Quotation Explorer - 'Sand'

Life gets so ridiculous, you just have to brush it off like sand and laugh. I think the laughter is good medicine for crap-itis. - Ace Antonio Hall
I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming? - Maya Angelou
In this delicate and unpredictable life, the future is unwritten. Do not take someone for granted today, for once tomorrow dawns upon the indigo night the only remaining trace will be tracks in the sand... - Virginia Alison
If lighthouse becomes a burning candle, flickered upon ocean's insanity.Your sailing heart there anchors to handle the obsessed breeze towards sand dune's vanity. - Munia Khan
He was the ocean and I was the sand, i lived content in stillness and he washed a shore everytime, as a better man. - Nikki Rowe
We are all different. God made us that way. Drawing a line in the sand due to that is indeed unfortunate. - Jill Telford
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
Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time. - Dan Quayle
You have more brain cells than there are grains of sand on your favorite beach, and you have cleverness, dexterity, and creativity—all of which powerfully combine when you are at risk—if you listen to your intuition - Gavin de Becker
You may say what you want to, but in my opinion she had more sand in her than any girl I ever see; in my opinion she was just full of sand. - Mark Twain
I’ve crossed a world of sand and tears in search of you. I love you. I’ve done nothing in my life worth more than that. - V.S. Carnes
It isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the grain of sand in your shoe. - Unknown
Sand did not suddenly come into being because we had need for glass and silicone. Neither did wild flowers suddenly spring up because a bunch of environmentalists in Texas wanted alternative ways of helping the world without dumping more chemicals into it - these things were already there. - Stephen Richards
Sand in reality is nothing else than very small stones. - Axel Fredrik Cronstedt
Here's to real heroes, not the ones who carry us off into the sunset but the ones who help us choose our princes." - commentary on Castles on the Sand - E.M. Tippetts
Fanatics are like debris following the course of the wind, they are swept around like sand, and convinced to believe in what they do not understand. - Michael Bassey Johnson
As a HARD ROCK hit the wolf, he crawled back to his favorite beach to gathered sources from his 3S of happiness , sea, sand and sun to refresh his battle faced body ... A triangle with the SHE wolf inside, the ONE that combined all the above to rejuvenate his soul - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Whether we, admit it or not ,but forgiveness is one of the special attributes and qualities of our creator. we cannot forgive and forget anything, incident or matter ,even if we try hard , still some stale memories keep on hurting like pieces of broken glass or sand particles. - AISHA RAHEEL
To see a world in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. - William Blake
My grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together! For now it would be heavier than the sand of the desert. - Compton Gage
I took the life of the woman I was supposed to call mother in the process of being born... in order to become the world's strongest shinobi... an incarnation of sand was implanted inside of me... - Masashi Kishimoto
I listen to the silenceand yearn to be more me,swimming in the sea of myself,learning eternally -finding out where the rocks areand smoothing them into sand. - Jay Woodman
Writers begin with a grain of sand, and then create a beach. - Robert Black
To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour. - William Blake
You have wakened not out of sleep, but into a prior dream, and that dream lies within another, and so on, to infinity, which is the number of grains of sand. The path that you are to take is endless, and you will die before you have truly awakened. - Jorge Luis Borges
You've slipped away like a fistful of sand. You've vanished so quickly like a wind. Do you know how I long to hold you love of my life. - Euginia Herlihy
In the case of sand as in that of woman, there is a fineness which is treacherous. - Victor Hugo
In the land of the ostriches, the blind are king. When politicians bury their head in the sand, ignorance rules the country. ( "High noon." ) - Erik Pevernagie
The beach is a natural park, without the greenery but the sand is a natural toy. - Anuradha Bhattacharyya
nothing is lifelesswhen the moon writes its screedon the silvern sand silence-From the poem:"The Universe In Blossom - Munia Khan
You can't make footprints in the sand of time if you're sitting on your butt, and who wants to make buttprints in the sand of time? - Bob Moawad
Sleep is a daily reminder from God that we are not God. Once a day God sends us to bed like patients with a sickness. The sickness is a chronic tendency to think we are in control and that our work is indispensable. To cure us of this disease God turns us into helpless sacks of sand once a day. - John Piper
Your personality of the mind is like a castle of sand around the sea. The time you begin to disassociate yourself with different experiences and impressions of both the external and internal world, you won’t find anything inside. - Roshan Sharma
Sand by the seashore is inestimable. - Lailah Gifty Akita
As a HARD ROCK hit the wolf, he crawled back to his favorite beach to gathered sources from his 3S of happiness, sea, sand and sun... A triangle with HER inside - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Trust is like sand, one lie and it slips away. - Saru Singhal
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
In a way, she became the sand to my hourglass... she made watching that trickling sand a little more bearable. I no longer worried about what would happen when the sand ran out. I began to see the spark each grain held as it fell. - Hubert Martin
Remind me to thank God I don’t have a sister.Caine eyed him critically. He was a filthy heap of blood and soot and sand stuck to the gun oil on his face. Yeah, without much enthusiasm. I’ll thank Him for ya. - V.S. Carnes
Time is to clock as mind is to brain. The clock or watch somehow contains the time. And yet time refuses to be bottled up like a genie stuffed in a lamp. Whether it flows as sand or turns on wheels within wheels, time escapes irretrievably, while we watch. - Dava Sobel
Therefore from one man (Abraham) ... were born as many as the stars of the sky in multitude -- innumerable as the sand which is by the seashore. - Hebrews 11 12
They were the men and the women of the sand, of the wind, of the light, of the night. They appeared as in a dream, at the crest of a dune, as if they were born of the cloudless sky. - Jean-Marie G. Le Clézio
