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Quotes About Sunshine

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Helen Keller
“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.”
Helen Keller

Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine.
“Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Joseph Addison
“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.”
Joseph Addison

Walt Whitman
“Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.”
Walt Whitman

Laura Ingalls Wilder
“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful. They are the things that fill our lives with comfort and our hearts with gladness -- just the pure air to breathe and the strength to breath it; just warmth and shelter and home folks; just plain food that gives us strength; the bright sunshine on a cold day; and a cool breeze when the day is warm.”
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder - Volume One: On Wisdom and Virtues

Louisa May Alcott
“Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow…”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house."

[Notebook, Oct. 10, 1842]”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The American Notebooks

James Dashner
“Minho snickered and leaned back in his chair. “Man, you are one butt-load of sunshine, let me tell you.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner

Maud Hart Lovelace
“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”
Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib

Charles Dickens
“The sun,--the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man--burst upon the crowded city in clear and radiant glory. Through costly-coloured glass and paper-mended window, through cathedral dome and rotten crevice, it shed its equal ray.”
Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

Victoria Michaels
“While she was light and sunshine, he was nothing but clouds and darkness.”
Victoria Michaels, Trust in Advertising

Max Müller
“A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.”
Max Müller

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“We must leave this terrifying place to-morrow and go searching for sunshine.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Robin McKinley
“There are things you don't want to know you can do”
Robin McKinley, Sunshine

Luther Burbank
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.”
Luther Burbank

Ann Brashares
“She perched on her windowsill, gazing at the lurid sun soaking into the Caldera, trying to appreciate it even though she couldn’t have it. Why did she always feel she had to do something in the face of beauty?”
Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Kimberly Novosel
“I used to cover my windows in heavy curtains, never drawn. Now I danced in the sunlight on my hardwood floors.”
Kimberly Novosel, Loved

L.M. Montgomery
“Here sat Marilla Cuthbert, when she sat at all, slightly distrustful of sunshine, which seemed to her too dancing and irresponsible a thing for a world which was meant to be taken seriously…”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Dan Simmons
“The beauty of that June day was almost staggering. After the wet spring, everything that could turn green had outdone itself in greenness and everything that could even dream of blooming or blossoming was in bloom and blossom. The sunlight was a benediction. The breezes were so caressingly soft and intimate on the skin as to be embarrassing.”
Dan Simmons, Drood

Criss Jami
“Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.”
Criss Jami

Kenneth Grahame
“There he got out the luncheon-basket and packed a simple meal, in which, remembering the stranger's origin and preferences, he took care to include a yard of long French bread, a sausage out of which the garlic sang, some cheese which lay down and cried, and a long-necked straw-covered flask wherein lay bottled sunshine shed and garnered on far Southern slopes.”
Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

Markus Zusak
“As we walk back, it feels like the city is engulfing us. Adrenalin still pours through our veins. Sparks flow through to our fingers. We've still been running in the mornings, but the city's different then. It's filled with hope and with bristles of winter sunshine. In the evening, it's like it dies, waiting to be born again the next morning.”
Markus Zusak, Fighting Ruben Wolfe

“Before he had come to the town he had known about nothing but death: here he had learnt to live, to decide things for himself; he had learnt what it felt like to wash in clean water in the sunshine until he was clean himself, and what it felt like to satisfy his hunger with food that tasted good; he had learnt the sound of laughter that was free from cruelty; he had learnt the meaning of beauty”
Anne Holm, I Am David

Ogwo David Emenike
“As the sun shines I will make hay
To keep failure at bay
For there remaineth a pay
For my honest toil each day.”
Ogwo David Emenike

Sherrilyn Kenyon
“She scowled at him until a light appeared in her intelligent eyes, as if she had had an epiphany. "Are you an illegal alien?”
Sherrilyn Kenyon, Night Embrace

“ Put yourself into anothers shoes.
But is it enough for you to put yourself into another smelly shoes after you realise the smell of your own shoes is different from anothers shoes.”
Sun

“Life brings darkness so many times, and we feel down in this phase of darkness. But the true value of darkness only realizes when we face the darkness, until we look some sunshine within the darkness.”
John Magoss

“They are closing the mine in two weeks, they say. Six days a week bumping down in the gondola, pecking out the rocks and hauling them back up, doing it again the next day for twenty-seven years, one cave-in, three thin raises, and a failed strike. Where am I going to go every day, what am I going to do with all that sunshine?”
Lou Beach, 420 Characters

Margaret Widdemer
“And remember, Wallis, there's something the matter with Mr. Allan's shutters. They won't always close the sunshine out as they should."

Wallis almost winked, if an elderly, mutton-chopped servitor can be imagined as winking.

"No, ma'am," he promised. Something wrong with 'em. I'll remember, ma'am.”
Margaret Widdemer, The Rose-Garden Husband

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