Quotations About / On: STAY
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).)
Scars are signs that infections intended to stay for good and not leave and medicines can only hurt as deep as is the poison.
To have your say and, to have your way! But, stay with me and, let me understand your muse.
Nothing and no one will be going to stay and for every action, we have to pay....
Speak up, stand up, and keep correcting the false perceptions. Stay true to your heart's views and keep chanting for peace and justice.
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).)
Travelling is like flirting with life. It's like saying, "I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station."
(Lisa St. Aubin de Terán (b. 1953), British author. Off the Rails, ch. 2 (1989).)
One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more. Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.
(Mary Pipher (20th century), U.S. clinical psychologist. Reviving Ophelia, ch. 15 (1994).)