146 Blood Quotes (Ultimate List)

It may seem as if we are all too familiar with the red liquid that runs through our bodies, keeping us alive. This very thing we call blood is something more than just an indication that we bleed. It can carry way more than that. It keeps connections, traverses lineage, breaks through wars, and even build nations.

Blood is a powerful thing. It can also mean different things to different people. While the red it possesses is all haunting to us, It can come in many forms. Blood can mean anything. We’ve created an ultimate list of quotes about blood to show how much ideas have gotten from it:

The blood is the life!

Bram Stoker

As the author of the famous work about vampires called Dracula would say. While it fits perfectly with his book, this quote holds true for all those who are alive.

Blood is that fragile scarlet tree we carry within us.

Osbert Sitwell

Blood is life indeed. Without it, we are nothing but lifeless flesh and bones.

I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.

Langston Hughes

The flow of blood has been associated with rivers, which is why both terms are often associated with life. They are both precious.

The body of man has in itself blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile; these make up the nature of this body, and through these, he feels pain or enjoys health. Now he enjoys the most perfect health when these elements are duly proportioned to one another in respect of compounding, power, and bulk, and when they are perfectly mingled.


Anatomically, our blood is part of our body. It helps make up what is it that we are born to be. It, along with a few other things, allows us to feel what it is to be truly alive.

There’s blood beneath every layer of skin.

Alexander McQueen

This is why we bleed. And bleeding is proof that we are alive.

Lines have to smile. There have to be life, blood, and heart in things you let go. They have to be human, warm, and alive.

Kay Bojesen

Even in non-human entities, the notion of blood is proof that one thing is alive.

Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? – Lady Macbeth

William Shakespeare

No matter who you are, no matter how old or young you are, the same blood goes out of your body to remind you that you are a breathing, living creature.

I do wear lipstick because when I suddenly get pale or green, it seems whole blood goes away.

Nastassja Kinski

And sometimes the color of blood is enough to say that you are living.

My soul bleeds and the blood steadily, silently, disturbingly slowly, swallows me whole.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

When we bleed, we realize the fragility of life. We become more aware of the soul that lives in us, and how easily it could escape.

Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we’re opened, we’re red.

Clive Barker

In a literal sense, blood runs inside us, pulsating with life. When someone breaks us open, all that spills is red.

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.

Phillips Brooks

The blood that runs in us is wild. When it becomes still, we become void; lifeless.

Blood for life. Life for life. Changeling justice.

Nalini Singh

Blood is the foundation of life as life clings to another. Blood is the forefront of it all.

Today, a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood, the faith that along with blood, we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole.

Alfred Rosenberg

We are all living with the same blood that flows inside of us. When we defend oneself and one another, we defend all that is mankind.

As soon as I became old enough to make my dreams my reality, I became a firm believer that the subconscious and the world outside of our flesh and blood is essentially the truth.

Melissa Auf der Maur

But the blood, the imaginary blood that doesn’t run red, but freely flows to that outside of our bodies and in the natural world is as essential as what we have. These are proof that every little thing nature makes is alive.

We are earth’s children, and life is the same in sap as in blood; all that the earth, our mother, feels and expresses to the eye by her form and aspect, in melancholy or in splendor, finds an echo within us.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Our blood connects us to live the way it connects us to those around us.

We are made out of stardust. The iron in the hemoglobin molecules in the blood in your right hand came from a star that blew up 8 billion years ago. The iron in your left hand came from another star. We are the laws of chemistry and physics as they have played out here on Earth, and we are now learning that planets are as common as stars. Most stars, as it turns out now, will have planets.

Jill Tarter

The components of our blood are one and the same as the ancient matters of the universe. This is how we know we are linked and how we know we are part of this universe.

Be aware of your infinite connection to your source. Know that you’re more than an encapsulated collection of bones, blood, and organs in a skin and hair covered body.

Wayne Dyer

We are more than our bodies; we are connected to our source.

