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When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
by Luther Martin

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

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Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves.
- Trieu Thi Trinh

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

 

When tempest tossed, embrace chaos.
- Dean Koontz

Worm or beetle - drought or tempest -
on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
- Will Carleton

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

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I think A Midsummer Night's Dream would be terrific
because of the transformations that occur.
Or The Tempest, things like that.
Extraordinary larger than life or supernatural element.
- Kenneth Branagh

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of
what his inner self is telling him.
- Frank Herbert

It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages
and where it will continue;
for at these points -
Richmond and Atlanta -
the enemy's main strength is concentrated.
- Knute Nelson

Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast,
and is forced to multiply its strength.
- Ovid

My father was predisposed to drunken rages.
I would hide under the bed.
My sister and I were talking just the other day about
the terror a drunken man in a rage can create in a child.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

I take smack because I enjoy it.
I enjoy all it makes me feel.
I don't do it to be in with the in crowd.
I can rock out with it.
- Johnny Thunders

Many people love me, many people hate me -
there's nobody in between.
That's the way I prefer it.
- Johnny Thunders

The Dolls were an attitude.
If nothing else they were a great attitude.
- Johnny Thunders

I'm gonna try to be cured.
I've been on heroin eight years and I want to try a different style of life.
It made me split up from my wife.
It ruined a lot of things for me.
- Johnny Thunders

We get picked up in these Rolls Royces and get three
miles down the highway and five cop cars pull us over.
- Johnny Thunders

Heroin doesn't affect my musical life at all.
- Johnny Thunders

A lot of people don't think they can count on me,
but I've never missed a gig in my life.
- Johnny Thunders

A lot of people want to die for a lot of reasons.
- Johnny Thunders

I met Sable when she was 15 and I was 18.
I sent her home to New York while we carried on the tour.
When we got back the police were looking for her at
the airport and everywhere!
- Johnny Thunders

I wouldn't change a thing - except my bank balance.
- Johnny Thunders

I was in Sweden for 10 days.
They put me on the front page of the daily papers eight days in a row.
I did nothing to warrant any of the attention.
It was ridiculous.
- Johnny Thunders

No one really knows me.
People think they know me.
- Johnny Thunders

Me and Jerry left because we felt we weren't getting
anywhere playing our old songs in tiny clubs.
The group was getting stale and staying behind the times.
- Johnny Thunders

I don't eat cereal actually...
Frosted Flakes...
that's as close as I can get.
- Johnny Thunders

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage doesn't always roar.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today, I Roar My Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

On this day, as on every day,
we Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving.
We have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring us to this moment.
We give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of our courage
and the cold sweat of our fear.
We accept gratefully the entirety
of our past and our present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All through the night, like the tumult of a river when
it races between the cliffs of a canyon,
in my sleep I could hear the steady roar of the passing army.
- Richard Harding Davis

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe
that had the lion's heart.
I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
- Winston Churchill

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

Don't let your will roar when your power only whispers.
- Thomas Fuller

Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

I can hear the roar of women's silence.
- Thomas Sankara

As far as performance, the roar of the crowd,
the smell of the greasepaint no I don't feel that.
- Peter Garrett

I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore,
and I know too much to go back and pretend.
- Helen Reddy

I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse,
but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
- John Steinbeck

So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish,
that he did not only sigh but roar.
- Matthew Henry

About every two minutes a new wave of planes would be over.
The motors seemed to grind rather than roar,
and to have an angry pulsation like a bee buzzing in blind fury.
- Ernie Pyle

I am woman, hear me roar.
- Helen Reddy

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave.
It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side,
and the voice of your conscience on the other.
- Douglas MacArthur

If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life,
it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat,
and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
- George Eliot

I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating
the best program they can possibly skate,
but, y'know, having the crowd roar at the end,
and it was just so loud I couldn't even hear my music.
- Sarah Hughes

But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of
religion lie somewhere completely different.
They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the
deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid,
to do justice to such weighty matters now.
- Rudolf Otto

The crowd, still shouting, gives way before us.
We plough our way through.
Women hold their aprons over their faces and go stumbling away.
A roar of fury goes up.
A wounded man is being carried off.
- Erich Maria Remarque

There is pleasure in the pathless woods,
there is rapture in the lonely shore,
there is society where none intrudes,
by the deep sea, and music in its roar;
I love not Man the less,
but Nature more.
- George Byron

For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly
on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar.
Winning is something that builds physically and mentally
every day that you train and every night that you dream.
- Emmitt Smith

The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear.
It is ignored by the voice of desire.
It is contradicted by the voice of shame.
It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger.
Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
- Karl A. Menninger

These critics who crucify me do not guess the littlest part of my sincerity.
They must be burned in a blaze.
I cannot learn from them.
- Zane Grey

In a word I was a pioneer, and therefore had to blaze my own trail.
- Major Taylor

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology,
the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
- James A. Baldwin

The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire;
first,
a feeble spark, next a flickering flame,
then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
- Nikola Tesla

For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day,
so is the reason in our soul to the things which are
by nature most evident of all.
- Aristotle

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

In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar,
but in a city, with its blaze of lights,
it is unnatural, hostile and menacing.
It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers,
biding its time.
- W. Somerset Maugham

A lot of these people, these program directors,
just like anybody else in the world,
even though they're supposed to be leaders in the world,
they're followers.
They follow what they think someone else is doing,
instead of trying to blaze a trail.
- Talib Kweli

No, what I should really like to do right now,
in the full blaze of lights, before this illustrious assembly,
is to shower every one of you with gifts,
with flowers, with offerings of poetry -
to be young once more,
to ride on the crest of the wave.
- Knut Hamsun

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

I hope that you walk around the corner
and you get very surprised.
- Miranda Richardson

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates


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