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H. P. Lovecraft Quotes and Sayings

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Ocean is more ancient than the mountains,
and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
- H. P. Lovecraft

To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth
which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.
- H. P. Lovecraft

I couldn't live a week without a private library -
indeed,
I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep
on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
- H. P. Lovecraft

I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.
- H. P. Lovecraft

 

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false?
- H. P. Lovecraft

Heaven knows where I'll end up - but it's a safe bet
that I'll never be at the top of anything!
Nor do I particularly care to be.
- H. P. Lovecraft

The process of delving into the black abyss is to me
the keenest form of fascination.
- H. P. Lovecraft

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The most merciful thing in the world...
is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
- H. P. Lovecraft

What a man does for pay is of little significance.
What he is, as a sensitive instrument responsive to the world's beauty,
is everything!
- H. P. Lovecraft

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the
lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
- H. P. Lovecraft

I never ask a man what his business is,
for it never interests me.
What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.
- H. P. Lovecraft

We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark,
and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight.
- H. P. Lovecraft

If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England
with the fire of the Elizabethans,
the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement
and pure ideals of the Victorians.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Searchers after horror haunt strange,
far places.
- H. P. Lovecraft

The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.
- H. P. Lovecraft

There be those who say that things and places have souls,
and there be those who say they have not;
I dare not say,
myself, but I will tell of The Street.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth,
ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
- H. P. Lovecraft

I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion
on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with
enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen
for strong religious feelings,
and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime,
perversion, and insanity.
- H. P. Lovecraft

If religion were true, its followers would not try
to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity;
but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth,
irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro PHOTO

I set my own course through the ocean of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Eternity:
I am drawn to the wild edge of the ocean of my being
My curiosity unbound, I test the limits
of the limitless and the boundaries of the timeless.
I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end which is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

Just as the wave cannot exist for itself,
but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean,
so must I never live my life for itself,
but always in the experience which is going on around me.
- Albert Schweitzer

I Swim Happily in the Ocean of My BEing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

Let us swim together in the ocean of our being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are tied to the ocean.
And when we go back to the sea,
whether it is to sail or to watch -
we are going back from whence we came.
- John F. Kennedy

I don't know if you can change things,
but it's a drop in the ocean.
- Julie Walters

I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us seek to invoke the wonders of science ...
explore the stars, conquer the deserts,
eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths,
and encourage the arts and commerce.
- John F. Kennedy

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -
who has no gills.
- Ambrose Bierce

We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it.
I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow,
and just drift about the ocean all day.
- Perry Como

Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean,
with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice.
- Zhang Yimou

It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean
covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each
Pacific country has its own cultural,
historical and ethnic identity.
- Jenny Shipley

You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean.
- Mitch Albom

When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink
the entire ocean that's faith;
when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science.
- Anton Chekhov

I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep.
If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.
- Christina Aguilera

That includes not cutting down the rain forest,
and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the
coral reefs and the rain forest,
this earth is toast.
- Michael Berryman

I'm horrified of lobsters.
And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.
- Brooke Burke

With an ocean between you and your European friends,
you have to keep them in your heart.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I like to make all kinds of movies.
I'd do 'Ocean's Thirteen' with the right script.
- Steven Soderbergh

Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness,
the United States would never have been the Land of Promise.
- Herbert Croly

On life's vast ocean diversely we sail.
Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
- Alexander Pope

Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling
backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean,
and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
- H. L. Mencken

I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death,
but an infinite ocean of light and love,
which flowed over the ocean of darkness.
- George Fox

To him it is an ocean, unfathomable,
and without a shore.
- William Godwin

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
- William Wordsworth

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll.
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain.
Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
- Lord Byron

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

American public opinion is like an ocean,
it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

Every drop in the ocean counts.
- Yoko Ono

Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the
ocean level wouldn't cure.
- Ross MacDonald

To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you
are just like a fish in the water is frightening.
- John Hawkes

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy,
but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
- Bill Vaughan

I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach.
We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape.
We were outdoors all the time and we played outside.
- Mark Ruffalo

Whatever be the qualities of the man with whom a woman
is united according to the law,
such qualities even she assumes, like a river,
united with the ocean.
- Guru Nanak

Asking is the beginning of receiving.
Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon.
At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
- Jim Rohn

The ocean is a central image.
It is the symbolism of a great journey.
- Enya

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse,
strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
- Immanuel Kant

I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came,
and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
- Adela Florence Nicolson

The frozen ocean...
of Boston life.
- Julia Ward Howe

The advice I am giving always to all my students is
above all to study the music profoundly...
music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands,
very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
- Andres Segovia

A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets.
- Gloria Stuart

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain,
the sound of wind in a primeval wood,
and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
- Henry Beston

I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins.
- Kathleen Quinlan


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