin face with kisses.

    W. Somerset Maugham (2016). “Of Human Bondage (Diversion Classics)”, p.403, Diversion Books
  • Dip your pen into your arteries and write.

    Writing   Dip   Arteries  
  • Along the iron veins that traverse the frame of our country, beat and flow the fiery pulses of its exertion, hotter and faster every hour. All vitality is concentrated through those throbbing arteries into the central cities; the country is passed over like a green sea by narrow bridges, and we are thrown back in continually closer crowds on the city gates.

    Country   Sea   Bridges  
    John Ruskin, John D. Rosenberg (1964). “The Genius of John Ruskin: Selections from His Writings”, p.138, University of Virginia Press
  • Water is the basis of life and the blue arteries of the earth! Everything in the non-marine environment depends on freshwater to survive.

    Rain   Marine   Blue  
  • There are actual communication systems being built to enable eye surgeons to get inside the eye, and vascular surgeons to get inside the arteries. You could see a social reaction in which people would want to regulate this technology because they are threatened by it, and thereby cause a lot of harm. There are several scenarios that are happening at once. The other scenario is that the Japanese are going for this in a big way.

  • I continue to be amazed by our bodies' ability for self-repair. ... Our bodies want to be healthy, if we would just let them. That's what these new research articles are showing: Even after years of beating yourself up with a horrible diet, your body can reverse the damage, open back up the arteries-even reverse the progression of some cancers. Amazing! So it's never too late to start exercising, never too late to stop smoking and never too late to start eating healthier.

    Cancer   Exercise   Self  
  • If I don't run for a few days, I feel like my insides are dirty. The run kind of scrubs my veins and arteries, and then all starts to feel right with the world. I'm not one of those fanatical people that if I miss a run, I go nuts. But when it's something you love, you make sure you have the time to do it.

  • Newspapers are to the body politic what arteries are to the human body, their function being to carry blood and sustenance and repair to every part of the body.

    Blood   Body   Newspapers  
    Henry Ward Beecher (1871). “Plymouth Pulpit: A Weekly Publication of Sermons Preached by Henry Ward Beecher”, p.245
  • Broken necks, splattered patellas, severed arteries: These are the things from which dreams are made of.

  • The universe is a vast system of exchange. Every artery of it is in motion, throbbing with reciprocity, from the planet to the rotting leaf.

  • Many of the artifacts of my house had become potential devices for my own destruction: the attic rafters (and an outside maple or two) a means to hang myself, the garage a place to inhale carbon monoxide, the bathtub a vessel to receive the flow from my opened arteries. The kitchen knives in their drawers had but one purpose for me.

    Mean   Knives   Two  
    William Styron (2010). “Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness”, p.27, Open Road Media
  • I'm doing great heart-wise. I get a complete stress test once a year, and those have gone well. I have stents in two arteries, and they are holding up. My other arteries haven't shown any additional clogging.

    Wise   Stress   Heart  
    Interview with Amby Burfoot, April 5, 2012.
  • Science literacy is the artery through which the solutions of tomorrow's problems flow.

    Flow   Tomorrow   Problem  
    Interview with Jim Clash, August 23, 2012.
  • Cities are obvious metaphors for life. We call roads arteries and so forth.

  • Words are the only arteries of thought our poor human body possesses.

    Body   Poor   Arteries  
    Freya Stark (2014). “The Zodiac Arch”, p.211, I.B.Tauris
  • The Montana sunset lay between the mountains like a giant bruise from which darkened arteries spread across a poisoned sky.

    Sunset   Sky   Mountain  
  • And she understood, all by herself, without reading it in a novel or hearing it on a radio program, that falling passionately in love with someone, without reservation or holding back, was good for the heart. For its valves and its arteries and that invisible shadow of the heart clled the soul. Falling in love was good for the soul.

  • If the people lose control of the arteries of trade and the natural sources of mechanical power, the nationalization of all industry should soon be expected. Our forefathers were alert to resist all encroachments upon their rights. If we wish to maintain our rights, we can do no less.

    Rights   People   Wish  
  • ...seen from above, landscapes are made up of mountains and watercourses. Just as a transparent model of the human body consists of a framework of bone and a network of arteries, the earth's crust is structured in mountain ridges, river, creeks, and gullies.

    Rivers   Mountain   Body  
  • For example, in Vitamin K, the clotting proteins get it first... and only after they're satisfied do you prevent calcification of the arteries, or prevent cancer, or prevent bone fractures. It's all insidious damage that you get that's a long term consequence. In fact, we call these the diseases of aging.

    Cancer   Long   Example  
  • Grief does not expire like a candle or the beacon on a lighthouse. It simply changes temperature. It becomes a kind of personal weather system. Snow settles in the liver. The bowels grow thick with humidity. Ice congeals in the stomach. Frost spiderwebs in the lungs. The heart fills with warm rain that turns to mist and evaporates through a colder artery.

    Grief   Rain   Heart  
    Adam Rapp (2002). “Nocturne: A Play”, p.79, Macmillan
  • The food was interesting. My background is Russian, so cheese and potatoes are my love. There was plenty of that. And fried cheese! It is really, really, really good. And really, really, really bad for you. It's like an artery on a plate

  • Take up a weapon and you become an instrument with as pure a purpose as the weapon itself: to find arteries and open them, limbs and sever them; to take what is alive and deliver it unto death.

    Purpose   Alive   Weapons  
    Laini Taylor (2015). “The Complete Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy”, p.447, Hachette UK
  • A severed femoral artery empties itself faster than you can believe.

    Ernest Hemingway (2014). “The Hemingway Collection”, p.7338, Simon and Schuster
  • Given one has before oneself a strong, healthy, youth rich in spirited blood and a powerless, weak, cachectic old man scarcely capable of breathing. If now the physician wishes to practise the rejuvenating art on the latter, he should make silver tubes which fit into each other: open then the artery of the healthy person and introduce one of the tubes into it and fasten it into the artery; thereupon he opens also the artery of the ill person.

    Strong   Art   Men  
  • He imagines Owens' body dotted with saltwater reservoirs just below the skin. An entire wetland, populated with tiny fish and birds, thriving in his agitation. A species of dwarf crocodile lazing beside an artery.

    Dwarves   Bird   Skins  
  • A man is as old as his arteries.

    Men   Arteries  
  • Revolution! The people howls and cries, Freedom, thats what were needing! Weve needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine oclock.

    Rocks   People   Bleeding  
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