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Eastern Quotes


"Christianity... is an Eastern religion." - Tom Robbins

"I do fairly represent Middle Eastern women." - Shohreh Aghdashloo

"Russia is an Eastern Orthodox country." - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"Education is neither eastern nor western." - Malala Yousafzai

"Vienna is the gate to Eastern Europe." - Niki Lauda

"Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human." - Malala Yousafzai

"The western mind is linear, the eastern mind is circular." - Rajneesh

"Prior to being a Canadian, I'm also Middle Eastern." - Karl Wolf

"The western mind is linear, the eastern mind is circular." - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

"There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe." - Gerald Ford

"There is no individualism in Eastern or oral cultures." - Marshall Mcluhan

"The Middle Eastern states aren't nations; they're quarrels with borders." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I'm against the capturing of Eastern Orthodox temples." - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"I toured the Middle Eastern countries with the ballet." - Leslie Caron

"There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe." - Gerald R Ford

"I've lived out West some... I've always liked the High Plains areas - eastern Colorado, eastern Wyoming, western Nebraska." - Charles Frazier

"We're rediscovering Christianity as an Eastern religion, as a way of life." - Rob Bell

"I can't imagine a set of circumstances that would produce Chapter 11 for Eastern." - Frank Lorenzo

"Match me such marvel, save in Eastern clime, A rose-red city'half as old asTime'!" - John Burgon

"Now morn, her rosy steps in th' eastern clime Advancing, sow'd the earth with Orient pearl." - John Milton

"Gil and I crossed the eastern divide about two by the sun." - Walter Van Tilburg Clark

"See how there The cowled night Kneels on the Eastern sanctuary-stair." - Francis Thompson

"Look, the morn, in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er the dew of yon high eastern hill." - William Shakespeare

"From the Far Eastern perspective, 29 is considered a very special age." - Frederick Lenz

"Kenyon Martin is the 2nd best player in the Eastern Conference." - Bill Walton

"Tuesday, September 11, 2001, dawned temperate and nearly cloudless in the eastern United States." - Joan Didion

"I'm a hard-mouthed north-eastern lad. That's me - the Eminem of Northeast England." - Jamie Bell

"Eastern churches simply often try to please Muslims. Why doesn't the New York Times report this?" - Manfred Gerstenfeld

"I was never a pipe or bong man. That's California stuff. I was an Eastern roller." - George Carlin

"This mystical stream [contemplative prayer] is the Western bridge to Far Eastern spirituality." - Tilden Edwards

"I've been in a couple with different races like Latino, white, Middle Eastern." - Sanaa Lathan

"Our intention is to develop music, theatre and exhibition activities on the Far Eastern regions." - Vladimir Putin

"Eastern Connecticut is very different from Western; we're more liverwurst than pate, more bowling than polo." - Wally Lamb

"the official mortuary photographer of Eastern European Jewry. - Leon Wieseltier, editor of The New Republic" - Roman Vishniac

"A flight of perplexed unstable minds into the Confessional, into Spiritualism, into strange Eastern Cults." - G. M. Young

"A specter is haunting Eastern Europe: the specter of what in the West is called 'dissent." - Vaclav Havel

"EU didn't advance our [Eastern Europe] democracy by a single millimeter." - Vaclav Klaus

"Eastern medicine is not about curing your sickness. It's about keeping you well." - Tim Daly

"The only thing I oppose is persecuting of Eastern Orthodox priests and temples." - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"The idea of building a Near Eastern house in Honolulu must seem fantastic to many." - Doris Duke

"Everyone should unconditionally accept that Israel is an indispensable element of the Middle Eastern mosaic." - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"I like museums in Berlin a lot, especially in the eastern part. They're extraordinarily good." - Elliott Erwitt

"We'll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam." - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"You know, religion itself, Eastern and Western, is divisive and quarrelsome anyway." - Deepak Chopra

"North America can easily fragment quickly as did the Eastern Bloc in 1989." - Douglas Coupland

"I think about sustainability all the time, whether it's with fish or farmers in Eastern Oregon." - Tom Douglas

"Kosovo today is closer to Europe than other countries in the region of South Eastern Europe." - Ibrahim Rugova

