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Lands Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Lands

Please enjoy these Lands Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

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In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during
the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves
from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
- John Shimkus

There are no more new worlds.
The unoccupied arable lands of the earth are limited,
and will soon be taken.
- Josiah Strong

 

The moon of a bright silver, which dazzles by its shining,
illumines a world which surely is no longer ours;
for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands.
- Pierre Loti

There are no foreign lands.
It is the traveler only who is foreign.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

German militarism and Nazism have devastated twice
in our generation the lands of German neighbors.
- James F. Byrnes

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While our budget shortfall is temporary,
ruining pristine national lands is permanent.
- Ric Keller

Patenting and purchase of lands are absolutely vital
to the health of Nevada's rural communities.
- Jim Gibbons

It is up to us as lawmakers to provide the resources
and streamlined processes that will enable our federal
forest managers to become the best possible steward of our lands.
- Greg Walden

Our responsibility for BLM lands is multiple-use,
meaning a variety of needs and uses.
- Gale Norton

Cows, after leaving the low lands near the coast,
are found to be plentiful everywhere,
and to produce milk in small quantities,
from which butter is made.
- John H. Speke

We are a conquering race.
We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands.
- Albert J. Beveridge

We are at last on the high lands of Mexico,
the districts which at least three different races
have chosen to settle in,
neglecting the fertile country below.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends
on the success of liberty in other lands.
The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion
of freedom in all the world.
- Bill Frist

Resistance in Palestine will continue until the final
liberation of all the Palestinian lands.
- Ahmed Yassin

We would not have our politics distracted and embittered
by the dissensions of other lands.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Never again should Ghanaians have to resort to dubious means to get to,
or live in, foreign lands, simply to make a living.
- John Agyekum Kufuor

It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands,
seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge.
It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
- Frederick Sanger

In my 31 years in Congress, I have seen a lot of changes.
We made some substantial policy changes that have improved
our parks system and our public lands.
- Ralph Regula

I'm excited and encouraged to see people getting involved
with their public lands and forests.
We really need the public's help to repair these heavily used recreation sites.
- Robert Towne

There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away
nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
- Emily Dickinson

Indeed it is very hard, when we have let the King's
subjects have so much of our lands for so little value.
- Joseph Brant

Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central
Europe while we have the industrial portions.
We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball.
- Henry L. Stimson

The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands,
however, frequently can be made to produce much larger
yields of feed in corn than if left,
as they are, in unproductive grass.
- David F. Houston

One rich Man hath Lands, not only more than he can manage,
but so much, that letting them out to others,
he is supplied with a large over-plus,
so needs no farther care.
- Dudley North

Other lands have their vitality in a few,
a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people.
- Walt Whitman

May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster,
war, from all lands, with her hated associates,
rapine and insatiable ambition!
- Daniel Boone

In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

We can take full comfort in realizing the continuing strength of our nation.
America's lands remain radiantly rich with diversity,
and freedom still reigns.
- Ben Nelson

I shoot an arrow into the air, where it lands I do not care:
I get my arrows wholesale!
- Curly Howard

Violence is almost an everyday occurrence in some Muslim lands:
it should not be exacerbated by revenge attacks on
more innocent families and communities.
- Cat Stevens

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 best way to enhance freedom in other lands
is to demonstrate here that our democratic system
is worthy of emulation.
- Jimmy Carter

It is often the failure who is the pioneer in new lands,
new undertakings, and new forms of expression.
- Eric Hoffer

If your mind is pure, all buddha-lands are pure.
- Bodhidharma

Americans have long recognized the need to protect
our public lands and their vast resources.
- Barbara Boxer

Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country's birth,
and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves,
even in foreign lands when called upon.
- John Linder

The public lands are a public stock,
which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.
- James Monroe

Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States,
especially those situated upon the public lands.
- George William Norris

This man is freed from servile bands,
Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself,
though not of lands, And leaving nothing,
yet hath all.
- Lord Byron

