Quotes by nationalism

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  • Alija Izetbegovic
    Alija Izetbegovic
    Bosnian politician 1925-2003
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    Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those 'others'. Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
    Arthur Keith
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    Christianity has not conquered nationalism; the opposite has been the case nationalism has made Christianity its footstool.
  • E. J. Hobsbawm
    E. J. Hobsbawm
    British historian 1917-2012
    E. J. Hobsbawm
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    Historians are to nationalism what poppy-growers in Pakistan are to heroin-addicts: we supply the essential raw material for the market.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    In some states militant nationalism has gone to the lengths of dictatorship, the cult of the absolute or totalitarian state and the glorification of war.
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
    Arthur C. Clarke
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    It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
    Noam Chomsky
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    Nationalism has a way of oppressing others.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Nationalism is an infantile disease.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
  • Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
  • Hermann Goering
    Hermann Goering
    German Nazi politician and military leader 1893-1946
    Hermann Goering
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    Our movement took a grip on cowardly Marxism and from it extracted the meaning of socialism. It also took from the cowardly middle-class parties their nationalism. Throwing both into the cauldron of our way of life there emerged, as clear as a crystal, the synthesis - German National Socialism.
  • John Paul II
    John Paul II
    Pope of the Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City 1920-2005
    John Paul II
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    Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
    Arthur Henderson
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    The drive toward economic nationalism is only part of the general revival of nationalism.
  • Robert Runcie
    Robert Runcie
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    Those who dare to interpret God's will must never claim Him as an asset for one nation or group rather than another. War springs from the love and loyalty which should be offered to God being applied to some God substitute, one of the most dangerous being nationalism.
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
    American poet 1941-
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    Wars begin through greed and vanity and are continued through the insanity of nationalism in which the boundaries of a land replace God.
    Source: Interview with Kritya: In the Name of Poetry
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