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  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned - it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so long as you keep up the momentum.
  • 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.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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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.
  • Barry Sanders
    Barry Sanders
    American football player 1968-
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    According to the United Nations' latest count, of the approximately 3,000 languages spoken in the world today, only some 78 have a literature. Of those 78, a scant five or six enjoy a truly international audience.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
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    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
    Rebecca West
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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.
  • Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
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    All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    America's can-do spirit cast a warm glow across nations and cultures, generating more goodwill and support for our country's ideals and causes than had otherwise been possible.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
  • 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
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
    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.
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