Place Quotes

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison

Henry David Thoreau

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.

Marlene Dietrich

Fifty years from now, if an understanding of man's origins, his evolution, his history, his progress is not in the common place of the school books, we shall not exist.

Jacob Bronowski

In the first place, I don't believe you,' answered I;: 'in the second, if you will be such a fool, I can't hinder it.

Anne Bront

Reading someone else's newspaper is like sleeping with someone else's wife. Nothing seems to be precisely in the right place, and when you find what you are looking for, it is not clear then how to respond to it.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

Every day, to earn my daily bread I go to the market where lies are bought Hopefully I take up my place among the sellers.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

The free market tide has now receded. In its place has come state capitalism, a system in which the state functions as the leading economic actor and uses markets primarily for political gain.

Ian Bremmer

It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn. Maybe that's enlightenment enough - to know that there is no final resting place of the mind, no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom, at least for me, means realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.

Anthony Michael

Africa was a big place and would offer its own suggestions.

Paul Bowles

Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.

Barbara Levy Boxer

Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.

John Howard Payne

Earth's the right place for love. I don't know where it's likely to go better.

Robert Frost

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

Zora Neale Hurston

Fix your eye on the ball from the moment the pitcher holds it in his glove. Follow it as he throws to the plate and stay with it until the play is completed. Action takes place only where the ball goes

Bill Klem

The place was always cold, and I got the feeling that the fans would have enjoyed baseball more if it had been played with a hockey puck

Andre Dawson

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