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Top 99 American And European Quotes

#1. Most American and European scholars believe that the Chinese speak their languages, only that they "talk" in Chinese. - Author: Thorsten J. Pattberg
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#2. I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one. My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts. - Author: Bianca Jagger
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#3. We know so much about the European food story, and we're getting to know about the American food story; but we know so little about the African food story. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#4. But Barack Obama is not a person who would defend the rights and heritage of the European-American people. - Author: David Duke
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#5. American natives were thought to be a simple, malleable people who, once they came to understand the benefits of European faith and civilization, would embrace them. - Author: Landon Y. Jones
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#6. My father had been from Glasgow; my mother, from Los Angeles. They had both enjoyed the quip that the difference between an American and a European was that to an American, a hundred years was a long time, and to a European, a hundred miles is a big journey. - Author: Mercedes Lackey
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#7. At the end of the war American and Soviet troops massed throughout most of the European peninsula, with Americans also in Britain and the British in Europe. The peninsula was occupied, shattered and exhausted, no longer the arbiter of its own fate. - Author: George Friedman
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#8. The night was dark as pitch or coal. Stupid expressions, thought Pereda. European nights might be pitch-dark or coal-black, but not American nights, which are dark like a void, where there's nothing to hold on to, no shelter from the elements, just empty, storm-whipped space, above and below. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#9. I am more than proud to be European. I love Europe, I love France, but I have an American mentality, and I don't know why. The way I see things, the way I talk, I'm the kind of person who, if I want to say something, I will say it - sometimes in Europe, it's not always what you need to do. - Author: Thierry Henry
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#10. I believe that if we think back to the period from F.D.R. through, let us say, Bush I, until the end of the Cold War, we lived through an artificial period in which American interests and European interests essentially dovetailed. - Author: Tony Judt
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#11. A diplomatic passport for a Tal Zahavi, with a current photo of Yael-1. The same birth date as in the other passport. The interior must have had fifty entry stamps for European and South American countries, plus the U.S., Japan, and South Korea. The woman traveled a lot. - Author: John Sandford
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#12. As a rule we develop a borrowed European idea forward, and ... Europe develops a borrowed American idea backwards. - Author: Mark Twain
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#13. In the fog of history and myth, the American role in championing and underwriting European integration is frequently forgotten, along with the resistance of the Europeans. - Author: George Friedman
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#14. I have something to say about the difference between American and European cities, but I forgot what it was. I have it written down at home somewhere. - Author: David Byrne
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#15. Why?"
"Because ... because he's so tall," Mindy explained, like height was proof of good character. "And did I mention European?"
"Yes. It's so much better to be stalked by a tall European that an American of average height. - Author: Beth Fantaskey
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#16. I grew up in Europe, and I used to like those very slow-moving European films. I've been contaminated by the American TV culture, and I just want things to move faster now. - Author: Rebecca De Mornay
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#17. Isn't it amazing that, historically, the "Prince of Peace" has most often been introduced to new cultures through extreme violence? European and American colonialists bring this disparity to light in a way that makes me wish that forced conversion didn't work so extraordinarily well. - Author: David G. McAfee
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#18. No difference exists between American and European manners. A proletarian from Chicago can be just as Philistine as an English duke. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#19. Though American scenery is destitute of many of those circumstances that give value to the European, still it has features, and glorious ones, unknown to Europe...the most distinctive, and perhaps the most impressive, characteristic of American scenery is its wildness - Author: Thomas Cole
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#20. The U.S. incarceration rate is the world's highest and some nine to ten times that of many European countries. Almost 1 in 100 American adults is behind bars.61 Some U.S. states spend as much on their prisons as they do on their universities. - Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz
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#21. If you look at national economies today, for example, the American economy, the European economy, the Indians, the Chinese, we're all tied together. If one of them sinks, the rest are going to sink with them and if one floats, the rest are lifted up. I find that very interesting. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#22. We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#23. In America, however, the Bolshevik scare effectively ended the policy of unrestricted immigration which had been the salvation of east European Jewry in the period 1881-1914, and which had enabled the great American Jewry to come into existence. - Author: Paul Johnson
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#24. Europeans still read rather than watching TV or listening to their clergyman tell them how to vote. The European magazines are far superior to American magazines in content and readership, but TV is taking a bite out of circulation now even in Europe. - Author: Peter Menzel
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#25. I love collecting; my joy is finding private press American or European home studio electronic music from the 60s and 70s. - Author: Keith Fullerton Whitman
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#26. Although data on this are sparse, it also seems that US politicians of both parties are much wealthier than their European counterparts and in a totally different category from the average American, which might explain why they tend to confuse their own private interest with the general interest. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#27. The only difference between the Bel Air of the '90s and the Bel Air of my childhood is that now the nannies are Latina instead of British, and the cars European instead of American. - Author: Lorna Luft