Our bones, flesh, and blood are made up of the metals, liquids, and minerals of the earth, and everything on this planet is made up of the same things. As humans, we have being, so everything on the earth does too in our culture because we are made of the same thing.

John Trudell

We are all made of the same thing. Our blood has the same things the material world can offer. We are more connected than we think.

We turn our backs on nature; we are ashamed of beauty. Our wretched tragedies have a smell of the office clinging to them, and the blood that trickles from them is the color of printer’s ink.

Albert Camus

We sometimes forget that we are part of nature. We don’t see it bleed red the way we do, so we easily forget they are also alive.

Do not let one moment go by that doesn’t remind you that your heart beats 900 times a day, and there are enough gallons of blood to make you an ocean.

Anis Mojgani

We underestimate the wonders of our bodies. We have enough blood to make oceans, but let’s hope we don’t let it spill.

We carry oceans inside of us, in our blood and our sweat. And we are crying the oceans, in our tears.

Gregory David Roberts

Same as our blood, our tears and sweat also hold oceans. We are more than we think we are.

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.

Theodore Roosevelt

A person who is willing to shed his own blood for his own kin and country is a person who should be remembered.

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.

Indira Gandhi

Blood is often associated with patriotism.

Once blood is shed in a national quarrel, reason, and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.

David Lloyd George

But while one sheds blood for his own country, others bleed other else’s blood for nationalism.

It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.

William Shakespeare

In raging wars, even blood bleeds blood. This is how we realize it is precious.

It was night, and the rain fell; and falling, it was rain, but, having fallen, it was blood.

Edgar Allan Poe

A fallen man is fallen blood, no matter how much the rain falls, washing water.

The fighting was fierce and lasted for the greater part of a day; blood ran in rivers.

Matthew of Edessa

But blood is often seen in battles. It is in how much blood has painted the ground and flowed in rivers.

Chemists employed by the police can do remarkable things with blood. They can weave it into a rope to hang a man.

Margery Allingham

The most skilled people can turn blood into anything. Chemists, especially, are masters at it.

I’m going to go and leave my blood all over the track.

Nick Rogers

Leaving your blood is also making a mark. This is how thousands of spilled blood in history is remembered.

The establishment of the world community will surely exact a price – and who can tell what that price may be? – in toil, suffering, and blood.

H. G. Wells

Blood equates to life. That is why it is precious, and in suffering, it’s worth is more appreciated.

The great lie is that it is civilization. It’s not civilized. It has been literally the most blood thirsty brutalizing system ever imposed upon this planet. That is not civilization. That’s the great lie, is that it represents civilization.

John Trudell

It’s sad that civilization may be the ones that hunt for blood. Crimes and wars spill blood, even in a civilized community.

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.

Otto von Bismarck

It is astounding how humankind has come to only settle things through violence.

We saw the lightning, and that was the guns, and then we heard the thunder, and that was the big guns, and then we heard the rain falling, and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.

Harriet Tubman

Because of violence, blood could fall like rain. Blood should never fall like rain.

Much shedding of blood, many great actions, and triumphs, toil and perseverance are the end of all things human.

Napoleon Bonaparte

If the spilling of blood keeps up, it will be the end of humanity.

Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood… there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them!

Patrick Pearse

Blood is not something one should be afraid of, but who wouldn’t? When history regarded it as the only payment of victory and freedom. We overlook that blood, though not spilled, blood working for other blood who claims to be superior is as terrifying.

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds, we are cut with our own dust.

John Webster

We become victims of our own doing when we indulge in too much.

In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.

Nelson Mandela

There must be some other way to progress, we just haven’t known yet, or we turn a blind eye against it.

The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required blood and sweat and tears.

Charles Kettering

However, peace and war may not be that different as the two sides have always been stuck with the other. It’s all the same; it requires humans either by means or by ends.

