Open Spaces Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 67 Quotes About Open Spaces

#1. Who had persuaded me that God preferred four walls and a roof to wide-open spaces? When had I made the subtle switch myself, becoming convinced that church bodies and buildings were the safest and most reliable places to encounter the living God? - Author: Barbara Brown Taylor
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#2. Every time you think of a city, you have to think green, green, green. Every time you see concrete jungle, you must find open spaces. And when you find open spaces, make it so people can get to them. - Author: Eduardo Paes
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#3. All around the Lady Jessica - piled in corners of the Arrakeen great hall, mounded in the open spaces - stood the packaged freight of their lives: boxes, trunks, cartons, cases - some partly unpacked. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#4. My parents wanted me to grow up around horses and open spaces. - Author: Schuyler Fisk
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#5. A luxury meal was prairie sandwiches - two slices of bread with wide-open spaces between them. - Author: Chic Murray
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#6. And preserving our open spaces or having them there for recreational purposes is one of the things that contributes to the high level of quality of life that we offer in Pennsylvania, and that also translates into economic benefits. - Author: Ed Rendell
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#7. Golf has an ambivalent relationship with the environment. On one hand, it's a great preserver of open spaces. Golf doesn't pave the world - it helps to green the world. But the downside is, it uses a lot of fertilizer, pesticides and water. - Author: Thomas Friedman
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#8. And the beautiful open spaces, the forests of Pennsylvania, the recreational uses that come from having these green open spaces and forests, they contribute dramatically to the level of our tourism, dramatically. - Author: Ed Rendell
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#9. My constellations are not made from the stars, but from the spaces between the stars. The dark places. The open places, where your mind can travel forever and ever. - Author: T.A. Barron
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#10. In the 1880s, a weedy Easterner named Owen Wister had something like a nervous breakdown. Wyoming, with its wide-open spaces and healthy pursuits, was prescribed as a cure. Wister was immediately smitten by the taciturn cowboys and the rules imposed upon them by the cattle barons. - Author: Clive Sinclair
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#11. Take the emptiness you hold in your arms
And scatter it into the open spaces we breathe.
Maybe the birds will feel how the air is thinner,
And fly with more affection. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#12. I grew up in wide-open spaces, but they didn't have the romantic history of the West. - Author: Robert Taylor
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#13. Open spaces sing to my heart
of the art of nature and the nature of art. - Author: Jay Woodman
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#14. I really did go back to Dresden with Guggenheim money (God love it) in 1967. It looked a lot like Dayton, Ohio, more open spaces than Dayton has. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#15. She looked all around. It was so strange to feel trapped in the middle of so much open space. But that was exactly how she felt. - Author: Chris Kurtz
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#16. The logical extension of a burgeoning population and urbanization is the conversion of open spaces into paved ground. This has resulted in flooding of cities as well as water scarcity due to groundwater depletion and the lack of rainwater harvesting. - Author: Anonymous
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#17. Life on the blue part of the globe for eight years had suited me - the wild open spaces, the bliss of buoyancy, the volatile, soul-powered wind. Sailing had struck a nerve both primal and poetic. On and near the ocean life made sense, It made every sense work. - Author: Kaci Cronkhite
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#18. (E)very soul requires secret places for contemplation as well as open spaces for celebration. - Author: M.J. Rose
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#19. The trouble with America is that there are far too many wide open spaces surrounded by teeth. - Author: Charles Luckman
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#20. As our cities and suburbs relentlessly expand, those priceless open spaces needed for recreation areas accessible to their people are swallowed up-often forever. Unless we preserve these spaces while they are still available, we will have none to preserve. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#21. Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#22. The formation of a diaspora could be articulated as the quintessential journey into becoming; a process marked by incessant regoupings, recreations, and reiteration. Together these stressed actions strive to open up new spaces of discursive and performative postcolonial consciousness. - Author: Okwui Enwezor
