Quotations About / On: FOREVER

  • 21.
    A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
    (Garrison Keillor (b. 1942), U.S. author. "That Old 'Picayune-Moon'," Harper's (New York, Sept. 1990).)
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  • 22.
    To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
    (François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Gargantua, in Fourth Book, ch. 3, p. 544, Pleiade edition (1995).)
  • 23.
    That is a long word: forever!
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Leonce and Lena, act I (1838).)
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  • 24.
    ... the first cathedral you see remains with you forever as the cathedral of the world.
    (M. E. W. Sherwood (1826-1903), U.S. socialite, traveller, and author. An Epistle to Posterity, ch. 8 (1897).)
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  • 25.
    Rogues, would you live forever?
    (Frederick The Great (1712-1786), Prussian king. Attributed. Alleged call, June 18, 1757, when rallying his troops at Kolin, Bohemia. Similar words are attributed to Gunnery Sergeant Daniel Daly of the U.S. Marines, who, at Belleau Wood in France, June 4, 1918, is said to have shouted, "Come on you sons of bitches! Do you want to live for ever?")
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  • 26.
    The heart is forever inexperienced.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 278, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 27.
    The scythe that advances forever and never needs whetting.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. "Rip Van Winkle's Lilac." "Weeds and Wildings" (posthumous), p. 286, Collected Poems of Herman Melville, ed. Howard P. Vincent (1947). Referring to time.)
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  • 28.
    I would study, I would know, I would admire forever.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Address, July 15, 1838, delivered before the senior class in Divinity College, Cambridge. "The Divinity School Address," repr. in The Portable Emerson, ed. Carl Bode (1946, repr. 1981).)
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  • 29.
    There certainly men would live forever, and laugh at death and the grave.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Ktaadn" (1848) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 90, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 30.
    ... 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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