Quotations About / On: WINTER

  • 11.
    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).)
  • 12.
    Our [British] summers are often, though beautiful for verdure, so cold, that they are rather cold winters.
    (Horace Walpole (1717-1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, p. 52, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978). Originally written in 1787.)
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  • 13.
    Country acquaintances are charming only in the country and only in the summer. In the city in winter they lose half of their appeal.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. narrator in The Story of Mme. NN, Works, vol. 6, p. 452, "Nauka" (1976).)
  • 14.
    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).)
  • 15.
    You may tell by looking at any twig of the forest, ay, at your very wood-pile, whether its winter is past or not.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 345, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 16.
    The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed; there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish,—all duties even.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Friendship," Essays, First Series (1841).)
    More quotations from: Ralph Waldo Emerson, winter, night
  • 17.
    A healthy man, indeed, is the complement of the seasons, and in winter, summer is in his heart.
    (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).)
  • 18.
    Winter is the time for study, you know, and the colder it is the more studious we are.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, October 24, 1847, to Sophia Thoreau, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 134, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 19.
    We are reformers in spring and summer; in autumn and winter, we stand by the old; reformers in the morning, conservers at night.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Speech, December 9, 1841, at the Masonic Temple, Boston, Massachusetts. "The Conservative," Nature, Addresses, and Lectures (1849).)
  • 20.
    ‘Decide on a course of action, be prepared and stay on it through winter and summer. That way, success is certain to come, ' N Nkuna,22 March 2013
    (Be aware that there are ups and downs in life)
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