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Famous quotes containing the word surround:

    The light is there, and colors surround us. However, if there were no light nor colors in our own eye, we wouldn’t perceive such things outside of us.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    salamanders in the flame,
    heraldic wings surround the name
    English from Englisc from
    Engle, Angle
    from the Angles who settled
    in Briton.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)