„There's something moving
Under, under the ice,
Moving under ice,
Trying to get out of the cold water.“
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Context: There's something moving Under, under the ice, Moving under ice, Through water, Trying to get out of the cold water. "It's me." Something, someone — help them. "It's me."
„If I have a near-beer, I’m near beer. And if I’m near beer, I’m close to tequila. And if I’m close to tequila, I’m adjacent to cocaine.“
— Craig Ferguson Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist 1962
„I really think guys only need two pairs of shoes. A nice pair of black shoes and a pair of Chuck Taylors.“
— Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
— Chris Rock American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, and director 1965
— Norman Mailer American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate 1923 - 2007
„All beings are by nature are Buddhas, as ice by nature is water. Apart from water there is no ice; apart from beings, no Buddhas. How sad that people ignore the near and search the truth afar: like someone in the midst of watercrying out in thirst: like a child of a wealthy home wandering among the poor.“
— Hakuin Ekaku Japanese Zen Buddhist master 1686 - 1769
As quoted in Teachings of the Buddha p. 207
„Marriage is what marriage is. Marriage existed before there was a government. It's like, you know, handing up this and saying this glass of water is a glass of beer. Well, you can call it a glass of beer, but it's not a glass of beer. It's a glass of water. And water is what water is. Marriage is what marriage is.“
— Rick Santorum American politician 1958
„May you be turned every man of you into earth and water as you sit spiritless and inglorious in your places.“
— Homér Ancient Greek epic poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey 750
VII. 99–100 (tr. Samuel Butler).
„Just as iron rusts unless it is used, and water putrifies or, in cold, turns to ice, so our intellect spoils unless it is kept in use.“
— Leonardo Da Vinci Italian Renaissance polymath 1452 - 1519
Variant: Just as iron rusts from disuse... even so does inaction spoil the intellect.