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I look into my empty heart and shrink dismayed:
My soul is like a desert, and the wild wind blows
In its silent, barren spaces.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best ammunition against lies is the truth, there is no ammunition against gossip. It is like a fog and the clear wind blows it away and the sun burns it off.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our law very often reminds one of those outskirts of cities where you cannot for a long time tell how the streets come to wind about in so capricious and serpent-like a manner. At last it strikes you that they grew up, house by house, on the devious tracks of the old green lanes; and if you follow on to the existing fields, you may often find the change half complete.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have cultivated my hysteria with delight and terror. Now I suffer continually from vertigo, and today, 23rd of January, 1862, I have received a singular warning, I have felt the wind of the wing of madness pass over me.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is our relation to circumstances that determine their influence over us. The same wind that blows one ship into port may blow another off shore.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Give wind and tide a chance to change.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What a woman says to her avid lover should be written in wind and running water.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail -- its roof may shake -- the wind may blow through it -- the storm may enter -- the rain may enter -- but the King of England cannot enter! -- all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In really good companies, you have to lead. You have to come up with big ideas and express them forcefully. I have always been encouraged -- or sometimes forced -- to confront the very natural fear of being wrong. I was constantly pushed to find out what I really thought and then to speak up. Over time, I came to see that waiting to discover which way the wind was blowing is an excellent way to learn how to be a follower.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The roaring of the wind is my wife and the stars through the window pane are my children. The mighty abstract idea I have of beauty in all things stifles the more divided and minute domestic happiness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They were evidently small men, all wind and quibbles, flinging out their chuffy grain to us with far less interest than a farm-wife feels as she scatters corn to her fowls.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The wind of change is blowing through the continent. Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The master of a single trade can support a family. The master of seven trades cannot support himself. The wind is never for the sailor who knows not to what port he is bound.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No wind favors him who has no destined port.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
This tattered life is my only robe; the wind my only refuge.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I always loved running -- it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No wind is of service to him that is bound for nowhere.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Summer is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Spring is not the best of seasons. Cold and flu are two good reasons; wind and rain and other sorrow, warm today and cold tomorrow. Whoever said Spring was romantic? The word that best applies is frantic!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whether you wind up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the kind of chick you marriedMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So many gods, so many creeds, So many paths that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The screech and mechanical uproar of the big city turns the citified head, fills citified ears -- as the song of birds, wind in the trees, animal cries, or as the voices and songs of his loved ones once filled his heart. He is sidewalk-happy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Success four flights Thursday morning all against twenty one mile wind started from Level with engine power alone speed through air thirty one miles longest 57 second inform Press home Christmas.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anne: She is out foolin' around with that boy until two o'clock in the morning and it has got to stop! I didn't spend seventeen years of my life raising a daughter and giving her EVERYTHING, so she could throw it away on a summer romance!
Young Allie: [Screaming] DADDY!
Anne: She will wind up with her heart broken or pregnant! Now he's a nice boy, but he's...
Young Allie: He's WHAT? He is what? Tell me!
Anne: He is trash! Trash! Trash! Not for you!More [07/13/2005 12:07:00]
[sitting outside the local bank]
Phil: A gust of wind.
[a gust of wind blows]
Phil: A dog barks.
[a dog barks in the distance]
Phil: Cue the truck.
[an armored truck drives up]
Phil: Exit Herman; walk out into the bank.
[Herman gets out of the armored truck and walks into the bank]
Phil: Exit Felix, and stand there with a not-so-bright look on your face.
[Felix gets out of truck and stands there]
Phil: All right, Doris, come on. Hey, fix your bra, honey... That's better.
[Doris walks up fixing her outfit]
Phil: [impersonating Doris] Felix.
[Doris says, "Felix"]
Phil: [impersonating Felix] How ya doin' Doris?
[Felix asks Doris a question]
Phil: [impersonating Doris] Can I have a roll of quarters?
[Doris asks Felix for a roll of quarters]
Phil: [Phil stands up and begins to walk towards the armored car, counting to himself]
Phil: 10, 9, 8, car...
[a car drives in front of Phil]
Phil: ...6, 5, quarters...
[roll of quarters breaks open, hitting the ground]
Phil: ...3, 2...
[Phil reaches over Felix and takes a bag of money out of the back of the armored truck]
Herman: Felix, did I bring out two bags or one?
