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"There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places." - Wendell Berry

"There are no sacred and unsacred places; there are only sacred and desecrated places. My belief is that the world and our life in it are conditional gifts." - Wendell Berry

"The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam." - Bhagawan Nityananda

"Exmoor and Dartmoor are sacred, magical places. You find a truer side of yourself there." - Dave Davies

"If sacred places are spared the ravages of war... then make all places sacred. And if the holy people are to be kept harmless from war... then make all people holy." - J Michael Straczynski

"There are not sacred and profane things, places, and moments. There are only sacred and desecrated things, places, and moments-and it is we alone who desecrate them by our blindness and lack of reverence. It is one sacred universe, and we are all a part of it." - Richard Rohr

"Everything sacred, nothing sacred." - Bodhidharma

"In quiet places, reason abounds." - Adlai Stevenson

"I enjoy seeing new places." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"What they say about a breakthrough is completely an illusion. They are sending their warplanes to fly very low in order to have vibrations on these sacred places." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"Girls, like the priestesses of old, should be educated only in sacred places, and never hear, nor much less see, what is rude, immoral, or violent." - Jean Paul

"We need to walk to know sacred places, those around us and those within. We need to walk to remember the songs." - Joseph Bruchac

"Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body." - Saraha

"The landscape of childhood shapes us as it shapes the characters in our stories. You never forget the sacred places of your childhood." - John Dufresne

"The journey to sacred places is the most common way that people travel in India. They are always going on pilgrimages to sacred places. They are always undertaking spiritual journeys to visit the great shrines in the Himalayan tier of pilgrimage places; these places are called tirthas, a word that means "crossing place," a place where you can cross the river to the far shore but also cross over into another dimension of life. Cross over to heaven, in one sense it's used." - Diana L. Eck

"It's mighty hard right now to think of anything that's precious that isn't endangered. There are no sacred and unsacred places; there are only sacred and desecrated places. My belief is that the world and our life in it are conditional gifts." - Wendell Berry

"I am a member of the Kiowa Gourd Dance Society; I visit sacred places such as Devil's Tower and the Medicine Wheel. These places are important to me, because they've been made sacred by sacrifice, by the investment of blood and experience and story." - N Scott Momaday

"Good shoes take you to good places" - Seohyun

"Love comes from the strangest places." - Nicolas Winding Refn

"All places are distant from heaven alike." - Robert Burton

"I don't have proper places to run." - Nader Almasri

"You never hear about good seafood places." - Curtis Granderson

"Courage is found in unlikely places." - J R R Tolkien

"Life must have its sacred moments and its holy places. We need the infinite, the limitless, the uttermost - all that can give the heart a deep and strengthening peace." - A. Powell Davies

"I recognized everything, the waterfall and the lakes, the trees and paths. But they had forgotten me. That was bitter and I cried a lot. One should never return to sacred places." - Marianne Fredriksson

"Here in this body are the sacred rivers, here are the sun and moon, as well as the pilgrimage places. I have not encountered another temple as blissful as my own body" - Saraha

"Much of my writing has taken the form of a pilgrimage: to sacred places that represent the best of America, to musicians and other artists who represent the best of their art." - William Zinsser

"I don't really see a conflict between the church and the movies, the sacred and the profane...there are major differences, but I could also see great similarities...Both are places for people to come together and share." - Martin Scorsese

"The United States - you know, native people are large landowners, but the military has a huge chunk of our territories. And in those, there are a number of places that are our sacred sites." - Winona Laduke

"I've lived many places on the planet, and I still have friends in many places." - Maya Angelou

"If you look at the new places opening, they're quite gutsy, earthy places." - Tom Aikens

"To encounter the sacred is to be alive at the deepest center of human existence. Sacred places are the truest definitions of the earth; they stand for the earth immediately and forever; they are its flags and shields. If you would know the earth for what it really is, learn it through its sacred places. At Devil's Tower or Canyon de Chelly or the Cahokia Mounds, you touch the pulse of the living planet; you feel its breath upon you. You become one with a spirit that pervades geologic time and space." - N Scott Momaday

