Ceylon Quotes

Quotes tagged as "ceylon" (showing 1-5 of 5)
Fennel Hudson
“A traditional Englishman drinks tea to the point where his blood has long-since been replaced with an infusion of Ceylon, Assam, and Darjeeling.”
Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life - Fennel's Journal - No. 1

Rani Manicka
“How not to miss those days when the sun was a happy companion that stayed to play all year round and kissed me a careless nut brown? When Mother caught the sweet rain in her well behind the house, and the air was so clear that the grass smelled green?”
Rani Manicka, The Rice Mother

“For the jungle dissolves and recreates over and over and over again, as the Hindu philosophers perceived millenniums ago and built their religion on it. All that we know of things that died more anciently than a month ago, is written in stone or brick or earthwork, or, perhaps more durable even than these, in legend.”
John Still, The Jungle Tide

Martin Wickramasinghe
“The poor commit villainies because they are poor or because they have no alternative employment. But the rich do them in order to enjoy themselves more or to earn more money.”
Martin Wickramasinghe, Yuganthaya

Martin Wickramasinghe
“The few people who work earnestly are those who want to accumulate wealth. They are born with exceptional ability and a drive to reach the top. Even if they life as a worker, they become very wealthy. Had their needs been met at the beginning, they would never have acquired the capacity for hard work and commitment. Why is it that rich men's children fail within two or three generations?”
Martin Wickramasinghe, Yuganthaya