I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came,
and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
- Adela Florence Nicolson

I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost,
wandering in strange lands?
- Arna Bontemps

Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices.
- Ivo Andric

This big part flies off on the floor.
The other part goes like this and lands in my foot!
Standing up!
It's standing in my foot!
Right in the side of my foot.
The flute glass.
I think I'm like in one of my own pictures.
- Danny DeVito

I think also of my colleagues in elementary particle theory in many lands,
and feel that in some measure I am here as a representative of our small,
informal, international fraternity.
- Murray Gell-Mann

When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world.
The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle.
Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where
are our lands? Who owns them?
- Sitting Bull

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain
raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap
slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies.
The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for
the surplus goods produced in our factories.
- Cecil Rhodes

Neither can men, by the same principles,
be considered as lands, goods, or houses,
among possessions.
It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor.
But how does the slave differ from his master,
but by chance?
- Thomas Clarkson

No aquarium, no tank in a marine land,
however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate
the conditions of the sea.
And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums
or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages
and situated in a wilderness,
of which the government had never taken possession,
and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession.
- William H. Wharton

Where is the justice of political power if it executes
the murderer and jails the plunderer,
and then itself marches upon neighboring lands,
killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
- Khalil Gibran

From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country
bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of
lands on conditions very favorable to the United States,
and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves.
- James Monroe

They have stolen the public lands.
They have grasped all to themselves,
and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of
unparalleled distress on forty millions of people,
who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race.
- Denis Kearney

If we were left to ourselves, unfettered by legislative enactments,
we should gradually withdraw our capital from the cultivation of such lands,
and import the produce which is at present raised upon them.
- David Ricardo

After mature consideration it was unanimously agreed,
that, to prevent as much as possible their attempting
to return and molest the settlers that may be set down on their lands,
a sufficient number of vessels should be hired with
all possible expedition for that purpose.
- Charles Lawrence

One thing is certain: wherever the enemy lands,
if once we can get to grips with him on the Continent,
where we are not dependent on supplies from overseas,
that ought to be, and will be, all right with us.
- Heinrich Himmler

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet.
Let us resolve that we will not leave our children
a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and
terrible storms devastate our lands.
- Barack Obama

We must always remember with gratitude and admiration
the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists,
and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
- Roald Amundsen

A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands,
and lease money was paid for that.
So the state's collecting lease money because all of
a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it.
- Neil Abercrombie

There are a range of associated impacts related to
increasing temperatures which affect both evaporation rates and river systems,
which are already over stressed, and these will hit
farming communities and the health of crop lands.
- Peter Garrett

Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean,
or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope
that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there.
Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country,
depends on who has the most drive.
- Kevin J. Anderson

It is important that Congress works to promote home
ownership in Indian Country.
These federal housing funds and programs will help
young Native American families to stay on tribal lands in order to live,
work and raise a family.
- Rick Renzi

You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring
freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it.
And here you have a people who won it by themselves
and need only the help to preserve it.
- Corazon Aquino

And in doing this I advise you to send to the best
manors of your lands those of your household in whom
you place most confidence to be present in August at the leading of the corn,
and to guard it as aforesaid.
- Robert Grosseteste

Here we are to remember that in consequence of our
opinion that labor is the Father and active principle of wealth,
as lands are the Mother, that the state by killing,
mutilating, or imprisoning their members do withal punish themselves.
- William Petty

We never had planned to hijack a ship.
We never thought of any war plans outside the Palestinian lands.
We wished that the program had not failed and then
the warriors could have achieved their goals.
- Abu Abbas

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit
which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men,
in all lands, everywhere.
Destroy this spirit and you have planted
the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
- Abraham Lincoln

Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press
is the duty to prevent any part of the government from
deceiving the people and sending them off to distant
lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.
- Hugo Black

Monsieur Puss came at last to a stately castle,
the master of which was an Ogre, the richest ever known;
for all the lands which the King had then passed through belonged to this castle.
- Charles Perrault


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