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Quotations About / On: COLD

  • 1.
    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).)
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  • 2.
    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.)
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  • 3.
    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).)
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  • 4.
    The cold neutrality of an impartial judge.
    (Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. To His Constituents, "Translator's Preface," J.P. Brissot (1794).)
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  • 5.
    There's nothing colder than chemistry.
    (Anita Loos (1888-1981), U.S. novelist, screenwriter. Kiss Hollywood Good-by, ch. 21 (1974).)
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  • 6.
    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).)
  • 7.
    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.)
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  • 8.
    An ardent lover often makes a cold friend.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 9.
    Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
    (Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936), Spanish philosophical writer. The Tragic Sense of Life, ch. 4 (1913).)
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  • 10.
    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.)
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