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James Kent Quotes and Sayings

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Nations are equal in respect to each other,
and entitled to claim equal consideration for their rights,
whatever may be their relative dimensions or strength
or however greatly they may differ in government,
religion or manners.
- James Kent

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The blood and sweat shed by United States and United
Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind
the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period.
- Kim Y. Sam

Insurrection by means of guerrilla bands is the true
method of warfare for all nations desirous of emancipating
themselves from a foreign yoke.
It is invincible, indestructible.
- Giuseppe Mazzini

The need for a permanent status resolution approved
by Congress is made even more clear to me because of
my experience as a former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- Dick Thornburgh

I have been in America only once since Mr. Clinton
became your president - as a speaker at the United Nations.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes
and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

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.
- George Gissing

Let no man write my epitaph...
When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth,
then shall my character be vindicated,
then may my epitaph be written.
- Robert Emmet

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

The Lord shall have made his American Israel high above
all nations which he hath made.
- Ezra Stiles

Henceforth the leaves of the tree of knowledge were for women,
and for the healing of the nations.
- Lucy Stone

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

Japan is not a Western democracy.
The Japanese have kept their traditions,
culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations.
- Natan Sharansky

First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations,
pointing at the possibility of a future war.
- Alva Myrdal

In fact, effective solidarity with the poor,
both individual persons and entire nations,
is indispensable for the construction of peace.
- Claudio Hummes

Bush and Blair combined their efforts to deceive both
nations in a carefully coordinated manner,
more so than anyone is willing to point out in the media.
- Bianca Jagger

No nation is so great as to be able to afford,
in the long run, to remain outside an increasingly
universal League of Nations.
- Hjalmar Branting

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud;
and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
- Jonathan Swift

If the United Nations is to survive,
those who represent it must bolster it;
those who advocate it must submit to it;
and those who believe in it must fight for it.
- Norman Cousins

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.
- Bobby Jindal

There are lots of nations in the world or national
peoples who don't yet have states.
They're inside someone else's state and they want a state of their own.
- Michael Ignatieff

The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they
lack support in the hearts of their women.
- Jose Marti

You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the
comfortable certainty that it will let you down.
- Conor Cruise O'Brien

If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial
judgments in a world court of law,
they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
- Belva Lockwood

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.
- John Foster Dulles

We have said that Israel has had a very bad history with the United Nations,
and whoever cares for himself in Israel distances himself from that Organization.
- Yitzhak Shamir

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

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

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

The free nations of the world will not be pushed around
by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and
destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life.
- Eliot Engel

For as long as multinational communities have existed,
their weak point has always been the relations between different nations.
- Slobodan Milosevic

We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems,
for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

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

The American taxpayer should not be treated more shabbily
than debtors from other nations and we should be encouraging
other nations to help rebuild Iraq's economy.
- Hillary Clinton

National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like,
the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king,
generally sane.
- J. F. C. Fuller

People are people the world over.
Some are good, some bad, some greedy and some generous.
Nations are like people and act the same way.
- George Aiken

Warfare is an utterly stupid method of settling differences
of interest between different nations.
- George H. Mead

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

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

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

The European nations take climate change very seriously.
- Donella Meadows

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

The history of nations shows that words are not always
immediately followed by action.
- Gustav Stresemann

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

Nations are not thugs.
They are bodies of intelligent people.
- Rufus Jones

So let us call genocide, genocide.
Let us not minimize the deliberate murder of 1.5 million people.
Let us have a moral victory that can shine as a light to all nations.
- Adam Schiff

The moral and intellectual character of the Africans
is widely different in different nations.
- Samuel George Morton

The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace,
carried the nations to war by their own weight.
- A. J. P. Taylor

We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression;
we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation
of relations of peace and amity with all nations.
- Franklin P. Adams

To be a Christian is to believe we are commanded and
authorised to say certain things to the world;
to say things that will make disciples of all nations.
- Rowan D. Williams

The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting
freedom and independence for all its members.
- Harry S. Truman


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