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Landed Quotes


"The Eagle has landed." - Neil Armstrong

"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." - Neil Armstrong

"Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed." - Neil Armstrong

"The Marines have landed and the situation is well in hand." - Richard Harding Davis

"We counted 19 missiles that landed in a small area of Baghdad." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"When I pitched headforemost into the world I landed in the crib of Negroism." - Zora Neale Hurston

"If a great comedy landed on my doorstep, I would find it hard to say no." - Eric Bana

"We want a few mad people now. See where the sane ones have landed us!" - George Bernard Shaw

"An aspiration is a joy forever, a possession as solid as a landed estate." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"They [German princes] made a pact with the devil and landed in hell." - Adolf Hitler

"I know by the way the punch landed, he wouldn't get up." - Sergio Martinez

"They landed at Simon's feet. "Take your clothes and go!" Isabelle shouted." - Cassandra Clare

"If they had not landed there would be some reason for celebrating the fact." - Mark Twain

"Most of us know when and where the Pilgrims landed, but few of us know why." - Anonymous

"We didn't land on plymouth rock, Plymouth rock landed on us"." - Malcolm X

"The paper landed on the table, but the news was stapled to his chest. A tattoo." - Markus Zusak

"My sons and their wives landed on Mars to start another race." - Jimi Hendrix

"successful parenting was like log rolling, and she'd often landed in the drink." - Lisa Alther

"We didn't land on Plymouth Rock, my brothers and sisters-Plymouth Rock landed on us." - Malcolm X

"The end of the world started when a pegasus landed on the hood of my car" - Rick Riordan

"We call 'Ain't No Mountain' the golden egg that landed us at Motown." - Nickolas Ashford

"This directing thing just sort of fell my way and landed in my lap." - Charles S Dutton

"I think I coulda landed on a dime. I really do." - Evel Knievel

"I'm just a simple kid from Brooklyn who landed into the most enchanted lifestyle imaginable." - Michael Musto

"I used to think that when people fell in love, they just landed where they landed, and they had no choice in the matter afterward. And maybe that's true of beginnings, but it's not true of this, now." - Veronica Roth

"Enemy-occupied territory-that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us to take part in a great campaign of sabotage." - C S Lewis

"My advice is flip a coin. If you regret the way it landed, then go with your gut." - Justin Kan

"We landed, in fact, parallel to a canal, like there were two runways: one for us and one for waterfowl." - John Green

"We're all cliches, all following scripts that have been written and played out long before we landed the role." - Jonathan Tropper

"I landed in this country with $2.50 in cash and $1 million in hopes, and those hopes never left me," - Charles Ponzi

"There are hundreds of credible reports, many with multiple witnesses, of humanoids in association with landed spacecraft." - Steven M. Greer

"I met my wife on a ferry boat, and when we landed she gave me the slip" - Groucho Marx

"I dragged my wife from our honeymoon in Africa and landed her in Ontario, Canada, when it was -40 degrees," - Ryan Reynolds

"The Devil got landed with a shitty job, he has to deal with assholes everyday, he's probably bored as hell." - Gerard Way

"Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush's compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic." - Noam Chomsky

"Actually, I tossed it nicely, landed nicely, like airplane. No warning, beautiful. That's the art of throwing racquets." - Goran Ivanisevic

"Ouch," Jace said in her ear, his tone indignant. "You elbowed me." "Well, you landed on me." - Cassandra Clare

"Freedom was taken away from my family until we landed in America and it was given back to us." - Andy Garcia

"If the Pilgrims had landed in Santa Monica Bay rather than Boston, we'd have six states out here!" - Kevin Starr

"We live in the real world - we live within a certain history of the plague that has landed on us." - Wole Soyinka

"What landed Jesus on the cross was the preposterous idea that common, ordinary, broken, screwed-up people could be godly." - Mike Yaconelli

"When I landed on the top of a lamppost in the London dusk it was peeing with rain." - Jonathan Stroud

"The baby dove into the room, transforming grotesquely as it landed on the floorin a deft sumersault" - Brandon Mull

