Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.— Mikhail Lermontov
Cheerful Turbulent quotations
The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.
The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence;
it is to act with yesterday's logic.
When I meet God, I am going to ask him two questions: Why relativity ? And why turbulence ? I really believe he will have an answer for the first.
The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge right or make good decision.
When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subside and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.
A lot of my work has been about the unexpected—that kind of wanting to be the heroine and yet wanting to kill the heroine at the same time. That kind of dilemma—that push and pull—is the underlying turbulence that I bring to each of the pieces that I make.
Adolescence can be a time of turmoil and turbulence, of stress and storm.
Rebellion against authority and against convention is to be expected and tolerated for the sake of learning and growth.
In a time of turbulence and change, it is more true than ever that knowledge is power.
I have decided to tell the story of my life as best I can, so that my children can separate the truth from the myths that others have created about me, as myths are created about everyone swept up in the turbulent and distorting maelstrom of celebrity in our culture.
Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change.
The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea.
The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.
One who has never known the turbulence of life, in whom the petals of the mysterious flower within have never opened; such a one may seem happy, may seem a saint, his single track mind may impress the multitude with its power - but he is ill equipped for life's true adventure into the infinite.
If India is to survive, she must be made young again.
Rushing and billowing streams of energy must be poured into her; her soul must become, as it was in the old times, like the surges, vast, puissant, calm or turbulent at will, an ocean of action or of force.
What an anchor is to a ship, hope is to the soul.
Both ships and souls are kept safe by a firm, secure anchor that keeps holding despite turbulent winds and churning tides.
Coaching is like flying an airplane, there is going to be a lot of turbulence, but your job is to land the plane safely.
My fear of flying starts as soon as I buckle myself in and then the guy up front mumbles a few unintelligible words then before I know it I'm thrust into the back of my seat by acceleration that seems way too fast and the rest of the trip is an endless nightmare of turbulence, of near misses. And then the cabbie drops me off at the airport.
Today the vacuum [of space] is not regarded as empty.
It is a sea of dynamic energy, like the spray of foam near a turbulent waterfall.
The issue [Israeli-Palestinian conflict], already lasting more than half a century, has brought deep suffering to the Palestinian people and remains an important reason of extended turbulence in the Middle East region.
I was going through a little bit of turbulence in my career.
And so, it's funny how turbulence itself will make you hold onto something for security. And so the only thing I knew is trust in the Lord and lean not unto your own heart, in all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy path.
Weak minds lead to weak actions. A strong, disciplined mind, which anyone can cultivate though daily practice, can achieve miracles. If you want to live life to the fullest, care for your thoughts as you would your most prized possessions. Work hard to remove all inner turbulence. The rewards will be abundant.
We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today's complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.
Because personal revelation is a constantly renewable source of strength, it is possible to feel bathed in help even during turbulent times.
The green eyes in the carefully sweet face were turbulent, willful, lusty with life, distinctly at variance with her decorous demeanor. Her manners had been imposed upon her ... her eyes were her own.
Turbulence is the most important unsolved problem of classical physics.
At 14 you are still in most respects a dependent youth, in some respects a child. At 24 you are an adult. In between, extraordinary turbulences take place.
Just as the waves can subside to reveal the stillness of the ocean's depths, so too is it possible to calm the turbulence of our mind to reveal its natural pristine clarity.
Every page must explode, whether through seriousness, profundity, turbulence, nausea, the new, the eternal, annihilating nonsense, enthusiasm for principles, or the way it is printed.
If we don't start acknowledging our correct position as nothing more than a part of the planet as opposed to this perception that we're superior, then we won't have it much longer. We're facing a very turbulent, war-torn, drought-ridden existence for future generations unless we act now.
The gentlemen who wrote the Constitution were as suspicious of efficient government as they were wary of democracy, a "turbulence and a folly" that was associated with the unruly ignorance of an urban mob.
Continue to express your dissent and your needs, but remember to remain civilized, for you will sorely miss civilization if it is sacrified in the turbulence of change.
Transcendental Meditation gives me an island of calm in the midst of so much turbulence.
To fly, we have to have resistance. It's all about turbulence. Reacting to images of wave patterns in fluid motion.
After the turbulence of death, moral principles and even religious proofs are called into question.
Real knowledge never promoted either turbulence or unbelief;
but its progress is the forerunner of liberality and enlightened toleration.