Either we’re going to solve this by realistic negotiation, or there will be blood on the border.

Tom Metzger

It becomes more apparent when the only alternative for peaceful negotiations is the spilling of blood.

Three words remain that can yet stir the blood of man: the word ‘rebellion’; the word ‘revolt’; the word ‘revolution.’

Edward Abbey

Even without experiencing it, a revolution stirs the blood of man. And stir blood it does when things become extreme.

Blood was the mortar that cemented the kingdom.

Jocelyn Murray

If we think about it, it’s unsettling to realize the amount of blood that has been mixed in the pillars and the roads that stood firmly to this day.

Blood alone moves the wheels of history.

Martin Luther

Blood is powerful enough to drive history. Look at your textbooks, read facts about history. The blood spilled on the ground spans lifetimes and borders. And it still continues to this day.

Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?

Carl Jung

While history books provide historical events, they may take us away from the realization that history is not in there, but in the lives of the people who are in it.

I did not know that history is like a blood stain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we pint over it.

Peter Carey

Like a bloodstain, history doesn’t disappear. Even if it’s been long gone, it’s what brought us to where we are today. Even if we gloss it over, there’s no denying what it’s done.

History is a bath of blood.

William James

There is no denying that history has seen the most bloodshed. One day, today will become history, and all the blood spilled over the last decade will be swept by it.

History is a blood-drenched enigma and the world an error.

Umberto Eco

If history wasn’t as brutal as it has been, maybe Umberto wouldn’t have considered the world as an error.

No one thinks of how much blood it costs.


How much blood has cost for the future that we have now and how much more blood will be spent for the future that we aim for tomorrow? No one knows because no one thinks about it.

Certain blood will be given for half certain reasons, as in all wars.

Saul Bellow

We trade our lives for the uncertainty of victory. That’s how we die.

Death is the universal salt of states; Blood is the base of all things–law and war.

Philip James Bailey

Blood is at the base of it all. Whatever we do, it all comes down to blood: how much of it is saved or lost.

Imagine all the people, living life in peace. Well, that’s hard to do when you’re on this blood stained street.

Christine Lavin

We can only imagine because what is in our reality is different.

We’ve all got the blood on our hands, we only receive what we demand.

Jack Johnson

What we demand is sometimes more than what we ought to have. Some of us go to extremes. Even without going to war, we can all have blood on our hands.

When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood, it is hard to shake hands with her.

Oscar Wilde

Often times, blood is spilled for more than just nationalism. It is spilled for freedom. But while we think enemy blood dries for our tomorrow, we must also remember that blood of our own kin is spent.

Even as a child, even as my blood-past was drained from me, I understood that if I were strong enough to accept it, I was being offered a second history.

Anne Michaels

Your blood carries your history. If it is drained from you, it will be what history tells you about you.

Autobiography is a wound where the blood of history does not dry.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Our past cannot be erased from us. No matter how old we become, the stories we have experienced can stay fresh.

Liberty, in its last analysis, is but the sweat of the poor and the blood of the brave.

Robert Toombs

In the end, no liberty has been achieved without hardwork and bravery.

The blood of criminals fertilises the soil of liberty.

Joseph Fouche

For our freedom, we let the blood of our enemies spill, and sometimes our own.

I say to you that the price of liberty is and always has been blood – human blood.

J. Reuben Clark

But no matter who’s it from, the price is always the same: it’s life.

We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.

Joyce Carol Oates

Blood is a connection, and blood keeps memories. As long as humanity has blood running in their veins, they will always be linked to their histories.

It is said that blood is thicker than water. It is what joins us, binds us, curses us.


Perhaps the most famous quote about blood is about it being thicker than water. This simply means that your kin holds greater importance than those relationships not bound by blood. Anyone is free to agree or disagree.

My mother’s blood that would last forever after. The blood of my brother, my grandfather, my father.

Alice Hoffman

Our blood relatives are our families. We are linked to them even before we are born.

