Clouds Quotations

 

What a fine communication from age to age, of the fairest and noblest thoughts, the aspirations of ancient men, even such as were never communicated by speech, is music! It is the flower of language, thought colored and curved, fluent and flexible, its crystal fountain tinged with the sun’s rays, and its purling ripples reflecting the grass and the clouds. — A Week on the Concord and Merrimack RiversA Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
What everybody echoes or in silence passes by as true to-day may turn out to be falsehood to-morrow, mere smoke of opinion, which some had trusted for a cloud that would sprinkle fertilizing rain on their fields. — WaldenWalden
Words should pass between friends as the lightning passes from cloud to cloud. — Journal, 2o March 1842—Journal, 2o March 1842
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