Topography Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About Topography

#1. The topography of literature, the fact in fiction,is one of my pleasures
I mean, where the living road enters the pages of a book, and you are able to stroll along both the real and imagined road. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#2. Topography displays no favorites; North's as near as West.
More delicate than the historians' are the map-makers' colors. - Author: Elizabeth Bishop
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#3. I don't think you can separate a place from its history. I think a place is much more than the bricks and mortar that go into its construction. I think it's more than the accidental topography of the ground it stands on. - Author: Alan Moore
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#4. Since much of the ocean floor remains unexplored (except perhaps for still-classified data acquired by the U.S. and Soviet navies), we may know more about the surface topography of Venus than about any other planet, Earth included. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#5. Good buildings make and are made by their settings, and they are appropriately different in different locations. Climate, culture, topography and materials have helped create regional architectural languages that seem curiously right for their locations and for all times. - Author: Jaquelin T. Robertson
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#6. But even physics cannot be defined from an atomic topography. - Author: Michael Polanyi
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#7. Architectural features of true democratic ground-freedom would rise naturally from topography, which means that buildings would all take on the nature and character of the ground on which in endless variety they would stand and be component part. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#8. Poets make the best topographers. - Author: W.G. Hoskins
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#9. Life is like topography, Hobbes. There are summits of happiness and success, flat stretches of boring routine and valleys of frustration and failure. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#10. A list of the thirteen types of photograph (plus an afterthought): Aide-memoire Reportage Work of art Topography Erotica/Pornography Advertisement Abstract image Literature Text Autobiography Compositional Functional illustration Snapshot - Author: William Boyd
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#11. Many people don't give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto. - Author: Tony Snow
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#12. The wrecking ball is characteristic of our way with materials. We 'cannot afford' to log a forest selectively, to mine without destroying topography, or to farm without catastrophic soil erosion. A production-oriented economy can indeed live in this way, but only so long as production lasts. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#13. Golf is the only game that pits the player against an opponent, the weather, the minutest details of a large chunk of local topography and his own nervous system, all at the same time. - Author: Mike Seabrook
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#14. Until very recently, the heavenly bodies have been investigated only with reference to their position and their laws of motion, and a quarter of a century ago astronomy was little more than celestial topography. - Author: George Phillips Bond
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#15. We're not aware of the "big picture," any more than a plankton whose universe was a liter of water would be aware of the world's topography and biosphere. - Author: Martin J. Rees
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#16. We could not, for example, arrive at a principle like that of entropy without introducing some additional principle, such as randomness, to this topography. - Author: Michael Polanyi
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#17. I genuinely find it difficult to think of places that I'd never want to see again. It might be because part of my career has been concerned with writing about topography. - Author: Jonathan Meades
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#18. The placing of the center pawns determines the 'topography' of a game of chess. - Author: Alexander Kotov
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#19. When an author creates a town in her novels, she spends a great deal of time visualizing the streets and buildings, landmarks and topography. And while the town becomes real in her imagination, it's rare for an author to see the place she's created actually spring to life. - Author: Lori Wilde
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#20. Not one piece of evidence has ever been found to support the Book of Mormon-not a trace of the large cities it names, no ruins, no coins, no letters or documents or monuments, nothing in writing. Not even one of the rivers or mountains or any of the topography it mentions has ever been identified. - Author: Dave Hunt
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#21. Topography is one of my chief themes in my poetry..about the country, the suburbs and the seaside ... then there come's love ... and increasingly; the fear of death. - Author: John Betjeman
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#22. Try for a record of emotion, rather than a piece of topography. - Author: Frederick H. Evans
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#23. A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins. - Author: Charles Lamb
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#24. The world can only appear monochromatic to those who persist in interpreting what they experience through the lens of a single cultural paradigm, their own. For those with the eyes to see and the heart to feel, it remains a rich and complex topography of the spirit. - Author: Wade Davis
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#25. EXPLANATORY NOTES A NOTE ON THE TOPOGRAPHY OF OLIVER TWIST - Author: Charles Dickens
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#26. In battle, topography is fate. - Author: Rick Atkinson
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#27. Learn the true topography; the monstrous and wonderful archetypes are not inside you, not inside your consciousness; you are inside them, trapped and howling to get out - Author: R.A. Lafferty
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#28. Here is the topography of false starts. Here
a whole constellation is lousy with desire.
Here what passes for love is the same
as anywhere. Here no one has said
a prayer for the stars, and here no one
comes, except to leave, except to stay
long enough to bruise. - Author: Paul Guest
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#29. For bighorns, topography is memory, enhanced by acute vision. They can anticipate the land's every contour
when to leap, where to climb, when to turn, which footholds will support their muscular bodies. To survive, this is what the band would have to do: make this perfect match of flesh to earth. - Author: Ellen Meloy
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#30. And when I say "exploded" I mean "interacted catastrophically with the topography of space/time in ways we're not entirely able to explain," but "explode" gets the gist of it, particularly with regard to what would happen to a human caught in it. - Author: John Scalzi
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#31. What we did is we used NASA topography data to map out the landscape, very subtle changes. We started to be able to see where the Nile used to flow. - Author: Sarah Parcak
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#32. Science is the topography of ignorance. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#33. The form a city assumes as it evolves over time owes more to large-scale works of civil engineering - what we now call infrastructure - than almost any other factor save topography. - Author: Martin Filler
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#34. 'Up in the Air' may be a glossy production sprinkled with laughter and sex, but it captures the distinctive topography of our Great Recession as vividly as a far more dour Hollywood product of 70 years ago, 'The Grapes of Wrath,' did the vastly different landscape of the Great Depression. - Author: Frank Rich
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