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"Pickle jars are just pickle jars, and pickles are just pickles." - Regina Spektor

"Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune." - Miguel De Cervantes

"When the jars of clay remember they are jars of clay, the treasure within gets all the glory, which seems somehow more fitting." - Jen Hatmaker

"Directing teenage actors is like juggling jars of nitro-glycerine: exhilarating and dangerous." - Stephen King

"I've never found that it jars to go back and forth." - Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

"So please get your rags And your polishing jars, Somebody has to go polish the stars." - Shel Silverstein

"Remember that true beauty comes from within - from within bottles, jars, compacts, and lipstick tubes" - Jeffree Star

"Drink from the presence of saints, not from those other jars." - Rumi

"I could go for a sandwich, but I'm not gonna open two jars." - Brian Regan

"I could go for a sandwich, but I'm not gonna open two jars." - Brian Regan

"I've never found that it jars to go back and forth." - Mary Elizabeth Mastranton

"My playground is full of moonshine, mason jars, beer bottles, and bonfires." - Big Smo

"Jars neither of wine nor of water shall fail in the houses of the rich." - Aeschylus

"You know I could go for a sandwich, but uh, I'm not gonna open two jars. I can't be opening and closing all kinds of jars. And who knows how many knives!" - Brian Regan

"We are all jars of clay, fragile and poor, yet we carry within us an immense treasure." - Pope Francis

"I collect flickering stars in old pickling jars, poking holes in the lids so they can breathe." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"It is not the being paid money in advance that jars the sensitive artist: it is the having to work." - P G Wodehouse

"Till the Spinner of the Years Said 'Now!' And each one hears, And consummation comes, and jars two hemispheres." - Thomas Hardy

"Not until all babies are born from glass jars will the combat cease between mother and son." - Camille Paglia

"On the one hand, we'll never experience childbirth. On the other hand, we can open all our own jars." - Bruce Willis

"Conflict, which rouses up the best and highest powers in some characters, in others not only jars the whole being, but paralyzes the faculties." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"How Superheroes Make Money: - Spider-Man knits sweaters. - Superman screw the lids on pickle jars. - Iron Man, as you would suspect, just irons." - Jim Benton

"The Shift hasn't happened yet, maybe it never will, but sometimes-just enough times to give me hope-my brain jars back into where it's supposed to be." - Ned Vizzini

"Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." - Anthony Bourdain

"The produce of the vineyards has not failed everywhere, Ovidius. The heavy rains have been productive. Coranus made up a hundred jars by means of the water." - Marcus Valerius Martial

"Conflict, which rouses up the best and highest powers in some characters, in others not only jars the whole being, but paralyzes the faculties." - Anna Jameson

"there is a poetry in making preserves; the housewife has caught duration in the snare of sugar, she has enclosed life in jars." - Simone De Beauvoir

"For mad scientists who keep brains in jars, here's a tip: Why not add a slice of lemon to each jar, for freshness." - Jack Handey

"Salt is added to dried rose petals with the perfume and spices, when we store them away in covered jars, the summers of our past." - Wallace Stegner

"Why does everyone think that I am a cruel and insensitive man? I mean, come on, I have kids... on my desk in little jars!" - Stephen King

"I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month." - Harlan Miller

"The day was wet, the rain fell souse Like jars of strawberry jam, a sound was heard in the old henhouse, A beating of a hammer." - Lewis Carroll

"The Sins of Scripture is an interesting title; most people don't put sins and scripture together in the same title. It jars people." - John Shelby Spong

"Please DO waste art materials. Use paper. Empty paint jars. Deplete pens. if it's teaching you stuff, it's not being wasted." - Danny Gregory

"Day and night my thoughts incline To the blandishments of wine, Jars were made to drain, I think; Wine, I know, was made to drink." - Richard Henry Stoddard

"I got confused. I thought it was a K.Y. scare, so I bought 2000 jars of personal lubricant. I still have some." - Julie Brown