Next to blood relationships, come water relationships.

Stanley Crawford

Next to our kins, we form relationships with people with water. In other words, even if we are not blood-related, we can choose to create bonds.

All things are connected like the blood which unites one family.

Chief Seattle

But in all aspects, blood is really what connects all things together. Too much blood has been spilled in our lands. Too much blood may have also been in our hands. We are all united by the blood our fathers had spilled.

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.

Richard Bach

But others believe that the trues bonds do not depend solely on blood, it is rather that even in the proclaimed differences of blood, we can find genuine connections.

We don’t have to have blood relations in order to be brothers and sisters. Flesh and blood, those are just things that we’re made of. In a real family, what matters is our hearts. We care, show concern, and love. Anyone can be family too.

Kim Da-hyun

And although blood is powerful, it is not required in genuine relationships. Rather, you can choose to call them your own, and your blood will recognize them as is, as long as your heart beats with sincerity.

You place too much importance… on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!

J. K. Rowling

Though blood is already set the moment we are born, it does not set itself in stone. It grows into something that accepts others that are not their own.

I had no blood relatives till I made some.

Andy Dick

This strong quote from Andy Dick does regard blood relations as something you choose and not something picked for you without consent.

True kindness is a pure divine affinity, Not founded upon human consanguinity. It is a spirit, not a blood relation, Superior to family and station.

Henry David Thoreau

Other good human values should not only be given to those who share the same blood with you.

Hate and fear breed a poison in the blood, which, if continued, affects eyes, ears, nose, and the organs of digestion. Therefore, it is not wise to hear and remember the unkind things others might say about you.


Unkindness stirs poison inside.

What is undeniable is that when comforts and convenience sap our energies and idealism, inactivity secretes sloth in to our minds like a poison in the blood.

Os Guinness

And other things could poison the blood

A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.

George McGovern

How one deals with blood, especially not their own, tells much about their hearts.

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Being humble is present in those who know where credit is due.

Give love and keep blood between brothers.

Pete Townshend

When love is given, blood is kept to yourself and your kin. When ready, blood can be shared.

I am impressed by how much of my grandparent’s life depended on continuities, contacts, connections, friendships, and blood relationships.

Wallace Stegner

Blood likes to draw connections. It likes to keep people, memories, stories. It is binding. Blood keeps things connected and alive.

Nevertheless, blood is thicker than water, as anyone knows who has tasted both.

Margaret Atwood

Although friends and families are equally important, we cannot deny that our families have a greater hold on us.

We should have a bond of sympathy for all sentient beings, knowing that only the depraved and base take pleasure in the sight of blood and suffering.

Seneca the Younger

Kindness is seen in how we see the value of life; the value of blood,

I’m the type to swallow my blood before I swallow my pride.

Curtis Jackson

Putting up a fight before giving up your pride allows you to taste iron. Whether this iron poisons you or gives you strength. It’s up to you.

All the soarings of my mind begin in my blood.

Rainer Maria Rilke

While it is believed that the mind controls the body, a mild disturbance of emotion changes the composition of blood. Once it peaks, even the mind is left to follow.

Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death.

Frederick Buechner

As blood carries life, one should always keep their own in check.

We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.

Tupac Shakur

And the way blood carries life; it also dictates death.

Slowly, the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.

William Empson

Sometimes, how long we continue spilling blood breeds the poison. The longer it lingers, the deadlier it becomes.

I saw my own blood, and I thought, how could I live in a world where this exists- where love can become death?

Francesca Lia Block

Blood corresponds to both life, love, and death. In abundance, there’s life. In the loss, there’s death. But in both cases, love can exist and can turn to the other.

What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.

Zane Grey

As long as blood runs warm, we are living. Unless we choose the cold.

Tell yourself that the world is outside, that it’s not to be hidden from you, that you are going to thrust yourself forward and be relaxed in the world. You have chosen a field where you’re going to be hurt to the blood. But to retreat from the pain is death.

