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Top 74 Quotes About Europe Union

#1. When it becomes serious, you have to lie. - Author: Jean-Claude Juncker
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#2. NATO was constructed on the - with the reason, whether one believes it or not, that it was going to defend Western Europe from Russian assault. Once the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union was beginning to collapse, that reason was gone. So, first question: why does NATO exist? - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#3. Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union. - Author: Olga Korbut
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#4. By a steady adherence to the Union we may hope, erelong, to become the arbiter of Europe in America, and to be able to incline the balance of European competitions in this part of the world as our interest may dictate. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#5. Whatever the details of union may be, there's no doubt we need more policy coordination in Europe. - Author: Gerhard Schroder
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#6. The European Union Treaty ... within a few years will lead to the creation of what the founding fathers of modern Europe dreamed of after the war, the United States of Europe. - Author: Helmut Kohl
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#7. Political union means transferring the prerogatives of national legislatures to the European parliament, which would then decide how to structure Europe's fiscal, banking, and monetary union. - Author: Barry Eichengreen
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#8. The crisis in Ukraine is all the European Union's fault. Its leaders negotiated a trade deal with Ukraine, which essentially blackmailed the country to choose between Europe and Russia, - Author: Marine Le Pen
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#9. Strasser hoped to replace the Programme of 1920. In November, he took the first steps in composing the Community's own draft programme. It advocated a racially integrated German nation at the heart of a central European customs union, the basis of a united states of Europe. - Author: Ian Kershaw
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#10. I was born too late to have any temptation with communism, or at least Soviet-type communism. Travelling in Eastern Europe and the ex-Soviet Union, you clearly don't want to defend a system that would have empty shops and a totalitarian regime and internal passports. - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#11. Giving Northern Europe a veto over Southern Europe's budgets will not hold a monetary union together. The euro zone will continue to need the weaker countries to stomach decades of high unemployment to grind down wages. - Author: Austan Goolsbee
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#12. The euro is a sickly premature infant, the result of an over-hasty monetary union. - Author: Gerhard Schroder
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#13. As we all learned from the sorry experience of state-sanctioned bureaucracies in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, decentralization [in education] is crucial to both freedom and excellence. - Author: Jerry Brown
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#14. The biggest danger to the European Union comes not from those who advocate change, but from those who denounce new thinking as heresy. In its long history Europe has experience of heretics who turned out to have a point. - Author: David Cameron
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#15. The European Union spends most of its time either suing me, torturing me, criticizing me or condemning me for lowering the cost of air travel all over Europe. - Author: Michael O'Leary
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#16. We already have a federation. The 11, soon to be 12, member States adopting the euro have already given up part of their sovereignty, monetary sovereignty, and formed a monetary union, and that is the first step towards a federation. - Author: Joschka Fischer
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#17. The union of the Roman empire was dissolved; its genius was humbled in the dust; and armies of unknown barbarians, issuing from the frozen regions of the North, had established their victorious reign over the fairest provinces of Europe and Africa. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#18. 1989 was such a very, very important year in Europe. The wall fell, the Soviet Union was crumbling, and so many things happened - in 15 minutes, the world changed. - Author: Per Petterson
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#19. It was one thing to contain the Soviet Union in Europe because Britain, France, and Germany were all willing to join in. But will Japan and other Asian countries be willing to join in the containment of China? - Author: Samuel P. Huntington
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#20. The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain. - Author: Arthur Scargill
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#21. Europe is not old; it's rotten. Most Europeans are ignorant, racist, greedy and lazy. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#22. Europe is no longer a Christian continent; few Europeans attend religious services on Sunday, and the European Union recently refused to refer to Europe's religious heritage in its fledgling constitution. - Author: Meir Soloveichik
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#23. Now, the entire world community recognizes Georgia. We are members of the United Nations and the Council of Europe. Everything is being prepared so that we will soon enter the European Union. - Author: Eduard Shevardnadze
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#24. A united Europe is our Continent's only chance to avoid falling off the world's radar. The heads of government of Germany, France and the United Kingdom also know that their voice is only heard internationally because they speak through the megaphone of the European Union. - Author: Jean-Claude Juncker
