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"In maiden meditation, fancy free." - William Shakespeare

"A loving maiden grows unconsciously more bold." - Jean Paul

"A maiden hath no tongue-but thought." - William Shakespeare

"Silence, maiden; thy tongue outruns thy discretion." - Walter Scott

"Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity." - T S Eliot

"I've a neater, sweeter maiden in a cleaner, greener land!" - Rudyard Kipling

"The darts of love are blunted by maiden modesty." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Often Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity." - Chuck Jones

"Everything you need to know about Iron Maiden is onstage." - Bruce Dickinson

"I was named after my mother's maiden name." - Sprague Grayden

"Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress." - Francis Bacon

"And when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen, The maiden herself will steal after it soon." - Thomas Moore

"And when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen, The maiden herself will steal after it soon." - Charles Lamb

"When once the young heart of a maiden is stolen, /The maiden herself will steal after it soon." - Thomas Moore

"When I write with Maiden, then I write only with the guys in Maiden, we don't do songs from outside people." - Bruce Dickinson

"This maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Many a maiden, With white feet dancing light as air, Made happy music through the gloom." - Euripides

"Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means." - David Herbert Lawrence

"To foreswear romantic love forever. To never grow up, never get married. To be maiden eternally." - Rick Riordan

"A maiden never bold; of spirit so still and quiet that her motion blushed at herself." - William Shakespeare

"One kiss the maiden gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expires in giving." - Thomas Moore

"Let never maiden think, however fair, She is not fairer in new clothes than old." - Alfred Tennyson

"No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden so well as her own reserve." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Tis the best brine a maiden can season her praise in." - William Shakespeare

"Maiden, when such a soul as thine is born, the morning stars their ancient music make." - James Russell Lowell

"That orbed maiden, with white fire laden, Whom mortals call the moon." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"A simple maiden in her flower, Is worth a hundred coats of arms." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"War is a fevered god who takes alike maiden and king and clod...." - Hilda Doolittle

"The government are behaving like a bevy of maiden aunts who have fallen among buccaneers." - David Lloyd George

"He looked like a Yanni fan at an Iron Maiden Concert." - Kelley Armstrong

"Destiny is a stubborn maiden. She likes herself just the way she is." - Ella Leya

"Trust no friend without faults, and love a maiden, but no angel." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"What remains? cried Ivanhoe; Glory, maiden, glory! which gilds our sepulchre and embalms our name." - Walter Scott

"A simple maiden in her flower Is worth a hundred coats-of-arms." - Alfred Tennyson

"A maiden knight - to me is given Such hope, I know not fear." - Alfred Tennyson

"Go not, happy day, From the shining fields, Go not, happy day, Till the maiden yields." - Alfred Tennyson

"He is but a landscape-painter, And a village maiden she." - Alfred Tennyson

"Have you an unexpurgated copy of Hannah More's 'Letters to a Village Maiden'?" - Eugene Field

"The day of battle dawned pink as the fresh-bitten thigh of a maiden." - Roger Zelazny

"The bride, the white bride today a maiden, tomorrow a wife." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"I mean this record does not sound like somebody's maiden voyage." - George Duke

"Classical music has become rarefied, like a maiden aunt that nobody wants to talk to." - Charles Hazlewood

"No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve." - Miguel De Cervantes

"The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch." - Mason Cooley

"Poetry was the maiden I loved, but politics was the harridan I married." - Joseph Howe

"Painting a young maiden is similar to cavorting with great abandon. It is the finest refreshment." - Peter Paul Rubens

"I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name." - Paula Poundstone

"We are one of the last heavy metal bands. Iron Maiden has always been unique." - Adrian Smith

"Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means." - D H Lawrence

"A child no more! a maiden now - A graceful maiden, with a gentle brow; A cheek tinged lightly and a dove-like eye; And all hearts bless her as she passes by." - Mary Howitt

