Quotations on United

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It's also natural in that part of the world to blame what people view as the... as the most important authority in the region, and that currently is the United States of America.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, America, Authority, Blame, states, United, World)

I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war.
- Daniel Akaka
(Keywords: War, Decisions, Iraq, Past, states, United, Will)

I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed.
- George Allen
(Keywords: History, Action, Failure, Apology, Senate, states, Today, United, Victims)

We are united in the hope that every individual will someday enjoy at least the intellectual privileges we have had, if not always the material advantages.
- Sidney Altman
(Keywords: Hope, United, Will)

But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k. for the most important country in the world, the United States, which affects every other country in the world.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Country, Self, states, United, World)

The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: End, United, Want)

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Religion, Life, Awareness, Dignity, Mission, Nations, Race, United, Will)

The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Being, Nations, states, United, World, Worth)

If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium, who will?
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: People, First, Nations, United, Will, World)

My father is a man of impeccable character who has worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years. His integrity is beyond reproach.
- Kojo Annan
(Keywords: Father, Character, Integrity, Man, Nations, United, Years)

I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: People, Being, Destiny, Lies, Nation, states, United, Woman)

The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Keywords: Blood, First, Independence, Liberty, Nation, Solidarity, Spirit, states, Today, United, Will)

I mean there's enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world - within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? It's hard to see.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: Freedom, Legislation, Speech, states, United, World)

By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Keywords: Government, Time, states, United, Will, Workers)

Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Being, Reason, United, World, Youth)

Two years before the last election you nor anyone else would have predicted that Barack Obama was going to get elected president of the United States.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: President, states, United, Years)

It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Belief, states, United, Will)

I just want everyone to know that 20,000 gun laws in the United States are unconstitutional. They infringe on your right to protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property.
- Michael Badnarik
(Keywords: Life, Laws, Property, Right, states, United, Want)

Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen, including military personnel, to the government of another country, it is in our nature to want to make sure that they receive the best treatment, the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment.
- Howard Baker
(Keywords: Government, Nature, Time, American, Country, Military, states, Treatment, United, Want)

I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Actor, states, United, World)

If today is your typical day in America, 80 of our fellow citizens will die from gunfire. In the last two weeks, more Americans have died from gunfire here at home in the United States than in the entire war in Iraq since it started.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Home, War, America, Americans, Day, Iraq, states, Today, United, Will)

But there are 90 million gun owners in the United States. Only 3.5 million want the insurance and magazines and the various things you get for joining the NRA.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: states, United, Want)

According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Heart, African, American, Americans, states, United, World)

This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Experience, Power, Possibility, Future, Military, states, United, Will)

There's been a deliberate and systematic effort to convey to countries around the world, friends and foes, that if they cross the United States there's a price to pay.
- Sandy Berger
(Keywords: Countries, Effort, Friends, states, United, World)

Bush will keep up that policy that gives the United State the role of promoting freedom in the world.
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Keywords: Policy, Freedom, State, United, Will, World)

I used to go missing a lot... Miss Canada, Miss United Kingdom, Miss World.
- George Best
(Keywords: Canada, United, World)

The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education.
- Jeff Bingaman
(Keywords: Education, Leadership, Country, states, United, World)

As long as there are people who are not happy with their lot in life, as long as the United States is perceived to somehow be the cause of this unhappiness, there will be terrorism.
- Cofer Black
(Keywords: Life, People, Cause, states, Terrorism, Unhappiness, United, Will)

Osama bin Laden's own words stated he has a war against the United States. He declared that American civilians should be considered as combatants.
- Cofer Black
(Keywords: War, American, Osama bin laden, states, United, Words)

This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: America, Battle, states, Terrorism, United, World)

It means that the silver coins of the United States at whatever ratio is fixed, and I want the present ratio that we have now, 16 to 1, maintained precisely as it is.
- Richard Parks Bland
(Keywords: Now, Present, states, United, Want)

If you take the biological weapons in the United States we still will have perhaps a single individual who was able to make anthrax, dry it, and spread it through the mail and cause terror.
- Hans Blix
(Keywords: Cause, Mail, states, Terror, United, Weapons, Will)

I think I have already signed some scrap of paper for every man, woman, and child in the United States. What do they do with all those scraps of paper with my signature on it?
- Vida Blue
(Keywords: Man, states, United, Woman)

House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Trust, Hope, Leaders, Now, President, Public, Public trust, Republicans, Senate, Support, United, Will)

When the new wave of terrorism came on the modern world, which is the late 1960s, early 1970s, I think we spent about a decade, the United States and our allies, trying to figure out how to deal with it.
- Paul Bremer
(Keywords: states, Terrorism, Trying, United, World)

Any Reform Bill which is worth a moment's thought, or the smallest effort to carry it, must at least double, and it ought to do much more than double, the representation of the metropolitan boroughs and of all the great cities of the United Kingdom.
- John Bright
(Keywords: Thought, Cities, Effort, Reform, United, Worth)

I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America.
- Corrine Brown
(Keywords: America, American, Iraq, Public, Right, states, United, Want)

The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Impression, Muslim, Iraq, Public, Reality, states, United, World)

I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world.
- David Bruce
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Fact, Respect, Rest, states, United, World)

The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
- William Jennings Bryan
(Keywords: Government, Performance, Act, Duty, Enjoyment, Exercise, Rights, states, United, Will, Word)

War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: War, Policy, Vision, Democracy, First, Foreign policy, states, Terrorism, Today, Traditions, United, World)

If the Europeans want to intervene, that's their business. But if I were president, I would remove every United States soldier from the Balkan peninsula.
- Pat Buchanan
(Keywords: Business, President, states, United, Want)

I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Keywords: Government, People, Boston, First, states, United, University)

We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Time, states, United, Will, World)

I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Idea, Earth, Man, Meaning, states, United, Word)

In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Financial, Depression, Military, Oil, President, Resignation, states, United, World)

The Florida Supreme Court wanted all the legal votes to be counted. The United States Supreme Court, on the other hand, did not want all the votes to be counted.
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Keywords: Legal, Court, states, United, Want)

The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.
- Ralph Bunche
(Keywords: Hope, Nations, United, World)



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