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"And then came a time when I could no longer say 'We,' and I found myself in a lonesome land where no one remembered that I had ever been young, or called me by my given name." - Candace Wheeler

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

"Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day." - Anton Chekhov

"Our status as a land of equal opportunity has made us a rich and powerful nation, but it has also transformed lives. It has given people like me the chance to grow up knowing that no dream was too big and no goal out of reach." - Marco Rubio

"Peru is a country where more than half the people would emigrate if given the chance. Thats half the population that is willing to abandon everything they know for the uncertainty of a life in a foreign land, in another language." - Daniel Alarcon

"Have a sense of pride in your motherland. Just as your mother has given birth to you, so too the land has given birth to you." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Hit it hard. It will land somewhere." - Mark Calcavecchia

"Ah! never shall the land forget." - William C Bryant

"Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From every mountainside Let freedom ring!" - Samuel Francis Smith

"The Land of Israel needs a People and the People of Israel needs a Land." - Israel Zangwill

"You cannot save the land apart from the people, or the people apart from the land." - Wendell Berry

"There are offences given and offences not given but taken." - Izaak Walton

"It is a noble land that God has given us: a land that can feed and clothe the world; a land whose coastlines would enclose half the countries of Europe; a land set like a sentinel between the two imperial oceans of the globe." - Albert J. Beveridge

"Greatness is earned, not given." - J. J. Watt

"Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I'm finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden." - Jeanne Moreau

"Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work." - Jeanne Moreau

"It is a moot question whether the origin of any kind of property is derived from nature at all. It is agreed by those who have seriously considered the subject that no individual has, of natural right, a separate property in an acre of land, for instance. By a universal law, indeed, whatever, whether fixed or movable, belongs to all men equally and in common is the property for the moment of him who occupies it; but when he relinquishes the occupation, the property goes with it. Stable ownership is the gift of social law, and is given late in the progress of society." - Thomas Jefferson

"It must not be supposed that happiness will demand many or great possessions; for self-sufficiency does not depend on excessive abundance, nor does moral conduct, and it is possible to perform noble deeds even without being ruler of land and sea: one can do virtuous acts with quite moderate resources. This may be clearly observed in experience: private citizens do not seem to be less but more given to doing virtuous actions than princes and potentates. It is sufficient then if moderate resources are forthcoming; for a life of virtuous activity will be essentially a happy life." - Aristotle

"Providence has given to the French the empire of the land, to the English that of the sea, to the Germans that of-the air!" - Thomas Carlyle

"The discussion about food doesn't make any sense without discussion at the same time of land, land use, land policy, fertility maintenance, and farm infrastructure maintenance." - Wendell Berry

"Zionists believe they are entitled by God to the land, groves and homes of the non-Jewish underclass. They quote the Bible as the reference that 'God gave them the land.' The size of the alleged God-given land has never been determined and Israel's borders still remain fuzzy." - Lee Whitnum

"Peace is more precious than a piece of land." - Anwar Sadat

"This land is a monopoly of erroneous ideas." - Adriano Celentano

"A land without memories is a people without liberty." - Robert E Lee

"An ally need not own the land he helps." - Euripides

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

"The twilight that surrounds the border-land of old romance." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Sink twice before you strike out for land." - Mary Butts

"OK, we're going to land somewhere safely, don't worry." - Mark Wahlberg

"One's native land!?there should one live! there die!" - Jules Verne

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

"You may be on land, yet not in a garden." - George Herbert

"I've a neater, sweeter maiden in a cleaner, greener land!" - Rudyard Kipling

"Git an eyeful of cesspool alley the land of opportunity." - John Dos Passos

"I grew up in the country, which is probably why I'm so attached to the land. I love it. I love the lay of the land. I love walking the land. And I love knowing that it's my land." - Oprah Winfrey

"This land is your land, this land is my land" - Woody Guthrie

"Marriage is a land mine. A really intimate land mine. Adultery to kitchen fires. Never a dull [moment]." - Nora Roberts

"Freedom is not given - it is taken." - Subhas Chandra Bose

"Life is given us as a passion." - Jacques Barzun

"All love is sweet, given or received..." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"I hope I have given back half the joy music has given me." - Placido Domingo

