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Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.

Tags: Change, Poverty  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.

Tags: Commerce, Motto  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.

Tags: Money, Morality  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

So long as war is the main business of nations, temporary despotism - despotism during the campaign - is indispensable.

Tags: Business, War  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.

Tags: Avoid, Peace  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

Education is the cheap defense of nations.

Tags: Cheap, Education  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.

Tags: Nation, Patriotism  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

Nations sometimes flourish by denying the crimes that brought them into being. Only when the original invasion, occupation, extermination or usurpation has been safely thrust into the political unconscious can sovereignty feel secure.

Tags: Political, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Terry Eagleton

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.

Tags: Men, Once  ✍ Author: Abba Eban

For a long time many believed that there would be an automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase in the wages of the emerging nations, on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption. But this reassuring analysis is out of date.

Tags: Technology, Time  ✍ Author: Laurent Fabius

Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.

Tags: Subject, Whose  ✍ Author: Hans-Georg Gadamer

Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions.

Tags: Punished  ✍ Author: Ulysses S. Grant

Nations, great nations have limitations. All nations have limitations. Even great powers have limitations.

Tags: Great, Powers  ✍ Author: Chuck Hagel

Nations have their ego, just like individuals.

Tags: Ego  ✍ Author: James Joyce

Developing nations want to become developed nations.

Tags: Become, Developing  ✍ Author: Abdul Kalam

When a nation is surrounded by weaponized nations, she has to equip herself.

Tags: Nation, She  ✍ Author: Abdul Kalam

We should never rush into folly just because other nations are practicing it.

Tags: Folly, Rush  ✍ Author: Leon Kass

Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.

Tags: Good, Sense  ✍ Author: James Mackintosh

The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions.

Tags: Against, Laws  ✍ Author: Naguib Mahfouz

A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.

Tags: None  ✍ Author: Joseph de Maistre

I don't think nations can stand aside for ethnic cleansing and genocide.

Tags: Aside, Stand  ✍ Author: John Major

I think it's extremely unlikely that the European Union will fracture with nations dropping off the edge.

Tags: Off, Union  ✍ Author: John Major
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Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.

Tags: Insanity, Rule  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.

Tags: Insanity, Rule  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Madness is rare in individuals - but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.

Tags: Madness, Rule  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down.

Tags: Certainty, United  ✍ Author: Conor Cruise O\'Brien

Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues.

Tags: Issues, Perhaps  ✍ Author: Sandra Day O\'Connor

All these other nations seem to appreciate what I'm doing and they want me to play the furthest out things.

Tags: Appreciate, Seem  ✍ Author: Queen Rania of Jordan

Lack of consistency is a weakness shared by all nations.

Tags: Lack, Weakness  ✍ Author: Tariq Ramadan

Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.

Tags: Nation  ✍ Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.

Tags: Books, Wealth  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

I have an independent record label called Favored Nations on which I released an album by an artist called Johnny A, who plays an arch top Gibson through a Marshall, but the tone is all in his fingers.

Tags: Artist, Top  ✍ Author: Steve Vai

The United Nations is a mess, riddled with scandals. In fact, the U.N. itself is a scandal.

Tags: Fact, United  ✍ Author: Ginny Brown-Waite

If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium, who will?

Tags: Attempt, United  ✍ Author: Kofi Annan

I have never participated directly or indirectly in any business related to the United Nations.

Tags: Business, United  ✍ Author: Kofi Annan

I would never play any role in anything that involves the United Nations for obvious reasons.

Tags: Role, United  ✍ Author: Kofi Annan

Teachers are the one and only people who save nations.

Tags: Save, Teachers  ✍ Author: Kemal Ataturk

The man of science, the artist, the philosopher are attached to their nations as much as the day-laborer and the merchant.

Tags: Artist, Science  ✍ Author: Julien Benda

Corporations do a lot of things well, but not run nations, for obvious reasons.

Tags: Reasons, Run  ✍ Author: Michael Ian Black

Nations, like men, have their infancy.

