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"Good prose should be transparent, like a window pane." - George Orwell

"Even through the shut window pane, the world looked cold." - George Orwell

"In childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking out. In memories of childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking in." - Robert Breault

"In childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking out. In memories of childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking in." - Robert Brault

"Someone who does not see a pane of glass is not aware of not seeing it." - Simone Weil

"Time, like a flurry of wild rain, Shall drift across the darkened pane!" - Charles G.D. Roberts

"Time, like a flurry of wild rain, Shall drift across the darkened pane!" - Charles George Douglas Roberts

"December's wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer's memory." - John J. Geddes

"The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics." - Emmeline Pankhurst

"I want my prose to be as clear as a pane of glass." - Tracy Kidder

"The roaring of the wind is my wife and the stars through the window pane are my children." - John Keats

"There was nothing separate about her days, Like drops upon a window-pane, they ran together and trickled away..." - Dorothy Parker

"A face at the window, a tap on the pane, who is it that wants me tonight in the rain?" - Richard Henry Stoddard

"Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth." - Khalil Gibran

"There was nothing separate about her days. Like drops on the window-pane, they ran together and trickled away." - Dorothy Parker

"Paint should not be applied thick. It should be like a breath on the surface of a pane of glass." - James Whistler

"Like a pane of glass framing and subtly distorting our vision, mental models determine what we see." - Peter Senge

"One must write poetry in such as way that if one threw the poem in a window, the pane would break." - Daniil Kharms

"Most photographers seem to operate with a pane of glass between themselves and their subjects. They just can't get inside and know the subject." - W Eugene Smith

"But you lied again. Now you get to watch her leave out the window. Guess that's why they call it 'window pane." - Eminem

"The blessed morn has come again; The early gray Taps at the slumberer's window pane, And seems to say, Break, break from the enchanter's chain, Away, away!" - Ralph Hoyt

"All day the darkness and the cold Upon my heart have lain, Like shadows on the winter sky, Like frost upon the pane." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Cigars should be like onions," she said, unfastening the catch and pushing back the pane. "Either the whole company does, or the whole company does not." - Robin Mckinley

"Keep at least one window pane clean to check the weather. Once when I didn't do this I sent the kids off with umbrellas for six weeks straight." - Phyllis Diller

"Our dream dashes itself against the great mystery like a wasp against a window pane. Less merciful than man, God never opens the window." - Jules Renard

"Our past is like a footprint. It only confirms we were there. No burden on our future does it bear. Bring the rain, clear the pane of clutter." - Jeb Dickerson

"All out of doors looked darkly in at him Through the thin frost, almost in separate stars, That gathers on the pane in empty rooms." - Robert Frost

"When held up to the window pane, What fixed my baby stare? The glory of the glittering rain, And newness everywhere." - Alfred Austin

"Are we not wasps who spend all day in a fruitless attempt to traverse a window-pane - while the other half of the window is wide open?" - Wei Wu Wei

"All day the darkness and the cold Upon my heart have lain Like shadows on the winter sky Like frost upon the pane" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"I hope, in years to come, I shall hold my heart up and it will be a pane of clear glass, through which I see all, but nothing is distorted." - Catherynne M Valente

"When the snow is still blowing against the window-pane in January and February and the wild winds are howling without, what pleasure it is to plan for summer that is to be." - Celia Thaxter

"Last night, above the whistling wind, I heard the welcome rain, - A fusillade upon the roof, A tattoo on the pane: The keyhole piped; the chimney-top A warlike trumpet blew." - Bret Harte

"Dashing in big drops on the narrow pane, And making mournful music for the mind, While plays his interlude the wizzard wind, I hear the singing of the frequent rain." - William Henry Burleigh

"I looked to the window. Patch was gone, but a single black feather was pressed to the outer pane, held in place by last night's rain. Or Angel Magic" - Becca Fitzpatrick

"The roaring of the wind is my wife and the stars through the window pane are my children. The mighty abstract idea I have of beauty in all things stifles the more divided and minute domestic happiness." - John Keats

"Terror made me cruel; and finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and soaked the bedclothes..." - Emily Bronte

"The chestnut casts his flambeaux, and the flowers Stream from the hawthorn on the wind away, The doors clap to, the pane is blind with showers. Pass me the can, lad; there's an end of May." - A E Housman

"Happiness is the lucky pane of glass you carry in your head. It takes all your cunning just to hang on to it, and once it's smashed you have to move into a different sort of life." - Carol Shields

"TweetDeck is a very interesting client, because it presents a view that no other client in the world presents, which is this multicolumn, massive amounts of information in one pane. And people really, really enjoy that." - Jack Dorsey

"What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?" - Jackie Kennedy

"A yellow fog swirls past the window-pane As night descends upon the fabled street: A lonely hansom splashes through the rain, And ghostly gas lamps fail at twenty feet. Here though the world explode, these two survive, And it is always eighteen ninety-five." - Vincent Starrett

