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"Getting old ain't for the faint of heart." - Anthony Hopkins

"Leadership is not for the faint of heart" - Bill Hybels

"Not suffering, but faint heart, is worst of woes." - James Russell Lowell

"Life is not for the faint of heart." - Natasha Lyonne

"The last days are not for the faint of heart or the spiritually out of shape." - Sheri L Dew

"Capitalism is part of our system, but it's not for the faint of heart." - Michael Douglas

"Oh, well, faint heart never won so much as a scrap of paper" - Dorothy L Sayers

"Apology is not for the faint of heart, but then, neither is life." - John Kador

"Let's just say that the theater is not for the faint of heart," - Phylicia Rashad

"Let's just say that the theater is not for the faint of heart," - Phylicia Rashad

"Let's just say that the theater is not for the faint of heart." - Phylicia Rashad

"Growing old on screen is not for the faint of heart." - George Clooney

"I say to everybody, 'Adoption is not for the faint of heart.'" - Mariska Hargitay

"Making a movie with Lindsay Lohan is not for the faint of heart." - Grant Bowler

"Being a teenager these days is not for the faint of heart." - Melody Carlson

"Faint heart ne'er won fair lady." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Faint heart never won fair maid." - William Shakespeare

"Faint heart never won fair lady." - Proverbs

"faint heart never won fair lady" - Meg Cabot

"The path of love is not for the faint of heart. It is tested and pushed over and over again." - Lisa Bloom

"Activism that challenges the status quo, that attacks deeply rooted problems, is not for the faint of heart." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Modeling isn't for the faint of heart, you have to really want it and work hard for it." - Liris Crosse

"Through words he gave voice to the voiceless. Through deeds he gave courage to the faint of heart." - Barack Obama

"Ah, fool! faint heart fair lady ne'er could win." - Edmund Spenser

"Remember the old saying, Faint heart ne'er won fair lady." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Imagination is a sort of faint perception." - Aristotle

"The hunting of monsters is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it for those who feel bound by such trivial doctrines as law or national borders." - Tess Gerritsen

"Nothing of worth or weight can be achieved with half a mind, with a faint heart, and with a lame endeavor." - Isaac Barrow

"My heart had a crush on him from the moment we met, but it was faint, and the rest of me stubbornly refused to play along." - Jennifer Harrison

"I am no faint-heart when it comes to the unpleasant truth. Indeed I have always taken a bracing sort of pleasure in facing it." - Jude Morgan

"Politics has never been for the thin-skinned or the faint-of-heart, and if you enter the arena, you should expect to get roughed up." - Barack Obama

"Lincoln - they used to talk about him almost as bad as they talk about me. So democracy has never been for the faint of heart." - Barack Obama

"When we blaze trails, which is what Hulu is about, it takes time. That is not for the faint of heart, and we understand that." - Jason Kilar

"The bottom line is that finding orphan planets - small, faint, and located who-knows-where - is not for the faint of heart. The task is comparable to observing a match flame at the distance of Pluto. The WISE satellite, a hi-tech, space-based infrared telescope especially suited for such work, has found only a few." - Seth Shostak

"And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair." - James Drummond Burns

"Faint heart hath been a common phrase, faire ladie never wives." - John Payne Collier

"Life is but one continual course of instruction. The hand of the parent writes on the heart of the child the first faint characters which time deepens into strength so that nothing can efface them." - Paul R. Hill

"Conscience is the accumulated sediment of ancestral faint- heartedness" - H L Mencken

"Fortune is not on the side of the faint-hearted." - Sophocles

"O men, grown sick with toil and care, Leave for awhile the crowded mart; O women, sinking with despair, Weary of limb and faint of heart, Forget your years to-day and come As children back to childhood's house." - Phoebe Cary

"Politics has never been for the thin-skinned or the faint of heart, and if you enter the arena, you should expect to get roughed up. Moreover, Democracy in a nation of more than 300 million people is inherently difficult." - Barack Obama

"This hill though high I covent ascend; The difficulty will not me offend; For I perceive the way of life lies here. Come, pluck up, heart; let's neither faint nor fear." - John Bunyan

"It is a miracle that anything gets made. It's not for the faint of heart, at all. You could so easily get really depressed or really down about the whole thing, but you just don't." - Kevin Munroe

