Deserted Quotes

A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness of some kind or other in the country that is deserted.

Thomas Malthus

Changeable women are more enduring than monotonous ones. They are sometimes murdered but seldom deserted.

George Bernard Shaw

Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures.

Francois Mauriac

So how many a town did We destroy while it was unjust, so it was fallen down upon its roofs, and (how many a) deserted well and palace raised high.

Quran

He whom ,a man receives as his son, ,after he has been deserted by his parents or by either of them, is called a son cast off.

Guru Nanak

I don't feel embraced. I feel like a survivor. I was almost like we were on a deserted island. But we survived.

John Carlos

If she be ,still a virgin, or one who returned ,to her first husband after leaving him, she is worthy to again perform with her second ,or first deserted husband the ,nuptial ceremony.

Guru Nanak

I was told that you're just feeling sorry for yourself, you need to repent and start praising the Lord, ... I was more or less deserted. I was in the hospital without any visitation or anything like that.

Rob Henderson

A deserted homestead is always a sad sight, but here in the South we must look a little deeper than the surface, and then we see that every such overgrown plantation, and empty house, is a harbinger of freedom to the slaves, and every lover of his country, even if he have no feeling for the slaves themselves, should rejoice.

Robert Gould Shaw

No one invites him to come in and sit down he is like a crow in a deserted house. Caught in birth and death, separated from God for such a long time, the whole world is wasting away.

Guru Nanak

When I saw what a mess everything was in I asked for my money back on the ticket. I would have felt I was deserting. If everyone of any value leaves France, what will remain of France?

Henri Matisse

There are four types of persons, the dead, who deny the Lord and declare that they alone exist, independent and self-directed, the sick, who call upon the Lord when some calamity befalls them or when they feel temporarily deserted by the unusual source of succor, the dull, who know that God is the eternal companion and watchman, but who remember it only off and on when the idea is potent and powerful, and lastly the healthy, who have steady belief in the Lord and who live in His Comforting Creative Presence always.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

I feel like one / Who treads alone / Some banquet-hall deserted, / Whose lights are fled, / Whose garlands dead / And all but he departed!

Thomas Moore

We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind's door at 4am of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends. We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.

Joan Didion

A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.

Frank Tebbets

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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