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The most ordinary conditions for observing sailing birds are then the wind and sea are both aft. (Quote by - Lawrence Hargrave)

The winds that never moderation knew, Afraid to blow too much, too faintly blew; Or out of breath with joy, could not enlarge Their straighten'd lungs or conscious of their charge. (Quote by - John Dryden)

We could have shown things that were much worse than are actually in the film [on the wind that shakes the barley] (Quote by - Ken Loach)

I've seen public opinion shift like the wind and put out the very fire it lighted. (Quote by - Rachel Field)

From the beginning, I wanted to live my own life, and patiently I shored up that desire against wind and tide. (Quote by - Ella Maillart)

I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere. (Quote by - Lionel Trilling)

Freshly blows the wind homewards: my Irish child, where are you dwelling? (Quote by - Richard Wagner)

I have a lot of nervous energy. Work is my best way of channelling that into something productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener. (Quote by - Ben Stiller)

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. (Quote by - Leo Buscaglia)

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great. (Quote by - Comte De Bussy-Rabutin)

They sowed the wind and now they are going to reap the whirlwind. (Quote by - Arthur Harris)

These are the stories the Dogs tell, when the fires burn high and the wind is from the north. (Quote by - Clifford D. Simak)

Blow, Boreas, foe to human kind! Blow, blustering, freezing, piercing wind! Blow, that thy force I may rehearse, While all my thoughts congeal to verse! (Quote by - John Bancks)

I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead. (Quote by - Anthony Quinn)

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. (Quote by - Arthur Golden)

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. (Quote by - Jim Rohn)

With all the knowledge and skill acquired in thousands of flights in the last ten years, I would hardly think today of making my first flight on a strange machine in a twenty-seven mile wind, even if I knew that the machine had already been flown and was safe. (Quote by - Orville Wright)

And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow. (Quote by - Roy Bean)

When I was younger, I was a robot. Wind her up and she plays tennis. (Quote by - Chris Evert)

Why not master? upon letting off wind whilst commentating live (Quote by - Ron Atkinson)

The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. (Quote by - Bible)

The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. (Quote by - Yogi Berra)

We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq. (Quote by - Douglas Feith)


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