Quotes: walking

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    A walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    'Suffering should not make us bitter people,' my mother once said, 'it should make us better comforters.' Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they'll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind.
  • A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
  • Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in.
  • Bill Klem
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    An angry player can't argue with the back of an umpire who is walking away.
  • George Chapman
    George Chapman
    English writer and poet 1559-1634
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    And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
  • Benjamin Hoff
    Benjamin Hoff
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    As any old Taoist walking out of the woods can tell you, simple-minded does not necessarily mean stupid.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
    delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
    which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
    I collected some of their Proverbs.
  • Ben Carson
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    Before this country came on the scene, for thousands of years people did things the same way. Within 200 years of the advent of this nation, men were walking on the moon, and I want us to recognize this is the kind of people that we are. We're creative with a lot of ingenuity and a lot of energy.
  • Lionel Trilling
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic 1905-1975
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    Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
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