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"Gray hairs are death's blossoms." - Friedrich Schiller

"Gray hairs are death's blossoms." - Proverbs

"Age whitens hairs, but not sin." - Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

"Our spirits grow gray before our hairs." - Charles Lamb

"The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs." - William Wordsworth

"If hurts were hairs, we'd all look like grizzlies." - Max Lucado

"Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer." - William Shakespeare

"How ill white hairs become a fool and jester!" - William Shakespeare

"Bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave." - Bible

"But the very hairs of your head are all numbered." - Bible

"Those set our hairs, but these our flesh upright." - John Donne

"Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs." - Charles Dickens

"Oh, torture. Torture. My pubic hairs went gray." - Steven Spielberg

"Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs." - Charles Dickens

"Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young." - Rabindranath Tagore

"I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows." - Janette Barber

"Kindness is the only charm permitted to the aged; it is the coquetry of white hairs." - Octave Feuillet

"Beespittle, droppings, hairs of beefur: all become honey. Virulent micro-organisms cannot survive in honey." - Denise Levertov

"It is not hoary hairs that bring wisdom; some have an old head on young shoulders." - Menander

"Flowers are the beautiful hairs of the Mother Spring! Don't pluck them!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Had all his hairs been lives, my great revenge had stomach for them all." - William Shakespeare

"White hairs are the crests of foam which cover the sea after the tempest." - Carmen Sylva

"Defoe was level and anyone who says otherwise is picking hairs" - John Motson

"I cut my pubes last night. My hairs were getting longer than my penis." - Howard Stern

"Who will not be deceived must have as many eyes as hairs on his head." - Proverbs

"Who forgives the Senior's ceaseless verse, Whose hairs grow hoary as his rhymes grow worse?" - Lord Byron

"She hath more hair than wit, and more faults than hairs, and more wealth than faults." - William Shakespeare

"The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs" - Proverbs

"He had long nostril hairs, powerfully intimidating, like an unscheduled nightmare." - Charles Bukowski

"The voice was gentle, like a scalpel petting the short hairs of your throat." - Vernor Vinge

"The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs." - Hunter S Thompson

"The hairs stand up on the back of my neck at certain music." - Jeff Lynne

"I am not going to respect ... gray hairs unless there is wisdom beneath them." - Muhammad Ali Jinnah

"Note to self: When noticing flyaway hairs, do not use lip gloss as an 'on-the-go' hair gel." - Danica Mckellar

"Old married people look so much alike that they have the same number of hairs in their ears." - Albert Camus

"Verily, chemistry is not a splitting of hairs when you have got half a dozen raw Irishmen in the laboratory." - Henry David Thoreau

"We don't like flowers that do not wilt; they must die, and nine she-camel hairs aid memory." - Marianne Moore

"I've learned when you drink Absolut straight, it burns enough to give my chest hairs a perm." - Method Man

"So fallen! so lost! the light withdrawn Which once he wore; The glory from his gray hairs gone For evermore!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"If the splitter of hairs has a sharp enough knife, the fact of life itself can be chopped into nothing." - Gore Vidal

"Old folks love to seem wise- and if you are silly enough to correspond with grey hairs, take the consequence." - Ignatius Sancho

"So fallen! so lost! the light withdrawn Which once he wore; The glory from his gray hairs gone For evermore!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Sometimes love will pick you up by the short hairs... and jerk the heck out of you." - Denise Dobbs

"By common consent grey hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy." - George Bancroft

"Hope had grown grey hairs, Hope had mourning on, Trenched with tears, carved with cares, Hope was twelve hours gone." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"By common consent, gray hairs are a crown of glory: the only object of respect that can never excite envy." - George Bancroft

"Are those cat hairs on your lapel, or have you been dating a blonde with a crew cut?" - Lilian Jackson Braun

"I am a plain practical man, not one of your theorists and splitters of hairs and choppers of logic." - James G Frazer

"By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy." - George Bancroft

"I'm riddled with cynicism. Whenever anyone says 'trust me,' the hairs go up on the back of my neck." - Charles Dance

