Quotations About / On: SKY

  • 41.
    So as to comprehend that the sky is blue everywhere one doesn't need to travel around the world.
    (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Wilhelm Meister's Travels, Reflections in the Spirit of the Travellers (1829).)
  • 42.
    Let me look into a human eye; it is better than to gaze into sea or sky; better than to gaze upon God.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Captain Ahab, in Moby-Dick, ch. 132 (1851).)
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  • 43.
    Who has not seen in imagination, when looking into the sunset sky, the gardens of the Hesperides, and the foundation of all those fables?
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Walking" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 219, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 44.
    Teaching is the perpetual end and office of all things. Teaching, instruction is the main design that shines through the sky and earth.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Quoted in Robert D. Richardson, Jr., Emerson: The Mind on Fire, ch. 25 (1995).)
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  • 45.
    Nothing can be colder than his head, when the lightnings of his imagination are playing in the sky.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Plato; or, the Philosopher," Representative Men (1850).)
  • 46.
    As for me, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are now only the subtlest imaginable essences, which would not stain the morning sky.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 71, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 47.
    If the sky was the limit then why is there a outer space? To me it seems the sky is only the limit to those who don't dare to go beyond what they can't face
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  • 48.
    I bring you a warning. Every one of you listening to my voice. Tell the world. Tell this to everybody wherever they are: Watch the skies. Everywhere. Keep looking. Keep watching the skies.
    (Charles Lederer (1910-1976), U.S. screenwriter, and Christian Nyby. Scotty (Douglas Spencer), The Thing from Another World, at the end of the movie (1951). The on-screen title of the movie is The Thing from Another World, although it is always referred to merely as The Thing. It has also been referred to as The Thing (from Another World); based on the story "Who Goes There?" By John W. Campbell, Jr..)
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  • 49.
    Between a Kite and a Cracker I would always prefer the Kite. Kite is an adventure while Cracker, a misadventure. Kite kisses the sky while the Cracker bites the dust. Kite is a spirit-booster; Cracker, a depressant.
    (Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, is from India. He lives in Bhubaneswar. A former civil servant, he is a social activist and is also a columnist.)
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  • 50.
    If you can try and understand the language of the stars, you will know that what they say is that you will shine everywhere you go, nomatter how dark the sky may be, people will still see you shining..never give up!
    More quotations from: Gbolagade Taiwo
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