We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.— Thomas Fuller
Most Powerful Lakes quotations
“He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”
The nature of Christ's salvation is woefully misrepresented by the present-day evangelist. He announces a Saviour from Hell rather than a Saviour from sin. And that is why so many are fatally deceived, for there are multitudes who wish to escape the Lake of fire who have no desire to be delivered from their carnality and worldliness.
The white man is our mortal enemy, and we cannot accept him.
I will fight to see that vicious beast go down into the lake of fire prepared for him from the beginning, that he never rise again to give any innocent black man, woman or child the hell that he has delighted in pouring on us for 400 years.
I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake beneath the trees Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
We have reached the time in the life of the planet, and humanity's demand upon it, when every fisherman will have to be a river-keeper, a steward of marine shallows, a watchman on the high seas. We are beyond having to put back what we have taken out. We must put back more than we take out.
The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish.
The wilderness does not make you forget your normal life so much as it removes the distractions for proper remembering.
Perfect sincerity and transparency make a great part of beauty, as in dewdrops, lakes, and diamonds.
American men are allotted just as many tears as American women.
But because we are forbidden to shed them, we die long before women do, with our hearts exploding or our blood pressure rising or our livers eaten away by alcohol because that lake of grief inside us has no outlet. We, men, die because our faces were not watered enough.
A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day.
Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
Peace doesn't come from finding a lake with no storms. It comes from having Jesus in the boat.
For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), It's always our self we find in the sea.
I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.
Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
I saw a seagull hanging out by a lake, but I said, "Don't worry, Dude. I won't say anything."
Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
People conquered on different sides of the lake should be ruled on different sides of the lake.
It may sound funny, but I love the South.
I don't choose to live anywhere else. There's land here, where a man can raise cattle, and I'm going to do it some day. There are lakes where a man can sink a hook and fight the bass. There is room here for my children to play and grow, and become good citizens-if the white man will let them.
I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country... dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods.
Maybe your stature as a fly fisherman isn't determined by how big a trout you can catch, but by how small a trout you can catch without being disappointed.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity... that's all there is. That's the whole economy. That's where all the economic activity and jobs come from. These biological systems are the sustaining wealth of the world.
There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm.
Make your heart like a lake, with calm, still surface, and great depths of kindness.
I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.
Some say no evil thing that walks by night, In fog or fire, by lake or moorish fen, Blue meagre hag, or stubborn unlaid ghost That breaks his magic chains at curfew time, No goblin, or swart fairy of the mine, Hath hurtful power o'er true virginity.
Doing that, then doing a lot of theater, which I love.
Doing guest stars, did two independent films that are going around to all these festivals. Both of them are going to be at the Lake Tahoe Film Festival.
Ugly ducklings don't turn into swans and glide off down the lake.
Whether your sunglasses are on or off, you only see the world you make.
Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
I'm not from the heart of Atlanta, I'm from the Eastern outskirts.
Stone Mountain is the town - Gambino is from there, Danger Mouse is from there. So there's a lot more greenery, lakes and a mountain you can climb everyday - all kinds of stuff that I'm into. I wear sandals, or a harness - I'm prepared to be outdoors because that's just how I am.