Quotations About / On: OCEAN

  • 21.
    Poetry, as I opine, is a toddling of a lad, a walking of a man, and a wandering of a shark in the ocean of an unusual arrangement of one's thought on the back of his mind, tongue, and before then sometimes, his laid words like a sign of passion on a dimpled night.
    (On poetry and its wide scopes.)
    More quotations from: Ibrahim Lawal Soro
  • 22.
    My pillow is as good as any ocean
    to drown in the nightmare of myself.
    I swam all the way here from the moon.
    (I Liked You When I Thought I was Dead)
    More quotations from: Casey Renee Kiser
  • 23.
    Mind is a moving ocean and a flying sky. This wanders with many vibrations coming in contact of material desires. But we need to learn the art of stabilizing this by practice of meditation.
    (Mind and Waves)
    More quotations from: Kumarmani Mahakul
  • 24.
    I gazed into his eyes and fell in love with his soul.
    There I drowned in the pureness of his love,
    Deep as the ocean,
    Light as bubbles in the breeze.
    (love)
    More quotations from: persian khushi
  • 25.
    Let my style capture all the sounds of my time. This should make it an annoyance to my contemporaries. But later generations should hold it to their ears like a seashell in which there is the music of an ocean of mud.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
    More quotations from: Karl Kraus, ocean, music, time
  • 26.
    ... for the modern soul, for which it is mere child's play to bridge oceans and continents, there is nothing so impossible as to find the contact with the souls dwelling just around the corner.
    (Robert Musil (1880-1942), Austrian author. repr. Perigee (1980). The Man Without Qualities, book I, part 2, ch. 55, trans. and with a foreword by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser, Coward-McCann (1953).)
    More quotations from: Robert Musil, child
  • 27.
    ... the ocean could not be swept back with a broom. The truth was out. It illuminated the world. Motherhood no longer cringed before the relentless laws of fecundity.
    (Margaret Sanger (1879-1966), U.S. birth control advocate. My Fight for Birth Control, ch. 21 (1931). On her success, in 1922, in obtaining New York State incorporation for the American Birth Control League. Sanger was President of the League.)
    More quotations from: Margaret Sanger, ocean, truth, world
  • 28.
    When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean—that's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two—that's science.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, pp. 95-96, "Nauka" (1980).)
  • 29.
    What doubts, what hypotheses, what labyrinths of amusement, what fields of disputation, what an ocean of false learning, may be avoided by that single notion of immaterialism!
    (George Berkeley (1685-1753), Irish bishop, philosopher. Hylas, in "Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous," dial. 3, p. 262, The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne, eds. A. Luce and T. Jessop, London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. (1948-1957).)
    More quotations from: George Berkeley, ocean
  • 30.
    Everything that ever walked or crawled on the face of the earth, swum the depths of the ocean or soared through the skies left its imprint here.
    (Robert M. Fresco, and Jack Arnold. Dr. Matt Hastings (John Agar), Tarantula, Looking out at the desert. (1955).)
    More quotations from: Robert M Fresco, ocean
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