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"Nimble thought can jump both sea and land." - William Shakespeare

"Wisedome hath one foot on Land, and another on Sea." - George Herbert

"Love and anger are like land and sea: They meet at many different places." - Patricia A. McKillip

"The light that never was, on sea or land; The consecration, and the Poet's dream." - William Wordsworth

"Air superiority is a condition for all operations, at sea, in land, and in the air." - Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder

"The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream." - William Wordsworth

"On land, on sea, at home abroad, I smoke my pipe and worship God." - Johann Sebastian Bach

"A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money." - Lewis Hallam

"Every soldier should learn survival on land, sea, and in the air." - Louis Zamperini

"The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength." - Robert Browning

"Praise the Sea, but keepe on land." - George Herbert

"For the land, the sea is beautiful; for the sea, the land is beautiful!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Being on sea saile, being on land settle. [Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.]" - George Herbert

"I believe that Palestine is an occupied land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River, and this is the right of the entire Palestinian people, this land." - Hassan Nasrallah

"I promise to protect Japan's land and sea, and the lives of the Japanese people no matter what." - Shinzo Abe

"We will fight them in the air, land and sea, and their aggression will achieve nothing but failure." - Anonymous

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

"Poetry is a diary kept by a sea creature who lives on land and wishes he could fly." - Carl Sandburg

"Fight on land and sea All men want to be free If they don't never mind we'll abolish all mankind" - Peter Weiss

"The Weird Sisters, hand in hand, Posters of the sea and land, Thus do go about, about." - William Shakespeare

"Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee." - Peter Yarrow

"There are many wild beasts on land and in the sea, but the beastliest of all is woman." - Menander

"Fight on land and sea All men want to be free If they don't never mind we'll abolish all mankind" - Peter Weiss

"So on this windy sea of land, the Fiend Walked up and down alone bent on his prey." - John Milton

"Here I found those who had set out before me, both by sea and land, except those who have died." - Junipero Serra

"Never travel by sea when you can go by land." - Cato the Younger

"1 if by land, 2 if by sea." - Paul Revere

"When you are at sea, keep clear of the land." - Publilius Syrus

"The sea is flowing ever, The land retains it never." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Everyone who's born has come from the sea. Your mother's womb is just a sea in small. And birds come of seas on eggs. Horses lie in the sea before they're born. The placenta is the sea. Your blood is the sea continued in your veins. We are the ocean - walking on the land." - Timothy Findley

"Everyone who's born has come from the sea. Your mother's womb is just a sea in small. And birds come of seas on eggs. Horses lie in the sea before they"re born. The placenta is the sea. Your blood is the sea continued in your veins. We are the ocean - walking on the land." - Timothy Findley

"Isn't man but a blossom taken by wind, and only the mountains and the sea and the stars and this land of the gods everlasting?" - James Clavell

"At Christmas-tide the open hand Scatters its bounty o'er sea and land, And none are left to grieve alone, For Love is heaven and claims its own." - Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

"At Christmas-tide the open hand Scatters its bounty o'er sea and land, And none are left to grieve alone, For Love is heaven and claims its own." - Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

"Good-night; ensured release, Imperishable peace, Have these for yours, While sea abides, and land, And earth's foundations stand, And heaven endures." - A E Housman

"Come with us to the field, or go with our brothers to the sea and cast your net. For the land and the sea shall be bountiful to you even as to us." - Khalil Gibran

"Objects which are usually the motives of our travels by land and by sea are often overlooked and neglected if they lie under our eye." - Pliny the Younger

"There's magic in the water that draws all men away form the land, that leads them over hills, down creeks and streams and rivers to the sea." - Herman Melville

"I have sped by land and sea, and mingled with much people, but never yet could find a spot unsunned by human kindness." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"The land is numb. It stands beneath the feet, and one may come Walking securely, till the sea extends Its limber margin, and precision ends." - Yvor Winters

"The land is numb. It stands beneath the feet, and one may come Walking securely, till the sea extends Its limber margin, and precision ends." - Yvor Winters

"Palestine is Arab and must be liberated from the river to the sea and all the Zionists who emigrated to the land of Palestine must leave." - Saddam Hussein

"The very first lead work that I made is called 'Land Sea and Air,' and is the enclosure of primal elements within that kind of carapace of lead." - Antony Gormley

"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." - Woodrow Wilson

"Chains tie us down by land and sea; And wishes, vain as mine, may be All that is left to comfort thee." - William Wordsworth

"I love a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping plains, Of rugged mountain ranges, of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror - the wide brown land for me!" - Dorothea Mackellar

"Always the edge of the sea remains an elusive and indefinable boundary. The shore has a dual nature, changing with the swing of the tides, belonging now to the land, now to the sea." - Rachel Carson

