Top 100 North South Quotes

#1. With the single exception of Park Lane, every north-south route in London slows traffic to the pace of a wounded gnat with pleurisy struggling with a squaddie's backpack.

Michael Gove

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#2. The days of infinity are endless. Its hours cannot be counted or found on a clock. There is no north, south, east, or west. These are just concepts. Infinity is forever, everywhere all at once. And that's all there is.

Frederick Lenz

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#3. Communities of every demographic (north, south, urban, rural, public animal control shelter, private shelter) have achieved No Kill success.

Nathan Winograd

North South Quotes #337017
#4. If one is enlightened, one does not perceive life with North, South, East and West. There is no California, there is no New York. In a higher bonding state of attention, everything is fluid light.

Frederick Lenz

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#5. I'd like to do more than sketch you naked. I want to draw directly on you with feather and ink ... flowers around your breasts, trails of stars down your thighs." He let his warm lips brush the edge of her ear. "I want to map your body, chart the north, south, east, and west of you. I would -

Lisa Kleypas

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#6. The north-south line of 'the mountains,' meaning the Cascade Range, forty miles east of Seattle, is a rigid political frontier.

Jonathan Raban

North South Quotes #670920
#7. Let the winds come from the sea and blow seeds about, seeds of the north, south, east, and west. Let the moths beat their wings against the windows and the fishermen cast curious glances. Let them come, let them return, let them reach.

Margaret Cezair-Thompson

North South Quotes #698122
#8. I only pick one thing; North, South, East or West. I just get on the road and go. That's the point. The only governor I give myself is what's the time limit.

Matthew McConaughey

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#9. There are four directions: North, South, East, and West. We are going in the fifth direction, which is the direction of stories.

Sean Taylor

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#10. North-South imbalances and the exploitation of men and raw materials, combined with the resignation of the peoples of the North, produce a much more devastating violence than that of armed groups, even if the latter are spectacular.

Tariq Ramadan

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#11. Thus the rigid North-South interpretation of the Civil War conceals - and is intended to conceal - the active complicity of Democrats across the country to save, protect, and even extend the peculiar institution.

Dinesh D'Souza

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#12. Many visitors to Chicago know the Loop, the shops on the Magnificent Mile, and the Museum Campus. Meanwhile, much of the bustle is in the developing neighborhoods around the Loop: North, South and West.

Bill Dedman

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#13. The basketball team was trailing by three points. I trail by four points - north, south, east, and west. I also trail by covered wagon.

Jarod Kintz

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#14. We are having the single worst recovery the U.S. has had since the Great Depression. I don't care how you measure it. The East Coast knows it. The West Coast knows it. North, South, old, young, everyone knows it's the worst recovery since the Great Depression.

Arthur Laffer

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#15. I haven't been everywhere, but I've been to enough "wheres" to know that Earth has pockets of stupid popping up north, south, east, and west. From the equator to the prime meridian - dumb does not so easily wash off.

Corey Taylor

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#16. I'm world famous. Throughout the globe - north, south, east, and west - there are literally four people who know my name. It's great to have all four grandparents still living, and widely dispersed around the world.

Jarod Kintz

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#17. Be Americans. Let there be no sectionalism, no North, South, East or West. You are all dependent on one another and should be one in union. In one word, be a nation. Be Americans, and be true to yourselves.

George Washington

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#18. In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder. It could have been made to point in any direction - north, south, east or west.

Kit Williams

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#19. I believe in North, South, East, West, The seasons, life and death, geography. That which is provable, absolute and most of all, functional. I believe in things that can kill me.

Henry Rollins

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#20. Every corner of the sky awkwardly showed up wearing the exact same thing, a moody gray dress accessorized with flat clouds. If North, South, East, and West were drag queens, this would be bad, very bad.

Edmond Manning

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#21. I'm a mongrel in the sense that I'm Spanish, English, Latino, Jewish, north, south - all these things are mixed in me.

Ariel Dorfman

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#22. Today's residential segregation in the North, South, Midwest, and West is not the unintended consequence of individual choices and of otherwise well-meaning law or regulation but of unhidden public policy that explicitly segregated every metropolitan area in the United States.

Richard Rothstein

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#23. You and Victor are my North, South, East, and West. You are my Due Everywhere.

