When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.— Leonardo da Vinci
Fascinating Still Waters quotations
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind's commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer.
The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
But grief still has to be worked through.
It is like walking through water. Sometimes there are little waves lapping about my feet. Sometimes there is an enormous breaker that knocks me down. Sometimes there is a sudden and fierce squall. But I know that many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.
Yes, my dear children, everything is good and precious in God's sight when we act from the motives of religion and of charity because Jesus Christ tells us that a glass of water would not go unrewarded. You see, therefore, my children, that although we may be quite poor, we can still easily give alms.
We still wading in the water... Cocaine, blunts, marinating in the water. Lean and took a puff, and then she gave it to my father, Used to take the bullets out so I could play with the revolver. Satan serenading ever since I was a toddler, Tell 'em talk is cheap...niggas living for the dollar.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
Another way to look at meditation is to view thinking itself as a waterfall, a cascading of thought. In cultivating mindfulness, we are going beyond or behind our thinking, much the way you might find a vantage point in a cave or depression in the rock behind a waterfall. We still see and hear the water, but we are out of the torrent.
The next few years are going to be horrendous in the UK.
The last thing we need is a Somali pirate-style raid on the few wealth creators who still dare to navigate Britain's gale-force waters.
Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water.
And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Music that gentlier on the spirit lies, Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes.
Though I may not flow where the wind guides me, I won’t become still water.
It is said by the Eldar that in water there lives yet the echo of the Music of the Ainur more than in any substance that is in this Earth; and many of the Children of Ilúvatar hearken still unsated to the voices of the Sea, and yet know not for what they listen.
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
A flock of sheep that leisurely pass by One after one;
the sound of rain, and bees Murmuring; the fall of rivers, winds and seas, Smooth fields, white sheets of water, and pure sky - I've thought of all by turns, and still I lie Sleepless.
Blood may be thicker than water, but it is still sticky, unpleasant and generally nauseating.
Salamander: Originally a reptile inhabiting fire;
later, an anthropomorphous immortal, but still a pyrophile. Salamanders are now believed to be extinct, the last one of which we have an account having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it with a bucket of holy water.
If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, than you're a badass with a heart of an angel.
A bed or a chair will trick you if you stay still on them long at a time.
They will draw out your strength and leave you weak as water.
O tequila, savage water of sorcery, what confusion and mischief your sly, rebellious drops do generate
The world is deathly ill. It is dying. The Great Physician has already signed the death certificate. Yet, there is still a great work for Christians to do. They are to be streams of living water, channels of mercy to those who are still in the world. It is possible for them to do this because they are overcomers.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
We are animal. We are Earth. We are water. We are a community of human beings living on this planet together. And we forget that. We become disconnected, we lose our center point of gravity, that stillness that allows us to listen to life on a deeper level and to meet each other in a fully authentic and present way.
For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
Swift as a deer. Quiet as a shadow. Fear cuts deeper than swords. Quick as a snake. Calm as still water.
The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.
When despair for the world grows in me.
.. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
The enemy must be annihilated before he reaches our main battlefield.
We must stop him in the water, destroying all his equipment while it is still afloat!
Jesu, lover of my soul, Let me to thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high; Hide me,O my Saviour, hide, Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide, O receive my soul at last.
Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give... it's about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward.
Grateful to be a little boat, full of water, still floating.
We must treat water as if it were the most precious thing in the world, the most valuable natural resource. Be economical with water! Don't waste it! We still have time to do something about this problem before it is too late.
She watched the sun bleed water out of the icicle.
Warm and cold working together to make an icicle. Warm and cold anger working together to make a fury, a fury worthy enough to use as a weapon against the old things that still needed fighting.
Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.
Silence is essential for deep transformation.
It allows the practice of conscious breathing to become deep and effective. Like still water that reflects things as they are, the calming silence helps us to see things more clearly, and therefore, to be in deeper contact with ourselves and those around us.
Still waters run deep.
Theres nothing more depressing than having everything and still feeling sad.
We must learn to water our spiritual garden.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.
Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Be still and allow the mud to settle.
Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like that on the news you tell yourself: That’s it. That’s my heart.
A land not mine, still forever memorable, the waters of its ocean chill and fresh. Sand on the bottom whiter than chalk, and the air drunk, like wine, late sun lays bare the rosy limbs of the pinetrees. Sunset in the ethereal waves: I cannot tell if the day is ending, or the world, or if the secret of secrets is inside me again.
If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe. If I wish to preserve myself in faith I must constantly be intent upon holding fast the objective uncertainty so as to remain out upon the deep, over seventy thousand fathoms of water, still preserving my faith.