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Top 100 Quotes About Land

#1. This (America) is a land of rich diversity, from the towering skyscrapers of Manhatan all the way to the towering mounds of garbage piled up next to the towering skyscrapers of Manhattan. - Author: Dave Barry
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#2. For every benefit conferred, God is to be praised in his gifts. Otherwise when the time of judgment comes, that man will be punished as an ingrate who cannot say to God: 'Your statutes were my song in the land of exile.' - Author: Saint Bernard
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#3. Quadratic reciprocity is the song of love in the land of prime numbers. - Author: Kato
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#4. RBI guidelines are just that, guidelines. Not the law of the land. - Author: Debashis Basu
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#5. No one escapes the wilderness on the way to the promised land. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#6. It goes without saying that the Jewish people can have no other goal than Palestine and that, whatever the fate of the proposition may be, our attitude toward the land of our fathers is and shall remain unchangeable. - Author: Theodor Herzl
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#7. We're going to become the martians when we land there. When we explore and build communities, we become the martians. That's a wonderful destiny for all of us. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#8. The larger the German body, the smaller the German bathing suit and the louder the German voice issuing German demands and German orders to everybody who doesn't speak German. For this, and several other reasons, Germany is known as 'the land where Israelis learned their manners'. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#9. Happy he who far from business persuits
Tills and re-tills his ancestral lands
With oxen of his own breeding
Having no slavish yoke about his neck. - Author: Horace
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#10. O Earth, that hast no voice, confide to me a voice!
O harvest of my lands! O boundless summer growths!
O lavish, brown, parturient earth! O infinite, teeming womb!
A verse to seek, to see, to narrate thee. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#11. Only through Beauty's morning-gate, dost thou penetrate the land of knowledge. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#12. Here I stand on the brink of war again, a citizen of no place, no time, no country but my own ... and that a land lapped by no sea but blood, bordered only by the outlines of a face long-loved. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#13. Cold be hand and heart and bone, and cold be sleep under stone: never more to wake on stony bed, never, till the Sun fails and the Moon is dead. In the black wind the stars shall die, and still on gold here let them lie, till the dark lord lifts his hand over dead sea and withered land. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#14. I believe in human liberty as I believe in the wine of life. There is no salvation for men in the pitiful condescension of industrial masters. Guardians have no place in a land of freemen. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#15. Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels. All of these have music woven through and around them. Tunes for dancing or for weeping, for battle or for love. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#16. This is not the land of my birth, but it is the land for which I hold the greatest affection, and I certainly will come back in the springtime - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#17. We make children and wealth and amass land and build halls and assemble armies and give great feasts, but only one thing survives us. Reputation. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#18. Famous in our circles is the story of the visiting English banker who in 1948 upon seeing our model 95 camera commented, 'Very interesting, but why would one want a picture in a minute?' - Author: Edwin Land
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#19. Yes, high school...the land of drama queens and egocentric football players. - Author: Hermione Daguin
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#20. But I felt like I'd made a journey to the land of fairytales only to find out that the magical world was identical to the real one. Even in fairytales, the sun still burns, sand still works its way into your bikini bottoms, and the diner next door to your motel still scorches toast. - Author: Holly Schindler
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#21. In this land some of us fuck more than
we die but most of us die
better than we fuck - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#22. A man working for wages his whole life is not really free. That is why Jefferson said, you have to own land. Southerners said, - and they weren't being hypocritical - they said slavery is the foundation of freedom because if you own slaves, you are freer yourself. - Author: Eric Foner
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#23. Each step of your current journey will take you to new and interesting worlds of opportunity and as every intrepid explorer knows, when one visits strange new lands one must be aware of their customs. - Author: Chris Murray
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#24. Where am I and doing what? You might well ask. Freaky chick, you say? You can't imagine. I am priestess of a sandcastle in a land of dust and starlight. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#25. Is it surprising that modern English land law should resemble a chaos rather than a system? - Author: Edward Jenks
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#26. He could almost feel her spirit leaving him,see her runing gracefully across the stepping-stones made of stars into the land of the dead - Author: Catherine Anderson
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#27. I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain. - Author: Jacques Cartier
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#28. If we lose our title of "land of the free," what have we got? - Author: Helen Thomas
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#29. You were placed there by God for a reason, which is to possess the land for the glory of the KING! - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#30. Over the obsidian hills and the sunken yellow dale, through the vast oceans of fog and the fires of nevermore, sits the fickle doors of the land of twilight. I will traverse it all, and execute righteous judgment on all that oppose me. - Author: H.S. Crow
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#31. Study how a society uses its land, and you can come to pretty reliable conclusions as to what its future will be. - Author: E.F. Schumacher
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#32. Our land-healing ministry really is about cultivating relationships: between the people, the loving stewards, and the ecology of a place, what I call the environmental umbilical that we're nurturing here. - Author: Joel Salatin
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#33. How can land be owned by another man. Warns one can not steal what was given as a gift. Is the sky owned by birds and the rivers owned by fish. - Author: Lupe Fiasco
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#34. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the land question in Zimbabwe is the single most decisive one. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#35. You must expect failure after failure after failure before you succeed. - Author: Edwin Land
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#36. 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. ~Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#37. For a college basketball player or coach, to reach the Final Four is la-la land. You've achieved, you've got your stamp of approval. My first team to do that was in 1986. Then we did it in '88, '89 and '90. - Author: Mike Krzyzewski
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#38. I bet he also didn't mention that I stick pins into the eyes of everybody who annoys me. In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is the man who was wise enough to only annoy me once. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#39. If it shall be necessary, through sentences of excommunication against their persons and of interdict against their lands, all backsliding being put an end to, they compel them to fulfil their vows. - Author: Pope Innocent III
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#40. up yonder in the guzzling Germans' land, - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#41. The magic of living life for me is, and always has been, the magic of living on the land, not in the magic of money. - Author: Burt Shavitz
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#42. Now we're guests in a faraway land nearly 40 years on.
