1. ‘Geography is concerned to provide accurate, orderly & rational description & interpretation of the variable character of earth suface’. - Hartshorne
2. ‘Man is the product of the earth’s surface’. - Ellen Semple
3. ‘Man is a geographical agent & not the least.’ - Lucien Febvre
4. ‘There are no necessities but everywhere possibilities’. - Lucien Febvre.
5. ‘Mutually coordinated & not subordinated in space’ – on Possibilism - Hettner
6. Climatic influences are persistent, often obdurate in their control - Semple
7. Routes through which people have migrated have impressed upon their social characteristics - - Demolins.
8. Supreme achievements of civilization were bounded by climate - Huntington.
9. Everywhere man contributes in inverting the physiognomy of earth - Brunhes
10. Geography is the mirror & reveals essence of human existence & striving - Yi Fu Tuan
11. Humanism is a conviction that men & women can best improve their lives by thinking & acting for themselves & especially by excercising their capacity for reason. - Ralph
12. We should study the earth as if we were sitting in a balloon & looking down upon it. - Brunhes