His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular.— Idi Amin
Cheerful Sea Life quotations
Live in the sunshine. Swim the sea. Drink the wild air.
When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails
Don't sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. John P. Weiss about persistence in life.
The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
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.
Stand through life firm as a rock in the sea, undisturbed and unmoved by its ever-rising waves
I am a citizen of the most beautiful nation on earth, a nation whose laws are harsh yet simple, a nation that never cheats, which is immense and without borders, where life is lived in the present. In this limitless nation, this nation of wind, light, and peace, there is no other ruler besides the sea.
later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.
The sea! The sea! The open sea!, The blue, the fresh, the ever free!
The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish.
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea
The sea lives in every one of us.
Allah made the illusion look real and the real an illusion.
He concealed the sea and made the foam visible, the wind invisible, and the dust manifest. you see the dust whirling, but how can the dust rise by itself? you see the foam, but not the ocean. invoke Him with deeds, not words; for deeds are real and will save you in the infinite-life.
The pleasant life is not produced by continual drinking and dancing, nor sexual intercourse, nor rare dishes of sea food and other delicacies of a luxurious table. On the contrary, it is produced by sober reasoning which examines the motives for every choice and avoidance, driving away beliefs which are the source of mental disturbances.
This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.
The journey of life is a mental one, which is taking place in the sea of illusion.
We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams. World-losers and world-forsakers, Upon whom the pale moon gleams; Yet we are the movers and shakers, Of the world forever, it seems.
I found myself in a sea in which the waves of joy and sorrow were clashing against each other.
The lasting pleasures of contact with the natural world are not reserved for scientists but are available to anyone who will place himself under the influence of earth, sea and sky and their amazing life.
Sitting at our back doorsteps, all we need to live a good life lies about us.
Sun, wind, people, buildings, stones, sea, birds and plants surround us. Cooperation with all these things brings harmony, opposition to them brings disaster and chaos.
It isn't that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.
The Baltic Sea is becoming more and more polluted.
Not everybody living near the shore of the Baltic Sea is protecting it. It is the water of life for countries like Finland and Sweden.
I suppose life is a little like that, isn't it, a message in a bottle pitched out to sea, to be carried by the winds and the tides, washing up on the beaches we could never imagine.
Life is an island. People come out of the sea, cross the island, and return to the sea. But this short life is long and beautiful. In getting to know nature man exalts the wonder and beauty of life.
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
On the other hand, if there's an underlying core of poetry that I go to, I go to the sea. I've lived on the sea all my life. I live on the sea in Cape Breton.
If you don't love life you can't enjoy an oyster;
there is a shock of freshness to it and intimations of the ages of man, some piercing intuition of the sea and all its weeds and breezes. [They] shiver you for a split second.
There is a tide in the affairs of men
A river is water is its loveliest form;
rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart
I could never stay long enough on the shore;
the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.
I went to sea from the most tender age and have continued in a sea life to this day. Whoever gives himself up to this art wants to know the secrets of Nature here below. It is more than forty years that I have been thus engaged. Wherever any one has sailed, there I have sailed.
I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life, To the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow rover, And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over.
There is no better boat than a horoscope to help a man cross over the sea of life.