Quotations About / On: APRIL

  • 1.
    April is aproned with apricot blooms.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 2.
    It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.
    (George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. Nineteen Eighty-Four, pt. 1, ch. 1 (1949). Opening words.)
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  • 3.
    He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth; he writes verses, he speaks holiday, he smells April and May.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Host, in The Merry Wives of Windsor, act 3, sc. 2, l. 67-9. Recommending Fenton as a suitor for Anne Page.)
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  • 4.
    ‘The so-called underdog teams always have the proclivity to upset the apple cart. They prepare better than the stronger teams, which often become complacent and under estimate them. The underdogs prepare better due to the anxiety effect which often troubles their conscience, especially when they are to play against the so-called bigger teams.' NN 21 April 2012
    (when the un-fancied teams, the underdogs upset the apple cart)
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  • 5.
    October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. "Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar," ch. 13, Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894).)
  • 6.
    The desire to serve in any endeavour, be it in a company as an employee or in politics as a member or leader, is second in terms of personal priorities. The first priority is financial gain and personal aggrandisement albeit not expressly stated.'
    N Nkuna 3 April 2011
    (That's what most people aspire for, which is unfortunate)
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  • 7.
    ‘I wonder if the star will shine again as it did before the mishap, '
    N Nkuna,15 April 2013
    (Comment on Oscar Pistorius, following the report that he's ready to start training in order to start competing again:)
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  • 8.
    As the sun poured into her niches and naves and her coves and her caves Mother Earth cried 'You violate me! ' But weeks went by and she spied April's apricot apron and apple blooms
    and then she exclaimed 'You violet me! '
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 9.
    Thou art thy mother's glass, and she in thee
    Calls back the lovely April of her prime.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Sonnet 3.)
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  • 10.
    The April's in her eyes, it is love's spring,
    And these the showers to bring it on.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Antony, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 3, sc. 2, l. 43-4. On Octavia weeping as she parts from her brother, Octavius Caesar.)
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