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Lake Placid Quotes


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

"My music was called plastic, antiseptic, placid." - Patti Page

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

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

"No prosaic description can portray the grandeur of 40 miles of rugged mountains rising beyond a placid lake in which each shadowy precipice and each purple gorge is reflected with a vividness that rivals the original." - Herbert Hoover

"I look placid, you see, that's why people think I'm fine. Inside I worry a lot." - Maeve Binchy

"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

"Tolerance is a placid contempt." - Mason Cooley

"placid, adj. Sometimes I love it when we just lie on our backs, gaze off, stay still." - David Levithan

"I have been to non-denominational churches like National Community Church in Washington D.C., but I've also gone to Lake Placid Baptist and a slew of other churches. I got baptized with my fiance (Nic Taylor) this last year at Saranac Lake Baptist Church (in New York), so maybe that makes us Baptist. But for me, it's really been about my relationship with Christ and not so much about a denomination or a label." - Elana Meyers

"I was still in the college and they told me I should try it. At the time, I still thought I was going to be an Olympic softball player. But later, when I retired from softball in 2007, I decided to give bobsled a try. I emailed the coach and got invited to Lake Placid for a tryout and I never left." - Elana Meyers

"Yeah, no one really grows up competing in the bobsled. You have to be 16 years old before you can even drive one. And there are really only two places in the country where you can bobsled - Park City, Utah, and Lake Placid, New York." - Elana Meyers

"In Lake Placid we have Bible studies and it's awesome to be able to share your struggles as an athlete and as a Christian with others Christian athletes. That's one of the coolest things about sports ministry. We can share these common experiences with other Christians. Having Lolo as a teammate, for example, has been great." - Elana Meyers

"As the Olympic torch neared Lake Placid, N.Y., in 1980, signaling the opening of that year's Winter Olympics, newspapers and magazines throughout the world offered predictions on who would win medals in the major sports. Not a single publication gave the American men's hockey team a chance against the world powers." - Don Yaeger

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

"The Mediterranean will be turned into an Italian lake." - Benito Mussolini

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

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

"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

"I was busier than a beaver in a coffee lake." - Scott Adams

"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

"She's filing her nails while they are dragging the lake." - Elvis Costello

"I think it requires a bit of honesty, Swan Lake." - Graeme Murphy

"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

"I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contained, I stand and look at them long and long." - Walt Whitman

"For acting, darlings, is the world's most perilous trade. Compared with actors, steeple jacks and deep-sea divers lead snug and placid lives." - Tallulah Bankhead

"The sooner our society admits that the Negro Revolution is no momentary outburst soon to subside into placid passivity, the easier the future will be for us all." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The interventionist policy (big government) provides thousands and thousands of people with safe, placid, and not too strenuous jobs at the expense of the rest of society." - Ludwig Von Mises

"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

"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

"The greatest efforts in sports came when the mind is as still as a glass lake." - Timothy Gallwey

"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

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

"Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake." - Rumi

"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

"If he comes in the dark, then it's KYAG Time!" - Harkat Mulds (The Lake of Souls)" - Darren Shan

"A star is born in the teeth of the Lake Michigan wind." - Brent Musburger

"I am personally saddened and stunned by the tragic events that took place in Red Lake." - Collin Peterson

"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

"No, I don't take soup. You can't build a meal on a lake." - Elsie de Wolfe

"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

"To stagnate in the sun, goldenly, like an obscure lake surrounded by flowers." - Fernando Pessoa

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

"We told Stanley Roberts to go on a water diet, and Lake Superior disappeared." - Pat Williams

"Boating on the lake is one of my favorite summer activities." - Carl Hagelin

"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

"One little leak becomes a lake, Says the tiny voice in my earpiece" - Thom Yorke

"Making a decision to write was a lot like deciding to jump into a frozen lake." - Maya Angelou

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

"Lake Wobegon, the little town that time forgot and the decades cannot improve." - Garrison Keillor

"I am jealous of all those people who live on the shore of Dal Lake." - Zubin Mehta

"I am personally saddened and stunned by the tragic events that took place in Red Lake." - Collin C Peterson

"The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world." - Georges Simenon

"I grew up with the smell of the lake and the feeling of the woods." - Steven Tyler

"During the Tertiary period the whole valley of Mexico was one great lake." - Edward Burnett Tylor

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

"Say, Bacchus, why so placid? What can there be In commune held by Pallas and by thee? Her pleasure is in darts and battles; thine In joyous feasts and draughts of rosy wine." - Anonymous

