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Colony Quotes

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The cities are the principal home and seat of the human group.
They are the coral colony for Man, the collective being.
- Alfred Doblin

In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales,
the proportion of crime must of course be great.
- Charles Sturt

Europe is no longer Europe, it is Eurabia,
a colony of Islam, where the Islamic invasion does
not proceed only in a physical sense,
but also in a mental and cultural sense.
- Oriana Fallaci

We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies
and blasphemers of the name of Christ -
be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.
- Peter Stuyvesant

 

Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn't disappear,
unlike some earlier attempts.
- Brooks Robinson

When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished.
It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants.
- Saskya Pandita

In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations,
- the local and the general.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

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For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria.
Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of
our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria.
- Richard Dawkins

In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced.
- Charles Sturt

Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Nova Scotia as a British colony also came into being
as another result of these adventurous British expeditions
to North America in the reign of James I. - Harry Johnston

In Hollywood if you are not working,
you are a leper.
True, you are probably living in the most expensive
leper colony in the world.
- Allan Sherman

I hated the lost colony; in second grade,
we were doing American History, and they said,
We don't know what happened to them.
That drove me nuts.
That lost colony drove me crazy.
- Sarah Vowell

The first American ancestor of our name was a younger
son of these old Devonshire people,
and came to the Virginia colony in the reign of Charles the First.
- John Sergeant Wise

Being thrown out of this place is significantly better
than being thrown out of a leper colony.
- Blake Edwards

At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hongkong,
the British Crown Colony, will be restored to China.
This is not only an event which will be celebrated by patriotic Chinese;
any patriotic American should celebrate it as well.
- Robert Trout

Man, like other organisms, is so perfectly coordinated
that he may easily forget,
whether awake or asleep, that he is a colony of cells in action,
and that it is the cells which achieve,
through him, what he has the illusion of accomplishing himself.
- Albert Claude

In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony,
Texans first established a provisional government in
1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.
- Michael McCaul

The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human
virtue and happiness they might originally project,
have invariably recognized it among their earliest
practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery,
and another portion as the site of a prison.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

The increasing importance of Sydney must in some measure
be attributed to the flourishing condition of the colony itself,
to the industry of its farmers, to the successful enterprise of its merchants,
and to particular local causes.
- Charles Sturt

When the Chinese first came to San Francisco,
they were actually welcomed by the mayor and they had
special ceremonies for them-again this is when their colony was very small,
only a few Chinese.
- Iris Chang

Once colon cancer becomes symptomatic,
nine times out of ten it is too late.
- Kevin Richardson

For example, colon cancer is the second leading cause
of cancer death in the United States.
Every four minutes someone is diagnosed,
and every nine minutes someone dies.
- Kevin Richardson

I have had Crohn's for about 19 years.
It is a debilitating disease that affects my colon.
- Mike McCready

I never apologized for anything in my life.
The only thing I'm sorry about is putting a curse on Roger Ebert's colon.
If a fat pig like Roger Ebert doesn't like my movie,
then I'm sorry for him.
- Vincent Gallo

The staple of our Australian colonies,
but more particularly of New South Wales,
the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production,
- is fine wool.
- Charles Sturt

We lost the American colonies because we lacked the
statesmanship to know the right time and the manner
of yielding what is impossible to keep.
- Elizabeth II

Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

This writer, and all others of his stamp,
should remember that the colonies are now in a state
of revolt and rebellion against their rightful sovereign.
- James Chalmers

I don't really see science fiction as fiction.
I can imagine colonies on Mars and everything.
- Sigourney Weaver

America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated
religious opinions of the different sects which were
so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
- James F. Cooper

What is music.
A passion for colonies not a love of country.
- Gertrude Stein

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means
left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country,
the colonies will submit.
- George III

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

I believe that the only way that the human race is
gonna survive is to start colonizing space and setting up colonies on the moon,
and then space stations.
- Ace Frehley

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

I move to appoint a Committee to correspond with the neighboring colonies,
on the present important Crisis.
- Isaac Low

Cambridge was the place for someone from the Colonies
or the Dominions to go on to,
and it was to the Cavendish Laboratory that one went to do physics.
- Aaron Klug

All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the
fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting
the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.
- Nikita Khrushchev

The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies,
when the matter was pending; besides,
we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords.
- Christopher Gadsden

Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis,
depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling,
than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage,
I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill
it into the minds of the people.
- John Strachan

New planted Colonies are generally attended with a
Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved
Staple and Product of the Country,
as well as all the Provisions their Families spend.
- John Lawson

Our country presents on every side the evidences of
that continued favor under whose auspices it,
has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent
colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy.
- Martin Van Buren

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.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

It is a matter of public shame that while we have now
commemorated our hundredth anniversary,
not one in every ten children attending Public schools
throughout the colonies is acquainted with a single
historical fact about Australia.
- Henry Lawson

Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies,
have been left in a great measure to grope their way
as they could through the darkness which surrounds them,
almost totally unaided by the parent state?
- John Strachan

The extraordinary exertions of the colonies,
in cooperation with British measures,
against the French, in the late war,
were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more
than adequate to their ability.
- Mercy Otis Warren

What began as a revolt in response to the King of Great
Britain's repeated injuries against the colonies,
soon became a passionate and glorious call to fight
for the beginnings of a new country.
- John Linder

It is necessary to expose the false propaganda of the
imperialists and thoroughly dispel the illusion that
the imperialists will give up their positions in the
colonies and dependent countries with good will.
- Kim Il Sung

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain
raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap
slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies.
The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for
the surplus goods produced in our factories.
- Cecil Rhodes

The participation of the people in their own government
was the more significant,
because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have,
- three departments of government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought
during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today,
I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies,
now fifty strong states, have taken since then.
- John Linder

In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies
the free government and liberal principles of legislation,
for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry
with her the revelations of God.
- John Strachan

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Because, if one is writing novels today,
concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up
there with concentrating on your semi-colons,
for wasted effort.
- Neil Gaiman

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein


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