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  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.
  • Bill McKibben
    Bill McKibben
    American environmentalist, author, and journalist 1960-
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    A spiritual voice is urgently needed to underline the fact that global warming is already causing human anguish and mortality in our nation and abroad, and much more will occur in the future without rapid action.
  • Nancy Mitford
    Nancy Mitford
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    Abroad is utterly bloody and foreigners are fiends.
    Source: The persuit of love (1945)
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
  • Abba Goold Woolson
    Abba Goold Woolson
    American writer
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    American ladies are known abroad for two distinguishing traits (besides, possibly, their beauty and self-reliance), and these are their ill-health and their extravagant devotion to dress.
  • Sir Henry Wotton
    Sir Henry Wotton
    English author, diplomat and politician 1568-1639
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    An ambassador is an honest person sent to lie abroad for their country.
  • Alex Cox
    Alex Cox
    English film director, screenwriter and actor 1954-
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    And it says something about our level of disassociation, that we can provoke these wars abroad but we're not allowed to see people get killed as a result.
  • Margaret Oliphant
    Margaret Oliphant
    British writer, historian 1828-1897
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    As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.
  • Harold Macmillan
    Harold Macmillan
    British Conservative politician, prime minister 1894-1986
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    At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
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    By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
  • Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Did some more sober critics come abroad? If wrong, I smil'd; if right, I kiss'd the rod.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
    William Ellery Channing
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    Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
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