"The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names."
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"Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me."
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."
"Better to see the face than to hear the name."
"The English instinctively admire any man who has no talent, and is modest about it."
"The French are wiser than they seem, and the Spaniards seem wiser than they are."
"There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make."
"Nothing and no one can destroy the Chinese people. They are relentless survivors."
"England is paradise for women, and hell for horses: Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women."
"It is a well-known fact that we always recognize our homeland when we are about to lose it."
"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."
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