Consuming Breast Milk

Famous quotes containing the words consuming, breast and/or milk:

    Say never the strong heart
    In the consuming breath
    Cries out unto the dark
    The skinny death.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    Here is this vast, savage, howling mother of ours, Nature, lying all around, with such beauty, and such affection for her children, as the leopard; and yet we are so early weaned from her breast to society, to that culture which is exclusively an interaction of man on man,—a sort of breeding in and in, which produces at most a merely English nobility, a civilization destined to have a speedy limit.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Truth, Sir, is a cow which will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)