meteor crater quotes

- 10 of 15 Results
So haste not,
bright meteor;
waste not strength,
O fair planet,
singing-sister.
Then shall thy meteor glances glow,
And cowering foes shall shrink beneath
...
Exhaust them, wrestle with them, let them not go until their blessing be won, and, after a short season, the dismay will be overpa ...
The meteor that thrusts in with needle bill,
And off a blossom in mid-air stands still.
Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?
Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloud,
...
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Give me a condor's quill! Give me Vesuvius' crater for an inkstand!
Hidden in the cap
Is the anguish none can draw;
...
Writers may be classified as meteors, planets, and fixed stars. A meteor makes a striking effect for a moment. You look up and cry ...
The place became crater on each side,
sank down to its first skull,
...
1 2 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help