Dust Quotes

Jazz washes away the dust of every day life.

Art Blakey

Recreational users should be worried. Breathing that dust is not good.

Greg Mello

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.

Jesse Owens

All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.


The sweet remembrance of the just shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.

Nahum Tate

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

Jack London

Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.

Bhagavad Gita

Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it's warm and you won't see the dust on the floor.

Irish Proverb

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.

Salman Rushdie

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.

Minna Thomas Antrim

Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.

Douglas MacArthur

But some love not the method of your first; Romance they count it, throw't away as dust; If I should meet with such, what should I say; Must I slight them as they slight me, or nay

John Buchan

There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.

Jack Nicklaus

It is a slightly arresting notion that if you were to pick yourself apart with tweezers, one atom at a time, you would produce a mound of fine atomic dust, none of which had ever been alive but all of which had once been you.

William Cullen Bryant

Reach for the stars. Although you will never touch them, if you reach hard enough, you will find that you get a little star dust on you in the process.

Norman Ernest Borlaug

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