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Wind Quotes

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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
- Bertha Calloway (attributed)

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In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Capture a shadow,
dance with the wind,
stand in a rainbow,
begin at the end.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.
Notice the bumble bee, the small child,
and the smiling faces.
Smell the rain, and feel the wind.
Live your life to the fullest potential,
and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

 

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Winston Churchill

All we are is dust in the wind.
- the band Kansas

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
- Anne Bronte

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding
to the spiritual energy of wind.
- Annie Dillard

If one does not know to which port one is sailing,
no wind is favorable.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things...
I play with leaves.
I skip down the street and run against the wind.
- Leo Buscaglia

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing,
wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather,
only different kinds of good weather.
- John Ruskin

Most people never run far enough on their first wind
to find out they've got a second.
- William James

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones,
as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If you don't know where you are going,
you might wind up someplace else.
- Yogi Berra

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

When everything seems to be going against you,
remember that the airplane takes off against the wind,
not with it.
- Henry Ford

An author knows his landscape best; he can stand around,
smell the wind, get a feel for his place.
- Tony Hillerman

I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times
for exactly that same reason.
She couldn't bear that it wasn't real.
She wanted to live in it.
- Alison Bechdel

To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.
- Thomas Hood

I was asleep, in the upstairs bedroom,
in the rear of the house.
There was this tremendous crash, there was a terrible
wind force hitting my body,
and then I blanked out.
- Larry Miller

A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man.
Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
- Lewis Mumford

All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs,
Giants or Yankees.
They just can't help it.
- Dizzy Dean

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind,
soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
- Aesop

Wind to a sailor is what money is to life on shore.
- Sterling Hayden

One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'.
When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off,
I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
- Mark Roberts

I had the Big Horn river explored from Wind River mountain
to my place of embarkation.
- William Henry Ashley

That's a powerful lucky rabbit's foot.
I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it.
I got my Warner contract, thanks to it.
- Hattie McDaniel

Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God,
because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the
existence of the air or wind,
because we cannot see it.
- Adam Clarke

There isn't a single windmill owner in Holland who
doesn't have a second job,
for when there is no wind.
- Johnny Ball

Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming:
you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
- Lionel Trilling

Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power,
but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails.
- Ian Gilmour

Who am I to blow against the wind?
- Paul Simon

Every real thought on every real subject knocks the
wind out of somebody or other.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.
- Laurence Sterne

I have a lot of nervous energy.
Work is my best way of channelling that into something
productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener.
- Ben Stiller

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim.
When a man does not know what harbor he is making for,
no wind is the right wind.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Political language...
is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable,
and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
- George Orwell

Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition,
and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather,
altogether incalculable.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement
of the sails to the direction of the wind.
- William Falconer

I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
- Jimmy Dean

I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett
O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.
- Glenn Close

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

Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be
washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by
each successive political wind.
- Hugo Black

I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and
the wind blowing through my hair.
- Evel Knievel

Dirt makes a man look masculine.
Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that.
It's OK.
All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.
- Hedy Lamarr

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind.
But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.
- Chanakya

I come like Water, and like Wind I go.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I came like Water, and like Wind I go.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The populace is like the sea motionless in itself,
but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
- Titus Livius

They look at someone like me, and I just really get up their nose.
I really wind them up.
- Tracey Emin

After a while, you can't get any higher.
It's like your head is in a wind tunnel -
everything is vibrating.
- Method Man

I think daily that the country's future is being thrown to the wind.
- Edwidge Danticat

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
- Homer

Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.
- Brad Pitt

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either
imagination or a headache.
- Catherine the Great

When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school.
I also found out what a fundamentalist was.
- Dick York


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