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We travel by plane, oftener than not, and yet the spirit of our country [United States of America] seems to have remained a country of railroads.
A nation will not count the sacrifice it makes, if it supposes it is engaged in a struggle for its fame, its influence and its existence.
The quality of the thought differences the Egyptian and the Roman, the Austrian and the American.
There is a genius of a nation, which is not to be found in the numerical citizens, but which characterizes the society.
The spirit of a nation is what counts-the look in its eyes.
Nothing is good for a nation but that which arises from its own core and its own general wants, without apish imitation of another.
Men may be linked in friendship. Nations are linked only by interests.
A nation without dregs and malcontents, is orderly, decent, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.
Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.
Every country should realize that its turn at world domination, domination because its rights coincided more or less with the character or progress of the epoch, must terminate with the change brought about by this progress.
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.