Quotes by mountains
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Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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.
French writer 1802-1885
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
British politician 1975-
A quintessential experience is to raft the Rio Grande through the Blue Mountains, stopping off at waterfalls and having picnics of barbecued fish.
All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden.
American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
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
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.
Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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
American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-
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.
American aphorist 1927-2002
Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
American physicist 1931-2018
For nuclear power to have a future, we'll either need more Yucca Mountains or a way to decrease the stuff we put there.
American writer of fantasy novels 1948-
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.
English poet 1757-1827
Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.
He's the type who makes mountains out of molehills and then sells climbing equipment.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
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
American writer 1817-1862
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.