Quotation Explorer - 'Wilderness'

How great are the advantages of solitude! -- How sublime is the silence of nature's ever-active energies? There is something in the very name of wilderness, which charms the ear, and soothes the spirit of man. There is religion in it. - Estwick Evans
Wilderness holds an original presence giving expression to that which we lack, the losses we long to recover, the absences we seek to fill. Wilderness revives the memory of unity. Through its protection we can find faith in our humanity. - Terry Tempest Williams
Beauty is the wilderness of sensual perception where we always want to get lost. - Debasish Mridha
It is a commonplace of all religious thought, even the most primitive, that the man seeking visions and insight must go apart from his fellows and love for a time in the wilderness. - Loren Eiseley
In the wilderness of lifeHappiness is looking for youIn the jungles of dreams and desires,In the beauty of shrubs and flowers,In the span of sadness and kindness. In the deepness of hearts and minds. - Debasish Mridha
Civilized Man says: I am Self, I am Master, all the rest is other--outside, below, underneath, subservient. I own, I use, I explore, I exploit, I control. What I do is what matters. What I want is what matter is for. I am that I am, and the rest is women & wilderness, to be used as I see fit. - Ursula K. Le Guin
I remembered the dim winter light, the smell of damp earth and leaves, the eeriness that always attaches to a place once settled and civilized, but now reclaimed by the wilderness. - Lisa Tuttle
A thousand times, people may have touched each other, but never ever sensed a single vein of oneness or complicity in the wilderness of their inner world, since obdurate mental impediments have been barricading the road to understanding and propinquity. (A thousand times) - Erik Pevernagie
The wilderness is a test, whether we will walk in the ways of God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Most often women want happiness and men want wilderness. - Debasish Mridha
Bare heights of loneliness...a wilderness whose burning winds sweep over glowing sands, what are they to HIM? Even there He can refresh us, even there He can renew us. - Amy Carmichael
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
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
The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see. - Edward Abbey
Get drunk by drinking the magical beauty and tranquil tonic of nature; get lost in the wilderness. - Debasish Mridha
Life itself is the journey of the mind toward the unknown infinite wilderness. Get lost. - Debasish Mridha
We had no choice. Sadness was a dangerous as panthers and bears. the wilderness needs your whole attention. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
My wilderness training was 4 years and 10 months of solitude, search and study. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pain in the wilderness is an investment in pleasure in the Promised Land. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Don’t look outside in the world or in wilderness to find the peace, look inside your heart, where it resides. - Debasish Mridha
Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and ThouBeside me singing in the Wilderness -And Wilderness is Paradise enow. - Omar Khayyám
Jesus was a hiker. The wilderness was His retreat. - Toni Sorenson
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness. - Havelock Ellis
I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness. - Aldo Leopold
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the World, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend. - Robert Louis Stevenson
A clarion call to the 7000 remnants who are yet to bow their knees to Baal, to arise and come out of the wilderness to take charge of the guard that would lead their Nations and church to the promise land - Sunday Adelaja
Only those who are eager to get lost in the wilderness of life’s beauty can find a meaningful life. - Debasish Mridha
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art. - Austin O'Malley
In God's wildness lies the hope of the world - the great fresh unblighted, unredeemed wilderness. The galling harness of civilization drops off, and wounds heal ere we are aware. - John Muir
Venture deep into the wilderness of lost thought to the point that you physically shiver with apprehension, and there you will find creativity - Carl Henegan
When you wake up to kingdom realities, you find that you are tracing the steps of both the Israelites and Jesus himself into the wilderness. . . . The wilderness is the place where God meets his people, Satan attacks, and kingdom allegiances are revealed. [Ed Welch, Running Scared, 118] - Edward T. Welch
To live without an aim is to wander in a wilderness. - Radhe Maa
If I can’t sing, then let me listen to the songs of the wilderness and let me watch the dance of a lonely leaf. - Debasish Mridha
We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey; - John Hope Franklin
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. - John Muir
As I explore the wilderness of my own body, I see that I am made of blood and bones, sunlight and water, pesticide residues and redwood humus, the fears and dreams of generations of ancestors, particles of exploded stars. - Anne Cushman
The moment her hymen was plucked from her body in the wilderness, Her soul was taken from sanity. - Roman Payne
In the wilderness, we walk and keep the way of the Creator - Lailah Gifty Akita
MANNA, n. A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness. When it was no longer supplied to them they settled down and tilled the soil, fertilizing it, as a rule, with the bodies of the original occupants. - Ambrose Bierce
To grow unique beauty, be wild and live in the wilderness of your mind. - Debasish Mridha
Every sacred soul must walk and keep the way of God in the wilderness for years, to begin the sacred writings. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Your whole being is deeply troubled- personified the vision of a child's purity, lost in the wilderness of an ever-unchanging and imperfect world. - Compton Gage
Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter. - John Muir
Not only did Jesus purposefully enter the wilderness on a regular basis but historically, God seems to prefer meeting with man in these desert regions. - Amy Layne Litzelman
If Music is a Place -- then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple. - Vera Nazarian
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Spiritual renewal occurs in the wilderness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Nature is an outcry, unpolished truth; the art—a euphemism—tamed wilderness. - Dejan Stojanovic
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness. - Kate DiCamillo
The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself. - Alan Alda
You are a beautiful flower of love in the endless wilderness of time. - Debasish Mridha
You are alone. But you seems not afraid- though you weary with your groaning; wandering far off in the wilderness and your eyes, consumed because of your grief; waxed old while you're still young. - Compton Gage
Wilderness is wise; civilization enjoys the joy of foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
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