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Henri La Fontaine Quotes and Sayings

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Belgium thinks that however great the peril which a
country might have to undergo under the system which
we seek to establish here,
that country ought to do its duty.
- Henri La Fontaine

International institutions ought to be,
as the national ones in democratic countries,
established by the peoples and for the peoples.
- Henri La Fontaine

Peoples will be as before, the sheep sent to the slaughterhouses
or to the meadows as it pleases the shepherds.
- Henri La Fontaine

Nuts.
- General Anthony Clement McAuliffe
responding to a German demand to surrender his
101st Airborne Division in Belgium during World War II.

 

Eight minutes past the hour here in Belgium -
and presumably eight minutes past the hour everywhere in the world.
- Murray Walker

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries -
like France,
Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium.
If I was a dog, I'd be in a hell of a mess!
- Audrey Hepburn

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The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away
whatever obligation or interest we have as regards
the neutrality of Belgium.
We could not entertain that bargain either.
- Edward Grey

Germany expected that at the most a day or so would
see Belgian resistance broken and the dash on Paris begun.
It was not safe to start such a forward rush with Belgium unconquered.
- Kelly Miller

The success of the Allies in the west was in a measure
offset by Teutonic victories in the east.
When the invasion of Belgium began, Russia made immediate
efforts to counteract by invasion of East Prussia.
- Kelly Miller

How could you justify giving Holland twice the amount
of money that you gave Belgium? Well,
finally, I put it up to them.
They said that they couldn't do it; it would destroy them.
I said they had to do it.
And I finally got support from Hoffman on it.
- W. Averell Harriman

And it is practically the same in the case of the four
or five million poor peasants in France,
and also for Switzerland, Belgium, Holland,
and two of the Scandinavian countries.
Everywhere small and medium sized industry prevails.
- Herman Gorter

Have we so soon forgotten those four years of terrible carnage,
the greatest war of all time; forgotten the millions
of men who gave their lives,
who made the supreme sacrifice and who today,
beneath the soil of France and Belgium,
sleep the eternal sleep?
- Frank B. Kellogg

Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved
of the illegal invasion of Belgium,
of the massacre of suspected guerrillas,
as well as their wives and children,
as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.
- Clara Zetkin

Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts.
- Anonymous

I was prepared for the theatre, but not for the nuts and bolts.
- Matthew Ashford

In most conventional novels, God is not allowed to be nuts.
Nor are nuts allowed to be God.
- John Sladek

Having said that, I'm a huge Jack Nicholson fan because
he just goes nuts in everything he does.
Having Jack in his heyday would also be a dream come true.
- Paul Kane

If you're poor and you do something stupid,
you're nuts.
If you're rich and do something stupid,
you're eccentric.
- Bobby Heenan

And that movie was underrated - Nuts -
because it deals with a terrible subject,
but It's very well done.
- Eli Wallach

Avoid fruits and nuts.
You are what you eat.
- Jim Davis

If you cut off your arm instead of going 'spurt,
spurt, spurt' wouldn't it, like, go nuts? Or would
it go with the beat of your heart?
- Elijah Wood

I'd better be on the road, or I'll be going nuts.
I'm not the kind of guy who sits around with a pipe
and slippers watching soap operas.
- Tommy Shaw

I think being a little nuts is helpful.
- Carter Burwell

I hated the lost colony; in second grade,
we were doing American History, and they said,
We don't know what happened to them.
That drove me nuts.
That lost colony drove me crazy.
- Sarah Vowell

The movers and shakers have always been obsessive nuts.
- Theodore Sturgeon

Conscience.
That stuff can drive you nuts.
- Budd Schulberg

We'd go to the fraternity house.
It was a good place to practice.
But we really wanted the kids to overhear us.
And whoever heard us would go nuts over it.
- Art Garfunkel

Probably the best thing that happened to me was going nuts.
Nobody knew who I was until that happened.
- Jimmy Piersall

If I'm at a party and someone puts on a Blues Brothers tape,
I tend to go nuts.
- Todd Barry

I'm tired of high policy talks.
I want to focus on nuts and bolts.
- Dave Freudenthal

Because a lot of straight people think I'm nuts.
- Pia Zadora

If my father's business hadn't gone broke,
I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now.
What an awful thought!
- Cesar Romero

