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Whale Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Whale

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My wife says I'm making a noise like a stranded whale.
I think I have a major snoring problem.
- Rex Hunt

A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville

I wanted to make connections between Whale's past and present.
- Bill Condon

We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks.
The time has come to harpoon a whale.
- John Hope

 

Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and
told his wife that he was three days late because he
had been swallowed by a whale.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The real threat to whales is whaling,
which has endangered many whale species.
- Dave Barry

If the Bible had said that Jonah swallowed the whale,
I would believe it.
- William Jennings Bryan

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We knew that there was a certain kind of interest in
Whale among a genre crowd.
- Bill Condon

There's no question that Whale's movies are classics.
They were wonderful, and successful.
- Bill Condon

The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
- Bill Vaughan

We made connections between the monsters created by
war and the monsters he created,
the typical outcast that Whale was attracted to,
and the monster in himself, that's inside all of us.
- Bill Condon

He piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all
the general rage and hate felt by his whole race from Adam down;
and then,
as if his chest had been a mortar, he burst his hot heart's shell upon it.
- Herman Melville

In the face of severe partisan divisions,
a still floundering economy, and two foreign wars,
"yes we can" is at risk of becoming this generation's
"a chicken in every pot."
That is,
a punchline rather than a political affirmation.
- Thomas J. Whalen

Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface,
and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out,
but investors face risk no matter what they do.
- Charles A. Jaffe

If you were to make little fishes talk,
they would talk like whales.
- Oliver Goldsmith

I don't know where to put whales.
I'm sticking them here, but I don't have any reason for it.
- George Gaylord Simpson

We owe it to our children to be better stewards of the environment.
The alternative? - a world without whales.
It's too terrible to imagine.
- Pierce Brosnan

The fidelity question is difficult for me.
Society has made us believe we're supposed to be monogamous
when we're not killer whales,
or whatever the monogamous species is.
- Rachel Hunter

The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the
continent like whales that have taken to the land.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

The whales, you see, eat up the little fish.
- Thomas Churchyard

I never believed that U2 wanted to save the whales.
I don't believe that The Beastie Boys are ready to lay it down for Tibet.
- Iggy Pop

Well, this week for example, I was just in Los Angeles
making a documentary for German television on whales.
They had tried to get me in England where they missed me.
- Wavy Gravy

Then, there was Greenpeace, I remember that when they
first started out with the boats in the waters,
and the guys in the boats between the whales and the
boats that will hunting the whales with spear guns.
- Rick Danko

Ten percent of the big fish still remain.
There are still some blue whales.
There are still some krill in Antarctica.
There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay.
Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape,
a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet.
There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.
- Sylvia Earle

The very first Walnut Whales recording was recorded
just a few weeks after I had started singing,
out of the blue, started singing.
And the voice, you can hear how uncomfortable I am with it,
and how terrified I am with it.
- Joanna Newsom

They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization
that was started to protect the great whales particularly,
but in general all marine life around the world.
So those are the people I'm trying to attach my name to.
- Richard Dean Anderson

It had an enormous impact to the point of the United
Nations passing a resolution against the killing and
hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species.
This was a documentary on the plight of the whales.
- Wavy Gravy

It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks;
we still share genes around,
and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those
of whales is in fact a family resemblance.
- Lewis Thomas

I wanted my children to have the same exposure to the water I had.
My strongest memories of Northeast Harbor are going
in a small Whaler with my dad,
looking for osprey.
- Parker Stevenson

Besides all those whaling details, Moby Dick is about
someone who's looking for something so huge,
something they've wanted all their life,
yet they know when they find it, it will kill them.
- Laurie Anderson

Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling,
much curious learning in the literature of the subject,
and, above all, an imagination which worked with great
power upon the facts of his own experience.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren

I'm not sure whay I've been drawn to this subject,
except that murder is a subject that has always drawn
people for as long as people have been telling stories.
- Donna Tartt

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson


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