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"Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Gone. Vanished. Nothing left. Nothing said." - Khaled Hosseini

"Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished." - Elizabeth Barrett Brownin

"The sense of urgency has almost completely vanished." - Cleve Jones

"The love had just vanished. We're still friendly." - Rush Limbaugh

"He vanished abruptly, like an eel going into mud." - P G Wodehouse

"Space-as landscape, terrain, spectacle, experience-has vanished." - Rebecca Solnit

"So was she soon exhaled, and vanished hence; As a sweet odour, of a vast expense. She vanished, we can scarcely say she died." - John Dryden

"I cherished hope, it is true, but it vanished when my person reflected . . ." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"An invisible car came out of nowhere, struck my vehicle and vanished." - Abraham Maslow

"I dwell in a lonely house I know That vanished many a summer ago." - Robert Frost

"I dwell with a strangely aching heart In that vanished abode there far apart" - Robert Frost

"Time' has ceased, 'space' has vanished. We now live in a global village... a simultaneous happening" - Marshall Mcluhan

"When man seized the loadstone of science, the loadstar of superstition vanished in the clouds." - William R Alger

"Courage! even sorrows, when once they are vanished, quicken the soul, as rain the valley." - Johann Gaudenz von Salis-Seewis

"With the fall of the empire, Art, Philosophy and decent drains all vanished from the West." - Bryan Ward-Perkins

"All darkness vanished, when I saw the Lamp within my heart." - Kabir

"With the poetry of plain speaking, Shannon Hitchcock recreates the daily drama of a vanished world." - Richard Peck

"Time' has ceased, 'space' has vanished. We now live in a global village... a simultaneous happening" - Marshall Mcluhan

"The vanished lives of all are filled with many shames. Therefore do not judge." - Sri Yukteswar Giri

"Time" has ceased, 'space' has vanished. We now live in a global village... a simultaneous happening" - Marshall Mcluhan

"Ah me! the vision has vanished, The music has died away!" - William Wetmore Story

"Some things I loved have vanished. A great many others have been given to me" - Simone De Beauvoir

"Youth is not a vanished thing but something that dwells forever in the heart." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"It's exactly at these moments, when all hope has vanished, that prayer has dominion." - Junot Diaz

"He vanished to the public in order to materialize for his family." - Lance Morrow

"After three days without one, the desire to read a newspaper vanished. And really, one was happier without." - Josephine Tey

"And where Nyarlathotep went, rest vanished, for the small hours were rent with the screams of nightmare." - H P Lovecraft

"Every trace of the old philosophy and literatureof the ancient world has vanished from the face of the earth." - Saint John Chrysostom

"What do men know? Because they have seen no unicorns for a while does not mean we have all vanished." - Peter S Beagle

"But then, my entire life is bullshit. The best things in it have vanished, ghosts. Ghosts I'll admit I created." - Ellen Hopkins

"And we danced, on the brink of an unknown future, to an echo from a vanished past." - John Wyndham

"The devil has not vanished simply because people refuse to believe he exists, no more than God has..." - E. A. Bucchianeri

"The spoken word vanished with the wind. Likewise, the unrecorded life disappears as if it never existed." - Iris Chang

"You killed my Dad." Any trace of kindness or sympathy vanished from Rixon's eyes. "Well this is awkward." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Whither are they vanished? Into the air; and what seemed corporal melted, as breath into the wind." - William Shakespeare

"The person who did all of these things has gone away, vanished without a trace in the ecstasy of existence." - Frederick Lenz

"Women carry a beautiful hand with them to the grave, when a beautiful face has long ago vanished." - Benjamin Disraeli

"It was like there was some parallel universe we all vanished off to where we had all this sex." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"The snows and the roses of yesterday are vanished; And what is love but a rose that fades?" - Edgar Lee Masters

"But oh for the touch of a vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still!" - Alfred Tennyson

"Treasure the love you have received above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished." - Og Mandino

