Quotes and Sayings about Earth



"Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Earth, Isolation, Justice, Satisfaction, Violence)

"Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth."
- James Randolph Adams
(Related: Business, Advertising, Earth, Man, Reason)

"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth."
- John Adams
(Related: Design, America, Earth, Mankind, Providence, Wonder)

"The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule."
- Samuel Adams
(Related: Nature, Power, Authority, Earth, Law, Liberty, Man, Will)

"Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty."
- Samuel Adams
(Related: Earth, Liberty, Mankind, Religious)

"Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Earth, Justice)

"What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?"
- Aeschylus
(Related: Blood, Earth)

"The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Work, God, Earth)

"We're not earthly beings any more... we're cosmic beings."
- Eden Ahbez
"The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om."
- Eden Ahbez
(Related: Home, Heart, Earth, Garden, Mind, Sky)

"Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures."
- Eden Ahbez
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Now)

"I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies."
- Eden Ahbez
(Related: Being, Earth, Heaven, Rain, Wind)

"God is not glorified in any transaction upon earth so much as in the conversion of a sinner."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: God, Earth)

"Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring."
- William Alexander
(Related: Life, Courage, Earth, Forget, Resignation, Snow, Spring)

"I am just a person who is human, down to earth enjoying life... whatever god blesses you with. Enjoying life for me is just normal."
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Related: Life, God, Earth)

"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Earth, Service)

"Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Ability, Earth, World)

"The RNA World referred to an hypothetical stage in the origin of life on Earth."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Life, Earth, World)

"Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Childhood, Heaven)

"Yes, Samantha, we in the Soviet Union are trying to do everything so that there will not be war on Earth. This is what every Soviet man wants."
- Yuri Andropov
(Related: War, Earth, Man, Trying, Will)

"What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Life, Purpose, Drama, Earth, Meaning, Pain, Sense)

"Live as though it were your last day on earth. Some day you will be right."
- Robert Anthony
(Related: Day, Earth, Right, Will)

"I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Earth, Independence, Living, Security, Sense)

"I don't want what I am saying to sound like a prophecy or anything like an analysis of modern society... these are only feelings I have, and I am the least speculative man on earth."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Society, Feelings, Earth, Man, Prophecy, Saying, Sound, Want)

"There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Friendship, Earth, Nothing)

"Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Love, Earth)

"The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Earth)

"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Men, Peace, Earth, First, July, Mankind, Moon)

"It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Earth, Eye, Pretty)

"I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Earth)

"It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Earth)

"It certainly is the duty of every true Christian, to esteem himself a stranger and pilgrim in this world; and as bound to use earthly blessings, not as means of satisfying lust or gratifying wantonness, but of supplying his absolute wants and necessities."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Christian, Blessings, Duty, Lust, World)

"Today we no longer regard the universe as the cause of our own undeserved troubles but perhaps, on the contrary, as the last refuge from the mismanagement of our earthly affairs."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Cause, Today, Universe)

"Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Son, Earth, Mind, Stars, Sun)

"I would be very happy to see 3.5 billion humans wiped out from the face of the earth within the next 150 or 200 years and I am quite prepared to go myself with this majority... let us all look forward to the day when the catastrophe strikes us down!"
- John Aspinall
(Related: Day, Earth, Majority, Years)

"I've got the best deal on Earth. Where else can I sin and know that I'm forgiven for it?"
- Armand Assante
(Related: Earth, Sin)

"We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be."
- John Astin
(Related: Change, Greatness, Earth, Humanity, Race, Running, Will)

"The whole of the hydrogen on the earth might be transformed at once and the success of the experiment published at large to the universe as a new star."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: Success, Earth, Universe)

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Earth, Help)

"Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Earth, Water)

"If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Earth, Managers)

"God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: God, Son, Earth, Sin, Suffering)

"What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Love, Life, Peace, Man, Past, State, World)

"The ultimate binding element in the medieval order was subordination to the divine will and its earthly representatives, notably the pope."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Order, Will)

"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Earth, Mission)

"Here is a test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Earth, Mission)

"To add an AC outlet, for example, you just drill a circular hole in the wall, tap into the wiring, add the outlet and you're set. If you don't want it, pull it out and plaster over it with more earth to seal the hole."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Earth, Example, Want)

"No beast has ever conquered the earth; and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Earth, Force, World)

"My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Life, Time, Dreams, Earth, Fulfillment, Meaning, Privilege)

"A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Love, Ambition, Blessings, Earth, Man)

"The sole equality on earth is death."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Death, Equality, Earth)

"The impact of the magazine was very strong. As I said, it portrayed dinosaurs as part of the geological history, part of the story of life on earth. It struck that paleontology was the career for me."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Life, History, Career, Earth)

"A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: God, Boss, Earth, Heaven)

"The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: God, Earth, First, Heaven, Theology, Tyranny, Will)

"If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Father, Son, Earth, Fathers, Glory, Sons)

"Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Earth, Sun, Will)

"I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Science, Books, Earth, Ridicule, Wrong)

"Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Equality, Power, Earth, Fact, May, Right)

"It also called upon traditional people in the Four Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Mother, People, Earth, Healing)

"Even the people who come our way look upon us in amazement, that we run only for the healing of Mother Earth."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Mother, People, Earth, Healing)

"In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Life, America, Earth, Europe, Principles, states)

"You have indeed done much since the new century began to give shape and substance to the growing, the insistent desire that war may be banished from the earth."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: War, Desire, Earth, May)

"He that desireth to acquire any art or science seeketh first those means by which that art or science is obtained. If we ought to do so in things natural and earthly, how much more then in spiritual?"
- Robert Barclay
(Related: Art, Science, First, Spiritual)

"How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind?"
- Joel Barlow
(Related: Fear, Mankind)

"There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public's right to know."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Country, Earth, Public, Right, Tradition)

"I hate every human being on earth. I feel that everyone is beneath me, and I feel they should all worship me. That's what I told my kids. I think I must have been Adolf Hitler in a past life."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Life, Being, Earth, Hate, Kids, Past, Worship)

"One moment you appear to be riding the crest of a wave, only to have the rug pulled away from you, bringing you back down to earth with a sickening thud."
- John Barrow
(Related: Earth)

"Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot."
- Bernard Barton
(Related: Thoughts, Chance, Earth, Fancy, Feeling)

"Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Dreams, Common sense, Earth, Reality)

"Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Faith, Earth, Heaven, May, Will)

"You're on earth. There's no cure for that."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Cure, Earth)

"Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Thought, Earth, End, First, Sea)

"That's how it is on this bitch of an earth."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Earth)

"Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: God, Music, Earth, Nothing)

"A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Work, Earth, Mind, Result)

"A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it."
- Richie Benaud
(Related: Cricket, Earth)

"Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Life, Earth, Oceans)

"Good and evil do not exist for me any more. The fear of evil is merely a mass projection here and on Earth."
- Hans Bender
(Related: Fear, Earth, Evil)

"The principle of asceticism never was, nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature. Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently, and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Time, Day, Earth, Hell, Living, Will)

"All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Mind, Word, World)

"It would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth."
- Daniel Bernoulli
(Related: Earth, Mathematicians, Physics)

"Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen."
- Andrew Bernstein
(Related: Nature, Life, Values, Conflict, Earth, Man, Nothing, Struggle)

"The arms race is worse than it ever was, the dumping of creation down a military rat hole is worse than it ever was, the wars across the earth are worse than they ever were."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Creation, Earth, Military, Race)

"To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Hope, Survival, Earth)

"The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Hope, Care, Earth, Responsibility)

"That includes not cutting down the rain forest, and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the coral reefs and the rain forest, this earth is toast."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Earth, Ocean, Rain)

"Do no dishonour to the earth least you dishonour the spirit of man."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Earth, Man, Spirit)

"The seas are the heart's blood of the earth."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Heart, Blood, Earth)

"Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Society, Control, Earth, Land, Ownership, Property, Theory)

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Love, Earth)

"I love Dickens because it makes me chuckle to myself so. He has taken me to another world and out of so many earthly miseries."
- Jane Birkin
(Related: Love, World)

"I'm doing it with a rock format and the words are about people living in harmony with Mother Earth. It's very important to me - and I feel it should be for every living human on this planet."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Mother, People, Earth, Harmony, Living, Words)

"I've been writing Indian music for a while. Indian music is about Mother Earth, and mine is no exception."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Music, Mother, Earth, Writing)

"I often quote Ronald Reagan, who is pretty close to my favorite President ever, I will have to say that, but one of my favorite remarks he ever made was that when you look at Federal programs, there is nothing so close to eternal life on Earth as a Federal Government program."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Government, Life, Earth, Favorite, Nothing, President, Pretty, Will)

"Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Cinema, Earth, Fantasy, Film, First, Journey, Will)

"Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Life, People, America, Disasters, Numbers)

"Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth."
- Giovanni Boccaccio
(Related: Earth, Enjoyment, Heaven, Lovers)

"If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Earth, Land)

"We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny."
- Catherine Booth
(Related: Destiny, Earth)

"Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh."
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Life, Earth, Struggle)

"Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Soul, Earth, Grave, Heaven, Lent, Will)

"Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Change, Earth, Facts, Friends, Republican, Republicans)

"Those who survived the San Francisco earthquake said, 'Thank God, I'm still alive.' But, of course, those who died, their lives will never be the same again."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: God, Will)

"They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Science, Crime, Earth, Fiction, Mystery, Now)

"I knew that God put me on this earth to be on the radio."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: God, Earth)

"With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland."
- Tycho Brahe
(Related: Earth, Man, Mind, Sky)

"We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved."
- John Breaux
(Related: Fault, Lies)

"It is death that goes down to the center of the earth, the great burial church the earth is, and then to the curved ends of the universe, as light is said to do."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Death, Church, Earth, Light, Universe)

"An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by finding earth and rubbing. Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing?"
- Peter Brook
(Related: Christ, Earth, Now)

"Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Life, God, Earth, Paradise, Man)

"The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Music, Soul, Heart, Angels, Burden, Care, Christmas, Earth, Old, Song)

"I sort of kept my hand in writing and went to work for the Sierra Club in '52, walked the plank there in '69, founded Friends of the Earth and the League of Conservation Voters after that."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Work, Conservation, Earth, Friends, Writing)

"I began working with the John Muir Institute and then started helping found Friends of the Earth organizations here and there in other countries. That pretty well brings us up to the present."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Countries, Earth, Friends, Present, Pretty)

"Yet another proposal would have us rocket the waste into the sun, but, as you're probably aware, about one in ten of our space shots doesn't quite make it out of the earth's gravitational field."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Earth, Space, Sun, Waste)

"I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Being, Communication, Earth, Hate, Television)

"The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time."
- David M. Brown
(Related: Science, Time, Earth, Space)

"The Indians knew that life was equated with the earth and its resources, that America was a paradise, and they could not comprehend why the intruders from the East were determined to destroy all that was Indian as well as America itself."
- Dee Brown
(Related: Life, America, Earth, Paradise)

"Do what you really want to do. That's why God put you on this earth."
- J. Carter Brown
(Related: God, Earth, Want)

"How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Comfort, Earth)

"Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"Take away love and our earth is a tomb."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Love, Earth)

"I wonder if those people shown protesting the deployment of nuclear weapons to western Europe during the Reagan era are feeling appropriately stupid today. 'Please don't take away our precious Soviet Union! - We demand the annihilation of all life on Earth!'"
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Life, People, Europe, Feeling, Today, Weapons, Wonder)

"Organizations like the ACLU fought and won the good fight back in the 1960's, but it's clear that nowadays they've run out of useful things to do since they now spend most of their time defending the scum of the Earth from getting what they rightly deserve."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Time, Earth, Fight, Now)

"Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Discipline, Intention, Sound)

"There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures."
- Steven Brust
(Related: People, Cause, Earth, Sea)

"Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Earth)

"I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Time, People, God, Earth)

"You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn."
- John Buchan
(Related: Civilization, Earth)

"I told you, the dopes are gonna inherit the earth anyway."
- Sidney Buchman
(Related: Earth)

"Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Old, Wonder)

"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faith, Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Kindness, Wonder)

"Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue."
- Buddha
(Related: Wisdom, Life, Virtue, Deeds, Earth, Guidance, Light, Mind, Needs)

"I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Idea, Earth, Man, Meaning, states, United, Word)

"They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Mother, Earth, Neighbors)

"The earth has received the embrace of the sun and we shall see the results of that love."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Love, Earth, Results, Sun)

"Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Earth, Friends, Results, Spring, Sun)

"There is something in age that ever, even in its own despite, must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated, is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth."
- Frances Burney
(Related: Age, Earth, Respect)

"There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Advice, Earth, Man, Will)

"On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America."
- George W. Bush
(Related: America, Earth, Suffering, Terror, Today, Vulnerability)

"Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: People, Children, Earth, Parents)

"The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Government, Earth, Immortality)

"There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?"
- George Byron
(Related: Life, Passion, State)

"What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Age, Life, Earth, Now)

"Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Love, Angels, Desire, Earth, Fire, Heaven, Light)

"Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Control, Deep, Earth, Man, Ocean, Ruin)

"He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?"
- Lord Byron
(Related: Earth)

"I'm the audience's representative on earth."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Earth)

"Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Day, Earth, Examination, Language, May)

"I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth."
- James Cameron
(Related: Love, Earth)

"There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Death, Dying, Earth, Language, Today, Ugly)

"Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings."
- Andreas Capellanus
(Related: Earth, Giving, Gold, Sea, Woman)

"Everybody hangs out with everybody, which is very strange for a cast this large and this young. We're all cool and down to earth and not caught up in this maniacal business at all... . Everybody really, really likes everybody else."
- Lizzy Caplan
(Related: Business, Earth)

"I'm looking forward to coming back, back to Earth, the landing, the views."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Earth)

"Now you're coming back to Earth, and things are getting more and more dynamic."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Earth, Now)

"And, obviously as a, as one who likes to travel around myself a lot, I think the Earth is a beautiful place. And, I'm looking forward to some new perspectives."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Travel, Earth)

