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Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war;
by Abraham Flexner

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war;
no nation has ever borrowed largely for education...
no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
- Abraham Flexner

Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
- Abraham Flexner

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

 

The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

Not chance of birth or place has made us friends,
Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations,
But the endeavor for the selfsame ends,
With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations;
entangling alliances with none.
- Thomas Jefferson

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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely
only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.
- Abba Eban

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet,
there would be no more wars.
- E. M. Forster

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

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

America cannot continue to lead the family of nations
around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.
- Mitt Romney

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

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve
the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
- Margaret Thatcher

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

A knowledgeable and courageous U.S.
president could help enormously in leading the world's
nations toward saving the climate.
- Donella Meadows

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

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

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations.
Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
- George Washington

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

Books are the treasured wealth of the world
and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Above all nations is humanity.
- Goldwin Smith

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.
- Stephen F. Lynch

My father is a man of impeccable character who has
worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years.
His integrity is beyond reproach.
- Kojo Annan

Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.
- James Mackintosh

More than ever before in human history,
we share a common destiny.
We can master it only if we face it together.
And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations.
- Kofi Annan

The happiest women, like the happiest nations,
have no history.
- George Eliot

They enlarged the domains of commerce by treaties with all nations,
upon the great principle of equal justice to all nations,
and special favors to none.
- Robert Toombs

Both the American people and nations that censor the
internet should understand that our government is committed
to helping promote internet freedom.
- Hillary Clinton

In every particular state of the world,
those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others;
and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.
- Walter Bagehot

There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law,
the law of our Creator, the law of humanity,
justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.
- Edmund Burke

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

The U.N.
acts as the world's conscience, and over eighty-five
percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social,
economic, educational and cultural fields.
- Shirley Temple

If we look to the history of other nations,
ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid,
so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.
- James Monroe

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

The world before 1914 was already a world in which
the welfare of each individual nation was inextricably
bound up with the prosperity of the whole community of nations.
- Arthur Henderson

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
- Aphra Behn

The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979
as the Year of the Child.
Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance?
- Pope John Paul II

We have actively sought and are actively seeking to
make the United Nations an effective instrument of
international cooperation.
- Dean Acheson

The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect
the essential sovereignty of nations,
large and small.
- Nikita Khrushchev

All countries, big or small, strong or weak,
are equal members of the United Nations.
- Nong Duc Manh

The United Nations is a place for prostitution under the feet of Americans.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that
the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices,
the expanse of glass in individual offices is said
to be a dead giveaway as to rank.
Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy

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.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

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

Indeed, the very first resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations -
adopted unanimously -
called for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
- Joseph Rotblat

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

As New Zealanders, we've been in on the United Nations from the very beginning,
played a role in the drafting of the charter -
it means a lot to us that those processes are followed.
- Helen Clark

Historically, the host nations do well in Euro 2000.
- Trevor Brooking

The United Nations has become a largely irrelevant,
if not positively destructive institution,
and the just-released U.N.
report on the atrocities in Darfur, Sudan,
proves the point.
- Linda Chavez

Each particular society begins to feel its strength,
whence arises a state of war between different nations.
- Charles de Secondat

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.
- Richard Hovey

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

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

The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion
between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.
- Elihu Root

We imagined that the mildness of our government and
the wishes of the people were so correspondent that
we were not as other nations,
requiring brutal force to support the laws.
- Henry Knox

Further, by acting decisively in Iraq,
the United States has sent very strong signals to other
nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers.
- Jim Gerlach

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts -
the book of their deeds,
the book of their words and the book of their art.
- John Ruskin

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

Because when I have been busy at the United Nations during crises,
it has meant working day and night.
- Pauline Frederick

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

The great men of power who seek to change the nations
they belong to usually are pretty terrible people.
- John Keegan

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

A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.
- Joseph de Maistre

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

There is not much danger of the smaller nations if
the big nations will behave.
- George William Norris

The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of
arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and
perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit
the state and its influence most strictly.
- Ludwig von Mises

China is one of the world's greatest proliferators
of weapons of mass destruction to these rogue nations.
- Fred Thompson

Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men.
- Jose Marti


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