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When i was a boy, my older brothers listened come Earth, Wind & Fire and also Kool and the Gang. As soon as I would try to obtain into their room, they would certainly close the door and say, "You can"t hear that. It"s not for a child!" Now, I have the right to listen come it and also enjoy it. — Omar Sy




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May the wind carry her spirit gently may the Fire release her soul, might the Water clean her, might the planet receive her, may the Goddess take her in her arms and guide she to rebirth. — Starhawk


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(voice) ... It was honey, smoke, crystal, fire, wind, water, earth. — Anne Rivers Siddons


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What pleasure To ago the flying steed, that challenges The wind for speed! - appears native an ext of air than earth! - whose burden just lends the fire! - who soul, in his task, transforms labour into sport; Who makes your pastime his! i sit that now! that takes far my breath! He renders me reel! ns touch not planet - I see not - listen not. Every Is ecstasy that motion! — James Sheridan Knowles


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At the head of every these laws, in and through every fragment of matter and force, stands One through whose command the wind blows, the fire burns, the clouds rain, and also death stalks upon the earth. And also what is His nature? he is almost everywhere the pure and also formless One, the Almighty and the all Merciful. Thou art our Father. Thou arts our lover Friend. — Swami Vivekananda


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The human body is not important. It is made of dust; the is do of ashes. The is food for the worms. The winds and the waters dissolve it and scatter it come the four corners the the earth. In the end, what we treatment most for just lasts a quick lifetime, and also then there is eternity. Time forever. Millions of civilizations are born, evolve, and also pass away right into nebulous, unmeasured skies; and also there is still eternity. Time always. The human body becomes dust and also trees and exploding fire, it i do not care gaseous and also disappears, and also still there is eternity. Silent, unopposed, brooding, forever. — Rudolfo Anaya


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Earth, water, fire, and also wind. Wherein there is power there is life. — Suzy Kassem


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Back in the days, the groups and also the bands that we listened to were favor Earth, Wind and Fire, Santana and Grateful Dead. Us don"t have actually a most those bands anymore. — Sheila E.


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The Replacements do me feeling a little less scared, since they made an excellent imaginary friends. They looked favor a tape that would actually be fun to it is in in. Some bands simply lend themselves to that fantasy, choose Lynyrd Skynyrd or Earth, Wind & Fire - lock looked choose you might just autumn in and they wouldn"t even an alert you were hanging about for at the very least two albums. Jonathan Richman when said he developed a band due to the fact that he to be lonely. The Replacements were imaginary friends who I can practice on while ns was discovering to have actually actual friends. — Rob Sheffield


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I to be in love with old college funk and also soul music. That"s what I thrived up listening to, and also I want to lug that style earlier with mine music. Ns love artists choose Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind, & Fire, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, and also more! — Raini Rodriguez


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As kids, us were in ~ concerts prefer Michael Jackson every weekend. My an initial concert to be Earth, Wind and Fire. — Kim Kardashian


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You constantly draw from your roots. I"m affected by everything I hear and see, and also that contains music today, however obviously ns go ago to my at an early stage influences: Stevie Wonder, Parliament, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ohio Players, average White Band. Those kind of artists are what i look to. Once I hear the stuff ~ above the radio, I turn it up! — Donny Osmond


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This record has a many of influences that I"d love come cover, choose Marvin Gaye and also Earth, Wind and Fire. Possibly I"ll carry out some covers of my major influences during my live show. — Jon Secada


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I stick to play Brahms, however I love listening come Led Zeppelin, and also I"ve likewise been a big fan of planet Wind and Fire since the Seventies and of The gap Band due to the fact that the Eighties. — Condoleezza Rice


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My parents to be real classic rock freaks, so ns heard a the majority of Zeppelin, Stones, Hendrix stuff. Thankfully, lock were additionally into lots of old soul, too, so us listened come Stevie Wonder, earth Wind & Fire and also War. I was so isolated wherein I prospered up (a small town in Pennsylvania) that there was literally no culture. — Princess Superstar


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It"s claimed that the shuffling of the cards is the earth, and also the pattering that the cards is the rain, and the beating that the cards is the wind, and the pointing that the cards is the fire. That"s of the 4 suits. However the higher Trumps, it"s said, are the meaning of all process and the measure of the everlasting dance. — Charles Williams


