Quotations About / On:
Never stay behind the donkey
and near the police
Literature is news that STAYS news.
(Ezra Pound (1885-1972), U.S. poet, critic. ABC of Reading, ch. 2 (1934).
"If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays," Pound wrote in ch. 3.)
'To stay ungrateful every breathe is but life dimmed
A life, believed in Him, always a precious gem'
(Belonging, Poem, 'Advice Written On Bad Advice', Indian Poet, Pijush Biswas)
'Sometimes, the best way for one to be found is to stay lost.'
(Adam M. Snow)
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
(Alan Bleasdale (b. 1946), British playwright, novelist. Times (London, June 18, 1992).)
To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
(Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616), Spanish writer. Sancho Panza, in Don Quixote, pt. 1, bk. 3, ch. 9, trans. by P. Motteux (1605).)
There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
(Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Koncheyev, in The Gift, ch. 1 (1937, trans. 1963).)
A toddler believes that if you love a person, you stay with that person 100 percent of the time.
(Lawrence Balter (20th century), U.S. psychologist and author. Who's In Control? Ch. 3 (1989).)
Makin' a long stay short is a great aid t' popularity.
(Kin Hubbard (F. [Frank] Mckinney Hubbard) (1868-1930), U.S. humorist, journalist. Abe Martin's Wisecracks, ed. E.V. Lucas (1930).)
But he would "stay the course"Mit was his favorite motto.
(Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. originally published in "Die Neue Rundschau" 23 (Oct. and Nov. 1912). Death in Venice, ch. 2, p. 201, trans. by David Luke, Bantam Classic (1988).
This motto characterizes most succinctly the work ethic of Gustav Aschenbach, the novella's main protagonist.)