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  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    In England and America a beard usually means that its owner would rather be considered venerable than virile; on the continent of Europe it often means that its owner makes a special claim to virility.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
  • Purity of race does not exist. Europe is a continent of energetic mongrels.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The generative energy, which, when we are loose, dissipates and makes us unclean, when we are continent invigorates and inspires us. Chastity is the flowering of man; and what are called Genius, Heroism, Holiness, and the like, are but various fruits which succeed it.
  • Barry Eichengreen
    Barry Eichengreen
    American economist
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    Across the continent, political divisions are deepening. For all of these reasons, the specter of a euro zone collapse has not been dispatched.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    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.
  • America is the world of peace and must be made the continent of its definite consequence.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
    Indian author 1961-
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    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?
  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
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    England and France were rivals, not only on the continent, but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    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.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent.
    Source: Iron Curtain Speach, 05-03-1946
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck - and, of course, courage.
  • 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.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    The establishment of democracy on the American continent was scarcely as radical a break with the past as was the necessity, which Americans faced, of broadening this concept to include black men.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    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.
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