Top 90 Geography Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Geography Quotes from famous people such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Aquaria, Tim O’Brien, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Christopher Moore, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazz

America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Doing makeup, especially for drag, is all about being aware of the geography and angles of your face.
To provide background and physical description and all the rest is of course vital to fiction, but vital only insofar as such detail is in the service of a richly imagined story, rather than in the service of good botany or good philosophy or good geography.
Tim O’Brien
Americans don’t learn about the world; they don’t study world history, other than American history in a very one-sided fashion, and they don’t study geography.
Zbigniew Brzezinski
I’ve made a dog’s breakfast of English history, geography, ‘King Lear,’ and the English language in general.
Christopher Moore
I like geography. I think I know every country in the world. If someone from another country plays for my team, I will know where he is from.
Vlade Divac
Geography can be a major restriction for people to not be able to showcase their talent.
Shankar Mahadevan
The truth is that the history of Mexico is a history in the image of its geography: abrupt and tortuous. Each historical period is like a plateau surrounded by tall mountains and separated from the other plateaus by precipices and divides.
Octavio Paz
Food is the best way to teach history and geography and most everything else.
Mark Kurlansky
I like science – geography, meteorology, cosmology.
Randy Newman
I don’t think there’s anything inherently wrong with a bank being big. In fact, there are some good arguments about universality of geography that in theory, if you have all your eggs in one little community, and some big employer goes out, that could be your downfall.
Wilbur Ross
Landscape architecture is basically geodesign; it’s designing geography. And yet geodesign is not only done by landscape architects, it’s done by some of the world’s largest corporations.
Jack Dangermond
Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic.
John James Audubon
I sometimes try to think of my life as an Iranian, and it is hard to imagine. I am grateful for the life I have had in America and all the amazing opportunities and experiences it has given me. But there is a spirit in Iranians I can see that is unbounded by geography.
Pardis Sabeti
Right now, there are a limited number of customers for Canadian oil. Due to simple geography – and without the pipeline – it’s really only cost effective for Canadian oil producers to sell their oil to North American customers, mostly American Midwesterners.
Ron Wyden
The real world is the fantasy writer’s scrapbook. Real history, real geography, real customs and religions are all invaluable sources of guidance and inspiration.
Lynn Flewelling
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.
John F. Kennedy
The different foods and cultures and geography and art – I could spend my lifetime traveling around India and still not fully know it.
Shenaz Treasury
I’ve always had a passion for geography. Even at a very young age.
Robert Lepage
An hour or two spent in writing from dictation, another hour or two in reading aloud, a little geography and a little history and a little physics made the day pass busily.
Hudson Stuck
My idea is to make moves to bring chess back to the world’s map, to make it part of the world’s geography again.
Anatoly Karpov
I love, love writing about Los Angeles. I love exploring every part of it. And I find, rather than a burden, it’s actually one of the most enjoyable parts of the writing process for me. I love everything about L.A. Okay, not the traffic. But I love the way it looks. I love the geography. I love the diversity.
Robert Crais
I believe very strongly, and have fought since many years ago – at least over 30 years ago – to get architecture not just within schools, but architecture talked about under history, geography, science, technology, art.
Richard Rogers
I’ve consciously taken on material that’s a bit too much for me but not an overreach. The first movie, just about performances. ‘The Town,’ I learned how to work broader material, develop tension, direct bigger scenes, action sequences. ‘Argo,’ I experimented with film stock, widened the scope of my geography.
Ben Affleck
I spent almost no time studying categories like geography and sports, even though they came up frequently on ‘Jeopardy,’ because I’m already strong in those subjects.
James Holzhauer
After university, I was desperate to be an ambassador. It went back to geography: I loved the idea of living in exotic and exciting countries, but still driving a Land Rover and having tea. I failed the Foreign Office exams three times.
Ben Fogle
I followed lectures on the history, geography, economy and political organization of Sweden.
