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Quotations About / On: SUNSHINE

  • 1.
    Radio, books, sports—so many means to spend time, but what I like most is the leafy sunshine amidst the Debdaru.
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    More quotations from: Sukanta Bhattacharya
  • 2.
    ... we see the poor as a mass of shadow, painted in one flat grey wash, at the remote edges of our sunshine.
    (Albion Fellows Bacon (1865-1933), U.S. social worker and housing reform advocate. Beauty for Ashes, ch. 6 (1914).)
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  • 3.
    The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.
    (James A. Garfield (1831-1881), U.S. president. To H.N. Eldridge, December 14, 1869. Garfield, ch. 13, Allen Peskin (1978).)
  • 4.
    The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
    (Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. Leaves of Grass, preface (1855).)
    More quotations from: Walt Whitman, sunshine, light
  • 5.
    The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk. Did you know that? That's a fact.
    (Waldo Salt (1914-1987), U.S. screenwriter, and John Schlesinger. Ratso Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman) and Joe Buck (Jon Voight), Midnight Cowboy (1969). Based On The Novel by Jam.)
    More quotations from: Waldo Salt, sunshine, life
  • 6.
    We can rejoice that the time has arrived when millions of Negro Americans can step out of the shadows, and walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights.
    (Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Address, July 14, 1948, to Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia. supporting his Civil Rights Amendment to the party platform. Humphrey was at the time mayor of Minneapolis.)
    More quotations from: Hubert H Humphrey, sunshine, time
  • 7.
    Hemingway is great in that alone of living writers he has saturated his work with the memory of physical pleasure, with sunshine and salt water, with food, wine and making love and the remorse which is the shadow of that sun.
    (Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 3 (1944, revised 1951).)
  • 8.
    It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I'd ever seen, that California sunshine.
    (Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Penguin. Wise Children, ch. 3, Chatto & Windus (1991).)
    More quotations from: Angela Carter, sunshine
  • 9.
    Railway termini ... are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Howard's End, ch. 2 (1910).)
  • 10.
    All rejection and negation indicates a deficiency in fertility: fundamentally, if only we were good plowland we would allow nothing to go unused, and in every thing, event, and person we would welcome manure, rain, or sunshine.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 515, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 332, "Good Plowland," (1879).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, sunshine, rain
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