Earth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Earth

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There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth.
~By Margaret Lee Runbeck ~


There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Americans rightly asked, if this is the way our government responds to a natural disaster it knew about days in advance, how would it respond to a surprise terrorist attack? How would it respond to an earthquake?
~By Russ Carnahan ~


It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat.
~By Vilhjalmur Stefansson ~


There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
~By Steven Brust ~


I'm looking forward to coming back, back to Earth, the landing, the views.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad.
~By John Burroughs ~


Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth.
~By Toni Morrison ~


I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife, such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people, conceive it, believing that the conversations with relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will be continued in the hereafter.
~By Edvard Munch ~


The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind?
~By Joel Barlow ~


What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
~By Lord Byron ~


We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be.
~By John Astin ~


I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


No, I was talking to the network and Universal about plans for a third season where Buck would go back to Earth and would focus on stories around the planet and show what it was like 500 years later.
~By Gil Gerard ~


As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks.
~By David Horowitz ~


That's how it is on this bitch of an earth.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst.
~By Daley Thompson ~


When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!
~By Bobby Knight ~


When I walk into an Orthodox Church... one is immediately aware that one has stepped into the presence of what St. Paul would call the whole family in heaven and earth. You have stepped into the precincts of heaven!
~By Thomas Howard ~


Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth.
~By Marston Morse ~


By his disobedience of God's law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


Saudi Arabia was, until just a few years ago, probably one of the most safe countries on earth. And now the paper is daily full of activities and shootouts between Islamists who supported Osama bin Laden and the government there.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


The earth laughs in flowers.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Love is like nothing else on this earth, but only when it is shared with someone wonderful like you.
~By Mandy Moore ~


He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?
~By Lord Byron ~


Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
~By William James ~


If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven.
~By Christopher Love ~


The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived.
~By Bernard De Voto ~


But the revolutions and changes which are responsible for the present state of the earth are not limited to the upsetting of the ancient strata and to the ebbing of the sea after the formations of new layers.
~By George Cuvier ~


The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now?
~By Penelope Keith ~


It is death that goes down to the center of the earth, the great burial church the earth is, and then to the curved ends of the universe, as light is said to do.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space.
~By Walter Lang ~


Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions.
~By Sai Baba ~


To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
~By Agnes de Mille ~


Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap.
~By Robert Ballard ~


Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made.
~By Lu Hsun ~


Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.
~By Oswald Chambers ~


Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower.
~By William C. Bryant ~


One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father.
~By Lincoln Ellsworth ~


The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions.
~By Daniel Webster ~


Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London.
~By Thomas de Quincey ~


Today we no longer regard the universe as the cause of our own undeserved troubles but perhaps, on the contrary, as the last refuge from the mismanagement of our earthly affairs.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it.
~By Alton Brown ~


Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice.
~By Black Elk ~


It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
~By Daniel Webster ~


We need to temper the idea that this company has to have some earthshaking event every 15 minutes.
~By Mark V. Hurd ~


Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.
~By Peter Benchley ~


I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children.
~By Mark Udall ~


Nonchalance is the ability to remain down to earth when everything else is up in the air.
~By Earl Wilson ~


It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
~By Samuel Adams ~


The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.
~By Konrad Lorenz ~


Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
~By Lord Byron ~


It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark... or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world, alive with the images that haunt me.
~By Kim Elizabeth ~


Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
~By Johann G. Seume ~


The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.
~By Pericles ~


I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
~By Eden Ahbez ~


For we must be one thing or the other, an asset or a liability, the sinew in your wing to help you soar, or the chain to bind you to earth.
~By Countee Cullen ~


The belief in immortality has always seemed cowardly to me. When very young I learned that all things die, and all that we wish of good must be won on this earth or not at all.
~By Anne Smedley ~


We sing a little song before we eat, a little blessing before we eat, and it's really - we're thanking the Lord and the Earth for the food that we eat, and it really brings you together in a profound kind of way.
~By Phil Lesh ~


Thus, that one can find no place to walk through the breadth of the earth is not because the earth is not tranquil but because the danger to every step of the traveler lies generally with words.
~By Xun Zi ~


It's my job, it's what I do, it's what I'm on earth to do and it's who I am.
~By Peter O'Toole ~


All my authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
~By Jesus Christ ~


I don't belong on this earth. I always feel out of place - like a visitor.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


From a scientific perspective there is some indication that a nuclear war could deplete the earth's ozone layer or, less likely, could bring on a new Ice Age - but there is no suggestion that either the created order or mankind would be destroyed in the process.
~By Herman Kahn ~


One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason.
~By William Godwin ~


I have the ability to create and be in touch with God. I can't change bread and wine into body and blood, but I can take the scum or the slime of the earth and make it into a man or woman.
~By J. F. Powers ~


I wouldn't mind at all coming back to earth after my death.
~By Edith Piaf ~


I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
~By Plato ~


The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
~By J. Paul Getty ~


Hello from above our magnificent planet Earth.
~By Laurel Clark ~


Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


So be it. God created profoundly fallible creatures on this earth, and human history is mostly the story of error and accident.
~By Michael Ledeen ~


If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
~By Abba Eban ~


We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
~By Kurt Vonnegut ~


But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


But all lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain Make Good Together there we can begin again, In babyhood.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations, with an appropriate correction for distance.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because she was so down to earth. Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America, she was very approachable.
~By Thuy Trang ~


Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe.
~By Georges Cuvier ~


It would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth.
~By Daniel Bernoulli ~


What region of the earth is not full of our calamities?
~By Virgil ~


The physical fabric of the world had to be such as to enable that ten billion year preliminary evolution to produce the raw materials of life. Without it there would not have been the chemical materials to allow life to evolve here on earth.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.
~By Norman Cousins ~


Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


It's not that Shakespeare is frivolous, but you spend your time just getting people to dress up in other people's costumes and pretending to be people that they're not, and you think, after the years go by, well, what on earth was all that about?
~By Jonathan Miller ~

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