Quotations About / On: BEACH

  • 11.
    If sitting on a beach, with a drink, under a palm tree, it's easy to tell one in rain to 'just be calm' see.
    (Truth)
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  • 12.
    Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their lustre.
    (Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 3 (1944, rev. 1951).)
  • 13.
    She walked on, comforted by the surf, by the one perpetual moment of beach-time, the now-and-always of it.
    (William Gibson (b. 1948), U.S. science fiction (cyberpunk) writer. Mona Lisa Overdrive, ch. 3, Bantam Spectra (1988).)
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  • 14.
    ... while I may paint in the tints or outlines of rocks and beaches, dawns and harbor, fleet and wharf, I never draw portraits of my neighbors or of my friends.
    (Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844-1911), U.S. novelist and short story writer. Chapters from a Life, ch. 12 (1897). On the sources of her fiction; she lived in Gloucester, Massachusetts.)
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  • 15.
    To me, it's just like going to a beach. You already know sand will be there so why be shocked when you see sand when you get there? It's the same way with success and haters. Haters can even be folks who already made it. Expect them when you reach success.
    (success, haters)
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  • 16.
    Family values are a little like family vacations—subject to changeable weather and remembered more fondly with the passage of time. Though it rained all week at the beach, it's often the momentary rainbows that we remember.
    (Leslie Dreyfous (20th century), U.S. author. AP story, The New York Times (October 25, 1992).)
  • 17.
    Stay on the beach. The natives over there are cannibals. They eat liars with the same enthusiasm as they eat honest men.
    (Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason), 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, to Ned and Conseille, who have promised they will not try to run away if allowed to land on shore (1954). Based On The Novel By Jules Verne.)
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  • 18.
    Stay on the beach. The natives over there are cannibals. They eat liars with the same enthusiasm as they eat honest men.
    (Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason), 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, to Ned and Conseille, who have promised they will not try to run away if allowed to land on shore (1954). Based On The Novel By Jul.)
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  • 19.
    I was the intellectual equivalent of a 98-pound weakling. I would go to the beach and people would kick copies of Byron in my face.
    (Tom Schulman, U.S. screenwriter. Keating (Robin Williams), Dead Poets Society (1989).)
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  • 20.
    We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
    (Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British statesman, writer. Speech, June 4, 1940, House of Commons, London. Vol. 6, Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 1897-1963, ed. Robert Rhodes James (1974). After the retreat from Dunkirk, France.)
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