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emigration Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about emigration
  1. #1
    “Little is more extraordinary than the decision to migrate, little more extraordinary than the accumulation of emotions and thoughts which finally leads a family to say farewell to a community where it has lived for centuries, to abandon old ties and familiar landmarks, and to sail across dark seas to a strange land.”
  2. #2
    “Centuries ago migration was a leap into the unknown. It was an enormous intellectual and emotional commitment.”
  3. #3
    “The forces that moved our forebears to their great decision—the decision to leave their homes and begin an adventure filled with incalculable uncertainly, risk and hardship—must have been of overpowering proportions.”
  4. #4
    “Since 1607, when the first English settlers reached the New World, over 42 million people have migrated to the United States.”
  5. #5
    “The forces that moved our forebears to their great decision—the decision to leave their homes and begin an adventure filled with incalculable uncertainly, risk and hardship—must have been of overpowering proportions.”
  6. #6
    ″‘Emigrate or degenerate! The choice is yours!‘”
  7. #7
    “Emigration offers some of the things the frustrated hope to find when they join a mass movement, namely, change and a chance for a new beginning.”
  8. #8
    “The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate.”

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