When Stars Are In The Quiet Skies, Then Most I Pine For Thee
When stars are in the quiet skies,
Then most I pine for thee;
Bend on me then thy tender eyes,
As stars look on the sea.
-- Edward Bulwer Lytton (1805-1873)
-- When Stars are in the quiet Skies
Tyger! Tyger! burning bright What the hammer?
What the chain? In the forests of the night, In what furnace was thy brain?...
Tyger, Tyger, burning bright Where the hammer? Where the chain?
In the forests of the night, In what furnace was thy brain?...
When Freedom from her mountain-height Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there.
She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure, celestial white With streakings of the morning light....
When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own interests.
-- Maria Mitchell...
When you talk to the half-wise, twaddle; when you talk to the ignorant, brag
when you talk to the sagacious, look very humble and ask their opinion. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytto...
When it's dark enough you can see the stars. -- Ralph Waldo Emerso
When people have no other tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytto
I was standing on the corner of the street, as quiet as quiet could be.
When a great big ugly man came up--and tied his horse to me. -- Bea Lillie...