"Photography used to be not for the faint of heart. Its rigors would weed out the not-so-committed pretty quickly. You had to crank the f-stop ring yourself!" - Joe Mcnally

"Any middle-aged woman knows that our feet are not for the faint of heart, especially in midwinter. I wear clogs, so it's actually like my feet are wooden now." - Lisa Scottoline

"We fell silent again. The thing we had shared was nothing more than a fragment of time that had died longe ago.Even so, a faint glimmer of that warm memory still claimed a part of my heart. And when death claim me, no doubt I would walk along by that faint light in the brief instant before being flung once again into the abyss of nothingness" - Haruki Murakami

"Still falls the Rain - Still falls the Blood from the Starved Man's wounded Side: He bears in His Heart all wounds, - those of the light that died, The last faint spark In the self-murdered heart, the wounds of the sad uncomprehending dark..." - Edith Sitwell

"You fainted,' Tom said. Reg coughed. No, I didn't,' he said. 'Women faint. People afraid of needles faint. Men black out." - N.D. Wilson

"I've read your summary." "And?" "It's not incompetent." Be still, my heart, so I don't faint from such faint phrase. "Did you expect it to be written in crayon?" - Ilona Andrews

"In order to live fully we may need to look deeply at our own suffering and at the suffering of others. In the depths of every wound we have survived is the strength we need to live. The wisdom our wounds can offer us is a place of refuge. Finding this is not for the faint of heart. But then, neither is life." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"There was no God in his heart, he knew; his ideas were still in riot; there was ever the pain of memory; the regret for his lost youth - yet the waters of disillusion had left a deposit on his soul, responsibility and a love of life, the faint stirring of old ambitions and unrealized dreams." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"The melancholy ghosts of dead renown, Whispering faint echoes of the world's applause." - Edward Young

"I stepped onto the spiritual path moved by an inner sense that I might find greatness of heart, that I might find profound belonging, that I might find a hidden source of love and compassion. Like a homing instinct for freedom, my intuitive sense that this was possible was the faint, flickering, yet undeniable expression of faith." - Sharon Salzberg

"The last faint spark In the self-murdered heart, the wounds of the sad uncomprehending dark, The wounds of the baited bear,- The blind and weeping bear whom the keepers beat On his helpless flesh . . . the tears of the hunted hare." - Edith Sitwell

"My "heart". Does that pitiful organ still represent anything? It lies motionless in my chest, pumping no blood, serving no purpose, and yet my feelings still seem to originate inside its cold walls. My muted sadness, my vague longing, my rare flickers of joy. They pool in the center of my chest and seep out of there, diluted and faint, but real." - Isaac Marion

"Beyond the fence the forest stood up spectrally in the moonlight, and through the dim stir, through the faint sounds of that lamentable courtyard, the silence of the land went home to one's very heart - its mystery, its greatness, the amazing reality of its concealed life." - Joseph Conrad

"When the soldiers stand leaning on their spears, they are faint from want of food." - Sun Tzu

"The shortening of devotions starves the soul, it grows lean and faint" - William Wilberforce

"When the wind is right, a faint odor of kerosene is exhaled from Senator McCarthy." - Ray Bradbury

"Matter was like a faint precipitate suspended in a world of dense light." - Edward Harrison

"Many faint with toil, That few may know the cares and woe of sloth." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Like the faint streaks of ligbt broke loose from darkness, and dawning into blushes." - John Dryden

"Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery." - Annie Dillard

"It is a simple feat of scientific electrical engineering - only expensive - blind, faint-hearted, doubting world." - Nikola Tesla

"Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual, bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic." - Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks

"Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instinct can be perceived." - Bertrand Russell

"Among all nations, through the darkest polytheism glimmer some faint sparks of monotheism." - Immanuel Kant

"In new work, we need to see the shadow, however faint, of previous literary effort." - Phillip Lopate

"Even in civilized mankind faint traces of a monogamous instinct can sometimes be perceived." - Bertrand Russell

"Apart from the faint odor of ink that pervaded the scene, it might have been real." - Jasper Fforde

"The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted." - Peter Mcwilliams

"Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual, bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic." - Patricia Meyer Spacks

