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1. "Greenlanders' heart is the environment. You can't sell your heart for oil."
Author: Aleqa Hammond
2. "I feel pride in being a Greenlander."
Author: Aleqa Hammond
3. "According to Inuit culture in Greenland, a person possesses six or seven souls. The souls take the form of tiny people scattered throughout the body."
Author: Annie Dillard
4. "To be sure, Wegener made mistakes. He asserted that Greenland is drifting west at about 1.6 kilometres a year, a clear nonsense. (Its more like a centimetre.)"
Author: Bill Bryson
5. "Yes, I once was the toast of two continents! (...Greenland & Australia)."
Author: Dorothy Parker
6. "This ploughman dead in battle slept out of doorsMany a frozen night, and merrilyAnswered staid drinkers, good bedmen, and all bores:"At Mrs Greenland's Hawthorn Bush," said he,"I slept." None knew which bush. Above the town,Beyond `The Drover', a hundred spot the downIn Wiltshire. And where now at last he sleepsMore sound in France -that, too, he secret keeps."
Author: Edward Thomas
7. "I didn't want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland."
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
8. "It was a nightmare. The band had to tour Greenland by bus."
Author: Fred Schneider
9. "Greenland is a wonderful country."
Author: Frederik, Crown
10. "Globalization makes it impossible for modern societies to collapse in isolation, as did Easter Island and the Greenland Norse in the past. Any society in turmoil today, no matter how remote ... can cause trouble for prosperous societies on other continents and is also subject to their influence (whether helpful or destabilizing). For the first time in history, we face the risk of a global decline. But we also are the first to enjoy the opportunity of learning quickly from developments in societies anywhere else in the world today, and from what has unfolded in societies at any time in the past. That's why I wrote this book."
Author: Jared Diamond
11. "If this ice melts in Greenland it can shut down the Gulf Current."
Author: Jay Inslee
12. "The monks' response was to climb into their curraghs and row off toward Greenland. They were drawn across the storm-racked ocean, drawn west past the edge of the known world, by nothing more than a hunger of the spirit, a yearning of such queer intensity that it beggars the modern imagination."
Author: Jon Krakauer
13. "I once saw a lump of Greenland breaking off into the sea and moving south, which of course will affect the atmosphere and us generally, and it'll happen more and more."
Author: Ralph Steadman
14. "(Media question to Beatles during first U.S. tour 1964)"How do you find America?""Turn left at Greenland."
Author: Ringo Starr
15. "Like there's actually a need for Greenland. You can get ice at 7-Eleven."
Author: Steve Kluger

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