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"The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his talons." - Malcolm De Chazal

"With her jaws and talons, Saphira tore through an Urgal." - Christopher Paolini

"The world shrieks and sinks talons into our hearts. This we call memory." - Tim O'Brien

"Love has the face of a goddess, but the talons of a lion." - Ivan Panin

"I am an anti-imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land." - Mark Twain

"The dove, O hawk, that has once been wounded by thy talons, is frightened by the least movement of a wing." - Ovid

"Dragons have sharp talons. Sometimes I do' get out of the way quickly enough. (Sebastian) Maybe you should fight smaller dragons. (Channon)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Dragons have sharp talons. Sometimes I don't get out of the way quickly enough. (Sebastian) Maybe you should fight smaller dragons. (Channon)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The greatest pleasures of love are inseparable from its greatest pains: Love has the face of a goddess, but the talons of a lion." - Ivan Panin

"Prometheus, I have no Titan's might, Yet I, too, must each dusk renew my heart, For daytime's vulture talons tear apart The tender alcoves built by love at night." - Philip Jose Farmer

"The bottom half of the page had descended into a doodle of a tiny man giving the middle finger to a giant, angry eagle with razor-sharp talons. Beneath it, the caption: To Mock a Killing Bird." - Seth Grahame-Smith

"So cowards fight when they can fly no further; So doves do peck the falcon's piercing talons; So desperate thieves, all hopeless of their lives, Breathe out invectives 'gainst the officers." - William Shakespeare

"The dove, O hawk, that has once been wounded by thy talons, is frightened by the least movement of a wing. [Lat., Terretur minimo pennae stridore columba Unguibus, accipiter, saucia facta tuis.]" - Ovid

"Prometheus, I have no Titan's might, Yet I, too, must each dusk renew my heart, For daytime's vulture talons tear apart The tender alcoves built by love at night." - Philip Jose Farmer

"Resentments, carried too far, expose us to a fate analogous to that of the fish-hawk, when he strikes his talons too deep into a fish beyond his capacity to lift, and is carried under and drowned by it." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"The time to guard against corruption and tyranny is before they shall have gotten hold of us. It is better to keep the wolf out of the fold, than to trust to drawing his teeth and talons after he shall have entered." - Thomas Jefferson

"I have no will, unless it be the will never to decide. I have been so overwhelmed by the many storms that have broken over my head, that I am become passive in the hands of the Almighty, like a sparrow in the talons of an eagle. I live, because it is not ordained for me to die." - Alexandre Dumas

"She had always lived her best life in dreams. She knew no greater pleasure than that moment of passage into the other place, when her limbs grew warm and heavy and the sparkling darkness behind her lids became ordered and doors opened; when conscious thought grew owl's wings and talons and became other than conscious." - John Crowley

"You should feel what it is like to pleasure a falcon. You lock talons with her in the sky and do it while you both are falling like meteors. You would like it; they never complain if you come too fast." - Christopher Moore

"It should, it seems to me, be our pleasure and duty to make those people free, and let them deal with their own domestic questions in their own way. And so I am an anti-imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land." - Mark Twain

"God is a lion that comes in the night. God is a hawk gliding among the stars- If all the stars and the earth, and the living flesh of the night that flows in between them, and whatever is beyond them Were that one bird. He has a bloody beak and harsh talons, he pounces and tears." - Robinson Jeffers

"Man wasn't made to share the universe with gods. Their ways are not meant for the humble likes of us. But we've decoded some of their secrets regardless. Like worms, we've grabbed on to the talons of eagles and learned some small truths and means of flight. But we can never really fly. We try, and succeed to a certain extent, but the fall is always - will always be - there." - Darren Shan

"Hail to St. Aegolius Our Alma Mater. Hail, our song we raise in praise of thee Long in the memory of every loyal owl Thy splendid banner emblazoned be. Now to thy golden talons Homage we're bringing. Guiding symbol of our hopes and fears Hark to the cries of eternal praises ringing Long may we triumph in the coming years. - The Owls of St. Aegolius" - Kathryn Lasky

"You say I have the most wicked face of any woman. You say my hair is like the serpent locks of Medusa, that my eyes have the cruel cunning of Borgia, that my mouth is the mouth of the sinister scheming Delilah, that my hands are like the talons of a Circe or the blood-bathing Elizabeth Bathory. And then you ask me of my soul-you wish to know if it is reflected in my face." - Theda Bara

"The intruder hesitated, turned, and anchored itself in the corner, where the ceiling met the wall. It sat there, fastened to the paneling by enormous yellow talons, still and silent like a gargoyle in full sunlight. I took a swig from the bottle and set it so I could still see the creatures reflection. Nude and hairless, it didn't carry a single ounce of fat on its lean frame. Its skin stretched so tight over the cords of muscle, it threatened to snap. Like a thin layer of wax melted over an anatomy model. Your friendly neighbourhood Spiderman." - Ilona Andrews



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