"They say that man is mighty, He governs land and sea, He wields a mighty sceptre, O'er lesser powers that be." - William Ross Wallace

"All the human and animal manure which the world wastes, if returned to the land, instead of being thrown into the sea, would suffice to nourish the world." - Victor Hugo

"With earth's burgeoning human population to feed we must turn to the sea with understanding and new technology. We need to farm it as we farm the land." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land - Good Night!" - Lord Byron

"The deep sea is the largest museum on earth, it contains more history than all the museums on land combined, and yet we're only now penetrating it." - Robert Ballard

"What a valiant woman. She braves the two greatest kings by land and sea. If she were not a heretic she would be worth a whole world." - Pope Sixtus V

"Wild was the day; the wintry sea Moaned sadly on New England's strand, When first the thoughtful and the free, Our fathers, trod the desert land." - William Cullen Bryant

"When Israel was from bondage led, Led by the Almighty's hand From out of foreign land, The great sea beheld and fled." - Abraham Cowley

"The land may vary more; But wherever the truth may be - The water comes ashore, And the people look at the sea." - Robert Frost

"Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land-Good Night!" - Lord Byron

"When Israel was from bondage led,Led by the Almighty's handFrom out of foreign land,The great sea beheld and fled." - Abraham Cowley

"Merrily, merrily, listen to me, Flitting and flying from tree to tree. Nothing fear I, by land or sea, For God in Heaven is watching me." - Maud Lindsay

"America was still a land of wonder. The ancient spell still hung unbroken over the wild, vast world of mystery beyond the sea,-a land of romance, adventure, and gold." - Francis Parkman

"I have watched the river and the sea for a lifetime. I have seen rivers rob soil from the roots of trees until the giants came foundering down. I have watched shores slip and perish, the channels silt and change; what was beach become a swamp and a headland tumble into the sea. An island has eroded in silent pain since my boyhood, and reefs have become islands. Yet the old people used to say, People pass away, but not the land. It remains forever. Maybe that is so. The land changes. The land continues. The sea changes. The sea remains." - Keri Hulme

"What do you plan to do in the land of the sleepers? You have been floating in a sea of solitude, and the sea has borne you up. At long last, are you ready for dry land? Are you ready to drag yourself ashore?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The wind? I am the wind. The sea and the moon? I am the sea and the moon. Tears, pain, love, bird-flights? I am all of them. I dance what I am. Sin, prayer, flight, the light that never was on land or sea? I dance what I am." - Isadora Duncan

"Young man the simple answer is: land, land and land. No-one gives up land. Ever." - Munir Butt

"One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm For the country folk to be up and to arm." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm For the country folk to be up and to arm." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Far out of sight forever stands the sea, Bounding the land with pale tranquillity." - Yvor Winters

"Before we take to the sea, we walk on land. . . Before we create, we must understand. . ." - Ernest Hemingway

"This is the seashore. Neither land nor sea. It's a place that does not exist." - Alessandro Baricco

"The first wild-flower of the year is like land after sea." - Thomas Wentworth Higginson

"Men can't own the land no more'n they can own the sea or the sky." - George R R Martin

"Of all the wild beasts of land or sea, the wildest is woman." - Menander

"This is the seashore. Neither land nor sea. It's a place that does not exist." - Alessandro Baricco

"There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than on land by two orders of magnitude." - Robert Ballard

"Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown." - Stephen Gardiner

"We are as near to heaven by sea as by land." - Humphrey Gilbert

"The land is dearer for the sea, The ocean for the shore." - Lucy Larcom

"When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land." - Samuel Johnson

"The British are coming. One if by land, two if by sea." - Paul Revere

"Strictly speaking, the land does not exist; it is merely dehydrated sea." - Alan Coren

"At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable." - Henry David Thoreau

"We may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and of the sea, and wherever there is matter in motion." - James Clerk Maxwell

"One if by land and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and sound the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Tall ships and tall kings Three times three, What brought they from the foundered land Over the flowing sea? Seven stars and seven stones And one white tree. (The Two Towers)" - J R R Tolkien

"We have converted huge swaths of land and ocean into human habitats where we live and grow food and harvest energy. But there's been a sea change in the past century." - Annalee Newitz

"Is this the Thing the Lord God made and gave To have dominion over sea and land; To trace the stars and search the heavens for power; To feel the passion of Eternity?" - Edwin Markham

"There lived a singer in France of old By the tideless dolorous midland sea. In a land of sand and rain and gold There shone one woman, and none but she." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Ah, when shall all men's good Be each man's rule, and universal peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land, And like a lane of beams athwart the sea, Thro' all the circle of the golden year?" - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The house was built on the highest part of the narrow tongue of land between the harbor and the open sea. It had lasted through three hurricanes and it was built solid as a ship." - Ernest Hemingway

"Our last deed, like the young of the land crab, wends its way to the sea of cause and effect as soon as born, and makes a drop there to eternity." - Henry David Thoreau

"I am driven out of fatherlands and motherlands. Thus I now love only my children's land, yet undiscovered, in the farthest sea; for this I bid my sails search and search." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"In the past we have had a light which flickered, in the present we have a light which flames, and in the future there will be a light which shines over all the land and sea." - Winston Churchill

"The Navy-Marine Corps team is unique in history because its mobility and versatility permit it to make a contribution in virtually every medium of warfare: land, sea and air." - John S. McCain, Jr.

