Land quotes & sayings

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The land was ours before we were the land's. - Robert Frost


Among these treasures of our land is water, fast becoming our most valuable, most prized, most critical resource. A blessing where properly used, but it can bring devastation and ruin when left uncontrolled. - Dwight David Eisenhower


Death most resembles a prophet who is without honour in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people. - Epicurus


A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go. - Max Forrester Eastman


Our native land charms us with inexpressible sweetness, and never never allows us to forget that we belong to it. [La., Nescio qua natale solum dulcedine captos Ducit, et immemores non sinit esse sui] - Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]


In a land which is fully settled, most men must accept their local environment or try to change it by political means; only the exceptionally gifted or adventurous can leave to seek his fortune elsewhere. In America, on the other hand, to move on and make a fresh start somewhere else is still the normal reaction to dissatisfaction and failure. - Wystan Hugh Auden


Fortune, now see, now proudly Pluck off thy veil, and view thy triumph; look, Look what thou hast brought this land to! - Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher


Road: A strip of land along which one may pass from where it is too tiresome to be to where it is futile to go. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce