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Top 100 Quotes About America From Other Countries

#1. If you see what passes as the news on the networks in the United States, there's virtually no coverage of the rest of the world, not even of neighboring countries like Mexico or neighboring continents like Latin America. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#2. Other countries may triumph at global conferences where world representatives vote with their hands. But America seems to win whenever the world's people have an opportunity to vote with their feet. - Author: Franklin A. Thomas
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#3. England and America are two countries separated by the same language. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#4. I think foreign countries really do like it when American artists sing in their language. And when you go over there and say, 'Hi, how are you?' in their language, they love it. It makes them feel like you're doing it just for them. We in America take so much for granted. - Author: Natalie Cole
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#5. America seems to celebrate its more violent past, but Canada doesn't like to recognize those things. The willingness to accept the existence of violence separates our two countries. - Author: Joseph Boyden
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#6. Are we a nation that educates the world's best and brightest in our universities, only to send them home to create businesses in countries that compete against us? Or are we a nation that encourages them to stay and create jobs, businesses, and industries right here in America? - Author: Barack Obama
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#7. While a handful of countries and a small number of people are leading ample life, dozens of countries and billions of people in Africa, Asia and Latin America are being left in absolute poverty. - Author: Tran Duc Luong
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#8. If all our comrades of Europe, America and other countries, who do not understand what we are doing to Spanish Anarchism, would come to Spain, we could then see how they would react. - Author: Federica Montseny
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#9. Living in America means enjoying freedoms that people in many other countries cannot. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#10. O.K., if the desire to knock America off its pedestal, to redistribute American income to other countries, to shrink America's footprint in the world, makes you anti-American, then Obama is in fact anti-American. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#11. During the Cold War, America took sides not only in disputes between Arab countries, but also in debates within them. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#12. Over the last 10-15 years, you've seen soccer finally start to grow at a fast pace, start to get the recognition it deserves, and I think it has to do with all of the people who come to America from foreign countries. - Author: Claudio Reyna
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#13. There are war-torn countries, people full of poverty, who still voted 60, 70 percent. If here in the United States of America, we voted at 60 percent, 70 percent, it would transform our politics. - Author: Barack Obama
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#14. North Korea has taught a great lesson to all the countries in the world, especially the rogue countries of dictatorships or whatever: if you don't want to be invaded by America, get some nuclear weapons. - Author: Michael Moore
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#15. Jazz is known all over the world as an American musical art form and that's it. No America, no jazz. I've seen people try to connect it to other countries, for instance to Africa, but it doesn't have a damn thing to do with Africa. - Author: Art Blakey
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#16. Um, we don't hit women in America." He scowled, and spit out an apple seed. "No. Americans just persecute smaller countries that believe different from them. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#17. America should find its interests in ways which are more consistent with the interests of other countries, which are things that are good for us but also good for others. That will make Americans exporters of hope again, not exporters of fear. - Author: Joseph Nye
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#18. I love the diversity of America. I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have. It is not wicked, like in some countries. And I also love how new America is. - Author: Antonio Banderas
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#19. The amount of U.S. debt held by countries such as China and Japan is at a historic high, with foreign investors holding half of America's publicly held debt. This dependence raises the specter that other nations will be able to influence our policies in ways antithetical to American interests. - Author: Evan Bayh
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#20. A white leftist Mexican activist isn't the same in the media as the son of a farmer in Guerrero, they aren't worth the same. In the same imaginary of the Latin American Left exists a racism, a racism that corresponds to processes of colonialism internal to almost all countries in Latin America. - Author: Bocafloja
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#21. Does [America] realize the meaning of every Iraqi becoming a missile that can cross to countries and cities? - Author: Saddam Hussein
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#22. When America stopped importing from China, China stopped importing from the rest of the world. This affects Asian countries as well as Australia, Brazil, and other suppliers of raw materials. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#23. The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives. - Author: Henry A. Wallace
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#24. The difference between the genius of the British constitution, which protects and governs North America, and that of the mercantile company which oppresses and domineers in the East Indies, cannot, perhaps, be better illustrated than by the different state of those countries. - Author: Adam Smith
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#25. The most important thing Paris gave me was a perspective on Latin America. It taught me the differences between Latin America and Europe and among the Latin American countries themselves through the Latins I met there. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#26. If somewhere is a deficiency the normal American answer would have been well then, let's spend some more money, build some more weapons and deploy them. That's the normal way of thinking of the military, in America not only but also all over the place, but America or Russia or other countries. - Author: Helmut Schmidt
