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Top 100 Country Town Sayings

#1. I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself. - Author: Emily Bronte
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#2. I'm honestly so incredibly grateful for every opportunity I get in film industry. Don't forget! I was born in a tiny little country in a small town and here I am working in Canada and America and it's incredible. - Author: Famke Janssen
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#3. In a city the multiplicity of threads forced a whirling confusion on the loom but here the simple pattern and the slow weaving made purpose more discernible. - Author: Elizabeth Goudge
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#4. I don't think the isolation of the American writer is a tradition; it's more that, geographically, he just is isolated, unless he happens to live in New York City. But I don't suppose there's a small town around the country that doesn't have a writer. - Author: Nelson Algren
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#5. But I want to see Clara, Charlie's friend, who's right up my street. I want to see her because I don't know where my street is; I don't even know which part of town it's in, which city, which country, so maybe she'll enable me to get my bearings. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#6. I grew up in a very small, rural country town, and we didn't really have 'the arts.' - Author: Steve Kazee
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#7. As of essential importance in town churches which are not at all equally necessary in the country. - Author: George Edmund Street
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#8. Because we lived only a mile outside the town of Mayfield, I was acutely conscious of being country. I felt inferior to people in town because we had to grow our food and make our clothes. - Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
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#9. I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches. - Author: George Edmund Street
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#10. An annibaptist is a thing I am not a member of:I am a Pisplikan just now & a Prisbeteren at Kercaldy my native town which thugh dirty is clein in the country. - Author: Marjorie Fleming
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#11. To begin with the old rigmarole of childhood. In a country there was a shire, and in that shire there was a town, and in that town there was a house, and in that house there was a room, and in that room there was a bed, and in that bed there lay a little girl; - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#12. I never thought that I could make a living out of my voice, to be completely honest. I thought that I could probably keep playing pubs. And it was exciting for me to get even just a pub gig in my town or country, when I went to university. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#13. Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon's Head - Author: Charles Dickens
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#14. Am I supposed to do something
important?
It doesn't seem enough
to merely take up space
on this planet
in this country
in this state
in this town
in this family. - Author: Sharon Creech
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#15. Puttin' on a cowboy hat & a pair of boots doesn't make you country; Like puttin' on a ball gown & glass heels won't make me Cinderella. - Author: Kellie Elmore
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#16. I think the editorial page of the Washington Post is the best in the country. I think the editorials - considering it's a liberal town, liberal constituency and from the liberal tradition - I think it's the best editorial page around. It's quite balanced. - Author: Charles Krauthammer
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#17. It was the last town in what was then a civilized country. Once Tim asked his father what civilized meant. "Taxes," Big Ross said, and laughed - but not in a funny way. - Author: Stephen King
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#18. I was a mixture of a country boy and a town boy, really. Chichester is a town on the coast of England, and I grew up all along that strip of coast that Chichester branches out into. Sometimes I was living in a house in the country, and sometimes I was living in a town. - Author: Ed Speleers
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#19. I got ex's all across the country and I owe everybody in town. I got bill collectors a callin' me up, and lawyers trying to track me down. - Author: George Strait
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#20. If she was going to live in Cow's Bowels, New York, she wanted the complete small town package. She wanted a Fourth of July parade, a country fair with an oxen pull and a pie-eating contest, and she wanted a little, homey mom-and-pop supermarket, run by Mr. Whipple himself. - Author: Suzanne Brockmann
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#21. The country is lyric, the town dramatic. When mingled, they make the most perfect musical drama. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#22. Speaker Boehner needs to understand the urgency for reform. Until the House passes a bill that includes a pathway to citizenship, we will continue to be in the streets, at town hall meetings and on the phones, demanding justice for the 11 million aspiring Americans in our country. - Author: Eliseo Medina
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#23. For true happiness, sane enjoyment, you must look to the country, not town. Only you want one true heart beside you with which to enjoy it! - Author: Ellen Buckingham Mathews
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#24. A small country town is not the place in which one would choose to quarrel with a wife; every human being in such places is a spy. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#25. One of the problems with the fiasco of suburbia is that it destroyed our understanding of the distinction between the country and the town, between the urban and the rural. They're not the same thing. - Author: James Howard Kunstler
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#26. From earliest childhood the boy was accustomed to feel that, for him, life was double. Winter and summer, town and country, law and liberty, were hostile, and the man who pretended they were not, was in his eyes a schoolmaster
