Quotations About / On:
Sunrise and sunset of life ploughs the hands of our clock till the ticking beat stops.
(wheel of breathing existence)
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).)
The sea: rocking cradle of the world.. sunset stairway to the stars..only by greatmasters trod... only written on by God.
''The sea: rocking cradle of the world.. sunset stairway to the stars..only by greatmasters trod... only written on by God.''
When you noticed that your shadow increased than your length then obviously you forgot that its time for sunset.
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).)
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).)
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).)
Like the beloved in a canoe paddled by her love is the willow tree trailing her lacy fingers in the lake.. wherever she breaks its blue mirror she paints the water sunset gold
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).)