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Vanishing Village Quotes


"The modern world is devoted to vanishing species, vanishing weather and vanishing capacity for wonder." - Douglas Coupland

"I'm not vanishing into thin air." - Kate Bush

"Already the dandelions Are changed into vanishing ghosts." - Celia Thaxter

"Greenwich Village... the village of low rents and high arts." - O Henry

"A village somewhere was missing it's idiot." - Linda Howard

"Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the plain." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Village cricket spread fast through the land." - G M Trevelyan

"The solution to the problem of life is seen in the vanishing of this problem." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Neo-Liberalism promised us a Global Village and gave us a Potemkin Village." - Dean Cavanagh

"You go from village to village on your horse asking everyone, Has anyone seen my horse?" - Rumi

"I would like to bury myself in an Indian village, preferably in a Frontier village." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Hardship is vanishing, but so is style, and the two are more closely connected than the present generation supposes." - E M Forster

"The greatest justification for travel is not self-improvement but rather performing a vanishing act, disappearing without a trace." - Paul Theroux

"But there was something about the largest object in the solar system vanishing that tended to disrupt normal schedules." - James Dashner

"In the world of energy politics, the sudden vanishing of the word 'coal' is a remarkable and unprecedented event." - Jeff Goodell

"I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"Give the villagers village arithmetic, village geography, village history and the literary knowledge that they must use daily, i.e. reading and writing letters, etc." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Courage is walking naked through a cannibal village" - Sam Levenson

"Nobody wants to see the village of the happy people." - Lew Hunter

"Your village just called. They're missing an idiot." - Russell Lynes

"It takes only one child to raze a village." - Florence King

"It takes a village to raise a child." - Proverbs

"Khadi is the sun of the village solar system." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Benteen, come on, big village, be quick. Bring packs." - George Armstrong Custer

"It is always the village women who drive these things." - Stephen Lewis

"Every village in Africa now has a cyber cafe." - Patrick Chappatte

"Few of the great tragedies of history were created by the village idiot, and many by the village genius." - Thomas Sowell

"[On Ezra Pound:] A village explainer, excellent if you were a village, but if you were not, not." - Gertrude Stein

"Even though in the world you are the most learned scholar of the time, Behold the vanishing of this world and this time!" - Rumi

"We are ignorant of the Beyond because this ignorance is the condition of our own life. Just as ice cannot know fire except by melting and vanishing." - Jules Renard

"We're all vanishing organisms and disappearing creatures in space and time - that death sentence in space in time that Kafka talked about with such profundity." - Cornel West

"I feel myself dissolving, vanishing into nothingness, for if there is no one in the world who cares for you, do you really exist at all?" - Cassandra Clare

"Religion is the servant of the vanishing; science, of the existence! Disappearance belongs to the chaos and the Devil; existence, to the God!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Happiness is indeed a Eurydice, vanishing as soon as gazed upon. It can exist only in acceptance, and succumbs as soon as it is laid claim to." - Denis de Rougemont

"The vast majority of species that are vanishing, we haven't even discovered yet. How can you possibly put them back in nature if the ecosystem is gone?" - E O Wilson

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." - Henri Cartierbresson

"My first film, 'Vanishing on 7th Street,' I really just kinda went in for it. Just gave it my all at the auditions." - Jacob Latimore

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts." - John Steinbeck

"A collection of bad love songs, tattered from overuse, has to touch us like a cemetery or a village. So what if the houses have no style, if the graves are vanishing under tasteless ornaments and inscriptions? Before an imagination sympathetic and respectful enough to conceal momentarily its aesthetic disdain, that dust may release a flock of souls, their beaks holding the still verdant dreams that gave them an inkling of the next world and let them rejoice or weep in this world." - Marcel Proust

"You must think about building a 'granth-mandir' in your village. Why is your village lacking such a 'granth-mandir'? Start with 50 books...100 books." - Narendra Modi

"If you're going to do a movie about the Village, it's pretty nice to shoot in the village and not be in Toronto." - Robin Williams

"If Henry Miller often sounded like a village idiot, it is because, like Whitman, he was the rest of the village as well." - Gore Vidal

"One of the problems the internet has introduced is that in this electronic village, all the village idiots have internet access." - Peter Nelson

"Give up a member to save a family, a family to save a village, a village to save a country, and the country to save yourself." - Vyasa

"I grew up in Ditchling. It was an idyllic village at the foot of the South Downs. In those days, the village was full of artists and sculptors." - Donald Sinden

"Your eye level is your reference point for drawing the perspective lines. All lines above your eye level will go down to the horizon vanishing point and all lines below your eye level will go up to the horizon vanishing point." - Robert A. Lovett

"Ottawa - a sub-arctic lumber-village converted by royal mandate into a political cockpit." - Goldwin Smith

"Princeton is a wonderful little spot. A quaint and ceremonious village of puny demigods on stilts." - Albert Einstein

