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LAND, n. 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 . . . (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation. (Quote by - Plato)

People think celebrities don't have to worry about human things like sickness and death and rent. It's like you've traveled to this Land of Celebrity, this other country. They want you to tell about what you saw. (Quote by - David Duchovny)

I feel the other element of a western is the land, which is very important in this movie. I mean the land is another character in the piece, actually. (Quote by - Tom Selleck)

To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt to redeem our land! (Quote by - Yasser Arafat)

You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one. (Quote by - Jean Jacques Rousseau)

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own. (Quote by - Andy Warhol)

The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist. And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing. (Quote by - Bruce Babbitt)

Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism. (Quote by - Daniel Bell)

The ongoing conflict between us has caused heavy suffering to both peoples. The future can and must be different. Both our peoples are destined to live together side by side, on this small piece of land. This reality we cannot change. (Quote by - Ariel Sharon)

Land really is the best art. (Quote by - Andy Warhol)

Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt. (Quote by - Bruce Babbitt)

Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples. (Quote by - Franklin D. Roosevelt)

The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources. (Quote by - Jared Diamond)

We believe that salvation is to be found in wholesome work in a beloved land. Work will provide our people with the bread of tomorrow, and moreover, with the honor of the tomorrow, the freedom of the tomorrow. (Quote by - Theodor Herzl)

I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain. (Quote by - Jacques Cartier)

When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them? (Quote by - Sitting Bull)

Eurasia ended up with the most domesticated animal species in part because it's the world's largest land mass and offered the most wild species to begin with. (Quote by - Jared Diamond)

In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute - a white skin. (Quote by - Desmond Tutu)

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. (Quote by - Stewart Udall)

I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed. (Quote by - Annie Leibovitz)

I'm going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved. (Quote by - Bruce Babbitt)

There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land. (Quote by - Harriet Martineau)


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