Quotations on Sky
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Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Men, Fortune, Giving, Light, Sky, Stars)
On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery, on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots thundering from the front, and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright.
- Max Beckmann
(Keywords: Right, Sky, Sun)
When, according to habit, I was contemplating the stars in a clear sky, I noticed a new and unusual star, surpassing the other stars in brilliancy. There had never before been any star in that place in the sky.
- Tycho Brahe
(Keywords: Habit, Sky, Stars)
You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
- Bertolt Brecht
(Keywords: God, Sky, Storms)
Hey, nothing grows to the sky. There will be a successor movement. Right now it's nascent.
- Peter Brimelow
(Keywords: Nothing, Now, Right, Sky, Will)
When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Keywords: Love, Body, Man, Right, Sky, Water, World)
The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight.
- William C. Bryant
(Keywords: Light, Moon, Sky, Summer)
The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled.
- Georg Buchner
(Keywords: Eye, Pain, Sky, Stars, Tears)
We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.
- George H. W. Bush
(Keywords: Diversity, Light, Nation, Sky, Stars)
I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Day, Moon, Promise, Sky, Will)
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
- e. e. cummings
(Keywords: Autumn, Rain, Sky, Trees, Wind)
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
- e. e. cummings
(Keywords: God, Dream, Day, Infinite, Sky, Spirits, Trees)
If you take one rivet out of an airplane, it will be all right, it'll keep flying. You take another rivet out of the airplane and it still flies. So what the heck, let's take more rivets out of the airplane, and sooner or later, the airplane drops from the sky.
- Ted Danson
(Keywords: Flies, Flying, Right, Sky, Will)
Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed.
- Indra Devi
(Keywords: Mind, Self, Sky, Trees, Water)
I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time.
- John Dyer
(Keywords: Love, Time, Sea, Sky, Surprises, Water)
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
- Marcus Garvey
(Keywords: Nature, Genius, God, Eternity, First, Law, Sky, Want)
A child's fear is a world whose dark corners are quite unknown to grownup people; it has its sky and its abysses, a sky without stars, abysses into which no light can ever penetrate.
- Julien Green
(Keywords: People, Fear, Light, Sky, Stars, World)
I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe.
- Brian Greene
(Keywords: Thought, Glory, Night, Sense, Sky, Stars, Universe, Wonder)
The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse.
- Thomas Hardy
(Keywords: Body, Sky, Stars)
The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you're driving up 'There it is! We're arriving!'
- John Hench
(Keywords: Colors, Driving, Fight, First, Paris, Sky, Will)
I'm an introvert... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.
- Audrey Hepburn
(Keywords: Love, Being, Dogs, Flowers, Sky, Trees)
Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.
- Eric Hoffer
(Keywords: God, Sky, Space, Stars)
My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling.
- Al Jarreau
(Keywords: Music, Time, Eyes, Sky, Sun, Trees, Windows)
The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Keywords: Nation, Sky, Weapons)
The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson
(Keywords: Fire, Sky, Sunset, Water)
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
- Abdul Kalam
(Keywords: Work, Dream, Sky, Universe)
An important aspect of the current situation is the strong social reaction against suggestions that the home language of African American children be used in the first steps of learning to read and write.
- John Lennon
(Keywords: God, People, Man, Old, Rest, Right, Sky, Wrong)
Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is.
- Daniel Libeskind
(Keywords: Power, People, Sky, Want)
For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Age, Opportunity, Day, Dress, Evening, Sky, Stars, Twilight, Youth)
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Day, Sky, Stars)
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
(Keywords: Time, Lie, Clouds, Day, Idleness, Listening, Rest, Sky, Summer, Trees, Waste, Water)
Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth.
- John Mellencamp
(Keywords: Time, Truth, Care, Depression, Fault, First, Future, Sky, Unemployment)
My first thought when I came here was that I understood why there are so many great Irish writers - because there is something mystical in the air. There's always this cloudy, moody sky and it's challenging.
- Christopher Meloni
(Keywords: Thought, First, Irish, Sky, Writers)
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
- Thomas Merton
(Keywords: Music, Nature, God, Feet, Fire, Glory, Reading, Sky, Trees, World)
They don't actually see the real world, where 95% of the people with HIV are not treated and are dying. And even though we have some blue sky now in our country, the sky could become cloudy again very soon.
- Luc Montagnier
(Keywords: People, Country, Dying, Now, Sky, World)
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
- Christopher Morley
(Keywords: Clouds, Sky, Water)
You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?
- Toni Morrison
(Keywords: Choice, Economy, Moon, Sky, Words)
On one hand, to be able to go from one direction in the sky to study such an object to another direction to study another object, and on the other hand to be able to maintain accurately the position in space.
- Claude Nicollier
(Keywords: Direction, Sky, Space, Study)
The objects that are of moderate energy, like our sun or most of the stars that we see in the night sky with the naked eye, are objects in which relatively moderate energy processes are taking place.
- Claude Nicollier
(Keywords: Energy, Eye, Night, Sky, Stars, Sun)
Gospel songs to me are about the mansion in the sky, and washed in the blood of Christ's crimson blood, songs that are filled with biblical wording that's no longer understood by a lot of people.
- Larry Norman
(Keywords: People, Blood, Christ, Sky, Songs)
During the winter my attention was attracted to the changes in the stars and planets in the sky.
- Paul Nurse
(Keywords: Attention, Sky, Stars, Winter)
It was a rich and gorgeous sunset - an American sunset; and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below.
- Francis Parkman
(Keywords: American, Sky, Sunset, Water)
Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
- Camille Pissarro
(Keywords: Time, Work, Impression, First, Sky, Water)
I talk to God but the sky is empty.
- Sylvia Plath
(Keywords: God, Sky, Talk)
No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.
- Llewelyn Powys
(Keywords: Eyes, Night, Provocative, Sight, Sky, Stars)
And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.
- Trent Reznor
(Keywords: Home, Kiss, Day, Nothing, Now, Sea, Sky, Will)
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Keywords: Infinite, Living, Sky, Succeed)
Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.
- Joan Rivers
(Keywords: God, Bed, Country, Living, Open, Sky, Television)
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Poetry, Nature, Sky, Spirit)