Famous quotes containing the word bold:
“... the bold care of an ecstatic trull
Who rearranges with impartial feet
The silence in the caverns of a skull.”
—Allen Tate (18991979)
“The Great South Beach of Long Island,... though wild and desolate, as it wants the bold bank,... possesses but half the grandeur of Cape Cod in my eyes, nor is the imagination contented with its southern aspect.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“He said Next time can I bring my friend?
And I thought Does he mean friend?
And I thought Yes he does mean friend.
Which was quite bold in those days.
It was the Dark Ages. Men and men.
And they could still put you in prison for it.
And did, dear.”
—Alan Bennett (b. 1934)