Quotations About / On:
Isn't it awful that cold feet make for a cold imagination and that a pair of woollen socks induce good thoughts!
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1819).)
Our [British] summers are often, though beautiful for verdure, so cold, that they are rather cold winters.
(Horace Walpole (1717-1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, p. 52, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978).
Originally written in 1787.)
It was so cold I almost got married.
(Shelley Winters (b. 1922), U.S. stage and screen actor. Quoted in New York Times (April 29, 1956).)
The cold neutrality of an impartial judge.
(Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. To His Constituents, "Translator's Preface," J.P. Brissot (1794).)
Old age grows cold to love.
(Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70-19 B.C.), Roman poet. Georgics, bk. 3, l. 97 (29 B.C.), trans. by Kate Hughes (1995).)
He's cold as a witch's heart.
(Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. First Sea Lord (Laurence Naismith), Sink the Bismarck! Referring to a fellow officer, 1960.
Based on a true story. Based on a book by C.S. Forrester.)
An ardent lover often makes a cold friend.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
(Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 4 (1913).)
Being in the perfect peace of God is like being wrapped in a warm comforter on a cold winter night.
Leave something on me! I might catch cold.
(Ranald MacDougall (1915-1973), U.S. screenwriter, and Michael Curtiz. Ida (Eve Arden), Mildred Pierce, to Wally Fay, who is undressing her with his eyes (1945).
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.)