Portal:North America/Quotes

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A good many of you are probably acquainted with the old proverb, “Speak softly and carry a big stick — you will go far.” If a man continually blusters, if he lacks civility, a big stick will not save him from trouble, and neither will speaking softly avail, if back of the softness there does not lie strength, power.
Theodore Roosevelt Minnesota State Fair, 3 September 1901

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I hardly sustain myself beneath the weight of white men's blood that I have shed.
Sitting Bull June 19, 1868

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Who could conquer Tenochitlán? Who could shake the foundation of heaven?
— Unknown Aztec poet, 1500

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A man, a plan, a canal: Panama!
Palindrome by Leigh Mercer, November 13, 1948

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