"Farewell all relations and friends in Christ; farewell acquaintances and all earthly enjoyments; farewell reading and preaching, praying and believing, wanderings, reproaches, and sufferings."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Christ, Friends, Preaching, Reading)

"THIS is the most joyful day that ever I saw in my pilgrimage on earth."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Day, Earth, Pilgrimage)

"If there's a heaven upon the earth, a fellow knows it when He's been away from home a week, and then gets back again."
- Will Carleton
(Related: Home, Earth, Heaven)

"Americans rightly asked, if this is the way our government responds to a natural disaster it knew about days in advance, how would it respond to a surprise terrorist attack? How would it respond to an earthquake?"
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Government, Americans, Disaster)

"I should like these few words to be read over the grave when my body is placed in the earth; for though it is possible I may be present and conscious of what is going on, I shall not be able to communicate."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Body, Earth, Grave, May, Present, Words)

"For so, surely you will cast a light of gladness upon his onward journey, and contribute your part towards the building of that kingdom of love which links our earth to heaven."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Love, Building, Earth, Heaven, Journey, Light, Will)

"Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: People, Earth, Favorite)

"It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Love, Peace, Nature, Children, Earth, Gifts, Honor, Will)

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Earth)

"We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Earth, Memory)

"Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: People, Earth, Name, Names, Waiting, World)

"You are the only person on earth who can use your ability."
- M. Kathleen Casey
(Related: Ability, Earth)

"Happiness, I do not know where to turn to discover you on earth, in the air or the sky; yet I know you exist and are no futile dream."
- Rosalia de Castro
(Related: Happiness, Dream, Earth, Sky)

"Is it the factitious and the conventional that most surely succeed on earth and in the course of life?"
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Life, Earth, Succeed)

"We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Destruction, Earth, Fight, Future, Principles, Ruin, Security)

"The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: Friend, Christ, Earth, Shadow)

"You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: God, Earth, Will)

"When you understand what you see, you will no longer be children. You will know that life is pain, that each of us hangs always upon the cross of himself. And when you know that this is true of every man, woman and child on earth, you will be wiser."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Life, Children, Earth, Man, Pain, Will, Woman)

"This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Eyes, Feeling, Horror, Man, Manners)

"The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Power, Truth, Earth, Rest, Sun)

"An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Time, Christian, Earth, Heaven, May, Snow)

"It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Food, Being, Earth, Property, Race, World)

"And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock."
- George Chapman
(Related: Earth, Walking, Will)

"I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Earth, Opinions, Want)

"Love alone can unite living beings so as to complete and fulfill them... for it alone joins them by what is deepest in themselves. All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of men and the earth."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Love, Men, Ability, Earth, Living)

"Hong Kong has created one of the most successful societies on Earth."
- Prince Charles
(Related: Successful, Earth)

"Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Hope, Job, Worth)

"My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Travel, Mom, Earth, Parents, Soccer)

"I'm Creole, and I'm down to earth."
- Boozoo Chavis
(Related: Earth)

"The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Life, Earth, Garden, Heaven, Play)

"There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Earth)

"The most interesting thing was looking out the window and taking photographs of different places on Earth."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Earth)

"We were in the same band, but we're two completely different people. People have asked me to make comparisons with our albums, and I can't, because there's no comparison. Her album's okay. I don't think she's the best singer on Earth, but she's okay."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: People, Comparisons, Earth)

"Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Earth, Service)

"It is greater than the stars - that moving procession of human energy; greater than the palpitating earth and the things growing thereon."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Earth, Energy, Stars)

"I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe?"
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Music, Earth, Wind, Wonder)

"Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Birds, Body, Connection, Earth, Meditation)

"All my authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Authority, Earth, Heaven)

"I have continued systematically to study the Book of Mormon and Bible to understand even more deeply what God expects of me and my family while on this earth."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Family, God, Bible, Earth, Mormon, Study)

"The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Life, Thought, Books, Earth, Economy, Moon, Nothing, Will)

"The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy of peace appears more than ever to be the path that we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Peace, Culture, Earth, Nations, Salvation)

"Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Character, Earth, Now, State, Struggle)

"Some things are only capable of being done in space. Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away, and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns, and oceans, and coastlines."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Being, Earth, Oceans, Space, Storms, Understanding, Weather)

"We're looking at Earth science, observing our planet. Also space science, looking at the ozone in the atmosphere around our Earth. Also looking at life science. And on a human level, using ourselves as test subjects."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Life, Science, Earth, Space)

"Hello from above our magnificent planet Earth."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Earth)

"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Earth, Ocean)

"It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Men, Earth, Extreme, Nationalism, Perspective, Stars)

"The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Life, Control, Survival, Earth, Environment, Years)

"Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Age, Life, Dreams, Earth, Facts, Inheritance, May, Ownership, Years)

"Go now, verses, on your light feet, you have not trodden hard on the old earth where the graves laugh when they see their guests, the one corpse stacked on top of the other. Go now and stagger to her whom I do not know."
- Hugo Claus
(Related: Earth, Feet, Guests, Light, Now, Old)

"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Balance, Earth, Needs)

"We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Children, Earth, Environment, Responsibility)

"Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Marriage, Earth, Heaven, Hell, May, Will)

"I can't sit back and swallow stuff. I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth where you're not supposed to swallow it. People just gave up."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: Time, People, Country, Earth)

"I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Faith, Love, People, Earth, Will, World)

"I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before."
- Michael Collins
"Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Charity, Earth, Heaven, Hell)

"Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Environmental, People, Action, American, Day, Earth)

"As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Food, Wealth, Doctors, Earth, Machines, Poor, Space, Teachers, World)

"When it comes to two of the big social earthquakes in the last fifty years - which are the gay movement and the women's movement - I think there is a direct line from Kinsey to those."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Women, Gay, Years)

"I hope to see the bringing together of all the best educated people of the earth into a worldwide Congress of Scientists."
- Marquis de Condorcet
(Related: People, Hope, Congress, Earth, Scientists)

"The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Conquest, Earth, Noses, Pretty)

"It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: People, Earth, Fate, Waiting)

"Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Faith, Life, Strength, Earth, Land, Man)

"Sports are one of the main cultural activities on the face of the earth."
- Jack Kent Cooke
(Related: Sports, Earth)

"It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown."
- Diana Cooper
(Related: Limits, Mind, Space)

"Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up."
- Wendy Cope
(Related: Peace, Men, Christmas, Earth, Goodwill)

"Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Will)

"Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Ocean)

"The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Direction, Earth)

"The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Fact, Moon, Shadow)

"The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth)

"Therefore, having obtained the opportunity from these sources, I too began to consider the mobility of the earth."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Opportunity, Earth)

"Therefore, in the course of the work I have followed this plan: I describe in the first book all the positions of the orbits together with the movements which I ascribe to the Earth, in order that this book might contain, as it were, the general scheme of the universe."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Work, Earth, First, Order, Universe)

"Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Rest)

"We regard it as a certainty that the earth, enclosed between poles, is bounded by a spherical surface."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Certainty, Earth)

"In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth's mobility."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth)

"Accordingly, since nothing prevents the earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Nothing, Now)

"I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Father, People, Earth, Theory, Will)

"Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Sun)

"The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue; A string which hath no discord."
- Barry Cornwall
(Related: Earth, Tongue, Woman)

"I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: American, Earth)

"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Home, Children, Earth)

"In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation's lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Quality, Day, Earth, Improvement, Legislation, Nation, Rivers, Support, Water)

"I find it hard to believe that human beings are the crowning achievement of life on earth. Something better than us has to come along."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Life, Achievement, Earth)

"Earth was not built for six billion people all running around and being passionate about things. The world was built for about two million people foraging for roots and grubs."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: People, Being, Earth, Running, World)

"What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Men, Earth, Eye, Moon)

"From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Earth, Gravity, Man, Weight)

"Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: History, Earth, Mankind)

"The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged."
- William Cowper
(Related: Change, Earth, Man, Mind, Novelty)

"Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell."
- Joan Crawford
(Related: Love, Fire)

"The real pleasure was having the chance to enjoy being weightless, and the other was to spend some time looking out at this beautiful Earth that we're all lucky to inhabit."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Time, Being, Chance, Earth, Pleasure)

"Looking down at the Earth, you started to pick up a sense of speed much more than I had noticed on orbit."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Earth, Sense)

"We were on the dark side of the Earth when we started to see outside the window this soft pink glow, which is a lot of little angry ions out there going very fast. We were hitting them very fast."
- Robert Crippen
(Related: Earth)

"Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar to that which we earthly composers face today."
- George Crumb
(Related: Composers, Crisis, Today, Years)

"For we must be one thing or the other, an asset or a liability, the sinew in your wing to help you soar, or the chain to bind you to earth."
- Countee Cullen
(Related: Earth, Help)

"Thus have you the way of making Conserves, the way of keeping of them is in Earthen pots."
- Nicholas Culpeper
"The earth laughs in flowers."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Earth, Flowers)

"But the revolutions and changes which are responsible for the present state of the earth are not limited to the upsetting of the ancient strata and to the ebbing of the sea after the formations of new layers."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Earth, Present, Sea, State)

"Secondly, the nature of the revolutions which have altered the surface of the earth must have had a more decisive effect on the terrestrial quadrupeds than on the marine animals."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Nature, Animals, Earth, Effect)

"My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect."
- George Cuvier
(Related: History, Animals, Earth, First, Importance, Land, Respect, Theory, Will)

"Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe."
- Georges Cuvier
(Related: Earth, Theory)

"Each person has their own calling on this Earth."
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: Earth)

"I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will."
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: Life, Love, Wisdom, God, Vision, Earth, Will)

"A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people."
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: God, Son, People, Christianity, Being, Earth)

"Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the great peoples of the earth."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Earth, Literature)

"We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister."
- Mary Daly
(Related: Sister, Being, Earth, Will)

"A man is as old as his arteries and his interests. If he permits his economic, religious, or social arteries to harden, or loses interest in whatever concerns mankind... he will need only six feet of earth."
- Josephus Daniels
(Related: Earth, Feet, Interest, Man, Mankind, Old, Religious, Will)

"Global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities. Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Cities, Earth, Global warming, Oceans, Prosperity, Utopia)

"In an earthquake, I shouldn't run out of the house - I should run into it."
- Tony Danza
"Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Death, Character, Christianity, First)

"Sometimes I go out disguised, but people still recognize me, so I find there is no point in even trying. It would be nice to get away from it, from time to time, but the fact is, there is no place on earth where I can go unrecognized."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Time, People, Earth, Fact, Trying)

"You know, if you hang around this earth long enough you really see how things come full circle."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Earth)

"The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Love, Earth, Friends, Sun)

"Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Doubt, Earth, Evolution, Open, Sun, Theory, Today)

"Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh, and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth is more sublime and more compelling."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Faith, Death, God, Earth, Philosophy)

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world."
- Eugene V. Debs
(Related: Country, Earth, Fight, World)

"This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Art, Soul, Communication, Earth, Evolution, Man, Moments)

"In short, it is the position of the people of the United States, as expressed by their representatives in Congress, that Israel's fight is our fight. And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth is in a cell or a cemetery."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: People, Congress, Earth, Fight, Israel, states, United)

"There's never a dearth of reasons to shoot at the President."
- Don Delillo
(Related: President)

"If Antarctica were music it would be Mozart. Art, and it would be Michelangelo. Literature, and it would be Shakespeare. And yet it is something even greater; the only place on earth that is still as it should be. May we never tame it."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: Music, Art, Earth, Literature, May, Shakespeare)

"The easiest thing to find on God's green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do."
- Richard M. DeVos
(Related: God, Earth)

"In his brief 21 years on this earth, Michael Smith Jr. touched countless lives."
- Mike DeWine
(Related: Earth, Years)

"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Contrast, Earth, Shadows)

"Green is my favorite. And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!"
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Life, Money, Mother, Wife, Eyes, Favorite, Trees)

"Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: Earth)

"The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: History, Earth, Heaven, World)

"Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a doctor for performing surgery."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: First, Honor)

"And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it."
- John Donne
(Related: Doubt, Earth, Fire, Philosophy, Sun, Wit)

"The U.S. Constitution is the basic framework for the greatest democracy on Earth. Some of my colleagues find it easy to amend it. I don't."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Constitution, Democracy, Earth)

"There are no other Everglades in the world. They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth; remote, never wholly known. Nothing anywhere else is like them."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Earth, Nothing, World)

"Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise."
- Tommy Douglas
(Related: Earth, Fish, Paradise, Man, Now, Ocean)

"However, the models also predict unambiguously that the atmosphere is warming faster than the surface of the earth; but all the available observational data unambiguously shows the opposite!"
- David Douglass
(Related: Earth)

"It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Fire, Light)

"A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: People, Creation, Earth, Ego, Expression, Universe, Want)

"When I think about my new CD, the word "joy" comes to mind. I sincerely hope that each listener will feel the earth, spirit, and aggressive creativity emanating from this album."
- George Duke
(Related: Creativity, Hope, Earth, Mind, Spirit, Will, Word)

"While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?"
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Animals, Earth, Living)

"Unfortunately, we haven't found many very old rocks on Earth because our planet's surface is constantly renewed by plate tectonics, coupled with erosion."
- Robert Duncan
(Related: Earth, Old)

"We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours; we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries."
- Will Durant
(Related: People, Americans, Earth, Events)

"No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty."
- Albrecht Durer
(Related: Beauty, Earth, Man)

"We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that."
- Buenaventura Durruti
(Related: Doubt, Earth)

"Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Faith, Earth, Will)

"Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Mother, Earth, Forbidden, Humanity, Symbol, Universe, Woman)

"One billion people in 175 countries will mark Earth Day. That puts tea parties in perspective, doesn't it?"
- Greg Dworkin
(Related: People, Countries, Day, Earth, Perspective, Tea, Will)

