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Wise Quotes about Shade

May you find great value in these Shade quotes and sayings.

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

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Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone
planted a tree a long time ago.
- Les Brown

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
- Tom Peters

 

Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh,
how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling

A man has made at least a start on discovering the
meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under
which he knows full well he will never sit.
- D. Elton Trueblood

Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
- Baltasar Gracian

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To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure
is the most perfect refreshment.
- Jane Austen

Cloud Animals: Be a Child Again.
I remember warm summer afternoons,
laying in the shade of a maple tree in the back yard
of my Connecticut home watching the clouds for hours.
As those clouds formed dragons and foxes, clowns and angels,
I traveled across space and time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

They were keen for me still to play the piano,
which I was going to, but 45 minutes of piano would be extremely boring.
I like a bit of light and shade.
- Keith Emerson

You must try to match your colors as nearly as you
can to those you see before you,
and you must study the effects of light and shade on
nature's own hues and tints.
- William Merritt Chase

Don't smother each other.
No one can grow in the shade.
- Leo Buscaglia

We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.
- Caroline Norton

As it fell upon a day in the merry month of May,
sitting in a pleasant shade which a grove of myrtles made.
- Richard Barnfield

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does,
or music.
If you are born knowing them, fine.
If not, learn them.
Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
- Truman Capote

It was one of those March days when the sun shines
hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light,
and winter in the shade.
- Charles Dickens

Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue;
they support the laws before destroying them.
- Voltaire

Prostration is our natural position.
A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade,
and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men.
- Wyndham Lewis

Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly
arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.
- Kevyn Aucoin

I like to make people look as good as they'd like to look,
and with luck, a shade better.
- Norman Parkinson

What is the purpose of the giant sequoia tree? The
purpose of the giant sequoia tree is to provide shade for the tiny titmouse.
- Edward Abbey

I live by a man's code, designed to fit a man's world,
yet at the same time I never forget that a woman's
first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick.
- Carole Lombard

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to
us while we walk in the sunshine,
but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Our success in this matter is important to all Americans.
Whether you are in the forest land business or just
enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn,
we all have an interest in this important issue.
- Leonard Boswell

The cast clubs were a big part of it,
too.
I found I wasn't getting that instant feedback I was
used to with a forged blade.
The sweet spot is a shade bigger, and when I didn't
hit the ball dead center,
I didn't know it, because it still felt great.
- Payne Stewart

NASA will send up a big sun shade that will be in orbit
between the earth and sun and deflect 2 or 3 percent
of the sunshine back into space.
It would be cheaper than the international space station.
- James Lovelock

Spring has many American faces.
There are cities where it will come and go in a day
and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there.
Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana,
long winds in Wyoming,
shade of elms and maples in New England.
- Archibald MacLeish

I never saw an ugly thing in my life:
for let the form of an object be what it may,
- light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
- John Constable

We were not given any statistics as to how many records
were pressed on the blue label.
I used to ask Bob Shad how we were going to get paid
from record sales and what I got for an answer was
not to worry about the business end of the deal.
- Phil Harris

He asked my girlfriend if we could come over and sing
some of the songs that we had written,
which we did.
After he heard the songs, he said that he knew someone
in the record business by the name of Bob Shad.
- Phil Harris

I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it.
I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what
kinds of shades should be in the character.
- Dennis Farina

Salzburg...
is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center,
everything in the rain various shades of green and brown.
- Jonathan Carroll

Judging from the letters I've received from obviously
feeble-minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades,
it ought to sell like hot cakes.
- Georgette Heyer

Not because I'm trying to be fabulous,
but I love those big crazy Jackie O shades.
- Alicia Keys

It's shades of Vietnam again, folks:
body counts.
- Seymour Hersh

More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky,
with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot
and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure.
- Cecil Beaton

A garden is to be a world unto itself,
it had better make room for the darker shades of feeling
as well as the sunny ones.
- William Kent

The Shades never recorded anything, Little Daddy and
the Bachelors recorded a couple of records,
ya.
- Tommy Chong

Most consequential choices involve shades of gray,
and some fog is often useful in getting things done.
- Timothy Geithner

When you're the victim of the behavior,
it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator,
there are a million shades of gray.
- Laura Schlessinger

Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty.
- Gabrielle Union

I don't know if many people know this about me,
but I have multiple sclerosis.
So I don't have time for a lot of shades of gray.
I don't have time for BS.
- Neil Cavuto

There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.
- Audrey Hepburn

I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire,
when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white,
things are very much shades of grey.
- Brian Molko

In common use almost every word has many shades of meaning,
and therefore needs to be interpreted by the context.
- Alfred Marshall

As I've said repeatedly, Republicans are very good
at describing things in black and white;
Democrats are very good at describing the 11 shades of gray.
- Joseph C. Wilson

Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American
languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses,
and others with various shades of analogical meaning.
- John W. Dawson

And that's just what I'm saying.
I would never want to be like certain people,
who change the way they dress, go out in disguise,
wear a big floppy hat and dark shades.
I would hate that.
- Todd Solondz

Silence may be as variously shaded as speech.
- Edith Wharton

Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness;
its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
- John Updike

By shading off, as I have done, the portion of the
area of the diagram according to the individual age,
every one may see how much of life is consumed,
and what is left.
- Warren De la Rue

It doesn't use shading, but it does use stroke length variations.
- John Robert Gregg

There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors...
it's an extraordinarily subtle language.
Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.
- Conrad Hall

Well, you can't trust most people in this game,
period; it can be a very shady business.
- Marvin Hagler

The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

A shady business never yields a sunny life.
- B. C. Forbes

Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright,
And made a sunshine in the shady place.
- Edmund Spenser

I think the media made Manson, turned him into some
larger than life figure and surrounded him with mystery and some shady glamour.
- Maynard James Keenan

The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like
some shady ring toss on a carnival midway.
- Arianna Huffington

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

All's well that ends well.
- Proverb (and title of a Shakespeare play)

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan


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