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James Norman Hall Quotes and Sayings

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Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

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All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West.
- James Norman Hall

When urbanity decays, civilization suffers and decays with it.
- James Norman Hall

Beware thoughts that come in the night.
They aren't turned properly; they come in askew,
free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most remote of sources.
- William Trogdon

 

Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void.
Ripe, graphic fruits fall off.
My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will.
- Paul Klee

Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote
from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.
- Stefan Zweig

An illness is like a journey into a far country;
it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point
so remote that it appears like a vision.
- Sholem Asch

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The geographical isolation and lack of television made
world happenings and problems seem remote.
- Paul D. Boyer

Space isn't remote at all.
It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
- Fred Hoyle

It's up to people like us, all of us,
to address and talk about things like runaway global
warming and how we can use things like remote viewing to save our planet.
- Jim Sullivan

In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions,
the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
- Serge Daney

The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans
a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
- Sargent Shriver

The jarring change going from an urban environment
to an extremely remote natural environment is extremely inspiring.
It's constantly stimulating, it's like a slap in the face.
- Carter Burwell

About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money
and rented a remote recording truck.
- Johnny Rivers

After that initial success, every chance we got we'd
hire that remote recording truck and just record stuff
at the Whisky because it was so inexpensive.
- Johnny Rivers

Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet
in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar
to that which we earthly composers face today.
- George Crumb

Our role is to develop techniques that allow us to
provide emergency life-saving procedures to injured patients in an extreme,
remote environment without the presence of a physician.
- Chris Hadfield

That taxes may be the ostensible cause is true,
but that they are the true cause is as far remote from
truth as light from darkness.
- Henry Knox

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the
desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
- Channing Pollock

This is not a business where you can hand off and run by remote control.
- David Neeleman

Ignorance is preferable to error,
and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing
than he who believes what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me.
I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing
another one now are remote.
Please do campaign on my behalf.
- Julie Walters

I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards.
I always dreamed of the world.
- Mira Nair

That vision of a common culture is now simply a remote wistfulness.
- Dennis Potter

Television is the most perfect democracy.
You sit there with your remote control and vote.
- Aaron Brown

However, when my parents married in 1945,
China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning
grew increasingly remote,
and they decided to begin their family in the United States.
- Steven Chu

No operational commander should have to assign a soldier
a task that could be done as well by a computer,
a remote sensor, or an unmanned airplane.
- Richard Perle

The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools -
things remote from the student's experience and need.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
- W. H. Auden

Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience,
the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes
on the quality of physical pain.
- William Styron

I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote,
it would seem remote to some people.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

There are no other Everglades in the world.
They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth;
remote,
never wholly known.
Nothing anywhere else is like them.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small
things rather than to the large things;
to the every day things nearest to us rather than to
the things that are remote and uncommon.
- Booker T. Washington

But I think you have to - whatever the environment looks like,
it does enter into people's art work one way or another;
it's very remote or it isn't.
It's remote in my work but it has to have a certain degree of ordinariness.
- Donald Judd

Familiar life, tending to sordidness,
had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized;
historical detail had been brought in to teach readers
who were being entertained.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren

Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the
country through communication satellite technology
or to be able to observe it through remote sensing
technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada.
- Marc Garneau

After saying yes to Turkey, the EU is having difficulty
finding clear and consistent grounds for saying no to other,
still more remote candidates - but being in the general
vicinity of Europe does seem to be a continuing requirement.
- Timothy Garton Ash

Lest those islands still seem to you too remote in
space and time to be relevant to our modern societies,
just think about the risks...
of our increasing globalization and increasing worldwide
economic interdependence.
- Jared Diamond

I'm crazy about my father, he's an amazing man,
a real adventurer.
He took us with him to travel all over the world.
We were in places that were so remote,
that white people hardly ever reach them.
- Peta Wilson

I have always believed that astrophysics should be
the extrapolation of laboratory physics,
that we must begin from the present universe and work
our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs.
- Hannes Alfven

But I will say this: In my humble opinion,
knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have
remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is.
I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.
- Aaron Eckhart

But audio is a component of video, so there's always been that anyway,
and although we've never expressed a visual side apart
from the Grateful Dead movie,
I don't find it that remote, you know what I mean?
It's a departure of sorts,
but it's like a first cousin.
- Jerry Garcia

Arizona faces unique healthcare challenges including
uncompensated care for illegal immigrants,
and the large number of Native Americans who live in
remote and isolated areas of the state.
- Rick Renzi

Idealism that makes no distinction between areas where
our national interest lies and those from which it
is remote does no good for America.
The weariness of the post-Versailles,
post-Korea, post-Vietnam eras is never far from the national mood.
- Dick Morris

The main thing that gives me hope is the media.
We have radio, TV, magazines, and books,
so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us,
like Somalia.
We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we
see conditions in Afghanistan.
- Jared Diamond

In the present state of our knowledge,
it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the
remote cause of the electrical energy...
its relation to chemical affinity is,
however, sufficiently evident.
May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?
- Humphry Davy

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
- Socrates

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind -
A Mind is Only Useful When Tamed..
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which
doth mock the meat it feeds on.
- William Shakespeare

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Don't Let It Poison Your Day.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... the Antidote is Perspective.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Your Mind is Only Useful When Tamed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the
ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw Lec

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and
unchangeable color to every object;
beware of this stumbling block.
- Paul Gauguin

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry.
One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed.
These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences,
for there is no worse torture than that of laws.
- Francis Bacon

Beware the wrath of a patient adversary.
- John C. Calhoun

Beware of a man with manners.
- Eudora Welty

Beware of the man who rises to power from one suspender.
- Edgar Lee Masters

Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition
of one's own past failings.
- Cary Grant

Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.
- William Feather

Let us beware of common folk, of common sense,
of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
- Charles Baudelaire

Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
- Margaret Fuller

I must beware of the photo, get what I can of it and then go.
- Theodore Robinson

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble,
and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
- Langston Hughes

Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it.
- Donald Knuth

Beware of no man more than of yourself;
we carry our worst enemies within us.
- Charles Spurgeon


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