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Each component of your body corresponds with an element," the Maiden explained. "Your hair is air. Exactly how you toss your head, play v your hair - the is every for wait magic. You deserve to command the wind. Arms are for fire," she said, making fluttery, flame-like motions with her tendriled fingers and slim environment-friendly arms. "Fire, fire elementals, electricity, light, and also heat come from their movements. Water," she said, swaying her hips, "is from your center. This is why your center must be cost-free to move. And also earth is the feet, wherein you make call with the mommy of us all. — Christie Golden


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Why are you so angry at me?" she asked. The question ratcheted him also closer come the cook point. "Because for some insane reason, ns adore you. For 3 solid year I have thought you were the closest thing to perfection ~ above this earth, and I can"t watch you danger your life crossing the bridge!" had she interpreted correctly? After every these year of cold decorum, Zack"s eyes glittered in a challenge streaked v soot and also sweat together he stepped closer, shouting end the roar that wind and also fire. "I"ve been insane about you since the minute you waltzed right into my office three years earlier in the ridiculous suit and also your hair as prim as a schoolmarm," that shouted. "Don"t you dare get yourself eliminated on me now! — Elizabeth Camden


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Lords of fire and earth and also water,Lords of moon and also wind and also sky,Come now to the Old Man"s daughter,Come from fathers long gone by.Bring blue native a street eye.Lords of water, earth, and also fire,Lords that wind and also snow and also rain,Give to my heart"s desire.Life as all life comes with pain,But blue will involved us again. — Madeleine L"Engle


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When anyone hurts us, my wife and also I sit in ours Japanese sand garden and drink iced tea. There are five rock in the garden - because that sky, wind, fire, water, and also earth. We sit and think of 5 of the nicest things we can about the human who hurt us. If he damages us a second time, we execute the same thing. The 3rd time, we light a candle, and he is, for us, dead. — Red Skelton


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I have been in the soil of Faerie for years and it is a location where mortal blood is turned to fire. That is a ar of beauty and terror beyond what deserve to be imagined here. I have ridden v the Wild Hunt. I have sculpted a clear path of freedom amongst the stars and outrun the wind. And also no i am asked to walk top top the planet again. — Cassandra Clare


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In among his traditional sermons transmitted through his disciples, is the following apologue on the subject of charity : when God developed the planet it shook and trembled, until he put hills upon it, to do it firm. Climate the angels asked, " O God, is there anything of thy production stronger 보다 these mountains ? " and God replied, " iron is stronger than the mountains ; because that it breaks them." "And is over there anything the thy development stronger 보다 iron ? " " correctly ; fire is more powerful than iron, for it melts it." "Is there anything the thy production stronger than fire?" "Yes; water, because that it quenches fire." " O Lord, is there anything the thy production stronger than water ? " " Yes, wind ; because that it overcomes water and also puts the in motion." "O, ours Sustainer ! is there anything of thy creation stronger than wind ? " " Yes, a good man providing alms ; if he offer with his right hand and also conceal the from his left, that overcomes all things." — Washington Irving


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But the mr is still in his holy temple; the still rules from heaven. He very closely watches every little thing that happens here on earth. 5 that puts the righteous and also the wicked come the test; he hates those loving violence. 6 He will rain under fire and brimstone top top the wicked and scorch them with his burning wind. — Anonymous


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There are certain earthbound soul that have actually no way to expend their energy or anger. They are often connected with teenage girls, that are developed of pure drama, or v those who"ve died in vain. They have been known to manipulate the elements of the earth - water, fire, wind, dust - to make their presence known. — Jodi Picoult


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Once, the Dream"s parameters were caged by technology and through the limits of horsepower and also wind. But the Dreamers have actually improved themselves, and also the damming that seas for voltage, the extraction of coal, the transmuting of oil into food, have allowed an expansion in plunder with no well-known precedent. And also this transformation has freed the Dreamers come plunder no just the body of humans yet the body of earth itself. The earth is no our creation. It has no respect because that us. It has actually no usage for us. And also its vengeance is not the fire in the cities but the fire in the sky. Something an ext fierce 보다 Marcus Garvey is riding ~ above the whirlwind. Something much more awful 보다 all our african ancestors is rising with the seas. — Ta-Nehisi Coates


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One part of fire take away up together much room as ten components of air, and one part of waiting takes increase the room of ten parts of water, and one component of water as lot as ten components of earth. Currently powder is earth, consists of the four elementary principles, and when the sulfur conducts the fire into the dryest part of the powder, fire, and also air increase ... The other elements also gird themselves for battle with every other and the rage of battle is changed by their heat and also moisture into a solid wind. — Vannoccio Biringuccio


