Quotations About / On: OCTOBER

  • 1.
    It was night, in the lonesome October
    (Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. poet. Ulalume (l. 4). . . Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.)
  • 2.
    October 12, the Discovery. It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, conclusion (1894).)
  • 3.
    The autumnal change of our woods has not yet made a deep impression on our own literature yet. October has hardly tinged our poetry.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Autumnal Tints" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 249, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 4.
    As of today,16 October 2019, President Trump has been in office 999 days. Tomorrow,17October, he will have 1000 days in office and his destiny awaits
    (4: 30am,16 October 2019. May the Lord protect President Trump from ALL harm. See my poems,1. My Question and 2. Similarities between President Kennedy and President Trump)
  • 5.
    Matt officially died at 12: 53 a.m. on Monday, October 12,1998, in a hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. He actually died on the outskirts of Laramie tied to a fence that Wednesday before, when you beat him. You, Mr. McKinney, with your friend Mr. Henderson, killed my son.
    (Dennis Shepard (Matthew Shepard's Father) 1999 Speech in Court)
  • 6.
    Celebrate this day, October 18 in the year of the Lord as Anti Slavery Day, calling humans to fight against slavery and women trafficking. Human freedom is God's given innate gift to every human life.
    (On Anti Slavery Day in 2016.)
  • 7.
    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).)
  • 8.
    Again we took to the beach for another day (October 13), walking along the shore of the resounding sea, determined to get it into us. We wished to associate with the ocean until it lost the pond-like look which it wears to a countryman.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Cape Cod (1855-1865), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 177, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 9.
    'Do we have courage enough to hope
    That tomorrow, October 2,2016 all violence shall elope? '
    (My poem titled, 'Bapu')
  • 10.
    “The sum of things to be known is inexhaustible, and however long we read, we shall never come to the end of our story-book."

    (Introductory lecture as professor of Latin at University College, London, 3 October 1892)”
    (A.E. Housman, Selected Prose)
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