Quotes about scabbard (5 Quotes)
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- ENVELOPE, n. The coffin of a document the scabbard of a bill the husk of a remittance the bed-gown of a love-letter.
(Ambrose Gwinett Bierce)
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- Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
(Percy Bysshe Shelley)
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- Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants.
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- Some undone widow sits upon mine arm, And takes away the use of it 1 and my sword, Glued to my scabbard with wronged orphans' tears, Will not be drawn.
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- It is the edge and temper of the blade that make a good sword, not the richness of the scabbard and so it is not money or possessions that make man considerable, but his virtue.
(Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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