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Funny Tempests Quotes
Funny Quotes about Tempests

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God has cared for these trees,
saved them from drought, disease, avalanches,
and a thousand tempests and floods.
But he cannot save them from fools.
- John Muir

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves.
- Trieu Thi Trinh

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus


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When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor


 

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

I believe totally in a Capitalist System,
I only wish that someone would try it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

I wish you a rainbows and butterflies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I wish you a tea and jammies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wish you a magical white rabbit kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In critical moments men sometimes see
exactly what they wish to see.
- the character Spock of the television series Star Trek

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The spirit of resistance to government
is so valuable on certain occasions
that I wish it to be always kept alive.
- Thomas Jefferson

Be as you wish to seem.
- Socrates

I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish
there was less immaturity in political thinking.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

A dream is a wish your heart makes.
- The Supremes

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy,
and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe
for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel.
Along with all men of good will,
I salute the young state and wish it well.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to be a writer, write.
- Epictetus

There is not a truth existing which I fear...
or would wish unknown to the whole world.
- Thomas Jefferson

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

I don't believe in the after life,
although I am bringing a change of underwear.
- Woody Allen

I believe in equality for everyone,
except reporters and photographers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful,
natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
- Steve Martin

An idea isn't responsible for the people who believe in it.
- Don Marquis

I truly believe that happiness is possible...
even when you're thirty-three
and have a bottom the size of two bowling balls.
- the movie Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out
in a war fought with the atomic bomb.
Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
- Albert Einstein

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The will to believe chases out the rational mind,
whenever and wherever the two come into conflict.
- Philip K. Dick

The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe,
just so you're sincere.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown


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