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"There sat I, a faded being, under faded leaves." - Franz Kafka

"Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded." - Gertrude Stein

"All that I've learned has faded away." - Ronnie Radke

"Sorrow's faded form, and solitude behind." - Thomas Gray

"There were some memories, though, that never faded." - Cassandra Clare

"Faded the flower and all its budded charms,Faded the sight of beauty from my eyes,Faded the shape of beauty from my arms,Faded the voice, warmth, whiteness, paradise!Vanishd unseasonably" - John Keats

"We're just recycled history machines, cavemen in faded blue jeans." - Jimmy Buffett

"The flowers flashed before they faded. She watched them flash." - Virginia Woolf

"I faded away for a while out of necessity." - Phoebe Snow

"When affirmation and negation came into being, Tao faded. After Tao faded, then came one-sided attachments." - Zhuangzi

"That sun, that light had faded, and she had faded with them. Now she was as grey as the season itself." - Anita Brookner

"The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring." - Ambrose Philips

"Wild is the music of autumnal winds Amongst the faded woods." - William Wordsworth

"O latest born and loveliest vision far of all Olympus' faded hierarchy." - John Keats

"And you're wasted with your ladies. Yeah I'm the reason why you always getting faded." - Drake

"I'm in the mood to get faded, so please bring your finest." - Drake

"In your city faded off the brown, NINO. She insists she got more class, WE KNOW." - Drake

"Faded way too long, I'm floatin in and out of consciousness" - Drake

"Any thoughts of guilt, any feelings of regret, had faded. The desert had baked them out." - Stephen King

"I don't like green Christmases. They're not green-they're just nasty faded browns and grays." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Quotologists encounter happy surprises, bright books by faded authors, treasures hidden under dust." - Willis Regier

"The flowers anew returning seasons bring! But beauty faded has no second spring." - Ambrose Philips

"The light of other days is faded, And all their glories past." - Alfred Bunn

"I feel half faded away like some figure in the background of an old picture." - Iris Murdoch

"You are beautiful and faded Like an old opera tune Played upon a harpsichord." - Amy Lowell

"The world is tired, the year is old, The faded leaves are glad to die..." - Sara Teasdale

"She was a faded but still lovely woman of twenty-seven." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"The eyes of men love to pluck the blossoms from the faded flowers they turn away." - Sophocles

"Memories have no life. They're just pale reminders of a time that's gone-like faded photographs." - Kevin Brooks

"Popularity - a piece of faded tinsel, that is out of date." - Victor Hugo

"Wild is the music of the autumnal wind Among the faded woods." - William Wordsworth

"I don't like green Christmases. They're not green'they're just nasty faded browns and grays." - L. M. Montgomery

"Quotologists encounter happy surprises, bright books by faded authors, treasures hidden under dust." - Willis Goth Regier

"The eyes of men love to pluck the blossoms; from the faded flowers they turn away." - Sophocles

"The light of other days is faded, And all their glories past." - Alfred Bunn

"While Memory watches o'er the sad review Of joys that faded like the morning dew." - Thomas Campbell

"Faded smiles oft linger in the face, While grief's first flakes fall silent on the heart!" - Alfred Austin

"I don't like jeans with holes in 'em. I like 'em faded." - Liam Gallagher

"Friendships that don't fit my life anymore have faded away, and new ones have come in." - Amanda Lindhout

"Rock n' roll seems like it's faded away sometimes, but it will never die." - Alex Turner

"In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away." - John Lothrop Motley

"The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory." - Aldo Gucci

"What had happened to our love? Somehow it had faded, or worn out, or simply withered away." - Carolyn Meyer

"Tis the last rose of Summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone." - Thomas Moore

"Demonstrate talent, said Grandmother often to me, and you will still be loved by a husband when beauty has faded." - Martine Leavitt

"Faded the flower and all its budded charms, Faded the sight of beauty from my eyes, Faded the shape of beauty from my arms, Faded the voice, warmth, whiteness, paradise! Vanished unseasonably at shut of eve, When the dusk holiday - or holinight Of fragrant-curtained love begins to weave The woof darkness thick, for hid delight; But as I've read love's missal through today, He'll let me sleep, seeing I fast and pray." - John Keats

"I am as one who is left alone at a banquet, the lights dead and the flowers faded." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"I can see her lying back in her faded dress in a room where do what you don't confess." - Gordon Lightfoot

"Delta Dawn, what's that flower you have on, could it be a faded rose from days gone by?" - Tanya Tucker

"I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded." - Erma Bombeck

"The color is repellent, almost revolting: a smouldering unclean yellow, strangely faded by the slow-turning sunlight." - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The phantom-host has faded quite, Splendor and Terror gone- Portent or promise-and gives way To pale, meek Dawn." - Herman Melville

