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Famous Land Quotations

List of Land Quotes

We found 1474 quote(s) that contain the word Land.



1

I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease. Paula Abdul

2

A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it. Neil Abercrombie

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Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all. Neil Abercrombie

4

Land in Hawaii is money. What I'm talking about here is ceded land - land that belonged to the kingdom and was ceded to the republic and then to the state when we achieved statehood. Neil Abercrombie

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So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff. Neil Abercrombie

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Western concepts of ownership and privatization came in and clashed with that. So land began to be exchanged. Neil Abercrombie

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When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset. Neil Abercrombie

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For over 30 years, the IRA showed that the British government could not rule Ireland on its own terms. Gerry Adams

9

Hugging trees has a calming effect on me. I'm talking about enormous trees that will be there when we are all dead and gone. I've hugged trees in every part of this little island. Gerry Adams

10

The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally. Gerry Adams

11

On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor. Jack Adams

12

In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature. Will Adams

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It's just that if you're not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly - not so much the good things but the bland things - the ordinary things - the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden. Robert Adamson

14

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage. Kate Adie

15

On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information. Kate Adie

16

For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live. Theodor Adorno

17

In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed. Bhumibol Adulyadej

18

It could be argued that, in Thailand, many foreigners have come and gone, and the number of people who are considered to be Thai have traveled abroad in a great number. Bhumibol Adulyadej

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Many other countries in this world are in a difficult situation, and all the Thai people are probably worried about the fate of Thailand: whether the country would survive or not. Bhumibol Adulyadej

20

The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country. Bhumibol Adulyadej

21

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile. Shmuel Y. Agnon

22

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere. Shmuel Y. Agnon

23

True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them. George D. Aiken

24

I've never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there. Madeleine Albright

25

I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated. Jean Alesi