Only the family, society's smallest unit, can change and yet maintain enough continuity to rear children who will not be 'strangers in a strange land,' who will be rooted firmly enough to grow and adapt.— Salvador Minuchin
Attractive Stranger In A Strange Land quotations
Let yourself be drawn by the strange pull of what you love. It will not lead you astray.
I have been a stranger in a strange land.
As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay my head
There is no beauty without some strangeness.
Faith strikes me as intellectual laziness.
I´m a stranger in a strange land.
Two things I do value a lot, intimacy and the capacity for joy, didn't seem to be on anyone else s list. I felt like the stranger in a strange land, and decided I'd better not marry the natives.
There are no strangers in here, just friends you haven't meet.
There is no safety this side of the grave
I've found out why people laugh. They laugh because it hurts- because it's the only thing that'll make it stop hurting... I had been told that a 'funny' thing is a thing of goodness. It isn't... The goodness is in the laughing. I grok it is a bravery- and a sharing- against pain and sorrow and defeat.
Democracy is a poor system of government at best;
the only thing that can honestly be said in its favor is that it is eight times as good as any other method the human race has ever tried.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
I've found out why people laugh. They laugh because it hurts so much . . . because it's the only thing that'll make it stop hurting.
We are all strangers in a strange land, longing for home, but not quite knowing what or where home is. We glimpse it sometimes in our dreams, or as we turn a corner, and suddenly there is a strange, sweet familiarity that vanishes almost as soon as it comes...
Democracy's worst fault is that its leaders are likely to reflect the faults and virtues of their constituents.
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.
We are born strangers in a strange land, and remain so.
Travel simply reminds us of this essential truth. The transmission of a powerful story, one human to another, is an alchemical activity in which we are enlarged and changed.
To be a stranger in a strange land: Whenever one feasts, one thinks of one's brother twice as much as before, There where my brother far away is ascending, The dogwood is flowering, and a man is missed.
My dear, I used to think I was serving humanity .
. . and I pleasured in the thought. Then I discovered that humanity does not want to be served; on the contrary it resents any attempt to serve it. So now I do what pleases myself.
Discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.
Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith.
There comes a time in the life of every human when he or she must decide to risk ‘his life, his fortune and his sacred honor’ on an outcome dubious. Those who fail the challenge are merely overgrown children, can never be anything else.
Christ was crucified for preaching without a police permit
A friend may be waiting behind a strangers face.
ONCE UPON A TIME when the world was young there was a Martian named Smith.
Valentine Michael Smith was as real as taxes but he was a race of one.
But a stranger in a strange land, he is no one.
Men know him not, and to know not is to care not for.
But goodness alone is never enough. A hard, cold wisdom is required for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil.
Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveler.
I never do anything I don't want to do. Nor does anyone, but in my case I am always aware of it.
Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil.
Contemplation must bring forth right action in order to permit further growth.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
You are a stranger in a strange land.
As an evolved person living in a relatively unevolved world, you are constantly subjected to a bombardment of seemingly endless negative vibrations emanating from those around you.
Self awareness is NOT just a bunch of amino acids bumping together.
Like every living thing its prime characteristic is a blind, unreasoned instinct to survive.
Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so some have entertained angels without knowing.
I try so hard not to think that I am a stranger in a strange land. But I know that I stand out.
I do know that the slickest way to lie is to tell the right amount of truth--then shut up.
I had crossed de line of which I had so long been dreaming.
I was free; but dere was no one to welcome me to de land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land . . .
Success occurs when strangers become friends.
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.
'Lost in Translation' movie says something interesting about the alienation of being a stranger in a strange land, but also of being a celebrity. That kind of feeling of not being in the same strata as everyone else.
If you create something that is essentially alien to you - as a man - and make a film about woman, the more I can surround myself with woman and combine it with my soul's point of view, the more I become a stranger in a strange land.
When you work as a day player on a film or a TV thing, like you're visiting a foreign country, where you know a couple of words of the language and a few of the cultural abnormalities, but basically you're a stranger in a strange land.
I had crossed de line of which I had so long been dreaming.
I was free; but dere was no one to welcome me to de land of freedom, I was a stranger in a strange land, and my home after all was down in de old cabin quarter, wid de ole folks, and my brudders and sisters. But to dis solemn resolution I came; I was free, and dey should be free also; I would make a home for dem in de North, and de Lord helping me, I would bring dem all dere.