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900 Best Perfect Desert Quotes And Captions For Instagram (2023)

1. The desert is a place for growth


2. Serving you just deserts.


3. Wanderlust and desert dust


4. “Drifting across the vast space, silent except for wind and footsteps, I felt uncluttered and unhurried for the first time in a while, already on desert time.” ― Rebecca Solnit


5. ”Good, clean fun — in the sand.”


6. “You can’t fight the desert. And you have to ride with it.”-Louis L’Amour


7. A rose in the desert can only survive on its strength, not it’s beauty.


8. “The vast sage desert undulates with almost imperceptible tides like the oceans.” – Frank Waters


9. ”It's always worth taking the scenic route. ”


10. “The desert is so vast that no one can know it all.”


11. “The sand has rules. F***ed up rules, but rules nonetheless.” – Kameron Hurley


12. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” – Frank Herbert


13. We’re going on an adventure.


14. “To see the desert is like peeling the skin off a landscape.” – Fred Williams


15. “Life is a desert of shifting sand dunes. Unpredictable. Erratic. Harmony changes into dissonance, the immediate outlives the profound, esoteric becomes cliched. And vice versa.”


16. “No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.”


17. She created a life she loved.


18. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” ― John Muir


19. “The dunes are changed by the wind, but the desert never changes. That’s the way it will be with our love for each other.”― Paulo Coelho.


20. ”Night comes to the desert all at once. ”


21. “The best view comes after the hardest climb.”


22. “The desert does not mean the absence of men, it means the presence of God.” – Carlo Carretto


23. The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.


24. “Life is always like a desert. You’ll either find an oasis or will end up in a mirage while finding one.” – Surimal Kundu


25. “Peace, love, and desert dust.”


26. “No WiFi, but going to find a better connection out here.”


27. How are you dune?


28. “I don’t look like a desert person because I stay indoors most of the day and fool around at night. That’s what the desert animals do – they don’t have a tan either. ” – Don Van Vliet


29. “The magic of the desert is hard to define.”


30. “A cactus doesn’t live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn’t killed it yet.” – Hope Jahren


31. “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.” – Robyn Davidson


32. “Travel: the best way to be lost and found at the same time.” – Brenna Smith


33. “Something strange happened to me out there in the desert; I don’t know what.” ― Kim Stanley Robinson


34. “Sand is my favorite color.”


35. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” – Antoine de Saint


36. “Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.”


37. “The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts.” – Khaled Hosseini


38. “We affect the desert and desert affects us. Deserts are an integral part of the story of humanity and thus are the object of fascination for many of us.” – Michael A. Mares


39. “The rules of survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena.” – Bear Grylls


40. “The desert wears a veil of mystery. Motionless and silent it evokes in us an elusive hint of something unknown, unknowable, about to be revealed. Since the desert does not act it seems to be waiting – but waiting for what?” – Edward Abbey


41. “Desert Woman” Zhu


42. “If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


43. “This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.”


44. “The region is altogether valueless. After entering it, there is nothing to do but leave.” ― Lt. Edward Beal


45. “I always thought the desert was the antithesis of peace — something that attacks you. So you don’t go to the desert for peace.”


46. “Of all the paths you follow, be sure a few of them is through the desert.”


47. The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body.


48. “Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple.” – Terry Pratchett, Jingo


49. “The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoiled. Untouched. It had a vibrancy about it and the contrast between it and the black sky was so vivid, it just made this impression of excitement and wonder.” – Charles Duke


50. “Every mountain high, every valley low.”


51. Ready to make tracks in the sand.


52. “It is easier to accept the message of the stars than the message of the salt desert. The stars speak of man’s insignificance in the long eternity of time; the desert speaks of his insignificance right now.” – Edwin Way Teale


53. “Once again there was the desert, and that only.” ― Stephen King


54. “I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.” ― Anne Lamott


55. “You are a nomad, a wanderer – just like me. You roam the desert and I roam the world. What’s the difference between us?” ― Linda Ruth Horowitz


56. “Sunshine all the time makes a desert.” – Arab Proverb


57. Just a girl dreaming of the desert.


58. “I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.” – Anne Lamott


59. “Taking a safari to the dunes.”


60. “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it, all the marvels of creation.” ― Paulo Coelho


61. They make a desert and call it peace.


62. “It is like being in the desert. At first you listen to the absence of sounds and call it silence. Then suddenly you may be taken by the presence of stillness where you are one with listening itself.” – Jean Klein


63. “Only the desert has a fascination, to ride alone in the sun in the forever unpossessed country- away from the man. That is a great temptation.” – D. H. Lawrence


64. “It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


65. “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it all the marvels of creation.” – Paulo Coelho


66. “What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote.”- Edward Abbey


67. ”Windows down, wind through my hair, desert dust in my shoes. ”


68. “The desert’s an old dream of the sea.” ― Holly Ringland


69. What did the camel say to the Oasis? I’ll never desert you.


70. “My favorite color is sunset.”


71. “The immense desert, empty as a bird’s wing, inspired him with promise.”


72. Somehow, the stars are just better out here


73. “I’m branching out.” (Use this caption on a pic of you posing next to a particularly large cactus.)


74. Once a year, go someplace you have never been before.


75. OK Mother Nature, you didn’t need to flex that hard


76. “We all have our own deserts. They may not be the same as my desert, but we all have to cross them to find a purpose in life and be free.” – Yeonmi Park


77. “Why are the desert blooms that spring to life after a monsoon so magnificent? The answer is – their impermanence. The lush growth and blooming flowers do not last very long here in the desert, and this new growth only happens once a year. If this growth was never-ending, we would soon take it for granted. Likewise, our human lives. What makes them so special and unique? Our fleeting impermanence.” ― Alaric Hutchinson


78. ”Desert hair, don’t care. ”


79. “Out here when there’s a lull in the conversation, nature sends a real tumbleweed to break the silence.”


80. “In the empire of the desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


81. “Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!”


82. Travel makes on modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world – Gustave Flaubert


83. “Inside out and outside in. These are worlds of things that implode or explode, and the only catalyst that determines the direction of eco-movement is the balance of water. Both worlds are deceptive, dangerous. Both, seething with hidden life. The only veil that stands between the perception of what is underneath the desolate surface is your courage. Dare to breach the surface and sink.” ― Vera Nazarian


84. “Sand, sun, and safaris: the perfect trifecta”


85. “They hike almost three miles without incident, and it’s amazing to watch the colors leach back into the desert after the day’s blanching. There’s a moment, Lydia realizes, or no, more than a moment – a span of perhaps fifteen minutes just at twilight – when the desert is the most perfect place that exists. The temperature, the light, the colors, all hang and linger at some unflawed precipice, like the cars of a roller coaster ticking ever so slowly over their apex before the crash. The light droops ever farther from the sky, and Lydia can smell the heat of the day wicking away from her skin.” ― Jeanine Cummins


86. “Pretty fly for cacti!”


87. “The thing about tears is that they can be as quiet as a cloud floating across the desert sky.” ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz


88. If I have ever seen magic, it has been in the desert.


89. “Any thoughts of guilt, any feelings of regret, had faded. The desert had baked them out.”― Stephen King


90. “What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote.” – Edward Abbey


91. “The desert is so huge, and the horizon so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent.”- Paulo Coelho


92. And into the desert I go, to lose my mind and find my soul


93. “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.”-Robyn Davidson


94. “There’s no WiFi in the desert, but I’m definitely going to find a better connection out here.”


95. “A forest is mystery but the desert is truth. Life pared to the bone.”― Keith Miller


96. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” – Frank Herbert, Dune


97. I knew I was a grain of sand in the vast desert that never ended and he was a sparkling star in the sky.


98. “The desert became grim, dark, and foreboding. A silence of death lay over the land, and it seemed as though the very stars held their breath and twinkled no more.” ― Alan Kinros


99. “Every dreamer deserves to get away every once in a while.”


100. Taking a safari to the dunes.


101. “Glamping is my favorite sport.”


102. “I’m a part of the desert. I feel like, really, I’m from the Sonoran Desert, which extends to both sides of the border. I’m really from that part of Mexico, also. And I hate that there’s a fence, you know, running through it.”


103. “The desert is so vast that no one can know it all. Men go out into the desert, and they are like ships at sea; no one knows when they will return.”– Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio


104. ”Taking the long way home. ”


105. “If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.”


106. “Good, clean fun — in the sand.”


107. “You grow, girl.”


108. “Born to explore.”


109. I left a piece of my soul that will always rightfully belong in the desert.


110. I was born to explore


111. To travel is to live.


112. “In the empire of desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen.”


113. “Cover the earth before it covers you.”


114. “In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated.” – Terry Pratchett


115. I love the desert…even though it gives me the hump sometimes


116. Desert hair, don’t care.


117. “Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.”


118. “Camping hair, don't care.”


119. Everybody’s going to the party…dancing in the desert blowing up the sunshine.


120. “In the desert of the heart, tears do not touch the ground.”― Charles de Leusse


121. “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.” — Robyn Davidson


122. “Wanderlust and desert dust.”


