Famous quotes containing the words mountain, dew and/or energy:
“And no one knows whats yet to come.
For Patrick Pearse had said
That in every generation
Must Irelands blood be shed.
From mountain to mountain ride the fierce horsemen.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“A leaping tongue of bloom the scythe had spared
Beside a reedy brook the scythe had bared.
The mower in the dew had loved them thus,
By leaving them to flourish, not for us,
Nor yet to draw one thought of ours to him,
But from sheer morning gladness at the brim.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“The principle of avoiding the unnecessary expenditure of energy has enabled the species to survive in a world full of stimuli; but it prevents the survival of the aristocracy.”
—Rebecca West (18921983)