Felix: I dunno. More [07/22/2005 12:07:00]
John Beckwith: [after Jeremy gets violently tackled to the ground] You were awesome... she's buying it, now quit messing around and get up.
Jeremy Klein: [after getting the wind knocked out of him, whispering] I'm not messing around, I cant breathe.
John Beckwith: Oh, come on, now you're just milking it.
Jeremy Klein: [looks up in disgust, still whispering] I hate you.More [08/03/2005 12:08:00]
Alotta Fagina: How dare you break wind before me
Austin Powers: I'm sorry I didn't realize it was your turnMore [08/06/2005 12:08:00]
John Beckwith: [after Jeremy gets violently tackled to the ground] You were awesome... she's buying it, now quit messing around and get up.
Jeremy Grey: [after getting the wind knocked out of him, whispering] I'm not messing around, I cant breathe.
John Beckwith: Oh, come on, now you're just milking it.
Jeremy Grey: [looks up in disgust, still whispering] I hate you.More [08/29/2005 12:08:00]
The Salesman: The wind rises electric. She's soft and warm and almost weightless. Her perfume is sweet promise that brings tears to my eyes. I tell her that everything will be all right; that I'll save her from whatever she's scared and take her far far away. I tell her that I love her.
[silenced gunshot]
The Salesman: The silencer makes a whisper of the gunshot. I hold her close until she's gone. I'll never know what she was running from. I'll cash her check in the morning.More [08/30/2005 12:08:00]
Forrest Gump: Now you wouldn't believe me if I told you, but I could run like the wind blows. From that day on, if I was ever going somewhere, I was running!More [09/08/2005 12:09:00]
Storyteller: But still the clever north wind was not satisfied. It spoke to Vianne of towns yet to be visited, friends in need yet to be discovered, battles yet to be fought
[Vianne throws her mother's ashes to the wind]
Storyteller: By someone else next time.More [09/22/2005 12:09:00]
Libby Mae Brown: [as "Ima"] I hear that French girls... are very pretty... that they wear the finest of clothes. I also hear that they are experts... in the ways of love.
Corky St. Clair: [as "Monty"] Ima... I'm going to fight for my country! To fight... and yes, perhaps die... so that young men from here to Timbuktu can feel the wind of freedom blowin' through their hairrrrr!More [10/22/2005 12:10:00]
Ray Ferrier: That is so weird. The wind is blowing *toward* the storm.More [10/31/2005 12:10:00]
Gene: Be proud of who you are.
Coop: Huh? Gene?
Gene: Shh... it isn't about the girl, Coop.
Coop: It isn't?
Gene: Well, it is. But see if you can follow me here... it
[long pause]
Gene: ... isn't.
Coop: Oh. So it is... and it isn't.
[pause, wind blows]
Gene: You are ready to be taught the new way.
Coop: Will you teach me about this - what is it? A new way?More [12/30/2005 12:12:00]
Hank Fallon: You put it on a pole, wind a spool of silk thread around it, and you hold the pole over the water. Then you sit under a nice shady tree and relax. After a while, a hungry fish comes along, takes a nip at your hook, and you've got dinner. For the next two weeks, I'm not gonna think about anything except the eternal struggle between man and the fish...More [01/29/2006 12:01:00]
Dr. Arliss Loveless: Rita, my dear. Not that I'm ungrateful to providence for bringing you back, but I have to confess - I'm just a little bit curious as to how you managed to wind up with them.
Rita Escobar: Well, they seemed so sure that they could find you, I thought if I stayed with them, they'd bring me back to all my friends.
[In a low voice]
Rita Escobar: Not to give you a big head, but, I kind of missed you.
Dr. Arliss Loveless: Well, isn't that a coincidence? Cos, I kinda miss me too!More [02/19/2006 12:02:00]
I don't really know how to use the wind when I play. So today I was really concentrating, focus for each point, and try to play every ball and fight for every point.More [03/18/2006 12:03:00]
I could never go out like this in LA. I'd be way too self-conscious. I have to wear glasses all the time. I'm super-sensitive to wind or strong light.More [08/19/2006 12:08:00]
“Sometimes the beauty is easy. Sometimes you don't have to try at all. Sometimes you can hear the wind blow in a handshake. Sometimes there's poetry written right on the bathroom wall.”More [10/19/2006 12:10:00]
“He's sort of a loose cannon with a quick wit, ... He's somebody who of course is intense. I always wind up playing somebody a little intense. Maybe I'm just intense.”More [11/03/2006 12:11:00]

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