"If we had made it clear from the very beginning that we were not going to tolerate another nuclear power on the face of the earth, and had done it in Korea, where we could have accomplished it militarily, if necessary, I would put a stop to it and would have put a stop to it there."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Power, Beginning, Earth)

"With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live."
- Sylvia Earle
(Related: Earth, Sea, Water)

"If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions."
- Abba Eban
(Related: Earth, Israel, Resolution, Vote)

"You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through."
- Ilya Ehrenburg
(Related: Earth)

"I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: War, People, Civilization, Earth, Will)

"People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to 'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Art, Home, People, Happiness)

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns."
- George Eliot
(Related: Soul, Earth)

"It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark... or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world, alive with the images that haunt me."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: World, Writing)

"We will all, someday, experience death, and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree, crushed by passersby to ashes underlying the earth."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Experience, Death, Earth, Will)

"I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see."
- Black Elk
(Related: Power, People, Vision, Earth, Man)

"So I took the bright red stick and at the center of the nation's hoop I thrust it in the earth."
- Black Elk
(Related: Earth, Nation)

"Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice."
- Black Elk
(Related: Earth, Spirit, Voice)

"You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds, and had come to earth as rain, and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me."
- Black Elk
(Related: Power, Clouds, Earth, Rain)

"One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father."
- Lincoln Ellsworth
(Related: Father, Determination, Earth, Name)

"The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value."
- Ben Elton
(Related: Change, Earth, Value)

"I guess when Rick is finished with his Journey to the Centre of the Earth, then we might have a go at something. We'd like to, we're open to it, and we've been talking about it."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Earth, Journey, Open, Talking)

"Earth laughs in flowers."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Earth, Flowers)

"Let no man write my epitaph... When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then shall my character be vindicated, then may my epitaph be written."
- Robert Emmet
(Related: Character, Country, Earth, Man, May, Nations)

"Everybody that's living in this earth is living in a situation. It's not narrow-minded to the point where everybody is serious and nobody has a personality. I think people die telling jokes."
- Mike Epps
(Related: People, Earth, Jokes, Living, Personality)

"I'm known clean around the Earth."
- Minnesota Fats
(Related: Earth)

"No one on this Earth knows how old I am."
- Minnesota Fats
(Related: Earth, Old)

"The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already quarreling about where they are going next."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Earth, Sound, Trying, Will)

"I feel like a wet seed wild in the hot blind earth."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Blind, Earth)

"Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: People, Climate, Earth, Fact, Revolution, Ocean)

"All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation."
- Francois Fenelon
(Related: Enjoyment, Expectation, Spiritual)

"We were given clear concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week."
- Miguel Ferrer
(Related: Art, Confidence, Earth, Fiction, Job, Tools, Will, Writing)

"We humans are the greatest of earth's parasites."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Earth)

"You look at the fact that for millions of years species on earth have been developing and we've been knocking them off at like a hundred a day."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Day, Earth, Fact, Years)

"The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire."
- Ferdinand Foch
(Related: Soul, Earth, Fire)

"To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth - all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne."
- Lee De Forest
(Related: Dream, Earth, Land, Man, Moon, Project)

"A whim, a passing mood, readily induces the novelist to move hearth and home elsewhere. He can always plead work as an excuse to get him out of the clutches of bothersome hosts."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Home, Work, Whim)

"If there is on earth a house with many mansions, it is the house of words."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Earth, Words)

"Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Nature, Challenge, Earth, Future, Laws, Respect)

"How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Earth, National security, Welfare)

"If the prime directives were followed a little more accurately here on earth, I mean it sounds somewhat Pollyanna, but I think people would certainly get along better."
- Jonathan Frakes
(Related: People, Earth)

"What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!"
- Anatole France
(Related: Art, Chance, Earth, Heaven, Skill)

"I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Dad, Kiss, Daughter, Earth, Friends, Kids)

"Everything that ever walked or crawled on the face of the earth, swum the depths of the ocean or soared through the skies left its imprint here."
- Robert M. Fresco
(Related: Earth, Ocean)

"Who promised you that only for joy were you brought to this earth?"
- Anna Freud
(Related: Earth, Joy)

"To me, Bill's musical heart is in Earthworks, in the jazz they are playing, in the acoustic kit."
- Robert Fripp
(Related: Heart, Jazz)

"How much will you give for the lives of your childrens children, which is yourself? How much are people willing to give up for air, earth, water, animals, and the coming generations? I think the answer to that is pretty clear."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: People, Animals, Children, Earth, Generations, Pretty, Water, Will)

"Keep talking about moving toxic wastes, but never let it cross your mind to quit producing them. Keep Judging yourselves in Manson. Don't look in the mirror. You will serve the Earth as much as she serves you or you will commit suicide."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Earth, Mind, Suicide, Talking, Will)

"It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Funny, Earth, Man, Worry)

"In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Wisdom, Survival, Earth, Future, Inheritance, Mankind, May)

"Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that - given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind - chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Peace, Fear, Earth, Energy, Mankind, Unity)

"Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Earth, Mind)

"The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth)

"The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth)

"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth, Fate)

"Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth, Fact, Now)

"Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go."
- Cornelia Funke
(Related: Books, Children, Earth)

"I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there."
- Cornelia Funke
(Related: Brother, Children, Earth, Will)

"And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Nature, Earth, First, Voice)

"Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Men, Earth, Judges, Kings, May)

"I see Earth! It is so beautiful!"
- Yuri Gagarin
"When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place."
- Helen Gahagan
(Related: Marriage, Earth, Nothing)

"In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses)

"The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Earth, Example, Needs, Priorities, Research, Space)

"But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out."
- John Gay
(Related: Money, Wife, Earth)

"Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Cancer, Earth, Meaning, Pollution)

"Only around 2% of the earth's surface is cultivatable land."
- Susan George
(Related: Earth, Land)

"I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war."
- King George V
(Related: Peace, War, Earth, Years)

"No, I was talking to the network and Universal about plans for a third season where Buck would go back to Earth and would focus on stories around the planet and show what it was like 500 years later."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Earth, Focus, Network, Talking, Years)

"I'd always wanted the show to be more reality based science fiction, something along the lines of The Day the Earth Stood Still, which I consider to be the classic science fiction film."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Science, Day, Earth, Fiction, Film, Reality)

"The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Earth, Rights)

"We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth - dead."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Peace, Lie, Earth, Nothing, Reward, Will, World)

"And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Earth, Feet, Forget, Hair, Play)

"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Earth, Feet, Forget, Hair, Play)

"But when it comes to writing the thing that I've sort of been thinking about lately, is why? You know, is it rational? Is it logical that anybody should be expected to be afraid of the work that they feel they were put on this Earth to do."
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Related: Work, Earth, Thinking, Writing)

"A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Being, Forget, Man)

"So every day I'm mindful as I watch the Bush crowd extend their sway into policies of every imaginable variety, and over almost every square foot of earth, that the control of the American state is a matter of urgency."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Control, American, Day, Earth, State, Variety)

"Putting your hands in the earth is very grounding, if you'll excuse the pun."
- John Glover
(Related: Earth)

"We're on the same radius from the Earth, and then we start to swing around to where we're ahead of them on the velocity vector, so we come in relative to the station from this forward velocity position and dock on to the forward end of the Lab."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Earth, End)

"One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason."
- William Godwin
(Related: Earth, Living, Man, Reason)

"Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Feelings, Heart, Earth, Possession)

"One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Soul, May)

"Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down."
- Natalie Goldberg
(Related: Lie, Earth, Nothing, State, Stress)

"And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous to me than finding the weight of the earth because I didn't care how much the earth weighed."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Care, Earth, Nothing, Weight)

"But this is life on earth, you can't have everything."
- William Goldman
(Related: Life, Earth)

"The easiest thing to do on earth is not write."
- William Goldman
(Related: Earth)

"I have worked with this red all over the world - in Japan, California, France, Britain, Australia - a vein running round the earth. It has taught me about the flow, energy and life that connects one place with another."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Life, Earth, Energy, France, Running, World)

"We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Want)

"Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Time, Men, Women, Act)

"I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth."
- Nelson Goodman
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Philosophy)

"Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Wisdom, God, Earth, Improvement, Nations)

"There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms. Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Earth)

"For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Country, Earth, Order, Sense, Writing)

"Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Discontent, Earth, Longing, Spirit, Spring)

"Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters."
- Alexander the Great
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"There is more He-3 energy on the Moon than we have ever had in the form of fossil fuels on Earth. All we have to do is to go there and get it."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Earth, Energy, Moon)

"The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart."
- Julien Green
(Related: Heart, Earth, Man)

"The real theater of the sex war is the domestic hearth."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: War, Sex, Sex war, Theater)

"The service we render others is the rent we pay for our room on earth."
- Wilfred Grenfell
(Related: Earth, Service)

"Beware the ends of the earth and the exotic: the drama is on your doorstep wherever the slums; are, wherever there is malnutrition, wherever there is exploitation and cruelty."
- John Grierson
(Related: Cruelty, Drama, Earth, Exploitation)

"I am not so different in my history of abandonment from anyone else after all. We have all been split away from the earth, each other, ourselves."
- Susan Griffin
(Related: History, Earth)

"Before I leave this Earth, I would like to know they have given women the same benefits and promotions as men."
- Martha Griffiths
(Related: Men, Women, Benefits, Earth)

"Many cultures have independently developed a belief system in reincarnation that includes return of the unit of consciousness to another physical lifetime on Earth."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Belief, Consciousness, Earth, Reincarnation)

"Well, The Day the Earth Caught Fire was a story... I don't if anybody knows what it is but it was about... in the early days of testing nuclear bombs, that Russia and America happened to test a nuclear bomb at the same moment at different ends of the earth."
- Val Guest
(Related: America, Bombs, Day, Earth, Fire, Russia, Testing)

"All the plots of hell and commotions on earth have not so much as shaken God's hand to spoil one letter or line he has been drawing."
- William Gurnall
(Related: God, Earth, Hell)

"The real cause of personal existence is not the favor of the Almighty, but the sexual love of one's earthly parents."
- Ernst Haeckel
(Related: Love, Cause, Existence, Parents)

"When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth."
- Alex Haley
(Related: Family, Ancestry, Earth, Talking)

"Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected."
- Edmond Halley
(Related: Earth, Sun, Will)

"For years, I've been wondering what could happen to nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from the surface of the earth for months, without a trace. No one really knows where they are."
- Guy Hamilton
(Related: Earth, Months, Years)

"Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Art, God, Day, Earth, Heaven)

"Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: God, Soul, Earth)

"All the sounds of the earth are like music."
- Oscar Hammerstein
(Related: Music, Earth)

"Indeed, our particular concept of private property, which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth, favors pollution."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Positive, Earth, Favors, Pollution, Property)

"Nothing is farther than earth from heaven; nothing is nearer than heaven to earth."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Nothing)

"Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth."
- David Hare
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Nothing)

"Salma is just one of the great goddesses ever put on this Earth."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Earth)

"A whole army, though they can neither write nor read, are not afraid of a platform, which they know is but earth or stone; nor of a cannon, which, without a hand to give fire to it, is but cold iron; therefore a whole army is afraid of one man."
- James Harrington
(Related: Army, Earth, Fire, Man)

"Naturally we would prefer seven epiphanies a day and an earth not so apparently devoid of angels."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Angels, Day, Earth)

"The poor tread lightest on the earth. The higher our income, the more resources we control and the more havoc we wreak."
- Paul Harrison
(Related: Control, Earth, Income, Poor)

"Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Earth, Monuments, Mountains)

"Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: People, Courage, Being, Earth, Sin, Tragedy)

"The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Father, Wife, Duty, Man, Woman)

"But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Happiness, Power, Being, Earth, Heaven)

"Build a rocket ship and leave the earth!"
- Jon Heder
"When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap."
- Cynthia Heimel
(Related: Acting, Being, Doubt, Earth, Fool, Hell)

"Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Peace, Civilization, Earth, End)

"There are people who eat the earth and eat all the people on it like in the Bible with the locusts. And other people who stand around and watch them eat."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Bible, Earth)

"If nobody said anything unless he knew what he was talking about, a ghastly hush would descend upon the earth."
- Alan Patrick Herbert
(Related: Earth, Talking)

"Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful requirements as a nation. The rest we shall manage for ourselves."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Earth, Nation, Rest)

"Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: God, Failure, Being, Earth, Man, Sin)

"It may well be said that the answer to the question: Of what do the cosmic rays in fact consist before they produce their familiar secondary radiation phenomena in the earth's atmosphere? can only be obtained from numerous measurements in the stratosphere."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Earth, Fact, May)

"The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage, Which God and Nature do with actors fill."
- Thomas Heywood
(Related: Nature, God, Actors, Earth, Theatre, World)

"America is always attracting people, from all over the earth."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: People, America, Earth)

"People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased; but what ignorance it bespeaks, when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: People, Earth, Ignorance, Man, Talk)

"More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Earth, Gold)

"This is Earth. Isn't it hot?"
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Earth)

"What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him, I believe - as with the Holy Spirit - He looks like Jesus looked on earth."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: God, Father, Earth, Spirit)

"You are a little god on earth running around."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: God, Earth, Running)

"Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Success, Right, Wrong)

"The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying."
- Edward Hoagland
(Related: God, Dying, Earth, May, Question, Sense)

"Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here on earth to show how silly they aren't."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: Animals, Earth, Nothing, Silly)

"But to be the Vicar of Christ, to claim to exercise his prerogatives on earth, does involve a claim to his attributes, and therefore our opposition to Popery is opposition to a man claiming to be God."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: God, Christ, Earth, Exercise, Man, Opposition)

"Romanists tell us that the Pope is the vicar of Christ; that he is his successor as the universal head and ruler of the Church on earth. If this is so, he must be a Christ."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Church, Christ, Earth)

"The Popish theory, which assumes that Christ, the Apostles and believers, constituted the Church while our Saviour was on earth, and this organization was designed to be perpetual."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Church, Christ, Earth, Theory)