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#28. I like European and South American literature, but mostly I read nonfiction. - Author: Jessa Crispin
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#29. The European powers had been anxious to see the United States become embroiled in a civil war and eventually break into two smaller and weaker nations. That would pave the way for their further colonization of Latin American without fear of the Americans being able to enforce the Monroe Doctrine. - Author: G. Edward Griffin
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#30. Almost 85 percent of the Latin American market is subject to net neutrality rules, and the European Parliament already favors strong ones. - Author: Marvin Ammori
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#31. The European generally submits to a public officer because he represents a superior force; but to an American he represents a right. In America it may be said that no one renders obedience to man, but to justice and to law. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#32. I've created a bridge between European electronic culture and urban American culture, and I've worked with established brands. - Author: David Guetta
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#33. I have got an anthology album out. The American version has got the same mixes but the European version, I remixed them in the studio and added a couple of things that I have always wanted to add. - Author: John Entwistle
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#34. I should think the American admiration of five-minute tourists has done more to kill the sacredness of old European beauty and aspiration than multitudes of bombs would have done. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#35. Bacon has been a staple of the American diet since the first European settlers, but until recently, it was consumed in a predictable, seasonal pattern. The bulk of sales came from home consumers, diners, and pancake houses, which fried it up along with eggs for breakfast. - Author: David Sax
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#36. The Brazilians were South American, and the Ukranians will be more European. - Author: Phil Neville
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#37. [Chicago] is the greatest and most typically American of all cities. New York is bigger and more spectacular and can outmatch it in other superlatives, but it is a "world" city, more European in some respects than American. - Author: John Gunther
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#38. The Russian anti-gay campaign, which associates European and American power with the hidden hand of the gay international, was targeted to the Muslim world as well as to domestic constituencies. These - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#39. So pervasively has Enlightenment culture's anti-supernaturalism affected the Western church, especially educated European and North American Christians, that most of us are suspicious of anything supernatural. - Author: Craig S. Keener
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#40. You can go to Japan, China, all the European, African, Arab, and South American countries, and man, they know me. I can't name a nation where they don't know me. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#41. The Conservatives are a confusing lot. They first denied climate change was a serious issue and then suggested strengthening the nuclear industry as a solution to it. They oppose the European Union, but support joining North American Free Trade Agreement, despite its obvious failure. - Author: Zac Goldsmith
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#42. I've come to the point of view that for European-American society and culture to persist requires a European-American majority, and a clear one at that. - Author: John Tanton
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#43. So I am getting a little bored with defining one type of film as American and the other European or from somewhere else because the division is no longer true. - Author: Wim Wenders
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#44. My friend, Dennis Mathis, was reading Eastern European and Japanese experimental writers, and I brought the Latin American writers to his attention, so we exchanged books and bounced off one another. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#45. The American grips himself, at the very sources of his consciousness, in a grip of care: and then, to so much of the rest of life, is indifferent. Whereas, the European hasn't got so much care in him, so he cares much more for life and living. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#46. I was always intrigued with European cinema, and hated most American cinema. I didn't like the one, two, three - boom! style, with a neat and tidy ending. That was never my scene. - Author: Lee Daniels
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#47. The Ecuadorean and Latin American press is not like the European or North American press, which has some professional ethics. They are used to being above the law, to blackmail, to extort. - Author: Rafael Correa
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#48. To the European, it is a characteristic of the American culture that, again and again, one is commanded and ordered to 'be happy.' But happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue. One must have a reason to 'be happy.' - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#49. The European and the North American consider that a book that has been awarded any kind of prize must be good; the Argentine allows for the possibility that the book might not be bad, despite the prize. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#50. The American continents, by the free and independent condition by which they have assumed and maintained, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers. - Author: James Monroe
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#51. In the American colonies, the main problem of liberty has been solved, demonstrated and practiced in such a manner as not to leave much to be said by European institutions. - Author: Marquis De Lafayette
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#52. Global poverty is the product of reversible policy failures overseen by politicians, past and present. The poorest of the poor don't vote in American or European elections. They don't make donations to political parties or hire lobbyists in D.C., London or Canberra. - Author: Hugh Evans
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#53. That seems to point up a significant difference between Europeans and Americans. A European says: "I can't understand this, what's wrong with me?" An American says: "I can't understand this, what's wrong with him? - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#54. I write on sacred stories, symbols and rituals of all cultures - European, American and Chinese - but my audiences, typically, like me to focus on India. - Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
