Quotations About / On:
The Spring I seek is in a new face only.
(Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "These Deathy Leaves.")
If you would get exercise, go in search of the springs of life.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Walking" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 209, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
We loiter in winter while it is already spring.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 346, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
Fear always springs from ignorance.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Oration, August 31, 1837, delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The American Scholar," repr. In Emerson: Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (1983).)
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Considerations by the Way," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
Yet there is no spring in Florida, neither in boskage perdu, nor on the nunnery beaches.
(Wallace Stevens (1879-1955), U.S. poet. "Indian River.")
Action springs out of what we fundamentally desire (what we want will be known through our actions)
(applicable to all beings)
A fresh world springs out into life with a new thought; Yes! With the power of thought.
- A field of love, You dream of ever such romance of majesty flowers of rain-dance spring -
(©By Deb Harman)
More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
(Uta Hagen (b. 1919), U.S. actor. Respect for Acting, pt. 1, introduction (1973).)