Land Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Land

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The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures.
~By Stewart Udall ~


There is no pleasing New Englanders, my dear, their soil is all rocks and their hearts are bloodless absolutes.
~By John Updike ~


Orlando's a really cool guy. They hired him for "Lord of the Rings" out of drama school. He's very new at this still and doesn't have a lot of experience. So we were in this together and we've tried to help each other out. We felt very equal which was good.
~By Diane Kruger ~


By the time May rolls around, I'm probably going to want to spend a month on an island. But if Steven Spielberg or Steven Soderbergh or any number of directors were to say 'Hey, there's this role, are you interested?' I'd be there in a flash.
~By Marg Helgenberger ~


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 ~


I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


I've lived for 10 years in Switzerland, so I speak German.
~By Martina Hingis ~


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 met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say.
~By Andy Partridge ~


On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.
~By Jack Adams ~


I have a group of people, about 40, in a local church in Surrey in England, who pray for me regularly.
~By Cliff Richard ~


For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain's chair of the Enterprise.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


I finished my studies in England, I opened my studio in London, and the first one-man exhibit I had on Bond Street, which was opened by the Austrian ambassador.
~By Felix de Weldon ~


I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom.
~By Richard Price ~


All of the land of Israel is ours.
~By Yitzhak Shamir ~


Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families, or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction, I fear, is their fate.
~By William Floyd ~


They believed that Britain was in Ireland defending their own interests, therefore the Irish had the right to use violence to put them out. My argument was that that type of thinking was out of date.
~By John Hume ~


True, other countries are helping us. Germany is determined to provide substantial help. So are the Netherlands and other states. But a day will come when we have to count on our own resources.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
~By John Wayne ~


My affiliation with England is borne out by the fact that I do come back for periodic visits.
~By George Shearing ~


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 ~


It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry, although our lives took us separate ways for many years and we were not to marry until more than ten years later.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


The lake at Neverland is right in the very front, and you just want to dive in.
~By Rick Dees ~


Indeed it is very hard, when we have let the King's subjects have so much of our lands for so little value.
~By Joseph Brant ~


Because the competitive landscape of the web is such that the site which looks and works best gets the most traffic, developers and designers put a premium on the presentation of that content and let structural markup take a back seat.
~By Mike Davidson ~


We oppose occupation of land by force and we believe in dialogue as the method for regaining Arab rights. This is the spirit of the Great Arab Revolt.
~By King Hussein I ~


Now I am discovering the world once more. England has widened my horizon.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


I maintain that the existing corn laws are bad, because they have given a monopoly of food to the landed interest over every other class and over every other interest in the kingdom.
~By Joseph Hume ~


The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others.
~By Edward Irving ~


And I realized, when I'd come in to the meetings with these corrugated metal and chain link stuff, and people would just look at me like I'd just landed from Mars. But I couldn't do anything else. That was my response to the people and the time.
~By Frank Gehry ~


I always loved my mother, felt loved, but she was judgmental. Her father in Ireland didn't approve of women generally, and she took on his values. She believed her own mother was foolish.
~By Julie Walters ~


The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.
~By Hugo Black ~


The current system punishes communities which make the investment in creating landfills, only to have them filled by states which refuse to adequately address their waste issues.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.
~By James Monroe ~


My mother's background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland.
~By Alan Hovhaness ~


Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People, as understood in this country and in England, I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


I think I coulda landed on a dime. I really do.
~By Evel Knievel ~


We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards.
~By John Baldacci ~


Remember Judy Garland? She retired 40 times.
~By Willard Scott ~


America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


Whether we knew many who died on September 11 or personally knew none, we all lost something on that day. Innocence. Security. A trust that our homeland would always be safe.
~By Bob Taft ~


The law regards man as man, and takes no account of his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights as guaranteed by the supreme law of the land are involved.
~By John Marshall Harlan ~


It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can't fly away.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


We're betting, at this place and this time, we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland.
~By Bob Ehrlich ~


There's a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam.
~By Eliza Cook ~


