As long as I breathe I hope. As long as I breathe I shall fight for the future, that radiant future, in which man, strong and beautiful, will become master of the drifting stream of his history and will direct it towards the boundless horizons of beauty, joy and happiness!— Leon Trotsky
Jaw-dropping Drift quotations
Success is not a destination: It is a journey.
The happiest people I know are those who are busy working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are drifting along with no worthwhile objectives in mind.
I was born to catch dragons in their dens And pick flowers To tell tales and laugh away the morning To drift and dream like a lazy stream And walk barefoot across sunshine days.
Come with me, the river said, close your eyes and quiet your limbs and float with me into the wonder and mystery of the canyons, see the unknown and the little known, look upon the stone gods face to face, see Medusa, drink my waters, hear my song, feel my power, come along and drift with me toward the distant, ultimate and legendary sea.
Underneath all reason lies delirium and drift.
The moon and sun are travelers through eternity.
Even the years wander on. Whether drifting through life on a boat or climbing toward old age leading a horse, each day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
You are not a powerless speck of dust drifting around in the wind.
..we are, each of us, like beautiful snowflakes-unique, and born for a specific reason and purpose.
We lost the skyline We stepped right off the map Drifted into black space And let the clocks relapse.
I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.
For some reason I have a visual intuition that allows me to design things in an interesting way, and I don't know where that came from. Because I don't have this formal training, I seem to drift in a different direction.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it.
But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Let the desert wind cool your aching head. Let the weight of the world - drift away instead
It's better to hang out with people better than you.
Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.
The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold.
... I see your lips, the summer kisses The sunburned hands, I used to hold Since you went away, the days grow long And soon I'll hear ol' winter's song. But I miss you most of all my darling, When autumn leaves start to fall.
Don't leave me, even for an hour, because then the little drops of anguish will all run together, the smoke that roams looking for a home will drift into me, choking my lost heart.
It's so graceful to be blown by the wind, to go where the wind takes you.
Just drifting over beautiful rivers in a balloon is perfect.
When Stark isn't off sulking somewhere, or whatever he's doing when he won't return my calls, I alternate between the two. That usually works well, though occasionally an idea for the wrong guy drifts through my mind.
We should all have personal hot air balloons and drift serenely through the clouds.
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
A life without purpose is a languid, drifting thing;
Every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves: This day let me make a sound beginning, for what we have hitherto done is naught!
A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above, a handful of happiness, a heart full of love.
The older you get, the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness
The best of America drifts to Paris. The American in Paris is the best American. It is more fun for an intelligent person to live in an intelligent country. France has the only two things toward which we drift as we grow older—intelligence and good manners.
I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers.
From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway stations and street corners, I gather that there are a great many men who share my dislike for it, as well as an equal number of women who ... believe it to be the solution to most of this world's problems.
Old Hollywood is just like a desert water in Africa.
Hang around long enough and every kind of animal in the world will drift in for refreshments.
Within evangelicalism is a distressing drift toward accepting a Christianity that does not demand a life-changing walk with God. Many evangelicals (today) do not realize that the church has always been an island of righteousness in a sea of paganism, but as a result they turned the world upside-down.
She smiled, and her eyes started to drift downward.
"Cather..." Back up to his eyes. "You know that I'm falling in love with you, right?
The reason this country continues its drift toward socialism and big nanny government is because too many people vote in the expectation of getting something for nothing, not because they have a concern for what is good for the country.
You can't imagine parlor ballads drifting out of high-rise multi-towered buildings. That kind of music existed in a more timeless state of life.
You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.
Towards midnight the rain ceased and the clouds drifted away, so that the sky was scattered once more with the incredible lamps of stars.
I figure people drift toward liberalism at a young age, and I always hope that they change when they see how the world really is.
Life has a way of testing our anchors and tempting us to drift.
Nevertheless, if our anchors are correctly placed in the rock of our Redeemer, they will hold—no matter the force of the wind, the strength of the tide, or the height of the waves.
My body, now close to fifty years of age, has become an old tree that bears bitter peaches, a snail which has lost its shell, a bagworm separated from its bag; it drifts with the winds and clouds that know no destination. Morning and night I have eaten traveler's fare, and have held out for alms a pilgrim's wallet.
I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.