123. “On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oases and deserts. In both cases, don’t stop.” – Paulo Coelho


124. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are through the desert.”


125. Starry skies and fireflies.


126. Desert hearts


127. I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing.


128. What makes the barren region lovely is that someplace it hides a well.


129. “Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.”


130. “My favorite color is sand.”


131. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are Sandy.”


132. Traveling makes you speechless and then turns you into a storyteller.


133. ”Forever wandering where the WiFi is weak. ”


134. “The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body.” – Jean Baudrillard


135. Every dreamer deserves to get away every once in a while.


136. “The desert does not mean the absence of men, it means the presence of God”. – Carlo Carretto


137. “The desert is so huge, and the horizon so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent.”


138. Desert Hearts.


139. “Deserts never believe in cactus. seeds so.” ― Deepak Gupta


140. “A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo


141. “Someone asked me if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring… How to Build a Boat.” – Steven Wright


142. “A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


143. “The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body.”


144. Planting myself here for a while.


145. Life is dry as a desert. Find the oasis of love.


146. Sand is my favourite colour


147. “The desert, to those who do listen, is more likely to provoke awe than to invite conquest.”


148. “There is a certain fine simplicity in a landscape from which the element of water, with all the varied life it brings in it murmuring train, is entirely absent.” ― Gertrude Bell


149. “Life is like a desert. You only regret the oasis you let pass.”


150. Dear desert, many thanks for creating us feel tiny, sandy, humble, and inspired, all directly.


151. “The shadows of the deserts are so magical that we completely forget the owners of the shadows!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


152. “For now, the world of Altadas was mostly an empty desert, but in the future, it might be a world of iron.” ― Dean F. Wilson


153. ”Child of nature. ”


154. “He’d always had a quickening of the heart when he crossed into Arizona and beheld the cactus country. This was as the desert should be, this was the desert of the picture books, with the land unrolled to the farthest distant horizon hills, with saguaro standing sentinel in their strange chessboard pattern, towering supinely above the fans of ocotillo and brushy mesquite.” ― Dorothy B. Hughes


155. “Deserts are full of sand and winds are full of air, both are full of something but both look quite empty, and when they get to pair it’s easy to see they are almighty.” ― Alain Bremond-Torrent


156. “I keep thinking back to a time under the canyon moon.” — Harry Styles, “Canyon Moon”


157. I love the desert…even though it gives me the hump sometimes.


158. “Dubai, with all of its glitz and glamor rose in the heart of the desert.” ― Soroosh Shahrivar


159. “Life is like a desert, you only regret the oasis you let pass.”


160. “A forest is a mystery, but the desert is truth” – The Booke of Flying


161. Pretty fly for a cacti.


162. “Sadly, it’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.” – James Lovelock, English scientist


163. “The desert surrounds me.”


164. When you escape to a desert, the silence shouts in your ear.” – Graham Greene


165. “I shivered in those solitudes when I heard the voice of the salt in the desert.” ― Pablo Neruda


166. Kissed by the sun and roasted by sand.


167. “The Mojave is a big desert and a frightening one. It’s as though nature tested a man for endurance and constancy to prove whether he was good enough to get to California. – John Steinbeck


168. “The field of the soul must be watered by the rain with tears of love; otherwise, it will become a desert.” – Sorin Cerin


169. Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul


170. “The desert is my therapy.”


171. ”Every dreamer deserves to get away every once in a while. ”


172. “Time has a way of burying things, shifting like the desert and swallowing entire civilizations, erasing them from map and memory. Always, in the end, everything returns to dust.” – Jessica Khoury


173. “True understanding lies beyond the desert” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana


174. “A desert is a place without expectation.“ – Nadine Gordimer


175. Ridin’ these dunes


176. “A desert, which might be considered the antithesis of the sea, actually poses similar challenges to the evolution of life.”


177. “You are struck by the awesome beauty of the desert landscape even as you view it in the relentless glare of the midday sun. It is at once a kaleidoscope of images, a land of contrasts and paradoxes.” – Fred Punzo


178. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


179. The desert is my therapy.


180. “I’d forgotten how enlivening it could feel, seeing clearly and far. Aridity frees light. It also unleashes grandeur. The earth here wasn’t cloaked in forest, nor draped in green. Green was pastoral, peaceful, mild. Desert beauty was “sublime” in the way that the romantic poets had used the word- not peaceful dales but rugged mountain faces, not reassuring but daunting nature, the earth’s skin and haunches, its spines and angles arching prehistorically in sunlight.” ― Julene Bair


181. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucious


182. “I’ll never desert you.”


183. Take me to the desert.


184. She thirsted for love, but found only a mirage. Some hearts are a desert you can die wandering in. – John Mark Green


185. “That’s what Alice liked about the desert, its constant relentless conflict with itself. The desert was unexpectedly beautiful and horrible at once.” ― Joy Williams


186. “Water is a desert’s gold.”– Matshona Dhliwayo


187. “Switched out my Netflix streaming for an Airstream instead.”


188. If I have ever seen magic, it has been in the desert


189. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.”– Matshona Dhliwayo


190. “Like the desert waiting for the rain. Like a school kid waiting for the spring.” – Norah Jones


191. “The desert sharpened the sweet ache of his longing, amplified it, gave shape to it in sere geology and clean slant of light.” -Jon Krakauer


192. “Sunshine all the time makes a desert.”


193. “All at once the desert was everywhere, and I was overcome with a feeling of relief. Sand, rocks, hills — the whole landscape was tinted the same shade of orange as the sky.”


194. “The magic of the desert is hard to define.” – Henno Martin


195. “The sin of the desert is knowing where the water is and not sharing it.” – Richard Paul Evans


196. ”Young and wild and free. ”


197. “Take only memories. Leave only footprints.“


198. “A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


199. ‘Cause there ain’t no one for to give you no pain” – America


200. Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly.


201. All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it, all the marvels of creation. – Paulo Coelho


202. “Some hearts are a desert you can die wandering in”. – John Mark Green


203. “In the desert, only God is a well.”


204. “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.“


205. “A desert safari is an adventure like no other.”


206. Call of the wild.


207. Serving you just deserts


208. “I had to clear up my messy life. By letting go of the debris and filth, I have come to a deeper, more soulful beauty and clarity like an oasis in the desert. From that place of clarity, a vision of what I could have, what I could do, who I could be has emerged if I allow my heart to become a place of compassion, acceptance, and forgiveness.” ― Sharon E. Rainey


209. “Is it possible to write a poem or are these words just screams of outlaws exiled to the desert?” ― Dejan Stojanovic


210. Camping, bonfire, and music, forget about the rest.


211. “The desert is so huge, and the horizon so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent.” – Paulo Coelho


212. ”Leave the roads; take the trails. ”


213. “Once again, there was the desert, and that only.”― Stephen King


214. “This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.” ― T. E. Lawrence


215. “It is poetic and lyrical; words that spill forth like cool waters into the dusty dry rock bed of the Soul desiring love. It has been said that I’ve lived in the desert all my life and do not know what it means to be wet.” ― H. Raven Rose


216. “The desert is a capricious lady, and sometimes she drives men crazy.”― Paulo Coelho


217. ”I don't see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn't need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.” — Joy Harjo


218. You can never starve in a desert because of all the sand which is present in it.


219. Don’t listen to what they say. Go see it for yourself.


220. “But it’s all still there in my heart and soul. The walk, the hills, the sky, the solitary pain, and pleasure—they will grow larger, sweeter, lovelier in the days to come, like a treasure found and then, voluntarily, surrendered. Returned to the mountains with my blessing. It leaves a golden glowing on the mind.” ― Edward Abbey


221. “Keep your hands open, and all the sands of the desert can pass through them. Close them, and all you can feel is a bit of grit.” – Taisen Deshimaru


222. “I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.” – Demetri Martin


223. “Do not regret the passing of the camel and the caravan. The Sahara has changed, but it remains a desert without compromise, the world in its extreme. There is no place as dry and hot and hostile.” – William Langewiesche, Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert


224. ”Sand is my favorite color. ”


225. “On a dark desert highway cool wind in my hair” The Eagles


226. “The desert sun is brilliant. It is over five thousand degrees!” — Unknown


227. “Planting myself here for a while.”


228. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them is through the desert.”


229. Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere. Sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself


230. “The breeze across the desert as the light died was so sweet she could almost drink it.”― Mike Bond


231. “The desert is so vast that no one can know it all. Men go out into the desert, and they are like ships at sea; no one knows when they will return.”- Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio


232. “It is very hard to live in silence. The real silence is death and this is terrible. To approach this silence, it is necessary to journey to the desert. You do not go to the desert to find identity but to lose it, to lose your personality, to be anonymous. You make yourself void. You become silent. You become more silent than the silence around you. And then something extraordinary happens: you hear silence speak.” – Edmond Jabes


233. “Never met a desert sunset I didn’t like.”


