Places Quotes

Five thousand balloons, capable of raising two men each, could not cost more than five ships of the line; and where is the prince who can afford so to cover his country with troops for its defense as that 10, 000 men descending from the clouds might not in many places do an infinite deal of mischief before a force could be brought together to repel them?
Benjamin Franklin
Tyron edwards - happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in...

Alan ashley - pitt - the man who follows the crowd will usually get no...
God be between you and harm in all the empty places where you must walk.
Ancient Egyptian Blessing
Courage is found in unlikely places.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
Robert Green Ingersoll

Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.
Plato
The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair; and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Hemingway
The web eliminates all hiding places.
Jim Povec
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
- Dante Alighieri
A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955)
Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.
Red Skelton
Jules renard - there are places and moments in which one is so...
The man who follows the crowd will get no farther than the crowd. A man who walks alone is likely to get places no one has ever been before.
Alan Ashley - Pitt
From the highest mountains in the world, Men seek for higher places to climb, When in their heart, It is where the climb always continues.
Jason Berg
Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaces by vague ritual.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to keep by force of inertia.
William James
Indeed the dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution, is one of those pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into common places, but which all experience refutes.
John Stuart Mill
The highest goodness is like water. Water benefits all things and does not compete. It stays in the lowly places which others despise. Therefore it is near The Eternal.
Lao Tzu
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
Alighieri Dante
Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.
John Wesley
Anyone who has begun to think places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
John Dewey
Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you, you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.
Latin Prove
I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.
Henny Youngman
Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.
Erica Jong
Touch the earth, love the earth, honour the earth, her plains, her valleys, her hills, and her seas; rest your spirit in her solitary places.
Ernest Dimnet
Corporations have been enthroned.... An era of corruption in high places will follow and the money power will endeavor to prolong its reign by working on the prejudices of the people... until wealth is aggregated in a few hands... and the Republic is destroyed.
Abraham Lincoln
The best man is like water. Water is good it benefits all things and does not compete with them. It dwells in lowly places that all disdain. This is why it is so near to Tao.
Lao Tzu
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
Dante Alighieri
It used to take courage - - Indeed, it was the act of courage par excellence - - To leave the comforts of home and family and go out into the world seeking adventure. Today there are fewer places to discover, and the real adventure is to stay at home.
Alvaro de Solva
Once in a while you get shown the light in the stangest of places if you look at it right.
Jerry Garcia, Scarlet Bergonias
Touch the earth, love the earth, honour the earth, her plains, her valleys, her hills, and her seas rest your spirit in her solitary places.
Ernest Dimnet
Optimism is the content of small men in high places.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
This nation will never go back to the false comforts of the world before 9 11. We are engaging the enemy as we must, in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, so we will not have to face them here at home.
Dick Cheney, KCI Expo Center, June 1 2004
A statesman is a politician who places himself at the service of the nation. A politician is a statesman who places the nation at his service.
Georges Pomidou
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, 1929
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
E. Joseph Crossman
Why is my existence so perfect with dark places? And why do I no longer care?
Lemuel W. H. Ranie