Spirit Of Place Quotes by Alice Meynell, T. S. Eliot, Peter Ackroyd, D. H. Lawrence and many others.
Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety; and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
In London, I’ve always lived within 10 miles of where I was born. You see, there is something called a spirit of place, and my place happens to be London, at least once a fortnight.
The Spirit of Place [does not] exert its full influence upon a newcomer until the old inhabitant is dead or absorbed. So America…. The moment the last nuclei of Red [Indian] life break up in America, then the white men will have to reckon with the full force of the demon of the continent.
The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.