"Many a heart is aching, if you could read them all, Many the hopes that have vanished, after the ball." - Charles K. Harris

"Every woman will tell the curious that with the disappearance of the spinning wheel vanished India's happiness and prosperity." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished." - Og Mandino

"Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished." - Og Mandino

"The songs I had are withered Or vanished clean. Yet there are bright tracks Where I have been." - Ivor Gurney

"Coordinating there Events and objects with remote events And vanished objects. Making ornaments Of accidents and possibilities." - Vladimir Nabokov

"the 'total overpaintings' developed... through incessant reworking. The original motif peeped through the edges. Gradually it vanished completely." - Arnulf Rainer

"I was trapped in admiration for what I had once admired, as a fly in amber remains the captive of some long-vanished pine." - Gene Wolfe

"I have nothing but the embittered sun; Banished heroic mother moon and vanished, And now that I have come to fifty years I must endure the timid sun." - William Butler Yeats

"At the moment they vanished they were everywhere, the cool benediction of the night descended, the stars sparkled, and the whole universe was a hill." - E M Forster

"We rarely know who our ancestors were. Who can even remember the names of their great-grandparents? They have vanished into the dim and distant past" - Dmitri Volkogonov

"To struggle when hope is banished! To live when life's salt is gone! To dwell in a dream that's vanished- To endure, and go calmly on!" - Ben Jonson

"And Alex understood that Scotty Hausmann did not exist. He was a word casing in human form: a shell whose essence has vanished." - Jennifer Egan

"Where do vanished objects go?" "Into nonbeing, which is to say, everything," replied Professor McGonagall. "Nicely phrased," replied the eagle door knocker, and the door swung open." - J K Rowling

"Everything else has vanished, so you take them now. Maybe if you're the one keeping them, I'll be the one feeling better." - Daniel Handler

"To struggle when hope is banished! To live when life's salt is gone! To dwell in a dream's that Vanished! To endure, and go calmly on!" - Ben Jonson

"Christianity has in fact long vanished, not only from the reason but also from the life of mankind, and it is nothing more than a fixed idea." - Ludwig Feuerbach

"The essence of art that is at all noble is the DREAM, and this dream dwells only upon what is distant, absent, vanished, unattainable." - Georges Rodenbach

"The fundamental belief in the authenticity of photographs explains why photographs of people no longer living and of vanished architecture are so melancholy." - Beaumont Newhall

"The birds have vanished into the sky, and now the last cloud drains away. We sit together, the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains." - Li Bai

"[The photographs] were there simply to indicate a radical art that had already vanished. The photograph was necessary only as a residue for communication." - Dennis Oppenheim

"I started to write book reviews as a means of recording my thoughts about what I'd read before all memory of them vanished." - Debra Hamel

"London had vanished. In place of the lively, thrusting metropolitan conurbation was an empty rural wilderness of damp brown fields under low autumnal skies." - Stephen R. Lawhead

"The birds have vanished down the sky. Now the last cloud drains away. We sit together, the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains." - Li Bai

"For beauty called to beauty and there thronged at the enchanter's will The vanished hours of love that burn within the Ever-living still." - George William Russell

"What of all the will to do? It has vanished long ago, For a dream-shaft pierced it through From the Unknown Archer's bow." - George William Russell

"One day Lara went out and did not come back.... She died or vanished somewhere, forgotten as a nameless number on a list which was afterwards mislaid." - Boris Pasternak

"Far or forgot to me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The rapt one, of the godlike forehead, The heaven-eyed creature sleeps in earth: And Lamb, the frolic and the gentle, Has vanished from his lonely hearth." - William Wordsworth

"As all the perfumes of the vanished dayRise from the earth still moistened with the dewSo from my chastened soul beneath thy rayOld love is born anew." - Alfred De Musset

"Americans... are forever searching for love in forms it never takes, in places it can never be. It must have something to do with the vanished frontier." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Curses of vanished elders echoed down on me; too pretty, too soft, too pale, eyes far too full of the Devil, ah, that devilish smile" - Anne Rice

