Quotes by nations

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  • Stanley Kubrick
    Stanley Kubrick
    American film director, screenwriter, and producer 1928-1999
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    The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
  • Stanley Kubrick
    Stanley Kubrick
    American film director, screenwriter, and producer 1928-1999
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    The greatest nations have all acted like gangsters and the smallest like prostitutes.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    The heroes of the world community are not those who withdraw when difficulties ensue, not those who can envision neither the prospect of success nor the consequence of failure - but those who stand the heat of battle, the fight for world peace through the United Nations.
  • Alva Myrdal
    Alva Myrdal
    Swedish sociologist, diplomat and politician 1902-1986
    Alva Myrdal
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    The longing for peace is rooted in the hearts of all men. But the striving, which at present has become so insistent, cannot lay claim to such an ambition as leading the way to eternal peace, or solving all disputes among nations.
  • The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail. You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    The master minds of all nations, in all ages, have sprung in affluent multitude from the mass of the nation, and from the mass of the nation only - not from its privileged classes.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    The Middle Eastern states aren't nations; they're quarrels with borders.
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    Lewis H. Lapham
    American essayist and editor 1935-
    Lewis H. Lapham
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    The more prosperous and settled a nation, the more readily it tends to think of war as a regrettable accident; to nations less fortunate the chance of war presents itself as a possible bountiful friend.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    The nations must be organized internationally and induced to enter into partnership, subordinating in some measure national sovereignty to worldwide institutions and obligations.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
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    The Palestinians want a state, but they have to give peace in return. What they're trying to do in the United Nations is to get a state without giving Israel peace or giving Israel peace and security. And I think that's, that's wrong. That should not succeed. That should, that should fail.
  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms. Armies cannot be maintained without pay, nor can the pay be produced without taxes.
  • Henry Giles
    Henry Giles
    British Unitarian minister and writer 1809-1882
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    The silent influence of books, is a mighty power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them known only to those who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations.
  • Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
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    The statesmen still say that we should not interfere in the internal affairs of other nations and yet it is not possible any longer not to interfere, even when we do not mean to do so.
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