Quotes by nations

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  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    Poverty devastates families, communities and nations. It causes instability and political unrest and fuels conflict.
  • George E. Woodberry
    George E. Woodberry
    American literary critic and poet 1855-1930
    George E. Woodberry
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    Risk is a part of God's game, alike for men and nations.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
    Virgil
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    Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
    Bono
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    Sadly, I do my homework. I've a soft spot for the boring minutiae. I read the Charter of the United Nations before meeting with Kofi Annan. I read the Meltzer report, and then I'll read C. Fred Bergsten's defense of institutions like the World Bank and the I.M.F. It's embarrassing to admit.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Shall we then judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. 'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    So long as war is the main business of nations, temporary despotism - despotism during the campaign - is indispensable.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations.
  • Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
    Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
    Italian politician and banker 1920-2016
    Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
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    The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy of peace appears more than ever to be the path that we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth.
  • Aristide Briand
    Aristide Briand
    French statesman 1862-1932
    Aristide Briand
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    The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group, on other continents or in Europe itself, outside of the League of Nations, any more than it could oppose the League of Nations.
  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Egyptian politician and diplomat 1922-2016
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
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    The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe, in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive with the members of the Security Council.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
    Benito Mussolini
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    The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction. All nations and all empires first felt decadence gnawing at them when their birth rate fell off.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    The global work of the United Nations is not without reason compared to that of a family - striving for a common goal in concert with all members for a better future.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
    A. J. P. Taylor
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    The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight.
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