Horizon quotes

  • The grave, where sets the orb of being, sets To rise, ascend, and culminate above Eternity's horizon evermore.
    -- Abraham Coles

    #Horizon #Orbs #Eternity

  • Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.
    -- Adrienne Clarkson

    #Horizon #Noble #Pieces

  • When I was engaged in the struggle for my country, I was very young. My horizons were open.
    -- Ahmed Ben Bella

    #Country #Struggle #Horizon

  • When you are risen on the eastern horizon You have filled every land with your beauty... Though you are far away, your rays are on Earth.
    -- Akhenaton

    #Land #Rays #Horizon

  • This is in a real sense the capstone of the initial missions to explore the planets. Pluto, its moons and this part of the solar system are such mysteries that New Horizons will rewrite all of the textbooks.
    -- Alan Stern

    #Real #Moon #Horizon

  • In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Stars #Night #Horizon

  • For some reason most critics have a hard time fixing their minds directly under their noses, and before they see the object that is there they use a telescope upon the horizon to see where it came from.
    -- Allen Tate

    #Hard Times #Mind #Horizon

  • Hopelessness sets in, when a man is bound up in his shame -- living small, within that closed horizon of fantasy and self-absorption.
    -- Andrew Comiskey

    #Men #Self #Horizon

  • I have much more confidence in the charity which begins in the home and diverges into a large humanity, than in the world-wide philanthropy which begins at the outside of our horizon to converge into egotism.
    -- Anna Brownell Jameson

    #Home #Humanity #Horizon

  • They say Australians get that ten-yard stare. It comes from the land and the horizon. You can see all around you for as far as you can see. So you just stare. I do it all the time.
    -- Anna Torv

    #Land #Yards #Horizon

  • the breeze brought us a faint sound, as of a distant rat, a huge and mystic rat, gnawing, maybe, at the horizon!
    -- Anne Bosworth Greene

    #Weather #Sound #Horizon

  • Each destination you reach only opens out into wider horizons, new and undiscovered countries for you to explore.
    -- Barbara Sher

    #Country #Horizon #Destination

  • Maybe we all want to burn off across the horizon, into space, perhaps, to take off into some unknown territory and meet ourselves out there.
    -- Berlie Doherty

    #Space #Horizon #Want

  • The minute you step away from the negative people in your life you will instantly see the beauty in your horizon.
    -- Bill Walsh

    #People #Negative #Horizon

  • So we all embark wondering what lies over the horizon, what’s around the next bend. And isn’t that, in the end, what drives us?
    -- Blake Crouch

    #Lying #Horizon #Next

  • The horizon is out there somewhere and you keep chasing it, looking for it and working for it.
    -- Bob Dole

    #Believe #Horizon #Chasing

  • It’s amazing how things could change so quickly, in the blink of an eye. Maybe more miracles awaited on the horizon.
    -- Bryan Davis

    #Eye #Miracle #Horizon

  • Exploration is wired into our brains. If we can see the horizon, we want to know what's beyond.
    -- Buzz Aldrin

    #Brain #Want #Horizon

  • Science is a collaborative enterprise, spanning the generations. When it permits us to see the far side of some new horizon, we remember those who prepared the way - seeing for them also.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Generations #Horizon #Way

  • Poetry is a series of explanations of life, fading off into horizons too swift for explanations.
    -- Carl Sandburg

    #Horizon #Fading #Explanation

  • Do not undertake a scientific career in quest of fame or money. There are easier and better ways to reach them. Undertake it only if nothing else will satisfy you; for nothing else is probably what you will receive. Your reward will be the widening of the horizon as you climb. And if you achieve that reward you will ask no other.
    -- Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

    #Careers #Horizon #Quests

  • Your reward will be the widening of the horizon as you climb. And if you achieve that reward you will ask no other.
    -- Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

    #Horizon #Rewards #Achieve

  • I look at climbing not so much as standing on the top as seeing the other side. There are always other horizons in front of you, other horizons to go beyond and that's what I like about climbing.
    -- Chris Bonington

    #Climbing #Sides #Horizon

  • Nathan McEuen's light is shining bright. A fine singer, guitarist and an excellent songwriter. There is hope on the horizon.
    -- Chris Hillman

    #Light #Shining #Horizon

  • I have no projects on the horizon. I don't feel frustrated. It's a great life lesson for me.
    -- Christine Taylor

