Quotations About / On: JANUARY

  • 1.
    January, month of empty pockets!... Let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
    (Colette [Sidonie Gabrielle Colette] (1873-1954), French author. repr. In Journey for Myself (1971). "Empty Pockets," Quatre Saisons (1928).)
  • 2.
    October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. "Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar," ch. 13, Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894).)
  • 3.
    You'd be so lean that blasts of January
    Would blow you through and through.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Perdita, in The Winter's Tale, act 4, sc. 4, l. 111-2. To Camillo, who is so taken by her beauty that he says he could feed by staring at her.)
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  • 4.
    May the ending be an opening
    For a remarkable beginning


    13th January 2016 Lyn Paul
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