234. “In the desert of the heart, tears do not touch the ground.” ― Charles de Leusse


235. The great, wild somewhere.


236. “What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote.” ― Edward Abbey


237. The weird guy brought a car door to the desert. He thought he could wind the window down if it gets too warm.


238. “The desert, when the sun comes up. I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.“ – Tom Hanks


239. “This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.” – Mary Austin, Stories from the Country of Lost Borders


240. Sun kissed.


241. “Having a fan-cactus day!”


242. Palm trees are all the shade I need to have a perfectly sandy summer.


243. “Desert hearts.”


244. “When you are young, there is so much ahead of you, it’s like the Saharan desert. You can’t even see across it.” – Henry Rollins


245. “Safari style: living life in the wild.”


246. She is desert. And he is the single drop of water.


247. “The desert is so vast that no one can know it all. Men go out into the desert, and they are like ships at sea; no one knows when they will return.” – Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio


248. “I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams…” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince


249. “When you are young, there is so much ahead of you, it’s like the Sahara Desert. You can’t even see across it.”


250. “Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.” – Will Durant


251. “You can‘t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.“


252. “Find me beneath the Joshua trees.”


253. “So they drove again, Vivien sitting up and looking now, but as navigator only, letting the desert scratch its own thorny poetry on the enormous moon.” ― Douglas Woolf


254. “Follow me to the desert.”


255. “But in the desert, in the pure clean atmosphere, in the silence — there you can find yourself.”


256. “Just another day in paradise.”


257. “All at once the desert was everywhere, and I was overcome with a feeling of relief. Sand, rocks, hills—the whole landscape was tinted the same shade of orange as the sky.” ― Jasmin Darzni


258. “Soaking up the sun in the desert.”


259. “I always thought the desert was the antithesis of peace – something that attacks you. So you don’t go to the desert for peace.” – Sam Shepard


260. “The true call of the desert, of the mountains, or the sea, is their silence – free of the networks of dead speech.”― Freya Stark


261. “Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul.” – Edward Counsel


262. Normal is boring.


263. I’m standing in the desert, waiting for my ship to come in. – Sheryl Crow


264. “The true call of the desert, of the mountains, or the sea, is their silence – free of the networks of dead speech.” – Freya Stark


265. ”If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. ” — Vincent Van Gogh


266. “Time has a different meaning for me, and these events that seem so monumental at the moment will one day be nothing more than a line in a scroll. These humans are but letters to be inked into history. A hundred years from now, I will be free. I will have forgotten their names and faces, and the struggles they have will not matter. Time has a way of burying things, shifting like the desert and swallowing entire civilizations, erasing them from map and memory. Always, in the end, everything returns to dust.” ― Jessica Khoury


267. “Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.”


268. “You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst.” — William Langewiesche


269. “Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.” – Joyce Carol Oates, The Wheel of Love


270. “The phoenix hope can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune’s spite, revive from ashes and rise.” – Miguel de Cervantes


271. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”


272. “Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than then unhappy growth of the tree yuccas.”


273. A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome. – Matshona Dhilwayo


274. “Desert is simply that: an ecstatic critique of culture, an ecstatic form of disappearance.” ― Jean Baudrillard


275. Take only memories, leave only footprints


276. “If a flower can bloom in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.”


277. Ready to make tracks in the sand


278. Plugin your headphones and watch the sky near the bonfire.


279. ”When life gives you mountains, put on your boots and hike. ”


280. “Feeling good-natured.”


281. Catch me under the stars


282. “A desert is a place without expectation.” -Nadine Gordimer”A desert is a place without expectation.” — Nadine Gordimer


283. “I would not sacrifice a single living mesquite tree for any book ever written. One square mile of the living desert is worth a hundred ‘great books’ – and one brave deed is worth a thousand.” ― Edward Abbey


284. “The high desert has an effect on people. The place has a way of swallowing you up.” – Campbell Scott


285. Life is like a desert. You only regret the oasis you let pass.


286. Give me a sandy beach, and I’ll have the summer of my life.


287. Windows down, wind through my hair, desert dust in my shoes.


288. “New York is the great stone desert.” – Israel Zangwill


289. Bullet ride and desert camping is every gang’s dream.


290. “The desert sings of loss, always loss, and if you stand quiet with your eyes closed, it will grieve you too.” ― Nafiza Azad


291. “Without music, life is a journey through a desert.”


292. Into the dunes.


293. “Out in the desert what doesn’t kill you just pisses you off and will probably kill you the next time.” ― James Anderson


294. “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.” ― Milton Friedman


295. Good, clean laugh – within the sand.


296. “For all the toll the desert takes of a man it gives compensations, deep breaths, deep sleep, and the communion of the stars.” ― Mary Hunter Austin


297. “Keep your hands open, and all the sands of the desert can pass through them. Close them, and all you can feel is a bit of grit.”― Taisen Deshimaru


298. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has and creates amazing beauty.” — Joy Harjo


299. ”Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. ” ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


300. “The immense desert, empty as a bird’s wing, inspired him with promise.” ― Mike Bond


301. “Simplicity is the heart of everything. If you look to the desert, apparently the desert is very simple but it’s full of life, it’s full of hidden places and the beauty is that it looks simple but it’s complex in the way that it expresses the soul of the world or God.” ― Paulo Coelho


302. “It is better to make an irrational noise in a bush than in a desert.” ― Duop Chak Wuol


303. “A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”


304. “A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


305. “Strolling on, it seems to me that the strangeness and wonder of existence are emphasized here, in the desert, by the comparative sparsity of the flora and fauna: life not crowded upon life as in other places but scattered abroad in spareness and simplicity, with a generous gift of space for each herb and bush and tree, each stem of grass, so that the living organism stands out bold and brave and vivid against the lifeless sand and barren rock. The extreme clarity of the desert light is equaled by the extreme individuation of desert life-forms. Love flowers best in openness and freedom.” – Edward Abbey


306. “To hike out alone in the desert; to sleep on the valley floor on a night with no moon, in the pitch black, just listening to the boom of silence: you can’t imagine what that’s like.” – Nicole Krauss


307. ”A desert is a place without expectation. ”


308. When you escape to a desert, the silence shouts in your ear.


309. “Desert, in general, is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself. – Maynard James Keenan


310. Sandy toes, freckled nose.


311. “Soaking up the sun.”


312. Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are through the desert.


313. Without music, life is a journey through the desert.


314. “I swore this glass was full a minute ago, but maybe it was just a mirage.” (Use this caption on a photo of you with a refreshing cocktail.)


315. “I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.”


316. We’re going on an adventure


317. My favourite thing is to go where I have never been – Diane Arbus


318. A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.


319. It feels good to be lost in the right direction.


320. ”I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it. ” ― William Shakespeare


321. But in the desert, in the pure clean atmosphere, in the silence where you can find yourself.


322. “Time has a way of burying things, shifting like the desert and swallowing entire civilizations, erasing them from map and memory. Always, in the end, everything returns to dust.”


323. “The planet’s famous red colour is from iron oxide coating everything. So it’s not just a desert. It’s a desert so old it’s literally rusting.”


324. “Any thoughts of guilt, any feelings of regret, had faded. The desert had baked them out.” ― Stephen King


325. “A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


326. “There were no lies here. All fancies fled away. That’s what happened in all deserts. It was just you, and what you believed.”– Terry Pratchett


327. “Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul.”


328. “When you escape to a desert, the silence shouts in your ear.” – Graham Greene


329. “The desert was outside my range, it was an alien being, it was science fiction, both saturating and remote, and I had to force myself to believe I was here.” ― Don DeLillo


330. Cover the Earth before it covers you.


331. The desert sky is encircling, majestic, terrible.


332. “I saw the desert, it grew upon me. There are times, when I have sorrows, that I hunger and thirst for it.”― Isabel Burton


333. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.” – Joy Harjo


334. ”Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. ” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


335. “Stars are brighter in the desert sky; No need to wonder or justify” – Amanda Marshall


336. “The desert tells a different story every time one venture on it.”


337. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures onto it.” – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.


338. Take only memories. Leave only footprints.


339. Peace, love, and desert dust.


340. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are dirt.”


341. “Take a journey through the dunes.”


342. Love me or hate me, the desert seems to say, this is what I am and this is what I shall remain.


343. “If you spend enough time in the desert, you will hear it speak.” ― Nnedi Okorafo


344. “All good things are wild and free.” — Henry David Thoreau


345. And into the desert I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.


346. “If you spend enough time in the desert, you will hear it speak.” – Nnedi Okorafor


347. Surrounded completely! By the unique fragrance of sands.


348. “In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated.”


349. Into the dunes


350. “The desert still has a memory of water. And that memory is a living thing. It is infused into the sand. It is part of its essence.”


351. “You can’t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.” – Louis L’Amour


352. “Just a girl dreaming of the desert.”


353. “The sand doesn’t care if you’re made of flesh or stone.”― Joaquin Lowe


354. Faith, trust and desert dust (take on Peter Pan quote)


355. “Keep calm and take a trip to the desert.”


