Quotes of Billow

“ Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested. ”

- Richard Branson

“ Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him… ”

- Sophocles

“ There are no signposts in the sea. ”

- Vita Sackville West

“ There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea. ”

- John Templeton

“ There's never an end for the sea. ”

- Samuel Beckett

“ The sea hath no king but God alone. ”

- Unknown

“ I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by. ”

- John Masefield

“ Talents are best nurtured in solitude; but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. ”

- Johan Wolfgang von Goethe

“ A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself; he is as a wave of the sea, or a feather in the air which every breeze blows about. ”

- John Foster

“ I never saw a moor;I never saw the sea;Yet know I how the heather looks,And what a wave must be.I never spoke with God,Nor visited in heaven;Yet certain am I of the spotAs if the chart were given. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back? ”

- Steven Wright

“ The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea. ”

- Vladimir Nabokov

“ A kiss is but a kiss now! And no wave of a great flood that whirls me to the sea. But, as you will! We'll sit contentedly, and eat our pot of honey on the grave. ”

- George Meredith
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