Stella Adler

When you brave the world outside, you risk yourself to some trouble. That is okay. Life is worth living that way.

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

It is commonly believed that blood is involved in hard work.

They’re not willing to admit that I’ve also shed blood and tears and often paid dearly for my success. This makes me feel extremely sad.

Zhang Ziyi

Aside from blood, sweat is another liquid that spills out of our body. Together with blood, they often get things done.

Sweat saves blood.

Erwin Rommel

Sweat and blood have always been put side by side when it comes to hard work. But sweat alone can represent that. Blood is the life that gets spared by every drop of sweat.

For I can raise no money by vile means. By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas.

William Shakespeare

Some people work hard day and night, offering their life for money.

I have never been able to carry out any work coolly. On the contrary, it is done, so to speak, with my own blood.

Jim Dine

The best way to appear and become truly cool in your work is by doing it with your own effort and sacrifice.

It’s when we start working together that the real healing takes place… it’s when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood.

David Hume

Together, we can achieve greater height and accomplish more, working hard with our efforts rather than going against each other.

Work my hands in the soil, what’s the pay for all the toil? Dust for blood, dust for blood, dust for blood.

Don McLean

And sometimes, even hard work is not enough. We get paid dust for all the sacrifices we make.

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.


Blood is associated with a lot of things. The red it contains is the courage to some.

I was a queen, and you took away my crown, a wife, and you killed my husband, a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.

Marie Antoinette

It also represents rage. They say royalty is the blue blood, but it still burns the same crimson that drives human emotions at its peak.

But not all men seek rest and peace; some are born with the spirit of the storm in their blood.

Robert E. Howard

Sometimes, the blood surges like a storm inside. This is when people feel their raging spirit.

The smaller the drink, the clearer the head, and the cooler the blood.

William Penn

High blood activity equates to the strength of our emotions. The cooler the blood, the better we focus. Also, drink moderately.

The blood that is once inflamed with wine is apt to boil with rage.

Joseph Hall

This is another indication that the lesser you drink, the more you are in control of your emotions.

If yet, your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland.

Chandra Shekhar Azad

But rage doesn’t always have to be bad. This emotion can bring you courage and strength and should be used only for good.

Anger is the resentment of the animal, and gentle blood alone makes the gentleman.

Amos Bronson Alcott

If we do not have control or our anger, we are nothing less than animals in rage.

Resentment and anger are bad for your blood pressure and your digestion.

Desmond Tutu

When we resent someone or become extremely bad, our blood boils with an unhealthy feeling.

The ‘pure’ red of which certain abstractionists speak does not exist. Any red is rooted in blood, glass, wine, hunters’ caps, and a thousand other concrete phenomena. Otherwise, we would have no feeling toward red and its relations.

Robert Motherwell

Blood and its crimson color are deeply linked with our minds. That’s why we feel so much when we see it.

Red is one of the strongest colors, it’s blood, it has a power with the eye. That’s why traffic lights are red, I guess and stop signs as well… In fact, I use red in all of my paintings.

Keith Haring

Even artists recognize the powerful color of our blood and all it represents. It evokes power. It’s a bit ambiguous what exact power it is, but it’s strong.

I’ve always believed human blood is red because it really needs to draw attention to itself.

Patricia Cornwell

The color it evokes is so powerful that it draws attention, sparking a vivid visual in a sea of colors.

It is the crushed grape that gives out the blood-red wine: it is the suffering soul that breathes the sweetest melodies.

Mary Abigail Dodge

Too much pressure could bring out the beauty, even it goes through suffering. This is how things become tougher and more beautiful.

Did the poet use red to symbolize blood? Anger? Lust? Or is the wheelbarrow simply red because red sounded better than black?

Jay Asher

The color is used to symbolize a lot of things or to just fit in with what’s best.

The reason why the stone is red is its iron content, which is also why our blood is red.