"If you haven't given them your trust, you haven't given them enough." - Ron Kaufman

"How can land be owned by another man. Warns one can not steal what was given as a gift. Is the sky owned by birds and the rivers owned by fish." - Lupe Fiasco

"I kiss him as the train slides into unlit, uncertain land. I kiss him for as long as I want, for longer than I should, given that my brother sits three feet away from me." - Veronica Roth

"Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage; We humbly beseech Thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of Thy favor and glad to do Thy will." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"If what we already know were simply applied to all the agricultural land of the world and the problem of proper distribution were given consideration, the world could feed itself well." - Louis Bromfield

"And nobler is a limited command, Given by the love of all your native land, Than a successive title, long and dark, Drawn from the mouldy rolls of Noah's Ark." - John Dryden

"To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself." - Leonard Cohen

"I am interested in the way that we look at a given landscape and take possession of it in our blood and brain. None of us lives apart from the land entirely; such an isolation is unimaginable." - N Scott Momaday

"I will stand by you. You must not be afraid. This is a brave land, Susanna, founded by brave people who never shrank from their duty or their vision of freedom. But this land has a future only if each of us stands up for what is right when it is given us to do so." - Ann Rinaldi

"In Europe the object is to make the most of their land, labour being abundant: here it is to make the most of our labour, land being abundant." - Thomas Jefferson

"Without love of the land, conservation lacks meaning or purpose, for only in a deep and inherent feeling for the land can there be dedication in preserving it." - Sigurd F. Olson

"The only compensation for land is land," - Winona Laduke

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Land was created to provide a place for boats to visit." - Brooks Atkinson

"The health of our waters is the principle measure of how we live on the land." - Luna Leopold

"Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called rain." - Mike McAlary

"We should be proud that so many want to come to America, that it is still seen as the land of opportunity. Let's make it a land of legal work, not black-market jobs. Let's make it a land of work, not welfare. Our land should be one of assimilation, not hiding in the shadows." - Rand Paul

"You can get through it and you can land on your feet triumphantly and strong." - Katy Perry

"In almost every garden, the land is made better and so is the gardener." - Robert Rodale

"Designing a landscape is about connecting the body, soul and mind to the land itself." - Kathryn Gustafson

"If you ever feel so happy you land in jail, I'm your bail." - Cole Porter

"The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land." - Joseph Conrad

"The genius of architecture seems to have shed its maledictions over this land." - Thomas Jefferson

"Rebellion in this land shall lose his sway, meeting the check of such another day." - William Shakespeare

"In front, the sun climbs slow, how slowly, but westward, look, the land is bright." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"With the tears a Land hath shed. Their graves should ever be green." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Ah! never shall the land forget How gushed the life-blood of her brave -" - William C Bryant

"In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, go deep in the heart." - Laozi

"I was not born for one corner. The whole world is my native land." - Seneca the Younger

"Is it surprising that modern English land law should resemble a chaos rather than a system?" - Edward Jenks

"It is a strange paradox: Humans drown in the water, fish drown in the land." - Javad Alizadeh

"There is a land where a man, to live, must be a man." - Harold Bell Wright

"The connections between people and land are dangerously oversimplified and mainly technological." - Wendell Berry

"Without local guides, your enemy employs the land as a weapon against you." - Sun Tzu

"The will of the people shall be the law of the land" - Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

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

"Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything." - Margaret Mitchell

"This is Burma and it is unlike any land you know about." - Rudyard Kipling

"Anybody can jump a motorcycle. The trouble begins when you try to land it" - Evel Knievel

"Mirror, mirror, here I stand. Who is the fairest in the land?" - Wilhelm Grimm

"Good land, evill way." - George Herbert

"At any given moment, I open my eyes and exist." - Ugo Betti

"Forgiveness is the greatest weapon that God has given us." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Riches have never yet given anybody either peace or rest." - Billy Sunday

"All the information you need can be given in dialogue." - Elmore Leonard

"To dwell means to belong to a given place." - Christian Norberg-Schulz

"Reading has given me more satisfaction than really anything else." - Bill Blass

"Nature has given us two ears but only one mouth." - Benjamin Disraeli

"To those who much has been given, much is expected." - Don Meyer

"The fates have given mankind a patient soul." - Homer

"In nature nothing can be given. All things are sold." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Speech has been given to man to disguise his thoughts." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"it is not given to everyone to shine in adversity." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"In the theatre, the actor is given immediate feedback." - Charles Keating, Jr.

