Quotations About / On: SPRING

  • 11.
    Tell Greece that her spring has been taken out of her year.
    (Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 7.162.)
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  • 12.
    From abundance springs satiety.
    (Titus Livius (Livy) (59 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman historian. Histories, III, 1.)
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  • 13.
    Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Spanish Gypsy, bk. 3 (1868). Pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.)
  • 14.
    I was struck by this universal spring upward of the forest evergreens.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Chesuncook" (1858) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 121, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 15.
    The Spring I seek is in a new face only.
    (Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "These Deathy Leaves.")
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  • 16.
    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).)
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  • 17.
    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).)
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  • 18.
    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).)
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  • 19.
    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).)
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  • 20.
    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.")
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