"Thus in the winter stands the lonely tree, Nor knows what birds have vanished one by one, Yet knows its boughs more silent than before" - Edna St Vincent Millay

"The temple of the sylvan goddess, indeed, has vanished, and the King of the Wood no longer stands sentinel over the Golden Bough." - James G Frazer

"I dreamed I was a single moment in a single day. A note struck and vanished. A sounding. A reckoning. Gone." - Jeanette Winterson

"What shall a man say when a friend has vanished behind the doors of Death? A mere tangle of barren words, only words." - Robert E Howard

"We know that happiness is short-lived, that we fail to cherish it when it is within our grasp and value it only when it has vanished forever." - Jose Saramago

"Fifty years," I hackneyed, "is a long time." "Not when you're looking back at them," she said. "You wonder how they vanished so quickly." - Isaac Asimov

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." - Henri Cartierbresson

"Graduate school is a really supportive environment, but in a way, it was only when that support vanished that I flourished." - Susan Choi

"The notion that employees and companies have a social contract with each other that goes beyond a paycheck has largely vanished in United States business." - Alex Berenson

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"I grow dizzy when I recall that the number of manufactured tanks seems to have been more important to me than the vanished victims of racism." - Albert Speer

"The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion." - Lytton Strachey

"Schneider's characters, like Kundera's, are sentient and sophisticated figures at a time when the constraints of Communist rule persist but its energy has entirely vanished." - Richard Eder

"America today is a confused society, caught up in a terror war, a culture war, and a media war, where honesty and professional standards have vanished." - Bill O'Reilly

"A number of plastic surgeons are claiming that looking at John Kerry now, as opposed to a few months ago, they believe he's had Botox shots. They claim a number of his worry lines have vanished. They haven't vanished, just Howard Dean is wearing them now." - Jay Leno

"Nowhere has truth such a short life as in Sicily; a fact has scarcely happened five minutes before its genuine kernel has vanished, been camouflaged, embellished, disfigured, squashed, annihilated by imagination and self interest; shame, fear, generosity, malice, opportunism, charity, all the passions, good as well as evil, fling themselves onto the fact and tear it to pieces; very soon it has vanished altogether." - Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

"Long ago I abandoned my masterpiece a roll of paper thirty yards long which I filled completely with minute handwriting in my dungeon years ago It vanished when the Bastille fell it vanished as everything written everything thought and planned will disappear" - Peter Weiss

"Long ago I abandoned my masterpiece a roll of paper thirty yards long which I filled completely with minute handwriting in my dungeon years ago It vanished when the Bastille fell it vanished as everything written everything thought and planned will disappear" - Peter Weiss

"Remember travel agents? Remember how they just kind of vanished one day? Well, that's where all the other jobs that once made us middle class are going, to that same magical, class-killing, job-sucking wormhole into which travel agency jobs vanished, never to return." - Douglas Coupland

"There is no mind to control if you realise the self. The mind having vanished, the self shines forth. In the realised man, the mind may be active or inactive, the self remains for him." - Ramana Maharshi

"The early mist had vanished and the fields lay like a silver shield under the sun. It was one of the days when the glitter of winter shines through a pale haze of spring." - Edith Wharton

"Where today are the Pequot? Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pcanet, and other powerful tribes of our people? They have vanished before the avarice and oppression of the white man, as snow before the summer sun." - Tecumseh

"Who that has plodded on to middle age would take back upon his shoulders ten of the vanished years, with their mingled pleasures and pains? Who would return to the youth he is forever pretending to regret?" - Agnes Repplier

""All right", said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone." - Lewis Carroll

"Since every mortal power of Coleridge Was frozen at its marvellous source, The rapt one, of the godlike forehead, The heaven-eyed creature sleeps in earth: And Lamb, the frolic and the gentle, Has vanished from his lonely hearth." - William Wordsworth

"Then, as they stood there, struggling back and forth without avail, Eragon said in a low fierce voice, "I...see...you." A bright spark appeared in Arya's eyes, then vanished just as quickly." - Christopher Paolini