"I did some theater as a kid for fun. But it was really by chance that I landed into acting." - Gaspard Ulliel

"A typical smart phone has more computing power than Apollo 11 when it landed a man on the moon." - Nancy Gibbs

"When I left the West Coast I was a liberal. When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary." - Jane Fonda

"The only way an Iraqi biological agent would kill you is if it landed on your head." - Scott Ritter

"Almost everything I tried out for I pretty much got. I landed Power Rangers, and the rest is history." - Thuy Trang

"The only group of Atlanteans that was truly successful in transplanting their knowledge to a new location was the group that landed in what is now Egypt." - Frederick Lenz

"Look at where I landed, you would think I planned it. I'm just doin me and you can never understand it." - Drake

"When the sacredness of property is talked of, it should be remembered that any such sacredness does not belong in the same degree to landed property." - John Locke

"That stern and rockbound coast felt like an amateur when it saw how grim the puritans that landed on it were." - Don Marquis

"He [Iggy] started reaching for things around the table, and his hand landed on Total. "You're black." "I prefer canine-American," said Total." - James Patterson

"You should be more careful. You could have broken your neck or as big as you are landed on someone and killed them. (Tory)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The Pilgrims didn't have any experience when they landed here. Hell, if experience was that important, we'd never have anybody walking on the moon." - Doug Rader

"My mother was a very elegant woman. When a flying saucer landed on the lawn, she turned it over to see if it was Wedgwood." - Joan Rivers

"The monster has escaped Elba!" "The tyrant has landed at Cannes!" "Bonaparte meets the troops." "Napoleon approaches Paris." "His Imperial Majesty has entered the capital." - David Frum

"No more Lastrygonians." Ella fluttered down and landed next to them. "Six minus six is zero. Spears are good for subtraction, yep." - Rick Riordan

"The moon is so beautiful. It's a big silver dollar, flipped by God. And it landed scarred side up, see? So He made the world." - Grant Morrison

"Sleep [is like] a dove which has landed near one's hand and stays there as long as one does not pay any attention to it." - Viktor E Frankl

"I got my bearings, I began to focus. My mother was very supportive. When I came back to New York I landed a job at Hot 97." - Angie Martinez

"Not since the British raided Cologne had so many bombs landed in such a small space in such a short time." - Rod Serling

"I watched my head rolling on the floor. It landed face up and a big tear came out of one eye." - Shirley Maclaine

"For some reason, I write about crash-landed spaceships quite a lot and my wife is sick of hearing of hearing my ideas for new tales about them." - Erica Brown

"I can't think of a comparable level of cultural excitement about something since Neil Armstrong landed on the moon in the 1960s." - Stanley Bing

"I'd gotten to the place where I wanted to quit using drugs but couldn't and finally I landed in that prison cell where everything was cut." - Christian Hosoi

"The landed men are the true owners of our political vessel, the moneyed men are no more than passengers in it." - Henry Bolingbroke

"[Coded phone message to James B. Conant after the success of the world's first nuclear reactor:] The Italian navigator [Enrico Fermi] has landed in the New World." - Arthur H Compton

"I am surprised nothing has been made of the fact that astronaut Neil Armstrong carried no sidearms when he landed on the moon." - Arthur Joseph Goldberg

"If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans." - Stephen Hawking

"I think about the work I've landed, and I think to myself, 'If I never land a job again, I could still die happy.'" - Grey Damon

"When the first settlers landed on American shores, the difficulties in finding or making shelter must have seemed ironical as well as almost unbearable." - Alice Morse Earle

"I came here knowing nobody. I worked clubs as a singer and even the doors a few times before I landed some TV roles." - Chazz Palminteri

"Composing's not voluntary, you know. There's no choice, you're not free. You're landed with an idea and you have responsibility to that idea." - Harrison Birtwistle

"[Marlon] Brando's a giant on every level. When he acts it's as if he landed from another planet. A planet where they produce great actors." - Al Pacino