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#27. Brazil has a lot of issues that are similar to a lot of countries in Latin America, but the dominant issue Brazil is dealing with is poverty and political corruption. - Author: Morena Baccarin
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#28. When people move from poor countries to America, they quickly adapt in at least one way - their consumption habits. - Author: Gary Bauer
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#29. The dustbin of history is littered with remains of those countries that relied on diplomacy to secure their freedom. We must never forget ... in the final analysis ... that it is our military, industrial and economic strength that offers the best guarantee of peace for America in times of danger. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#30. Dogs in America get more affection than women in most Third World countries. - Author: Cesar Millan
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#31. Other countries have been founded by 'accidents of force.' America is a creation of thought. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#32. I've always said that L.A. is the city of America's future. It is to the world what London was in the 19th century and New York in the 20th because of the growth of the Pacific Rim countries. We're the portal to the emerging world. - Author: Antonio Villaraigosa
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#33. I think we do not need to send more jobs to low wage countries. I think corporate America has to start investing in this country and create decent paying jobs here. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#34. In America, it is indispensable that every well wisher of true liberty should understand that acts of tyranny can only proceed from the publick. The publick, then, is to be watched, in this country, as, in other countries kings and aristocrats are to be watched. - Author: James F. Cooper
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#35. and Clyde. Bolivia and Paraguay, the two poorest countries in South America, were fighting in the name of Standard Oil and Shell and bleeding over oil in the Chaco. - Author: Anonymous
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#36. We really are 15 countries, and it's remarkable that each of us thinks we represent the real America. The Midwesterner in Kansas, the black American in Durham - both are certain they are the real American. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#37. It's true that what you find in New York is something other than America. Only small towns and small countries are self-satisfied; a real capital goes beyond its borders. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#38. I often heard Latvians compare Russia and America. Latvians find both countries and their leaders possessed of the same mysterious confidence. - Author: Amity Gaige
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#39. All we were taught of geography was that the world had once been made up of seven continents and several countries, but a third world war demolished all but North America, the continent with the most advanced technology. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#40. America is very decentralized in how it supports the humanities, unlike European countries where virtually everything stems from the central government. - Author: Jim Leach
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#41. The people in our country and in America and in all West European countries, they have to gorge and guzzle so that they don't even start to think about the fact that we have something to do with Vietnam or what it might be about, OK? - Author: Gudrun Ensslin
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#42. The sacrifice 'of' self for the greater good is the greatest calling imaginable, and it is the bedrock of the greatest nations. The sacrifice 'for' self is the most pathetic calling imaginable, and it is the quicksand within which nations perish. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#43. Through the Young Men's Christian Association and principally in Australia and North America, as well as in South America, I came into contact with families of these countries. - Author: Fritz Sauckel
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#44. I was a devil in other countries, and I was a little devil in America, too. - Author: Josephine Baker
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#45. Part of what makes America great is that we stand by the countries that share our values around the world. That's why throughout its history, the State of Israel has had no greater friend than the United States of America. - Author: Denis McDonough
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#46. For so many of my characters, they were political in their own countries and they risked their lives for certain political beliefs that they had, only to be brought to America where they're not treated like Americans - they're just not really treated like anything. - Author: Molly Antopol
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#47. America has become one of the foremost countries in regard to the depth of the abyss which lies between the handful of arrogant multimillionaires who wallow in filth and luxury, and the millions of working people who constantly live on the verge of pauperism. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#48. I have to tell you, as your Secretary of State, I went to 112 countries, and when people hear those words, they hear America. So don't let anyone tell you that our country is weak. We're not. Don't let anyone tell you we don't have what it takes. We do. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#49. The United States plays, for the most part, a constructive global role, and to the extent that that role shrinks, other countries, even those most critical of what America does abroad, will suffer. - Author: Michael Mandelbaum
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#50. You know, we do a lot of complaining here in America. And that itself is something they can't do in a lot of other countries. - Author: Bill Maher
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#51. America's one of the finest countries anyone ever stole. - Author: Bobcat Goldthwait
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#52. In other countries they have histories with revolutions and class movements. In America, people don't like to think of themselves like being in a lower class. They all like to think of themselves as potential millionaires. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#53. Costa Rica, with its tourist-based economy and lack of a national army, has focused on keeping safe its beaches, parks and other public draws. It is one if the safest countries in Central America based on the number of homicides. - Author: Laura Chinchilla
