Quotations About / On: WINTER

  • 1.
    It is in winter's midnight of December old withers and new blossoms
    (New year)
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  • 2.
    In the winter, warmth stands for all virtue.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "A Winter Walk" (1843), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 168, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 3.
    We loiter in winter while it is already spring.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 346, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 4.
    It is good even to be a fisherman in summer and in winter.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 21, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 5.
    There must be some nerve and heroism in our love, as of a winter morning.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Essay on "Chastity and Sensuality" in letter, September 1852, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 207, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 6.
    In the great cities, winter glitters with art and feasting. But poetry, the country cousin, sees only the dearth of the fields.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 7.
    Often in winter the end of the day is like the final metaphor in a poem celebrating death: there is no way out.
    (Agustin Gomez-Arcos (b. 1939), Spanish author. A Bird Burned Alive, ch. 1 (1988).)
  • 8.
    The winter is to a woman of fashion what, of yore, a campaign was to the soldiers of the Empire.
    (Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. In The Works of Honoré de Balzac, vol. IV, trans. by George Saintsbury (1971). Narrator, in The Imaginary Mistress, original title La fausse maötresse, in Le Siècle (December, 1831).)
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  • 9.
    France has neither winter nor summer nor morals—apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Mark Twain's Notebooks and Journals, entry in notebook 18, vol. 2, ed. Frederick Anderson (1975).)
  • 10.
    I'm your wife, damn it. And if you can't work up a winter passion for me, the least I require is respect and allegiance.
    (Paddy Chayefsky (1923-1981), U.S. author, screenwriter, and Sidney Lumet. Louise (Beatrice Straight), Network, to her husband (1976).)
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