Cliff Edge Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 80 Cliff Edge Quotes

#1. I live through risk. Without risk there is no art. You should always be on the edge of a cliff about to fall down
and break your neck. - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#2. Love is a path lined with roses." I say bitterly. "But it leads to a cliff's edge and all who follow it tumble to their doom. You will not find your happiness there. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#3. We're at the top of the cliff and we can either fall off the edge or keep climbing. - Author: Gary Neville
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#4. Life is a walk to the edge of a cliff. Every day we get a step nearer and what lies over the brink, no one can tell. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#5. It's like standing on the edge of a cliff. This is especially true of the first draft. Every day you're making up the earth you're going to stand on. - Author: Peter Carey
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#6. Clean of officious fence or hedge, Half-wild and wholly tame, The wise turf cloaks the white cliff-edge As when the Romans came. - Author: Helen Simonson
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#7. As a human being, I was born on the brink of personal destruction, and I have spent my life dancing along the edge of that cliff. - Author: Brian Herbert
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#8. Like a mountain path that ends at a cliff
I travel along the edge of your thoughts,
and my shadow falls from your white forehead,
my shadow shatters, and I gather the pieces
and go with no body, groping my way - Author: Octavio Paz
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#9. Do you know why it is that when a rancher fucks a sheep he does it at the edge of a cliff? It's so the sheep will push back. - Author: George Carlin
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#10. When I stand on the edge of a cliff or right at the edge of a building or something, it's one of the few things that gives me kind of a deep, overwhelming, irrational fear where it affects my physiology. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#11. Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off. Build your wings on the way down.
Ray Bradbury - Author: T.K. Thorne
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#12. Keep your words. This pain is no life." "You only feel pain because you're alive, boy!" the keeper thundered. "This is the mystery of it. Life is lived on the ragged edge of the cliff. Fall off and you might die, but run from it and you are already dead! - Author: Ted Dekker
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#13. The only constant in our marriage is the edge of the cliff we're hanging on to, killing time until we tire ourselves out and give in to our inevitable collapse. - Author: Elizabeth Flock
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#14. I don't really recognise success. I don't see myself as on an upwardly mobile trajectory. I see myself as on the edge of a cliff about to fall off. - Author: Jonathan Ames
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#15. The realisation of where he was suddenly dawned on the youth in chains, who stopped abruptly, recoiling like a fugitive at the edge of a cliff, and swallowed noisily in the obscure silence. - Author: Stanley Goldyn
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#16. As a kid, when I got to the edge of a cliff I wanted to jump off. I didn't want to kill myself. I wanted to fly. - Author: Tom Cruise
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#17. It's right to say that people fall in love. We don't glide, slip, or stumble into it. Instead we tumble head first from the moment we decide to step off the edge of a cliff with someone and see whether we'll fly together. Love might be irrational, but we make the choice to risk everything. - Author: Martin Pistorius
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#18. And that was it. All this buildup to a great leap, and I didn't fall or fly. Instead I found myself back on the edge of the cliff, blinking, wondering if I'd ever jumped at all. It's not supposed to be like this. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#19. He'd lived so long in anticipation of his own death that to contemplate his future was like standing at the edge of a cliff, staring into a vertiginous rush of open sky. - Author: Helene Wecker
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#20. Sometime we need a freefall to teach us how to fly. So if youre standing on the edge of your own cliff wondering what t do, jut leap. I promise. Its worth it. - Author: Rebekah Lyons
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#21. My mother told me when I was a kid that each time we get to what feels like the edge of a cliff, we have two choices: to turn around and run, or to jump. I have learned over time to jump - and though it is scary, I know somewhere inside me that I will be caught. - Author: Maria Bello
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#22. Of course, I feared that the joy I felt, like certain trees, had taken root at the edge of a craggy cliff. They may crane their necks and turn their leaves all they want toward the sun, but gravity has the last word. - Author: Andre Aciman
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#23. I'm in the dark as to how close to an edge or transition to a new ocean and climate regime we might me. But I know which way we are walking. We are walking toward the cliff. - Author: Terry Joyce
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#24. Human beings are remarkably resilient. When you think about it, our species has been teetering upon the edge of the existential cliff since Hiroshima. In short, we endure. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#25. minutes?" Jason was on the edge, and I was falling over the cliff with him. I wasn't sure I could handle everything in one day after all. I would've preferred another day of everyone kicking my ass and getting hit by - Author: Zane
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#26. I couldn't believe that lack of fear. It gave me vertigo, as though he was the edge of a cliff and I
couldn't bear the view. - Author: Alexis Hall
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#27. It was like leading people to the edge of a cliff, showing them the view, and then shoving them off. - Author: Justin Cronin
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#28. The last time I saw something that tall standing so still for so long, it was perched on the edge of a cliff shining a light across the sea. - Author: David Icke
