Quotations About / On: SKY
I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
(Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Pensées de Gustave Flaubert, p. 50, Conard (1915).)
Victorian sorrow: the stars are winking in the sky, but not for us.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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.)
Maybe it's our sky that makes us crazy.
(Kathleen Norris (b. 1947), U.S. poet and farmer. Dakota, ch. 32 (1993).
Norris lived and farmed in rural Lemmon, South Dakota.)
The sky sinks in the morning, this fact has been insufficiently observed.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Moran, in Molloy, p. 135, Grove Press (1970).)
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Journal entry, May 25, 1843. Journals (1909-1914).)
Has the sky stones to throw, but it infects you from yourselves who torture you like you were torturing.
(Who tortures others would be tortured.)
One day I burnt my father on the river bed under the starlit skies near the hamlet home.
the genuine is born within us with the courage to cut all strings and fly freedom in the horizons of our own skies
(Terence George Craddock March 28 2015)
... the creation of the woman, ... has the beauty that no stars in the skies and nor any flowers in the fields can ever match.
(From my essay entitled 'A Note On Women's History Month')