"I don't know how people do this waxing thing. Now I just have all these bumpy ingrown hairs." - Gaby Hoffmann

"It hurts the bald-head just as much as the thatched-head to have his hairs plucked." - Bion of Borysthenes

"If there are finer beings than German short hairs, I don't know what they are. In their eyes is peace." - Ben Stein

"Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life." - Jean Paul

"When I hear the bagpipes, it makes the hairs on my neck stand on end. It always makes me weep." - Ashley Jensen

"A silly society is a youth-obsessed society: To the Chinese, who appreciate the value of experience, the greater the ratio in a team of grey 'hairs and no-hairs' to 'black hairs' the faster and better a task will be completed. The opposite assumption obtains in the youth-obsessed U.S." - Ilana Mercer

"There never were, in the world, two opinions alike, no more than two hairs, or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity." - Michel De Montaigne

"Avarice, with all its black attendants, is confessedly a crime of old age, and seldom arrives at maturity till accompanied with gray hairs." - Mary Collyer

"If the hairs on my neck stand up while Im writing, I figure the reader will get the same kind of shock." - Andrew Pyper

"My lusts they do me leave, My fancies all be fled, And tract of time begins to weave Grey hairs upon my head." - Thomas Vaux, 2nd Baron Vaux of Harrowden

"What I'm trying to produce is the visual equivalent of the chord change that makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up." - Rian Hughes

"Minutes, hours, days, months, and years, Pass'd over to the end they were created, Would bring white hairs unto a quiet grave. Ah, what a life were this!" - William Shakespeare

"No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there! I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk -handsome, twenty-two year old." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains. The most universal quality is diversity." - Michel De Montaigne

"God's soldier be he! Had I as many sons as I have hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer death: And so his knell is knoll'd." - William Shakespeare

"I never knew the old gentleman with the scythe and hour-glass bring anything but gray hairs, thin cheeks, and loss of teeth." - John Dryden

"History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or gray hairs, - privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof." - Thomas Fuller

"Minutes, hours, days, months, and years, Pass'd over to the end they were created, Would bring white hairs unto a quiet grave. Ah, what a life were this!" - William Shakespeare

"What an awful thing life is, is' it? It's like soup with lots of hairs floating on the surface. You have to eat it nevertheless." - Gustave Flaubert

"There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more that two hairs, or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity." - Michel De Montaigne

"Is Man A child of hope? Do generations press On generations, without progress made? Halts the individual, ere his hairs be gray, Perforce?" - William Wordsworth

"Her golden locks she roundly did uptie in braided trammels, that no looser hairs did out of order stray about her dainty ears." - Edmund Spenser

"There's no grandfatherly fondness in me, There are no gray hairs in my soul! Shaking the world with my voice and grinning, I pass you by, - handsome, Twentytwoyearold." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"What then is the wisdom of the times called old? Is it the wisdom of gray hairs? No. It is the wisdom of the cradle." - Thomas Browne

"Fine writers should split hairs together, and sit side by side, like friendly apes, to pick the fleas from each others fur." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"Gross and obscure natures, however decorated, seem impure shambles; but character gives splendor to youth, and awe to wrinkled skin and gray hairs." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"So, lively brisk old fellow, don't let age get you down. White hairs or not, you can still be a lover." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"There's no grandfatherly fondness in me, There are no gray hairs in my soul! Shaking the world with my voice and grinning, I pass you by, - handsome, Twentytwoyearold." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"We are in the target hairs in this election [2016]. We are all asking whether we are going to have a world at all or not going forward." - Jill Stein

"I think there's a certain limit to the number of times you can raise hairs on the back of peoples' heads before it gets kind of saccharin." - Mat McNerney

"No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there! I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk - handsome, twentytwoyearold." - Vladimir Mayakovsky

"There were never in the world two opinions alike, any more than two hairs or two grains. Their most universal quality is diversity." - Michel De Montaigne

"History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or gray hairs; priviledging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof." - Thomas Fuller