"To encounter the sacred is to be alive at the deepest center of human existence. Sacred places are the truest definitions of the earth; they stand for the earth immediately and forever; they are its flags and shields. If you would know the earth for what it really is, learn it through its sacred places. At Devil's Tower or Canyon de Chelly or the Cahokia Mounds, you touch the pulse of the living planet; you feel its breath upon you. You become one with a spirit that pervades geologic time and space." - N Scott Momaday

"Everything is sacred and nothing is sacred." - Shailene Woodley

"There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children." - Kofi Annan

"The miserable are sacred." - Seneca the Younger

"Nonviolent non-co-operation, I am convinced, is a sacred duty at times." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Women are sacred." - Vin Diesel

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"The tarot is sacred." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

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

"Reading can take you places you have never been before." - Dr. Seuss

"Los Angeles is many places in one place." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Repercussions are serious and they will take you places." - Bryan Clay

"I like hanging out at non-showbizzy places." - Judah Friedlander

"In isolated or country places no man's life is safe." - John White Geary

"Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun." - Karolina Kurkova

"I've been to those places where it's 'poor, pitiful me.'" - Dolly Parton

"For time is the longest distance between two places." - Tennessee Williams

"Sometimes the wind blows you places you weren't expecting: sometimes it blows you away from those places, too." - Gayle Forman

"The places that are most likely to grow trees for carbon sequestration are places where trees aren't growing now." - Robert Jackson

"We live in a world of energy. An important task at this time is to learn to sense or see the energy of everyone and everything - people, plants, animals. This becomes increasingly important as we draw close to the World of the Fifth Sun, for it is associated with the element ether - the realm where energy lives and weaves. Go to the sacred places of the Earth to pray for peace, and have respect for the Earth which gives us our food, clothing, and shelter. We need to reactivate the energy of these sacred places. That is our work." - Carlos Barrios

"A civilization without retail bookstores is unimaginable. Like shrines and other sacred meeting places, bookstores are essential artifacts of human nature. The feel of a book taken from the shelf and held in the hand is a magical experience, linking writer to reader." - Jason Epstein

"On the other hand, with a sense of the sacred, one grows in understanding and truth. The Holy Spirit becomes his frequent and then constant companion. More and more he will stand in holy places and be entrusted with holy things. Just the opposite of cynicism and despair, his end is eternal life." - D. Todd Christofferson

"Of all the sacred places on the coast, none is more comforting than where rivers join the sea. By the river's disappearance we are reminded of life's passing, while by the ocean's beauty we accept it, in a hope we cannot explain." - Robert Adams

"Even the West has known the architecture of empty space, whose object, for thousands of years, has been less to construct divine houses, than to create sacred places, to seize upon mystery and to immerse man in it-whether by raising the cyclopean pedestal that surrounds him with stars, or by hollowing out the sanctuary that wraps him in haunted night." - Andre Malraux

"Right here in our bodies, in our defense of our right to experience joy, in the refusal to abandon the place where we have been most completely invaded & colonized, in our determination to make the bombed & defoliated lands flower again and bear fruit, here where we have been most shamed is one of the most radical & sacred places from which to transform the world." - Aurora Levins Morales

"For thousands of years, much of humankind has believed that only special places are infused with the sacred and that you must get away from the everyday in order to find it. Not so, everything is infused with the holy-from chairs to clothing to kitchen stoves." - Anthony Lawlor

"From The Spiral Dance to Dreaming the Dark to Truth or Dare, Starhawk has led us to places of risk and guided us to think in a new way, a womanly order. Now, in fiction, with the aid of her characters, she will save the earth and all the sacred things that dwell therein." - E. M. Broner

