Quotes of Bottomless

“ The soul of man is larger than the sky, Deeper than ocean, or the abysmal dark Of the unfathomed centre. ”

- Hartley Coleridge

“ The most abysmal advise ever given by the ignorant to the stupid. ”

- Tommy Armour

“ Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ We're going to go after the Hells Angels, not Ducks Unlimited. This idea that you can somehow create an atmosphere around people who are already respectful of the law and superimpose this blanket (handgun) ban as a solution — a one size fits all, cookie-cutter approach — is an absolute abysmal failure… ”

- Peter MacKay

“ The Past — the dark unfathomed retrospect! The teeming gulf — the sleepers and the shadows! The past! the infinite greatness of the past! For what is the present after all but a growth out of the past? ”

- Walt Whitman

“ This is an abysmal failure of city, state and federal government. ”

- Andrew Cuomo

“ The soul of man is an incorruptible substance, apt to receive either joy or pain both here and elsewhere. ”

- Solon

“ Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise. ”

- Sri Chinmoy

“ In political activity men sail a boundless and bottomless sea; there is neither harbor for shelter nor floor for anchorage, neither starting point nor appointed destination. ”

- Michael Oakeshott

“ I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you spend in men and money. ”

- Charles de Gaulle

“ Law is a bottomless pit. ”

- John Arbuthnot

“ Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. ”

- Erich Fromm

“ At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ We need the tonic of wildness, to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The stream of thought flows on; but most of its segments fall into the bottomless abyss of oblivion. Of some, no memory survives the instant of their passage. Of others, it is confined to a few moments, hours or days. Others, again, leave vestiges which are indestructible, and by means of which they may be recalled as long as life endures. ”

- William James

“ I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith. Work without faith is like an attempt to reach the bottom of a bottomless pit. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless. ”

- Willa Cather

“ It is a very grave matter to be forced to imitate a people for whom you know — which is the price of your performance and survival — you do not exist. It is hard to imitate a people whose existence appears, mainly, to be made tolerable by their bottomless gratitude that they are not, thank heaven, you. ”

- James Baldwin

“ The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood. ”

- Bette Davis

“ No power on earth or above the bottomless pit has such influence to terrorise and make cowards of men as the liquor power. Satan could not have fallen on a more potent instrument with which to thrall the world. Alcohol is king! ”

- Eliza ‘Mother’ Stewart
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