Deserted Quotes

In a deserted village the jackass is king.

Indian Proverb

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

Mother Teresa

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Samuel Ullman

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

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

Seneca

The dream of reason produces monsters. Imagination deserted by reason creates impossible, useless thoughts. United with reason, imagination is the mother of all art and the source of all its beauty.

Francisco Jose De Goya Y Lucientes

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

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.

Edward R. Murrow

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

William Cowper

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

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

John LeCarre

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

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

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

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

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

George Carlin

A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca

For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.

John Christian Bovee

He who wants to sell his honor will always find a buyer. The garlic complained to the onion, You stink! If you count your friends mistakes, he will desert you. Many wars have been caused by a single word.

Arabian Proverb

Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.

George Bernard Shaw

Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.

John Christian Bovee

The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.

Dorothy Corkville Briggs

Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.

Sydney Smith

When your luck deserts you, even cold food burns.

Zambian Proverb

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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