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The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.

Tags: Age, Nature  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

While writing 'Half of a Yellow Sun,' I enjoyed playing with minor things: inventing a train station in a town that has none, placing towns closer to each other than they are, changing the chronology of conquered cities. Yet I did not play with the central events of that time.

Tags: Time, Writing  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.

Tags: Order, Poverty  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Tags: Cannot, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.

Tags: Else, Religion  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.

Tags: God, Him  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

Tags: Shining, Time  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

Men shut their doors against a setting sun.

Tags: Against, Men  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!

Tags: Born, Water  ✍ Author: Meher Baba

Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.

Tags: Men, Respect  ✍ Author: Gamaliel Bailey

Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time.

Tags: Life, Time  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us.

Tags: Moon, Stars  ✍ Author: Dennis Banks

The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.

Tags: Few, Joy  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.

Tags: Art, Picture  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Lives in eternity's sun rise.

Tags: Lives, Rise  ✍ Author: William Blake

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

Tags: Joy, Life  ✍ Author: William Blake

If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.

Tags: Doubt, Moon  ✍ Author: William Blake

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.

Tags: Off, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

I love to exercise outside in the fresh air and sun: hiking, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, and jogging.

Tags: Exercise, Love  ✍ Author: Colbie Caillat

I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.

Tags: Evening, Living  ✍ Author: James Cameron

Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.

Tags: Fair, Unhappy  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.

Tags: Between, History  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.

Tags: Willing, Work  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth.

Tags: Power, Truth  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

The sun is gone, but I have a light.

Tags: Gone, Light  ✍ Author: Kurt Cobain
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The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.

Tags: Change, Everyone  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

One of the things that is wrong with America is that everybody who has done anything at all in his own field is expected to be an authority on every subject under the sun.

Tags: America, Done  ✍ Author: Elmer Davis

Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun.

Tags: Doubt, Today  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small, and even though we shall all die some day, we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun.

Tags: Die, Small  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

Tags: Light, Wind  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

The atmosphere seems to change once the sun goes down and the race fans get to watch a good show.

Tags: Change, Good  ✍ Author: Dale Earnhardt

Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight.

Tags: Light, Wise  ✍ Author: Arthur Eddington

I didn't come out until 5 or 6 o'clock in the evening. Sleep all day, sleep and cook and eat, stay in the house. That sun is hot, anyway. It ain't right out there.

Tags: Evening, Sleep  ✍ Author: David Edwards

I don't pay any attention to what the 'Baltimore Sun' editorial page says about anything.

Tags: Attention, Pay  ✍ Author: Bob Ehrlich

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.

Tags: Him, Thought  ✍ Author: George Eliot

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

Tags: Human, Nature  ✍ Author: Havelock Ellis

Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.

Tags: Death, Great  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The electro scene is all over the clubs now: groups like Duck Sauce, Empire of the Sun, even MGMT. But I get inspiration from everywhere. I'll go to the gym and put on old albums - Guns N' Roses or old Jay-Z.

Tags: Old, Put  ✍ Author: Rio Ferdinand

The sun never sets on my gallery.

Tags: Gallery, Sets  ✍ Author: Larry Gagosian

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

Tags: Else, Nature  ✍ Author: Galileo Galilei

There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives.

Tags: Light, Poetry  ✍ Author: Hamlin Garland

Let others hail the rising sun: I bow to that whose course is run.

Tags: Others, Run  ✍ Author: David Garrick

Wherever I am in the world, my perfect day begins with waking up and heading to the beach or the pool or somewhere I can be semi-comatose. I just wake up and go to the sun.

Tags: Beach, Perfect  ✍ Author: Zaha Hadid

The sun is the most parallel light source because it is so far away.

Tags: Away, Light  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected.

Tags: Hard, Truth  ✍ Author: Edmond Halley

I don't ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.

Tags: Beautiful, Morning  ✍ Author: Pete Hamill

The mid-day sun is too much for most eyes; one is dazzled even with its reflection. Be careful that too broad and high an aim does not paralyze your effort and clog your springs of action.

Tags: Effort, Eyes  ✍ Author: Learned Hand

The sun is new each day.

Tags: Morning  ✍ Author: Katharine Hepburn

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

Tags: Human, Laughter  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

Cleveland's a great place when you're a kid. You hardly ever get sunburned, without the sun shining.

Tags: Great, Place  ✍ Author: Darrell Issa

There is no need for nuclear. The world can be powered by wind, water and sun alone.

Tags: Alone, Wind  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

From where the sun now stands I will fight no more.

Tags: Fight, Stands  ✍ Author: Michael Jordan

My two must-haves are my cell phone and my MacBook Pro laptop, which allows me to update my Web site from wherever I am, whether I'm in Africa or in Sun Valley skiing.

Tags: Africa, Whether  ✍ Author: Daryn Kagan

When we're born, we want to know why the stars shine. We want to know why the sun rises.

Tags: Stars, Why  ✍ Author: Michio Kaku

I can find every jacket under the sun that I like. But I cannot find trousers cut the way I want them. They're all really tight at the bottom. Nobody does a boot cut on a trouser leg. It drives me crazy.

Tags: Cannot, Crazy  ✍ Author: Jay Kay

Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.

Tags: Living, Said  ✍ Author: Joseph Wood Krutch

People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Tags: Beauty, True  ✍ Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to speak to me of my passion, everything invites me to cherish it.

Tags: Passion, Today  ✍ Author: Louis L\'Amour

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world.

