Quotes by nations

Quotes 136 till 150 of 179.

  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    The story of Joseph in Egypt and of the seven fat and the seven lean years has passed into the homely wisdom of the ages; but our economic thinking seems to have lost contact with so simple and basic approach to prudent management of a nations welfare.
    Source: World Commodities and World Currencies Ch. V, Stabilization of Raw Materials, p. 56
  • Pope John XXIII
    Pope John XXIII
    Catholic pope 1881-1963
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    The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
  • The United Nations cannot do anything, and never could; it is not an animate entity or agent. It is a place, a stage, a forum and a shrine... a place to which powerful people can repair when they are fearful about the course on which their own rhetoric seems to be propelling them.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
    Benazir Bhutto
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    The United Nations charter gives every nation the right to self defence, therefore when the American embassies were bombed it was a matter of time before the Americans responded by going for what they suspected were the causes of the attack.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    The United Nations has a proud record of helping millions of people in mine-affected countries.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    The United Nations is committed to ridding the world of anti-personnel landmines.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
    Harry S. Truman
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    The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
  • Ralph Bunche
    Ralph Bunche
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    The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.
  • Anna Lindh
    Anna Lindh
    Swedish Social Democratic politician 1957-2003
    Anna Lindh
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    The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability.
  • Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
    Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
    Italian politician and banker 1920-2016
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    The United Nations system is still the best instrument for making the world less fragile.
  • John Foster Dulles
    John Foster Dulles
    American diplomat 1888-1959
    John Foster Dulles
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    The United Nations was not set up to be a reformatory. It was assumed that you would be good before you got in and not that being in would make you good.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    The value of love will always be stronger than the value of hate... Any nation or group of nations which employs hatred eventually is torn to pieces by hatred...
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters - not to talk in armies and nations and numbers - but to track it home.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
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    The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations - great or smal - to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
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