Quotations on Winter

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Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
- William Bligh
(Keywords: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.
- Carlo Collodi
(Keywords: Time, Fire, Winter, Wood)

There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: Money, First, Winter, World)

I'm working seven days a week in the fall. I couldn't possibly keep that up. This is only for the fall. In the last couple of years I've tended to do most of my serious writing in the winter, when there's nothing going on with football.
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Keywords: Football, Nothing, Winter, Writing, Years)

It's called Sisters of the Winter Madrigal. It was interesting for me to see it done after so many years; because I wrote it and I didn't realize what a rage I was in.
- Beth Henley
(Keywords: Sisters, Winter, Years)

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?
- Anna Neagle
(Keywords: Country, Flowers, Rain, Sun, Winter, Wonder)

I remember, in the winter of our first experiments, just seven years ago, looking on snow with new eyes.
- Edward M. Purcell
(Keywords: Eyes, First, Snow, Winter, Years)

For the first time in 15 years, Georgia this winter has its electric power guaranteed without deficit. This is a historic achievement.
- Mikhail Saakashvili
(Keywords: Power, Time, Achievement, First, Winter, Years)

I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world.
- Julia Gardiner Tyler
(Keywords: Admiration, Possession, Quiet, Talk, Washington, Winter, World)

Our journey so far has been very satisfactory: we are most fortunate as regards the season, for there has been more rain this winter than has been known for the last four or five years.
- William John Wills
(Keywords: Journey, Rain, Winter, Years)

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