Floating quotes

  • The floating world is the realm of the graphic designer
    -- Aaron Betsky

    #Floating #World #Designer

  • From that day on it was as if Ren freed me from gravity. I was floating in the sky. Higher. Higher. Higher.
    -- Ai Yazawa

    #Sky #Floating #Gravity

  • The poignancy of a photograph comes from looking back to a fleeting moment in a floating world. The transitoriness is what creates the sense of the sacred
    -- Allen Ginsberg

    #Floating #Fleeting #World

  • It's an abnormal world I live in. I don't belong anywhere. It's like I'm floating down the middle. I'm never quite sure where I am.
    -- Arthur Ashe

    #Justice #Floating #Abnormal

  • We are bits of energy floating about in various guises, and when we die we rejoin the big cosmic soup of the universe.
    -- Bat for Lashes

    #Energy #Floating #Soup

  • Indie world won't have me, and mainstream world treats me like an alien, but here I am still floating between these two worlds.
    -- Billy Corgan

    #Two #Floating #World

  • We all have an edge. We all are floating our psyche on top with a great ocean underneath.
    -- Brad Dourif

    #Ocean #Floating

  • Sanity is tenuous. Tenuous. Comes and goes. Many of the brightest people floating about this planet have only a finger's grip on sanity, if that.
    -- Cathy Lamb

    #People #Floating #Sanity

  • I won't be able to do what I'm doing forever. There aren't that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks.
    -- Cher

    #Years #Forever #Floating

  • When you don't take an aggressive role in shaping your thoughts, feelings, and perceptions, you become a helpless passenger floating through the universe like a ghost ship, merely reacting to wherever it takes you.
    -- Chris Hardwick

    #Feelings #Perception #Floating

  • Learn your instrument. Be honest. Don't do anything phony. There is so much crap floating around. There is plenty of room for a bit of honest writing.
    -- Christine McVie

    #Writing #Floating #Rooms

  • All the time we wondered and wondered, who is this person coming/growing/turning/floating/swimming deep, deep inside.
    -- Crescent Dragonwagon

    #Love #Swimming #Floating

  • Gloating is a superficial glowing, floating is an idle flowing, and bloatedness is the paralysis of blowing up; because silent movement results in loud victories.
    -- Criss Jami

    #Glowing #Victory #Floating

  • I have titles floating around in my head; I have sculptures floating around in my head. It's like a collage.
    -- Damien Hirst

    #Titles #Floating #Sculpture

  • I was feeling everything too much. Everything pulled at my eyes. I spent hours floating in pools.
    -- Dave Eggers

    #Eye #Feelings #Floating

  • Petals floating by, Drift through my woman's hand, As she remembers me.
    -- David Brin

    #Hands #Floating #Remember

  • Summer in the deep South is not only a season, a climate, it's a dimension. Floating in it, one must be either proud or submerged.
    -- Eugene Walter

    #Summer #Climate #Floating

  • I feel like I'm 100 years old. I can't tell you what I did today. I can't tell you what I did for seven years. I can't tell you. It happens so seamlessly - I'm just floating along and seven years go by.
    -- Fiona Apple

    #Years #Floating #Today

  • I feel like I am floating in plasma I need a teacher or a lover I need someone to risk being involved with me. I am so vain and I am so masochistic. How can they coexist?
    -- Francesca Woodman

    #Teacher #Risk #Floating

  • and both of them remained floating in an empty universe where the only everyday & eternal reality was love...
    -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    #Reality #Everyday #Floating

  • Turn on the dream you lived through the unwavering gaze. It is as you thought: the living burn. In the floating days may you discover grace.
    -- Galway Kinnell

    #Dream #Grace #Floating

  • There's a lot of bad isms floating around this world, but one of the worst is commercialism.
    -- George Seaton

    #Floating #Isms #World

  • Nothing brings fear to my heart more than a floating point number.
    -- Gerald Jay Sussman

