Quotation by Vance Palmer

Beyond the horizon, or even the knowledge, of the cities along the coast, a great, creative impulse is at work—the only thing, after all, that gives this continent meaning and a guarantee of the future. Every Australian ought to climb up here, once in a way, and glimpse the various, manifold life of which he is a part.
Vance Palmer (1885–1959), Australian author, poet. repr. In Intimate Portraits, ed. H.P. Heseltine (1969). "The Divide," (1925).
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