Quotations on Earth

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No state on earth can afford to allow several authorities to co-exist next to one another.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Earth, State)

Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation.
- Abdallah II
(Keywords: Earth, Isolation, Justice, Satisfaction, Violence)

Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth.
- James Randolph Adams
(Keywords: Business, Advertising, Earth, Man, Reason)

I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Design, America, Earth, Mankind, Providence, Wonder)

The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Nature, Power, Authority, Earth, Law, Liberty, Man, Will)

Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Earth, Liberty, Mankind, Religious)

Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Love, Earth, Justice)

The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om.
- Eden Ahbez
(Keywords: Home, Heart, Earth, Garden, Mind, Sky)

Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures.
- Eden Ahbez
(Keywords: Earth, Heaven, Now)

I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
- Eden Ahbez
(Keywords: Being, Earth, Heaven, Rain, Wind)

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.
- William Alexander
(Keywords: Life, Courage, Earth, Forget, Resignation, Snow, Spring)

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Earth, Service)

Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can.
- George Allen, Sr.
(Keywords: Ability, Earth, World)

The RNA World referred to an hypothetical stage in the origin of life on Earth.
- Sidney Altman
(Keywords: Life, Earth, World)

Yes, Samantha, we in the Soviet Union are trying to do everything so that there will not be war on Earth. This is what every Soviet man wants.
- Yuri Andropov
(Keywords: War, Earth, Man, Trying, Will)

What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning.
- Barbara de Angelis
(Keywords: Life, Purpose, Drama, Earth, Meaning, Pain, Sense)

Live as though it were your last day on earth. Some day you will be right.
- Robert Anthony
(Keywords: Day, Earth, Right, Will)

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Earth, Independence, Living, Security, Sense)

I don't want what I am saying to sound like a prophecy or anything like an analysis of modern society... these are only feelings I have, and I am the least speculative man on earth.
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Keywords: Society, Feelings, Earth, Man, Prophecy, Saying, Sound, Want)

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Friendship, Earth, Nothing)

Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
- Neil Armstrong
(Keywords: Men, Peace, Earth, First, July, Mankind, Moon)

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
- Neil Armstrong
(Keywords: Earth, Eye, Pretty)

Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
- Thomas Arnold
(Keywords: Son, Earth, Mind, Stars, Sun)

I would be very happy to see 3.5 billion humans wiped out from the face of the earth within the next 150 or 200 years and I am quite prepared to go myself with this majority... let us all look forward to the day when the catastrophe strikes us down!
- John Aspinall
(Keywords: Day, Earth, Majority, Years)

I've got the best deal on Earth. Where else can I sin and know that I'm forgiven for it?
- Armand Assante
(Keywords: Earth, Sin)

We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Change, Greatness, Earth, Humanity, Race, Running, Will)

The whole of the hydrogen on the earth might be transformed at once and the success of the experiment published at large to the universe as a new star.
- Francis William Aston
(Keywords: Success, Earth, Universe)

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Earth, Help)

Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Keywords: Earth, Water)

If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Keywords: Earth, Managers)

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: God, Son, Earth, Sin, Suffering)

What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Earth, Heaven)

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Earth, Mission)

Here is a test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Earth, Mission)

To add an AC outlet, for example, you just drill a circular hole in the wall, tap into the wiring, add the outlet and you're set. If you don't want it, pull it out and plaster over it with more earth to seal the hole.
- Randy Bachman
(Keywords: Earth, Example, Want)

No beast has ever conquered the earth; and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Earth, Force, World)

My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Life, Time, Dreams, Earth, Fulfillment, Meaning, Privilege)

A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
- Pearl Bailey
(Keywords: Love, Ambition, Blessings, Earth, Man)

A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Keywords: God, Boss, Earth, Heaven)

The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Keywords: God, Earth, First, Heaven, Theology, Tyranny, Will)

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Father, Son, Earth, Fathers, Glory, Sons)

Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Time, Day, Earth, Sun, Will)

I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap.
- Robert Ballard
(Keywords: Science, Books, Earth, Ridicule, Wrong)

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Equality, Power, Earth, Fact, May, Right)

It also called upon traditional people in the Four Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth.
- Dennis Banks
(Keywords: Mother, People, Earth, Healing)

Even the people who come our way look upon us in amazement, that we run only for the healing of Mother Earth.
- Dennis Banks
(Keywords: Mother, People, Earth, Healing)

In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect.
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Keywords: Life, America, Earth, Europe, Principles, states)

You have indeed done much since the new century began to give shape and substance to the growing, the insistent desire that war may be banished from the earth.
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Keywords: War, Desire, Earth, May)

There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public's right to know.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Country, Earth, Public, Right, Tradition)

I hate every human being on earth. I feel that everyone is beneath me, and I feel they should all worship me. That's what I told my kids. I think I must have been Adolf Hitler in a past life.
- Roseanne Barr
(Keywords: Life, Being, Earth, Hate, Kids, Past, Worship)



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