Nameless quotes:

  • Every man's highest, nameless though it be, is his 'living God'. -- James Martineau
  • That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. -- William Wordsworth
  • Writing is a fine therapy for people who are perpetually scared of nameless threats... for jittery people. -- William Styron
  • How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people are few and how the suffering of nameless millions in two world wars is blurred over by numbers. -- Edwin Way Teale
  • The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao; the name that can be named is not the eternal name. The Nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth; the Named is the mother of all things. -- Lao Tzu
  • You walk through a series of arches, so to speak, and then, presently, at the end of a corridor, a door opens and you see backward through time, and you feel the flow of time, and realize you are only part of a great nameless procession. -- John Huston
  • God has a thousand names, or rather He is Nameless. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • We kill each other over which name to call the Nameless. -- Ram Dass
  • Only in stillness the windOnly from ice the flame.When all were Nameless, the wise will tellIt was only by knowing the otherThat they came to know themselves. -- Jess E. Owen
  • Death and Light are everywhere, always, and they begin, end, strive, attend, into and upon the Dream of the Nameless that is the world, burning words within Samsara, perhaps to create a thing of beauty. -- Roger Zelazny
  • In streams of light I clearly saw The dust you seldom see, Out of which the Nameless makes A Name for one like me... All busy in the sunlight The flecks did float and dance, And I was tumbled up with them In formless circumstance. -- Leonard Cohen
  • The Illuminati is just the evil, 'nameless' people who are behind governments. -- Chuck D
  • Far, far below the deepest delvings of the dwarves, the world is gnawed by nameless things. -- J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. -- William Wordsworth
  • Music resembles poetry, in each Are nameless graces which no methods teach, And which a master hand alone can reach. -- Alexander Pope
  • The mass of men worry themselves into nameless graves while here and there a great unselfish soul forgets himself into immortality. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • . . . it is through poetry that we give name to those ideas which are-until the poem-nameless and formless, about to be birthed, but already felt. -- Audre Lorde
  • Set in a nameless colonial country, in an unspecified era, Katie Kitamura's second novel tracks the fortunes of a landowning family during the first waves of civil unrest. -- Sarah Hall
  • In the silence between your heartbeat bides a summons. Do you hear it? Name it if you must, or leave it forever nameless, but why pretend it is not there? -- Rumi
  • First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • With all the other -isms that we deal with, that sort of nameless -ism that we have in too many of our hearts against the poor in this country is what wounds us most broadly. -- Benjamin Todd Jealous
  • I never intended to be a professional writer; as the story developed, the one thing I had in my hopes was that this would be something tangible to separate me from the nameless, numbered masses. -- R. A. Salvatore
  • A New York casting director, who shall remain nameless, once said to me, 'Marcia, you have what I call the flaring-nostril look, and until you get something done about it, you will never, ever work.' -- Marcia Gay Harden
  • Erotic play discloses a nameless world which is revealed by the nocturnal language of lovers. Such language is not written down. It is whispered into the ear at night in a hoarse voice. At dawn it is forgotten. -- Jean Genet
  • Poetry is the way we help give name to the nameless so it can be thought. The farthest horizons of our hopes and fears are cobbled by our poems, carved from the rock experiences of our daily lives. -- Audre Lorde
  • A lot of cop shows, because they have the restraints of having a new case every episode, the victims often become these kind of nameless, faceless plot points, and as an audience we don't feel anything for those people. -- Mireille Enos
  • Little self-denials, little honesties, little passing words of sympathy, little nameless acts of kindness, little silent victories over favorite temptations-these are the silent threads of gold which, when woven together, gleam out so brightly in the pattern of life that God approves. -- Frederic Farrar
  • Unlike other young actors I've worked with who will remain nameless, Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry would never go out partying after work, but would immediately hunker down to start working on the reams of labyrinthine dialogue they had to navigate for the next day's work. -- Mark Waters
