Quotations About / On: RED

  • 11.
    Little thinks, in the field, yon red-cloaked clown,
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. poet, essayist. Each and All (l. 1). . . New Oxford Book of American Verse, The. Richard Ellmann, ed. (1976) Oxford University Press.)
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  • 12.
    The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
    (Charles Lamb (1775-1834), British essayist, critic. "Oxford in the Vacation," Essays of Elia (1820-1823).)
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  • 13.
    Some would find fault with the morning red, if they ever got up early enough.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 358, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 14.
    'Hopefully, before our sun becomes a red giant, we have done everything possible to smooth the pillow for our dying planet'
    (Simone Inez Harriman)
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  • 15.
    i bleed black..no red of hope run in vein....so i pray for death to descend
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  • 16.
    On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth, surrounded with an elaborate embroidery and fantastic flourishes of gold thread, appeared the letter A.
    (Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), U.S. author. The Scarlet Letter, ch. 2 (1850). Referring to the scarlet letter of Hester Prynne, standing for Adulteress.)
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  • 17.
    This is a red wine glass. Can I get my water in a water glass, please?
    (Michael Tolkin, U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Altman. Griffin Mill (Tim Robbins), The Player, having ordered bottled water at a restaurant (1992). Based on Tolkin's novel.)
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  • 18.
    ... a legitimate revolution must be led by, made by those who have been most oppressed: black, brown, yellow, red, and white women—with men relating to that the best they can.
    (Robin Morgan (b. 1941), U.S. author, feminist, and child actor. Goodbye to All That (January 1970).)
  • 19.
    What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning, with infinite artfulness, the red wine of Shiraz into urine?
    (Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen] (1885-1962), Danish author. Seven Gothic Tales, "The Dreamers," (1934).)
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  • 20.
    One encounters very capable fathers abashed by their piano-playing daughters. Three measures of Schumann make them red with embarrassment.
    (Alfred Döblin (1878-1957), German-Jewish novelist, physician. Trans. by David Dollenmayer. "The Spirit of the Naturalistic Age," 1924, Works on Aesthetics, Poetics and Literature, ed. Erich Kleinschmidt (1989).)
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