356. Simplicity is the heart of everything. If you look to the desert, apparently the desert is very simple but it’s full of life, it’s full of hidden places and the beauty is that it looks simple but it’s complex in the way that it expresses the soul of the world or God. – Paulo Coelho


357. “The desert tells a different story every time one venture on it.” – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.


358. “I need to disappear, escape for a little bit; Take a trip to Palm Springs if you’re into it.”-“Palm Springs” by Mistel Marie


359. “Ahead of me is the open desert, hot and merciless. Behind me is Sand. I don’t turn back; I don’t say goodbye. The Bullet Catcher carves a straight line through the desert, walking towards the distant mountains. And I follow.” ― Joaquin Lowe


360. I’ll never desert you


361. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupery


362. Camping hair, don’t care.


363. “Though one praises all the gods, Birds will not come down to deserts.” ― Miriam Lichtheim


364. “I would go out into the desert. The desert was my teacher. I didn’t know about gurus and wise people. I wasn’t a reader.” – Byron Katie


365. Are we dune yet?


366. Somehow, the stars are just better out here.


367. “The sand has rules. F***ed up rules, but rules nonetheless.”


368. “Call of the wild.”


369. “The land afterward was cleared by oxen, the fallen trees stripped of their bark and cut for lumber that would be used in the construction of the villa, in which the women would live as servants, on whose property their daughters terraced the mountain for orange and lemon groves, where they could see to the east from the peak of Mount Terminus their sons raising swine in the valley below.” ― David Grand


370. “The poetry of Earth is never dead.”


371. Been there, dune that.


372. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.”– Frank Herbert (Dune)


373. “Take me to the desert.”


374. Even in the most barren desert, one would still feel one’s heart beating.


375. Forever wandering where the WiFi is weak.


376. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.”


377. “OK Mother Nature, you didn’t need to flex that hard.”


378. “Full many a flower is born to blush unseen and waste its sweetness on the desert air.” ― Paul Hoffman


379. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.” — Robert Edison Fulton JR


380. Go where you feel the most alive.


381. “Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple.”


382. “Sun kissed.”


383. Pretty fly for a cacti


384. “Everything that ever happened to me that was important happened in the desert.” – Michael Ondaatje


385. “This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.” – Mary Hunter Austin


386. “It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”


387. “The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms.”


388. “There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount, a perfect ratio of water to rock, water to sand, ensuring that wide, free, open, generous spacing among plants and animals, homes and towns and cities, which makes the arid West so different from any other part of the nation. There is no lack of water here unless you try to establish a city where no city should be.”


389. “Even in the most barren desert, one would still feel one’s heart beating.”-Marty Rubin


390. The desert: lands of the lost borders.


391. “Adventure is out there.” – Up


392. “Find me where the wild things are.” — Alessia Cara, “Wild Things”


393. “Noontime here is like a drug. The light is psychedelic, the dry electric air narcotic. To me, the desert is stimulating, exciting, exacting” ― Edward Abbey


394. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.“ – Robert Edison Fulton Jr.


395. “I’ve been through the desert on a horse with no name


396. Having a fan-cactus day in the desert.


397. Into the desert I go


398. “Let those desert places in our hearts bloom.”― Pope Francis


399. ”Where the wild things are. ”


400. Feeling good-natured.


401. “The painted aircraft took on sunlight and pulse. Sweeps of color, bands and spatters, airy washes, the force of saturated light—the whole thing oddly personal, a sense of one painter’s hand moved by impulse and afterthought as much as by epic design. I hadn’t expected to register such pleasure and sensation. The air was color-scrubbed, coppers and ochers burning off the metal skin of the aircraft to exchange with the framing desert.” ― Don DeLillo


402. “Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas.”


403. “A daisy blooming in the desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest.”


404. If you love a dad joke or want to impress your kids with a desert pun or joke then this section is for you:


405. Keep calm and take a trip to the desert.


406. Just another day in paradise.


407. “I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams…”


408. “The desert mocked the map-makers.” ― Dean F. Wilson


409. “One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing.”


410. “If you sing of beauty though alone in the heart of the desert you will have an audience.” – Khalil Gibran


411. “A desert is a place without expectations.” – Nadine Gordimer


412. “I knew I was a grain of sand in the vast desert that never ended and he was a sparkling star in the sky.” – Aleena Yasin


413. “The bare earth, plantless, waterless, is an immense puzzle. In the forests or beside rivers everything speaks to humans. The desert does not speak. I could not comprehend its tongue; its silence.” – Pablo Neruda


414. Find me where the wild things are.


415. ”Out here, whenever there's a lull in the conversation, nature gives us a real tumbleweed to break the silence. ”


416. “The desert could not be claimed or owned — it was a piece of cloth carried by winds, never held down by stones, and given a hundred shifting names.” — Michael Ondaatje


417. “When you’re in the desert, you look into infinity… It makes you feel terribly small, and also in a strange way, quite big.”- David Lean


418. “The vast sage desert undulates with almost imperceptible tides like the ocean.”


419. “Everything makes sense in the desert.”


420. “The Gobi wasn’t completely devoid of life; its ecosystem was unexpectedly extensive and varied given the extremes to which it subjected its denizens, but some of those forms of life weren’t the kind that Anna wanted to admire too closely.” ― L. Ashley Straker


421. The desert: lands of the lost borders


422. “I always thought the desert was the antithesis of peace — something that attacks you. So you don’t go to the desert for peace.” – Sam Shepard


423. “This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.” — Mary Hunter Austin


424. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.”-Robert Edison Fulton Jr.


425. Everything makes sense in the desert.


426. “Give me some sunshine, give me those palm trees; expand my horizons on Paradise Island.”-Paradise Island” by Paul Maged


427. “This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.” – T. E. Lawrence


428. “Your will is free means: it was free when it wanted the desert, it is free since it can choose the path that leads to crossing the desert, it is free since it can choose the pace, but it is also unfree since you must go through the desert, unfree since every path in a labyrinthine manner touches every foot of the desert’s surface.” ― Franz Kafka


429. “The desert could not be claimed or owned–it was a piece of cloth carried by winds, never held down by stones, and given a hundred shifting names. Its caravans, those strange rambling feasts, and cultures left nothing behind, not an ember. All of us, even those with European homes and children in the distance, wished to remove the clothing of our countries. It was a place of faith. We disappeared into the landscape.” ― Michael Ondaatje


430. Life is like a desert. You only regret the oasis you let pass


431. “The desert is a place of mystery and magic.”


432. ”Somehow, the stars are just better out here. ”


433. “Desert…is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself.”


434. “Water, water, water. There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount, a perfect ratio of water to rock, water to sand, insuring that wide free open, generous spacing among plants and animals, homes and towns and cities, which makes the arid West so different from any other part of the nation. There is no lack of water here unless you try to establish a city where no city should be.” ― Edward Abbey


435. “As a remedy to life in society, I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.” ― Albert Camus


436. “Scenic Views.”


437. “A desert is a place without expectation.”


438. “It was either the chaos of a crowd of thoughts or the silence of solitude, nothing in between.” ― Sanhita Baruah


439. “The deeds of men, as footprints in the desert. Nothing under the circling moons is fated to last. Even the sun goes down.” ― Guy Gavriel Kay


440. The desert surrounds me.


441. “Water is a desert’s gold.”


442. Forever wandering where the WiFi is weak


443. “Ask the dust on the road! Ask the Joshua trees standing alone where the Mojave begins.”


444. “In the empire of desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen.”– Mehmet Murat Ildan


445. “When you are young, there is so much ahead of you, it’s like the Sahara Desert. You can’t even see across it.” – Henry Rollins


446. “Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.” – Joyce Carol Oates


447. “Everything that ever happened to me that was important happened in the desert.” ― Michael Ondaatje


448. “He sat back on his heels and watched the stars one by one cut their way through onrushing darkness, till all was reversed, the day was night, and the blackness glittered with all the desert’s sands, each a tiny flame beyond the bounds of time.” ― Mike Bond


449. ”I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space. ”


450. “Desert…is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself.” – Maynard James Keenan


451. “Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads, they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way.” ― Terry Pratchett


452. “Windows down, wind through my hair, desert dust in my shoes.”


453. Desert vibes only.


454. All knotted up within the sun and sand.


455. “Go where you feel most alive.”


456. Really the best place to spend the rest of my vacation.


457. “I guess somebody else made the country in these parts. It’s not nearly so well done. They forgot the water and the trees.”


458. Switched out my Netflix streaming for an Airstream instead.


459. “I have spent weeks in the desert, forgetting to look at the moon, he says, as a married man may spend days never looking into the face of his wife. These are not sins of omission but signs of pre-occupation.” ― Michael Ondaatje


460. You’re off to great places. Today is your day. Your desert is waiting so get on your way.


461. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.”- Robert Edison Fulton JR


462. “Adventure is out there.”


