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The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

Tags: Again, Storm  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.

Tags: Earth, Rain  ✍ Author: Eden Ahbez

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.

Tags: Direction, Name  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.

Tags: Blame, Secrets  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.

Tags: Against, Rise  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

There isn't a single windmill owner in Holland who doesn't have a second job, for when there is no wind.

Tags: Job, Single  ✍ Author: Johnny Ball

If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

Tags: Brainy, Else  ✍ Author: Yogi Berra

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.

Tags: Against, Nature  ✍ Author: Leo Buscaglia

Oaths are but words, and words are but wind.

Tags: Oaths, Words  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

What is this world? A mere curl of smoke for the wind to scatter.

Tags: Scatter, Smoke  ✍ Author: James Cagney

The hard wind we get around here on the eastern slopes of the Rockies is called a Chinook. It's a katabatic wind and comes from mountains to the west of us and the mountains to the south.

Tags: Hard, Here  ✍ Author: James Cagney

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.

Tags: Direction, Flowers  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.

Tags: Away, Rain  ✍ Author: e. e. cummings

In order to arrive at knowledge of the motions of birds in the air, it is first necessary to acquire knowledge of the winds, which we will prove by the motions of water in itself, and this knowledge will be a step enabling us to arrive at the knowledge of beings that fly between the air and the wind.

Tags: Between, Knowledge  ✍ Author: DMX

'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable.

Tags: Again, Book  ✍ Author: Timothy Dalton

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

Tags: Light, Sun  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.

Tags: Expect, Men  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.

Tags: Rock, Sex  ✍ Author: Elizabeth I

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.

Tags: Human, Storm  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

The wind at Candlestick tonight is blowing with great propensity.

Tags: Great, Tonight  ✍ Author: Ron Fairly

The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.

Tags: Direction, Effect  ✍ Author: Giovanni Falcone

We have a chance to wind down and expedite the removal of 96 percent of the world's nuclear weapons. What an achievement it would be, if at the end of the next administration, we could say that the nuclear arsenals of both Russia and the United States had been reduced to the barest minimums.

Tags: Chance, End  ✍ Author: Dianne Feinstein
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As a child I read all kinds of stuff, whether it was 'Asterix and Obelix' and 'Tin Tin' comic books, or 'Lord of the Rings,' or Frank Herbert's sci-fi. Or 'The Wind in the Willows.' Or 'Charlotte's Web.'

Tags: Child, Lord  ✍ Author: Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.

Tags: Anger, Mind  ✍ Author: Robert Green Ingersoll

My first course came and I put down my book, and I just happened to put up my hand to scratch my head and discovered that my toupee had been blown by the wind and was folded over backwards on the top of my head!

Tags: Book, Put  ✍ Author: Derek Jacobi

There is no need for nuclear. The world can be powered by wind, water and sun alone.

Tags: Alone, Sun  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

You can power the entire U.S. vehicle fleet with 73,000 to 145,000 five-megawatt wind turbines. That would take between one and three square kilometers of footprint on the ground.

Tags: Between, Power  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

Traditionally, lots of vagrants and unemployable characters wind up working in kitchens.

Tags: Characters, Working  ✍ Author: Alex Kapranos

And, frankly, what happens out of Washington is, it creates a wind in my face, uncertainty over Obamacare, uncertainty over their tax policy, uncertainty over the regulatory policy.

Tags: Face, Happens  ✍ Author: John Kasich

I like girls who like the countryside, put on walking boots and can bend with the wind a bit. If you're going to live with me, you need to be able to embrace the countryside and wet dogs.

Tags: Able, Put  ✍ Author: Jay Kay

Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.

Tags: Marriage, Weather  ✍ Author: Soren Kierkegaard

In small towns people scent the wind with noses of uncommon keenness.

Tags: Small, Uncommon  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

When a gust of wind hits a broken bone, you feel it.

Tags: Bone, Broken  ✍ Author: Shia LaBeouf

If I had been on 'Bowling for Dollars,' I'd wind up owing them money.

Tags: Dollars, Money  ✍ Author: Ricki Lake

You don't want your jewelry to make you look fat. A lot of what's out there now does - you just wind up looking like a Christmas tree.

