Quotations About / On: COLD
Isn't it awful that cold feet make for a cold imagination and that a pair of woollen socks induce good thoughts!
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1819).)
Our [British] summers are often, though beautiful for verdure, so cold, that they are rather cold winters.
(Horace Walpole (1717-1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, p. 52, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978).
Originally written in 1787.)
Leave something on me! I might catch cold.
(Ranald MacDougall (1915-1973), U.S. screenwriter, and Michael Curtiz. Ida (Eve Arden), Mildred Pierce, to Wally Fay, who is undressing her with his eyes (1945).
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.)
It was so cold I almost got married.
(Shelley Winters (b. 1922), U.S. stage and screen actor. Quoted in New York Times (April 29, 1956).)
The cold neutrality of an impartial judge.
(Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. To His Constituents, "Translator's Preface," J.P. Brissot (1794).)
Sentimentality is the respect the cold-hearted pay to feeling.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
O land of manure and mist, of dirty, cold rain.
(Petrus Augustus De Genestet (1829-1861), Dutch minister. "Boutade," First Poems (1851), trans. by Wm. Z. Shetter (1970).)
Every drop of ink in my pen ran cold.
(Horace Walpole (1717-1797), British author. Letter, July 3, 1752. Correspondence, vol. 9, Yale edition (1937-83).)
As I criss-cross the city hurrying, I feel always the unchanging cold beneath the pavement.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
Old age grows cold to love.
(Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70-19 B.C.), Roman poet. Georgics, bk. 3, l. 97 (29 B.C.), trans. by Kate Hughes (1995).)