"In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Change, Earth, World)

"Not a single man on earth knows from his own experience the how and where of his birth, only from tradition, which is often very uncertain."
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Experience, Earth, Man, Tradition)

"No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: Music, People, Earth)

"If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: Music, People, Earth, Feeling)

"I was probably the best that ever walked this earth. And I could take a punch. I could deliver a punch. I didn't have the hardest punch in the world but my punches were sharp and they were crisp. And if you took too many of them, you would be knocked out."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Earth, World)

"Some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: People)

"The truth is, I initially became a singer-songwriter while still in my teens because it was the only way to guarantee that somebody on earth would sing the songs I was writing. Since then, I've performed just about everywhere: rock clubs, concerts halls, arenas, TV."
- Rupert Holmes
(Related: Truth, Earth, Songs, Writing)

"I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary."
- Lou Holtz
(Related: God, Earth)

"When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people, we can draw nearer to the earth, we can draw nearer to all the heavenly creatures that surround us."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: People, Fear, Earth)

"As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Equality, People, America, Earth, Freedom, Ideals, Nations, Now, Result)

"I don't think there's any reason on Earth why people should have access to automatic and semiautomatic weapons unless they're in the military or in the police."
- John Howard
(Related: People, Earth, Military, Police, Reason, Weapons)

"When I walk into an Orthodox Church... one is immediately aware that one has stepped into the presence of what St. Paul would call the whole family in heaven and earth. You have stepped into the precincts of heaven!"
- Thomas Howard
(Related: Family, Church, Earth, Heaven)

"Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made."
- Lu Hsun
(Related: Men, Hope, Earth, Road)

"It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Earth, Fun)

"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you."
- Langston Hughes
(Related: Humor, Earth, May, Rain, Summer)

"I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!"
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Art, Soul, Earth, Grave, Will)

"Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Wisdom, Wealth, Earth, Heaven, Order, Pursuit, Security)

"No other country on earth could have provided such tremendous opportunities and we should never take the privilege of our citizenship for granted."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Citizenship, Country, Earth, Privilege)

"I don't care whether people like me or dislike me. I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest. I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: People, Being, Care, Earth, Popularity)

"Today, no less than in the past, the tetrahedral form of the earth and the relation of the tetrahedron to the poles and to the equator preserve the conditions that favor rapid evolution."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Earth, Evolution, Past, Today)

"America forms the longest and straightest bone in the earth's skeleton."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: America, Earth)

"We need to temper the idea that this company has to have some earthshaking event every 15 minutes."
- Mark V. Hurd
(Related: Idea, Company, Temper)

"The Earth needs rebels!"
- David Icke
(Related: Earth, Needs)

"There seems to be more abiding interest in unearthing old memos abroad than there is here."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Interest, Old)

"My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin's most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: God, Mother, Father, Gods, Beginning, Communism, Earth, Heaven)

"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Heart, Courage, Defeat, Earth, Losing)

"There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Men, Earth, Heaven, Liberty, Worship)

"We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Country, Day, Earth, Energy, Spirit)

"On Earth, we still have a beautiful atmosphere that precisely maintains a thermally driven climatic system that shelters, shields and sustains our natural treasures."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Earth)

"Thou art not for the earth, nor for the Heaven the world is for thee, thou art not for the world."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Art, Earth, Heaven, World)

"I just never subscribed to the theory that at age 55, you fall off the face of the earth on the Tour. I always felt that was too young of an age for that."
- Hale Irwin
(Related: Age, Earth, Theory)

"The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine."
- James Irwin
(Related: Christmas, Earth, Space)

"We have a long way to go before we are able to hear the voices of everyone on earth, but I believe that providing voices and building bridges is essential for the World Peace we all wish for."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Peace, Building, Earth, World)

"We are put on this earth to have a good time. This makes other people feel good. And the cycle continues."
- Wolfman Jack
(Related: Time, People, Earth)

"But all lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain Make Good Together there we can begin again, In babyhood."
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Related: Love, Angels, Babyhood, Earth, Heaven, Pain, Past, Years)

"God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise."
- Shoeless Joe Jackson
(Related: God, Baseball, Earth, Man)

"The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth."
- Thomas J. Jackson
(Related: Country, Earth, Fighting, Rights)

"It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations of the earth are in a conspiracy to under value them."
- Henry James
(Related: People, Belief, Americans, Earth, Fact, Nations, Self, Value, World)

"The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour."
- William James
(Related: Power, Nature, Alcohol, Earth, Facts, Human nature, Mankind)

"No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent."
- John Jay
(Related: Power, Earth, Property, Right)

"The earth belongs to the living, not to the dead."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Earth, Living)

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Attitude, Goal, Earth, Help, Man, Nothing, Right, Wrong)

"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Culture, Earth, Garden, Occupation)

"It was necessary that the Devil should have a representation upon the earth as well as God."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: God, Devil, Earth)

"Do I think I was put here on earth to be a journalist and to seek truth? No, I don't."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Truth, Earth)

"I mean, I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny, to begin with. I don't think there's anything you can do this way or that way to change anything."
- Waylon Jennings
(Related: Change, Destiny, Earth)

"Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Peace, Soul, Earth, Heaven, Will)

"Among all his creatures in heaven or earth, God hath not made any like unto the sun in the firmament, the beams whereof are beautiful and pleasant, and do give comfort in all places to all things."
- John Jewel
(Related: God, Comfort, Earth, Heaven, Sun)

"But the word of the Gospel is not as the word of an earthly prince."
- John Jewel
(Related: Word)

"There is no earthly reason why a solo string instrument or voice, having the possibility to play or sing pure intonation, should want, or try, to be tempered."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Possibility, Play, Reason, Voice, Want)

"The earth is the Lord's. Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property. We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on earth to see it isn't ruined."
- Allen Johnson
(Related: God, Earth, Living, Privilege, Property, Responsibility)

"I thought of Paris as a beauty spot on the face of the earth, and of London as a big freckle."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Beauty, Thought, Earth, London, Paris)

"Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history, when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia, Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied areas for hunting and fishing."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: History, American, Earth, Europe, Fishing, Hunting)

"Geological age plays the same part in our views of the duration of the universe as the Earth's orbital radius does in our views of the immensity of space."
- John Joly
(Related: Age, Earth, Space, Universe)

"That was one of the things that interested me about the character. He doesn't want to be a hero, and has no real desire to save the earth or discover aliens. He's sniffing around looking to see what will fall in his lap."
- Orlando Jones
(Related: Character, Desire, Earth, Want, Will)

"Perhaps all artists were, in a sense, housewives: tenders of the earth household."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Artists, Earth, Sense)

"The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Mother, People, Earth, Rights)

"Sometimes, I sit down to sketch at the unearthly hour of 3 in the morning!"
- Nafisa Joseph
"Once I leave this earth, I know I've done something that will continue to help others."
- Jackie Joyner-Kersee
(Related: Earth, Help, Will)

"In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Progress, Earth)

"Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty, if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away; but this opinion was all that he was permitted."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Earth, Liberty, Opinion)

"From a scientific perspective there is some indication that a nuclear war could deplete the earth's ozone layer or, less likely, could bring on a new Ice Age - but there is no suggestion that either the created order or mankind would be destroyed in the process."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Age, War, Earth, Mankind, Order, Perspective)

"People who decide they came to earth to work, who make work their personal philosophy, are kept very busy."
- Constantine Karamanlis
(Related: Work, People, Earth, Philosophy)

"The poetry of the earth is never dead."
- John Keats
(Related: Poetry, Earth)

"'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."
- John Keats
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Earth)

"You didn't hear the angels singing. It was brought down to Mother Earth, which is where it should be. And that led me to a lot of other reading."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Mother, Angels, Earth, Reading, Singing)

"The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now?"
- Penelope Keith
(Related: Life, Quality, Character, Acting, Earth, End, Job, Now, Play)

"Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Nature, Earth, Man, Purity, Simplicity)

"Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Death, Marriage, People, Emotions, May, Moments)

"Everyone needs reminders that the fact of their being on this earth is important and that each life changes everything."
- Marge Kennedy
(Related: Life, Being, Earth, Fact, Needs)

"I demonstrate by means of philosophy that the earth is round, and is inhabited on all sides; that it is insignificantly small, and is borne through the stars."
- Johannes Kepler
(Related: Earth, Philosophy, Stars)

"No money on earth can buy the love and affection that has been given to me by a grateful nation."
- Abdul Qadeer Khan
(Related: Love, Money, Affection, Earth, Nation)

"Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Life, Love, God, Lovers, Prayer, Whisper)

"President Bush spent last night calling world leaders to support the war with Iraq and it is sad when the most powerful man on earth is yelling, 'I know you're there, pick up, pick up."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: War, Earth, Iraq, Leaders, Man, Night, President, Support, World)

"Five years ago, people were crying and feeling the Japanese were about to take over the Earth. I don't hear that kind of talk anymore."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: People, Earth, Feeling, Talk, Years)

"They're not put on earth to be martyrs; they have to want to come out. It depends on your culture, where you work, where you live. Each person's circumstances are unique."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Work, Circumstances, Culture, Earth, Martyrs, Want)

"Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Life, Being, Earth, Rights, Man, Property, Respect)

"Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Age, Romance, Chivalry, Earth, Past, Spirit, Wrong)

"You don't move just because you want to go from this point to that point - the body has to be using the words as well as you vocally use the words."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Body, Want, Words)

"Orson Welles was one of these people who was defying everything the doctors told him he wasn't supposed to be doing. He was really enjoying himself when he was eating what he wanted to eat."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: People, Doctors, Eating)

"When we want to have our own style of living, it is nobody's business but ours. What we do in private is our private business."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Business, Living, Style, Want)

"I used to teach dance lessons."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Dance)

"The public has become my fairy godmother."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Public)

"My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Life, Being, Opinions)

"My house was bugged. They couldn't find any information on me being a subversive because I happen to love America; I just don't like some of the things the government is doing."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Government, Love, America, Being, Information)

"Live theater to me is much more free than the movies or television."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Movies, Television, Theater)

"Let's take care of the necessities first: give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: People, Care, Jobs, Poverty)

"Just because you are different does not mean that you have to be rejected."
- Eartha Kitt
"Jewelry, to me, is a pain in the derriere, because you have to be watching it all the time."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Time, Pain)

"We're not thought of in terms of color because we are entertainers. We are there to entertain you not because we are black, white, pink, or green or gay or straight or because we are Catholic or Protestant."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Thought, Gay)

"I was given away. If your mother gives you away, you think everybody who comes into your life is going to give you away."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Life, Mother)

"When the people who are responsible for our country ask you a direct question, I expect them to accept a direct answer, not to be blackballed because you are telling the truth."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Truth, People, Country, Question)

"I punish myself more than anybody else does if I am stupid about my actions, and I suffer, really suffer."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Actions)

"I never take anything for granted. I may slip any minute."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: May)

"I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Time, Learning, Will)

"Having my animals or my children with me exorcises that feeling of not being wanted."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Animals, Being, Children, Feeling)

"Dr. Einstein was not successful in school, but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power, and look what he did."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Imagination, Power, Successful, School)

"Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: People)

"The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it's going to go and where you'll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don't let anyone deter you from that."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Right, Wind)

"I've always said to my men friends, If you really care for me, darling, you will give me territory. Give me land, give me land."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Men, Care, Friends, Land, Will)

"This is where you see the truth of entertainment, because it is not edited. You see it on stage as it is happening. Even if we fall down or forget our words, it's a part of live entertainment."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Truth, Entertainment, Forget, Words)

"Nothing earth-shattering has happened in men's fashion. How much can you do with men's clothes?"
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Men, Clothes, Earth, Fashion, Nothing)

"My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose its place."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Power, Country, Earth, End, Force, Judgment, Will, World)

"I think through education, belief in God, and good engineering, our children become a lot better at what they're doing than we did, and that starts with the very first sign of life on the face of this earth."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Life, Education, God, Belief, Children, Earth, Engineering, First)

"When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!"
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Time, Kiss, Earth, Want)

"You must be a power on earth, and must therefore accept all the consequences of this position."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Power, Consequences, Earth)

"It's true that the more you put in the more you get out and that has to be there I think, If you aren't really hooked on your instrument this job would be a hell on earth but if you are, it's the best."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Earth, Hell, Job)

"Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Force, Stupidity)

"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Earth, Key, Lies, Open, World)

"If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Beauty, Food, Earth, End, Joy, Will)

"Dying is something we human beings do continuously, not just at the end of our physical lives on this earth."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Dying, Earth, End)

"It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth - and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Time, Day, Earth, Will)

"We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Earth, Problems)

"All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Experience, Consciousness, Earth, Future)

"These are my friends, my family. It would be hell on earth to spend the rest of my life leading them into situations where some of them are going to get killed... but it would be worse watching someone well-meaning but incompetent or untrained double those deaths."
- Mercedes Lackey
(Related: Life, Family, Earth, Friends, Hell, Leading, Rest)

"The curse of Adam and Eve that fell upon the earth because of their sin will be lifted when Christ returns."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Christ, Earth, Sin, Will)

"But the Jews will also be believers, so you can say that all the saints, both gentiles and Jews, will go into the millennial kingdom and populate the earth."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Earth, Saints, Will)

"I don't believe in life after death. But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth. If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Life, Death, Destiny, Earth, Safety)

"There is nothing on earth divine except humanity."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Earth, Humanity, Nothing)

"Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Art, Music, God, Earth, Heaven, Man)

"Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Earth, Evolution, Scripture, Space)

"If leaders in the space program had at its beginning in the 1940s, pointed out the benefits to people on earth rather than emphasizing the search for proof of evolution in space, the program would have saved $100 billion in tax money and achieved greater results."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Money, People, Beginning, Benefits, Earth, Evolution, Tax, Leaders, Proof, Results, Space)

"But really it was just, it was perfect. You know, I actually got that feeling like you know what, maybe this is why I'm alive, you know - maybe this is why I'm here on this on earth."
- Stefano Langone
(Related: Earth, Feeling)

