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"Brazil is a country of the future... and always will be."

The earliest source for this I can find is from 1947, but until I can find the actual text (hoping a library has it) I'll leave it here under Talk... Here is the full quote, with context:
"This was Brazil, a Brazil that few Brazilians knew, although it constitutes nearly two-thirds of their country. 'Brazil, Land of the Future,' said my companion startling me from my revery. He was pointing at Stefan Zweig's book [Stefan Zweig, Brazil: Land of the Future, NY: Viking Press, 1942] which lay on my lap. 'Yes,' said he, 'Brazil, Land of the Future and always will be!' As I looked at my friend I saw pictured in his..."
This is as much as Google Books deigns to show. The source is given as: The Land (or perhaps The Land and Land News), v. 6, p. 184. --Potosino (talk) 21:06, 5 October 2015 (UTC)


  • Brazil is the country of the future and always will be.