"Building up the arms did not cause the fall of Eastern Europe." - Michael Moore

"America's relations with complex Middle Eastern states such as Egypt are often difficult." - Elliott Abrams

"I was born in Eastern Europe, in Latvia, and I'm fluent in Russian." - Ksenia Solo

"I'm writing a new love story, set in eastern North Carolina. Surprise, surprise, huh?" - Nicholas Sparks

"Growing up in eastern Germany, I knew of Superman, but he didn't resonate emotionally with me." - Antje Traue

"The whole thing with eastern music and instruments, I love all that stuff." - Paul Weller

"I thought they would never select an Eastern writer for the Nobel. I was surprised." - Naguib Mahfouz

"As long as we're tied to Middle Eastern oil we're tied to Middle Eastern politics. We're hostages to the terrorists and nutcases who want to wipe out Israel and the United States because we support Israel." - Ben Bova

"Quantum mechanics, that brilliantly successful flagship theory of modern science, is deeply mysterious and hard to understand. Eastern mystics have always been deeply mysterious and hard to understand. Therefore, Eastern mystics must have been talking about quantum theory all along." - Richard Dawkins

"The Soviet Union tried for 70 years to plant Marxism with bayonets in Eastern Europe. Today there are more Marxists on the Harvard faculty than there are in Eastern Europe." - George Will

"The eastern part of the Roman Empire spoke mostly Greek, and the western parts spoke mostly Latin. So very soon, you begin getting different emphases between the Eastern church and the Western church." - Justo L. Gonzalez

"The difference between western and eastern intellectuals is that the former have not been kicked in the ass enough." - Witold Gombrowicz

"Give me a Japanese division armed with bamboo spears and I'll wipe out the entire Russian Far Eastern Army." - Sadao Araki

"The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, Checkering the eastern clouds with streaks of light." - William Shakespeare

"Each morning I gaze at the eastern horizon, and if the sun keeps its promise, I keep mine." - Robert Breault

"My film is very simple: An Eastern European story full of black humor about things everyone can feel and understand." - Malgorzata Szumowska

"Short shrift is made of the Jews in all eastern occupied areas. Tens of thousands of them are liquidated." - Joseph Goebbels

"The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, Checkering the eastern clouds with streaks of light." - William Shakespeare

"The Games have been decimated. If you take away the Eastern Bloc, you take away 50% of the medals" - Ron Pickering

"Ere the blabbing eastern scout, The nice morn, on th' Indian steep From her cabin'd loop-hole peep." - John Milton

"I don't think it's like eastern mysticism, which leaves the person whole. It's really another form of cancer, television." - James Purdy

"In light of 50 years of bondage of Eastern Europe, was probably a reasonable thing to do." - Condoleezza Rice

"were overshadowed by the photographs he took of Jews in prewar Eastern Europe and in Nazi Berlin. - Shepard, Richard" - Roman Vishniac

": Why Bible quotes exclusively? What happened to the Eastern religions?
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"Each morning I gaze at the eastern horizon, and if the sun keeps its promise, I keep mine." - Robert Brault

"It's such a surprise For Eastern eyes To see, That though the English are effete, They're quite impervious to heat." - Noel Coward

"Eastern religions tell us that if we go for God, all that is not authentically ourselves will drop." - Marianne Williamson

"When I was 17, I came to the U.S. to study Middle Eastern history and politics at Columbia University." - Julia Bacha

"I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave." - Frederick Douglass

"The tradition of Russian literature is also an eastern tradition of learning poetry and prose by heart." - Ryszard Kapuscinski

"When I'm not at the keyboard, I'm generally reading, practicing tai chi or middle eastern dance, or cooking." - Sarah Zettel

"In Eastern culture, people see ghosts, people talk about ghosts... it's just accepted. And in Western culture it's just not." - Jessica Alba

"I like places where you can dance to crazy music, like Bedlam or Eastern Bloc in the East Village." - Nicola Formichetti

"There's a myth that Roosevelt gave Stalin Eastern Europe. I was with Roosevelt every day at Yalta." - W Averell Harriman

"Literature - Eastern and Western - abounds with stories, myths, legends about the search for youth, for eternal life." - F Sionil Jose

"A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music. I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot." - Patti Lupone

"Electronics companies are purchasing the minerals that come out of the Eastern Congo, and they are illicit; they're dirty." - Robin Wright

