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A clear cold morning with high wind:
by Meriwether Lewis

A clear cold morning with high wind:
we caught in a trap a large gray wolf,
and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had
for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.
- Meriwether Lewis

The weather was fine and moderate.
The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk,
four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
- Meriwether Lewis

Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions:
the day was clear and pleasant,
but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
- Meriwether Lewis

On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803,
the attention of the government of the United States,
was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory.
- Meriwether Lewis

 

Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before,
and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock.
- Meriwether Lewis

We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning:
the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds.
- Meriwether Lewis

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind:
we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account
of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
- Meriwether Lewis

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We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white
except the extremity of the tail which was black:
great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south,
but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them.
- Meriwether Lewis

We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen,
who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains,
and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.
- Meriwether Lewis

The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for
all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party,
and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten.
- Meriwether Lewis

The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night,
ceased this morning.
We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further,
stopped for the night at Piper's landing,
opposite another island.
- Meriwether Lewis

A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back,
and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine;
we administered to it of course very cheerfully.
- Meriwether Lewis

Open your mind, open your heart,
and the way to joy becomes clear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When love and hate are both absent
everything becomes clear and undisguised.
- Osho

Whenever God wakes in us, our thinking
becomes clear - nothing is missing.
- St. Thomas Aquinas

Your visions will become clear only
when you can look into your own heart.
Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung

Before moving on, you have to clear away your cherished beliefs.
- Dick Raymond

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

Arguments are healthy.
They clear the air.
- John Deacon

The wine of youth does not always
clear with advancing years;
sometimes it grows turbid.
- Carl Jung

To keep the body in good health is a duty...
otherwise we shall not be able
to keep our mind strong and clear.
- The Buddha

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background,
and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
- A. C. Benson

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
- Roy E. Disney

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

Design works if it's authentic, inspired,
and has a clear point of view.
It can't be a collection of input.
- Ron Johnson

Art is science made clear.
- Wilson Mizner

By polluting clear water with slime you will never
find good drinking water.
- Aeschylus

And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads
for foods that aren't healthy.
It's also going to be critical to increase marketing
for foods that are healthy.
- Michelle Obama

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
- French Proverb

Be clear with yourself about what you mean
in conversations with others, and especially with yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By creating useful job descriptions and making clear
what qualifications should be expected,
the Department aims to help improve schools' ability
to recruit the right people.
- Estelle Morris

Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party
will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton.
- Dan Quayle

Globalisation makes it clear that social responsibility
is required not only of governments,
but of companies and individuals.
All sources must interact in order to reach the MDGs.
- Anna Lindh

John Paul II made it clear that...
liberation theology based on the teaching of Jesus Christ was necessary,
but liberation theology that used a Marxist analysis was unacceptable.
- Claudio Hummes

Today, it is clear that Internet organizing is vital to our future success.
- Martin Frost

I put together the influences of my life in as clear a way as I possibly can,
in the same way that Beethoven or Schoenberg or Bach
put their influences together.
- John Zorn

If an honest man is the noblest work of God,
then Mr. Lincoln's title to high nobility is clear and unquestioned.
- Matthew Simpson

The prophets and the writers of the Psalms were clear
that God was continuing to work in the universe and in all history.
They declared that He had created the universe.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency.
The country is entitled to both.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower {political}

We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S.
assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder.
- Jim DeMint

As more information becomes available,
and the magnitude of the storm's impact becomes even more apparent,
it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy.
- Jo Bonner

Running is a great way to relieve stress and clear the mind.
- Joan Van Ark

It is becoming clear that the old platitudes can no longer be maintained,
and that if we wish to improve our morals we must first improve our knowledge.
- Havelock Ellis

But, when Scripture makes a clear distinction between
the act of creation and the process of preservation,
we cannot accept the idea of a progressive creation process.
- Walter Lang

If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear.
- Ayrton Senna

It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is not,
by any stretch of the imagination, doing enough to
ensure that the poor have access to adequate medical care.
- Paul Farmer

For me it is completely clear that our air bases in
Germany would be available to the Americans.
- Helmut Kohl

It is clear that every immediate object of our senses
both exists and is real in the primary meaning of these
terms so long as we remain aware of the object.
- Charles D. Broad

It's a rather rude gesture, but at least it's clear what you mean.
- Katharine Hepburn

It should now be clear why the method of Philosophy
is so different from that of the natural sciences.
Experiments are not made, because they would be utterly useless.
- Charles D. Broad

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

Instead of sitting on the sidelines,
President Obama has made it clear that the US is ready
to lead a global effort to combat climate change.
- Valerie Jarrett

We have tried to make it clear that the United States
is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more
it is kicked in the flanks.
- Dean Rusk

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing.
Nobody is lying.
It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.
- Erno Rubik

One of the problems that we are confronted with is,
when we decide to buy or build a home,
we don't get a clear picture of what closing costs will be of that home.
- Alphonso Jackson

Our aims are absolutely clear: They are a high living
standard in the country and a secure,
free and comfortable life.
- Vladimir Putin

I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing.
I want my mind as clear as possible.
- Bobby McFerrin

That's the way things come clear.
All of a sudden.
And then you realize how obvious they've been all along.
- Madeleine L'Engle

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
- Albert Camus


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