Andy Goldsworthy

And beneath this color is toughness. The reason why red haunts us is that it is built by toughness.

Thank God for the iron in the blood of our fathers.

Theodore Roosevelt

The iron we’ve had in our blood for years has helped us become stronger.

When you steal from an artist, you are stealing their blood, sweat, and tears.

Tyler Shields

All our toils and efforts, even talents, come from our blood. When someone takes our work, they are taking away much more than they think.

Of all that is written, I love only what a person hath written with his blood.

Friedrich Nietzsche

As blood reigns with passion, those who write with that emotion in mind bring life to their words.

Of all writings I love only that which is written with blood. Write with blood: and you will
discover that blood is spirit.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Blood also represents individuality. What one draws with his blood is something only he or she can possess. Blood is universal. While it gives us life, we also give it an identity.

Our blood is the same, we just use it differently.

Patrick deWitt

Though blood is universal, it is also powerful and provides identity. How we use it tells much about who we are.

Writing is easy. Just sit in front of a typewriter, open up a vein and bleed it out drop by drop.

Red Smith

As our blood carries stories and people and emotions, so it can write what’s deeply hidden among us.

Critics have said I write without spontaneity, in cold blood. I don’t. I write in hot blood.

Billy Joel

The burning passion the blood produces can help in being more creative.

I write so slowly, I could write with my own blood and not hurt myself.

Fran Lebowitz

And our pacing shouldn’t be judged, as long as we don’t destroy ourselves in creating beauty.

I cut a hole in my heart and wrote with the blood.

James Anthony Froude

When we write deeply and passionately, it feels like carving our own heart out.

Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

Gene Fowler

And nothing is more effective in showing individuality but through art. Literature is art. Writing, especially personal writing, cuts deep. Blood is involved.

Literature is the product of a strange rain of blood, sweat, semen, and tears.

Roberto Bolano

Art like literature persists because it is a product of human experience.

In literature and art, memory is a synonym for invention. It is the life-blood of imagination, which faints and dies when the veins are empty.

Robert Aris Willmott

A steady flow of blood in our imaginations power up creative gears. Without it, we create nothing.

The blood jet is poetry, and here is no stopping it.

Sylvia Plath

The movement of our blood is art. It keeps people alive, carries emotion, bleeds out. It’s all poetry.

Poetry and painting are done in the same way you make love; it’s an exchange of blood, a total embrace – without caution, without any thought of protecting yourself.

Joan Miro

Making art may seem very technical at times, but what many don’t realize is that it as an act of love, something that uses emotion to manifest in the material world.

Music is not written in red, white, and blue. It is written in the heart’s blood of the composer.

Nellie Melba

Even music flows in the blood. It is the melody that sings inside us, dying to come out.

Just as blood is a fact of your physical body and nothing you invented, creativity is a fact of your spiritual body and nothing you must invent.

Julia Cameron

Blood and creativity are both something that helps us paint a picture that best describes us for who we are.

Nothing of any importance can be taught. It can only be learned and with blood and sweat.

Robert Anton Wilson

There is learning in the blood.

The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished, and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood.

Maya Angelou

Blood is also associated with pain. Blood that spills because of those we nourished hurts more.

My new year’s resolution: Never be afraid to be kicked in the teeth. Let the blood and the bruises define your legacy.

Lady Gaga

But even with it, it shows us how we can be strong.

Life, struggle, even amidst pain and blood and poverty, seemed beautiful.

Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Life is beautiful because it has struggles.

They discovered that even in the face of pain that seems unbearable, even in the face of pain that wrings the last drop of blood out of your heart and leaves its scrimshaw tracery on the inside of your skull, life goes on. And pain grows dull, and begins to fade.

Poppy Z. Brite

Even when the pain is too difficult to handle, life continues to go on so long as there is still blood left to drain out of you.

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Blood has been considered as life so much that it is used as a term to be the driving force and a connection to many other things. Even love.

