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The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.
Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.
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.
Enjoyment of the landscape is a thrill.
When I was a kid, 'Land of the Lost' was my favorite show, just because it was - in the landscape of Saturday morning cartoons - it was so unique. It was a live-action show and kids were in it, these creatures, these Sleestaks and dinosaurs. Every week was a different adventure. I couldn't wait. I loved it so much.
In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.
We live in an age when the traditional great subjects - the human form, the landscape, even newer traditions such as abstract expressionism - are daily devalued by commercial art.
Life on earth is such a good story you cannot afford to miss the beginning... Beneath our superficial differences we are all of us walking communities of bacteria. The world shimmers, a pointillist landscape made of tiny living beings.
Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
James H. Douglas, Jr.
You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.
In Iceland, you can see the contours of the mountains wherever you go, and the swell of the hills, and always beyond that the horizon. And there's this strange thing: you're never sort of hidden; you always feel exposed in that landscape. But it makes it very beautiful as well.
There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.
All gardening is landscape painting.
I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching.
Women always try to see the one good part of The Weird Guy because the dating landscape is so bleak. Women will say, 'He's very odd, but he likes to cook. He's creepy, but he makes good pancakes!'
Visual surprise is natural in the Caribbean; it comes with the landscape, and faced with its beauty, the sigh of History dissolves.
Roots are not in landscape or a country, or a people, they are inside you.
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere - in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves. No one would desire not to be beautiful. When we experience the beautiful, there is a sense of homecoming.
I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one.
The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine.
The two impulses in travel are to get away from home, and the other is to pursue something - a landscape, people, an exotic place. Certainly finding a place that you like or discovering something unusual is a very sustaining thing in travel.
In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness.
While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change.
Any landscape is a condition of the spirit.
Henri Frederic Amiel
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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