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.
  • Alain Robert
    Alain Robert
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    All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden.
  • 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.
  • Mason Cooley
    Mason Cooley
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    Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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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
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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.
  • Grandma Moses
    Grandma Moses
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    I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people.
  • Diana Ross
    Diana Ross
    American singer, songwriter and actress 1944-
    Diana Ross
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    If I have someone who believes in me, I can move mountains.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    In the mountains the shortest route is from peak to peak, but for that you must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks: and those to whom they are spoken should be big and tall of stature.
  • Faith Baldwin
    Faith Baldwin
    American author of romance and fiction 1893-1978
    Faith Baldwin
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    Men's private self-worlds are rather like our geographical world's seasons, storm, and sun, deserts, oases, mountains and abysses, the endless-seeming plateaus, darkness and light, and always the sowing and the reaping.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength.
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