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#23. Many of the green places and open spaces that need protecting most today are in our own neighborhoods. In too many places, the beauty of local vistas has been degraded by decades of ill-planned and ill-coordinated development. - Author: Al Gore
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#24. Bassist Steve Uccello's Symmetria is filled with cool and unique sounds, textures, and musical ideas, evoking an imagined atmosphere of open spaces influenced by Ry Cooder's desert dusty roads as much as anything a bassist could conjure up. It fits a mellow, contemplative mood perfectly. - Author: Bryan Beller
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#25. When I spoke to her, I had the feeling that her thoughts had been nourished in wide-open spaces where talk was sparse and silence ruled. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#26. May you
always have
open
breezy spaces
in your mind. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#27. While the poet wrestles with the horses on his brain and the sculptor wounds his eyes on the hard spark of alabaster, the dancer battles the air around her, air that threatens at any moment to destroy her harmony or to open huge open empty spaces where her rhythm will be annihilated. - Author: Federico Garcia Lorca
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#28. Due to the failure of politics, which has become a process of middle-management, art has become one of the last open spaces to question core beliefs and to design a viable future. Art becomes an open space where we can ask fundamental questions about ourselves. - Author: Antony Gormley
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#29. Smart people still enjoy wide open spaces, much more even than their less bright neighbors, but when they hang with friends they're less happy. One theory as to why is that they feel like they're wasting time. - Author: Satoshi Kanazawa
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#30. When you grab hold of one thing, you ultimately have to let go of another. Our fingers have spaces between them, just like life, and things fall through. Part of my life was ending so a new part could begin. But first you have to let go. You have to open your fingers and let slip. - Author: Katie Kacvinsky
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#31. I love traveling. I like to keep moving. I love the big open spaces in America. - Author: Anthony Hopkins
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#32. King-sized? It would take up all my space. I need wide-open spaces.
She glanced at Kane for help, but he was rolling around on a matress and moaning in a loud, orgasmic manner. She rolled her eyes and heaved a sigh. - Author: Christine Feehan
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#33. Most old cities are now sclerotic machines that dispense known qualities in ever-greater quantities, instead of laboratories of the uncertain. Only the skyscraper offers business the wide-open spaces of a man-made Wild West, a frontier in the sky. - Author: Rem Koolhaas
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#34. I met my husband, Jacob, in medical school. We married and went to live in Hawaii where his family lived. It was very beautiful, but I wasn't used to being on an island and needed wide open spaces. Eventually we moved to Maine, New England. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#35. Struggling with frozen expressions and tightly compressed lips. Everyone wore black padded jackets in a kind of mournful uniformity, and battled the same bladed wind that swept across the open spaces, their fists jammed into pockets, their heads resolutely down. - Author: Gail Jones
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#36. America is still a frontier country of wide open spaces. Our closeness to nature is one reason why our problem is not repression but regression; our notorious violence is the constant eruption of primi-tiveness, of anarchic individualism. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#37. A song of mine called 'I'll Take Care of You' was on that 'Wide Open Spaces' Dixie Chicks album. - Author: J. D. Souther
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#38. I sing my heart out to the wide open spaces
I sing my heart out to the infinite sea
I sing my vision to the sky-high mountains
I sing my song to the free. - Author: Pete Townshend
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#39. People say the desert is desolate. Yet for me it's very much alive, full of surprises. As soon as I see those wide-open spaces, I can breathe, - Author: Anneli Rufus
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#40. Every time I see open space I see a mat on the floor - Author: Renzo Gracie
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#41. Angels are not complete, they need their counterparts, the dark needs the bright, the hidden needs the open, and vice versa. Sometimes they meet and recognise each other. Sometimes, as with Horatio and me, the pairing occurs over spaces of time and distance. - Author: Barry Unsworth
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#42. The great seats of power tend to be wide and open, not vertical and soaring. Red Square, Tiananmen Square, the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin - all massive but with large open spaces that project an image of might. - Author: Gary Ross
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#43. Where are the coconut trees bowing allegiance to the wind, the wide open spaces, the verdant green fields? - Author: Renita D'Silva
