Quotes with sun
Our elders say that the sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them.
Things Fall Apart
Since every piece of matter in the Universe is in some way affected by every other piece of matter in the Universe, it is in theory possible to extrapolate the whole of creation — every sun, every planet, their orbits, their composition and their economic and social history from, say, one small piece of fairy cake.
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980)
The light in the world comes principally from two sources,—the sun, and the student's lamp.
Intuitions and Summaries of Thought (1862)
A moral character is attached to autumnal scenes; the leaves falling like our years, the flowers fading like our hours, the clouds fleeting like our illusions, the light diminishing like our intelligence, the sun growing colder like our affections, the rivers becoming frozen like our lives -- all bear secret revelations to our destinies.
The sun comes up just about as often as it goes down, in the long run, but this doesn't make its motion random.
The Art of Computer Programming (1968-2011)
You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
There is no way under the sun of making a man worthy of love, except by loving him.
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
A book is like a man -- clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
Writers at Work (1977)
Say, sir, in your madness, that you own the sun, the stars, the moon; but do not say that you own a man, endowed with a soul that shall live immortal, when sun and moon and stars have passed away.
Speech titled The Barbarism of Slavery on June 4, 1860.
Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only real cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas. To relax, as it were, in the womb of the desert sun. Just roll the roof back and screw it on, grease the face with white tanning butter and move out with the music at top volume, and at least a pint of ether.
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)
I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in heaven.
Harriet, The Moses of Her People (1886) by Sarah H. Bradford
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it bank the minute it begins to rain.
If the campaign is in summer the general must show himself greedy for his share of the sun and the heat, and in winter for the cold and the frost, and in all labours for toil and fatigue. This will help to make him beloved of his followers.
Ah, my birthday. Normally I'd put on a festive hat and celebrate the fact that the Earth has circled the Sun one more time; I really didn't think it was going to make it this year, but darn it if it wasn't the little planet that could all over again.
House, The Socratic Method. By Dr. Gregory House.