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With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own accounts.
Benefactors
Joseph Addison

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Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
Money
Aphra Behn

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Nations, like men, have their infancy.
Nations
Henry Bolingbroke

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

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The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.
United Nations
Ralph Bunche

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Education is the cheap defence of nations.
Uncategorised
Edmund Burke

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The day of small nations has long passed away. The day of Empires has come.
Empire
Joseph Chamberlain

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The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.
Imagination
Charles Horton Cooley

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There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.
Explanations
Benjamin Disraeli

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The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Women
George Eliot

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The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most.
Army and Navy
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We estimate the wisdom of nations by seeing what they did with their surplus capital.
Finance
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ask five economists and you'll get five different explanations six if one went to Harvard.
Economy and Economics
Edgar R. Fiedler

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Unequal combinations are always disadvantageous to the weaker side.
Business
Oliver Goldsmith

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Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
Economy and Economics
Thomas Gray

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Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes; lesser ones exist on wishes and inclinations.
Purpose
Kenneth Hildebrand

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Men may be linked in friendship. Nations are linked only by interests.
Nations
Rolf Hochhuth

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

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Peace, commerce, and honest friendship, with all nationsentangling alliances with none.
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Thomas Jefferson

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Language is the pedigree of nations.
Language
Johnson

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I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
Language
Samuel Johnson

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

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The greatest nations have all acted like gangsters and the smallest like prostitutes.
Nations
Stanley Kubrick

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Our actions are like the terminations of verses, which we rhyme as we please.
Action
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.
Ambiguity
Abraham Lincoln

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun