Land Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Land

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Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.
~By Alan Rickman ~


Even with, or perhaps, because of, this background, I have over the past few years sensed a very dramatic change in attitude on the part of Prince Edward Islanders towards the on-going rush for so-called modernization.
~By Alex Campbell ~


We should embrace our immigrant roots and recognize that newcomers to our land are not part of the problem, they are part of the solution.
~By Roger Mahony ~


The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


Yes, and there were changes of light on landscapes and changes of direction of the wind and the force of the wind and weather. That whole scene is too important in Homer to neglect.
~By Robert Fitzgerald ~


I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines. I was off and running.
~By R. Lee Ermey ~


Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


What should be the future of Israel? Is the land the most important choice, and for that reason to keep the whole of the land at any cost, or to have a partition and build the Jewish state on part of the land? And the other part?
~By Shimon Peres ~


Even the pyramids might one day disappear, but not the Palestinians longing for their homeland.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books.
~By Christopher Isherwood ~


Some of my ancestors were religious dissenters who came to America over three hundred years ago. Others were abolitionists in New England in the eighteen forties and fifties.
~By Pete Seeger ~


My name was originally John Collins, but I just didn't think it had the flair I needed. I found out the poet laureate of Poland was named Krasinski and so it seemed like a shoe-in for show business.
~By John Krasinski ~


Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment.
~By Dorothy Stang ~


Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
~By Walt Disney ~


Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
~By Gavin Rossdale ~


People think celebrities don't have to worry about human things like sickness and death and rent. It's like you've traveled to this Land of Celebrity, this other country. They want you to tell about what you saw.
~By David Duchovny ~


I'm very excited to be chosen by Portland. It's definitely a dream come true to be playing in the WNBA.
~By Jackie Stiles ~


The problem with Ireland is that it's a country full of genius, but with absolutely no talent.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


Why can't DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland, like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale, and like Chicago O'Hare does with Midway?
~By John Ensign ~


I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
~By Paul Martin ~


I am pleased to launch the Friends of Thailand Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Australia is properly speaking an island, but it is so much larger than every other island on the face of the globe, that it is classed as a continent in order to convey to the mind a just idea of its magnitude.
~By Charles Sturt ~


Eurasia ended up with the most domesticated animal species in part because it's the world's largest land mass and offered the most wild species to begin with.
~By Jared Diamond ~


You know, because of the lack of budget, we had to find neighborhoods where time had stopped - kind of stuck in the '50s. And no place had that better than Staten Island.
~By Jason Alexander ~


Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
~By John Keats ~


A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you're past it.
~By Doug Coupland ~


When people have asked if I'd like to go in the Shuttle, I said you don't get to fly it, except for landing, which I'd love to do. I wouldn't go unless I could command it.
~By Wally Schirra ~


Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


In a very basic way, a prominent landmark such as Mt. Holyoke tells you where you are. They let you know that you're not the first person in a place.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


Going forward, as we work to strengthen our border in the interests of homeland security, we must also recognize the economic importance of immigration reform.
~By Dave Reichert ~


I love the normalcy of Cleveland. There's regular people there.
~By Drew Carey ~


The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish.
~By Terrence Howard ~


Well, again working strictly to the film, where you had this lovely, lovely land of brightness and color. And everybody is smiling and happy and butterflies flitting around and it was that kind of image that, it was like a dream world, really.
~By George Martin ~


I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.
~By Bette Midler ~


Those who were cowards never started, and those who were weak were lost on the way, but the brave find a home in every land.
~By Walter Knott ~


I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky.
~By William Merritt Chase ~


No, my family is Russian, Georgian, via Ellis Island.
~By Mitch Kapor ~


Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop, and often does well on old meadows or waste land that can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.
~By David F. Houston ~


The land is ours. It's not European and we have taken it, we have given it to the rightful people... Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country and are farming are welcome to do so, but they must do so on the basis of equality.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
~By Christopher Atkins ~


So I'm not really quite sure what Landis' plans were to make another one. The American Werewolf in Paris was a completely separate story.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland.
~By Sydney Smith ~


My country is in the grips of a major economic crisis. This is causing dramatic consequences for the very existence of Polish families. A permanent economic crisis in Poland may also have serious repercussions for Europe. Thus, Poland ought to be helped and deserves help.
~By Lech Walesa ~


In fact, because of their connection to the land, farmers do more to protect and preserve our environment than almost anyone else. They are some of the best environmentalists around.
~By Ike Skelton ~


Congress has an obligation to protect our country's natural beauty, embodied in our nation's parks, rivers, and breathtaking landscapes.
~By Dave Reichert ~