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#25. Greece has given Europe the opportunity to fix a defect in the euro zone, that is the fact that we did not have a fiscal union. Now steps have been taken to begin that process. And there is more solidarity from nation to nation, and that is a good thing. That has been Greece's gift to Europe. - Author: George Papandreou
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#26. A two-speed Europe will not be a strong Europe. The idea of making decisions and policies in a narrow circle, disregarding smaller EU members, will make it hard to engage them to commit to a common policy, which will weaken the union. - Author: Georgi Parvanov
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#27. The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain indispensable partners of the United States even as they begin negotiating their ongoing relationship to ensure continued stability, security and prosperity for Europe, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the world. - Author: Barack Obama
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#28. I wouldn't even go into the history of the last days of the Soviet Union, the withdrawal from Europe, and what promises were given at that time, because those were oral promises, and our leaders of that time strongly believe that, like in ancient Russia, a word given is better than any treaty. - Author: Sergei Lavrov
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#29. I have been supporting the European Union, but we are still a work in progress. We have to become more of a United States of Europe. We should talk about electing a president of the E.U., rather than having one selected from the heads of government. - Author: George Papandreou
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#30. I don't just want a better deal for Britain. I want a better deal for Europe too. So I speak as British prime minister with a positive vision for the future of the European Union. A future in which Britain wants, and should want, to play a committed and active part. - Author: David Cameron
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#31. The fact that we're going through a crisis is an opportunity for Europe to be more coordinated and more integrated. We're actually talking about a European Monetary Fund or euro bonds, about guarantees for countries, about economic governance in the European Union. That shows the strength of Europe. - Author: George Papandreou
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#32. I'm a pessimist about the euro, but not about Europe. So the southern periphery, Spain, Italy, Greece, leave - Italy might be the first to go - and the rest stay. That will work just fine. But unless they want to give up democracy, I don't see greater fiscal union as the answer. - Author: Tyler Cowen
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#33. Putin is playing the long game. He has a strategic plan in mind: the Eurasian Union, which would be in competition to Europe. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#34. The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe. - Author: Maggie Gallagher
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#35. Americans are not intrinsically imperial, but we ended up dominant by default: Europe disappeared after the Second World War, the Soviet Union disappeared in 1991, so here we are. - Author: Charles Krauthammer
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#36. Fall of the Berlin wall? Being there was fun. Nations that flaked off of the Soviet Union in southeastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus? Being there was not so fun. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#37. General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#38. The Soviet Union tried for 70 years to plant Marxism with bayonets in Eastern Europe. Today there are more Marxists on the Harvard faculty than there are in Eastern Europe. - Author: George Will
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#39. The integration of Europe was very much led by a Germany that was always willing to pay a little bit extra to reach a compromise that everybody accepted, because Germany was so eager to get European support for reunification. That was called the "farsighted vision," which created the European Union. - Author: George Soros
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#40. It [the Euro] is a decisive step towards ever closer political and institutional union in Europe. Above all, it is political. - Author: Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
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#41. Peace in Europe can only come through union in one economic system. The United States of Europe are overdue. - Author: Henry Williamson
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#42. I wonder if those people shown protesting the deployment of nuclear weapons to western Europe during the Reagan era are feeling appropriately stupid today. 'Please don't take away our precious Soviet Union! - We demand the annihilation of all life on Earth!' - Author: Craig Bruce
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#43. If Berlin fell, the US would lose Europe, and if Europe fell into the hands of the Soviet Union and thus added its great industrial plant to the USSR's already great industrial plant, the United States would be reduced to the character of a garrison state if it were to survive at all. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#44. Terrorism is an evil that threatens all the countries in Europe. Vigorous cooperation in the European Union and worldwide is crucial in order to meet this evil head on. - Author: Jan Peter Balkenende
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#45. There is no future for the people of Europe other than in union. - Author: Jean Monnet
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#46. Europe has achieved peaceful political union for the first time ever: They're using this unprecedented state of affairs to harmonize the curvature of bananas. - Author: Charles Stross
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#47. Obviously, there is diversity, but Europe is a union of diversity. - Author: Jean-Pierre Raffarin
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#48. That's what they do in Europe. You go down to the city hall and you become legally connected. You have a civil union there. Then, if you're religious, you go down to the church, and the church blesses the union. That gets the problem solved. - Author: Tony Campolo
