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Floating Quotes

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Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.
- Muhammad Ali

Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us,
but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.
- Joseph Henry

Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube;
there are some things one would rather have done than do.
- Edward Abbey

 

We all have an edge.
We all are floating our psyche on top with a great ocean underneath.
- Brad Dourif

People who treat other people as less than human must
not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the
waters comes floating back to them,
poisoned.
- James A. Baldwin

No one person invented Mulberry.
The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.
- Lord Mountbatten

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I slept just floating in the middle of the flight deck,
the upper deck of the space shuttle.
- Sally Ride

The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament;
it is its ancient and natural strength;
the floating bulwark of the island.
- William Blackstone

Puberty for a girl is like floating down a broadening river into an open sea.
- Granville Stanley Hall

At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea
is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.
- Natalie Wood

Learn your instrument.
Be honest.
Don't do anything phony.
There is so much crap floating around.
There is plenty of room for a bit of honest writing.
- Christine McVie

Jesus got me through the slums without getting murdered.
I just walked with him as though he were really there
and not a spirit just floating around.
- Larry Norman

There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,'
which is why there's still Cobol floating around.
- Vinton Cerf

I don't understand people who like to work and talk
about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty.
Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me.
Delightful, perfect.
- Ava Gardner

I won't be able to do what I'm doing forever.
There aren't that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks.
- Cher

It's easy to sleep floating around -
it's very comfortable.
But you have to be careful that you don't float into somebody or something!
- Sally Ride

My boyhood saw Greek islands floating over Harvard Square.
- Horace Gregory

Many corpses will be floating in the sea.
- Thaksin Shinawatra

There's a lot of bad isms floating around this world,
but one of the worst is commercialism.
- George Seaton

Money tends to make people suspicious,
if there's any money floating around.
- Mitchell Baker

Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.
- Marcus V. Pollio

There's probably a bunch of Power Stripe floating through
the Def Jam offices right now.
- Method Man

More than specific memories of achievements,
for me I remember the feeling you get when you were just at your very best -
when you felt like you were floating across the court
and could put the ball wherever you wanted.
- Guy Forget

Richard was in heavy, heavy costume,
he could hardly sit,
you know, and I turned up and they put me in two layers of silk,
so I played him much lighter - you know,
floating around in a pair of slippers,
a bit of a hippy.
- Michael Gambon

I mean, we've had all these awful pictures from the
prison in Iraq and these sort of memos floating around
about justifying torture,
all this kind of stuff.
And it makes you want to take a shower,
you know?
- Ron Reagan

When you see a fish you don't think of its scales,
do you? You think of its speed, its floating,
flashing body seen through the water...
If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement,
give a pattern or shape of reality.
I want just the flash of its spirit.
- Constantin Brancusi

And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema.
I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw,
all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
- Jacques Rivette

Through Qigong, one learns to quiet the mind
and allow communion with the One.
We call the One "Tao," but you may be more comfortable
with a term like "Holy Spirit," or "God,"
as long as you don't start visualizing
an old man on a throne floating in the sky.
The One is everything, and everything is the One.
Each of us is the One, and the One is inside each of us.
Just remember that it's an infinity thing -
the tiniest bit of infinity is still infinite.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're trying to fix this with the plan we've been floating.
Now, the law says the transition ends in 2006 or -
and the "or" is the only part that matters -
85 percent of Americans go buy a digital TV.
- Michael K. Powell

Nothing.
We're all friends and friendly.
So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood
or the nature of the material we're dealing with,
there's usually a kind of a prevailing light attitude that's floating around.
- Richard Dean Anderson

In this movie they took them up in space.
They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff.
Well, they had to do it all on wires.
All the wires had to be painted black against this black background.
If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires.
Drove them crazy!
- John Badham

You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles
and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they
float the egg up to the surface.
They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating,
and they're constantly repairing it.
It's as if they live in both elements.
- Audre Lorde

Souls are not designed to float around in thin air.
- Alex Chiu

There are intangible realities which float near us,
formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out,
and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection
or regard of the understanding.
- John Locke

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men,
the good and the bad.
But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
- David Hume

You can't drown yourself in drink.
I've tried, you float.
- John Barrymore

Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for
one that might not float,
he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.
- Lord Beaverbrook

Life is a tide; float on it.
Go down with it and go up with it, but be detached.
Then it is not difficult.
- Prem Rawat

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water.
When you swim you don't grab hold of the water,
because if you do you will sink and drown.
Instead you relax, and float.
- Alan Watts

Remember, a dead fish can float downstream,
but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
- W. C. Fields

Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose.
Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready.
When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
- Julie Andrews

I may be smelly and I may be old, Rough in my pebbles,
reedy in my pools, But where my fish float by I bless their swimming,
And I like the people to bathe in me especially women.
- Stevie Smith

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be
purchased nor manufactured.
It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
- Bill Hybels

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
- Muhammad Ali

Think about technological float: it took centuries
for the wheel to gain universal acceptance.
Now any microchip device can be in use around the world in weeks.
- Dee Hock

I rode on a float in one of the parades in Mississippi.
It's an experience.
- Elliott Smith

I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams,
or creep on rocks or roll from the sea.
I am entranced by the mystery of them,
and absorbed by their variety and kinds.
Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I was kind of known as a ballad singer.
People would send ballads.
Some of them would go over my shoulder and float off the top of my head,
and I just didn't feel anything.
Then I would hear a song that would absolutely shake me.
- Rita Coolidge

When you're in the muck you can only see muck.
If you somehow manage to float above it,
you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective.
And you see other things too.
That's the consolation of philosophy.
- David Cronenberg

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
- Sigmund Freud

When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation,
it sometimes floats forth and opens.
- Anne Lamott

Society is like a stew.
If you don't stir it up every once in a while then
a layer of scum floats to the top.
- Edward Abbey

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
- Earl Warren

No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that
blown by the successful teacher.
- William Osler

To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in
that eternal silence where it floats,
is to see riders on the earth together,
brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold -
brothers who know now they are truly brothers.
- Archibald MacLeish

He gave us the lakes for our Northern boundary,
and the rivers stretching to the seas upon whose waters
floats our commerce to the nations of the world;
while man has done all that can be done by science to bind us together.
- John Brough

I was at sea the other day and loads of meat floated past.
It was a bit choppy.
- Tim Vine

A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites
that floated to fame thought their parents,
relatives and contacts.
- Al Goldstein

I can write, He floated up to the ceiling,
and a baby rabbit came out of his pocket,
grew wings, and flew away.
And you will believe that it really happened.
That's magic, isn't it?
- Humphrey Carpenter

I remember just lying in the grass, staring at the clouds,
wondering where they drifted off to after they floated over Texas.
I never would have imagined that one day I would follow
one of those clouds and find myself in Hollywood.
- Renee Zellweger

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
- Publilius Syrus

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

We must free ourselves of the hope
that the sea will ever rest.
We must learn to sail in high winds.
- Aristotle Onassis


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