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Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion. (Quote by - MoliFre)

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. (Quote by - Belva Lockwood)

We estimate the wisdom of nations by seeing what they did with their surplus capital. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The maxim of the British people is "Business as usual". (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

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. (Quote by - Giambattista Vico)

Nations without a past are contradictions in terms. What makes a nation is the past, what justifies one nation against others is the past, and historians are the people who produce it. (Quote by - E. J. Hobsbawm)

A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory. (Quote by - Giuseppe Mazzini)

Canada has never been a melting pot; more like a tossed salad. (Quote by - Arnold Edinborough)

Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children? (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation, is in the intelligent and well ordered homes of the people. (Quote by - Lydia Sigourney)

Spain: A whale stranded upon the coast of Europe. (Quoute by - Edmund Burke)

How can you govern a country with two hundred and forty six varieties of cheese? (Quote by - Charles De Gaulle)

I don't even know what street Canada is on. (Quote by - Al Capone)

States are as the men, they grow out of human characters. (Quote by - Plato)

I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world. (Quote by - Malcolm Bradbury)

The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast. (Quote by - Bob Hope)

There was never a nation that became great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help. (Quote by - Charles Dudley Warner)

The country has charms only for those not obliged to stay there. (Quote by - Edouard Manes)

France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you cannot tear the toilet paper. (Quote by - Billy Wilder)

The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its young men under five-and-twenty. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Among all nations there should be vast temples raised where people might worship in silence and listen to it, for it is the voice of God (Quote by - Jerome K. Jerome)

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand. (Quote by - Aphra Behn)

The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count. (Quote by - George Mikes)

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. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way: by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)


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