Quotes of bones

  1. No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me. – Truman Capote
  2. Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands. I still feel it when people shake my hand. – Chevy Chase
  3. My arm bones looked like chicken bones – Tammy Duckworth
  4. I will lay my bones by the Ganges that India might know there is one who cares. – Alexander Duff
  5. One should not forget that there are very few surviving items from this period, often just single, small bones a tooth, a sliver of the skull. Categorizing these pieces can be very difficult. – Richard Leakey
  6. In my fantasies, I always wanted to play the ingenue, but in reality, in my bones I am so used to playing the grandmother that I don't feel safe or even sure that I can do it. – Camryn Manheim
  7. Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect. – Jose Marti
  8. Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are formed, his mind developed. To him we cannot say tomorrow, his name is today. – Gabriela Mistral
  9. Sun -bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue- that blue that will always be there as it is now after all man's destruction is finished. – Georgia O'Keeffe
  10. I have no history but the length of my bones – Robin Skelton
  11. Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things. – Robert Southey
  12. On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died. – Adlai Stevenson
  13. Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth. – Peter Ustinov

Usage examples for bones

  1. But I think it was sometimes a nickname, bones applied to a thin man. – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  2. Men do so often break their bones and then seem to think nothing of it afterwards." – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. I can feel it in my bones – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  4. I will come again in twenty; or, if you are willing to save an old man's bones I will be at the bottom of the stair at that time to take charge of you. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  5. Get up, lazy bones – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac
  6. I remember feeling very sore, and my head was aching badly, but no bones were broken. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  7. Afterwards the Cave- men learned better ways of setting broken bones – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  8. " It's seven years," he went on, " since Doctor Hollin said to me, 'I have to warn you Mrs. Druitt isn't going to make old bones – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  9. She is nothing but a bag of bones she's so worn. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  10. Yes, yes; so long as there remains to me a bit of skin on my bones – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  11. She cried and said: " Ah, why did you not do what I told you- put all my bones together in their place? – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  12. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones – The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Charles Edwards
  13. It is waiting for you- don't you feel it in your bones – Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace
  14. " Oh," they moan, " we do not see any river- and our bones are breaking- and we cannot breathe." – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  15. She has made no bones about it. – Viviette by William J. Locke
  16. She won't make any bones about it if he says it's for me, Sergeant Ibbetson- she'll know. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. Eh, brother, have no fear, now I have money, why should I trouble myself with washing bones – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  18. There I will show you the man's bones – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  19. I'm too narrow between the cheek- bones perhaps. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  20. The thought of a slip, broken bones delighted the safe people in comfortable chairs. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various

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