‘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’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.’ – Mike Tyson

‘God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.’ – Martin Luther

‘Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.’ – Lord Byron

‘Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.’ – Saint Augustine

‘The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.’ – Christopher Morley

‘There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.’ – Edward Abbey

‘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

‘It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘Gray skies are just clouds passing over.’ – Duke Ellington

‘Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated.’ – Mary Todd Lincoln

‘Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind.’ – Alexander Pope

‘Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.’ – Honore de Balzac

‘In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.’ – Robert Green Ingersoll

‘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

‘The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.’ – Albert Camus

‘Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds.’ – Regina Brett

‘Who cares about the clouds when we’re together? Just sing a song and bring the sunny weather.’ – Dale Evans

‘Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.’ – Joseph Addison

‘We experience happiness as a series of pleasing moments. They come and go like clouds, unpredictable, fleeting, and without responsibility to our desires. Through honest self-work, reflection, and meditation, we begin to string more of these moments together, creating a web-like design of happiness that drapes around our lives.’ – Tara Stiles

‘I prefer the mystic clouds of nostalgia to the real thing, to be honest.’ – Robert Wyatt

‘All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds.’ – Richard Brautigan

‘It was a great learning experience to work with all the stalwarts associated with ‘Beyond the Clouds.’ It’s indeed a strong team to be working with.’ – Ishaan Khatter

‘If you want to relax, watch the clouds pass by if you’re laying on the grass, or sit in front of the creek; just doing nothing and having those still moments is what really rejuvenates the body.’ – Miranda Kerr

‘When I look up and see the sun shining on the patch of white clouds up in the blue, I begin to think how it would feel to be up somewhere above it winging swiftly thought the clear air, watching the earth below, and the men on it, no bigger than ants.’ – Eddie Rickenbacker

‘I think I will be able to, in the end, rise above the clouds and climb the stairs to Heaven, and I will look down on my beautiful life.’ – Yayoi Kusama

‘Things on a very small scale behave like nothing that you have any direct experience about. They do not behave like waves, they do not behave like particles, they do not behave like clouds, or billiard balls, or weights on springs, or like anything that you have ever seen.’ – Richard P. Feynman

‘When I began to listen to poetry, it’s when I began to listen to the stones, and I began to listen to what the clouds had to say, and I began to listen to others. And I think, most importantly for all of us, then you begin to learn to listen to the soul, the soul of yourself in here, which is also the soul of everyone else.’ – Joy Harjo

‘I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.’ – William Butler Yeats

‘The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations – each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.’ – Ruth Bernhard

‘O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.’ – Chanakya

‘All animals communicate. What’s special about gossip is that it’s not about the here and now. You don’t gossip about lions. You don’t gossip about clouds. You only gossip about other people. And once you do, you can keep track of many more people – this is the basis for forming larger communities.’ – Yuval Noah Harari

‘Inspiration is highly overrated. If you sit around and wait for the clouds to part, it’s not liable to ever happen. More often than not, work is salvation.’ – Chuck Close

‘Trees bear fruits only to be eaten by others; the fields grown grains, but they are consumed by the world. Cows give milk, but she doesn’t drink it herself – that is left to others. Clouds send rain only to quench the parched earth. In such giving, there is little space for selfishness.’ – Munshi Premchand

‘To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.’ – Bryant H. McGill

‘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 remember just lying in the grass, staring at the clouds, wondering where they drifted off to after they floated over Texas. I never would have imagined that one day I would follow one of those clouds and find myself in Hollywood.’ – Renee Zellweger

‘We can speak without voice to the trees and the clouds and the waves of the sea. Without words they respond through the rustling of leaves and the moving of clouds and the murmuring of the sea.’ – Paul Tillich

‘There is good evidence that Venus once had liquid water and a much thinner atmosphere, similar to Earth billions of years ago. But today the surface of Venus is dry as a bone, hot enough to melt lead, there are clouds of sulfuric acid that reach a hundred miles high and the air is so thick it’s like being 900 meters deep in the ocean.’ – Bill Nye

‘I think you should aim for the stars – and hopefully avoid ending up in the clouds!’ – Roxanne McKee

‘At the entrance, my bare feet on the dirt floor, Here, gusts of heat; at my back, white clouds. I stare and stare. It seems I was called for this: To glorify things just because they are.’ – Czeslaw Milosz