"These Winter nights against my window-pane Nature with busy pencil draws designs Of ferns and blossoms and fine spray of pines, Oak-leaf and acorn and fantastic vines, Which she will make when summer comes again - Quaint arabesques in argent, flat and cold, Like curious Chinese etchings." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Suddenly all the sky is hid As with the shutting of a lid, One by one great drops are falling Doubtful and slow, Down the pane they are crookedly crawling, And the wind breathes low; Slowly the circles widen on the river, Widen and mingle, one and all; Here and there the slenderer flowers shiver, Struck by an icy rain-drop's fall." - James Russell Lowell

"Obviously VIA DOLOROSA is completely artificial. It is as highly wrought as any of my plays. But basically all the artifice is to disguise itself so you don't feel it's there. You're attempting to make the artifice like a pane of glass that simply leads you through to the subject - not to decorate the bloody glass." - David Hare

"Diaries tell their little tales with a directness, a candor, conscious or unconscious, a closeness of outlook, which gratifies our sense of security. Reading them is like gazing through a small clear pane of glass. We may not see far and wide, but we see very distinctly that which comes within our field of vision." - Agnes Repplier

"The witchlight made his skin paler, his eyes more intently blue. They were the color of the water in the North Atlantic, where the ice drifted on its blue-black surface like the snow clinging to the dark glass pane of a window." - Cassandra Clare

"Suddenly all the sky is hid As with the shutting of a lid, One by one great drops are falling Doubtful and slow, Down the pane they are crookedly crawling, And the wind breathes low; Slowly the circles widen on the river, Widen and mingle, one and all; Here and there the slenderer flowers shiver, Struck by an icy rain-drop's fall." - James Russell Lowell

"Now the rosy morn appearing Floods with light the dazzled heaven; And the schoolboy groans on hearing That eternal clock strike seven:- Now the waggoner is driving Towards the fields his clattering wain; Now the bluebottle, reviving, Buzzes down his native pane." - Charles Stuart Calverley

"A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razorstrap. A thin book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady it. A large, flat atlas can be used to cover a window with a broken pane. And a thick, old-fashioned heavy book with a cl" - Mark Twain

"A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razorstrap. A thing book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady it. A large, flat atlas can be used to cover a window with a broken pane. And a thick, old-fashioned heavy book with a clasp is the finest thing in the world to throw at a noisy cat." - Mark Twain

"Every human encounter is the external embodiment of an attraction between two magnetic fields. The encounter comes suddenly, unexpectedly. It is a moment of truth. It is a moment of revelation, as when the right ray of sun penetrates through the right window pane, and falls with the right slant on one picture in the museum." - Amalia Kahana-Carmon

"An altered look about the hills; A Tyrian light the village fills; A wider sunrise in the dawn; A deeper twilight on the lawn; A print of a vermilion foot; A purple finger on the slope; A flippant fly upon the pane; A spider at his trade again; An added strut in chanticleer; A flower expected everywhere ..." - Emily Dickinson

"The traditional writer is a sensitive only child, asthmatic, who sits on the window seat watching the drops of rain slide down the pane, very introspective. I'm not inward-looking. I would never go to a shrink. I don't want to know what I'm thinking. I don't really like discussions in my family. It may be an avoidance thing." - Deborah Moggach

"A big leather-bound volume makes an ideal razor strap. A thin book is useful to stick under a table with a broken caster to steady it. A large, flat atlas can be used to cover a window with a broken pane. And a thick, old-fashioned heavy book with a clasp is the finest thing in the world to throw at a noisy cat." - Mark Twain

"Lucas should've run out of there that instant. Instead he stared at me through the glass and slowly unfolded his hand opposite mine so that our hands were pressed againts the pane of glass, fingers to fingers, palm to palm. We each move closer, so that our faces were only inches apart. Even with the stained glass, window between us, it felt as intimate as any kiss we'd shared." - Claudia Gray

"No one has ever laughed at a pun who did not see in the one word a twofold meaning. To materialists this world is opaque like a curtain; nothing can be seen through it. A mountain is just a mountain, a sunset just a sunset; but to poets, artists, and saints, the world is transparent like a window pane - it tells of something beyond....a mountain tells of the Power of God, the sunset of His Beauty, and the snowflake of His Purity." - Fulton J Sheen

"The snow has left the cottage top; The thatch moss grows in brighter green; And eaves in quick succession drop, Where grinning icicles have been, Pit-patting with a pleasant noise In tubs set by the cottage door; While duck and geese, with happy joys, Plunge in the yard pond brimming over. The sun peeps through the window pane: Which children mark with laughing eye, And in the wet street steal again To tell each other spring is night." - John Clare

"With my cheek leant upon the window pane I like to fancy that I am pressing as closely as can be upon the massy wall of time, which is forever lifting and pulling and letting fresh spaces of life in upon us. May it be mine to taste the moment before it has spread itself over the rest of the world! Let me taste the newest and the freshest." - Virginia Woolf

"Your street, rich street or poor Used to always be sure, on your street There's a place in your heart you know from the start Can't be complete outside of the street Keep moving on through the joy and the pain Sometimes you got to look back To the street again Would you prefer all those castles in Spain? Or the view of your street from your window pane?" - Van Morrison



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