Sand Quotes

What is learnt is a handful of sand, while what is unknown is the size of the world.

Tamil proverb

The question is: How bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don't enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like. I'm quite sure that I will never experience that war - because dissidents are always the first to be eliminated.

Michael J. Badnarik

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.

Muhammad Ali

Waste not the smallest thing created, for grains of sand make mountains, and atomies infinity.

E. Knight

A grain of sand leads to the fall of a mountain when the moment has come for the mountain to fall.

Ernest Renan

The wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand, which perishes in the twisting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped, but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

It's well these women must be blabbing. If they haven't a friend to talk to, they must whisper their secrets to the fishes, or write them on the sand or something;

Anne Bront

Many days later another caravan was passing and a man saw something on top of the highest dune there. And when they went up to see, they found Outka, Mimouna and Aicha; they were still there, lying the same way as when they had gone to sleep. And all three of the glasses... were full of sand. That was how they had their tea in the Sahara.

Paul Bowles

The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.

Jean Paul

Solid stone is just sand and water...Sand and water and a million years gone by.

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue.

Friedrich von Schiller

Write in the sand the flaws of your friend.


The trees taunt you; the sand mocks you; the water calls your name... and they say golf is a quiet game


I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.

Og Mandino

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