    #Heart #Numbers #Floating

  • What an awful thing life is, isn’t it? It’s like soup with lots of hairs floating on the surface. You have to eat it nevertheless.
    -- Gustave Flaubert

    #Hair #Floating #Soup

  • Moreover he saw a skull floating on the surface of the water and he said unto it: Because you drowned others they drowned you; and those that drowned you will eventually be drowned.
    -- Hillel the Elder

    #Skulls #Water #Floating

  • Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top.
    -- Italo Calvino

    #Grease #Floating #Dull

  • The one close to me now; even my own body--these too will soon become clouds, floating in different directions.
    -- Izumi Shikibu

    #Clouds #Different #Floating

  • And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema. I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw, all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
    -- Jacques Rivette

    #Ideas #Feet #Floating

  • If you have something floating in your drink, then you know you're ready. Seriously, what's in my drink? Aliens. Still gonna drink it.
    -- Jenna Marbles

    #Makeup #Floating #Aliens

  • But I bring it up to let you know that this is the way I feel right now. Like Pluto and Jupiter are aligned with the earth and I'm floating.
    -- Jennifer Niven

    #Jupiter #Floating #Earth

  • I feel like I'm playing chess underwater. The pieces keep floating away. I don't know where things are. I can't figure out tomorrow.
    -- Jerry Spinelli

    #Underwater #Floating #Pieces

  • If I found her floating in my pool, I'd punish my dog.
    -- Joan Rivers

    #Dog #Floating #Insult

  • Plenty of folks are so contrary that if they should fall into the river, they would insist upon floating upstream.
    -- Josh Billings

    #Fall #Rivers #Floating

  • Ladies and Gentlemen...we are floating in Space!
    -- Jostein Gaarder

    #Space #Gentleman #Floating

  • I was thinking about all these things and more, but I wasn't really thinking about them at all. They were just there, floating around in the back of my mind, thinking about themselves. What I was really thinking about, of course, was Lucas.
    -- Kevin Brooks

    #Thinking #Mind #Floating

  • Jesus got me through the slums without getting murdered. I just walked with him as though he were really there and not a spirit just floating around.
    -- Larry Norman

    #Jesus #Floating #Spirit

  • There's a spectrum of possibilities. You can underline the bass, or not at all. You can create something that is well-anchored or that is floating and never arriving. You can make a melodic line dominant or barely visible. The conducting gesture is akin to painting or sculpture.
    -- Laurence Equilbey

    #Arriving #Floating #Sculpture

  • There's no doubt that after you eat a lot of garlic, you just kind of feel like you are floating, you feel ultra-confident, you feel capable of going out and whipping your weight in wild cats.
    -- Les Blank

    #Cat #Doubt #Floating

  • Then he kissed her so deeply and so completely that she felt like she was falling, floating, spiraling down, down, down, like Alice in Wonderland.
    -- Liane Moriarty

    #Fall #Kissing #Floating

  • No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.
    -- Lord Mountbatten

    #Floating #Mulberry #Grew

  • Just remember, Callum when you’re floating up and up in your bubble, that bubbles have a habit of bursting. The higher you climb, the further you have to fall’ - Lynette McGregor
    -- Malorie Blackman

    #Fall #Floating #Remember

  • Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.
    -- Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

    #Air #Wind #Floating

  • ... some of the things floating about in the Well of Memory are not worth recording.
    -- Margaret Deland

    #Memories #Floating #Wells

  • We're just afraid, period. Our fear is free-floating. We're afraid this isn't the right relationship or we're afraid it is. We're afraid they won't like us or we're afraid they will. We're afraid of failure or we're afraid of success. We're afraid of dying young or we're afraid of growing old. We're more afraid of life than we are of death.
    -- Marianne Williamson

    #Dying #Growing #Floating

  • We're trying to fix this with the plan we've been floating. Now, the law says the transition ends in 2006 or - and the "or" is the only part that matters - 85 percent of Americans go buy a digital TV.
    -- Michael K. Powell