They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it.
~By Red Cloud ~


How many people have a family grave in the backyard? I'm sure I'll end up there, or I'll shrink my head and put it in a glass box in the living room. I'll get more tourists to Graceland that way.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


If I'm on location on some island, we usually get up at four in the morning to set up. By seven thirty, we're on the beach working until noon, then we rest. It's not exactly a vacation.
~By Daniela Pestova ~


It's a unique situation as well because England is a small country, so it makes it easy for the fans to travel. If we play down in London, they get buses and we'll get three or four thousand fans come down. They'll all sit in the same area and show their support for the team.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
~By Lloyd C. Douglas ~


I fell in love with Scotland and made good friends here, so I stayed after graduating with Honours in Chemistry.
~By Steve Blake ~


I came to Ireland 20 years ago as a student, hitch-hiking round for a week and staying in Dublin.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


For far too long, the people of Northern Ireland have been denied an equal voice and equal representation in government. It is time for the Assembly and Executive to be up and running and the people's business to be addressed.
~By James T. Walsh ~


It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
~By Philip Dunne ~


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


Knots Landing is the best thing that ever happened to me.
~By Ted Shackelford ~


My heart is in the Church of England but not my mind.
~By Alister Hardy ~


We live in a land like no other - a land of freedom and opportunity unparalleled on the face of the globe.
~By Bob Taft ~


The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know.
~By William Scranton ~


The land of embarrassment and breakfast.
~By Julian Barnes ~


Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
~By Aldo Leopold ~


Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington, D.C. They need more flexibility on spending grant money from FEMA and Homeland Security.
~By Mike Ross ~


I'm showing some of my sculptures in Holland in the spring, so we'll see.
~By Alan Vega ~


A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.
~By Adrian Cronauer ~


A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me a strange sense of exile and desolation. I walk round the island nearly every day, yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock, a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves.
~By John Millington Synge ~


You are the land. The land is you.
~By Merlin Olsen ~


I didn't expect to be dropped by England.
~By Rio Ferdinand ~


This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.
~By Henry Hudson ~


Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role.
~By Walt Disney ~


A friend of mine described it this way: When they were born it was like a meteor landed in our house and blew everything apart. We had to just put all the pieces back.
~By Christine Lahti ~


The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare, rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.
~By Roland Joffe ~


But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods, having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians, adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn, and that his tomb is shown in that island.
~By Lactantius ~


And in the last sentence I would like also to mention that Poland is one of the countries with which the United States has run strategic dialogues since last year.
~By Marek Belka ~


Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all.
~By Neil Abercrombie ~


It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen.
~By W. H. Auden ~


You can get on with your job. I'm going to get on with mine. And mine is to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland, that's what they expect from me and I'm not going to be deflected by interesting academic or media speculation or attempts to take the whole debate back.
~By Peter Hain ~


Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices.
~By Ivo Andric ~


In a few years there will be only five kings in the world the King of England and the four kings in a pack of cards.
~By King Farouk ~


The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
~By Andres Segovia ~


Scotland is the Canada of England!
~By Rainn Wilson ~


Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the 9/11 Commission members for their valuable service and important recommendations to improve homeland security.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


In Finland, getting a university degree is the first thing that you expect your kids to do.
~By Renny Harlin ~


But if the Chinese mainland, the PRC, attacked Taiwan, we'd be obligated to come to their aid.
~By Fred Thompson ~


Most countries are static, and they need to do is keep having babies. But America's like this big old clanking smoking machine that just lumbers across the landscape scooping up and eating everything in sight.
~By Neal Stephenson ~


Uh, I just had an operation last March which was rather serious and I'm recuperating now. I'm on a very bland diet. But, uh, I'm lucky, I was just lucky, that's all.
~By Rube Goldberg ~


Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


I've been working at performing for five years now. I've been working in Australia and Spain and England. When I was only 15 or 16, 1 was performing in bars; I could have had legal problems, but it's also the only way to get to know what music is all about.
~By Andy Gibb ~


I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books.
~By Terry Brooks ~


America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period of internal terror in Slovakia. It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak Jews to the extermination camps in Poland.
~By Alexander Dubcek ~


Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


With the recent news that the State of Florida has agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida. This too will not come without difficult challenges, but it reminds us that anything is possible.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


Jews are not part of a European ruling class imposed on helpless natives, but are caught up in a tragedy in which two peoples are struggling for the same piece of land.
~By Jack Schwartz ~

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July 29 ,2021
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