Quotation Explorer - 'Shade'

PROOF, n. Evidence having a shade more of plausibility than of unlikelihood. The testimony of two credible witnesses as opposed to that of only one. - Ambrose Bierce
She was carmine shadows reflecting from my crimson words. Every pulse sent a velvet ripple through the shade. Every breath, a scarlet pause. - Hubert Martin
Don't let the rain drive you to the wrong shelter; the shade can turn out to be your protector and also your destroyer, and sometimes the rain is the perfect protector from the rain. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Treat this world as I do, like a wayfarer; like a horseman who stops in the shade of a tree for a time, and then moves on. - Idries Shah
Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it. - Charles Dickens
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit. - Greek proverb
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes a rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way - Anonymous
Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine. - Thomas Jefferson
You might find it fade, but its just another shade.... - Mayank Sharma
Nurture a tree today, and it will provide you shade tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'd rather see the world as a rainbow than endless shade of gray. - Amani Abbas
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
The one who gives shade to others, is the one who is standing directly into Sunlight. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
to be a poet meansto live with a permanent wound forever susceptibleto either the shade of the skyor someone's eyes. - Sanober Khan
I couldn't resist him, his eyes were like yours, his hair was exactly the shade of brown.He's just not as tall, but I couldn't tell, it was dark and I was lying down. - Amy Winehouse
My thoughts and imaginations are little seeds. I want them to grow tall and strong like a tree. I plant them in the soil of paper and let them grow to shade and support the world with beauty, love, joy. - Debasish Mridha
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
Never cut down a tree whose shade you might need tomorrow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Led Zep played with light and shade, ear-splitting noise and echoing quiet. They could do it all. - Quinton Skinner
I'm glad we don't have to play in the shade.
Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue, But, like the shadow, proves the substance true. - Alexander Pope
Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. - Persian Proverb
When I lost you...my world darkened beyond any known shade of black, and the only light that I have seen since is you... - Tracey-anne McCartney
Here the frailest leaves of me and yet my strongest lasting, Here I shade and hide my thoughts, I myself do not expose them, And yet they expose me more than all my other poems - Walt Whitman
...there is something which impresses the mind with awe in the shade and silence of these vast forests. In the deep solitude, alone with nature, we converse with God. - Thaddeus Mason Harris
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
Every pause is a precursor to new thoughts, every thought is potentially a new story, every story is a new interpretation and every interpretation is a new shade of grey. - Mayank S. Sengar
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
nothing can block your light. what's for you will be yours even when shade is thrown - Alexandra Elle
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade. - Rudyard Kipling
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austen
Hide not your talents, they for use were made,What's a sundial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
Just being around her made me feel better. She had an amber shade aura to her that filled any cracks and brokenness I hadn't yet fixed. I could be myself around her, knowing full well she held on as I let go. - Hubert Martin
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
With warning hand I mark time's rapid flightFrom life's glad morning to its solemn nightYet through God's love, I also showThere's light above me by the shade below. - Ralph Greenleaf Whittier
Even though it's dark and cold there is always a shade of light. - Angela Bernabe
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
Power and glory are two dialectic energies working in common ground. Taking a glimpse of the meandering under swell of glory in the shade of power, can be very inspiring and illuminating. ("The power and the glory" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Oh, treacherous night! thou lendest thy ready veil to every treason, and teeming mischief's beneath thy shade. - Aaron Hill
In the shade of words sits life itself. - Aisha Mirza
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade. - Charles Dickens
I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory. - Sanober Khan
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. - Lord Chesterfield
Black Girls… Beautiful in EVERY shade and size. We’ve got that special something! Our melanin is exquisitely beautiful! Love & embrace the skin that you’re in. Our skin tones represent beauty. Light, brown, and dark skinned girls are equally gorgeous! - Stephanie Lahart
There is a shade of red for every woman. - Audrey Hepburn
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
presidents, when not outright telling lies, feel obliged to shade the truth most of the time. This is called politics; when a president lies successfully, he is called a statesman. - Gore Vidal
I prefer friends who walks with me in the shade - because friends, who constantly splendor in the glow of the flash of photographers, and sometimes accompany me - at every turn in times of success, this species of friends are suspect to me. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit or become a children's playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. - Ray Bradbury
No sun - no moon! No morn - no noon - No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
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