Quotations About / On: SPRING

  • 21.
    It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Miles Fairley (George Sanders), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Mrs. Muir during a spring shower. From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
  • 22.
    Ceremony and ritual spring from our heart of hearts: those who govern us know it well, for they would sooner deny us bread than dare alter the observance of tradition.
    (F. Gonzalez-Crussi, Mexican professor of pathology, author. "On Embalming," Notes of an Anatomist (1985).)
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  • 23.
    The wealthy man is not he who has money, but he who has the means to live in the luxurious state of early spring.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, April 29, 1892, to L.A. Avilova. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 5, p. 58, "Nauka" (1976).)
  • 24.
    Huck waited for no particulars. He sprang away and sped down the hill as fast as his legs could carry him.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, ch. 29 (1876).)
  • 25.
    They may walk with a little less spring in their step, and the ranks are growing thinner, but let us never forget, when they were young, these men saved the world.
    (Bill Clinton (b. 1946), U.S. president. Washington Post, p. A1 (June 7, 1994). In Normandy, on the 50th anniversary of the Allied landings, June 6, 1944.)
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  • 26.
    Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other.
    (Neal Cassady (1926-1968), U.S. beat hero. Quoted in Gerald Nicosia, Memory Babe, ch. 5, sect. 5 (1983).)
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  • 27.
    Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
    (Willa Cather (1876-1947), U.S. author. Article first published in Commonweal (April 17, 1936). On Writing, "Four Letters: Escapism," (1949).)
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  • 28.
    There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.
    (Simone Weil (1909-1943), French philosopher, mystic. "The Great Beast," pt. 3, Selected Essays, ed. Richard Rees (1962).)
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  • 29.
    Every form of life is in its origin not natural, but divine and human; for it must spring from love, just as there can be no reason without spirit.
    (Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Idea 91 in Selected Ideas (1799-1800), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
  • 30.
    You must await your thirst and allow it to become complete: otherwise you will never discover your spring, which can never be anyone else's!
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 10, p. 193, selection 5[1], number 54, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Unpublished fragments dating to November 1882February 1883. Originally meant to be attributed to Zarathustra in Thus Spoke Zarathustra.)
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