By adopting the 'free trade,' or British, system, we place ourselves side by side with the men who have ruined Ireland and India, and are now poisoning and enslaving the Chinese people.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


When we tune in to an especially human way of viewing the landscape powerfully, it resonates with an audience.
~By Galen Rowell ~


The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along.
~By Piers Anthony ~


It'll work, if God, wind, leads, ice, snow, and all the hells of this damned frozen land are willing.
~By Matthew Henson ~


The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab world is different from that in Europe.
~By William Odom ~


Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
~By John Shimkus ~


From the night, his solitude, the poet finds day and starts a diary that is lethal to the inert. The dark landscape yields a dialogue.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


The main consideration with those who, possessing some capital, propose to emigrate as the means of improving their condition, is, the society likely to be found in the land fixed on for their future residence.
~By Charles Sturt ~


Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people.
~By Henry Lawson ~


You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland.
~By Sean Connery ~


New Zealand's taken some very significant decisions in relation to defence in the last two years.
~By Jenny Shipley ~


My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect.
~By George Cuvier ~


Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones.
~By Pericles ~


Obviously I was challenged by becoming a Naval aviator, by landing aboard aircraft carriers and so on.
~By Alan Shepard ~


Sinn Fein is the fastest growing party on the island of Ireland.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


Isn't that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage?
~By Rick Santorum ~


The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


I'm going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


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


Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
~By Richard Burton ~


To die is landing on some distant shore.
~By John Dryden ~


It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests.
~By John Amery ~


In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England, Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow. Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
~By Pierre Laval ~


Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
~By Sidney Altman ~


I want to warn against the Fifth Column which is trying to hinder our free way of life in Holland.
~By Theo Van Gogh ~


The city is as large as Seville or Cordova; its streets, I speak of the principal ones, are very wide and straight; some of these, and all the inferior ones, are half land and half water, and are navigated by canoes.
~By Hernando Cortes ~


Now that we have a democracy and you can go back and the airport air is not laden with evil any more, you can actually breathe oxygen when you land in Johannesburg.
~By Janet Suzman ~


For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland - some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
~By Kurt Student ~


I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


Why did we go to war? Why did we pick people from South Carolina, California, and all the places in between to go to a foreign land and risk their lives and have some die? To make sure that Saddam Hussein could do no more damage to the region or us than he has already done.
~By Lindsey Graham ~


In my 31 years in Congress, I have seen a lot of changes. We made some substantial policy changes that have improved our parks system and our public lands.
~By Ralph Regula ~


On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands.
~By Seth Low ~


The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I'm working on. And I think that's going to make me last longer than me.
~By Anthony Quinn ~


I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well.
~By Geoff Davis ~


It's just that if you're not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly - not so much the good things but the bland things - the ordinary things - the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden.
~By Robert Adamson ~


I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
~By Russell Crowe ~


Leno, Conan. They are both really funny. They really know how to land one.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


Boy George is all England needs - another queen who can't dress.
~By Joan Rivers ~


Gilligan's Island is wherever you want it to be in your mind.
~By Bob Denver ~


My best kiss was on stage. Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday. It was amazing.
~By Chris Brown ~


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 ~


We... our war began September the 3rd 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Germany, and thereafter the great state of danger in England at that time, with the bombings, necessitated the evacuation of children.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years. Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe, things can only get better for the Irish.
~By Eddie Murphy ~


If this ice melts in Greenland it can shut down the Gulf Current.
~By Jay Inslee ~


We feel the value is in the land, not the improvements.
~By Mike Simpson ~


The landlady of a boarding-house is a parallelogram - that is, an oblong angular figure, which cannot be described, but which is equal to anything.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.
~By A. E. Housman ~


This big part flies off on the floor. The other part goes like this and lands in my foot! Standing up! It's standing in my foot! Right in the side of my foot. The flute glass. I think I'm like in one of my own pictures.
~By Danny DeVito ~


I would love to be the poet laureate of Coney Island.
~By Thornton Wilder ~

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October 26 ,2021
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