    #Life Lesson #Frustrated #Horizon

  • Make each day a new horizon.
    -- Christopher McCandless

    #Horizon #Each Day

  • Theories are like a stairway; by climbing, science widens its horizon more and more, because theories embody and necessarily include proportionately more facts as they advance.
    -- Claude Bernard

    #Science #Climbing #Horizon

  • The next horizon will be deep integration of the physical and interactive worlds. The future of online is offline.
    -- Cyriac Roeding

    #Business #Horizon #World

  • Each step you take reveals a new horizon. You have taken the first step today. Now, I challenge you to take another.
    -- Dan Poynter

    #Taken #Challenges #Horizon

  • Mountain, mountain, mountain, marking time. Each nameless, wall beyond wall, wavering redefinition of horizon.
    -- Denise Levertov

    #Wall #Mountain #Horizon

  • There's no more delicious irony on the face of the Earth than environmental protesters being led away in plastic handcuffs that have a biodegradability horizon line of, like, 40,000 years.
    -- Dennis Miller

    #Years #Environmental #Horizon

  • When you reach for the horizon, as I've proven, you may not get there, but what a tremendous build of character and spirit that you lay down. What a foundation you lay down in reaching for those horizons.
    -- Diana Nyad

    #Character #Foundation #Horizon

  • With creative people, truly new horizons open up.
    -- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    #People #Creative #Horizon

  • You are the one who can stretch your own horizon.
    -- Edgar Magnin

    #Inspirational #Horizon

  • Utopia lies at the horizon. When I draw nearer by two steps, it retreats two steps. If I proceed ten steps forward, it swiftly slips ten steps ahead. No matter how far I go, I can never reach it. What, then, is the purpose of utopia? It is to cause us to advance.
    -- Eduardo Galeano

    #Lying #Two #Horizon

  • The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.
    -- Edwin Powell Hubble

    #Horizon #Astronomy

  • At the last dim horizon, we search among ghostly errors of observations for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial. The search will continue. The urge is older than history. It is not satisfied and it will not be oppressed.
    -- Edwin Powell Hubble

    #Errors #Horizon #Lasts

  • The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.
    -- Elizabeth Gaskell

    #Clouds #Watches #Horizon

  • The wideness of the horizon has to be inside us, cannot be anywhere but inside us, otherwise what we speak about is geographic distances.
    -- Ella Maillart

    #Distance #Talking #Horizon

  • Books make great gifts because they expand your horizons and keep you cooking.
    -- Emeril Lagasse

    #Book #Cooking #Horizon

  • As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.
    -- Ernest Renan

    #Sacrifice #Horizon #Limits

  • The few bright meteors in man's intellectual horizon could well be matched by women, were she allowed to occupy the same elevated position.
    -- Ernestine Rose

    #Men #Intellectual #Horizon

  • Youth is the spirit of adventure and awakening. It is a time of physical emerging when the body attains the vigor and good health that may ignore the caution of temperance. Youth is a period of timelessness when the horizons of age seem too distant to be noticed.
    -- Ezra Taft Benson

    #Adventure #Age #Horizon

  • What are they doing, examining last month's costs with a microscope when they should be surveying the horizon with a telescope?
    -- Francis Arthur Freeth

    #Horizon #Cost #Research

  • An enterprise that is constantly exploring new horizons is likely to have a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining talent.
    -- Gary Hamel

    #Horizon #Talent #Advantage

  • It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of some strong unquestioning emotion, to suspect itself, and doubt the truth of its own impressions, conscious of possibilities beyond its own horizon.
    -- George Eliot

    #Strong #Doubt #Horizon

  • What causes [fragmentation] if not a need to act that specializes us and limits us to the horizon of a particular activity? Even if it turns out to be for the general interest (which generally isn't true), the activity that subordinates each of our aspects to a specific result suppresses our being as an entirety. Whoever acts substitutes a particular end for what he or she is, as a total being.
    -- Georges Bataille

    #Needs #Horizon #Limits

  • The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?
    -- Georges Duhamel

    #Sea #Land #Horizon

  • Tradition is the transmitting of linguistic messages that constitute the horizon within which Dasein is thrown as a historically determined project: and tradition derives its importance from the fact that Being, as a horizon of disclosure in which things appear, can arise only as a trace of past words or as an announcement that has been handed down to us.
    -- Gianni Vattimo

    #Past #Horizon #Messages

  • The horizon is an imaginary line that recedes as you approach it.
    -- Ginnifer Goodwin

