I love thee, I love but thee, with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold, and the stars are old, and the leaves of the Judgment Book unfold!bayard taylor
There lived a Parsee from whose hat the rays of the sun were reflected in more-than-oriental splendour.1902 Just So Stories,'How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin'.
The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn.Samuel Butler, Hudibras, Part II (1664), Canto II, line 29.
Teach us delight in simple things And mirth that has no bitter springs; Forgiveness free of evil done, And love to all men 'neath the sun!1906 Puck of Pook's Hill,'Children's Song'.
Bah! I have sung women in three cities, But it is all the same; And I will sing of the sun.1908 Personae,'Cino'.
Rain, rain, and sun! a rainbow in the sky! Ayoung man will be wiser byand by; An old man's wit may wander ere he die.Tennyson
And the sun went down, and the stars came out far over the summer sea, But never a moment ceased the fight of the one and the fifty-three.Tennyson
Often, very often, I am alone. My studio in Amsterdam, (Beckmann lived in the center of Amsterdam during World War 2.) an enormous old tobacco storeroom is again filled in my imagination with figures from the old days and from the new, like an ocean moved by storm and sun and always present in my thoughts. Then shapes become beings and seem comprehensible to me in the great void and uncertainty of the space which I call god.max beckmann
Eternities before the first-born day, Or ere the first sun fledged his wings of flame, Calm Night, the everlasting and the same, A brooding mother over chaos lay.james weldon johnson
Icarus flew too close to the sun.Daedulus and Icarus
Mislike me not for my complexion, The shadow’d livery of the burnish’d sun.Prince of Morocco, scene i
In the face of the sun are great thunderbolts hurled, And the storm - clouds have shut out its light ; But a Rainbow of Promise now shines on the world , And the universe thrills at the sight .Ella Wheeler Wilcox, in The Rainbow of Promise"
Of all the trees that grow so fair, Old England to adorn, Greater are none beneath the sun, Than Oak, and Ash, and Thorn.1906 Puck of Pook's Hill,'Tree Song'.
"It is well said: 'He who lacks a single tael sees many bargains,'" replied sun Wei, a refined bitterness weighing the import of his words. "Truly this person's friends in the Upper Air are a never-failing lantern behind his back."ernest bramah
Wake! For the sun, who scatter'd into flightThe Stars before him from the Field of Night,Drives Night along with them from Heav'n, and strikesThe Sultan's Turret with a Shaft of Light.omar khayyám
The Spanish voyager, as his caravel ploughed the adjacent seas, might give full scope to his imagination, and dream that beyond the long, low margin of forest which bounded his horizon lay hid a rich harvest for some future conqueror; perhaps a second Mexico with its royal palace and sacred pyramids, or another Cuzco with its temple of the sun, encircled with a frieze of gold. Haunted by such visions, the ocean chivalry of Spain could not long stand idle.francis parkman
The ultimate source of energy, the sun is ready to set. The leaves of the blooming lotus flower in the pond are losing their lustre. A bumblebee, sitting on that lotus is enjoying the romantic pleasure and murmuring passionate songs.manmohan acharya
Freedom and whores are the most cosmopolitan items under the sun.georg büchner
The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago...had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.Havelock Ellis
When a man reproached him for going into unclean places, he said, "The sun too penetrates into privies, but is not polluted by them."diogenes laërtius
At Tara today in this fateful hourI place all Heaven with its power,And the sun with its brightness,And the snow with its whiteness,And fire with all the strength it hath,And lightning with its rapid wrath,And the winds with their swiftness along their path,And the sea with its deepness,And the rocks with their steepness,And the earth with its starknessAll these I place,By God's almighty help and grace,Between myself and the powers of darkness.saint patrick
In Phebus realm, in knowledge as in verse,All things are clear, the sun of Phoebus clear,Clear was his crystal, the Kastalian.What you cannot clearly say, you don’t know:To tongue of man his thought brings word:What’s said obscurely is what’s thought obscurely.esaias tegnér
He that hath a head of wax must not walk in the sun. (Ward, 1842 p. 54)Two heads are better than one.We should not expect to find old heads on young shoulders. (Strauss, 1994 p. 77)Variant: You can't put an old head on young shoulders.
Loss and Possession, Death and Life are one. There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.hilaire belloc
Very luckily for you and me,the uncivilized sun mysteriously shines on "good" and "bad" alike. He is an artist.e. e. cummings
Kill if you must, but never hate: Man is but grass and hate is blight, The sun will scorch you soon or late, Die wholesome then, since you must fight.robert graves
The rosy mountain peaks laughed like high lustrous thoughts, and Helen , speechless, raised her pale hands toward the sun and joyed to feel its warm rays falling on her frozen palms.Nikos Kazantzakis
The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love.john muir
The pale stars are gone! For the sun, their swift shepherd, To their folds them compelling, In the depths of the dawn, Hastes, in meteor-eclipsing array, and the flee Beyond his blue dwelling, As fawns flee the leopard.Percy Bysshe Shelley
There will... be natural propriety in using an eastern light for bedrooms and libraries, a western light in winter for baths and winter apartments, and a northern light for picture galleries and other places in which a steady light is needed; for that quarter of the sky grows neither light nor dark with the course of the sun, but remains steady and unshifting all day long.vitruvius