  • You are my inspiration and my folly. You are my light across the sea, my million nameless joys, and my day's wage. You are my divinity, my madness, my selfishness, my transfiguration and purification. You are my rapscallionly fellow vagabond, my tempter and star. I want you. -- George Bernard Shaw
  • To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites. -- James Buchan
  • But I remember seeing a mess of leaves suddenly go skittering in the wind and into the creek, then floating rapidly down the creek towards the sea, making me feel a nameless horror even then of 'Oh my God, we're all being swept away to sea no matter what we know or say or do -- Jack Kerouac
  • How badly I want that nameless thing! First there must be an idea, a feeling... Maybe it was an abstract idea that you've got to find a symbol for, or maybe it was a concrete form that you have to simplify or distort to meet your ends, but that starting point must pervade the whole. -- Emily Carr
  • I have seen what the days of tribulation can do to people. I have seen hunger stalk the streets of Europe. I have witnessed the appalling, emaciated shadows of human figures. I have seen women and children scavenge army garbage dumps for scraps of food. Those scenes and nameless faces cannot be erased from my memory. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • I was raised in a group home for 14 years, so I was a beneficiary of philanthropy. I didn't have a family. The nameless, faceless strangers were my family. They gave me an education, put food on the table and clothes on my back. I am who I am because of that formative experience. Now I am paying it forward. -- Darell Hammond
  • Ordinarily we are swept away by habitual momentum. We don't interrupt our patterns even slightly. With practice, however, we learn to stay with a broken heart, with a nameless fear, with the desire for revenge. Sticking with uncertainty is how we learn to relax in the midst of chaos, how we learn to be cool when the ground beneath us suddenly disappears. -- Pema Chodron
  • You may never learn the names of any of the people you talk to in a dog park, even after many, many hours spent there with them, and many hours of conversation. But if - knock on wood - anything should ever happen to your dog, these nameless non-strangers will rally, sympathize, offer to help, and hold your hand. I know this from experience. -- Susan Orlean
  • Gloria, Gloria! they cry, for their song embraces all that the Lord has begun this day: Glory to God in the highest of heavens! And peace to the people with whom he is pleased! And who are these people? With whom does the good Lord choose to take his pleasure? The shepherds. The plain and nameless--whose every name the Lord knows well. You. And me. -- Walter Wangerin
  • The Way is ever nameless. -- Laozi
  • Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless? -- J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Of what import are brief, nameless lives . . . to Galactus? -- Stan Lee
  • To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. -- Thomas Browne
  • Wealth increaseth, but a nameless something is ever wanting to our insufficient fortune. -- Horace
  • The Way is hidden and nameless. Still only the Way nourishes and completes. -- Laozi
  • You seek identity in the midst of indistinguishab le chaos, in sprawling nameless reality. -- Jack Kerouac
  • Mountain, mountain, mountain, marking time. Each nameless, wall beyond wall, wavering redefinition of horizon. -- Denise Levertov
  • He had that nameless charm, with a strong magnetism, which can only be called,It -- Elinor Glyn
  • It was so pleasant, chaotic, emotionless, nameless-everything vibrating so beautifully in the universe without words. -- Andrew Smith
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  • The noblest service comes from nameless hands; and the best servant does his work unseen. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • We surely know by some nameless instinct more about our futures than we think we know. -- Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Poetry is the way we help give name to the nameless so it can be thought. -- Audre Lorde
  • The nameless is the beginning of Heaven and Earth. The named is the mother of all things. -- Laozi
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  • I was nearly unnerved at my proximity to a nameless thing at the bottom of a pit. -- H. P. Lovecraft
  • That faceless, nameless and ruthless demon you pretend to fight, is nothing but the bastard in your head. -- Mamur Mustapha
  • The purely Great Whose soul no siren passion could unsphere, Thou nameless, now a power and mixed with fate. -- James Russell Lowell
  • This divineness had that in it which, though commanding worship, at the same time enforced a certain nameless terror. -- Herman Melville
  • How prudently most men creep into nameless graves, while now and then one or two forget themselves into immortality. -- Wendell Phillips
  • The nicest gifts are those left, nameless and quiet, unburdened with love, or vanity, or the desire for attention. -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • The things I have are nameless, old and true; they may not be named; few may live and know. -- Hilda Doolittle