Character, to me, is the life’s blood of fiction.

Donna Tartt

In fiction, the characters move the story, just as how blood moves to all parts of our body to keep us living.

Never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the life blood of business.

Richard Branson

In business, the cash flow is as important as the flow of blood. Without it, there’s no mobility.

Roads are the blood vessels of the economy.

Jakaya Kikwete

Just like the path of blood vessels in our bodies, so as the roads that take us to places.

A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.

Arthur Baer

Blood is also akin to the newspaper industry. It scatters round and round, reaching each household that needs it.

All the passions are nothing else than different degrees of heat and cold of the blood.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Blood is also associated with our passions. The crimson red it portrays shows love. For every beat, love is expressed. But overall, blood is passion.

The secret, which is not so secret after all, is that the people who we love live on in our hearts, in the beat of our blood.

M.J. Rose

People we adore get into places we don’t think they can. They sneak in to our blood, and before we know it, we start to need them more and more.

Until then, mio dolce amor, a thousand kisses; but give me none in return, for they set my blood on fire.

Napoleon Bonaparte

When we get too much of romance, blood rushes up to our face, setting our skin on fire.

A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.

Amy Levy

Though relationships before marriage are special, ones after that set the blood together.

Sensations sweet. Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart.

William Wordsworth

Any feeling that gets inside our blood is felt deeply and wholly, delivered by the heart.

Love heats my blood, blood spins my head, and my head falls in love.

Cat Stevens

The intense feeling of romance makes the blood run with love. As a result, love spreads throughout the body.

My blood is a miracle that, from my veins, crosses the air in my heart into yours.

Frida Kahlo

Blood does magic when we are in love. It’s like they jump out from underneath our skins to get someone’s attention.

The blood in my veins is frozen, but it sings of love.

Graham Joyce

Even when the blood would go cold, it can still sing of love.

No man knows till he experiences it, what it is like to feel his own life-blood drawn away into the woman he loves.

Bram Stoker

And when we lose someone we deeply love, it’s like our own blood is drained from us.

Most of the sacrifices involved tearing out the heart, offering it to the sun and, with some blood, also to the idols.

Michael Harner

Ancient sacrifices always involved blood. That’s how they regarded how sacred it is.

Now’s the time to be alive – to see it all happen, to be a part of it. That makes the blood race, and each breath is an adventure.

David Eddings

Adventure makes the heart race. It brings a thrilling experience that excited the blood.

I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood, and the music in my mind.

Robert Fulghum

When we dance, the blood pulsates with joy. It races with excitement.

If what that man did in his life, makes the blood pulse through the body of others, and makes them believe deeper in something larger than life, then his essence, his spirit, will be immortalized by the storytellers, by the loyalty, by the memory, of those who honor him and make whatever the man did live forever.

The Ultimate Warrior

The course of blood also runs in inspiration. It makes the blood feel more motivated.

By any sane definition of success, if you wake up in a pool of blood and nobody has shot you, you are not successful.

Arianna Huffington

A part of success will always include your sacrifice. No one is ever truly successful without it.

All is race; there is no other truth ,and every race must fall, which carelessly suffers its blood to become mixed.

Benjamin Disraeli

And in the end, blood is powerful, whether it be considered pure or mixed. It is the only way to preserve it. One must accept differences to survive.

I think they must mix blood, otherwise the human race is bound to degenerate. Mixing blood is marvelous. It makes strong and intelligent men. It takes away tired spirits.

Josephine Baker

Accepting blood is also accepting people. So long as we do not discriminate, we can live harmoniously. It may even be the key to a longer and healthier future.


Blood is anything we can make it off. We may not even realize it’s part of our daily lives. We do not see it most of the time, but when we do, there’s this pang of emotion that stirs inside us. Whether it be a good or bad feeling, its presence has always been something we don’t often mind until it appears.

Blood will continue to run for as long as humanity lives.

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