I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations And Religions; whom we shall wellcome to a participation of all our rights and previleges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment.
I went toVietnam to take the train: people have done Stranger things in that country.
Look, Stranger, on this island now The leaping light for your delight discovers, ?Stand stable here And silent be, That through the channels of the ear May wander like a river The swaying sound of the sea.wystan hugh auden
Films are even Stranger, for what we are seeing are not disguised people but photographs of disguised people, and yet we believe them while the film is being shown.jorge luis borges
Art is the closest we can come to understanding how a Stranger really feels.roger ebert
I am a Stranger. You do not need to lie to me or pretend. Only with friends do you need masks..david gemmell
Living, being in the world, was a much greater and Stranger thing than she had ever dreamed.ursula k. le guin
Whoever heard me assert that the grey cat playing just now in the yard is the same one that did jumps and tricks there five hundred years ago will think whatever he likes of me, but it is a Stranger form of madness to imagine that the present-day cat is fundamentally an entirely different one.Arthur Schopenhauer
When a man puts on a Character he is a Stranger to, there's as much difference between what he appears, and what he is really in himself, as there is between a Vizor and a Face.
Between levity and cheerfulness there is a wide distinction; and the mind which is most open to levity is frequently a Stranger to cheerfulness.
One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the Stranger that sojourneth among you.
The true Christian is in all countries a pilgrim and a Stranger.george santayana
Stranger, if thou hast learned a truth which needs No school of long experience, that the world Is full of guilt and misery, and hast seen Enough of all its sorrows, crimes and cares, To tire thee of it, enter this wild wood And view the haunts of Nature. The calm shade Shall bring a kindred calm, and the sweet breeze That makes the green leaves dance, shall waft a balm To thy sick heart.william cullen bryant
The ultimate indignity is to be given a bedpan by a Stranger who calls you by your first name.
What made Obama unique was that he was the ultimate charismatic politician – the most unknown Stranger ever to achieve the presidency in the United States. No one knew who he was, he came out of nowhere, he had this incredible persona that floated him above the fray, destroyed Hillary, took over the Democratic Party and became president. This is truly unprecedented: A young unknown with no history, no paper trail, no well-known associates, self-created.charles krauthammer
Farewell to ye all! In the land of the Stranger I rise or I fall.davy crockett