that is, a man employed to tell lies to little boys. - Author: Henry Adams
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#27. Long ago the country bore the country-town and nourished it with her best blood. Now the giant city sucks the country dry, insatiably and incessantly demanding and devouring fresh streams of men, till it wearies and dies in the midst of an almost uninhabited waste of country. - Author: Oswald Spengler
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#28. But where shall I start? The world is so vast, I shall start with the country I know best, my own. But my country is so very large, I had better start with my town. But my town, too, is large. I had best start with my street. No, my home. No, my family. Never mind, I shall start with myself. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#29. The Park Avenue of poodles and polished brass; it is cab country, tip-town, glassville, a window-washer's paradise. - Author: Gay Talese
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#30. I'm a small-town kid who grew up with a cornfield in the back yard and dreaming of serving my country in public office. - Author: Mike Pence
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#31. These monster cities we live in today are blights of modern society. They will certainly give way to planned cities interlinked to the countryside. Everybody will live with the natural advantages of the country and the cultural associations of the town. - Author: James P. Cannon
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#32. I am just an old country boy in a big town trying to get along. I have been eating pretty regular and the reason I have been is because I have stayed an old country boy. - Author: Will Rogers
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#33. To country people Cows are mild, And flee from any stick they throw; But I'm a timid town bred child, And all the cattle seem to know. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#34. Geology ... offers always some material for observation ... [When] spring and summer come round, how easily may the hammer be buckled round the waist, and the student emerge from the dust of town into the joyous air of the country, for a few delightful hours among the rocks. - Author: Archibald Geikie
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#35. Coca-Cola is the only business in the world where no matter which country or town or village you are in, if someone asks what do you do, and you say you work for Coca-Cola, you never have to answer the question, 'What is that?' - Author: Muhtar Kent
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#36. This town of churches and dreams; this town I thought I would lose myself in, with its backward ways and winding roads leading to nowhere; but, I found myself instead. -Magic in the Backyard (excerpt from American Honey) - Author: Kellie Elmore
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#37. Such a divine profession is art! When everything else looks so stale and disgustingly vacuous, so enthralls even the littlest real effort of art our innermost and carries us from town, from country, from earth, as that it must be truely a blessing of the Gods. - Author: Felix Mendelssohn
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#38. A home is not a place. It's not a country or a town or a building or possession. Home is with the other half of your soul, the person who shares in your grief and helps you carry the burden of loss. Home is with the person who throughout it all never gives up on you and brings you eternal happiness. - Author: Tillie Cole
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#39. The government's objective, broadly expressed, is that all persons, whatever their level of ability, whether they live in town or country, have a right as citizens to a free education of the kind for which they are best fitted and to the fullest extent of their powers. - Author: Peter Fraser
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#40. At dusk they pour from the sky. They blow across the ramparts, turn cartwheels over rooftops, flutter into the ravines between houses. Entire streets swirl with them, flashing white against the cobbles. Urgent message to the inhabitants of this town, they say. Depart immediately to open country. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#41. Did you call someone and tell them you're safe?"
"Called and told 'em I'm not dead. Not so sure about safe
yet. - Author: Jamie Farrell
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#42. William Cowper said that God made the country, and man made the town. If it was the opposite, there would be no country; because town can be created from the country but the country cannot be created from the town! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#43. If all the businesses in town are run like country businesses, You are going to have a country town - Author: William Faulkner
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#44. The tragedy for so many town councils is that they think they can quietly cut spending and no one will notice or care. The tragedy for the country may be that they are right. But - Author: Bill Bryson
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#45. VI. Hundreds of People VII. Monseigneur in Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon's Head X. Two Promises XI. A - Author: Charles Dickens
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#46. The whole race of scribblers flies from the town and yearns for country life. - Author: Horace
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#47. When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#48. Upheavals come only when man is set on some particular way of life, and is called to forgo that. When the fixed desire is to do the Father's Will, then there is no real change. The leaving of home, town, country is but as the putting off a garment that has served its useful purpose. - Author: A.J. Russell
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#49. I came to town thinking that everybody had the same idea of what country music was that I did. - Author: Lee Ann Womack
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#50. I had a blast on tour with Little Big Town. We got to play some beautiful rooms around the country - some really amazing old theaters. And it was just cool to see a band that's been together for so long. - Author: Kacey Musgraves