‘My films are like clouds: their meaning keeps changing every minute.’ – Alejandro Jodorowsky

‘Ideas rose in clouds; I felt them collide until pairs interlocked, so to speak, making a stable combination.’ – Henri Poincare

‘Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity.’ – Rick Perry

‘For aspiring actors out there, I would say stay focused and don’t let anyone pull you away from your goals. Shoot for the stars so that if you ever fall short you can land on the clouds.’ – Ryan Guzman

‘In my most psychotic stages, I imagine myself chewing on sidewalks and bulging and swallowing sunlight and clouds.’ – Andy Behrman

‘I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I’d see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.’ – Robert Bridges

‘We really have the most beautiful planet in our solar system. None other can sustain life like we know it. None other has blue water and white clouds covering colorful landmasses filled with thriving, beautiful, living things like human beings.’ – Sunita Williams

‘I don’t sing in the shower, but my go to song to sing in the car: ‘Clouds to the left to me. Jokers to the right. Here I am.’ ‘Stuck in the Middle With You’ by Stealers Wheel.’ – Ryan Paevey

‘It’s a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone. And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work.’ – Frank Borman

‘There is no formula that will guarantee success in forecasting, no magic words that will part the clouds. The real problem, as the old saw puts it, is that the future lies ahead.’ – Edgar Fiedler

‘In fiction, when you paint yourself into a corner, you can write a pair of suction cups onto the bottoms of your shoes and walk up the wall and out the skylight and see the sun breaking through the clouds. In nonfiction, you don’t have that luxury.’ – Tom Robbins

‘One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake.’ – Robert Browning

‘Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.’ – Orison Swett Marden

‘I love people where, at the end of the day, they’ll pick up a paintbrush and paint clouds. They can physically make things.’ – Peter Capaldi

‘The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.’ – Edward Young

‘I feel like I’m attracted to characters who have one foot firmly planted on the ground. And their heads up in the clouds somewhere. Practical dreamers. They try to impress you that they’ve got this whole thing figured out, but there’s more going on inside their heads than you might imagine.’ – Mary Steenburgen

‘My head’s not in the clouds, but I think I’ve gotten too much credit for being an astute businessman.’ – Steven Spielberg

‘The Hudson River lay flat and black like a lost evening glove. The clouds parted overhead as the distant moon threw a single, bright beam over lower Manhattan as though it were looking for its other half.’ – Adriana Trigiani

‘I owned the world that hour as I rode over it. free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them.’ – Charles Lindbergh

‘Let the people on both sides keep their self-possession, and just as other clouds have cleared away in due time, so will this, and this great nation shall continue to prosper as before.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘I have always wanted to become a saint. Unfortunately, when I have compared myself with the saints, I have always found that there is the same difference between the saints and me as there is between a mountain whose summit is lost in the clouds and a humble grain of sand trodden underfoot by passers-by.’ – Th√©r√®se of Lisieux

‘In London, the weather would affect me negatively. I react strongly to light. If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.’ – Jerzy Kosinski

‘I have never made fun of religion. Religion is something I don’t even want to mess with, because I am really afraid of the clouds opening up and my being struck by lightning.’ – Alice Cooper

‘Religion is among the most beautiful and most natural of all things – that religion which ‘sees God in clouds and hears Him in the wind,’ which endows every object of sense with a living soul, which finds in the system of nature whatever is holy, mysterious and venerable, and inspires the bosom with sentiments of awe and veneration.’ – William Godwin

‘The principle of plural marriage was revealed to the Mormons amid much secrecy. Dark clouds hovered over the church in the early 1840s, after rumors spread that its founder, Joseph Smith, had taken up the practice of polygamy. While denying the charge in public, by 1843 Smith had shared a revelation with his closest disciples.’ – Scott Anderson

‘This is the great object held out by this association; and the means of attaining it is illumination, enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice.’ – Adam Weishaupt

‘I went down to Venezuela and ended up renting a helicopter and flew with my sons to the tops of the tepuis, these freestanding jungle mesas, ‘lost worlds’ as it were. In fact, it’s almost impossible to access them without one. So we were able to land and spend some time there. We were trapped for about six hours by clouds that came in.’ – Harrison Ford

‘My childhood bedroom had wallpaper that was printed with clouds and rainbows.’ – Brad Goreski

‘The pilgrim is humble and devout, and human, and charitable, and ready to smile and admire; therefore, he should comprehend the whole of his way, the people in it, and the hills and the clouds, and the habits of the various cities.’ – Hilaire Belloc