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#54. Leave America and you'll find that the consumers in many other countries enjoy watching advertising. Not because the products are better, but because the ads are produced to be entertaining. Sometimes they are funny. Sometimes they are dramatic. Sometimes they are just beautiful. - Author: Simon Sinek
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#55. Education is the only way forward in Latin America and developing countries in general. - Author: Shakira
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#56. There's something that scares me. It's the way media in the United States presents the rest of the world. I feel like people in America are getting a completely different picture of what's going on in other countries than what is reality. - Author: Rula Jebreal
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#57. While we welcome people of all faiths in America we cannot be so naive as to expect all countries to do the same. But we cannot allow their cultural mores to snuff out our religious freedoms or the freedom of women to have equal rights. - Author: Michael Huffington
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#58. Let's be honest, this is a consumer based economy in America. That's all we manufacture here is need and appetite. We are the world's mouth. They make things in other countries, and they're like, 'Send it to America; they'll eat it.' - Author: Marc Maron
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#59. Globalization and the neoliberal economic model have already been rejected in Latin America; it simply hasn't been a solution for our people. At the same time, Latin countries like Venezuela and Argentina are anti-imperialist and anti-globalization, and yet their economies are growing again. - Author: Evo Morales
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#60. Asia is an entertainment, Europe is a dream, America is an imprisonment and Rest is a nightmare. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#61. My greatest contribution to hip-hop was allowing the United States of America to know and understand exactly how far they reach, and how influential they are to children in completely different countries because I am the import. - Author: Monie Love
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#62. I don't have to look far and wide to discover that material wealth alone is not enough to build a great nation. There are many countries in the world, especially in developing countries of Africa, Asia and South America that are enormously wealthy in natural resources and yet have a poor population. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#63. We have this kind of revolving door, we don't have a permanent class of millionaires in America like a lot of other countries. - Author: Jim DeMint
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#64. Some musicians like to decorate their walls with discs saying: '1 million records sold in America.' I prefer to put up discs marking sales in lesser-known countries. - Author: Jamie Cullum
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#65. I know people socially who live in countries where the wealth gap is more extreme than it is in America, and they live with full-time security. They live with the threat of getting kidnapped, or they live with the threat of people invading their homes. - Author: Jamie Johnson
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#66. Only two countries in this hemisphere are not democratic, but many countries in both Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, are really fragile democracies. - Author: Warren Christopher
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#67. Yes, Democrats can prove that America pays more for health care than other countries; yes, they have won the dispute that private health insurance is needlessly expensive. But what they've lost is the argument that we are a society. - Author: Thomas Frank
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#68. America is a country formed by diverse communities from different countries. Overall, the country is very hospitable and gives opportunities to grow. Saying that, I'd also say I'm not a 'white' immigrant; a South Asian's experience is different than, say, a European immigrant's. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#69. Corrupt judicial practices in Russia, America, China, Great Britain, and other countries only vary by a single degree: the cost of services. - Author: Christopher Mart
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#70. Evaluating countries is senseless and I would never put things in those terms, but that some of America's advances, particularly in the area of free speech, that have been achieved by centuries of popular struggle, are to be admired. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#71. We can only imagine the history of the free world today if, at the end of the Civil War, there had been two countries: the United States and the Confederate States of America. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#72. The colleges of Edinburgh and Geneva as seminaries of science, are considered as the two eyes of Europe. While Great Britain and America give the preference to the former, all other countries give it to the latter. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#73. The policy of America to deny visas to technically trained people in the U.S. and shipped to other countries, where they create companies that compete with America, has to be the stupidest policy of all the U.S. government policies. - Author: Eric Schmidt
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#74. But since her earliest days, America has inspired people from all over the world. Inspired them with the hope that one day their own countries would be one like this one. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#75. Look at music for what it's worth around the world and not just America. In other countries, people are still buying CDs and going to record stores. But in America, it's all about digital. The game is breaking down. But, look at me, you need to know how to play the game the right way. - Author: Snoop Dogg
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#76. In reality, at the end of World War II, America imposed democracy at the point of a bayonet on Japan and Germany, and it has proved a resounding success in both countries. The problem with liberals is that they never give bayonets a chance. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#77. But unlike European countries, America has never finished a map of the United States, only the eastern United States is covered and a few spots here and there. - Author: William Labov
