Quotations About / On: FOG

  • 1.
    The science hangs like a gathering fog in a valley, a fog which begins nowhere and goes nowhere, an incidental, unmeaning inconvenience to passers-by.
    (H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 3, sect. 3 (1905). On the science of economics.)
  • 2.
    I chose none to ask, why the wind was blowing there chasing the fogs.
    ('Khorampa' by Suman Pokhrel)
  • 3.
    He's granted piercing sight who sees through thick fog.
    (One can distinguish truth despite common rumors.)
  • 4.
    We may reason on to our heart's content, the fog won't lift.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1967. The narrator, in "The Expelled" (in Stories and Texts for Nothing), p. 15, Grove Press (1968).)
  • 5.
    Spiritual vision emerges through the fog of personal experience and culture and is both dependent upon and transcendent of these things. Bill Grace
    (The book 'The Life of Meaning' is current reading and inspiration. BG)
  • 6.
    Lampposts look in the glow of their defeated light robbed by the fog but cannot tell if the streets lying by stretching limbs in courtyards are sleeping face downwards or supine.
    (Pokhrel, Suman (12 September 2015) . Shafinur Shafin, ed. 'In Midnight Street'. prachyareview.com. Translated by Abhi Subedi. Prachya Review.)
  • 7.
    Flags of fog flap not but float above the kingdom of Neptune. They dance only to the anthems of neeptide tunes.
    (Saiom Shriver)
  • 8.
    Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness.
    (Dewitt Bodeen (1908-1988), U.S. screenwriter. Jacques Tourneur. Printed on screen, The Cat People, the opening of the movie (1943).)
  • 9.
    Best time is the time spent alone with yourself in dark and fog, where the cold wind touches your face making it cold and giving your eyes the warmth of tears which rolls down on the cold cheeks. When you think about so many things and yet you try to forget and forgive.
    (Forget And Forgive)
  • 10.
    I see a lot of fog and a few lights. I like it when life's hidden. It gives you a chance to imagine nice things, nicer than they are.
    (Ben Hecht (1893-1964), U.S. writer, screenwriter, Charles Macarthur U.S., screenwriter, Edward Chodorov U.S., screenwiter, and Howard Hawks. Swan/Mary Rutledge (Miriam Hopkins), Barbary Coast, as the Flying Cloud sails through the fog toward San Francisco (1935).)
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