    #Dream #Vision #Horizon

  • Every mind has a horizon in respect to its present intellectual capacity but not in respect to its future intellectual capacity.
    -- Gottfried Leibniz

    #Intellectual #Mind #Horizon

  • Sooner or later. It had better be sooner. Later is like the horizon; it recedes as you approach.
    -- Greg Iles

    #Horizon #Approach #Sooner Or Later

  • Birds know themselves not to be at the center of anything, but at the margins of everything. The end of the map. We only live where someone's horizon sweeps someone else's. We are only noticed on the edge of things; but on the edge of things, we notice much.
    -- Gregory Maguire

    #Bird #Horizon #Maps

  • Many discouraging hours will arise before the rainbow of accomplished goals will appear on the horizon.
    -- Haile Selassie

    #Goal #Rainbow #Horizon

  • October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.
    -- Hal Borland

    #Sight #October #Horizon

  • October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen.
    -- Hal Borland

    #Horizon #October #Leafs

  • Time rides with the old At a great pace. As travellers on swift steeds See the near landscape fly and flow behind them, While the remoter fields and dim horizons Go with them, and seem wheeling round to meet them, So in old age things near us slip away, And distant things go with us.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Time #Age #Horizon

  • A great sorrow, like a mariner's quadrant, brings the sun at noon down to the horizon, and we learn where we are on the sea of life.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Sea #Sorrow #Horizon

  • A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.
    -- Howard Thurman

    #Dream #Horizon #Possibility

  • It’s easy to forgo distractions and to not accumulate things when you have a larger goal on the horizon.
    -- Hugh Howey

    #Goal #Horizon #Distraction

  • This is a steady, ceaseless process, impossible to contain as long as the economy driven by the endless accumulation of capital. The system may prolong its life by slowing down some of the activities which are wearing it out, but death always looms somewhere on the horizon.
    -- Immanuel Wallerstein

    #Long #May #Horizon

  • The cowardly belief that a person must stay in one place is too reminiscent of the unquestioning resignation of animals, beasts of burden stupefied by servitude and yet always willing to accept the slipping on of the harness. There are limits to every domain, and laws to govern every organized power. But the vagrant owns the whole vast earth that ends only at the non-existent horizon, and her empire is an intangible one, for her domination and enjoyment of it are things of the spirit.
    -- Isabelle Eberhardt

    #Animal #Law #Horizon

  • But the vagrant owns the whole vast earth that ends only at the nonexistent horizon, and his empire is an intangible one, for his domination and enjoyment of it are things of the spirit.
    -- Isabelle Eberhardt

    #Horizon #Earth #Empires

  • Utopias have their value -- nothing so wonderfully expands the imaginative horizons of human potentialities -- but as guides to conduct they can prove literally fatal.
    -- Isaiah Berlin

    #Horizon #Utopia #Guides

  • There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there's always a new place, always a new horizon
    -- Jack Nicklaus

    #Fishing #Horizon #Fisherman

  • I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do what they were most afraid of doing, to widen their horizons of action.
    -- James Broughton

    #Imagination #Risk #Horizon

  • It's as if someone vacuumed up the horizon while we were looking the other way.
    -- Jandy Nelson

    #Horizon #Way

  • I often conduct an orchestra in my sleep; my orchestras are so huge that the back desks of the violas vanish into the horizon. And everything is so wonderful.
    -- Jean Sibelius

    #Sleep #Horizon #Orchestra

  • Broaden your horizons. They're the only ones you'll ever have, so make the suckers as wide as possible.
    -- Jennifer Crusie

    #Horizon #Sucker

  • I am grateful that my horizons were not narrowed at the outset.
    -- Jessye Norman

    #Grateful #Horizon #I Am Grateful

  • Flying has opened up new horizons for tennis.
    -- Jim Courier

    #Tennis #Flying #Horizon

  • ... if you wanted to chart new territories and head off over the horizon, you had to make sure you weren't overly influenced by what others were doing ... so it didn't matter what other bands were doing ... we did what we were doing ...
    -- Jimmy Page

    #Music #Horizon #Band

  • I had never liked, even feared a little, this wild reach of marsh and mud flats where everything seemed turned away from the land, looking off desperately toward the horizon as if in mute search for a sign of rescue.
    -- John Banville

    #Land #Mud #Horizon

  • The time horizon may be too long for sole reliance on market solutions - but perhaps the inventiveness of the financial services industry will prove me wrong that point!
    -- John Bruton

