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I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours.

Then hail! thou noble conqueror! That, when tyranny oppressed, hewed for our fathers from the wild. A land wherein to rest.
Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction.
The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
The settlement of America had its origins in the unsettlement of Europe. America came into existence when the European was already so distant from the ancient ideas and ways of his birthplace that the whole span of the Atlantic did not widen the gulf.
Other nations have tried to check... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions.
Europe and the U.K. are yesterday's world. Tomorrow is in the United States.
I have, indeed, even omitted facts, which, on account of their singularity, must in the eyes of some have appeared to border on the marvelous. But in the forests of South America such extraordinary realities are to be found, that there is assuredly no need to have recourse to fiction or the least exaggeration.
The open frontier, the hardships of homesteading from scratch, the wealth of natural resources, the whole vast challenge of a continent waiting to be exploited, combined to produce a prevailing materialism and an American drive bent as much, if not more, on money, property, and power than was true of the Old World from which we had fled.
For a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
The next Augustan age will dawn on the other side of the Atlantic. There will, perhaps, be a Thucydides at Boston, a Xenophon at New York, and, in time, a Virgil at Mexico, and a Newton at Peru. At last, some curious traveler from Lima will visit England and give a description of the ruins of St Paul s, like the editions of Balbec and Palmyra.
The world is truly beautiful solely in the eyes of a true philosopher.
The best thing about the world is that it has a mysterious structure and the worst thing is that it has a grievous structure.
The only problem with the world is that the idiots are cocksure and intelligent are doubtful.
One word can change the world “Love” and the whole life has been created only for that reason
There are two ways to change the world accept it as it is like a wise or rebuild it like an artist.
The world is in your hands, only you have the power to change it
The world is God’s salvation.
The world is a fairy tale; we are its guardians.
Arrival in the world is really a departure and that, which we call departure, is only a return.
The world contained in a seed is determined by its program.
The world is always open, waiting to be discovered.
In the end, the world returns to a grain.
The world is a navy in an empty ocean.
While the world sleeps, darkness and silence are awake.
The world cannot be translated; it can only be dreamed of and touched.
The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
Until Eve arrived, this was a man's world.
The earth is the Lord s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. [Psalms 24:1]
I have been in love, and in debt, and in drink, this many and many a year.
He, in his developed manhood, stood, a little sunburn by the glare of life.
The year's at the spring; And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hill-side's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his heaven, All's right with the world!
You do not reform a world by ignoring it.
What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
The world is a living image of God.
The world is governed by opinion.
You're the best Mom in the whole, wide world!
We will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister.
And that's the world in a nutshell, which is an appropriate receptacle.
The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual.

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