Wind Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wind quotes, wind sayings, and wind proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

This wind is mystical yet tame, and it sings to me. Marianne Curley
Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies. Vitruvius
Even if it is made up of gold, the sailing boat can go nowhere without the humble wind! Mehmet Murat ildan
Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny. Carl Sandburg
The wind is blowing. Don't bend if you want to please him. Ljupka Cvetanova
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. Arthur Golden
The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. Edward Gibbon
The wind is like the golden breath of the world; when it blows, we feel that the world is alive and so are we! Mehmet Murat ildan
A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things. George R.R. Martin
The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder and wind have passed will the ultimate word from God. Jim Elliot
As winds come whispering lightly from the West, Kissing, not ruffling, the blue deep's serene. Lord Byron
Wind is the sacred music of the leaves; wherever and whenever the wind blows, over there leaves start their holy dancing frantically! Mehmet Murat ildan
The leaf lives its appointed time, and does not struggle against the wind that carries it away. The leaf does no harm, and finally falls to nourish new leaves. So it should be with all men and women. Robert Jordan
It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries. John Masefield
Wind is God's way of balancing heat. Wind is the way you shift heat from areas where it's hotter to areas where it's cooler. That's what wind is. Joe Barton
I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast. Evelyn Ashford
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean
The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune. William Penn
Kites rise against, not with the wind. No man has ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm. John Neal
How easy ’tis, when / Destiny proves kind, / With full-spread sails to run before the wind! John Dryden
No wind favors him who has no destined port. Michel de Montaigne
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind. Bible (Proverbs 11:29)
Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits. Bible (Song of Solomon 4:16)
The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. Bible (John 3:8)
The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. Bible (John 3:8)
Gray-eyed Athena sent them a favorable breeze, a fresh west wind, singing over the wine-dark sea. Homer
Many can brook the weather that love not the wind. William Shakespeare
For a breeze of morning moves, / And the planet of Love is on high. / Beginning to faint in the light that she loves / On a bed of daffodil sky. Alfred Lord Tennyson
To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it — but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind, / The answer is blowin’ in the wind. Bob Dylan

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