Top 635 Sky Quotes

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“Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.”

― A. E. Housman

“The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.”

― A. E. Housman

“Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.”

― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“When you look at the light bulb above you, you remember Thomas Alva Edison. When the telephone bell rings, you remember Alexander Graham Bell. Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. When you see the blue sky, you think of Sir C.V. Raman.”

― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“I’m not one of those people who goes home and has to put football on the TV straight away or has to watch Sky Sports News.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“Growing up on a farm was the best. I remember loving that expanse of space. The sky at night was so clear, I could see every star.”

― Abbie Cornish

“Like probably a lot of people, I came away from watching films like ‘Miss Representation’ and ‘Half the Sky’ with the realization that the battle for women’s rights is not over, especially not globally, and that the moral imperative of our century is to achieve full rights for everyone regardless of gender.”

― Adora Svitak

“It’s not written in the Constitution or anything else…. Congress, just out of the clear blue sky, said the airwaves belong to the people, which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress.”

― Adrian Cronauer

“After World War II, scientific research in the U.S. was well supported. In the 1960s, when I came to America, the sky was the limit, and this conducive atmosphere enabled many of us to pursue esoteric research that resulted in America winning the lion’s share of Nobel Prizes.”

― Ahmed Zewail

“There is extraordinary similarities between the Midwest in America and Europe in that there is this sense of vast, open sky and loneliness and cold.”

― Ajay Naidu

“If you want your energy bills to go up, you should support an ever greater dependence on foreign oil, because the rate of new discoveries is declining as demand in China and India is growing, and the price of oil and thus the price of coal will go sky high.”

― Al Gore

“My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling.”

― Al Jarreau

“Former Dublin newsman Paul Lynch made his debut as a novelist a few years ago with a book called ‘Red Sky in Morning,’ set in mid-19th century County Donegal, where a rage-driven farmer has committed a murder with devastating results.”

― Alan Cheuse

“Typically in science, individual scientists make up their minds about scientific fact or theory one at a time. We don’t take votes. We just don’t vote on quantum mechanics, the theory of relativity, why the sky is blue, or anything else.”

― Alan Stern

“You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.”

― Alan Watts

“I was born poor and without religion, under a happy sky, feeling harmony, not hostility, in nature. I began not by feeling torn, but in plenitude.”

― Albert Camus

“I like to get home, flop on the couch, and watch Sky Sports News. I’m just your average bloke.”

― Alfie Allen

“I always start a painting with the sky.”

― Alfred Sisley

“Trees are great. Don’t get me started about how clever they are, how oxygen-generous, how time-formed in inner cyclic circles, how they provide homes for myriad creatures, how – back when this country was covered in forests – the word for sky was an Old English word that meant ‘tops of trees.’”

― Ali Smith

“I think each character is different for me, but I am a director’s actor. So if I get the right vision and right guidance from my director, I think sky is the limit for me.”

― Alia Bhatt

“There must be other races out there, watching our tiny yellow sun glimmering in their unknown field of the sky. Do they desire us as we desire them?”

― Alice Hastings Bradley

“Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you’re gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold.”

― Alice Hoffman

“One night, I lay awake for hours, just terrified. When the dawn finally came up – the comfortable blue sky, the familiar world returning – I could think of no other way to express my relief than through poetry. I made a decision there and then that it was what I wanted to do. Every time I pulled a wishbone, it was what I asked for.”

― Alice Oswald

“I think that we are all deeply, deeply committed to the liberation of black people. And so, when you put people together who have and share that commitment, the sky is the limit.”

― Alicia Garza

“A starry sky is equally interesting to a scientist, a mystic, an ethics scholar, and a poet. Looking at the stars, each experiences something different, and each sees his own picture.”

― Alija Izetbegovic

“I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn’t fall down.”

― Allen Neuharth

“The book is called ‘A House in the Sky’ because during the very, very darkest times, that was how I survived. I had to find a safe place to go in my mind where there was no violence being done to my body and where I could reflect on the life I had lived and the life that I still wanted to live.”

― Amanda Lindhout

“I am interested in struggle – between our hearts and our head, between principle and desire – and one of those struggles is with mortality; and no one at all is immune to it, which makes it even more interesting to me. Some people fall in love, some don’t. Some sky dive, some don’t. Everyone who lives, ages.”

― Amy Bloom

“As long as I keep working hard, the sky will be the limit.”

― Andre Iguodala

“I will sit in the car on the way to a meeting and just smile. I really mean that. It helps you get through life. If you have nothing to say, smile. Look up at the sky and smile. Just be grateful.”

― Andre Leon Talley

“It’s the best thing that can happen to a player. Being able to play at the World Cup is already the best, but then to raise the trophy to the sky is a dream.”

― Andrea Pirlo

“I have to confess I’m addicted to Sky Sports News. Just the music can pull me in. And then whether it’s badminton in the Czech Republic, snail pushing or mole hopping, I’m hooked.”

― Andrew Buchan

“I would not rule out Rupert Murdoch once again having control of ‘Sky News.’”

― Andrew Neil

“When I was at Paisley Grammar we were equipped to compete with the private-school kids – and encouraged to do so. The sky was the limit, provided we had ability, ambition and a capacity for hard work.”

― Andrew Neil

“Rock stars aren’t crapped out of the sky.”

― Andy Biersack

“I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more.”

― Anne Frank

“If you don’t die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.”

― Anne Lamott

“Travelers are always discoverers, especially those who travel by air. There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.”

― Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.”

― Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That’s the only fight I’m in.”

― Anthony Anderson

“Sometimes, when the neighborhood is silent and the sky is aswarm with the stars and the mind is swirling like a flushed toilet, a person gets to doubting himself. In the hardest times, the stand-at-the-kitchen-sink-and-stare-into-the blackness times, I put on Bob Dylan’s ‘Tomorrow Is a Long Time.’”

― Anthony Doerr

“Fiction writers have long turned to winter to advance bluer palettes, slicker surfaces, and sharper contrasts. The sky darkens, the wind picks up, and flakes start to fall. Horizons shrink. Couples bicker. Cars slide off roads. Obliteration tends to loiter between the sentences.”

― Anthony Doerr

“In a way, Captain America is the most grounded of the main Marvel superheroes. He is basically just a man, only more so. He doesn’t fly across the sky like Iron Man. He isn’t from another world like Thor. He doesn’t turn into a green monster.”

― Anthony Russo

“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.”

― Anton Chekhov

“I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.”

― Anton Chekhov

“Jocelyn Bell joined the project as a graduate student in 1965, helping as a member of the construction team and then analysing the paper charts of the sky survey.”

― Antony Hewish

“Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.”

― Arna Bontemps

“Sky and clouds and trees and little figures relaxing in the perfect rural rhythm of their surroundings: these are the staples of a Gainsborough landscape.”

― Arthur Smith

“My father was a really good athlete, so his pop-ups really were sky high. Eventually I learned how to judge them properly and catch them well. It was great training for when I started to play on teams, which I did all through school.”

― Artie Lange

“Sky’s the limit. I don’t have a vision, because I want to do everything that I can.”

― Ashley Nell Tipton

“The Egyptians saw the sun and called him Ra, the Sun God. He rode across the sky in his chariot until it was time to sleep. Copernicus and Galileo proved otherwise, and poor Ra lost his divinity.”

― Ashwin Sanghi

“Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand, for victory will be ours.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.”

― Audrey Hepburn

“Women hold up more than half the sky and represent much of the world’s unrealized potential. They are the educators. They raise the children. They hold families together and increasingly drive economies. They are natural leaders. We need their full engagement… in government, business and civil society.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“But even now, when people see me in the street, they point upwards to the sky.”

― Barry Gibb

“To write a love song that might be able to make it on the radio, that is something that is terrifying to me. But I can definitely write a song about that chair over there. That I can do, but to sit and write a pop song out of the clear blue sky, that is very difficult and I admire the people that can do it.”

― Barry Manilow

“I really feel like the sky is the limit with the Innocent Criminals today.”

― Ben Harper

“My ‘thing’ is that I just lie in my immense bed and look out the window at the skyline over Virginia and the sky and the airplanes coming into Reagan. I really love doing that.”

― Ben Stein

“I grew up in Africa, in Nigeria. I never knew, I never had any reasonable encounter with football. I saw football on Sky News. I thought there were people dressed like extraterrestrials, you know, like they were going to Mars or something, headgears and shoulder pads. And I wondered why, as a child, why did they have to dress that way.”

― Bennet Omalu

“I thought I was a pretty good physical specimen. But there was a teenager from Brooklyn, who basically wiped the floor with me on the street. He gave me a punch that I didn’t even feel. All I knew I was looking up at the sky. I tried to fight him, and I got a number of injuries after that.”

― Bernhard Goetz

“You don’t need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.”

― Bertolt Brecht

“I’m for the DREAM Act. It makes so much sense. Following the implementation of the DREAM Act, we’ll have a case study we can point to where we can say that we provided a path to citizenship or legal involvement in the community for these young immigrants, and the sky didn’t fall.”

― Beto O’Rourke

“For me, the sky’s the limit.”

― Bianca Andreescu

“The Rio de Contas, a wide, almost delta-like river, was startling, a sudden big sky and a feeling of openness, and very bright. It was noisy with birds. The rain forest houses most of the earth’s plant and animal population. I hadn’t anticipated it would be so loud.”

― Bill Buford

“William Kittredge’s ‘Hole in the Sky’ is one of my favorite books. Ian Frazier’s ‘Family’ I adore.”

― Bill Clegg

“In Minneapolis, the overhead sky walks protect pedestrians from the winter cold and snow.”

― Bill Dedman

“Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor.”

― Bill Shankly

“I mean my point as an artist is I’m on my own little weird journey across the sky here and whether or not anybody’s listening, or listening to the degree I would like them to, at the end of the day has to be an inconsequential thing because I can’t chase this culture.”

― Billy Corgan

“We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began.”

― Black Kettle

“MoveOn loves government. It remains enamored of government spending as fuel for its liberal agenda; and anything that threatens to close that spigot in any degree is perceived as a dire threat – worthy of Chicken-Little warnings that the sky is going to fall.”

― Bob Barr

“No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.”

― Bob Dylan

“Let’s not talk about Communism. Communism was just an idea, just pie in the sky.”

― Boris Yeltsin

“Mr Speaker, I smell a rat; I see him forming in the air and darkening the sky; but I will nip him in the bud.”

― Boyle Roche

“Surrender the vert platonic bond tying your soul to mine craft, the sky fades a pink shadow cast.”

― Bradley Chicho

“Bits and pieces flung into the universe, sticking in the sky like cotton balls on a jet black velcro surface.”

― Bradley Chicho

“Cycling is a part of my life; it always has been, and I will always continue to cycle. I won’t be doing it on the world stage, doing it competitively, but I’ll still be out on the weekend with the masses riding around Richmond Park in my Team Sky jersey or whatever. I just love it.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“I’ve got an opportunity that not many people have – to be the leader of Team Sky as I enter the prime years of my career.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“You have got Team Sky leading the way on a professional front. They are quite open and have done everything possible on an anti-doping level.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky.”

― Bram Stoker

“I’m really excited to be a part of it and sharing the legacy, any documentary I look up at the sky and Kevin Burns did and Bryan did and showed me again you know the history that’s in this character and you know.”

― Brandon Routh

“I think with Sky and BBC Three and Channel 4, there are some great television platforms, and the stand-up movement in this country is phenomenal. It’s like rock n’ roll here. Britain’s a funny place and there’s a lot of funny people coming out of there and a lot of people are finding mediums to express themselves.”

― Brendan Coyle

“Complex astronomical instruments like the Antikythera Mechanism and the Nebra Sky Disk were made by Pagans. Our Pagan intellectual heritage includes poets and scientists and literary intellectuals of every kind, especially including those who wrote some of the most important and influential books in all of Western history.”

― Brendan Myers

“Believe it or not, the sky is blue here in Glasgow. I absolutely love it here.”

