Quotes: nations

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  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger
    American politician 1923-
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    For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
  • Goldwin Smith
    Goldwin Smith
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    Above all nations is humanity.
  • After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
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    And in this community, as in all others, the Golden Rule still applies - we must be act toward other nations as we would have them act towards America.
  • 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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    By common consent of all the nations and all the ages the most valuable thing in this world is the homage of men, whether deserved or undeserved.
  • Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Civilization is a process in the service of Eros, whose purpose is to combine single human individuals, and after that families, then races, peoples and nations, into one great unity, the unity of mankind. Why this has to happen, we do not know; the work of Eros is precisely this.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.

  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Education is the cheap defense of nations.


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