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Top 95 Quotes About The Hague

#1. Nobody would be riding a racist Wilhelmina golden coach today in The Hague if the Dutch hadn't swept unpleasant aspects of their history under the rug. - Author: Dauglas Dauglas
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#2. Very few conflicts in the history of the world have been satisfactorily concluded according to a published timetable, because you lose all flexibility in dealing with your opponents. - Author: William Hague
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#3. To the hard-working people who set a little bit aside each month, to provide for their children, or to fund their own retirement, I say: you should be rewarded not punished. - Author: William Hague
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#4. The war in Iraq, clearly has not turned out in the way that was hoped. - Author: William Hague
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#5. It's really necessary for the United States to continue to give strong leadership to the Middle East peace process, supported by European countries at the same time. - Author: William Hague
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#6. I think the way things have been left after Iraq is that people won't believe the Government of the day, so they have to know that lessons have been learnt and that all political parties and people, whether they were for or against the invasion of Iraq, have learnt lessons. - Author: William Hague
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#7. I am ready to face the International Criminal Court of Justice at the Hague for prosecution over roles played by me when the war ended - Author: Yakubu Gowon
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#8. We hope that the long darkness through which the Burmese people have lived may now be coming to an end. - Author: William Hague
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#9. It is not my policy to hit voters during the election. - Author: William Hague
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#10. We are making progress militarily, there is no doubt about that. You've seen the reports from Misrata, although reports of the Gaddafi forces completely pulling out of Misrata seem to be exaggerated. - Author: William Hague
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#11. The yellow commuter train ran through canal-crossed fields as dull as graph paper. Always one saw evidence of the tiny brick houses that the incontinent municipalities, Voorschoten and Leidschendam and Rijswijk and Zoetermeer, pooped over the rural spaces surrounding The Hague. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
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#12. I don't think my principles change. I think the way in which you apply those principles to modern society changes. - Author: William Hague
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#13. The world is not going into concentric blocs of power. It is actually going into a diffusion of power with more centres of decision-making than ever in human civilisation. That requires you to place yourself in far more hubs of power than ever before. - Author: William Hague
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#14. It's not too late to stop the Lisbon Treaty. - Author: William Hague
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#15. I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war. I didn't know the details of the terms of the Convention, but I did know of that prohibition. - Author: Otto Hahn
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#16. The secondary attack was made against The Hague. Its aim was to get a hold upon the Dutch capital, and in particular to capture the Government offices and the Service headquarters. - Author: Kurt Student
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#17. Compulsory arbitration is a practical instrument of pacification and, as such, it can and should be enacted by the Hague Conference. - Author: Charles Albert Gobat
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#18. When we have a Deputy Prime Minister who tells people not to drive cars but has two Jags himself, and where the Minister who tells people not to have two homes turns out to have nine himself no wonder the public believe politicians are hypocrites. - Author: William Hague
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#19. If some of the people who write about mojo came with me for a week, they would drop dead on their feet. - Author: William Hague
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#20. As far as co-operation with The Hague is concerned it's impossible (to arrest Milosevic) by March 31 without an agreement on the federal level despite the consequences such a move could have. - Author: Zoran Djindjic
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#21. As far as I'm aware, everybody in the shadow cabinet accepts that there's a compelling case on climate change and a strong scientific case. - Author: William Hague
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#22. Milosevic did not die in The Hague - he was killed in The Hague. But, he had managed to defend the national and state interests of Serbia and the Serb people, and everybody should be grateful to him for that. - Author: Ivica Dacic
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#23. The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible. - Author: Fredrik Bajer
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#24. The British retreat is over and now the advance will begin. - Author: William Hague
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#25. The Bill of Rights was intended to secure freedom of speech - the freedom of speech of members of parliament to speak freely rather than be at threat of ... the threat of an over powerful monarch at the time. - Author: William Hague
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#26. I visited the Gymnasium in The Hague and passed my final examination (in the sciences section) in 1943. - Author: Simon Van Der Meer
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#27. I've always been opposed myself to prisoners having the vote. - Author: William Hague
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#28. I still agree with the invasion of Iraq. I don't agree with most of the decisions that accompanied it. - Author: William Hague
