Dust Proverbs

By | February 2, 2018

Sayings about Dust

Your soul to God, your body to dust, your property to your relatives, because thus it has been found written. ~ Maltese Proverb

Dust does not rise because a dog-flea hops. ~ Myanmar Proverb

The fly sat upon the axle of the chariot-wheel and said “What a lot of dust I raise!” ~ Greek Proverbs

The hard road turns the traveler into the same dust that he has to swallow. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Long skirts carry dust, but short skirts carry away souls. ~ Maltese Proverbs

The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Nothing but a handful of dust will fill the eyes of man. ~ Arabian Proverb

Sell what you have bought while the dust is still on your shoes. ~ Palestinian Proverbs

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

A man comes from the dust and in the dust he will end–and in the meantime it is good to drink a sip of vodka. ~ Yiddish Proverb

One throws up the dust the other gets it in his eye. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Saying about Dust

Maltese Proverb

Quotations about Dust

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it. ~ William Bernbach

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. ~ Jack London

What ye have been ye still shall be, when we are dust the dust among, O yellow flowers! ~ Austin Dobson

You either make dust or eat dust. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie. ~ John le Carre

Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you – you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside. ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in their dust. ~ James Shirley

Hope raises no dust. ~ Paul Eluard

Dust does rise, doesn’t it? And so can I. ~ Dionne Warwick

First our pleasures die – and then our hopes, and then our fears – and when these are dead, the debt is due dust claims dust – and we die too. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood. ~ Augustine of Hippo

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. ~ Thomas Carlyle

A mass of dust, world’s momentary slave, Is man, in state of our old Adam made, Soon born to die, soon flourishing to fade. ~ Barnabe Barnes

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust. ~ Samuel Ullman

I’ve got to pick myself up Dust myself off and start all over again. ~ Peter Tosh

You don’t waste your entire life waiting to go back to dust. ~ Reba McEntire

It is true that we are made of dust. And the world is also made of dust. But the dust has motes rising. ~ Muhammad Iqbal

Become dust – and they will throw thee in the air; Become stone – and they will throw thee on glass. ~ Muhammad Iqbal

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. ~ Pablo Picasso

According to an ancient Sardinian legend, the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time. ~ Grazia Deledda

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust. ~ John Webster

From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise. ~ Maya Angelou

Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~ Berthold Auerbach

Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

Tonight I’ll dust myself off, tonight I’ll suck my gut in, I’ll face the night and I’ll pretend I got something to believe in. ~ Jon Bon Jovi

We can’t feel anything – all that’s left inside us is dust. ~ Andrei Platonov

That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don’t spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes. ~ Denis Waitley

I will show you fear in a handful of dust. ~ T. S. Eliot

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. ~ Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers. ~ Lord Byron

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