Sense Of Place Quotes

Sense Of Place Quotes by Paul Tsongas, Watts Humphrey, Henry Rollins, Ed McMahon, Wendell Berry, Sue Tompkins and many others.

Lowell is my home. It is where I drew my first breath.

Lowell is my home. It is where I drew my first breath. It is where I will always derive a sense of place and a sense of belonging
Paul Tsongas
If you don t know where you are, a map won’t help.
Watts Humphrey
I think Americans suffer for their lack of travel, awareness of the world. It has horribly warped our sense of place in the scheme of things.
Henry Rollins
All Americans need a sense of place. That’s what makes our physical surroundings worth caring about.
Ed McMahon
If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you are.
Wendell Berry
I’m one who needs to be in the space [for] a sense of place and order. It’s crucial.
Sue Tompkins
Place has always been important to me, and one thing today’s Chicago exudes, as it did in 1893, is a sense of place. I fell in love with the city, the people I encountered, and above all the lake and its moods, which shift so readily from season to season, day to day, even hour to hour.
Erik Larson
The responsibility of an architect is to create a sense of order, a sense of place, a sense of relationship.
Richard Meier
People aren’t interested in blueprints; they want to sense the painter’s involvement and pleasure in the subject. . . . Paint a sense of place.
Paul Strisik
Architecture is bound to situation. And I feel like the site is a metaphysical link, a poetic link, to what a building can be.
Steven Holl
The tonal is the sense of place. It is order and reason in a world of chaos.
Frederick Lenz
When you have a solid upbringing and a strong sense of place, that sustains you. My sense of home never leaves me.
Lyle Lovett
If you don’t know where you are currently standing, you’re dead.
Samuel Beckett
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
Christopher Morley
I have a very powerful sense of place, but I have a very powerful sense of being a migrant, so it’s both. It seems like I’m always leaving my home. That’s part of the formula. I love the Dominican Republic. I go back all the time. I love New Jersey. Go back all the time.
Junot Diaz
If you don’t know where you’re going any road will do
Lewis Carroll
Being engaged in some way for the good of the community, whatever that community, is a factor in a meaningful life. We long to belong, and belonging and caring anchors our sense of place in the universe.
Patricia Churchland