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Quotations About / On: SPRING

  • 1.
    I have no more patience for this Europe where Autumn wears the face of Spring and Spring reeks of misery.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Martha in The Misunderstanding, act 2, sc. 1, Pléiade (1962).)
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  • 2.
    From abundance springs satiety.
    (Titus Livius (Livy) (59 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman historian. Histories, III, 1.)
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  • 3.
    Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Spanish Gypsy, bk. 3 (1868). Pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.)
  • 4.
    Fear always springs from ignorance.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Oration, August 31, 1837, delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The American Scholar," repr. In Emerson: Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (1983).)
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  • 5.
    A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.
    (Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Ordeal of Change, ch. 5 (1964).)
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  • 6.
    It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Miles Fairley (George Sanders), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, to Mrs. Muir during a spring shower (1947). From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
  • 7.
    It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Miles Fairley (George Sanders), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Mrs. Muir during a spring shower. From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
  • 8.
    The wealthy man is not he who has money, but he who has the means to live in the luxurious state of early spring.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, April 29, 1892, to L.A. Avilova. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 5, p. 58, "Nauka" (1976).)
  • 9.
    Tell Greece that her spring has been taken out of her year.
    (Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 7.162.)
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  • 10.
    You must await your thirst and allow it to become complete: otherwise you will never discover your spring, which can never be anyone else's!
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 10, p. 193, selection 5[1], number 54, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Unpublished fragments dating to November 1882February 1883. Originally meant to be attributed to Zarathustra in Thus Spoke Zarathustra.)
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