"Truth is after all a moving target Hairs to split, And pieces that don't fit How can anybody be enlightened? Truth is after all so poorly lit." - Neil Peart

"If I had served God as diligently as I have done the King, He would not have given me over in my gray hairs." - Thomas Wolsey

"A Hebrew knelt in the dying light, His eye was dim and cold, The hairs on his brow were silver-white, And his blood was thin and old." - Thomas Kibble Hervey

"If a man's wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen; for they are cymini sectores, splitters of hairs." - Francis Bacon

"Tape is wonderful at preserving evidence - fingerprints, hairs, fibers. Tape preserves this, especially on the sticky side, even if the body's been out there for a year." - Michael Baden

"A Hebrew knelt in the dying light, His eye was dim and cold; The hairs on his brow were silver white, And his blood was thin and old." - Thomas Kibble Hervey

"What an awful thing life is, isn't it? It's like soup with lots of hairs floating on the surface. You have to eat it nevertheless." - Gustave Flaubert

"Maybe it sounds like I'm splitting hairs here but I don't wanna perform for a living, I wanna live for a living." - Jim Parrack

"Nothing dates one so dreadfully as to think someplace is uptown. At our age one must be watchful of these conversational gray hairs." - Ruth Gordon

"I'm obsessed with the Clarisonic brush. It actually makes you feel like you've had a facial. It helps prevent ingrown hairs after shaving, too." - Brad Goreski

"If the hairs on my neck stand up while I'm writing, I figure the reader will get the same kind of shock." - Andrew Pyper

"I attend Internet conferences all the time, and they literally make the hairs on the back of my neck stand up." - Natalie Massenet

"I don't know whether we will find ourselves in the cross hairs, pulled by the short hairs, or just trying to find the next inane hairstyle. But change is coming; it is inevitable. It is as steady and reliable as a ticking clock." - Corey Taylor

"These wrinkles are nothing These gray hairs are nothing, This stomach which sags with old food, these bruised and swollen ankles, my darkening brain, they are nothing. I am the same boy my mother used to kiss." - Mark Strand

"Did you know that according to legend, the guy who became Buddha decided to seek enlightenment the day he got a touch of gray? "Gray hairs," the would-be Buddha said, "are like angels sent by the god of death"." - Anderson Cooper

"some mornings... I sit at the kitchen table shaking salt into the hairs on my arm, and a feeling shoves up in me: it's finished. Everything went past without me." - Jennifer Egan

"Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you." - Isaiah

"I didn't look back, but I knew you were still watching. It probably sounds weird, but I could just feel it. The hairs on my neck bristled when you blinked." - Lucy Christopher

"And Master Kingston, this I will say - had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs." - Pierre de Bourdeille

"Why then, God's soldier be he. Had I as many sons as I have hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer death: And so his knell in knolled." - William Shakespeare

"Not from gray hairs authority doth flow, Nor from bald heads, nor from a wrinkled brow; But our past life, when virtuously spent, Must to our age those happy fruits present." - John Denham

"Over the years, whenever I've felt that little twinkle in the hairs on the back of my neck., as I encountered an original thought or observation in a fishing book, I've turned the corner of the page down." - Arnold Gingrich

"Discipline is important as long as you're having a good time. What I always did was I did what I enjoyed, and I think that's why I don't have any grey hairs." - John Zorn

"Eternity has no gray hairs. The flowers fade, the heart withers, people grow old and die, the world lies down in the sepulchre of ages, but time writes no wrinkles on the brow of eternity." - Reginald Heber

"City lights shine bright on my complexion, Self-reflection...red hairs flashing at the intersection. Life is a green light, one star, no script, Supporting actors...fresh peaches, no pit." - Action Bronson

"It is said in Java that the tiger's hearing is so acute that hunters must keep their nose hairs cut lest the tiger hear the breath whistle through their nostrils." - Peter Matthiessen

"What subsists to-day by violence continues to-morrow by acquiescence and is perpetuated by tradition; till at last the hoary abuse shakes the gray hairs of antiquity at us, and gives it-self out as the wisdom of ages." - Edward Everett

