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Top 89 No Man's Land Quotes

#1. Competitiveness demands flexibility, choice and openness - or Europe will fetch up in a no-man's land between the rising economies of Asia and market-driven North America. - Author: David Cameron
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#2. It's not the deprivations of winter that get you, or the damp of spring, but the no-man's land between. - Author: Kristin Kimball
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#3. Watching her, he saw again how she teetered between adolescence and adulthood, with a raw sensuality that had to deposit her in a kind of no-man's land
too much a woman for boys her own age, too young for fully adult men. - Author: Keith Ablow
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#4. As a speller he was adrift in a no-man's-land between phonetic and dyslexic. - Author: Nell Zink
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#5. No jury, we knew, could convict a man on the criminal count on native evidence in a land where you can buy a murder-charge, including the corpse, all complete for fifty-four rupees - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#6. In no man's land, alien is the queen. - Author: Toba Beta
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#7. ...There is no worse way to abuse a man's patriotism than to estrange him from his homeland, be it his ancestral or adopted land... - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#8. I would love this man to the end of my days. I'd fallen too deep. Middle of the Pacific deep, with no land in sight. There was no going back. My heart was his forever. - Author: R.K. Lilley
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#9. In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is a hallucinating idiot ... for he sees what no one else does: things that, to everyone else, are not there. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#10. No man can be a sound lawyer in this land who is not well read in the ethics of Moses and the virtues of Jesus. - Author: Fisher Ames
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#11. Out there, in no man's territory, there is no law as you know.
Therefore you should create your own laws and enforce them.
If not, prepare to be hunted or ... subject to the laws of strangers. - Author: Toba Beta
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#12. Fear does funny things to people. Shit, Dahmer was cooking and eating people in the middle of an apartment building. Imagine what you can get away with in a no man's land. - Author: Greg F. Gifune
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#13. Let no man break the laws of the land, for he that keepeth the laws of God hath no need to break the laws of the land. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#14. I never had anything before this all started. I've lived in No-Man's-Land for thirty years. - Author: Glenda Millard
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#15. No man complains of his neighbor for ill management of his affairs, for an error in sowing his land, or marrying his daughter, for consuming his substance in taverns ... in all these he has liberty; but if he does not frequent the church, or then conform in ceremonies, there is an immediate uproar. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#16. We will not be caught in no man's land, - Author: Masai Ujiri
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#17. She has the mysterious solitude of ambiguous states; she hovers in a no-man's land between life and death, sleeping and waking. - Author: Angela Carter
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#18. No man likes to acknowledge that he has made a mistake in the choice of his profession, and every man, worthy of the name, will row long against wind and tide before he allows himself to cry out, 'I am baffled!' and submits to be floated passively back to land. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#19. My first novel, 'The Tiger's Daughter,' embodies the loneliness I felt but could not acknowledge, even to myself, as I negotiated the no man's land between the country of my past and the continent of my present. - Author: Bharati Mukherjee
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#20. Young man the simple answer is: land, land and land. No-one gives up land. Ever. - Author: Munir Butt
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#21. The reason why Absurdist plays take place in No Man's Land with only two characters is primarily financial. - Author: Arthur Adamov
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#22. Cursed be all those on land and sea who eat their fill, cursed be all those who starve yet raise no hand in protest, cursed be all the bread, the wine, the meat which day by day descends deep in the entrails of the exploited man and turns not into freedom's cry, the murderer's ruthless knife! - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#23. There's a vacancy, won't you come to me And fill my empty spaces I'm a motel man in a promised land That's filled with empty faces So won't you bring your sorrows bring your dreams, It's a place for you to be There's no more tomorrow or that's how it seems Won't you come to me? I've got a vacancy - Author: Harry Chapin
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#24. I was always stuck in a musical no man's land. - Author: Ritchie Blackmore
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#25. I was in a kind of no-man's-land, a place between places. The mind plays all sorts of tricks, gets up to all kinds of things while we ourselves are slumbering in a white zone that looks for all the world like inattention to the onlooker. - Author: Diane Setterfield
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#26. No man should have proprietary rights over land who does not use that land wisely and lovingly. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#27. But a sliver of un-crossable distance had slipped between them; an invisible, wisp-thin no man's land. - Author: M.L. Stedman
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#28. To be sure, we would not allow the world, if we can help it, to peep into our soul, much less to enter it. Our No-Man's-Land is hedged about with a wire entanglement of insincerities. And often we take refuge in a temperament, a pose, or a mystic mood. - Author: Ameen Rihani
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#29. Mister, I ain't a boy, no I'm a man, and i believe in a promised land. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#30. Going from a child actor to an adult actor is not an easy thing, and I was sort of lost in a no man's land for a while, trying to figure out who I was as a person, and going from a young actor to an adult actor. - Author: C. Thomas Howell
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#31. I am an anomaly - a woman alone, too young to be widowed and too old to be looking for a mate. I occupy that no man's land - no woman's land - between youth and old age. - Author: Linda Gillard
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#32. The man that gets drunk is little else than a fool, And is in the habit, no doubt, of advocating for Home Rule; But the best Home Rule for him, as far as I can understand, Is the abolition of strong drink from the land. - Author: William Topaz McGonagall
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#33. Always waiting, waiting to go up to the front line, waiting in the trenches with the whizzbags and shells bursting all around you, waiting for the whistle to send you out over the top and across No-Man's-Land, waiting for the bullet that had name on it. - Author: Michael Morpurgo
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#34. Too weird for jocks, and not weird enough for hipsters, I was neither freak nor geek, and that left me stranded in no-man's-land. - Author: Jenn Bennett
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#35. The ground on which you once stood is cut away. You have become a citizen of No Man's Land. I send you my greetings.
