Quotes and Sayings about Storms
"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Learning, Storms)
"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Learning, Storms)
"I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Love, Cause, Feeling, Feet, Storms, Walking)
"We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South."
- Roald Amundsen
(Related: Gratitude, Knowledge, Admiration, First, Storms)
"It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Travel, Opportunity, Rain, Will)
"O, once in each man's life, at least, Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the flitting guest Need never hunger more. But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire, The bold heart storms at fortune's gates, And conquers its desire."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Life, Heart, Desire, Fire, Fortune, Guest, Hunger, Luck, Man, Storms, Wit)
"Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown."
- Thomas Becket
(Related: Faith, Truth, Christ, Effort, Saints, Storms)
"You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: God, Sky, Storms)
"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Life, Clouds, Evening, Smiles, Storms, Tomorrow)
"Some things are only capable of being done in space. Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away, and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns, and oceans, and coastlines."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Being, Earth, Oceans, Space, Storms, Understanding, Weather)
"The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Democracy, May, Storms)
"There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms."
- George Eliot
(Related: Country, Storms)
"The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
(Related: Difficulty, Gain, Glory, Reputation, Storms)
"Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest."
(Related: Gain, Reputation, Storms)
"I think it was lucky that during most of the work on the Odyssey I lived on Homer's sea in houses that were, in one case, shaken by the impact of the Mediterranean winter storms on the rocks below."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Work, Houses, Sea, Storms, Winter)
"Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm."
- Thomas Fuller
"What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Politics, Blood, Sea, Storms, Want, Will)
"For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously."
- George Gissing
(Related: Beauty, Blood, Body, Day, Man, Mind, Sound, Storms, Weather)
"Storms make the oak grow deeper roots."
- George Herbert
(Related: Oak, Storms)
"The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Future, Gluttony, Lust, Mind, Past, Present, Storms)
"America needs to get over it. We can't control everything. We can't control the storms."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Control, America, Needs, Storms)
"A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times."
- Randall Jarrell
"If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict, torrential storms, shrinking coastlines, and irreversible catastrophe."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Change, Conflict, Storms, Will)
"Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Love, Life, Beginning, Nothing, Old, Storms)
"Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Good luck has its storms."
- George Lucas
(Related: Luck, Storms)
"Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people's highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Life, People, Action, Country, Idealism, Maturity, Storms)
"Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Applause, Artist, Storms)
"Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains."
- Hannah More
(Related: Poverty, Storms, Youth)
"This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Children, Famine, Oceans, Storms, Will, World)
"Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Love, Time, Sacrifice, Disappointment, Living, Storms, Today, Word)
"Storms make trees take deeper roots."
- Dolly Parton
(Related: Storms, Trees)
"Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Mountains, Storms)
"I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago. Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs. We're seeing more and more powerful storms, of all types, almost on a biblical level."
- Bill Paxton
(Related: Storms, Worth, Years)
"He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting "All the Gods are bastards.""
- Terry Pratchett
"God looked down on this country because this country was founded on the rock and that rock was our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And when the storms came and the rains came, the rock, it did not move. But over the last 15 or 20 years, something began to erode."
- Bob Riley
(Related: God, Christ, Country, Storms, Years)
"One thing about these storms, we know how disruptive things can be when we depend on the system to keep working. What would happen if the terrorists do it? Knock down the power, destroy bridges, cut the water supply?"
- Geraldo Rivera
(Related: Power, Storms, Water)
"Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart."
- Robert South
(Related: Heart, Loquacity, Modesty, Storms)