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Lake District Quotes


"Lake is jealous of mountain; mountain is jealous of lake!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I'm unelectable in the District of Columbia." - Trey Gowdy

"Our concept of a family holiday was going to a guest house in the Lake district or Wales where walking was part of the holiday." - Roger Bannister

"We have the most beautiful planet - the Rockies, the purple fields of the United States, the Lake District, the Pyrenees, the turquoise seas of the tropics." - Dan Aykroyd

"Location is everything, I'd rather camp in the Lake District or Scotland than sit in a five-star hotel in Frankfurt." - Rory Bremner

"There are 10,000 local governments in the state of New York. Ten thousand! Town, village, lighting district, water district, sewer district, a special district to count the other districts in case you missed a district." - Andrew Cuomo

"Lake quiets, tired of my lies." - Deborah Ager

"In Lake Wobegon, we don't forget mistakes." - Garrison Keillor

"I took the lake between my legs." - Maxine Kumin

"My district has a lot of trade-dependent jobs." - Suzanne Bonamici

"At Poltersberg, there is a lake similarly cursed. If you throw a stone into it, a dreadful storm immediately arises, and the whole neighboring district quakes to its centre. 'Tis the devils kept prisoner there." - Martin Luther

"It's funny in the U.K., where I'm not really known because I never did a soap. My English cousins in the Lake District think I'm not a real actor because they've never seen me in 'Home and Away' or 'Neighbours.'" - Jacki Weaver

"This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"A lake that is noisy cannot reflect anything" - Robert Adams

"My brain feels like a cool, deep lake." - Douglas Coupland

"The idea of it (draining Lake Powell) is absolutely ridiculous." - Jane D Hull

"February brings the rain, Thaws the frozen lake again." - Sara Coleridge

"Yeah! Bring it on lake!" -Coach Gleeson Hedge" - Rick Riordan

"Near the lake where drooped the willow, Long time ago!" - George Pope Morris

"A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable." - William Wordsworth

"And a wheat thin the size of Lake Tahoe." - Aaron Sorkin

"Lake Como has always been a magnet for the elite." - Janine Di Giovanni

"Marilyn Manson is simply too dangerous for Darien Lake." - Marilyn Manson

"Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake." - Wallace Stevens

"People conquered on different sides of the lake should be ruled on different sides of the lake." - Genghis Khan

"Little stones that are pelted into the lake of consciousness should not throw the whole lake into commotion." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Wise man is a lake full with fishes; clever man is a fisherman who often visits this lake!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The mind is like a lake lashed into waves. Make the water of the lake clear and calm." - Swami Prabhavananda

"In a Republican district I was a Republican. In a Democratic district I was a Democrat. And in a doubtful district, I was Doubtful. But I was always for Erie." - Jay Gould

"I know the district. I know a lot of people in the district. I know how to get where I'm going." - Phil Hare

"There are only three ages for women in Hollywood-Babe, District Attorney, and Driving Miss Daisy." - Goldie Hawn

"A manufacturing district... sends out, as it were, suckers into all its neighbourhood." - Henry Hallam

"I am a little uneasy about the abolishment of slavery in this District of Columbia." - Abraham Lincoln

"You can gerrymander one district, but it's very difficult to gerrymander the whole country." - Allard K. Lowenstein

"My youngest son is a writer. He wrote for 'The District' and 'CSI: NY.'" - Craig T Nelson

"I fully appreciate the fact that George W. Bush won 49% of my district." - Jim Costa

"Listen, if the people in my district wanted to live in France, they'd move to France." - Jeb Hensarling

"Well, my dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years." - Harry Connick Jr

"The first money I have been offered was as District Officer Ba." - Kamisese Mara

"You can't build a world-class district on top of broken-down infrastructure." - Mike Ilitch

"Well, my dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years." - Harry Connick, Jr.

