Quotations About / On: WIND

  • 1.
    'The only candle is gone with the wind; maybe, the daylight will come after the wind! '
    (from the poem 'Hope in the Wind')
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  • 2.
    To be together again, after so long, who love the sunny wind, the windy sun, in the sun, in the wind, that is perhaps something, perhaps something.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Sam, in Watt, p. 163, Grove Press (1959).)
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    Rough winds shake buds of flowers roughly, but gentle winds shake these gently, so choose the place where you suit to live in, better to bloom within short time.
    (- -Pijush Biswas, Indian Poet)
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  • 4.
    He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Romeo, in Romeo and Juliet, act 2, sc. 1, l. 43 (1599). Spoken of Mercutio, who mocked Romeo's love-lorn state, in "the balcony scene.")
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    I am a feather for each wind that blows.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Leontes, in The Winter's Tale, act 2, sc. 3, l. 154.)
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    Now sits the wind fair, and we will aboard.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Henry, in Henry V, act 2, sc. 2, l. 12. Preparing to sail for France.)
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    Well, if my wind were but long enough to say my prayers, I would repent.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff, in The Merry Wives of Windsor, act 4, sc. 5, l. 102-3. On being cheated and beaten; "wind" = breath.)
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    Surprised by joy—impatient as the wind
    (William Wordsworth (1770-1850), British poet. Surprised by Joy (l. 1). . . The Poems; Vol. 1 [William Wordsworth]. John O. Hayden, ed. (1977, repr. 1990) Penguin Books.)
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    Sits the wind in that corner?
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Benedick, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 2, sc. 3, l. 98. is that how things stand?; On overhearing it said that Beatrice loves him.)
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    Look, he's winding up the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Sebastian, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 1, l. 12-3. Scornfully referring to Gonzalo, who is trying to comfort Alonso; "wit" means intelligence or thought.)
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