    #Law #Trying #Floating

  • We may be floating on Tao, but there is nothing wrong with steering. If Tao is like a river, it is certainly good to know where the rocks are.
    -- Ming-Dao Deng

    #Rocks #Rivers #Floating

  • Money tends to make people suspicious, if there's any money floating around.
    -- Mitchell Baker

    #People #Floating

  • Life is like the ocean. You can either be the ball floating on the waves, or make your own waves.
    -- Oliver Gaspirtz

    #Ocean #Life Is Like #Floating

  • You go in the weight room and you lift weights and you do all these things to strengthen your body. This is strengthening your mind. When you can stay focused and you can use that focus to always come back with your breath to center yourself, so that you're kind of floating in the moment, in the spirit.
    -- Phil Jackson

    #Focus #Mind #Floating

  • In my state of spiritual abstraction, I no longer belong to myself and to my eyesight. I am nothing more than a single narrow gasping lung, floating over the mists and summits.
    -- Reinhold Messner

    #Spiritual #Floating #States

  • Trunk steady knocking/ Floating through the sky, Mary Poppins.
    -- Riff Raff

    #Sky #Floating #Trunks

  • It’s such a floating freak show. You get a bit older and you start to see what’s going on backstage in the collective psyche of this ridiculous industry. … Nothing pleases me more than when somebody who was awe-inspired to be working with me realizes I’m just another schmuck that they’re bored of hanging out with on a set. I love that moment. I like it when that persistent illusion is smashed.
    -- Robert Downey, Jr.

    #Bored #Floating #Freak

  • I slept just floating in the middle of the flight deck, the upper deck of the space shuttle.
    -- Sally Ride

    #Space #Floating #Flight

  • It's easy to sleep floating around - it's very comfortable. But you have to be careful that you don't float into somebody or something!
    -- Sally Ride

    #Sleep #Floating #Easy

  • I'd say that golf is about 75% mental. If your state of mind gets out of kilter, you're worse off than a tomcat floating on a log.
    -- Sam Snead

    #Golf #Mind #Floating

  • The vast sky is not hindered by the floating clouds.
    -- Shitou Xiqian

    #Sky #Clouds #Floating

  • I'm allergic to family occasions. Sometimes I think we'd do better as dandelion seeds-no family, no history, just floating off into the world, each on our own piece of fluff.
    -- Sophie Kinsella

    #Thinking #Floating #Pieces

  • See, Heaven is not someplace on a disc in the sky floating around, it's right here amongst us.
    -- Sylvia Browne

    #Sky #Heaven #Floating

  • Im gonna walk super, super slow to when I turn 40 or something. To me, walking and floating slow represents how wealthy you are!
    -- Theophilus London

    #Floating #Wealthy #Turns

  • The heavens are full of floating mysteries.
    -- Thomas Buchanan Read

    #Heaven #Floating #Mystery

  • Ju jitsu is very Buddhist. All that we fear we hold close to ourselves to survive. So if you're drowning and you see a corpse floating by, hang on to it because it will rescue you.
    -- Tom Hardy

    #Buddhist #Floating #Drowning

  • There's an old maxim that says, 'Things that work persist,' which is why there's still Cobol floating around.
    -- Vinton Cerf

    #Floating #Maxims #Stills

  • I was working with mud and photographs and thread, eyelashes, carrots and acetone... I was throwing radios off buildings and... remember floating styrofoam commas down the Milwaukee River.
    -- William Wegman

    #Eyelashes #Rivers #Floating

  • There's little to see, but things leave an impression. It's a matter of time and repetition. As something old wears thin or out, something new wears in. The handle on the pump, the crank on the churn, the dipper floating in the bucket, the latch on the screen, the door on the privy, the fender on the stove, the knees of the pants and the seat of the chair, the handle of the brush and the lid to the pot exist in time but outside taste; they wear in more than they wear out. It can't be helped. It's neither good nor bad. It's the nature of life.
    -- Wright Morris

