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Land Left Quotes


"Jesus taught us a prayer of community and reconciliation, belonging to a new people who have left the land of 'me'." - Shane Claiborne

"As it becomes more and more difficult to get land, so will the virtual enslavement of the laboring-classe s go on. As the value of land rises, more and more of the earnings of labor will be demanded for the use of land, until finally nothing is left to laborers but the wages of slavery - a bare living." - Henry George

"[On New York City:] Were all America like this fair city, and all, no, only a small proportion of its population like the friends we left there, I should say that the land was the fairest in the world." - Frances Trollope

"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

"Whilst all the land was ringed with bristling arms And flames laid waste our world, All that was left me was a little garden And thou within it, my beloved, my comrade." - Stefan Zweig

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

"The only way to meet affliction is to pass through it solemnly, slowly, with humility and faith, as the Israelites passed through the sea. Then its very ways of misery will divide, and become to us a wall, on the right side and on the left, until the gulf narrows before our eyes and we land safe on the opposite sore." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"The base emotions Plato banned have left a radio-active and not radiant land." - Libby Houston

"They say no land remains to be discovered, no continent is left unexplored. But the whole world is out there, waiting, just waiting for me. I want to do things- I want to walk the rain-soaked streets of London, and drink mint tea in Casablanca. I want to wander the wastelands of the Gobi desert and see a yak. I think my life's ambition is to see a yak. I want to bargain for trinkets in an Arab market in some distant, dusty land. There's so much. But, most of all, I want to do things that will mean something." - Lisa Ann Sandell

"When I left the house of bondage I left everything behind. I wasn't going to keep nothing of Egypt on me, an' so I went to the Lord an' asked him to give me a new name. And he gave me Sojourner because I was to travel up and down the land showing the people their sins and bein' a sign unto them. I told the Lord I wanted two names 'cause everybody else had two, and the Lord gave me Truth, because I was to declare the truth to the people." - Sojourner Truth

"He lowered the window, and looked out at the rising sun. There was a ridge of ploughed land, with a plough upon it where it had been left last night when the horses were unyoked; beyond, a quiet coppice-wood, in which many leaves of burning red and golden yellow still remained upon the trees. Though the earth was cold and wet, the sky was clear, and the sun rose bright, placid, and beautiful." - Charles Dickens

"Land is something one should never sell. It is the only thing left when all else is gone" - Isabel Allende

"My siblings died the day I left for dry land and only one small bone recalls that anniversary in me." - Wislawa Szymborska

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

"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

"We were land-based agrarian people from Africa. We were uprooted from Africa, and we spent 200 years developing our culture as black Americans. And then we left the South. We uprooted ourselves and attempted to transplant this culture to the pavements of the industrialized North. And it was a transplant that did not take. I think if we had stayed in the South, we would have been a stronger people. And because the connection between the South of the 20's, 30's and 40's has been broken, it's very difficult to understand who we are." - August Wilson

"I do not fall. I fell so hard so long ago there is nothing left for me to land on. I just keep falling and falling and falling." - Elizabeth Scott

"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

"Lolla-Wossiky is left like a White man then. Cut off from the land. Ground crunching underfoot. Branches snagging. Roots tripping. Animals running away." - Orson Scott Card

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

"Certainly a wilderness area, a little portion of our planet left alone...will furnish us with a number of very important uses...If we are wise, we will cherish what we have left of such places in our land." - Olaus Murie

"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

"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

"I have feelings that are to the right, and I have feelings that land on the left side of the aisle. The thing is if you have 10 views that land you on the left side of the aisle and two views that land you on the right side of the aisle, then people just put you on the right side of the aisle. I'm not sure why." - Adam Carolla

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

"She was the murderous mother who cut us to the bone but left us alive, left us naked and bewildered as wrinkled newborn babies, as blind puppies, as sun-starved newly hatched baby snakes. She left us a dark Gulf and salt-burned land. She left us to learn to crawl. She left us to salvage. Katrina is the mother we will remember until the next mother with large, merciless hands, committed to blood, comes." - Jesmyn Ward

"Without love no life left on earth." - Donna Lewis

"So some will be left who remember." - Janet Morris

"I want to be left alone." - Greta Garbo

"Nature, left to itself, defeats nature." - Georgia Harkness

"I left United, but my Heart didn't" - David Beckham

"Environmental history fit[s] into the framework of New Left history. [It is] history "from the bottom up," except that here the exploited element [is] the biota and the land itself." - Roderick Nash