463. Never met a desert sunset I didn’t like.


464. “No man can live this life and emerge unchanged. He will carry, however, faint, the imprint of the desert, the brand which marks the nomad; and he will have within him the yearning to return, weak or insistent according to his nature. For this cruel land can cast a spell which no temperate clime can match.” ― Wilfred Thesiger


465. “Desert hair, don’t care.”


466. “For all the toll the desert takes on a man it gives compensations, deep breaths, deep sleep, and the communion of the stars.” – Mary Austin


467. “If I were planning to be stranded on a desert island, I wouldn’t take Freud’s books with me, because I’ve already read them all.” – Anne Roiphe


468. ”The Earth is what we all have in common. ”


469. “Deserts are barren, inhospitable places. The very word conjures an image of featureless and dunes stretching beautiful but terrible for as far as the eye can see.” – Michael Allaby


470. “Climb the mountains, search the valleys, the deserts, the seashores, the deep recesses of the earth, for only in this way and no other will you arrive at the true nature of things.” – Peder Soerensen


471. “Anything less than the desert was a dream.” ― Kameron Hurley


472. “On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don’t stop” – Paulo Coelho


473. “Always take the scenic route.”


474. “And I miss you, like the deserts miss the rain.”-“Missing” by Everything But the Girl


475. The desert prickles my fancy.


476. “Branching out.”


477. “Got lost in nature and found myself.”


478. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.”


479. “She laughed, and the desert sang.” – Jerry Spinelli


480. “Danger was the desert’s breath, and the landscape changed with every wind.” – Zita Steele.


481. “Breathing in the desert air.”


482. “And then there is the most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” – Randy Komisar


483. “The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.”


484. “There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount, a perfect ratio of water to rock, water to sand, ensuring that wide, free, open, generous spacing among plants and animals, homes and towns and cities, which makes the arid West so different from any other part of the nation. There is no lack of water here unless you try to establish a city where no city should be.” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness


485. There’s no WiFi in the desert, but I’m definitely going to find a better connection out here


486. “We were like wanderers in a desert, blessed with a rare downpour.”


487. “The desert sings of loss, always loss, and if you stand quiet with your eyes closed, it will grieve you too.”― Nafiza Azad


488. “I guess somebody else made the country in these parts. It’s not nearly so well done. They forgot the water and the trees.” ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


489. “A forest is a mystery, but the desert is truth.” – Keith Miller


490. “Talk to the sand.”


491. “You’re off to great places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way.” — Dr. Seuss


492. “Hold me fast, cause I’m a hopeless wanderer.” — Mumford & Sons, “Hopeless Wanderer”


493. “The thing about tears is that they can be as quiet as a cloud floating across the desert sky.”– Benjamin Alire Saenz


494. Gone to the desert. Back never.


495. “Let the desert wind cool your aching head. Let the weight of the world – drift away instead.” – Beck


496. Aloe my little friend


497. Ridin’ these dunes.


498. “I feel like sand that’s blown away. Back into the storm, I’m inside this dream. That feels just like desert rain.” – Edward Maya


499. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.”


500. “Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom and lakes die.” – Gil Scott-Heron


501. “I was like a desert and she came into my life as the storm.”― Avijeet Das


502. “Adventures fill your soul.”


503. “The thing about tears is that they can be as quiet as a cloud floating across the desert sky.”


504. A desert, in general, is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself.


505. The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms


506. “It was a lone tree burning on the desert. A heraldic tree that the passing storm had left afire. The solitary pilgrim drew up before it had traveled far to be here and he knelt in the hot sand and held his numbed hands out while all about in that circle attended companies of lesser auxiliaries routed forth into the inordinate day, small owls that crouched silently and stood from foot to foot and tarantulas and solpugas and vinegarroons and the vicious mygale spiders and beaded lizards with mouths black as a chow dogs, deadly to man, and the little desert basilisks that jet blood from their eyes and the small sand vipers like seemly gods, silent and the same, in Jeda, in Babylon. A constellation of ignited eyes that edged the ring of light all bound in a precarious truce before this torch whose brightness had set back the stars in their sockets.” ― Cormac McCarthy


507. “This was the desert, everything all at once, whether it was needed or not. What survived had learned to save, live carefully, and keep a low profile, even appear to be dead for long periods. Perseverance and patience.” ― James Anderson


508. Sand is my favorite color.


509. Been there, dune that


510. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” — Frank Herbert, Dune


511. Lost in the desert


512. A daisy blooming in the desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest.


513. Don’t listen to what they say. Go see it for yourself


514. Wanderlust and desert dust.


515. “To a person who expects every desert to be barren sand dunes, the Sonoran must come as a surprise. Not only are there no dunes, there’s no sand. At least not the sort of sand you find at the beach. The ground does have a sandy color to it, or gray, but your feet won’t sink in. It’s hard, as if it’s been tamped. And pebbly. And glinting with what else mica.”


516. “This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.”-T. E. Lawrence


517. “Maybe that is the one real division between men: woodmen and desert men.” ― Kurban Said


518. Life is short, but the desert is huge.


519. “Dubai, with all of its glitz and glamour rose in the heart of the desert.” ― Soroosh Shahrivar


520. Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are sandy


521. “Are you in a desert? Then be a camel! Be compatible with the reality!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


522. The desert is a natural extension of the of the inner silence of the body.


523. “The desert, when the sun comes up, I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” – Tom Hanks


524. The sky above, Earth below.


525. “Nothing is all bad. There are very beautiful flowers in the desert admidst the spikes and thorns. Just don’t let them take over. In the garden of love there is little room for prickly things.”


526. “I guess somebody else made the country in these parts. It’s not nearly so well done. They forgot the water and the trees.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


527. “You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst.” – William Langewiesche


528. “I am convinced now that the desert has no heart, that it presents a riddle which has no answer, and that the riddle itself is an illusion created by some limitation or exaggeration of the displaced human consciousness.”– Edward Abbey


529. “The desert: a land of lost borders.”


530. The Mojave is a big desert and a frightening one. It’s as though nature tested a man for endurance and constancy to prove whether he was good enough to get to California. – John Steinbeck


531. “The great, wild somewhere.”


532. The desert sun is brilliant. It has over five thousand degrees!


533. “The desert, when the sun comes up. I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” – Tom Hanks


534. “A night spent in the desert means a night spent in the space!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


535. ”I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. ” — Henry David Thoreau


536. “She might’ve had the skill to get them out of the Hold, but God knew how she’d fare across the desert of Altadis. And God wasn’t telling.” ― Dean F. Wilson


537. “Real beauty is imperfect.”


538. “Never met a desert sunset I didn't like.”


539. “She is desert. And he is the single drop of water.”


540. “Real jungle > concrete jungle.”


541. “The desert was bad, but nothing could compare with the horrors of a tropical rain forest.” ― Tahir Shah


542. “She was beautiful in the way people call the desert beautiful, which is to say that although some people actually believed it, most of the time it was said in response to someone else’s denigration of it.” ― Chris McCormick


543. “This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.” -T. E. Lawrence


544. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe, It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has and creates amazing beauty.” — Joy Harjo


545. “The magic of the desert is hard to define.”– Henno Martin


546. “In the desert, I had found a freedom unattainable in civilization; a life unhampered by possessions, since everything that was not a necessity was an encumbrance. I had found too, a comradeship inherent in the circumstances, and the belief that tranquility was to be found there.” ― Wilfred Thesiger


547. “Sadly, it’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.” – James Lovelock


548. “Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere. Sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.“


549. “To receive the grace of God, you must go to the desert and stay for a while.”


550. “Shall I run back into the desert, and stay there until the devil has passed out of me and I am fit to meet humankind again without driving it to despair at the first look? I haven’t had enough desert yet.” ― Saul Bellow


551. ”Switched out my Netflix streaming for an Airstream instead. ”


552. “Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.” – Khalil Gibran


553. “The extreme clarity of the desert light is equaled by the extreme individuation of desert life forms. Love flowers best in openness and freedom.”


554. “Anglesey has two deserts, one made by Nature, the other made by Man: Newborough and Parys Mountain.” ― Edward Greenly


555. “A desert is a place without expectation.” – Nadine Gordimer


556. “The Mojave is a big desert and a frightening one. It’s as though nature tested a man for endurance and constancy to prove whether he was good enough to get to California.”


557. “I will fill myself with the desert and the sky. I will be stone and stars, unchanging and strong and safe. The desert is complete; it is spare and alone, but perfect in its solitude. I will be the desert.” – Kiersten White


558. “The desert was clairvoyant, this is what he’d always believed, that the landscape unravels and reveals, it knows future as well as past.” ― Don DeLillo


559. “On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oases and deserts. In both cases, don’t stop.”


560. Heaven on Earth.


561. The view from the top.


562. “A man in a desert can hold absence in his cupped hands, knowing it is something that feeds him more than water.” – Michael Ondaatje


563. “The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms.“


564. Dear desert, I dream about you all the time.


565. “Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere. Sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.”


