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Julian Barnes Quotes and Sayings

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The land of embarrassment and breakfast.
- Julian Barnes

Books say: she did this because.
Life says: she did this.
Books are where things are explained to you,
life where things aren't.
- Julian Barnes

As I've explained to my wife many times,
you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the
front page of the papers.
- Julian Barnes

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
- Helen Keller

 

Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

We gather today in gratitude for the bounty of the land,
the joyful company around this table,
and all the other blessings of this life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience,
something that never has been and never could
have been experienced by anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

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I just want to do God's will.
And he's allowed me to go to the mountain.
And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land!
I may not get there with you,
but I want you to know tonight that
we as a people will get to the promised land.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality
by contact with this great novel land of yours
which sticks up out of the Atlantic.
- Winston Churchill

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
- Clarence Darrow

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20
to 30 times more land for food than we have now.
- James Lovelock

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life,
its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from
which he draws his faith together with his life.
- Joseph Conrad

Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who
make a living from the land and for those of us who
use them for recreational purposes.
- Cathy McMorris

A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
- Aldo Leopold

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land,
when they can see nothing but sea.
- Francis Bacon

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

Tip the world over on its side and
everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend;
you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
- Aldo Leopold

The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior
and the land beyond the garden.
- Stephen Gardiner

You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention
and sometimes somebody will throw a rock at you.
That's the territory.
You buy the land, you get the Indians.
- David Lee Roth

But they who give straight judgements to strangers
and to those of the land and do not transgress what is just,
for them the city flourishes and its people prosper.
- Hesiod

The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification
to the pride and independence of men.
- George Richards Minot

Furthermore, the unearned increment from land appears
in the United States as a gain to the first comers,
who have here laid the foundations of a new State.
- William Graham Sumner

I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded,
rights are protected and the people of this land are
treated as equals under the law.
- Paul Martin

It'll work, if God, wind, leads, ice,
snow, and all the hells of this damned frozen land are willing.
- Matthew Henson

I wish that all of nature's magnificence,
the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.
- Annie Leibovitz

In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

A great lie is like a great fish on dry land;
it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother,
but it cannot hurt you.
You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself.
- George Crabbe

Pouring concrete on land you don't own is called a calculated risk,
if you don't pour you loose millions.
- Eddie Perez

Anything to do with the land, I love.
- Chris LeDoux

My plan was to land in Red Square, but there were too
many people and I thought I'd cause casualties.
- Mathias Rust

Now that we have a democracy and you can go back and
the airport air is not laden with evil any more,
you can actually breathe oxygen when you land in Johannesburg.
- Janet Suzman

For our immediate family and relatives,
Canada was a land of opportunity.
- Sidney Altman

They want us to give up another chunk of our tribal land.
This is not the first time or the last time.
- Sitting Bull

Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land.
Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals,
but not many sea faring ones.
- Robert T. Bakker

Our forbears worked hard this difficult land,
and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
- James H. Douglas

Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness,
the United States would never have been the Land of Promise.
- Herbert Croly

If you're a Conservative, why aren't you behind conserving the land?
- Ken Kesey

You're entering dangerous land when you start theorising about comedy.
- Adrian Edmondson

I've been working with the land for most of my life;
walking it and photographing it.
And I love it to bits.
- Fay Godwin

This nation will remain the land of the free only so
long as it is the home of the brave.
- Elmer Davis

It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land:
the great ones eat up the little ones.
- Pericles

Western concepts of ownership and privatization came
in and clashed with that.
So land began to be exchanged.
- Neil Abercrombie

I started thinking about my relationship with my students;
I'm this guy who comes in from book -
and movie -
land and descends on angel wings into their classroom.
- Richard Price

Today we thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed
upon this great Country and ask Him to continue to
heal our land and meet our needs -
and we do so through the power of prayer.
- Nick Rahall

In my fantasy I was always the savior.
I would come to Peanuts land and save everybody.
Charlie Brown would fall madly in love with me.
Peppermint Patty was so jealous.
- Alicia Witt

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

Meat is an inefficient way to eat.
An acre of land can yield 20,000 pounds of potatoes,
but that same acre would only graze enough cows to get 165 pounds of meat.
- Alexandra Paul

You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks
as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land.
- Billy Sunday

Worm or beetle - drought or tempest -
on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
- Will Carleton

That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain,
the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
- A. E. Housman

The ranch was raw land when I bought it and,
for better or worse, I have designed every aspect of it from the corrals,
the arena, to the barn, to the house.
- Janine Turner

Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators,
but death is the great divorcer for ever.
- John Keats

This is where young players today want to land.
They want to be NBA players because of the money.
- Oscar Robertson

We have said the first step was to designate the land,
inform the owners.
And the second would be to get the responses from the owners.
And this will be openly done.
- Robert Mugabe

But the issue has to do with land, which is our land.
- Bashar al-Assad

This morning's scene is good and fine,
Long rain has not harmed the land.
- Du Fu

What white man can say I never stole his land or a
penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief.
- Sitting Bull

If the king loves music, there is little wrong in the land.
- Mencius

Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting,
not help.
- Phyllis Schlafly

This land, this water, this air, this planet -
this is our legacy to our young.
- Paul Tsongas

I'm a schoolteacher.
That's even worse than being an intellectual.
Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold
and hungry in this richest land on earth.
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz

The law regards man as man, and takes no account of
his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights
as guaranteed by the supreme law of the land are involved.
- John Marshall Harlan

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land
of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands.
As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Land, in England, is valuable, because we have highly-paid
artisans to consume the produce on the spot.
- Joseph Hume

If a queen bee were crossed with a Friesian bull,
would not the land flow with milk and honey?
- Oliver St.
John

This land is your land and this land is my land,
sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.
- Bob Dylan


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