Sand Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sand quotes, sand sayings, and sand proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.     

Jean Paul

Time is like a handful of sand, the tighter you grasp it, the faster it runs through your fingers.     


You can't leave footprints in the sands of time while sitting down.     

Nelson Rockefeller

We take a handful of sand from the endless landscape of awareness around us and call that handful of sand the world.     

Robert M. Pirsig

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.     

Jorge Luis Borges

I was sand, I was snow, written on, rewritten, smoothed over.     

Margaret Atwood