566. “I’m standing in the desert, waiting for my ship to come in”. – Sheryl Crow


567. “It’s no wonder most religions are born in the desert because when men lay beneath that boundless night sky and look up at the infinite expanse of creation they have an uncontrollable urge to put something in the way.” – Terry Pratchett


568. Never met a desert sunset I didn’t like


569. The desert tells a different story every time one venture’s into it.


570. “I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.”


571. “The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it.” – Robert Edison Fulton JR


572. “You can‘t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.“ – Louis L’Amour


573. “You can’t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.”


574. “Forever wandering where the WiFi is weak.”


575. “You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst.”


576. “The view from the top.”


577. I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space.


578. Go where you feel the most alive


579. “The desert could not be claimed or owned- it was a piece of cloth carried by winds, never held down by stones, and given a hundred shifting names.”– Michael Ondaatje


580. “There's no WiFi in the desert, but I'm definitely going to find a better connection out here.”


581. Explore the world and camp in every desert.


582. “Magic of the shadows can best be seen in the desert” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


583. “The rules for survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena.” – Bear Grylls, British adventurer


584. ”The desert tells a different story every time one venture’s into it. ”


585. I was born to explore.


586. Life is always like a desert. You’ll either find an oasis or will end up in a mirage while finding one.


587. “#Nofilter needed.”


588. “A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome. – Matshona Dhilwayo


589. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery — air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.'” ― Sylvia Plath


590. Of all the paths you take in life, make sure some of them are sandy.


591. “No law. No order. No time or space. The danger was the desert’s breath, and the landscape changed with every wind.” ― Zita Steele


592. Desert bathing.


593. “The rules for survival never change, whether you’re in a desert or in an arena.”


594. I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink – Joe E Lewis


595. “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see it all in the marvels of creation.”


596. Cover the Earth before it covers you


597. “Good, clean fun — in the sand!”


598. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


599. “I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence, something throbs, and gleams.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


600. “I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost.” – Edward T. Hall


601. “A cactus does not live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert has not killed it yet.”


602. My favorite thing is to go where I have never been.


603. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery


604. “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it all the marvels of creation.”- Paulo Coelho


605. “In the desert, the only god is a well.”― Vera Nazarian


606. “There were no lies here. All fancies fled away. That’s what happened in all deserts. It was just you, and what you believed.” – Terry Pratchett


607. “But in the desert, in the pure clean atmosphere, in the silence – there you can find yourself.” – Father Dioscuros


608. “Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you’re a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert.” – Khalil Gibran


609. “The desert still has a memory of water. And that memory is a living thing. It is infused into the sand. It is part of its essence.” – Thomas Lloyd Qualls


610. “Cactus, sunshine, and desert life.”


611. “A desert is a place without expectation.”-Nadine Gordimer


612. ”You're off to great places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way.” — Dr. Seuss


613. “Can't tell where heaven stops and the earth begins.”


614. “If my love were a desert, you would see only sand” – Jay Asher


615. “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it, all the marvels of creation”. – Paulo Coelho


616. Adding sand writing to my resume.


617. “Pack your bags and let’s go on safari!”


618. Desert, in general, is a very good place to find yourself. Or lose yourself. – Maynard James Keenan


619. ”Go where you feel the most alive. ”


620. “The deeds of men, as footprints in the desert. Nothing under the circling moons is fated to last. Even the sun goes down.”― Guy Gavriel Kay.


621. ”Never met a desert sunset I didn't like. ”


622. “Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul. – Edward Counsel


623. “And the desert shall reclaim, its wealth!” ― Danikelii


624. “Stars are brighter in the desert sky


625. “Starry skies and fireflies.”


626. Taking a long way home.


627. Now I realize that the desert has something more than sand.


628. The dunes change with the wind, but deserts remain the same.


629. “How you dune?”


630. “It is true there is a scent in the desert, though there may be no flower or tree or blade of grass within miles. It is the essence of the untrodden, untarnished earth herself!” – Rosita Forbes


631. “Love me or hate me, the desert seems to say, this is what I am and this is what I shall remain.”


632. “Even in the most barren desert one would still feel one’s heart beating.” ― Marty Rubin


633. Hot sun and sandy buns.


634. “I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.” – Ella Maillart


635. “Making my own oasis in the desert.”


636. “The phoenix hope can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune’s spite, revive from ashes and rise.”


637. “Out here, whenever there’s a lull in the conversation, nature gives us a real tumbleweed to break the silence.”


638. “I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.”


639. “The desert sky is encircling, majestic, terrible.”― Paul Shepard


640. “Magic of the shadows can best be seen in the deserts.”– Mehmet Murat Ildan


641. Even in the most barren desert one would still feel one’s heart beating.


642. ”Peace, love, and desert dust. ”


643. “It is like being in the desert. At first, you listen to the absence of sounds and call it silence. Then suddenly you may be taken by the presence of stillness where you are one with listening to itself.” – Jean Klein


644. “The breeze across the desert as the light died was so sweet she could almost drink it.” ― Mike Bond


645. “I left a piece of my soul that will always rightfully belong in the desert.” ― M.B. Dallocchio


646. Aloe my little friend.


647. “Even in the most barren desert one would still feel one’s heart beating.”


648. “The desire of water is scribed across the desert-like graffiti until all that is left of the desert is water. In the scream of a flood, consummate carvings are left behind. Careful scallops are taken from the faces of canyons. This is not random work. It is artistry distilled from madness.” ― Craig Childs


649. “Without music, life is a journey through the desert.”


650. “Nothing can be born and grown without her nourishment. She is a life-giving river that gives and loves without holding anything back. And without her water, man would walk around aimlessly, feeling incomplete and hollow like an empty well. The longer he roams, the deeper the hole within his soul expands, growing bigger and bigger like a barren tree whose branches resemble the cracks on hard, dry soil. And he shall continue to feel incomplete and malnourished, until – he encounters a godly woman, to show him life and quench his thirst.” ― Suzy Kassem


651. “She thirsted for love, but found only a mirage. Some hearts are a desert you can die wandering in.”― John Mark Green


652. “The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body.”- Jean Baudrillard


653. “I thought of the wilderness we had left behind us, open to sea and sky, joyous in its plenitude and simplicity, perfect yet vulnerable, unaware of what is coming, defended by nothing, guarded by no one.” ― Edward Abbey


654. The weird guy brought a car door to the desert. He thought he could wind the window down if it gets too warm


655. “The sand has rules.”


656. “One by one and then together the birds chanted, warbled, whistled, and cooed, like a rare desert plant bursting into life after the rain.” ― Mike Bond


657. “On safari to the sands.”


658. “For all the toll the desert takes of a man it gives compensations, deep breaths, deep sleep, and the communion of the stars.”– Mary Hunter Austin


659. “The desert, when the sun comes up, I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the earth began.” ― Tom Hanks


660. “All sunshine makes a desert” – Arabic Proverb


661. Just a girl dreaming of the desert


662. No filter needed.


663. Out here, whenever there’s a lull in the conversation, nature gives us a real tumbleweed to break the silence.


664. “The witch snipped off her golden hair and cast her out into a great desert” ― Marissa Meyer


665. “You can’t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.”- Louis L’Amour


666. A change in latitude would help my attitude.


667. Talk to the sand


668. “A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty.”


669. “I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost.”


670. “The desert does not mean the absence of men, it means the presence of God.”


671. “I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.” ― Demetri Martin


672. “In the desert, the two primary elements are stone and water. Stone comes in abundance, exposed by weathering and a lack of vegetation. It is a canvas. Water crosses this stone with such rarity and ferocity that it tells all of its secrets in the shapes left behind.” – Craig Childs


673. A forest is a mystery but the desert is truth. Life pared to the bone.


674. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”- Antoine de Saint


675. “Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.” ― Joyce Carol Oates


676. “I think the American West really attracts me because it’s romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.”


677. “He’d lived in the desert all his life, and he loved it. He was its child. It was his home.” ― Tony Taylor


678. “The planet’s famous red color is from iron oxide coating everything. So it’s not just a desert. It’s a desert so old it’s literally rusting.” – Andy Weir


679. “The field of the soul must be watered by the rain with tears of love; otherwise it will become a desert.” ― Sorin Cerin


680. “Feeling fueled by solar power.”


681. “Windows down, wind through my hair, desert dust in my shoes.” – Unknown


682. Some beautiful paths cannot be discovered without getting lost – Erol Ozan


683. ”This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough. ”


684. Peace, love, and desert dust


685. “Another day, another sunrise.”


686. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.”


687. “The desert could not be claimed or owned — it was a piece of cloth carried by winds, never held down by stones, and given a hundred shifting names.”


688. “Are we dune yet?”


