Wind: an inspiring energy | Photo: Carter/PWA

The invisible force has been inspiring poets, writers and philosophers for centuries. Wind is a powerful energy, an uncontrollable movement of air that changes lives and travels forever.

Wind is everywhere. The transparent punch, the omnipotent breeze, wind is constantly surrounding our daily actions. Whether you're crossing the streets or tanning on a beach, you can always feel it in your face and skin.

Do you think you know everything about the wind? Maybe not. Artists and thinkers have been using the mysteries of the wind to colorize their creations. Let's dive into the erratic and restless world of wind.

Discover the most famous sayings about the wind:


I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail and mankind the vessel.
Augustus Hare

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
Winston Churchill

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Khalil Gibran

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Jim Rohn

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.
Catherine the Great

Wind to a sailor is what money is to life on shore.
Sterling Hayden

The wind shows us how close to the edge we are.
Joan Didion

Wisdom sails with wind and time.
John Florio

The older you get, the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.
Pablo Picasso

No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.
Michel de Montaigne

The wind is a very difficult sound to get. It's always changing.
Don Van Vliet

When a gust of wind hits a broken bone, you feel it.
Shia LaBeouf

Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail.
David Hare

Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.
Vitruvius

To a crazy ship, all winds are contrary.
George Herbert