Quotations About / On:
Who'd attack really does not threaten nor warn but his purposes are to flirt and romance.
(Who'd attack hits suddenly.)
A lion's smile is a deer's warning.
(A lion's smile at the sight of a deer is a smile for having found food and a warning for a deer to take off or be the day's meal.)
Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.
(H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880-1956), U.S. journalist. Originally published in A Little Book in C Major (1916). A Mencken Chrestomathy, "Sententiae: The Mind of Men," (1949).)
Warning: fortune cookies don't care what happens to you.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
It belongs to the humanity of a master to warn his pupil about himself.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 271, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Dawn, "Fifth Book," aphorism 447, "Master and Pupil," (1881).)
Adulterers, take warning, never admit.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Man, in "Play," one of the dramatic pieces in Cascando, p. 50, Grove Press (1968).)
“She will forget all the warnings, because another small part of her is always thinking, What else can you do to me?”
( Laura van den Berg, Find Me)
The dying earth is a warning for them whose life has a spiritual mission to complete their work soon.
Warning signs are everywhere! Yet still, we cover our eyes from the Laws.
I warn you, avoid this evil, and let his own care delay each, and let him not change the spot of his accustomed love.
(Propertius Sextus (c. 50-16 B.C.), Roman elegist. Oxford Classical Text, I.1. 35-36.)