Quotes by nations

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  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Every human being has an assortment of diverse identities, and it greatly matters which one is triggered by social situations, which hold up different kinds of mirrors. The same is true for nations.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
  • Adam Ferguson
    Adam Ferguson
    Scottish philosopher and historian 1723-1816
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    Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design.
    Source: An Essay on the History of Civil Society
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
    American politician 1971-
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    Finally, we should help developing nations like China and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas, which is driving world prices higher.
  • Alva Myrdal
    Alva Myrdal
    Swedish sociologist, diplomat and politician 1902-1986
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    First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war.
  • 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.
  • Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
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    Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper - but in practice, too many break their pledge.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    From this vision of the role of the United Nations in the next century flow three key priorities for the future: eradicating poverty, preventing conflict and promoting democracy.
    Source: Toespraak bij ontvangst Nobelprijs (2001)
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: This is my country!
  • John Haggai
    John Haggai
    American evangelist 1924-
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    God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
  • Bob Riley
    Bob Riley
    American politician 1944-
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    Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    He had that curious love of green, which in individuals is always the sign of a subtle artistic temperament, and in nations is said to denote a laxity, if not a decadence of morals.
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