"It is a well-known fact that we always recognize our homeland when we are about to lose it."
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"There are few virtues that the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided."
"It is easier for a Russian to become an atheist than for anyone else in the world."
"I find that the Americans have no passions, they have appetites."
"Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans."
"The Jews have always been students, and their greatest study is themselves."
"With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive."
"Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect."
"The Irish are a fair people: They never speak well of one another."
"The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England."
"Much may be made of a Scotchman, if he be caught young."
"The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis."
"If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts."
"We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go."
"An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards."
"Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception."
"The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive."
"The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch."
"The French work to live, but the Swiss live to work."
"Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin."
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