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Vernon Duke Quotes and Sayings

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Autumn in New York, why does it seem so inviting?
- Vernon Duke

Well we really meant you to visit Paris in May,
but the rhythm required two syllables.
- Vernon Duke

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

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

 

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
- Albert Camus

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring,
you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
- Walter Scott

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Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring,
who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
- B. C. Forbes

Autumn is my favorite season.
- Johnny Kelly

As early as the autumn of 1862, I was made very happy by being sent to school.
- John Sergeant Wise

My Department has already recognised this and has been
working specifically on the technical support issue
since January and will offer advice to schools during the Autumn term.
- Estelle Morris

I got my private pilot's license in autumn 1986.
- Mathias Rust

I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility.
Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
- Robert Browning

Autumn's the mellow time.
- William Allingham

By all these lovely tokens September days are here,
With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence,
listening to silence.
- Thomas Hood

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
- Robert Browning

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

There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky,
which through the summer is not heard or seen,
as if it could not be, as if it had not been!
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Delicious autumn!
My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird
I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
- George Eliot

Cheyenne Autumn was received not too successfully.
I still think it was a very good movie.
It was kinda Ford's apology for the way he had treated
Indians in his past pictures.
- Richard Widmark

My visit this autumn is an opportunity to continue
that rich tradition of visits between Canterbury and Rome.
- Rowan Williams

THE autumn of 1850 brought an event freighted with deep significance to me.
My mother died.
- John Sergeant Wise

I came back out here from England and I was there for
a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to
see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.
- Orlando Bloom

A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away,
and the trees stand.
I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
- e. e. cummings

I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year,
the head sinks lower and lower.
- Georg Trakl

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

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark
days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be;
she loves the bare,
the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
- Robert Frost

In spring they lie flat at the first warmth,
they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
- Hugo Claus

And getting married this autumn was certainly an additional
incentive to spend rather more time in England.
- Jill Dando

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and
day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
- William Allingham

Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have
it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.
- Hal Borland

The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent
will not pass until there is
an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear
election commitment and I hope,
and I will express this view, I hope that every individual
member of the Labour Party,
will understand that and will strive to achieve unity
so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn.
- Ron Davies

A strangely reflective, even melancholy day.
Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere,
Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality
of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
- Hugh Mackay

In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings,
when the mist burns slowly into day,
The air stings like Autumn,
clarifies like pain - Well, I have dreamed this coast myself.
- Robert Hass

I also hear your president say that war is the means
of last resort and I think he means that.
I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted
to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means,
and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.
- Hans Blix

I Did Not Die
Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn's rain,
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.
- Anonymous

I put quite a few trees in last autumn.
A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees -
just generally doing gardening,
putting plants in and hedges in.
It takes quite a lot of time and I love it.
- Sean Bean

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich


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