Quotations About / On: SEPTEMBER
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).)
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).)
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).)