Quotes by nations

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  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the movements of the world gave a chance for it.
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
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    History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
  • Philo
    Philo
    Hellenistic Jewish philosopher 20BC-50AD
    Philo
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    Households, cities, countries, and nations have enjoyed great happiness when a single individual has taken heed of the Good and Beautiful. Such people not only liberate themselves; they fill those they meet with a free mind.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    Human rights are something you were born with. Human rights are your God-given rights. Human rights are the rights that are recognized by all nations of this earth.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
  • Captain J. G. Stedman
    Captain J. G. Stedman
    British soldiar, writer, artist 1744-1797
    Captain J. G. Stedman
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    I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization.
  • Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
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    I look askance at any movement which assists in making the peacemaker among nations merely a national warrior.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
    Simone Weil
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    If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
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    If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another - and always into a better set - things might be easier, but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms. The future is worse than the ocean - there is nothing there. It will be what men and circumstances make it.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
    American political analyst 1952-
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    If terror groups are to be defeated, it is national governments that will have to do so. In nations like India, governments will have to call on the patriotism of citizens to fight the terrorists. In a nation like Pakistan, the government will have to be persuaded to deal with those in their midst who are complicit.
  • Abdelaziz Bouteflika
    Abdelaziz Bouteflika
    Algerian politician 1937-
    Abdelaziz Bouteflika
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    If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    If the United Nations is not as united as it should be, that is because it is a reflection of the world we live in.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    In any democratic, civilized - even non-democratic nations, if you are a nation, it means to say that in our case, if there's a hurricane in Louisiana, the people of Vermont are there for them. If there's a tornado in the Midwest, we are there for them. If there's flooding in the East Coast, the people in California are there for us.
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