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Continents Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Continents

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When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

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Nay, be a Columbus to whole new
continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost:
each city takes to resembling all cities,
places exchange their form, order, distances,
a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
- Italo Calvino

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All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper -
just running down the edges of different countries and continents,
'looking for something'.
- Elizabeth Bishop

Why did human development proceed at such different
rates on different continents for the last 13,000 years?
- Jared Diamond

I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents.
- Martha Gellhorn


 

The inventions and the great discoveries have opened
up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange,
provided we are willing.
- Alva Myrdal

If the Spray discovered no continents on her voyage,
it may be that there were no more continents to be discovered.
She did not seek new worlds, or sail to pow-wow about the dangers of the sea.
- Joshua Slocum

Long after this wonderful event in the Earth's history,
when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia,
Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents
began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied
areas for hunting and fishing.
- Harry Johnston

The broadest pattern of history - namely,
the differences between human societies on different continents -
seems to me to be attributable to differences among
continental environments,
and not to biological differences among peoples themselves.
- Jared Diamond

Traditions are imploding and exploding everywhere -
everything is coming together,
for better or worse, and we can no longer pretend we're
all living in different worlds because we're on different continents.
- Philip Glass

In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography,
soil profile and distinctive weather patterns,
is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents.
- Peter Garrett

It is quite possible we may have formed entirely erroneous
ideas of what we actually see.
The greenish gray patches may not be seas at all,
nor the ruddy continents, solid land.
Neither may the obscuring patches be clouds of vapor.
- Edward E. Barnard

Some otherwise sane scientists have seriously proposed
that we tuck this deadly garbage under the edges of
drifting continents but how can they be sure the moving
land masses will climb over the waste and not just push it forward?
- David R. Brower

It is extremely important that mass media,
having freed from the relics of the Cold War,
served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions,
the rich and the poor, countries and continents.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group,
on other continents or in Europe itself,
outside of the League of Nations, any more than it
could oppose the League of Nations.
- Aristide Briand

I've been very lucky in my long life.
On three continents, in diverse cultures,
through happy moments, not-so-happy moments,
and moments as marvelous as this one,
I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters.
- Dino De Laurentiis

The human brain now holds the key to our future.
We have to recall the image of the planet from outer space:
a single entity in which air,
water, and continents are interconnected.
That is our home.
- David Suzuki

The historical circumstance of interest is that the
tropical rain forests have persisted over broad parts
of the continents since their origins as stronghold
of the flowering plants 150 million years ago.
- E. O. Wilson

Fourscore and seven years ago
our fathers brought forth on this continent,
a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln

The United States and Mexico are trapped -
economically,
culturally, politically and because of drug crime -
in the same continent.
- Barry McCaffrey

We will continue to count on your unwavering support
and commitment to working with leaders of our continent
in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
- Thabo Mbeki

You can do but one of these things; it is folly to attempt anything else,
for there cannot exist a slave confederacy and a free
confederacy side by side upon this continent.
- John Brough

This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky.
- James Agee

Big Sur is at the end of the continent.
It attracts really crazy people.
- Carter Burwell

We settled this continent without art.
So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury,
not a necessity.
- Arthur Erickson

Prior to September 11, we thought the world beyond
our shores was one world of risk and the world in our
continent was another world of risk.
- John Ashcroft

I come from a country and also a continent whose identity is in the making.
We're a very young culture, and I think that things
are not yet crystallised.
- Walter Salles

The great hinderance to the development of this continent
has lain in the lack of capital.
- William Graham Sumner

Australia is the most isolated continent.
- Jared Diamond

England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa,
the last country in the continent to gain its independence.
- Richard Grant

Even in our day, science suspects beyond the Polar seas,
at the very circle of the Arctic Pole,
the existence of a sea which never freezes and a continent which is ever green.
- H. P. Blavatsky

The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the
continent like whales that have taken to the land.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

As always on this boulevard, the faces were young,
coming annually in an endless migration from every country,
every continent, to alight here once in the long journey of their lives.
- Brian Moore

The conductor's stand is not a continent of power,
but rather an island of solitude.
- Riccardo Muti

Do you think that the people of South Africa,
or anywhere on the continent of Africa,
or India, or Pakistan are longing to be kicked around all over again?
- Arundhati Roy

Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see
the natural forces which will enable us to fly from
continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird.
- Simon Newcomb

Those who oppressed us described us as the Dark Continent!
- Thabo Mbeki

I come from Brazil, which is a Portuguese speaking part of the continent.
- Walter Salles

From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,
an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
- Winston Churchill

The resources of our continent attract,
more than ever, the interests of rich countries.
- Omar Bongo

My wife is one of the best wimin on this Continent,
altho' she isn't always gentle as a lamb with mint sauce.
- Charles Farrar Browne

On the Continent people have good food;
in England people have good table manners.
- George Mikes

The world is now unipolar and contains o-nly o-ne superpower.
Canada shares a continent with that superpower.
- Stephen Harper

The rational mind of man is a shallow thing,
a shore upon a continent of the irrational,
wherein thin colonies of reason have settled amid a savage world.
- Wilford O. Cross

And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent
because there are those who must always cause confusion
so that we do not keep these natural resources.
- Miriam Makeba

The other aspect is that you become much more aware
of the structural problems that pertain to that continent.
You feel the need to act to try and solve them.
- Walter Salles

Love knows not distance; it hath no continent;
its eyes are for the stars.
- Gilbert Parker

No man is an island, entire of itself;
every man is a piece of the continent.
- John Donne

But there are rock and roll fans all over this continent and all over the globe,
really, and we're just set at marking the planet with
Styx music until the day we die.
- James Young

Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country,
but refuse to learn its languages.
- Edward V. Lucas

People began to understand that with the acquisition
of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent,
of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited,
so far as the development of natural resources and
the genera production of wealth were concerned.
- John Moody

The African Union has to act in order to put an end
to armed conflicts that undermine the continent,
to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and
other contagious diseases,
to promote sustainable development of its member states.
- Omar Bongo

Many slaves on this continent are oppressed,
and their cries have reached the ears of the Most High.
Such are the purity and certainty of his judgments,
that he cannot be partial in our favor.
- John Woolman

The concern around probable questions,
which in a sense have been hidden, will grow around
the world and the matter is critical,
the reason we are doing all this is so we can respond
correctly to what is reported to be a major catastrophe
on the African continent.
- Thabo Mbeki

I still like being in North of England and I keep a place there.
But there are a lot of things about the Continent that are to be preferred.
The social institutions work better,
women have a better position in society and the food is another thing.
- Andrew Eldritch

About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly.
It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea
and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent.
Where the sun strikes it, it is golden.
- Frank Yerby

I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia
were swallowed up by a tidal wave,
if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the
continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
- Russell Crowe

Seeking fortunes in America led to Germany losing people,
and the American continent received many people whose
contributions are particularly clear in the agricultural and technical fields.
- Julius Streicher

The advantage to Great Britain of a regular free trade in corn would,
therefore, be more by raising the rest of the world
to our standard and price,
than by lowering the prices here to the standard of the Continent.
- Joseph Hume

Africa is a continent in flames.
And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us,
we would all do more to put the fire out.
We're standing around with watering cans,
when what we really need is the fire brigade.
- Bono

The British merchants represented that they received
some profit indeed from Virginia and South Carolina,
as well as the West Indies; but as for the rest of this continent,
they were constant losers in trade.
- Ezra Stiles

Those who have always had faith in its final success
can do no less than rejoice as if it was our own triumph
after five years of daily struggle to impose Cuban
music on the European continent.
- Alejo Carpentier

Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure
that Europe became a continent of humanism,
and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must
now intervene in the Middle East conflict.
- Daniel Barenboim

Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have
taught me that when nothing can possible go wrong and
every avenue has been covered,
then is the time to buy a house on the next continent.
- Terry Prachett

I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa,
whereby its leaders combine in their efforts
to solve the problems of this continent.
I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests,
of all our great wildernesses.
- Nelson Mandela

From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East,
from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent,
and even here in our own hemisphere,
our veterans have made the world a better place and
America the great country we are today.
- John Hoeven

Australia is properly speaking an island,
but it is so much larger than every other island on the face of the globe,
that it is classed as a continent in order to convey
to the mind a just idea of its magnitude.
- Charles Sturt

The fact is that ours is the first generation that
can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye,
look across the ocean to Africa, and say this,
and mean it.
We do not have to stand for this.
A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.
- Bono


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