"As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter." - Victoria Moran

"When I was a little girl, I used to try and bring sunshine to my mother. I felt so bad that she had never really seen or felt it. So I would try and catch it in jars. When that failed, I captured jars and jars of lightening bugs and told her that if we could catch enough of them, then it would look like the sun. She"d laugh, hug me, and then set them free and tell me that nothing should have to live its life in a cage. (Cassandra)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"When I was a little girl, I used to try and bring sunshine to my mother. I felt so bad that she had never really seen or felt it. So I would try and catch it in jars. When that failed, I captured jars and jars of lightening bugs and told her that if we could catch enough of them, then it would look like the sun. She'd laugh, hug me, and then set them free and tell me that nothing should have to live its life in a cage. (Cassandra)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"It is better to emit a scream in the shape of a theory than to be entirely insensible to the jars and incongruities of life and take everything as it comes in a forlorn stupidity." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Sometimes I nursed starfish alive in jam jars of seawater and watched them grow back lost arms. On this day, this awful birthday of otherness, my rival, somebody else, I flung the starfish against a stone. Let it perish." - Sylvia Plath

"Talk without truth is the hollow brass; talk without love is like the tinkling cymbal, and when it does not tinkle it jingles, and when it does not jingle, it jars." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"Pissing in jars, they had never been handed a fifteen-year-old Kotex product by the school nurse. But they trusted me and Paula, so I'm proud to say we made" - Tina Fey

"A society that feels life is the most precious thing [jars against] a society that prefers death over theft, over loss of pride, over inconvenience, and so much else." - Abigail Disney

"Talk without truth is the hollow brass; talk without love is like the tinkling cymbal, and when it does not tinkle it jingles, and when it does not jingle, it jars." - Anna Jameson

"Along the west the golden bars Still to a deeper glory grew; Above our heads the faint few stars Looked out from the unfathomed blue; And the fair city's clamorous jars Seemed melted in the evening hue." - William Belcher Glazier

"From that day forth, in peace and joyous bliss They liv'd together long without debate; Nor private jars, nor spite of enemies, Could shake the safe assurance of their state." - Edmund Spenser

"Here my powers rest from their high fantasy, but already I could feel my being turned- instinct and intellect balanced equally. as in a wheel whose motion nothing jars- by the Love that moves the Sun and the other stars." - Dante Alighieri

"If you are rich, you have lovely cars, and jars full of flowers, and books in rows, and a wireless, and the best sort of gramophone and meringues for supper." - Winifred Holtby

"We now know that memories are not fixed or frozen, like Proust's jars of preserves in a larder, but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection." - Oliver Sacks

"I hold my honey and I store my bread In little jars and cabinets of my will. I label clearly, and each latch and lid I bid, Be firm till I return from hell." - Gwendolyn Brooks

"Nashville is wicked. It's like a proper music community, but it's also quintessentially American. You bump into people there with cowboy hats that spit in jars and call you 'boy.' I just love that." - Ed Sheeran

"When I was younger we had a grape arbor, and my mom would go out and pick grapes and make grape jam in the sink - boil it, put it in jars, and give it away as gifts." - Taylor Swift

"We stole a box of honey jars one time and went out in the woods and took care of the whole box. I don't think I touched honey again for 20 years. I never wanted to see honey again." - Quincy Jones

"My parents had job jars because my father would say, 'Kids today have too much time, too much money and no responsibility. You're going to have no time, no money and a lot of responsibility.'" - Denise Morrison

"I saw something in the store the other day that I don't understand: that peanut butter and jelly in the same jar. Is there a point to that? I mean, I'm lazy-but I wanna meet the guy who needs that. Some guy going, "You know, I could go for a sandwich-but, uh, I'm not gonna open two jars. I can't be opening and closing all kinds of jars. Cleaning, who knows how many knives!?"" - Brian Regan

"In 1975, researchers Worchel, Lee, and Adewole wanted to know how people would value cookies in two identical glass jars.[lxiii] One jar held ten cookies while the other contained just two stragglers. Which cookies would people value more? While the cookies and jars were identical, participants valued the ones in the near-empty jar more highly. The appearance of scarcity affected their perception of value.
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"When we can drain the Ocean into mill-ponds, and bottle up the Force of Gravity, to be sold by retail, in gas jars; then may we hope to comprehend the infinitudes of man's soul under formulas of Profit and Loss; and rule over this too, as over a patent engine, by checks, and valves, and balances." - Thomas Carlyle