Christian de Duve
Governments have always played an important role in energy investment, but this role has been increasing due to both geography and technology.
Fatih Birol
Poverty is not the simple result of bad geography, bad culture, bad history. It’s the result of us: of the ways that people choose to organize their societies.
Adam Davidson
If some peoples pretend that history or geography gives them the right to subjugate other races, nations, or peoples, there can be no peace.
Ludwig von Mises
In human geography, we think about landscapes as being political, social, cultural, economic, and physical things all at the same time. And that’s the way that I wanted to approach the question of state secrecy.
Trevor Paglen
My first kiss was in the geography room, where you put

My first kiss was in the geography room, where you put all the maps. I actually don’t know how to say it in English.
Marion Cotillard
I’m a member of the National Trust. I absolutely love architecture, history, geography, the arts and culture. Oh, and I love gardens. I moved from London to Hertfordshire, so I could get a garden.
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.
Lance Loud
GIS is the only technology that actually integrates many different subjects using geography as its common framework.
Jack Dangermond
School boards are, for the most part,made up of political wannabes who see a board seat as a stepping stone for political office, or well-meaning parents who represent an ethnic group or geography, or have some other narrow interests. Few people on them understand what governance is about.
Eli Broad
Once the Internet removes geography as a constraint, the smartest people go to the most beautiful places.
Greg Gianforte
I would say that the fundamental question of geography is about how humans shaped the Earth’s surface and how we, in turn, are shaped by the ways in which we have shaped the Earth’s surface. So, for me, geography was just a set of tools that allowed me to ask these kinds of questions and to try to think through them.
Trevor Paglen
For sheer majestic geography and sublime scale, nothing beats Alaska and the Yukon. For culture, Japan. And for all-around affection, Australia.
Sam Abell
India’s prosperity is sectioned by geography, such as in Bangalore, where the information technology industry is prominent. Because they have a conduit out of India, competing in the world by the Internet, it’s not regulated in corrupt ways, and it is very prosperous.
Clayton M. Christensen
All my life… I believed in Malaysian merger and unity of the two territories. You know that we, as a people, are connected by geography, economics, by ties of kinship.
Lee Kuan Yew
When I was energy and climate change secretary I sat around a cabinet table with Gove, and he couldn’t help playing to the Tory climate-sceptic audience. As education secretary, he tried to ban climate change from the geography curriculum. After an angry exchange of letters with me, he eventually backed down.
Ed Davey
Thanks to our geography and the structure of our economy, Virginia gets a front-row seat to the happenings in Washington. We feel the first impacts, positive or negative, of the decisions made in the White House and on Capitol Hill.
Ralph Northam
Everything has to do with geography.
Judy Martz
As women, we may not be a minority, but there is a bond that we all share. It is not a bond of geography. Or religion. Or culture. It is a bond of shared experience – experiences that only women go through and struggles that only women face.
Amal Clooney
Sometimes I think war is God’s way of teaching us geography.
Paul Rodriguez
When I was in the fourth grade, I became intensely interested in geography and I learned it well.
Clyde Tombaugh
I want my books to last, to stand the test of time, and to do that I focus on the forces that shape the subject – the cultural and sociological geography – to capture them in a way that will explain them no matter what they are doing.
David Maraniss
Cultural values are, in themselves, neutral as well as universal, and so much depends on how individuals or ethnic groups use them. Values are influenced by so many factors such as geography, climate, religion, the economy and technology.
F. Sionil Jose
Geography does not define you – love does.
Eve Ensler
I failed world geography, civics, Spanish and English. And when you fail Spanish and English, they do not consider you bilingual. They may call you bi-ignorant because you can’t speak any language.
Tim Scott
Stories helped me unite parts of my existence that might otherwise have seemed irrevocably split by geography and time. And stories helped me find a future in which I, such a mongrel, could be comfortable.
Mohsin Hamid
Israel necessarily has a thinner margin of security than the United States, given differences in size, geography and military capabilities.
Haim Saban