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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
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    Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
    Henrik Ibsen
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    Don't use that foreign word ''ideals.'' We have that excellent native word ''lies.''
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Humor is the first gift to perish in a foreign language.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    I don't know of a single foreign product that enters this country untaxed, except the answer to prayer.
  • Alfred Kastler
    Alfred Kastler
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    I must confess that, at that time, I had absolutely no knowledge of the slowness of the relaxation processes in the ground state, processes which take place in collisions with the wall or with the molecules of a foreign gas.
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