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Quotes of Maps

  1. Wars of nations are fought to change maps But wars of poverty are fought to map change. – Muhammad Ali
  2. Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent. – Robert Ballard
  3. The art of biography is different from geography. Geography is about maps but biography is about chaps. – Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  4. Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. – Les Brown
  5. For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps – Christopher Columbus
  6. The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  7. Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious. – Stanislav Grof
  8. We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains. – Ursula K. Le Guin
  9. If words are not things, or maps are not the actual territory, then, obviously, the only possible link between the objective world and the linguistic world is found in structure, and structure alone. – Alfred Korzybski
  10. Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness. – Alfred Korzybski
  11. If geography is prose, maps are iconography. – Lennart Meri
  12. You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same. – Mary Schmich

Usage examples for Maps

  1. Photograph, charts, maps and not only all our own educational exhibits, but England, France, Germany, Russia, China, and in short all the foreign countries. ” – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  2. In fact, we can't be more than twenty- five miles from a town, and there is a railroad- so my maps say- over to the east. ” – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  3. And nobody but Edmund could see that of course the shock of being swallowed by the dragon had upset all the maps and put them wrong. ” – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  4. If ever a road disgraced its name it was this Roman Road of the maps – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  5. There were hills which on the maps were called mountains, but when you came to look at them they were only a lot more sand, and there was nothing about them except an aspect of sand heaped up. ” – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  6. This was done the next day, the present maps aboard the Falcon being consulted, and the brothers comparing notes. ” – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
  7. Good maps were needed, and in this Washington was badly served, though the defect was often corrected by his intimate knowledge of the country. ” – Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence by George Wrong
  8. Nobody did any traveling in those days and as a result there were no maps or travel books to set you thinking you must pack up your traps to- morrow and start for some place you never had seen. ” – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  9. Spy reports and old maps had helped, but it was impossible to do very accurate work by these means. ” – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  10. He sat with his hands to his ears, so as not to hear, and his eyes fixed on the maps and, when the luncheon- bell rang, he deliberately waited a few minutes, pretended to himself to be annoyed because a morning passed so quickly and never came down to lunch less than five minutes late, making the excuse that he had been working so hard.... ” – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  11. The library, maps pictures, and wine are articles which you will need, and which you cannot procure without great trouble and more money. ” – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  12. Of course these maps run to an immense number. ” – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  13. Webster certainly was a good attorney for the United States in settling the boundary disputes, as is shown by the battle of the maps – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  14. With maps and books of travel Judith and he had planned it out. ” – His Family by Ernest Poole
  15. The maps were still lying on the table. ” – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  16. On re- entering the camp I did my best to look innocent, though, as luck would have it, I was really the richer by a couple of maps a compass and some candles! ” – 'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany by Gerald Featherstone Knight
  17. Then let us face the discrepancy in our two maps – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  18. Then he has maps too; pocket- maps or even larger ones. ” – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  19. She inherited a taste for travel from her father, who put some new places on the maps you know. ” – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  20. “ I am of the opinion that something may be learned by a study of the maps my daughter speaks of. ” – Curlie Carson Listens In by Roy J. Snell

Rhymes for Maps