‘However wack anyone thought ‘Whatzupwitu’ was, there’s not a lot of people that have footage of themselves dancing around in the clouds with Michael Jackson. I do have that forever.’ – Eddie Murphy

‘Western Christians have imagined that, at the end of the day, God is going to throw the present space-time universe into a trashcan and we’ll be sitting on clouds playing harps. The ultimate future that we’re promised is much more interesting than that. It’s new heavens and a new Earth with new bodies to live in.’ – N. T. Wright

‘I learned playing cello in ‘Cantabile’ and Go in ‘Reply 1988.’ In ‘Moonlight Drawn by Clouds,’ I learned horse riding and Geomungo. It’s fun to learn new things.’ – Park Bo-gum

‘Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady luster.’ – Washington Irving

‘All it takes is one drink to mess with the way you drive – it clouds your judgment and slows your reflexes. Don’t take any chances. It just isn’t worth it.’ – Paris Hilton

‘In planes, I used to try to look behind the clouds to see if I saw an angel.’ – Kerry Kennedy

‘I believe the right lyric and melody can soar beyond the clouds to the ears of the heavens.’ – Jimmie Allen

‘The academy at Abidjan was my school of education. At 16, they sent me the boots and jersey with my name on the back. You can imagine how I felt: in the clouds.’ – Gervinho

‘In the next couple of years, part of every film’s process is going to be to adjust the images. And it’ll be to change the color of an actor’s tie or change the little smirky thing he’s doing with his mouth. Or you can put in more clouds or move the tree a little bit.’ – Robert Zemeckis

‘Sometimes if I’m in my head before a take, I’ll just like to reach out to the closest thing to me – the wall or a sharp edge – and just push into it. That way, my physical experience is totally contemporaneous and not in the clouds.’ – Timothee Chalamet

‘Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.’ – Simon Newcomb

‘You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds, and had come to earth as rain, and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me.’ – Black Elk

‘The weeping voices rise straight up and strike the clouds. A passer-by at the roadside asks a conscript why, The conscript answers only that drafting happens often.’ – Du Fu

‘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

‘Heaven is on this earth. There are no angels on the clouds with twanging harps… That’s just another man’s fantasy.’ – John Lydon

‘When you’re a kid, you lay in the grass and watch the clouds going over, and you literally don’t have a thought in your mind. It’s purely meditation, and we lose that.’ – Dick Van Dyke

‘We have, of course, all of our Oracle technologies in our cloud. But I don’t think you’re going to see customers wanting to deal with 50 clouds or 40 clouds or anything like that.’ – Mark V. Hurd

‘Among the plausible niches for extraterrestrial life in our solar system, the clouds of Venus are among the most accessible and the least well explained.’ – David Grinspoon

‘There is a lot of science in bubbles. They are just like our weather system. The earth is, in effect, trapped inside a liquid sphere, the troposphere, where our weather forms. The bright colors on the outside of a bubble are just varying thicknesses of bubble, just like the varying thicknesses of clouds.’ – Tom Noddy

‘There are times where I feel like I might be too intense, and that clouds certain things.’ – Josh Hart

‘Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.’ – William Wordsworth

‘Gray skies are just clouds passing over.’ – Frank Gifford

‘Human knowledge has been changing from the word go and people in certain respects behave more rationally than they did when they didn’t have it. They spend less time doing rain dances and more time seeding clouds.’ – Herbert A. Simon

‘What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer.’ – Hugo Gernsback

‘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

‘Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.’ – Susanna Moodie

‘Never trust any complicated cocktail that remains perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds.’ – Terry Pratchett

‘It was the noise Of ancient trees falling while all was still Before the storm, in the long interval Between the gathering clouds and that light breeze Which Germans call the Wind’s bride.’ – Charles Godfrey Leland

‘Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.’ – Ginny Brown-Waite

‘I haven’t had that good a time in ages. Since September 11, really. I just felt so happy, it was like the sun came out of the clouds for me. I love Italy.’ – Bruce Sterling

‘There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds.’ – Carl Sandburg

‘A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds. As you come closer to a cloud you don’t get something smooth, but irregularities at a smaller scale.’ – Benoit Mandelbrot

‘Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.’ – Antony Hewish

‘The poetry that sustains me is when I feel that, for a minute, the clouds have parted and I’ve seen ecstasy or something.’ – Rita Dove

