Quotations About / On: TOGETHER
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
(Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), French aviator, author. Wind, Sand, and Stars, ch. 8 (1939).)
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.
(William Congreve (1670-1729), British dramatist. Fainall, in The Way of the World, act 1, sc. 1 (1700).)
One of the most striking signs of the decay of art is when we see its separate forms jumbled together.
(Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Propyläen, introduction (1798).
A periodical founded by Goethe which took its title from the gateway to the Acropolis of Athens.)
The right eloquence needs no bell to call the people together, and no constable to keep them.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Eloquence," Society and Solitude (1870).)
Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably good understanding.
(Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Anglo-Irish satirist. Letter of Advice to a Young Poet (Dec. 1, 1720).)
I see that I must get a few dollars together presently to manure my roots.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, March 8, 1848, to Elliot Cabot, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 156, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
We should meet each morning, as from foreign countries, and spending the day together, should depart at night, as into foreign countries.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Manners," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.
(John Webster (1580-1625), British dramatist. Ferdinand, in The Duchess of Malfi, act 5, sc. 2.)
I want to re-echo my hope that we may all work together for a great peace as distinguished from a mean peace.
(Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president. At the Palazzo in Milan, Italy (January 5, 1919).)
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
(John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. The Two Paths, lecture 2 (1859).)