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Wind Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Wind.

Capture a shadow,
dance with the wind,
stand in a rainbow,
begin at the end.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
- Bertha Calloway (attributed)

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.
Notice the bumble bee, the small child,
and the smiling faces.
Smell the rain, and feel the wind.
Live your life to the fullest potential,
and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

 

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

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I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
I will give my body to my love and celebrate
that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves.
We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point.
This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All we are is dust in the wind.
- the band Kansas

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Winston Churchill

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

If you don't know where you are going,
you might wind up someplace else.
- Yogi Berra

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding
to the spiritual energy of wind.
- Annie Dillard

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing,
wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather,
only different kinds of good weather.
- John Ruskin

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things...
I play with leaves.
I skip down the street and run against the wind.
- Leo Buscaglia

If one does not know to which port one is sailing,
no wind is favorable.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones,
as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Most people never run far enough on their first wind
to find out they've got a second.
- William James

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
- Anne Bronte

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

When I woke up Sunday morning at the Open and stepped
outside and felt the wind and rain in my face,
I knew I had an excellent chance to win if I just took
my time and trusted myself.
- Tom Kite

What, nephew, said the king, is the wind in that door?
- Thomas Malory

And finally Winter, with its bitin',
whinin' wind,
and all the land will be mantled with snow.
- Roy Bean

God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.
- Laurence Sterne

If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else,
something I operate and wind up and have to make an
impression with and use to transmit someone else's screenplay.
- Charles Dance

Political language...
is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable,
and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
- George Orwell

Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.
- Brad Pitt

I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and
the wind blowing through my hair.
- Evel Knievel

Winning is like shaving - you do it every day or you
wind up looking like a bum.
- Jack Kemp

Absence is to love what wind is to fire;
it extinguishes the small,
it enkindles the great.
- Roger de Rabutin

They sowed the wind and now they are going to reap the whirlwind.
- Arthur Harris

Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice
you may wind up making other peoples mistakes.
- Ann Landers

Separately there was only wind, water,
sail, and hull, but at my hand the four had been given purpose and direction.
- Lowell Thomas

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind.
But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.
- Chanakya

Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power,
but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails.
- Ian Gilmour

That's a powerful lucky rabbit's foot.
I got the part in Gone With the Wind because of it.
I got my Warner contract, thanks to it.
- Hattie McDaniel

Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure.
- Robert Southwell

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail,
and mankind the vessel.
- Augustus Hare

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind:
we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account
of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
- Meriwether Lewis

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
- Johannes Brahms

Yes, you can lose somebody overnight,
yes, your whole life can be turned upside down.
Life is short.
It can come and go like a feather in the wind.
- Shania Twain

I have a lot of nervous energy.
Work is my best way of channelling that into something
productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener.
- Ben Stiller

I have played in rain before.
I have played in wind before.
I have played in cold before, but not all put together.
They were the hardest conditions I ever played in.
- Michelle Wie

Thus far we run before the wind.
- Arthur Murphy

If enough people think of a thing and work hard enough at it,
I guess it's pretty nearly bound to happen,
wind and weather permitting.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

Throw caution to the wind and just do it.
- Carrie Underwood

Strange things blow in through my window on the wings
of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny.
- Carl Sandburg

In open range fires it is about picking a spot and
hoping it is the right location.
At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind
and humidity and a number of other factors.
- John Glover

Most women don't like good men.
They say they want a good buy, but most women always
wind up with the bad boy.
- Stephanie Mills

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind
that ruffles the curtains at dawn,
and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
- John Steinbeck

Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing,
but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch.
- Yoshida Kenko

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind,
and sometimes against it.
But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The general knowledge of time on the island depends,
curiously enough, on the direction of the wind.
- John Millington Synge

I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett
O'Hara in Gone With The Wind.
- Glenn Close

They look at someone like me, and I just really get up their nose.
I really wind them up.
- Tracey Emin

For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere
of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning
the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late.
- Anne Edwards

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either
imagination or a headache.
- Catherine the Great

Dirt makes a man look masculine.
Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that.
It's OK.
All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.
- Hedy Lamarr

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

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind
and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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