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Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars - mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more?

Richard P. Feynman, physicist

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.

Basil Hume, clergyman

Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer

You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst.

William Langewiesche,

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed.

Sydney Smith, clergyman

Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.

Joyce Carol Oates, novelist

As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.

Ellsworth Huntington, educator

Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy.

Julia Ward Howe, activist

The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life.

Arthur Koestler, novelist

I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.

Viggo Mortensen, actor

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, historian

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.

Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed.

T. E. Lawrence, soldier

This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.

T. E. Lawrence, soldier

Men have looked upon the desert as barren land, the free holding of whoever chose; but in fact each hill and valley in it had a man who was its acknowledged owner and would quickly assert the right of his family or clan to it, against aggression.

T. E. Lawrence, soldier

Likewise, with solar, especially here in California, we're discovering that the 80 solar farm schemes that are going forward want to basically bulldoze 1,000 sq. mi. of southern California desert. Well, as an environmentalist, we would rather that didn't happen.

Stewart Brand, author

Very few people deserted me when I went to prison. They stayed loyal.

Jeffrey Archer, politician

Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.

John Le Carre, writer

Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert - and then make it brief.

Gene Fowler, journalist

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the last drop of their blood.

Gamal Abdel Nasser, leader

Use every man after his desert, and who should scape whipping?

William Shakespeare, dramatist

A nice pop star would do you nice on one of those deserted islands.

Tom Felton, actor

I have this personal affinity for the desert. I am fascinated by the desert. I love it.

Erika Slezak, actress

Read Churchill, he tells you how crucial was the Greek role in your decisive desert victory over Rommel.

Melina Mercouri, actress

You can't totally rebel, otherwise you have to go live on your own, on a desert island. It's as simple as that.

Patrick Mcgoohan,

The ought to be a worldwide cultural taskforce that just stops you when you have ideas like combining The Red Desert with an armored car heist movie.

Steven Soderbergh, director

Sadly, it's much easier to create a desert than a forest.

James Lovelock,

The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.

Gloria Swanson, actress

It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.

Thor Heyerdahl, explorer

Within two hours of where I live, you have mountains and desert as location. I like the natural elements that abstract into light, texture, shape and shadow.

Herb Ritts, photographer

I started to draw desert islands. They were just rough, shapes in the middle of the page. Then I began drawing shapes within those shapes and I was amazed how quickly the islands got better. It took off from there.

Billy Connolly, comedian

When you are young, there is so much ahead of you, it's like the Saharan desert. You can't even see across it.

Henry Rollins, musician

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.

Khalil Gibran, poet

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.

Milton Friedman, economist

I'm perennially intrigued how people who lead largely evidence-based lives can, in a belief-based part of their mind, be certain that an invisible, divine entity created an entire universe just for us, or that the government is stockpiling space aliens in a secret desert location.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist

The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon Turns Ashes - or it prospers; and anon, Like Snow upon the Desert's dusty Face, Lighting a little hour or two - is gone.

Omar Khayyam, poet

Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring... 'How to Build a Boat.'

Steven Wright, comedian

The rules of survival never change, whether you're in a desert or in an arena.

Bear Grylls, adventurer

New York is the great stone desert.

Israel Zangwill, novelist

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.

Denis Kearney, politician

If you live for your children, they may be smitten down and leave you desolate, or, what is far worse, they may desert you and leave you worse than childless in a cold and unfeeling world.

Matthew Simpson, clergyman

It is unacceptable that immigrants, including children, are shackled and detained in deplorable conditions. And it is unacceptable that already this year immigrants have died by the dozens in the California desert or in other parts of the Southwest.

Roger Mahony, clergyman

I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them.

Harry Reid, politician

New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States.

Simeon Strunsky, writer

Victoria was just as much in love with me as I was with her. We could not bear to be apart for a single second. We were like two lovers shipwrecked on a desert island. There was no world outside our love.

Andy Gibb, musician

You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive.

Benicio Del Toro, actor

Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.

Jim Elliot, clergyman

I felt alone out there, like I was on a desert island. I felt like Gilligan.

Mickey Rivers, athlete

Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.

Rachel Field, novelist

The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.

Walter Elliot, politician

Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven.

T. E. Lawrence, soldier

Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way.

Terry Pratchett, author

I may be able to spot arrowheads on the desert but a refrigerator is a jungle in which I am easily lost.

Edward T. Hall, scientist

Right now I am preparing for another art exhibit in November in Palm Desert.

Dwayne Hickman, actor

Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community.

Larry Harvey, celebrity

I lived in small town out in the desert and my friend used to steal his mom's car in the middle of the night. He'd drive over to my house, I'd sneak out and we'd go out to the desert and just burn things down.

Mark Hoppus, musician

I can understand why those primitive desert people think a camera steals their soul. It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside.

Nigella Lawson, journalist

Being in the desert was brilliant and it was hard.

Toni Collette, actress

I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl, and I was completely surprised that the desert stole my heart to the extent it did.

Terri Windling, artist

I'm working on a very long series of paintings based on desert folklore.

Terri Windling, artist

Somali is turning into a desert. Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato, it's so crowded.

Jim Fowler, scientist

The first song is called "London." It's about two Russian soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London, where they indulge in a life of crime.

Neil Tennant, musician

It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly good people getting their deserts.

Charles Williams, editor

The magnificent army that fought in Desert Storm is a great army, and it still is a magnificent army today. But it was one we designed for the Cold War, and the Cold War has been over for ten years now.

Eric Shinseki, soldier

In that long sequence, when Lawrence enters in the desert to rescue a lost man, Lean listened the music I wrote and wanted to extend the scene to let my work stay completely.

Maurice Jarre, composer

They have a book of locations, and we would do a story about the Sahara Desert for instance, and in the California book you would find a comparable location, to match that location in California.

Robert Stack, actor

I'm just going to put out three or four releases a year and make it so that if you like the Desert Sessions, then you'll definitely like everything else.

Joshua Homme, musician

More people deserted our party and we have never recovered.

Denis Thatcher, businessman

No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.

Arthur Erickson, architect

We were in the Arabian Desert for nine months. And I was having the time of my life. It could have been an archeological expedition, a military expedition.

Peter O'Toole, actor

As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out.

Allen West, politician

I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.

Roald Dahl, novelist

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.

Washington Irving, writer

Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.

Richard M. Nixon, president

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

Being a good psychoanalyst, in short, has the same disadvantage as being a good parent: The children desert one as they grow up.

Morton Hunt,

Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for one that might not float, he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.

Lord Beaverbrook, businessman

Nevada has a world-class economy. It will only build a world-class culture with world-class research universities coupled with the Desert Research Institute.

James E. Rogers, educator

I think its really matured a lot. I like the fact that there is now more to do there than gamble, since I don't do a lot of that. The people are great. I seldom have time for vacations and when I do I prefer the beach instead of the desert.

Doug Davidson, actor

Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures.

Francois Mauriac, novelist

The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.

Jules Verne, author

Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity because it has mountains, desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.

Saadi, poet

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