Mountains Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Mountains

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I've walked a lot in the mountains in Iceland. And as you come to a new valley, as you come to a new landscape, you have a certain view. If you stand still, the landscape doesn't necessarily tell you how big it is. It doesn't really tell you what you're looking at. The moment you start to move the mountain starts to move.
~By Olafur Eliasson ~


I think that gravity sets into everything, including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains do become valleys after a while... if you keep on walking.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


I think family is very important in West Virginia and has long been so because the mountains made travel difficult in the past, and family members had to depend on each other.
~By David Selby ~


New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States.
~By Simeon Strunsky ~


It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
~By Helen Keller ~


I'm here in the mountains, in the foothills of the Catskills.
~By Rick Danko ~


My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains, I guess.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.
~By Loris Malaguzzi ~


I think it's an individual thing. Your mountains are my molehills.
~By Jena Malone ~


How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
~By John Muir ~


Thus it cannot be denied that the masses which today form our highest mountains were originally in a liquid state; for a long time they were covered by waters which did not sustain any life.
~By George Cuvier ~


All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


The highest of the world's mountains, it seems, has to make but a single gesture of magnificence to be the lord of all, vast in unchallenged and isolated supremacy.
~By George Leigh Mallory ~


It's wonderful to be back. Back among the mountains that remind us of our vulnerability, our ultimate lack of control over the world we live in. Mountains that demand humility, and yield so much peace in return.
~By Alex Lowe ~


Some years ago I gave a concert in the mountains with snow all around, and that was much colder.
~By Andrea Bocelli ~


I have lots of other mountains that I would like to climb. I have no dream of Everest, but there are some, like Mount Fuji, I'd like to do.
~By Christy Turlington ~


Now suddenly there was nothing but a world of cloud, and we three were there alone in the middle of a great white plain with snowy hills and mountains staring at us; and it was very still; but there were whispers.
~By Black Elk ~


I have been watching and drawing the surface of Mars. It is wonderfully full of detail. There is certainly no question about there being mountains and large greatly elevated plateaus.
~By Edward E. Barnard ~


The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


We have got some mountains to move. Three billion people - half of God's children - are living on less than $2 a day.
~By Jim Wallis ~


Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.
~By Edmund Hillary ~


Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.
~By John Ruskin ~


My apartment complex has a pool. I love it out here. The mountains are beautiful. It's totally different from the place I used to live. I like the heat - the only thing I would change is have the ocean, or a big body of water close by.
~By Ryan Sypek ~


Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity because it has mountains, desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
~By Saadi ~


Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


I'm not Candide, nor Dr Pangloss, but we know that faith moves mountains.
~By Daniel Libeskind ~


Commuting from New York to Hollywood to do this show gets more interesting every week. Before I used to think the country was just New York on one end and Los Angeles on the other, with sand and mountains in the middle.
~By Bill Cullen ~


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.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


I owned the world that hour as I rode over it. free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them.
~By Charles Lindbergh ~


Sometimes we look for those thunderous things to happen in our life for our lives to change or go in the other direction. We seek the miracle. We seek the parting of the seas, the moving of the mountains. But no, it's a quiet thing. At least for me it was.
~By Ben Vereen ~


Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
~By Roy Barnes ~


We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us, but we fail to recognize that which is before us.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


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.
~By Grandma Moses ~


Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains, coal, iron, and other metals imbedded in the rocks, and a stimulating climate, all shower their blessings upon man.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.
~By Maurice Chevalier ~


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.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Peter Lucas and I live in Durham but spend a great of time in North Wales, where we have a cottage in the mountains, and in Vermont, USA, with my sister - who is a children's writer married to a poet.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


The color of the mountains is Buddha's body; the sound of running water is his great speech.
~By Dogen ~


I have a fine lot of telescopes. I have one with which I can see the Mountains in the Moon.
~By Ezra Cornell ~


If I have someone who believes in me, I can move mountains.
~By Diana Ross ~


Kill the snake of doubt in your soul, crush the worms of fear in your heart and mountains will move out of your way.
~By Kate Seredy ~


Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


I would like to explore and see this country. I have had so many opportunities to see it from the air! I would like to climb the mountains that I wished I could climb at the time but had to get back to Washington.
~By Janet Reno ~


It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.
~By Georges Simenon ~


As a result of the asthma I was sent to school in the country, and only visited Sydney for brief, violently asthmatic sojourns on my way to a house we owned in the Blue Mountains.
~By Patrick White ~


I spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains - so simple, so true, if once understood.
~By Max Muller ~


I'm a grandmother with dogs and nice friends here in the Rocky mountains. Ever see the movie A River Runs Through It? That's where I live. It's beautiful, no two ways about it.
~By Margot Kidder ~


Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
~By John Muir ~


I think L.A.'s terrific. You fly an hour and a half and you're in the mountains in three feet of powder. I also think it's a much better city if you're working as an actor. If you're not working and you don't see your dreams coming true, there can be a lot of heartache.
~By Scott Patterson ~


There are two kinds of climbers, those who climb because their heart sings when they're in the mountains, and all the rest.
~By Alex Lowe ~


These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.
~By Mark Udall ~


May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
~By Edward Abbey ~


What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms.
~By Milton Avery ~


Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains. Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.
~By David Trimble ~


The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains.
~By Ernest Hello ~


Growing up in Denver, I'm sure it started with loving the Colorado mountains.
~By Gale Norton ~


Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
~By Mason Cooley ~


You have to go through those mountains and valleys - because that's what life is: soul growth.
~By Wayne Newton ~


Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
~By William Blake ~


On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Plastic surgeons are always making mountains out of molehills.
~By Dolly Parton ~


China and India are close neighbours linked by mountains and rivers and the Chinese and Indian peoples have enjoyed friendly exchanges for thousands of years.
~By Li Peng ~


Creede is built of new pine boards and lies between two immense mountains covered with pines and snow.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
~By Jean Paul ~


What we can do now is contribute to a clearer understanding of what happened that day on Everest in the hope that the lessons to be learned will reduce the risk for others who, like us, take on the challenge of the mountains.
~By Anatoli Boukreev ~


Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


The mountains are calling and I must go.
~By John Muir ~


On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!
~By Jules Verne ~


There is something of the freshness of mind, of the lightness of spirit in Linne which for centuries has been linked in people's minds with the mountains of Sweden and Swedish joy in nature.
~By Johannes Vilhelm Jensen ~


The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind: we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men.
~By Jose Marti ~


A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
~By George William Curtis ~


In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


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.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


It's about the pleasure of being in the mountains, traveling efficiently over the terrain, having that sense of dynamic motion which you don't get when you're on foot.
~By Michael Kennedy ~


I also used to work in the Catskill Mountains as a bus boy, and I performed in talent shows.
~By Barry Mann ~


Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
~By William Penn ~


Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
~By Diane Ackerman ~


Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.
~By Marilyn French ~


Although mountains may guide migrations, the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


As the contest proceeded, public interest increased and the entire country watched to see which company would win the big government subsidies through the mountains.
~By John Moody ~


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.
~By Bill Bradley ~


Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
~By Horace ~


We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden.
~By Alain Robert ~

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