‘Only he shakes the heavens and from its treasures takes our the winds. He joins the waters and the clouds and produces the rain. He does all those things. Only he realizes miracles permanently.’ – Michael Servetus

‘Before we had airplanes and astronauts, we really thought that there was an actual place beyond the clouds, somewhere over the rainbow. There was an actual place, and we could go above the clouds and find it there.’ – Barbara Walters

‘We have chased away the clouds, the sky is all ‘rose.’ – Francois Hollande’ – Francois Hollande

‘When you’re obsessive, like me, searching for something unattainable can become unhealthy… it’s like falling through the air and grabbing at the clouds.’ – Jonny Wilkinson

‘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

‘I believe in holiness and sacredness in other people. It doesn’t mean that the clouds part and I see God. That’s a juvenile way of thinking about it.’ – Karen Armstrong

‘I am a bit sickie happy. I am prone to black clouds too, but… I am embarrassed about them. It’s like: ‘My diamond shoes are too tight. My money clip doesn’t fit all my fifties.’ I mean – really. Shut up.’ – Olivia Colman

‘For every veteran who goes through a divorce, a wife goes through one, too. For every veteran alone in the basement, there is a wife upstairs, bewildered, isolated and in despair from the dark clouds of war that hangs over family life.’ – Karl Marlantes

‘The seemingly omnipresent storm clouds hanging over the Constitution often make it hard to find a silver lining. Every day, the front page of The Drudge Report is littered with stories of government assaults on our civil liberties – from local government officials all the way up to the Oval Office.’ – Bob Barr

‘I once dreamed a whole short story. Wrapped in its peculiar atmosphere, as if draped in clouds, I walked entranced to my desk at about 4 A.M. and typed it on to the screen.’ – Hilary Mantel

‘If religious people deny paradise to their opponents or to ‘non-believers,’ atheists would likewise seek to eliminate ‘dangerous’ believers with their ‘childish’ ways and their heads in the clouds.’ – Tariq Ramadan

‘As civilisation advances, the deities lessen in number, the divine powers become concentrated more and more in one Being, and God rules over the whole earth, maketh the clouds his chariot, and reigns above the waterfloods as a king.’ – Annie Besant

‘I planted my self in the middle of a great many Glasses full of Dew, tied fast about me, upon which the Sun so violently darted his Rays, that the Heat, which attracted them, as it does the thickest Clouds, carried me up so high, that at length I found my self above the middle Region of the Air.’ – Cyrano de Bergerac

‘Traveling is irritating to me, but not driving. Going to the airport makes me nervous, but when I set out to just take a leisurely drive, it’s blue skies and puffy clouds and time.’ – Edward Ruscha

‘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

‘Although we leave traces of our personal lives with our credit cards and Web browsers today, tomorrow’s mobile devices will broadcast clouds of personal data to invisible monitors all around us.’ – Howard Rheingold

‘When you’re in a fighter jet and there’s a dark layer of clouds with just one blue hole with the sun going through it, you shoot for that hole. You go vertical into the light, and suddenly, instead of gray and dark, it’s light and blue. You are totally connected with the elements. You are in another world.’ – Yves Rossy

‘Spiritual people don’t float around all day on clouds of glory; they live in the real world and deal with real issues in real ways.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘I would say a must-do in Canada would be to go skiing at Whistler in Vancouver. You could take a chair lift for, like, a half hour to the top of this mountain, and you ski down; it takes like so long to get to the bottom. You go past the clouds. It’s absolutely incredible.’ – Sebastian Bach

‘I went on a book tour immediately after 9/11. I was due to leave the following Wednesday, so I just did. It was an amazing thing, because planes hadn’t been flying very many days, and I got on this plane and went to San Francisco, and the minute that plane lifted above the clouds, I felt this incredible sense of lightness.’ – Joan Didion

‘Presidents Truman and Nixon left office under dark clouds of scandal and with abysmal levels of support, but with the passage of time, both have been reassessed far more positively.’ – Monica Crowley

‘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

‘Nature is impersonal, awe-inspiring, elegant, eternal. It’s geometrically perfect. It’s tiny and gigantic. You can travel far to be in a beautiful natural setting, or you can observe it in your backyard – or, in my case, in the trees lining New York City sidewalks, or in the clouds above skyscrapers.’ – Gretchen Rubin