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#29. It was inevitable the Titanic was going to set sail, but that doesn't mean it was a good idea to be on it. - Author: William Hague
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#30. Remember the No campaign is Conservative people, Labour people, people of no party. - Author: William Hague
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#31. People feel that the EU is a one-way process, a great machine that sucks up decision-making from national parliaments to the European level until everything is decided by the EU. That needs to change. - Author: William Hague
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#32. To the teacher weighed down with paperwork, I say: you've been messed around too often. You came into teaching to spend your time teaching children not filling in forms. - Author: William Hague
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#33. The coming week in The Hague may prove to be one of the most important in the three-and-a-half-billion year history of life on earth. - Author: Tony Juniper
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#34. As long as I am mayor of this city the great industries are secure. - Author: Frank Hague
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#35. If there's one thing above all that sets me apart from Tony Blair it is this - I am not embarrassed to articulate the instincts of the British people. - Author: William Hague
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#36. For the security of the UK, it matters a lot for Somalia to become a more stable place. - Author: William Hague
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#37. The interparliamentary conference should, in my opinion, direct its particular attention to the preparation of the next Hague Conference, the diplomatic conference, the conference of governments. - Author: Fredrik Bajer
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#38. Let's not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can't have high standards without good discipline. - Author: William Hague
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#39. Syria should not belong to one family, to one coterie, or to one party. It belongs to all the people of Syria equally, in all their religious and ethnic diversity. - Author: William Hague
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#40. There is no history without historians." The buzz ended. "Nothing happened unless some historian said it happened. - Author: Harlan Hague
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#41. Obviously a Conservative government will always leave taxes lower than they have been under Labour. Those things go with the territory of the Conservative Party. - Author: William Hague
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#42. Wouldn't it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines? - Author: William Hague
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#43. In my view what you can't argue for is a system that is neither decisive nor proportional and can be indecisive and disproportionate at the same time. - Author: William Hague
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#44. You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, 'That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!' You never hear a real American talk like that. - Author: Frank Hague
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#45. I used to do prank calls as these people and try to convince certain hoteliers that I was someone else. At the time, I used to do people like Tony Blair and William Hague. It was very good fun hearing people kind of thinking, 'Hmm, is that who I think it is?' - Author: Will Tudor
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#46. I described the euro as a burning building with no exits and so it has proved for some of the countries in it. - Author: William Hague
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#47. At first the English were very surprised by our disregarding the Hague Convention. But from 1916 onward they used at least as much poison as we did. - Author: Otto Hahn
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#48. The appalling crackdown that we witnessed in Hama and other Syrian cities on 30 and 31 July only erode the regime's legitimacy and increase resentment. In the absence of an end to the senseless violence and a genuine process of political reform, we will continue to pursue further EU sanctions. - Author: William Hague
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#49. I don't deny that there are problems in the intelligence world, but I would argue that in the UK we try to uphold the highest standards in the world. - Author: William Hague
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#50. In 1912, when I was working in The Hague, I first saw a drawing by Louis Sullivan of one of his buildings. It interested me. - Author: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
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#51. William Hague, the world's favourite hairline. - Author: Rory Bremner
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#52. To conclude: having staid near four mouths in Hamburgh, I came from thence over land to the Hague, where I embarked in the packet, and arrived in London the tenth of January 1705, having been gone from England ten years and nine months. - Author: Daniel Defoe
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#53. The message I take all round the world is Britain is open for business. - Author: William Hague
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#54. The executions of agents, partisans, saboteurs, suspicious people, indulging in espionage and sabotage, and those who were of a detrimental effect to the German Army, were, in my opinion, completely in accordance with the Hague Convention. - Author: Paul Blobel
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#55. The low carbon economy is at the leading edge of a structural shift now taking place globally. - Author: William Hague
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#56. We want climbers to be extremely fit, but we also want you to understand how strength works in climbing and to use training methods that closely resemble the performance demands required by the routes you select.