― Brendan Rodgers

“I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly – or ever – gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe.”

― Brian Greene

“Is the sky falling? No. It’s maybe drooping a bit.”

― Burton Richter

“The fundamental importance of the subject of molecular diffraction came first to be recognized through the theoretical work of the late Lord Rayleigh on the blue light of the sky, which he showed to be the result of the scattering of sunlight by the gases of the atmosphere.”

― C. V. Raman

“Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis… Don’t be afraid of putting on colour… Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.”

― Camille Pissarro

“When you have Candidate A saying the sky is blue, and Candidate B saying it’s a cloudy day, I look outside and I see, well, it’s a cloudy day. I should be able to tell my viewers, ‘Candidate A is wrong, Candidate B is right,’ and not have to say, ‘Well, you decide.’ Then it would be like I’m an idiot.”

― Campbell Brown

“I want to do a character in a one-woman show who’s a yoga teacher from the Bronx. I could do the best accent: ‘Raise yaw ahms up! Reach faw da sky!’”

― Cara Buono

“Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky – or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.”

― Carl Sandburg

“The sky is honestly the limit, so I’m excited to see what the future holds.”

― Carmella

“If you were to stand on an asteroid in the main belt of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter in our solar system, you might be able to see one or two asteroids in the sky, but they would be very far away and very, very small. So you wouldn’t have this ‘dodging through tons of rocks’ business you get in the movies.”

― Carrie Nugent

“One of the reasons NEOWISE is so valuable is that it sees the sky in the thermal infrared. That means that instead of seeing the sunlight that asteroids reflect, NEOWISE sees the heat that they emit. This is a vital capability, since some asteroids are as dark as coal and can be difficult or impossible to spot with other telescopes.”

― Carrie Nugent

“By searching the sky now, me and other asteroid hunters hope to give us the early warning – ideally decades – that we need. But that strategy of focused searching hasn’t stopped people from thinking about what we might do if an asteroid was on its way toward us.”

― Carrie Nugent

“NEOCam wouldn’t need cryogen, and it would also be able to see entirely new areas of space. It can scan the sky in a new way.”

― Carrie Nugent

“I’ve worked on really big budget movies as a designer – ‘Vanilla Sky,’ ‘Three Kings;’ I’ve been in that world, and you can just see people get nervous.”

― Catherine Hardwicke

“More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure.”

― Cecil Beaton

“Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps that make the journey complete.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“There’s a pretty good chance that you’re going to go down when you’re on a motorcycle or if you’re sky diving or whatever, but that happened before I even got this job, and I haven’t sky dived since.”

― Charisma Carpenter

“Music fathoms the sky.”

― Charles Baudelaire

“The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoilt. Untouched. It had a vibrancy about it and the contrast between it and the black sky was so vivid, it just made this impression of excitement and wonder.”

― Charles Duke

“How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-like quality of life?”

― Charles Lindbergh

“After my death, the molecules of my being will return to the earth and the sky. They came from the stars. I am of the stars.”

― Charles Lindbergh

“In Finland in the winter, when the sky is totally choked with clouds, the country becomes one big sensory deprivation tank.”

― Charles Platt

“There’s this inherent screenplay structure that everyone seems to be stuck on, this three-act thing. It doesn’t really interest me. To me, it’s kind of like saying, ‘Well, when you do a painting, you always need to have sky here, the person here and the ground here.’ Well, you don’t.”

― Charlie Kaufman

“The first sort of big present I remember getting from Santa Claus was quite a small telescope that I remember going into our backyard with my parents and figuring out how to assemble, and staring at the night sky, just for hours, with both of my parents.”

― Chelsea Clinton

“A lot of celebrities have a sense of humor, and combined with an outrageous event, sometimes the sky’s the limit!”

― Chris March

“The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it’s for the best.”

― Chris Van Allsburg

“We had no idea what we were in for when we started Blue Sky. We just had an idea of what we wanted to do. When we got to a point where it seemed impossible, we just kept doing it. After 18 years, we have a lot of it done.”

― Chris Wedge

“I always believed him. If Coach K said the sky will be purple when you get outside, I would have believed him.”

― Christian Laettner

“My first thought when I came here was that I understood why there are so many great Irish writers – because there is something mystical in the air. There’s always this cloudy, moody sky and it’s challenging.”

― Christopher Meloni

“Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.”

― Christopher Morley

“I’ve stood outside my house in Montana looking at the northern lights… crackling against the night sky. To me, that’s magic.”

― Christopher Paolini

“Later, I realized that the mission had to end in a let-down because the real barrier wasn’t in the sky but in our knowledge and experience of supersonic flight.”

― Chuck Yeager

“My goal is always to do something that feels just beyond my reach, and ‘Homeland’ continues to do that. Every season, they find new ways to scare me. The show is like a diamond that fell from the sky. I’ll always feel slightly bludgeoned by it, but in the best way possible.”

― Claire Danes

“The feeling I had several times in youth, when lying in a field staring up at the night sky, that I might fall into the infinite void – for people like me, this idea mostly provokes anxiety.”

― Claire Messud

“When you die, we go back to the white energy of all the white energy: white heat that’s flung against the sky and becomes a star.”

― Clarence Clemons

“The objects that are of moderate energy, like our sun or most of the stars that we see in the night sky with the naked eye, are objects in which relatively moderate energy processes are taking place.”

― Claude Nicollier

“On one hand, to be able to go from one direction in the sky to study such an object to another direction to study another object, and on the other hand to be able to maintain accurately the position in space.”

― Claude Nicollier

“As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.”

― Clement Clarke Moore

“Kristina, my wife, and I thought about this one day when the kids were, of course, watching television. And we took a big blanket and put it in the backyard and said, ‘Let’s go out on our back and look at the sky and call it sky television.’ We saw all kinds of things.”

― Clyde Edgerton

“I was interested in telescopes and the way they worked because I had an intense desire to see what things looked like, so I learned how to use telescopes and find things in the sky.”

― Clyde Tombaugh

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”

― Coco Chanel

“I’ve never seen a moon in the sky that, if it didn’t take my breath away, at least misplaced it for a moment.”

― Colin Farrell

“In Scotland, beautiful as it is, it was always raining. Even when it wasn’t raining, it was about to rain, or had just rained. It’s a very angry sky.”

― Colin Hay

“You have full-field view when you’re watching the film. Eye in the sky, it’s a lot easier to look at it that way than when you’re back behind center.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“I randomly took an acting class in undergrad and was reading a monologue from ‘Lemon Sky’ by Lanford Wilson, and I felt such a connection to the material and then to the audience as I was doing it. This electric current ran through the author, me and the audience, and I felt connected in a way that rarely happens. I was hooked.”

― Conrad Ricamora

“I’m still waiting for someone to call me to cater their wedding. But that’s gonna cost you. If you want my cousin Jerez to play the sax, that’s going to cost you a little more. The sky’s the limit after that.”

― Coolio

“My father tried to discourage me from going into comedy, mainly because he felt like it wasn’t promising. It was pie in the sky.”

― Craig Robinson

“Hope is not just… out in the sky, or accepting the facts or reality. Hope is having optimistic, positive expectations.”

― Craig Sager

“By the time Africa is developed, it will be the wonderland of the world, ’cause it will be able to make use of all the mistakes of other nations. But it nah go just drop out of the sky. So we have to put in work.”

― Damian Marley

“When I was a boy, the only thing which captivated me as much as music was the night sky.”

― Daniel Hope

“Well, I didn’t want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have – really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is.”

― Daniel Libeskind

“My nana used to tape ‘The Simpsons’ when it aired on Sky. We’d get the VHS tapes – my dad would courier them from Nana’s house to us – and we’d watch them on Sunday nights.”

― Daniel Rigby

“From ‘Embracing the Wide Sky’, I went to the States, to Canada and to different parts of Europe as well. I gave interviews in several languages.”

― Daniel Tammet

“Being on ‘American Idol,’ the blessings of glasses have rained from the sky. I really would like to start a Danny line or a Gokey line of eyeglasses.”

― Danny Gokey

“Republicans tend to be more steadfast in their allegiance, and Democrats read one headline in the ‘New York Times,’ and the sky is suddenly falling.”

― David Brock

“When we look up at the night sky and wonder, ‘Is there anyone else out there?’ we’re also asking who we are in relation to them.”

― David Gerrold

“’Who are we?’ And to me that’s the essential question that’s always been in science fiction. A lot of science fiction stories are – at their very best – evocations of that question. When we look up at the night sky and wonder, ‘Is there anyone else out there?’ we’re also asking who we are we in relation to them.”

― David Gerrold

“’Shine On You Crazy Diamond’ and ‘Wish You Were Here’ are standout tracks. ‘Comfortably Numb’ is another one. ‘High Hopes’ from ‘The Division Bell’ is one of my favorite all-time Pink Floyd tracks. ‘The Great Gig in the Sky,’ ‘Echoes,’ there’s lot of them.”

― David Gilmour

“There is this idea of ‘north,’ and if you’re from Michigan and you wandered the Upper Peninsula, you know what it feels like. The sky has a particular vibe, a coldness, stretching into the upper reaches of Canada.”

― David Means

“The sky was falling down on me and I spent most of the time drunk. It was the only way I could handle it.”

― David Millar

“Music is like an open sky. You know it’s out there… and there you are.”

― David Sanborn

“Despite the fact the studio looks out of five windows onto a picture perfect view of sky, hills and wide open spaces, I work with my blinds firmly drawn, daylight filtered through their white canvas, a painterly northern light falling through two big skylights above my table, and nothing visible outside to distract me.”

― Debi Gliori

“I’m born and raised in the Northeast. My parents are Irish immigrants. So our tendency is to shy away from the big yellow ball that comes up in the sky every once in a while.”

― Denis Leary

“No matter how many fights I got into, I was always the victor. I didn’t like it, though. I remember being 12 years old, and I looked in the sky, and I said, ‘God, I don’t want to fight no more. I’m tired of fighting. I know what I want to do in my life, and fighting’s not going to get me there.’”

― Deontay Wilder

“I came from the projects. So there were times I’d wake up at night, and my palms would be itching to get out. But no matter where I was, I always looked at the stars, because there’s nothing ugly about the sky. That was my escape.”

― Desiigner

“Oh, 1994, April 27. There won’t be a day like that ever again. I mean, the sky was blue, with a blueness that had never been there before.”

― Desmond Tutu

“We were trying to get all of the planes down out of the sky. And we watched as the towers of the World Trade Center collapsed – something no one expected and anticipated. And you could sit there and see and be aware that thousands of people were at that moment being killed as a result of the terrorist attacks that struck the United States.”

― Dick Cheney

“I’ve written some songs that are pretty scary, but ‘Jessica,’ ‘Ramblin’ Man,’ and ‘Blue Sky’ are happy songs. That’s the way I wrote them: have-fun tunes to make you feel good.”

― Dickey Betts

“Every day, the sun comes out and the sky’s always blue. That’s what I miss about Denver.”

― Dikembe Mutombo

“I definitely want to fight Breazeale. It doesn’t need to be PBC; it can be Matchroom and Sky Sports. If he wants to fight, we can fight. It’s an easy fight to make. Let’s make it.”

― Dillian Whyte

“If people don’t vote, everything stays the same. You can protest until the sky turns yellow or the moon turns blue, and it’s not going to change anything if you don’t vote.”

― Dolores Huerta

“And whether a child is born in the urban sprawl of Detroit or the windswept plains of Nebraska, they look up at the same night sky, they fill their heart with the same dreams, and they are infused with the breath of life by the same almighty Creator.”

― Donald Trump

“Sky Harbor may be a city airport, but it’s an Arizona vital resource used by citizens all over the state, and our economy is dependent on its success.”

― Doug Ducey

“Traverse City sits halfway between the North Pole and the Equator, and our summer days are long. The light seems to take forever to vanish from the sky, and when it does, it goes out like someone folding a white sheet in the dark. A flare on the horizon. Then a rustle: Goodnight.”