"The truth is a young maiden as modest as she is beautiful, and therefore she is always seen cloaked." - Umberto Eco

"Mrs. Corey still uses her maiden name for business, or when she wants to pretend she doesn't know me." - Nelson Demille

"Life is short, so fall in love, dear maiden, before your youthful ardor cools off, for there is no tomorrow." - Atsushi

"She felt his flame; but deep within her breast, in bashful coyness or in maiden pride, the soft return concealed." - James Thomson

"Thou knowest the maiden who ventures to kiss a sleeping man, wins of him a pair of gloves." - Walter Scott

"As a wild maiden, with love-drinking eyes, sees in sweet dreams a beaming youth of glory." - Alexander Smith

"It makes sweet human music, - oh! the spells that haunt the trembling tale a bright-eyed maiden tells!" - Edwin Arnold

"Mrs. Corey still uses her maiden name for business, or when she wants to pretend she does' know me." - Nelson Demille

"The world is a bride of surpassing beauty-but remember that this maiden is never bound to anyone." - Hafez

"[E]mpathy - not squishy self-serving conflict avoidance - is the hand-maiden, not the enemy, of reason and intellectual inquiry." - Ta-Nehisi Coates

"When I was really young, I was really into Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden and those kinds of bands." - David Pajo

"Sorrow for the lost Lenore - For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore - Nameless here for evermore." - Edgar Allan Poe

"If you want to win her hand, Let the maiden understand That she's not the only pebble on the beach." - Harry Braisted

"The world is a bride of surpassing beauty - but remember that this maiden is never bound to anyone." - Hafiz

"Then the maiden Aunt Took this fair day for text, and from it preached An universal culture for the crowd." - Alfred Tennyson

"To love one maiden only, cleave to her, And worship her by years of noble deeds, Until they won her." - Alfred Tennyson

"I've banged my head quite a bit. I liked Iron Maiden, Ozzy, AC/DC. And of course, Ratt and Poison." - Cameron Diaz

"'Zolten' is a common Hungarian name, it's my wife's maiden name and most importantly, it's the name of Dracula's dog." - Penn Jillette

"At daybreak, on the bleak sea-beach, A fisherman stood aghast, To see the form of a maiden fair, Lashed close to a drifting mast." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"What youth or maiden conspires with the wild luxuriant beauty of Nature? She flourishes most alone, far from the towns where they reside." - Henry David Thoreau

"Then there was a maiden speech, so inaudible, that it was doubted whether, after all, the young orator really did lose his virginity." - Benjamin Disraeli

"And yonder sits a maiden, The fairest of the fair, With gold in her garment glittering, And she combs her golden hair." - Heinrich Heine

"But 'neath yon crimson tree, Lover to listening maid might breathe his flame, Nor mark, within its roseate canopy, Her blush of maiden shame." - William Cullen Bryant

"But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon, And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free." - William Shakespeare

"I'd like to say I took the news well. The truth was, I wanted to strangle the Hunters of Artemis one eternal maiden at a time. -Percy Jackson" - Rick Riordan

"Let first the onion flourish there, Rose among roots, the maiden-fair, Wine-scented and poetic soul Of the capacious salad bowl." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"But 'neath yon crimson tree Lover to listening maid might breathe his flame, Nor mark, within its roseate canopy, Her blush of maiden shame." - William C Bryant

"Chastity seems to have come as a late development. What the primitive maiden dreaded was not the loss of her virginity but a reputation for sterility." - Charmian Clift

"With rue my heart is laden For golden friends I had, For many a rose-lipped maiden And many a lightfoot lad." - A E Housman

"For before this I was born once a boy, and a maiden, and a plant, and a bird, and a darting fish in the sea." - Empedocles

"For a real knight, rescuing maidens would be an everyday event." ... "Perhaps a true knight saves himself for the right maiden" - Karen Hawkins

