Quotations About / On: SUNSET

  • 1.
    Sunrise and sunset of life ploughs the hands of our clock till the ticking beat stops.
    (wheel of breathing existence)
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  • 2.
    When you noticed that your shadow increased than your length then obviously you forgot that its time for sunset.
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  • 3.
    The view from the Rocca (small gratuity) is finest at sunset.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Where Angels Fear to Tread, ch. 6 (1905).)
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  • 4.
    Who has not seen in imagination, when looking into the sunset sky, the gardens of the Hesperides, and the foundation of all those fables?
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Walking" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 219, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 5.
    Nobody of any real culture, for instance, ever talks nowadays about the beauty of sunset. Sunsets are quite old fashioned.... To admire them is a distinct sign of provincialism of temperament. Upon the other hand they go on.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Vivian, in The Decay of Lying, Intentions (1891).)
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  • 6.
    I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.
    (Dustin Hoffman (b. 1937), U.S. screen actor. Observer (London, Feb. 19, 1989).)
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  • 7.
    It was a comfort in those succeeding days to sit up and contemplate the majestic panorama of mountains and valleys spread out below us and eat ham and hard boiled eggs while our spiritual natures reveled alternately in rainbows, thunderstorms, and peerless sunsets. Nothing helps scenery like ham and eggs.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Roughing It, p 139, American Publishing Company (1871).)
  • 8.
    All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
    (Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), British author. "The Giant," Tremendous Trifles (1909).)
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  • 9.
    The first in time and the first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. Every day, the sun; and after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow; ever the grass grows.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Oration, August 31, 1837, delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The American Scholar," repr. In Emerson: Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (1983).)
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