quote by Pete Seeger

I want to turn the clock back to when people lived in small villages and took care of each other.

— Pete Seeger

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You are the stars and the world is watching you.

By your presence, you send a message to every village, every city, every nation. A message of hope. A message of victory.


As a child growing up in a grey-skied Yorkshire village, I would occasionally happen upon a Bollywood movie on the television. After a few minutes watching a bunch of sari-clad dancers cavorting on a Swiss mountain to tuneless music, I would switch over to some proper drama about housing estates and single mothers.

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A man who calls his kinsmen to a feast does not do so to save them from starving. They all have food in their own homes. When we gather together in the moonlit village ground it is not because of the moon. Every man can see it in his own compound. We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so.

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers, telephones and television sets. They ask - when will we get a road to our village.

Come the millennium, month 12, In the home of greatest power, The village idiot will come forth To be acclaimed the leader.


It takes a village to raise a child.

Not the children of the rich or of the powerful only, but of all alike, boys and girls, both noble and ignoble, rich and poor, in all cities and towns, villages and hamlets, should be sent to school

The true India resides in its villages.

We live, we die, and like the grass and trees, renew ourselves from the soft earth of the grave. Stones crumble and decay, faiths grow old and they are forgotten, but new beliefs are born. The faith of the villages is dust now... but it will grow again... like the trees.

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.


A man's greatest moment in life is when his enemy lays vanquished, his village aflame, his herds driven before you and his weeping wives and daughters are clasped to your breast.

The Red Army and Navy and the whole Soviet people must fight for every inch of Soviet soil, fight to the last drop of blood for our towns and villages...onward, to victory!

But in my imagination this whole thing developed and I started mixing up old folk songs with the Beatles beat and taking them down to Greenwich Village and playing them for the people there.

So I played the acoustic guitar and harmonica and stomped my foot and I think I was right in assuming that Greenwich Village would be the best place to perform my own material and possibly get some attention, move on to making records and all.

Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village.


My look was even more solidified when I started singing in Greenwich Village with my sister Lucy. We wore matching dresses as the Simon Sisters.

I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets.

A total of 1,580 people, the civilian population, suffered as a result of the bloody wave of terrorist acts that swept over Moscow and other towns and villages of our country.

The soul of India lives in its villages.


I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.

I am the granddaughter of a Welsh coal miner who was determined that his kids get out of the mines. My dad got his first job when he was six years old, in a little village in Wales called Nantyffyllon, cleaning bottles at the Colliers Arms.

I have a vision of the world as a global village, a world without boundaries.

A village is a hive of glass, where nothing unobserved can pass.

Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands;

The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands.

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Potemkin village - In politics and economics, a Potemkin village is any construction (literal or figurative) whose sole purpose is to provide an external façade to a country

Global village - The term global village describes the phenomenon of the entire world becoming more interconnected as the result of the propagation of media technologies

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Colonial Village - Colonial Village was an area in northwest Washington, D.C., built in 1931 with 80 residences. The homes are reproductions of colonial buildings, such

West Village - 004°W / 40.736; -74.004 The West Village is a neighborhood in the western section of the larger Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New

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Where I lived, it was a cold mining place, a village called Dunston.

The only time you saw a Rolls-Royce was when somebody died.

The future of India lies in its villages

Today, we turn to one person to provide what an entire village once did: a sense of grounding, meaning, and continuity. At the same time, we expect our committed relationships to be romantic as well as emotionally and sexually fulfilling. Is it any wonder that so many relationships crumble under the weight of it all?

My art teacher in junior high was a very out gay man and a mentor to me.

He would tell us about Greenwich Village and show us the 'Village Voice' and describe his life, but it was all sort of subversive and below the radar.

It is the Harvest Moon! On gilded vanes and roofs of villages, on woodland crests and their aerial neighborhoods of nests deserted, on the curtained window-panes of rooms where children sleep, on country lanes and harvest-fields, its mystic splendor rests.


Like primitive, we now live in a global village of our own making, a simultaneous happening. It doesn't necessarily mean harmony and peace and quiet but it does mean huge involvement in everybody else's affairs.

What cause have we to complain about their fierce hatred to us? For eight years now, they sit in their refugee camps in Gaza, and before their eyes we turn into our homestead the land and villages in which they and their forefathers have lived.

I used to have a wild night with three women until 5am.

, but I am getting older. In the Olympic village here, I will live it up with five women, but only until 3am.

Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil;

I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village, I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai; and I saw their elimination by electric lights.