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Ground Quotes

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Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Perspective is both a necessary
and a sufficient ground for wisdom.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground
as you reach for the stars.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

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My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the
ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw Lec

You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to,
but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation -
much like building a mosque at Ground Zero.
- Sarah Palin

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
- The Buddha

Jogging is very beneficial.
It's good for your legs and your feet.
It's also very good for the ground.
If makes it feel needed.
- Charles M. Schulz

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber,
if he has common sense on the ground floor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The crops were planted, tended, and harvested -
now the ground lies fallow, awaiting the new planting.
Did the year fail? I think not.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground,
but a kind word is never thrown away.
- Arthur Helps

In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
- Douglas Adams

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
- John Lennon

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet
off the ground and won't stand still.
- Calvin Trillin

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
- James Beard

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

Ripley is married.
And he's not lost.
He has his feet on the ground.
- Patricia Highsmith

There is no similarity between golf and putting;
they are two different games,
one played in the air, and the other on the ground.
- Ben Hogan

Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.
- Rupert Grint

After I did the first Die Hard I said I'd never do another,
same after I did the second one and the third.
The whole genre was running itself into the ground.
- Bruce Willis

Everything important in sci-fi showed up in the magazines first.
It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
- Orson Scott Card

He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.
- Virgil

The novelist must ground his work in faithful study of human nature.
- Goldwin Smith

We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own
people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities
and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population.
- Jan Egeland

If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars,
it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong
and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.
- Eleanor Clift

I realized that everything important in sci-fi showed
up in the magazines first.
It's the proving ground for new writers and new ideas.
- Orson Scott Card

If he had listened to some of his advisors and had
tried to make the Marshall Plan a political dumping
ground for unqualified politicians,
it couldn't have been a success.
- Paul Hoffman

The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't
huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness
as much as there used to be.
I tend to walk a middle ground.
- Paula Cole

I am not here concerned with intent,
but with scientific standards,
especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact,
an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground.
- Serge Lang

But you've got to understand what the other guy is about,
even if at the end of the process you decide that there
is no ground with this man or woman except to fight them.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney,
the United States has given up the moral high ground
that we used to occupy as an international leader.
- Marty Meehan

As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies,
a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man.
- Samuel Richardson

Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown
to each other must have a common ground of truth.
- Giambattista Vico

It is generally admitted that the most beautiful qualities
of a color are in its transparent state,
applied over a white ground with the light shining through the color.
- Maxfield Parrish

Not a living thing was to be seen and the cottages
that sat huddled close to the ground remained fast shut;
the smoke from the chimneys alone still gave a sign of life.
- Stijn Streuvels

I'd like to change my butt.
It hangs a little too long.
God forbid what it will look like when I'm older.
It will probably be dragging along on the ground behind me.
- Teri Hatcher

Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior.
A burning stick, though turned to the ground,
has its flame drawn upwards.
- Saskya Pandita

The only ground on which a neutral State can claim
respect at the hands of belligerents is,
that, so far as she is concerned, their rights are protected.
- Gerrit Smith

There is no spot of ground, however arid,
bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state
as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
- Gertrude Jekyll

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
- Theodore Roosevelt

In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature.
You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before
you start walking on a tightrope.
- Henri Matisse

After the horse dance was over, it seemed that I was
above the ground and did not touch it when I walked.
- Black Elk

Black frost.
The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter.
Your stars cluster in evil signs.
- Georg Trakl

I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked
in a better neighborhood.
- Billy Wilder

That is what leadership is all about:
staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people,
not simply following the popular opinion of the moment.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin

I think I work harder on the pitch, I cover more ground
and my passing is more accurate.
- Frank Lampard

Get it - get it better or get it worse.
No middle ground of compromise.
- Henry Ossawa Tanner

Except for a few small presses, most publishers are north of Ground Zero.
- Richard Curtis

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life.
Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to
live your life in the best possible way.
- Lynn Davies

There's just no vision.
You have no ground, no vision.
- Jessi Colter

No, the seventies was a totally different sensibility
and that allowed us to break new ground as a cop show.
- Paul M. Glaser

Success consists in being successful,
not in having potential for success.
Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace,
but there's no palace till it's built.
- Fernando Pessoa

If life was so easy that you could just go buy success,
there would be a lot more successful companies in the world.
Successful enterprises are built from the ground up.
- Lou Gerstner

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments
when no axes are being ground.
- Heywood Broun

There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle...
There are, we know, negotiations going on between the
opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender.
- Peter Pace

When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the
table and you warn that they will crash to the ground,
in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.
- Desmond Tutu

There's something about taking a plow and breaking new ground.
It gives you energy.
- Ken Kesey

The holy land was supposed to be spotless,
a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single
candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes.
- Marvin Olasky

When we separated, I did not want to get in a slugfest.
I had to take the high ground.
- Marla Maples

The museums and parks are graveyards above the ground-
congealed memories of the past that act as a pretext for reality.
- Robert Smithson

I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.
- Oprah Winfrey

Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark
proved that you could fight a war with high-
level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action.
- Joe Bob Briggs

The ground swell is what's going to sink you as well
as being what buoys you up.
These are cliches also, of course, and I'm sometimes
interested in how much one can get away with.
- Paul Muldoon


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