Nations Quotes

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.

Dalai Lama

Nations will rise and fall, but equality remains the ideal. The universal aim is to achieve respect for the entire human race, not just for the dominant few.

Carlos P. Romulo

To see the plume of pollution that affected so many nations without being able to do a thing about it was a big wake-up call. But the question now is: what is more important ? the risk around nuclear or the risk around global warming?

Keith Turner

Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.

Woodrow Wilson

The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.

Franz Boas

Moral and spiritual decay have brought about the demise of more great nations (empires) than any invading enemy force, plague, famine and nature disasters combined

Joseph P. Martino

Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations, who had else Like kindred drops been mingled into one.

William Cowper

Malta's neutrality is a tool that should be treasured and actively used to promote peace and understanding between nations.

Joseph Muscat

Money and not morality is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.

Thomas Jefferson

I am for free commerce with all nations; political connection with none; and little or no diplomatic establishment.

George Washington

It is perhaps common in the world for individuals and nations to suffer for their noble qualities more than for their ignoble ones. For nobility is an occasion for pride, the most treacherous of sentiments.

Daniel Moynihan

One may dislike Hitler's system and yet admire his patriotic achievement. If our country were defeated, I hope we should find a champion as indomitable to restore our courage and lead us back to our place among the nations.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself. ... [I] hope we have once again reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts

Ronald Reagan

We have ancient habits to deal with, vast structures of power, indescribably complicated problems to solve. But unless we abdicate our humanity altogether and succumb to fear and impotence in the presence of the weapons we have ourselves created, it is as possible and as urgent to put an end to war and violence between nations as it is to put an end to poverty and racial injustice

Martin Luther King Jr†

An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.

Thomas Jefferson

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