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Mary Austin Quotes and Sayings

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The manner of the country makes the usage of life there,
and the land will not be lived in except in its own fashion.
- Mary Austin

To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left,
to find a dry spring where one looked for running water -
there is no help for any of these things.
- Mary Austin

No man can be stronger than his destiny.
- Mary Austin

Death by starvation is slow.
- Mary Austin

 

What women have to stand on squarely is not their ability
to see the world in the way men see it,
but the importance and validity of their seeing it in some other way.
- Mary Austin

Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures,
and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind.
- Mary Austin

I suppose no man becomes a pocket hunter by first intention.
- Mary Austin

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For one thing there is the divinest,
cleanest air to be breathed anywhere in God's world.
- Mary Austin

People would be surprised to know how much I learned
about prayer from playing poker.
- Mary Austin

Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods,
and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise.
- Mary Austin

Nothing the desert produces expresses it better than
the unhappy growth of the tree yuccas.
- Mary Austin

This is the sense of the desert hills,
that there is room enough and time enough.
- Mary Austin

Over the tops of it, beginning to dusk under a young white moon,
trailed a wavering ghost of smoke, and at the end of
it I came upon the Pocket Hunter making a dry camp in the friendly scrub.
- Mary Austin

Nevertheless there are certain peaks,
canons, and clear meadow spaces which are above all compassing of words,
and have a certain fame as of the nobly great to whom
we give no familiar names.
- Mary Austin

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life
is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

Respond to emergencies in a casual manner.
- Norman Vincent Peale

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past,
bridge to our future.
- Alex Haley

In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable to think
that business can operate -
and even thrive -
in an environmentally-friendly manner.
- Olympia Snowe

It is an endless procession of surprises.
The expected rarely occurs and never in the expected manner.
- Vernon A. Walters

We try to say it's creative and in a manner it is creative,
but it is a business, because today,
with the cost factor in crossing the boundaries that you do.
- Skitch Henderson

True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.
- Edith Wharton

When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer,
the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner,
and the man has died long before.
- Peter Straub

First, they were bred when I was not capable to observe or before I was born;
likewise the breeding of men is of a different manner from that of women.
- Margaret Cavendish

I like to behave in an extremely normal,
wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life.
Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence,
terror, sex and death.
- Courtney Love

You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
- Zig Ziglar

We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds
and against the right persons and also in the right
manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
- Aristotle

The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us.
- Jane Porter

Do people really want liberty, equality,
fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

You may imagine the joy manifested by these poor Africans,
when they heard one of their own color address them in a friendly manner,
and in a language they could comprehend!
- Lewis Tappan

I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner,
but I have not undertaken that practice myself.
- Rick Boucher

He bit his lip in a manner which immediately awakened my maternal sympathy,
and I helped him bite it.
- S. J. Perelman

In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth,
or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the
same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.
- David Ricardo

Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap,
there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving
God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have
given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all
their hope in His goodness.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Every one with this writ may be a tyrant;
if this commission be legal,
a tyrant in a legal manner, also, may control,
imprison, or murder any one within the realm.
- James Otis

In the arts the way in which an idea is rendered,
and the manner in which it is expressed,
is much more important than the idea itself.
- Jacques-Louis David

After all manner of professors have done their best for us,
the place we are to get knowledge is in books.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Albert Camus

I do not believe in pure idioms.
I think there is naturally a desire,
for whoever speaks or writes,
to sign in an idiomatic, irreplaceable manner.
- Jacques Derrida

Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly.
Of wit there was little; of philosophy,
none.
What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration,
love of adventure.
- Emanuel Celler

I studied harmony and composition in a very spontaneous manner.
- Alejo Carpentier

A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice;
a good one supplies everything,
gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
- Baltasar Gracian

My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved.
Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who
adopts a manner of thinking for others!
- Marquis de Sade

Remember that when you meet your antagonist,
to do everything in a mild agreeable manner.
Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time,
as polished as your sword.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Many men of science and poets have in their own manner,
by various ways and means, and aided by others,
sought unceasingly to create a more tolerable world for everyone.
- Eyvind Johnson

Ordinary language carries with it conditions of meaning
which it is easy to recognize by classifying the contexts
in which the expression is employed in a meaningful manner.
- Paul Ricoeur

Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born.
Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives
completely devoid of self-consciousness.
- Helen Hayes

The Bishop, as I have remarked, was not very dignified on all occasions,
and sometimes acted in such a manner as would not have appeared well in public.
- Maria Monk

Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion.
It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose,
in which event he may be sure that the result will
not fall into any objective form.
- John C. Ransom

I think it's the tragedy of our time that we're not
aware of the affect of the manner in which we've adopted tools.
Those tools have become who we are.
- Godfrey Reggio

The manner in which one endures what must be endured
is more important than the thing that must be endured.
- Dean Acheson

I'm a performer.
I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage.
I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous,
I go into character.
- Michael Richards

With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic.
I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and
in an entertaining manner.
- Pedro Almodovar

The actor depends wholly on himself.
He gives his performance in what, to him,
seems the most effective manner.
- Bela Lugosi

If people and their manner of living were alike everywhere,
there would not be much point in moving from one place to another.
- Paul Bowles

The American people depend on these federal employees to process,
investigate, and adjudicate applications for immigration
rights and benefits in a timely and thorough manner.
- Joe Baca

The chief benefit, which results from philosophy,
arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret,
insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
- David Hume

Nothing in the universe is contingent,
but all things are conditioned to exist and operate
in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.
- Baruch Spinoza

Bush and Blair combined their efforts to deceive both
nations in a carefully coordinated manner,
more so than anyone is willing to point out in the media.
- Bianca Jagger

Laziness.
Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
- Ambrose Bierce

We are not won by arguments that we can analyse but by tone and temper,
by the manner which is the man himself.
- Samuel Butler

Here once again education is crucial,
it enables children to be become more aware of their
rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner
which helps them shape their own future.
- Carol Bellamy

For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is:
childish dependency.
- Albert Ellis

Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue;
but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other,
and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.
- Marquis de Sade

Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors;
but they are seldom or ever inventors.
- Voltaire

We must guard against the overreaching hand of big
government trying to take away our freedom.
And we must always protect the environment in a manner
consistent with our values.
- Steve Forbes

We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist,
or if they have existed up until now,
that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
- Max Planck

A small species of pinus was much prized,
and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese,
fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted
on a variety of the stone pine.
- Robert Fortune

This subsistence, or manner of being of God is his
one essence so far as it has personal properties.
- William Ames

In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner,
in mores, in the definition of government.
What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
- Emanuel Celler

Historians will have to face the fact that natural
selection determined the evolution of cultures in the
same manner as it did that of species.
- Konrad Lorenz


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