"My youngest son is a writer. He wrote for 'The District' and 'CSI: NY." - Craig T Nelson

"To the folks walking around the District of Columbia, I would say this: 'Be careful." - Kal Penn

"I come from a district where the veterans are not the richest in the country." - Corrine Brown

"School district policies and practices have not kept pace with student and teacher needs." - Eli Broad

"Around the district, I've talked to more local bankers who are scared to death." - Alan Nunnelee

"All of writing is a huge lake. There are great rivers that feed the lake, like Tolstoy or Dostoyevsky. And then there are mere trickles, like Jean Rhys. All that matters is feeding the lake. I don't matter. The lake matters. You must keep feeding the lake." - Jean Rhys

"The power of the river is to flow wildly! The power of the lake is to think calmly! Wise man both flows like a river and thinks lake a lake!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Most mystics do not want to read religious wisdom; they want to be it. A postcard of a beautiful lake is not a beautiful lake, and Sufis may be defined as those who dance in the lake." - Huston Smith

"Nile perch is a fish that was introduced into Lake Victoria. The reason that fish was introduced into Lake Victoria was because it was decided that the people living near the lake needed more proteins than they were getting." - Wangari Maathai

"And beyond the timeless meadows and emerald pastures, the rabbit holes and moss-covered oak and rowan trees and the "slippy sloppy" houses of frogs, the woodland-scented wind rushed between the leaves and blew around the gray veil that dipped below the fells, swirling up in a mist, blurring the edges of the distant forest. (View from Windermere in the Lake District)" - Susan Branch

"I returned to New Orleans and my problems with pari-mutuel windows and a dark-haired, milk-skinned wife from Martinique who went home with men from the Garden District while I was passed out in a houseboat on Lake Pontchartrain, the downdraft of U.S. Army helicopters flattening a plain of elephant grass in my dreams." - James Lee

"Lotta people don't know where Utah is but it in Salt Lake." - Karl Malone

"By mid-morning a rain as fine as silk spills was weaving over the lake." - Martha Ostenso

"If there were fish in the lake, fishing would make no sense." - Lech Walesa

"Who does' have a polo shirt? Only somebody from, like, Lake Minnetonka." - Scott Disick

"A man without courage is a boat in a frozen lake! Get rid of your fears!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Her pupils have taken on a lonely hue, like grey clouds reflected in a calm lake." - Haruki Murakami

"Make your heart like a lake, with calm, still surface, and great depths of kindness." - Laozi

"The swan on still St. Mary's lake Float double, swan and shadow!" - William Wordsworth

"There is justice in the world, Peter Lake, but it cannot be had without mystery." - Mark Helprin

"Talk not of the river or lake To those who have looked on the sea." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond." - Thomas Love Peacock

"A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness." - E M Forster

"Absolutely nothing was happening in my marriage. I nicknamed my waterbed, Lake Placid!" - Phyllis Diller

"There's a double beauty whenever a swan Swims on a lake with her double thereon." - Thomas Hood

"The country is an archipelago of lakes,-the lake-country of New England." - Henry David Thoreau

"Let us not compare the genius with the clever; ocean with the lake!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Who doesn't have a polo shirt? Only somebody from, like, Lake Minnetonka." - Scott Disick

"I love Salt Lake City. well. It's beautiful with all the great outdoors around you." - Peter Sagal

"A flock of geese leave their lake and take wing, turning to poems in the sky." - Dr. SunWolf

"Music is an ocean, but the repertory is hardly even a lake; it is a pond." - Aldous Huxley

"You cannot dance an arabesque in 'Swan Lake' and 'Nutcracker' the same way." - Natalia Makarova

"Better try to stay wide awake, or you might end up found dead by the lake." - Eminem

"Before there is peace, blood will spill blood, and the lake will run red." - Erin Hunter

"I had an agent in Salt Lake City, but acting was more like a hobby." - Patrick Fugit

"You know, I got the third most uninsured district in the whole state of Texas, probably number nine in the whole country. As a Blue Dog, I'm also looking at the cost. So, I have got a very unique district." - Henry Cuellar

"Glimmer, I hear someone call her - ugh, the names the people in District 1 give their children are so ridiculous ..." - Suzanne Collins

"The audience must be sick to death of the star-crossed lovers from District 12. I know I am." - Suzanne Collins

"You can swim, too." he says. "Where did you learn that in District Twelve?" "We have a very big bathtub." - Suzanne Collins