If your company has a clean-desk policy,
the company is nuts and you're nuts to stay there.
- Tom Peters

Mel is nuts.
He puts on a suit and a tie and acts like a normal
person so people think he's okay.
He's definitely out in left field.
He's got the ambition of a boy.
- Dom DeLuise

I love playing strong women, even if they're nuts.
- Karen Black

Packer fans are nuts, man.
- Ray Nitschke

In real football, I wouldn't want Terrell Owens anywhere near my team.
But you're nuts if you don't take him in fantasy.
- Randy Cross

I'm nuts and I know it.
But so long as I make 'em laugh, they ain't going to lock me up.
- Red Skelton

God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
- Franz Kafka

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday,
lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
- Redd Foxx

When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts.
- Larry Ellison

The F.B.I.
is about nuts and bolts.
It's all about witnesses and procedure and walking the streets.
- Aaron Eckhart

I am a working woman.
I take care of a home.
I hold down a job.
I am nuts.
- Barbara Dale

Lorne finally said, Do the Blues Brothers thing.
The response was amazing.
People went nuts.
- Steve Cropper

God often gives nuts to toothless people.
- Matt Groening

Now about those ghosts.
I'm sure they're here and I'm not half so alarmed at
meeting up with any of them as I am at having to meet
the live nuts I have to see every day.
- Bess Truman

Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet,
head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano.
- George Duke

I was nuts about Elvis, like every girl in America.
- Brenda Lee

Some of my friends said, 'You are nuts.'
But I think I am right.
- George Nethercutt

The bottom line is, there have been a lot of nuts elected
to the United States Senate.
- Charles Grassley

When I worked with Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies,
she told me, You need a plan B, because when you have
six months to a year off,
you can go nuts.
You need to have another focus.
- Eliza Dushku

I'm not a guy to go in the studio and spend months,
let alone years, like some people do.
I cannot even be in the studio for a month,
it will drive me nuts.
- Neil Schon

I am not this big celebrity, but it gets really crazy.
You have to go through the nuts of blowing up,
in a sense, and then figuring out how to live your life with that.
- Vanessa Carlton

Crazy people don't sit around wondering if they're nuts.
- Jake Gyllenhaal

Eventually you can get into the nuts and bolts of reality:
nurturing,
caring, and getting along.
- Jody Watley

I think Elaine would go out with anyone if they showed interest in her.
She's nuts.
The woman's nuts.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

When I was losing, they called me nuts.
When I was winning they called me eccentric.
- Al McGuire

There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut;
a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.
- Christine Lavin

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt,
and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
- John Steinbeck

God tipped the country and all the fruits and nuts rolled west.
- Mike Royko

The only thing I fear more than change is no change.
The business of being static makes me nuts.
- Twyla Tharp

I was completely nuts for most of my life.
- Roseanne Barr

I think everybody's nuts.
- Johnny Depp

I think anyone that thought that we were coming in
as a bunch of liberal Democrats to deliver more large-scale
social programs was nuts.
I sure didn't expect it.
- Donna Shalala

What I absolutely can't do is just sit around,
that drives me crazy.
I go nuts!
I'm far too nervous, too high strung to sit around.
It's not my thing; I can't deal with it!
- Jonathan Davis

Initial feedback we got from people was that Poker
could and should be a product in its own right.
For us, that was definitely a case of us not seeing
the forest for the trees since we are Poker nuts.
- Tim Page

Getting back to the point, a guy like Jerry,
he deals with the business, and he doesn't see it as being evil or ugly,
it's what you have to do, and I mean I know there's
some really ugly parts to it and parts which drive me nuts,
but not in the same way as music business.
- Trevor Rabin

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor.
It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it.
If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy.
In this business a lot of people go nuts,
go eccentric, even end up dead from it.
Not my plan.
- Uma Thurman

I'm doing 5000 seat theaters and audiences are going nuts,
it's fantastic and it makes me very happy.
I'm dirty, but not like this; I just do comedy that I find funny.
I'm working on a new tv show for cable and it's not set up yet.
- Bob Saget

Bjorn was a different breed, I threw my best material at him,
but he would never smile, but that added to the charm
when he played me and Mac.
We were going nuts and losing our mind and he was sitting
back like he was on a Sunday stroll.
- Jimmy Connors


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