Quotations About / On: JUNE

  • 1.
    Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures ...
    (M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992), U.S. culinary writer and autobiographer. Vin et Fromage, Introduction (1981). In English, the title of this book (which was written and published in the United States) is "Wine and Cheese." The book's authors are Marylou Scavarda and Kate Sater.)
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  • 2.
    Consider well the proportion of things. It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, ch. 8 (1894).)
  • 3.
    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).)
  • 4.
    A YOUNG MANS THOUGHT ON JUNE 16TH made me realise the times WHEN I HAVE FEARS, so i decided to go with OTHELLO to go see MAYA ANGELOU. But then I realised the FUTILITY in AUTUMN, That lady sitting there all ALONE. yip she was a PHENOMENAL WOMAN indeed
    (Nikiwe Nondabula)
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  • 5.
    He was but as the cuckoo is in June,
    Heard, not regarded.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Henry, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 3, sc. 2, l. 75-6. To the Prince, about Richard II.)
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  • 6.
    “Green was the silence, wet was the light,
    the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”
    (― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets)
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  • 7.
    “And, of course, that is what all of this is - all of this: the one song, ever changing, ever reincarnated, that speaks somehow from and to and for that which is ineffable within us and without us, that is both prayer and deliverance, folly and wisdom, that inspires us to dance or smile or simply to go on, senselessly, incomprehensibly, beatifically, in the face of mortality and the truth that our lives are more ill-writ, ill-rhymed and fleeting than any song, except perhaps those songs - that song, endlesly reincarnated - born of that truth, be it the moon and June of that truth, or the wordless blue moan, or the rotgut or the elegant poetry of it. That nameless black-hulled ship of Ulysses, that long black train, that Terraplane, that mystery train, that Rocket 88, that Buick 6 - same journey, same miracle, same end and endlessness.”
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  • 8.
    The oppressed become aware of themselves when it becomes a threat to their carnal bodies and physical pain assails them. Otherwise they wait for God.

    Sadiqullah Khan
    June 19,2015.
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  • 9.
    “June suns, you cannot store them
    To warm the winters cold,
    The lad that hopes for heaven
    Shall fill his mouth with mould.”
    (A.E. Housman, More Poems)
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  • 10.
    Because of you Korea,

    I discovered after four decades of heartache,
    that I could dream again, since that June day, in the year of the dragon.2012. I've written more than 700 dreams about a beautiful place I pray every day that God! Sends me a Miracle so that I can touch your earth under Heaven's skies after such a long time.

    Thank you, Korea
    (Ronald J Chapman September February 17,2018)
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