"One day soon the Gillette company will announce the development of a razor that, thanks to a computer microchip, can actually travel ahead in time and shave beard hairs that don't even exist yet" - Dave Barry

"I thought I had the world by the tail. It took me a few years to realize the closest I was to having the world by the tail was being a dingle berry on one of its ass hairs." - Joe R. Lansdale

"He smiled tolerantly at her. Rubbing his smooth chin its recently assassinated chin hairs, he studied her. She barely came up to Ronan's shoulder, but she was every bit as big as he, every bit as present." - Maggie Stiefvater

"You could split hairs and bring up words like 'doo-wop' and terms like 'soul' or 'R&B', but I think pop music is what you want it to be - that's why it's pop." - Henry Rollins

"When I find material that gives me a natural yet unique character point of view and has well- developed characters throughout the script, it makes the hairs on my arm stand up." - Mike Colter

"That is potentially putting us all in the target hairs now is the reactivation of a new nuclear arms race. This arms race and this cold war is potentially hotter than it's been at any time in my lifetime." - Jill Stein

"I have like three hairs left on my head. A hairstylist will come in and put all this fake hair in and it looks luscious and amazing. And I'm like, god, I feel a thousand times better." - Margot Robbie

"His death is like the soft down on the back of your hand, passing unnoticed in the firmest of handshakes, though the slightest breeze makes every damn one of the tiny hairs stand on end." - Zadie Smith

"Eternity has no gray hairs! The flowers fade, the heart withers, man grows old and dies, the world lies down in the sepulchre of ages, but time writes no wrinkles on the brow of Eternity." - Reginald Heber

"I did' look back, but I knew you were still watching. It probably sounds weird, but I could just feel it. The hairs on my neck bristled when you blinked." - Lucy Christopher

"We shrink from the contemplation of our dead bodies, forgetting that when dead they are no longer ours, and concern us as little as the hairs that have fallen from our heads." - John Lancaster Spalding

"A comedy is just a tragedy interrupted, I once said. Do you finish with the kiss or when she opens her eyes to tell him she loves him and sees blonde hairs on his collar?" - Alan Ayckbourn

"True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart." - Honore De Balzac

"The American people and American businesses are looking to the federal government to lead our nation on the path to economic recovery. It is time to stop splitting hairs. It is time to act." - Joseph Crowley

"You could split hairs and bring up words like 'doo-wop' and terms like 'soul' or 'R&B', but I think pop music is what you want it to be - that's why it's pop." - Henry Rollins

"I don't have to psych myself up, or do something special mentally - I look through the scope, get my target in the cross hairs, and kill my enemy, before he kills one of my people." - Chris Kyle

"A fan once asked if he could have a piece of my hair for voodoo. I said no, so he hugged me and plucked out a couple of hairs and ran off." - Amy Lee

"And by the Sacred Parchment, I swear that if I reveal the secrets of The Stonecutters, may my stomach become bloated and my head be plucked of all but three hairs" - Homer

"Pretty! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there." - Alexander Pope

"I like raunchiness, not like in a biker-chick sort of a way, but like the girl can't help it. Little bruises, a few hairs out of place, a little stain here and there." - Anton Szandor LaVey

"Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart." - Saint Augustine

"The sun of the mind, and the life of the heart is Wisdom. She is pure and full of light, crowning grey hairs with lustre, And kindling the eye of youth with a fire not its own." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"I don't think any of my desires or beliefs or other mental states are external to me. Many people will occasionally feel alienated from the motives for an action - "whatever possessed me to do that?". Note, however, that some people feel alienated from the white hairs that recently appeared on their heads - "who put them there?", they might ask the mirror - but the white hairs are still theirs. Similarly, I might feel alienated from an action or a mental state because it does not fit with my visceral self - image." - Nomy Arpaly

"And each stroke of his tongue ripped off skin after successive skin, all the skins of a life in the world, and left behind a nascent patina of shining hairs. My earrings turned back to water and trickled down my shoulders; I shrugged the drops off my beautiful fur." - Angela Carter

