Nations Quotes

  • “Nations, like men, have their infancy.”
    o Henry Bolingbroke, Letters on Study and Use of History (1752)

  • “A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestory and by a common hatred of its neighbors.”
    o William Ralph Inge, The Perpetual Pessimist

  • “The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.”
    o Stanley Kubrick, The Guardian (1963)

  • “No man has a right to fix the boundary of the march of a nation; no man has a right to say to his country – thus far shalt thou go and no further.”
    o Charles Stewart Parnell, speech (1885)

  • “No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation.”
    o Woodrow Wilson, speech (1915)

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