"I went to the trash pile at Tuskegee Institute and started my laboratory with bottles, old fruit jars and any other thing I found I could use. ... [The early efforts were] worked out almost wholly on top of my flat topped writing desk and with teacups, glasses, bottles and reagents I made myself." - George Washington Carver

"Let every man be free to act from his own conscience; but let him remember that other people have consciences too; and let not his liberty be so expansive that in its indulgence it jars and crashes against the liberty of others." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Once my jars were labeled, I felt contentedly thrilled with myself, as if I had pulled off a wonderful trick. People feel this way when they bake bread or have babies, and although they are perfectly entitled to feel that way, in fact, nature does most of the work." - Laurie Colwin

"Meanwhile, the minute you put on the dotted line your Sam Hancock - and before a notary - you'll not only get the negative but Elsie makes a wonderful stuffed cabbage which we'll include gratis a few portions but return the jars please." - Woody Allen

"Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime...Please, treat your garlic with respect...Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." - Anthony Bourdain

"Jars concealed are half reconciled; 'tis a double task, to stop the breach at home and men's mouths abroad. To this end, a good husband never publicly reproves his wife. An open reproof puts her to do penance before all that are present; after which, many study rather revenge than reformation." - Thomas Fuller

"My words are little jars For you to take and put upon a shelf. Their shaped are quaint and beautiful, And they have many pleasant colours and lustres To recommend them. Also the scent from them fills the room With sweetness of flowers and crushed grasses." - Amy Lowell

"Somebody has to go polish the stars, They're looking a little bit dull. Somebody has to go polish the stars, For the eagles and starlings and gulls Have all been complaining they're tarnished and worn, They say they want new ones we cannot afford. So please get your rags And your polishing jars, Somebody has to go polish the stars." - Shel Silverstein

"Fruit of all the kinds that the country produced were laid before him; he ate very little, but from time to time a liquor prepared from cocoa, and of an aphrodisiac nature, as we were told, was presented to him in golden cups... I observed a number of jars, above fifty, brought in, filled with foaming chocolate of which he took some..." - Bernal Diaz del Castillo

"For me too, the periodic table was a passion. ... As a boy, I stood in front of the display for hours, thinking how wonderful it was that each of those metal foils and jars of gas had its own distinct personality." - Freeman Dyson

"Men will imitate and admire his unmoved firmness, his inflexible conscience for the right; and yet his gentleness, as tender as a woman's, his moderation of spirit, which not all the heat of party could inflame, nor all the jars and disturbances of this country shake out of its place: I swear you to an emulation of his justice, his moderation, and his mercy." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings." - Homer

"I love, love, love apricot baby food. My closet in the kitchen is filled with jars of it. I love Lucky Charms and Cocoa Pebbles cereal. I love my purple couch, and I love dancing. I used to have the best stuffed animals, but Samson [her dog] ate them." - Alicia Silverstone

"I have taxidermy pets that are very close to me. I have a little lizard with a head that comes on and off that I call Nicolas Cage because his face is long. And I have a big diamondback rattlesnake called Rufus, and I have some rats in jars and stuff." - Mackenzie Davis

"In a potter's shop there are vessels of different shapes and forms - pots, jars, dishes, plates, etc., - but all are made of the same clay. So God is one, but He is worshipped in different ages and climes under different names and aspects." - Ramakrishna

"My words are little jars For you to take and put upon a shelf. Their shapes are quaint and beautiful, And they have many pleasant colours and lustres To recommend them. Also the scent from them fills the room With sweetness of flowers and crushed grasses." - Amy Lowell

"Living and working for four decades in a Bologna apartment and studio he shared with his unwed sisters, Morandi painted little but bottles, boxes, jars, and vases. Yet like that of Chardin and the underappreciated William Nicholson, Morandi's work seems to slow down time and show you things you've never seen before." - Jerry Saltz

"There are still thousands of people dying every year in Laos, mostly children and farmers, from unexploded anti-personnel ordnance that the U.S. simply saturated much of the land with, especially in the Plain of Jars. There actually is a British engineering team trying to remove some of these things, which are much worse than land mines." - Noam Chomsky