689. “I would enter the desert alone, to leave in the sand endless footprints only to be obliterated by the wind, to walk the same path each day expecting the same path tomorrow, and perhaps to cease wondering at the bloom and wither of lilies only to linger for death. But no, even in the desert, I would seek a new sanctuary, to contemplate a grain of sand in a sea of dryness.” ― Leonard Seet


690. “Madness plants mirrors in the desert. I find the means frightening.” ― Floriano Martins


691. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.” — Joy Harjo


692. “If the desert is holy, it is because it is a forgotten place that allows us to remember the sacred. Perhaps that is why every pilgrimage to the desert is a pilgrimage to the self. There is no place to hide and so we are found.” – Terry Tempest Williams


693. “If not prevented, desertification of the world can one day make the camels as the best and the sole cars of our civilization!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


694. “In the desert, the line between life and death is sharp and quick.” – Brian Herbert


695. Soaking up the sun in the desert.


696. “We are always running for the thrill of it, thrill of it.” — Empire of The Sun, “Walking On A Dream”


697. Got lost in nature and found myself.


698. I distrust camels and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.


699. “Windows down, wind in my hair, and desert dust in my shoes.”


700. “The desert tells a different story every time one venture on it.“


701. Paradise is anywhere you’ll write within the sand.


702. “Out here, whenever there’s a lull in the conversation, nature gives us a real tumbleweed to break the silence.” – Unknown


703. “Life is like a camel, you can make it do anything but back up.” – Marcelene Cox


704. The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams! – Oprah Winfrey


705. “Into the desert I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.”


706. “For all the toll the desert takes of a man it gives compensations, deep breaths, deep sleep, and the communion of the stars.”


707. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


708. “Every time I come, I’m still amazed at the breadth California has: Big Sur, Yosemite, the desert…I love it!


709. “What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote.”


710. “Take only memories. Leave only footprints.”-Chief Seattle


711. “Desert bathing.”


712. “A daisy blooming in the desert is worth more than a rose is blossoming in a rainforest.”


713. “Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.” – Rachel Field, And Now Tomorrow


714. “And maybe it’s foolish of me to save up for a rainy day in a world of desert sand, but I’ve lived, and worked, through enough rainy days to feel the need to save up for an umbrella.” ― Dean F. Wilson


715. “Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you’re a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert.”


716. “They were the men and the women of the sand, of the wind, of the light, of the night. They appeared as in a dream, at the crest of a dune, as if they were born of the cloudless sky.” ― J.M.G. Le Clézio


717. “A desert blessing, an ocean curse.” – John Green


718. “The desert is so huge, and the horizons so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent.” – Paulo Coelho


719. “The desert is like that – you think thoughts you haven’t thought before and you feel feelings that you’ve always believed are someone else’s feelings.” – Katja Rudolph


720. “And I miss you like the Desert Miss the rain” – Sade


721. “You can‘t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.”


722. “But silence continued in the layers of the earth, and this density that I could feel at my shoulders continued harmonious, sustained, unaltered through eternity. I lay there pondering my situation, lost in the desert, and in danger, naked between sky and sand and stars, withdrawn by too much silence from the poles of my life.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


723. “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.”


724. “Stars are brighter / In the desert sky / No need to wonder or justify”– Amanda Marshall – Dark Horse lyrics


725. “We all have our own deserts. Thet may not be the same as my desert, but we all have to cross them to find a purpose in life and be free.” ― Yeonmi Park


726. “I am convinced now that the desert has no heart, that it presents a riddle which has no answer, and that the riddle itself is an illusion created by some limitation or exaggeration of the displaced human consciousness.” ― Edward Abbey


727. “The desert still has a memory of water. And that memory is a living thing. It is infused into the sand. It is part of its essence.” ― Thomas Lloyd Qualls


728. “On the desert, the wind was a constant, and when you paid attention, it seemed like the earth’s own breathing.” – Sonia Sotomayor


729. Follow me to the desert


730. “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see it for yourself.”


731. “Explore new places and find new adventures.”


732. “Drifting across the vast space, silent except for wind and footsteps, I felt uncluttered and unhurried for the first time in a while, already on desert time.”– Rebecca Solnit


733. “Camping hair, don’t care.”


734. “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see it all in the marvels of creation.” – Paulo Coelho


735. “I will love you like the desert burns along with the sun when they are together, and when you will be gone, just like everyone else, I will cry for you like the snow that melts at the first hint of summer and hoping that you’ll be back I will miss you like the clouds lose themselves when it rains.” ― Sanhita Baruah


736. “Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul.” ― Edward Counsel


737. “The thing about tears is that they can be as quiet as a cloud floating across the desert sky.” – Benjamin Alire Saen


738. “The desert could not be claimed or owned — it was a piece of cloth carried by winds, never held down by stones, and given a hundred shifting names.” – Michael Ondaatje


739. “Sadly, it’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.”


740. If a pig gets hot in a dessert it shouts, “I’m bacon out here.”


741. “He who puts his brother in the ground is everywhere. The word of the wise has fled without delay. Lo, the son of man is denied recognition,


742. “The vastness of the desert frightened her. Everything looked too far away, even the cloudless sky. There was nowhere you could hide in such emptiness.” ― James Carlos Blake


743. I shivered in those solitudes when I heard the voice of salt in the desert.


744. Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul. – Edward Counsel


745. There’s no WiFi in the desert, but I’m definitely going to find a better connection out here.


746. “Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom and lakes die.”


747. Catch me under the stars.


748. “Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas” ― Mary Hunter Austin


749. “The desert does not mean the absence of men, it means the presence of God”.– Carlo Carretto


750. “I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered by rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has and creates amazing beauty.” – Joy Harjo


751. “At such moments felt my mind wake up with the temptation of life gathering courage for flowering beauty even in the desert of living.” ― Suman Pokhrel


752. “Do not regret the passing of the camel and the caravan. The Sahara has changed, but it remains a desert without compromise, the world in its extreme. There is no place as dry and hot and hostile.”


753. “I’m ready for an adventure!”


754. Travel … The best way to be lost… And found… At the same time.


755. “I had to clear up my messy life. By letting go of the debris and filth, I have come to a deeper, more soulful beauty and clarity like an oasis in the desert.”― Sharon E. Rainey


756. “She smiled, and said, “Take care that the voice of God and the Devil sound one and the same in the desert. Trust your instincts. You were not put on this earth to be naïve, blindly optimistic, or passive; you are here to be vigilant, to survive.” ― M.B. Dallocchio


757. “Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars – mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more?” – Richard P. Feynman


758. “All at once the desert was everywhere” – Jasmin Darznik


759. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


760. Magic of the shadows can best be seen in the deserts.


761. “When you’re in the desert, you look into infinity. It makes you feel terribly small, and also in a strange way, quite big.” ― David Lean


762. “Everything that ever happened to me that was important happened in the desert.”


763. “I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.”


764. “A desert is a place without expectation.“


765. A desert is a place for growth.


766. Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere. Sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.


767. “She knows that it’s the perfect time of day out there in the desert. She imagines the colors making a show of themselves outside. The glittering gray pavement, the aching red land. The colors streaking flamboyantly across the sky. When she closes her eyes, she can see them, the paint in the firmament. Dazzling. Purple, yellow, orange, pink, and blue. She can see those perfect colors, hot and bright, a feathered headdress. Beneath, the landscape stretches out its arms.” ― Jeanine Cummins


768. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.”


769. Into the desert, I go to lose my mind and find my soul.


770. “The desert is an ideal illusion of a blank slate – so much mystery in endless layers is hidden underneath its bright, pseudo-sterile surface.” – Vera Nazarian


771. You can’t fight the desert. You have to ride with it.


772. Left breathless at the beauty of the setting sun in the desert.


773. Child of nature.


774. “When the banner of countless colors spreads on the wind, and the Riders of the Desert storm arise, then shall the Sleeper awake beneath his sand shroud and bring the Judgement to the world.” ― Mladen Đorđević


775. “The desert, to those who do listen, is more likely to provoke awe than to invite conquest.” – Joseph Wood Krutch


776. The desert has its holiness of silence.


777. I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.


778. “I have this personal affinity for the desert. I am fascinated by the desert. I love it.” – Erika Slezak


779. Cactus, sunshine, and desert life.


780. “I asked him if it were a mirage, and he said yes. I said it was a dream, and he agreed, But said it was the desert’s dream not his. And he told me that in a year or so, when he had aged enough for any man, then he would walk into the wind until he saw the tents. This time, he said, he would go on with them.” ― Neil Gaiman


781. “Been there, dune that.”


782. “If you sing of beauty though alone in the heart of the desert you will have an audience.” ― Khalil Gibran


783. Having a fan-cactus day in the desert


784. “Water is a desert’s gold.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


785. “Aloe my little friend.”


786. Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.


787. “The stars are better out here.”


788. Feelin’ sandy.


789. Follow me to the desert.


790. “Into the desert I go.”


791. “One square mile of living desert is worth a hundred ‘great books’ – and one brave deed is worth a thousand.”– Edward Abbey


792. “Life is an adventure, take the opportunity while you can.”


793. “Without music, life is a journey through a desert.” – Pat Conroy


794. “Let the desert wind cool your aching head. Let the weight of the world drift away instead.”


