The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.
It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.Constantinus
The city overwhelmed our expectations. The Kiplingesque grandeur of Waterloo Station, the Eliotic despondency of the brick row in Chelsea … the Dickensian nightmare of fog and sweating pavement and besmirched cornices.john updike
The mystery surrounding Garbo was as thick as a London fog.tallulah bankhead
The solemn fog; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.william cowper
I dreamed a place where I have come to dwell Cold Mountain says it all Monkeys scream, the valley fog is cold My door blends with the color of the peaks I gather leaves and thatch a hut among the pines Dig a pond and lead a trickle from the brook Long ago I left the world behind Eating ferns I pass the years in peacehanshan
But this is where the fun of ''Crashing the Gates'' comes in. Mr. Christopher, whose previous books were ''The Japanese Mind'' and ''Second to None: American Companies in Japan'' - seems happiest when he is trying to sculpture fog.Christopher Charles Herbert Lehmann-Haupt
All religions are human attempts to find God. But they all have this in common: they have all gone astray in the fog and have not been able to discover God.wilhelm busch
It is not the clear-sighted who lead the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm mental fog.joseph conrad
The artist makes art not to save mankind but to save himself. Every benevolent comment by an artist is a fog to cover his tracks, the bloody trail of his assault against reality and others.camille paglia
"I recently flew more than twelve thousand miles in a little over a month, through rain, fog, wind and snow, over mountains, cities and deserts, in a three-year-old, second-hand airplane that had already traveled some five hundred thousand miles. During that time I never was very late for an appointment or put a single scratch on myself. And considering that I am hardly an expert pilot at nineteen years of age, I knew that these statements must prove something about modern commercial aviation."eddie august schneider
I sit cross-legged on the rock The valleys and streams are cold and damp Sitting quietly is beautiful The cliffs are lost in mist and fog I rest happily in this place At dusk the tree shadows are low I look into my mindA white lotus emerges from the dark mudhanshan
It seemed like a matter of minutes when we began rolling in the foothills before Oakland and suddenly reached a height and saw stretched out ahead of us the fabulous white city of San Francisco on her eleven mystic hills with the blue Pacific and its advancing wall of potato-patch fog beyond, and smoke and goldenness of the late afternoon of time.jack kerouac
Sometimes a fog will settle over a vessel's deck and yet leave the topmast clear. Then a sailor goes up aloft and gets a lookout which the helmsman on deck cannot get. So prayer sends the soul aloft; lifts it above the clouds in which our selfishness and egotism befog us, and gives us a chance to see which way to steer.charles haddon spurgeon
God give us men. The time demands strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and willing hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And dam his treacherous flatteries without winking; Tall men, sun-browned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking.josiah gilbert holland
Oh Portugal, today you are fog... The Hour has come!
Some sensations are sleeps that take up all the extent of the mind like a fog, don't let us think, don't let us act, don't let us be clearly.fernando pessoa
Fair is foul, and foul is fair; Hover through the fog and filthy air.
Jim said he believed it was spirits, but I says: no, spirits wouldn't say "dern the dern fog".mark twain
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