― Doug Stanton

“I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.”

― e. e. cummings

“A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.”

― e. e. cummings

“All the teaching I had ever received had failed to make me apply such intelligence as I was possessed of, directly and vividly: there had never been any sunshine, as regards language, in the earlier grey days of learning, for the sky had always pelted with gerunds and optatives.”

― E. F. Benson

“How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky.”

― E. T. A. Hoffmann

“When you get into your car, shut the door and be there for just half a minute. Breathe, feel the energy inside your body, look around at the sky, the trees. The mind might tell you, ‘I don’t have time.’ But that’s the mind talking to you. Even the busiest person has time for 30 seconds of space.”

― Eckhart Tolle

“The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I’m always at home – yea, I’m always at Om.”

― Eden Ahbez

“For 120 minutes, ‘Birdman’ floats from comedy to surrealism to high drama to quiet brilliance. I felt so inspired by watching this movie. It reaches for the sky and never comes back down to earth.”

― Edgar Wright

“The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.”

― Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.”

― Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“I’ve told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.”

― Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“Every situation can be substantially improved; even the sky is not the limit.”

― Eliyahu Goldratt

“Everybody has busy lives, but you can tell people, ‘Go outside and look at the night sky. We’ve been able to demonstrate that every star you see probably has a planet around it.’”

― Ellen Stofan

“The brain is wider than the sky.”

― Emily Dickinson

“Half the shows on Comedy Central are just multi-cam blue sets, and they kind of look like game shows from the ’90s. It’s like, ‘Why do such a bland corporate aesthetic when the sky’s the limit with what you can do?’”

― Eric Andre

“Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.”

― Eric Hoffer

“My sky diving experience was spectacular, to say the least. The number of safety measures and repeated cross checks make it safer. The team did not let us jump alone, as individuals are not expected to have the expertise to do so safely on their own.”

― Erica Fernandes

“I called to the other men that the sky was clearing, and then a moment later I realized that what I had seen was not a rift in the clouds but the white crest of an enormous wave.”

― Ernest Shackleton

“I could live in a house in the sky with a golden car and have a billion dollars in the bank, and I’d still have a chip on my shoulder. When I feel slighted, I hold on to that. It’s a good thing.”

― Ethan Carter III

“What is striking in Minnesota is the invisible horizon line. On a grey day, when there’s snow on the ground, the sky and the ground are one tone. Everyone appears to be hanging in mid-air.”

― Ethan Coen

“In 1985, the government decided to launch the first satellite. We had huge discussions then that nobody would need that kind of satellite or that it could fall from the sky.”

― Etienne Schneider

“There is the sky, which is all men’s together.”

― Euripides

“I was sure that somewhere a grandiose carnival was going on in the sky, and I was missing it.”

― Eve Babitz

“Everywhere the sky is blue. There are a multitude of cuisines and dishes. I think of them as the languages and dialects of food.”

― Ferran Adria

“There’s nothing interesting about seeing our characters for an hour and a half do some flashy flying in the sky and beating up on some buildings. It’s boring, and people don’t want that anymore. They want character, and they want story.”

― Finn Jones

“In the eye of the tornado, there’s no more high and low, no floor and sky.”

― Francis Alys

“The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.”

― Francis Bacon

“It was a rich and gorgeous sunset – an American sunset; and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below.”

― Francis Parkman

“Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie; the clouds were like light piles of cotton; and where the blue sky was visible, it wore a hazy and languid aspect.”

― Francis Parkman

“We have chased away the clouds, the sky is all ‘rose.’”

― Francois Hollande

“People presume we’ve been somehow monitoring the entire sky at all frequencies, all the time, but we haven’t yet been able to do any of those things. The fact is, all the SETI efforts to date have only closely examined a couple thousand nearby stars, and we’re only just now learning which of those might have promising planets.”

― Frank Drake

“There was a magic about pulsars… no other things in the sky had such labels on them. Each one had its own distinct pulsing frequency, so it could be identified by anybody, including other creatures, after a long period of time and far, far away.”

― Frank Drake

“The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.”

― Frank McCourt

“I’m like Albert Schweitzer and Bertrand Russell and Albert Einstein in that I have a respect for life – in any form. I believe in nature, in the birds, the sea, the sky, in everything I can see or that there is real evidence for. If these things are what you mean by God, then I believe in God.”

― Frank Sinatra

“There was no wind in all that sweep of sky.”

― Frank Yerby

“If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short.”

― Franz Grillparzer

“I want to do all roles. The sky’s the limit.”

― Gabby Douglas

“You cannot get involved in debate on ‘MOTD’. You can do it on Sky because they’ve got hours and hours. We’ve got a couple of minutes. It’s a very disciplined show. Our primary purpose is to show the action, and the analysis is very secondary. We have lots of people who would prefer no analysis. We have lots of people who would prefer more analysis.”

― Gary Lineker

“The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled.”

― Georg Buchner

“We are a nation of communities… a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.”

― George H. W. Bush

“People who look down never get much of an idea of the sky where the stars are set. And the fellow who doesn’t hitch at least one or two of his wagons to a star never gets very high up. Get your eyes off the ground. Look ahead.”

― George Matthew Adams

“’The Big Sky’ is an American classic.”

― George Pelecanos

“A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.”

― Georges Rouault

“And having suffered for part of the war when I was a child. I was too young to really understand what was going on but one of my favorite pieces of animation now is that Goodbye Blue Sky in The Wall because that deals directly with that period in time.”

― Gerald Scarfe

“A rainbow is something in the sky, so a rainbow flag fits.”

― Gilbert Baker

“They say that if you give your children too much, they don’t get the joy out of work. They just want the unearned things to keep falling from the sky.”

― Gina Rinehart

“I loved watching the base of those thunderstorms, the billowing tops of the cumulonimbus, the lightning that effortlessly lit up the lake and the sky. It was gorgeous, so energetic. I was in love.”

― Ginger Zee

“I believe that if we get out of people’s way, the sky’s the limit. The sky is the limit.”

― Glenn Beck

“I love ‘Sky Whale!’ I play it in bed, I play it in church, I even play it on the toilet!”

― GloZell

“The president’s claim that Social Security is going broke is misleading at best. The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt that the system needs to be strengthened.”

― Grace Napolitano

“I share my name with an aerobatic bird that can whiz across a whole summer sky in seconds. A swift is so equipped for speed that it can scarcely cope with being stationary.”

― Graham Swift

“I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people.”

― Grandma Moses

“New York has arguably become the quintessential 1 percent city, a city that has been so given over to the rich that you now have to be rich to live here. Or not live here: New York’s also a preferred destination for foreign money spent on vast, lifeless apartments in the sky that are occupied a couple of weeks a year at most.”

― Graydon Carter

“You don’t really get Jesus saying very often there’ll be pie in the sky when you die. He’s really talking about now and today, and it’s supposed to be like that. You’re supposed to delight in what’s right in front of you.”

― Greg Boyle

“I once bought some enormous fireworks that were literally the size of sticks of dynamite. We would go into the field behind our house, slide them into the biggest cow pats we could find, and blow them sky high. It was exhilarating and, for the cows, incredibly confusing.”

― Greg Davies

“At first, the tornado is nearly invisible. Against the sky, it’s white on white.”

― Greg MacGillivray

“I really believe that I can be the No 1, but for that to happen, I probably need to win a couple of grand slams, and they are not going to fall from the sky.”

― Grigor Dimitrov

“Sure, I can afford a nice car and a nice place, but this is not what brings me happiness. Now you’re on a high, and people know you and things like that, but how many people will remember your name once it all stops and the money isn’t raining from the sky?”

― Grigor Dimitrov

“When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.”

― Gwendolyn Brooks

“Why is the sky blue? Why is the grass green? Why is metal a conductor of electricity, and wood is not, but you’re more likely to be struck by lightning when standing under a tree? These are questions that require science to answer.”

― Gza

“Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.”

― Hafez

“I have seen things few of my countrymen have. The first time I went on an aeroplane I couldn’t work out how the lavatories worked up in the sky.”

― Haile Gebrselassie

“It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.”

― Helen Keller

“I believe playing for such a great club like United honours my father’s memory, and the inspiration and drive he gave to me when I was young. I hope he is proud looking at me from the sky.”

― Henrikh Mkhitaryan

“The bluebird carries the sky on his back.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“The sky lovingly smiles on the earth and her children.”

― Henry Morton Stanley

“We can still do a stop motion feature for about one-third of what it costs Pixar or DreamWorks or Blue Sky to make a feature. But nobody is interested in a film that cost $50 to 60 million with the potential to do $120 million. They want to risk big money to make huge money.”

― Henry Selick

“For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“To me acting is like a jigsaw puzzle. The jigsaw puzzle is of the sky and all the pieces are blue. Out of this you have to create a human being and put it together.”

― Henry Winkler

“The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.”

― Henryk Sienkiewicz

“A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gaze at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 A.M. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak in dark grays. San Francisco is such a city.”

― Herb Caen

“I think people have learned that Herbie Hancock can be defined as someone that you won’t be able to figure out what he’s going to do next. The sky is the limit as far as I’m concerned.”

― Herbie Hancock

“It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion.”

― Hermann Hesse

“I’m a ‘blue sky thinker’ and dream big.”

― Hilary Knight

“Interestingly, ‘October Sky’ is an anagram of ‘Rocket Boys’, the same letters just moved around. This was discovered by director Joe Johnston using an anagram program on his computer.”

― Homer Hickam

“After marketing surveys by Universal Studios indicated that ‘Rocket Boys’ as a movie title would not attract the female over-age-thirty demographic, the film was retitled and released as ‘October Sky.’”

― Homer Hickam

“Radio astronomers study radio waves from space using sensitive antennas and receivers, which give them precise information about what an astronomical object is and where it is in our night sky. And just like the signals that we send and receive here on Earth, we can convert these transmissions into sound using simple analog techniques.”

― Honor Harger

“The deadnettle is the Punxsutawney Phil of the plant world: short of stature but stout of heart. At the first hint of winter’s wane, its stem rises from the ground, and a green, grasping hand of sepals unclenches to divulge two silky-white petals, one of which unfurls straight up toward the sky.”

― Hope Jahren

“How does a cosmos without a bearded, bathrobed God in the sky pull off all the things that a bearded, bathrobed guy in the sky was supposed to have pulled off? If there was no God who said ‘Let there be light,’ where did we get all that light?”

― Howard Bloom

“I promised each and every Hulkamaniac when I went to that great battlefield in the sky I would bring the WWF title with me.”

― Hulk Hogan

“The sky in Texas is the most amazing sky in the whole country, I think, like you can see more sky in Texas than you can see anywhere else in the world.”

― Idina Menzel

“Second only to the sea, the Miami sky has been the greatest comfort in my life past 50. On a good day, when the wind blows from the south, the light here is diffuse and forgiving.”

― Iggy Pop

“Music is as vast as the sky, the oceans, the universe.”

― Ilaiyaraaja

“Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.”

― Immanuel Kant

“Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed.”

― Indra Devi

“Creativity is down the tube. And people give a lot of lip service to individuality. I know they all appreciate it, but they all say they would like to do it, but they don’t want to work at it, and it doesn’t come out of the sky.”

― Iris Apfel

“I get up every morning early, when the sky is red, and write for 10 hours.”

― Isabel Allende

“Yokohama does not improve on further acquaintance. It has a dead-alive look. It has irregularity without picturesqueness, and the grey sky, grey sea, grey houses, and grey roofs, look harmoniously dull.”

― Isabella Bird

“My mother tongue, Mende, is very expressive, very figurative, and when I write, I always struggle to find the English equivalent of things that I really want to say in Mende. For example, in Mende, you wouldn’t say ‘night came suddenly’; you would say ‘the sky rolled over and changed its sides.’”

― Ishmael Beah

“As a kid in Africa, you were so connected to nature itself because you went farming, watched the moon out at night, observed how the sky was different, and how the birds chanted different songs in the evening and the morning.”

