Quotations About / On: BLACK

  • 21.
    After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
    (Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. Sister Margaretta (Anna Lee), The Sound of Music, speaking of Maria (Julie Andrews) (1965).)
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  • 22.
    A black sun has appeared in the sky of my motherland.
    (Wuer Kaixi, Chinese student leader. Quoted in Independent (London, June 29, 1989). Said about the events in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.)
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  • 23.
    I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Letter, June 2, 1915. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 2, eds. George J. Zytaruk and James T. Boulton (1981).)
  • 24.
    Besides black art, there is only automation and mechanization.
    (Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Interview, 1936, published in Obras Completas, vol. 3 (1986). Quoted in Poet in New York, introduction (1940, trans. 1988).)
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  • 25.
    The twilight is long fingers and black hair.
    (Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Long Fingers.")
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  • 26.
    those black soul less eyes were that of the devil, no conscience remains only evil and silence for it does not talk only kill
    (killing)
    More quotations from: Timothy Long
  • 27.
    i bleed black..no red of hope run in vein....so i pray for death to descend
    (incidents...)
    More quotations from: Soumita Sarkar Ray
  • 28.
    Elvis' disappearing body is like a flashing event horizon at the edge of the black hole that is America today.
    (Arthur Kroker (b. 1945), Canadian sociologist, Marilouise Kroker, and David Cook (b. 1946). "Why Panic?" Panic Encyclopedia (1989).)
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  • 29.
    Just like those other black holes from outer space, Hollywood is postmodern to this extent: it has no center, only a spreading dead zone of exhaustion, inertia, and brilliant decay.
    (Arthur Kroker (b. 1945), Canadian sociologist, Marilouise Kroker, and David Cook (b. 1946). "Panic Hollywood," Panic Encyclopedia (1989).)
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  • 30.
    Few colors last; with their eternal thirst, time and light suck on them, and they bleach the black doctor's hat until it's grey like a dunce's cap.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1840).)
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