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

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There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make. J. M. Barrie

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All nationalisms are at heart deeply concerned with names: with the most immaterial and original human invention. Those who dismiss names as a detail have never been displaced; but the peoples on the peripheries are always being displaced. That is why they insist upon their continuity -- their links with their dead and the unborn. John Berger

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

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With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive. Oliver Goldsmith

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Switzerland is a curst, selfish, swinish country of brutes, placed in the most romantic region of the world. George Gordon Noel Byron^! 6th Baron Byron

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

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

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

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

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Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich. Robert Frost

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

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

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The Britons are quite separated from all the world. Virgil

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

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"Nation-building is never a 'done deal' confined to history already established." Aberjhani

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There are few virtues that the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided. Winston Churchill

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

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In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted. William Ralph Inge

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The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England. Samuel Johnson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bulls get rich, bears get rich, but pigs get slaughtered An Irishman is never at his best except when fighting.

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

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Without country you have neither name, token, voice, nor rights, no admission as brothers into the fellowship of the Peoples. You are the bastards of Humanity. Soldiers without a banner, Israelites among the nations, you will find neither faith nor protection; none will be sureties for you. Do not beguile yourselves with the hope of emancipation from unjust social conditions if you do not first conquer a Country for yourselves. Giuseppe Mazzini

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We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go. Golda Meir

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