"There was no reality to pain when it left one, though while it held one fast all other realities faded." - Rachel Field

"Ill-fitted T-shirts stretched over a gut are my pet hate. And if the colour's faded - ugh." - Joanne Froggatt

"I am as one who is left alone at a banquet, the lights dead and the flowers faded." - Edward George, Baron George

"Off a cup of C.J. Gibson, man I'm faded off the brown and I'm easily influenced by the niggas I'm around" - Drake

"Sunsets in themselves are generally superior to sunrises; but with the sunset we appreciate images drawn from departed peace and faded glory." - George Stillman Hillard

"When Sir Joshua Reynolds died All Nature was degraded; The King dropped a tear in the Queen's ear, And all his pictures faded." - William Blake

"The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. And what the poets said in rhyme, the young translated into practice." - Virginia Woolf

"She snatched at the dream that had comforted her for so long. It was faded and thin, like a letter too often read." - Elizabeth George Speare

"My smile faded, and I suddenly felt confused. My heart leapt in my chest. "Why would you do that for me?" "What wouldn't I do for you?" - Richelle Mead

"The expectation of substantive unity between natural science and social science has faded.... Gone is the cosmic intention of placing man in the universe." - Allan Bloom

"When the light has sharply faded And you have lost your way Let another's love guide you It can turn blackest night into day." - Kevin Myers

"And even this heart of mine has something artificial. The dancers have sewn it into a bag of pink satin, pink satin slightly faded, like their dancing shoes." - Edgar Degas

"I end not far from my going forth By picking the faded blue Of the last remaining aster flower To carry again to you." - Robert Frost

"love is what we are about, my darling," she says. "Not even in death has our love faded, for I live in your veins." - Susan Abulhawa

"Memory can glean, but can never renew. It brings us joys faint as is the perfume of the flowers, faded and dried, of the summer that is gone." - Henry Ward Beecher

"There was a kindliness about intoxication - there was that indescribable gloss and glamour it gave, like the memories of ephemeral and faded evenings." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Ah tell me not that memory sheds gladness over the past; what is recalled by faded flowers save that they did not last?" - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"I love Nunsmere, said the Literary Man from London. It is a spot where faded lives are laid away in lavender." - William John Locke

"To check young Genius' proud career, The slaves who now his throne invaded, Made Criticism his prime Vizier, And from that hour his glories faded." - Thomas Moore

"The new-laid harvest straw beneath the faded red carpet rustled crisply under Martha's shapeless felt slippers as she padded across the living-room to the cluttered mantle." - Lloyd C. Douglas

"I may not to the world impart The secret of its power, But treasured in my inmost heart I keep my faded flower." - Ellen Clementine Howarth

"I never cast a flower away, A gift of one who car'd for me; A flower - a faded flower, But it was done reluctantly." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Tis but a little faded flower, But oh, how fondly dear! 'Twill bring me back one golden hour, Through many a weary year." - Ellen Clementine Howarth

"What thought is folded in thy leaves! What tender thought, what speechless pain! I hold thy faded lips to mine, Thou darling of the April rain." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Who have riot saved some trifling thing More prized than jewels rare, A faded flower, a broken ring, A tress of golden hair." - Ellen Clementine Howarth

"And visions of happiness, faded long, Again in their beauty round me press; While dreams, which to earlier days belong, Steal soothingly over my loneliness!" - Eliza Acton

"Memories were fine but you couldn't touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time." - Cecelia Ahern

"He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered , with difficulty recognizing the beauty for which he picked and ruined it." - Leo Tolstoy

"The melody faded like a rainbow after a storm, or like winds calming down at last; and what was left was calm, and possibility, and relief." - Gregory Maguire

"One more thing. The people and the friends that we have lost... or the dreams that have faded... never forget them." - Yuna

"In my life I find that memories of the spirit linger and sweeten long after memories of the brain have faded." - Harry Connick Jr

"Barbarians, we call them, while all the while we timidly cling to our Web like Visigoths crouching in the ruins of Rome's faded glory and proclaim ourselves civilized." - Dan Simmons

"Why should we grope among the dry bones of the past, or put the living generation into masquerade out of its faded wardrobe?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I never cast a flower away, A gift of one who car'd for me; A flower-a faded flower, But it was done reluctantly." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Memories which someday will become all beautiful when the last annoyance that encumbers them shall have faded out of our minds." - Mark Twain

"Am I too early?" "No. He's waiting for you." The smile faded, to be replaced by a slightly disappointed expression. "I thought you'd be . . . scarier." - Nalini Singh

