Quotes: foreign

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  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
  • Spiro T. Agnew
    Spiro T. Agnew
    39th Vice President of the United States, 1918-1996
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    Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
  • Aslan Maskhadov
    Aslan Maskhadov
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    A foreign ideology cannot be introduced into Chechnya - were it through an Arab or al-Qaeda. Our experience is rich and long enough for us to be Muslims and know what jihad is.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    After life's fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.
  • All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.
  • Jack Kerouac
    Jack Kerouac
    American novelist and poet 1922-1969
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    All of life is a foreign country.
  • Bobby R. Inman
    Bobby R. Inman
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    Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas.
  • Bobby Ray Inman
    Bobby Ray Inman
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    As best I can tell there was no advance warning of the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, which was the first significant foreign terrorist activity in the U.S. No tip-offs that it was coming.
  • E. J. Hobsbawm
    E. J. Hobsbawm
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    As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    At the beginning of the 60's our country called the foreign workers to come to Germany and now they live in our country. We kidded ourselves a while, we said: 'They won't stay, sometime they will be gone.' But this isn't reality.
  • Cameron Diaz
    Cameron Diaz
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    Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult telling you when to come home.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    By foreign hands thy humble grave adorned; By strangers honored, and by strangers mourned.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
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