Quote ... unquote.'The most pressing task (for the Atlantic Alliance) is to anchor a democratizing Ukraine to the West. Also urgent is the need to abolish Europe's remaining totalitarian dictatorship in Belarus. And finally, the West must help Russia continue its transformation into a democratic, modern, and pro-Western strategic partner, a project that remains very much a work in progress."
Ronald D. Asmus, Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is a non-partisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting greater cooperation and understanding between the United States and Europe. of the United States and a Senior Adjunct Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an influential and independent, nonpartisan foreign policy membership organization founded in 1921 and based at 58 East 68th Street (corner Park Avenue) in New York City, with an additional office in Washington, D.C. ,
Foreign Affairs, September/October 2003
"To understand Europe you have to be a genius or French."
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
"When Paris sneezes, Europe catches cold."
Prince Clement Metternich (1773-1859)
"Canada is an ocean away from Europe, but bound to you by both tradition and destiny."
Former Prime Minister Joe Clark, speaking to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1986
"Every time Europe looks across the Atlantic to see the American eagle, it observes only the rear end of an ostrich ostrich, common name for a large flightless bird (Struthio camelus) of Africa and parts of SW Asia, allied to the rhea, the emu and the extinct moa. It is the largest of living birds; some males reach a height of 8 ft (244 cm) and weigh from 200 to 300 lb ."
Author, H.G. Wells (1866-1946)
"I do not find Northern Europe an ideal zone for human habitation HABITATION, civil law. It was the right of a person to live in the house of another without prejudice to the property.
2. It differed from a usufruct in this, that the usufructuary might have applied the house to any purpose, as, a store or manufactory; whereas . It is a fine place for industrial productivity, but its climate breeds puritans and the terrible dictates of the Protestant Work Ethic The Protestant work ethic, or sometimes called the Puritan work ethic, is a Calvinist value emphasizing the necessity of constant labor in a person's calling as a sign of personal salvation. . The Romans were right to pull out when they did."
Writer, Kenneth Tynan
"On whatever side we regard the histop7 of Europe, we shall perceive it to be a tissue of crimes, follies, and misfortunes."
Poet and Playwright, Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)
"European [Union] institutions have produced European beets, butter, cheese, wine, veal, and even pigs. But, they have not produced Europeans."
Member of the European Parliament Member of the European Parliament member n → Eurodéputé m , Louise Weiss
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