Mitchell Burgess quotes

  • If winter is slumber and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It's a time of year when the leaves are down and the harvest is in and the perennials are gone. Mother Earth just closed up the drapes on another year and it's time to reflect on what's come before.
    -- Mitchell Burgess

    #Summer #Mother #Spring

  • The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.
    -- Mitchell Burgess

    #Thanksgiving #Pie #Spoons

  • Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.
    -- Mitchell Burgess

    #Believe #Wings #Icons

  • Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us? Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot.
    -- Mitchell Burgess

    #Brother #Firsts #Legs

  • Please also remember the pitiful gasping/thirsty little mouths/ beaks in summer. They'll appreciate abundant/fresh/cool/clean/ water! Food they can get easily in parks/sidewalks!

  • Summer-induced stupidity. That was the diagnosis...

  • Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp. I had so many different ideas swirling between culture and how to tie things together.

  • Blind impatience is equally evident in the fruit section. Our ancestors might have delighted in the occasional handful of berries found on the underside of a bush in late summer, viewing it as a sign of the unexpected munificence of a divine creator, but we became modern when we gave up on awaiting sporadic gifts from above and sought to render any pleasing sensation immediately and repeatedly available.

  • Wanderers eastward, wanderers west, Know you why you cannot rest? 'Tis that every mother's son Travails with a skeleton. Lie down in the bed of dust; Bear the fruit that bear you must; Bring the eternal seed to light, And morn is all the same as night.

  • Happy bridegroom, Hesper brings All desired and timely things. All whom morning sends to roam, Hesper loves to lead them home. Home return who him behold, Child to mother, sheep to fold, Bird to nest from wandering wide: Happy bridegroom, seek your bride.

  • When mother is happy, family is happy. When family is happy, nation is happy.

  • Women who miscalculate are called mothers.

  • She turned to the sunlight     And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor:     "Winter is dead.

  • The main difference between the Prague Spring and the Velvet Revolution was that the former was mostly the work of Communist party members and others who wanted to bring about socialism with a human face.