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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Fall is the spring of winter.

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Henri-Frederic Amiel

A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.

in Journal Intime (1882), translated by Mary Augusta WardReport problemRelated quotes
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Killed at the Ford

He is dead, the beautiful youth,
The heart of honor, the tongue of truth,
He, the life and light of us all,
Whose voice was blithe as a bugle-call,
Whom all eyes followed with one consent,
The cheer of whose laugh, and whose pleasant word,
Hushed all murmurs of discontent.

Only last night, as we rode along,
Down the dark of the mountain gap,
To visit the picket-guard at the ford,
Little dreaming of any mishap,
He was humming the words of some old song:
'Two red roses he had on his cap
And another he bore at the point of his sword.'

Sudden and swift a whistling ball
Came out of a wood, and the voice was still;
Something I heard in the darkness fall,
And for a moment my blood grew chill;

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poem by from Flower-de-Luce (1867)Report problemRelated quotes
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Wonderful or supernatural events are not so uncommon, rather they are irregular in their incidence. Thus there may be not one marvel to speak of in a century, and then often enough comes a plentiful crop of them; monsters of all sorts swarm suddenly upon the earth, comets blaze in the sky, eclipses frighten nature, meteors fall in rain, while mermaids and sirens beguile, and sea-serpents engulf every passing ship, and terrible cataclysms beset humanity.

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Sumitaku Kenshin

The rain begins to fall,
sounding like my heartbeat
of the night

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May your roof never fall in and your friends never fall out.

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Jimi Hendrix

Castles made of sand fall in the sea eventually.

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Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.

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Bernard Baruch

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

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Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration.

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