David Arnold

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#24. Actually, King Abdullah, under his supervision and guidance, has established a dialogue in Saudi Arabia whereby all the population, whether Shiite or Sunnis from north, south, west or east, they can get together and exchange their views.

Al-Waleed Bin Talal

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#25. Europe has to avoid old prejudices and new ones. That means north versus south, rich versus poor.

Mario Monti

North South Quotes #1307
#26. As a Frenchman who represented neither North nor South, East nor West, left nor right, Yankees nor Red Sox, Lafayette has always belonged to all of us.

Sarah Vowell

North South Quotes #3449
#27. Not one great country can be named, from the polar regions in the north to New Zealand in the south, in which the aborigines do not tattoo themselves.

Charles Darwin

North South Quotes #5753
#28. That is dreamreading. As the birds leave south or north in their season, the Dreamreader has dreams to read.

Haruki Murakami

North South Quotes #14492
#29. 10. Both the North Tower and the South Tower collapsed just as their respective fires were dying down, even though this meant that the South Tower, which had been hit second, collapsed first.

David Ray Griffin

North South Quotes #24520
#30. So South Korean ability is very much limited to handle North Korean, you know, difficulties. So we don't want to see an immediate collapse of the North Korea regime.

Kim Dae-jung

North South Quotes #39952
#31. Birds are flyin' south for winter. Here's the Weird-Bird headin' north, Wings a-flappin', beak a-chatterin', Cold head bobbin' back 'n' forth. He says, It's not that I like ice Or freezin' winds and snowy ground. It's just sometimes it's kind of nice To be the only bird in town.

Shel Silverstein

North South Quotes #41116
#32. If they came sorrowing, and wanting sympathy in a complicated trouble like the present, then they would be felt as a shadow in all these houses of intimate acquaintances, not friends

Elizabeth Gaskell

North South Quotes #43109
#33. I don't know how it is up North, of course, but down South there are times when Southern women feel a need for privacy.

John Lee Mahin

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#34. Who do you think's better looking people in the north or people in the south?


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#35. We went across the South on Super Tuesday without a single catcall or boo, without a single ugly sign. Not until we got to New York and the North did the litmus test of race and religion spout from the mouths of public officials.

Jesse Jackson

North South Quotes #70488
#36. West is too materialist; East is too spiritual; North is too cold; South is too loose!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

North South Quotes #81734
#37. Say what you will about the south, but in North Carolina a hot dog is free to swing anyway it wishes.

David Sedaris

North South Quotes #95734
#38. I can hardly believe that the South and North can live in peace, unless we can get rid of the negroes ... I believe that it would be better to export them all to some fertile country with a good climate, which they could have to themselves.

Abraham Lincoln

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#39. I don't think the current regime of South Korea will deal actively with the issue of North Korean defectors.

Kim Young-sam

North South Quotes #112889
#40. Some have held that there are only four winds: Solanus from the east; Auster from the south; Favonius from due west; Septentrio from the north. But more careful investigators tell us that there are eight.

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

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#41. Well, it's like my movie, 'The Apostle.' Some people in the North don't get that movie. They think that, in the South, if you don't shout, you can't play one of those guys.

Robert Duvall

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#42. I have what you might call the South Pole and the North Pole. I have my team and my work, which I do on one side, and I have my family and my home on the other side. Both have nothing really to do with each other.

Michael Schumacher

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#43. Manchester is in the south of the north of England.
Its spirit has a contrariness in it
a south and north bound up together
at once untamed and unmetropolitan; at the same time, connected and wordly.

Jeanette Winterson

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#44. The fifth province is not anywhere here or there, north or south, east or west. It is a place within each of us. It is that place that is open to the other, that swinging door which allows us to venture out and others to venture in.

Mary Robinson

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#45. It seems to me that in the orbit of our world you are the North Pole, I the South
so much in balance, in agreement
and yet ... the whole world lies between.

Thomas Wolfe

North South Quotes #145475
#46. The American people, North and South, went into the [Civil] war as citizens of their respective states, they came out as subjects ... what they thus lost they have never got back.

H.L. Mencken

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#47. One main condition of aristocratic life was present in the South and not in the North
personal responsibility to other human beings for education and material welfare. (A Carnegie or a Ford, like a bureaucracy, molds the lives of millions without taking any responsibility.)