"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

"I don't like bands who would play music like Code. I mean I hate most bands with emotional singing parts (I adore metal singing like Iron Maiden though!)" - Mat McNerney

"A youth would marry a maiden, For fair and fond was she; But she was rich, and he was poor, And so it might not be." - John Godfrey Saxe

"A youth would marry a maiden, For fair and fond was she; But he was high and she was low, And so it might not be." - John Godfrey Saxe

"A youth would marry a maiden, For fair and fond was she; But their sires disputed about the Mass, And so it might not be." - John Godfrey Saxe

"Let first the onion flourish there, Rose among roots, the maiden-fair, Wine-scented and poetic soul Of the capacious salad bowl." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen Here's to the widow of fifty Here's to the flaunting, extravagant quean; And here's to the housewife that's thrifty." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"The Mother weeps At that white funeral of the single life, Her maiden daughter's marriage; and her tears Are half of pleasure, half of pain." - Alfred Tennyson

"Fall on me like a silent dew, Or like those maiden showers Which, by the peep of day, do strew A baptism o'er the flowers." - Robert Herrick

"Maiden, that read'st this simple rhyme, Enjoy thy youth, it will not stay; Enjoy the fragrance of thy prime, For oh, it is not always May!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I love this simple maiden, She grows upon me more and more, And-ask the moon who 't was that kissed, Last night upon the shore!" - George Arnold

"Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind.Because your lover threw wild hands toward the skyAnd the affrighted steed ran on alone,Do not weep.War is kind." - Stephen Crane

"Three things never trust in- The maiden sworn as pure, The vows a king has given, And an ambush that is sure." - Mercedes Lackey

"Come o'er the sea, Maiden with me, Mine through the sunshine, storms and snows; Seasons may roll, But the true soul Burns the same, where'er it goes." - Thomas Moore

"Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit." - Bruce Dickinson

"We're better than Metallica. We're better musicians, better players. Put it this way, they can try to walk onstage after an Iron Maiden show if they want." - Bruce Dickinson

"Hard rock for me is AC/DC, Def Leppard, Tesla, Kiss. Metal tends to be louder, ruder, darker, like Judas Priest, Slayer, Iron Maiden." - Eddie Trunk

"Wise children always choose a mother who was a shocking flirt in her maiden days, and so had several offers before she accepted their fortunate papa." - James M Barrie

"Ah, whither shall a maiden flee, When a bold youth so swift pursues, And siege of tenderest courtesy, With hope perseverant, still renews!" - Coventry Patmore

"When I was sixteen, I danced before an audience without music. At the end someone suddenly cried 'its Death and the Maiden'. But that was not my intention; I was only endeavoring to express my first knowledge of the underlying tragedy in all seemingly joyous manifestation. The dance according with my comprehension, should have been called 'Life and the Maiden'." - Isadora Duncan

"It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee;- And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Our foreparents were mostly brought from West Africa. We were brought to America and our foreparents were sold; white people bo ught them; white people changed their names my maiden name is supposed to be Townsend, but really, what is my maiden name? What is my name?" - Fannie Lou Hamer

"It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee;- And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Prophet!" said I, "thing of evil! - prophet still, if bird or devil! By that Heaven that bends above us- by that God we both adore- Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore- Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore." Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." - Edgar Allan Poe

"It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee; - And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me." - Edgar Allan Poe

"MAIDEN, n. A young person of the unfair sex. The maiden is not altogether unpleasing to the eye, nor (without her piano and her views) insupportable to the ear, though beaten out of the field by the canary - which, also, is more portable." - Ambrose Bierce

"Take this as a gift from a crone to a maiden, and know there is not so much difference between the two. For even a tottering granddam keeps a portion of girlish heart, and the youngest maiden a thread of old woman's wisdom." - Lloyd Alexander