"I have given you independence, now go and preserve it." - Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

"A low-minded person should not be given good advice." - Chanakya

"To whom much has been given, much is required." - Michael Eric Dyson

"Once you've given advice to someone, you're obligated." - Malcolm Forbes

"Sometimes the given seems like something taken away." - Mason Cooley

"Love is the infinite which is given to the finite." - Paul Tillich

"Gifts are given, but fruit must be grown" - Rick Joyner

"I never expected anything to be given to me." - Taylor Swift

"Hope does not leave without being given permission." - Rick Riordan

"Choose who you are in any given moment." - Marshall Sylver

"Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection" - Pindar

"One of the West's singular migrations-from the Azores to California's Great Central Valley-is given faces and voices in Anthony Barcellos's new novel, Land of Milk and Money. Along with its triumphs, the Francisco family embodies the challenges to an immigrant family in a new land, including the often ignored difficulties posed by success and the loss of the old culture. A must read..." - Gerald Haslam

"The national park idea has been nurtured by each succeeding generation of Americans. Today, across our land, the National Park System represents America at its best. Each park contributes to a deeper understanding of the history of the United States and our way of life; of the natural processes which have given form to our land, and to the enrichment of the environment in which we live." - George B. Hartzog, Jr.

"I believe that it is my duty and your duty to teach our children concerning this great God-inspired Constitution, this great law of liberty which he has given to this world, and which was never given before to any nation in any land. Never before has there been a representative government of this kind. Republics have been tried, hundreds of times, thousands of years ago, but never was there anything like this Government." - Charles W. Nibley

"Once upon a time, there was a Magic Kingdom made of hopes and childhood fantasies. A timeless place where every land was filled with wonder. A place where everyone who entered its gates would be given the gift of the young at heart." - Julie Andrews

"This is what reading is like to me. It's finding a spring in the midst of a barren land. Just when I think I might up and die of thirst, I stumble onto this fresh, cold water, and I'm suddenly given this new life because I can-and do-drink to my heart's content." - Beverly Lewis

"We have not wondered enough at the delights God has given us to appreciate them, and be good stewards. We have overworked the land, poured pollutants into river and stream, fouled the air we breathe with gas fumes and chemical smoke spiraling up from industrial chimneys. We have sown the wind. We are reaping the whirlwind." - Madeleine L'Engle

"If he does not plant the field that was given over to him as a garden, if it be arable land, the gardener shall pay the owner the produce of the field for the years that he let it lie fallow, according to the product of neighboring fields, put the field in arable condition and return it to its owner." - Hammurabi

"To every description of citizens, let praise be given. but let them persevere in their affectionate vigilance over that precious depository of American happiness, the Constitution of the United States. Let them cherish it, too, for the sake of those who, from every clime, are daily seeking a dwelling in our land." - George Washington

"And wisest he in this whole wide land Of hoarding till bent and gray; For all you can hold in your cold, dead hand Is what you have given away... He gave with a zest and he gave his best; Give him the best to come." - Joaquin Miller

"Venice is a place where the past is still hanging around, waiting for an appointment with the future; but the future hasn't shown up. In the meantime it is a kind of no man's land, given up by default and occupied by irregulars and their dogs." - Jack Smith

"Love your country. Your country is the land where your parents sleep, where is spoken that language in which the chosen of your heart, blushing, whispered the first word of love; it is the home that God has given you that by striving to perfect yourselves therein you may prepare to ascend to him." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"In terms of wilderness preservation, Alaska is the last frontier. This time, given one great final chance, let us strive to do it right. Not in our generation, nor ever again, will we have a land and wildlife opportunity approaching the scope and importance of this one." - Mo Udall

"Lord God, I thank Thee that Thou hast been pleased to make me a poor and indigent man upon earth. I have neither house nor land nor money, to leave behind me. Thou hast given me wife and children, whom I now restore to Thee. Lord, nourish, teach, and preserve them as Thou hast me." - Martin Luther