― Ishmael Beah

“There is no shortage of embarrassing facts about healthcare, and people die every day in the U.S. due to preventable errors – would you fly planes if you knew several of them would drop out of the sky every day?”

― Jaan Tallinn

“You can’t work in a steel mill and think small. Giant converters hundreds of feet high. Every night, the sky looked enormous. It was a torrent of flames – of fire. The place that Pittsburgh used to be had such scale.”

― Jack Gilbert

“I’m a New York kid, so when I saw that plane that hit the first building, I suspected it was terrorism – blue sky day.”

― Jack Keane

“My witness is the empty sky.”

― Jack Kerouac

“Sense the blessings of the earth in the perfect arc of a ripe tangerine, the taste of warm, fresh bread, the circling flight of birds, the lavender color of the sky shining in a late afternoon rain puddle, the million times we pass other beings in our cars and shops and out among the trees without crashing, conflict, or harm.”

― Jack Kornfield

“Will and I are yin and yang. He’s all sky, vast and bright and soaring, and I’m all earth. I’m here to ground him, and he’s here to help me fly.”

― Jada Pinkett Smith

“Every time someone tried to explain to me there are limits to what one man can do, I pointed to the boundless sky and said, ‘There is the limit’.”

― Jaiprakash Gaur

“This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky.”

― James Agee

“It’s hard to know which stars in the sky will turn into black holes. And which ones will open up worm holes into entire new universes.”

― James Altucher

“I like to consider myself a star – a star, that when you look in the sky, it’s always there. And on a clear night… a shooting star comes by, and get a little thrill, and you make a little wish. You need both types of stars, the shooting and the constant stars. The heavens include them all.”

― James Belushi

“Financial crises are like fireworks: they illuminate the sky even as they go pop.”

― James Buchan

“I am not proposing to seek your votes because there is a blue sky ahead today.”

― James Callaghan

“I love being on Sky Sports, the big hype around the games and stuff like that.”

― James Maddison

“In age of consumerism and materialism, I traffic in blue sky and colored air.”

― James Turrell

“I sell blue sky and coloured air.”

― James Turrell

“I live in the sky as a pilot, so it has great meaning to me.”

― James Turrell

“The sky always seems to be out there, away from us. I like to bring it down in close contact with us, so you feel you are in it. We feel we are at the bottom of this ocean of air; we are actually on a planet.”

― James Turrell

“We think we receive all that we perceive, but in fact, we actually give the sky its colour.”

― James Turrell

“I took a lot of influences from Studio Ghibli, which is the Japanese animation studio that made ‘Spirited Away’ and ‘Castle in the Sky.’ They’re like the Japanese version of Disney – but without all the schmaltz.”

― Jamie Hewlett

“Confidence is sky high, but we’re also all very grounded. We know, in football, nothing can be taken for granted.”

― Jamie Vardy

“The tree I had in the garden as a child, my beech tree, I used to climb up there and spend hours. I took my homework up there, my books, I went up there if I was sad, and it just felt very good to be up there among the green leaves and the birds and the sky.”

― Jane Goodall

“We would look up at the night sky together, and although Stephen wasn’t actually very good at detecting constellations, he would tell me about the expanding universe and the possibility of it contracting again and describe a star collapsing in on itself to form a black hole in a way that was quite easy to understand.”

― Jane Hawking

“When you’re in the closet, you feel like the sky will fall down if anyone finds out. A lot of the fear is self-generated.”

― Jane Velez-Mitchell

“This is a beautiful country. Each of us has a favorite river, a mountain, just a patch of sky for some of us. I want to use the law to make sure that the waters, the land, and the skies of this nation are protected.”

― Janet Reno

“’My Fair Godmother’s’ movie rights sold to the producer who did ‘Freaky Friday,’ ‘Princess Diaries,’ and one of my favorite movies – ‘Sky High.’”

― Janette Rallison

“I have one chocolate Lab named Jasmine. I also had a rat named Sky.”

― Jason Dolley

“At times, my confidence is rock bottom, although I try for it to be sky high, thanks to the people that are always there with me and support me.”

― Javier Hernandez

“How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven’s pale candles stored.”

― Jean Ingelow

“The ancients often believed a celestial event like an eclipse to be a bad omen, that the sun or the moon vanishing from the sky was a harbinger of disaster, a sign of devastation or destruction to come.”

― Jenna Wortham

“Certainly, we all wonder what is beyond, and when you lose a loved one, I think part of the grieving process includes where that person might have gone or if you’ll ever see them again. I think it forces you to look up to the sky, to the cosmos.”

― Jenny Lewis

“If you can imagine the delight of visiting a theme park where lasting memories are made, we envision ‘Sky’ will sometimes feel like that.”

― Jenova Chen

“Going around under an umbrella interferes with one’s looking up at the sky.”

― Jerzy Kosinski

“Naturally, it was easier for me to envision becoming a novelist than it is for most people. I had two great in-house teachers; I had parents who considered a career in the arts a real possibility rather than a dreamy arrow shot into the sky.”

― Jesse Kellerman

“You cannot just expect a promotion to come from the sky.”

― Jesse White

“A woman is more than the sum of her parts. So I had an opportunity to present some work at the White House. I chose not just to talk about the sky, the planet, love or heartache. I wanted to actually be there, to place a mark on that moment.”

― Jill Scott

“I feel like the sky in my mind is bigger when I meditate. It helps you fight the classic battles we’re all fighting: trying to find love, trying to find satisfaction in your career.”

― Jim James

“Excuse me while I kiss the sky.”

― Jimi Hendrix

“In my life, the sky is literally the ceiling.”

― Jimmy Graham

“The thing I like about astronomy is being outside at night and seeing the stars in a dark sky. It makes you feel small.”

― Jimmy Walker

“The sky is truly the limit for WWE.”

― Jinder Mahal

“There’s something about the air and the sky and the atmosphere in the South of France that must be very conducive to work, to being creative, because I have written several of my books there. I find it so much easier because you’re cut off. If you don’t want to speak to anybody, basically they don’t know where you are. And it’s so beautiful.”

― Joan Collins

“Late afternoon on the West Coast ends with the sky doing all its brilliant stuff.”

― Joan Didion

“Thank God we’re living in a country where the sky’s the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.”

― Joan Rivers

“In the field of astronomy in the mid-’60s, quasars were very sexy objects – gigantic, star-like masses about which little was known. I was a graduate research student at Cambridge working towards my Ph.D. and chose quasars as the subject for my thesis. Part of my project involved surveying the sky for them using a radio telescope.”

― Jocelyn Bell Burnell

“Work and pray, live on hay, you’ll get pie in the sky when you die.”

― Joe Hill

“What makes me write is the rhythm of the world around me – the rhythms of the language, of course, but also of the land, the wind, the sky, other lives. Before the words comes the rhythm – that seems to me to be of the essence.”

― John Burnside

“I think that the potential of Total Divas and female athletes is that the sky is the limit. People want to know about these women, and in the WWE, we call it the Divas Revolution – it’s a movement for women’s empowerment.”

― John Cena

“The sky is the source of light in nature – and governs everything.”

― John Constable

“I want to show people that I’m not just that guy who can get out there and scream ‘Hooligan’s Holiday’ and ‘Smoke The Sky.’”

― John Corabi

“When I started doing the acoustic shows, people would be yelling for ‘Hooligan’s Holiday’ and ‘Smoke The Sky,’ and I had no idea of how to pull them off.”

― John Corabi

“I love the sea’s sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time.”

― John Dyer

“The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you’re driving up ‘There it is! We’re arriving!’”

― John Hench

“I grew up in Hong Kong, and London used to seem very gray: the sky was gray, the buildings were gray, the food was incredibly gray – the food had, like, new kinds of grayness specially invented for it.”

― John Lanchester

“I love the work of Hayao Miyazaki. ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ and ‘Castle in the Sky’ are two of the great films that he’s made that I just love.”

― John Lasseter

“I sang ‘All Of Me’ at the wedding. I sang ‘Stay With You’ from my first album. And then Stevie Wonder came up and sang ‘Ribbon In the Sky.’ It was impromptu… It was cool… He’s always been a friend and a mentor to me.”

― John Legend

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.”

― John Lennon

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.”

― John Lubbock

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”

― John Lubbock

“All indications are that three and a half billion years ago, Mars looked like Earth. It had lakes. It had rivers. It had river deltas. It had snow-capped peaks and puffy clouds and blue sky. Three and a half billion years ago, it was a happening place. The same time on Earth, that’s when life started. So did life start on Mars?”

― John M. Grunsfeld

“I slow down when hiking. The rhythm of nature is more leisurely. The sun comes up, it moves across the sky, and you begin to synchronize to that rhythm.”

― John Mackey

“I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.”

― John Masefield

“In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.”

― John McCrae

“I have an idea about building almost like a studio for some of the best Tropfest filmmakers, so they can come together and support and be given space and resources they need to tell great stories year around, so it’s not just about the festivals. You know, the sky’s the limit with this thing, and I’m still making it up as I go along.”

― John Polson

“With ‘Greek Gods,’ I wanted to go with the blue and green hues of sky and water; with ‘Heroes,’ I felt the color needed to be more dramatic and give a sense of battle, rage, and yes, of blood. That’s the world these demigods lived in, and I felt that orange and red would also compliment the greenish blue of the ‘Gods’ cover.”

― John Rocco

“The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.”

― John Ruskin

“It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.”

― John Ruskin

“The attack of John Brown upon Harper’s Ferry came upon Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.”

― John Sergeant Wise

“I live on the other side of Copernicus and Galileo; I can no longer conceive of God as sort of above the sky, looking down and keeping record books.”

― John Shelby Spong

“Yes, we’ve seen it all before. And yes, those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it. But no, the sky is not falling – baseball is such a great game that neither the owners nor the players can kill it. After some necessary carnage, market forces will prevail.”

― John Thorn

“Before Little Bighorn, Sitting Bull had dream of soldiers falling from the sky.”

― John Trudell

“Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.”

― John Updike

“Mars has long exerted a pull on the human imagination. The erratically moving red star in the sky was seen as sinister or violent by the ancients: The Greeks identified it with Ares, the god of war; the Babylonians named it after Nergal, god of the underworld. To the ancient Chinese, it was Ying-huo, the fire planet.”

― John Updike

“The first time I saw America was from my perch on the mast of a Spanish naval ship, where I could spot the Statue of Liberty reaching proudly into the open, endless American sky.”

― Jose Andres

“Even under the best circumstances, speaking at your own wedding ceremony is a high pressure endeavor. What even constitutes a vow? I always picture them as exclamations you bellow at the sky.”

― Josh Gondelman

“My ideal – and here, the sky is the limit – is to attract foreign investment via concessions.”

― Juan Manuel Santos

“Artists can color the sky red because they know it’s blue. Those of us who aren’t artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we’re stupid.”

― Jules Feiffer

“On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!”

― Jules Verne

“A child’s fear is a world whose dark corners are quite unknown to grownup people; it has its sky and its abysses, a sky without stars, abysses into which no light can ever penetrate.”

― Julien Green

“I hope to have more time to think, to look at the sky, dealing with less crisis management, to learn another language, to travel.”

― Juliet Stevenson

“I was born in Swindon… a place that always looked west. I found that wherever I go I love to have a room with a view of the western sky. My late brother and I, when we were small, had a room at the back of the house that overlooked the sunset; and both for he and I it was kind of magical.”

― Justin Hayward

“The sky is an infinite movie to me. I never get tired of looking at what’s happening up there.”

― K. D. Lang

“You put my voice on R&B melodies, on top of a real country band, and the sky’s the limit.”

― Kane Brown

“Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to god, and keep your face to the raising sun.”

― Kanye West

“I’ve never in my life bought a big piece of jewelry – like, ‘I’m gonna get myself a big piece of jewelry!’ Songwriters’ lives are unstable and up and down. Even though mine has sort of has followed more of a going toward the sky trajectory.”

