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I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
e. e. cummings
There is an urgent need to stop subsidizing the fossil fuel industry, dramatically reduce wasted energy, and significantly shift our power supplies from oil, coal, and natural gas to wind, solar, geothermal, and other renewable energy sources.
Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.
Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.
What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you - what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind - you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn't a strategy.
The connection to place, to the land, the wind, the sun, stars, the moon... it sounds romantic, but it's true - the visceral experience of motion, of moving through time on some amazing machine - a few cars touch on it, but not too many compared to motorcycles. I always felt that any motorcycle journey was special.
You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
He ploughs the waves, sows the sand, and hopes to gather the wind in a net, who places his hopes in the heart of a woman.
O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head... The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun.
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
I have spent a great deal of my life being part of minorities. Some of the people I admire the most in the world have had the courage to defend, against wind and tide, minority viewpoints in those frightening times when any disagreement with universal conformity is identified as treason.
Antonio Munoz Molina
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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