The Eagle has landed.
Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls.
Wherever we've travelled in this great land of ours, we've found that people everywhere are about 90% water.
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
The wavering mind is but a base possession.
At sunset Martin Alonzo called out with great joy from his vessel that he saw land, and demanded of the Admiral a reward for his intelligence.
I am driven out of fatherlands and motherlands. Thus I now love only my children's land, yet undiscovered, in the farthest sea; for this I bid my sails search and search.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
Yesterday the Iraqis and U. S. troops pulled down a giant statue of Saddam Hussein. They pull it down and it lands right on top of Geraldo.
Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
But they who give straight judgements to strangers and to those of the land and do not transgress what is just, for them the city flourishes and its people prosper.
Continued their course west till the afternoon, then southwest and discovered that what they had taken for land was nothing but clouds.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people.
Do not gain basely; base gain is equal to ruin.
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Jealousy is both reasonable and belongs to reasonable men, while envy is base and belongs to the base, for the one makes himself get good things by jealousy, while the other does not allow his neighbour to have them through envy.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is, I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have just landed on my head.