Quotes by earth

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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven.
    Source: Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
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    Risk! Risk Anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those other voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
  • Gilbert Adair
    Gilbert Adair
    Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. 1944-2001
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    The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma. When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of God's checks has bounced.
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    There exists a species of transcendental ventriloquism by means of which men can be made to believe that something said on earth comes from Heaven.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
  • Thomas Wolfe
    Thomas Wolfe
    American writer and journalist 1931-
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    There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Think about multicellularity on this Earth. Every living thing originally came from bacteria. So, who do you think made up the rules for how to perform collective behaviors? It had to be the bacteria.
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
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    To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending night - brothers who see now they are truly brothers.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?.
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