Quotations About / On: SPRING

  • 31.
    It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my "poems" are competing.
    (E.E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings (1894-1962), U.S. poet. Is 5, foreword (1926).)
  • 32.
    It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
    (Agnes Repplier (1858-1950), U.S. author, social critic. To Think of Tea! Ch. 2 (1932).)
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  • 33.
    A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. That disgusts me.
    (Jane Fonda (b. 1937), U.S. screen actor. Quoted in Daily Mail (London, September 13, 1989).)
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  • 34.
    No European spring had shown him the same intermixture of delicate grace and passionate depravity that marked the Maryland May.
    (Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. The Education of Henry B. Adams, p. 965, Library of America (1983).)
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  • 35.
    Arrogance rides triumphantly through the gates, barely glancing at the old woman about to cut the rope and spring shut the trap.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 36.
    It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. The Way of All Flesh, ch. 5 (1903).)
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  • 37.
    The young pines springing up in the corn-fields from year to year are to me a refreshing fact.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 55, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 38.
    I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence.
    (Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. speech in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb. 22, 1861. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 4, p. 240, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
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  • 39.
    As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
    (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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  • 40.
    Fresh curls spring from the baldest brow. There is nothing inorganic.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 340, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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