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Sahara Desert Quotes


"The sahara desert the Rapunzel the charity the gifted tales." - Marissa Meyer

"Hulkamania is like a single grain of sand in the Sahara desert that is Macho Madness." - Randy Savage

"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand." - Milton Friedman

"Although people rarely died playing Quidditch, referees had been known to vanish and turn up months later in the Sahara Desert." - J K Rowling

"There is no other article for individual use so universally known or widely distributed. In my travels I have found [the safety razor] in the most northern town in Norway and in the heart of the Sahara Desert." - King C. Gillette

"I function better in the jungle in Amazonia or Antarctica or Alaska or the Sahara desert. An artificial environment like a studio has never attracted me. I could work in a studio, but I would never really feel at home." - Werner Herzog

"We are, always, reminded of the old saw: What would happen if the Soviet Union took over the Sahara Desert? Answer: Nothing for 50 years. After that there would be a shortage of sand." - William F Buckley Jr

"One can't even know what it means to be lost in reality. For instance, it is easy to know whether you are lost or not in the Sahara desert, but to be lost in reality! This is much more complex!" - Paul Virilio

"Going to the Sahara Desert and meeting the Touareg band Tinariwen was a life-changing experience. All through that time, I have just carried on learning and meeting musicians, and I keep finding links between different forms." - Justin Adams

"They have a book of locations, and we would do a story about the Sahara Desert for instance, and in the California book you would find a comparable location, to match that location in California." - Robert Stack

"The Sahara is Africa's great divide." - Richard Engel

"By 2040, the Sahara will be moving into Europe and Berlin will be as hot as Baghdad. Atlanta will end up a kudzu jungle. Phoenix will become uninhabitable, as will parts of Beijing (desert), Miami (rising seas) and London (floods). Food shortages will drive millions of people north, raising political tensions." - James Lovelock

"When all the scaffolding is removed it is our integrity that both defines us and identifies us. Men of integrity are like the Rock of Gibraltar - steadfast and immovable; men without it are like the shifting sands on the Sahara Desert - tossed to and fro by every variant wind of life." - Tad R. Callister

"Green grass grows where dry desert ends." - Og Mandino

"She laughed, and the desert sang." - Jerry Spinelli

"A desert blessing, an ocean curse." - John Green

"Welcome to the Desert of the Real," - Jean Baudrillard

"The desert sky is encircling, majestic, terrible." - Paul Shepard

"There is no desert like being friendless." - Baltasar Gracian

"Las Vegas - my favorite desert mirage." - Val Saintsbury

"I never will desert Mr. Micawber." - Charles Dickens

"Life is desert first!" - Wendy Mass

"New York is the great stone desert." - Israel Zangwill

"The metaphor I routinely use is polar bears in the Sahara desert. You take creatures adapted to the cold and put them in the heat, the very traits that allow them to survive in one environment will conspire against them in the other. We are polar bears in the Sahara with one important distinction: we are smarter than the average bear. Once we identify the nature of the problem, we can think our way out of it. But it begins by acknowledging you didn't fail because you couldn't succeed. Because you didn't even know what the scope of the problem was. It's not your fault." - David Katz

"Why do I live in the desert? Because the desert is the *locus Dei*." - Edward Abbey

"the Sahara was a spectacle as alive as the sea. The tints of the dunes changed according to the time of day and the angle of the light: golden as apricots from far off, when we drove close to them they turned to freshly made butter; behind us they grew pink; from sand to rock, the materials of which the desert was made varied as much as its tints ..." - Simone De Beauvoir

"It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee." - Camille Claudel

"I sing really well, my friends say. I don't like my voice, but I sang on stage during the Sahara awards a few years ago, so I don't mind singing." - Suresh Raina

"I have a great map of the Tibesti Mountains in the southern Sahara or Northern Chad. It's a dream of mine to go there, but it's such a volatile area, you have to be prudent." - Werner Herzog

"They make a desert and call it peace." - Tacitus

"In the desert, the only god is a well." - Vera Nazarian

"They are again in the dirt in the desert" - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"Without water the desert is nothing but a grave ..." - Mildred Cable

"An oasis of horror in a desert of boredom." - Charles Baudelaire

"A bird, music and food -desert island items" - Michael Johnson

"The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose." - Isaiah

"In the desert you celebrate nothing but water." - Michael Ondaatje

"Novels without female characters were a lifeless desert." - Ian Mcewan

"Once again there was the desert, and that only." - Stephen King

"Nor waste their sweetness in the desert air." - Charles Churchill

"That desert of loneliness and recrimination that men call love." - Samuel Beckett

"If charisma were rain, Blackman would be a desert." - Jerry Lawler

"Life, deal gently with her ... Love, never desert her" - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"I know all beyond High Park's a desert to you." - George Etherege

"Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert." - Frank Herbert

"here in the summer desert, winter found my blood" - Dean Koontz

"Being in the desert was brilliant and it was hard." - Toni Collette

"Without music, life is a journey through a desert." - Pat Conroy

"The devout have laid out gardens in the desert." - Robert Duncan

"Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants." - Jessamyn West

"Those few members who desert the cause are abandoning an oasis to search for water in the desert." - Neal A Maxwell

"The desert is not an island: the island is not enchanted: and the desert is no habitation for men." - Peter Levi

"The desert loves me. I love the desert. It's nice to be in the heat in Africa. I love it." - Liya Kebede

"I have this personal affinity for the desert. I am fascinated by the desert. I love it." - Erika Slezak

"For Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, 267,300 reserve component service men and women were called to service." - Ron Wyden

"The oil industry is a stunning example of how science, technology, and mass production can divert an entire group of companies from their main task. ... No oil company gets as excited about the customers in its own backyard as about the oil in the Sahara Desert. ... But the truth is, it seems to me, that the industry begins with the needs of the customer for its products. From that primal position its definition moves steadily back stream to areas of progressively lesser importance until it finally comes to rest at the search for oil." - Theodore Levitt

"You neglect and belittle the desert. The desert is not remote in southern tropics The desert is not only around the corner, The desert is squeezed in the tube-train next to you, The desert is in the heart of your brother." - T S Eliot

"Over the summit, I saw the so-called Mono desert lying dreamily silent in the thick, purple light - a desert of heavy sun-glare beheld from a desert of ice-burnished granite." - John Muir

"I will fill myself with the desert and the sky. I will be stone and stars, unchanging and strong and safe. The desert is complete; it is spare and alone, but perfect in its soltitude. I will be the desert." - Kiersten White

"I walked in a desert. And I cried, 'Ah, God, take me from this place!' A voice said, 'It is no desert.' I cried, 'Well, But - The sand, the heat, the vacant horizon.' A voice said, 'It is no desert.'" - Stephen Crane

"The knowledge that refuge is available, when and if needed, makes the silent inferno of the desert more easily bearable. Mountains complement desert as desert complements city, as wilderness complements and completes civilization." - Edward Abbey

"I walked in a desert. And I cried, "Ah, God, take me from this place!" A voice said, "It is no desert." I cried, "Well, But - The sand, the heat, the vacant horizon." A voice said, "It is no desert."" - Stephen Crane

"To wake in that desert dawn was like waking in the heart of an opal. ... See the desert on a fine morning and die - if you can!" - Gertrude Bell

"Gradually I came to realize that the process of saving the desert of the human heart and revegetating the actual desert is actually the same thing." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"I would go out into the desert. The desert was my teacher. I didn't know about gurus and wise people-I wasn't a reader." - Byron Katie

"My mother named me after a miracle of nature: Waris means desert flower. The desert flower blooms in a barren environment where few living things can survive." - Waris Dirie

"Come away with me, he said, we will live on a desert island. I said, I am a desert island. It was not what he had in mind." - Margaret Atwood

"The extreme clarity of the desert light is equaled by the extreme individuation of desert life forms. Love flowers best in openness and freedom." - Edward Abbey

"It's a treat to see the sun rise over the desert. What am I saying? It's a treat to fire off a rocket car over the desert!" - Adam Savage

"I always thought the desert was the antithesis of peace - something that attacks you. So you don't go to the desert for peace." - Sam Shepard

"When you're doing a deal with someone in the southern Sahara, it's a very different way of doing business than in London. You can't sign them in the usual way because they'd end up getting ripped off, which would defeat the object of setting up a label like this." - Damon Albarn

"When I played the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, I got to bring Wiley, my 85-pound black lab. He's responsible for my favorite New Year's memory of all: At the end of the show, he ran onstage and then out across all the tables in the showroom, sending champagne glasses and gamblers flying." - Elayne Boosler

"The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body." - Jean Baudrillard

"In five minutes the earth would be a desert, and you cling to books." - Elias Canetti

"The desert has a subtle and a cruel charm. She destroys while she enthralls." - Rosita Forbes

"In the empire of desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"There are two easy ways to die in the desert - thirst and drowning." - Craig Childs

"The desert was bad, but nothing could compare with the horrors of a tropical rain forest." - Tahir Shah

"Any thoughts of guilt, any feelings of regret, had faded. The desert had baked them out." - Stephen King

"Maybe God created the desert so that man could appreciate the date trees" - Paulo Coelho

"Much love much trial, but what an utter desert is life without love." - Charles Darwin

"Reclusive? The inner city will secure your privacy better than any desert cave." - Mason Cooley

"The sin of the desert is knowing where the water is and not sharing it." - Richard Paul Evans

"This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough" - Mary Hunter Austin

"Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas" - Mary Hunter Austin

"To receive the grace of God you must go to the desert and stay awhile." - Charles de Foucauld

"Justice is that virtue of the soul which is distributive according to desert." - Aristotle

"Oh that the desert were my dwelling-place, With one fair spirit for my minister" - Lord Byron

