Quotations About / On: SPRING

  • 11.
    We loiter in winter while it is already spring.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 346, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 12.
    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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  • 13.
    Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Considerations by the Way," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 14.
    Yet there is no spring in Florida, neither in boskage perdu, nor on the nunnery beaches.
    (Wallace Stevens (1879-1955), U.S. poet. "Indian River.")
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  • 15.
    A fresh world springs out into life with a new thought; Yes! With the power of thought.
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  • 16.
    - A field of love, You dream of ever such romance of majesty flowers of rain-dance spring -
    (┬ęBy Deb Harman)
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  • 17.
    More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
    (Uta Hagen (b. 1919), U.S. actor. Respect for Acting, pt. 1, introduction (1973).)
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  • 18.
    So that's why you're green around the gills. Spring comes to the bushveldt, the young bucks start butting their heads together.
    (Leigh Brackett (1915-1978), U.S. screenwriter, and Howard Hawks. Sean Mercer (John Wayne), Hatari! Commenting on the romantic rivalry between Kurt Mueller (Hardy Kruger) and Chips Maurey (Gerard Blain) (1962). From a Story by Harry Kur.)
  • 19.
    It is mediocrity which makes laws and sets mantraps and spring-guns in the realm of free song, saying thus far shalt thou go and no further.
    (James Russell Lowell (1819-91), U.S. poet, editor. "Elizabethan Dramatists, Omitting Shakespear: John Webster," Lowell's Early Prose Writings (1902).)
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  • 20.
    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.)
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