Quotes of Displace

“ I hope we don't have a Great Society mind-set because of this disaster,... Is this a tidal shift? Is this one of those times when government shifts back to a more interventional, more hands-on approach and away from laissez-faire? ”

- Bill Owens

“ Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament. ”

- Paul De Man

“ Our people were taken back to a culture of dependence. Our unity was destroyed, as tribalism was entrenched. The virtues of hard work were displaced, as national coffers were opened wide for looters. ”

- Mwai Kinaki

“ There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also. ”

- Melissa Etheridge

“ There will always be someone to take your place, but no one can every replace you. ”

- Rita Mero

“ We will not replace the United States. It's not possible,... It's nothing we want to do. ”

- Goran Persson

“ All nationalisms are at heart deeply concerned with names: with the most immaterial and original human invention. Those who dismiss names as a detail have never been displaced; but the peoples on the peripheries are always being displaced. That is why they insist upon their continuity — their links with their dead and the unborn. ”

- John Berger

“ My first few weeks in America are always miserable, because the tastes I am cursed with are all of a kind that cannot be gratified here, and I am not enough in sympathy with our "gross public" to make up for the lack on the aesthetic side. One's friends are delightful; but we are none of us Americans, we don't think or feel as the Americans do, we are the wretched exotics produced in a European glass-house, the most displaced and useless class on earth! ”

- Edith Wharton

“ Someone receives a promotion, gets an important assignment, makes a major discovery, or moves into the president's office. "He's lucky," an envious person remarks. "He gets the breaks; they're always in his favor." In reality, luck or the breaks of life had little or nothing to do with it… ”

- Kenneth Hildebrand

“ There's always a part of me that's migrating. That's so much part of my attempt to portray all these different men. The sense of being displaced from my home, homeland and language is a very real part of my working life. ”

- Ben Kingsley
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