Quotations About / On: TOGETHER
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).)
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.)
Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering picturesin this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
(Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), French aviator, writer. Wind, Sand, and Stars, ch. 3, published in Terre des Hommes (1939).)
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).)
I have always believed that opera is a planet where the muses work together, join hands and celebrate all the arts.
(Franco Zeffirelli (b. 1922), Italian stage and film director. International Herald Tribune (Paris, March 21, 1990).)
Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
(Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1955), Danish philosopher. The Journals of Soren Kierkegaard: A Selection, no. 37, entry for January 1836, ed. and trans. by Alexander Dru (1938).)
There is the churning and the boiling of the sea, and the foam on top of it and that is what man is, churning and foam together.
(Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 156, Éditions du Seuil (1972).)
Marks on paper are freefree speechpresspictures all go together I suppose.
(Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), U.S. artist. letter, Jan. 14, 1916, to Anita Pollitzer. Quoted in Laurie Lisle, Portrait of an Artist, ch. 3 (1986).)
It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.
(Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Quoted in Fred Kaplan, Dickens: A Biography, ch. 11 (1988).
Referring to reading in public.)
All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day.
(Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966), British novelist. Nina Blount, in Vile Bodies, ch. 6 (1930).
To her fiancé Adam Fenwick-Symes.)