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International lending banks need to focus on areas
by Joseph Stiglitz

International lending banks need to focus on areas
where private investment doesn't go,
such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief.
- Joseph Stiglitz

Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics:
it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.
- Joseph Stiglitz

I think the government has to reposition environment
on top of their national and international priorities.
- Brian Mulroney

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

 

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

War is a racket.
It is the only one international in scope.
It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned
in dollars and the losses in lives.
- Smedley Butler

Today continuing poverty and distress are a deeper
and more important cause of international tensions,
of the conditions that can produce war,
than previously.
- Lester B. Pearson

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Turning the Internet over to the U.N.
or some other phony international organization would be a disaster,
and I am not willing to stand by and let it happen.
- John Doolittle

I was supposed to be women's lib, and now I'd exceeded
it and gone over into international politics.
- Kate Millett

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear
as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow,
free and open, across international boundaries.
- Harry S. Truman

Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of
external relations extensive experience gained in a
range of senior positions in international finance and development.
- Rodrigo Rato

The Nobel Prize has given me, for the first time in my life,
the feeling that my literature could be appreciated
on an international level.
- Naguib Mahfouz

The increased global linkages promote economic growth
in the world through two key mechanisms:
the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge.
- Toshihiko Fukui

The World Cup is a truly International event.
- John Motson

I hope that China will continue with space exploration.
It would be logical to have international co-operation.
I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it.
- Leroy Chiao

Well they do have a use, but we should never believe
that any international conference is going to suddenly
solve problems like the condition of the global environment.
- Maurice Strong

International terrorism is throwing down a challenge,
and not just to Russia.
- Boris Yeltsin

Early on, New York already had a national and even international identity.
- Ron Chernow

I haven't done an international film for a long time.
- Sadie Frost

Nonetheless, the developing countries must be able
to reap the benefits of international trade.
- Anna Lindh

Our citizens will lose their confidence or trust in
the values and principles of the international community,
especially if our personal identity is denied.
- Boris Trajkovski

Global markets must be balanced by global values such
as respect for human rights and international law,
democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.
- Anna Lindh

CNN International, Al-Jazeera and BBC are the same
in how they report mostly that America is wrong and bad.
- Roger Ailes

A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight.
It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations,
not to mention Chinese - American relations.
- William Kirby

Alliances and international organizations should be
understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence,
not as constraints on our power.
- Chuck Hagel

Instead of the international police action we had hoped
for during the war in Kosovo,
there are wars again - conducted with state-of-the-art technology,
but still in the old style.
- Jurgen Habermas

These are international criminals, and the spineless
Democrats are doing nothing about it.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The international game has changed for bidding cities.
- Peter Ueberroth

New legislation has just been adopted by the International
Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor,
such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work.
- Carol Bellamy

When I came back to power, Georgia was completely isolated
on the international stage.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

However difficult it may be to bring it about,
some form of world government, with agreed international
law and means of enforcing the law,
is inevitable.
- John Boyd Orr

Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity,
peace among peoples.
This is the sacred slogan of international socialist
democracy that liberates nations.
- Karl Liebknecht

But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted,
two things are very expensive in international life:
promises when they succeed and threats when they fail.
- Fareed Zakaria

The working classes were becoming more and more sharply
aware of the complex causes of international malaise.
- Leon Jouhaux

I'm not against vodka - they just asked us.
They put out some story about us entertaining international celebrities with vodka,
which of course wasn't true.
- Robin Day

With Stewart International Airport located here,
the New Windsor Police Department has an added responsibility
to take anti-terrorism precautions while protecting our area.
- Sue Kelly

Alliance - in international politics,
the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply
inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
- Ambrose Bierce

Because of new technologies, new wealth,
new conditions of domestic life and of international relations,
unprecedented criteria and issues are coming up for national decision.
- Herman Kahn

Transferring our sovereignty and decisionmaking power to the WTO,
to the United Nations, or any other international body
is not in the long-term interests of our people.
- Dana Rohrabacher

We had a lot of international help especially from the EU and USA,
which helped us to get out of this phase of emergency,
to give some dynamism to Kosova.
- Ibrahim Rugova

Ukraine has been a strong partner to the United States
on international initiatives and a committed ally in
fighting the War on Terrorism.
- Vito Fossella

The financing of my films has always been international.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that
the will to achieve mutual understanding exists,
and every such success thus supports the fight for
international law and order.
- Ludwig Quidde

That's because international Islamic religious fanatics
have the same goal as the Axis fascists -
the destruction of our way of life.
- David Hackworth

But first I want to get my master's degree at Columbia's
School of International Public Affairs.
- Christy Romano

International cooperation, multilateralism is indispensable.
- Hans Blix

To increase the zone of peace is to build the inner
core of a stable international zone.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

The leader of Iran made one of the most repugnant remarks
the international community has heard since Adolf Hitler.
- Tom Lantos

The previous year it had taken England all their time
to beat the full German team in an international and
I had taken with me the programme from that match.
- Dixie Dean

I believe an international criminal court is very much to be desired.
- Harold Pinter

To contrast national solidarity and international cooperation
as two opposites seems foolish to me.
- Gustav Stresemann

Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace
and stability of the world,
and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran.
- Moshe Katsav

Saddam Hussein has been brutal against his people,
but when he was committing those crimes,
the international community did not come to the rescue of the Iraqis.
- Bianca Jagger

Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the
basis of civil and international law,
or at least of custom that has the force of law.
- Alfred Marshall

It is not right to associate the fight against international
terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam.
- Omar Bongo

In a case like Iraq the UN has again shown what important
role it plays as the guarantor for protecting international
peace and stability in the global political structure.
- Anna Lindh

If we are really anxious not to have nuclear weapons in Iran,
the first thing is to call an international conference
on abolishing all nuclear weapons,
including Israeli nuclear weapons.
- Bruce Kent

Well firstly, that points certainly at the need for
international standards on biometrics that would move
in the same direction so that we can have the same technical requirements.
- Asa Hutchinson

Sports is like rock 'n' roll.
Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language,
and both are all about emotions.
- Phil Knight

There's definitely a world view among college students
that appreciates the need to act in the international community.
- Jeanne Shaheen

I believe that this is not only the view of the people
on both sides of the Strait.
It is also the common expectation of the US,
Japan and the international community.
- Chen Shui-bian

But now I wish I could back to Stockholm to make international films there.
- Lasse Hallstrom

Everything has to be done to build some sort of international democracy.
We've seen only the tiniest beginnings of that.
- Susan George

There are severe limitations on civil rights.
In the international arena, Iran is turning into an isolated country,
and the international community is becoming more hostile toward it.
- Moshe Katsav

We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys
itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums.
That is the path we want in international relations.
- Mahmoud Abbas

Let me say at the outset that I do not reflexively
oppose international trade.
- Richard Neal

Scientists and scholars should constitute themselves
as an international NGO of exceptional authority.
- John Charles Polanyi

The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years.
Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe,
things can only get better for the Irish.
- Eddie Murphy

I have set out to change the language of the international system.
- Clare Short

I think now, we in the international community are
belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali
peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times.
- Jan Egeland

The international community should treat this as a
window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response.
- Margaret Chan


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