Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
This is the weather the cuckoo likes, And so do I; When showers betumble the chestnut spikes, And nestlings fly: And the little brown nightingale bills his best, And they sit outside at 'TheTravellers' Rest', And maids come forth sprig-muslin drest, And citizens dream of the south and west, And so do I.thomas hardy
When two Englishmen meet, their first talk is of the weather.1758 In The Idler, no.11, 24 Jun.
Then strip lads, and to it, though sharp be the weather, And if, by mischance, you should happen to fall, There are worse things in life than a tumble on the heather And life is itself a game of football.1815 On a matchbetween the Scottish teams Ettrick andSelkirk, published in the EdinburghJournal.
"Wuthering" being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather. Pure, bracing ventilation they must have up there at all times, indeed: one may guess the power of the north wind blowing over the edge, by the excessive slant of a few stunted firs at the end of the house; and by a range of gaunt thorns all stretching their limbs one way, as if craving alms of the sun.emily brontë
global warming. every day i leave my house and think, "was it this hot last year?" the heat this summer here in LA and in most of the US has been unbearable. i can't remember another time when it was 105 degrees fahrenheit out here (40.5 celsius), and that's the kind of weather we've been having pretty much every day.mike shinoda
On the eve of the election last month my wife Judith and I were driving home late in the afternoon and turned on the radio for the traffic and weather. What we instantly got was a freak show of political pornography : lies , distortions, and half-truths half-truths being perhaps the blackest of all lies. They paraded before us as informed opinion.bill moyers
I want to be the surgeon who cuts you open Who fixes all of life's mistakes I want to be the house that you were raised in The only place where you feel safe. I wanna be a shower in the morning That wakes you up and makes you clean I know I'm just the weather against your window As you sleep through a winter's dreamconor oberst
Now that we can control the weather, create earthquakes and tidal waves and, use it as a weapon of war, we do not need a treaty.Attributed to Senator Claiborne Pell, Senate Intelligence Committe member, commenting on a USA/USSR treaty signed in 1978. This is probably a misquotation as Pell was the most prominent advocate for the treaty. After reports in 1971 that the U. S. military seeded clouds to try to make the Ho Chi Minh trail impassable, Pell pushed for a treaty banning weather modification and other "Environmental Warfare". Pell said that most such weapons were currently impossible, but "today's science fiction is tomorrow's strategic reality".
Rape is like bad weather: if it's inevitable, you might as well relax and enjoy it.Clayton Williams, Texas gubernatorial candidate, March 24, 1990.
When it is evening, ye say it will be fair weather: for the sky is red.Matthew, XVI. 2. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
Get into sympathy with Jesus. Seek His presence, seek His help. And walking through the world in His company, you will be as balm in the bleakest weather, a benediction in the wildest scene.James Hamilton, p. 250. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
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