The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great.
The body is dust; the wind speaks through it. Understand, O wise one, who has died. Awareness, conflict and ego have died, but the One who sees does not die.
It is nature's law that rivers wind, trees grow wood, and, given the opportunity, women work iniquity
Popular applause veers with the wind.
Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will.
In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Absence weakens mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and kindles fires.
It is arrogance to expect that life will always be music.... Harmony, like a following breeze at sea, is the exception. In a world where most things wind up broken or lost, our lot is to tack and tune.
If one does not know to which port is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Heap on the wood!-the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still.
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
You must have an aim, a vision, a goal. For the man sailing through life with no destination or "port-of- call', every wind is the wrong wind.
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
Human pride is not worthwhile; there is always something lying in wait to take the wind out of it
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
You know it's summertime at Candlestick when the fog rolls in, the wind kicks up, and you see the center fielder slicing open a caribou to survive the ninth inning
As the days grow short, some faces grow long. But not mine. Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy. It's time to start making soup again
I love it Practicing in Texas. You can find anything. You can practice rain, you can practice wind, you can practice on hard pan, you can practice on lush gold courses, you can find all the conditions you will ever encounter in Texas