Quotes of nations

  1. Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. – Muhammad Ali
  2. I have never participated directly or indirectly in any business related to the United Nations – Kojo Annan
  3. I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war. – Orson Scott Card
  4. As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American. – Paul Gillmor
  5. He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace. – Arthur Henderson
  6. I consider no man honest who does not observe towards other nations the principles which he desires to be observed towards his own: and therefore I will not interfere in your domestic questions. – Lajos Kossuth
  7. Moreover, broad plans commensurate with our national purpose and resources would bring conviction of our power to every soldier in the front line, to the nations associated with us in the war, and to the enemy. – Kelly Miller
  8. 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. – Benito Mussolini
  9. 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 – Alva Myrdal
  10. Just think of what Woodrow Wilson stood for: he stood for world government. He wanted an early United Nations League of Nations But it was the conservatives, Republicans, that stood up against him. – Ron Paul
  11. I am delighted to have had students, friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have learned so much of what I know from them. This Nobel Award honours them all. – John Pople
  12. Well, there's been plenty of ultimatums, and one thing that we better be very clear is that we can't continue to have the kind of defiance of the United Nations the defiance of the international community that we've had. – Condoleezza Rice
  13. 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. – Arthur Schopenhauer
  14. Henceforth the leaves of the tree of knowledge were for women, and for the healing of the nations – Lucy Stone
  15. It is true that men themselves made this world of nations but this world without doubt has issued from a mind often diverse, at times quite contrary, and always superior to the particular ends that men had proposed to themselves. – Giambattista Vico

Usage examples for nations

  1. Nations will have to say this one day, as well as men. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  2. And so we took the side of the weaker nations again. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  3. These were called the Five Nations and they too claimed the right to hunt in the Valley. – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  4. You will remember that the United States had decided not to join the League of Nations – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  5. I look back, indeed, with honest comfort on a struggle which changed the history of three nations but I am sure that the war did more for me than I for it. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  6. Two powerful nations like France and Spain would be too much to have on their hands at once. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. What puts death between the nations – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  8. It was most important, then, that these two nations should be united in council, and should stand shoulder to shoulder as their great enemy advanced. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  9. The inscription on the stone is " To the Brave of both Nations – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  10. Also a hundred and fifty of the Jews and rulers, beside those who came to us from other nations were fed at my table. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  11. But they owe it to themselves and to the other nations of the world to state the conditions under which they will feel free to render it. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  12. How do the European nations acquire these 'spheres of influence' in China? – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  13. " You lead the nations to Death," Wilfrid said to them. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  14. But in all nations such literature is a natural growth of the mind, and would arise equally if the French literature had never existed. – Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey
  15. 11: 7. 9. What did Babylon give to the nations to drink? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  16. You have seen whole nations in the mass reduced to a condition of the same distress. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  17. But the Christian nations of the earth were weighed in the balance of Divine wrath and found wanting. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  18. Listen awhile ye nations and be dumb. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  19. In the dealings of nations as of individuals, feelings often count for more than interests. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. Consequently, all slaves will be careful to sail under the flag of one of these latter nations and thus avoid the danger of losing life as well as property, in the event of capture. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge

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