"She had resolved that be should travel through All European climes, by land or sea, To mend his former morals, and get new, Especially in France and Italy, (At least this is the thing most people do)." - Lord Byron

"The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water." - Rachel Carson

"If it is unpatriotic to tear down the flag, which is a symbol of the country, why isn't it more unpatriotic to desecrate the country itself-to pollute, despoil and ravage the air, land and sea." - Ralph Nader

"Lo! all things moving must go by. The sea lies dead. Behold, this land Sits desolate in dust beside His snow-white, seamless shroud of sand; The very clouds have wept and died, And only God is in the sky." - Joaquin Miller

"They say that man is mighty, He governs land and sea; He wields a mighty scepter O'er lesser powers that be; And the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world." - William Ross Wallace

"The heart can push the sea and land Farther away on either hand; The soul can split the sky in two, And let the face of God shine through." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Our least deed, like the young of the land crab, wends its way to the sea of cause and effect as soon as born, and makes a drop there to eternity." - Henry David Thoreau

"From Syria even to Rome I fight with wild beasts, by land and sea, by night and by day, being bound amidst ten leopards, even a company of soldiers, who only grow worse when they are kindly treated." - Ignatius Of Antioch

"More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy and secure our borders against the terrorist threat. We need more protection on land, sea and air." - Nick Lampson

"Who thinks, at night, that morn will ever be? Who knows, far out upon the central sea, That anywhere is land? And yet, a shore Has set behind us, and will rise before: A past foretells a future..." - Bayard Taylor

"If the British march By land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry-arch Of the North-Church-tower, as a signal-light,- One if by land, and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country-folk to be up and to arm." - Paul Revere

"The moon grew full, then slowly pared itself down until it shriveled into a ghostly boat riding above the roiling dark. Then it fell out of the sky. They climbed into it, left land behind, and floated out to sea." - Patricia A. McKillip

"Fear not to swear; the winds carry the perjuries of lovers without effect over land and sea, thanks to Jupiter. The father of the gods himself has denied effect to what foolish lovers in their eagerness have sworn." - Tibullus

"The trumpet! the trumpet! the dead have all heard: Lo, the depths of the stone-cover'd charnels are stirr'd: From the sea, from the land, from the sound and the north, The vast generations of man are come forth." - Henry Hart Milman

"All that is told of the sea has a fabulous sound to an inhabitant of the land and all its products have a certain fabulous quality, as if they belonged to another planet." - Henry David Thoreau

"Happy he whoe'er, content with the common lot, with safe breeze hugs the shore, and, fearing to trust his skiff to the wider sea, with unambitious oar keeps close to the land." - Seneca the Younger

"But unless some great revolution in nature modifies the present relative level between land and sea, it may safely be maintained that the present outer reef is the final southern boundary of the North American continent." - Louis Agassiz

"We believe we will raise the sky, we got to fly over the land, over the sea. Fate unwinds and if we die, souls arise. God, do not seize me please." - Patti Smith

"Brother will kill brother, spill blood across the land. Killing for religion, something I don't understand. Fools like me who cross the sea and come to foreign lands, ask the sheep for their beliefs; 'Do you kill on God's command?'" - Dave Mustaine

"So let me fly please lead me and I'll follow you Above the clouds beyond the stormy sea I long to share a world of sweet contentment there In that bright land where grows the olive tree." - Tom Springfield

"Give a man a girl he can love, As I, O my love, love thee; And his heart is great with the pulse of Fate, At home, on land, on sea." - James Thomson (B.V.)

