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Harry Johnston Quotes and Sayings

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As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity
the real trouble of the French began.
They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy.
- Harry Johnston

In 1628 came the first English attack on Canada.
- Harry Johnston

As soon as the news of the Cabot voyages reached the
King of Portugal he arranged to send an expedition
of discovery to the far north-west,
perhaps to find a northern sea route to Eastern Asia.
- Harry Johnston

Iceland, though it lies so far to the north that it
is partly within the Arctic Circle,
is, like Norway, Scotland, and Ireland,
affected by the Gulf Stream, so that considerable portions
of it are quite habitable.
- Harry Johnston

 

Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history,
when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia,
Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents
began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied
areas for hunting and fishing.
- Harry Johnston

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet PHOTO

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

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If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley PHOTO

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith:
When you walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:
...
There will be something solid for you to stand upon,
or, you will be taught how to fly
- Patrick Overton - from his book of poems: The Leaning Tree, 1975
[Widely mis-attributed to Barbara J. Winter, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, and others]

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours."
- Robert Byrne

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball.
I'll tell you what I do.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
- Rogers Hornsby

As sure as the spring will follow the winter,
prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there
was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus

I remember, in the winter of our first experiments,
just seven years ago, looking on snow with new eyes.
- Edward M. Purcell

The heavy spacesuits are spectacular to look at but very hot.
Putting one on was like going from chilly London winter
weather to the Bahamas in just minutes.
- Kathleen Quinlan

That last winter was a tragic story and I got no personal
honour out of it but I was a witness to it.
- Laurie Lee

Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter,
but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.
- Richard Adams

There were 15 people in the village,
including five of us.
If my father arrested somebody in the winter,
he'd have to wait until the thaw to turn him in.
- Leslie Nielsen

I toured Ontario in the winter of '48,
in a touring company of The Drunkard,
in which I played the bartender.
- Jonathan Frid

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape.
Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn't show.
- Andrew Wyeth

I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love.
And they pay me for it.
- Edgar Winter

I write probably 80 percent of my stuff over the winter.
- Bob Seger

Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.
- Tom Allen

The problem with winter sports is that -
follow me closely here -
they generally take place in winter.
- Dave Barry

You know, at 35 or at 38 or 40 you really start to
see what your body could look like if you just don't
do anything all winter long.
So that's another motivating factor,
our vanity.
- Stone Gossard

But I do feel a little teeny right now that I'm just about ready to start,
and winter is entering.
Half past autumn has arrived.
- Gordon Parks

I enjoy the cleaning up - something about the getting
of things in order for winter -
making the garden secure -
a battening down of hatches perhaps...
It just feels right.
- David Hobson

And finally Winter, with its bitin',
whinin' wind,
and all the land will be mantled with snow.
- Roy Bean

It was one of those March days when the sun shines
hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light,
and winter in the shade.
- Charles Dickens

It's called Sisters of the Winter Madrigal.
It was interesting for me to see it done after so many years;
because I wrote it and I didn't realize what a rage I was in.
- Beth Henley

While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.
- Tom Allen

Winter lies too long in country towns;
hangs on until it is stale and shabby,
old and sullen.
- Willa Cather

Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it
occasioned a great deal of talk.
- Bill Nye

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter
to do something next summer;
this is how commencement speakers are caught.
- Sydney J. Harris

Johnny Winter is one of the best blues players in the world.
He's very underrated.
- Ritchie Blackmore

The bottom line is, winter navigation on the Seaway is a bad idea.
- John M. McHugh

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
- Elizabeth Bowen

During the winter when the weather is too poor to work outside,
I do use drawings and photographs, but I change my
work so it is not just a time and place study.
- John Dyer

Winter is not a season, it's an occupation.
- Sinclair Lewis

Never take a job where winter winds can blow up your pants.
- Geraldo Rivera

There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball.
- Bill Veeck

And some places you been before are so great that you
don't ever mind going back.
Some places you been before you don't ever want to go back,
you know, like Montreal in the Winter.
- Morgan Freeman

Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
- Edgar Winter

There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter.
- Billy Connolly

In seed time learn, in harvest teach,
in winter enjoy.
- William Blake

It's not the winter that bothers me -
it's the summers.
- Walt Alston

During the winter my attention was attracted to the
changes in the stars and planets in the sky.
- Paul Nurse

Cruel and cold is the judgment of man,
Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow;
But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged
by the motive that lieth below.
- Lewis J. Bates

Winter makes a bridge between one year and another and,
in this case, one century and the next.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, no winter in thy year.
- John A. Logan

But I plan on dedicating specific training to track
this winter for the next racing season.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Winter testing is essential but there comes a point
where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing.
You just want to get down to the real action.
- Damon Hill

The restaurants close here in Salzburg.
They don't really have a nightlife in the winter time.
- Cecilia Bartoli

During the fall and winter we built Fort Meade and the town of Sturgis.
- Calamity Jane

In summer winter rain or sun, it's good to be on horseback.
- Mike Oldfield

You can't get too much winter in the winter.
- Robert Frost

Storage is important.
Whether it's cushions you only use outside in the summer,
or blankets that only come out in the winter,
you've always got to think of where to store them.
- Anthea Turner

You may depend on it that the bunting,
emberiza miliaria, does not leave this country in the winter.
- Gilbert White

Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian
holidays that move in sync,
like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.
- Marvin Olasky

Thus, during the winter of 2003 I ventured into a new
arena as a professional photographer.
- Janine Turner

By the winter of 1945-1946, the Russian peoples were
being warned of the dangers from the West.
- Carroll Quigley

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
- Hal Borland

The pine stays green in winter...
wisdom in hardship.
- Norman Douglas

I'd studied dance in Chicago every summer end taught it all winter,
and I was well-rounded.
I wasn't worried about getting a job on Broadway.
In fact, I got one the first week.
- Gene Kelly

Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April,
winter chilling the lap of very May;
but at length the season of summer does come.
- Thomas Carlyle

God is day and night, winter and summer,
war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
- Heraclitus

The work that we do during the winter is very important;
we have a new bike and it's important to develop it during this time,
and we start with this test.
- Valentino Rossi

I have never seen snow and do not know what winter means.
- Duke Kahanamoku


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