Quotes by settlers

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  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    America is not a young land: it is old and dirty and evil before the settlers, before the Indians. The evil is there waiting.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Cincinnati attracted its first permanent white settlers by flatboat in 1788. It took its name from the Society of Cincinnati, an organization of Revolutionary officers. That name came from Cincinnatus, the Roman farmer and general.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    Commuters give the city its tidal restlessness; natives give it solidity and continuity; but the settlers give it passion.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    I think there would be no shortage of applicants to the government astronaut corps to be settlers on the planet Mars. And I think this would be very inspiring.
  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
    Albert Bushnell Hart
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    One of the strongest and most persistent elements in national development has been that inheritance of political traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
    Alistair Cooke
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    People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers.
  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
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    The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    Canadian ice hockey player 1939-
    Bobby Hull
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    Well, pioneers always suffer. I don't care who is the first to embark upon things. For instance, settlers that settled the West, Western Canada and the U.S... they went though hell doing it, but it had to be done.
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