  • I have supped mead with lords and ladies; so to have I slumbered in nameless lanes and gored upon mutton. -- Dusty Rhodes
  • I wish to remain nameless And live without shame 'Cause what's in a name, Oh I still remain the same -- Florence Welch
  • But in the garden of simple, where all of us are nameless, you were never anything but beautiful to me. -- Ani DiFranco
  • All progressions from a higher to a lower order are marked by ruins and mystery and a residue of nameless rage. -- Cormac McCarthy
  • How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling of Fate forgets himself into immortality -- Wendell Phillips
  • The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with those who matter to you most. -- Auliq Ice
  • We're in the vanguard of a nameless battle, a battle without arms or bloodshed or glory: we're in the vanguard of waiting. -- Marguerite Duras
  • On a park bench on 12th street, my whole crew's famous, you try bust your gat and keep it rel but you nameless -- Prodigy
  • Itā??s when I have to acknowledge the past and all of those nameless, faceless people Iā??d assassinated, that I unravel inside. -- Cheyenne McCray
  • If you do goodness, do it in the name of goodness, not in the name of a religion! All goodnesses should be nameless! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • A flow'ret crushed in the bud, A nameless piece of Babyhood, Was in her cradle-coffin lying; Extinct, with scarce the sense of dying -- Charles Lamb
  • Sometimes we spend our money on something we think is gonna be great, and the titles shall remain nameless, but they're just a little disappointing. -- Robert Englund
  • The soul ... is nameless because it is formless. It will neither go to heaven nor [to hell] any more than it will enter this glass. -- Swami Vivekananda
  • In every great novel, who is the hero all the time? Not any of the characters, but some unnamed and nameless flame behind them all. -- D. H. Lawrence
  • Uncharged with invisible meaning, the visible is nothing, mere clay; and without visible circumstance, a territory, to connect to, our spirit is shapeless, nameless, and undefined. -- E. L. Doctorow
  • I thought of the nameless inventor of the bathtub. I was somehow sure it was a woman. And was the inventor of the bathtub plug a man? -- Erica Jong
  • Let us not forget that revolutions are accomplished through people, although they be nameless. Materialism does not ignore the feeling, thinking, and acting man, but explains him. -- Leon Trotsky
  • Lifestyles of the rich and famous. Well I'm rich and famous but if you got money, they know what you're name is. If you don't, you're nameless. -- Wiz Khalifa
  • Idleness, ennui, noise, mischief, riot, and a nameless train of mistaken notions of pleasure, are often classed, in a young man's mind, under the general head of liberty. -- Maria Edgeworth
  • This moment is so much bigger than me. It's for every nameless, faceless woman of colour that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened. -- Halle Berry
  • The healing of the world is in its nameless saints. Each separate star seems nothing, but a myriad scattered stars break up the night and make it beautiful. -- Bayard Taylor
  • Type production has gone mad, with its senseless outpouring of new types... only in degenerate times can personality (opposed to the nameless masses) become the aim of human development. -- Jan Tschichold
  • World of words lost on the living / I take my place with the walking dead / Robbed of my voice I'm always giving / Thousands of words to this nameless dread. -- Maggie Stiefvater
  • Fate sits on these dark battlements and frowns, And as the portal opens to receive me, A voice in hollow murmurs through the courts Tells of a nameless deed. -- Ann Radcliffe
  • One famous movie executive who shall remain nameless, exposed himself to me in his office. 'Mr X,' I said, 'I thought you were a producer not an exhibitor'. -- Shirley Temple
  • I choose to think of tv audience as nameless, formless, faceless people who are all like me. And anything that I write, if I like it, they'll like it. -- Rod Serling
  • There were nameless horrors abroad; and no matter how little one might be able to get at them, one ought tp stand prepared for any sort of action at any time. -- H. P. Lovecraft
  • I do not forgive myself for being born. It is as if creeping into this world, I had profaned a mystery, betrayed some momentous pledge, committed a fault of nameless gravity. -- Emile M. Cioran
  • I do not say the mind gets informed by action, ? bodily action; but it does get earnestness and strength by it, and that nameless something that gives a man the mastership of his faculties. -- William Mountford
  • A person who searched rooms, brandished pistols, dangled promises of half a million franc fees for nameless services and then wrote instructions to Polish spies might reasonably be regarded with suspicion. But suspicion of what? -- Eric Ambler