"Dissimulation is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom; for it asketh a strong wit and a strong heart to know when to tell truth, and to do it; therefore, it is the weaker sort of politicians that are the greatest dissemblers." - Francis Bacon

"There were days when you peered into yourself, into the secret places of your heart, and what you saw there made you faint with horror. And then, next day, you didn't know what to make of it,you couldn't interpret the horror you had glimpsed the day before. Yes, you know what evil costs." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Moving forward will not be for the faint of heart. But if the next century witnesses failure, let it be because our science is not yet up to the job, not because we don't have the courage to make less random the sometimes most unfair courses of human evolution." - James D Watson

"Memories, so sweet and bitter.. they had both nourished and devoured him for so many years. Until a time came when they began to fade, turning faint and blurred, only an ache to be quickly pushed away because it went to your heart. For what was the use of remembering all you had lost?" - Cornelia Funke

"My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. I remember exactly where I set down each and every one of them, and how I felt when I did. Short stories are like guideposts to my heart..." - Haruki Murakami

"The simple truth is that being a creative artist takes courage; it's not a job for the faint of heart. It takes courage each and every time you put a book or poem or painting before the public, because it is, in fact, enormously revealing." - Terri Windling

"The simple truth is that being a creative artist takes courage; it's not a job for the faint of heart. It takes courage each and every time you put a book or poem or painting before the public, because it is, in fact, enormously revealing." - Terri Windling

"I can't sleep, I can't eat, I can't do anything but think about him. At night I dream of him, all day I wait to see him, and when I do see him my heart turns over and I think I will faint with desire." - Philippa Gregory

"Being a parent is not for the faint of heart. I may joke about knowing fear, but the fact is, the first time I ever knew real fear was the day Charlotte, my first child, was born. Suddenly there is someone in the world you care about more than anything." - Harlan Coben

"Though I have many words, What woman's satisfied, I am no longer faint Because at her side? O who could have foretold That the heart grows old?" - William Butler Yeats

"Faint heart never won true friend. O my friend, may it come to pass, once, that when you are my friend I may be yours." - Henry David Thoreau

"And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair. What does the utmost that he can Will whyles do mair." - Robert Burns

"And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair. Wha does the utmost that he can Will whyles do mair." - Robert Burns

"Holding this soft, small living creature in my lap this way, though, and seeing how it slept with complete trust in me, I felt a warm rush in my chest. I put my hand on the cat's chest and felt his heart beating. The pulse was faint and fast, but his heart, like mine, was ticking off the time allotted to his small body with all the restless earnestness of my own." - Haruki Murakami

"Joy and amazement of the beauty and grandeur of this world of which man can just form a faint notion..." - Albert Einstein

"In the silence of a midwinter dusk, there is a sound so faint that for all you can tell it may be only the sound of the silence itself. You hold your breath to listen. You are aware of the beating of your heart. The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name of that moment." - Frederick Buechner

"Where the light wings of Zephyr, oppress'd with perfume, Wax faint o'er the gardens of Gul in her bloom." - Lord Byron

"A laugh is the loud echo of a sigh; a sigh the faint echo of a laugh." - Sean O'Casey

"True love is no game of the faint-hearted and the weak; it is born of strength and understanding." - Meher Baba

"Oh, how strenuous is life! I know a little of it. Men "ought always to pray, and not to faint." How fierce the battle! I know something of the conflict, but I ought not to faint, because I can pray." - G. Campbell Morgan

"But I was in search of love in those days, and I went full of curiosity and the faint, unrecognized apprehension that here, at last, I should find that low door in the wall, which others, I knew, had found before me, which opened on an enclosed and enchanted garden, which was somewhere, not overlooked by any window, in the heart of that grey city." - Evelyn Waugh

"History could hover, like a faint perfume or a memory stamped on the back of one's eyelids." - Jodi Picoult

"If my husband ever met a woman on the street who looked like one of his paintings he would faint." - Jacqueline Roque

"[Personal] industry must be faint and languid, which is not excited by the sense of personal interest." - Edward Gibbon

"Listen. With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break from the trees And fall." - Adelaide Crapsey

"i wanted to try things, everything, especially things that are illegal and have a faint whiff of glamour." - Michelle Tea

