Quotations About / On:
... art transcends its limitations only by staying within them.
(Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964), U.S. fiction writer and essayist. Mystery and Manners, part 5 (1969).
Written in 1964.)
You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.
(Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), U.S. educator. Attributed.)
You stay. We belong dead.
(William Hurlbut (1883-?), U.S. screenwriter, James Balderston, and James Whale. The Monster (Boris Karloff), Bride of Frankenstein, speaking to Pretorius at the end of the movie (1935).
Suggested by the original story written in 1816 by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and adapted by William Hurlbut, James Balderston.)
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
On the whole, I wish I'd stayed in Tunbridge Wells.
(Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British screenwriter, and David Lean. Dryden (Claude Rains), Lawrence of Arabia (1962).)
To succeed, find the right rut and stay with it.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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.)
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
(William Dean Howells (1837-1920), U.S. novelist, critic. Attributed.)
Far travel, very far travel, or travail, comes near to the worth of staying at home.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, August 17, 1844, to Isaac Hecker, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 408, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
Speak up, stand up, and keep correcting the false perceptions. Stay true to your heart's views and keep chanting for peace and justice.