795. “A desert is a place without expectation.”- Nadine Gordimer


796. “The weather here is windy, balmy, sometimes wet. Desert springtime, with flowers popping up all over the place, trees leafing out, streams gushing down from the mountains. Great time of year for hiking, camping, exploring, sleeping under the new moon and the old stars. At dawn and in the evening we hear the coyotes howling with excitement – mating season. And lots of fresh rabbit meat hopping about to feed the young ones with.” ― Edward Abbey


797. “The desert is a place for growth.”


798. Into the desert I go.


799. “Nothing is all bad. There are very beautiful flowers in the desert amidst the spikes and thorns. Just don’t let them take over. In the garden of love, there is little room for prickly things.”


800. “Time passes in the rain that doesn’t fall, in the lakes and rivers that we don’t reach.” ― Kimberley Starr


801. “The desert is calling and I must go.”


802. “The desert is a land of endless possibilities.”


803. To receive the grace of God, you must go to the desert and stay awhile.


804. “Mountains and deserts, with their sparse life at the limit of existence, make one restless and disconsolate; one becomes an explorer in an intellectual realm as well as in a physical one.” – George Schaller


805. “Many of the tribal peoples of the world recognize that there are four places in nature where you can find deep peace and remember who you really are. One is in the deep woods; one is in the desert; one in the mountains and one near the ocean.” – Angeles Arrien


806. ”By discovering nature, you discover yourself. ” — Maxime Lagacé


807. “Alone in the silence, I understand for a moment the dread which many feel in the presence of primeval desert, the unconscious fear which compels them to tame, alter or destroy what they cannot understand, to reduce the wild and prehuman to human dimensions. Anything rather than confront directly the antihuman, that other world which frightens not through danger or hostility but in something far worse – its implacable indifference.” ― Edward Abbey


808. Good, clean fun — in the sand.


809. “How blue is the sky? Palm trees are shading and the sun is blazing.”-“Girl on the Coast” by Jessie James Decker


810. “In the desert you become a discoverer. You discover your soul, which had been submerged in vain pursuits, which had been lost in the coils and toils of modern life.”― Ameen Rihani


811. “The Grand Canyon is carven deep by the master hand; it is the gulf of silence, widened in the desert; it is all time inscribing the naked rock; it is the book of earth.” – Donald C. Peattie


812. “In the desert, the only god is a well.” ― Vera Nazarian


813. “A desert, which might be considered the antithesis of the sea, actually poses similar challenges to the evolution of life.” – Michael A. Mares


814. “Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way.”- Terry Pratchett


815. The desert is so huge, and the horizon so distant, that they make a person feel small.


816. There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.


817. Life is always like a desert. You’ll either find an oasis, or will end up in a mirage while finding one.


818. “During the night a fine, delicate summer rain had washed the plains, leaving the morning sky crisp and clean. The sun shone warm—soon to bake the earth dry. It cast a purple haze across the plain—like a great, dark topaz. In the trees the birds sang, while the squirrels jumped from branch to branch in seeming goodwill, belying the expected tension of the coming days.” ― Cate Campbell Beatty


819. If a pig gets hot in a dessert it shouts, “I’m bacon out here.


820. “I was born to explore.”


821. “Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring… How to Build a Boat.”


822. “Life is a desert of shifting sand dunes. Unpredictable. Erratic. Harmony changes into dissonance, the immediate outlives the profound, esoteric becomes cliched. And vice versa.” – Ella Leya


823. “The desert is so vast that no one can know it all. Men go out into the desert, and they are like ships at sea; no one knows when they will return.”


824. “I left a piece of my soul that will always rightfully belong in the desert.”― M.B. Dallocchio


825. The desert is so vast that no one can know it all.


826. Another day, another desert sunrise.


827. “I’m branching out.”


828. “Somehow, the stars are just better out here.”


829. “Prickly cacti, abundant sunshine, and desert life.”


830. “Is there any wilderness of sand in the deserts of Arabia, is there any prospect of desolation among the ruins of Palestine, which can rival the repelling effect on the eye, and the depressing influence on the mind, of an English country town in the first stage of its existence, and in the transition state of its prosperity?” ― Wilkie Collins


831. The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms.


832. Desert hair, don’t care


833. “Lands of the lost borders.”


834. “A forest is mystery, but the desert is truth.”


835. “The desert surrounds your every step and you walk forever a thirsty man.” – Christopher Pike


836. “Life is a desert of shifting sand dunes. Unpredictable. Erratic. Harmony changes into dissonance, the immediate outlives the profound, esoteric becomes cliched. And vice versa.”– Ella Leya


837. “The desert is so vast that no one can know it all.” — Unknown


838. Sunshine all the time makes a desert.


839. “If you want water, do not go to a desert.” ― Alen Sargsyan


840. “Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” ― Roman Payne


841. “A desert is a place without expectation.” — Nadine Gordimer


842. “Find me where the wild things are.”


843. “Anything less than the desert was a dream.”


844. “The sand doesn’t care if you’re made of flesh or stone.” ― Joaquin Lowe


845. “The desert is my teacher and guide.”


846. “In the empire of the desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen.” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


847. “I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.”-Anakin Skywalker, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones


848. “The sand has rules. Fucked up rules, but rules nonetheless.” ― Kameron Hurley


849. “But then the war didn’t always harden you on the outside. The desert did that. The war crisped you up within.” ― Dean F. Wilson


850. OK Mother Nature, you didn’t need to flex that hard.


851. “Find me beneath a Joshua tree.”


852. ”The earth laughs in flowers. ” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


853. “every pilgrimage to the desert is a pilgrimage to the self. There is no place to hide and so we are found.”– Terry Tempest Williams


854. ”I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space. ” — Robyn Davidson


855. “Heaven on Earth.”


856. “Sky above, Earth below.”


857. Talk to the sand.


858. “In the desert, you become a discoverer. You discover your soul, which had been submerged in vain pursuits, which had been lost in the coils and toils of modern life.” ― Ameen Rihani


859. “Good clean fun in the dirt.”


860. “The desert lay in wait, more infinite than God, no less remote.” ― Debora Greger


861. “There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.”


862. “I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.” -Anakin Skywalker


863. The desert when the sun comes up. I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.


864. Young and wild and free.


865. Lost in the desert.


866. “Letting nature take its course.”


867. “What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


868. “The desert is a capricious lady, and sometimes she drives men crazy.” – Paulo Coelho


869. When a camel needs to hide in the desert, they usually camel-flage themselves.


870. “I don‘t like sand. It‘s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.“


871. “For every poet knows that the sea herself has never loved, beloved, and she is thick with our tears. Only the desert knows what love is. Only the desert opens herself when the rains come, breathing in our pain, breathing out acacia and tamarisk and flowers. Only the wadi knows what it is to hold its breath. Only the wadi knows what it is to cry for joy, saying, yes, there was death here and will be dead again one day, and between the two are laughter and the rhythmic breathing in of generations.” ― Zeyn Joukhadar


872. Always take the scenic route


873. “The desert and the ocean are realms of desolation on the surface. A desert is a place of bones, where the innards are turned out, to desiccate into dust. The ocean is a place of skin, rich outer membranes hiding thick juicy insides, laden with the soup of being.”


874. Always take the scenic route.


875. The desert is a place for growth.


876. “Even in the most barren desert, one would still feel one’s heart beating.” – Marty Rubin


877. We were like wanderers in a desert, blessed with a rare downpour.


878. Life is dry as a desert lest you find the oasis of Love – Soulful Tanu Vermani


879. The desert prickles my fancy


880. If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.


881. It feels good to be lost in the right direction


882. “I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.” – Ella K. Maillart


883. ”Follow me to the desert. ”


884. I’m standing in the desert, waiting for my ship to come in.


885. What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.


886. “Go where you feel the most alive.”


887. “The desert, when the sun comes up. I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.”


888. Letting nature take its course.


889. “Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.” — Joyce Carol Oates


890. You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place with little rain. There are many forms of thirst.


891. “The desert and the ocean are realms of desolation on the surface. Both worlds are deceptive, dangerous. Both, seething with hidden life. The only veil that stands between the perception of what is underneath the desolate surface is your courage. Dare to breach the surface and sink.” ― Vera Nazarian


892. Everybody’s going to the party…dancing in the desert blowing up the sunshine.


893. “To hike out alone in the desert; to sleep on the valley floor on a night with no moon, in the pitch black, just listening to the boom of silence: you can’t imagine what that’s like.” – Nicole Krauss


894. “Out here, whenever there’s a lull in the conversation, nature gives us a real tumbleweed to break the silence.” – Unknown


895. Into the desert I go.


896. “The desert surrounds your every step and you walk forever a thirsty man.” – Christopher Pike


897. ”Somehow, the stars are just better out here. ”


898. They make a desert and call it peace.


899. “Planting myself here for a while.”


900. “The extreme clarity of the desert light is equaled by the extreme individuation of desert life forms. Love flowers best in openness and freedom.”

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