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.
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
Four score 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.
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'.
The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.
Why did human development proceed at such different rates on different continents for the last 13,000 years?
When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.
This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky.
I daresay I was the worst bed partner in five continents.
Australia is the most isolated continent.
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.
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.
Those who oppressed us described us as the Dark Continent!
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.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
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.
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