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Foreigners Quotes and Sayings
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I think all foreigners should stop interfering in the
internal affairs of Iraq.
Those who want to come and help are welcome.
Those who come to interfere and destroy are not.
- Paul Wolfowitz

Our people are unemployed and anxious to work for the
food which foreigners can give us.
- Joseph Hume

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

Children are all foreigners.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

To the people here, we are outsiders.
Foreigners.
- Roberto Clemente

Then all the foreigners started coming over.
I don't mind that but a lot of teams are laying out
fortunes for ordinary players and that's no good for
our youngsters coming through.
- Paul Gascoigne

Only very rarely are foreigners or first-generation
immigrants allowed to be nice people in American films.
Those with an accent are bad guys.
- Max von Sydow

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I was afterwards sorry for this, though,
if I ever travel again, I shall trust to none but natives,
as the climate of Africa is too trying to foreigners.
- John H. Speke

We are the only ones who really can care about the
preservation Foreigners who come to excavate,
maybe some of them care about preservation,
but the majority care about discoveries.
- Zahi Hawass

Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate,
we will surely lose jobs.
- Alan Greenspan

But I am not allowed to speak to foreigners and I am
not allowed to leave the country.
So I'm not so happy.
- Mordechai Vanunu

It could be argued that, in Thailand,
many foreigners have come and gone, and the number
of people who are considered to be Thai have traveled
abroad in a great number.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights.
Politics are a lousy way to get things done.
Politics are, like God's infinite mercy,
a last resort.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I wouldn't make an anti-American film.
I'm one of the most pro-American foreigners I know.
I love America and Americans.
- Michael Caine

Unless the trade deficit shrinks, the combination of
the trade deficit and the interest and dividend payments
to foreigners will grow ever more rapidly.
- Martin Feldstein

Americans need to understand the significance of having
their civil liberties dismantled.
It doesn't just affect terrorists and foreigners,
it affects us all.
- Bianca Jagger

To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners
or persons of a different social world,
a spark with which both were secretly charged must
fly from person to person,
and cut across the accidents of place and time.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

The world still consists of two clearly divided groups:
the English and the foreigners.
One group consists of less than 50 million people;
the other of 3,950 million.
The latter group does not really count.
- George Mikes

The simple fact is this: they are foreigners inside
a country which has rejected them.
Therefore, these foreigners wherever they go or travel
they will be rained down with bullets from everyone.
Attacks by members of the resistance will only go up.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

The most superficial student of Roman history must
be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the
fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners,
under different names, on her soil.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

There is also a natural and very, very strong empathy with the underdog,
with people who have suffered, people who have been
pushed around by foreigners in particular,
but also by their own people.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

Sovereignty must not be used for inflicting harm on anyone,
whether citizen or foreigner.
- Ludwig von Mises

Frankly, I was surprised at how generous the Japanese
press has been to the idea of a foreigner running Sony.
- Howard Stringer

A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.
- Ali ibn Abi Talib

We still play Foreigner songs.
I play the songs that I was involved in writing.
- Lou Gramm

A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows,
however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that,
so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him.
- Edward Sapir

Being a foreigner is not a disease.
- Alden Nowlan

It was really terrific but Foreigner was nothing like
Yes and that style did not suit our music.
- Lou Gramm

I was going to be living there and I didn't want to
sound like a foreigner all my life.
- John Mahoney

'Ouch' is not independent of social training.
One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

I find singing some of Foreigner's older songs are
a little reckless and not exactly who I am now.
- Lou Gramm

I'll always be a foreigner.
- Olivier Martinez

The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the
black man must reject all value systems that seek to
make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and
reduce his basic human dignity.
- Steven Biko

There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect
of the foreigner and his children,
unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we
set out to "Americanize" him.
- Charles Horton Cooley

When we finish this tour we are going to begin writing
and go into the studio to hopefully have a brand new
Foreigner album out in early spring next year.
This will be the first Foreigner album out in about ten years.
- Lou Gramm

In Paris, one is always reminded of being a foreigner.
If you park your car wrong, it is not the fact that
it's on the sidewalk that matters,
but the fact that you speak with an accent.
- Roman Polanski

Basketball, in America, is like a culture.
It is like a foreigner learning a new language.
It is difficult to learn foreign languages and it will
also be difficult for me to learn the culture for basketball here.
- Yao Ming

Americans are very friendly and very suspicious,
that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner,
who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they
be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they
be so friendly but they just are.
- Gertrude Stein

Americans are the most generous country on the planet.
I've worked in Europe, I've worked in Australia.
There is no where else where you get absolutely no
attitude for being a foreigner.
If you do your job well, they embrace you.
- Hugh Jackman

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Saint Augustine

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

Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not
have to entail a loss of national sovereignty,
but can actually be a benefit.
- Ulrich Beck

Thus the whole country was broken into many shreds
and patches of sovereignty.
- John Lothrop Motley

The nations must be organized internationally and induced
to enter into partnership,
subordinating in some measure national sovereignty
to worldwide institutions and obligations.
- Arthur Henderson

It is quite understandable that Puerto Ricans seek
to preserve a cultural sense of identity without separating politically from U.S.
national sovereignty.
- Dick Thornburgh

You know, we do not want the militarization of Haiti.
We do not see a Haitian as a protectorate where it
relinquishes its own sovereignty.
- Danny Glover

It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt,
when they degenerate into a populace,
that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.
- James Monroe

In restoring man from evil sovereignty,
we must cheat.
- Sun Myung Moon

True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people.
There are natural and imprescriptible rights which
an entire nation has no right to violate.
- Marquis de Lafayette

The moon and other celestial bodies should be free
for exploration and use by all countries.
No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death
have no sovereignty over his thoughts.
- Thomas Mann

The unionists also for their part, want to minimise
the potential for change,
not only on the equality agenda but on the issues of
sovereignty and ending the union.
- Gerry Adams

A transitional government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty.
It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward
with the political process.
- Joschka Fischer

Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the
earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful
requirements as a nation.
The rest we shall manage for ourselves.
- Theodor Herzl

The free world is really helping Lebanon restore its sovereignty.
I imagine there is quite a bit of pressure on Syria to leave.
I hope they leave in a peaceful way.
- Camille Chamoun

With the Germans, the sovereignty resided in the great assembly of the people.
- John Lothrop Motley

Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
- Kemal Ataturk

Yachts are the closest a commoner can get to sovereignty.
- Charles Simonyi

As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is
concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for
a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement.
- Alija Izetbegovic

For the state by its nature claims sovereignty,
the right to an unlimited development of power,
determined only by self-interest.
It is by nature anarchistic.
- Christian Lous Lange

I think there really is no shortcut to sovereignty.
- Paul Bremer

Transferring our sovereignty and decisionmaking power to the WTO,
to the United Nations, or any other international body
is not in the long-term interests of our people.
- Dana Rohrabacher

You can't get closer to the heart of national sovereignty
than national security and intelligence services.
- Gijs de Vries

The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S.
House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S.
Constitution and infringes on each state's sovereignty.
- Bill McCollum

National sovereignty is an obligation as well as an entitlement.
A government that will not perform the role of a government
forfeits the rights of a government.
- Richard Perle

We are now physically, politically, and economically
one world and nations so interdependent that the absolute
national sovereignty of nations is no longer possible.
- John Boyd Orr

Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
- Thomas Browne

We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico.
In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty.
- Jose de Diego

The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
- Albert Pike

The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect
the essential sovereignty of nations,
large and small.
- Nikita Khrushchev

A family on the throne is an interesting idea.
It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
- Walter Bagehot


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