"He [Iggy] started reaching for things around the table, and his hand landed on Total. "You're black." "I prefer canine-American," said Total." - James Patterson

"Quickly, after I landed in England, I found out ways to get scholarships. England turned out to be a very encouraging place for me." - Zhang Xin

"Personally, I regard myself as an intellectual 'rebel,' kicking against the 'old colonialism-imperialism paradigm' which has landed Africa in a conundrum." - George Ayittey

"The most adventurous thing I've done is learn how to fly a helicopter in the Philippines. One night we landed on a beach and slept on it." - Francis Ford Coppola

"It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers." - Chauncey Depew

"Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of landed property to be divided, large estates, crown lands, government land, and the estates held by the monasteries." - Herman Gorter

"The Slave Trade, though nominally abolished, is actively pursued here, eighty-three slaves having been landed just before my arrival, and another cargo during my stay." - George Grey

"I've been doing musicals since forever. Actually, I was focused on singing and becoming a singer until I landed on 'Passions.'" - Lindsay Hartley

"You can always say, 'I wish I had landed that triple flip better, or I wish I didn't fall.' They're not regrets, just mistakes." - Michelle Kwan

"I've been doing musicals since forever. Actually, I was focused on singing and becoming a singer until I landed on 'Passions." - Lindsay Hartley

"I am surprised nothing has been made of the fact that astronaut Neil Armstrong carried no sidearms when he landed on the moon." - Arthur Goldberg

"I approached Red Square three times, trying to find somewhere to land, before discovering a wide bridge nearby. I landed there and taxied into Red Square." - Mathias Rust

"My father, a captain in the 5th Battalion of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, landed in Normandy the day after D-Day." - Craig Brown

"Actually, I wanted to be a musician, either a guitarist or a drummer. I guess my dreams were in the entertainment industry, and I landed somewhere along there." - Israel Broussard

"I wanted to be a musician, either a guitarist or a drummer. I guess my dreams were in the entertainment industry, and I landed somewhere along there." - Israel Broussard

"I landed the role in 'Caddyshack' auditioning, like everybody else. It wasn't a role I thought I'd get, so I had nothing to lose." - Cindy Morgan

"Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Caroline stamped her foot in frustration, but when it landed, it landed on something considerably less flat than the floor. "Owww!" he yelled. Oh! His foot!Sorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorry , she mouthed.I didn't mean it. "If you think I can understand that," he growled, "you're crazier than I'd originally thought." - Julia Quinn

"Christopher Columbus was looking for a passage to India, but he landed in America. He landed in the wrong place, and when he got back, he wasn't sure where he'd been. But most important of all, he did it on someone else's money." - Ronald Reagan

"An aspiration is a joy forever, a possession as solid as a landed estate, a fortune which we can never exhaust and which gives us year by year a revenue of pleasurable activity." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"He landed 10 feet below with a sickening crunch-i'm guessing his enhancements didn't allow him to bounce back up like a ball. we call that a design flaw." - James Patterson

"We're not Americans, we're Africans who happen to be in America. We were kidnapped and brought here against our will from Africa. We didn't land on Plymouth Rock - that rock landed on us." - Malcolm X

"Very quickly, very suddenly, words fell through my mind. They landed on the floor of my thoughts, and in there, down there, I started to pick the words up. They were excerpts of truth gathered from inside me." - Markus Zusak

"Christ's death is the Christian's life. Christ's cross is the Christian's title to heaven. Christ "lifted up" and put to shame on Calvary is the ladder by which Christians "enter into the holiest," and are at length landed in glory." - J C Ryle

"When the Eagle landed on the moon, I was speechless-overwhelmed, like most of the world. Couldn't say a word. I think all I said was, 'Wow! Jeez!' Not exactly immortal. Well, I was nothing if not human." - Walter Cronkite

"We Slovenians are even better misers than you Scottish. You know how Scotland began? One of us Slovenians was spending too much money, so we put him on a boat and he landed in Scotland." - Slavoj Zizek

