Best Quotes About Fog

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. -Daniel J. Boorstin

Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house. -Benjamin Britten

All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are. -Carl von Clausewitz

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us. -Henri Matisse

It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog. -Joseph Conrad

I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps. -Peggy Noonan

An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted. -Donald Cram

Also, as I lay there thinking of my vision, I could see it all again and feel the meaning with a part of me like a strange power glowing in my body; but when the part of me that talks would try to make words for the meaning, it would be like fog and get away from me. -Black Elk

In setting out the walls of a city the choice of a healthy situation is of the first importance: it should be on high ground, neither subject to fogs nor rains; its aspects should be neither violently hot nor intensely cold, but temperate in both respects. -Vitruvius

We always got a strong response but I think in this day in age there is less of a marijuana fog at concerts and more of people just more naturally exuberant – it seems to me. -James Young

In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs. -William Bligh

When I'm asked how to succeed in show business, I always say I haven't the foggiest. -Ethel Merman

I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration to basically cover what they did at Waco in the fog of lies and avoid any responsibility for it. -James Bovard

That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key. -Elizabeth Wurtzel

We went to a small lake, Bass Lake. It was beautiful. It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning. The fog was lifting off the water. It was just magical. And we did catch some fish, 13 fish. -Jennifer Granholm

There were times after my marriage ended where, you know, I really felt like I was at the bottom of a mountain, there was a great big, fog up there, and I'm never going to cross to the other side. -Lynn Redgrave

I object to teaching of slogans intended to befog the mind, of whatever kind they may be. -Franz Boas

A low line of shore was visible at first on the right between the movement of the waves and fog, but when we came further it was lost sight of, and nothing could be seen but the mist curling in the rigging, and a small circle of foam. -John Millington Synge

A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me a strange sense of exile and desolation. I walk round the island nearly every day, yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock, a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves. -John Millington Synge

When it's foggy in the pulpit it's cloudy in the pew. -Cavett Robert

Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. -E. L. Doctorow

Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness. -Dewitt Bodeen

Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it. -Claude Adrien Helvetius

The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter. -Blaise Pascal

The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog. -Alexis Carrel

The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog! -Bill Watterson

Most consequential choices involve shades of gray, and some fog is often useful in getting things done. -Timothy Geithner

My trumpeting sounds like a goose farting in the fog. -Alex O'Loughlin

But we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy. -Nancy Pelosi

When I came to New York and I opened the window of the thirty-fifth-floor apartment, there's light pollution and fog, and I couldn't see my star. So I drew it on my wrist with a pen, but it kept washing away. Then I went to a tattoo parlor on Second Avenue and had it done. -Gisele Bundchen

I had heard so much negative talk about our generation, that we're slackers and young fogies, that I knew wasn't true of the people I know. -Eric Liu

Why be in music, why write songs, if you can't use them to explore life or an idealized vision of life? I believe a lot of our lives are spent asleep, and what I've been trying to do is hold on to those moments when a little spark cuts through the fog and nudges you. -Rufus Wainwright

I believe a lot of our lives are spent asleep, and what I've been trying to do is hold on to those moments when a little spark cuts through the fog and nudges you. -Rufus Wainwright

I would wear a full-length cape if I could get away with it – I do love a good swirl in a fog. -Martin Freeman

The point is that life for me is not going to be the way it is for everyone else. I have a fog machine and movie lights in my bedroom. -Marilyn Manson

We found out the Gemini spacesuit was, well, oxygen was flowing to keep me cool as well as to breathe, and it wasn't good enough. My visor got fogged. -Gene Cernan

The worst days are when you feel foggy in the head – chemo-brain they call it. It's awful because you feel boring. As well as bored. And stupid. And resigned. -Christopher Hitchens

After a breakup, it takes a couple weeks for the fog to settle, but it's always a period of self-priority and growth. Life presents you with so many decisions. A lot of times, they're right in front of your face and they're really difficult, but we must make them. -Brittany Murphy

