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Displaced Quotes

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I am very aware that there are many of you who have
friends and loved ones in the areas affected by this
storm who have been displaced or who have not yet been accounted for.
- Jo Bonner

Towns and cities throughout the United States have
opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families
displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm.
- Jo Bonner

Now if this electron is displaced from its equilibrium position,
a force that is directly proportional to the displacement
restores it like a pendulum to its position of rest.
- Pieter Zeeman

As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky.
It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism.
- Dennis Potter

 

I saw my mother in a different light.
We all need to do that.
You have to be displaced from what's comfortable and routine,
and then you get to see things with fresh eyes,
with new eyes.
- Amy Tan

I've always been an outsider; a displaced person.
- Siobhan Fahey

What, other than injustice, could be the reason that
the displaced citizens of New Orleans cannot be accommodated
by the richest nation in the world?
- Wynton Marsalis

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Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament.
- Paul de Man

Once the object has been constructed,
I have a tendency to discover in it,
transformed and displaced,
images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
- Alberto Giacometti

We must continue to have voting rights in the state,
not to politicize this, but they must have a voice
in the rebuilding effort in the community from which
they have been displaced.
- Marc Morial

I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands
endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature,
and it should be displaced.
Failing that, I try to work with those companies and
help them change the way they think about our resources.
- Yvon Chouinard

Never in our country's history have we witnessed a
natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area.
In fact, as of the writing of this column,
millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced
from their homes in a period of only five days.
- Jo Bonner

For infrastructure technology, C will be hard to displace.
- Dennis Ritchie

I just think the most difficult thing to displace is privilege.
- Sean Connery

In this very real world, good doesn't drive out evil.
Evil doesn't drive out good.
But the energetic displaces the passive.
- William Bernbach

A German immersed in any civilization different from
his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the
amount of intelligence he displaces.
- Jose Bergamin

Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism,
displacing incompetence.
- Kingsley Amis

There's a lot to be said for not displacing people.
- Barney Frank

I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil,
until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art,
poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists,
or that has been produced anywhere in the past,
under opposite influences.
- Walt Whitman

Laziness may appear attractive,
but work gives satisfaction.
- Anne Frank

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
- Sam Keen

Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.
- James Cash Penney

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness;
there is also the success of others.
- Jules Renard

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention.
Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness,
possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.
- Agatha Christie

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man -
the airplane,
the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence,
but speaks volumes about his laziness.
- Mark Kennedy

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we
tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
- Walter Annenberg

Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort,
will wonderfully tone up the mind and body.
- Grenville Kleiser

The three chief virtues of a programmer are:
Laziness,
Impatience and Hubris.
- Larry Wall

Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure.
But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
- Robert Half

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
- Jules Renard

Laziness.
Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
- Ambrose Bierce

My block was due to two overlapping factors:
laziness and lack of discipline.
- Mary Garden

I never work just to work.
It's some combination of laziness and self-respect.
- Harold Ramis

I like the word 'indolence'.
It makes my laziness seem classy.
- Bern Williams

Nothing irritates me more than chronic laziness in others.
Mind you, it's only mental sloth I object to.
Physical sloth can be heavenly.
- Elizabeth Hurley

Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given.
I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
- Denzel Washington

Hard work - I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn't fly.
It's all in the practice.
It does take work and it ain't easy -
but man,
the rewards!
- Susan Powter

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.
There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
- Benjamin Franklin

Know the true value of time; snatch,
seize,
and enjoy every moment of it.
No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination:
never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
- Lord Chesterfield

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis,
the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion -
these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work.
But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and
is associated somehow with laziness.
- Jerome Bruner

There's much to be said for feeling numb.
Time passes more quickly.
You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness,
you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it.
- Doug Coupland

In reality, everyone is good in bed.
Close eyes.
Shutdown brain.
Pause as necessary.
Restart brain.
Open eyes.
What's there to not be good at? Bed is the one place
where laziness is rewarded.
- John Dobbin

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable.
However, they who aim at it, and persevere,
will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness
and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
- Lord Chesterfield

For example, I was discussing the use of email and
how impersonal it can be,
how people will now email someone across the room rather
than go and talk to them.
But I don't think this is laziness, I think it is a
conscious decision people are making to save time.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Much literary criticism comes from people for whom
extreme specialization is a cover for either grave
cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness,
the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leap and the net will appear.
- John Burroughs

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The shortest and surest way to
live with honor in the world,
is to be in reality
what we would appear to be.
- Socrates

You are more than you appear to be.
- Ernest Holmes

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Old friends pass away, new friends appear.
It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives.
The important thing is to make it meaningful:
a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is impossible for a man to conceal himself.
In every act, word or gesture,
he stands revealed as he is,
and not as he would have himself appear to be.
From the Universe, nothing is or can be hidden.
- Ernest Holmes

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are people in the world so hungry,
that God cannot appear to them
except in the form of bread.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Poetry should...
should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost a remembrance.
- John Keats

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In principle, the great religions of the world
do not differ as much as they appear to.
- Ernest Holmes

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the
most monstrous and foolish,
the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
- Charles Baudelaire

All things appear and disappear
because of the concurrence of causes and conditions.
Nothing ever exists entirely alone;
everything is in relation to everything else.
- The Buddha

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they
eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
- Christopher Dodd

Bloody men are like bloody buses - you wait for about
a year and as soon as one approaches your stop two or three others appear.
- Wendy Cope


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