"When the Internet arrived in Ireland... it was like having Amsterdam's Red Light District in your own living room." - Tom Dunne

"Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication." - Rebecca West

"North Carolina, particularly the 8th District, has long played a key role in our Nation's military forces." - Robin Hayes

"My federal, state, and local experience will allow me the opportunity to effectively represent the constituents of the Fourth District." - Gloria Negrete Mcleod

"I represent a district in Nevada, a state that is home to more wild horses than all other states combined." - Jon Porter

"Statehood for the District of Columbia is the most important civil rights and social justice issue in America today." - Jesse Jackson

"One of the things that`s offensive is saying in the fifth district there`s nothing going on. This is a very vast district. The congressman happens to represent me. And while there are always more things that we can do in every community, this is a very diverse district with all kinds of wonderful things." - Al Sharpton

"If you make a movie in the UK you've got to embrace the weather with open arms... We got some of the most amazing weather as well. It's maybe why some of these places, like the Lake District, don't get filmed in so much. If you were trying to make it look like some kind of chocolate box image of England you'd be there all year waiting for the sun to come out." - Ben Wheatley

"There is no lake at Camp Green Lake." - Louis Sachar

"In a puddle, ask for a pool; in a pool, ask for a lake; in a lake, ask for an ocean. This is the way for a frog to reach the stars!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The summer dawn's reflected hue To purple changed Lock Katrine blue, Mildly and soft the western breeze Just kiss'd the lake, just stirr'd the trees, And the pleased lake, like maiden coy, Trembled but dimpled not for joy." - Walter Scott

"Imagine that your mind is like a calm, clear lake or a vast empty sky: Ripples appear on the surface of the lake and clouds pass across the sky, but they soon disappear without altering the natural stillness." - Kathleen McDonald

"My wife and I got engaged in New Hampshire at this lake house that her family's had forever, and it's on Lake Winnipesaukee. And so we went there every summer as we were dating." - Jimmy Fallon

"I'd like to know about some of the things that they teach down there, like building a lake. If I ever wanted to build a lake, I'd like to know how to do it." - Tom Felton

"Smile / to see the lake / lay / the still sky / And / out for an easy / make / the dragonfly." - Lorine Niedecker

"An ocean which thinks there is nothing to learn from a lake is not a wise ocean!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The radio station was playing Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, a sure sign that things were much worse than they appeared." - Gary Shteyngart

"Floating in a lake, lying in a hammock, playing a bit of Scrabble...that's what I'm in need of." - Karen Walker

"One of the chiefs of this nation, with his young men, escorted us to the Lake of the Illinois." - Jacques Marquette

"Talent, will and genius are natural phenomena like the lake, the volcano, the mountain, the wind, the star, the cloud." - George Sand

"All the streams carry the wisdom of the forest to the lake, and over there, silence replaces the noise!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"and when he moved it was like watching oil spread across a lake, smooth and fluid, almost vicious" - Madeline Miller

"Mercy, she had discovered, made mad alchemy: a drop of it could dilute a lake of hate." - Laini Taylor

"Dear eyes! - do not my heart forsake, Shine, like the stars within the lake, - Shine, and the darksome shadows break." - Augustine J. Duganne

"We are taught not to trust our own experiences. Great Salt Lake teaches me experience is all we have." - Terry Tempest Williams

"I would say the best moment of all was when I caught a 7.5 pound largemouth bass in my lake." - George W Bush

"Once I thought that Lake Forest was the most glamorous place in the world. Maybe it was." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"When your consciousness becomes a still mirror, a still lake, a silent reservoir of energy, God is reflected in it." - Rajneesh

"Never, under any circumstance, do I touch soup, as I do not believe in building a meal on a lake." - Elsie de Wolfe

"We've all got troubles. We all make mistakes. But let's not take a little river turn it into lake." - Jennifer Love Hewitt

"Peace doesn't come from finding a lake with no storms. It comes from having Jesus in the boat." - John Ortberg

"I seem to be inside a kind of artificial environment. Almost like a... a simulacrum of Reiden Lake." - Christa Faust

"The mind should turn into a serene and stormless lake, where is reflected the complete panorama of the starry sky." - Samael Aun Weor