"Fashion, after all, is magic and miracle...intended to bestow proportion and beauty where both have been lost or faded with the years." - Charles James

"She knew what it was to wait for someone who would never come home. She knew that grief, like a scar, faded but never really went away." - Libba Bray

"... a faded black T-shirt with a soaring penguin and the slogan 'Where do you want to come from today?' - Newton's Wake" - Ken Macleod

"Lost Angel of a ruined Paradise! She knew not 'twas her own; as with no stain She faded, like a cloud which had outwept its rain." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"T is but a little faded flower, But oh, how fondly dear! 'T will bring me back one golden hour, Through many a weary year." - Ellen Clementine Howarth

"Who hath not saved some trifling thing More prized than jewels rare, A faded flower, a broken ring, A tress of golden hair." - Ellen Clementine Howarth

"For my part, my interest in Paris had faded away completely long ago when I learned that it was in France." - Jeff Lindsay

"A teddy bear is your childhood wrapped up in faded yellow fur, and as such, he commands affection long after he is out grown." - Pam Brown

"Men command fewer words than they have ideas to express, and language, as Jean Paul said, is a dictionary of faded metaphors." - Walter Lippmann

"Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?" - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Accordingly the Northern races of Europe found their inspiration in the Bible; and the enthusiasm for it has not yet quite faded away." - Lafcadio Hearn

"If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations." - Nguyen Cao Ky

"When I was a kid, it was a little bit exciting working with Peter Weir and Robin Williams, but that faded pretty quickly for me." - Robert Sean Leonard

"Together we will build an America where hope is a new job with a paycheck, not a faded word on an old bumper sticker." - Mitt Romney

"For those whose faith has faded, the reasons may be real to them, but these reasons do not change the reality of what Joseph Smith restored." - James E Faust

"Once we erase ourselves, then there's no eraser. There never was anyone to erase. We've awakened from the dream and the dream has faded." - Frederick Lenz

"A parabatai. Like he was. And Jace knew, too, what that faded rune meant: a parabatai whose other half was dead. He felt his sympathy leap toward Brother Zachariah, as he imagined himself without Alec, with only that faded rune to remind him where once he had been bonded to someone who knew all the best and worst parts of his soul." - Cassandra Clare

"If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged." - Virginia Woolf

"Everything in my room was old and faded, but I loved that about it. It felt like there might be secrets in the walls, in the four-poster bed, especially in that music box." - Jenny Han

"He looked at her as a man might look at a faded flower he had plucked, in which it was difficult for him to trace the beauty that had made him pick and so destroy it" - Leo Tolstoy

"People weren't firecrackers who burst into the night sky with brilliance and glory, and a moment later faded away to nothing. Our souls had to be more lasting than that." - Janette Rallison

"I think Hollywood is more of a state of mind then a place. There are certainly iconic locations in L.A. but as far as the glitz and glamour of old Hollywood and the studio system, that's all but faded away." - Nicholas Ozeki

"And dazzling memory revive.Refresh the faded tints, Recut the aged prints, And write my old adventures, with the pen Which, on the first day, drew Upon the tablets blue The dancing Pleiads, and the eternal men." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Me?" All the crappiness of the day, of the last few weeks, zeroed in on this high and mighty B with an itch, and the scared-rabbit feeling faded." - C.C. Hunter

"Say everything for vice which you can say, magnify any pleasure as much as you please, but don't believe you have any secret for sending on quicker the sluggish blood, and for refreshing the faded nerve." - Sydney Smith

"But passion raves herself to rest, or flies; And vice, that digs her own voluptuous tomb Had buried long his hopes, no more to rise: Pleasure's pall'd victim! life-abhorring gloom Wrote on his faded brow curst Cain's unresting doom." - Lord Byron

"The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And like this unsubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind." - William Shakespeare

"Like the baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve; And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind." - William Shakespeare

"Beside the brook and on the umbered meadow, Where yellow fern-tufts fleck the faded ground, With folded lids beneath their palmy shadow The gentian nods in dewy slumbers bound." - Sarah Helen Power Whitman

"Hour after hour departs, Recklessly flying; The golden time of our hearts Is fast a-dying: O, how soon it will have faded! Joy droops, with forehead shaded; And Memory starts." - John Hamilton Reynolds

"If e'er I win a parting token, 'Tis something that has lost its power - A chain that has been used and broken, A ruin'd glove, a faded flower; Something that makes my pleasure less, Something that means - forgetfulness." - Nathaniel Parker Willis

"Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly; a flower that dies when it begins to bud; a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour." - William Shakespeare

"You know, back in the '70s - I remember the '70s, we were told there was global cooling. And everyone was told global cooling was a really big problem. And then that faded." - Ted Cruz