― Kara DioGuardi

“I just want get to as high as I can go. I think that’s the safest and most politically correct thing I can say. I’m not trying to take anyone’s spot. I want to create my own lane and shoot to the sky.”

― Kat Graham

“One thing I love about being back is English rain. Looking out of the window now, it’s raining, and the sky is dark; I love it. To me, those are reassuringly English things. I love it when it rains.”

― Kate Winslet

“I was the one with a subscription to ‘Sky and Telescope’ magazine as a kid while my friends were reading ‘Tiger Beat.’”

― Kathleen Rubins

“The sky is the limit as long as you keep the rooms practical, and I have become better at that since I had children. Function, form and organisation are all important.”

― Kelly Wearstler

“Our mind is like a cloudy sky: in essence clear and pure, but overcast by clouds of delusions. Just as the thickest clouds can disperse, so, too, even the heaviest delusions can be removed from our mind.”

― Kelsang Gyatso

“You’ve got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine; otherwise you’re just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you.”

― Ken Kesey

“I like to go outside at night by myself and look at the sky and just appreciate it. I’m not that big of a weirdo, but – occasionally.”

― Kendall Jenner

“A certain recluse, I know not who, once said that no bonds attached him to this life, and the only thing he would regret leaving was the sky.”

― Kenko Yoshida

“Flying into a storm, even its outer edges, did not seem like a good idea to me. And this was no ordinary tempest. Everyone on the bridge knew what it was: the Devil’s Fist, a near-eternal typhoon that migrated about the North Indian basin year-round. She was infamous, and earned her name by striking airships out of the sky.”

― Kenneth Oppel

“I feel like, Estonia, the sky is so low, and the people are much more close-minded than in America. So when I came to the U.S., I had a massive explosion of creativity and felt like I could do basically anything I want.”

― Kerli

“I won’t have a standout moment until I perform at the VMAs, meet Ryan Gosling, and hug Sky Ferreira.”

― Kevin Abstract

“The most challenging work and the best work I’ve ever done was in a thing I did for PBS called ‘Lemon Sky’, a play by Lanford Wilson. I think it’s the rawest, most complex work that I’ve had to do, and the thing I’m most proud of.”

― Kevin Bacon

“The good thing about having chemistry is, when you get to the improv section of a scene, you’ve got somebody to feed off. It can go on and on and on, and the sky’s the limit.”

― Kevin Hart

“’24’ and 20th Century Fox and Sky TV are not responsible for training the U.S. military. It is not our job to do. To me, this is almost as absurd as saying, ‘The Sopranos’ supports the mafia, and by virtue of that, HBO supports the mafia.’”

― Kiefer Sutherland

“I live in Wales but spend quite a lot of time in London – I stay with my brother. When I get home after being in Manchester or London for a bit, I forget how dark the sky is, and I won’t have seen stars for ages.”

― Kimberley Nixon

“I absolutely love writing and sharing my enthusiasm with students, and because of ‘Hattie Big Sky,’ Montana holds a special place in my heart.”

― Kirby Larson

“I sold ‘Hattie Big Sky’ without an agent but quickly realized a writing career required an agent.”

― Kirby Larson

“I’m not the religious-conspiracy-theorist go-to guy, particularly. But I think it’s really kind of silly to try to equate birds falling out of the sky with some kind of an end-times theory.”

― Kirk Cameron

“Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It’s much better to look than not to, even if it hurts.”

― Klaus Kinski

“Winterfell is atop of this huge mountain in Northern Ireland, and you can see all these weather fronts coming in. Basically, the sky circles the mountain. It’s the most beautiful place.”

― Kristian Nairn

“I am not some goddess that dropped down from the sky to sing pop music; I am not some extra-incredible human person that needs to be told how wonderful they are all day and kissed.”

― Lady Gaga

“’All in With Laila Ali’ is educational, inspirational, compelling programming profiling individuals that have reached for the sky, pushed themselves to the limit and did things that you would think were impossible.”

― Laila Ali

“Gospel songs to me are about the mansion in the sky, and washed in the blood of Christ’s crimson blood, songs that are filled with biblical wording that’s no longer understood by a lot of people.”

― Larry Norman

“My favorite show tune has got to be Stephen Sondheim’s ‘I Remember Sky.’ It’s probably the saddest song of all time; I sing it to myself in the mirror. No, I am kidding. That’s the joke.”

― Laura Benanti

“The enormous lake stretched flat and smooth and white all the way to the edge of the gray sky. Wagon tracks went away across it, so far that you could not see where they went; they ended in nothing at all.”

― Laura Ingalls Wilder

“But in the east the sky was pale and through the gray woods came lanterns with wagons and horses, bringing Grandpa and Grandma and aunts and uncles and cousins.”

― Laura Ingalls Wilder

“The Bible is full of dubious scientific impossibilities, from Jonah living inside a whale, to the sun standing still in the sky for Joshua.”

― Lawrence M. Krauss

“For my parents, leaving the close social quarters of Abilene was like getting out of jail. They were not true West Texans; they had not come to love the unending monotony of mesquite barrens or the high, hot blue sky that made sunsets a matter of prayerful thankfulness.”

― Lawrence Wright

“Faith is not about serving some tyrant in the sky that says, ‘You need to get your act together.’ Faith is about having a loving father who says, ‘Hey, listen… I’m here with you. I’m going to hold your hand. Just rock with me.’”

― Lecrae

“Breathing in South Korea, even though the life here is not easy, makes me so happy. I feel that sitting in a coffee shop, having a cup of tea, and looking out of the window at the blue sky – this is happiness. Truly happiness.”

― Lee Hyeon-seo

“You look out on the street, and everyone has their heads in their phones. Nobody’s really looking up at the sky or the buildings and taking the day in. I try to be conscious of it, but everybody falls prey to it.”

― Lee Ranaldo

“Being a playwright is like the equivalent of doing a jigsaw puzzle that has 1,500 pieces, and it’s a jigsaw of a blue sky. Not a cloud in sight.”

― Lewis Black

“Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you’re at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.”

― Lewis Carroll

“When you trust and have elevated personnel in each department, then the sky really is the limit. If you don’t have that trust in the backbone of the project, you may not know what you’re making.”

― Lily Collins

“’Big Sky Mountain’ is the story of Hutch Carmody and Kendra Shepherd, lovers with a history, and a lot of hurt pride. The book is about finding their way back to each other, growing as people, and inventing a life they can share.”

― Linda Lael Miller

“I grew up in a big sky country. Then I lived in Manhattan, where you can only see the sky between buildings, and then I went into a building where you couldn’t see the sky at all. I didn’t like that so much.”

― Linda Ronstadt

“My hometown is a very boring city. There isn’t a lot of industry – there are a lot of trees. It’s not like Beijing where the sky is always dark. In my city the sky is blue and the sun shines.”

― Liu Wen

“As a female pilot, the sacred rose garden in my heart is the motherland’s blue sky.”

― Liu Yang

“From day one, I have been told I am no different from the male astronauts. As a pilot, I flew in the sky. Now that I am an astronaut, I will fly in space.”

― Liu Yang

“They are always telling us that Carolina Blue is not a color, that it is really Columbia blue or sky blue. But there is no bad blood amongst the teammates. All of our kidding is in good fun.”

― Lorrie Fair

“They don’t actually see the real world, where 95% of the people with HIV are not treated and are dying. And even though we have some blue sky now in our country, the sky could become cloudy again very soon.”

― Luc Montagnier

“Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“When I heard that there were artists, I wished I could some time be one. If I could only make a rose bloom on paper, I thought I should be happy! Or if I could at last succeed in drawing the outline of winter-stripped boughs as I saw them against the sky, it seemed to me that I should be willing to spend years in trying.”

― Lucy Larcom

“Growing up in Georgia, my dad was a farmer and we worked in agriculture, so we were always looking up at the sky, checking if rain was in the forecast. That always set the tone for the mood in my household, whether we had rain coming in or not – we knew the crops would be good and it was going to be a good week around the Bryan household.”

― Luke Bryan

“I advise, if you’re stymied by a passage or paragraph or plot point – whether it’s for an assignment from the outside world or one that comes only from within – get up from wherever you’re sitting, walk outdoors, and do nothing but look at the sky for five minutes. Just stare at that thing. Then execute a small bow and go back in.”

― Lydia Millet

“The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.”

― Lyndon B. Johnson

“Casper Wyo., population 18,000 when I was born, was large enough to hold the surprises of civilization, but small enough that the prairie was close by – for some in our town, right out the front door – stretching on forever, under the great curving sky.”

― Lynne Cheney

“I am trying to persuade my family to spend more time in China. It’s no fun to be in exile. I can’t even figure out the basic 26 letters, let alone operate, in English. I often feel that although I’ve found the sky of freedom above my head, I’ve lost the soil I stand on. I need to be back in my motherland, where I can find inspirations.”

― Ma Jian

“Beijing was such a different city. There were so few cars, I could walk in the middle of the road. In the summer, the streetlamps attracted swirling bugs. I loved those bugs: crickets, praying mantis, all kinds of beetles. I also have a vivid memory of dazzling sunlight coming out of the sky.”

― Ma Jun

“To allow millions of people to live together on limited land, we have to go to the sky; we have to build a high rise. But we can still build nature and social space into the towers. Each family can have their own courtyard in the sky.”

― Ma Yansong

“What if we treat the high-rise like a mountain, or we have gardens in the sky, or waterfalls? I think that’s the most challenging thing I want to try in my architecture.”

― Ma Yansong

“There must be a way to combine the high rise and high-density environment with nature. Maybe we can have our gardens in the sky.”

― Ma Yansong

“Using phrases or mantras to encourage and comfort myself has been a powerful practice for me. For years, I would say to myself ‘Remember the purple sky’ when I was feeling anxious, which to me meant remember a sense of internal spaciousness and kindness toward myself.”

― Maggie Rowe

“No matter how tough my life was, I was always looking up at the sky and wishing for good things.”

― Mahira Khan

“The first I paid to see with my own money was ‘Laputa Castle In The Sky.’ And I was like, wow! I really shocked by it. So I want to make movies that have a similar impact on the audience to that.”

― Makoto Shinkai

“Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead, he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself… By giving me this height to reach people, he has also given me great responsibilities.”

― Malala Yousafzai

“I love watching the sunrise and sunset and the sky, the birds.”

― Manisha Koirala

“We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.”

― Mao Zedong

“Women hold up half the sky.”

― Mao Zedong

“Qualified software engineers, managers, marketers and salespeople in Silicon Valley can rack up dozens of high-paying, high-upside job offers any time they want, while national unemployment and underemployment is sky high.”

― Marc Andreessen

“In the 40 years I’ve been working as an economist and investor, I have never seen such a disconnect between the asset market and the economic reality… Asset markets are in the sky, and the economy of the ordinary people is in the dumps, where their real incomes adjusted for inflation are going down and asset markets are going up.”

― Marc Faber

“Passion isn’t something that lives way up in the sky, in abstract dreams and hopes. It lives at ground level, in the specific details of what you’re actually doing every day.”

― Marcus Buckingham

“God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.”

― Marcus Garvey

“Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth.”

― Margaret Walker

“Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once.”

― Marilyn vos Savant

“I think the Earth and everything around it is connected – the sky and the planets and the stars and everything else we see as a mystery.”

― Marion Cotillard

“Now, ‘high-intensity conflict’ is a fancy word for saying tanks on tanks, aircraft shooting each other out of the sky, a great deal of violence at a level we haven’t seen since probably the Korean War or World War II, where you have big armies facing off against one another.”

― Mark Esper

“Today they’re praising you sky high, place you on a pedestal and tomorrow they don’t want to know you.”

― Mark McGrath

“Indeed, the night sky is the part of our environment that’s been common to all cultures throughout human history. All have gazed up at the ‘vault of heaven’ and interpreted it in their own way.”