"Satan does some of his worst work on exhausted Christians when nerves are frayed and the mind is faint." - Vance Havner

"Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow." - William Blake

"A faint blush melting through the light of thy transparent cheek like a rose-leaf bathed in dew." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"The library is not, as some would have it, a place for the retiring of disposition or faint of heart. It is not an ivory tower or a quiet room in a sanitarium facing away from the afternoon sun. It is, rather, a command center, a power base. A board room, a war room. An Oval Office for all who preside over their own destinies. One does not retreat from the world here; one prepares to join it at an advantage." - Eric Burns

"For a breeze of morning moves, And the planet of Love is on high, Beginning to faint in the light that she loves On a bed of daffodil sky, To faint in the light of the sun she loves, To faint in his light, and to die." - Alfred Tennyson

"It doth not hurt", whispered a faint voice, "She will take you life and all you are and all you care'st for, and she will leave you with nothing but mist and fog. She'll take your joy. And one day you'll wake and your heart and soul will have gone. A husk you'll be, a wisp you'll be, and a thing no more than a dream on waking, or a memory of something forgotten." - Neil Gaiman

"The Bible is not a book for the faint of heart - it is a book full of all the greed and glory and violence and tenderness and sex and betrayal that benefits mankind. It is not the collection of pretty little anecdotes mouthed by pious little church mice - it does not so much nibble at our shoe leather as it cuts to the heart and splits the marrow from the bone. It does not give us answers fitted to our small-minded questions, but truth that goes beyond what we even know to ask." - Rich Mullins

"Is man a savage at heart, skinned o'er with fragile Manners? Or is savagery but a faint taint in the natural man's gentility, which erupts now and again like pimples on an angel's arse?" - John Barth

"Faint heart never won fair lady! Nothing venture, nothing win Blood is thick, but water's thin In for a penny, in for a pound It's Love that makes the world go 'round!" - W. S. Gilbert

"Is man a savage at heart, skinned o'er with fragile Manners? Or is savagery but a faint taint in the natural man's gentility, which erupts now and again like pimples on an angel's arse?" - John Barth

"Is a man a salvage at heart, skinned o'er with fragile Manners? Or is salvagery but a faint taint in the natural man's gentility, which erupts now and again like pimples on an angel's arse?" - John Barth

"Why should we faint and fear to live alone, Since all alone, so Heaven has willed, we die? Nor even the tenderest heart, and next our own, Knows half the reasons why we smile and sigh." - John Keble

"Why should we faint and fear to live alone,Since all alone, so Heaven has willed, we die?Nor even the tenderest heart, and next our own,Knows half the reasons why we smile and sigh." - John Keble

"Most of the faint intimations of immortality of which we are occasionally aware would seem to arise out of Art or the materials of Art." - James Thurber

"Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery, like the idle, curved tunnels of leaf miners on the face of a leaf" - Annie Dillard

"When love congeals It soon reveals The faint aroma of performing seals, The double crossing of a pair of heels. I wish I were in love again!" - Lorenz Hart

"Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery, like the idle, curved tunnels of leaf miners on the face of a leaf." - Annie Dillard

"When love congeals It soon reveals The faint aroma of performing seals, The double-crossing of a pair of heels. I wish I were in love again!" - Lorenz Hart

"There are two types of compassion. One - is faint-hearted and sentimental. Actually, it is nothing more than impatience of the heart, that is hurrying to get rid of that hard feeling when you see other peoples' sufferings; this is not a compassion, but just an instinct will to defence yourself from misfortunes of others. But there is another compassion - real one, that demands for actions, not sentiments, it knows what it wants, and it is full of determination to do everything, what is in human power and even beyond it." - Stefan Zweig

"See thou, whatsoever be thy name - whether Fate, Life, or Devil! I cast thee down my gauntlet, I challenge thee to battle! Men of faint heart may bow before thy mysterious power, thy face of stone may inspire them with dread, in thy unbroken silence they may discern the birth of calamity and an impending avalanche of woe. But I am daring and strong, and I challenge thee to battle! Let us draw our swords, and join our bucklers, and rain such blows upon each other's crests as shall cause the very earth to shake again! Ha! Come forth and fight with me!" - Leonid Andreyev

