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"The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock, first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines."
 Author : William M. Evarts
"I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours."
 Author : Edna Ferber
"The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison."
 Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
"Then hail! thou noble conqueror! That, when tyranny oppressed, hewed for our fathers from the wild. A land wherein to rest."
 Author : Mary Elizabeth Hewitt
"Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America."
 Author : James Joyce
"Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction."
 Author : Claude Levi-Strauss
"The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery."
 Author : Georg C. Lichtenberg
"A new world is not made simply by trying to forget the old. A new world is made with a new spirit, with new values. Our world may have begun that way, but today it is caricature. Our world is a world of things. What we dread most, in the face of the impending debacle, is that we shall be obliged to give up our gewgaws, our gadgets, all the little comforts that have made us so uncomfortable. We are not peaceful souls; we are smug, timid, queasy and quaky."
 Author : Henry Miller
"The settlement of America had its origins in the unsettlement of Europe. America came into existence when the European was already so distant from the ancient ideas and ways of his birthplace that the whole span of the Atlantic did not widen the gulf."
 Author : Lewis Mumford
"Other nations have tried to check... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions."
 Author : John Louis O'Sullivan
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