Tags: Looking  ✍ Author: Padma Lakshmi

Dirt makes a man look masculine. Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that. It's OK. All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.

Tags: Hair, Makes  ✍ Author: Hedy Lamarr

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.

Tags: Tree, While  ✍ Author: Bruce Lee

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

Tags: Good, Put  ✍ Author: James Russell Lowell

We will stomp to the top with the wind in our teeth.

Tags: Teeth, Top  ✍ Author: George Leigh Mallory

No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.

Tags: Him, Voyage  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far!

Tags: Far, Sun  ✍ Author: John Muir

The older you get the stronger the wind gets and it's always in your face.

Tags: Face, Older  ✍ Author: Jack Nicklaus

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

Tags: Give, Political  ✍ Author: George Orwell

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

Tags: Cannot, Direct  ✍ Author: Dolly Parton

The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.

Tags: Face, Older  ✍ Author: Pablo Picasso

I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead.

Tags: Country, Girl  ✍ Author: Anthony Quinn

When I first came out with my fans and the wind hit me, I almost took off.

Tags: Almost, Off  ✍ Author: Sally Rand

Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play, and I was in the original with Paul Muni.

Tags: Original, Wonderful  ✍ Author: Tony Randall

The thing about New York is you can leave your house without a plan and find the day. You can't do that in Los Angeles. You need to get in your car, all this, you can't just drive around like a lunatic. In New York, you can literally walk outside, and wind up anywhere.

Tags: Car, Leave  ✍ Author: Michael Rapaport

The sensitive artist knows that a bitter wind is blowing.

Tags: Artist, Bitter  ✍ Author: Stephen Rea

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.

Tags: Great, Love  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.

Tags: Brainy, Direction  ✍ Author: Jim Rohn

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand, and hopes to gather the wind in a net, who places his hopes in the heart of a woman.

Tags: Heart, Woman  ✍ Author: Thomas Sangster

Ever since I was a child I've always been very attracted to melodies. Whether I hear Jeff Beck, a choir, an ocean or the wind, there's always a melody in there.

Tags: Child, Since  ✍ Author: Carlos Santana

I know I'm not the kind of person who's gonna wind up a walking jukebox, like many rock 'n' roll artists. They just play their hits and that's it. That doesn't appeal to me.

Tags: Artists, Rock  ✍ Author: Carlos Santana

If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.

Tags: Harbor, Knows  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Tags: Aim, Making  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

Tags: Business, Sailing  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.

Tags: Change, Men  ✍ Author: John Steinbeck

There will always be ways to pay my rent, whether I wind up having to be a waitress on the side or whatever it is, but I think it's so important for me to do things that I'm passionate about.

Tags: Whatever, Whether  ✍ Author: Juno Temple

Nuclear energy people perceive the greenhouse effect as a fresh wind blowing at their back.

Tags: Energy, Fresh  ✍ Author: Stewart Udall

Throw caution to the wind and just do it.

Tags: Caution, Throw  ✍ Author: Carrie Underwood

The newer homes did not sustain as much damage because they were built to better safety codes; they were better designed, higher wind loads for the roof. All of those facets made those homes sustain the storm a whole lot better.

Tags: Storm, Whole  ✍ Author: Ginny Brown-Waite

I'm facing Niagara Falls - the wind and the mist and the dark and the peregrine falcons - and I'm going to stay focused on the other side.

Tags: Dark, Stay  ✍ Author: Nik Wallenda

That mist was thick. It was hard to see at times. The wind was wild. It'd come at me one way and hit me from the front, and hit me from the back.

Tags: Hard, Times  ✍ Author: Nik Wallenda

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

Tags: Change, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Tom Ward

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

Tags: Dance, Mountains  ✍ Author: William Butler Yeats

There was no wind in all that sweep of sky.

Tags: Sky, Sweep  ✍ Author: Frank Yerby

When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school. I also found out what a fundamentalist was.

Tags: Learned, School  ✍ Author: Dick York

When 'The Shadow of the Wind' became a success I had already been a working writer, I'd been through the ups and downs, I'd seen how it worked.