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#78. If countries were people, England and France would be old men. Italy would be dead. Compared with them, America is in its 20s. - Author: Will.i.am
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#79. Ireland and America, music-wise, are very closely related. The Irish came over with their fiddles in hand, and you can hear it in the bluegrass and rockabilly. I love it when music from different countries combine. - Author: Imelda May
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#80. The biggest budget is the military budget. For what? We're fighting two wars in very small countries that have no nuclear weapons, that have no capabilities to destroy anything. They probably couldn't even get to America. - Author: Lupe Fiasco
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#81. Will America lead ... and reap the rewards? Or will we surrender that advantage to other countries with clearer vision? - Author: Susan Hockfield
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#82. I don't see why OPEC countries should continue to cut production just to keep the price of oil high. This will not affect the industrial countries alone, it will also hit poor countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Who will look after them? - Author: Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani
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#83. The reason I vote Democrat is because I think it's better to pay billions for oil to people who hate us, but not drill our own because it might upset some endangered beetle, gopher, or fish here in America. We don't care about the beetles, gophers, or fish in those other countries. - Author: David Letterman
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#84. America is off-the-hook gay. I will not go all Ann Coulter on you and say, 'Our gays are better than their gays,' but as far as countries go, we are in-your-face gay. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#85. In lighthearted countries, people joked about this phenomenon, but such serious, practical countries as England, America, and Germany were deeply concerned. - Author: Jules Verne
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#86. The way America sees Mexico, if they have any sense of it, is like Taco Bell. Our countries are neighbors, and the only hard food to get in America is true Mexican. It's impossible to find, even in L.A. Why is that? - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#87. I wanted to be a sadhu. But what good would it do for me to be a sadhu in India? A real test of faith would be to go back to one of the most materialistic, money-worshipping countries on earth [America] and be a sadhu there. - Author: Daniel Suelo
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#88. In other countries, congenital introverts simply remain introverts all their lives, neither advancing nor retreating, but America's commitment to extroversion as a national art form can abrade some naturally aloof personalities until they flower into deadly nightshade. - Author: Florence King
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#89. Latin American Art is an operational term used to describe art actually made in the more than twenty countries that make up Latin America and that encompass Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. - Author: Mari Carmen Ramirez
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#90. I think the spirit of America, one American wanting to make another American's life better, or internationally our desire to see countries do better, or people in countries do better, coming from this concept of volunteerism is a very valid and important part of our internal being. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#91. that the countries that attack America for being too money-oriented are always the first to beg us for loans." It was the subject on which she and - Author: Sidney Sheldon
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#92. I think that my work is my attempt, I suppose, is to try and become a piece of connective tissue. I'm trying to communicate with people here and in America - in rich countries - about what I see on the ground in badly affected areas. - Author: Emma Thompson
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#93. Every Christian in America has some minimal responsibility to get involved in helping the poor brethren in the church in other countries. - Author: K.P. Yohannan
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#94. America was not interventionist enough, which, of course, did mean a bit of a breach with old comrades on the left. I felt the international left in the countries concerned took the same position as I did. So, in my view, it's the left that's become reactionary and isolationist and parochial. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#95. Look at countries like China, they are determined to dominate all clean technology areas, putting lots of money into wind, solar, electric vehicles and battery storage. America's political impotence, caused by their terrible partisanship, will see them left behind. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#96. Erhaps it was the difference in age between the countries - America with its expansive youth, building all those drive-in movie theaters and cowboy restaurants; Italians living in endless contraction, in the artifacts of generations, in the bones of empires. - Author: Jess Walter
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#97. There has not been a war in South America for fifty years, and I have every confidence that the countries of Central and South America are deeply in earnest in the maintenance of peace. - Author: Frank B. Kellogg
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#98. The more I see of life in these 'undeveloped countries' and of the methods adopted to 'improve' them, the more depressed I become. It seems criminal that the backwardness of a country like Afghanistan should be used as an excuse for America and Russia to have a tug-of-war for possession. - Author: Dervla Murphy
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#99. This country has such little sense of itself sometimes, I'm astonished. America is one of the biggest myth-making countries, whether we're talking about how many books are published, how many movies we make. But the greatest myth of all is what America is. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#100. In fairness, Latin America's elected civilian leaders have made progress in some areas. They have brought their countries back to international respectability, curbed flagrant human rights violations, and sought to build democratic political institutions. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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