Quotations About / On: ROSE

  • 71.
    Some look at the sun when he is approachable on the horizon before his rising and falsely project onto
    his blazing sunfire that he has earthly desire
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 72.
    The rise of an over-comer is great news to thousands who can't overcome.
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  • 73.
    Life isn't always surrounded
    with beautiful nice smelling roses
    for sometimes one can only feel
    the sting of the thorns
    More quotations from: Mario,Lucien,Rene Odekerken
  • 74.
    Before the land rose out of the ocean, and became dry land, chaos reigned; and between high and low water mark, where she is partially disrobed and rising, a sort of chaos reigns still, which only anomalous creatures can inhabit.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Cape Cod (1855-1865), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 71, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 75.
    There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.
    (Henri Matisse (1869-1954), French artist. Comment recalled in obituaries, November 5, 1954.)
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  • 76.
    That the sun will not rise to-morrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.
    (David Hume (1711-1776), Scottish philosopher. Enquiries Concerning the Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals, sect. 4 ("Sceptical Doubts Concerning the Operations of the Understanding"), part 1, p. 25, ed. L. Selby-Bigge, M.A., London, Oxford University Press (1902). From "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.")
    More quotations from: David Hume, sun
  • 77.
    Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.
    (James Connolly (1870-1916), Irish syndicalist, Republican leader. Labour in Irish History, foreword (1910).)
    More quotations from: James Connolly, inspiration, people
  • 78.
    In view of the fact that the number of people living too long has risen catastrophically and still continues to rise.... Question: Must we live as long as modern medicine enables us to?... We control our entry into life, it is time we began to control our exit.
    (Max Frisch (1911-1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Tagebuch 1966-1971, Suhrkamp (1972). Sketchbook 1966-1971, p. 71, trans. by Geoffrey Skelton (1971), Methuen (1974). Introduction to Frisch's semi-satirical musings about a "voluntary death association.")
    More quotations from: Max Frisch, time, people, life
  • 79.
    Man will rise, if God by exception lends him a hand; he will rise by abandoning and renouncing his own means, and letting himself be raised and uplifted by purely celestial means.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Apology For Raymond Sebond," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 12, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580).)
    More quotations from: Michel de Montaigne, god
  • 80.
    Guns and roses! Prefer the roses than the guns; and, let us live in peace.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
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