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Famous European Quotations

List of European Quotes

We found 244 quote(s) that contain the word European.



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The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking. George Ade

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And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European countries that had suffered so heavily. Giovanni Agnelli

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Apprentice is the beginner - the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets. Josef Albers

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I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves. Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas. What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received. Rudolf Arnheim

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My second job has been to try to use my power to create institutions of a modern state that could enter the European Union, and there was very little time. The door was closing, and I wanted to get Bosnia through before it shut. Paddy Ashdown

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The papacy again, representing the traditional unity of European civilization, has also shown itself unable to limit effectively the push of nationalism. Irving Babbitt

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Terrorism is an evil that threatens all the countries in Europe. Vigorous cooperation in the European Union and worldwide is crucial in order to meet this evil head on. Jan Peter Balkenende

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I had always loved expressionist painting, like every European. In fact I admired it all the more because these were precisely the paintings despised by my father's generation. Georg Baselitz

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San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities. Cecil Beaton

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I held a conference in Harvard where Americans said they didn't believe in risk. They thought it was just European hysteria. Then the terrorist attacks happened and there was a complete conversion. Suddenly terrorism was the central risk. Ulrich Beck

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Nonetheless, we continue to be obsessed with finding or inventing a European nation which, as in the nation state, guarantees homogeneity and thus an appropriate form of democracy and centralized government. Ulrich Beck

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No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don't believe anything could change in our relations. Marek Belka

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The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important. Marek Belka

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The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution. Pope Benedict XVI

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The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others. Bernard Berenson

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We have to withdraw from this undemocratic institution and ensure that these people no longer have any influence on British affairs. We would like to see other European nations do the same thing. I think that will happen. Steve Blake

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While the United States has largely been missing in action from the diplomatic game, the European Union and Iran have been making progress at developing a formula that would lead to the suspension of Iran's nuclear enrichment program and the start of serious negotiations. Earl Blumenauer

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I will buy any creme, cosmetic, or elixir from a woman with a European accent. Erma Bombeck

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Kosovo's destiny is clearly to join the European Union at some point. Emma Bonino

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So, the international community are all the countries that are important: the United States definitely everywhere; the European Union because it is very important, and also, they do show a great deal of international responsibility; and then the local players. Lakhdar Brahimi

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I do not overlook the fact that the appearance of these new, free nations in the European political community not only celebrates the return of the prodigal son but also creates new sources of friction here and there. Hjalmar Branting

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Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit. Anthony Braxton

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But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have planted these great and prosperous cities along the once lonely trails of our own broad land, received all the fundamentals of civilization as a heritage from their European ancestors. James H. Breasted

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The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group, on other continents or in Europe itself, outside of the League of Nations, any more than it could oppose the League of Nations. Aristide Briand