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My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who ordained that the few should have the land (of Britain) as a prerequisite; who made 10,000 people owners of the soil and the rest of us trespassers in the land of our birth?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a noble land that God has given us: a land that can feed and clothe the world; a land whose coastlines would enclose half the countries of Europe; a land set like a sentinel between the two imperial oceans of the globe.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the white man came, we had the land and they had the bibles. Now they have the land and we have the bibles.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
America has been a land of dreams. A land where the aspirations of people from countries cluttered with rich, cumbersome, aristocratic, ideological pasts can reach for what once seemed unattainable. Here they have tried to make dreams come true. Yet now... we are threatened by a new and particularly American menace. It is not the menace of class war, of ideology, of poverty, of disease, of illiteracy, or demagoguery, or of tyranny, though these now plague most of the world. It is the menace of unreality.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with Blood.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
America is a land where men govern, but women rule.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The humblest citizen of all the land when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of Error.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The unconscious is the ocean of the unsayable, of what has been expelled from the land of language, removed as a result of ancient prohibitions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The land was ours before we were the land s. She was our land more than a hundred years before we were her people.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a-coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Then hail! thou noble conqueror! That, when tyranny oppressed, hewed for our fathers from the wild. A land wherein to rest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Progress is the life-style of man. The general life of the human race is called Progress, and so is its collective march. Progress advances, it makes the great human and earthly journey towards what is heavenly and divine; it has its pauses, when it rallies the stragglers, its stopping places when it meditates, contemplating some new and splendid promised land that has suddenly appeared on its horizon. It has its nights of slumber; and it is one of the poignant anxieties of the thinker to see the human spirit lost in shadow, and to grope in the darkness without being able to awake sleeping progress.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is the richest man who enriches his country most; in whom the people feel richest and proudest; who gives himself with his money; who opens the doors of opportunity widest to those about him; who is ears to the deaf; eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame. Such a man makes every acre of land in his community worth more, and makes richer every man who lives near him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You are the land. The land is you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Perhaps I am still very much of an American. That is to say, nave, optimistic, gullible. In the eyes of a European, what am I but an American to the core, an American who exposes his Americanism like a sore. Like it or not, I am a product of this land of plenty, a believer in superabundance, a believer in miracles.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The land too poor for any other crop, is best for raising men.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We do not inherit the land from our ancestors, we borrow it form our children.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A land without ruins is a land without memories -- a land without memories is a land without history.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We know that the white man does not understand our ways. One portion of land is the same to him as the next, for he is a stranger who comes in the night and takes from the land whatever he needs. The earth is not his brother, but his enemy, and when he has conquered it, he moves on.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way: by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am fifty-two years of age. I am a bishop in the Anglican Church, and a few people might be constrained to say that I was reasonably responsible. In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -- a white skin.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When a man dies, what does not leave him? The voice of a dead man goes into fire, his breath into wind, his eyes into the sun, his mind into the moon, his hearing into the quarters of heaven, his body into the land cheerfully. earth, his spirit into spaceMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Come, cuddle your head on my shoulder, dear, your head like the golden-rod, and we will go sailing away from here to the beautiful land of Nod.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Prince Charming: Once upon a time, in a kingdom far, far away, the king and queen were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, and throughout the land everyone was happy, until the sun went down, and they saw that their daughter was cursed with a frightful enchantment that took hold each and every night. Desperate, they sought the help of a fairy godmother, who had them lock the young princess away in a tower, there to await the kiss of the handsome Prince Charming. It was he who would chance the perilous journey through blistering cold and scorching desert, traveling for many days and nights, risking life and limb to reach the dragon's keep, for he was the bravest, and most handsome in all the land, and it was destiny that his kiss would break the dreaded curse. He alone would climb to the highest room of the tallest tower to enter the princess's chambers, cross the room to her sleeping silhouette, pull back the gossamer curtains to find her- gasp!
Wolf: What?
Prince Charming: Princess... Fiona?
Wolf: NO!
Prince Charming: Oh, thank heavens! Where is she?
Wolf: She's on her honeymoon.
