Quotes of the Day for 21 December 2001 – Winter
Those of us in the higher latitudes of the northern hemisphere have noticed that it's been getting cold for a while, and Winter is now finally with us, as of 7:21 pm Greenwich Mean Time today. Those of you south of the equator probably won't think today's quotes on Winter are quote so appropriate.
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus
Blow, blow thou winter wind,
Thou art not so unkind
As man's ingratitude;
Thy tooth is not so keen,
Because thou art not seen,
Although thy breath be rude.
- William Shakespeare, As You Like It
Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Adversity will melt like a giant icicle, though your hardships be that time in between deep Winter and long awaited Spring.
- Richard S. Drapo
There are many in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summertime and the poor get it in the winter.
- Bat Masterson
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