"It would be a crime for me to say that Islam is a backward desert superstition that has no place in modern, enlightened Europe and it would be a crime to point out that Jewish settlers in Israel who believe they have a God given right to take the land are, frankly, mad. All the above assertions will, no doubt, offend someone or other." - Ian O'Doherty

"Love your country. Your country is the land where your parents sleep, where is spoken that language in which the chosen of your heart, blushing, whispered the first word of love; it is the home that God has given you that by striving to perfect yourselves therein you may prepare to ascend to him." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people." - Bible

"The orators and statesmen of our land, whether they belong to the past, or to the present, will live and shine in the annals of history, in proportion as they have dedicated their genius and talents to the defense of Justice and man's God-given rights." - Henry Highland Garnet

"But ask yourself this Eragon: If gods exist, have they been good custodians of alagaesia? Death, sickness, poverty, tyranny and countless other miseries stalk the land. If this is the handiwork of divine beings, then they are to be rebelled against and overthrown, not given obeisance, obedience, and reverance." - Christopher Paolini

"They say that it were great reproof to the king to take again what he has given, so that they will not suffer him to have his own good, nor land, nor forfeiture, nor any other good but they ask it from him, or else they take bribes of others to get it for him." - Jack Cade

"It is not just contemporary industrial society that is dysfunctional; it is civilization itself. We humans are born to be creatures of the land and the sea and the stars; we are relations to the animals, cohorts to the plants. Our well being, and the well-being of the very planet depend on our pursuance of our given place within the natural world." - Chellis Glendinning

"Peru is a country where more than half the people would emigrate if given the chance. That's half the population that is willing to abandon everything they know for the uncertainty of a life in a foreign land, in another language." - Daniel Alarcon

"When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up." - Jeffrey Archer

"Study a foreign language if you have opportunity to do so. You may never be called to a land where that language is spoken, but the study will have given you a better understanding of your own tongue or of another tongue you may be asked to acquire." - Gordon B Hinckley

"People actually occupy around 3 per cent of the earth's land surface. If 1,200 square feet was given to every person in the world, they would still all fit into an area the size of Texas - whether the Texans would object is an altogether different issue!" - Michael Coren

"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." - Robert Mugabe

"[Let] the poor the needy and oppressed of the Earth, and those who want Land, resort to the fertile lands of our western country, the second land of Promise, and there dwell in peace, fulfilling the first and great commandment." - George Washington

"Pebble is a piece of sacred ground. They say it's the greatest meeting of land and water in the world. This course was heaven designed - just the way it fits on the land." - Johnny Miller

"Our land is everything to us.... I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it - with their lives." - John Wooden

"Who ordained that the few should have the land (of Britain) as a prerequisite; who made 10,000 people owners of the soil and the rest of us trespassers in the land of our birth?" - David Lloyd George

"America is still the land of opportunity for most, but it is not a land of opportunity for all. If we are to remain an exceptional nation, we must close this gap in opportunity." - Marco Rubio

"The Puritans nobly fled from a land of despotism to a land of freedim, where they could not only enjoy their own religion, but could prevent everybody else from enjoyin his." - Artemas Ward

"Where we hope to land (and where we do land, though only for a fleeting moment, enough for tired wings to catch the wind anew) is a 'there' which we thought of little and knew of even less." - Zygmunt Bauman

"This is the land of dreamings, a land of wide horizons and secret places. The first people, our ancestors, created this country in the culture that binds us to it." - Hetti Perkins

"We come from the land, give our love and labor to her, and she nurtures us in return. When we die, we return to the land. In a way, she owns us. Palestine owns us and we belong to her" - Susan Abulhawa

"O, let my land be a land where Liberty Is crowned with no false patriotic wreath, But opportunity is real, and life is free, Equality is in the air we breathe." - Langston Hughes

"A land of levity is a land of guilt." - Edward Young

"If a man owns land, the land owns him." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"O land of my fathers, O land of my love." - Evan James

"The old joke was Mitch Leigh, land baron, barren land." - Mitch Leigh

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

"You are the land. The land is you." - Merlin Olsen

"Strike-for your altars and your fires; Strike-for the green graves of your sires; God-and your native land!" - Fitz-Greene Halleck

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



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