Tags: Book, Light  ✍ Author: Tim LaHaye

The sun stands for energy and youth, which is what I thought the circus should be about.

Tags: Energy, Thought  ✍ Author: Guy Laliberte

I was a big shiny, glittery-type person. Now I'm a jeans and T-shirt girl, or I'll wear sun dresses and cowboy boots in the summer. But at first I had to have stylists tell me, 'That's ugly.'

Tags: Big, Girl  ✍ Author: Johann Heinrich Lambert

I want to see Haiti do better. We have the sun everywhere: that's a big asset. We have wonderful coasts, beautiful islands, mountains. Other countries that have that are known for it, but Haiti has been so focused inwards, on its problems.

Tags: Beautiful, Big  ✍ Author: Laurent Lamothe

I am going to notice the lights of the earth, the sun and the moon and the stars, the lights of our candles as we march, the lights with which spring teases us, the light that is already present.

Tags: Light, Spring  ✍ Author: Anne Lamott

Growing up, others girls wanted to dance and help their mums with the cooking. I liked to play soccer with the boys. Or I'd be off on my own, tilting mirrors towards the sun in order to burn armies of ants. That was my idea of fun.

Tags: Fun, Help  ✍ Author: Ali Larter

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.

Tags: Moon, Stars  ✍ Author: John Lennon

If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.

Tags: Dreams, Evening  ✍ Author: Arthur Machen

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.

Tags: Freedom, Human  ✍ Author: Nelson Mandela

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

Tags: Inspirational, Mountains  ✍ Author: John Muir

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far!

Tags: Far, Wind  ✍ Author: John Muir

The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.

Tags: Energy, Industry  ✍ Author: Ralph Nader

Koranic teaching still insists that the sun moves around the earth. How can we advance when they teach things like that?

Tags: Earth, Teach  ✍ Author: Taslima Nasrin

Not to be a Bible-thumper, but there really is nothing new under the sun.

 ✍ Author: Meshell Ndegeocello

What, I sometimes wonder, would it be like if I lived in a country where winter is a matter of a few chilly days and a few weeks' rain; where the sun is never far away, and the flowers bloom all year long?

Tags: Country, Rain  ✍ Author: Anna Neagle

In 1860 a total eclipse of the sun was visible in British America.

Tags: America, British  ✍ Author: Simon Newcomb

Whenever a total eclipse of the sun was visible in an accessible region parties were sent out to observe it.

Tags: Total, Whenever  ✍ Author: Simon Newcomb

I'd love to do yoga every day. I don't usually have time, but a few sun salutations go a long way.

Tags: Love, Time  ✍ Author: Thandie Newton

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

Tags: Another, Give  ✍ Author: Richard M. Nixon

In summer winter rain or sun, it's good to be on horseback.

Tags: Good, Rain  ✍ Author: Mike Oldfield

The sun and its retinue of planets drift as a group through the vast gulfs of space that separate the stars.

Tags: Group, Stars  ✍ Author: Tony Oliva

'The Sun Also Rises' by Ernest Hemingway is my favorite book. You feel manly reading it.

Tags: Book, Reading  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Olsen

The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.

Tags: Earth, Lies  ✍ Author: George Orwell

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

Tags: Nature, Pray  ✍ Author: Satchel Paige

If you want to act, you have to devote yourself to it. Send out letters and photos every day, work all the hours under the sun, whatever it takes. If you're not determined, you won't get anywhere.

Tags: Work, Yourself  ✍ Author: Christopher Parker

My memories of my childhood are wonderful memories. I feel that I was privileged because I grew up in a beautiful city. It is Catania, on the eastern coast of Sicily. It's a place filled with sun, close to the beach.

Tags: Beautiful, Place  ✍ Author: Luca Parmitano

The thing to remember about Phuket is it's very beach-oriented and relaxed. The trendiest beach is Koh Sirey, which is full of groovy places to have a cocktail and watch the sun go down.

Tags: Full, Remember  ✍ Author: Talcott Parsons

I loved making 'Rising Sun'. I got into the psychology of why she liked to get strangled and tied up in plastic bags. It has to do with low self-worth.

Tags: She, Why  ✍ Author: Tatjana Patitz

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Tags: Art, Others  ✍ Author: Pablo Picasso

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.

Tags: Time, Truth  ✍ Author: Elvis Presley

Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest.

Tags: Call, Rest  ✍ Author: Thomas de Quincey

Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.

Tags: After, God  ✍ Author: Ramakrishna

If there are no films or plays of interest to me, I don't go. I know how to go to a museum or a library or pick up a good magazine or I can watch the sun set. I know how to live. There's a whole creation out there full of magic and wonder to be explored.

Tags: Good, Whole  ✍ Author: Phylicia Rashad

The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers.

Tags: Hackers, Others  ✍ Author: Eric S. Raymond

On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.

Tags: Death, Nor  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye.

Tags: Death, Nor  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.

Tags: Coffee, Pay  ✍ Author: John D. Rockefeller

Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.

Tags: Beginning, Life  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.

Tags: Night, Stars  ✍ Author: Carl Sagan

As I made my way through 'On Line,' the austere, stridently dogmatic, sometimes revelatory exhibition 'about line' at MoMA, I found myself thinking, 'Someone please wake me when the seventies are over!' In the empire of curators, the sun never sets on the seventies. It is the undead decade.

Tags: Someone, Thinking  ✍ Author: Jerry Saltz

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

Tags: Kindness, Makes  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?

Tags: Him, Short  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau
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