Marshall McLuhan

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#48. THE SIGNORA HAD NO business to do it," said Miss Bartlett, "no business at all. She promised us south rooms with a view close together, instead of which here are north rooms, looking into a court-yard, and a long way apart. Oh, Lucy!

E. M. Forster

North South Quotes #161681
#49. After watching films of Jim Brown, I noticed that he never ran out of bounds. He always ran North and South and that's what I turned my style into. I was a North and South runner.

Earl Campbell

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#50. The North has no interest in the particular Negro, but talks of justice for the whole. The South has not interest, and pretends none, in the mass of Negroes but is very much concerned about the individual.

Zora Neale Hurston

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#51. No human mind may measure the blessings conferred by the game of base ball on the soldiers of the Civil War. It had its earliest evolution when soldiers, North and South, were striving to forget their foes by cultivating, through this grand game, fraternal friendships with comrades in arms.

Albert Goodwill Spalding

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#52. Harriet Tubman was an astronaut, traversing the south to the north by navigating the stars.

Sanford Biggers

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#53. We are divorced, North from South, because we have hated each other so. If we could only separate politely, and not have a horrid fight for divorce.

Mary Boykin Chesnut

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#54. I have an opportunity now with some of the projects I've done, i.e. the North Pole and the South Pole, to speak to a larger audience and talk about things that have nothing to do with physical education or special ed.

Ann Bancroft

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#55. Early readers assumed the Book of Mormon people ranged up and down North and South America from upstate New York to Chili. A close reading of the text reveals it cannot sustain such an expansive geography.

Richard Bushman

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#56. The remark has been made that in the Civil War the North reaped the victory and the South the glory.

Richard M. Weaver

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#57. Africa is not just about where you are born. For me, Africa is the whole continent; from south to north, to east to west.

Angelique Kidjo

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#58. In California, there is a strong tension between north and south.

Thomas Mars

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#59. Now even the American command is under siege. We are hitting it from the north, east, south and west. We chase them here and they chase us there. But at the end we are the people who are laying siege to them. And it is not them who are besieging us.

Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf

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#60. Well, He had known what love was-a sharp pang, a fierce experience, in the midst of whose flames he was struggling! but, through that furnace he would fight his way out into the serenity of middle age,-all the richer and more human for having known this great passion.

Elizabeth Gaskell

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#61. Christianity has roughly 20 percent of its followers in Africa, 20 percent in Asia, 20 percent in Europe, 20 percent in North America, and 20 percent in South America. Every other major religion has at least 80 percent of its followers concentrated on one continent.

J.D. Greear

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#62. People tend to overlook the fact that North Korea's economy collapsed at about the same time as South Koreans lost faith in their own state. The late 1980s and early 1990s were a time when South Koreans were questioning the very legitimacy of their republic.

Brian Reynolds Myers

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#63. In the centre of a spacious table rose a pastry as large as a church, flanked on the north by a quarter of cold veal, on the south by an enormous ham, on the east by a monumental pile of butter, and on the west by an enormous dish of artichokes, with a hot sauce.

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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#64. Unfortunately, in the north and the south of Ireland, intolerant habits are part of the fabric of emotion, part of the identity crisis which afflicts the population of the country.

Tom Paulin

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#65. But in the course of thirty years a great change took place, and the North refused to perpetuate what had become the "peculiar institution" of the South, especially as it gave the South a species of aristocratic preponderance.

Alexis De Tocqueville

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#66. I don't believe that the solutions in society will come from the left or the right or the north or the south. They will come from islands within those organizations, islands of people with integrity who want to do something.

Karl-Henrik Robert

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#67. Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.

Philip Guedalla

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#68. In golf, 'close' is like the north and south rim of the Grand Canyon.

Johnny Miller

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#69. Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation.

Angelina Grimke

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#70. The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.

William Lloyd Garrison

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#71. In this arid wilderness of steel and stone I raise up my voice that you may hear. To the East and to the West I beckon. To the North and to the South I show a sign proclaiming: Death to the weakling, wealth to the strong!

Anton Szandor LaVey

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#72. I grew up mostly in the South, and there's definitely something about the South that's different from the North. When people ask me where I'm from, I say Louisiana. I spent more years there than anywhere else.

Steven Soderbergh

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#73. Our village was built on the Ohio River, and was a halting place on this great national road, then the only avenue of traffic between the South and the North.

