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A Quote by Gerard Manley Hopkins on circle, light, nature, and stars

Look at the stars!  Look, look up at the skies!
Oh look at all the fire-folk sitting in the air!
The bright boroughs, the circle-citadels there!

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Source: The Nordic Light

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Hans Børli on light, mind, and stars

Your humble light
the fire of your mind
blinds you:
If you walk
with a lantern in the dark
you won't see the stars.

Hans Børli

Source: Your Humble Light

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Kolbein Falkeid on blue, earth, eternity, life, light, sea, solitude, soul, and stars

Like the prodigal son
I return to you, the sea.
You who scare the idylls off
into tame inner fjords, bays and inlets
because you are much too majestic for weekend yachtsmen,
outboard motors and hobby anglers.
Without so much as a blink you swallow the sun
like a raw egg-yolk for supper
and at daybreak you lift heavy banks of cloud
dense with rain and squalls, a wet cloth
on sleep-heavy eyes and throbbing temples.
With the horizon like a diadem about your brows
you write your salt letters to the shore.
Land changes,
men and beasts come and go.
Only you
live your solitary life, the world's
blue eyes fixed on the stars and eternity.

If the Earth has a soul,
it swims in you.

Kolbein Falkeid

Source: Homecoming to the Sea

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Gunvor Hofmo on light, soul, space, and stars

Light is everything in the world
to men's eyes
Light thirsts after light
yes, the soul, twin to the stars
moves through space
to find, be made eternal by light
and grasp, trembling,
the sun
a torch handed on
from runner to runner
through the millennia.

Gunvor Hofmo

Source: Light

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Black Elk on indian, circle, sky, earth, wind, stars, birds, seasons, life, and human power

You have noticed that everything as Indian does
is in a circle, and that is because the Power of the World always works in circles, and everything tries to be round..... The Sky is round, and I have heard
that the earth is round like a ball, and so are
all the stars. The wind, in its greatest power, whirls. Birds make their nest in circles, for
theirs is the same religion as ours....

Even the seasons form a great circle in their changing, and always come back again to where they were. The life of a man is a circle from
childhood to childhood, and so it is in
everything where power moves.

Black Elk

Source: Visions of the Buffalo People‎ -Linda Little Wolf Page 109

Contributed by: Meenakshi

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on life, moon, snow, stars, and winter

Up and away for life! be fleet!-
The frost-king ties my fumbling feet,
Sings in my ears, my hands are stones,
Curdles the blood to the marble bones,
Tugs at the heart-strings, numbs the sense,
And hems in life with narrowing fence.
Well, in this broad bed lie and sleep,-
The punctual stars will vigil keep,-
Embalmed by purifying cold;
The winds shall sing their dead-march old,
The snow is no ignoble shroud,
The moon thy mourner, and the cloud.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: The Titmouse

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Mary Chapin Carpenter on life, soul, stars, and time

In this world you've a soul for a compass
And a heart for a pair of wings
There's a star on the far horizon
Rising bright in an azure sky
For the rest of the time that you're given
Why walk when you can fly?

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Source: Why Walk When You Can Fly

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by unknown on stars, moom, limit, footsteps, and tell

Don't tell me that the stars are the limit if there are footsteps on the moon.

unknown

Contributed by: yours1

A Quote by Harriet Tubman on dream, stars, change, and world

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

Harriet Tubman (1820? - 1913)

Source: Thinkexist.com

Contributed by: StarryRain

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on stars, imagination, and wonder

Forget everything you've ever learned about the stars and they'll once more be transformed into angels, or into children, or into whatever you want to believe at that moment.  It won't make you more stupid – after all, it's only a game – but it could enrich your life.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Witch of Portobello, Pages: 137

Contributed by: Tsuya

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