Sand Quotes

After all these years, it's still embarrassing for me to play on the American golf tour. Like the time I asked my caddie for a sand wedge and he came back ten minutes later with a ham on rye

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Real golfers, no matter what the provocation, never strike a caddie with the driver. The sand wedge is far more effective

Huxtable Pippey

A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand, and water.

Bob Ryan

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

Jorge Luis Borges

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

Swordsmen thrust through, and dying in their blood on the arena sand; bulls goring horses disembowelled, made a meeker vision for the public a milder condiment for a people's palate than Vashti torn by seven devils: devils which cried sore and rent the tenement they haunted, but still refused to be exorcised.

Charlotte Bront

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.

Robert W. Service

We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.

Erma Bombeck

Insults should be written in the sand, and praises carved in stone.

Arab proverb

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

Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry.


Most newspaper companies still have their heads in the sand, but other media companies are aggressive.

Rupert Murdoch

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


Compliments invite the person who is complimented to embrace a new perception of him or herself. And just as layers and layers of nacre form a pearl over an irritating grain of sand, so compliments collect around us, developing us in all our beauty.

Daphne Rose Kingma

Relationships-of all kinds-are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.


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