Defeated Belle River

Famous quotes containing the words defeated, belle and/or river:

    Lest darkness fall and time fall
    In a long night when learned arteries
    Mounting the ice and sum of barbarous time
    Shall yield, without essence, perfect accident.
    We are the eyelids of defeated caves.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.
    Mae West, U.S. screenwriter, W.C. Fields, and Edward Cline. Flower Belle Lee (Mae West)

    It is ... despair at the mutability of all created things that links the Artist and the Ascetic—a desire to purify and preserve—to set oneself apart—somehow—from the river flowing onward to the grave.
    Michele Murray (1933–1974)