Rebecca Harding Davis

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#74. There's a lot of talent in South Central L.A., in Compton and Long Beach and Watts, and the city north of Pico pretty much sits back and waits for that talent to emerge and then steps in.

Ice Cube

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#75. Heaven has a north and a south and an east and a west. Consequently, it must be a planet.

Kenneth Copeland

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#76. To go north, you must journey south. To reach the west, you must go east. To go forward you must go back, and to touch the light you must pass beneath the shadow.

George R R Martin

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#77. South to a town named Medina, north of Bellingham, Washington. Today,

Todd Russell

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#78. Mars is much closer to the characteristics of Earth. It has a fall, winter, summer and spring. North Pole, South Pole, mountains and lots of ice. No one is going to live on Venus; no one is going to live on Jupiter.

Buzz Aldrin

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#79. By modern standards the whole of greater London, including Southwark and Westminster, was small. It stretched only about two miles from north to south and three from east to west, and could be crossed on foot in not much more than an hour.

Bill Bryson

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#80. Because I was born in the South, I'm a Southerner. If I had been born in the North, the West or the Central Plains, I would be just a human being.

Clyde Edgerton

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#81. The guards stood shoulder to shoulder: six Levites per day on the east, four per day on the north and on the south, and two at a time at the storehouse. At the

Eugene H. Peterson

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#82. Slowly, very slowly, like two unhurried compass needles, the feet turned towards the right; north, north-east, east, south-east, south, south-south-west; then paused, and after a few seconds, turned as unhurriedly back towards the left. South-south-west, south, south-east, east ...

Aldous Huxley

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#83. Sudan cannot afford to be on the wrong side of history. The north and south will have to work together, but will they?

Mo Ibrahim

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#84. She is too perfect to be known by fragments. No mean brick shall be a specimen of the building of my palace.

Elizabeth Gaskell

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#85. My parents, Mary Agnes Smith and Rowland Smith, both had to work since their early teens, she in the holiday boarding house of her mother and he in his father's market garden in Marton Moss, a village on the south side of Blackpool, just north of Saint Anne's-on-Sea.

Michael Smith

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#86. How could there be a north below a south? Is this what I found confusing?

Don DeLillo

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#87. He swallowed down the dry choking sobs which had been heaving up from his heart hitherto ...

Elizabeth Gaskell

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#88. If we are going to approach the euro area as a zone with a harsh line in the middle between AAA and non-AAA, between the north and the south, no way are we going to move forward.

Jeroen Dijsselbloem

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#89. I have fought against the people of the North because I believed they were seeking to wrest from the South its dearest rights. But I have never cherished toward them bitter or vindictive feelings, and I have never seen the day when I did not pray for them.

Robert E.Lee

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#90. South Korea are pushing for a stronger way to isolate and punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test.

Elise Hu

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#91. The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered bands going north or south, and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull ventured south of the Canadian border, and important expeditions were sent against them.

Nelson A. Miles

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#92. Some say the North,
Some say the South,
I say the heart,
I say the house.

Rebecca Moll

North South Quotes #502905
#93. We know that power is shifting from brawn to brains, from north to south and west to east, from old corporate behemoths to agile start-ups, from entrenched dictators to people in town squares and cyberspace.

Moises Naim

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#94. 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.

Sarah Vowell

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#95. Obviously, South Africa is our most important market, but we are also gradually increasing our presence throughout East and West as well as North Africa. It is a continent with a lot of potential which we plan to tap into.

Jochen Zeitz

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#96. In this way he used her as the North Star on a journey where you always want to go south. It was helpful, aligning himself in this way. It gave him something to tune to, like a violin to a piano.

Noah Hawley

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#97. I like the South because it is so much warmer on the sidelines than it is up North.

Tom Landry

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#98. It is the spirit of the South to defend everything belonging to it. The North is too cosmopolitan and tolerant for such a spirit.

James Weldon Johnson

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#99. Fresh egg pasta is traditionally served in the north of Italy with butter, cream and rich meat sauces, whereas dried pasta is more at home with the tomato- and olive oil-based ones of the south.

Yotam Ottolenghi

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#100. The nature of the place ... whether high or low, moist or dry, whether sloping north or south, or bearing tall trees or low shrubs ... generally gives hint as to its inhabitants.

John James Audubon

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