"You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks."
"I piss on you all from a considerable height."
"A person could be fooled into thinking he or she was in France."
Dana Loren, http://www.st-pierre-et-miquelon.com/en/
"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast."
"...when you step out of the pulpit, you have to meet people where they are and try to walk with them."
"People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to."
"Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien".
"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."
John C. Maxwell
"...what rocks beset the channel; we know not..."
[John Wesley Powell]
"You don't reconcile the poles, you just recognize them."
"Rock pools, so-named because they have been hammered out of rocks at the ocean's edge, are one of Sydney's defining characteristics, along with the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, though not as well known."
"Thence up he flew, and on the Tree of Life.
The middle tree and highest there that grew."
"When we walk slowly, the World can fully appear ... the fine detail of fern and flower becomes visible."
"A quarking bog in a mist - stark snapped trees, and the dark Somme flowing."
"Lost terrible silent comrades, we, who might have died, salute you"
"I follow the yellow brick road. I don't know where it's going to lead me, but I follow it."
"I came upstairs into the world: for I was born in a cellar."
"I came upstairs into the world: for I was born in a cellar."
"And isn't your life extremely flat
With nothing at all to grumble at!"
Sir William Schwenk Gilbert
"Where does one not find that bland degeneration which beer
produces in the spirit! "
"Only when you're in that ditch, lying there in the muddy runoff you've made of your life, gazing up at the peak you fell from, do you truly know how small you are and understand how tall you used to be."ad more at http://www.brainyquote.
"This is a mad Age, there are many fitter for Bedlam than these."
"Kanbyugal Reserve is named after a Tharawal leader who met with explorer George Caley in the area in the early 19th century."
"My last word could be end quote."
"...if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move
you, ...rejoice, for your soul is alive."
"Nature, whose sweet rains fall on just and unjust alike, will have clefts in the rocks where I may hide."
"Any time I feel lost I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I remind myself that life is a giant adventure. So much to do, to see."
"Life is a series of steps. Things are done gradually. Once in a while there is a giant step, but most of the time we are taking small, seemingly insignificant steps on the stairway of life." brainyquote.com/quotes/ke
"I am often lost in my own world, with a frown on my face."
"My stylist coached me on how to stand for photos. Always put one
leg forward and a hand on your hip."
"Every step of life shows much caution is required."
"People are so difficult. Give me an elephant any day."
"The greatest risk is really to take no risk at all. You've got to go out there, jump off the cliff, and take chances."
"To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
"Anythin' for a quiet life, as the man said wen he took the sitivation at the lighthouse ."
"Going around under an umbrella interferes with one's looking up at the sky."
"While one with moderate haste may tell a hundred."
"This paper will no doubt be found interesting by those who take an interest in it."
"If you are looking down while you are walking it is better to walk up hill the ground is nearer."(Gertrude Stein)
"A well-spent day brings happy sleep."(Leonardo da Vinci)
"Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock."(Willi Rogers)
"Stop kookaburra, stop kookaburra, save some there for me."(Marion Sinclair)
"We feel uncertain, unclad and incomplete in the urban compound."(Marshall McLuhan)
"It is only the first step which is troublesome"(Marquis Du Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond Defand)
"But which is the stone that supports the bridge?"Kublai Khan
"The only time I can really
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
"Ive always been a stubble man; I don't do clean shaven."
"It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs."
"They Look, but they do not see."
"Never look backwoods or you'll fall down the stairs."
"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."
"You have to step up when your number is called."Reggie Lewis
"... the end of the World is a liitle bit like death: We all know it's going to come eventually and as we get older, we feel we see the signs more and more distinctly."John Hodgman
"Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not."
"I'm searching, as we all are, for ways to feel good about myself. Certainly, looking in the mirror doesn't do it!"
"If you keep looking over your shoulder, it won't be long before you are going backwards."
"Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once."
"Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men."
"The only way most people recognize their limits is by trespassing on them."
"Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting.
So. . . get on your way."
"There's a silver lining through the dark clouds shining,
Turn the dark clouds inside out, til the boys come home."
