Quotes: place

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  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.
  • Joel A. Barker
    Joel A. Barker
    American businessman
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    A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
  • Ariel Sharon
    Ariel Sharon
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    A lie should be tried in a place where it will attract the attention of the world.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
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    A lot of the cities where we have a strong following, we don't even get to every year anymore. But Stony Brook was a place that, from the very first time we went, the chemistry was right. They loved us, and we loved them, and we just kept going back and going back.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
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    A lot of what making art is, is just being open, and empty. And putting yourself in the right place for things to, literally, come together.
  • Beryl Markham
    Beryl Markham
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    A man can be riddled with malaria for years on end, with its chills and its fevers and its nightmares, but if one day he sees that the water from his kidneys is black, he knows he will not leave that place again, wherever he is, or wherever he hoped to be.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    A nation is the same people living in the same place.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    A new world order is in the making, and it is up to us to prepare ourselves that we may take our rightful place in it.
  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
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    A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his own image.
  • Carl Andre
    Carl Andre
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    A place is an area within an environment that has been altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous.
  • Murray Kempton
    Murray Kempton
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    A political convention is not a place where you can come away with any trace of faith in human nature.