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The thoughts from a finite mind can at time be very similar to the clouds that move around over the surface of the earth. Both deserve to cover a most ground, and also can either disperse or boost in formation. Similarly - both are greatly influenced through the surrounding climate. Additionally - a hard wind rises a fire"s spread, thunder proceeds a lightning strike, and when atmospheric water vapor accumulates, that produces clouds. Then, after wealth of water has actually been condensed, the clouds will certainly at some suggest release moisture; the rain/precipitation lot will variety from the degree of variety condensed.Similarly: an abundance of think can additionally accumulate - ultimately resulting in one overflow of emotion. The overflow have the right to either be optimistic or an unfavorable - the determining aspect relying top top the characterization that the thoughts - even if it is they be hopeful or negative. — Calvin W. Allison


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Earth and sky, rock and wind, be affected by each other witness!By the strength of the Swift sure Hand, I insurance claim this ground and sain it v a name: Bwgan Bwlch!Power of fire I have actually over it,Power of wind I have actually over it,Power of thunder I have actually over it,Power the wrath I have over it,Power of heavens I have actually over it,Power of planet I have actually over it,Power of worlds I have over it!As tramples the swan upon the lake,As tramples the equine upon the plain,As tramples the ox top top the meadow,As tramples the boar ~ above the track,As tramples the forest host that heart and also hind,As tramples all quick things ~ above the earth,I perform trample and subdue it,And drive all evil from it!In the surname of the mystery One,In the surname of the living One,In the name of the All-Encircling One,In the surname of the One True Word, the is Bwgan Bwlch,Let that so continue to be as long as guys surviveTo breath the name. — Stephen R. Lawhead


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Life is the fire that burns and the sun that provides light. Life is the wind and the rain and also the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and also is earth, what is and also what is not, and what past is in Eternity. — Lucius Annaeus Seneca


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The Crone, the reaper ... She is the Dark Moon, what friend don"t watch coming at you, what girlfriend don"t obtain away with, the wind the whips the spark throughout the fire line. Chance, you could say, or, what"s scarier still: the intersection of opportunity with choices and actions do before. The brush the is tinder dried from years of drought, the warming that the earth"s climate that sends out the storms far north, the hole in the ozone layer. Not punishment, not also justice, yet consequence. — Starhawk


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Earth: the points that are solid, absorbed and still.Water: the things that are fluid, changing and unpredictable.Wind: the points that shift, evolve and also challenge.Fire: the points that damage, devastate and distroy.The void: the things that are existing through their absence — Elif Shafak


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For our pundit spirit has actually the power of fire in itself. For no other purpose is it sent out by God come the planet than the it glow and also grow right into a flame. As soon as it is excited by admiration, climate it grows, simply as if the wind entering right into a fire excited that potential to actuality. If us apprehend the works of God, we marvel at eternal wisdom. — Nicholas that Cusa


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Fire is His head, the sun and moon His eyes, space His ears, the Vedas His speech, the wind His breath, the universe His heart. From His feet the earth has originated. Verily, the is the inner me of all beings. — Anonymous


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I to be a Guardian the Ga"Hoole. Native this night on ns dedicate mine life to the defense of owlkind. Ns shall not swerve in my duty. Ns shall assistance my brother and also sister Guardians in times of battle and also in times of peace. I am the eyes in the night, the silence within the wind. Ns am the talons with the fire, the shield the guards the innocent. Ns shall seek to wear no crown, no one win any kind of glory. And all these points I execute swear upon mine honor together a Guardian of Ga"Hoole until my work on this planet cease to be. This it is in my vow. This be my life. By Glaux, I execute swear. — Kathryn Lasky


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I have pertained to a still, however not a deep center, A suggest outside the glittering current; my eyes stare at the bottom of a river, in ~ the rarely often, rarely stones, iridescent sandgrains, my mind move in an ext than one place, In a nation half-land, half-water. I am renewed by death, believed of mine death, The dry odor of a dying garden in September, The wind fanning the ash the a low fire. What i love is close to at hand, Always, in earth and air. — Theodore Roethke


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We will certainly not accomplish our maker inside a human being that we have actually made..."We can not truly understand ourselves without understanding the living Earth, for it is the soil of ours being. The fire the the sun burns within our cells. The wind provides us life with each breath, and our blood mirrors the chemistry composition the the great oceans. Every molecule of our bodies has come indigenous the natural world. Nature is the visible challenge of the spirit, and our nature and spirit will just be uncovered within, and not apart from her. — Sparrow Hart