"I am ashamed to see what a shallow village tale our so-called history is." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Technology has made the world into a Village. Spirituality has made it into a Global Family." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"A village is a hive of glass, where nothing unobserved can pass." - Charles Spurgeon

"The startings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day." - Henry David Thoreau

"The Boeing 747 is the commuter train of the global village." - Hendrik Tennekes

"In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Somewhere out there was a village I'd deprived of it's idiot." - Jim Butcher

"Time' has ceased, 'space' has vanished. We now live in a global village... a simultaneous happening" - Marshall Mcluhan

"There is in every village a torch - the teacher; and an extinguisher - the priest." - Victor Hugo

"Children were chasing an idiot boy up the village street to the churchyard." - Ellen Glasgow

"In every village marked with little spire, Embowered in trees, and hardly known to fame." - William Shenstone

"One does see so much evil in a village,' murmured Miss Marple in an explanatory voice." - Agatha Christie

"In every village marked with little spire, Embowered in trees, and hardly known to fame." - William Shenstone

"Time' has ceased, 'space' has vanished. We now live in a global village... a simultaneous happening" - Marshall Mcluhan

"To think, a sweater, is made entirely of knots. My stomach could clothe a village." - Andrea Gibson

"I have a vision of the world as a global village, a world without boundaries." - Christa Mcauliffe

"I like being outdoors a lot, and I come from a small village that's fairly remote." - Jeremy Irvine

"The Village did a lot for me, of course, because it was my first movie." - Bryce Dallas Howard

"I will be a missionary in a remote village at some point." - Steve Young

"There are wheels within wheels in this village, and fires within fires!" - Arthur Miller

"The village muezzin called the faithful to prayer. Diane ignored the sound." - Robert Charles Wilson

"The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village." - Marshall Mcluhan

"There is in every village a torch - the teacher; and an extinguisher - the clergyman." - Victor Hugo

"Celebrate the birth of a girl child by planting 5 trees in your village." - Narendra Modi

"In a true democracy of India, the unit is the village." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Khadi service, village service and Harijan service are one in reality, though three in name." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Any established village; could afford a town drunkard, a town atheist, and a few Democrats." - Denis E. Brogan

"Manchester, one of the greatest, if not really the greatest mere village in England." - Daniel Defoe

"The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." - Bill Gates

"I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome." - Julius Caesar

"I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome." - Epicurus

"I had a world of people raising me; it was like a little village." - Gaby Hoffmann

"New Zealand is not a small country but a large village." - Peter Jackson

"I live in a village where people still care about each other, largely." - Jan Karon

"So you start one person at a time. Change one person, you can change a village." - Robin Quivers

"I love those connections that make this big old world feel like a little village." - Gina Bellman

"I live in a Swiss village so small, if you sneeze everyone knows." - Geraldine Chaplin

"I am a village boy, and Amsterdam for me was always the big town." - Anton Corbijn

"I don't need to move to the States; I love our little village, Ibstock." - Stephen Graham

"The life of the village became more and more affected by strikes and lock-outs." - John Grierson

"You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot." - Stanley Kubrick

"The destruction of India's village system was the greatest of England's blunders." - Annie Besant

"Since the whole village was poor, we didn't realize our own poverty. I was happy." - Bidzina Ivanishvili

"Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer." - Thomas Perry

"Its not a global village, but we're in a highly interconnected globe." - Howard Rheingold

"The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village." - Marshall Mcluhan

"I'm every woman. It takes a village to make me who I am." - Katy Perry

"Moving into an unoccupied village when there's no opposition, I don't call that a military victory." - Norman Schwarzkopf

"I grew up in a little village in the west of Ireland." - Philip Treacy

"This is unexposed film of Greenwich Village because nothing ever happens there." - Weegee

"All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp." - Johnny Weissmuller

"It was so much fun being in the Olympic Village and meeting all the athletes." - Jordyn Wieber

"The notion of the world as a village is becoming a reality." - James Wolfensohn

"Maybe there's less oppression growing up in a small village, and fewer rules, and less danger." - Luke Treadaway

"I grew up in a village of 12 houses. We had a well and a cow." - Olesya Rulin

"I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono." - Yancy Butler

"So, it looks like we rebuild the village and blow it apart a few more times." - Vic Morrow

"You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment, one starts to hear echo." - Yannick Noah

"??????????Art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that." - Werner Herzog

"Life itself is vanishing fast. Make haste for eternity." - Robert E. Murray

"The older woman waiting for admittance looked at me, then over her shoulder at Patch, who was vanishing down the hall. "Honey," she told me, "he looks slippery as soap." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I have a sense of melancholy isolation, life rapidly vanishing, all the usual things. It's very strange how often strong feelings don't seem to carry any message of action" - Philip Larkin

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"We are vanishing from the earth, yet I cannot think we are useless or else Usen would not have created us. He created all tribes of men and certainly had a righteous purpose in creating each." - Geronimo

"Photographers deal in things which are continuously vanishing..." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"Already the dandelions Are changed into vanishing ghosts." - Celia Thaxter