"Even the West has known the architecture of empty space, whose object, for thousands of years, has been less to construct divine houses, than to create sacred places, to seize upon mystery and to immerse man in it - whether by raising the cyclopean pedestal that surrounds him with stars, or by hollowing out the sanctuary that wraps him in haunted night." - Andre Malraux

"The world, this palpable world, which we were wont to treat with the boredom and disrespect with which we habitually regard places with no sacred association for us, is in truth a holy place, and we did not know it. Venite, adoremus." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"At every moment of his life the Shoshone must be careful to observe the complicated folkways of his group, to do reverence to superhuman powers, to remember the courtesies and obligations of family, to pay homage to certain sacred plants, or to avoid particular places." - Peter Farb

"We emerged out of nature, and when we die, we return to nature. We need to know there are forces impinging on us that we will never understand or control. We need to have sacred places where we go with respect, not just looking for resources or opportunity." - David Suzuki

"Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Life is sacred. Life is art. Life is sacred art." - Gabrielle Roth

"Pagans exalt sacred things, the Prophets extol sacred deeds." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred." - Walt Whitman

"Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril." - Janet Morris

"We will go into the future as a single sacred community, or we will all perish in the desert." - Thomas Berry

"The rights of men and women should be equal and sacred-marriage should be a perfect partnership." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Sacred cows make great hamburgers." - Robert Reisner

"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Love is a sacred silence." - Orhan Pamuk

"All true work is sacred." - Thomas Carlyle

"I know that not only is Swaraj our birthright, but it is our sacred duty to win it." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"Wisdom is a sacred communion." - Victor Hugo

"Bigotry is the sacred disease." - Heraclitus

"Every old poem is sacred." - Horace

"There are a few places, and not many in the swing states, there are a few places where they have been notorious for stealing votes: Pennsylvania, Chicago, places where a lot of cheating have gone on over the years." - Rudy Giuliani

"Why must holy places be dark places?" - C S Lewis

"I don't like traveling, period. I like being at places and I like going places, but I don't like forms of transportation." - Travis Barker

"To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is almost axiomatic that the worst trains take you through magical places." - Paul Theroux

"A lot of my world-view is formed by the places Ive been." - James Ransone

"Anne came dancing home in the purple winter twilight across the snowy places." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Sometimes the things you've lost can be found again in unexpected places." - Daniel Handler

"This is the place of places and and it is here." - Gertrude Stein

"Places remember events." - James Joyce

"No religion, I'm just so explicit, I coexist in places you would never know existed." - Ab-Soul

"I balance things better and don't kill myself so much, but conflict makes me a more interesting actress to watch. The places I go to pull emotions from, I think if you have a perfect, happy life, you just don't have those places. And I want those places. I'm proud of those places." - Vanessa Marcil

"There are few places more lonely than a crowded night club." - Dov Davidoff

"It's interesting that there are places that words can't get to." - Robert Benton

"Paranoia can be a sign of a sanity in some circumstances, in some places and times." - Michael Helm

"America cannot afford to defend Saudi Arabia, Japan, Germany, South Korea, and many other places." - Donald Trump

"I wouldn't trade places with anybody in the world. I love what I do." - Charlie Daniels

"We're not fair weather friends. We've been in places for a long, long time." - Jamie Dimon

"I've been recognized in airports lots of places, but mostly getting recognized is at home." - Kate Dicamillo

"Donald Trump places great faith in his son-in-law Jared Kushner." - Steve Inskeep

"We have places in America that really have been just forgotten." - Hillary Clinton

"We are no longer dealing with historical events, but with places of collapse." - Jean Baudrillard

"My camera is my compass; it's guided me to so many different places." - Jamel Shabazz

"The people who get places in life just say yes to everything." - Joel Stein

"The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man." - Anonymous

"The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places." - Anonymous

"They are fair resting-places for the dear weary dead on their way up to heaven." - Joaquin Miller

"Country people give me more than writers, and country places than towns." - Leonard Alfred George Strong