There is this strange fog of being a young man that I would refer to as soft time. Time does not go forward there. It's a series of doors that kind of wind back into one another, like a series of doors in the upper floor of a house. You revisit the same lessons over and over again, or you choose to ignore them. -Ryan Adams

Our culture constantly inundates us with new information, and yet our brains capture so little of it. I can spend half a dozen hours reading a book and then have only a foggy notion of what it was about. -Joshua Foer

Not only am I trying to be a daddy, but also a friend, not be the old fogey that's slowing everybody else down… not for a while, at least. -Josh Turner

Most of us live in a fog. It's like life is a movie we arrived to 20 minutes late. You know something important seems to be going on. But we can't figure out the story. We don't know what part we're supposed to play or what the plot is. -John Eldredge

A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gaze at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 A.M. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak in dark grays. San Francisco is such a city. -Herb Caen

I worry about being a fogy and just writing for orchestras. Like, really, I should be doing more electronic stuff, I feel. Laptops as part of the orchestra, and installation sound, and speakers. -Jonny Greenwood

I'm interested in memory because it's a filter through which we see our lives, and because it's foggy and obscure, the opportunities for self-deception are there. In the end, as a writer, I'm more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened. -Kazuo Ishiguro

I do so much music that it's like a fog, and I can't even remember all of it. -Yelawolf

Humans believe so many lies because we aren't aware. We ignore the truth or we just don't see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn't allow us to perceive the truth, what really is. -Don Miguel Ruiz

Much of the impotence of American churches is tied to a profound ignorance and apathy about justification. Our people live in a fog of guilt. Or just as bad, they think being a better person is all God requires. -Kevin DeYoung

My office doubles as a karaoke den for the neighborhood. There are strobe lights and Rock Band plastic guitars, a disco ball and a fog machine and some other things. I have a really long work day, and you might find me doing karaoke by myself late at night. -Jeff Kinney

I don't remember 'Doctor Who' not being part of my life, and it became a part of growing up, along with The Beatles, National Health spectacles, and fog. And it runs deep. It's in my DNA. -Peter Capaldi

I was born in London, England during the great fog of 1952, but survived the coal-fueled air pollution with no ill effects and after less than a year in England was carried to Canada by my parents. -Jack W. Szostak

In swimming, especially training out in the ocean and open water, you got fogged-over goggles, you're stuck with your own thoughts – there's great benefits to that, deep thinking like that after many hours, but there's also tremendous loneliness. You burn out. You want to run, jump, ski, do anything. So at age 30, I was finished. -Diana Nyad

We have no middle ground, no foggy gray area where we can sin a little without suffering spiritual decline. That is why we must repent and come to Christ daily on submissive knees so that we can prevent our bonfires of testimony from being snuffed out by sin. -Joseph B. Wirthlin

In tragedy, it's hard to find a good resolution; it's not black and white: it's a big fog of gray. -Paul Dano

When I was 13, I began relaxing my hair, and that meant when I turned 18 it began to crack and fall off, and when I began anchoring, I had short, stubbly pieces of hair. And trying to report in San Francisco with fog meant my hair swelled. -Soledad O'Brien

The thing that I like about Germany is that Germans are so much like us. It's not like going to some other countries, where the differences are overwhelming and you walk around in a fog. Germans are so similar to Americans. -Matt Damon

The relentless invisible storm of radio signals and electronic particles, the hustle and bustle, and the billions of petrol explosions in the engine blocks of trucks and cars seem to churn up the molecules of life and heaven so violently that the beautiful fogs are unable to hold together like they once did. -Michael Leunig

Murk can be described as an enfeebled fog with a personality disorder; it is more troubled than ethereal, sulking moodily over our lives at the end of the day. -Michael Leunig

Maybe this is pathetic, but I still dread producing a book that doesn't earn back its advance. I hate obligations that are financially foggy. -Helen Garner

