Land Quotes

Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man.

Martin Luther King Jr

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

Joseph Conrad

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.

Helen Keller

Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.

Abraham Lincoln

If a man own land, the land owns him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The small landholders are the most precious part of a state.

Thomas Jefferson

It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.

Sitting Bull

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

Khalil Gibran

In America today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops.

Paul Brooks

The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of all.

Wendell Berry

A land ethic, then, reflects the existence of an ecological conscience, and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land. Health is the capacity of the land for self-renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and preserve this capacity.

Ibid

Thanks to the growing strength of environmental organizations, there will always be some back country to provide us with a touch of wonder and a breath of fresh air.

Wallace Stegner

Where water is boss, the land must obey

African Proverb

This is my homeland; no one can kick me out.

Yasser Arafat

All are kings of this land.

Subramanya Bharathi

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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