Place Quotes

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

Beverly Sills

Those who place their affections at first on trifles for amusement, will find these become at last their most serious concerns.

Oliver Goldsmith

We have to remember that no matter how much hardship we go through in our life, there is always going to be that fragile place in our heart.

Angie Martinez

Let your intentions be good - embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds - and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve.

Grenville Kleiser

I'll show you a place,high on the desert plain.Where the streets have no name

Paul David Hewson

Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics (A Mathematician's Apology).

Godfrey Harold Hardy

Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.

Roald Dahl

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Mark Twain

Congress has scarcely any thing to employ them, and complain that the place [Washington, D.C.] is remarkably dull.

Thomas Jefferson

Yes books are valuable. But no reading of books will take the place of a daily, candid, honest examination of what one has recently done, and what one is about to do - of a steady looking at one's self in the face (disconcerting though the sight may be).

Enoch Arnold Bennett

If the left wing was to rule, the result would be misery, terror and death, like it happens in every place where communism rules.

Silvio Berlusconi

A community is the mental and spiritual condition of knowing that the place is shared, and that the people who share the place define and limit the possibilities of each other's lives. It is the knowledge that people have of each other, their concern for each other, their trust in each other, the freedom with which they come and go among themselves.

Wendell Berry

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.

Abram L. Urban

No man who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives is left long without proper reward.

Booker T. Washington

I do not regret my youth and its beliefs. Up to now, I have wasted my time to live. Youth is the true force, but it is too rarely lucid. Sometimes it has a triumphant liking for what is now, and the pugnacious broadside of paradox may please it. But there is a degree in innovation which they who have not lived very much cannot attain. And yet who knows if the stern greatness of present events will not have educated and aged the generation which to-day forms humanity's effective frontier? Whatever our hope may be, if we did not place it in youth, where should we place it?

Henri Barbusse
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