"Unlike landed white men, she didn't need to climb mountains to experience mystic panic. All she needed was to set her alarm dock for the next morning, wake when it rang, and go to class." - Sherman Alexie

"I shoved him off the snowmobile. He landed on his back in the snow. "Love is a brat, you think? No, love id fine. You are the brat, you spoiled, rotten brat!" - Rachel Vail

"Never in history has the navy landed an army at the planned time and place. But if you land us anywhere within 50 miles of Fedela and within 1 week of D-Day. I'll go ahead and win." - George S Patton

"Dear Skeezie, Today I ran after a boy as he was trying to get away. I tackled him and we both landed in the mud. Do you think I appeared desperate?-Joe Bunch" - James Howe

"So we're going to keep getting mega-hits like this?" Tomas's dark brown eyes sparkled as they landed on Sienna's down-bent head. "Not that I don't appreciate it, sugar, but it did make me 'hyper,' according to my mother." - Nalini Singh

"My total sellout to LSD, marijuana, and hashish, and to sex with virtually any attractive man, landed me in the hospital for four months. I was half dead from gonorrhea and a complete physical breakdown." - Susan Atkins

"The bowl landed, in glorious perfection, atop the head of Mrs Barnaclegoose, who was not the kind of woman to appreciate the finer points of being crowned by trifle." - Gail Carriger

"If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms - never, never, never." - William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

"A body came flying out and landed at my feet. At first I thought it was Billy so I picked him up. But when I saw it wasn't I dropped him back down." - Mickey Mantle

"Before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, we were here. Before the pen of Jefferson etched across the pages of history the majestic words of the Declaration of Independence, we were here." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"He slipped his hands around my waist and pulled me against him, tossing the ice cream cone over his shoulder. It landed with a splat on the sidewalk. 'So does that mean I have a varsity girlfriend?'" - Stephanie Davis

"God has landed on this enemy-occupied world in human form...The perfect surrender and humiliation was undergone by Christ: perfect because He was God, surrender and humiliation because He was man." - C S Lewis

"The establishment of an American Soviet government will involve the confiscation of large landed estates in town and country, and also, the whole body of forests, mineral deposits, lakes, rivers and so on." - William Z. Foster

"Durzo pulled out a gold Gunder from his pouch. Crowns Roth wins, Castles I lose. He flipped the coin. It bounced on the table and, impossibly, landed on edge. There's always another choice, Kylar said." - Brent Weeks

"The first time I went to Wales I thought I'd landed in a land of hobbits. Everybody was really small and the houses were small and the writing was backwards." - David Hasselhoff

"That Cabot merely landed on the uninhabitable shore of Labrador gave the English no just title to New England, or to the United States generally, any more than to Patagonia." - Henry David Thoreau

"It's just that I landed up in a terrific capitalist system. One that pays people who allocate capital extraordinarily well. Intrinsically, I'm not worth as much as somebody who invents something that could improves people's life, or health or whatever." - Warren Buffett

"On the plane was a Time magazine and there was a 30 page article on diabetes, and I read every page. By the time that plane landed, I had diabetes." - Lewis Black

"Because Brenda [Carlin] had a drinking problem along with the coke, she had to hit bottom first. Most alcoholics do. And for her, bottom was an automobile accident that almost landed her in jail." - George Carlin

"I've just landed having returned from a very important and special meeting with the President of Mexico, a man I like and respect very much. And a man who truly loves his country, Mexico." - Donald Trump

"So we were ecstatic and we swirled around spontaneously, the campus in Ann Harbor and about 4,000 of us landed on the steps of the president of the University of Michigan's home." - Bill Ayers

"In all candor, if I'd been President of the United States, I'd have ordered the plane landed at the nearest Air Force base, and I'd have been over here, ok?" - John Mccain

"It is not beyond actual possibilities that men from outer space have landed (or will in the future land) on earth and have begun to breed here for whatever reason they may have had." - Wilhelm Reich

"Ladies and gentlemen, I have a grave announcement to make. Incredible as it may seem, strange beings who landed in New Jersey tonight are the vanguard of an invading army from Mars." - Orson Welles

