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Sands Quotes

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Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

An "enemy" is a mirage -
an image of self reflected on the sands of Hell.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

I am but a grain of sand on the beach of life.
My footprints in the sands of time soon wash away.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was signed to MGM.
I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands Hotel.
- Solomon Burke

Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime,
and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Well, actually, I do the voiceover for Quentin Sands.
- Lawrence Taylor

While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time,
it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.
- James Branch Cabell

Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions.
- Nikolai Gogol

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

No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded
Cape Horn in a sailing vessel,
until he has bumped into two or three icebergs,
until he has been lost in the sands of the desert,
until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.
- Van Wyck Brooks

They have nothing in their whole imperial arsenal that
can break the spirit of one Irishman who doesn't want to be broken.
- Bobby Sands

If one is reported as having set up camp overseas,
it's as if one has made oneself unavailable.
- Julian Sands

Nobody could dissapear to their trailer once it was up and running,
you were all there on the same stage.
It was 10 days of rehearsal and 10 days of shooting,
which was very tiring.
- Julian Sands

We must see our present fight right through to the very end.
- Bobby Sands

Our revenge will be the laughter of our children.
- Bobby Sands

Everyone, Republican or otherwise, has their own particular part to play.
No part is too great or too small; no one is too old
or too young to do something.
- Bobby Sands

If you watch Olivier's interviews, he has this reptilian tongue;
it seems too big for his mouth.
My pursuit of that became distracting,
so I let it go.
The thrill was finding the right pair of glasses.
- Julian Sands

They won't break me because the desire for freedom,
and the freedom of the Irish people,
is in my heart.
The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will
have the desire for freedom to show.
It is then that we will see the rising of the moon.
- Bobby Sands

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out;
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert W. Service

There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved.
- George Sand

To see the world in a grain of sand,
and to see heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hands,
and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman

Footprints in the sand...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Pay attention.
Don't let resentments or pessimism answer for you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I always say, if you keep your head in the sand,
you don't know where the kick's coming from.
- Herbie Mann

Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral,
and the cathedral will be more closely packed with
sand than space is with stars.
- James Jeans

If you look at the various strategies available for
dealing with a new technology,
sticking your head in the sand is not the most plausible strategy.
- Ralph Merkle

Until they put that sand and dirt in my face I will
not sit in church all day.
- Alberta Hunter

And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.
- Pierre Loti

The Sand Pebbles has always been one of my favorite films,
I suppose because its the most difficult film -
from a physical and logistical standpoint -
that I've ever made.
- Robert Wise

If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it,
write it in the sand near the water's edge.
- Napoleon Hill

On sand, you can never be sure of anything.
An ordinary shot can take a wicked deflection at the last moment.
- Eric Cantona

The gap between the committed and the indifferent is
a Sahara whose faint trails,
followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
- Nadine Gordimer

We get a lot of people from out of state who come down
and it's not what they expect Florida to be,
the horse farms and oak trees instead of the sand and the ocean.
- David Jones

Pier Angeli was in the movie called Sea of Sand that
Guy Green directed where this idea came up.
- Richard Attenborough

When I was a little kid we had a sand box.
It was a quicksand box.
I was an only child...
eventually.
- Steven Wright

After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor,
they suggest more improvement sand again,
this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
- Margaret Haddix

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand,
but we must build as if the sand were stone.
- Jorge Luis Borges

The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening
in the land and we ran into it,
and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water,
2 miles from the shore, clean sand.
- William Dampier

The moon is essentially gray, no color.
It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand
with lots of footprints in it.
- James A. Lovell

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy
ourselves keeping the sun off our skin,
the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.
- Erma Bombeck

They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand,
on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.
- Edward Lear

Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful,
with turquoise water and pink sand.
- Diane von Furstenberg

He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sand,
thereby exposing his thinking parts.
- George Carman

If we sit by and become complacent and put our heads in the sand,
we're complicit.
- Shelley Morrison

Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings,
which started off the Outer Limits series.
It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.
- Beau Bridges

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the
last drop of their blood.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

What happens in the music business is that if you step
out of your little spot to do something else,
the sand falls right into where you stood and you're gone,
you're history.
- Nancy Sinatra

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand,
and hopes to gather the wind in a net,
who places his hopes in the heart of a woman.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us,
and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us,
and we only know them when they are gone.
- George Eliot

Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant.
In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth,
so it can't have a fictional beginning.
- Carol Ann Duffy

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand.
They don't wrap fish in our work.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen

If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters,
you become the skinny kid on the beach,
and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face.
- Michael Eisner

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali (world champion boxer)

The sand stones had fragments of charcoal on some surfaces
but found no recognisable fossils.
- George Mercer Dawson

The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life,
the clearer we should see through it.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea,
eventually.
- Jimi Hendrix

Are you tired of sand being kicked in your face? I
promise you new muscles in days!
- Charles Atlas

There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat
and dunes photographed like women's backs.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

One step outside the gate, and we are among the sand-hills
that stretch for miles and miles round Vera Cruz.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big,
worthwhile things.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out -
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert Service

All love that has not friendship for its base,
is like a mansion built upon the sand.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

In my job you can't just put your head in the sand
and throw partisan bombshells.
You have to get results.
- Amy Klobuchar

Life lasts but a few scratches of the claw in the sand.
- Wislawa Szymborska

With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road.
Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose,
silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

No one makes a revolution by himself;
and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes
without quite knowing how,
because it is everybody who takes them in hand.
- George Sand


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