Place Quotes

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

Solitude is the place of purification.

Martin Buber

Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Don't place too much confidence in the man who boasts of being as honest as the day is long. Wait until you meet him at night.

Edwards, Robert C.

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.

Henry Louis Mencken

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?

Fulton J. Sheen

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards

Mark Twain

Second place is the first loser.

Unknown

The Brick House was one of the toughest joints I ever played in ... Guys would drink and fight one another like circle saws. Bottles would come flying over the bandstand like crazy and there was lots of plain common shooting and cutting. But somehow all that jive didn't faze me at all. I was so happy to have some place to blow my horn.

Louis Armstrong

This world is not a permanent place, it is a passage, a road on which you are passing. There are two kinds of people here: One is the kind of those who have sold their souls for eternal damnation, the other is of those who have purchased their souls and freed them from damnation.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place

Gary Zukav

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schulle

In the wild struggle for existance, we want to have something that endures, and so we fill our minds with rubbish and facts, in the silly hope of keeping our place.

Oscar Wilde

We have been exceedingly busy ever since you went away. In the first place we have had to rejoice two or three times everyday at your having such very delightful weather for the whole of your journey...

Jane Austen

Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.

Daniel Morgan

A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.

Thomas Hardy

A democratic and stable Iraq and Afghanistan are essential to our broader efforts to make no place safe for terrorists and to win the War on Terrorism.

Ben Nelson

Louisiana has [no] monopoly on rogues, rapscallions, shakedowns and kickbacks. Nor is it the only place where a few officials have endeared themselves to the electorate by means of the utter disorder of their private lives.

Jon Nordheimer

On the other hand, the Bible contains much that is relevant today, like Noah taking 40 days to find a place to park.

Curtis McDougall

Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are is to get to that place where you don't have to be anything else.

Unknown

You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.

St. Augustine of Hippo

We needn't first conduct cross-national comparision to determine if crimes like rape or massacre should be prohibited in our place.

Joe Chung

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

Joseph Addison

The place to find the explanation for the liberal-activist mindset of the courts is in the political arena.

Stockwell Day

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