Quotations that match 'continent'.

Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.
[ Cricket English Game Life Many Think]
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.
[ Above Almost Broadened Continent Fifteen Goes Golden Half Miles Mud New Orleans Out River Sea Slowly Strikes Sun Until Very Water Where Yellow]
No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population.
[ African Continent Country Descent Estimated Europe Immigrant Larger Mainly Men Million More Muslim Population Proportion Seven Six Than Them Women]
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.
[ Alight Always Annually Boulevard Coming Continent Country Endless Every Faces Here Journey Lives Long Migration Once Their Were Young]
The world is now unipolar and contains o-nly o-ne superpower. Canada shares a continent with that superpower.
[ Canada Contains Continent Now Shares Superpower World]
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.
[ Agricultural America American Clear Continent Contributions Fields Fortunes Germany Led Losing Many Particularly Received Seeking Technical Whose]
The several tribes of Indians inhabiting the regions of the Upper Missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last Letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the Continent.
[ Any Beautifully Best Continent Equipped Finest Indians Inhabiting Last Letter Looking Missouri Most Regions Several Spoke Tribes Undoubtedly Upper Whom]
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.
[ Australia Classed Continent Convey Every Face Globe Idea Island Just Larger Magnitude Mind Much Order Other Properly Speaking Than]
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.
[ Africa Combine Continent Deserts Dream Efforts Forests Great Leaders Our Problems Realization Solve Their Unity Vast Whereby]
If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable.
[ Acceptable Against Any Ballistic Being Believe Defenseless Government Idea Jeopardy Missile Number Other Our Priority Protection Puts Really System Then Type Us Weapon]
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.
[ Another Beyond Continent Our Prior Risk September Shores Thought World]
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
[ Attracts Big Continent Crazy End Really]
The great hinderance to the development of this continent has lain in the lack of capital.
[ Capital Continent Development Great Lack Lain]
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.
[ Among Attributable Between Biological Broadest Continental Continents Differences Different Environments History Human Namely Pattern Peoples Seems Societies Themselves]
The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc.
[ Admiral Any Comes Company Continental Corporation Duck Encounter Executives General Hunt Inc Modern Motors Nearest Retreat Sort]
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
[ Across Baltic Continent Curtain Descended Iron]
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. Equality
[ Ago Brought Conceived Continent Created Dedicated Equal Fathers Forth Liberty Men Nation New Our Proposition Seven Years]
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.
[ Bird Century Continent Destined Enable Exceeding Far Fly Forces Likely Natural Quite See Speed Twentieth Us Which Will]
If the people should elect, they will never fail to prefer some man of distinguished character, or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation.
[ Character Continental Distinguished Elect Fail Man Might Never Prefer Reputation Services Should Some Speak Will]
Well, as a general remark, I would say that I was discouraged by the physical and economic conditions in continental Europe after the war.
[ After Conditions Continental Discouraged Economic Europe General Physical Remark Say War Well Would]
Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.
[ Africa Continent Country Gain Independence Last Part Small]
This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky.
[ Before Continent Frank Open Palm Sky Spread]
The conductor's stand is not a continent of power, but rather an island of solitude.
[ Conductor Continent Island Power Rather Solitude Stand]
There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent.
[ Almost Because Changes Constructive Continent Demand Every Forces Irresistible Leadership Momentous Place Present Recent Strengthen Stupendous Taken Time True Unbelievable Which World Years]
My music was typically continental - nothing like, say, The Beatles.
[ Beatles Continental Music Nothing Say Typically]
I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force.
[ Continental Distressing Done Enemies Experience Force Furnishing More Necessaries Our Same Ships Shown States Than These Think Toward Trade]
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.
[ Always Because Becomes Believe Cause Confusion Continent Keep Must Natural Resources These Those Troubled]
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.
[ Between Cold Continents Countries Dialogue Extremely Freed Having Important Mass Media Nations Peace Poor Relics Religions Rich Served War]
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.
[ Became Conflict Continent Contributed Deal East Europe Great Humanism Humanist Ideals Insure Intellectuals Intervene Jewish Middle Must Now These]
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.
[ Arctic Beyond Circle Continent Day Even Ever Existence Freezes Green Never Our Polar Pole Science Sea Seas Suspects Very Which]
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.
[ Acquisition Almost Began California Concerned Continent Development Far Future Genera Had Half Nation Natural Obtained Possibilities Practically Production Resources Understand Unlimited Wealth Were Which]
American literature has never been content to be just one among the many literatures of the Western World. It has always aspired to be the literature not only of a new continent but of a New World.
[ Always American Among Aspired Been Content Continent Just Literature Many Never New Only Western World]
I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap.
[ Answer Books Bunch Continental Crap Cycle Drift Earth Get Give Had Kay Laughed Learned Marshall Ridicule Science Something Student Used Which Wrong]
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.