"An aspiration is a joy for ever, a possession as solid as a landed estate, a fortune which we can never exhaust and which gives us year by year a revenue of pleasurable activity." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"It was his elbow. He landed on his elbow. I've just had a little joke with Andy. He went on and pulled off the best two headers of the game with an injured shoulder, arm, whatever it was." - Phil Brown

"We landed one of those corkscrew landings and ran out because they said there might be sniper fire. I don't remember anyone offering me tea on the tarmac when that was happening." - Hillary Clinton

"Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry; But putting to the main At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed King Harry." - Michael Drayton

"If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never!" - William Pitt the Younger

"That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is, I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have just landed on my head." - Charlie Chaplin

"Sometimes I think my past life was unrealized. I met a tragic end - it might have been a car over a cliff. But it's true, I came from another time and place, and landed in Paris Hilton's backyard." - Christine Ebersole

"A friend of mine described it this way: When they were born it was like a meteor landed in our house and blew everything apart. We had to just put all the pieces back." - Christine Lahti

"Scientists say the European space probe that landed on the comet has detected organic matter. This means there could be either life in space or a Whole Foods. We just don't know." - Conan O'Brien

"Tim Tebow may be back in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles. As you remember, he was thrown out of the league when he landed his gyrocopter on the White House lawn." - David Letterman

"We didn't see what happened after mortars landed, only the puff of smoke. There were horrors that were completely left out of this war. So was this journalism? Or was this coverage?" - Ashleigh Banfield

"Usually pilot season is very busy, and there are lots of auditions and lots of near misses and rejections. This year, I had two auditions, landed this role and it felt like being home again." - Melinda Clarke

"At such a loving invitation, Pinocchio, with one leap from the back of the orchestra, found himself in the front rows. With another leap, he was on the orchestra leader's head. With a third, he landed on the stage." - Carlo Collodi

"My teachers encouraged me to audition for some professional work during our summer vacation. I landed my first job. It was for the National Theatre Company's Mimika Pantomime troupe. I ended up touring with them for the next two years." - Didi Conn

"As soon as I landed at Malta I found that though I could go to Tunis I could not go away without being quarantined for ten days and if I remained in Malta I must stay a week." - Richard H Davis

"Of course, mankind would not have landed on the Moon in 1969, were it not for two things: conquered Nazi rocket technology and post-war anti-Communist paranoia in the United States." - Charles Duke

"When I was 12, I was taking batting practice with an aluminum bat at Tiger Stadium. I don't know where it landed exactly, but upper deck somewhere. Yeah, people were surprised." - Prince Fielder

"At several such places we landed, but always found the ascent to the interior so covered with large loose rocks that it would have been impossible to have disembarked stores or stock on any." - George Grey

"I came into this environment where there was so much love, so much positive energy. I never heard my parents say, 'We have adopted kids.' The minute my sister Linda and I landed in Sweden, we were their kids." - Marcus Samuelsson

"As someone who flew two space capsules and twice landed in the ocean, I can attest from personal experience how much logistics work is needed to get you home." - Buzz Aldrin

"I was 8 when we landed on the moon. I was so into the space program as a kid. Eventually, I realized it was very unlikely that a Mexican kid in the early '70s was going to be an astronaut." - Alfonso Cuaron

"I have to admit that talking authoritatively about my students' stories can make me feel, at times, like an astronaut who has just landed on a new planet and insists on giving guided tours to its inhabitants." - Etgar Keret

"I have such a dancer's spirit that I tend to leap around the house. Once I leaped onto my bed and landed on the floor. But I danced more for myself than I did for other people." - Tkeyah Crystal Keymah

"When I read that the British army had landed thirty-two thousand troops - and I had realized, not very long before, that Philadelphia only had thirty thousand people in it - it practically lifted me out of my chair." - David Mccullough

"One hundred years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, the Spanish government issued a decree authorizing the enslavement of the American Indian as in accord with the law of God and man." - Nelson A Miles