"Not every lake dreams to be an ocean. Blessed are the ones who are happy with whom they are." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Grace is like a lake of drinkable water right outside your door. But you stay inside and die of thirst." - Maya Angelou

"We have fewer troops in Afghanistan than we had law enforcement [officers] at the Olympics in Salt Lake City." - Hillary Clinton

"I don't expect people who listen to Emerson, Lake, and Palmer to come hear me. I accept that reality." - Cecil Taylor

"The peerless cup afloat Of the lake-lily is an urn some nymph Swims bearing high above her head." - Robert Browning

"It's like Shelley. Like Werther. Like a Japanese Ophelia. Like a beautiful Oriental Lady in the Lake." - Peter Greenaway

"I saw a seagull hanging out by a lake, but I said, "Don't worry, Dude. I won't say anything."" - Mitch Hedberg

"An arm Rose up from out the bosom of the lake, Clothed in white samite, mystic, wonderful." - Alfred Tennyson

"Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon." - Rumi

"We have to fight them daily, lake fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies." - Etty Hillesum

"I was born on Wellington Avenue and my family that remains lives in the Lake Shore Drive area." - Bob Balaban

"It was necessary to organize my career to remain at the top level until Salt Lake City." - Hermann Maier

"Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior." - Sara Paretsky

"I have a home in Salt Lake, and I have a home in Malibu, at the beach." - Roma Downey

"I still feel Mormon. Those men in Salt Lake City can't decide who's Mormon and who isn't." - Sonia Johnson

"Dancing of the autumn leaves on the surface of a lake is a dream we see when we are awake!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake." - Walter Scott

"It is a fact that scientists have deposited dye in certain lakes around Orlando and tracked the effluent to Florida Bay. There is a lake near Everglades City, Deep Lake, and large tarpon show up in that lake, 30 miles from the sea." - Randy Wayne

"A poem needs understanding through the senses. The point of diving in a lake is not immediately to swim to the shore; it's to be in the lake, to luxuriate in the sensation of water. You do not work the lake out. It is an experience beyond thought. Poetry soothes and emboldens the soul to accept mystery." - John Keats

"I was always at about 70/30. About 70 percent of the people of my district appreciated me, and about 30 percent had quite another view of me." - George W Bush

"I'm unelectable in the District of Columbia." - Trey Gowdy

"He could have had his choice of any woman in the district. And he chose solitude. Not solitude - that sounds too peaceful. More like solitary confinement." - Suzanne Collins

"Unfortunately, my district like many others across the country has a problem with gangs, which is why I introduced this amendment" - Bob Filner

"From the 12th Congressional District Hopeful William Jefferson Clinton during the Nixon investigations. I wanted to share some information I've turned up regarding two of your Clinton quotes." - Keith Richards

"My name is Katniss Everdeen. I am seventeen years old. My home is District 12. I was in the Hunger Games. I escaped. The Capitol hates me........" - Suzanne Collins

"Katniss, there is no District Twelve..." - Suzanne Collins

"The District of Columbia is the one spot where there is no government for the people, of the people and by the people." - Frederick Douglass

"I can see your reasons, my love. But won't you get thirsty?' - Inscription found beneath capstone of household well, Lakefront District, Darujhistan" - Steven Erikson

"There are no problems that exist in the District that have been solved elsewhere in the country. Whatever problems exist in this city exist other places." - Chaka Fattah

"After 9/11, the businesses in my district and throughout the New York metropolitan area saw firsthand the result of a lack of availability of terrorism insurance." - Steve Israel

"I wanted to be a district attorney and solve hidden problems or maybe even be a leper-colony missionary and save people." - Diane Ladd

"Weekdays, New York City's financial district bustles with activity. Its streets are rivers of rushing humanity, its air is thick with the sounds of traffic." - Jennifer Dunning

"I grew up in Tom DeLay's district." - Paul Begala

"Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in." - Marcelene Cox

"As I get close to my election, I want to spend more time in my district and focus on my reelection." - Henry Cuellar

"I represent a district covering Rockland, Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part of the 9 million people that this water is so important for." - Eliot Engel

"For example, in my district there are visitors from all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches, recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses." - Mark Foley



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