"In Los Angeles, I drive a hybrid and live in a very simple home. Anything you do from carrying a canteen of water to starting a recycling program in your office makes a difference. Reusing what you already have has always been green - from clothes to boxes to glass jars from the supermarket." - Rachel Boston

"I was reading a magazine when I was a little kid, probably about twelve years old, and an ad said that if you sell so many jars of Noxzema skin cream, we'll sell you a ukulele. So I went out and banged on doors in the snow in Quincy, Massachusetts, where I was raised, and I sold the skin cream." - Dick Dale

"My husband perpetually makes fun of me about my creams and my jars and potions and lotions, but its simpler than anyone makes it: clean, tone, keep yourself moisturized. The rest is internal: Protect yourself from the sun and drink water." - Brooke Shields

"My grandfather milked several cows twice a day and supplied the neighbours with dairy products. He liked to go visiting around the county on Saturdays, and he also enjoyed the neighbours when they came by once a week with their empty milk jars. He walked them out to their cars and hung over the driver's side window until they drove off." - Kary Mullis

"...ma gia volgena il mio disio e'l velle si come rota ch'igualmente e mossa, l'amor che move: i sole e l'altre stelle ...as a wheel turns smoothtly, free from jars, my will and my desire were turned by love, The love that moves the sun and the other stars." - Dante Alighieri

"People are attracted to your light because they want it for themselves. It's like fireflies. When we were kids in New York, we would visit my dad and catch fireflies because we were so attracted to their light. Put them in jars next to our bed, and then they'd die. Then we'd go out the next night and get another firefly. That's how people are." - Karrine Steffans

"As we cleared the passage we found mixed with the rubble broken potsherds, jar seals, and numerous fragments of small objects; water skins lying on the floor together with alabaster jars, whole and broken, and coloured pottery vases; all pertaining to some disturbed burial, but telling us nothing to whom they belonged further than by their type which was of the late XVIIIth Dyn. These were disturbing elements as they pointed towards plundering." - Howard Carter

"From out of nowhere, Phury felt an overwhelming tide of guilt, like someone had popped the lid off all his deepest concerns and his fears for the future of the race. He had to respond to it, couldn't bear the pressure. Riding the wave, he found himself saying in a rush, "We live and die for our kind. The species is our first and only concern. We fight every night and count the jars of thelessers we kill. Stealth is the way we protect the civilians. The less they know about us, the safer they are. That is why we disappeared." - J.R. Ward

"Igor?' said Moist. 'You have an Igor?' Oh, yes,' said Hubert. 'That's how I get this wonderful light. They know the secret of storing lightning in jars! But don't let that worry you, Mr Lipspick. Just because I'm employing an Igor and working in a cellar doesn't mean I'm some sort of madman, ha ha ha!' Ha ha,' agreed Moist. Ha hah hah!,' said Hubert. 'Hahahahahaha!! Ahahahahahahhhhh!!!!!-' Bent slapped him on the back. Hubert coughed. Sorry about that, it's the air down here,' he mumbled." - Terry Pratchett

"First, I emptied the closets of your clothes, threw out the bowl of fruit, bruised from your touch, left empty the jars you bought for preserves. The next morning, birds rustled the fruit trees, and later when I twisted a ripe fig loose from its stem, I found it half eaten, the other side already rotting, or-like another I plucked and split open-being taken from the inside: a swarm of insects hollowing it. I'm too late, again, another space emptied by loss. Tomorrow, the bowl I have yet to fill." - Natasha Trethewey

"It is better to be a fool than to be dead. It is better to emit a scream in the shape of a theory than to be entirely insensible to the jars and incongruities of life and take everything as it comes in a forlorn stupidity. Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind. For God's sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself!" - Robert Louis Stevenson

"We're a lukewarm people for all our feast days and hard work. Not much touches us, but we long to be touched. We lie awake at night willing the darkness to part and show us a vision. Our children frighten us in their intimacy, but we make sure they grow up like us. Lukewarm like us. On a night like this, hands and faces hot, we can believe that tomorrow will show us angels in jars and that the well-known woods will suddenly reveal another path." - Jeanette Winterson



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