Desert Quotes

โ€œNo Green Revolution, no hydroponics, no making the deserts bloom ...

โ€œNo Green Revolution, no hydroponics, no making the deserts bloom can beat an exponential population growth.โ€ โ€• Carl Sagan, Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 08
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โ€œThe worldly hope men set their hearts upon turns ashes --...

โ€œThe worldly hope men set their hearts upon turns ashes -- or it prospers; and anon, Like snow upon the desert's dusty face lighting a little hour or two -- is gone.โ€ - Omar Khayyam
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 29
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You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knee...

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. MARY OLIVER
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 24
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"If you put the federal government in ch...

"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand." -- Milton Friedman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 23
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"Just because you wander in the des...

"Just because you wander in the desert, it does not mean there is a promised land." Paul Auster - Collected Prose
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 05
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They made a de...

They made a desert and called it peace. โ€”Tacitus
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 12
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"New York has more hermits than will be ...

"New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States." - Simeon Strunsky
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 12
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โ€œWhat makes the desert beautiful is ...

โ€œWhat makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well...โ€ Antoine de Saint-Exupรฉry, The Little Prince
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 03
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โ€œWhat makes the desert beautif...

โ€œWhat makes the desert beautiful is that it hides, somewhere, a well.โ€ - Antoine de Saint-Exupรฉry
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 28
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"If the desert is holy, it is because it is a forgotten place that allows us to remember the sacr...

"If the desert is holy, it is because it is a forgotten place that allows us to remember the sacred. Perhaps that is why every pilgrimage to the desert is a pilgrimage to the self. There is no place to hide and so we are found." - Terry T. Williams, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 19
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"Rebellion without truth ...

"Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert." - Khalil Gibran
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 09
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"I want to take you to a place of pure magic... It's the place athletes call the "zone"....

"I want to take you to a place of pure magic... It's the place athletes call the "zone". Buddhists call "satori" and ravers call "trance". I call it the Silver Desert. It's a place of pure light that holds the dark within it. It's a place of pure rhythm." - Gabrielle Roth
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 30
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โ€œThe greatest battles being fought ar...

โ€œThe greatest battles being fought are not upon deserts, forests, or any soil of the earth, but within the human mind.โ€
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 14
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โ€œIf you concentrate always on the present, youโ€™ll be a happy man. Youโ€™ll see thereโ€™s li...

โ€œIf you concentrate always on the present, youโ€™ll be a happy man. Youโ€™ll see thereโ€™s life in the desert. That thereโ€™s stars in the heavens. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment weโ€™re living right now.โ€œ ~ Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 11
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โ€œThe man in black fled acr...

โ€œThe man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.โ€ โ€• Stephen King
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 24
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In the Scorching heat of life, the cool breeze o...

In the Scorching heat of life, the cool breeze of your memories rushes in and leaves me drier than a desert ....aching for a drop of you. - Kokane Khan
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 22
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In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his...

In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, โ€˜Is it good, friend?โ€™ โ€˜It is bitter โ€” bitter,โ€™ he answered, โ€˜But I like it Because it is bitter, And because it is my heart. STEPHEN CRANE
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 05
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Nobody loves a rain ...

Nobody loves a rain cloud, until they find themselves in a desert.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 02
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"Well, here's another mess you've gotte...

"Well, here's another mess you've gotten me into!" - Ollie (Oliver Hardy) to Stan (Stan Laurel) - Sons of the Desert (1933)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 08
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"An increasingly pagan and hedonistic people - we are learning fi...

"An increasingly pagan and hedonistic people - we are learning finally that the forests and mountains and desert canyons are holier than our churches - therefore let us behave accordingly." Edward Abbey
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 06
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Imaginations in our ...

Imaginations in our life are like a garden in desert." -Lareb Soomro
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 05
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Sunshine all th...

Sunshine all the time makes a desert. - Arab Proverb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 09
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"The desert seems vast, even endless, an...

"The desert seems vast, even endless, and yet scientists tell us that somewhere, even now, there is snow." Welcome To Night Vale
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 01
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โ€œIn the desert of the heart, tears do not tou...

โ€œIn the desert of the heart, tears do not touch the ground. (Dans le dรฉsert du coeur, - Les larmes ne touchent la terre.)โ€ โ€• Charles de Leusse
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 06
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"If you put the federal government in cha...

"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years thereโ€™d be a shortage of sand." - Milton Friedman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 13
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Most men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies ...

Most men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed off wings where he never ventures. - Franรงois Mauriac, writer, Nobel laureate (11 Oct 1885-1970)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 11
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"A drop of love is able...

"A drop of love is able to form oceans in a desert heart" (William Ventura)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 09
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โ€œThe task of the modern educato...

โ€œThe task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.โ€ โ€• C.S. Lewis
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 14
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"Terry took death's arm and followed him ...

"Terry took death's arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night." - Rhianna Pratchett
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 13
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โ€œIf you put the federal government in ch...

โ€œIf you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.โ€ --Milton Friedman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 13
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"I bought a cactus. A week later it died. An...

"I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert." Demetri Martin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 14
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"I went into the desert to forget about you. But the sand was th...

"I went into the desert to forget about you. But the sand was the color of your hair. The desert sky was the color of your eyes. There was nowhere I could go that wouldn't be you." - Jeffrey Eugenides
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 04
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โ€œNot to leave planet Earth would be like castaways on a desert island not trying to esc...

โ€œNot to leave planet Earth would be like castaways on a desert island not trying to escapeโ€ฆSending humans to other planets โ€ฆ will shape the future of the human race in ways we donโ€™t yet understand, and may determine whether we have any future at all.โ€ - Stephen Hawking
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 26
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" Ideals are like stars: You will not succeed in touching them with you...

" Ideals are like stars: You will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you reach your destiny" - Carl Schurz
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 16
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โ€œSo it always is: when you escape to...

โ€œSo it always is: when you escape to a desert the silence shouts in your ear.โ€ โ€• Graham Greene, The Quiet American
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 19
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"In the deserted harbour there is yet water that laps against the quays. In the ...

"In the deserted harbour there is yet water that laps against the quays. In the dark and silent forest there is a leaf that falls. Behind the polished panelling the white ant eats away the wood. Nothing is ever quiet, except for fools." -Alan Paton
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 10
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โ€œCaught bet...

โ€œCaught between an iceberg and a desertโ€
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 22
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