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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #metaphor

In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.

Joss Whedon

#coming-of-age-metaphore #feminism #iconic #age

Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.

Bodie Thoene

#metaphor #thinking #anger

Half the people in the world think that the metaphors of their religious traditions, for example, are facts. And the other half contends that they are not facts at all. As a result we have people who consider themselves believers because they accept metaphors as facts, and we have others who classify themselves as atheists because they think religious metaphors are lies.

Joseph Campbell

#believers #metaphor #myth #organized-religion #religion

All that is transitory is but a metaphor.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

#existential #existentialism #life #metaphor #life

Voll Blüten steht der Pfirsichbaum nicht jede wächst zur Frucht sie schimmern hell wie Rosenschaum durch Blau und Wolkenflucht. Wie Blüten geh'n Gedanken auf hundert an jedem Tag -- lass' blühen, lass' dem Ding den Lauf frag' nicht nach dem Ertrag! Es muss auch Spiel und Unschuld sein und Blütenüberfluss sonst wär' die Welt uns viel zu klein und Leben kein Genuss.

Hermann Hesse

#beauty #blossoms #enjoyment #growth #ideas

I want to change my punctuation. I long for exclamation marks, but I'm drowning in ellipses.

Isaac Marion

#punctuation #change

What a different result one gets by changing the metaphor!

George Eliot


unless you're the lead dog the view never changes... mercy out does justice every time: always find your way back home/

Bob Mitchley

#metaphor #poetry #change

Metaphors are one of the most powerful weapons in your arsenal as a presenter. In today's fast-paced world of communication, a well-thought-out metaphor acts as a shortcut to meaning.

Bruna Martinuzzi

#metaphors #communication

Human beings, Isao realized, could descend to communicating their feelings like dogs barking in the distance on a cold night.

Yukio Mishima


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