The - Author: Dan Hague
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#57. Time is not on Gaddafi's side. People ask about the exit strategy. It's Colonel Gaddafi who needs an exit strategy because this pressure will only mount and it will be intensified over the coming days and weeks. - Author: William Hague
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#58. I trust the people. - Author: William Hague
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#59. Those who back the Syrian regime from now on will find themselves in an even more isolated and indefensible minority. - Author: William Hague
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#60. How long do Syrian families have to live in fear that their children will be killed or tortured, before the Security Council will act? How many people need to die before the consciences of world capitals are stirred? - Author: William Hague
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#61. Well, if you're looking for me to lead a normal representative life, well good luck finding a foreign secretary who'd be like that - totally dependant on the political system and has never earned any money. Then you'll get the politicians you deserve. - Author: William Hague
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#62. People feel that in too many ways the EU is something that is done to them, not something over which they have a say. - Author: William Hague
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#63. Unless there is meaningful change in Syria and an end to the crackdown, President Assad and those around him will find themselves isolated internationally and discredited within Syria. - Author: William Hague
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#64. It is the mission of the next Conservative Government to build the Responsible Society. - Author: William Hague
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#65. The EU is not a country and it's not going to become a country, in my view, now or ever in the future. It is a group of countries working together. - Author: William Hague
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#66. The people of Britain want a Home Secretary who will give them back their streets. They want a Home Secretary who will speak up for the victim, not the criminal. - Author: William Hague
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#67. I feel fortunate that, by the age of 40, I had crammed in an entire political career.I had been in the Cabinet and been leader of the party, so now I can branch out into other things ... it is a very liberating feeling. - Author: William Hague
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#68. If we examine the Hague Convention carefully, we see that it considers the offer of good offices a duty of every nation. In other words, such offers should be made whenever a dispute becomes critical and threatens to explode into war. - Author: Charles Albert Gobat
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#69. The total economy of Latin America is bigger than China. - Author: William Hague
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#70. Inspiring scenes of people taking the future of their countries into their own hands will ignite greater demands for good governance and political reform elsewhere in the world, including in Asia and in Africa. - Author: William Hague
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#71. I haven't mentioned another argument, The Hague tribunal. It is clear our generals and all of you who are sitting here now with me could end up there, too. - Author: Franjo Tudjman
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#72. It's necessary for Israelis and Palestinians to make the compromises that are required to get the direct talks back on track. - Author: William Hague
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#73. Turning away Turkey from the EU would be a great, long-term - a century-long - error by Europe. - Author: William Hague
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#74. We're not getting involved in terms of sending ground forces into Libya. Let's be clear about that. And indeed the UN Resolution forbids that. It says no foreign occupation of any part of Libya. - Author: William Hague
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#75. I gave up lots of things I love doing: writing, and business, and playing the piano and so on. - Author: William Hague
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#76. Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague. - Author: Fredrik Bajer
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#77. Labour have been listening for too long to the so-called experts who think that competition is a dirty word and that communicating facts to our children is elitist. - Author: William Hague
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#78. On the question of taking credit for what goes right and blame for what goes wrong - having led the Conservative party for four years, I have never heard of this notion before. - Author: William Hague
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#79. The following year, after I had prepared my draft, the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously. - Author: Ludwig Quidde
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#80. How could the eagle-eyed politicians of The Hague, who specialized in pointing out the tiniest specks in other people's eyes, overlook someone riding a racist coach in their own neighborhood? - Author: Dauglas Dauglas
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#81. I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference. - Author: Ludwig Quidde
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#82. Spending only what the country can afford, rewarding savings, encouraging independence, supporting marriage: people know that these things are common sense. - Author: William Hague
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#83. Today further EU targeted sanctions on Syria come into force. The message is clear and unambiguous: those responsible for the repression will be singled out and held accountable. - Author: William Hague
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#84. At a time of such hope and optimism in the Middle East, we cannot let the Libyan government violate every principle of international law and human rights with impunity. - Author: William Hague
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#85. When you reduce taxes on higher earners it's vital to be reducing them on lower earning people as well so the nation shares in the approach. - Author: William Hague
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#86. How remorseless must one be find pleasure in riding a Wilhelmina golden coach in the 21st century. - Author: Dauglas Dauglas
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#87. You can gain in your effectiveness as a politician from a wide acquaintance with the world and from a degree of independence that having some outside interests gives. - Author: William Hague
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#88. The EU should be concentrated on adapting to globalisation and global competitiveness, not building more powerful centralised institutions in Brussels. - Author: William Hague
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#89. We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today. - Author: William Hague
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#90. When the Lord Chancellor violates the trust of his great office of state to solicit party donations from people whose careers he can control, and then says I'm not sorry, and I'd do it again no wonder the public think that power has gone to their heads. - Author: William Hague
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#91. When a Cabinet Minister who is sacked for telling lies is re-appointed, in the face of every constitutional convention, only for the same man to be sacked again from the same Cabinet for the same offence by the same Prime Minister no wonder the public are cynical about politics. - Author: William Hague
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#92. We are not directly involved in Syria. But we will be working with our partners in the European Union and at the United Nations to see if we can persuade the Syrian authorities to go, as I say, more in that direction of respect for democracy and human rights. - Author: William Hague
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#93. I was aware that everybody said I was going to be a vast mega-flop, and that William Hague was just oh-so intelligent, and oh such a great parliamentarian, and therefore so different from me! So I thought, I must deprive them of the satisfaction of proving themselves right. - Author: Harriet Harman
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#94. An advantage that the Hague Conferences lack, in contrast to the peace associations and the Interparliamentary Union, is a bureau. - Author: Fredrik Bajer
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#95. Emotions tend to get in the way of a good argument. - Author: Steve Hague
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