Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along but I am the river it is a tiger that devours me but I am the tiger it is a fire that consumes me but I am the fire.
Poetry is a sword of lightning ever unsheathed which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever it must go out and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time and it feels like I'm doing something constructive.