    #Doors #Buckets #Floating

  • In the past, people could use their music because there are these bootlegs floating around that were supposedly public domain but they weren't, and now they've locked everything up and it's become really near impossible to use their music in movies.
    -- George Ratliff

    #Past #People #Floating

  • This is one step along the road of moving away from a dollar peg and moving to a floating basket. This implies China will be accumulating dollars at a slower rate.
    -- John Butler

    #Moving #Dollars #Floating

  • Floating high on the waters of catastrophe
    -- Julien Gracq

    #Water #Floating #Catastrophe

  • I buy magazines. I'm not floating around in my own universe. I'm interested in everything.
    -- Kevin Shields

    #Magazines #Floating #My Own

  • If you happen to have a spare $100 million floating around, then you're my producer.
    -- Mark Romanek

    #Floating #Producers #Happens

  • Psychologists call it "free-floating" anxiety. What contradictory words. Anxiety doesn't free-float. It stalks. It attacks. It lands on you with a thud.
    -- Martha Manning

    #Land #Anxiety #Floating

  • Intelligence becomes an asset when some useful order is created out of free-floating brainpower.
    -- Thomas A. Stewart

    #Order #Floating #Assets

  • It's surprisingly difficult to build fake overhead bins, especially ones that, you know, you can open really easily - because when you're floating around, you don't have any traction, obviously.
    -- Trish Sie

    #Fake #Floating #Difficult

  • There are always a lot of jokes and good vibes floating through the studio so tattooing all day doesn't feel like a job. It's rewarding to see my clients as excited as I am.
    -- William Webb

    #Jobs #Floating #Good Vibes

  • In the early '90s I was floating somewhere between the Brat Pack/Andrew McCarthy/James Spader/Pretty In Pink kind of stuff and the alterna-pop look, crossed with a very distinct grunge sensibility.
    -- Adam Richman

    #Floating #Looks #Stuff

  • And it occurs to me that if I were aboard a rowboat floating in the middle of all the beer I've drunk in a lifetime, I'd never be able to see the shore.
    -- Al Purdy

    #Beer #Drunk #Floating

  • That experience of losing home, longing for home, that yearning for meaning and rootedness and identity in a floating world, it's what often makes an immigrant story into an American story .
    -- Andrew Lam

    #Home #Identity #Floating

  • To me, photographs are like words and I generally will place many photographs together or print them one inside the other in order to construct a free-floating sentence that speaks about the world I witness.
    -- David Wojnarowicz

    #Order #Together #Floating

  • With Hitler it was all floating, without roots, intangible and mediumistic.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Roots #Floating #Intangible

  • When you are working on something yourself, it's very easy to get lost because you are convinced that people think in the same way - that they will get these unspoken things that are just floating in your head. Sometimes they do and sometimes they don't.
    -- Eugene Hutz

    #Thinking #People #Floating

  • An excellent monument might be erected to the Unknown Stockholder. It might take the form of a solid stone ark of faith apparently floating in a pool of water.
    -- Felix Riesenberg

    #Water #Ark #Floating

  • I mean, we've had all these awful pictures from the prison in Iraq and these sort of memos floating around about justifying torture, all this kind of stuff. And it makes you want to take a shower, you know?
    -- Ron Reagan

    #Mean #Iraq #Floating

  • our love for the dead, like a floating iceberg, can only be measured by the depths of our resentments.
    -- Rosario Ferre

    #Depth #Floating #Our Love

  • Worker-owned co-ops, on their own, floating in the market, tend to replicate the behavior of worker-owned capitalists in some circumstances. They sometimes develop positive participatory schemes, sometimes not. We know from the studies of worker-owned plywood companies in the US, they can tend to develop conservative attitudes, not socialist attitudes. So even though I'm an advocate of further democratization of the workplace, we also need to be building larger structures.
    -- Gar Alperovitz

    #Attitude #Needs #Floating