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.
You can't drown your sorrows, they always float to the surface.
When the tide of life turns against youAnd the current upsets your boat,Don't waste tears on what might have been,Just lie on your back and float.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
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Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement;
but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.
To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give, to roam the roads of the lands remote, to travel is to live.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad.
But the greatest part of mankind float between vice and virtue.
Rest is not idleness, and 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.
Life is a tide; float on it. Go down with it and go up with it, but be detached. Then it is not difficult.
Jesus got me through the slums without getting murdered.
I just walked with him as though he were really there and not a spirit just floating around.
When the mariner has been tossed for many days in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the storm, the earliest glance of the sun, to take his latitude, and ascertain how far the elements have driven him from his true course. Let us imitate this prudence, and, before we float farther on the waves of this debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may at least be able to conjecture where we now are.
One little bird not larger than a sparrow, it may have been a Phalarope, would alight on the turbulent surface where the breakers were five or six feet high, and float buoyantly there like a duck, cunningly taking to its wings and lifting itself a few feet through the air over the foaming crest of each breaker, but sometimes outriding safely a considerable billow which hid it some seconds, when its instinct told it that it would not break. It was a little creature thus to sport with the ocean, but it was as perfect a success in its way as the breakers in theirs.
The dog is a religious animal. In his savage state he worships the moon and the lights that float upon the waters. These are his gods to whom he appeals at night with long-drawn howls.
Looking foolish does the spirit good.
The need not to look foolish is one of youth's many burdens; as we get older we are exempted from more and more, and float upward in our heedlessness, singing Gratia Dei sum quod sum.
A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him. My advice: Don't worry about yourself. Take care of those who work for you and you'll float to greatness on their achievements.
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.
There are. intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.
Life is our teacher. Life communicates with us all the time and it is a lesson to see how life continuously has led me to the people I need to met, to the situations I need to experience, and to the places I need to be. There has never been any real reason to worry since all small individual rivers are already on their way to the ocean, to the Whole. It is not about swimming, it is about relaxing and to float with the river in a basic trust that life already leads towards the sea of consciousness, towards the Whole.
We walk across graduation stages, high on our overblown expectations, and when we float back down to Earth, we realize we don't know what the heck it means to actually save the world anyway.
When the polar ice caps melt, my recording studio will rise up like an ark, and I'll float off into the drowned world like a character from a J.G. Ballard novel.
There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,' which is why there's still Cobol floating around.
Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for one that might not float, he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.
Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured.
It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
I may be smelly and I may be old, Rough in my pebbles, reedy in my pools, But where my fish float by I bless their swimming, And I like the people to bathe in me especially women.
I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams, or creep on rocks or roll from the sea. I am entranced by the mystery of them, and absorbed by their variety and kinds. Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.
Money tends to make people suspicious, if there's any money floating around.
I rode on a float in one of the parades in Mississippi. It's an experience.
It's easy to sleep floating around - it's very comfortable.
But you have to be careful that you don't float into somebody or something!
Think about technological float: it took centuries for the wheel to gain universal acceptance. Now any microchip device can be in use around the world in weeks.
Spiritual people don't float around all day on clouds of glory;
they live in the real world and deal with real issues in real ways.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
I would say things like 'I am the greatest! I'm pretty! If you talk jive, you'll drop in five! I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! I'm pretty!' When white people heard me talking like this, some said, 'That black man talks too much. He's bragging.'
The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea.
Everywhere on Earth, at this moment, in the new spiritual atmosphere created by the appearance of the idea of evolution, there float, in a state of extreme mutual sensitivity, love of God and faith in the world: the two essential components of the Ultra-human.
No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.