Quotes: mountains

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  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
  • Ben Elliot
    Ben Elliot
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    A quintessential experience is to raft the Rio Grande through the Blue Mountains, stopping off at waterfalls and having picnics of barbecued fish.
  • Alain Robert
    Alain Robert
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    All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
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    And he says that the mountains are fairer For once being held in your thought;
    Source: East and West Poems, Part I His Answer to Her Letter
  • Sam Walter Foss
    Sam Walter Foss
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    Bring me men to match my mountains: Bring me men to match my plains: Men with empires in their purpose and new eras in their brains.
  • Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.
    Source: The Fractal Geometry of Nature
  • Bill Bradley
    Bill Bradley
    American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-
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    Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
  • Mason Cooley
    Mason Cooley
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    Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
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    For nuclear power to have a future, we'll either need more Yucca Mountains or a way to decrease the stuff we put there.
  • Carol Berg
    Carol Berg
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    For the 'Rai-kirah' books, I began with the image of Aleksander riding the great wastelands, and that quickly morphed into the desert. Because I wanted my slave market cold and miserable, I chose to set the opening scene in the empire's summer capital in the mountains.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.
  • Ivern Ball
    Ivern Ball
    American author
    Ivern Ball
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    He's the type who makes mountains out of molehills and then sells climbing equipment.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
    David Herbert Lawrence
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    I can't do with mountains at close quarters - they are always in the way, and they are so stupid, never moving and never doing anything but obtrude themselves.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now.
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