"Typically with HBO shows, the ninth episode often winds up being a big one and when lots of exciting stuff happens. And then the tenth one is the more placid, character-based one." - Jonathan Nolan

"The whole idea of the suburbs was to create these family-friendly places where people could flock and have more control over their existences, and keep things very controlled and placid and keep outside forces at bay." - Josh Hamilton

"My mother was a domestic goddess and Mother Earth figure. She was sweet and placid - just what the perfect wife was supposed to be and I was determined not to be." - Joan Collins

"The sensation of dying is sweet, sensuous, placid." - Eddie Rickenbacker

"A library is but the soul's burial ground; it is the land of shadows. Yet one is impressed with the thought, the labor, and the struggle, represented in this vast catacomb of books. Who could dream, by the placid waters that issue from the level mouths of brooks into the lake, all the plunges, the whirls, the divisions, and foaming rushes that had brought them down to the tranquil exit? And who can guess through what channels of disturbance, and experiences of sorrow, the heart passed that has emptied into this Dead Sea of books?" - Henry Ward Beecher

"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

"You know, you throw rocks in the lake and scientists will tell you you're raising the level of the lake, but all you get to see is the ripple." - Norman Lear

"I grew up in Lake Orion, Mich. What was best about Lake Orion where, where we grew up was it was a suburb of Detroit but had a lot of open space around." - Andrew J Feustel

"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

"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

"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

"I was alive when the Dead Sea was just a lake that was feeling a little poorly." - Cassandra Clare

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

"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

"When you write the story of two happy lovers, let the story be set on the banks of Lake Como." - Franz Liszt

"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

"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

"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my home town, out on the edge of the prairie..." - Garrison Keillor

"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

"When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality." - Al Capone

"I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer." - Calamity Jane

"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 think I have lived in every part of L.A. except downtown. Everywhere from Topanga Canyon to Toluca Lake." - Valerie Azlynn

"I did grow up in New Orleans. I grew up right on the lake, right across the levee." - Bryan Batt

"The lake at Neverland is right in the very front, and you just want to dive in." - Rick Dees

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

"I taught English, first at a Catholic school and then at El Toro High School in Lake Forest, Calif." - Elizabeth George

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

"When the fishbowl gets too small, it's time to pack up and leave and jump into the lake or ocean." - Travie Mccoy

"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

"Summertime is my favorite time of year in Sandpoint, reason being, Lake Pend Oreille is warm and ready for action." - Nate Holland

"Yesterday the flame of the Olympic torch was carried through our great state on its way to Salt Lake City." - Jane D Hull

"God is in the water of the lake; he is also in the cracked bed of the lake when the lake has dried up. God is in the abundant harvest; he is also in the famine that occurs when the harvest fails. God is in the lightning; he is also in the darkness when the lightning has faded." - Mansur Al-Hallaj

"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

"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

"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 White

"Chlorine is a deadly poison gas employed on European battlefields in World War I. Sodium is a corrosive metal which burns upon contact with water. Together they make a placid and unpoisonous material, table salt. Why each of these substances has the properties it does is a subject called chemistry." - Carl Sagan

"So, while fitting in, she was like a wicked detail standing out against a placid background." - Steve Martin

"For all the venom and fear spewed at members of the 'religious right,' most of today's churches are left alone... the nonreligious tend to look at our churches as benign institutions that create a placid and docile citizenry, having little impact on our culture." - Kay Coles James

"Evening is the delight of virtuous age; it seems an emblem of the tranquil close of busy life-serene, placid, and mild, with the impress of its great Creator stamped upon it; it spreads its quiet wings over the grave, and seems to promise that all shall be peace beyond it." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"We are so placid that the smallest tremor of objection to anything at all is taken as a full-scale revolution. Should any soul speak up in favor of the obvious, it is taken as a symptom of the influence of the left, the right, the pink, the black, the dangerous. An idea for its own sake - especially an obvious idea - has no respectability." - Cynthia Ozick

"We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. H. P. LOVECRAFT, "The Call of Cthulhu" When did ignorance become a point of view?" - Scott Adams

"Like an animal, cancer sleeps, prowls, hibernates, turns surly or placid." - Marni Jackson

"What I want to do is tell stories about normal people in the American suburbs. I don't write the book where it's a conspiracy reaching the prime minister; I don't write the book with the big serial killer who lops off heads. My setting is a very placid pool of suburbia, family life. And within that I can make pretty big splashes." - Harlan Coben



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