[ Africa Bringing Commitment Continent Continue Count Desired Leaders Our Renaissance Support Unwavering Will Working Your]
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.
[ Air Brain Continents Entity Future Holds Home Human Image Interconnected Key Now Our Outer Planet Recall Single Space Water Which]
The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land.
[ Beaches Cities Continent Immense Land Lie Taken Whales]
In a continent but recently settled, many parts of which have as yet little historical or cultural background, the material for this volume has been gathered from a section that was one of the first to be colonized.
[ Background Been Continent Cultural First Gathered Historical Little Many Material Parts Recently Section Settled Volume Which Yet]
I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents.
[ Bed Continents Daresay Five Partner Worst]
They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March.
[ Continent Expedition Exploration Fitting Fund Here Interior Just March Next Our Out Pounds Probably Raising Start Subscription Succeeded Thousand Towards Two Wanted Will]
The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.
[ Communication Continents Discoveries Great Interchange Inventions Opened Provided Reciprocal Up Whole Willing]
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.
[ African Around Been Catastrophe Concern Continent Correctly Critical Doing Grow Hidden Major Matter Probable Questions Reason Reported Respond Sense Which Will World]
If I can join hands with FIFA and other continental bodies to promote football globally, then I can do more than that to raise African football to new heights.
[ African Bodies Continental Fifa Football Globally Hands Heights Join More New Other Promote Raise Than Then]
One thing is certain: wherever the enemy lands, if once we can get to grips with him on the Continent, where we are not dependent on supplies from overseas, that ought to be, and will be, all right with us.
[ Certain Continent Dependent Enemy Get Grips Him Lands Once Ought Overseas Right Supplies Thing Us Where Wherever Will]
A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, But Diamonds are a girl's best friend.
[ Best Continental Diamonds Friend Girl Hand Kiss May Quite]
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.
[ Actually Clouds Continents Entirely Erroneous Formed Gray Ideas Land May Neither Nor Patches Possible Quite Seas See Solid]
There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market.
[ Abundant Always British Continental Corn English Foreign Market Opening Our Ports Price Proof Raise Sink Tends]
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.
[ Anything Attempt Cannot Confederacy Continent Else Exist Folly Free Side Slave These Things Upon]
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.
[ Avenue Been Buy Continent Covered Eight Every Go House Industry Involved Next Nothing Nuclear Possible Taught Then Time Wrong Years]
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.
[ Continents Dangers Did Discovered Her May More New Sail Sea Seek She Spray Voyage Were Worlds]
England and France were rivals, not only on the continent, but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
[ Continent England Europe France India Indies Only Rivals Were West]
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.
[ Another Being Better Continent England Food Institutions Keep Lot North Place Position Preferred Social Society Still Thing Things Women Work]
Learn to think continentally. Education
[ Learn Think]
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.
[ Also Come Continent Country Culture Identity Making Things Think Very Whose Yet Young]
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'.
[ Behaved Continents Countries Different Down Edges Just Life Lived Looking Much Running Something Very]
Continental directors, as opposed to British and American, tend to be somewhat high-handed in their approach.
[ American Approach British Continental Directors Opposed Somewhat Tend Their]
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.
[ Accepted Africa Africans Around Brigade Cans Continent Deep Down Equal Fire Flames More Need Out Put Really Standing Us Watering Were Would]
I concentrate on the southern African subcontinent.
[ African Concentrate Southern Subcontinent]
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.
[ Advantage Britain Continent Corn Free Great Here Lowering More Our Price Prices Raising Regular Rest Standard Than Therefore Trade World Would]
Why did human development proceed at such different rates on different continents for the last 13,000 years?
[ Continents Development Did Different Human Last Proceed Rates Such Why Years]
Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories.
[ Caribbean Continental Cooperation Countries Dutch English French Greater Independent Island Spanish Speak Territories Toward Us Whether Work]
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.
[ Amid Colonies Continent Irrational Man Mind Rational Reason Savage Settled Shallow Shore Thin Thing Upon Wherein World]
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.
[ Africa Angeles Attack Australia Bubonic Continent Disappeared England Los Martian Move New Plague Some Swallowed Tidal Up Wave Were Zealand]
If we have major geographic areas within our continent that have a tremendous lack of economic opportunity, we found that that is going to produce instability _ economic, political and social.
[ Areas Continent Economic Found Geographic Going Instability Lack Major Opportunity Our Political Produce Social Tremendous Within]
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.
[ Continent Entire Every Island Itself Man Piece]
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.
[ After Always Continent Cuban Daily European Faith Final Five Had Impose Less Music Our Own Rejoice Struggle Success Than Those Triumph Years]
Margaret Thatcher, growing up in a bombed and battered Britain, derived a distrust which has grown with the years not just of Germany but of all continental Europe.
