Quotations About / On: SKY

  • 21.
    The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.
    (William Gibson (b. 1948), U.S. science fiction (cyberpunk) writer. Neuromancer, ch. 1, Ace Science Fiction (1984). Infamous opening sentence of the quintessential "cyberpunk" novel.)
  • 22.
    I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
    (Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Pensées de Gustave Flaubert, p. 50, Conard (1915).)
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  • 23.
    Victorian sorrow: the stars are winking in the sky, but not for us.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 24.
    A black sun has appeared in the sky of my motherland.
    (Wuer Kaixi, Chinese student leader. Quoted in Independent (London, June 29, 1989). Said about the events in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.)
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  • 25.
    Maybe it's our sky that makes us crazy.
    (Kathleen Norris (b. 1947), U.S. poet and farmer. Dakota, ch. 32 (1993). Norris lived and farmed in rural Lemmon, South Dakota.)
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  • 26.
    The sky sinks in the morning, this fact has been insufficiently observed.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Moran, in Molloy, p. 135, Grove Press (1970).)
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  • 27.
    The skies they were ashen and sober;
    (Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. poet. Ulalume (l. 1). . . Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.)
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  • 28.
    The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Journal entry, May 25, 1843. Journals (1909-1914).)
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  • 29.
    Intending to do yoga, but you just end up daydreaming laying upon your back, looking up at the sky....
    (you know your poet whennnnnnn...........)
    More quotations from: Ursula Jacobs
  • 30.
    To defeat an elephant, you've to become a mountain.In a sky of vultures be the dragon.
    (Survival and World)
    More quotations from: Hanan Muzafar
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