It's impossible to know what happens in the fog of war. -Hillary Clinton

It's time for old players like me, old fogies like me, to give it up and let the young players have a chance. -Tom Watson

History is moving the furniture around in the house of mankind just about everywhere but the U.S.A. Things have changed, except here, where people come and go through the rooms of state, and everything looks shabbier by the day, and lethargy eats away at the upholstery like an acid fog, and the walls reverberate with meaningless oratory. -James Howard Kunstler

The spirit of L.A. is untamed wilderness. It's earthquakes and wildfires and oceans and mountain lions and fog. There's great physical beauty. -Dan Gilroy

I spend most of my time in a room alone where eight hours go by, and I have no sense of time. I work seven days a week, and I live in this sort of vague subconscious fog a lot. -Dan Gilroy

In TV, sometimes you get lost in the fog of the scene, and when you're working with such good actors, they can bring you into the scene. -Adriano Giannini

London is too full of fogs and serious people. Whether the fogs produce the serious people, or whether the serious people produce the fogs, I don't know. -Oscar Wilde

Though they don't always have to be set in fog, weather is incredibly important in ghost stories. As is suspense: you've got to turn the screw very, very slowly. -Susan Hill

Skeptical of strangers, lobstermen are keepers of secrets, working in the howling wind and hot sun, the icy snows, and bewildering fog. When I was growing up, the lore was that they had the right to shoot anyone who messed with their traps. -Isabel Gillies

Redwoods flourish in fog, but they don't like salt air. They tend to appear in valleys that are just out of sight of the sea. In their relationship with the sea, redwoods are like cats that long to be stroked but are shy to the touch. -Richard Preston

People realised this is real pollution; it is not fog. Now everyone has to face the data and come out of their comfort zone. -Ma Jun

It was magical growing up in New Jersey. My sister and I would go nuts in the basement and do full theater productions. We used a humidifier as a fog machine. It was over the top. -Brandon Uranowitz

The American system of civilian control of the military recognizes that soldiers' attention must be fixed on winning battles and staying alive, and that the fog of war can sometimes obscure the rule of law. -Andrew Rosenthal

Congress has an obligation to clear the legal fog by passing my bill to require the federal government to obtain a warrant if it wants to conduct aerial surveillance. -Suzan DelBene

On a foggy, steel gray Saturday in September 2002, Bennet Omalu arrived at the Allegheny County coroner's office and got his assignment for the day: Perform an autopsy on the body of Mike Webster, a professional football player. -Jeanne Marie Laskas

It's true that since 9/11, the application of conventional military rules of engagement has gotten a bit foggy. The Taliban were not an 'enemy state,' but the Canadian Forces conducted its operations in Afghanistan as though the rules of war applied anyway. -Terry Glavin

I was a foggy, erratic teenager: a fifth child, the last in the queue for conversation or attention. -Eavan Boland

The mornings along the coast where the fog and mist meet with the salty spray of the seas is one of my favourite smells. I love the smell in the evergreen forest just after it rains – The Redwood Forest in California has the coast, too, so you have the best of everything! -Paul Walker

I had a 'Cats' phase, where I did lots of overturned furniture and trash cans. I asked for a fog machine for my birthday. -Ben Platt

I don't remember much of my childhood. My father passed away when I was six, and sadly, I don't have the fuzziest, foggiest memory of him – what his voice was like, anything he ever said to me, nothing. My early years are a total blur. -Don Willett

People who played action video games have better vision in the sort of conditions where there is not much contrast. It can make all the difference when driving at dusk, or in fog, in being able, for instance, to see a dog crossing the road in twilight. -Daphne Bavelier

Some nights, I wear my cape, and I go out on the pier. It is foggy… I look for… Riddler. -Adam West

As we prepare to enter the cryptoconomy, undoubtedly it looks fuzzy, foggy, risky, buggy, uncertain and unproven, but so did the Internet in 1995. -William Mougayar