"I went from being a kid-kid, listen to everything from The Beatles through Kiss, Peter Frampton, Jethro Tull classic rock, classic stuff into immediately, it seemed like, Iron Maiden and stuff like that. The first Iron Maiden record and then, obviously, the first Metallica record." - Phil Anselmo

"The betrothed and accepted lover has lost the wildest charms of his maiden by her acceptance. She was heaven while he pursued her, but she cannot be heaven if she stoops to one such as he!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"My great-great-great-grandmother walked as a slave from Virginia to Eatonton, Georgia... It is in memory of this walk that I chose to keep and to embrace my "maiden" name, Walker." - Alice Walker

"I saw Gabriel, like a maiden, or like the moon amongst the stars. His hair was like a woman's, falling in long tresses...He is the most beautiful of Angels..." - Ruzbihan Baqli

"I hate skinny women, especially when they say things like 'Sometimes I forget to eat.' Now, I've forgotten my mother's maiden name, and my keys, but you've got to be a special kind of stupid to forget to eat!" - Marsha Warfield

"A curious thing about written literature: It is about four thousand years old, but we have no way of knowing whether four thousand years constitutes senility or the maiden blush of youth." - John Barth

"I must feel pride in my friend's accomplishments as if they were mine,-and a property in his virtues. I feel as warmly when he ispraised, as the lover when he hears applause of his engaged maiden." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The third order, called Corinthian , is an imitation of the slenderness of a maiden; for the outlines and limbs of maidens, being more slender on account of their tender years, admit of prettier effects in the way of adornment." - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

"At first, then, exhibit the coyness of a maiden, until the enemy gives you an opening; afterwards emulate the rapidity of a running hare, and it will be too late for the enemy to oppose you." - Sun Tzu

"You know nothing about Hope, that immortal, delicious maiden forever courted forever propitious, whom fools have called deceitful, as if it were Hope that carried the cup of disappointment, whereas it is her deadly enemy, Certainty, whom she only es" - George Eliot

"She tastes like nectar and salt. Nectar and salt and apples. Pollen and stars and hinges. She tastes like fairy tales. Swan maiden at midnight. Cream on the tip of a fox's tongue. She tastes like hope." - Laini Taylor

"Tis an old tale, and often told; But did my fate and wish agree, Ne'er had been read, in story old, Of maiden true betray'd for gold, That loved, or was avenged, like me!" - Walter Scott

"Thrice blessed they that master so their blood To undergo such maiden pilgrimage; But earthlier happy is the rose distilled Than that which, withering on the virgin thorn, Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness." - William Shakespeare

"Woo the fair one when around Early birds are singing; When o'er all the fragrant ground Early herbs are springing: When the brookside, bank, and grove All with blossom laden, Shine with beauty, breathe of love, Woo the timid maiden." - William Cullen Bryant

"So a maiden, while she remains untouched, remains dear to her own; but when she has lost her chaste flower with sullied body, she remains neither lovely to boys nor dear to girls." - Gaius Valerius Catullus

"Blush, happy maiden, when you feel The lips which press love's glowing seal; But as the slow years darklier roll, Grown wiser, the experienced soul Will own as dearer far than they The lips which kiss the tears away." - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"This is my maiden voyage. My first speech since I was the president of the United States and I couldn't think of a better place to give it than Calgary, Canada." - George W Bush

"The summer dawn's reflected hue To purple changed Lock Katrine blue, Mildly and soft the western breeze Just kiss'd the lake, just stirr'd the trees, And the pleased lake, like maiden coy, Trembled but dimpled not for joy." - Walter Scott

"'Tis an old tale, and often told; But did my fate and wish agree, Ne'er had been read, in story old, Of maiden true betray'd for gold, That loved, or was avenged, like me!" - Walter Scott

"Spokespeople sell women the Iron Maiden and name her "Health": if public discourse were really concerned with women's health, it would turn angrily upon this aspect of the beauty myth." - Naomi Wolf

"I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name and apparently that's the key to the whole thing right there. I go in every few weeks and guess." - Paula Poundstone

