Refreshes: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 191 pages
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Familiar Quotations RefreshesTo sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.ndash;Jane AustenThe repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.ndash;Gaston BachelardTo look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.ndash;Margaret Fairless BarberThe tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.ndash;Thomas JeffersonWhatever your occupation may be and however crowded your hours with affairs, do not fail to secure at least a few minutes every day for refreshment of your inner life with a bit of poetry.ndash;Charles Eliot NortonSunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating. There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.ndash;John RuskinRefreshes ndash; AirLike the lark that soars in the air, first singing, then silent, content with the last sweetness that satiates it, such seemed to me that image, the imprint of the Eternal Pleasure.ndash;Dante AlighieriThe similarity between air traffic controllers and pilots? If a pilot screws up, the pilot dies. If ATC screws up, the pilot dies.ndash;AnonymousI just put my feet in the air and move them around.ndash;Fred AstairePersonally I have no bone to pick with graveyards, I take the air there willingly, perhaps more willingly than elsewhere, when take the air I must.ndash;Samuel Beckett

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