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The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.

--Frank McCourt

The soul of man was made to walk the skies.

--Edward Young

The sky is NOT the limit. Beyond the universe is.

--Suzy Kassem

I always believe that the sky is the beginning of the limit.

--MC Hammer

The sun always shines above the clouds.

--Paul F. Davis

Don't compare the size of your roof with the size of the sky.

--Amit Kalantri

You don't need planning permission to build castles in the sky.


And like a colorful bloom of temporary lights in the sky, you will shine.

--Chad Sugg

Used to tell me the sky's the limit, now the sky is our point of view.

--Big Sean

The sky is the sky wherever you go.

--Yagyu Jubei Mitsuyoshi

The sun is the seed of the sky.

--Corina Abdulahm-Negura

I won't give up. Even if the skies get rough.

--Jason Mraz

Whenever a snowflake leaves the sky, it turns and turns to say good-bye!

--Alexander Selkirk

I saw a star, I reached for it. I missed, so I accepted the sky.

--Scott Fortino

Pale sky, white land; like somewhere past the end of the world.

--Rinsai Rossetti

If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.

--Laura Davenport

Darkly, deeply, beautifully blue -- the sky.

--George Byron Gordon

The vast sky is not hindered by the floating clouds.

--Shitou Xiqian

Let's build us a happy, little cloud that floats around the sky.

--Bob Ross

Overhead the night was a superb arch of clear frost, sifted with stars.

--Christopher Morley

I wanted to kiss you like the waves kiss the shore under the blue sky.

--Debasish Mridha, MD

The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.

--Edna St. Vincent Millay

If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks.

--Francois Rabelais

An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.


Someone might as well roll up the whole sky, pack it away for good.

--Jandy Nelson

Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get pie in the sky when you die.

--Joe Hill

The city buildings in the distance are holding up the sky, it seems.

--Markus Zusak

Be guided by the stars which you place well on the canopy of your night sky.

--Mary Anne Radmacher

Stars are meant to shine in the night sky. Be among the stars. Shine bright!

--Michael Bassey Johnson

Aim for the stars and maybe you'll reach the sky.

--Reinhold Niebuhr

Sky looks like cottage cheese
Spilled on a blue table cloth.

--Richard L. Ratliff

Because gray clouds hang heavy with misery, blue skies seem bluer.

--Richelle E. Goodrich

That saints will aid if men will call; For the blue sky bends over all!

--Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Go forth under the open sky, and listen to Nature's teachings.

--William C. Bryant

Meet me where the sky touches the sea. Wait for me where the world begins.

--Jennifer Donnelly

The sky is full of tokens which speak to the intelligent.

--Hugh Miller

Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.

--A. E. Housman

Is the sky falling? No. It's maybe drooping a bit.

--Burton Richter

Music is like an open sky. You know it's out there... and there you are.

--David Sanborn

Beauty is and always will be blue skies and open highway.

--Dave Hickey

Blue skies
Smiling at me
Nothing but blue skies
Do I see.

--Ella Fitzgerald

Sometimes we have to get really high to see how small we are.

--Felix Baumgartner

Green calm below, blue quietness above.

--John Greenleaf Whittier

In age of consumerism and materialism, I traffic in blue sky and colored air.

--James Turrell

I sell blue sky and coloured air.

--James Turrell

I live in the sky as a pilot, so it has great meaning to me.

--James Turrell

My favorite thing about New York is the view, the skyline.

--Jack Reynor

This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky.

--James Agee

We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.

--Konrad Adenauer

At night the sky is pure astronomy.

--Nicole Krauss

For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit.

--Nancy Pelosi

The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.

--Pamela Hansford Johnson

The sky, the sky beyond the door is blue.

--Ryan Stiles

It is in the darkest skies that stars are best seen.

--Richard Paul Evans

When I was born, the man in the sky pointed to me and said, 'That's the guy.'


When you have nothing to lose, the sky's the limit.

--Steve Guttenberg

The sky's the limit if you have a roof over your head.

--Sol Hurok

The hush of the night sky is the silence of a graveyard.

--Ted Chiang

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station.

--William Gibson

No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.

--Llewelyn Powys

The sky lovingly smiles on the earth and her children.

--Henry Morton Stanley

There was no wind in all that sweep of sky.

--Frank Yerby

Good-humor is the clear blue sky of the soul.

--Arthur Frederick Saunders

Why look up at the sky when the real star is right in front of you.

--Giovannie de Sadeleer

The sky, at sunset, looked like a carnivorous flower.

--Roberto Bolaño

I'm chasing my dreams straight to the top -- into a sky that has no limits.

--Robert M. Hensel

Those who don't jump will never fly.

--Leena Ahmad Almashat

Only weak thinkers do not love the sky.

--Katherine Rundell

You never needed wings to fly,
You only needed love.

--Jenim Dibie

Under a sky that hasn't been blue for weeks.

--Hillary Frank

The sky dreams of stars, the earth dreams of  love.

--Mihai Eminescu

Me with my broken wings, will try hard to fly to reach that beautiful sky.

--Shaa Zainol

My moods are inversely related to the clarity of the sky.

--Glenn Gould

The night sky in the forest is a dilating blackness.

--Gwen Calvo

Look, up in the sky! It's the sky!

--John Flansburgh

Even if the skies were shorter than my knees, I would not kneel.

--Cyrus the Great

I'm a 'blue sky thinker' and dream big.

--Hilary Knight

The sky is honestly the limit, so I'm excited to see what the future holds.


There was always something new to be seen in the unchanging night sky.

--Fritz Leiber

Once you have tasted the taste of sky, you will forever look up.

--Leonardo da Vinci

Something about looking up always makes me feel like I'm falling.

--John Green

Against a dark sky, all flowers look like fireworks.

--G. K. Chesterton

Longer Version:

Against a dark sky all flowers look like fireworks. There is something strange about them, at once vivid and secret, like flowers traced in fire in the phantasmal garden of a witch.

The dew-bead Gem of earth and sky begotten.

--George Eliot

I'm still fly, I'm sky high and I dare anybody to try and cut my wings.


Evil is the starry sky of the Good.

--Franz Kafka

The man in the street does not know a star in the sky.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love calls -- everywhere and always. We're sky bound. Are you coming?


The sky is the limit... for some people aim higher nothing is impossible.

--Demi Lovato

It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.

--Galileo Galilei

The sky is no bigger than the mouth of the well.

--Mao Zedong

The space under the sky is occupied by all things in their unity.


The sky is no longer the limit.

--Richard M. Nixon

I never get tired of the blue sky.

--Vincent van Gogh

The whole moon and the entire sky are reflected in one dewdrop on the grass.


Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

A sunflower field is like a sky with a thousand suns.

--Corina Abdulahm-Negura

The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

--Unknown Author

I talk to God but the sky is empty.

--Sylvia Plath

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

In Texas it's always hot, dry, sunny, not a cloud in the sky.

--Piper Perabo
two brown tall buildings under white sky during daytime

Sky's the limit!