Quotes About Golden Age

Quotes tagged as "golden-age" (showing 1-24 of 24)
Elizabeth Coatsworth
“The magic of autumn has seized the countryside; now that the sun isn't ripening anything it shines for the sake of the golden age; for the sake of Eden; to please the moon for all I know.”
Elizabeth Coatsworth, Personal Geography: Almost an Autobiography

Anthon St. Maarten
“There was no need for a term like ‘magical thinking’ in the Golden Age of Man...there was only genuine everyday magic and mysticism. Children were not mocked or scolded in those days for singing to the rain or talking to the wind.”
Anthon St. Maarten, Divine Living: The Essential Guide To Your True Destiny

Jessie Burton
“You are a stone, thrown upon a lake. But the ripples you create will never make you still.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“This city is like no other city in the world. It is brilliant but it is bloated, and I've never called it home”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“The rules of this house are written in water. I must either sink or swim.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“The turnip cannot thrive in the tulips patch of soil.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Northrop Frye
“I feel separated and cut off from the world around me, but occasionally I've felt that it was really a part of me, and I hope I'll have that feeling again, and that next time it won't go away. That's a dim, misty outline of the story that's told so often, of how man once lived in a golden age or a garden of Eden or the Hesperides ... how that world was lost, and how we some day may be able to get it back again. ... This story of the loss and regaining of identity is, I think, the framework of all literature.”
Northrop Frye, The Educated Imagination

Jessie Burton
“Because, Petronella - it's something in his soul. It's something in his soul and you can't get it out.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“What was once, is no longer.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“There are horizons through the brickwork, you wait and see.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“We're nothing more than prisoners to your desire.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“Words are water in this city. One drop of rumour could drown us.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“The night darkens, the stars unfriendly, the cold a knife upon her neck - but Nella waits, until she can no longer difference between Johannes and the darkness that carries him away.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“All we can do if we're lucky is stich up the mistakes other people make.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“That may be. But to decide that I was never going to live as a proper woman was not your choice to make.' 'What do you mean a proper woman?' 'A proper woman marries - she has children -' 'Then what does that make me? Am I not a proper woman? Last time I looked I certainly was.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“Love your children, for they are the seeds that will make this city bloom.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“I feel younger than eighteen but burdened as a eighty-year-old.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“Take care, take care. This city thrives! It's money gives you wings to soar. But it is a yoke on your shoulders and you would do well to take note of the bruise around your neck.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“Believe it or don't believe it, Madame. But my feet are tired too. Bloody tired. Like a dead man's.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“Neighbours watching neighbours, twisting ropes to bind us all.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton
“The ink was secret nectar, for Marin isn't married.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

“White Christian America had its golden age in the 1950s, after the hardships and victories of World War Ii and before the cultural upheavals of the 1960s. June Cleaver was its mother, Andy Griffith was its sheriff, Norman Rockwell was its artist. and Billy Graham and Norman Vincent Peale were its ministers.”
Robert P. Jones, The End of White Christian America

Jessie Burton
“From little seeds great flowers grow.”
Jessie Burton, The Miniaturist

Margery Allingham
“There are some people to whom muddled thinking and self-deception are the two most unforgivable crimes in the world.”
Margery Allingham, The Fashion in Shrouds

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