[ Battered Bombed Britain Continental Derived Distrust Europe Germany Growing Grown Just Margaret Thatcher Up Which Years]
We settled this continent without art. So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury, not a necessity.
[ Art Continent Easy Imported Luxury Necessity Settled Treat Us Without]
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
[ Continent England Food Good Manners Table]
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.
[ British Carolina Constant Continent Indeed Indies Losers Merchants Profit Received Represented Rest Some South Trade Virginia Well Were West]
I come from Brazil, which is a Portuguese speaking part of the continent.
[ Brazil Come Continent Part Portuguese Speaking Which]
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.
[ Continent Day Die Fans Globe Just Marking Music Over Planet Really Rock Roll Set Styx Until]
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.
[ Africa After American Areas Asia Attempts Began Continents Deal Earth Europe Event Feeding Find Fishing Good Grounds History Human Hunting Long Migration New Over Species Spread Wonderful]
Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.
[ Continent Distance Eyes Hath Knows Love Stars]
There was no male vampire type in existence. Someone suggested an actor of the Continental School who could play any type, and mentioned me.
[ Actor Any Continental Could Existence Male Mentioned Play School Someone Suggested Type Vampire]
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.
[ Act African Against Aids Armed Caused Conflicts Contagious Continent Devastation Development Diseases End Fight Member Order Other Promote Put States Sustainable Undermine Union]
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. Travel
[ Cities City Cloud Continents Differences Distances Dust Each Exchange Form Invades Lost Order Places Realize Resembling Takes Their Traveling]
The United States and Mexico are trapped - economically, culturally, politically and because of drug crime - in the same continent.
[ Because Continent Crime Culturally Economically Mexico Politically Same States Trapped United]
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.
[ Cannot Certainty Continent Cries Ears Favor High His Judgments Many Most Oppressed Our Partial Purity Reached Slaves Such Their]
The ARPAnet was the first transcontinental, high-speed computer network.
[ Computer First High-Speed Network]
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.
[ African America Better Continent Country Deserts East Europe Even Far Great Hemisphere Here Jungles Made Middle Our Own Place Today Veterans Wars World]
If the area were on or near the U.S. continental shelf, such data could well provide an enemy with strategically invaluable insights into undersea access routes that could be used to attack some of the millions of Americans who live on or near our coasts.
[ Access Americans Area Attack Coasts Continental Could Data Enemy Insights Into Invaluable Live Millions Near Our Provide Routes Shelf Some Strategically Such Used Well Were]
The emergence of Pakistan, a decade ago, was an act of protest against the existence of privilege in the social order of the subcontinent of India.
[ Act Against Ago Decade Emergence Existence India Order Pakistan Privilege Protest Social Subcontinent]
Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country, but refuse to learn its languages.
[ Americans Continent Country Languages Learn Own Prefer Refuse Their]
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.
[ Any Contemplated Continents Could Ethnic Europe European Group Itself League More Nations Oppose Organisation Other Outside Than]
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.
[ Because Better Coming Continents Different Everything Everywhere Exploding Living Longer Pretend Together Traditions Worlds Worse]
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?
[ Climb Continents Deadly Drifting Edges Forward Garbage How Just Land Masses Moving Otherwise Over Proposed Push Sane Scientists Seriously Some Sure Tuck Under Waste Will]
This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
[ African America American Any Continental Dialect Dialects Different Distinct English Grammar Many More Most North Other Shares Spoken Standard Than Vernacular Vocabulary Ways]
Those who oppressed us described us as the Dark Continent!
[ Continent Dark Described Oppressed Those Us]
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.
[ Across Africa Continent Disease Extreme Eye Fact First Generation Look Mean Ocean Off Ours Poverty Say Stand Whole Written]
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.
[ Act Aspect Aware Become Continent Feel More Much Need Other Problems Solve Structural Them Try]
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.
[ Adversely Affected Ancient Australia Because Climate Continents Distinctive Geography More Other Particular Patterns Profile Soil Some Than Variability Weather]
That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.
[ Amply Attained Been Borne Freedom Happenings Nation Never Out Recent Sacrifice Subcontinent Suffering Tragic Without]
Australia is the most isolated continent.
[ Australia Continent Isolated Most]
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.
[ Been Cinema Continents Cultures Diverse Greatest Had Happy Life Long Lucky Marvelous Masters Moments Privilege Three Through Very Working]
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.
[ Ago Broad Circumstance Continents Flowering Forests Historical Interest Million Origins Over Parts Persisted Plants Rain Since Stronghold Their Tropical Years]
The resources of our continent attract, more than ever, the interests of rich countries.
[ Attract Continent Countries Ever Interests More Our Resources Rich Than]
My wife is one of the best wimin on this Continent, altho' she isn't always gentle as a lamb with mint sauce.
[ Always Best Continent Gentle Lamb Mint Sauce She Wife]
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?
[ Africa Again Anywhere Around Continent India Kicked Longing Over Pakistan South Think]