"Movie making is the slowest business on earth next to fossil manufacture."
- Aaron Latham
(Related: Business, Earth)

"I wouldn't want anyone to destroy the earth."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Earth, Want)

"Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Christianity, Earth, Population, World)

"I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: Idea, Angels, Earth, Energy, Feeling, Feet, Force, Singing, Stars)

"It's almost like while you are working for the WWF everything is fine and good, but if you are no longer employed by them they want you to just drop off the face of the earth and it's like you never existed."
- Jerry Lawler
(Related: Earth, Want)

"The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Nature, Earth)

"Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people."
- Henry Lawson
(Related: People, Connection, Earth, EnglEnglish, Language, Want)

"Misery is manifold. The wretchedness of the earth is multiform."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Earth, Misery)

"I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Society, Conformity, Earth, Misery)

"So be it. God created profoundly fallible creatures on this earth, and human history is mostly the story of error and accident."
- Michael Ledeen
(Related: History, God, Accident, Earth, Error)

"We used to play the underground clubs like the UFO, and Middle Earth, and they were great because they would have on things like a poet, string quartets, and then a rock band! It was kinda cool!"
- Alvin Lee
(Related: Earth, Play)

"I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out."
- Bill Lee
(Related: Earth, Now, Space, Sun, Theory, Will, Years)

"Now I have finished with all earthly business, and high time too. Yes, yes, my dear child, now comes death."
- Franz Lehar
(Related: Death, Time, Business, Now)

"My first husband and I are still good friends and there is no earthly reason why I should not see him. Larry and I are very much in love."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Love, HusbFirst, Friends, Reason)

"You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth."
- John Lennon
(Related: Earth, Fact)

"He who stands with his face to the East in the morning will have the sun before him. If he does not change his posture, the Earth in the meantime having changed its, he will have the sun no longer before him, but behind."
- Daniel De Leon
(Related: Change, Earth, Sun, Will)

"The purpose of population is not ultimately peopling earth. It is to fill heaven."
- Graham Leonard
(Related: Purpose, Earth, Heaven, Population)

"We sing a little song before we eat, a little blessing before we eat, and it's really - we're thanking the Lord and the Earth for the food that we eat, and it really brings you together in a profound kind of way."
- Phil Lesh
(Related: Food, Earth, Song)

"Who on earth can feel any respect for a girl who chases?"
- Joan Leslie
(Related: Earth, Respect)

"No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?"
- C. Day Lewis
(Related: Earth, May, Self)

"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Will)

"Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Earth, Race)

"Just as the development of earth art and installation art stemmed from the idea of taking art out of the galleries, the basis of my involvement with public art is a continuation of wall drawings."
- Sol LeWitt
(Related: Art, Idea, Development, Earth, Public)

"There exists a species of transcendental ventriloquism by means of which men can be made to believe that something said on earth comes from Heaven."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Men, Earth, Heaven)

"If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more, often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you, and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life, to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Love, Life, God, Confidence, Earth)

"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Time, Dream, Hope, America, Earth, Will)

"I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Friend, Desire, Earth)

"Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Government, People, Earth)

"Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Daisies, Memories, Stars)

"Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Life, God, Values, Earth, Man)

"I owned the world that hour as I rode over it. free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Clouds, Earth, Mountains, World)

"I was on a soap opera before that for three years, where I was the nicest guy on earth."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Earth, Opera, Years)

"I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Earth, Future)

"Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Work, Despair, Nothing, Will)

"I think anybody would have to be with out common sense to think there weren't aliens. There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth is not the only one that's inhabited. It would be quite an ego trip to think that. I think about it all the time."
- Sabrina Lloyd
(Related: Time, Common sense, Earth, Ego)

"Contrast the United States with any country on the face of the earth today and ask yourself whether the situation of the United States is not the best to be found."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Contrast, Country, Earth, states, Today, United)

"I think it's great that we have organisations like Greenpeace. In a pluralistic society, we want to have people who point out all the problems that the Earth could encounter. But we need to understand that they are not presenting a full and rounded view."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Society, People, Earth, Problems, Want)

"The obvious issue is providing clean drinking water and sanitation to every single human being on earth at the cost of little more than one year of the Kyoto treaty."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Being, Drinking, Earth, Obvious, Water)

"Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Men, Genius, Society, Earth)

"To see you naked is to recall the Earth."
- Federico Garcia Lorca
(Related: Earth)

"The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: Earth, Will)

"In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them."
- Marie Louise
(Related: Animals, Generations, Will)

"If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven."
- Christopher Love
(Related: Love, Earth, Grace, Heaven, Hell, Man, Will)

"A billion could live off the earth; 6 billion living as we do is far too many, and you run out of planet in no time."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Time, Earth, Living)

"This programme to stop nuclear by 2020 is just crazy. If there were a nuclear war, and humanity were wiped out, the Earth would breathe a sigh of relief."
- James Lovelock
(Related: War, Earth, Humanity)

"We'd never have got a chance to go outside and look at the earth if it hadn't been for space exploration and NASA."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Chance, Earth, Exploration, Space)

"Life does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Life, Earth)

"NASA will send up a big sun shade that will be in orbit between the earth and sun and deflect 2 or 3 percent of the sunshine back into space. It would be cheaper than the international space station."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Earth, Space, Sun, Will)

"Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give."
- Amy Lowell
(Related: Earth, Greed)

"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Books, Earth, Rivers, Sea, Sky)

"Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't heaven, so don't expect it to be."
- Max Lucado
(Related: Earth, Expectations, Heaven)

"I'd like to quit the supernatural roles and play just an interesting, down-to-earth person."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Play, Supernatural)

"Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth."
- John Lyly
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"The one thing that I have been struck with, after coming here to Congress is, how many people in Washington, D.C. talk about job loss like they are talking about the weather, or a natural disaster like an earthquake."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: People, Congress, Disaster, Job, Loss, Talk, Talking, Washington, Weather)

"I am pleased to be considered a 'denier' in this cause if this puts me in the class with those who defied prevailing 'scientific consensus' that the earth was flat and that the earth was the not the center of the universe."
- William Lyons
(Related: Cause, Class, Earth, Universe)

"When I get a chance to play golf or go on a boat with good people, take the boat out and put some lobsters on the grill, get the ice-cold beer and the cigars - that's heaven here on earth."
- Bernie Mac
(Related: People, Beer, Chance, Earth, Golf, Heaven, Play)

"There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Opportunity, Earth, Security)

"To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold - brothers who know now they are truly brothers."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Brothers, Earth, Now, Silence)

"We want to feel that this earth is all ours, like our parents' house when we were children."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Children, Earth, Parents, Want)

"The timelessness of a concept has to be woven into the running warp of dying time, vertical power has to be wedded to the horizontal earth."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Power, Time, Dying, Earth, Running)

"If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Earth, Evil)

"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses."
- Malcom X
(Related: Power, Control, Earth, Media)

"As our bodies live upon the earth and find sustenance in the fruits which it produces, so our minds feed on the same truths as the intelligible and immutable substance of the divine Word contains."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Earth, Word)

"No limits whatever are placed to the productions of the earth; they may increase forever."
- Thomas Malthus
(Related: Earth, Limits, May)

"I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food."
- Thomas Malthus
(Related: Food, Earth, Man, Will, Writer)

"The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man."
- Thomas Malthus
(Related: Power, Earth, Man, Population)

"I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth."
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz
(Related: Being, Earth, Land)

"The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future."
- Marya Mannes
(Related: Abuse, Earth, End, Future, Living, Revenge, Will)

"Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth."
- Katherine Mansfield
(Related: Truth, Act, Care, Earth, Opinions, Risk)

"The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?"
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Life, Earth, Feet, Sun, Universe)

"That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown."
- Christopher Marlowe
"All places are alike, and every earth is fit for burial."
- Christopher Marlowe
(Related: Earth)

"Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Earth, Pity)

"Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Happiness, Knowledge, Earth, Exercise, Generosity, Harmony, Practice, Reason, Universe)

"I really believed that if I could play that character, who is grounded in the earth and the history of the United States - not the kind of role I usually play - it would help me change the perception out there and my own perception of what I can accomplish as a performer."
- Andrea Martin
(Related: Change, History, Character, Perception, Earth, Help, Play, states, United)

"If there is any country on earth where the course of true love may be expected to run smooth, it is America."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Love, America, Country, Earth, May)

"There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see."
- John Masefield
(Related: Truth, Hate, Ignorance, May, University)

"I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns."
- Jules Massenet
(Related: Living, Occupations, Poor, Stars)

"There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers."
- Gerald Massey
(Related: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

"That's the great paradox of living on this earth, that in the midst of great pain you can have great joy as well. If we didn't have those things we'd just be numb."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Earth, Joy, Living, Pain, Paradox)

"This planet Earth, the act of putting a roof over our heads, our flesh and blood existence, it's all very temporary."
- Melissa Auf der Maur
(Related: Act, Blood, Earth, Existence)

"I mean, I grew up with pretty down-to-earth, atheist parents, but I was born a Pisces."
- Melissa Auf der Maur
(Related: Parents, Pretty)

"My job in space will be to observe and write a journal. I am also going to be teaching a class for students on earth about life in space and on the space shuttle and conducting experiments."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Life, Class, Earth, Job, Space, Students, Teaching, Will)

"Well, perhaps the greatest achievement, and we didn't know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970, and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved in saving the environment, or trying to."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: Time, Achievement, Day, Earth, Environment, Students, Trying)

"I don't belong on this earth. I always feel out of place - like a visitor."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Earth)

"If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead, where would have been the hardest place on the face of the earth to convince anyone? In Jerusalem."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: Christ, Earth)

"When I first read the script, I realized that Katie would have to be played as a rather down-to-earth person."
- Dorothy McGuire
(Related: First)

"Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Happiness, Love, Men, Peace, Compassion, Earth, Light, Will)

"Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Choice, Earth, Freedom, Possession)

"There's no sex in Middle Earth."
- Ian McKellen
(Related: Sex, Earth)

"We are so much the victims of abstraction that with the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to wander across the room and look at the thermostat."
- Terence McKenna
(Related: Earth, Victims)

"There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Earth)

"I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth."
- Steve McQueen
(Related: Earth)

"I'd like to talk about free markets. Information in the computer age is the last genuine free market left on earth except those free markets where indigenous people are still surviving. And that's basically becoming limited."
- Russell Means
(Related: Age, People, Computer, Earth, Information, Talk)

"It is the same to me, whether I rot in the air or in the ground. The earth is the Lord's."
- Andrew Melville
(Related: Earth)

"Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive, even the smallest task in music is so absorbing, and carries us so far away from town, country, earth, and all worldly things, that it is truly a blessed gift of God."
- Felix Mendelssohn
(Related: Music, God, Country, Earth, May)

"Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Life, Soul, Earth, Man, Plants)

"Read the sacred writings of all the peoples on Earth. Through all of them runs, like a red thread, the hidden Science of attaining and maintaining wakefulness."
- Gustave Meyrink
(Related: Science, Earth)

"My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Soul, Earth, Heaven)

"I used to sleep nude - until the earthquake."
- Alyssa Milano
(Related: Sleep)

"To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking."
- Agnes de Mille
(Related: Power, Dance, Earth, Glory)

"No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe."
- Henry Miller
(Related: War, Work, Failure, Earth, Leaders, Man, Talk, Universe, Will)

"It's not that Shakespeare is frivolous, but you spend your time just getting people to dress up in other people's costumes and pretending to be people that they're not, and you think, after the years go by, well, what on earth was all that about?"
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Time, People, Dress, Earth, Shakespeare, Years)

"I have an almost religious zeal... not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up."
- Dan Millman
(Related: Technology, Mother, Earth, Internet, Living, Religious, Zeal)

"I believe all drunks go to heaven, because they've been through hell on Earth."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Hell)

"If you see a philosopher determining all things by means of right reason, him you shall reverence: he is a heavenly being and not of this earth."
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
(Related: Being, Earth, Reason, Right)

"War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: War, Prosperity)

"The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God's creation and... therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer."
- Christopher Monckton
(Related: God, Creation, Earth, Effect, Self, World)

"I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Freedom, Rights, Loss, Minority, Stars)

"I was a rust repairer. I was a rust repairer and full-time survivor. I survived all the major earthquakes, and the Titanic, and several air crash."
- Keith Moon
"Love is like nothing else on this earth, but only when it is shared with someone wonderful like you."
- Mandy Moore
(Related: Love, Earth, Nothing)

"Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal."
- Thomas More
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Sorrow)

"There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand."
- Charles Morgan
(Related: Earth, June, Moments, Nothing, Wine)

"Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns."
- Daniel Morgan
(Related: Religion, Government, Anarchy, Earth, Hell)

"I've become so earthy. And I never was earthy. I'm doing all kinds of different roles which are not at all like the intellectual and the legal mind of Ben Stone."
- Michael Moriarty
(Related: Legal, Mind)

"I don't know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past."
- Pat Morita
(Related: Experience, Earth, Man, Past, Will)

"Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: People, Children, Earth)

"Not everybody is absolutely stupid. Why on earth would I be racist, what would I be trying to achieve?"
- Steven Morrissey
(Related: Earth, Trying)

"Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth."
- Marston Morse
(Related: Beauty, Earth, Infinity, Mathematics, Play, Result, Unconscious)

"Each generation takes the earth as trustees. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed."
- Julius Sterling Morton
(Related: Earth, Posterity)

"Not only the style, but the way in which you don't exactly know what on earth has happened or is happening till about page two hundred - then it all becomes apparent in a blinding flash."
- Nicholas Mosley
(Related: Earth, Style)

"What the world needs now is more Americans. The U.S. is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated to letting people choose what they want and giving them a chance to get it."
- Ferdinand Mount
(Related: People, Americans, Chance, Earth, First, Giving, Nation, Needs, Now, Want, World)