    #Long #Horizon #May

  • A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.
    -- John Powell

    #Self Confidence #Horizon #Grows

  • Don't settle down and sit in one place. Move around, be nomadic, make each day a new horizon.
    -- Jon Krakauer

    #Moving #Horizon #Each Day

  • Tomorrow was over the horizon, and would take an entire day to reach.
    -- Jonathan Safran Foer

    #Horizon #Tomorrow

  • Menacing lines of black tomorrows on the horizon.
    -- Joris-Karl Huysmans

    #Black #Horizon #Lines

  • I'm always looking to the future and what will next be on the horizon.
    -- Jose Andres

    #Horizon #Next #Looking To The Future

  • Art is the most benign cultural practice, and yet art has an upper bound of personal revelation that is so far away it is basically a horizon.
    -- Ken Baumann

    #Art #Practice #Horizon

  • Here today, up and off to somewhere else tomorrow! Travel, change, interest, excitement! The whole world before you, and a horizon that's always changing!
    -- Kenneth Grahame

    #Travel #Today #Horizon

  • History was like some vast thing that was always over the tight horizon, invisible except in its effects. It was what happened when you weren't looking -- an unknowable infinity of events, which although out of control, controlled everything.
    -- Kim Stanley Robinson

    #Events #Horizon #Infinity

  • One of my favorite horror films of the Nineties was 'Event Horizon.'
    -- Kirk Hammett

    #Events #Horizon #Film

  • I'm happy not knowing. Most of the time (except when I'm a neurotic mess about uncertainty) I feel glad that the horizon is a mystery.
    -- Leslie Jamison

    #Knowing #Anxiety #Horizon

  • When our inner vision opens, our horizons expand.
    -- Louise Hay

    #Vision #Horizon

  • When one illusion vanishes, another shall appear, and, still leading me forward towards an horizon that retreats as I advance, the happy prospect of futurity shall vanish only with my existence.
    -- Maria Edgeworth

    #Horizon #Retreat #Illusion

  • As soon as I finish one thing, there's always something else on the horizon I want to do. I don't have any intention of retiring from anything.
    -- Marla Gibbs

    #Want #Horizon #Intention

  • My hold on the past and the future is precarious and my possession of my own time is always postponed until a stage when I may fully understand it, yet this stage can never be reached, since it would be one more moment bounded by the horizon of its future, and requiring in its turn, further developments in order to be understood.
    -- Maurice Merleau-Ponty

    #Past #Order #Horizon

  • The strange thing about the sunset is that we actually don't want the sun to set, we want it to stay right on the horizon, not below it, not above it, just right on it!
    -- Mehmet Murat Ildan

    #Sunset #Want #Horizon

  • I have a different starting premise from those 100 academics who are so heavily invested in the regime of low expectations and narrow horizons which they have created.
    -- Michael Gove

    #Expectations #Horizon #Different

  • Your greatness is measured by your horizons.
    -- Michelangelo

    #Greatness #Horizon

  • There is no better place for learning to work independently and to extend your horizon than in higher school.
    -- Mikhail Botvinnik

    #School #Horizon #Chess

  • Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts.
    -- Minor White

    #Photography #Heart #Horizon

  • It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it.
    -- Neil Armstrong

    #Interesting #Earth #Horizon

  • Perfection is like chasing the horizon. Keep moving.
    -- Neil Gaiman

    #Moving #Perfection #Horizon

  • My path was to be an actor and it’s been very good to me in life. It’s broadened my horizons and given me a lot of gifts.
    -- Nicole Kidman

    #Path #Horizon #Actors

  • Perfume opens endless horizons. It appeals both to the senses and to the imagination. Like an enchantment, it works on an instinctive level and at the same time is extremely subtle.
    -- Nino Cerruti

    #Imagination #Horizon #Levels

  • We need an angry generation, A generation to plow the horizons
    -- Nizar Qabbani

    #Horizon #Needs #Generations

  • Despite the mythic heights to which he was raised, Azikiwe was nothing if not pragmatic, a realist always conscious of his limits and ever eager to extract all that was possible from that limited horizon.
    -- Nnamdi Azikiwe

    #Height #Limits #Horizon

  • You've seen the world, and all you've seen is nothing; and everything, as well, that you have said and heard is nothing. You've sprinted everywhere between here and the horizon; it is nothing. And all the possessions you've treasured up at home are nothing.
    -- Omar Khayyam

    #Home #Horizon #World