the closing lines of Smiley's letter to Karla persuading him to defect. - Author: John Le Carre
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#36. Venice is a place where the past is still hanging around, waiting for an appointment with the future; but the future hasn't shown up. In the meantime it is a kind of no man's land, given up by default and occupied by irregulars and their dogs. - Author: Jack Smith
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#37. The question for the man of sense is: Do we or do we not want to go to hell? And his answer is: No, we don't. And if that's his answer, then he won't have anything to do with any of the politicians. Because they all want to land us in hell. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#38. But his mind saw nothing of all this. His mind was engaged in a warfare of the gods. His mind paced outwards over no-man's-land, over the fields of the slain, paced to the rhythm of the blood's red bugles. To be alone and evil! To be a god at bay. What was more absolute? - Author: Mervyn Peake
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#39. Here is the place called Awake. On the other side of this line is the country of Asleep. And you see this shaded area in between? Don't linger there. It is No Man's Land. - Author: Ann-Marie MacDonald
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#40. There is definitely a way in which women are raised to be less proactive, less business-oriented, and less willing to jump into creative no man's land. I think media has more of an influence on how we perceive gender identity than anything else. - Author: Felicia Day
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#41. The most fruitful areas for the growth of the sciences were those which had been neglected as a no-man's land between the various established fields. - Author: Norbert Wiener
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#42. Speak no evil of the Lady Galadriel!" said Aragorn sternly. "You know not what you say. There is in her and in this land, no evil, unless a man bring it hither himself. Then let him beware! - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#43. Let no one mistake it for comedy, farcical though it may be in all its details. It serves notice on the country that Neanderthal man is organizing in these forlorn backwaters of the land, led by a fanatic, rid of sense and devoid of conscience. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#44. The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No! Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard by the blighting curse of Slavery. - Author: Ezra Cornell
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#45. In our educational institutions applied science may almost be described as a "no-man's land." - Author: Edward Teller
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#46. boundbydad: thrust your fierce quavering manpole at me, stud

grayscale: your dastardly appendage engorges me with hellfire

boundbydad: my search party is creeping into your no man's land

grayscale: baste me like a thanksgiving turkey!!! - Author: David Levithan
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#47. There is something universal about being stood up in a city restaurant between one and two - a spiritual no-man's-land, whose blasted trees, entrenchments, and ratholes we all share, disarmed by the gullibility of our hearts. - Author: John Cheever
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#48. The old foundations of success are gone ... The world's wealthiest man, Bill Gates, owns nothing tangible: no land, no gold or oil, no factories ... For the first time in history the world's wealthiest man owns only knowledge. - Author: Lester Thurow
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#49. No man, even though he be Shakespeare, can write perfectly when his web is woven of threads that have been spun in many lands. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#50. It occurred to me that no words by the tongue of man can express the simplicities of a quiet land, so I returned to the river. - Author: Daniel J. Rice
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#51. Have we even so much as discovered and settled the shores? Let a man travel on foot along the coastand tell me if it looks like a discovered and settled country, and not rather, for the most part, like a desolate island, and No-Man's Land. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#52. Finally, at two minutes to three, in the sweltering heat of a Mesopotamian summer afternoon, I crossed the no-man's land into Syria. - Author: William Dalrymple
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#53. When the "sacredness of property" is talked of, it should always be remembered that any such sacredness does not belong in the same degree to landed property. No man made the land. It is the original inheritance of the whole species. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#54. The air tasted of old magic, neither good nor ill, but of the land, having no love for man. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#55. School-leavers unfortunately will come away thinking the First World War consisted simply of 'going over the top' on the Western Front to slaughter in no-man's-land, when the conflict extended so much further, to the collapse of four empires and numerous civil wars. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#56. There is a no man's land between sex and love, and it alters in the night. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#57. Peace without shield and weapon is a no man's land.