Prince Charming: Honeymoon? With whom?More [07/20/2005 12:07:00]
Fairy Godmother: Your fallen tears have called to me, so here comes my sweet remedy. I know what every princess needs for her to live life happily. With... just a wave of my magic wand your troubles will soon be gone. With a flick of the wrist in just a flash, you land a prince with a ton of cash, A high priced dress made by mice no less! Some crystal glass pumps and almost dressed! Worries will vanish your soul will cleanse Confide in your very own furniture friends We'll help you set a new fashion trend! I'll make you fancy, I'll make you great! The kind of gal a prince would date They'll write your name on the bathroom wall MALE VOICE: For happy ever after- give Fiona a call! A sporty carriage to ride in style. A sexy man-boy chauffer Kyle. Vanish your blemishes, tooth decay... celulite thighs will fade away A hool and a hey! Have a Bichon Frise And oh, what the hey... have a Bichon Frise! Nip and tuck here and there, to land that prince with the perfect hair. Lipstick liners, shadow blush! to get that prince with a sexy tush. Lucky day, hunk buffet For the lipstick a roll in the hay You can spoon on the moon with the prince to this tune Don't be drab, you'll be fab Your prince will have rock-hard abs Cheese souflee Valentine's Day? Have some chicken fricassee - chorus More [07/20/2005 12:07:00]
Forrest Gump: In the land of China, people hardly got nothing at all.
John Lennon: No possessions?
Forrest Gump: And in China they never go to church.
John Lennon: No religion too?
Dick Cavett: Ah. Hard to imagine.
John Lennon: Well it's easy if you try, Dick.More [09/08/2005 12:09:00]
Cyclops: All right, we can insert here at the George Washington Bridge, come around the bank just off of Manhattan, land on the far side of Liberty Island, here.
Wolverine: What about harbor patrol? Radar?
Cyclops: If they have anything that can pick up our jet, they deserve to catch us.More [10/17/2005 12:10:00]
Magneto: Magnificent, isn't she?
Rogue: I've seen it.
Magneto: I first saw her in 1949. America was going to be the land of tolerance. Peace.
Rogue: Are you going to kill me?
Magneto: Yes.
Rogue: Why?
Magneto: Because there is no land of tolerance. There is no peace. Not here, or anywhere else.More [10/17/2005 12:10:00]
Mariner: What are the markings on her back?
Helen: Some say it's the way to dry land.
Mariner: Dry land is a myth.
Helen: No, you said it yourself, that you've seen it.
Mariner: You're a fool to believe in something you've never seen.
Helen: But the things on your boat!...
Mariner: The things on my boat, what?
Helen: There are things on your boat that no one has ever seen. These shells, the music box and the reflecting glass. Well, if not from dry land, then where? Where?
Mariner: You wanna see dry land. You really wanna see it? I'll take you there.More [12/07/2005 12:12:00]
Deacon: Dry land is not just our destination, it is our destiny!More [12/07/2005 12:12:00]
Pilot: [over the P.A.] Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention, please? This is the Captain speaking. We have developed electrical problems, and we have to land immediately. There is a Soviet military airfield about 75 miles from here...
Anne Wyatt: [half asleep] Where are we? Are we landing?
[Kolya runs to the lavatory to destroy his identity papers]
Anne Wyatt: Where are you going?
Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko: What do you mean? We're landing in Russia!More [01/31/2006 12:01:00]
We do live in a time, you know, it's the Land of McDonald's - mediocrity rules.More [04/07/2006 12:04:00]
These families have been able to retain ownership of their land through the Depression, droughts, freezes and the urbanization of Florida. That is a great tribute to the many generations of these families.More [04/17/2006 12:04:00]
In the land of the skunks he who has half a nose is king.More [04/19/2006 12:04:00]
America is terrified of the passage of time. Prozac Nation. Land of Face Lifts.More [05/03/2006 12:05:00]
“We have meandering roads. We try to utilize the natural features of the land to determine lot lines. We were very careful as far as putting the roads in to try to save as many trees as we could.”More [07/09/2006 12:07:00]
“Where Napoleon failed, I shall succeed, I shall land on the shores of Britain”More [08/07/2006 12:08:00]
I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest.More [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
The people are not the same but a friend of mine who lived in Israel and her mother had died during the Holocaust said the land for her, not so much the people but the land for her, the smells, the contour of the land, the sense of place really became her mother. Israel became her mother.More [09/27/2006 12:09:00]
“We couldn't land right away there was a dog on the runway,”More [11/29/2006 12:11:00]
“We remain a land of great promise, but we must move on, ... humility in exercising our power around the world.”More [02/06/2007 12:02:00]
Tia Dalma: Davey Jones cannot make port, cannot step on land but once every ten years. Land is where you are safe Jack Sparrow. And so you will carry land with you.
[hands Jack a jar of dirt]
Jack Sparrow: Dirt. This is a jar of dirt.
Tia Dalma: Yes.
Jack Sparrow: Is the jar of dirt going to help?
Tia Dalma: If ya don't want it. Give it back.
Jack Sparrow: [turns away, hugging jar to his chest] No.
Tia Dalma: Then it helps.More [02/19/2007 12:02:00]

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