Famous quotes containing the words oil, tree, top, ten and/or tea:
“To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatistthe problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with ones vinegar.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)
“The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree seems to wait, and neither with impatience:Mthey give no thought to the little people below them whose impatience and curiosity eat them up alive.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“It is cotter-pinned, it is bedded true.
Everything its parts can do
Has been thought out and accounted for.
Your least touch sets it going round,
And when top stop it rests with you.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Spite of all the Indian-summer sunlight on the hither side of Hawthornes soul, the other sidelike the dark half of the physical sphereis shrouded in a blackness, ten times black.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)
“I shall sit here, serving tea to friends. . . .”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)