"At home we didnt talk about religion. So gradually the question faded away by itself and disappeared from the agenda. When I was nineteen my father died; my response to his death was atheistic." - Sergei Prokofiev

"Time seemed to suspend itself, or cease altogether. Place faded away. There was only her self, the centre that endured through all times, all events, from the world, from its pain. Timeless, eternal.." - Lois Tilton

"Beauty's a doubtful good, a glass, a flower, Lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour; And beauty, blemish'd once, for ever's lost, In spite of physic, painting, pain, and cost." - William Shakespeare

"It was about then [1920] that I wrote a line which certain people will not let me forget: "She was a faded but still lovely woman of twenty-seven."" - F Scott Fitzgerald

"If e'er I win a parting token, 'Tis something that has lost its power- A chain that has been used and broken, A ruin'd glove, a faded flower; Something that makes my pleasure less, Something that means-forgetfulness." - Nathaniel Parker Willis

"Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. It will wear well and will be remembered long after the prism of politeness or the complexion of courtesy has faded away." - Abraham Lincoln

"To me, reading through old letters and journals is like treasure hunting. Somewhere in those faded, handwritten lines there is a story that has been packed away in a dusty old box for years." - Sara Sheridan

"The churches weren't going to accept me looking like a street person with long hair and faded jeans. They did not like the music I was recording. And I had no desire to preach the gospel to the converted." - Larry Norman

"As the evening sky faded from a salmon color to a sort of flint gray, I thought back to the salmon I caught that morning, and how gray he was, and how I named him Flint." - Jack Handey

"She knew she shouldn't want him with every fiber of her being, but she couldn't help herself. Gazing at him feeling his touch - the rest of the world faded into the background" - Lauren Kate

"There is a preppy wabi-sabi to soft, faded khakis and cotton shirts, but it's not nice to be surrounded by things that are worn out or stained or used up." - Gretchen Rubin

"Gun control advocates used to claim that more guns meant more crime. Research demonstrated, though, that more guns meant less crime. As the criminology argument faded, gun control advocates began arguing guns were a public health problem." - Steven Milloy

"Coolidge showed that the best government was the one that got out of the way. When he refrained, the economy grew, the Ku Klux Klan faded, and Americans got Model A's and automobiles." - Amity Shlaes

"My Shangri-la has gone away, Faded like the Beatles on Hey Jude She seemed to drift out on the rain That came in somewhere softly from the blue." - Jeff Lynne

"In spring's own country, where the gardens blow, You faded, tender rose! For hours now past, Like butterflies departing, on you're cast The worms of memories to work you woe." - Adam Mickiewicz

"There were many burning hours on the heart-sweet tide, And we passed away from ourselves, forgetting all The immortal moods that faded, the god who died, Hastening away to the King on a distant call." - George William Russell

"You cannot find the centre Where we dance, where we play, Where life is still asleep Under the closed flower, Under the smooth shell Of eggs in the cupped nest That mock the faded blue Of your remoter heaven." - R. S. Thomas

"It was about then [1920] that I wrote a line which certain people will not let me forget: 'She was a faded but still lovely woman of twenty-seven." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Savior's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad." - William Shakespeare

"Ah, we fondly cherish Faded things That had better perish. Memory clings To each leaf it saves. Chilly winds are blowing. It will soon be snowing On our graves." - John Henry Boner

"There was hell in her eyes! She was worn and jaded Her soul is at war with the life she has led. As I looked on that face so strangely faded I wonder God did not strike me dead..." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"There was a silence. The evening darkened in the room. Noiselessly and with silver feet the shadows crept in from the garden. The colours faded wearily out of things." - Oscar Wilde

"Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. "After all this time?" "Always," said Snape." - J K Rowling

"Beside the brook and on the umbered meadow, Where yellow fern-tufts fleck the faded ground, With folded lids beneath their palmy shadow The gentian nods in dewy slumbers bound." - Sarah Helen Whitman

"Let us not mock God with metaphor, Analogy, sidestepping, transcendence; Making of the event a parable, a sign painted in the Faded credulity of earlier ages: Let us walk through the door." - John Updike

"You cannot find the centre Where we dance , where we play, Where life is still asleep Under the closed flower , Under the smooth shell Of eggs in the cupped nest That mock the faded blue Of your remoter heaven ." - R. S. Thomas

"And you're sorry that the ephemeral beauty has faded so rapidly, so irretrievably, that it flashed so deceptively and pointlessly before your eyes-you're sorry, for you didn't even have time to fall in love..." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office." - Louis Auchincloss

"Hard rock may have faded from the media for a time, but I've always been able to make a living, if not in America, then in the rest of the world." - David Coverdale



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