[Lena Guilbert Ford]
Geocaching is ... a great way to be outdoors, enjoy the environment and revel in the thrill of the hunt!" [http://geocaching.com.au/]
"We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners"
George Bernard Shaw
"It's a bomb. I've already called law enforcement. Let's get out of here"
"But an old age serene and bright.
And lovely as a Lapland night,
Shall lead thee to thy grave."
"At my age, flowers scare me."
"Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not."
"I'm one of those people who when I go over a bridge, I want to jump. It's just this intense tickle in the back of my throat. It's like I'm on the verge the whole time I'm walking over that bridge, and I'm not going to get a release until I jump."
"As you know, I'm androgynous. I can wear a jacket that most guys wouldn't put on.''
''The rain it raineth on the just
And also on the ujust fella:
But chiefly on the just, because
The unjust steals the just's umbrella.''
Bowen of Colwood,
Charles Synge Christopher Bowen
'I've had a good day when I don't fall out of the cart.'
'Tax reform means "Don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree'
- Russell Long
"Cease, rude Boreas, blustering railer!
List, ye landsmen, all to me;
Messmates hear a brother sailor
Sing the dangers of the sea."
- George Alexander Stevens
"Come forth, Paladins!
Fulfill your destiny!"
— (Sang Pemburu)
"... if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel."
'One starts to get young at the
age of sixty and then it is too late.'
"A hat should be taken off when you greet
a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat."
"Nature abhors a vacuum, but not as much as cats do."
"If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.'"
''Wetlands are often referred to as nature's kidneys because of their valuable role in the natural ecosytem. They filter and purify water, trapping potential pollutants and removing excess nutrients."
"What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks ..."
David Lloyd George
"Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product."
Jigme Singye Wangchuck (King of Bhutan)
"I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'
"The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand."
"It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe."
"Who hath desired the Sea? - the sight of salt water unbounded -
The heave and the halt and the hurl and the crash of the comber wind-hounded?."
Rudyard Kipling The Sea and the Hills
"Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks."
Edgar Lee Masters
"Many were the men whose cities he saw and whose mind he learned."
"What would the world be, once bereft
Of wet and of wilderness? Let them be left,
O let them be left, wilderness and wet;
Long live the weeds and wilderness yet."
Gerard Manley Hopkins
"...respectable people are the ... ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art."
"We shall meet, but we shall miss him.
There will be one vacant chair."
Henry Stevenson Washburn
"Where the pools are bright and deep,
Where the grey trout lies asleep,
Up the river and o'er the lea,
That's the way for Billy and me."
James Hogg, A Boys Song
"Bridges were made for wise men to walk over and fools to ride over."
J Ray, English Proverbs 1670
"No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company."
"A Foil'd circuitous wanderer - till at last
The long'd-for dash of waves is heard."
"Cold weather and crafty knaves come out of the north."
"A chieftain to the Highlands bound
"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."
033:"Gray hair is God's graffiti."
032:"My own adventures are restricted chiefly to making swift progress toward growing into a little old man, you know, with wrinkles and a tough beard and a number of false teeth, and so on."
Vincent Van Gogh
031:"I Shall Return."
030:"You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. "
029:'Old is when you can say what you mean. Do what you like.'
- Leslie Thomas
028:'My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.'
- Ellen DeGeneres
"A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done."
"This was a gentleman no longer young, of a stiff and portly appearance, and a cautious and sour countenance."
024:I'm counting on my old age, it will average me."
"The flowers, anew, returning
There was an old codger named
And was bounced out in the Street
on his butty.
013: "And we
see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly
thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song."
is a good walk spoiled."
skies are just clouds passing over."
010: "My hat
and wig will soon be here - they are upon the road."
009: "I never
saw so many shocking bad hats in my life."
008: "It is not white hair that engenders
007: "For in my youth I never did apply Hot and
rebellious liquors to my blood."
006: ""An old man never wants a tale to tell."
005: "There are black sheep in every flock."
What find you better or more honourable than age?
003: We're Young
again tho' we're very old.
youth knew what age would crave,it would both get and save."
happy he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of
labour with an age of ease."