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Lakes Quotes

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Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

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My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given
me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled
thinking of our modern day.
It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.
- Hamlin Garland

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds,
stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes -
every form of animate or inanimate existence,
leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
- Orison Swett Marden

I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country...
dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods.
- Terry Gilliam

 

I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant
breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees.
The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk,
opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.
- Hamlin Garland

Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond,
many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.
- Percy Ross

There are moments, above all on June evenings,
when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth,
and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand.
- Charles Morgan

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For example, in my district there are visitors from
all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches,
recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses.
- Mark Foley

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names,
but they all contain water.
Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
- Muhammad Ali

The States which form the northern border of the United
States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific
coast include an area several times larger than France
and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare.
- John Moody

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

If the graves of the thousands of victims who have
fallen in the terrible wars of the two races had been
placed in line the philanthropist might travel from
the Atlantic to the Pacific,
and from the Lakes to the Gulf, and be constantly in sight of green mounds.
- Nelson A. Miles

In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes,
where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water,
ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes
worn down to the surface of the mud,
sometimes projecting slightly above it.
- Charles Lyell

We've got this proposal which has been languishing in the legislature,
the Water Legacy Act, which is derived from a Republican
task force on protecting the Great Lakes.
Yet nothing has been done on it.
- Jennifer Granholm

In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members
of the House to support legislation aimed at investing
in the improvement of water quality in our Nation's lakes,
rivers, streams and estuaries.
- Jerry Costello

I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together,
those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming
with rivers and lakes below us,
still holding the last light.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

As a Michigan senator, I feel a special responsibility
to protect the Great Lakes.
They are not only a source of clean drinking water
for more than 30 million people but are also an integral
part of Michigan's heritage and its economy.
- Debbie Stabenow

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

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
- Wallace Stevens

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

The lake and the mountains have become my landscape,
my real world.
- Georges Simenon

Nothing is more memorable than a smell.
One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting,
yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
- Diane Ackerman

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake.
- the movie The Little Mermaid (1989)

I have a home in Salt Lake, and I have a home in Malibu,
at the beach.
- Roma Downey

I am personally saddened and stunned by the tragic
events that took place in Red Lake.
- Collin C. Peterson

I planned to stop in 2002 after the Salt Lake City Olympics.
I felt able to remain competitive another four years,
and I wanted to stop while I'm still at the top.
- Hermann Maier

Lake Wobegon, the little town that time forgot and
the decades cannot improve.
- Garrison Keillor

I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes,
the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions
of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games.
- Juan Antonio Samaranch

I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah,
arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer.
- Calamity Jane

I'm an old-fashioned guy...
I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch,
looking at a lake or something.
- Johnny Depp

Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan,
whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal
justice system are more important than whether or not
I'm going to be governor.
- Bill Scott

Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage
on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
- Walter Scott

The truth is, I can never die.
For I will be in everything and see you in everything and watch over you.
I am your reaction in the water of a mountain lake.
- Klaus Kinski

I was born on Wellington Avenue and my family that
remains lives in the Lake Shore Drive area.
- Bob Balaban

Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she
once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior.
- Sara Paretsky

Marriage may often be a stormy lake,
but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
- Thomas Love Peacock

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong,
all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
- Garrison Keillor

I'd like to know about some of the things that they teach down there,
like building a lake.
If I ever wanted to build a lake, I'd like to know how to do it.
- Tom Felton

Yesterday the flame of the Olympic torch was carried
through our great state on its way to Salt Lake City.
- Jane D. Hull

During the Tertiary period the whole valley of Mexico was one great lake.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

One of the chiefs of this nation, with his young men,
escorted us to the Lake of the Illinois.
- Jacques Marquette

My favorite country is America.
I love going there!
I go in the local lake near where I work on Sundays.
It's called Berry Hill.
- Tom Felton

We just bought this house.
It's too big.
It's like 400,000 square feet, or something.
We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house!
It's just too big.
- Adam Sandler

When I was a kid a growing up in Ontario,
Canada, Lake Erie was so polluted, I never thought it would ever,
EVER be turned around where they could start cleaning it out in my lifetime!
- Rick Danko

The lake at Neverland is right in the very front,
and you just want to dive in.
- Rick Dees

I think it requires a bit of honesty,
Swan Lake.
- Graeme Murphy

When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging;
when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive,
it's called hospitality.
- Al Capone

My Mom said she learned how to swim when someone took
her out in the lake and threw her off the boat.
I said, 'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.'
- Paula Poundstone

It was necessary to organize my career to remain at
the top level until Salt Lake City.
- Hermann Maier

As I said to Ringo, I was in a successful Rock N Roll band.
He was in a band that changed the world.
That's the difference.
- Greg Lake

Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity.
- Greg Lake

My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas.
Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic
shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted
them into the new calendar.
- Natalie Gulbis

Exercise is really important to me -
it's therapeutic.
So if I'm ever feeling tense or stressed or like I'm
about to have a meltdown,
I'll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a
bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls.
- Michelle Obama

When you play music with someone who has a heart rather
than playing with someone who is just doing it for
money or is cynical it makes all the difference.
- Greg Lake

I have had so many great moments, but I would have
to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such
a unique and passionate experience for me.
It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age,
that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
- William Kempe

I'm not a rich man, and Greg Lake is certainly not.
I don't know how he can survive.
I don't know how he can be that suicidal.
But having said that, I'd love to be there to help Greg.
- Keith Emerson

It was night and I could see a large and calm lake,
reflecting the moon.
Black mountains rose around it.
I arrived from between two of these mountains,
I looked at the lake and the moon, and that was it,
nothing else happened.
- Georges Simenon

We have nearly complete misunderstanding between
people of different faiths in Lake Wobegon,
and that's probably one reason why we get along so very well.
It's when you are trying to convince another person to think
the same way that you do that there is
friction and trouble between people.
But when you feel that the other person is
dumber than dirt, too dumb for words -
why waste your breath - you get along pretty well.
There's no bond between people that's quite so strong as
when people each feel slightly superior towards the other one.
- Garrison Keillor

There is no standing still because time is moving forward.
- Greg Lake

The enormous lake stretched flat and smooth and white
all the way to the edge of the gray sky.
Wagon tracks went away across it, so far that you could not see where they went;
they ended in nothing at all.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer
or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush
Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again.
That's my utopia.
- Kurt Vonnegut

We went to a small lake, Bass Lake.
It was beautiful.
It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning.
The fog was lifting off the water.
It was just magical.
And we did catch some fish, 13 fish.
- Jennifer Granholm

By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States
with as many oil imports as the Middle East.
- Anthony Lake

What's the difference between tough love and acting like a jerk?
- Ricki Lake

I wasn't a sex symbol, I was a sex zombie.
- Veronica Lake

I would like to involve myself in some black music.
I would like to do some blues and some gospel music.
I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base.
- Greg Lake

Philosophically, what I have learned is to thy own self be true.
That is the biggest lesson of all.
Relax; music is fun.
To many people take it to seriously because of the money involved.
- Greg Lake

The early ELP albums were pioneering in a way.
- Greg Lake

I don't think art is a goal orientated business.
I don't do things for the challenges,
I only do them because I love them, I'm not really a goal orientated,
achiever type of person.
- Greg Lake

You could put all the talent I had into your left eye
and still not suffer from impaired vision.
- Veronica Lake

Doing that, then doing a lot of theater,
which I love.
Doing guest stars, did two independent films that are
going around to all these festivals.
Both of them are going to be at the Lake Tahoe Film Festival.
- Austin Peck


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