Tags: Infancy, Men  ✍ Author: Henry Bolingbroke

There is no such thing as the United Nations.

Tags: United  ✍ Author: John Bolton

The mandate you go with is intimidating and also is a source of respect that you gain, because you have come with this mandate from the United Nations.

Tags: Respect, United  ✍ Author: Lakhdar Brahimi

It is a commonplace that the League of Nations is not yet-what its most enthusiastic protagonists intended it to be.

Tags: Intended, League  ✍ Author: Hjalmar Branting

Historically, the host nations do well in Euro 2000.

Tags: Euro, Host  ✍ Author: Trevor Brooking

Free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don't attack each other. Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction.

Tags: Free, Peaceful  ✍ Author: George W. Bush

The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries.

Tags: Men, National  ✍ Author: Rene Cassin

The day of small nations has long passed away. The day of Empires has come.

Tags: Away, Small  ✍ Author: Joseph Chamberlain

Scotland should be nothing less than equal with all the other nations of the world.

Tags: Equal, Less  ✍ Author: Sean Connery

Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin.

Tags: May, Paid  ✍ Author: Joseph Conrad

The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them.

Tags: Games, Olympic  ✍ Author: Pierre de Coubertin

The United Nations was not set up to be a reformatory. It was assumed that you would be good before you got in and not that being in would make you good.

Tags: Good, United  ✍ Author: John Foster Dulles

If North Korea is allowed to maintain its nuclear weapons programs, other nations may well follow suit and some may buy such weapons from the North Koreans.

Tags: Follow, May  ✍ Author: Robert F. Ellsworth

All nations want peace, but they want a peace that suits them.

Tags: Peace, Suits  ✍ Author: John Arbuthnot Fisher

Further, not only the United States, but the French, British, Germans and the United Nations all thought Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction before the United States intervened.

Tags: Thought, United  ✍ Author: Jim Gerlach

It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all.

Tags: Mankind, Stupidity  ✍ Author: George Gissing

The biggest trade that Germany and Britain had was with each other, in the prewar period; I think I'm right in that. Two highly industrialized nations had the most trade with each other, and it wasn't tariff policies alone that made trade relations better for both of them.

Tags: Alone, Both  ✍ Author: W. Averell Harriman

Individuals and nations owe it to themselves and the world to become informed.

Tags: Become, Themselves  ✍ Author: Neil Patrick Harris

The nations must be organized internationally and induced to enter into partnership, subordinating in some measure national sovereignty to worldwide institutions and obligations.

Tags: Measure, National  ✍ Author: Arthur Henderson

One of the first essentials is a policy of unreserved political cooperation with all the nations of the world.

Tags: Policy, Political  ✍ Author: Arthur Henderson

I'm a member of the US committee o the United Nations.

Tags: Committee, United  ✍ Author: Benny Hill

The United Nations is an indispensable but deeply flawed organization. It is valuable to the United States, and the United States is invaluable to it. We need to reform it.

Tags: United, Valuable  ✍ Author: Richard Holbrooke

Europe needs an engine, and the Franco-German motor has provided that when the two nations have converged on important topics during critical periods. But that partnership shouldn't be a directorate for other EU members.

Tags: Europe, Needs  ✍ Author: Francois Hollande

And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold.

Tags: Men, Wealth  ✍ Author: Whitney Houston

Finally, we should help developing nations like China and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas, which is driving world prices higher.

Tags: Help, Natural  ✍ Author: Bobby Jindal

Nations are not thugs. They are bodies of intelligent people.

Tags: Bodies, Thugs  ✍ Author: Rufus Jones

The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.

Tags: Great, Small  ✍ Author: Stanley Kubrick

The greatest nations have all acted like gangsters and the smallest like prostitutes.

Tags: Gangsters, Greatest  ✍ Author: Stanley Kubrick

Iraq does not pose an imminent threat to the United States of any of its neighboring nations.

Tags: Iraq, United  ✍ Author: Dennis Kucinich

The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground.

