Place Quotes

The comedy is always the same. In the first act the hero imagines a place where happiness exists. In the second he strives towards that goal. In the third he comes up short or what amounts to the same thing he achieves his goal only to find that happiness lies a little further down the road.

James Branch Cabell

It is not only that there is no hiding place for the gods from the searching telescope and microscope; there is no such society any more as the gods once supported.

Joseph Campbell

Theatre takes place all the time -- wherever one is -- and art simply facilitates persuading one this is the case.

John Cage

The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.

Denis Diderot

We need a type of theatre which not only releases the feelings, insights and impulses possible within the particular historical field of human relations in which the action takes place, but employs and encourages those thoughts and feelings which help transform the field itself.

Bertolt Brecht

It is a paradox that as we reach out prime, we also see there is a place where it finishes.

Gail Sheehy

Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

Frederic Bastiat

This is the time that I really miss being in my courtroom because I believe that that`s the last place in this country where there`s supposed to be fairness

Star Jones

I was a stock broker once. I think there is an absolute place for market investments. But they should never be the basis of one's retirement. They should be an additional piece on top of a basic, secure, guaranteed retirement benefit.

Barbara Levy Boxer

It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you place the blame.

Oscar Wilde

The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work.

Randy Bachman

The dreamer whose dreams are non-utilitarian has no place in this world. In this world the poet is anathema, the thinker a fool, the artist an escapist, the man of vision a criminal.

Henry Miller

It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.

John Ruskin

The execution of any thing considerable implies in the first place previous persevering meditation.

William Godwin

Yesterday the devil came here. Right here. [crosses himself] This place still smells of sulfur.

Hugo Chavez
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