Quotes: landmarks

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  • Alexander Henry
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    All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the wake of war still confront the nation, and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless.
  • Sir Peter Medawar
    Sir Peter Medawar
    British biologist and immunologist
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    Considered in its entirety, psychoanalysis won't do. It's an end product, moreover, like a dinosaur or a zeppelin; no better theory can ever be erected on its ruins, which will remain for ever one of the saddest and strangest of all landmarks in the history of twentieth-century thought.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.
  • Larry Mcmurtry
    Larry Mcmurtry
    American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter 1936-
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    The lives of happy people are dense with their own doings - crowded, active, thick. But the sorrowing are nomads, on a plain with few landmarks and no boundaries; sorrow's horizons are vague and its demands are few.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    The remarkable thing is that it is the crowded life that is most easily remembered. A life full of turns, achievements, disappointments, surprises, and crises is a life full of landmarks. The empty life has even its few details blurred, and cannot be remembered with certainty.
  • Beryl Markham
    Beryl Markham
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    The world grows bigger as the light leaves it. There are no boundaries and no landmarks. The trees and the rocks and the anthills begin to disappear, one by one, whisked away under the magical cloak of evening.
  • Scott Alexander
    Scott Alexander
    American professional baseball pitcher 1989-
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    Understand that most problems are a good sign. Problems indicate that progress is being made, wheels are turning, you are moving toward your goals. Beware when you have no problems. Then you've really got a problem... Problems are like landmarks of progress.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    Writers are the main landmarks of the past.
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