― Martin Rees

“When I started out, it was considered very wrong to change an image. There were scandals if someone inserted a sky into a war picture or something. Now it’s all about that.”

― Mary Ellen Mark

“If you live in the States, you see the windmill signal on your smartphone all the time. It’s like living in Beijing air. You have to remember the blue sky.”

― Masayoshi Son

“Look at the sky; remind yourself of the cosmos. Seek vastness at every opportunity in order to see the smallness of yourself.”

― Matt Haig

“However much in the foreground depression feels, you are separate to it. This is going to sound cheesy, but I’d say you are the sky. A cloud comes and dominates the sky. But the sky is still the sky. Depression tells you everything is going to get worse, but that’s a symptom. Don’t give depression power – constantly discredit it.”

― Matt Haig

“If you’re given a chance, and you’re driven and obsessed and consumed when given the opportunity to prove people right, the sky is the limit.”

― Matt Nagy

“We have talented people, great businesses, and an unparalleled entrepreneurial spirit in Montana. By raising capital, Montanans can leverage those assets to start new businesses, expand existing ones, and create more good-paying jobs in Missoula and every other community under the Big Sky.”

― Matt Rosendale

“On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery, on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots thundering from the front, and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright.”

― Max Beckmann

“When we realize that human beings are entering the world constantly and that each being is stamped at the first complete breath with the planetary pattern then in the sky, everyone must necessarily be different from everybody else.”

― Max Heindel

“I always believe that the sky is the beginning of the limit.”

― MC Hammer

“A mother, after all, is your entry into the world. She is the shell in which you divide and become a life. Waking up in a world without her is like waking up in a world without sky: unimaginable.”

― Meghan O’Rourke

“As a navigator, I started studying astronomy because sometimes you’re not able to use the equipment, so you’d have to do it the old-fashioned way, figuring out what you were seeing in the sky.”

― Melvin Van Peebles

“The BBC does a sterling job, but I’d like to see it do more. ITV does four arts programmes a year; it used to be 28. At least Sky, with its two arts channels, is trying.”

― Melvyn Bragg

“There are two big beasts in the arts: the BBC and Sky Arts – challenging, leading the way.”

― Melvyn Bragg

“It’s amazing that Sky is the only place that has two dedicated arts channels. The BBC is doing very well… but why don’t they do more?”

― Melvyn Bragg

“I come to Jerusalem. There, the sky is blue and memory becomes clear.”

― Menachem Begin

“Our emotions are constantly being propelled by some new face in the sky, some new rocket to the moon, some new sound in the ear, but they are the same emotions.”

― Merce Cunningham

“If I’m having a stressful day, I can look at the sky and feel centered again and realize I’m just a tiny little dot in this whole universe and that, actually, everything’s going to be just fine.”

― Mia Goth

“I don’t think optimism is always the best quality for an actor, in the same way you wouldn’t want a super-optimist to be a traffic controller – you want a guy that’s really worried about every plane in the sky!”

― Mia Goth

“The Indians believe all things have spirit – even the hail that comes from the sky is spirit. If you believe that, which I implicitly do, everything is alive.”

― Michael Cimino

“She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky’s starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her.”

― Michael Ende

“When you write for an orchestra, the sky’s the limit.”

― Michael Giacchino

“I know there’s a lot of discussion about building a 2000-mile wall. I think we need to complete the Secure Fencing Act, but we need greater technology and aviation aspects down on the Southwest border so we can see the threat from the sky. Until you can see it, you don’t know where it’s coming from and how to correctly stop it.”

― Michael McCaul

“Family is very important. Me and my brothers were very close when I was growing up. We did a lot of things together to survive. If you have family behind you, the sky’s the limit.”

― Michael Oher

“If you don’t believe there’s some organising principle, or somebody up in the sky pulling the strings, then it can be very stressful. And nature itself is very arbitrary – it’s not malevolent or benevolent; it doesn’t even know we’re here.”

― Michael Shannon

“In the hierarchy of public lands, national parks by law have been above the rest: America’s most special places, where natural beauty and all its attendant pleasures – quiet waters, the scents of fir and balsam, the hoot of an owl, and the dark of a night sky unsullied by city lights – are sacrosanct.”

― Michael Shnayerson

“There are many theories about the best way to remove excess carbon from the atmosphere – some are ludicrous, others are at least worth study. The most commonly discussed plan is to lace the sky with reflective chemicals.”

― Michael Specter

“Hockey wasn’t invented but discovered. The game, and the large organizing idea behind Stephen Smith’s deeply personal ‘Puckstruck,’ sleeps in ponds and in the crooked limbs of trees overhead; we merely pluck a stick from the sky and skate over the frozen world to find ourselves and each other.”

― Michael Winter

“I was working at the ‘New York Times,’ ruing every second of my life, thinking how was I ever going to get out of here, and thinking that one could only do it the way newspaper people have always done it. I needed a scoop, and I would go out and I would dream upon coming upon fires or the sky falling in front of me or anything.”

― Michael Wolf

“One in 200 stars has habitable Earth-like planets surrounding it – in the galaxy, half a billion stars have Earth-like planets going around them – that’s huge, half a billion. So when we look at the night sky, it makes sense that someone is looking back at us.”

― Michio Kaku

“A song kind of comes out of anywhere. A song will come out of the sky, or an idea, or walking around, or playing with other guys.”

― Mike McCready

“Not all ideas are like a twinkling star in the sky, and you get inspired to make a record the next day.”

― Mike Patton

“Any candidate who thinks that we only need to attack ISIS from the sky, without regard to where they flourish and why, shares President Obama’s view that Iran is our partner in peace.”

― Mike Pompeo

“I’m just trying to follow the footsteps of God. I don’t question him. Just keep moving. He never fails. He always amazes me. It’s like, damn, the sky isn’t the limit.”

― Mike Will Made It

“I do like to think of myself as a star: because there’s room for many stars up in the sky – and we all have the chance to shine bright.”

― Mj Rodriguez

“If you tell me that the sky is red, I will look up.”

― Monica Raymund

“The sky above us is something we have very little control of, and the space beyond is something we don’t completely understand.”

― Morena Baccarin

“Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.”

― Morihei Ueshiba

“I feel very strong about ‘Brother.’ This is me. I’ve been writing with a much more free sky, open and free.”

― Morten Harket

“We often forget that everything we see, animate or inanimate, is a visual manifestation of the work of our invisible God. We have become so accustomed to trees, mountains, sky, air, water, flowers, animals, vegetables and people that we no longer see them for what they are – God’s work.”

― Mother Angelica

“I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.”

― Muhammad Iqbal

“But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static tends to come from particular places in the sky, the whole field of radio astronomy opened up.”

― Murray Gell-Mann

“ISIS did not come down from the sky. They found the opportunity to grow, and the world allowed them to grow.”

― Nadia Murad

“I am inspired by anything beautiful. Sometime it’s a pair of eyes or flowing gorgeous hair, other times it’s the sky or a sunset. I’ve been inspired by supple skin or the texture of a soft shirt.”

― Nadine Velazquez

“I live in a ‘sky island,’ a unique mountain valley environment where half the animal species of North America can be found.”

― Nancy Farmer

“If you consistently write ‘The sun set’ rather than ‘The sun sank slowly in the bright western sky,’ your story will move three times as fast. Of course, there are times you want the longer version for atmosphere – but not many. Wordiness not only kills pace; it bores readers.”

― Nancy Kress

“You cannot exploit the advantages of getting above the atmosphere unless you are able to get up there reasonably large-sized telescopes and unless you are able to keep these telescopes pointing at one region of the sky for long periods of time to a high degree of accuracy.”

― Nancy Roman

“The next time you experience a blackout, take some solace by looking at the sky. You will not recognize it.”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Whenever I start a ‘Potter’ film, I get these dreams. The last dream I had, I was in a war and the sky was blotted with broomsticks and I couldn’t find my wand. It was so intense. I always have mental, intense, war wizard dreams when I’m doing the films.”

― Natalia Tena

“At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.”

― Natalie Wood

“Philosophically, the universe has really never made things in ones. The Earth is special and everything else is different? No, we’ve got seven other planets. The sun? No, the sun is one of those dots in the night sky. The Milky Way? No, it’s one of a hundred billion galaxies. And the universe – maybe it’s countless other universes.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“I was transformed by picking up a pair of binoculars and looking up, and that’s hard to do for a city kid because when you look up you just see buildings – and really, your first thought is to look in people’s windows. So to look out of the space – out of living space – and look up to the sky, binoculars go far, literally and figuratively.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“There’s something about witnessing something in the sky that makes people think they’re seeing something unique or special. I don’t really understand the psychology of it, to be honest.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“I’m baffled all the time. We don’t know what’s driving 96% of the universe. Everybody you know and love and heard of and think about and see in the night sky through a telescope: four percent of the universe.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“You can take for granted that people know more or less what a street, a shop, a beach, a sky, an oak tree look like. Tell them what makes this one different.”

― Neil Gaiman

“I needed real help in New York and I had no friends. I looked up at those buildings, I couldn’t see the sky or nothing, and I said, ‘Well, there ain’t no mountain high enough,’ and I just started – the words just fell out of my mouth, really.”

― Nickolas Ashford

“Once while vacationing at my grandparent’s house in Rajasthan, we were sleeping on the roof and I spotted an object hovering around in the sky – kind of a UFO. It totally spooked me out. I couldn’t sleep for days after that.”

― Nimrat Kaur

“Jesus Christ will be the leader of an intergalactic earth evacuation. We’re getting some earth leaders up there to check the mother ship. The Bible says that the sky will be glorious and Christ will come back to us all.”

― Nina Hagen

“My favourite place in the ‘Bigg Boss 9’ house was sky lounge, where the cool group would go and chill.”

― Nora Fatehi

“The year 1999, seventh month, from the sky will come a great King of Terror. To bring back to life the great King of the Mongols, before and after Mars to reign by good luck.”

― Nostradamus

“Five and forty steps the sky will burn. Fire approaching the large new city. Instantly a great thin flame will leap, when someone will want to test the Normans.”

― Nostradamus

“A great stench will come from Lausanne, but they will not know its origin; they will put out all people from distant places, fire seen in the sky, a foreign nation defeated.”

― Nostradamus

“Very near Auch, Lectoure, and Mirande, great fire will fall from the sky for three nights. A most stupendous and astonishing event will occur. Very soon afterwards, the earth will tremble.”

― Nostradamus

“At forty-five degrees, the sky will burn. Fire to approach the great new city; in an instant, a great scattered flame will leap up, when one will want to get evidence from the Normans.”

― Nostradamus

“I love to work out under a clear sky with lots of fresh air purifying my lungs.”

― Nushrat Bharucha

“The fixed stars signify the angel in man. That is why man orients himself by them; and that is why women have no appreciation for the starry sky; because they have no sense of the angel in man.”

― Otto Weininger

“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.”

― Pablo Picasso

“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.”

― Pamela Hansford Johnson

“For me, talking about the casting couch in the Malayalam film industry was like calling the sky blue. There is nothing new about calling a spade a spade. My intention was not to create an effect; I just wanted to pluck a few weeds in the system and throw them out.”

― Parvathy

“The sad fact is that it would be fair to say that United is a generic, bureaucratic, tired company. A sort of DMV in the sky. No real culture. No real strategy. No real expectations for employees or customers. All of which is a shame.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“The impact of our warming planet will likely lead to even stricter zoning and building codes to account for the rising sea levels visible in places like South Beach – even on days without a cloud in sky.”

― Patrick Murphy

“For everything bad, there’s a million really exciting things, whether it’s someone puts out a really great book, there’s a new movie, there’s a new detective, the sky is unbelievably golden, or you have the best cup of coffee you ever had in your life.”

― Patti Smith

“I love life. There’s so much to learn and see all the time, and nothing nicer for me than to wake up, and the sky is blue.”

― Pattie Boyd

“A lot of things drew me to Texas. One is the wilderness: It’s pretty close to wide open spaces, which I didn’t grow up around and I love. You don’t have to have a lot of money to have a view: The view is the sky, and it’s everywhere.”