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#51. And the truth is, the country is very cool. It's absolutely the new town. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#52. When you travel around the country, you see what a tough town New York is: rude, competitive, a town where good, logical ideas are ignored in favor of unworkable ones. And yet, all these other towns are so dead and boring compared to New York. - Author: Woody Allen
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#53. Everyone called it losing Mother, but she wasn't lost. She was gone, and no matter where I went - another town, another country, Fairyland, or Gnome Caverns - I wouldn't find her - Author: Gail Carson Levine
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#54. The thing about Nashville is, it's not just country music ... There's rock & roll, there's every kind of music. It's just a music town ... There's so much fun stuff to get in to. - Author: Connie Britton
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#55. Coming from a little suburban town, I wasn't a hip city kid. I was quite the opposite, really. Songs like 'Saturday's Kids' rang a bell for kids all over the country. That song was about the kids I grew up with. - Author: Paul Weller
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#56. When I moved to Brighton from London in 1995, I was struck by what I thought of as its townliness. A town, it seemed to me, was that perfect place to live, neither city nor country, both of which like to think they are light years apart but actually have a great deal in common. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#57. Tyrone, I think they're taking to festivals. I don't know which festivals it will be at. It's like a buddy picture. It's a couple of guys driving across the country and they get to a small town and they hit a guy. The guy turns out to be a drug smuggler. - Author: Ethan Suplee
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#58. They saw their injured country's woe;
The flaming town, the wasted field;
Then rushed to meet the insulting foe;
They took the spear, - but left the shield. - Author: Philip Freneau
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#59. Any man and woman, and I've been on the record, any man or woman who wears the uniform and serves this country is a hero. I've said that repeatedly at all the town halls I've had. - Author: Joe Walsh
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#60. I was born and grew up in Vandalia, Illinois, a small town of about 6,000. It was farm country, and this was the little county seat. - Author: June Squibb
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#61. To walk three miles, or four miles, or five miles, or whatever it is, above her ankles in dirt, and alone, quite alone! What could she mean by it? It seems to me to show an abominable sort of conceited independence, a most country-town indifference to decorum. - Author: Jane Austen
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#62. Think of the country mouse and of the town mouse, and of the alarm and trepidation of the town mouse. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#63. Whatever expectations I had for myself, none of them have come to pass. I grew up thinking I was going to be an actor, which I am. But I thought I'd be a very serious sort of Shakespearean guy going from town to town having sex with various Juliets all over the country. - Author: Michael Ian Black
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#64. In Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon's Head X. Two Promises XI. A Companion Picture - Author: Charles Dickens
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#65. I grew up in a very small country town in Victoria. I had a very normal, low-key kind of upbringing. I went to school, I hung out with my friends, I fought with my younger sisters. It was all very normal. - Author: Stella Young
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#66. If everyone saw himself as a citizen of the world rather than of his town, city or country, the world would be a more peaceful, better place where success in all forms is abundant and available to all. (A Gift to My Children) - Author: Jim Rogers
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#67. And you know once a man has fished, or watched the thrushes hovering in flocks over the village in the bright, cool, autumn days, he can never really be a townsman, and to the day of his death he will be drawn to the country. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#68. You cannot tell a poor boy from a small country town on the plains of South Dakota who has had the opportunity to be a teacher, a mayor, a senator, and a vice president, that America is not a nation of promise. - Author: Hubert H. Humphrey
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#69. There is not a man of common sense who would not chuse to be agreeable in company; and yet, strange as it may seem, very few are - Author: The Town And Country Magazine. Vol. 11, 1779
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#70. City's just a jungle; more games to play Trapped in the heart of it, tryin' to get away I was raised in the country, I been workin' in the town I been in trouble ever since I set my suitcase down - Author: Bob Dylan
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#71. There is a cannibalism that's loose in our society in which public figures such as the Clintons could try to come into this town and do something good for this country and then they get hammered away even though they're trying to do the right thing. - Author: David Gergen
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#72. America is my country, and Paris is my home town. - Author: Gertrude Stein
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#73. When I think of this life I have led; the desolation of solitude it has been; the masoned, walled-town of a Captain's exclusiveness, which admits but small entrance to any sympathy from the green country without - oh, weariness! heaviness! Guinea-coast slavery of solitary command! - Author: Herman Melville
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#74. Maia hated this town. Everything was connected. Everybody was somebody's cousin or childhood friend. A city of a million-plus people, and they still operated like a little country town. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#75. The establishment of an American Soviet government will involve the confiscation of large landed estates in town and country, and also, the whole body of forests, mineral deposits, lakes, rivers and so on. - Author: William Z. Foster
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#76. I love Nashville. It's such a great town, and I'm a huge country music fan. That's what I listen to on the radio in the car. - Author: Joanna Garcia