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#44. You can get claustrophobia and agoraphobia - a fear of wide, open spaces - simultaneously on a spacewalk. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#45. It (urban peacekeeping) was quite a task, requiring a permanent balancing act between communities, each with their own interests, festivals, traditions and historical rivalries imported from the wide-open spaces of the countryside into close quarters. - Author: Charles Emmerson
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#46. In blue Light nature space the whole world, wide grazing land, the open spaces wind across the land and the sky, blue, high - Author: Nils-Aslak Valkeapaa
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#47. I'm very attracted to the great open spaces of the West. - Author: David Hockney
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#48. I go to Australia probably once every two years. It's wide-open spaces there, so I just rent a motorcycle and ride out to the middle of the continent. For hours, you don't see anybody. - Author: Larry Fitzgerald
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#49. I'll make love to you in all good places, under black mountains and open spaces. - Author: Jethro Tull
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#50. We kiss with our eyes closed but our senses open, infusing the spaces between with the elements of the other. - Author: A.J. Compton
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#51. He was indulgent toward the open spaces of other men's futures, but he was impatient with the shuttered quarters of their pasts. - Author: Eleanor Catton
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#52. The wealth-income ratio in the United States has always been lower than in Europe. The main reason in the early years was that land values bulked less in the wide open spaces of North America. There was, of course, much more land, but it was very cheap. - Author: Robert Solow
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#53. Clean air, clean water, open spaces - these should once again be the birthright of every American. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#54. Loft living is the antithesis of suburban domesticity, if only because the open spaces don't easily accommodate family life. Lofts also offer residents the opportunity - and responsibility - to structure their own space to reflect what's important to them. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#55. Preserving parks and open spaces is a winner because it doesn't need to be explained to everyday Americans. - Author: Frank Luntz
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#56. If you think about making a city that is much more porous, many accessible spaces, that is a political position, because you don't fortify, you open it up so that many people can use it. - Author: Zaha Hadid
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#57. People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities, but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs on each other a lot more. - Author: Sara Paretsky
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#58. When we say 'cinematic', we tend to think John Ford and vistas and wide-open spaces. Or we think of kinetic camera movement or of a certain number of cinematic styles, like film noir. - Author: Lenny Abrahamson
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#59. I am convinced, no, more like convicted, that to claim a few still spaces in which beauty is found and silence kept, is to open the door to God. - Author: Sarah Clarkson
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#60. I'm a London lad, but I'm fascinated by America. I want to take a motorcycling trip across the country and see those wide open spaces. - Author: Charlie Cox
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#61. Whether we write lyrics or craft legislation, sell homes or teach classes, design spaces or open franchises, prayer is a critical part of the creative process. Don't just brainstorm; praystorm. - Author: Mark Batterson
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#62. I would use the same word to describe both my joy and the rain: torrential. This - this - this is all I ever wanted from the world: wide-open spaces and cooling rain and the chance to run. - Author: Beth Revis
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#63. Is that love? It seems like a pale word, too easily tossed about by people who don't know the meaning of it, who twist it for their own ends. I'm afraid of it now, right up there with clowns, close spaces, and open flames. - Author: Ann Aguirre
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#64. I enjoy a four-seasonal climate and wide-open spaces, so being on an island 2,500 miles into the South Pacific made me feel a little claustrophobic. - Author: Matthew Fox
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#65. A limit on the automobile population of the United States would be the best of news for our cities. The end of automania would save open spaces, encourage wiser land use, and contribute greatly to ending suburban sprawl. - Author: Stewart Udall
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#66. America's last pioneers, urban nomads in search of wide open interior spaces - Author: Cathleen McGuigan
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#67. One of the great themes in American literature is the individual's confrontation with the vast open spaces of the continent. - Author: Justin Cronin
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