Writer’s Quote Wednesday – One World

010516_2129_writersquot1To continue with the theme of many of the previous quotes that I have contributed to to Silver Threading’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday and Ronovan WritesBeWoW (Be Writing on Wednesday), I offer these words from the Saudi Arabian astronaut, Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.

Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud

The first day or so we all pointed to our countries.
The third or fourth day we were pointing to our continents.
By the fifth day, we were aware of only one Earth.”
Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud

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About Lance Greenfield

Blog: lancegreenfield.wordpress.com email: lancegmitchell@outlook.com I published my debut novel in December 2014: Eleven Miles. My second novel went live in February 2016: Knitting Can Walk!
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10 Responses to Writer’s Quote Wednesday – One World

  1. Janice says:

    Very nice quote on perspective.

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  2. I love this quote, Lance. It truly shows that we ARE just one people. Can you imagine the enormity of that feeling he must have had gazing upon the earth from space? What a great perspective! ❤

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    • Thanks Colleen. Greetings from Naples!

      When I heard this, I just thought of the general them that I have followed throughout my participation on your great WQW thread. It fits perfectly! I just had to use it this week. I had no choice. You understand, I am sure.

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  3. Susan Langer says:

    Definitely right one earth, one people.:)

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  4. jazzytower says:

    Aah! And so it is!! Love, love this quote:))

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  6. Beautiful quote. It’s very meaningful and deep. 🙂

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  7. I wish everyone felt this way. Great quote!

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  8. jademwong says:

    Beautiful quote, and a great reminder that at the end of the day, our different nationalities don’t matter. We’re all from Earth.

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