I have, indeed, even omitted facts, which, on account of their singularity, must in the eyes of some have appeared to border on the marvelous. But in the forests of South America such extraordinary realities are to be found, that there is assuredly no need to have recourse to fiction or the least exaggeration.
But in seven weeks it was done, the frontiers decided.A continent for better or worse divided.The next day he sailed for England, where he quickly forgotThe case as a good lawyer must. Return he would not,Afraid, as he told his Club, that he might get shot.
Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.
On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets, and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees into which East Pakistani refugees had fled, seeking safety over the Indian border.
Today in the era of globalization there is no such issue as borders between states of the same nation.
Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries.
We live in an increasingly sophisticated world that makes it difficult to make simple comments on stuff. There are too many people on both sides of the border who are taking advantage of circumstances and the situation.
When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, "Well, what do you need?"
Prime Minister Benjamin Netyanahu made it real clear. They're willing to be generous on some other concessions but not on the border issue. And I don't blame him.
Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.