"Lifetimes went past. With the critical mass of hardly more than the thought of a thought I kept on, headlong, to vanishing point. I looked for an end, for some dimension to hold hard and resist. But I still exist." - Simon Armitage

"How to keep-is there any any, is there none such, nowhere known some, bow or brooch or braid or brace, lace, latch or catch or key to keep Back beauty, keep it, beauty, beauty, beauty,... from vanishing away?" - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"Stardom equals financial success and financial success equals security. I've spent too much of my life feeling insecure. I still have nightmares about being poor, of everything I own just vanishing away. Stardom means that can't happen." - Steve Mcqueen

"We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces." - Richard Le Gallienne

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory." - Henri Cartierbresson

"I was in a movie called 'Vanishing on 7th Street,' and that was my first leading role in a movie. It's an apocalyptic thriller, and it's really cool. It's the first movie I ever shot." - Jacob Latimore

"Good roads, good houses, adequate electricity, good schools or good hospitals in the village are indeed, the parameters of progress. However, in my view, 100 percent literate village is the true symbol of real progress." - Narendra Modi

"We proceeded systematically, village by village and we destroyed the houses, filled up the wells, blew down the towers, cut down the shady trees, burned the crops and broke the reservoirs in punitive devastation." - Winston Churchill

"Now if you are condemned to life on welfare, I'm not so sure that being in a bigger welfare village is that much better than being in a smaller welfare village" - Tony Abbott

"In 1978, the tradition of running from village to village with a message was revived. that first run was from Davis to Los Angeles, a distance of 500 miles" - Dennis Banks

"I still visit my village quite often, as my parents and one of my sisters live there, but also I feel the village is more of an isolated, unreal part of me." - Volker Bertelmann

"At Quincy's moat the squandering village ends, And there in the almshouse dwell the dearest friends Of all the village, two old dames that cling As close as any trueloves in the spring." - Edmund Charles Blunden

"For a writer you have to be interested in different cultures, different backgrounds. You are not there to write only about your village. You're there to show a bit of your village, but also to understand other villages." - Paulo Coelho

"If the village worker is not a decent man or woman, conducting a decent home, he or she had better not aspire after the high privilege and honour of becoming a village worker." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Now if you are condemned to life on welfare, I'm not so sure that being in a bigger welfare village is that much better than being in a smaller welfare village." - Tony Abbott

"I suppose I'm a cultural Anglican, and I see evensong in a country church through much the same eyes as I see a village cricket match on the village green. I have a certain love for it." - Richard Dawkins

"Until the end of elementary school, I lived in a suburban area, so the type of village I used to live in is borderline between village and the city, so I'm familiar with the rustic environment." - Bong Joonho

"In the globalized world that is ours, maybe we are moving towards a global village, but that global village brings in a lot of different people, a lot of different ideas, lots of different backgrounds, lots of different aspirations." - Lakhdar Brahimi

"My mother is very funny. She is from a village; she has a typical village kind of humour. Often she says a lot of things she herself isn't aware is a punch line." - Kapil Sharma

"Be it a village or a city, education is very important, and it always comes into you." - Kareena Kapoor

"I dont see a lot of movies that portray the East Village as well as I think they can." - Adam Rapp

"Simplicity enables us to live lives of integrity in the face of the terrible realities of our global village." - Richard J. Foster

"Ezra Pound still lives in a village and his world is a kind of village and people keep explaining things when they live in a village.... I have come not to mind if certain people live in villages and some of my friends still appear to live in villages and a village can be cozy as well as intuitive but must one really keep perpetually explaining and elucidating?" - Gertrude Stein

"Our village life would stagnate if it were not for the unexplored forests and meadows which surround it." - Henry David Thoreau

"In every village there will arise a miscreant to establish the most grinding tyranny by calling himself the people." - Robert Peel

"If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a whole agency to make a successful campaign." - David Guerrero

"Id rather be selling groundnuts in my village than play for a pathetic club like Chelsea FC" - Samuel Eto'o

"...and so many orchards circled the village that on some crisp October afternoons the whole wold smelled like pie." - Alice Hoffman

"Much more than a 20th-century village storyteller, Cees Nooteboom stands as an impressive and inimitable voice among contemporary writers." - Linda Simon

"Every village has its simpleton, and if one does not exist they invent one to pass the time." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"The early village cock Hath twice done salutation to the morn: Your friends are up and buckle on their armor." - William Shakespeare

"Few things are more pleasant than a village graced with a good church, a good priest and a good pub." - John Hillaby

"Grew up in Stapleton House village, where blood flood the waters in the streets like oil spillage" - RZA

"The largest single step in the ascent of man is the change from nomad to village agriculture." - Jacob Bronowski

"I would rather be the first man in a barbarian village than the second man in Rome." - Julius Caesar

"Death carries off a man busy picking flowers with an besotted mind, like a great flood does a sleeping village." - Gautama Buddha



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