"One time I completely thought I'd turned into a werewolf and was sure I could see hairs sprouting from my face. At those times I'd suddenly go very quiet and not talk to anyone, stunned from the developments, being a werewolf and all." - Beth Orton

"Rather than feeling lost and unimportant and meaningless, set against galaxies which go beyond the reach of the furthest telescopes, I feel that my life has meaning. Perhaps I should feel insignificant, but instead I feel a soaring in my heart that the God who could create all this - and out of nothing - can still count the hairs of my head." - Madeleine L'Engle

"He was losing her incrementally. It might be a few stray hairs listless on the pillow, or the crescents of bitten fingernails tossed behind the headboard, or a dark shape dissolving in soap. As a net is no more than holes tied together, they were bonded by what was no longer there." (ARC p. 63)" - Anthony Marra

"I believe in the total depravity of inanimate things... the elusiveness of soap, the knottiness of strings, the transitory nature of buttons, the inclination of suspenders to twist and of hooks to forsake their lawful eyes, and cleave only unto the hairs of their hapless owner's head." - Katharine Walker

"Bind up those tresses. O, what love I note In the fair multitude of those her hairs! Where but by chance a silver drop hath fallen, Even to that drop ten thousand wiry friends Do glue themselves in sociable grief, Like true, inseparable, faithful loves, Sticking together in calamity." - William Shakespeare

"For aught I see, they are as sick, that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing; it is no mean happiness, therefore, to be seated in the mean; superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer." - William Shakespeare

"His silver hairs Will purchase us a good opinion, And buy men's voices to commend our deeds; It shall be said his judgment rul'd our hands; Our youths and wildness shall no whit appear, But all be buried in his gravity." - William Shakespeare

"In this particular tub, two knees jut up like icebergs, while minute brown hairs rise on arms and legs in a fringe of kelp; green soap navigates the tidal slosh of seas breaking on legendary beaches; in faith we shall board our imagined ship and wildly sail among sacred islands of the mad till death shatters the fabulous stars and makes us real." - Sylvia Plath

"Does your ma know you're this silly?" she demanded tartly. He nodded, comically sad. "The few gray hairs she has on her head are my doing. But" - with an exaggerated change of mood - "I send her plenty of money, so she can pay to have them dyed!" "I hope she beat you as a child," Onua grumbled." - Tamora Pierce

"I am very impressed with the results (from laser hair removal). Even after the first treatment, there was a huge difference. I save time everyday that would be spent waxing or shaving. Laser hair removal also saves money in the long run. Now I don't have to deal with razor burn or ingrown hairs since the hair does not grow back!" - Deborah

"The art of splitting hairs four ways. This is the department of useless techniques. Mechanical Avunculogratulation, for example, is how to build machines for greeting uncles. We're not sure, though, if Pylocatabasis belongs, since it's the art of being saved by a hair. Somehow that doesn't seem completely useless." - Umberto Eco

"The sound of wind had become, for me, silence. When it went away, I was left with the squeak of the blood in my head and the aural glitter of all those little eardrum hairs quivering like a drunk in withdrawal." - David Foster Wallace

"My son would walk to the refrigerator-freezer and fling both doors open and stand there until the hairs in his nose iced up. After surveying $200 worth of food in varying shapes and forms, he would declare loudly, 'There's nothing to eat!'" - Erma Bombeck

"If we imagine that God is somehow punishing us, then we will live our lives in desperation and in fear that we are somehow avoiding displeasing God. The difficulty with that is as many ideas about how to displease and how to please God, as there are hairs on your head." - Neale Donald Walsch

"The God who created, names, and numbers the stars in the heavens also numbers the hairs of my head..He pays attention to very big things and to very small ones. What matters to me matters to Him, and that changes my life." - Elisabeth Elliot

"It was so ridiculous. We were just sitting there, thinking about how ridiculous it was because we literally had stray hairs on us. The camera couldn't pick up all the details, but we had some crazy things. We had huge slabs of fat on us and bits of nails and hair. It was disgusting. But, there's also the beautiful parts of it." - Steven Yeun



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