Quotations About / On: WEATHER
Would any but these boiled-brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty hunt this weather?
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Old Shepherd, in The Winter's Tale, act 3, sc. 3, l. 63-5.
That is, in the gloom of a great storm.)
Our life is March weather, savage and serene in one hour.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Montaigne; or, the Skeptic," Representative Men (1850).)
“A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.”
Love can touch at one time and last for a lifetime but it can also hurt at one time and weather like limestone upon acid rain.
'Sometimes I wonder if dreams are like a typhoon. After the storms and beatings of the weather, the eye is empty and quiet.'
(This quote belongs to me Jessica-Paige Davies. Inspired by dreams.)
We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.
(Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941), U.S. author, columnist. "The Moral Bypass," The Worst Years of Our Lives (first publ. 1985, 1991).)
The East Wind, an interloper in the dominions of Westerly Weather, is an impassive-faced tyrant with a sharp poniard held behind his back for a treacherous stab.
(Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. The Mirror of the Sea, ch. 28 (1906).)
States that rise quickly, just as all the other things of nature that are born and grow rapidly, cannot have roots and ramifications; the first bad weather kills them.
(Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian political philosopher, statesman. The Prince, ch. 4 (1514).)
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
(Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher. "The Rotation Method," vol. 1, Either/Or (1843).)
"Why don't you finally publish your works?" My friend, in bad weather one had better stay home.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1859).)