"I think that you may find that Tamera's a little more vibrant and energetic, but I'm much more likely to go up to a person and say, "Hi, I'm Tia, nice to meet you." Whereas Tamera is like... well... she's a little shy. She's down to earth. I'm more extroverted and she's more introverted when meeting people."
- Tia Mowry
(Related: People, Earth, May, Meeting)

"The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Trouble)

"That is the returning to God which in reality is never concluded on earth but yet leaves behind in the soul a divine home sickness, which never again ceases."
- Max Muller
(Related: Home, God, Soul, Earth, Reality, Sickness)

"The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Religion, Action, Brotherhood, Earth)

"I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife, such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people, conceive it, believing that the conversations with relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will be continued in the hereafter."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: People, Afterlife, Earth, Friends, Relatives, Religious, Will)

"Wit is the most rascally, contemptible, beggarly thing on the face of the earth."
- Arthur Murphy
(Related: Earth, Wit)

"And on 25 January of each year and for many days before it and after it there is not an hour in the day or night when a Burns Supper is not taking place somewhere on this earth."
- Len G. Murray
(Related: Day, Earth, Night)

"If we ever start communicating with living creatures from other planets, the number one priority is, how are you going to communicate information? Even between different cultures here on Earth, you get into communication problems."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Communication, Earth, Information, Living, Problems)

"I feel particularly close to them, because I am now out in the universe. I'm in a position to see nature from another point of view, to be outside the earth and see the big picture."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Nature, Earth, Now, Universe)

"If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant, the earth would still keep spinning and the planet would develop new life forms."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Life, Being, Earth)

"Koranic teaching still insists that the sun moves around the earth. How can we advance when they teach things like that?"
- Taslima Nasrin
(Related: Earth, Sun, Teaching)

"People are not the only interesting organism on earth. From the point of view of scientific or commercial value, there are lots of interesting organisms."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: People, Earth, Value)

"We must strive to encourage East and West not only to move towards each other but also to encourage them to find a new philosophy, a philosophy which will serve as a tool determining the future of Planet Earth - our common and only shelter."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Earth, Future, Philosophy, Will)

"I would prefer being in a hard battle; however, I will be satisfied with whatever happens to me in this war, if only the country comes out of this peril safe and to the satisfaction of the finest and best government on earth."
- Knute Nelson
(Related: Government, War, Battle, Being, Country, Earth, Satisfaction, Will)

"We were born to die and we die to live. As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth; we fully flower in heaven."
- Russell M. Nelson
(Related: God, Earth, Heaven)

"God has two families of children on this earth, the once-born and the twice-born."
- Francis W. Newman
(Related: God, Children, Earth)

"I like the idea of taking a true classic written by a true genius and destroying it essentially! I like the idea of bringing it down to earth a bit - and even a bit lower than that."
- Randy Newman
(Related: Genius, Idea, Earth)

"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Science, Honor)

"You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth, and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of: Heaven on earth, at it's best."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Architecture, Vision, Earth, Heaven)

"The Next Generation Space Telescope, which will be located much further away from the Earth than the Hubble Space Telescope presently is, will also explore the infrared part of the spectrum."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Earth, Space, Will)

"The "kingdom of Heaven" is a condition of the heart - not something that comes "upon the earth" or "after death.""
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Death, Heart)

"Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?"
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Wisdom, Earth)

"Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?"
- Dorothy L. Nolte
(Related: Earth, Joy, Suffering)

"The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while. Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving."
- Peggy Noonan
(Related: Politics, Nothing, Oceans)

"I'm only here on Earth to serve God. I never had a career. I don't care about commercialism. I have a ministry and I'll fight for the ministry."
- Larry Norman
(Related: God, Care, Career, Commercialism, Earth, Fight)

"When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?"
- Bill Nye
(Related: Science, Time, Travel, Earth, Fiction, Now, Problems, Shadow)

"Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars."
- Barney Oliver
(Related: Science, Destiny, Earth, Fiction, Moon, Stars, Years)

"In the past, on Earth, it has largely been to exploit foreign resources and to expand the domestic territory."
- Barney Oliver
(Related: Earth, Past)

"We've stayed really normal and down to Earth I think, and haven't let the success thing go to our head."
- Ashley Olsen
(Related: Success, Earth)

"I am very down to earth and practical."
- Ashley Olsen
(Related: Earth)

"We too could wrest iron from the bowels of the earth and fashion it into ships and machines."
- Jose C. Orozco
(Related: Earth, Fashion, Machines, Ships)

"In recent times, European nations, with the use of gunpowder and other technical improvements in warfare, controlled practically the whole world. One, the British Empire, brought under one government a quarter of the earth and its inhabitants."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Government, Earth, Nations, World)

"The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun."
- George Orwell
(Related: Bombs, Cities, Earth, Lies, Police, Sun)

"It's my job, it's what I do, it's what I'm on earth to do and it's who I am."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Earth, Job)

"It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Draft, France, Israel, Majority, Resolution)

"Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Men, Women, Content, Earth, Envy, Nothing, Satisfaction)

"And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves."
- Robert Treat Paine
(Related: Earth, Sea, Sons)

"For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Country, Earth)

"Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence."
- Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
(Related: Earth, Man, Stars, World)

"When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him... For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth."
- Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
(Related: Work, Earth, Heaven, Man)

"The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Act, Earth, End, Play, Rest)

"Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much."
- Alan Paton
(Related: Love, Fear, Country, Earth, Will)

"The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Earth, Heaven, Laws)

"I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Kiss, Mother, Duty)

"Some Critics on the Hearth are not only good-natured, but have rather too high, or, if that is impossible, let us say too pronounced, an opinion of the abilities of their literary friends."
- James Payn
(Related: Friends, Literary, Opinion)

"For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial."
- Pericles
(Related: Men, Earth, Famous)

"The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives."
- Pericles
(Related: Men, Earth, Symbol)

"Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they're going to make mistakes."
- Ross Perot
(Related: People, Creativity, Earth, Mistakes, Want)

"It's only when you're flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Earth, Flying)

"Since there always has to be a certain number of astronauts manning the station at all times, one of the main aspects of the mission was to transport a new team to the station and bring back some members of the previous team back to Earth."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Earth, Mission)

"Look, there's no metaphysics on earth like chocolates."
- Fernando Pessoa
(Related: Earth, Metaphysics)

"How fortune brings to earth the over-sure!"
- Petrarch
(Related: Earth, Fortune)

"What name to call thee by, O virgin fair, I know not, for thy looks are not of earth And more than mortal seems thy countenances."
- Petrarch
(Related: Earth, Name)

"God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: God, Son, Hearing, Language, Man, Ocean, Sight, Stars)

"My sisters are my favorite people on earth."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: People, Earth, Favorite, Sisters)

"It's been a great adventure, everything I hoped for. But it's time to go home. I miss my family. I miss the Earth."
- John Phillips
(Related: Time, Family, Home, Adventure, Earth)

"I wouldn't mind at all coming back to earth after my death."
- Edith Piaf
(Related: Death, Earth, Mind)

"Singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth."
- Edith Piaf
(Related: Earth, Singing, World)

"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Artist, Earth, Emotions, Sky)

"With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined."
- Franklin Pierce
"The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Love, Peace, Power, Earth)

"Conservation means the wise use of the earth and its resources for the lasting good of men."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Men, Conservation, Earth)

"The earth and its resources belong of right to its people."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: People, Earth, Right)

"I mean, don't forget the earth's about five thousand million years old, at least. Who can afford to live in the past?"
- Harold Pinter
(Related: Earth, Forget, Old, Past, Years)

"I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth - certainly greater than sex, although sex isn't too bad either."
- Harold Pinter
(Related: God, Sex, Cricket, Earth)

"I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict."
- Plato
(Related: Life, Conflict)

"We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise."
- Plato
(Related: God, Earth, Heaven)

"All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue."
- Plato
(Related: Virtue, Earth, Gold)

"All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince."
- Plato
(Related: Men, Nature, God, Earth, Poor)

"Heaven is high, Earth Wide. Bitter between them flies my sorrow."
- Li Po
(Related: Earth, Flies, Heaven, Sorrow)

"Absolute space, that is to say, the mark to which it would be necessary to refer the earth to know whether it really moves, has no objective existence."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Earth, Existence, Space)

"The physical fabric of the world had to be such as to enable that ten billion year preliminary evolution to produce the raw materials of life. Without it there would not have been the chemical materials to allow life to evolve here on earth."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: Life, Earth, Evolution, World)

"Evolution, of course, is not something that simply applies to life here on earth; it applies to the whole universe."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: Life, Earth, Evolution, Universe)

"When it passes towards the east, the sun begins to have less effect upon it, and a thin line on the edge of its bright side emits its splendour towards the earth."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Earth, Effect, Sun)

"Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments."
- Channing Pollock
(Related: Home, Popular, Will)

"When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Artist, Building, Earth, Man, Pen)

"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell."
- Karl Popper
(Related: Earth, Paradise, Hell, Promise)

"The generosity of the American public toward the victims of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami has been reflected in the outpouring of support for the Pakistani earthquake victims."
- Jon Porter
(Related: American, Generosity, Public, Support, Victims)

"We think the whole world's going to change, and forget that human beings are still human beings; we have the same five senses, we still interact the same way, we still love and hate the same way, but marketers lose track of that. But then it comes down to earth."
- Michael K. Powell
(Related: Love, Change, Earth, Forget, Hate, Senses, World)

"I have the ability to create and be in touch with God. I can't change bread and wine into body and blood, but I can take the scum or the slime of the earth and make it into a man or woman."
- J. F. Powers
(Related: Change, God, Ability, Blood, Body, Earth, Man, Wine, Woman)

"There isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women."
- Susan Powter
(Related: Religion, Women, Earth, Race)

"I love the physical thing of being on the earth that bore you. I have the same feeling when I walk in a very beautiful place that I have when I play and it goes right."
- Jacqueline du Pre
(Related: Love, Being, Earth, Feeling, Play, Right)

"Our Father which art in heaven - Stay there - And we will stay on earth - Which is sometimes so pretty."
- Jacques Prevert
(Related: Art, Father, Earth, Heaven, Pretty, Will)

"In theory one is aware that the earth revolves, but in practice one does not perceive it, the ground upon which one treads seems not to move, and one can live undisturbed. So it is with Time in one's life."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Life, Time, Earth, Practice, Theory)

"The way I see it, the earth is going to be here after we're dead and gone. Even if it's a polluted planet, and they messed it up. Where do they go from here - to another planet so they can mess that up too?"
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Earth)

"The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth."
- Mario Puzo
(Related: Power, Money, Wealth, Children, Earth, World)

"The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: American, Deep, Earth, Feet, Light, Living, Quick)

"War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Men, War, Earth, Routine)

"The poet's spoken discourse often depends on a mystique, on the spiritual freedom that finds itself enslaved on earth."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Earth, Freedom, Spiritual)

"An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Men, Being, Desire, Earth, Impossibility, Man, Mind)

"I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Help)

"Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest."
- Thomas de Quincey
(Related: Rest, Sun)

"It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London."
- Thomas de Quincey
(Related: Earth, London)

"For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, God, Americans, Earth, Guidance, Heaven, Prayer)

"Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: Travel, Earth, Nothing, Will)

"The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Earth, Rights, Minority)

"Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Dream, Greatness, Earth, Heaven, Now, Waiting)

"Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Earth, Rights, Majority, Minority, Oppression, Public, Vote)

"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake."
- Jeannette Rankin
(Related: War)

"Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Time, Gratitude, Hope, Earth, Immortality, Sadness, Today)

"Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows."
- Charles Reade
(Related: Men, Women, Day, Deeds, Earth, Words)

"No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!"
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Government, Life)

"It was Jung who first said to explain the symbol as if talking to a man from mars who knew nothing about our life on earth."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Life, Earth, First, Man, Nothing, Symbol, Talking)

"Music is the most powerful thing on this earth, and it's hard to be angry when you are listening to music."
- Jerry Reed
(Related: Music, Earth, Listening)

"I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Earth, Sleep, Woman)

"It is perfectly obvious that no one nor any single country can save the world from the horrors of tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes and winged influenza."
- Richard Reeves
(Related: Country, Obvious, World)

"There's something about the water - that solitary kind of peaceful feeling. You're on Earth but not quite."
- John C. Reilly
(Related: Earth, Feeling, Water)

"The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet."
- Walter Reisch
(Related: Science, Earth, Feet, Mystery, Right, Space, Stars)

"Don't you see what's at stake here? The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet."
- Walter Reisch
(Related: Science, Earth, Feet, Mystery, Right, Space, Stars)

"On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Humor, Gods, Nothing)

"There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers."
- Grantland Rice
(Related: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

"You don't live on the Earth you want, you live on the Earth you have."
- Jeff Rich
(Related: Earth, Want)

"Heaven and earth! How is it that bodies join but never meet?"
- Beah Richards
(Related: Heaven)

"I believe as human beings we are out of balance, out of synch with the earth."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Balance, Earth)

"What emerged, of course, was that the magnitude scale presupposed that all earthquakes were alike except for a constant scaling factor. And this proved to be closer to the truth than we expected."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Truth)

"Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Justice, Name, World)

"In every area of the world where there is earthquake risk, there are still many buildings of this type; it is very frustrating to try to get rid of them."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Risk, World)

"If one introduces the concept of energy of an earthquake then that is a theoretically derived quantity."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Energy, Quantity)

"I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations, with an appropriate correction for distance."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Correction)

"As seismologists gained more experience from earthquake records, it became obvious that the problem could not be reduced to a single peak acceleration. In fact, a full frequency of vibrations occurs."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Experience, Fact, Obvious)

"So I saw many planets, and they looked just a little bit brighter than they do from Earth."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Earth)

"The view of Earth is spectacular."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Earth)

"But when I wasn't working, I was usually at a window looking down at Earth."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Earth)

"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Earth, Poems, Spring)

