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Deserted Quotes

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Men resemble great deserted palaces:
the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off
wings where he never ventures.
- Francois Mauriac

In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service,
but I deserted on October 10, 1944.
- Gyorgy Legeti

Writing is like walking in a deserted street.
Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.
- John le Carre

More people deserted our party and we have never recovered.
- Denis Thatcher

 

A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness
of some kind or other in the country that is deserted.
- Thomas Malthus

You have to kill to survive.
People have been doing it forever.
I eat meat, and I eat fish.
If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive.
- Benicio Del Toro

Whatever success I may have attained is due to the
fact that since I was old enough to work at all,
my ambition has never deserted me.
- Anna Held

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The Spirit hasn't deserted the church today.
- William P. Leahy

A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party;
there is no battle unless there be two.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A nice pop star would do you nice on one of those deserted islands.
- Tom Felton

I'd rather have a search engine or a compiler on a
deserted island than a game.
- John Carmack

One can never know for sure what a deserted area looks like.
- George Carlin

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism.
The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
- Lionel Blue

It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels
of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements.
It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows,
and deserted avenues.
- Philip Gibbs

I would love to hear all types of Christian artists
played all over the world.
I'd love to hear good, positive mainstream music played all over the place.
I'd love to be able to bring music together.
But I have not deserted Christ.
I have not deserted my faith.
- Stacie Orrico

They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same
pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes,
mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes,
or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily
scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.
- Luigi Barzini

That was' one time when my technique absolutely deserted me,
I must admit.
There was a wax face that he had created himself to cover his own ugliness.
I was in his clutches and I had to hit him in the face.
- Fay Wray

Our society must make it right and possible for old
people not to fear the young or be deserted by them,
for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares
for its helpless members.
- Pearl S. Buck

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman

A desert is a place without expectation.
- Nadine Gordimer

Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
- Will Durant

Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances.
For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert,
under the indifferent heaven.
- T. E. Lawrence

All of a sudden their husband's dead and maybe a child
is dead and they have absolutely nothing -
and they're heading through the desert at night.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

We were in the Arabian Desert for nine months.
And I was having the time of my life.
It could have been an archeological expedition,
a military expedition.
- Peter O'Toole

The first song is called "London." It's about two Russian
soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London,
where they indulge in a life of crime.
- Neil Tennant

The ought to be a worldwide cultural taskforce that
just stops you when you have ideas like combining The
Red Desert with an armored car heist movie.
- Steven Soderbergh

I love Sufism as I love beautiful poetry,
but it is not the answer.
Sufism is like a mirage in the desert.
It says to you, come and sit, relax and enjoy yourself for a while.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Those fields of daisies we landed on,
and dusty fields and desert stretches.
Memories of many skies and earths beneath us -
many days,
many nights of stars.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity
because it has mountains,
desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
- Saadi

Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars -
mere globs of gas atoms.
I, too, can see the stars on a desert night,
and feel them.
But do I see less or more?
- Richard P. Feynman

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

I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage
direction at the top of the page...
sunrise over the desert and masses of...
a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.
- Anthony Hopkins

During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents
were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert,
the use of technology made news gathering safer.
- Jim Walton

They were conspiring to desert us in the night and
steal some of our horses...
we engaged a spy.
- Zebulon Pike

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

I felt alone out there, like I was on a desert island.
I felt like Gilligan.
- Mickey Rivers

No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where,
like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings,
rather than design them.
- Arthur Erickson

Nevada has a world-class economy.
It will only build a world-class culture with world-class
research universities coupled with the Desert Research Institute.
- James E. Rogers

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it;
never desert your line of talent.
Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed.
- Sydney Smith

I can understand why those primitive desert people
think a camera steals their soul.
It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside.
- Nigella Lawson

Except when war is waged in a desert,
noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people,"
constitute the great majority of those affected.
- Martin Van Creveld

The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets.
It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed
and driven into the desert.
- Noam Chomsky

I had to live in the desert before I could understand
the full value of grass in a green ditch.
- Ella Maillart

You can see when an actor gets bored:
Their eyes go dead.
I promised myself I'd never let that happen.
If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year.
- Anna Friel

The Democratic Party will never desert the freedoms
of our people under the guise of pretending to protect them.
- Emanuel Celler

Somali is turning into a desert.
Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato,
it's so crowded.
- Jim Fowler

You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain.
There are many forms of thirst.
- William Langewiesche

I don't look like a desert person because I stay indoors
most of the day and fool around at night.
That's what the desert animals do - they don't have a tan either.
- Don Van Vliet

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city.
Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
- Albert Camus

Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware.
Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for
the desert that surrounds it.
- Rachel Field

Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak,
arid desert.
- Khalil Gibran

The pyramid once passed there was still a short way
to go before we confronted the Sphinx,
in the middle of what our contemporaries have left him of his desert.
- Pierre Loti

Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
- Pat Conroy

Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert -
and then make it brief.
- Gene Fowler

Night comes to the desert all at once,
as if someone turned off the light.
- Joyce Carol Oates

I have this personal affinity for the desert.
I am fascinated by the desert.
I love it.
- Erika Slezak

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't
stand a trip across the desert with limited water,
we're never going to straighten this country out.
- Ross Perot

I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl,
and I was completely surprised that the desert stole
my heart to the extent it did.
- Terri Windling

Right now I am preparing for another art exhibit in November in Palm Desert.
- Dwayne Hickman

Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you,
but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
- Jim Elliot

Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
- Jessamyn West

Critical lice are like body lice, which desert corpses to seek the living.
- Theophile Gautier

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the
last drop of their blood.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

I'm just going to put out three or four releases a
year and make it so that if you like the Desert Sessions,
then you'll definitely like everything else.
- Joshua Homme

I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but
a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost.
- Edward T. Hall

As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a
much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.
- Ellsworth Huntington

The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer,
I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.
- Gloria Swanson

Being in the desert was brilliant and it was hard.
- Toni Collette

The devout have laid out gardens in the desert.
- Robert Duncan

And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.
- Pierre Loti


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