Quotes by nations

Quotes 61 till 75 of 179.

  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    In individuals as in nations, contentment is silent, which tends to unbalance the historical record.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    In our modern world of interdependent nations, hardly any state can wage war successfully without raising loans and buying war materials of every kind in the markets of other nations.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history.
  • Benjamin Todd Jealous
    Benjamin Todd Jealous
    American civic leader and politician 1973-
    Benjamin Todd Jealous
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    In this nation, the greatest of all nations, there are no second-class families. That is our great American conviction.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    It is a sad but undeniable reality that people have died in the line of duty since the earliest days of the United Nations. The first was Ole Bakke, a Norwegian member of the United Nations guard detachment, shot and killed in Palestine in 1948. The toll since then has included colleagues at all levels.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    It is clear that the nations of the world now can only rise and fall together. It is not a question of one nation winning at the expense of another. We must all help one another or all perish together.
  • Giambattista Vico
    Giambattista Vico
    Italian philosopher, historian 1688-1744
    Giambattista Vico
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    It is true that men themselves made this world of nations... but this world without doubt has issued from a mind often diverse, at times quite contrary, and always superior to the particular ends that men had proposed to themselves.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations of the earth are in a conspiracy to under value them.
  • Bill Bennett
    Bill Bennett
    Canadian politician 1932-2015
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    It's quite extraordinary to hear a supposedly learned person call the United States a leading terrorist nation, one of the leading terrorist nations in the world. It's false and very treacherous teaching.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Language is the pedigree of nations.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Liberty is the breath of life to nations.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Like the United Nations, there is something inspirational about New York as a great melting pot of different cultures and traditions. And if this is the city that never sleeps, the United Nations works tirelessly, around the clock around the world.
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