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An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.
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Austin O'Malley

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England is paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women.
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Robert Burton

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How I like the boldness of the English, how I like the people who say what they think!
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Voltaire

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I find that the Americans have no passions, they have appetites.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
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W. Somerset Maugham

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Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
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Bob Geldof

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It is a well-known fact that we always recognize our homeland when we are about to lose it.
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Albert Camus

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It is easier for a Russian to become an atheist than for anyone else in the world.
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Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Much may be made of a Scotchman, if he be caught young.
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Samuel Johnson

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Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
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George Orwell

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Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
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Eric Hoffer

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Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
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Colonel Muhammar Qaddafi

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Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors.
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Pearl S. Buck

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Put an Irishman on the spit and you can always get another Irishman to turn him.
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George Bernard Shaw

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The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis.
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Franklin P. Jones

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The Britons are quite separated from all the world.
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Virgil

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The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive.
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V. S. Pritchett

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The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
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Jean Jacques Rousseau

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The English have a heavy hearted way of amusing themselves.
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Sully

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The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent, and is modest about it.
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James Agate

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The French are wiser than they seem, and the Spaniards seem wiser than they are.
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Francis Bacon

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The French work to live, but the Swiss live to work.
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French Proverb

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The Irish are a fair people: They never speak well of one another.
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Samuel Johnson

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The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch.
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Proverb

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The Jews have always been students, and their greatest study is themselves.
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Albert Goldman

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