Quotation Explorer - 'Float'

To grow is not to timidly sit on some safe shore at water’s edge and clumsily grab whatever happens to float by me. Rather, it is to deliberately step into waters both calm and turbulent in order to wrestle great things to shore. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. - John Locke
After losing someone, the beautiful memories float wrenching the heart to bleed tears.بعدما تفقد أحدهم تطفو الذكريات الجميلة توخز القلب فيعصر دمعا - Wafaa Nowaihed
If you sit by the river long enough, you will see the body of your enemy float by. - Japanese Proverb
None of us are bad people. We float around and we run across each other and we learn about ourselves, and we make mistakes and we do great things. We hurt others, we hurt ourselves, we make others happy and we please ourselves. We can and should forgive ourselves and each other for that. - Dan Harmon
Child, you’ve been trying to drown your sorrows for some time now. And the problem with that plan is, you can’t drown sorrows. They’re good swimmers. They’re gonna float back up to the top and be bobbing right where you left them last night. - Terri Lee
Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it. - Julie Andrews Edwards
Fiction inhabits the zone between the real and the impossible. The tug of those two poles is what gives it motion, vitality. Tethering fiction too tightly to the real produces plodding, lifeless stories. Letting it float too far from that anchor produces stories that are arbitrary and unpersuasive. - Vinnie Tesla
Thank god he's holding me because if he weren't, I'd float away. - Jade Goodmore
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. - Muhammad Ali
The journey of the mind always has longer to travel than the heart because dreams carry weight, while love makes you float. - Shannon L. Alder
To lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. - John Lubbock
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it. - Julie Andrews Edwards
Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface. - Santosh Kalwar
man cannot control the current of events. he can only float with them and steer - Otto von Bismarck
All things want to float. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Those who are coming from the gutters know that from time to time a piece of us will break off and float back to the floor from whence it came. Wealth can gray your eyes at the edges, money does not make you hover above human qualities, you are only a flawed being with much material gain. - Crystal Evans
Don't just float through life; don't just agree to anything and everything, have a course you are known for at all times. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Being married definitely took work. When we fought, I felt like I wanted to float away and drown, whereas before I knew I could walk away without any strings attached. - Brenda Perlin
In a marshland amongst the crocodiles, there float beautiful water lilies! Even in the Hell, one can find the good and the beauty. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Still, what I want in my lifeis to be willingto be dazzled—to cast aside the weight of factsand maybe evento float a littleabove this difficult world. - Mary Oliver
I would rather be an opportunist and float than go to the bottom with my principles around my neck. - Stanley Baldwin
A few blossoms float into the room. They drop like frayed yellow ribbons on the gray carpet. - Eileen Granfors
Your tears for others will float you closer toward God. - Shannon L. Alder
Now your burnt ashes float to mingle with others And as I wait for another day I keep singing another song How did I go astray! - Lindiwe Mabuza
When you're in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. That's the consolation of philosophy. - David Cronenberg
Writing poetry is a state of free float - Margaret Atwood
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. - Alan W. Watts
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
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