"Among these treasures of our land is water-fast becoming our most valuable, most prized, most critical resource. A blessing where properly used-but it can bring devastation and ruin when left uncontrolled." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"What captivity has been to the Jews, exile has been to the Irish. For us, the romance of our native land begins only after we have left home; it is really only with other people that we become Irishmen." - Peter Ackroyd

"These days there seems to be nowhere left to explore, at least on the land area of the Earth. Victims of their very success, the explorers now pretty much stay home." - Carl Sagan

"A pioneer is a man who turned all the grass upside down, strung bob-wire over the dust that was left, poisoned the water, cut down the trees, killed the Indian who owned the land and called it progress." - Charles Marion Russell

"I am not one of those who left the land to the mercy of its enemies. Their flattery leaves me cold, my songs are not for them to praise." - Anna Akhmatova

"In this lovely land of corrugated cartons and plastic bags, we want our entertainment packaged neatly... an attractive label on the outside, a complete and accurate detailing of contents... no loose ends, no odd parts, nothing left out." - Judith Crist

"What do we leave behind when we cross each frontier? Each moment seems split in two: melancholy for what was left behind and the excitement of entering a new land." - Che Guevara

"Both my parents came with their parents during the revolution in Cuba. Both my parents were born in Cuba. They left everything over there. My family got stripped of everything - of their land, of their jobs, everything." - Dominik Garcialorido

"I am not one of those who left the land to the mercy of its enemies. Their flattery leaves me cold, my songs are not for them to praise." - Anna Akhmatova

"I wonder if it is Australia's great distance from more populated land masses that allows its inhabitants to be left to their own devices, to be incredibly creative and, at times, to be wonderfully weird." - Henry Rollins

"When I left here I left everything here. It's time to move on" - Mark Messier

"She left the web, she left the loom, She made three paces through the room" - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators; you cannot conserve the waters and waste the ranges; you cannot build the forest and mine the farm. The land is one organism." - Aldo Leopold

"'You spin in the sky, the world spins under you, and you step from land to land, while we . . .' She turned her head right, left, and her black hair curled and uncurled on the shoulder of her coat. 'We have our dull, circled lives, bound in gravity, worshiping you!'" - Samuel R Delany

"The misfortune of a young man who returns to his native land after years away is that he finds his native land foreign; whereas the lands he left behind remain for ever like a mirage in his mind. However, misfortune can itself sow seeds of creativity. - Afterword to "Hothouse" Brian Aldiss" - Brian Aldiss

"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

"Human beings were given a left foot and a right foot to make a mistake first to the left, then to the right, left again and repeat." - R Buckminster Fuller

"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

"Be courageous. It's one of the only places left uncrowded." - Anita Roddick

"Left hand, right hand, it doesn't matter. I'm amphibious." - Charles Shackleford

"Honesty is praised and left in the cold." - Juvenal

"Industry is fortunes right hand, and frugality its left." - John Ray

"People dreamed. People left. And they all came back." - John Corey Whaley

"Once you educate yourself, you're left with choices." - Yvon Chouinard

"I don't feel like a survivor. I feel left behind." - Helen Bevington

"No craving void left aching in the soul." - Alexander Pope

"Ladies and gentlemen, Elvis has just left the building!" - Mike Lange

"Tea is the only simple pleasure left to us." - Oscar Wilde

"The days of idealism had gone. Only life was left." - Paullina Simons

"Found a smoldering cigarette left by a horse." - Dave Barry

"He left Himmel Street wearing his hangover and a suit." - Markus Zusak

"Polls are biased left; GOP wins on the issues." - Newt Gingrich

"Life is too precious to be left to chance" - Walter Moers

"Some things are better left buried and forgotten." - Lauren Oliver

"If things don't seem right, try going left." - Chloe Traeger" - Jill Shalvis

"I got my wish, I suppose. I left my scar." - John Green

"People left him alone. And that was all he wanted." - Patrick Süskind

"Life is too short to leave important words left unsaid." - Paulo Coelho

"Don't waste time trying to put in what was left out. Try to draw out what was left in." - Marcus Buckingham