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FailureBecause God placed His adamantine fateBetween my sullen heart and also its desire,I swore that I would burst the iron Gate,Rise up, and curse him on His throne that fire.Earth shuddered at my crown the blasphemy,But Love was together a flame around my feet;Proud up the gold Stair i strode; and also beatThrice top top the Gate, and also entered v a cry every the good courts to be quiet in the sun,And full of vacant echoes: moss had grownOver the glassy pavement, and also begunTo creep in ~ the dusty council-halls.An idle wind go out round an north throneAnd stirred the heavy curtains top top the walls. — Rupert Brooke


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Now no sign, no scorch or char, marks the location where George built the fire. Remarkable, earth"s toughness to regain itself and also erase human effort. But memory, stronger still, can send flames together high together the roof, and shift the wind and choke George and sting his eyes through smoke ... — Larry Watson


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I had always heard rumors the her, Nanook thought, she that can control the wind, the water, the earth, and fire ... She who deserve to talk to time. Yet those were old myths that a woman who lived plenty of thousands of year ago, the very first daughter that the Earth. There is a prophecy that she will certainly return again, throughout the end times -- every religion has someone choose that, someone to wait for and put your faith in, but my society had greatly covered up she existence. We had actually a god the the sea, a god the the land, a god the the air, a god that fire, yet no one who might control every one of the elements. Us spoke, only in whispers, that the ancient bloodline -- the descendents that the an excellent Mother. Too plenty of superstitious minds, too countless men involved only v their very own power and position, had actually heard these whispers in the past and also taken gruesome steps to erase the descendents. The family tree was said to it is in broken, the blood of the great Mother spilled because that the critical time. — Sarah Warden


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A human being is no earth, not water,Not fire, not wind, not space,Not consciousness, and also not every one of them.What human being is there other than these? — Akkineni Nagarjuna


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In the 70s, GEORGE CLINTON and also PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC and EARTH WIND & FIRE, us were really serious about our music and also who us were trying come touch. I think that"s why the music of the 70s has not passed away - due to the fact that it has actually a rejuvenating quality to it. — Maurice White


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Singing is every about certain inflection on particular lines. I provided to hear to tapes the everybody indigenous Michael Jackson and also Prince to Earth, Wind and also Fire. They would certainly have different vocal inflections. If the heat insinuated pain, they would cringe on some lines. — Trey Songz


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High buildings fall, black oceans rise, and also coins sink in height Where weapons smash in every grace, through every black and white The east drops, the west too, kids die and so execute oldWith every sin, and every crime, human being drop by their goldThe soil wrecks come chunks where people tend come fallAnd gardens revolve dumps however the tiny bird"s soulFire, Wind, Water and also Sun, all kill a birthIt simply goes ~ above to it is in the critical day on earth — Yehya El Kouzi


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The magic begins in you. Feel your very own energy, and realize comparable energy exists within the Earth, stones, plants, water, wind, fire, colores, and animals. — Scott Cunningham


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You deserve to love infinity, eternity, Scotty dogs, sports, work, play, the feeling of being alive, the earth, the sky, the fire, the wind ... There"s a many you have the right to love. — Frederick Lenz


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There has constantly been the wind. Due to the fact that our planet started to turn, there has been the wind. This sphere of dirt and also fire and also water started to spin. The air stirred. And Earth"s time began. But the beginnings of the wind are shed in the mists of time. The wind blew prior to the Appian means wended v Rome. The blew before the Parthenon crowned Athens. Prior to pyramids sprang up in Egypt. Prior to the Mayans. Before the Incas. Prior to Man. — Kaye George


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Of every facet of the moor, the planet and stone and rain and also fire, the wind is the the strongest one in Near. Right here on the outskirts of the village, the wind is always pressing close, making home windows groan. That whispers and it howls and also it sings. It have the right to bend the voice and cast it into any kind of shape, long and also thin sufficient to slide beneath the door, stout sufficient to seem a thing of weight and also breath and bone. The wind was here when you to be born, when I to be born, once our residence was built, as soon as the Council was formed, and also even when the near Witch lived, — Victoria Schwab


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Each well was attached to among the 5 elements: Aether, Earth, Water, Wind, or Fire. — Susan Dennard


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Anaximenes ... Also says that the basic nature is one and infinite ... Yet not undefined together Anaximander said however definite, because that he identify it together air; and also it differs in its an extensive nature by rarity and density. Gift made finer it becomes fire; being made thicker it i do not care wind, climate cloud, climate (when thickened still more) water, climate earth, climate stones; and the rest come into being from these. — Theophrastus


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When angels visit earth, the messengers that God"s decree, castle come together lightning, wind: prior to the throne, they all space living fire. — Emma Lazarus