Newfangled online sites like 'Business Insider' and 'Huffington Post' built businesses they later sold for hundreds of millions of dollars by ripping off the work of more talented journalists and then playing Google's digitally native games better than the old fogeys ever could. -Adam Lashinsky

You don't want to be too hot in the club. And ambience is important – no fog machines. -Paloma Elsesser

All of the Antilles, every island, is an effort of memory: every mind, every racial biography culminating in amnesia and fog. Pieces of sunlight through the fog and sudden rainbows, arcs-en-ciel. That is the effort, the labour of the Antillean imagination, rebuilding its gods from bamboo frames, phrase by phrase. -Derek Walcott

Fog is my weakness, and every time there is low fog, I am out and about with my camera. -Om Malik

I like the muted sounds, the shroud of grey, and the silence that comes with fog. -Om Malik

Our brains are very, very good at self-delusion. What happens is, it releases the stress hormone cortisol in the brain, which leads to foggy thinking, so you're not even able to judge well whether you're working well or not. -Daniel Levitin

Always from day one, we were the band on Warped Tour with a fog machine, and our backdrop had to be up – everyone thought we were the biggest idiots for that, total posers. But for us, we wanted to be over the top. -M. Shadows

My hike up the Snake Path at Masada was mystical. The fog rolled in, enveloping the entire mountain. -Richard Edelman

At a big company, often size turns into constipation; it fogs the lens about what's really happening. Sometimes with size and success comes the notion that since we've done things to be successful, we have the formula and can institutionalize it. That can be death. -Mark Parker

If people are hiding their sexuality, they don't really get their full selves, so you can sometimes feel like you're presenting sort of like a fogged version of yourself. -Gus Kenworthy

Some of the first infographics I did started off as notes to myself: trying to plot out, for instance, how IP addresses are allocated. After a while, I thought, 'This is a neat thing I can share with people, and they can follow me along in that process of understanding.' -Randall Munroe

Late '90s, early 2000s, Rob was in a definite fog. -Rob Liefeld

Nothing could be lovelier than running across the Golden Gate Bridge in the middle of the fog. -Christina Tosi

This is a common misconception about antidepressants: many people believe they're simply 'happy pills' that will wipe a person's emotional slate clean. Used correctly, antidepressants can lift the fog of mental illness. -Andrew Shaffer

I'm often in Venice in November and December, when it's foggy and wintry, and the decorations in the shops and the lights in the churches make the place feel both Christmassy and melancholic. -Juergen Teller

Whenever I'm driving through an area of a town, and it gets really foggy, my brain immediately starts having anxiety because of 'Silent Hill.' -Matthew Mercer

At 155, I kind of feel, when I'm fighting out there, I just don't feel like I have the right thinking ability. I kind of feel like my mind is foggy, if that makes sense. I don't really know how to describe it. Maybe it's the weight cut. -Sage Northcutt

I live on eight acres out in the country in Nashville, and it gets creepy and foggy. It's the best atmosphere to write songs. -Tiffany Darwish

I had a great time with Botafogo, and I am sure they will acquit themselves very well in the Libertadores. -Clarence Seedorf

If I could have played on another five years, I would have stayed here because Botafogo have a young, competitive team. We've improved not only technically but also as a team. Even after me, Botafogo will remain great. -Clarence Seedorf

I am very satisfied with what I've done in my career and with what I managed to do with Botafogo. -Clarence Seedorf

There is a distinct layer between the Earth and the universe, which is extremely black. Slowly, the entire universe starts to look 3D, like you can fly through it rather than this sphere of blackness overhead. And when you're above the atmosphere, there isn't water vapour in the air to make things foggy. -Sunita Williams

My students regularly spend 20 hours or more in the kitchen with me. I try to teach them that even the most well-written recipe for, say, gazpacho can never take into account the ways in which a tomato that's lapped each morning and evening by coastal fog will taste completely different from one grown in a hot, inland valley. -Samin Nosrat

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