Gas Light Company

Famous quotes containing the words gas light, gas, light and/or company:

    Droning a drowsy syncopated tune,
    Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon,
    I heard a Negro play.

    Down on Lenox Avenue the other night
    By the pale dull pallor of an old gas light
    Langston Hughes (1902–1967)

    Man moves in all modes, by legs of horses, by wings of winds, by steam, by gas of balloon, by electricity, and stands on tiptoe threatening to hunt the eagle in his own element.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    A light and diplomatic bird
    Is lenient in my window tree.
    A quick dilemma of the leaves
    Discloses twist and tact to me.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

    We are imprisoned in life in the company of persons powerfully unlike us.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)