"We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe." - Maximilian Schell

"There is huge merit in both Eastern and Western medicine, and I've taken a little bit from both." - Ann Romney

"Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did, I'm used to having a few guns around to protect me." - Loretta Lynn

"Even at drama school if there was a part of some eastern European thug it would be me." - Alfred Molina

"I was a big fan of Middle Eastern elements of music and experimental electronic and tribal sounds." - Adam Lambert

"You know, we live here in America and sometimes don't understand the realities of geography and demographics in Eastern Europe." - Martin Dempsey

"It takes a great deal of Christianity to wipe out uncivilized Eastern instincts, such as falling in love at first sight." - Rudyard Kipling

"It's such a surprise for the Eastern eyes to see, That though the English are effete They're quite impervious to heat." - Noel Coward

"Don't think that examining and knowing the nature of your mind is just an Eastern trip. That's a wrong conception. It's your trip." - Thubten Yeshe

"Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration." - Cathy McMorris

"The revenge of an elder sister may be long in coming, but, like a South-Eastern express, it arrives in its own good time." - Hector Hugh Munro

"There has always been a certain romanticism associated with the airline business. We must avoid its perpetuation at Eastern at all costs." - Frank Borman

"The Eastern front is like a house of cards. If the front is broken through at one point all the rest will collapse." - Heinz Guderian

"[I]n every part of this eastern world, from Pekin to Damascus, the popular teachers of moral wisdom have immemorially been poets..." - William Jones

"Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow." Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human." - Malala Yousafzai

"O wild, dark flower of woman, Deep rose of my desire, An Eastern wizard made you Of earth and stars and fire." - Charles George Douglas Roberts

"If the old shower-foretelling crow Croak not her boding note in vain, To-morrow's eastern storm shall strow The woods with leaves, with weeds the main." - Horace

"The eastern gate, all fiery red, Opening on Neptune, with fair blessed beams, Turns into yellow gold his salt-green streams." - William Shakespeare

"But when eve's silent footfall steals Along the eastern sky, And one by one to earth reveals Those purer fires on high." - John Keble

"There was something about the coast of Dunnet which made it seem more attractive than other maritime villages of eastern Maine." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"But when the sun in all his state, Illumed the eastern skies, She passed through glory's morning gate, And walked in Paradise." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"And the marvellous rose became crimson, like the rose of the eastern sky. Crimson was the girdle of petals, and crimson as a ruby was the heart" - Oscar Wilde

"They are that same group, but I've got my own rivalristic problems. Is that a word, rivalristic? I've got my own rivalristic problems in the Eastern Conference." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Allied supplies of arms to Russia, and the manpower reserves of Russia have been sufficient to bring continuous counter-attacks against our Eastern Front" - Hjalmar Schacht

"When you are risen on the eastern horizon You have filled every land with your beauty... Though you are far away, your rays are on Earth." - Akhenaton

"So, on the eastern summit, clad in gray, morn, like a horseman girt for travel, comes, and from his tower of mist night's watchman hurries down." - Henry Kirke White

"We need to focus on killing the bad guys, not getting stuck in Middle Eastern civil wars that don't keep America safe." - Ted Cruz

"Especially for this film [ 47 ronin] there's a nice mixture between western and eastern. So Ronin wearing the boots, like Western style. It's a nice mixture." - Hiroyuki Sanada

"Death, in the Eastern tradition, was only a passage. What wasn't clear ... was toward what place, what reality, that passage led." - Roberto Bolano

"O wild, dark flower of woman, Deep rose of my desire, An Eastern wizard made you Of earth and stars and fire." - Charles G.D. Roberts

"Most likely, the system of mutual relations that has evolved in Eastern Europe and Asia corresponds to another level of governance." - Garry Kasparov

"Meanwhile, followers of Eastern religions are sitting in the middle of their minds, experiencing a bliss and a level of consciousness that Western man can't begin to approach." - George Carlin

"The fall of Eastern Aleppo marks a watershed in the five-year Syrian civil war. Opposition forces first took part of the city in 2012." - Margaret Warner

"So when you hear about Hillary's [Clinton] dishonesty, or the emails, or taking millions from the Saudis and other Middle Eastern dictatorships - remember, this is not about politics." - Newt Gingrich