"Do not look sad. We shall meet soon again." "Please, Aslan", said Lucy,"what do you call soon?" "I call all times soon" said Aslan; and instantly he was vanished away." - C S Lewis

"At the moment when her eyes closed, when all feeling vanished in her, she thought that she felt a touch of fire imprinted on her lips, a kiss more burning than the red-hot iron of the executioner." - Victor Hugo

"The days when it was possible to win a serious game only by merit of sporting character or depth of chess understanding have vanished forever. Chess knowledge has become dominant, bypassing all the other factors that contribute to success." - Anatoly Karpov

"And the stately ships go on To their haven under the hill; But O for the touch of a vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still!" - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"It was amazing how instantaneously the choking fear vanished, amazing how suddenly the feeling of security washed over me - even before I was off the street - as soon as I heard his voice." - Stephenie Meyer

"I stared at him, unable to believe this was happening. That he could just disappear, along with everything rich and strange he'd brought into my life. Vanished, like magic." - Karen Chance

"All she's caught is fleas! She's a medicine cat, not a warrior. She should be helping me, not trying to pretend that her entire history vanished on the day the truth came out." - Erin Hunter

"Forget the past. The vanished lives of all men are dark with many shames. Human conduct is ever unreliable until man is anchored in the Divine. Everything in future will improve if you are making a spiritual effort now." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"The vulture Nekhbet, who'd one possessed my gran (long story); the crocodile Sobek, who'd tried to kill my cat (longer story); and the lion goddess Sekhmet, whom we'd once vanished in hot sauce ( don't even ask) - page 9" - Rick Riordan

"In books lies the soul of the whole Past Time; the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream." - Thomas Carlyle

"Reader, when that which thou lovedst has long vanished from the earth or from thy fancy, then will nevertheless the beloved voice come back, and bring with it all thy old tears, and the disconsolate heart which has shed them." - Jean Paul

"Wherever public worship has been established and regularly, maintained idolatry has vanished from the face of the earth. There is not now a temple to a heathen god where the word of God is read." - Matthew Simpson

"All green was vanished save of pine and yew, That still displayed their melancholy hue; Save the green holly with its berries red, And the green moss that o'er the gravel spread." - George Crabbe

"I stared at him, unable to believe this was happening. That he could just disappear, along with everything rich and strange he"d brought into my life. Vanished, like magic." - Karen Chance

"Before exulatation had vanished, I felt as if I had been granted a marvellous privilege. Out of the inscrutable waters a beautiful fish had somehow leaped to show me fleetingly the life and spirit of his element." - Zane Grey

"There are persons who can speak no more, whose very names have vanished. Yet a name excised from the verge where it once lived still casts its sound on all who sleep there and enters their throats." - Erin Moure

"Bohemia and all its works are vanished out of America; or, more exactly, bohemia has migrated to the middle class, and is alive and well in condo and suburb." - Cynthia Ozick

"We could use up two Eternities in learning all that is to be learned about our own world and the thousands of nations that have arisen and flourished and vanished from it. Mathematics alone would occupy me eight million years." - Mark Twain

"The World is three days: As for yesterday, it has vanished, along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work in it." - Hasan of Basra

"This very second has vanished forever, lost in the anonymous mass of the irrevocable. It will never return. I suffer from this and I do not. Everything is unique - and insignificant." - Emile M Cioran

"Our degeneration, when it is traced back to its origin in our view of the world really consists in the fact that true optimism has vanished unperceived from our midst." - Albert Schweitzer

"Sweet April-time-O cruel April-time! Year after year returning, with a brow Of promise, and red lips with longing paled, And backward-hidden hands that clutch the joys Of vanished springs, like flowers." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"Every cuisine tells a story. Jewish food tells the story of an uprooted, migrating people and their vanished worlds. It lives in people's minds and has been kept alive because of what it evokes and represents." - Claudia Roden