Tags: Success, Working  ✍ Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Anything can become a musical sound. The wind on telegraph wires is a great sound; get it into your machine and play it and it becomes interesting.

Tags: Become, Great  ✍ Author: Hans Zimmer

At the Summer Solstice, all is green and growing, potential coming into being, the miracle of manifestation painted large on the canvas of awareness. At the Winter Solstice, the wind is cold, trees are bare and all lies in stillness beneath blankets of snow.

Tags: Lies, Snow  ✍ Author: Gary Zukav

I'm not an elected official who puts a finger in the wind to see what the majority thinks; I represent women, whether they're popular or not.

Tags: Whether, Women  ✍ Author: Gloria Allred

A Boston man is the east wind made flesh.

Tags: Boston, East  ✍ Author: Thomas Gold Appleton

My own idea is that these things are as piffle before the wind.

Tags: Idea  ✍ Author: Daisy Ashford

I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast.

Tags: Good, Run  ✍ Author: Evelyn Ashford

I had the Big Horn river explored from Wind River mountain to my place of embarkation.

Tags: Big, Place  ✍ Author: Robert Ashley

Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms.

Tags: Her, Nature  ✍ Author: Milton Avery

A captain who does not know where he wants to sail, there is no wind on Earth that will bring him there.

Tags: Earth, Him  ✍ Author: Ami Ayalon

Wind is God's way of balancing heat. Wind is the way you shift heat from areas where it's hotter to areas where it's cooler. That's what wind is.

Tags: God, Heat  ✍ Author: Joe Barton

And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow.

Tags: Snow, Winter  ✍ Author: Melissa Bean

A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed.

Tags: Car, Might  ✍ Author: Nicole Beharie

The fact that wealthy people or people from privileged backgrounds may wind up in a violent terrorist organization is not new.

Tags: Fact, May  ✍ Author: Lowell Bergman

I don't think it's too hippie to want to clean up the planet so you don't wind up dying of some kind of cancer when you're 45 years old. It enrages me that these big cancer-research organizations can't be bothered to man the front lines of environmental protest.

Tags: Big, Old  ✍ Author: Jello Biafra

I feel like if you're a girl in the South, you know 'Gone with the Wind' better than anything. Scarlett O'Hara is such a quintessential Southern woman.

Tags: Girl, Woman  ✍ Author: Leslie Bibb

Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind.

Tags: Away, Political  ✍ Author: Hugo Black

Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind.

Tags: Color, Poetry  ✍ Author: Maxwell Bodenheim

Those who remain unmoved by the wind of joy silently follow the Path.

Tags: Joy, Path  ✍ Author: Tom Bodett

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.

Tags: Mere, Shaken  ✍ Author: Johannes Brahms

Popular applause veers with the wind.

Tags: Applause, Popular  ✍ Author: John Bright

I'm a very, very handsome man, and have had to come to terms with it... um, do I like the way I look? In the right light, and with a following wind.

Tags: Handsome, Light  ✍ Author: Rob Brydon

In my district back in Texas, significant because we have a big solar panel production plant in Keller, Texas, we have a wind turbine plant in Gainesville, Texas, up in Cook Country.

Tags: Big, Country  ✍ Author: Michael Burgess

Falling little wind, it was five before I could form my line, or distinguish any of the enemy's motions; and could not judge at all of their force, more than by numbers, which were seventeen, and thirteen appeared large.

Tags: Enemy, Judge  ✍ Author: John Byng

I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!

Tags: Face, Wonder  ✍ Author: Helena Bonham Carter

Yeah, I paint in my spare time, just to relax myself and wind down a bit.

Tags: Bit, Time  ✍ Author: Tyson Chandler

I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe?

Tags: Else, Music  ✍ Author: Kate Chopin

I'll take a look and get a second wind because so many little children are running around at my side.

Tags: Children, Second  ✍ Author: Oxana Chusovitina

I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind.

Tags: Rather, Truth  ✍ Author: Grover Cleveland

I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.

Tags: Dresser, Gone  ✍ Author: Glenn Close

I might have been born in a hovel but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars.

Tags: Stars, Travel  ✍ Author: Jacqueline Cochran

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