Quotations About / On: SEPTEMBER

  • 1.
    September: it was the most beautiful of words, he'd always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows, and regret.
    (Alexander Theroux (b. 1940), U.S. novelist, poet, essayist. Darconville's Cat, ch. 2, New York, Doubleday (1981).)
  • 2.
    On September 16, 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died.
    (Gore Vidal (b. 1925), U.S. novelist, critic. "The Day the American Empire Ran Out of Gas," Armageddon? Essays 1983-1987 (1987).)
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  • 3.
    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).)
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