Quotes of Ashes

  1. There is nothing more exciting in sport when the top two countries in the world are battling for the Ashes – Ian Botham
  2. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave. – Thomas Browne
  3. People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes – Abigail Van Buren
  4. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten. – Neil Gaiman
  5. You can flush my ashes down the toilet, for all I care. – Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
  6. Real victories are those that protect human life, not those that result from its destruction or emerge from its ashes – King Hussein
  7. No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner. – Walter Savage Landor
  8. My mother was a phoenix who always expected to rise from the ashes of her latest disaster. She loved being Judy Garland. – Lorna Luft
  9. Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place. – Paul de Man
  10. I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract. – Groucho Marx
  11. Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes – Jawaharlal Nehru
  12. I speak of the old Japan, because out of the ashes of the old Japan there has risen a new Japan. – Shigeru Yoshida

Usage examples for Ashes

  1. Let a new fire arise from the ashes – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  2. Peter shouted, his heart turning to ashes – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  3. Do you not believe that this terrible kingdom should be destroyed- made as nothing, and a new one built from its ashes – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
  4. She bowed her head as though beneath a weight; her skin was the pallor of grey ashes – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  5. The hopes which had accompanied the end of slavery, half a century earlier, had turned to ashes – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  6. The King shook his head slowly, and knocked the ashes from his pipe. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  7. " Why did He put love in our hearts if it must turn our lives to ashes – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  8. He covered his face and turned, walking away through the ashes into the dark. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  9. If you doubt my word, come down on your knees with me and examine these ashes – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. " I will appreciate it," said Wallie, sharply, " if you won't kick ashes in my gravy!" – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  11. But as soon as they were out of their beds and at play in another part of the palace, the Queen went to the closet, and setting fire to the two heron- skins where they hung, burnt them till not a feather of them was left, and only a heap of grey ashes remained to tell what had become of them. – Moonshine & Clover by Laurence Housman
  12. You sink up to your knees in ashes – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  13. Her fresh life seemed all burned away and turned to ashes – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  14. For even in the ruin of all things it is not well for men to sit down in the ashes and merely wait. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  15. I saw the ashes of a dead fire, and a cask that had held rum lying with the sides and end knocked in. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. The ashes were flying about on the hearth and the trees outside beat their branches against the windows. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  17. I beheld in front of me village after village reduced to ashes – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  18. Having gone out, he left the lamp burning; the papers soon kindled, and his library was reduced to ashes – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  19. She drew her trembling fingers across her eyes, wet her lips which felt dry as ashes – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  20. I am now a new man, sprung like fire from ashes – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith

Rhymes for Ashes

  • caches;
  • flashes, mattias, trashes, clashes, smashes, gashes, mashes, hashes, lashes, slashes, cashes, dashes, crashes, splashes, rashes, sashes;