― Patty Griffin

“I don’t think I focused on the financial part of it, but definitely, my ambition is to be great, and that always meant that the sky was the limit for what I was hoping to do.”

― Patty Jenkins

“You can’t put your feet on the ground until you’ve touched the sky.”

― Paul Auster

“The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above.”

― Paul Bowles

“During the winter my attention was attracted to the changes in the stars and planets in the sky.”

― Paul Nurse

“As a club, there was never any middle ground with Newcastle. They were as high as the sky or in a pit of despair.”

― Paul Scholes

“I haven’t gone sky diving yet and I want to do that, real bad. I love adrenaline and going fast.”

― Pauly D

“There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!”

― Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Every star, whether it’s Harrison Ford or Robert De Niro, is remembered by one film. Persis is a star in the sky – how can a star be forgotten when all you have to do is look up and see her?”

― Persis Khambatta

“I remember as a kid having a balloon and accidentally letting the string go and watching it just float off and into the sky until it disappeared. And there’s something about that, even, that feels very much like what life is, you know, that it’s fleeting, and it’s temporal.”

― Pete Docter

“Hey, nothing grows to the sky. There will be a successor movement. Right now it’s nascent.”

― Peter Brimelow

“If you’ve been wondering where the next gold rush is going to take place, look up at the night sky to our closest celestial neighbor. The next economic boom might just be a mere 240,000 miles away on the bella luna.”

― Peter Diamandis

“I am very different as a parent to new kids. My work changed from being rooted in the sky to being rooted in the earth.”

― Peter Eisenman

“Nobody knows anything. I deal with people in all walks of life, some of whom should have some idea of what they’re doing. And they’re all clueless. It’s astonishing that any bridges stay up, or that planes don’t constantly plummet from the sky. It’s heartening, in a strange way.”

― Peter York

“If you have so earth-creeping a mind that it cannot lift itself up to look to the sky of poetry… thus much curse I must send you, in the behalf of all poets, that while you live, you live in love, and never get favour for lacking skill of a sonnet; and, when you die, your memory die from the earth for want of an epitaph.”

― Philip Sidney

“The natural does not have to be a specific representation. I am now working on a thing which is a reconstruction of a starry sky, yet I make it, nevertheless, without a given in nature.”

― Piet Mondrian

“In Texas it’s always hot, dry, sunny, not a cloud in the sky.”

― Piper Perabo

“I fell in love with the night sky when I first looked through a telescope as a young girl growing up in Delhi.”

― Priyamvada Natarajan

“I do feel like I have a direct connection with God for some reason; always have since I was a little kid – I would talk to God, talk to the sky.”

― Queen Latifah

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

― Rabindranath Tagore

“I feel like a lot of serious music lives in generalizations – ‘Love is a flower,’ ‘The sky is so dark’ – but comedy lives in specifics.”

― Rachel Bloom

“The sky is a free asset in design, and nothing unnecessary should be planted that takes away the sky.”

― Rachel Lambert Mellon

“Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.”

― Rainer Maria Rilke

“The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.”

― Ram Charan

“I had an ethnic preference, if you will, for the warm weather, coming from Chennai. So I finally said, ‘Look, can I move to California?’ because every time I come here, it would be in the 70s or 80s, and there would be beautiful blue sky and warm.”

― Ram Shriram

“Technology is incredibly powerful. And in many ways, the sky is the limit in terms of what you can actually accomplish with the right science and the right technology. But to get there, you have to actually invest in R&D. And often that means you have to be willing to spend an awful lot in that R&D phase before you see the benefits.”

― Ramez Naam

“The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady.”

― Richard M. Nixon

“When you get up into the crown of a redwood tree, you lose sight of the ground entirely. You also lose sight of the sky. And you’re in a lost world. You’re in an undiscovered, unexplored ecosystem, somewhere between Heaven and Earth, filled with forms of life, not all of which have been given names by scientists yet.”

― Richard Preston

“Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity.”

― Rick Perry

“Programmers have been wandering out and shooting a shotgun into the night sky and hoping they hit something, and I end up paying $150 for channels full of nothing I want to watch.”

― Rick Smolan

“Our society’s youth will grow up knowing that tomorrow can be better, that there are alternatives for the future, that there are living, breathing humans of all colors and creeds out there in the sky building new worlds.”

― Rick Tumlinson

“I have always thought beach weddings are beautiful. A sunset ceremony with a beautiful sky, white drapes and fire lanterns.”

― Ricky Whittle

“To find a new star in the sky is pretty hard.”

― Robbie Robertson

“When I was a kid, my mother used to drive my father to work in Indianapolis, and I would see, practically every day of my young life, a huge Phillips 66 sign. So it is the red and green of that sign against the blue Hoosier sky. The blue in the ‘Love’ is cerulean. Therefore, my ‘Love’ is an homage to my father.”

― Robert Indiana

“Prophets of doom have always taken risks in terms of ridicule and humiliation. If you stand on a street corner holding up a sign that reads ‘The End Is Near,’ passersby will laugh and heckle. People will say you’re like Chicken Little, running around telling people the sky is falling.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“If I were king of the world, babies born in airplanes, balloons and blimps would, instead of choosing to be German, Maldivian or American, all get special heavenly blue passports with a stork on the cover labeled ‘Sky Baby’ – and they’d be allowed to come and go anywhere they please.”

― Robert Krulwich

“I’d rather spend my time looking at the sky than listening to Whitney Houston.”

― Robert Smith

“When you’ve got big sky, big places and less people, people act differently and treat each other differently. It’s tangible. It’s not just a concept. I grew up in the country and then moved to the city, and there is a tangible difference.”

― Robert Taylor

“The landscape of Texas is in all my work. It’s that light; it’s that sky.”

― Robert Wilson

“I think that in my plays you can come in for 20 minutes and get something out of it. I’d like to do a play that would run for days. I don’t think time is that important. Nature doesn’t hurry the sky, the changing clouds and sunsets.”

― Robert Wilson

“A radio telescope pointing at the sky receives radiation not only from space, but also from other sources including the ground, the earth’s atmosphere, and the components of the radio telescope itself.”

― Robert Woodrow Wilson

“What is a game like ‘No Man’s Sky,’ really? A set of symbols that specify a world but do not themselves constitute it. A rich grammar that’s inert without the trigger of human attention.”

― Robin Sloan

“Clouds do not really look like camels or sailing ships or castles in the sky. They are simply a natural process at work. So too, perhaps, are our lives.”

― Roger Ebert

“When I was born, the man in the sky pointed to me and said, ‘That’s the guy.’”

― Romario

“I played Sky Masterson in ‘Guys and Dolls’ at St. Ignatius. I walked out onstage at one point looking for Nathan Detroit, and I’m supposed to say, ‘Has anyone seen Nathan Detroit?’ But, instead, I said, ‘Has anyone seen Sky Masterson?’ I immediately realized what I’d done, so I said, ‘Wait a minute. I’m Sky Masterson!’”

― Rory O’Malley

“Happiness, I do not know where to turn to discover you on earth, in the air or the sky; yet I know you exist and are no futile dream.”

― Rosalia de Castro

“To primitive man, the sky was wonderful, mysterious and awesome, but he could not even dream of what was within the golden disk or silver points of light so far beyond his reach.”

― Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

“If you’re like me and love chatting about your latest box set addiction, then Sky Box Sets Club has everything you’ll need to kick start conversations with friends on Twitter or in the office the next day.”

― Rose Leslie

“The night sky in Egypt is a swirling mass of stars so bright and numerous the sky seems to tremble with the ice-blue weight of them.”

― Rosemary Mahoney

“Media really excited me. As an undergrad, I majored in radio, television, and film and did internships with CNBC and CNN. My first job was at Sky News in London.”

― Roshni Nadar

“I live in Indiana and teach at Purdue University, a wonderful school with some of the brightest students I have ever had the privilege of working with. My colleagues are powerful and intelligent and kind. The cost of living is low, the prairie is wide, and on clear nights, I can see all the stars in the sky above.”

― Roxane Gay

“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.”

― Rumi

“In a still hot morning, the tide went out and didn’t come back in. This was not a spectacular event. The sea did not roll up like a scroll, like the sky in Revelations. It quietly withdrew.”

― Ruth Park

“India was a sensation. It was remarkable to see all those parrots flying about, the brilliant foliage and the brilliant sky. It was a tremendous pageant. I never noticed the poverty.”

― Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

“I haven’t experienced anything paranormal yet, but I did see what I think was a meteor light up the sky in a flash of red for a few seconds. That was really cool.”

― Ryan Lee

“The sky, the sky beyond the door is blue.”

― Ryan Stiles

“Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.”

― Sai Baba

“You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!”

― Sai Baba

“I taught up in Maine a couple of times and wasn’t able to take a single picture. All that blue sky! Ugh. Sparkling clear air, just terrible. I couldn’t do it.”

― Sally Mann

“The sky isn’t falling. We’re not going to have more meteors hit because of sequestration.”

― Sam Graves

“I remember spending evenings looking at the sky with my dad, who was interested. He was a civil engineer and was interested in science as a kid. And he always encouraged me.”

― Sandra Faber

“When I was in graduate school in consumer science and math, all of the big companies had labs, all doing blue sky research.”

― Sandra Lerner

“I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent, and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build, and what can happen to you and your family.”

― Sanford I. Weill

“I’m never gonna be somebody who’s gonna fall down from the sky on a trapeze. That’s not me. I really want to make sure that my focus stays on connecting with the audience.”

― Sara Bareilles

“When you gaze at stars and think about planets, the places it takes your imagination are amazing! You look up the sky, and you know the stars have always been here; they were referenced in biblical times and have always been present. They are somewhere up there in the future, and they guide you; they make you feel safe.”

― Sarah Brightman

“I used to hate flying. I would sit there, rigid, convinced that if I relaxed, the plane would drop out of the sky.”

― Sarah Waters

“I don’t want to give advice to people about their religious beliefs, but I do think that it’s not smart to bet against the power of science to figure out the natural world. It used to be, a thousand years ago, that if you wanted to explain why the moon moved through the sky, you needed to invoke God.”

― Sean M. Carroll

“The planets and moons of our solar system are blatantly visible because they reflect sunlight. Without the nearby Sun, these planets would be cryptic and dark on the sky.”

― Seth Shostak

“We’ve accounted for 95 percent of all the stars in the Milky Way. The other 5 percent are big, bright stars – the kind that dominate the night sky, but are lamentably both rare and short-lived. If biology’s your thing, you can forget those guys.”

― Seth Shostak

“The majority of my UFO diet consists of reports describing suspected encounters. This is not surprising, as there are thousands of sightings annually. The emailer has seen something unusual in the sky that he interprets as probable evidence of alien presence.”

― Seth Shostak

“Each year, thousands of UFOs are sighted and reported, which is an impressive tally of unidentified aerial phenomena. Surveys show that roughly one-third of the populace believes that at least some of this sky show is due to extraterrestrial spacecraft, here to probe our airspace and, when that proves boring, our bodies.”

― Seth Shostak

“Thanks to the fact that the Earth isn’t a perfect sphere, and invoking a bunch of Newtonian physics, you can deduce that our planet wobbles, too, taking roughly 26,000 years to trace out a small circle on the sky, a phenomenon known as precession.”

― Seth Shostak

“You can fix your body, your heart, your diabetes. In Korea, China, and India, there are people who do yoga. They go to the mountains and do breath-in, breath-out meditation. They can live 500 years and not get sick. Keeping their bodies for a long time is possible; even flying in the sky is possible.”

― Seung Sahn

“I’m not really fond of the trails left in the sky and a lot of chemicals that are being pumped through factories and even in the clothes we wear.”

― Shailene Woodley

“The graceful Georgian streets and squares, a series of steel engravings under a wet sky.”

