Quotations About / On: TOGETHER
He's yours from now on, together with all his accomplishments, including his yelp, appetite and fleas.
(Griffin Jay, and Reginald LeBorg. Tom Hervey (Robert Lowery), The Mummy's Ghost, presenting his dog, Peanuts, to Amina (1944).)
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
(Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. "Last Words," All Trivia (1933).)
Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness, than all other holes in this world put together.
(Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1767), vol. 9, ch. 1, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).)
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
(Garrison Keillor (b. 1942), U.S. author. "Exiles," Leaving Home (1987).)
My anger thought you too ignoble for my love, and close examination finds you too magnificent, and only equals are joined together smoothly.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Phaon, in Sappho, act 5, sc. 4 (1819).)
A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.
(Whitney Balliet (b. 1926), U.S. author. Dinosaurs in the Morning, introductory note (1962).)
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
(Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 7.51.)
Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
(E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Maurice, ch. 42 (1971).
Completed 1914, revised later.)
A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
(Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790).)
We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
(Jean De La Bruyère (1645-1696), French writer, moralist. Characters, "Of the Heart," aph. 33 (1688).)