I am an African. I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land.— Thabo Mbeki
Colorful beautiful desert quotes that are about walking in the desert
Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.
All of the great prophets of modern times have come from the desert and were uneducated: Mohammed, Jesus and myself.
Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
Hulkamania is like a single grain of sand in the Sahara desert that is Macho Madness.
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free.
This is something everyone knows: A well-used city street is apt to be a safe street. A deserted city street is apt to be unsafe.
I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.
Do not lose heart, even if you should discover that you lack qualities necessary for the work to which you are called. He who called you will not desert you, but the moment you are in need he will stretch out his saving hand.
What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.
You can't fight the desert... you have to ride with it.
We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason, if we dig deep in our history and our doctrine, and remember that we are not descended from fearful men ... We proclaim ourselves, as indeed we are, the defenders of freedom, wherever it continues to exist in the world, but we cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
A desert is a place without expectation.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.
We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams.
On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don't stop
The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
For animals that are overworked, underfed, and cruelly treated;
for all wistful creatures in captivity that beat their wings against bars; for any that are hunted or lost or deserted or frightened or hungry; for all that must be put to death...and for those who deal with them we ask a heart of compassion and gentle hands and kindly words.
If the desert is holy, it is because it is a forgotten place that allows us to remember the sacred. Perhaps that is why every pilgrimage to the desert is a pilgrimage to the self. There is no place to hide and so we are found.
If Christ did not want to dismiss the Jews without food in the desert for fear that they would collapse on the way, it was to teach us that it is dangerous to try to get to heaven without the Bread of Heaven.
Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy... . And special in this is the child's feeling that the parents' love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity ... may be only a pretense.
Mojave Desert - The Mojave Desert (/moʊˈhɑːvi, mə-/ moh-HAH-vee, mə-; Mohave: Hayikwiir Mat'aar) is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America
Gobi Desert - The Gobi Desert (/ˈɡoʊbi/) is a large desert or brushland region in East Asia. It covers parts of Northern and Northeastern China and of Southern Mongolia
Atacama Desert - The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a desert plateau in South America covering a 1,000 km (600 mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast
Thar Desert - The Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent that covers an area
Desert climate - variations of a desert climate: a hot desert climate (BWh), and a cold desert climate (BWk). To delineate "hot desert climates" from "cold desert climates"
Desert Eagle - The Desert Eagle (sometimes shortened into the Deagle) is a semi-automatic handgun notable for chambering the largest centerfire cartridge of any magazine-fed
Aralkum Desert - The Aralkum Desert is a desert that has appeared since 1960 on the seabed once occupied by the Aral Sea. It lies to the south and east of what remains
Sonoran Desert - The Sonoran Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Sonora) is a North American desert which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and
Judaean Desert - The Judaean Desert or Judean Desert (Hebrew: מִדְבַּר יְהוּדָה Midbar Yehuda, both Desert of Judah or Judaean Desert; Arabic: صحراء يهودا Sahraa' Yahuda)
When you're in the desert, you look into infinity.
... It makes you feel terribly small, and also in a strange way, quite big.
We were taught to believe that the Great Spirit sees and hears everything, and that he never forgets; that hereafter he will give every man a spirit-home according to his deserts: if he has been a good man, he will have a good home; if he has been a bad man, he will have a bad home. This I believe, and all my people believe the same.
The avaricious man is like the barren sandy ground of the desert which sucks in all the rain and dew with greediness, but yields no fruitful herbs or plants for the benefit of others.
A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people.
It is a never failing spring in the desert.
To wake in that desert dawn was like waking in the heart of an opal.
... See the desert on a fine morning and die - if you can!
The desert wears... a veil of mystery. Motionless and silent it evokes in us an elusive hint of something unknown, unknowable, about to be revealed. Since the desert does not act it seems to be waiting -- but waiting for what?
Look at you, you madman! Screaming you are thirsty and dying in a desert, when all around you there is nothing but water!
I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean.
I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.