Tags: Ground, United  ✍ Author: Stephen Lewis

The biggest share of U.S. exports to the six CAFTA nations is not the traditional job-creation kind. These are products that are not consumed in the purchasing nations.

Tags: Share, Six  ✍ Author: Stephen F. Lynch

Every citizen in every country in the world now grows up in two nations. Their own and Hollywood.

Tags: Country, Hollywood  ✍ Author: Nick Mancuso

I don't want to force the peacekeeping nations to feel like I'm pushing them out.

Tags: Force, Pushing  ✍ Author: Michel Martelly

Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men.

Tags: Character, Men  ✍ Author: Jose Marti

Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men.

Tags: Men, Mountains  ✍ Author: Jose Marti

As nations can not be rewarded or punished in the next world they must be in this.

Tags: Next, Punished  ✍ Author: George Mason

Nations, like plants and human beings, grow. And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed.

Tags: Grow, Human  ✍ Author: Claude McKay

Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations.

Tags: Building, Government  ✍ Author: Timothy McVeigh

The European nations take climate change very seriously.

Tags: Change, Seriously  ✍ Author: Donella Meadows

What is poetry which does not save nations or people?

Tags: Poetry, Save  ✍ Author: Slobodan Milosevic

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.

Tags: Forget, Her  ✍ Author: John Milton

If some peoples pretend that history or geography gives them the right to subjugate other races, nations, or peoples, there can be no peace.

Tags: History, Peace  ✍ Author: Ludwig von Mises

I believe that imagination inspires nations. It's something that I live by.

Tags: Inspires  ✍ Author: Janelle Monae

Historically, foreign powers have always been the ones to keep Latin nations divided.

Tags: Divided, Keep  ✍ Author: Evo Morales

I also believe that member states of the United Nations should live up their obligations to pay their dues.

Tags: Pay, United  ✍ Author: Willie Morris

The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations.

Tags: Character, Moral  ✍ Author: Samantha Morton

Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.

Tags: America, Environmental  ✍ Author: Frank Murkowski

There is not much danger of the smaller nations if the big nations will behave.

Tags: Big, Danger  ✍ Author: George William Norris

And those are the Rich, who transmit what they have to their Posterity; whereby particular Families become rich; and of such are compounded Cities, Countries, Nations, etc.

Tags: Become, Rich  ✍ Author: Dudley North

We could raise prodigious cities and create nations, and explore the universe.

Tags: Create, Universe  ✍ Author: Leo Ornstein

A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.

Tags: Best, War  ✍ Author: Herbert Prochnow

I spend every day up at the United Nations where I have to interact with 192 other countries. I know how well the United States is viewed.

Tags: Spend, United  ✍ Author: Susan Rice

I had come to regard the U.S. Senate's rejection of the League of Nations as a tragic mistake.

Tags: Mistake, Rejection  ✍ Author: Elliot Richardson

If Australia wants an effective United Nations, we have to be comprehensively, not marginally, engaged.

Tags: United, Wants  ✍ Author: Kevin Rudd

The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU should be a warning to Americans.

Tags: Loss, Warning  ✍ Author: Phyllis Schlafly

Had we taken all of Iraq, we would have been like a dinosaur in the tar pit - we would still be there, and we, not the United Nations, would be bearing the costs of that occupation.

Tags: Taken, United  ✍ Author: Norman Schwarzkopf

In spite of all temptations of belonging to many nations, I've remained an Indian.

Tags: Belonging, Spite  ✍ Author: Vikram Seth

On many occasions New Zealand has spoken about the need to ensure that women's concerns are fully integrated into all aspects of the United Nations' activities and structures, not marginalised in one part of the Secretariat.

Tags: United, Women  ✍ Author: Jenny Shipley

All the nations they had to deal with, had the same fate.

Tags: Deal, Fate  ✍ Author: Gabourey Sidibe

Above all nations is humanity.

Tags: Above, Humanity  ✍ Author: Goldwin Smith

Grossing Out dealt with the western nations selling arms to the Third World and exploiting these countries.

Tags: Countries, Third  ✍ Author: Terry Southern
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