No trees, no cool breeze,
no best friends.
Only endless days spent in sending SMSs... - Author: Nabeel Philip Mohan
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#43. My father builds homes. So I grew up around the idea that you can take a piece of land, and you can bulldozer it and build new homes on it. You can create something new. - Author: Harry West
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#44. Never travel by sea when you can go by land. - Author: Cato The Younger
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#45. The world belongs to the articulate. - Author: Edwin Land
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#46. The breath of dying lilies haunted the twilight air. - Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
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#47. Well, it's a problem in general with the American military. If you are the biggest and the strongest military power in the world, you have this natural reluctance to learn the quirky ways of the natives in faraway lands. - Author: Yaroslav Trofimov
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#48. Happiness is actually found in simple things, such as taking my nephew around the island by bicycle or seeing the stars at night. We go to coffee shops or see airplanes land at the airport. - Author: Andrea Hirata
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#49. What I like about land is I can drive out and check on it. It doesn't go anywhere. It's hard to steal land. - Author: Ross Perot Jr.
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#50. We are all emigrants from the same country - the land of childhood. What I want to do is write about the journey all of us have taken - or are in the process of taking - from that special place. - Author: Patricia Calvert
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#51. The love for our native land strengthens our individual and national character. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#52. The moon is considered a relatively easy object to land humans on, everything else is much harder by orders of magnitude. It is the reason why we have not been to Mars and will likely never go there successfully with humans. - Author: Steven Magee
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#53. I've never been able to understand 'faith' myself, nor to see how a just God could expect his creatures to pick the one true religion out of an infinitude of false ones - by faith alone. It strikes me as a sloppy way to run an organization, whether universe or a smaller one. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#54. If people from their own country are killed, they may express surprise, grief, anger, and sympathy. But if ten thousand people are killed in a distant, far-off land, they will not be the slightest bit affected, particularly if it was their own doing. - Author: Hiroshi Yamamoto
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#55. Leaf was staring down into shadow, and Thunder followed his gaze. The land dropped away into a small ravine. Moonlight pooled at the bottom, lighting a clearing ringed by bracken and trees. - Author: Erin Hunter
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#56. The madness of Christmas is not to be resisted by any human means. It either stealthily creeps or crudely batters its way into every fastness or fortress of prudence all over the land. - Author: Patrick Hamilton
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#57. Conquest by force is not sanctioned by God. The Americans have no right to be here. We will defeat them because we believe that this land they usurp is ours; God created it for us. The whole history of mankind has shown how faith endures while steel rusts.
-Istak - Author: F. Sionil Jose
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#58. Our society is changing so rapidly that none of us can know what it is or where it is going. - Author: Edwin Land
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#59. Now Kino lay in the cave entrance, his chin braced on his crossed arms, and he watched the blue shadow of the mountain move out across the brushy desert below until it reached the Gulf, and the long twilight of the shadow was over the land. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#60. You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#61. The way, and the only way, to stop this evil is for all the red men to unite in claiming a common and equal right in the land, as it was at first, and should be yet; for it was never divided, but belongs to all for the use of each. - Author: Tecumseh
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#62. The great move mountains;
the cowardly hide behind them.
The extraordinary walk on water;
the mediocre drown on land.