"Scott Derrickson breathes humour into a character with a very strong identity in the '60s and '70s, that psychedelia era of Eastern mysticism meeting the West." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"Growing up in Jersey City was interesting. I got to learn a lot about different cultures: I had Hindu friends, Middle Eastern friends, black friends, Spanish friends." - Michelle Rodriguez

"The revenge of an elder sister may be long in coming, but, like a South-Eastern express, it arrives in its own good time." - Saki

"The war has now moved from China to South Eastern Asia, and is about to enter the stage of the war for all Asia." - Toshio Shiratori

"Bedrooms and libraries ought to have an eastern exposure, because their purposes require the morning light, and also because books in such libraries will not decay." - Vitruvius

"Hitler's large-scale demands for the Mediterranean meant that...the plans 'Eastern Wall' were overtaken by the increasingly rapid advance of the Red Army." - Walter Warlimont

"Sometimes I think this country would be better off if we could just saw off the Eastern Seaboard and let it float out to sea." - Barry Goldwater

"[After returning from eastern Europe in the 1980s:] In my situation, everything goes and nothing matters; in their situation, nothing goes and everything matters." - Philip Roth

"A proportion of our eastern ivy colleges are meeting little fellows another Saturday before plunging into the strife and the turmoil." - Stanley Woodward

"But when the sun in all his state Illumed the eastern skies, She passed through Glory's morning-gate, And walked in Paradise." - James Aldrich

"The moonlight rolls down like a river, The silence streams out like a sea; And far where the eastern winds quiver, My farewell goes floating to thee." - Voltairine de Cleyre

"This game the Persian Magi did invent, The force of Eastern wisdom to express: From thence to busy Europeans sent, And styled by modern Lombards pensive chess." - Isaac Asimov

"And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terrorists, these Middle Eastern monsters are committed to destroying the Jewish nation, driving her into the Mediterranean, conquering the world." - Jerry Falwell

"But unlike European countries, America has never finished a map of the United States, only the eastern United States is covered and a few spots here and there." - William Labov

"I have assimilated Western thought and its clarity, but, in fact, I am solidly rooted in the passive Eastern nature and remain rebellious to any action." - Leonid Feodorov

"Mine was a patchwork God, sewn together from bits of rag and ribbon, Eastern and Western, pagan and Hebrew, everything but the kitchen sink and Jesus." - Anne Lamott

"I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema. Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood." - Alexander Walker

"I've been interested in Eastern religions since I went to college because I was trying to figure out where I stood with Catholicism." - Jeff Ament

"Christianity was literally born in the Middle East, and we must not forget our Middle Eastern brothers and sisters in Christ." - Prince Charles

"I come from a working class community in eastern Scotland, and I've always been a populist, though not a patronising populist." - Brian Cox

"Turkey is a European country, an Asian country, a Middle Eastern country, Balkan country, Caucasian country, neighbor to Africa, Black Sea country, Caspian Sea, all these." - Ahmet Davutoglu

"Elevated locations imply elevated purposes, even in American cities departing as radically as Los Angeles does from the traditional planning patterns of the Eastern Seaboard." - Martin Filler

"When your parents are Middle Eastern immigrants, you have three choices. You can become a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer." - Michael Mina

"I would say both Western psychology and Eastern paths would recognize that we get caught up in feeling like a separate self and an unworthy self." - Tara Brach

"China is investing in factories in Eastern Europe, not because their labor costs are lower, but because they want to be closer to their markets." - Michael Bloomberg

"Romania can be a linchpin in delivering gas to its neighbors and even become an energy exporter for its neighbors across Central and Eastern Europe." - Joe Biden

"The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country." - John Desmond Bernal

"May is a pious fraud of the almanac A ghastly parody of real Spring Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern wind." - James Russell Lowell

"If one were given a single window from which to look upon the changing Eastern world, it should face, I think, the road." - Freya Stark

"However, as the Eastern churches have always maintained, through Christ creation is intended eventually to share in the life of God, the life of divine nature." - John Polkinghorne

"Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration." - Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers

"Allied supplies of arms to Russia, and the manpower reserves of Russia have been sufficient to bring continuous counter-attacks against our Eastern Front." - Hjalmar Schacht



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