"There was no God in his heart, he knew; his ideas were still in riot; there was ever the pain of memory; the regret for his lost youth-yet the waters of disillusion had left a deposit on his soul, responsibility and a love of life, the faint stirring of old ambitions and unrealized dreams...... And he could not tell why the struggle was worth while, why he had determined to use to the utmost himself and his heritage from the personalities he had passed... He stretched out his arms to the crystalline, radiant sky. I know myself," he cried, "but that is all." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I hear the sounds of melting snow outside my window every night and with the first faint scent of spring, I remember life exists" - John J. Geddes

"Death was in every sell of his body. He gave off a faint, greenish steam of decay. Lee imagined he would glow in the dark." - William S Burroughs

"Satin and lace and brown velvet and the faint odor of violets. That was all which was left to him of his love." - William Maxwell

"A faint smell of lilac filled the air. There was always lilac in this part of town. Where there were grandmothers, there was always lilac." - Laura Miller

"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

"I have perceived a most faint neglect of late, which I have rather blamed as mine own jealous curiosity than as a very pretense and purpose of unkindness." - William Shakespeare

"As we retain but a faint remembrance of our felicity, it is but fair that the smartest stroke of sorrow should, if bitter, at least be brief." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not." - George Whitefield

"...instead of offering me a Garibaldi biscuit, she asked me with that faint lisp of hers, to 'have some squashed flies, George'." - H G Wells

"Flute was actually my first instrument. I had a year of lessons and then stopped after feeling like I was going to faint all of the time." - Rachael Yamagata

"He must love me, i thought, amazed. A faint whiff of nausea hit me at seeing pain as proof of love, but it seemed true. Unavoidable." - Katherine Dunn

"That amid our highest civilization men faint and die with want is not due to the niggardliness of nature, but to the injustice of man." - Henry George

"Listen ... With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break free from the trees And fall." - Adelaide Crapsey

"the breeze brought us a faint sound, as of a distant rat, a huge and mystic rat, gnawing, maybe, at the horizon!" - Anne Bosworth Greene

"The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human." - Michael Ondaatje

"The chestnuts, lavish of their long-hid gold, To the faint Summer, beggared now and old, Pour back the sunshine hoarded 'neath her favoring eye." - James Russell Lowell

"Willow, in thy breezy moan, I can hear a deeper tone; Through thy leaves come whispering low, Faint sweet sound of long ago - Willow, sighing willow!" - Felicia Hemans

"It is true fortitude to stand firm against All shocks of fate, when cowards faint and die In fear to suffer more calamity." - Philip Massinger

"This book, when I am dead, will be A little faint perfume of me. People who knew me well will say, She really used to think that way." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Only in the books written in earlier times did she sometimes think she found some faint idea of what it might be like to be alive." - W G Sebald

"Motherhood is not for the faint-hearted. Frogs, skinned knees, and the insults of teenage girls are not meant for the wimpy." - Danielle Steel

"There was a frosty rime upon the trees, which, in the faint light of the clouded moon, hung upon the smaller branches like dead garlands." - Charles Dickens

"It is true fortitude to stand firm against All shocks of fate, when cowards faint and die In fear to suffer more calamity." - Philip Massinger

"Almighty Power, by whose most wise command, helpless, forlorn, uncertain, here I stand, take this faint glimmer of thyself away, or break into my soul with perfect day!" - John Arbuthnot

"A light snow, a snow so faint and small-bodied that it seems nothing more than a manifestation of the cold." - James Salter

"The world was all mud and wire. The war in the heavens was only a faint imitation of the horror men had learned to make." - Tad Williams

"Japanese is a baby talk - very, very hard to read, very, very, easy to talk. ... A very faint kind of language." - L Ron Hubbard

"Twas noon; and every orange bud Hung lanquid o'er the crystal flood, Faint as the lids of maiden eyes Beneath a lover's burning sighs!" - Thomas Moore

"Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins, that almost freezes up the heat of life." - William Shakespeare

"O wild and wondrous midnight, There is a might in thee To make the charmed body Almost like spirit be, And give it some faint glimpses Of immortality." - James Russell Lowell

"Sensing the carelessness and one-sidedness of our prayers, we start to feel guilty about praying. Guilt leads to faint-heartedness and that in turn leads to prayerlessness." - Bill Hybels



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