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)

My lady's presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame.
- Henry Constable
(Keywords: Blush, Lady, Roses, Shame)

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)

Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Blush, Man, Old, Pride, State, Ugly)

A girl can tell I like her when I blush or start telling bad jokes.
- Zac Efron
(Keywords: Blush, Jokes)

I am such a strong admirer and supporter of George W. Bush that if he suggested eliminating the income tax or doubling it, I would vote yes on first blush.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: Blush, First, Tax, Income, Vote)

It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
- George Herbert
(Keywords: Blush, Poor, Spirit)

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)

All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter.
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Keywords: Blush, First, Style)

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)

On first blush, Hold 'em seems like a ridiculously simple game.
- Richard Roeper
(Keywords: Blush, First)

One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush.
- Marquis de Sade
(Keywords: Blush, Old, Shame)

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)

The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, - when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
(Keywords: Blush, Defiance, Shame, Woman)

After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Blush, First, Indifference, Sin)

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