I incessantly look for water in wells dug by men, and I have drunk enough sand to prove it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. - Dorothy Bryant
When you draw a line in the sand, be careful it is not low tide. - Dixie Waters
For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water - Isaiah Bible ESV
Character is the line in the sand between the worst of the good people and the best of the bad ones - Johnny Flora
Sometimes that mountain you've been climbing is just a grain of sand, and what you've been up there searching for forever, is in your hands. When you figure out love is all that matters after all it sure makes everything else seem so small. - Carrie Underwood
How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand. - Psalms 139
Sand lines my soul which is filled with the breath of the ocean. - A.D. Posey
The whole of the world could be deduced from the smallest grain of sand, if one studied it closely enough. - Christopher Paolini
Castles made of sand fall in the sea eventually. - Jimi Hendrix
When you bury your head in the sand you leave your backside exposed to those who seek to take advantage. - Gary Hopkins
Life is like an Hourglass. The grains of sand drop one by one and then it’s all over. Live before you die. - RVM
Life is like an Hourglass. The grains of sand drop one by one and then it’s all over. Live before you die. - - RVM
I thought about one of my favorite Sufi poems, which says that God long ago drew a circle in the sand exactly around the spot where you are standing right now. I was never not coming here. This was never not going to happen. - Elizabeth Gilbert
When time furtively slips like sand through the fingers and our memory becomes tired and lazy, we recognize we are at war. We are at war with forgetfulness. ("The past was her best friend" ) - Erik Pevernagie
If wishes were grains of sand, the world would be a desert. - Palle Oswald
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
WE MUST ALL EAT OR ELSE WE WILL PUT SAND IN YOUR FOOD. - Job Amupanda
The stars are numerous as the sand on the seashore. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Orthodoxy builds a rococo logical palace on loose empirical sand. - Richard R. Nelson
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
How light the raindrop's contents are;how gently the world touches me.From View With a Grain of Sand - Wisława Szymborska
We don't lose people, they just slip down like sand through the loop holes we have in ourselves. - Himanshu Chhabra
Am besten cremst du sie schon hier ein", sagte ich."Im Freibad ist sie immer sofort im Sand und wenn sie dabei noch fettig ist, hast du ein paniertes Kind."Er nickte. Und seufzte tief. - Mara Andeck
We, writers & poets, have a big problem. We swim too deep inside life, also in shallow waters, and then we end touching the sand! - Rossana Condoleo
A universal truth that most mature women have learned, often the hard way.... When choosing a mate, keep in mind, only nature has the ability to turn sand into pearls. If the relationship isn't happy, healthy, or working, move on... unless of course you prefer sand. - K.E. Garvey
All those things for which we have no words are lost. The mind—the culture—has two little tools, grammar and lexicon: a decorated sand bucket and a matching shovel. With these we bluster about the continents and do all the world's work. With these we try to save our very lives. - Annie Dillard
Das Leben flieht wie Sand dahin,Doch schwer umkehret sich der Sinn. - Hugo Von Hoffmannsthal
Some little pieces of sand are so full of ego that they see themselves as a giant rock! But then the wind blows, the big ego flies in the air! - Mehmet Murat ildan
On Jesus' rock, my life abounds; all other floors are slippery grounds. His love for me, is mercy band; any other love is sinking sand. - Israelmore Ayivor
To transform a grimace into a sound sounds impossible, yet it is possible to transform a vision into music, to go outside an enslaved personality, to become impersonal by transforming into sand, into water, into light. - Dejan Stojanovic
Look at this. It's worthless - ten dollars from a vendor in the street. But I take it, I bury it in the sand for a thousand years, it becomes priceless. - George Lucas
I'm writing a first draft and reminding myself that I'm simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles. - Shannon Hale
Many people find bald, unvarnished truths so disturbing, they prefer to ram their heads in the sand and start dreaming at the first sign of scientific reality. - Charlie Brooker
At the beginning Earth was a hell; then it became a heaven! Hell is the road leading to heaven! Chestnut tastes good after roasted! When the sand lives through hell, it becomes a beautiful glass! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You see, the world is as big as an elephant or small as a grain of sand, depending on you. You can let it stomp you, gore you, swallow you up. Or you can let it slip into your shell and turn into a pearl. -- Benjamin East - Jonathan Freedman
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. - Mark Twain
Being in a relationship with some people is like pushing a boat through sand. I used to have the time and energy for that kind of nonsense, but not anymore. Relationships should be a wonderful journey of exploration and love; not grinding resistance. - Steve Maraboli
What matters most:"What he had yearned to embrace was not the flesh but a downy spirit, a spark, the impalpable angel that inhabits the flesh."Wind, Sand and Stars. - Richard Bach
Writers start with a grain of sand, and then create a beach. - Robert Black
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. - Muhammad Ali
I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy. - Og Mandino
All the beaches of the world, could never amount to, nor implore the one grain of sand that I stand on, which is your love. - Anthony Liccione
Respect everybody you meet either Rich or Poor | Cute or Ugly | Locally or Internationally | Famous or Infamous.. afterall we're all sand - Goals Rider
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. - Jean-Paul Sartre
On the seashore, when I feel the waves are taking the sand beneath my feet, I keep my feet firm and deep, I stay strong!!! - G.S.Sreekiran
Nothing is built on stone; All is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. - Jorge Luis Borges
A girl who travels has learned how to dance barefoot. She’s learned to place her toes in the sand and dance through rhythm, not through rehearsed footwork. She’s learned to follow what she likes, not what she needs to like. - lauren klarfeld
If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge. - Napoleon Hill
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