American Leader Quotes


201 American Leader quotes:



"A different world cannot be built by indifferent people."
"When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure."
"I have a brain and a uterus and I use both."
"The mood of the 80s - Get what you can, can what you get, and sit on the can."
"At each of these northern posts there were interesting experiences in store for me, as one who had read all the books of northern travel and dreamed for half a lifetime of the north; and that was - almost daily meeting with famous men."
"At this camp I had the unique experience of showing all these seasoned Westerners that it was possible to make a fire by the friction of two sticks. This has long been a specialty of mine; I use a thong and a bow as the simplest way."
"Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice."
"I believe that natural history has lost much by the vague general treatment that is so common."
"I have only one prejudice in horseflesh - I do not like a white one."
"In southern settlements, where the Lynx is little known, it is painted as a fearsome beast of limitless ferocity, strength, and activity."
"On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids. The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall, the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther, is about a six foot sheer drop."
"The Hudson's Bay Company has always been the guardian angel of the north."
"The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful effort on the part of the Company to bring about a better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers."
"The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring, magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks."
"There are no Rabbits in the north-west. This statement, far from final, is practically true to-day, but I saw plenty of Lynxes, and one cannot write of ducks without mentioning water."
"True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right."
"Love the giver more than the gift."
"I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality."
"One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests."
"Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned."


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