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#55. The "European Union" happens to be composed of people who hate our guts. It is the continent where Moveon-style lunatics are the friendly, pro-American types and the rest are crazy Muslims. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#56. We do have Museums of African American Art in the United States, and there is a National Museum of Women's Art. However, I believe Latinos are best served by displaying their art next to the art of other groups, particularly North American, European, and even Asian artists. - Author: Mari Carmen Ramirez
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#57. I tried to learn the languages - Italian, Spanish, and German - not to successfully. Working on a European set isn't a hell of a lot different from working on an American set. - Author: Lee Van Cleef
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#58. We have now an American political party and a European one. Not all Americans who vote for the European party want to become Europeans. But it doesn't matter because that's what they're voting for. They're voting for dependency, for lack of ambition, and for insolvency. - Author: Harvey Mansfield
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#59. Educate the Russian or the American or the Englishman or the Irishman or Frenchman or any real northern European except German, and you get the Anarchist, that is to say the man who dreams of order without organisation - of something beyond organisation ... - Author: H.G.Wells
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#60. At age 14, coming to the U.S., all I knew was American Ballet Theatre, Baryshnikov, Nureyev, and some of the European companies. I barely knew anything about Balanchine. - Author: Carla Korbes
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#61. I learned English at school, or at least that's how it started. Also, in Holland - as opposed to some other European countries - we don't dub anything, so as a kid growing up, always watching English and American movies in their original language really helped. - Author: Michiel Huisman
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#62. Both European and American historians have done away with any conceptual limits on what in the past needs and deserves investigating. The result, among other things, has been a flood of works on gender history, black history, and ethnic history of all kinds. - Author: Edmund Morgan
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#63. I am Dominican American. My father was born and raised in the U.S. and his heritage is German and Eastern European, and my mother hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. - Author: Monica Raymund
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#64. I've always wondered why European politicians as a group seemed brighter than American politicians as a group. Maybe it's becausemany American politicians have the race issue to fall back on. They become lazy, suspicious of innovative ideas, and as a result American institutions atrophy. - Author: Ishmael Reed
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#65. American people are very patriotic, but there is no driver to get behind and support. I don't see why Formula One cannot be something America is a part of. I wouldn't say it's too European at all. - Author: Alexander Rossi
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#66. There's more emphasis on art and culture in Europe than there is in the United States and I think that a lot of American directors and writers are just trying to copy other American horror films, they don't pick up much in the way that European filmmakers do. - Author: Wes Craven
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#67. When it comes to cyber conflicts between, say, America and China or even a Middle Eastern nation, an African nation, a Latin American nation, a European nation, we have more to lose. - Author: Edward Snowden
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#68. By transporting Asian species to North America, and North American species to Australia, and Australian species to Africa, and European species to Antarctica, we are, in effect, reassembling the world into one enormous supercontinent - what biologists sometimes refer to as the New Pangaea. - Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
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#69. American eroticism has always been of a different provenance and complexion than the European variety, an enjoyment both furtive and bland that is closer to a blushing cartoon than a sensual celebration. - Author: Molly Haskell
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#70. European and American banks are conservative in the sense that they don't come at their full strength to markets where we are; that leaves us an opportunity to be successful. - Author: Husnu Ozyegin
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#71. I'm a European, and I live there. I work in European films, and then once in a while, I make an American movie. - Author: Monica Bellucci
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#72. American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France. - Author: Suzanne Fields
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#73. And that's the beginning of the primary conversation in African American literature, right there: the African descendant explaining to the European descendant about how white people's actions are affecting the lives of black people.* In - Author: Mat Johnson
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#74. Country music is the combination of African and European folk songs coming together and doing a little waltz right here in the American south. They came together at some cotillion, and somebody snuck a black person into the room, and he danced with a white lady, and music was born. - Author: Ketch Secor
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#75. I've been working with good directors - the Wachowski brothers, Spike Lee, Terry Gilliam, Mel Gibson ... I love American movies, but I love European movies, too, and I want to do both. - Author: Monica Bellucci
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#76. One of the reasons I decided to apply for American citizenship after something like a quarter of century of living here on a British, European Union passport and a green card, was my identification with the United States in the post-September 11th period. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#77. Dynamic, rapidly expanding European monarchy seeks a can-do visionary to head up its South American divisions.Our ideal candidate will have at least five years' experience in New World colonization and be willing to accept shift work. Fluency in Spanish an asset.Some travel involved - Author: Christopher Columbus
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#78. Like almost everyone else in America, I grew up believing the myth of the objective scientist. Fortunately I was raised on the edges of two very distinct cultures, western European and American Indian ... - Author: Vine Deloria Jr.
