Land being one of the most important factors of production, these quotes are sure to interest you! Read more for a preview into some famous ground and soil quotations and sayings.

Land Quotes

One of the most fascinating facts of our planet is that only 29.2% of its total surface area is covered by land. We as humans are highly dependent on land, as it is the sole source of our energy. It consists of all the natural resources important for the survival of mankind such as mineral deposits, fossil fuels, as well as edible herbs with medicinal properties. Most of these resources are being exploited for commercial purposes - an unhealthy trend that needs to be curbed at the earliest.

During recent times, lands have been classified as agricultural, residential, farm, commercial and barren lands. Lands have also been the cause of several political and family disputes. Several centuries ago, humans started creating barriers and national boundaries to help in distinguishing between the lands belonging to two nations. Land has been the reason why many wars were waged in the past. Remember those history lessons of a king trying to invade a neighboring nation’s land to expand his empire? To know more about land- go through the ground or soil quotes. Let’s refrain from exploiting lands for personal benefits and try to preserve the world around us.

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.

- Herbert Hoover

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

- Adam Smith

There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.

- John Wayne

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

- Kahlil Gibran

The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it.

- Dylan Thomas

Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones.

- Pericles

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.

- Andy Warhol

Left wing, chicken wing, it don't make no difference to me.

- Woody Guthrie

I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.

- Harriet Tubman

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.

- Aldo Leopold

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.

- Aldo Leopold

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.

- Laurence J. Peter

To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself.

- Leonard Cohen

The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the venture of his adopted land.

- James Baldwin

It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can't fly away.

- Anthony Trollope

I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.

- Annie Leibovitz

What I am interested in now is the landscape. Pictures without people. I wouldn't be surprised if eventually there are no people in my pictures. It is so emotional.

- Annie Leibovitz

Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples.

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“We remain a land of great promise, but we must move on, ... humility in exercising our power around the world.”

- Bruce Springsteen

You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention and sometimes somebody will throw a rock at you. That's the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians.

- David Lee Roth

What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness.

- George Martin

Violence is almost an everyday occurrence in some Muslim lands: it should not be exacerbated by revenge attacks on more innocent families and communities.

- Cat Stevens

It's just a little dusty valley. There is nothing there. We're going to have to develop the entire site.

- Ian Mcewan

Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.

- Drew Barrymore

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.

- James Madison

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.

- Gautama Buddha

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