Quotations on Europe

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Well, in 1947... in Europe and in Italy especially, we thought of America as all-powerful.
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Keywords: Thought, America, Europe, Italy)

In the immediate postwar years, the whole of Europe was in a recession. So first of all, it helped us step out of a recession; it gave a certain amount of speed to the economy. But that was the first step.
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Keywords: Economy, Europe, First, Years)

I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong.
- Greg Akcelrod
(Keywords: People, Cancer, Disease, Europe, Fight, France, World)

Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: Control, Energy, Europe, Weapons)

By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: Control, Europe, Gain, Now)

Oh yeah, our first tour in Europe they wouldn't give me the time off from work.
- Tom Araya
(Keywords: Time, Work, Europe, First)

No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population.
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Keywords: Men, Women, African, Country, Europe, Population)

After saying yes to Turkey, the EU is having difficulty finding clear and consistent grounds for saying no to other, still more remote candidates - but being in the general vicinity of Europe does seem to be a continuing requirement.
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Keywords: Being, Difficulty, Europe, Saying, Turkey)

I feel fully decided that we should all go to Europe together and to work as if an established Partnership for Life consisting of Husband Wife and Children.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Life, Work, Wife, Husband, Children, Europe, Partnership)

After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence.
- Sri Aurobindo
(Keywords: Intelligence, Power, Europe, Man, Now)

I skated in ice shows all over Europe and South Africa for 20 years. I love to ice skate.
- Kenny Baker
(Keywords: Love, Europe, Years)

The First World War, and especially the latest one, largely swept away what was left in Europe of feudalism and of feudal landlords, especially in Poland, Hungary, and the South East generally.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: War, Europe, First, World, World war)

Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.
- James Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Europe, Limits, Possibilities, Sense, Tragedy, Word)

We can prevent Europe from becoming a spiritless machine that, in the end, grinds to a halt.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: End, Europe, Machine)

The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: Peace, War, Europe, Generations, Liberty, Post, Prosperity, World, World war)

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.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: Cooperation, Countries, Europe, Evil, Order, Terrorism)

In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect.
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Keywords: Life, America, Earth, Europe, Principles, states)

Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict.
- Daniel Barenboim
(Keywords: Conflict, Europe, Humanism, Ideals, Intellectuals, Now)

They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Country, Europe, Killing, Laws, Pretty, World)

When they come to Europe, they are confronted by still closed borders. Thus, the concept of open borders is a very selective concept, one that is not taken seriously at all in the experience of non-Europeans.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Experience, Europe, Open)

Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
- Daniel Bell
(Keywords: Home, America, Europe, Land)

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Keywords: Idea, Belgium, Countries, Europe, France, Italy)

Well, I think I was always sort of reflecting where I was and my sense of surroundings and ecology, urban or country, or foreign, living in Europe, very affected by all of that.
- Daniel Berrigan
(Keywords: Country, Ecology, Europe, Living, Sense)

In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don't shoot films any more. There's more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent.
- Paul Bettany
(Keywords: Opportunity, America, Budgets, Europe, Purity)

Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'.
- Lin Biao
(Keywords: America, Europe, World)

But I think it's a little different in Europe, because 40 is really the best age for a woman. That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit.
- Juliette Binoche
(Keywords: Age, Europe, Woman)

This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Keywords: Business, America, Audiences, Cinema, Europe, Film, Sexuality, Theatre)

Instead of explaining the sober facts of mechanics and electricity, I want to say a few words about the debt which we owe to youth; and with your permission I shall consider you as representing here not only the academic youth of Sweden nor even of Europe but also of America.
- Felix Bloch
(Keywords: America, Debt, Electricity, Europe, Facts, Want, Words, Youth)

But it is important to observe that when Europe or the United Nations impose sanctions that are supposed to be aimed against a certain regime, usually generally millions of people end up being directly punished.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: People, Being, End, Europe, Nations, United)

There aren't many people who say that Europe is a territory, or Asia is a territory - it'd be suicide. And there are even more people in America than in Europe. I think it's strange, really. I basically see it as loads of different places.
- Sean Booth
(Keywords: People, America, Europe, Suicide)

It's like night and day... to do business, in Europe, there is no bull, they are pretty straightforward.
- Caprice Bourret
(Keywords: Business, Day, Europe, Night, Pretty)

Compared to the United States, physicians in Europe have a much more conservative approach to joint replacement in general.
- Allen Boyd
(Keywords: Conservative, Europe, Physicians, states, United)

In the more recently disclosed field of history in the ancient Near East, however, there has been no such sense of responsibility displayed by historians either in Europe or America.
- James H. Breasted
(Keywords: History, America, Europe, Historians, Responsibility, Sense)

Whatever else may divide us, Europe is our common home; a common fate has linked us through the centuries, and it continues to link us today.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev
(Keywords: Home, Europe, Fate, May, Today)

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!'
- Craig Bruce
(Keywords: Life, People, Europe, Feeling, Today, Weapons, Wonder)

Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: People, Causes, Europe, states, Today, United)

The first and most important is to emphasize the enduring nature of the alliance relationship particularly with Europe which does share our values and interests even if it disagrees with us on specific policies.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: Nature, Values, Alliance, Europe, First)

We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: Leadership, Peace, Europe, Prosperity, World, Zone)

These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don't have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks.
- Jimmy Buffett
(Keywords: America, Baseball, Europe, Old)

But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Age, Chivalry, Europe, Glory)

I sometimes read in a gossip column that I was at a party when I was in Europe at the time. It sometimes feels I've got a Doppelganger somewhere.
- Candace Bushnell
(Keywords: Time, Europe, Gossip, Party)

For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force.
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Keywords: Christian, Communism, Driving, Europe, Fact, Fight, Force)

Important as economic unification is for the recovery of Germany and of Europe, the German people must recognize that the basic cause of their suffering and distress is the war which the Nazi dictatorship brought upon the world.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: War, People, Cause, Dictatorship, Europe, Germany, Suffering, World)

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.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Church, Europe, Religious)

Following the war in Europe a large increase of European immigration to the United States is to be expected, of which the largest part is and always has been made up of men skilled in farming.
- Arthur Capper
(Keywords: Men, War, Europe, states, United)

My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia and Europe at very young ages. We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Keywords: Beauty, Travel, Athens, Europe, Poverty, Sisters)

Talking about a materialistic thing, I get about 13 times more royalties from Europe than I do from America.
- Elliott Carter
(Keywords: America, Europe, Talking)

Since I'm allergic to various things, the army wouldn't accept me during the war, and I got into the Office of War Information, which sent music to Europe.
- Elliott Carter
(Keywords: Music, War, Army, Europe, Information, Office)

I mean the public likes it more in Europe than they do here because the state supported organizations have felt that playing contemporary music was part of the education of the public.
- Elliott Carter
(Keywords: Education, Music, Europe, Public, State)



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