Places Quotes

I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.- Andy Warhol

 

I think when we get those moments where things are just too hard to comprehend, there is a whole different world.-- C.S. Lewis

 

I have written much about many good places. But the best places of all, I have never mentioned.-- Edward Abbey

 

The frontiers are not east or west, north or south, but wherever a man "fronts" a fact.-- Henry David Thoreau

 

Las Vegas: It's what the whole world would be doing on Saturday night if the Nazis had won the war.-- Hunter. S Thompson

 

Judging from picture books, apparently heaven is a partly cloudy place.-- Rilo Kiley

 

Never build a dungeon you wouldn't be happy to spend the night in yourself. The world would be a happier place if more people remembered that.-- Terry Pratchett

 

Therefore God is one, if that which admits of so great power can be nothing else: and yet those who deem that there are many gods, say that they have divided their functions among themselves; but we will discuss all these matters at their proper places.-Lactantius

 

Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination.-Jonathan Carroll

 

In physics, to be in two places at the same time would be a miracle; in politics it seems not merely normal, but natural.-Charles Edison

 

There are but two places where all go after death, white and black, rich and poor; those places are Heaven and Hell. Heaven is a place made for those, who are born again, and who love God, and it is a place where they will be happy for ever.-Jupiter Hammon

 

Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.-Cornelia Funke

 

The perverse presumption that places the burden of proof on the challenger of spending must be inverted, back to the rule that applies elsewhere in life: 'Prove to me why we should.'-Mitch Daniels

 

Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators, let you make the connection all on your own.-Terry Brooks

 

The more we are consuming oil that either comes from places that are bent on our destruction or helping those who are... the more we are enabling those who are trying to kill us.-Frank Gaffney

 

I want to kick-start your imagination and let you discover the places it can take you.-Terry Brooks

 

Fiction is about intimacy with characters, events, places.-Robert Morgan

 

I like doing arts and crafts, so I would probably go to one of those fun little ceramic places and go paint some plates and do something fun like that.-Christina Milian

 

As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm.-Terrence Howard

 

A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.-Isabelle Eberhardt

 

It's great that people are basically spending their two weeks of vacation to come out and be with us in some weird part of the world. And I think we owe it to them to take 'em to some cool places.-Jeff Ament

 

I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain.-Sarah Brightman

 

The chemotherapy was very peculiar, something that makes you feel much worse than the cancer itself, a very nasty thing. I used to go to treatment on my own, and nearly everybody else was with somebody. I wouldn't have liked that. Why would you want to make anybody sit in those places?-Maggie Smith

 

Whitney and I have fun reading the newspaper sometimes. You'd be amazed at the places they say I've been.-Bobby Brown

 

Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.-Brian Aldiss

 

Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their own.-Irwin Shaw

 

There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough.-Irwin Shaw

 

We will emerge stronger as a diverse community; the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock, new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment.-George Pataki

 

It's nice to go to small places where we had a lot of fans. They followed our career and it's kind of a way to say thank you to them and do it for a good cause.-Guy Lafleur

 

Even today with the problems that we face, who would you rather be? Which country would you trade places with?-Marco Rubio

 

The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else.-Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

 

The long, cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a fascination for exotic far off places; I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems.-Peter Agre

 

Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out.-Marc Newson

 

I've never been anywhere in my life like it and I only really noticed it when I returned to Los Angeles and then Berlin. Everybody is much better off in these places, there is not poverty like in Cuba, but everybody complains about things.-Wim Wenders

 

There is always some universal proportion, but along with that there are some places where special things happen. Ireland, for example. I've always felt it's interesting to play there. Maybe they just drink more than anybody else.-Ed O'Brien

 

What had disappointed me at the time of the last tour, was to go on a worldwide tour, we were at some incredible places and we couldn't enjoy it, hadn't the time.-Ed O'Brien

 

Disco B still rolls with me now. He's still doing his thing. He does clubs in different places. He was very instrumental in helping me perfect my craft.-Grandmaster Flash

 

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you've lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren't too bad, what more do you need?-Jennifer Garner

 

I prefer that animation reach into places where live action doesn't go, and it seems like all of animation nowadays is trying to go where live action is.-Don Bluth

 

There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination.-Lionel Trilling

 

For the version of this CD released in Japan, a translation of the English lyrics is included, but there are lots of places where meanings are lost in the process of translation.-Utada Hikaru

 

And so, little by little, I gradually divested myself of pretty nearly all of the guest conducting I used to do, because I was at the same time working in the places like the Met, where I could work in this sort of depth.-James Levine

 

God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.-Reggie White

 

And also, I think Japan places great value on the lyrics.-Utada Hikaru

 

I think in New York we had respect and we would pretty much fill up the places where we went, but I never got the sense that we really were Number 1 here in New York among the Latin crowds.-Ruben Blades

 

We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell, Purgatory, and even Limbo. I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada, that they were real places.-John McGahern

 

But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters - when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good.-Gregg Easterbrook

 

Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether.-Cyril Connolly

 

I couldn't get as big as a bodybuilder. I tried to put on as much weight in the right places as I could. My weightlifting was impressive for me, but not for some of the guys I see down at the gym.-Ralph Fiennes

 

I ended up living at OJ's because Nicole bought a home that no longer had a guest house. OJ offered his guest house to me. Anybody in LA looking for a place knows the best places to live are guest houses.-Kato Kaelin

 

There's a mass of places, really, where the idea started.-Siobhan Davies

 

I like being in new places and seeing new sights.-Tom Welling

 

I have plenty of invitations to go places, lots to do. If I'm not working, I go to have my hair taken care of and work at needlepoint.-Ethel Merman

 

I made observations for three hours last night, and am almost ill today from fatigue; still I have worked all day, trying to reduce the places, and mean to work hard again tonight.-Maria Mitchell

 

We met The Cult and were talking to them for a while. We went a few places with Offspring.-Daniel Johns

 

The mind of man has perplexed itself with many hard questions. Is space infinite, and in what sense? Is the material world infinite in extent, and are all places within that extent equally full of matter? Do atoms exist or is matter infinitely divisible?-James C. Maxwell

 

Years ago I realized that maybe I made mistake, politically, when I turned a lot of that stuff down. I would go off to obscure places and make movies that six people went to see.-Mickey Rourke

 

I always worried I'd forget my lines or say the wrong words or the audience would laugh in the wrong places.-Lawrence Welk

 

And in times and places where there was not much persecution, people could become and continue Christians who neither were nor professed to be very devoted persons.-Robert Rainy

 

There's Hezbollah, there's Hamas, there is a whole range of terrorist targets out there related to Palestine and to Israel that we ought to be trying to deal with. And there's a great deal of targets in the Philippines, Indonesia. You name it, there are a number of places where there are targets that we ought to be trying to deal with.-Lawrence Eagleburger

 

It's not that there are no masters, but that there are many. And the job of the solicitor general is to balance those masters and to accommodate them all, each in their proper places, wisely and well and in so doing to represent the people of the United States.-Elena Kagan

 

And after you've done the acting, there's a lot of places you can put your input - in the editing, in the production of it, in the rewriting of it and so on.-Paul Reiser

 

The average tourist wants to go to places where there are no tourists.-Sam Ewing

 

I'm interested to go other places, I've been the boy in the bubble since we've been shooting, I need to go travel a little bit, see where the action is, other than going to see family, of course.-George Eads

 

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.-Camille Pissarro

 

I try to find hope in struggle and resistance in small places as much as I can.-Danny Glover

 

In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny - an experience I've never had in America!-Poppy Z. Brite

 
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