"The romance of the old West vanished so fast and so few ever did anything with it. Does it make you realize the importance of Art and how the main knowledge of history is through Art alone?" - Laura Gilpin

"Make Jesus Christ your theme! I have seen preachers espouse causes and champion movements, and when the cause died and the movement collapsed, the preacher vanished too. But the man who glories in Christ never grows stale." - Vance Havner

"If somehow every volunteer vanished tomorrow, so much of this country would come to a standstill: schools, hospitals and libraries. You can't name an institution that doesn't depend on volunteers." - Al Roker

"The superior man is not seeking fulfillment through work and woman, because he is already full. For him, work and intimacy are opportunities to give his gifts, and to be vanished in the bliss of giving." - David Deida

"Sometimes it's hard to take everyday concerns seriously when you think about vanished ecosystems that existed 300 million years ago and were eradicated by giant explosions. My goals haven't changed, because my goal has always been to save the world!" - Annalee Newitz

"As all the perfumes of the vanished day Rise from the earth still moistened with the dew So from my chastened soul beneath thy ray Old love is born anew." - Alfred De Musset

"Where today are the Pequot? Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pokanoket, and many other once powerful tribes of our people? They have vanished before the avarice and oppression of the white man, as snow before the summer sun." - Tecumseh

"Sweet April-time - O cruel April-time! Year after year returning, with a brow Of promise, and red lips with longing paled, And backward-hidden hands that clutch the joys Of vanished springs, like flowers." - Dinah Craik

"The south winds roars at night, Curlews hasten in their flight, The air is damp and warm. Desire to sleep has vanished now, Spring has arrived in the night In the wake of a storm." - Hermann Hesse

"I grew up in Britain before it became a multicultural place, so in many ways I have a nostalgia for an England that's vanished - the England of my childhood has actually disappeared." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"There was evidently no time to be lost, so, hastily adopting the Fourth dimension of Space as a means of escape, he vanished through the wainscoting, and the house became quite quiet." - Oscar Wilde

"Remember evil Russian dictator Vladimir Putin? He vanished for 10 days. He had disappeared and there were a lot of rumors. One rumor was he had disappeared because he had himself executed." - David Letterman

"If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished." - Swami Vivekananda

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory." - Henri Cartierbresson

"What's happening to our world? Imagine the year 2000 and our ozone layer has vanished... Our planet has a fever and she is burning up - what will you do?" - Charlene Princess Of Mon

"I came down to the living room one day and my wife was standing in the living room. It wasn't an illusion. I saw her out of the corner of my eye. The moment I saw her, she vanished." - Hugh Leonard

"On either side in Time, there's nothing similar to Now, only memories or imaginings . The place you were ten seconds ago has vanished, and what is the place ten seconds ahead? There is nothing there. It's very odd." - Arthur J. Deikman

"The novelist's obligation to remake the sensuous texture of a vanished world is also the historian's. The strongest fiction writers often do deep research to make the thought and utterances of lost time credible." - Simon Schama

"We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution." - Victor Hugo

"But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape." - Henry Morton Stanley

"For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time." - George Sutherland

"Religion has been terribly tarnished in the course of time, its pristine purity has long since vanished under the regime of creed, and it is no longer Catholic, that is to say, Universal." - Max Heindel

"Write a book you'd like to read. If you wouldn't read it, why would anybody else? Don't write for a perceived audience or market. It may well have vanished by the time your book's ready." - Hilary Mantel

"When did I learn the Bible? When I was four or five years old. It's still the pull of my childhood, a fascination with the vanished world, and I can find everything except that world." - Elie Wiesel

"Of thousands of others, nearer the centre of the explosion, there was no trace. They vanished. The theory in Hiroshima is that the atomic heat was so great that they burned instantly to ashes - except that there were no ashes." - Wilfred Burchett

"In modern society, where most people live in cities, and where both needs and wishes are absolved through the same remote agency - money - the distinction between wishes and needs has altogether vanished." - James Buchan



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