Quotations on Sun

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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.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Nature, Age, Stars, Sun, Years, Youth)

After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: Soul, Duty, Smile, Solution, Sun, Will)

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.
- Francis of Assisi
(Keywords: Glory, Name, Order, Sun, Treasure)

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!
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Sky, Sun, Water)

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.
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Keywords: Men, Philanthropy, Respect, Sun, Value)

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.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Time, Day, Earth, Sun, Will)

The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Flowers, Joy, Sun, Trees, World)

My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.
- Lionel Blue
(Keywords: Religion, Mother, Dance, Day, Interest, Sun, Woman)

Cricket to us was more than play, it was a worship in the summer sun.
- Edmund Blunden
(Keywords: Cricket, Play, Summer, Sun, Worship)

Yet another proposal would have us rocket the waste into the sun, but, as you're probably aware, about one in ten of our space shots doesn't quite make it out of the earth's gravitational field.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Earth, Space, Sun, Waste)

They don't know how the world is shaped. And so they give it a shape, and try to make everything fit it. They separate the right from the left, the man from the woman, the plant from the animal, the sun from the moon. They only want to count to two.
- Emma Bull
(Keywords: Man, Moon, Right, Sun, Want, Woman, World)

When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them?
- Sitting Bull
(Keywords: Men, Battle, Land, Sun, Today, World)

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.
- James Cameron
(Keywords: Bicycles, Evening, Living, Magic, Sun, World)

The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.
- Willa Cather
(Keywords: Energy, Evening, Sun, World)

The First Amendment has the same role in my life as a citizen and a writer as the sun has in our ecosystem.
- Michael Chabon
(Keywords: Life, First, Sun, Writer)

People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.
- John Jay Chapman
(Keywords: People, Habit, Sun, Wonder, Worry)

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Friendship, Life, Sun, Sweetness, World)

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
- Christopher Columbus
(Keywords: Light, Old, Sun, World)

And if you dont believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light.
- Chris Cornell
(Keywords: Light, Night, Sun, Will)

In the future as in the past, both Clausewitz and Sun Tzu will undoubtedly have a lot to offer.
- Martin van Creveld
(Keywords: Future, Past, Sun, Will)

Sun Tzu does not need my praise. His work has lived for over two thousand years, and will surely live for another two thousand without any help from me.
- Martin van Creveld
(Keywords: Work, Help, Praise, Sun, Will, Years)

I would not fear nor wish my fate, but boldly say each night, tomorrow let my sun his beams display, or in clouds hide them; I have lived today.
- Abraham Crowley
(Keywords: Fear, Clouds, Fate, Night, Sun, Today, Tomorrow)

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.
- Elmer Davis
(Keywords: America, Authority, Sun, Wrong)

Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun.
- Richard Dawkins
(Keywords: Doubt, Earth, Evolution, Open, Sun, Theory, Today)

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.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Light, March, Summer, Sun, Wind, Winter)

Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us? Must to thy motions lovers seasons run?
- John Donne
(Keywords: Fool, Lovers, Old, Seasons, Sun, Windows)

And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
- John Donne
(Keywords: Doubt, Earth, Fire, Philosophy, Sun, Wit)

I'm not the type to cut back on hot showers, but there's no harm in hot water when it's warmed by the sun.
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Keywords: Harm, Sun, Water)

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.
- Arthur Eddington
(Keywords: Debate, Light, Rest, Sun, Weight)

The National Academy of Sciences would be unable to give a unanimous decision if asked whether the sun would rise tomorrow.
- Paul R. Ehrlich
(Keywords: Decision, Sun, Tomorrow)

I couldn't get that same feeling during the day, with my hands in dirty dish water and the hard sun showing up the dirtiness on the roof tops. And after a time, even at night, the feeling of God didn't last.
- Frances Farmer
(Keywords: God, Time, Day, Feeling, Night, Sun, Water)

One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.
- Gustave Flaubert
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Women, Love, France, Sun, Trees)

Sun's role in the grand scheme of development is to work on the runtime environment and the APIs. The tools we produce are much more for systems programmers, not enterprise developers.
- John Fowler
(Keywords: Work, Development, Environment, Sun, Tools)

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.
- Galileo Galilei
(Keywords: Nothing, Sun, Universe)

There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives.
- Hamlin Garland
(Keywords: Poetry, Light, Sun, Wives)

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo
(Keywords: Light, Nothing, Sun, Wind)

I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling.
- Geronimo
(Keywords: People, Feeling, Living, Now, Sleep, Sun, Trees)

Our present nuclear fusion reactors are classified by the methods used to support the nuclear fusion reaction, which takes place at a temperature much hotter than the surface of the Sun.
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Keywords: Present, Sun, Support)

Of all creatures in this visible world, light is the most glorious; of all light, the light of the sun without compare excels the rest.
- William Gurnall
(Keywords: Light, Rest, Sun, World)

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.
- Edmond Halley
(Keywords: Earth, Sun, Will)

I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
- Cedric Hardwicke
(Keywords: God, Talent, Actors, Hollywood, Sun, Surrender)

Digital Chocolate has 60% of its developers in Finland where the sun never sets in the summer and there is nothing to do outside in the winter, so we are very productive!
- Trip Hawkins
(Keywords: Nothing, Summer, Sun, Winter)

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Laughter, Sun, Winter)

That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.
- David Hume
(Keywords: Affirmation, Contradiction, Sun, Tomorrow, Will)

My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling.
- Al Jarreau
(Keywords: Music, Time, Eyes, Sky, Sun, Trees, Windows)

From where the sun now stands I will fight no more.
- Chief Joseph
(Keywords: Fight, Now, Sun, Will)

Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.
- Chief Joseph
(Keywords: Heart, Fight, Now, Sun, Will)

Honestly, people have said everything under the sun. I just want to do my work, raise my kids, and hopefully find somebody who I can share my life with again.
- Nicole Kidman
(Keywords: Life, Work, People, Kids, Sun, Want)

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.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Keywords: Beauty, People, Darkness, Light, Sun, Windows)

As long as the sun rises over Ontario and sets over the Pacific, I will dedicate myself to bringing the people of Oregon what they want and need most - an era of hope, change, and economic renewal.
- Ted Kulongoski
(Keywords: Change, People, Hope, Sun, Want, Will)



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