Famous quotes containing the words pacific and/or region:
“I need not tell you of the inadequacy of the American shipping marine on the Pacific Coast.... For this reason it seems to me that there is no subject to which Congress can better devote its attention in the coming session than the passage of a bill which shall encourage our merchant marine in such a way as to establish American lines directly between New York and the eastern ports and South American ports, and both our Pacific Coast ports and the Orient and the Philippines.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 3:3.