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#49. Nothing in our lifetimes has been more heartening than when people of the former Soviet Union and Central Europe broke the grip of communism. We have aided their progress and I am proud of it. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#50. YANKEE, n. In Europe, an American. In the Northern States of our Union, a New Englander. In the Southern States the word is unknown. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#51. A Socialist United States of Europe seems to me the only worth-while political objective today - Author: George Orwell
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#52. We must go back to teach Europeans to love Europe. - Author: Jean-Claude Juncker
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#53. Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher did more to liberate people by defeating the Soviet Union and freeing eastern Europe than the Obamas, the Clintons, and Kerrys of this world ever have. They were all on the wrong side of that debate. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#54. If the E.U. allows itself to be priced out of the world economy, the next generation will not get jobs, living standards will decline, and the Union will lose the popular consent of the people of Europe. - Author: George Osborne
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#55. The U.K. outside of the European Union will end up being a mid-sized economy, somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, in neither America nor Europe. - Author: Mark Rutte
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#56. In light of 50 years of bondage of Eastern Europe, [invading the Soviet Union in 1948 to prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons] was probably a reasonable thing to do. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#57. Europe is and will be a Union of States. - Author: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
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#58. By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire. - Author: Barbara Amiel
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#59. It is not so much the United States that is trying to push the European Union in one direction or another, it is developing nations as a whole that are pushing the United States and Europe to open their markets a little more. - Author: Pascal Lamy
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#60. We will have to create an avant-garde ... We could have a Union for the enlarged Europe, and a Federation for the avant-garde. - Author: Jacques Delors
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#61. There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe and there never will be under a Ford administration ... The United States does notconcede that those countries are under the domination of the Soviet Union. - Author: Gerald R. Ford
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#62. Europe needs a boundary like a fish needs a bicycle. - Author: Yanko Tsvetkov
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#63. Ukraine is a vital link for Europe: our energy transportation networks; our location between the European Union and Eurasia. We're the melting pot of Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity. The democracy we founded with the Orange Revolution has to be an example for other post-Soviet states. - Author: Yulia Tymoshenko
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#64. Without a tighter union, Europe will disintegrate - Author: Rem Koolhaas
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#65. I thought it went without saying that when the Soviet Union collapsed and the eastern states opened up, we would be plagued by a new kind of criminality in Sweden and Western Europe. And that is what happened. - Author: Henning Mankell
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#66. After choosing monetary union, further political union and workable governance in Europe was always going to be necessary. - Author: Najib Razak
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#67. As the political leaders of Europe meet to save the euro and European Union, so should religious leaders. - Author: Jonathan Sacks
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#68. Europe has a lot of strength. We need to pool that strength, and I am very much in favour of that - more of a deeper political union. - Author: George Papandreou
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#69. I'll be explaining that Britain will be leaving the European Union, but I want that process to be as constructive as possible. And I hope the outcome can be as constructive as possible because of course while we're leaving the European Union, we mustn't be turning our backs on Europe. - Author: David Cameron
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#70. Socialism is the gradual and less violent form of communism, and socialist is the project of the European Union, which was born in Maastricht in 1992. The intent was to save socialism in Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the predictable bankruptcy of the welfare state in the West as well. - Author: Vladimir Bukovsky
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#71. It [European Union] has kept the peace in Europe. Countries used to fight and now they talk. We should be attached to that. - Author: David Cameron
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#72. The most puzzling development in politics during the last decade is the apparent determination of Western European leaders to re-create the Soviet Union in Western Europe. - Author: Mikhail Gorbachev
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#73. The UK is not going to leave the European Union. Of course not. We are inextricably wound up with Europe. In terms of culture, history and geography, we are a European nation. - Author: Nick Clegg
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#74. An enlarged Union based on Nice is not in the interest of any Member State ... This is not a threat. This is a messenger delivering news. - Author: Joschka Fischer
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