Strange Land Quotes



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As for life, it is a battle and a sojourning in a strange land; but the fame that comes after is oblivion. Marcus Aurelius

It is a strange paradox: Humans drown in the water, fish drown in the land. Javad Alizadeh

Death is not a journey into an unknown land; it is a voyage home. We are going, not to a strange country, but to our fathers house. John Ruskin

Christ was crucified for preaching without a police permit Robert A Heinlein

When you work as a day player on a film or a TV thing, like you're visiting a foreign country, where you know a couple of words of the language and a few of the cultural abnormalities, but basically you're a stranger in a strange land. Anthony Heald

The only true voyage of discovery, . . . would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes. Marcel Proust

I realised that reading was the key that opened the door to secret lands, strange places and the worlds behind other people's eyes. Ramona Koval

It has seemed so strange to me that the larger culture, with its own absence of spirit and lack of attachment for the land, respects these very things about Indian traditions, without adopting those respected ways themselves. Linda Hogan

I do know that the slickest way to lie is to tell the right amount of truth-then shut up. Robert A Heinlein

In a way, being a Mormon prepares you to deal with science fiction, because we live simultaneously in two very different cultures. The result is that we all know what it's like to be strangers in a strange land. It's not just a coincidence that there are so many effective Mormon science fiction writers. We don't regard being an alien as an alien experience. But it also means that we're not surprised when people don't understand what we're saying or what we think. Orson Scott Card

I'm a stranger in a strange land. Carson Mccullers

There is a structural difference between the way that Europe views Israel, and America views Israel. The European view is informed by the importance of colonialism in Europe's past. So for Europeans we are like Belgiums in the Congo, or the French in Alger, or the British in India. Strange interlopers in somebody else's land. But in fact, we [Israeli] have been here for 4,000 years. This is our ancestral homeland. Benjamin Netanyahu

The real treasure, that which we all seek, is never very far; there is no real need to seek it in a distant place, for it lies buried within our own hearts. And yet, there is this strange and persistent fact that it is only after a journey in a distant region, in a new land, that the way to that treasure becomes clear. Heinrich Zimmer

I've always believed that this blessed land was set apart in a special way, that some divine plan placed this great continent here between the oceans to be found by people from every corner of the Earth who had a special love for freedom and the courage to uproot themselves, leave homeland and friends, to come to a strange land. And coming here they created something new in all the history of mankind-a land where man is not beholden to government, government is beholden to man. Ronald Reagan

At the moment I am looking into astrology, which seems indispensable for a proper understanding of mythology. There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness. Please, don't worry about my wanderings in these infinitudes. I shall return laden with rich booty for our knowledge of the human psyche. Carl Jung

But a stranger in a strange land, he is no one. Men know him not, and to know not is to care not for. Bram Stoker

As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay my head Mary Church Terrell

I try so hard not to think that I am a stranger in a strange land. But I know that I stand out. Martha Raddatz

I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land. Harriet Tubman

Those who came to the United States didn't realize they were white until they got here. They were told they were white. They had to learn they were white. An Irish peasant coming from British imperial abuse in Ireland during the potato famine in the 1840s, arrives in the United States. You ask him or her what they are. They say, "I am Irish." No, you're white. "What do you mean, I am white?" And they point me out. "Oh, I see what you mean. This is a strange land." Cornel West

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