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lands Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about lands
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“But surely the curse was on the land of Oz, not on her.”
Gregory Maguire
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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
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Elphaba Thropp
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“The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.”
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“Imperialism leaves behind germs of rot which we must clinically detect and remove from our land but from our minds as well.”
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“For a colonized people the most essential value, because the most concrete, is first and foremost the land: the land which will bring them bread and, above all, dignity.”
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“Then it all came crowding back upon him, and he scarcely dared to believe that there was earth, solid earth beneath him; that once more Moana, the Sea God, had been cheated.”
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“For we [...] neither build houses (I mean in the country) nor cultivate land.”
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“Washington dreamed his way along the street, his fancy flitting from grain to hogs, from hogs to banks, from banks to eye-water, from eye-water to Tennessee Land, and lingering but a feverish moment upon each of these fascinations.”
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“Give a man wood, and he will learn-to make fire. Give him new land and he will learn to live My way.”
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“A farmer depends on himself, and the land and the weather. If you’re a farmer, you raise what you eat, you raise what you wear, and you keep warm with wood out of your own timber. You work hard, but you work as you please, and no man can tell you to go or come. You’ll be free and independent, son, on a farm.”

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