Shield and weapon without war won't be thoroughly tested. - Author: Toba Beta
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#58. America feels like home as much as it does here. Although it's a strange situation as I feel almost like I'm in no-man's land some of the time, because although I'm a resident, I still can't vote so I don't really have a say in what goes on where I live. - Author: Rick Allen
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#59. The law regards man as man, and takes no account of his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights as guaranteed by the supreme law of the land are involved. - Author: John Marshall Harlan
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#60. Nw a kind of no-man's-land occupied by a neo-Elizabethan hugger-mugger of racketeers, drug dealers, gangsters and abortionists, the shark-toothed area seemed only a rowdier version of the city all around - a freewheeling, free-spending center of free enterprise. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#61. both of them having moved through space and across the parenting continuum to voice their concern for their middle daughter, the one in no-man's-land between the trenches of childhood and adulthood. - Author: Laura Buzo
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#62. The strangest thing in all man's travelling is that he should carry about with him incongruous memories. There is no foreign land; it is the traveller only who is foreign, and now and then, by a flash of recollection, lights up the contrasts of the earth. - Author: D.E. Stevenson
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#63. We are quite at ease in this no man's land of ignorance and doubt and dispute, absorbed in the ambiguities of trying to reach truth by mixing fact with invention. - Author: Barry Unsworth
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#64. It is plainly evident that, in a country where land was to be had for the asking, fuel for the cutting, corn for the planting and harvesting, and game and fish for the least expenditure of labor, no man would long serve for another, and any system of reliable service indoors or afield must fail. - Author: Alice Morse Earle
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#65. No land too small to lose, no man too big to fall. - Author: Hong Zheng
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#66. Translated poetry filled the no-man's-land between my own work and other writers', and I found this fascinating to explore. - Author: Edwin Morgan
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#67. No-man's land under snow is like the face of the moon: chaotic, crater ridden, uninhabitable, awful, the abode of madness. - Author: Wilfred Owen
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#68. What is newest to one in foreign countries is not always the people, but their surroundings, and those same little details of life and circumstance which make no impression on a man in his own land until he returns to it after a prolonged absence, and then they stand out very sharply for a while. - Author: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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#69. I have destroyed him with the weapons I abhorred, and they are his. We have crossed each other's frotiers, we are the no-men of this no-man's land. - Author: John Le Carre
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#70. My field was God's earth. Wherever I ploughed, there was my field. Land was free. It was a thing no man called his own. Labor was the only thing men called their own. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#71. Man did not make the earth, and though he had a natural right to occupy it, he had no right to locate as his property in perpetuity, any part of it. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#72. (He) looked directly into his own eyes, as though his eyes were neutral territory, a no man's land in a private war against narcissism. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#73. All definite knowledge - so I should contend - belongs to science; all dogma as to what surpasses definite knowledge belongs to theology. But between theology and science there is a No Man's Land, exposed to attack by both sides; this No Man's Land is philosophy. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#74. No unemployment insurance can be compared to an alliance between a man and a plot of land. - Author: Henry Ford
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#75. All the sudden, I was part of the 'No Man's Land' thing, and there was a bundle of core writers for that, but somewhere along the line, I became the go-to guy after that initial arc. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#76. No administration could stop the tidal wave of immigration that swept over the land; no political party could restrain or control the enterprise of our people, and no reasonable man could desire to check the march of civilization. - Author: Nelson A. Miles
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#77. All, whether believers or not, find something to love, and to love intensely, in the Virgin of Guadalupe. Against her in this land, no man blasphemes. She is the ideal, the light that shines above our strife and our incredulity. - Author: Francis Johnston
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#78. I'll never forgive you for what you did to me. You cheated me, you've driven me out of my home and now I'm in a no-man's-land but good - there's no place for me any more in Maycomb, and I'll never be entirely at home anywhere else. Her - Author: Harper Lee
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#79. He dressed quickly in silence, refusing her tissues. He shakily pulled a wad of uncounted notes from his wallet, abandoned them in the no man's land between, and escaped in an indecent haste, leaving the shameful tableau in his wake. - Author: Darren White
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#80. James Joyce is a cul-de-sac. [Ulysses is] ... an example how literature branched out and went into, lost itself in nowhere, no man's land. - Author: Werner Herzog
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#81. Let's not be too harsh where poets are concerned. They have to live in no-man's-land, halfway between dreams and reality. - Author: Arthur Gordon
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#82. You are in no man's land. Which never moves, which never changes, which never grows older, but remains forever, icy and silent. - Author: Harold Pinter
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#83. We weren't a couple, but friends didn't spoon every night. Fate and I were officially in relationship-no-man's-land. - Author: Donna Augustine
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#84. Doesn't private vice make a man unworthy of public office?" And now kindly Mrs. Albion looked at Mercy with genuine astonishment. "Well," she laughed, "if it did, there'd be no one to govern the land. - Author: Edward Rutherfurd
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#85. As the yellow dawn comes up behind us, the Andalusian sentry, muffled in his cloak, begins singing. Across no-man's-land, a hundred or two hundred yards away, you can hear the Fascist sentry also singing. On - Author: George Orwell
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#86. Sort of desolate, decayed, the smell of - I don't want to dramatise it - but death, you know. That is what it feels like, no-man's-land, and it is not a nice place to be. - Author: Anton Oliver
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#87. Are thing really gettin' better like the newspaper said/What else is new my friend, besides what I read/Can't find no work, can't find no job my friend/Money is tighter than it's ever been/Say man, I just don't understand/What's going on across this land - Author: Marvin Gaye
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#88. No treaty but trenches
all quiet
years to years
home in no man's land. - Author: David Levithan
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#89. While technically Maryland remained in the Union during the Civil War, it was the border state, a schizophrenic no-man's-land with the North at its door and the South in its heart. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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