Grains

Famous quotes containing the word grains:

    The millions of grains are black, white, tan, and gray,
    and mixed with quartz grains, rose and amethyst.
    Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979)

    Mix salt and sand, and it shall puzzle the wisest of men, with his mere natural appliances, to separate all the grains of sand from all the grains of salt; but a shower of rain will effect the same object in ten minutes.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Many grains of sand piled up will make a pagoda.
    Chinese proverb.