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#29. It is like the man who closes his eyes to the sun and then finds himself walking over the edge of a cliff. If the man is too foolish to use the gift of light given to him, how can the sun be blamed for his death? - Author: Katie Beitz
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#30. They say there are no atheists in war; I tell you that pantheists abound at the edge of a cliff. I would have taken the blessing of any god I could get. - Author: Marie Brennan
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#31. Forcing myself to make conversation felt like standing on a cliff, peering over the edge, about to tumble down headfirst. - Author: Hiromi Kawakami
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#32. Aomame closed her eyes and, in a split second, reviewed the long span of years as if standing on the edge of a sheer cliff, surveying an ocean channel below. She could smell the sea. She could hear the deep sighing of the wind. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#33. In Shakespeare's world, characters cannot trust their senses. Is the ghost in Hamlet true and truthful, or is it a demon, tempting young Hamlet into murderous sin? Is Juliet dead or merely sleeping? Does Lear really stand at the edge of a great cliff? Or has the Fool deceived him to save his life? - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#34. I feel like the whole world is off balance. Like I'm losing my shit. Like there's this cliff and I don't even realize I'm on the edge. - Author: Megan Miranda
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#35. I've always had an interest in doing something that was outside my comfort zone; I had this thing about standing on the edge of the cliff and deciding to jump. - Author: Larry Mullen
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#36. Those who knew but one path would come to worship it, even as it led to a cliff's edge. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#37. Everyone's on the cliff edge of normal. Everyone finds life an utter nightmare sometimes, and there's no 'normal' way of dealing with it... There is no normal, Evelyn. - Author: Holly Bourne
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#38. I like pushing the envelope. I like pushing myself and the audience, whether it's a TV show or live. I like to throw people over the edge of the cliff and scare the wits out of them, but then pull them back and make them safe. - Author: Keith Barry
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#39. It was a scent that lacked coyness, made no concessions to charm. Like standing on the edge of a great and terrifying cliff, it was shocking, beautiful, sublime. - Author: Kathleen Tessaro
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#40. Watching Phil Mickelson play golf is like watching a drunk chasing a balloon near the edge of a cliff. - Author: David Feherty
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#41. She had what I'd call a lemming ass - that is, an ass that you would follow right over the edge of the cliff. - Author: Andrew Davidson
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#42. Follow your dreams but stop if you come to a cliff edge. - Author: Peter James West
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#43. I let myself feel everything. Just this once, I wanted it all. I let him push our passion to the cliff, let my body synchronize to his in perfect harmony. Just this once, I let more than my body fall over the edge. With him. - Author: Juliette Cross
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#44. A gripper of a read ... Silence revives the cliff's-edge drama of those Jazz age climbs and drives home the tragedy of Mallory's death. - Author: Bruce Barcott
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#45. It was the strangest sensation, fallin' in love. 'Bout the only thing I compare it to would be jumpin' off a big cliff. Once you're past the edge, there ain't no particular reason to be graspin' for a line a safety. You just keep on fallin' anyhow, so you might as well enjoy it the whole way down. - Author: Dorothy Garlock
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#46. The apartment was built at the edge of a high cliff so that when you looked out the back window it seemed as if you were twelve floors up instead of four. It was very much like living on the edge of the world - a last resting place before the final big drop. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#47. Why do you fight me?" His voice is soft again, as textured as velvet. "Can't you see I'm doing everything I can to help you?"
"Help yourself off the edge of a cliff," she growls. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#48. She saw the deepness that was at the edge of France and it made the beach under her feel like a ledge on a cliff. - Author: J.M. Ledgard
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#49. There's a cliff at the end point of a person's life; most us of peer over the edge of it, hanging on. That's why, when someone chooses to let go, it's so dramatically visible. The body will seem almost transparent. The eys will be looking at something the rest of us can't see. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#50. The moment he'd wrapped his fingers around her wrist, she'd toed the edge of a cliff. The second his fangs had pierced her flesh she'd toppled over. Flying. Lost to sensation. Spellbound by the male who devoured her. - Author: Jessica Lee
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#51. That's the great thing about music. If you played it, it's correct. The worst musical train wreck hurts absolutely no one. It's all part of the show. In fact it's how we get to the great stuff. There is no penalty for skating on the edge or throwing ourselves off the cliff. So we do. - Author: Stewart Copeland
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#52. I'm electric with vertigo, even though I'm on the ground, vertigo like I felt once when I stood on the edge of a high cliff in Arizona and looked straight down. - Author: M T Anderson
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#53. I do not believe 'Newsweek' is the only catcher in the rye between democracy and ignorance, but I think we're one of them, and I don't think there are that many on the edge of that cliff. - Author: Jon Meacham
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#54. When civilization stands at the edge of a cliff, a step forward doesn't make much sense. - Author: Denis Hayes
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#55. That's what nobody realizes. Two seconds are huge. It's the difference between something happening and something not happening. You could take one step too many and fall over the edge of a cliff. It's very dangerous. - Author: Rachel Joyce
