Ink Quotes

We turn our backs on nature; we are ashamed of beauty. Our wretched tragedies have a smell of the office clinging to them, and the blood that trickles from them is the color of printer's ink.

Albert Camus

Government is the only institution that can take a valuable commodity like paper, and make it worthless by applying ink.

Ludwig Von Mises

Could we with ink the ocean fill, Were every blade of grass a quill, Were the world of parchment made, And every man a scribe by trade, To write the love of God above Would drain the ocean dry; Nor would the scroll contain the whole, Though stretched from sky to sky.

Meir Ben Isaac Neherai

If the sea were ink for the words of my Lord, the sea would be spent before the Words of my lord are spent.

Quran

There is a special place in our yard where heaven has met the earth. This heaven is a swirl of azure, cerulean, sapphire and cobalt. In it, the whispering wind sings a delicately soft turlee. This heaven flashes an eternal sunset of crimson set on ivory. It sees with sharp eyes of midnight ink.

Bluebird Love

But mine, and mine I loved, and mine I praised, And mine that I was proud on--mine so much That I myself was to myself not mine, Valuing of her--why she, O, she is fall'n Into a pit of ink, that the wide sea Hath drops too few to wash her clean again, And salt too little which may season give To her foul tainted flesh!

William Shakespeare

The self-styled intellectual who is impotent with pen and ink hungers to write history with sword and blood.

Eric Hoffer

Imagine your brain as a canister filled with ink, Now think of your body as the pen where the ink resides. Fuse the two - Kapow! What are you now? You're the human magic marker, won't you please surprise my eyes?

Brandon Boyd

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our hearts blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron

Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.

Alan Watts

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Mark Twain

A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.

Irish Proverb

Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret . . . to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink.

Leo Burnett

Memory is more incredible than ink.

Anita Loos

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