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#77. I'll save a spot for you on the hood of my truck. - Author: Laura Miller
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#78. If you take any populated place - any major city in America - and drive 45 minutes from that spot directly out of town you'll be in about as country a place as you'll ever find. - Author: Bubba Sparxxx
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#79. The iron rail proved a magicians' road. It virtually reduced England to a sixth of its size. It brought the country nearer to the town and the town to the country ... It energized punctuality, discipline, and attention; and proved a moral teacher by the influence of example. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#80. Turkey Hollow is a small country town in Sullivan County, a remote region of the Catskill Mountains. Surrounded by forests, it counts 10 full-time residents, has no mail service, and no cell phone reception. However, what it lacks in amenities, it compensates for in sheer natural wonder. - Author: David Mixner
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#81. There is a city myth that country life was isolated and lonely; the truth is that farmers and their families then had a richer social life than they have now. They enjoyed a society organic, satisfying and whole, not mixed and thinned with the life of town, city and nation as it now is. - Author: Rose Wilder Lane
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#82. Now we Democrats believe that America is still the country of fair play, that we can come out of a small town or a poor neighborhood and have the same chance as anyone else, and it doesn't matter whether we are black or Hispanic, or disabled or women. - Author: Ann Richards
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#83. The fact that my students could be in a little college in a little college town on the coast of Rhode Island, and be connecting in other countries with other people, did open them up and empower them and their sense of being. Whether it affected their writing, it's hard to tell. - Author: Adam Braver
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#84. Help, and you will make a huge impact in the life of the street, the town, the country and our planet. If only one out of four of each one hundred of you choose to help on any given day, in any given cause, incredible things will happen in the world you live in. - Author: Tom Hanks
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#85. They who have already enjoyed the crowds and noise of the great city, know their desire to return is little more than the restlessness of a vacant mind, that they are not so much led by hope as driven by disgust, and wish rather to leave the country than to see the town. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#86. One day in the country
Is worth a month in town - Author: Christina Rossetti
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#87. I was brought up in Scotland and have always been a country person, although the town means a great deal to me, too. - Author: Susannah York
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#88. I don't write under the ghost of Faulkner. I live in the same town and find his life and work inspiring, but that's it. I have a motorcycle and tool along the country lanes. I travel at my own speed. - Author: Barry Hannah
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#89. No town-bred dandy will compare with a country-bred one- I mean a downright bumpkin dandy- a fellow that, in the dog-days of summer, will mow his two acres in buckskin gloves for fear of tanning his hands. - Author: Herman Melville
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#90. A country-bred man can always learn to get on with city people, but a town-bred fellah never gets the real hang of the country. You can put city polish on a man, but by golly, it seems you can't ever rub it off him. - Author: Agnes Sligh Turnbull
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#91. Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive, even the smallest task in music is so absorbing, and carries us so far away from town, country, earth, and all worldly things, that it is truly a blessed gift of God. - Author: Felix Mendelssohn
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#92. There is something inexpressibly beautiful in the unused day, something beautiful in the fact that it is still untouched, unsoiled; and town and country share alike in this loveliness. - Author: Margaret E. Barber
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#93. See others as yourself. See families as your family. See towns as your town. See countries as your country. See worlds as your world. - Author: Laozi
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#94. Everyone town of 100,000 in the United States should have a Classical Theater supported by the town, or the state of the county, or the Federal Government, as they have in every civilized country. - Author: Tony Randall
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#95. IV. Congratulatory V. The Jackal VI. Hundreds of People VII. Monseigneur in Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country - Author: Charles Dickens
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#96. Where should the scholar live? In solitude, or in society? in the green stillness of the country, where he can hear the heart of Nature beat, or in the dark, gray town where he can hear and feel the throbbing heart of man? - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#97. My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand. - Author: Frederick Reines
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#98. I have visited many countries, and have been in cities without number, yet never did I enter a town which could not produce ten or twelve little great men; all fancying themselves known to the rest of the world, and complimenting each other upon their extensive reputation. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#99. So many girls come up and say to me, 'I have never listened to country music in my life. I didn't even know my town had a country-music station. Then I got your record, and now I'm obsessed.' That's the coolest compliment to me. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#100. In Rome you long for the country. In the country you praise to the skies the distant town. - Author: Horace
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