It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. ―Jim Rohn. Here are 50 Wind Quotes.

Wind Quotes

1. Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ― George Orwell

2. I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it - but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. ― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

3. 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. ― John Ruskin

4. Nature is my church. The wind in the trees and the bugs and the frogs. All those things are comfort to me. ― Sissy Spacek

5. 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. ― Shania Twain

6. Oaths are but words and words are but wind. ―Samuel Butler

7. Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. ―Augustus Hare

8. An author knows his landscape best; he can stand around, smell the wind, get a feel for his place. ―Tony Hillerman

9. The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. ―Henry Beston

10. To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

11. Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. ―Robert Green Ingersoll

12. 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. ―Arthur Golden

Wind Quotes

13. 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. ―Antoine Predock

14. I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. ― Jimmy Dean

15. I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair. ―  Evel Knievel

16. 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!― William Butler Yeats

17. I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies. ―Eden Ahbez

18. My favorite room in the house is my kitchen. It's definitely the heart and soul of our home. It's where we gather in the morning as a family to start the day, and it's where we wind down at night over supper.―Kimberly Schlapman

19. 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. ―Ashley Smith

20. The willow is my favorite tree. I grew up near one. It's the most flexible tree in nature and nothing can break it - no wind, no elements, it can bend and withstand anything. ―Pink

21. Absence is to love what wind is to fire; It extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great. ―Roger de Rabutin

22. Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all. ― Jules Verne

23. What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives? ―E. M. Forster

24. I think we all have our own personality, unique and distinctive, and at the same time, I think that our own unique and distinctive personality blends with the wind, with the footsteps in the street, with the noises around the corner, and with the silence of memory, which is the great producer of ghosts. ― Octavio Paz

Wind Quotes

25. I'm scared by the enormous amount of bottled water being consumed today, instead of people drinking filtered tap water. Did you know that nearly 90 percent of those plastic bottles are not recycled and wind up in landfills where it takes thousands of years for the plastic to decompose? ―Robert Englund

26. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ― William Arthur Ward

27. If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. ― Yogi Berra

28. Broccoli is not as bad as people make out. It might give you wind, but I'd prefer to have wind and have good health. Health is the number one thing on the planet. However, I am quite partial to rum and raisin ice cream. ― Chris Eubank Sr.

29. We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. ― Dolly Parton

30. The sun doesn't always shine; the wind doesn't always blow. This is why, if we want to rely on renewables, we need intelligent systems that integrate and coordinate different sources of energy at scale so that when one is scarce or unavailable, the others can automatically compensate. ― Jens Martin Skibsted

31. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. ― Henry Ford

32. Wind and other clean, renewable energy will help end our reliance on fossil fuels and combat the severe threat that climate change poses to humans and wildlife alike. ― Frances Beinecke

33. Solar power, wind power, the way forward is to collaborate with nature - it's the only way we are going to get to the other end of the 21st century. ―Bjork

34. If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

35. It's not how you start the season, it's how you finish. If you wind up helping the team make the playoffs, that's what you play for. You don't play to put up your numbers, but to try to get a chance to make it to the World Series.― Albert Pujols

36. We all live in the same house, we all must be part of the effort to hold down our little house. When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just... do something about it. Say something. Have the courage. Have the backbone. Get in the way. Walk with the wind. It's all going to work out. ― John Lewis

Wind Quotes

37. 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 tailwind is now a headwind - you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn't a strategy. ― Jeff Bezos

38. Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind. ― Johannes Brahms

39. A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. ―Catherine the Great

40. All the lessons are in nature. You look at the way rocks are formed - the wind and the water hitting them, shaping them, making them what they are. Things take time, you know? ― Diane Lane

41. The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate Word from God. ― Jim Elliot

42. The higher the hill, the stronger the wind: so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy's temptations. ― John Wycliffe

43. Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. ― William James

44. Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. ― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

45. A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine. ― Anne Bronte

46. A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. ― Lewis Mumford

47. 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. ―Bill McKibben

48. I've never felt like I needed to change. I've always thought, 'If you want somebody different, pick somebody else.' But sure, criticism can sometimes still get to me. Some things are so malicious, they knock the wind out of you. ―Melissa McCarthy

49. O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind? ―Percy Bysshe Shelley

50. God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb. ―Laurence Sterne

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