‘I can be fascinated with very little things. The clouds stimulate my imagination, and sometimes I just sit somewhere and go on dreaming for a long time. Your head is also a computer. When you’re dreaming, you are simulating a world in which you are living.’ – Theo Jansen

‘Scientists – who prefer explanations subject to laboratory tests – figure that everything we see today was as inevitable as wrinkles, once the Big Bang established physics. Stars and planets were cooked up as huge clouds of matter collapsed and coalesced.’ – Seth Shostak

‘You can’t make money on advertising; you just have to seed the clouds. What you’re after is word of mouth.’ – Mitch Leigh

‘Airline glamour never promised anything as mundane as elbow room, much less a flat bed, a massage, or an arugula salad. It promised a better world. Service and dress reflected the more formal era, but no one expected air travel to be comfortable. It was amazing just to have hot food above the clouds.’ – Virginia Postrel

‘Being alone on the moors is scary; as the rain clouds settle in, it makes you realise your place in nature.’ – Dave Davies

‘I always think of the Pacific Northwest as giant trees and rain and clouds and dampness, like the Native American art from that area. That all says Pacific Northwest to me. Salmon. It really only exists on the Western side of the Cascades.’ – Kyle MacLachlan

‘I know: If you’re looking down at Earth, you’re looking through an atmosphere that has a bit of haze in many places and not just occasional clouds.’ – Buzz Aldrin

‘I don’t know what my formula is. I only know I like my characters to walk in clouds. I like a little bit of the fairy tale. Let others photograph the ugliness of the world. I don’t want to distress people.’ – Leo McCarey

‘I spent a lot of time in the clouds. Becoming a mother has really helped me put my feet on the ground and given me a very powerful sense of self and a powerful sense of priority in life.’ – Evangeline Lilly

‘I suspect that here theists and atheists would agree: Human beings have within them the ability to choose evil or good. We wake up each day facing the age-old struggle of good and evil. In some situations, mental illness clouds our judgment.’ – Adam Hamilton

‘I, like everybody else, have a certain fear of heights, and I have to be very careful when I am in the clouds, but it is also what I love; it is my domain, so when you love something, you don’t have fear.’ – Philippe Petit

‘In Finland in the winter, when the sky is totally choked with clouds, the country becomes one big sensory deprivation tank.’ – Charles Platt

‘You always hear actors say, ‘Theater is my first love,’ and it is. It’s a time when you really get to do what you do, and there’s not a lot of waiting around and interruption and not a lot of money involved – sometimes money really clouds the waters of creativity.’ – Amy Landecker

‘The Depression was an incredibly dramatic episode – an era of stock-market crashes, breadlines, bank runs and wild currency speculation, with the storm clouds of war gathering ominously in the background… For my money, few periods are so replete with human interest.’ – Ben Bernanke

‘My own zigzag path through life led me back to Santa Cruz in the early Eighties, and I have revisited regularly since. The place hasn’t changed: head in the clouds, backside on the hills and feet in the ocean – one of the most decent and beautiful places on earth.’ – Clive Sinclair

‘You can get a bit ‘head in the clouds’ – well, I do – and full of myself if I stick in front of the camera for too long. I forget there is hard work that needs to be done.’ – Tom Goodman-Hill

‘I’m a practical person. Most fashion people live in the clouds, and they’re full of it. I live like a human being – or, I try to – and I have to be intelligent; I have to be practical. I’m a great believer in common sense, and the older I get, I see that common sense is not that common.’ – Iris Apfel

‘In some ways, climbing in the clouds is comforting. You can no longer see how high off the ground you are.’ – Tommy Caldwell

‘I do sing a bit, a solo called ‘Rubies,’ and the female vocals on ‘In Paradisum,’ ‘The Sound of Silence,’ and ‘Sapphire Clouds’.’ – Catherine Asaro

‘From space, the earth appears predominantly blue; the clouds are brilliant white. Surprisingly, you don’t see much green, although Ireland looks green, and so do Scandinavia and New Zealand. The deserts are brick red and really stand out.’ – Helen Sharman

‘During launch, the outside of the rocket is covered in a protective fairing, so we couldn’t see outside, but as soon as that was jettisoned, my first view of the earth was over the Pacific Ocean, which was this wonderful deep blue, with clouds just over the top, and sunlight streaming in through the window.’ – Helen Sharman

