Quotes by nations
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Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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.
Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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)
English playwright, poet and translator 1640-1689
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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)
French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older.
German philosopher 1788-1860
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
French aristocrat and writer 1790-1857
Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise.
Irish writer 1882-1941
Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
Source: Ireland, Island of Saints and Sages (1907)
In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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
British historian 1917-2012
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
American writer 1817-1862
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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