"All justice is inherently social. Can someone on a desert island be either just or unjust?" - Thomas Sowell

"It's only a world, after all, and they're just sand grains in the desert, worlds." - Neil Gaiman

"Rose of the Desert! Thus should woman be Shining uncourted, lone and safe, like thee." - Thomas Moore

"The humble rosemary Whose sweets so thanklessly are shed To scent the desert and the dead." - Thomas Moore

"Shaggy shade Of desert-loving pine, whose emerald scalp Nods to the storm." - Lord Byron

"That undefined and mingled hum, Voice of the desert never dumb!" - James Hogg

"The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts." - Khaled Hosseini

"Always expect trouble in the desert. Then you usually won't meet it." - John Flanagan

"The desert surrounds your every step and you walk forever a thirsty man." - Christopher Pike

"The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it." - Robert Edison Fulton, Jr.

"What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote." - Edward Abbey

"A forest is mystery but the desert is truth. Life pared to the bone." - Keith Miller

"For forty days he went out into the desert - and never shot anything [on Jesus]" - Osbert Sitwell

"As distant prospects please us, but when near We find but desert rocks and fleeting air" - Samuel Garth

"A coach can be like oasis in the desert of a runner's lost enthusiasm." - Ken Doherty

"In our haste to grow too soon, we left our innocence on Desert Moon." - Dennis DeYoung

"I eyed her like a thirsty traveler in the desert looks at a pail of water." - Faraaz Kazi

"Marriage is commonly a meal wherein the soup is better than the desert." - Austin O'Malley

"Misfortune makes of certain souls a vast desert through which rings the voice of God." - Honore De Balzac

"You can't fight the desert... you have to ride with it." - Louis L'Amour

"The house, the stars, the desert - what gives them their beauty is something that is invisible!" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Men had always been the reciters of poetry in the desert." - Michael Ondaatje

"When a building is about to fall down, all the mice desert it." - Pliny The Elder

"In every heart there should be one grief that is like a well in the desert." - Edith Wharton

"Our reason has driven all away. Alone at last, we end up ruling over a desert." - Albert Camus

"For me, a desert island is no tragedy, neither is a deserted planet." - Peter Wessel Zapffe

"In the desert there is no sign that says, Thou shalt not eat stones." - Margaret Atwood

"The desert takes our dreams away from us, and they don't always return." - Paulo Coelho

"What luxury would I take to a desert island? A mirror. It's true. I'd miss me." - Simon Cowell

"Talking wisely to the ignorant is throwing precious seeds to the desert sands!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Beyond the desert of criticism, we wish to be called again." - Paul Ricoeur

"The desert is an ocean in which no oar is dipped." - T E Lawrence

"Alas! our young affections run to waste, Or water but the desert." - Lord Byron

"Women don't like violence, But when their husbands desert them, that is different." - Euripides

"I grew up in a desert, which has no kind of imagination." - Ai Weiwei

"You can't stay in the desert, you go nuts after 24 hours." - Lykke Li

"I was inspired by [Michelangelo] Antonioni's Red Desert - very big and moody." - Lykke Li

"Oh, Lord! You've been wid me in six troubles, don't desert me in the seventh!" - Harriet Tubman

"I am enamored with desert dew because it's usually the closest thing we get to rain." - Linda Solegato

"It's hard to imagine a bigger desert oasis than Las Vegas." - Cinnamon Stomberger

"The desert attracts the nomad, the ocean the sailor, the infinite the poet." - Anonymous

"Use every man after his desert, and who shall scape whipping?" - William Shakespeare

"[Of the Romans:] They make a desert and call it peace." - Tacitus

"Life is the desert, life the solitude; Death joins us to the great majority." - Edward Young

"Our spirits leaped, hosannas of destruction, Like desert lilies forked with tongues of fire." - Roy Campbell

"Lucidity is the only vice which makes us free - free in a desert." - Emil Cioran

"Desert, in generally, is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself." - Maynard James Keenan

"One simile, that solitary shines In a dry desert of a thousand lines." - Alexander Pope

"So it always is: when you escape to a desert the silence shouts in your ear." - Graham Greene

"The passing of armies and the passing of sands in the desert are one." - Cormac Mccarthy

"a spiritual desert is spreading - an interior emptiness, an unnamed fear, a quiet sense of despair." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The desert of virginity Aches in the hotness of her mouth." - Arthur Symons

"Dawn rose from the desert and turned the river to wine." - Tanith Lee

"Use every man after his desert, and who should scape whipping?" - William Shakespeare

"Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert." - Khalil Gibran

"They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the last drop of their blood." - Gamal Abdel Nasser

"Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light." - Joyce Carol Oates

"The desert is a capricious lady, and sometimes she drives men crazy." - Paulo Coelho

"London is a huge, stony desert: even boredom feels endless there." - Sandor Marai

"I was an angel of the desert. In your arms I broke my wings." - Carmen Boullosa

"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well." - Antoine De Saintexupery

"Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority." - Edward Young



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