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Waves Quotes

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Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Nature

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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

I skip on the beach, and play with the waves.
- 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

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The unpredictable and irregular happenings
of life's cycles are an inherent part of their nature.
There are droughts and heat waves, injuries occur.
The lion eats the zebra -
one is nourished, one dies - neither failed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Swami Sivananda

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand,
and hopes to gather the wind in a net,
who places his hopes in the heart of a woman.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

As long as you don't make waves, ripples,
life seems easy.
But that's condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead.
- Jeanne Moreau

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.
- Robert Treat Paine

As my early drawings warned me, where humans go,
lions and tidal waves follow.
- Wally Lamb

Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.
- Thomas Moore

In my work, there's a tremendous amount of rejection
and waves of fertile and fallow times.
- Marlo Thomas

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
- Edward Gibbon

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali (world champion boxer)

As far as the radio waves part of the spectrum,
we can do these adequately from the ground because
the atmosphere is basically transparent to our radio waves.
- Claude Nicollier

The world is full of poetry.
The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance
to the music of its melodies,
and sparkle in its brightness.
- James Gates Percival

Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the
waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves,
the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love,
and then, for a second time in the history of the world,
man will have discovered fire.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things,
blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings,
and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.
- Sara Teasdale

An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion
and the latest novelties.
- Pope Benedict XVI

I was proud of the waves I had made,
but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock.
- Phil Donahue

Mental communication without verbalization...
all space is made up of waves and we are constantly
sending and receiving messages from our brain.
- Tina Louise

During Breaking The Waves, I was on my own in a hotel room.
I think I would have been impossible to live with.
When you go home, you have to pretend to be the person you are at home.
- Emily Watson

Short waves will be generally used in the kitchen for roasting and baking,
almost instantaneously.
- Lee De Forest

I started 20 years without missing a race and ESPN
started broadcasting on the air waves.
- Dale Earnhardt

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents,
maybe waves at times.
More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
- Drew Barrymore

Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep,
where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep?
- Fanny Crosby

My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams,
but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance
till they swallow me as a description of his misery.
- John Cleveland

Well, very long ago, on the spot where the Wild Wood waves now,
before ever it had planted itself and grown up to what it now is,
there was a city - a city of people,
you know.
- Kenneth Grahame

Commerce flourishes by circumstances,
precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds
and waves that bring it to our shores.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Have you considered that if you don't make waves,
nobody including yourself will know that you are alive?
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

California has a beautiful coastline.
It can be a rough coastline.
The waves are huge.
The rocks are steep.
Same thing in Vancouver.
It has a beautiful coastline.
It's dramatic.
- Jennifer Granholm

Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves.
- James Thomson

We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher
in the water to avoid the little waves.
- Johnny Weissmuller

There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical
politics none in which there is more need of good pilotage and of a single,
unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high.
- Thomas Huxley

You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles.
Other people can cope with the waves,
it's his job to watch the tide.
- Antony Jay

In the book, America had already been weakened by bio
terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest.
But the real enemy was the kind of male human being
who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens.
- David Brin

Down below the broad, roaring waves of the sea break
against the deep foundation of the rock.
But high above the mountain, the sea,
and the peaks of rock the eternal ornamentation blooms
silently from the dark depths of the universe.
- Rudolf Otto

The electroencephalogram represents a continuous curve
with continuous oscillations in which...
one can distinguish larger first order waves with an
average duration of 90 milliseconds and smaller second
order waves of an average duration of 35 milliseconds.
- Hans Berger

When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing -
just sitting and looking at the sea,
or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs,
or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or
children playing in the park?
- Ralph Marston

My spine healed incorrectly.
There were long periods when I'd be perfectly all right,
and then there were many other times when I wasn't,
when my back would give out and throw me down to the
floor amid waves of nauseating pain.
- Dick York

Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born,
little institutional lies from the print of newspapers,
the shock waves of television, and the sentimental
cheats of the movie screen.
- Norman Mailer

Thus one memory follows another until the waves dash together over our heads,
and a deep sigh swells the breast, which warns us that
we have forgotten to breathe in the midst of these pure thoughts.
- Max Muller

A low line of shore was visible at first on the right
between the movement of the waves and fog,
but when we came further it was lost sight of,
and nothing could be seen but the mist curling in the rigging,
and a small circle of foam.
- John Millington Synge

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

It is true what Rimbaud said; If you think a book is strong enough,
try it at the ocean, in the wind, at the waves.
If the book can resist the ocean, then it exists.
Otherwise, throw it away.
- Klaus Kinski

A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of
long and extensive waves;
on the contrary,
a short sea is when they run irregularly,
broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst
over a vessel's side or quarter.
- William Falconer

I feel as though I have lived many lives,
experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean,
never known rest.
Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual,
for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life.
- Leni Riefenstahl

For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit
light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency -
their familiar characteristic spectra -
and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves
only from accelerated electric quanta.
- Johannes Stark

On this day there was soon wind enough and to spare.
The same might have been said of the sea.
The Spray was in the midst of the turbulent Gulf Stream itself.
She was jumping like a porpoise over the uneasy waves.
- Joshua Slocum

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars,
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- Saint Augustine

I was perceiving myself as good as a man or equal to
a man and as powerful and I wanted to look ambiguous
because I thought that was a very interesting statement
to make through the media.
And it certainly did cause quite a few ripples and
interest and shock waves.
- Annie Lennox

It's the board I had a problem with.
I could totally handle being in the water and stuff.
I came here to do my own stunts.
Water!
Ocean!
Action!
Big waves!
That water, that water has tamed me.
You can feel that the world is connected to it.
- Michelle Rodriguez

All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians,
we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches,
so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault.
- Paul von Hindenburg

The inspiration came suddenly again to surrender to the Mother.
It was quite unexpected: And so somehow I made a surrender to the Mother.
Then I had an experience of overwhelming love.
Waves of love sort of flowed into me.
- Bede Griffiths

The solution of the difficulty is that the two mental
pictures which experiment lead us to form -
the one of the particles,
the other of the waves - are both incomplete and have
only the validity of analogies which are accurate only in limiting cases.
- Werner Heisenberg

When a man looks across a street, sees a pretty girl,
and waves at her, that's not a rendezvous,
that's a passing acquaintance.
When he walks across the street and nibbles on her ear,
that's a rendezvous!
- Wally Schirra

Someday, after we have mastered the winds,
the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness
for God the energies of love.
Then for the second time in the history of the world,
we will have discovered fire.
- Teilhard de Chardin

We can speak without voice to the trees and the clouds
and the waves of the sea.
Without words they respond through the rustling of
leaves and the moving of clouds and the murmuring of the sea.
- Paul Tillich

A desire arises in the mind.
It is satisfied immediately another comes.
In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind.
It is at this moment freed from all thought,
love or hate.
Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Sivananda

If God creates a world of particles and waves,
dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws,
who are we to say that he cannot make use of those
laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures?
- Martin Gardner

Every day of the year where the water is 76,
day and night, and the waves roll high,
I take my sled, without runners, and coast down the
face of the big waves that roll in at Waikiki.
- Duke Kahanamoku

We would be doing the children of South Asia a great
disservice if we allowed ourselves to believe that
the need of children to belong to a loving,
permanent family was washed away by the waves of the tsunami.
- Mary Landrieu

The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the
waves that roll between him and his home,
talks of cruel facts, material barriers that,
just because they are material, and not ideal,
shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart.
- Josiah Royce

A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me
a strange sense of exile and desolation.
I walk round the island nearly every day,
yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock,
a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves.
- John Millington Synge

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau


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