Quotation Explorer - 'North'

Being the Novelist-in-Residence at a riad hotel in the kasbah of an Arabic North African city is a lot like trying to write one’s memoirs on shreds of napkins in a nuthouse. - Roman Payne
The beauties of the North seemed to be intensified by the loss we had experienced there, and they drew us back to them. - David Almond
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
A half-dead thing in a stark, dead world, clean mad for the muck called gold;While high overhead, green, yellow and red, the North Lights swept in bars?-Then you've a hunch was the music meant...hunger and night and the stars. - Robert W. Service
Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. - Khaled Hosseini
If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in the World, it just goes to show, that you haven't partied like there is no tomorrow with the fun loving posse of The Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, The Taliban, or ISIS. They all party off the hook! - James Hauenstein
My tomb shall be in a spot where the north wind may scatter roses over it. - Omar Khayyám
Even if our minds are apart and our bodies on their paths, our souls are wired from North to South Pole .K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans - Charlie Chaplin
I ask of film what most North Americans ask of psychedelic drugs.
The more I see of the country, the less I feel I know about it. There is a saying that after five years in the north every man is an expert; after ten years, a novice. - Pierre Berton
Abraham Lincoln did not shoot John Wilkes Booth. Titanic did not sink a North Atlantic iceberg. And Fox News is neither fair nor balanced. These are simple historical facts intelligible to all adults, most children, and some of your more discerning domesticated animals. But not... to Bill O - Keith Olbermann
Just finished [Capitalist in North Korea]—fascinating! What an experience. Wow. - Justin Rohrlich Emmy Award Winner Head Writer Minyanville's World In Review
[I]f you think that American imperialism and its globalised, capitalist form is the most dangerous thing in the world, that means you don't think the Islamic Republic of Iran or North Korea or the Taliban is as bad. - Christopher Hitchens
Just finished [Capitalist in North Korea]—fascinating! What an experience. Wow." —Justin Rohrlich, Emmy Award Winner, Head Writer, Minyanville's World In Review - Felix Abt
I was always an unusual girl.My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean. - Lana Del Rey
If you know the North, you know where the South is; if you know the darkness, you know where the light is! Evil is an excellent compass to find the good! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A recent survey or North American males found 42% were overweight, 34% were critically obese and 8% ate the survey. - Banksy
We could talk about the retraction of re-productive rights in North Carolina and Texas and Ohio, or we could conjure up a lot of statistics about domestic and sexual violence or women living in poverty. If the patriarchy is dead, the numbers have not gotten the memo. - Roxanne Gay
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Sci-fi doesn't show me much about alien's nature but shows a lot about North American nature. - Robin Sacredfire
Leaving North Korea is not like leaving any other country. It is more like leaving another universe. I will never truly be free of its gravity, no matter how far I journey. - Hyeonseo Lee
Yes, 1960’s North American sitcoms have led me to study the United States 1920’s and 1930’s crime bosses— QET Jenkins - Kim Welsman
The north wind brings forth rain, yet your wishes bring you hope. - Auliq Ice
A pine tree standeth lonelyIn the North on an upland bare;It standeth whitely shroudedWith snow, and sleepeth there.It dreameth of a Palm treeWhich far in the East alone,In the mournful silence standethOn its ridge of burning stone. - Heinrich Heine
RED-SKIN, n. A North American Indian, whose skin is not red -- at least not on the outside. - Ambrose Bierce
Progress isn't about how fast or how far you are moving, it's about the direction your heart and body is pointed. Keep those aimed at your truest north and you'll get to where you want to be. - Toni Sorenson
Abt Draws from a trove of personal experience to create a vivid account of the people and place. Along the way, Abt addresses big questions such as economic reform and practical ones such as how to use e–commerce to achieve brand recognition in North Korea. - Jeff Baron
Not since North Korean media declared Kim Jong-il to be the reincarnation of Kim Il Sung has there been such a blatant attempt to create a necrocracy, or perhaps mausolocracy, in which a living claimant assumes the fleshly mantle of the departed. - Christopher Hitchens
The rig began shaking like caffeine withdrawal." --Opening sentence of THE FURY. "The duct-taped Buick swam north on Rush Street, hunting whores like a lesser white shark." --First sentence of Chapter One, THE FURY - Shane Gericke
And if they are racists I will attack them with the north - Abraham Lincoln/Michael Scott
I travel North Pole to South Pole; just like patience, Long but still reachable. - kent Ian N. Cny
A person has to ignore the larger social, economic, political, and religious climate of early North American colonialism to advance the Christian nation myth. - David D. Flowers
She was our guardian angel. Lucy saved us from mystery. Without her, our marriage would be ruined. Her disappearance created an open wound that we can't fix but the most devasting reality is probably the fact that her body will never be found. She is a living ghost in Wilmington, North Carolina. - Chloé Danielo
My criticism of procedure is that when in his discussion he arrives at a contradiction, he construes it as a crisis in the universe. Alfred North Whitehead - Hegel
George Macdonald said, 'If you knew what God knows about death you would clap your listless hands', but instead I find old people in North America just buying this whole youth obsession. I think growing older is a wonderful privilege. I want to learn to glorify God in every stage of my life. - Elisabeth Elliot
Every day is Make a Difference Day.1. Try a Little Tenderness.2. A Change of Heart Changes Everything.3. Choose Integrity as your True North and you will never get lost. (Professional athletes wise up.) - Steve William Laible
REPARTEE, n. Prudent insult in retort. Practiced by gentlemen with a constitutional aversion to violence, but a strong disposition to offend. In a war of words, the tactics of the North American Indian. - Ambrose Bierce
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. - Confucius
A deed done to others, but for yourself is not a worthy one at all. Instead, place another before you; in this way, you can be sure your moral compass always points North. - Jason W. Blair
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