Quotations About / On: SUN
The sun has new spirea spun Next he crocheted chrysanthemums.
The sun diamond stipples the ocean's wind ripples.
The sun craves no limelight as he grows lovely limes in his light.
Four Flowers: The Sun arose in Morning Glory, with His Goldenrod wanding Violet to Rose
Love is such a sun that only rises and never sets
(Love is immortal)
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).)
The sun will not shine on any country that has borders with ours.
(Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 7.8.)
Sun, I come to see you for the last time.
(Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Phaedra, in Phaedra, act 1, sc. 3 (1677).
Phaedra is considering killing herself (or dying of grief).)
The sun has not yet set for all time.
(Titus Livius (Livy) (59 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman historian. Histories, XXXIX, 26.)
The sun cares nothing for illumination.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)