Quotations About / On: SUN

  • 1.
    The sun never gets tired of rising but sometimes a person gets tired of being under the sun.
    (Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 166, Éditions du Seuil (1972).)
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  • 2.
    The sun cares nothing for illumination.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 3.
    The sun is but a morning star.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Conclusion," Walden (1854). Last sentence.)
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  • 4.
    Men shut their doors against a setting sun.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Apemantus, in Timon of Athens, act 1, sc. 2, l. 145. Foreshadowing the fall of Timon.)
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  • 5.
    Givers are like fools when giving; But when the
    reward turns out for them, it feels they are the
    wisest under the sun
    (All good-doing has a reward)
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  • 6.
    The sun goes away at night and leaves you your sorrows, and it does not rise any quicker when you are joyful.
    (Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 114, Éditions du Seuil (1972).)
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  • 7.
    ... a country encapsulates our childhood and those lanes, byres, fields, flowers, insects, suns, moons and stars are forever reoccurring.
    (Edna O'Brien (b. c. 1932), Irish author; relocated to England. Mother Ireland, ch. 7 (1976).)
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  • 8.
    It is an hypothesis that the sun will rise tomorrow: and this means that we do not know whether it will rise.
    (Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian-British philosopher. Trans. by D.F. Pears and B.F. McGuinness, Routledge and Kegan Paul (1961). Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 6.36311.)
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  • 9.
    Death and the sun are two things we cannot look on with a steady eye.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 27 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 10.
    A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
    (Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Scottish essayist and historian. Chartism, ch. 4 (1839).)
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