Quotes by storms

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    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.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.
  • George Robert Gissing
    George Robert Gissing
    English writer 1857-1903
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    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.
  • Bob Riley
    Bob Riley
    American politician 1944-
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    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.
  • B. Wayne Hughes
    B. Wayne Hughes
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    Have you read 'The Grapes of Wrath?' That was my family. My dad was a sharecropper in western Oklahoma. When the dust storms came and everything got wiped out, they came to California. The guys with the mattresses on the tops of their cars in the movie? That was the way it was.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
  • Hannah More
    Hannah More
    British Writer, Reformer, Philanthropist 1745-1833
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    Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
  • Sir John Denham
    Sir John Denham
    Anglo-Irish poet and courtier 1615-1669
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    More in prosperity is reason tost than ships in storms, their helms and anchors lost.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    NBC News found that FEMA has redrawn maps even for properties that have repeatedly filed claims for flood losses from previous storms. At least some of the properties are on the secret 'repetitive loss list' that FEMA sends to communities to alert them to problem properties.
  • Jerome K. Jerome
    Jerome K. Jerome
    British Humorous Writer, Novelist, Playwright 1859-1927
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    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.
  • Epicurus
    Epicurus
    Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC
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    Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
  • Bai Ling
    Bai Ling
    Chinese-American actress 1966-
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    Storms and darkness scared me, but somehow it encouraged me to learn about nature and I think nothing's dark, dark is beautiful too.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
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    Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
    Thomas Hobbes
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    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.
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