‘I was in college when tens of thousands of people marched on Washington for the first Earth Day. Raw sewage floated in rivers and clouds of smog hung over cities. But then something amazing happened. People spoke out. Thousands of students, workers, and ordinary citizens used their voices to say, ‘This has to change.” – Frances Beinecke

‘When I look at the clouds over the Earth, and I know how high clouds are, I get a sense we are really, really far above those clouds. I wouldn’t call it scary, but I am aware I am in space.’ – Scott Kelly

‘In thinking back to when we had our big glitch, I remember seeing it get light outside the window. We were in the clouds; I’m pretty sure we got hit by lightning.’ – Pete Conrad

‘Being a Barca fan means certain God-given inalienable rights: It means that, no matter what its record, Barca is, and will always be, the greatest team on earth. This is a fact. And it means that your love for Barca is like no other love in the world. It’s the kind of love that clouds your memory and gives you hope.’ – Michael Paterniti

‘Actors, who have no real sense of who they are or what they want, have long known that not just their gender but every aspect of their identity is on a spectrum. They can be anything they are asked to be. They aspire to a protean state, shape-shifting like high summer clouds.’ – Tom Hollander

‘The Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford is an astonishing building, designed by Christopher Wren. Its painted ceiling has just been restored so that the darkish miasma that was Robert Streeter’s original allegory of truth and light striking the university is now bright with playful cherubs and lustrous clouds.’ – Justin Cartwright

‘My happy place is 40 feet out in the Gulf of Mexico, sitting on a sandbar in 80-degree water, watching clouds crawl by. Absolute heaven.’ – Ransom Riggs

‘My everyday life is not just walking around on clouds. But you have to give the really special things in life importance and not let the temporary things roll you off the road.’ – Anat Cohen

‘Twitter could save a lot of money by writing its executives’ names on their doors with pencil instead of fancy placards. Like an episode of ‘Suits,’ Twitter execs come, go, change jobs and disappear under black clouds every few minutes. Office administration costs must be astronomical!’ – Milo Yiannopoulos

‘I read this book when I was young. It’s about a black girl growing up in Heaven, Ohio. The cover has a black girl with clouds behind her. It was the first book cover I ever saw with a girl that looked like me.’ – Jamila Woods

‘I hover closer to earth than I do the clouds.’ – Tituss Burgess

‘I understand the atmosphere better than I ever did before. You feel the thermals while paragliding. You are in the clouds. Chasing a storm puts you in front of the cloud, not a book. I hope to learn as I do these things.’ – Ginger Zee

‘Every customer wants to run on all the clouds.’ – Diane Greene

‘Games get a bad press compared with, say, opera – even though they’re obviously better, because no opera has ever compelled an audience member to collect a giant mushroom and jump across some clouds.’ – Charlie Brooker

‘Surfing waves of water or clouds of powder snow is the best feeling on earth.’ – Hannah Teter

‘We’re thrilled that our partnership with Adobe has now grown to span our three clouds – Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 – providing customers with the powerful integrations they need to navigate digital transformation.’ – Peggy Johnson

‘I can easily be lying in the gutter with someone kicking mud in my face tomorrow as easily as I can float in the clouds with angels sprinkling fairy dust in my hair. So, I make an effort to treat both success and failure equally.’ – Shenaz Treasury

‘Chuseok is coming soon, and I hope you spend a good time with your family. You can spend Chuseok with ‘Moonlight Drawn by Clouds’ as well.’ – Park Bo-gum

‘As soon as I saw the script for ‘Moonlight Drawn By Clouds,’ I thought it was fun, and I really wanted to do it.’ – Park Bo-gum

‘I did not have activities in the Philippines before, but many fans recognized me and greeted me with overflowing cheers. ‘Moonlight Drawn by Clouds’ was said to have aired through KBS World. I didn’t know that.’ – Park Bo-gum

‘I studied what the Germans call the Naturwissenschaften, the natural sciences. Everything from biology to geology. How the clouds are formed, how the animals live, and what makes the rocks. So I know about nature. Period.’ – Vaclav Smil

‘In the 1950s and ’60s, America’s natural resources were in bad shape. Communities were so polluted that clouds of smog lingered over cities like Los Angeles. Rivers and lakes were filled with chemicals. In my hometown of Boston, the harbor was among the nation’s most polluted waterways.’ – John F. Kerry