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#79. I absolutely love Canada, and I wouldn't live anywhere else. It's half American and half European, and I really enjoy that. And the people are just fantastic - nicer than any people in the world. - Author: Sondra Radvanovsky
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#80. Sofia was miffed. And if American girls make being miffed a sweet-and-sour emotion, European girls always manage to add an undercurrent of murder to it. - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#81. European festivals area lot bigger than American ones, but I like the travelling festivals, it's the same production every day and the bands get used to the stage set up and by the third or fourth show of the tour they're putting on a better show than if they just played one day. - Author: Tim Lambesis
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#82. American social arrangements, economic arrangements, the degree of inequality in American life, the relatively small role played by the government in American public life and so forth, compares to exactly the opposite conditions in most of the European societies. - Author: Tony Judt
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#83. Corporate America doesn't really have an interest in Formula One because there is nothing American in it at this point. It is European and all made by Europeans. Until that changes, the interest isn't going to be at the level it needs to be. - Author: Alexander Rossi
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#84. European films were what it was about for me - the sensations I needed, the depth, the storytelling, the characters, the directors, and the freedom that you can't really find in American films. - Author: Charlotte Rampling
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#85. I'm a first generation American. My mother is Italian and Russian and a lot of other things, and my father is Uruguayan. In fact, my mother's been married twice, and both men were Uruguayan. So I grew up in a very European/Latin American-influenced home. - Author: Sebastian Arcelus
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#86. American strategic doctrine suggests that Mexico is of second-level importance to the United States. It ranks below Japan and Indonesia, Brazil and India, Egypt and Israel, and European powers including Britain, France, and Germany. This is a grave geopolitical miscalculation. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#87. To the European immigrant - that is, to the aliens who have been converted into Americans by the advantages of American life - the Promise of America has consisted largely in the opportunity which it offered of economic independence and prosperity. - Author: Herbert Croly
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#88. We got a chance to go and play in some places that the usual European tour by an American band didn't go to. - Author: Jack Irons
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#89. We feel no isolation. But, having said that, I want to emphasise in particular that we do not want to go to extremes and abandon the European and American directions in our foreign economic cooperation. - Author: Sergei Lavrov
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#90. The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#91. Long accustomed to the use of European manufactures, [the Cherokee Indians] are as incapable of returning to their habits of skinsand furs as we are, and find their wants the less tolerable as they are occasioned by a war [the American Revolution] the event of which is scarcely interesting to them. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#92. Sometimes the European and North American public like some things to be exotic and kept at arm's length. They don't want sometimes to know that foreign artists are doing something that's at least as relevant as what's being done here. - Author: David Byrne
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#93. The place that I found where European musicians and American musicians come together is that odd middle world which is called uncertainty. - Author: Hamid Drake
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#94. Beginning with a trip out to Ellis Island, I saw for myself where thousands of European immigrants took their first steps onto American soil, bringing with them nothing but their ambition: people such as Erich von Stroheim and Adolph Zukor. - Author: Paul Merton
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#95. The reason why the continental European is, to the Englishman or American, so surprisingly ignorant of the Bible, is that the authorized English version is a great work of literary art, and the continental versions are comparatively artless. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#96. We have used the presence of UNMIK, as well as other European and American agencies to establish a legal framework compatible with the European Union and that is already an advantage. We have seen the positive effects of this and our parliament will continue to go this way. - Author: Ibrahim Rugova
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#97. Under President Obama and Secretary Clinton, they're working hard to change the American dream into the European nightmare. They do celebrate more dependence on the government. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#98. 'Avatar' imaginatively revisits the crime scene of white America's foundational act of genocide, in which entire native tribes and civilizations were wiped out by European immigrants to the American continent. - Author: Annalee Newitz
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#99. The Western public should learn and remember one essential thing about China: no matter what European and North American propaganda barks about the People's Republic, China is much more "democratic" than the West. It is democratic in its own way. - Author: Andre Vltchek
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