The excellent perform miracles;
the inferior carry out mischief. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#63. The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development. - Author: Frederick Jackson Turner
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#64. No one actually saw it land, which raised the interesting philosophical point: When millions of tons of angry elephant come spinning through the sky, but there is no one to hear it, does it - philosophically speaking - make a noise? - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#65. I was raised on John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee series. Something about this genre - hard-boiled-private-eye-with-heart-of-gold - never failed to take me away from whatever difficulties haunted my daily world to a wonderful land where I was no more than an enthralled spectator. - Author: Alan Furst
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#66. The individual whose vision encompasses the whole world often feels nowhere so hedged in and out of touch with his surroundings as in his native land. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#67. Conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who conserves the public interest. - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#68. At Camp David in 2000, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered the Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat 94 percent of the West Bank; ten years later, Ehud Olmert offered Abbas 93.6 percent with a one-to-one land swap. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#69. And there I suddenly found my articulate self in a dazzling land of smiling, jostling people wearing and not wearing all sorts of costumes and doing all sorts of clever things. And that's when I knew! What other life could there be but that of an actor? - Author: Cary Grant
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#70. There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#71. In order to be a success in life you have to be willing to take a chance. Its like putting a blindfold on and jumping off a cliff and hoping you'll land on something soft. - Author: Ricky Star
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#72. In the early days of the Mormon Church, stewardship toward the land was a priority. It was a matter of survival in the desert. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#73. Part of the trouble is that I've never properly understood that some disasters accumulate, that they don't all land like a child out of an apple tree. - Author: Janet Burroway
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#74. He can't get broke so long as he is stuffed with money. - Author: L. Frank Baum
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#75. Nothing from the ocean is meant to survive on land forever. - Author: Sarah Glenn Marsh
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#76. Every barren land is a VISION waiting for a VISIONARY - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#77. The song still remains which names the land over which it sings. - Author: Martin Heidegger
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#78. Khem was an ancient name for the land of Egypt; and both the words alchemy and chemistry are a perpetual reminder of the priority of Egypt's scientific knowledge. - Author: Manly Hall
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#79. Aaargh...that'll teach me to eat pig in the promised land. Sorry Baby Jesus. - Author: Guy Delisle
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#80. If we continue at this leisurly pace, we will have to pass Russian customs when we land on the moon. - Author: Wernher Von Braun
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#81. and that their conquering hordes spread northward, subduing the Finns and Lapps, whom they found in possession of the land, partly exterminating them, partly forcing them up into the barren mountains of the extreme North. - Author: Hjalmar H. Boyesen
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#82. Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly;
Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?'
Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land;
Man got to tell himself he understand. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#83. Lance Armstrong admitted he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career. He confessed in front of the most respected judge in the land, Oprah Winfrey. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#84. The point of simple living, for me has got to be:
A soft place to land
A wide margin of error
Room to breathe
Lots of places to find baseline happiness in each and every day - Author: Leo Babauta
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#85. 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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#86. Only silly Dorothys arrive in a magical land and want to go home. You don't want to be a silly stinking Dorothy, do you? They're reviled throughout every wondrous land. Did you know the name Dorothy translates as "squandered opportunity"? - Author: Bill Willingham
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#87. Rachel kneeled beside Jacob. She took the child's hand and pressed it to the dirt. Her father had told Rachel that Harmons had been on this land since before the Revolutionary War.
"Don't ever forget what it feels like, Jacob," she whispered, and let her hand touch the ground as well. - Author: Ron Rash
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#88. I'm Galladon, from the sovereign realm of Duladel. I'm most recently from Elantris, land of sludge, insanity, and eternal perdition. Nice to meet you. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#89. We live in a country that talks about being the home of the brave and the land of the free, and we have the highest incarceration rate in the world. - Author: Bryan Stevenson
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#90. Literatures, like trees and plants, are born of a land and in it flourish and die. But literatures, also like plants, may be carried abroad to take root in a foreign soil. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#91. Return to the land of your fathers; blood calls to blood. - Author: Horton Deakins
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#92. I walked, a desert creature, in that fertile land. I felt harsh and dusty. - Author: Anonymous
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#93. History is not just a tale of men's making, but is a thing tied to the land. We call a hill by the name of a hero who died there, or name a river after a princess who fled beside its banks, and when the old names vanish, the stories go with them and the new names carry no reminder of the past. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#94. We must remember in our struggles that our duty lies outside of trying to understand God's plan. He never asks that of us. Instead, He wants to see our trust in Him, through simple daily obedience, even in a land of affliction and confusion. - Author: Wayne Stiles
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#95. Stuart rose from the ditch, climbed into his car, and started up the road that led toward the north ... As he peeked ahead into the great land that stretched before him, the way seemed long. But the sky was bright, and he somehow felt he was headed in the right direction. - Author: E.B. White
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#96. Among the noblest in the land - Though man may count himself the least - That man I honor and revere, Who without favor, without fear, In the great city dares to stand, The friend of every friendless beast. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#97. If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air. - Author: William Halsey
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#98. It would not be until darkness had taken indisputable control over the land, until the flames of the bonfire created an unreal world of shadows, until tequila and mescal untied men from their somber selves. - Author: Warren Eyster
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#99. Show me the manner in which a nation or a community cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender sympathies of its people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals. - Author: William E. Gladstone
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#100. Midnight! the outpost of advancing day!
The frontier town and citadel of night!
The watershed of Time, from which the streams
Of Yesterday and To-morrow take their way,
One to the land of promise and of light,
One to the land of darkness and of dreams! - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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