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This wisdom look at water for water, planet for earth, fire because that fire, and wind because that wind. We room not surprised by change, and also when it occurs, we can be like water and also flow. Once it is time to be solid prefer the earth, we deserve to be steadfast. When the warmth of enthusiasm is necessary, we are prefer the fire of every fires. We have the right to blow through the wind of virtue, uplifting any type of situation. Or we deserve to rest in space, accommodating everything. This is the strength of a king or queen - the warrior of every warriors. — Sakyong Mipham


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Music burst through him, perfect note he listen rarely. Fire and ice, wind and also calm, sky and earth, water and also rock all fused together. Joley appeared as wild and turbulent s the sea, yet beneath she fiery passion, at the very core the her, she was together forceful and solid and as continuous as the deepest s currents. Ilya appeared as calm together a windless sea, however beneath the surface smoldered a volcano of such explosive magnitude, his power could easily sweep every little thing from his path. With each other they completed each other, his melody and also hers merging together into a single, perfect harmony. — Christine Feehan


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No taste that food, no feeling of water, no sound of wind, no storage of tree or grass or flower, no picture of moon or star are left to me. I am naked in the dark, Sam, and there is no veil in between me and the wheel the fire. I begin to see it even with mine waking eyes, and all rather fades. — J.R.R. Tolkien


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Everybody has a tiny bit the the sun and moon in them. Everybody has a small bit the man, woman, and also animal in them. Darks and also lights in them. Anyone is part of a associated cosmic system. Part earth and sea, wind and fire, with some salt and also dust swimming in them. We have actually a world within ourselves that mimics the cosmos outside. No one of us are just black or white, or never ever wrong and always right. No one. Nobody exists there is no polarities. Everyone has an excellent and poor forces working v them, versus them, and also within them. — Suzy Kassem


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Brahma was excessively sparing v earth, water, and fire ... The reckless expenditure the air and ether in his composition to be amazing. And, in consequence, he perpetually struggled to outreach the wind, come outrun room itself. Other pets ran only once they had actually a reason, but the horse would operation for no reason whatever, together if to operation out of his own skin. — Rabindranath Tagore


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Though the earth is touched by whatever alive, it never stops transforming around the fire in ~ its center, and also though we room touched by the story of strangers and also the far-off songs of birds shed in wind, we discover our way by following the spirit"s voice in ~ our center. Too lot is shed in waiting for someone rather to tell united state that what moves united state is real. — Mark Nepo


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Dive because that dreamsor a slogan may topple you(trees room their rootsand wind is wind)trust your heartif the seas record fire(and live by lovethough the stars walk backward)honour the pastbut welcome the future(and dance her deathaway at this wedding)never mind a worldwith the villains or heroes(for god likes girlsand tomorrow and the earth) — E. E. Cummings


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I am a plant, she said, I require fire, earth, water. Otherwise I will be stunted. And: Is marital relationship not such a stunting? The fire walk out. The wind grows weak. The planet dries out. The water dwindles. I would certainly die. Girlfriend too. She tossed her hair over her shoulders. Purple lavender. And what if it wasn"t favor that, ns argued. What if the everyday routine, our daily routine, is my promise to you? her toothbrush next to mine. You gain annoyed because I"ve forget to rotate the light off in the bathroom. We select wallpaper us think is awful a year later. You tell me I"m acquiring a belly. Her forgetfulness. You"ve left her umbrella what again. Ns snore, you can"t sleep. In my dream i whisper her name...You tie my tie. Tide goodbye to me as I go to work. I think: girlfriend are favor a fluttering flag. Ns think it through a stabbing pains in my heart. Because that Heaven"s sake, is that no enough? Is that not enough to it is in happy? She rotate away: offer me time. I"ll think around it. — Milena Michiko Flasar


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there"s a cosmos swirling inside you. You have to learn to be your own earth, wind, fire and also water. You room a natural phenomenon - no a natural disaster. — K.Y. Robinson


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Life and death are herbal dualities. Choose water and also fire, wind and earth. We execute not manage them, we never ever will. — Oumar Dieng


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We are all the products of nature composed with vital elements. Every natural pressure has one opposite. The contents of earth, wind, water, and also fire make up nature. Comparable to nature, us contain complementary, contradictory, and counterpoising elements. — Kilroy J. Oldster


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I arise this day Through the stamin of heaven: irradiate of sun, Radiance of moon, Splendour the fire. Rate of lightning, Swiftness the wind, Depth the sea, stability of earth, Firmness the rock. — Saint Patrick




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