"Take time enough: all other graces Will soon fill up their proper places." - John Byrom

"You can go lots of places as Gaius Baltar that other people aren't allowed to pursue." - James Callis

"I like dark places." - James Gandolfini

"It's amazing to see places like Madison Square Garden on the schedule again." - Roger Andrew Taylor

"I'm never not going to be interested in young girls who are struggling in poor places." - Michelle Tea

"We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons." - W H Auden

"In India, there are lots of places that I love, but my favourite is Kashmir." - Chiranjeevi

"In the beginning I pushed toward perfection, but it takes time to get to certain places." - Alexander Wang

"I think jokes can actually go to places that drama can't." - Robert Webb

"Drama asks some uncomfortable questions at times... It goes to pretty dark places." - James Nesbitt

"I love shopping online for clothes, but only from places that I'm familiar with their sizing." - Brendon Urie

"I write for a lot of places, so I'm on a lot of promo lists." - John Darnielle

"I think places that need the rubber duck the most are the ones in distress." - Florentijn Hofman

"I love New York. I love L.A. too. I love both places." - Alex Pettyfer

"Brokenness is the operative issue of our time - broken souls, broken hearts, broken places." - Samantha Power

"When I was younger, shopping helped me discover many new places and many new things." - Miuccia Prada

"Go with your fate, but not beyond. Beyond leads to dark places." - Mary Renault

"I've got two places I like to be. Portugal is one." - Cliff Richard

"I used to dream of being other places, other people. It was an escape for me." - Lauren Bacall

"When I visit new places, I like to see the markets." - Rirkrit Tiravanija

"In places where this beauty has already disappeared, we will reconstruct it." - Fritz Todt

"Oh, my family lived in 21 places before I was 17." - Dennis Kucinich

"Even schools for Negroes, then, are places where they must be convinced of their inferiority." - Carter G Woodson

"I don't travel much; I just stay at home and imagine weird places." - Philip Reeve

"London is one of the most enchanting places I've ever been on this planet." - Don Johnson

"I mean, Hawaii is beautiful, but the world is full of beautiful places." - Robert Kiyosaki

"A true home is one of the most sacred of places. It is a sanctuary into which men flee from the world's perils and alarms. It is a resting-place to which at close of day the weary retire to gather new strength for the battle and toils of tomorrow. It is the place where love learns its lessons, where life is schooled into discipline and strength, where character is molded." - J.R. Miller

"On another front of the category-error argument are the insufferable fogeys who think the [Nobel] award is an outrage upon literature itself. That the problem is not simply a mistake may have been made about definitions, but that awful vulgarians are encroaching upon their sacred places. [Bob] Dylan, to them, is the harbinger of the low-culture mob; the latest in an unending number of final straws, or the thin end of a wedge that never seems to get thicker." - David Bennun

"Life sort of shrinks and you get older, I don't know if I'm going to have time to do all the things and be all the places as I want to be. Wisconsin's really sacred for me, so no matter what happens, where I end up permanently living, I'll be spending weeks and weeks at least of the year, no matter how many years I live, in the northwestern Wisconsin area." - Justin Vernon

"Love is a sacred mystery. To those who love, it remains forever wordless; But to those who do not love, it may be but a heartless jest." - Khalil Gibran

"Comment is free but facts are sacred." - C P Scott

"Sweet music! sacred tongue of God." - Charles Godfrey Leland

"The words secret and sacred are siblings." - Mary Ruefle

"Religion is often politics made sacred." - Gloria Steinem

"In love the ordinary is made sacred." - Arthur Dobrin

"Liberty and equality-lovely and sacred words!" - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Great sorrow makes sacred the sufferer." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Mark Twain

"Honorable battle sustains a Sacred Band." - Janet Morris

"What will be / the sacred words?" - Amiri Baraka

"Sacred religion! mother of form and fear." - Samuel Daniel

"Work to me is a sacred thing." - Margaret Bourke-White



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