Quotation Explorer - 'Village'

I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. - Henry David Thoreau
That day had changed him. It had changed the entire village. Shaken by the death of a boy they had loved, each person had found ways to be more worthy of the sacrifice he had made. They had become kinder, more careful, more attentive to one another. - Lois Lowry
It may take a village to raise a baby, but hell! it takes an army to produce a book. - Sara Sheridan
I would just as soon have abused the old village church at home for not being a cathedral. - Joseph Conrad
S'en est allée l'amanteAu village voisin malgré la pluieSans son amant s'en est allée l'amantePour danser avec un autre que luiLes femmes mentent mentent - Guillaume Apollinaire
Nowhere but in England are the papers so full of fascinating misbehaviour. There is always a scandal brewing, there is always a politician, village vicar or bank manager being pilloried, yet at the same time the country breathes a remarkable sense of order. - Geert Mak
You may live in an unknown small village, but if you have big ideas, the world will come and find you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
. .his cell phone didn't work in Three Pines, and neither did email. He almost expected to see messages fluttering back and forth in the sky above the village, unable to descend. - Louise Penny
I wanted to do something new. The world is becoming a global village and we have to understand these different cultures. There is a Danish culture, an Israeli culture and so on. So if you want to go to Denmark, then read the book. - Enock Maregesi
Because we are a globally connected village, we need to remember that our choices are not isolated. They have a powerful ripple effect, and that ripple is global. - Linda Fisher Thornton
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. - Herbert Hoover
Today every city, town, or village is affected by it. We have entered the Neon Civilization and become a plastic world.. It goes deeper than its visual manifestations, it affects moral matters; we are engaged, as astrophysicists would say, on a decaying orbit. - Raymond Loewy
Children I implore youget out of the burning house nowthree carts wait outsideto save you from a homeless liferelax in the village squarebefore the sky everything's emptyno direction is better or worseeast is just as good as westthose who know the meaning of thisare free to go where they want - Han-shan
To trust immediate intuitions rather than collective examination that is rational, careful, and intelligent is not wisdom: it is the presumption of an old man who refuses to believe that the great world outside his village is any different from the one that he has always known. - Carlo Rovelli
I am somewhere in the middle of a village with all the modern amenities. There's something missing. Life? I reckon.... - Manasa Rao Saarloos
I read this on the gates to a village cemetery: What you are, we used to be. What we are, you’re going to be. It puts things in perspective, doesn’t it? - Ivana Hruba
De retour au village, nous demandons aux Indiens : "Pourquoi n'avez-vous tué qu'un seul caïman ?" Le guide n'a pas l'air de comprendre. Nous reposons la question. Et le petit chasseur de répondre : "Il faut laisser des animaux pour nos fils et les fils de nos fils. - Christian Kempf
It takes a village to raise a child. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; If you would know, and not be known, live in a city. - Charles Caleb Colton
It takes a village to raise an idiot.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle; therefore they take boys from one village and another village, stick them into uniforms, equip them with guns, and let them loose like wild beasts against one other. - Thomas Carlyle
Remember, the village idiot was the spiritual man who built the ark and saved his family. Keep being you and never give up marching to the beat of your own drum! - Shannon L. Alder
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village. - Marshall McLuhan
HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
A village explainer. Excellent if you were a village, but if you were not, not."(on Ezra Pound) - Gertrude Stein
With the world now a global village, your vision has to transcend different races and faces in different places around the world. - Onyi Anyado
Gay diversity is like the Village People. You can all wear different stupid outfits as long as you sing the same stupid song. - Jack Malebranche
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. - Robert Frost
Think big: Universe is a village, a small place! When you think big, all will get smaller! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We have constructed an artifice, a Potemkin village of an ecosystem where we perpetrate the illusion that the things we consume have just fallen off the back of Santa’s sleigh, not been ripped from the earth. The illusion enables us to imagine that the only choices we have are between brands. - Robin Wall Kimmerer
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