"What is left unsaid gets in the way of the relationship. What is left unasked-for is a missed opportunity." - Thomas Leonard

"But soon we shall die and all memory of those five will have left the earth, and we ourselves shall be loved for a while and forgotten. But the love will have been enough; all those impulses of love return to the love that made them. Even memory is not necessary for love. There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning." - Thornton Wilder

"I sat on a toilet watching the water run thinking what an odd thing tourism is. You fly off to a strange land, eagerly abandoning all the comforts of home and then expend vast quantities of time and money in a largely futile effort to recapture the comforts you wouldn't have lost if you hadn't left home in the first place." - Bill Bryson

"Until I lose my soul and lie Blind to the beauty of the earth, Deaf though shouting wind goes by, Dumb in a storm of mirth; Until my heart is quenched at length And I have left the land of men, Oh, let me love with all my strength Careless if I am loved again." - Sara Teasdale

"If religious freedom is to endure in America, the responsibility for teaching religion to public school children must be left to the homes and churches of our land, where this responsibility rightfully belongs. It must not be assumed by the government through the agency of the public school system." - Sam Ervin

"Home, kindred, friends, and country - these Are ties with which we never part; From clime to clime, o'er land and seas, We bear them with us in our heart: But, oh! 't is hard to feel resign'd, When these must all be left behind!" - James Montgomery

"I sat on a toilet watching the water run thinking what an odd thing tourism is. You fly off to a strange land, eagerly abandoning all the comforts of home and then expend vast quantities of time and money in a largely futile effort to recapture the comforts you would' have lost if you had' left home in the first place." - Bill Bryson

"Prohibition is an awful flop. We like it. It can't stop what it's meant to stop. We like it. It's left a trail of graft and slime It don't prohibit worth a dime It's filled our land with vice and crime, Nevertheless, we're for it." - Franklin P. Adams

"In the shortest sea voyage there is no sense of time. You have been down in the cabin for hours or days or years. Nobody knows or cares. You know all the people to the point of indifference. You do not believe in dry land any more - you are caught in the pendulum itself, and left there, idly swinging." - Katherine Mansfield

"Wakening from the dreaming forest there, the hazel-sprig sang under my tongue, its drifting fragrance climbed up through my conscious mind as if suddenly the roots I had left behind cried out to me, the land I had lost with my childhood - and I stopped, wounded by the wandering scent." - Pablo Neruda

"Oh land of farms and green hills mild Once formed by giants rough and wild With massive paws they gripped and tore With one great rip they formed the shore Where heavy boots left prints so deep Blue lakes remain 'tween summits steep The giants fought beneath our skies And from their bones our mountains rise" - Shannon Hale

"Worldwide travel is not compulsory. Great minds have been fostered entirely by staying close to home. Moses never got further than the Promised Land. Da Vinci and Beethoven never left Europe. Shakespeare hardly went anywhere at all-certainly not to Elsinore or the coast of Bohemia." - Jan Morris

"For anyone who feels our of place in the land of small dogs the only thing left is to become a big dog, and the only advantage in being a big dog is that one is not then ashamed of dying. Not even a big dog can help feeling shamed of living, a big dog least of all." - Stig Dagerman

"They fought as they revelled, fast, fiery, and true, And, though victors, they left on the field not a few; And they who survived fought and drank as of yore, But the land of their heart's hope they never saw more, For in far, foreign fields, from Dunkirk to Belgrade Lie the soldiers and chiefs of the Irish Brigade." - Thomas Davis

"The Middle East is a land of great injustice. The Israelis can claim - or wish to, at least - that Lord Balfour's Declaration of 1917 promised Britain support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine, which didn't just mean the left-hand bit that became Israel." - Robert Fisk

"What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness." - George Martin

"I went to Cork, Ireland, and stood on the dock some of my ancestors had left from. I felt their ghosts gather round me, and I cried to imagine what it must have felt like - leaving that beautiful land and those beloved people, knowing it was forever." - Luanne Rice

"Like so many poor Ilokanos, my grandparents left their village, for it could no longer sustain them. The Ilocos is a narrow coastal plain where, so often, the mountain drops to the sea. Land hunger had always afflicted the Ilokanos and made them migratory." - F Sionil Jose

"[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



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