Deserted Quotes

In a deserted village the jackass is king.

Indian Proverb

Those whom fortune has never favored are more joyful than those whom she has deserted.

Seneca

When you are confronted with terrible hardships, and no one offers you any support, when your friends turn into enemies, and even your relatives have deserted you, and when all support has given way, and all hope has been lost - if you then come to remember the Supreme Lord God, even the hot wind shall not touch you.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody.

Mother Teresa

One can never know for sure what a deserted area looks like.

George Carlin

Many free countries have lost their liberty, and ours may lose hers; but if she shall, be it my proudest plume, not that I was the last to desert, but that I never deserted her.

Abraham Lincoln

Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.

Pearl S. Buck

A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us--is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.

Charles Dickens

I earnestly pray that the Omnipotent Being who has not deserted the cause of America in the hour of its extremest hazard, will never yield so fair a heritage of freedom a prey to "Anarchy" or "Despotism".

George Washington

Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.

John LeCarre

Without the True Guru, the Name is not obtained. Without the Name, what is the use of it all? People come and go, regretting and repenting, like crows in a deserted house.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

My sin and judgment are alike peculiar. I am a castaway, deserted and condemned.

William Cowper

The presence of this profile suggested that Mamba had access to police files and information and may also explain why the farm was deserted when the police came to search it.

Makhosini Nkosi

I have seldom known a person, who deserted the truth in trifles and then could be trusted in matters of importance.

Babe Paley

There is a process here in which the houses in the frontline are deserted and used for tunnel digging and shooting, ... Therefore we have to demolish houses here, and we will probably need to demolish more in the future

Moshe Yaalon

News that the German government has deserted plans to invest proceeds from gold sales into a special fund assigned for research and education has given a boost to a weak gold market.

Peter Spina

And now I think it still bothers some people but I'm kind of glad the store is there as opposed to there being a deserted building.

Susan Hurt

DO not lay the blame on Godhead, as you are prone to do. When everything goes right you say that God has come close to you; when something goes wrong you say that God has deserted you and gone far away! He does not move far or near.

Atharvaveda

You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive.

Benicio Del Toro

If she be ,still a virgin, or one who returned ,to her first husband after leaving him, she is worthy to again perform with her second ,or first deserted husband the ,nuptial ceremony.

Guru Nanak

I don't feel embraced. I feel like a survivor. I was almost like we were on a deserted island. But we survived.

John Carlos

He whom ,a man receives as his son, ,after he has been deserted by his parents or by either of them, is called a son cast off.

Guru Nanak

So how many a town did We destroy while it was unjust, so it was fallen down upon its roofs, and (how many a) deserted well and palace raised high.

Quran

Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures.

Francois Mauriac
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