― Shana Alexander

“We’re very focused on building the hyperloop. And the hyperloop is exactly something we’ve described as an actual tube with levitation propulsion and a vacuum that essentially vents around sky inside the tube flying at 200,000 feet. That, to us, is the hyperloop, and we’re the only company building that.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system. By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented our own sky in a tube, as if you’re flying at 200,000 feet in the air.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“The normal profits of a business concern in the United States are six, eight, ten, and sometimes twelve percent. But war-time profits – ah! that is another matter – twenty, sixty, one hundred, three hundred, and even eighteen hundred per cent – the sky is the limit.”

― Smedley Butler

“The sky’s the limit if you have a roof over your head.”

― Sol Hurok

“Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.”

― Sonia Gandhi

“One of my great joys in life is being a pilot. There is a great sense of freedom in soaring through the sky. You get a different perspective up there. Seeing things that aren’t so apparent from the ground.”

― Sonny Perdue

“I remember lying out in my bed and looking at the vast, quiet sky. Right up above my head, there were three stars in a row, and I remember thinking, ‘Well, I’ll have those three stars all my life, and wherever I am, they will be. They are my stars, and they belong to me.’”

― Spike Milligan

“I remember looking at the sky and thinking that the universe is so big and it’s all chaos. I call it ‘the dark fear.’ At any moment, the dark fear could come in.”

― St. Vincent

“The Planck satellite may detect the imprint of the gravitational waves predicted by inflation. This would be quantum gravity written across the sky.”

― Stephen Hawking

“As long as ‘Pearl Harbor’ stays in the past, it’s perfect; when it wretchedly changes gears in the late going, it becomes the wrong kind of same old story: Hollywood stupidity and callowness, writ large across the sky.”

― Stephen Hunter

“Yes, Dan’l Webster’s dead – or, at least, they buried him. But every time there’s a thunderstorm around Marshfield, they say you can hear his rolling voice in the hollows of the sky.”

― Stephen Vincent Benet

“People across the nation know Montana as ‘Big Sky Country’ or the ‘Last Best Place’ thanks to our stunning landscapes, blue-ribbon trout streams, and welcoming communities. Fewer people recognize that Montana has one of the most competitive business climates to go along with our exceptional quality of life.”

― Steve Bullock

“People often tell me how much they love the digital skies that we obviously painted for ‘War Horse.’ Well, there’s not a single sky that we put in through special effects. The skies you see in the movie are the skies that we experienced – but it was definitely challenging at times.”

― Steven Spielberg

“Once a month the sky falls on my head, I come to and I see another movie I want to make.”

― Steven Spielberg

“I dream for a living. Once a month the sky falls on my head, I come to, and I see another movie I want to make.”

― Steven Spielberg

“My dad took me out to see a meteor shower when I was a little kid, and it was scary for me because he woke me up in the middle of the night. My heart was beating; I didn’t know what he wanted to do. He wouldn’t tell me, and he put me in the car and we went off, and I saw all these people lying on blankets, looking up at the sky.”

― Steven Spielberg

“As for trying to feed off a mouthful of sky, it’s a large mouth, hence there’s nothing to worry. I wish good luck to everyone.”

― Subhash Chandra

“I want my words to open a portal through which the reader may leave the self, migrate to some other human sky and return ‘disposed’ to otherness.”

― Sue Monk Kidd

“It is a golden age of television, with Amazon, Sky, and Netflix. They give opportunities to people to develop their own projects together. So much stuff has to be made. There has to be more opportunity.”

― Suranne Jones

“A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.”

― Susan Orlean

“The number of ways you can live in one lifetime is limitless. So why limit yourself? The sky is NOT the limit. Beyond the universe is.”

― Suzy Kassem

“See, Heaven is not someplace on a disc in the sky floating around, it’s right here amongst us.”

― Sylvia Browne

“Humans are the only creatures with the ability to dive deep in the sea, fly high in the sky, send instant messages around the globe, reflect on the past, assess the present and imagine the future.”

― Sylvia Earle

“I talk to God but the sky is empty.”

― Sylvia Plath

“A woman is gentle, soft, delicate, and a man’s position is to protect her, help her up stairs, make sure she’s in the car safely first. Take good care of your woman, and the sky’s the limit!”

― Taraji P. Henson

“I think there’s something really poetic about using nuclear power to propel us to the stars, because the stars are giant fusion reactors. They’re giant nuclear cauldrons in the sky.”

― Taylor Wilson

“If you take one rivet out of an airplane, it will be all right, it’ll keep flying. You take another rivet out of the airplane and it still flies. So what the heck, let’s take more rivets out of the airplane, and sooner or later, the airplane drops from the sky.”

― Ted Danson

“Each time I caught sight of geese swooping in formation across the sky, I wondered how our life below might look from their perspective, and imagined that, were they ever to indulge in such speculation, the high-rises might seem to them like firs massed in a grove.”

― Teju Cole

“I want to do things – scuba diving, sky diving, seeing the world. I’m an avid supporter of living life to its fullest and not always waiting for tomorrow.”

― Teri Polo

“I’ve gotten to wrestle some of the best women and men in the world – Brian Cage, AR Fox, Scorpio Sky, Tracy Williams, David Starr.”

― Tessa Blanchard

“I would love to wrestle Scorpio Sky again, that’s one of my most favorite matches.”

― Tessa Blanchard

“Bostonians vs. Chicagoans, they have different sensibilities, and I can only say this because I consider myself a Bostonian. You know, the Puritanical roots in Boston – the ‘sky is falling’ mentality a little bit. We could be on a great run, and we’d lose one game, and everyone’s panicking.”

― Theo Epstein

“Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh

“Dwellers by the sea are generally superstitious; sailors always are. There is something in the illimitable expanse of sky and water that dilates the imagination.”

― Thomas Bailey Aldrich

“When I wrote ‘The World Is Flat,’ I said the world is flat. Yeah, we’re all connected. Facebook didn’t exist; Twitter was a sound; the cloud was in the sky; 4G was a parking place; LinkedIn was a prison; applications were what you sent to college; and Skype, for most people, was a typo.”

― Thomas Friedman

“The sky was clear – remarkably clear – and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse.”

― Thomas Hardy

“The sky isn’t falling.”

― Thomas Leonard

“By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.”

― Thomas Merton

“A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.”

― Thomas Pynchon

“The effects that interest me are not the guy flying through the sky, but creating reality – reality that you otherwise can’t go and shoot.”

― Tim Bevan

“For Arkansas, I think the sky is the limit, but I think we are going to have to fight the urge to avoid risks. We need to look first at where we are as a state. I think, as a state, we have made progress over the years, but there are two kinds of progress: absolute progress and relative progress.”

― Tim Griffin

“I’m the kind of person who doesn’t wait for opportunities to fall from the sky.”

― Tinashe

“The military has a way of ruining all the best recreational activities – scuba, sky diving, camping, hiking – all made much more miserable with a heavy rucksack on your back under arduous conditions.”

― Todd Wilcox

“You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.”

― Tom Hanks

“The sky was the color of Edgar Allan Poe’s pajamas.”

― Tom Robbins

“An astrolabe is relatively unknown in today’s world. But, at the time, in the 13th century, it was the gadget of the day. It was the world’s first popular computer. And it was a device that, in fact, is a model of the sky.”

― Tom Wujec

“I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I’m going to the big Dodger in the sky.”

― Tommy Lasorda

“You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?”

― Toni Morrison

“And when the day arrives I’ll become the sky and I’ll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.”

― Trent Reznor

“When we look up into the starry night sky, we tend to see reflections of ourselves.”

― Trevor Paglen

“How has the sky been transformed by drones? How has the ocean been transformed by the fact that over 90% of the world’s information travels in underwater cables?”

― Trevor Paglen

“We humans have always looked to the sky as a sounding board for asking big questions about ourselves: Who are we? Where did we come from? Where are we going?”

― Trevor Paglen

“I can’t imagine anything more beautiful on this planet than looking up at the stars and seeing a kind of artificial star moving through the night sky.”

― Trevor Paglen

“Every person who went into the space industry did so because they looked up at the sky and were fascinated by it – not because they wanted to make a military or commercial object.”

― Trevor Paglen

“Without butterflies, the world would soon have few flowers. There is enough room in the sky for all flyers.”

― Trina Paulus

“When, according to habit, I was contemplating the stars in a clear sky, I noticed a new and unusual star, surpassing the other stars in brilliancy. There had never before been any star in that place in the sky.”

― Tycho Brahe

“With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.”

― Tycho Brahe

“How does a person feel when looking at the sky? He thinks that he doesn’t have enough tongues to describe what he sees. Nevertheless, people have never stopping describing the sky, simply listing what they see.”

― Umberto Eco

“I was, I remember, I still remember when the first time I pointed the telescope at the sky and I saw Saturn with the rings. It was a beautiful image.”

― Umberto Guidoni

“I like to make a tour round the pitch before games to look at the architecture, the colours in the stadium, the sky, to feel the atmosphere growing.”

― Unai Emery

“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.”

― Unknown

“I’ve seen lights in the sky, I’ve seen UFOs, I’ve even seen something on the ground that I can’t explain, but I’ve never actually seen a being. I wish I had.”

― Uri Geller

“I fell from the sky. I’m a parachutist, and I missed my mark.”

― Ursula Andress

“On some days in prison you might just need to get out of there, but on some days – not all days, but some – you might be able to see the sky and see the blue in it.”

― Uzo Aduba

“Hey sky, take off your hat, I’m on my way!”

― Valentina Tereshkova

“It was very difficult to control the descent. At a height of seven kilometres, I catapulted out of my capsule and parachuted down to Earth. I was very familiar with parachutes because I was a sky diver before.”

― Valentina Tereshkova

“Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.”

― Valentina Tereshkova

“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.”

― Victor Hugo

“I love the food, the girls, the sky and everything that is Delhi. I have very fond memories of the Moolchand flyover.”

― Vir Das

“’The Tree of Life’ is a collection of conversations that lost souls and true believers have with themselves while keeping their heads to the sky. But the movie is church via the planetarium.”

― Wesley Morris

“I want Carl Sagan to explain the sky to me.”

― Whoopi Goldberg

“I really feel like the sky is the limit. I’m a dreamer, and I dream in full vivid color HD.”

― Will Packer

“The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight.”

― William Cullen Bryant

“Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature’s teachings.”

― William Cullen Bryant

“The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station.”

― William Gibson

“I’m using all my resources to help me with that and I feel the sky is the limit for me.”

― William Green

“I’ve read that a naked eye can see six thousand stars in the hundred billion galaxies, but I couldn’t believe it, what with the sky white with starlight. I saw a million stars with one eye and two million with both.”

― William Least Heat-Moon

“I don’t believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky.”

― William Merritt Chase

“Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.”

― William Shakespeare

“When I go train hopping and I look up into the sky, there are always so many more stars than I remember there were.”

― William T. Vollmann

“The sky is always there for me, while my life has been going through many, many changes. When I look up the sky, it gives me a nice feeling, like looking at an old friend.”

― Yoko Ono

“If you have too many quotes from other people in your head, you can’t create. You have to keep your head empty. That’s why I am constantly enjoying the sky, the park, the walk.”

― Yoko Ono

“Whenever I see the Hong Kong flag is flying in the sky, not because of anybody else, because of my efforts, I think it’s the most proud time of my life.”

― Yu Chui Yee

“If you think about the great religions that have united large parts of humankind, people believe gods are very concrete – there is an angry old man in the sky, and if I do something wrong, he will punish me.”

― Yuval Noah Harari

“I don’t look at God as some boring dude in the sky that tells me what to do all day. I legitimately be like, ‘Yo, you know what, G, that’s crazy how that happened. That’s dope. You know, you the real MVP.’”

― Yvonne Orji

“Beyond fashion, I think that culture has a side where they love to shoot you up like a clay pigeon and then take out their rifles. I lived that, and I got to see the perspective from up in the sky.”

― Zac Posen

“I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?”

― Zhuangzi
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