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#56. The only thing marring the illusion is an empty swimming pool hanging halfway off the cliff on the edge of the grounds. - Author: Susan Ee
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#57. Workers on the edge of poverty are essential to America's prosperity, but their well-being is not treated as an integral part of the whole. Instead, the forgotten wage a daily struggle to keep themselves from falling over the cliff. It is time to be ashamed. - Author: David K. Shipler
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#58. Sometimes you don't realize your fear of heights until you stand at the edge of the cliff, ready to jump. - Author: BlueMystique
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#59. We think a flower on a cliff is beautiful
Because we stop our feet at the cliff's edge
Unable to step out into the sky
Like that fearless flower
Sosuke Aizen,Flower on the Precipice - Author: Tite Kubo
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#60. But the act, called the sexual act, is not for the depositing of seed. It is for leaping off into the unknown, as from a cliff's edge, like Sappho into the sea. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#61. HOWARD ROARK LAUGHED. He stood naked at the edge of a cliff. The lake lay far below him. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#62. Some small part of her had reacted to the passion inside him. Despite his role as a titled gentleman, there seemed to be a facet inside him that society could not tame, something stimulating yet dangerous, like standing at the edge of a cliff and feeling the mysterious, subtle pull to jump. - Author: Brenda Novak
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#63. There is something about writing poetry that brings a man close to the cliff's edge. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#64. I don't go to scary movies. I don't like the experience of being scared. I think it's very weird that some people do. Obviously, humans are the only animals that do that. You don't see a wolf walk to the end of a cliff and look over the edge to freak himself out. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#65. Cal is a cliff, and I throw myself over the edge, not bothering to think of what it could do to us both. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#66. Beautiful." "And scary," Sara said. "It's not scary at all," said Artham with a laugh. He ran to the edge of the cliff and jumped. The others gasped and then fell into nervous laughter as he spread his wings and soared out over the water. - Author: Andrew Peterson
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#67. Some people come to the edge of the cliff and they look over, then run away in fear. They never realize it's possible to fly, to soar, to be free. They spend their lives crawling along cliff tops without finding the courage. - Author: Michael Dobbs
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#68. She stood naked on the edge of a cliff, towering over a gray ocean, waves crashing below as wind whistled through the forest behind her. The only source of light was the moon, its rippling reflection littering the sea with diamonds. - Author: B.C. Burgess
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#69. The history of our times calls to mind those Walt Disney characters who rush madly over the edge of a cliff without seeing it, so that the power of their imagination keeps them suspended in mid-air; but as soon as they look down and see where they are, they fall. - Author: Raoul Vaneigem
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#70. Slowly, painfully, I let go. It was like prying my own fingers off the edge of the cliff. And that hurt too-particularly the falling part, and not being sure what was at the bottom.
But I did know. Now was what was at the bottom. I was already there. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#71. It's as if I've stepped off the edge of a cliff, and even though my heart's in my mouth and my stomach is in knots, I'm the most excited I've ever been in my life. I'm totally enthralled by him. I want him, every part of him, and I desperately want him to feel the same way about me. - Author: Serena Grey
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#72. Remember, our kind protects you Normals from the Pures. We are the rope tied between man and super-beast. A rope forever dangling from the precipice.
I tap Zetania's shoulder and ask, "What's a precipice?"
"A cliff's edge," she whispers.
Precipice. Must be a French word. - Author: Daven Anderson
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#73. In our system, at about 11:30 on election night, they just push you off the edge of the cliff-and that's it. You might scream on the way down, but you're going to hit the bottom, and you're not going to be in elective office. - Author: Walter F. Mondale
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#74. For the political world, I have come to believe, is fundamentally beyond anyone's control, yet we all go on as though it were a kind of vehicle that only needs a change of drivers in order to steer it away from its frequent hair-raising visits to the edge of the cliff. - Author: Arthur Miller
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#75. I've been living on the edge for so long, my friends call me Cliff - Author: Benny Bellamacina
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#76. A laugh jumps out of my mouth, surprising me. I can't even remember the last time I laughed and it puts me on edge. I suddenly want to do the same thing to her. Let her see how it feels to teeter on that cliff. - Author: Nyrae Dawn
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#77. My mother's voice intruded on a dream in which a large animated eggplant named Bob teetered on the edge of a cliff with thoughts of suicide and Parmesan. - Author: Stacey Kade
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#78. I'm fairly certain the state of California wants its residents to die. Why else make curvy roads with no guardrails on the side of a cliff with zero shoulder? One false move and we're plummeting over the edge and into the rocky Pacific. Yay for bloody vacations and adventures. - Author: Sarah Noffke
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#79. ... one of those terrifying rows where suddenly an end you never thought would come rears up in front of you, like a cliff edge you weren't aware of. - Author: Maggie O'Farrell
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#80. He was on the edge of a cliff. And he wasn't jumping, he was diving, a huge swan dive, like those famous cliff-top divers in some exotic place he'd seen on television once. Only they landed safely, bodies cutting into seawater like knife blades.

And his dive was a killing one. - Author: B.D. Roca
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