Quotations About / On: BLUE

  • 1.
    Blue herons alight...landing in high nests...air rescue planes
    bringing food to needy
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 2.
    Today in their palate of many hues
    the sky and sea have 900 shades of blue
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 3.
    So it's true: Being without Being is blue.
    (William Gass (b. 1924), U.S. fictionist, essayist, philosopher. On Being Blue: A Philosophical Inquiry, ch. 1, p. 12.)
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  • 4.
    The blue we bathe in is the blue we breathe. The blue we breathe, I fear, is what we want from life and only find in fiction. For the voyeur, fiction is what's called going all the way.
    (William Gass (b. 1924), U.S. fictionist, essayist, philosopher. On Being Blue: A Philosophical Inquiry, ch. 4, p. 85.)
  • 5.
    The ocean's blue is like the muse of your sweet love.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Love.)
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  • 6.
    Mother Earth has knitted strong knots in the faithful blue forget me nots.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 7.
    As artists long for blank canvases, as sealovers crave the blue space of skysea, the Spirit longs to be uncluttered.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 8.
    Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.
    (Letty Cottin Pogrebin (b. 1939), U.S. journalist, author. "Down with Sexist Upbringing," The First Ms. Reader, ed. Francine Klagsbrun (1972).)
  • 9.
    Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
    (Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970), U.S. rock musician. Quoted in Charles Shaar Murray, Crosstown Traffic, ch. 6 (1989).)
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  • 10.
    Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.
    (Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972), U.S. gospel singer, and Evan Mcloud Wylie. Movin' On Up, ch. 6, written with Evan McLoud Wylie (1966).)
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