Sheltered

Famous quotes containing the word sheltered:

    We should be careful never to imagine, that the wedding-day is the burial of love, but that in reality love then begins its best life; and if we set out upon that principle, and are mindful to keep it up, and give due attention and aid to the progress of love thus brought into the well ordered well sheltered garden, we may enjoy I believe as much happiness as is consistent with the imperfection of our present state of being.
    James Boswell (1740–1795)

    Civilization has not ever been the brother of equality. Freedom was born among the wild eyries in the mountains; and barbarous tribes have sheltered under her wings, when the enlightened people of the plain have nestled under different pinions.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    The shivering birds beneath the eaves
    Have sheltered for the night.
    Claude McKay (1889–1948)