‘There was a long history of people believing there was life on Venus. It was about the same size as Earth. It had clouds. It was commonly believed it was tropical – wet, hot and steamy.’ – David Grinspoon

‘Titan has rivers and lakes of liquid methane and ethane, methane weather systems of clouds and storms that mirror Earth’s hydrologic cycle, and seasonal cycles that rival Earth’s in complexity.’ – David Grinspoon

‘When you can stand over the clouds and watch them roll through the mountains below you, it shifts absolutely everything in your brain.’ – Jamie Chung

‘I never had a plan B; I would walk around with my head up in the clouds like, ‘I’m going to be a famous singer/rapper person one day.” – Kyle

‘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 have been around in Pune. I was here to shoot my first film, ‘Beyond The Clouds,’ at a vegetable market. I remember the pungent smells were so overwhelming, and I’ve seen the biggest jackfruits and pumpkins there. It was a fun experience.’ – Ishaan Khatter

‘I feel I have learnt a lot on the sets of ‘Beyond The Clouds,’ and it will be a life-long learning for me.’ – Ishaan Khatter

‘I think of ‘Beyond The Clouds’ very fondly. Yes, it has not been seen by a lot of people in theatres. I had anticipated more people would watch it. But that has to do with something I don’t know well: marketing. A lot of people didn’t even know that it was a Hindi film.’ – Ishaan Khatter

‘I often liken my love life to the pathetic fallacy found in a Bronte novel: a long and winding road tented by storm clouds and rain. Kidding.’ – Dan Levy

‘I want to be lazier. This is the luxurious dream I have: Doing nothing all day, just watching the clouds and DVDs.’ – Ryuichi Sakamoto

‘I’ve seen several funnel clouds as a kid, too. They’re cool if, you know, they’re, like, two towns over, but they’re scary as hell if you know they’re coming your way.’ – Matt Walsh

‘We see what music can do for people. Hell, we see what music does for us! When you see thousands of people out in front of you, it’s fixing their lives. It’s helping. It’s healing. It’s bigger than the inconvenience of jealousy or emotional storm clouds.’ – Nancy Wilson

‘My head was in the clouds after ‘Bobby,’ but my struggle had only begun because at the age of 21, I had become a hero. But then I had realized that I have to keep my feet on ground.’ – Rishi Kapoor

‘A panther is quick and smart and always alert to everything. He’s sitting on top of a mountain, with the sun and the clouds. That’s where I want to see myself.’ – Stephon Marbury

‘The atmosphere at the Estadio Vicente Calderon is fantastic, and puts the players’ motivation up into the clouds.’ – Mario Mandzukic

‘I got caught up in all the party things and I guess I’d say my head was above the clouds.’ – Israel Folau

‘If music ever needs FDA approval in the future, bands like this will be the reason why; Magic Kids’ sugar-coated songs paint a mental picture of smiling clouds and double rainbows, with a unicorn or two tossed in for good measure.’ – Anthony Fantano

‘The best time for most people is the time when we hit the bed. To drain the entire day’s energy into the undiscovered realm of dreams. To see and meet the unknown while we snooze swimming in the clouds.’ – Shweta Basu Prasad

‘Believe me when you are part of the Bollywood world, you are always under the dark clouds of stress as work life is very unpredictable here and competition keeps getting hard with every passing day.’ – Divya Dutta

‘When you fall in love, you genuinely hear violin being played in the background. You genuinely feel that clouds are bursting and you look at every small thing as really beautiful.’ – Pulkit Samrat

‘When you’re directing, you look around and you think, everything I see is my responsibility. From the catering being on time to whether the clouds are moving the way I need them to move to whether this actor is giving the performance I want to whether the costumes are what they should be.’ – Marielle Heller

‘I’ve always said I was born in the storm. I just had to find a way out of it, find the clearing, and believe the clouds would blow away and the darkness would become something else.’ – Aaron Pedersen

‘Trump is the white evangelicals’ version of V.I. Lenin’s ‘useful idiot,’ a character who is helping achieve their apocalyptic fever dreams, but who will perish along with the rest of us as the faithful perch in the clouds.’ – Neil Macdonald

‘Winning on Tour is like solving a jigsaw puzzle, except that the puzzle picture is all blue sky – no clouds.’ – Paul Casey

‘It was easy for me to be humble because I played with so many other great players and they had no problem knocking me down a peg or getting my head out of the clouds.’ – Chipper Jones