The best Quotes by Mary Oliver

The best Quotes by Mary Oliver

Mary Jane Oliver (September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019) was an American poet who won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Her work is inspired by nature, rather than the human world, stemming from her lifelong passion for solitary walks in the wild.

August of another summer, and once again I am drinking the sun and the lilies again are spread across the water.
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
I acknowledge my feeling and gratitude for life by praising the world and whoever made all these things.

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I realise that it is August: the summer's last stand.
Sara Baume in A Line Made by Walking
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August is the border between summer and autumn; it is the most beautiful month I know.
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The quiet August noon has come;
A slumberous silence fills the sky;
The winds are still, the trees are dumb,
In glassy sleep the waters lie.
William Cullen Bryant - A Summer Ramble
Less than a month ago all of August still stretched before us - long and golden and reassuring, like an endless period of delicious sleep.
August is a gentle reminder for not having done a single thing from your new year resolution for seven months and not doing any for the next five.
Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.
Breathe the sweetness that hovers in August.
Nobody is perfect, but people born in August almost get there.
August is like the Sunday of summer.
August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.
If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end.
Anyone else got the feeling that July lasted exactly three days?
Hey August, let's go out together in the next thirty days!
All the other months are just crude experiments, out of which the perfect August is made.
Summer - the seasons between spring and autumn, comprising in the Northern Hemisphere
the warmest months of the year: June, July and August.
The period of finest development, perfection, or beauty previous to any decline; the summer of life.
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke their tender limbs.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.
My parents were my worst audience.
I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024
I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.
Sky is the limit for her and what she can do on the court, in terms of her impact in the game but also the court as well... It's been fun to watch her journey.
Stephen Curry - February 2024
I grew up watching Kobe Bryant game after game, ring after ring, living his greatness without apology.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2020
May their light forever shine. Kobe, Gigi, I love you forever. Thank you.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2020

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