Quotations on Blush

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Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Keywords: Life, Blush, Fire, Girls, Gnats, Shame, Wishing)

Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: Men, Blush, Vanity)

New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
- Andrew Cuomo
(Keywords: Government, Time, Boss, Performance, Blush, Corruption, Disgrace, Now, State, Taxes)

The role of Charlie Eppes has changed me. I never imagined I would play a role like this. I lost some weight, grew my hair and now every woman in America over 40 wants to date me. It's their daughters I want to convince. The truth is all this talk makes me blush. Me, I look in the mirror and all I see is this Jewish kid from Queens.
- David Krumholtz
(Keywords: Truth, America, Blush, Daughters, Hair, Now, Play, Talk, Want, Weight, Woman)

At first blush, it seems that the young people who were shot down in the parking lot at the base of Blanket Hill gave up their lives for a dream that died with them.
- William Kunstler
(Keywords: People, Dream, Blush, First)

We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see all the motives upon which they were done.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Actions, Blush, Motives, World)

Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
- George Sand
(Keywords: Heart, Blush, Joy, Reason, Regret, Shame, Struggle, Suffering)









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