quote by Stephen King

The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.

— Stephen King

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Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.

The truly happiest, sweetest, tenderest homes are not those where there has been no sorrow, but those which have been overshadowed with grief, and where Christ's comfort was accepted. The very memory of the sorrow is a gentle benediction that broods ever over the household, like the afterglow of sunset, like the silence that comes after prayer.

Divine fires do not blaze each day but an artist functions in their afterglow, hoping for their recurrence.

I'd like the memory of me to be a happy one.

I'd like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done. I'd like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways, Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days. I'd like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun of happy memories that I leave when life is done.

I think there are different kinds of happiness.

We know when we're happy a lot of the time, but then there are those moments that have more of an afterglow, when the happiness has more depth.

A marriage, even one that goes awry, generates claims and needs that persist like an afterglow long after the emotional fire is burned out.

Why did dusk and fir-scent and the afterglow of autumnal sunsets make people say absurd things?

So long his name and face are lost in memory-s afterglow;

Nor do I recollect of pride or joy or doubt or fright Or other circumstance which marked that time for solo flight The cryptic words alone endure : he said -you're on your own- And down through time I've found it so - the test-s to walk alone

The president, clearly as a result of the war and the afterglow of the war, is in a time of great attention.

When a great life sets it leaves an afterglow on the sky far into the night.

And to lose the chance to see frigatebirds soaring in circles above the storm, or a file of pelicans winging their way homeward across the crimson afterglow of the sunset, or a myriad terns flashing in the bright light of midday as they hover in a shifting maze above the beach -- why, the loss is like the loss of a gallery of the masterpieces of the artists of old time.

They will have time enough, in those endless aeons, to attempt all things, and to gather all knowledge... no Gods imagined by our minds have ever possessed the powers they will command... But for all that, they may envy us, basking in the bright afterglow of Creation; for we knew the Universe when it was young.

Every day a new picture is painted and framed, held up for half an hour, in such lights as the Great Artist chooses, and then withdrawn, and the curtain falls. And then the sun goes down, and long the afterglow gives light.

Let my thoughts come to you, when I am gone, like the afterglow of sunset at the margin of starry silence.

I like my afterglow with you in motion. I measure time by how your body sways.

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