Quotes by nations

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  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    Logicians may reason about abstractions. But the great mass of men must have images. The strong tendency of the multitude in all ages and nations to idolatry can be explained on no other principle.
  • Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
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    Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Midori has been a steadfast supporter of the United Nations, as a Messenger of Peace and more recently by encouraging our efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Modern wars are seldom fought without hatred between nations; this serves more or less as a substitute for hatred between individuals.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Aphra Behn
    Aphra Behn
    English playwright, poet and translator 1640-1689
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    Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.
    Source: Faceboek (2016)
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
  • Marquis de Custine
    Marquis de Custine
    French aristocrat and writer 1790-1857
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    Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
    Source: Ireland, Island of Saints and Sages (1907)
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin.
  • Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
  • E. J. Hobsbawm
    E. J. Hobsbawm
    British historian 1917-2012
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    Nations without a past are contradictions in terms. What makes a nation is the past, what justifies one nation against others is the past, and historians are the people who produce it.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Nations! What are nations? Tartars! and Huns! and Chinamen! Like insects they swarm. The historian strives in vain to make them memorable. It is for want of a man that there are so many men. It is individuals that populate the world.
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