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" A book I would take with me to a desert island is 'Paradise Lost,' which I studied in college and hated so much by the end of the class that I never wanted to see it again. "
" A cactus doesn't live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn't killed it yet. "
" A child raised on a desert island, alone, without social interaction, without language, and thus lacking empathy, is still a sentient being. "
" A desert is a place without expectation. "
" A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all. "
" A few men own from ten thousand to two hundred thousand acres each. The poor Laborer can find no resting place, save on the barren mountain, or in the trackless desert. "
" All of a sudden their husband's dead and maybe a child is dead and they have absolutely nothing - and they're heading through the desert at night. "
Nicholas D. Kristof
" A movie I must have seen 10 times is 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.' It's an old movie, but still such a beautiful message. If I had only one film I could take on my computer on a desert island, I would take 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull.' "
" And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand. "
" Apart altogether from our own vital interests, we cannot and must not desert those other nations who have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers. "
" Apollo 11 was the movie premiere of moon landings, with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Neil was a bit of a mystic, but also a taciturn guy from what I can tell. He really saw the moon as looking like the American high desert. He wasn't someone who dealt in metaphors. "
" Area 51 is located in southern Nevada desert about 75 miles north of Las Vegas. It's set inside a greater land parcel that's about the size of the state of Connecticut that's called the 'Nevada Test and Training Range.' "
" Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first, then you are a parasite; if the second, then you are an oasis in the desert. "
" As a kid living in an isolated desert town, the most diversity I saw in my media was Claudia Kishi, the Japanese American girl from 'The Baby-Sitters Club.' "
" As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie. "
" As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means. "
" Before the advent of the Web, if you wanted to sustain a belief in far-fetched ideas, you had to go out into the desert, or live on a compound in the mountains, or move from one badly furnished room to another in a series of safe houses. "
" Being a good psychoanalyst, in short, has the same disadvantage as being a good parent: The children desert one as they grow up. "
" Being in the desert was brilliant and it was hard. "
" Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy. "
Julia Ward Howe
" Broadway is another monster. I've been touring since I was 12 years old and I love being on the road - one day you're here, next day it's snowing, and the next you are in a desert and it's 110 degrees. So I guess I'm kind of used to the madness physically that you go to when you are an entertainer. But it's been great. "
" Building and launching rockets has been a lifelong hobby that my son and I share. We regularly travel to Nevada's Black Rock Desert to launch rockets. "
" Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil. "
" Corinne Bailey Rae I listen to a lot, and I'll hear Desert Island Discs and quickly write down the name of a song, and it will open up a new area of music for me. I discovered an Argentinian guitarist, Jose Luis Bieito, on Classic FM. "
" Critical lice are like body lice, which desert corpses to seek the living. "
" Desert Storm was seen by the military establishment and by some politicians as avenging Vietnam, but it left behind dangerous illusions. The victory was so decisive, and information about it so carefully managed, that the American public was never clearly informed that it was purchased at the price of approximately 100,000 Iraqi lives. "
" During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert, the use of technology made news gathering safer. "
" Every time I come, I'm still amazed at the breadth California has. Big Sur, Yosemite, the desert... I love it. "
" Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or 'the people,' constitute the great majority of those affected. "
Martin Van Creveld
" Finding shelter with nomads in the desert during summer was a matter of survival for me and my animals. "
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