"It still may take some explaining, but many more women are keeping their birth names (and not calling them maiden names, with all the sexual double standards that implies)." - Gloria Steinem

"So a maiden, while she remains untouched, remains dear to her own; but when she has lost her chaste flower with sullied body, she remains neither lovely to boys nor dear to girls." - Catullus

"When she lives at his palace, the maiden niece of a bishop can pass for a respectable woman because, if she has a love affair, she is obliged to hoodwink her uncle." - Honore De Balzac

"[On journalists:] They are the scavengers of society who, possessing no guts of their own, tear out the guts of celebrities. They have the sycophantic, false enthusing gush of maiden aunts: who are accustomed to being trampled on doormats." - Caitlin Thomas

"Come, hearken then, ere voice of dread, with bitter tiding laden, shall summon to unwelcome bed a melancholy maiden! We are but older children, dear, who fret to find our bedtime near." - Lewis Carroll

"Forget the noose. Forget the Iron Maiden. Forget the electric chair or the guillotine. The mind was mankind's most painful torture chamber, the blessed liberty to cogitate offering either doom or salvation, depending on one's disposition." - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"When I was in employment as a regular line pilot, I used to take unpaid leave to go on tour with Iron Maiden. I got lucky - they let me off" - Bruce Dickinson

"Having served in eleven Parliaments, it would be difficult to describe this as a maiden speech. It would be like Elizabeth Taylor appearing at her next wedding in a white gown." - Tony Benn

"I sat with Doris, the Shepherd maiden; Her crook was laden with wreathed flowers; I sat and wooed her through sunlight wheeling, And shadows stealing for hours and hours." - Arthur Joseph Munby

"I like Iron Maiden and a few other bands, but by and large I don't like metal music. Most of it simply put reeks. This meant that it was no great loss for me to drop the metal music altogether." - Varg Vikernes

"I love the idea of species fluidity, I guess, the sense of the maiden inherent in the swan or seal, the youth inherent in the bear or deer. After all, human beings are animals." - Delia Sherman

"Her name is Brienne, Jaime said. Brienne, the maid of Tarth. You are still maiden, I hope? Her broad homely face turned red. Yes. Oh, good, Jaime said. I only rescue maidens." - George R R Martin

"The third order, called Corinthian, is an imitation of the slenderness of a maiden; for the outlines and limbs of maidens, being more slender on account of their tender years, admit of prettier effects in the way of adornment." - Vitruvius

"Eagerly I wished the morrow,-vainly had I sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow-sorrow for the lost Lenore- For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore- Nameless here for evermore." - Edgar Allan Poe

"It still may take some explaining, but many more women are keeping their birth names (and not calling them maiden names, with all the sexual double standard that implies)." - Gloria Steinem

"One unfortunate maiden after another beloved of the gods had had to kill her child secretly or be killed herself. The best such a one could expect was exile, and many women thought that worse than death." - Edith Hamilton

"Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind. Because your lover threw wild hands toward the sky And the affrighted steed ran on alone, Do not weep. War is kind." - Stephen Crane

"My parents' names were Florian and Mabel Smith. My mother's maiden name was Dersam. They were of German heritage and were part of a family community with my grandparents and uncles and relatives. I was an only child." - Paul Smith

"She tastes like nectar and salt. Nectar and salt and apples. Pollen and stars and hinges. She tastes like fairy tales. Swan maiden at midnight. Cream on the tip of a fox's tongue. She tastes like hope." - Laini Taylor

"In beauty of face no maiden ever equaled her. It was the radiance of an opium-dream - an airy and spirit-lifting vision more wildly divine than the fantasies which hovered about the slumbering souls of the daughters of Delos." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Praise not the day until evening has come, a woman until she is burnt, a sword until it is tried, a maiden until she is married, ice until it has been crossed, beer until it has been drunk." - Michael Crichton



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