A wise man cab pick up a grain of sand and envision a whole universe.
Where is the subject that does not branch out into infinity? For every grain of sand is a mystery; so is every daisy in summer, and so is every snowflake in winter. Both upwards and downwards, and all around us, science and speculation pass into mystery at last.
Can we find "The Universe in a grain of sand"? Well perhaps, but a stone seems easier to visualize.peter j. carroll
The huge variety of sand grains is astounding, and each one has a story to tell.
A single grain of sand can have an influence far out of proportion to its size, but when it gathers together with vast numbers of its colleagues, very strange things can indeed happen.
They dined on mince, and slices of quince , Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.
To see a world in a grain of sand, And heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.william blake
The Walrus and the Carpenter Were walking close at hand; They wept like anything to see Such quantities of sand: 'If this were only cleared away,' They said,'it would be grand!'
The Divine is everywhere, even in a grain of sand, here I have represented it in bull-rushes.Caspar David Friedrich
We write in sand, our language grows, And like our tide ours overflows.Edmund Waller
A Spring o'erhung with many a flow'r,The grey sand dancing in its bed,Embank'd beneath a Hawthorn bower,Sent forth its waters near my head:A rosy Lass approach'd my view;I caught her blue eye's modest beam:The stranger nodded 'How d'ye do!'And leap'd across the infant stream.robert bloomfield
O cool glad pasture; living tree, tall corn,Great cliff, or languid sloping sand, cold sea,Waves: river curving; you, eternal flowers,Give me content, while I can think of you:Give me your living breath!Back to your rampart, Death!harold monro
People you influence for Jesus Christ will be the lasting legacy of your life. They will be foot prints in cement , not sand.
In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.rachel carson
Want a towel on a chair In the sand by the sea, Want to look through my shades, And see you there with me.Kenny Chesney
Got my ticket in my hand Gonna cross a lot of sand. Oklahoma here I come!
Know yourself as a snowdrift on the sand Heaped for two days, or three, then thawed and gone.
And yet, today the harbour is silted up, most of the city lies buried beneath sand dunes and the land has become a desert. As the population had grown and more people wanted more fields, so more of the forest that once stood around the city was cut down, until eventually it was all gone. With no roots to hold the soil, and no attempt to conserve it, it was carried away by the wind and the rain.david attenborough
A brackish reach of shoal off Madaket--The sea was still breaking violently and nightHad steamed into our North Atlantic Fleet,When the drowned sailor clutched the drag-net. LightFlashed from his matted head and marble feet,He grappled at the netWith the coiled, hurdling muscles of his thighs:The corpse was bloodless, a botch of reds and whites,Its open, staring eyesWere lustreless dead-lightsOr cabin-windows on a stranded hulkHeavy with sand.robert lowell
Sometimes, that mountain you've been climbing, is just a grain of sand.carrie underwood
The sand grain is anonymous, waiting for rain and wind to sweep it away on an endless journey, to demonstrate its durability while its weaker companions fall by the way side. But it is called sand not because of what it is made of or its origins, bit because of how big it is.
Laws are sand, customs are rock.Laws can be evaded and punishment can be escaped, but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. Page 109
To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower , Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour.
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