"Happy he whoe'er, content with the common lot, with safe breeze hugs the shore, and, fearing to trust his skiff to the wider sea, with unambitious oar keeps close to the land." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Thou little bird, thou dweller by the sea, Why takest thou its melancholy voice, And with that boding cry Why o'er the waves dost fly? O, rather, bird, with me Through the fair land rejoice!" - Richard Henry Dana

"Not from the whole wide world I chose thee, Sweetheart, light of the land and the sea! The wide, wide world could not inclose thee, For thou art the whole wide world to me." - Richard Watson Gilder

"This is the land of Narnia,' said the Faun, 'where we are now; all that lies between the lamp-post and the great castle of Cair Paravel on the eastern sea." - C S Lewis

"What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else." - Joseph Campbell

"Dominion by land or sea will appear equally destitute of attraction, when it comes to be generally understood, that all its advantages rest with the rulers, and that the subjects at large derive no benefit whatever." - Jean-Baptiste Say

"The lowest and most level land areas show us, especially when we dig there to very great depths, nothing but horizontal layers of material more or less varied, which almost all contain innumerable products of the sea." - Georges Cuvier

"Thou little bird, thou dweller by the sea, Why takest thou its melancholy voice, And with that boding cry Along the waves dost thou fly? Oh! rather, bird, with me Through this fair land rejoice!" - Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

"We will build in Britain a cyber strike capability so we can strike back in cyber space against enemies who attack us, putting cyber alongside land, sea, air and space as a mainstream military activity." - Philip Hammond

"Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure..... Consider all this; and then turn to this green, gentle , and most docile earth; consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself?" - Herman Melville

"?Our ancestors took this land. They took it and made it and held it. We do not give up what our ancestors gave us. They came across the sea and they fought here, and they built here and they're buried here. This is our land, mixed with our blood, strengthened with our bone. Ours!" - Bernard Cornwell

"Our ancestors took this land. They took it and made it and held it. We do not give up what our ancestors gave us. They came across the sea and they fought here, and they built here and they're buried here. This is our land, mixed with our blood, strengthened with our bone. Ours!" - Bernard Cornwell

"The sea drinks the air and the sun the sea." - Anacreon

"Death is a meeting place of sea and sea." - Conrad Aiken

"Ah, for just one time I would take the Northwest Passage To find the hand of Franklin reaching for the Beaufort Sea Tracing one warm line through a land so wide and savage And make a northwest passage to the sea." - Stan Rogers

"...recognize and respect Earth's beautiful systems of balance, between the presence of animals on land, the fish in the sea, birds in the air, mankind, water, air, and land. Most importantly there must always be awareness of the actions by people that can disturb this precious balance." - Margaret Mead

"When the sky is clear, when the sea is calm and the full moon is rising, whatever you are doing, leave it; go to the seaside; sit and watch it! You will then reach the land where there is no thinking; the land of pure wisdom!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"With its untold depths, couldn't the sea keep alive such huge specimens of life from another age, this sea that never changes while the land masses undergo almost continuous alteration? Couldn't the heart of the ocean hide the last-remaining varieties of these titanic species, for whom years are centuries and centuries millennia?" - Jules Verne

"A five-hour flight works out to three days and nights on land, by rail, from sea to shining sea. You can chalk off the hours on the back of the seat ahead. But seventy-some hours will not seem so long to you if you tell yourself first: This is where I am going to be for the rest of my natural life." - Amy Hempel

"Just as the children of Israel were directed by God to depart from the land of their oppression with its tyrannical monarch, cross a great sea, and establish a new nation, so, too, the children of Great Britain were led by God to leave the land of their religious oppression, cross a great ocean, inhabit a promised land, and, eventually, resist a "tyrannical" George III and create a new nation in "God's American Israel."" - Daniel L Dreisbach

"Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land, Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles." - Emma Lazarus

"Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of exiles." - Emma Lazarus

"There's a place in the middle of the wine-dark sea called Crete, a lovely, fruitful land surrounded by the sea." - Homer

"I've never seen the point of the sea, except where it meets the land. The shore has a point. The sea has none." - Alan Bennett

"Don't wait to buy land, buy land and wait." - Will Rogers

"The land free, the land free for all, land without overseers and without masters ..." - Emiliano Zapata

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"Shakespearean fish swam the sea, far away from land; Romantic fish swam in nets coming to the hand...." - William Butler Yeats

"A simple, childlike faith in a Divine Friend solves all the problems that come to us by land or sea" - Helen Keller

"Any individual who is sincerely searching for God, on land or in the sea is also worthy of respect." - Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the sky." - Carl Sandburg

"Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones." - William Shakespeare

"It is pleasant, when the sea runs high, to view from land the great distress of another." - Lucretius

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

"They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea." - Francis Bacon

"In the vast archipelago of the east, where Borneo and Java and Sumatra lie, and the Molucca Islands, and the Philippines, the sea is often fanned only by the land and sea breezes, and is like a smooth bed, on which these islands seem to sleep in bliss,-islands in which the spice and perfume gardens of the world are embowered, and where the bird of paradise has its home, and the golden pheasant, and a hundred others of brilliant plumage, whose flight is among thickets so luxuriant, and scenery so picturesque, that European strangers find there the fairy land of their youthful dreams." - Frederick Marryat



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