Famous quotes containing the words trees, christmas, lit and/or artificial:
“A thousand Christmas trees! at what apiece?
He felt some need of softening that to me:
A thousand trees would come to thirty dollars.
Then I was certain I had never meant
To let him have them.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“At Christmas I no more desire a rose
Than wish a snow in Mays new-fangled shows,
But like of each thing that in season grows.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.”
—Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey Of Falloden (18621933)
“What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs?”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)