"At the same time, much of it seems to have to do with recreating things we or others had already done; it seems rather derivative intellectually; is there a dearth of really new ideas?"
- Dennis Ritchie
(Related: Time, Ideas)

"The earth is a great big orphanage for most animals."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Animals, Earth)

"The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Wisdom, Earth, Evil, Prayer)

"Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet - a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Life, Earth, Man, Meaning, Thinking, Years)

"At that time, people wanted to be frightened. The Thing had come out, The Day the Earth Stood Still had come out, and these were all frightening movies."
- Ann Robinson
(Related: Movies, Time, People, Day, Earth)

"Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love."
- Nelson Rockefeller
(Related: Love, Earth, Force, Forget)

"Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Money, People, Earth, Giving, Learning, Prohibition, Race, Years)

"Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth."
- Will Rogers
(Related: People, Americans, Earth, Learning, Prohibition, Race, Years)

"Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Being, Earth, Profession)

"If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India."
- Romain Rolland
(Related: Dreams, Home, Men, Earth, Existence, Living, Man)

"I think Superman's journey is to become comfortable on earth. Of course he's got his role as earth's greatest protector but he also wants to be as happy as he can and if that happens to be with Lois then he's going to find a way."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Earth, Journey)

"One knows less about one's own destiny than about anything else on earth."
- Gabrielle Roy
(Related: Destiny, Earth)

"If there were a major earthquake in Los Angeles, with bridges and highways and railroads and airports all shut down and huge buildings collapsing, I don't care how much planning you do, the first 72 hours is going to be chaotic."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Care, First, Planning)

"There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth."
- Margaret Lee Runbeck
(Related: Power, Truth, Earth)

"Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit."
- Salman Rushdie
(Related: Habit, Being, Earth, Names)

"Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Work, People, Earth, First)

"Seek on earth what you have found in heaven."
- George William Russell
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"For myself, if I am to stake all I have and hope to be upon anything, I will venture it upon the abounding fullness of God - upon the assurance that, as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are His ways higher than our ways, and His thoughts than our thoughts."
- Henry Norris Russell
(Related: God, Hope, Thoughts, Earth, Will)

"The ecclesiastical system of Rome, and particularly its leaders, for a thousand years and more thought that the earth is fixed and that everything else revolves about it."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Thought, Earth, Leaders, Rome, Years)

"The Bible is the only credible guide either as to the real relationship between man and the earth and the great Creator of both or concerning the purpose of the creation of both."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Purpose, Bible, Creation, Earth, Man)

"The Bible shows the clear statement of God's purposes concerning the earth, and man once made its prince. Its opening chapters show that it was intended for man's instruction."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: God, Bible, Earth, Man)

"The development of the telescope, together with increased knowledge of things, brought men to see that the earth is not what man had once thought it to be."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Men, Thought, Knowledge, Development, Earth, Man)

"The earth is yet the place of the domicile of man and all the offspring of the first man."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Earth, First, Man)

"The few men who possess the wealth of the material things of the earth at the present time are not truly happy."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Men, Time, Wealth, Earth, Present)

"Today the eyes of orthodox Jews of earth are fixed upon Palestine."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Palestine, Today)

"It is conceded by all that man is the very highest type of all living creatures on the earth. His intelligence is far superior to that of any other earthly being."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Intelligence, Being, Earth, Living, Man)

"The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Admiration, Earth, Man, Understanding, Wonder)

"Jehovah created the earth and therefore it is his by right of creation."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Creation, Earth, Right)

"By his disobedience of God's law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Power, God, Children, Earth, Law, Man, Right)

"Reason would lead us to the conclusion that Jehovah would not create a wonderful earth like this, permit man to bring it to a high state of cultivation in many places, and then completely destroy it."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Earth, Man, Reason, State)

"When you make the finding yourself - even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light - you'll never forget it."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Earth, Forget, Light)

"The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Earth)

"I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it."
- George Sand
(Related: Earth, Kings)

"Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven."
- George Sand
(Related: Love, Women, Earth, Heaven)

"The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman's finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding."
- Margaret Sanger
(Related: Love, Marriage, Body, Desire, Earth, Sensibility, Woman)

"Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Earth, Man)

"Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Time, Danger, Earth, Glamour, Press)

"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Time, Force, Old, Trouble, Will, Woman)

"Germany can generally only pay if the Corridor and Upper Silesia will be handed back to Germany from Polish possession, and if besides somewhere on the earth colonial territory will be made available to Germany."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Earth, Germany, Possession, Will)

"Jesus Christ is the beginning, the middle, and the end of all. In the Gospels he walks in human form upon the earth, and accomplishes the work of redemption."
- Philip Schaff
(Related: Work, Beginning, Christ, Earth, End)

"There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help."
- Jan Schakowsky
(Related: Control, Conflict, Help, World)

"Saudi Arabia was, until just a few years ago, probably one of the most safe countries on earth. And now the paper is daily full of activities and shootouts between Islamists who supported Osama bin Laden and the government there."
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: Government, Countries, Earth, Now, Osama bin laden, Years)

"For sure, the American people have access to more information now than any other people who have ever lived on earth. And I think we do a pretty good job of sorting out what's important."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, American, Earth, Information, Job, Now, Pretty)

"Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Freedom, Journalism, Press, State)

"I don't go along with going to Moon first to build a launch pad to go to Mars. We should go to Mars from Earth orbit. We have already been to the Moon; we've already practiced."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Earth, First, Moon)

"Novels tend to end as the Paternoster begins: with the kingdom of God on earth."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: God, Earth, End)

"What men are among the other formations of the earth, artists are among men."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Men, Artists, Earth)

"I think the international appeal of SF is quite understandable since the kinds of people who like to read it, are, by the nature of the beast, interested in other cultures, of which other nations on Earth are the closest available example."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: Nature, People, Earth, Example, Nations)

"McGovern is so far left that he is in danger of falling off the earth."
- John G. Schmitz
(Related: Danger, Earth)

"Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it - but there is."
- Olive Schreiner
(Related: Men, Earth, Moon)

"For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth advice on everyday cooking, eating, food shopping, cooking equipment, and nice things to put on your table."
- Arthur Schwartz
(Related: Food, Advice, Cooking, Eating)

"Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Earth, End, Man, Will)

"The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Love, Earth, Proof, Spirit)

"Yes I never go to the gym otherwise because I think it's a waste of time and the most boring thing on earth."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Time, Earth, Waste)

"We had our first earthquake over here recently. That was a bizarre feeling. I just became disoriented and I remember my dad freaking out. Nothing broke or anything."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Dad, Bizarre, Feeling, First, Nothing)

"This record has a lot of influences that I'd love to cover, like Marvin Gaye and Earth, Wind and Fire. Maybe I'll do some covers of my major influences during my live show."
- Jon Secada
(Related: Love, Earth, Fire, Wind)

"Law in general is human reason, inasmuch as it governs all the inhabitants of the earth: the political and civil laws of each nation ought to be only the particular cases in which human reason is applied."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Law, Laws, Nation, Reason)

"After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Architecture, War, Technology, World, World war)

"Japan's humid and warm summer climate, as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Climate, Earth, Summer)

"The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Earth, Faces, Fortune, Heaven)

"We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Health, Life, Money, Friend, Being, Benefits, Earth, Freedom, Obligation, Reason)

"Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Life, Earth, Eternity, Fire, Light, Rain, Sky, Sun, Wind)

"In the inhalation and exhalation there is an energy and a lively divine spirit, since He, through his spirit supports the breath of life, giving courage to the people who are in the earth and spirit to those who walk on it."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Life, People, Courage, Earth, Energy, Giving, Spirit)

"Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived."
- Johann G. Seume
(Related: Earth, Nothing)

"God owns heaven but He craves the earth."
- Anne Sexton
(Related: God, Earth, Heaven)

"But no, I'm still living in LA and haven't dropped off the face of the earth."
- Ted Shackelford
(Related: Earth, Living)

"I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns."
- Ernest Shackleton
(Related: Day, Earth, End, Snow, Vow)

"I am optimistic that peace can be achieved in the region because I believe that every society on earth can be free and that if freedom comes to the Middle East, there can be peace."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Society, Earth, Freedom)

"What is our vision on this earth - war to the end of all generations and life by the sword?"
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Life, War, Vision, Earth, End, Generations)

"The state of Israel must, from time to time, prove clearly that it is strong, and able and willing to use force, in a devastating and highly effective way. If it does not prove this, it will be swallowed up, and perhaps wiped off the face of the earth."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Time, Earth, Force, Israel, State, Will)

"We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Soul, Earth)

"Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Soul, Class, Earth, Independence, Middle class)

"I have defeated this earthworm with my words. Imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Fire, Words)

"Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: Earth)

"Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or yet may be, all that vain men imagine or believe, or hope can paint or suffering may achieve, we descanted."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Men, God, Hope, Earth, May, Suffering)

"That though thou seest it no great matter to be separated from Christ now, yet when the heavens shall be in a flaming fire, and the earth shall give up the dead that be in it."
- Thomas Shepard
(Related: Christ, Earth, Fire, Now)

"There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed; and I thought it my duty to do so."
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(Related: Thought, Duty, Earth, Forget, Nothing, Poor)

"What is needed is an all-out science project to get vehicles off of gasoline, rather than off of the earth."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Science, Earth, Project)

"Through no divine design or cosmic plan, we have inherited the mantle of life's caretaker on the earth, the only home we have ever known."
- Michael Shermer
(Related: Design, Home, Life, Earth)

"The earth will end only when God declares it's time to be over. Man will not destroy this earth. This earth will not be destroyed by a flood."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Time, God, Earth, End, Man, Will)

"When I talk of the purpose of life, I am thinking not only of human life, but of all life on Earth and of the life which must exist upon other planets throughout the universe."
- Clifford D. Simak
(Related: Life, Purpose, Earth, Talk, Thinking, Universe)

"Less than an hour before he'd congratulated himself on escaping all the traps of Earth, all the snares of Man. Not knowing that the greatest trap of all, the final and the fatal trap, lay on this present planet."
- Clifford D. Simak
(Related: Earth, Man, Present)

"It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose."
- Clifford D. Simak
(Related: Life, Purpose, Certainty, Earth)

"I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words."
- Georges Simenon
(Related: Words)

"For the division of labor demands from the individual an ever more one-sided accomplishment, and the greatest advance in a one-sided pursuit only too frequently means dearth to the personality of the individual."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Accomplishment, Labor, Personality, Pursuit)

"Certainly paleontologists have found samples of an extremely small fraction, only, of the earth's extinct species, and even for groups that are most readily preserved and found as fossils they can never expect to find more than a fraction."
- George G. Simpson
(Related: Earth)

"If you live for any joy on earth, you may be forsaken; but, oh, live for Jesus, and he will never forsake you!"
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Earth, Joy, May, Will)

"The martial music of every sideburned delinquent on the face of the earth."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Music, Earth)

"Can you name me even one time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: Time, Americans, Help, Name, Trouble)

"Weapons are created to be used. There's no place for the weak on this earth."
- Curt Siodmak
(Related: Earth, Weapons)

"A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching."
- Sivananda
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Actions, Consequences, Earth, Ocean, Water)

"You know, if you think about it, the most powerful people on this earth probably never raise their voices - they just say it and people hop to, because they have that power."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Power, People, Earth)

"Vanity is a vital aid to nature: completely and absolutely necessary to life. It is one of nature's ways to bind you to the earth."
- Elizabeth Smart
(Related: Life, Nature, Earth, Vanity)

"The belief in immortality has always seemed cowardly to me. When very young I learned that all things die, and all that we wish of good must be won on this earth or not at all."
- Anne Smedley
(Related: Belief, Earth, Immortality)

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory."
- Betty Smith
(Related: Time, Earth, First, Glory, Will)

"Sometimes I still worry that the next day will be the last day of the Earth."
- Samantha Smith
(Related: Day, Earth, Will, Worry)

"I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: God, Religion, Earth, Man, Mormon)

"It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil."
- James Smithson
(Related: Happiness, Superiority, Knowledge, Greatness, Animals, Earth, Error, Evil, Ignorance, Loss, Man)

"The United States spends more money on African aid than any nation on earth."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Money, African, Earth, Nation, states, United)

"I was not put on this earth to listen to meat!"
- Dana Snyder
(Related: Earth)

"Of course God is endlessly multi-dimensional so every religion that exists on earth represents some face, some side of God."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Religion, God, Earth)

"My musical director, Mark Cherry, is the most wonderful person who ever lived on God's good green Earth. He's my director, he does the arrangements. Really, he does everything - including certain janitorial chores!"
- Brett Somers
(Related: God, Earth)

"Al Gore is not just whistling in the wind. Global warming is for real. Every scientist knows that now, and we are on our way to the destruction of every species on earth, if we don't pay attention and reverse our course."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Attention, Destruction, Earth, Global warming, Now, Wind)

"We are the most powerful nation on earth. No external power, no terrorist organization, can defeat us. But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire."
- George Soros
(Related: Power, Defeat, Earth, Nation)

"The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Music, American, Earth, Effect, Man, Office, President)

"The end of all things is at hand; that Satan's kingdom will be destroyed, and Satan chained down for a thousand years, and Christ's kingdom established upon earth."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Christ, Earth, End, Satan, Will, Years)

"I shall omit former particulars, and begin with informing the Reader, that, in 1792, I was strangely visited, by day and night, concerning what was coming upon the whole earth."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Day, Earth, Night)

"I shall now proceed to my own experience, which hath truly convinced me, the Lord is awakened as one out of sleep; and the voice of the Lord will shake terribly the earth."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Experience, Earth, Now, Sleep, Voice, Will)

"The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Time, Earth, Expression, Justice, Order, State, Writing)

"The thing that sets Mars apart is that it is the one planet that is enough like Earth that you can imagine life possibly once having taken hold there."
- Steven Squyres
(Related: Life, Earth)

"Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Golf, Play, Trying)

"The sky lovingly smiles on the earth and her children."
- Henry Morton Stanley
(Related: Children, Earth, Sky, Smiles)

"Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Books, Earth, Laws, Universe)

"The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat."
- Vilhjalmur Stefansson
(Related: Earth, Today, World)

"The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each to himself. And that is the most complicated thing on earth."
- Edward Steichen
(Related: Earth, Man, Mission, Photography)

"There is only one optimist. He has been here since man has been on this earth, and that is man himself. If we hadn't had such a magnificent optimism to carry us through all these things, we wouldn't be here. We have survived it on our optimism."
- Edward Steichen
(Related: Optimism, Earth, Man)

"Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man."
- Edward Steichen
(Related: Beauty, Feelings, Wealth, Confusion, Earth, Force, Man, Photography)

"The earth is the earth as a peasant sees it, the world is the world as a duchess sees it, and anyway a duchess would be nothing if the earth was not there as the peasant sees it."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Earth, Nothing, World)

"It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Earth, Ugly)

"The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth."
- Stendhal
(Related: Earth, Events, Present, Race)

"When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant size of the earth and vastness of space, and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Earth, Religious, Space)

"Man is created to be God's deputy on earth and it is important to realize the obligation to rid ourselves of all illusions and to make our lives a preparation for the next life."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Life, God, Earth, Man, Obligation, Preparation)

"Ahh, Earth Day, the only day of the year where being able to hacky-sack will get you laid."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Being, Day, Earth, Will)

"The greater part of the governments on earth may be termed monarchical aristocracies, or hereditary dominions independent of the people."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: People, Earth, May)

"What do I do when we're not taping? Sit in a dark room and refine my plans for someday ruling Earth from a blimp. And chess."
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: Chess, Earth)

"I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Lying)

"His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice."
- John Stott
(Related: Success, Hope, Authority, Choice, Earth, Heaven, Nations)

"In sheer genius Pascal ranks among the very greatest writers who have lived upon this earth. And his genius was not simply artistic; it displayed itself no less in his character and in the quality of his thought."
- Lytton Strachey
(Related: Quality, Genius, Thought, Character, Earth, Writers)

"It is well that the earth is round that we do not see too far ahead."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Earth)

"There are improbable things suspended in space, like the earth."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Earth, Space)

"There are no more new worlds. The unoccupied arable lands of the earth are limited, and will soon be taken."
- Josiah Strong
(Related: Earth, Will)

"In Europe the various ranks of society are, like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized. There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval, a social earthquake."
- Josiah Strong
(Related: Change, Society, Earth, Europe)

"We owe at least this much to future generations, from whom we have borrowed a fragile planet called Earth."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Earth, Future, Generations)

"After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Earth, Environment, Running, Words)

"I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Corporations, Earth, Problems)

"It is often said that the earth belongs to the race, as if raw land was a boon, or gift."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Earth, Land, Race)

"There is only one thing keeping us from having heaven on earth: we can't believe it! Why? Because we don't want to be wrong - so we'll be right and make it hell!"
- Patricia Sun
(Related: Heaven, Right, Want, Wrong)

"You can't take sides when you know the earth is round."
- Patricia Sun
(Related: Earth)

"The quality of the Lord's church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil."
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Related: Time, Quality, Church, Earth, Evil, Man, World)

"For the spiritual sense of the Word treats everywhere of the spiritual world, that is, of the state of the church in the heavens, as well as in the earth; hence the Word is spiritual and Divine."
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Related: Church, Earth, Sense, Spiritual, State, Word, World)

"A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven."
- Charles R. Swindoll
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"I love judges, and I love courts. They are my ideals, that typify on earth what we shall meet hereafter in heaven under a just God."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Love, God, Earth, Heaven, Ideals, Judges)

"Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Earth, Effort, Heaven, Listening, Trees)

"Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Earth, Effort, Heaven, Listening, Trees)

"We know we cannot underestimate the importance of emergency planning in our region, nor can we assume we'll have ample warning time. If an earthquake or terrorist attack hits, we won't necessarily have advance alerts or opportunities to double- and triple-check our plans."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Time, Importance, Planning)

"God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Time, God, Earth, Eternity, Man)

"Marty Richards is an angel on Earth. A producer that does what he says he'll do. He helped me greatly."
- Rip Taylor
(Related: Earth)

"Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Men, Women, Earth, Heaven, Hell)

"O earth, what changes hast thou seen!"
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Earth)

"Once you've been in space, you appreciate how small and fragile the Earth is."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Earth, Space)

"Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened. Our Constitution begins 'we the people', not 'us the government'."
- Cal Thomas
(Related: Power, Soul, Government, People, Constitution, Earth, Mind)

"We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still."
- Lewis Thomas
(Related: Idea, Discontent, Dying, Earth, Future, Present, Worry)

"We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst."
- Daley Thompson
(Related: Earth)

"Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Earth, Friends, Nothing)

"The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Temple, Earth, Man, Moon, Youth)

"Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Intelligence, Earth)

"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Men, God, Earth, Sky, Waste)

"As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Thought, Thoughts, Deep, Earth, Mind, Will)

"If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Love, Time, Being, Danger, Day, Earth, Man)

"To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Nature, Nothing)

"Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Love)

"After that I could never pass a dead man without stopping to gaze on his face, stripped by death of that earthly patina which masks the living soul. And I would ask, who were you? Where was your home? Who is mourning for you now?"
- Ernst Toller
(Related: Death, Soul, Home, Living, Man, Mourning, Now)

"There isn't a dearth of it, but I will confess that it's harder for me to find songs on which I'm willing to invest anything from ten to fifteen hours writing an arrangement than it was in times past."
- Mel Torme
(Related: Past, Songs, Will, Writing)

"The best care on earth cannot prevent us all dying in the end."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Care, Dying, Earth, End)

"In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety."
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
(Related: Life, God, Anxiety, Birds, Earth, Praise)

"Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels."
- Thomas Traherne
(Related: Father, Angels, Earth, Enjoyment, Right, World)

"Lynda Carter, I think the reason I liked her was because she was so down to earth. Even though she was a big star and she was Miss America, she was very approachable."
- Thuy Trang
(Related: America, Earth, Reason)

"It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Ambition, Cause, Earth, Improvement, World)

"A good businessman never makes a contract unless he's sure he can carry it through, yet every fool on earth is perfectly willing to sign a marriage contract without considering whether he can live up to it or not."
- Dalton Trumbo
(Related: Marriage, Earth, Fool)

"Too often, people think that solving the world's problems is based on conquering the earth, rather than touching the earth, touching ground."
- Chogyam Trungpa
(Related: People, Earth, Problems, World)

"The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever."
- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
(Related: Earth, Humanity, Mankind)

"Man must at all costs overcome the Earth's gravity and have, in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System."
- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
(Related: Earth, Gravity, Man, Space)

"That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Earth, Generations, Sense, Thinking)

"In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Idea, Democracy, Earth, Freedom, Running, Will)

"Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Equality, Earth, Liberty, Security)

"We are here, on earth. Not one of us has any right to the earth."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Earth, Right)

"There is no poison on earth more potent, nor half so deadly, as a partial truth mixed with passion."
- Michael J. Tucker
(Related: Truth, Earth, Passion, Poison)

"A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men."
- Martin Farquhar Tupper
(Related: Men, Peace, Love, Angels, Earth, Innocence, Pleasure)

"One may speak about anything on earth with fire, with enthusiasm, with ecstasy, but one only speaks about oneself with avidity."
- Ivan Turgenev
(Related: Enthusiasm, Earth, Ecstasy, Fire, May)

"This all comes down to what we know about life on Earth."
- Margaret Turnbull
(Related: Life, Earth)

"What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce."
- Mark Twain
(Related: People, Earth, Woman)

"Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul - chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!"
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Pets)

"I think it must be very hard to be one of the new young writers who are urged to put themselves forward when it may be the last thing on earth they'd be good at."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Earth, May, Writers)

"My wife and I had decided not to let anybody take pictures of our home because it was just the last place on earth we had that was unscathed. But people have climbed over the fence; they've taken aerial shots. They've gotten my address and put it on the Internet."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Home, Wife, People, Earth, Internet)

"Every one knows how the snow lies in the valleys of the Alps, forming a plain which slopes gradually downward towards the outlet Imagine such a valley ten miles across, with just such a sloping plain, not of snow but of earth."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: Earth, Lies, Snow)

"I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Borrowing, Children, Earth, Parents)

"The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures."
- Stewart Udall
(Related: Life, Brother, Son, American, Earth, Land)

"The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Soul, Heart, Thoughts, Being, Earth, Fire, Heaven, Practice, Water)

"All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Life, Change, Truth, Creation, Earth, Heaven, Living, Principles, Will)

"Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Love, Earth, Harmony, Heaven, Leading)

"If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries, you can see right through them and avoid their attacks. And once you envelop them, you will be able to guide them along the path indicated to you by heaven and earth."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Heart, Earth, Heaven, Right, Will)

"Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life."
- John Updike
(Related: Life, Earth, Grace, Rain, Sky)

"Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there."
- Henry Vaughan
(Related: Home, Earth, Man)

"So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall."
- Henry Vaughan
(Related: Day, Earth, Ivy, Spring, Will)

"The cause of these global changes is fundamentally due to the Sun and its effect on the Earth as it moves about in its orbit. Not from man-made activities."
- William W. Vaughan
(Related: Cause, Earth, Effect, Man, Sun)

"In the middle of my third Hollywood picture The Magician, the earthquake hit Hollywood. Not the real earthquake. Just the talkies."
- Conrad Veidt
(Related: Hollywood)

"The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur, after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues in three months and a half, a distance greater than the great circle of the earth. Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?"
- Jules Verne
(Related: Earth, Future, Months, Now, Water)

"On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!"
- Jules Verne
(Related: Clouds, Earth, Mountains, Sky)

"I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through."
- Jules Verne
(Related: Cats, Earth, Spirits)

"Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: Being, Earth, Living, Numbers, Years)

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Will)

"Perhaps the thing that makes humans truly unique on Earth is that we are never satisfied with our situation; maybe that is what's taken us so far."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Earth)

"Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Time, Earth, End, Fact, May, Thinking, Will)

"I argue in this paper that we are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on Earth."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Change, Life, Earth)

"What region of the earth is not full of our calamities?"
- Virgil
(Related: Earth)

"Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the centre of man's universe is the earth?"
- Stephen Vizinczey
(Related: Church, Earth, Man, Right, Universe)

"Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth."
- Voltaire
(Related: Religion, Mother, Daughter, Astrology, Astronomy, Daughters, Earth, Superstition)

"Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes."
- Voltaire
(Related: Earth, Opinion, Trouble)

"I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: Earth)

"We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: Earth)

"The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived."
- Bernard De Voto
(Related: Earth, Glory)

"We are not primarily put on this earth to see through one another, but to see one another through."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Earth)

"There's life all over this universe, but the only life in the solar system is on earth, and in the whole universe we are the only men."
- George Wald
(Related: Life, Men, Earth, Universe)

"You see, every creature alive on the earth today represents an unbroken line of life that stretches back to the first primitive organism to appear on this planet; and that is about three billion years."
- George Wald
(Related: Life, Earth, First, Today, Years)

"Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Art, Earth, Writers)

"Remember, I am not trying to orbit the earth. It is a simple elevator ride for 20 minutes."
- Brian Walker
(Related: Earth, Trying)

"Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
- Margaret Walker
(Related: Peace, People, Courage, Growth, Earth, Freedom, Sky, World)

"I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way."
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: Religion, Leader, Challenge, Earth, Nation, Party, Spiritual, Will, World)

"I also found that for myself, since I've had no religious education, it was so interesting to see the different versions of heaven and what life on earth means."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Life, Education, Earth, Heaven, Religious)

"But for Muslims, everything that they don't have on earth is what they get in heaven. They can drink, they can have sex. All of the forbidden pleasures on earth, you can have in paradise."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Sex, Earth, Forbidden, Paradise, Heaven)

"And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live your life on earth. But I think it's enormously comforting to believe that you're going to see your loved ones."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Life, Earth)

"In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense, however, we are all one. For though islands appear separate, and may even be situated at great distances from one another, they are only extrusions of the same planet, Earth."
- J. Donald Walters
(Related: Earth, Islands, May, Sense)

"There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Life, Power, Earth, Influence)

"My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth."
- George Washington
(Related: War, Earth, First, Mankind)

"Nothing can beat the smell of dew and flowers and the odor that comes out of the earth when the sun goes down."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Dew, Earth, Flowers, Nothing, Sun)

"God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: God, Earth, Now, Right, Will)

"If we had a hydrogen economy worldwide, every nation on earth could create its own energy source to support its economy, and the threat of war over diminishing resources would just evaporate."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: War, Earth, Economy, Energy, Nation, Support)

"Business has to change the way it does business, or we will make no significant changes in the way we relate to the earth."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: Business, Change, Earth, Will)

"The earth is a tremendous gift. There is nothing else like it in the known universe. I want to leave it the way I found it."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: Earth, Nothing, Universe, Want)

"The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Wealth, Earth)

"Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Civilization, Earth, Forget, Labor, Man, Will)

"Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Earth, Interest, Justice, Man, Nations)

"Our army is composed of the scum of the earth - the mere scum of the earth."
- Duke of Wellington
(Related: Army, Earth)

"I'll never forget anything about Middle Earth. That's part of my memory now so I won't miss anything."
- David Wenham
(Related: Earth, Forget, Memory, Now)

"The West is color. Its colors are animal rather than vegetable, the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Colors, Earth)

"Nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds, even if it is the salt of the earth."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Earth, Wounds)

"But God will have a people upon the earth to maintain the Bible, and the Bible only, as the standard of all doctrines and the basis of all reforms."
- Ellen G. White
(Related: God, People, Bible, Earth, Will)

"Then about 1951 I began writing again, painfully, a novel I called in the beginning A Life Sentence on Earth, but which developed into The Tree of Man."
- Patrick White
(Related: Life, Beginning, Earth, Man, Writing)