Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
Author: Pope John XXIII (1881-1963)
Profession: Italian Head of Roman Catholic Order
The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive.
Author: V. S. Pritchett (1900)
Profession: British Author, Critic
The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch.
The French work to live, but the Swiss live to work.
Author: French Proverb
Profession: Sayings of French Origin
Bulls get rich, bears get rich, but pigs get slaughtered An Irishman is never at his best except when fighting.
Author: Irish Proverb
Profession: Sayings of Irish Origin
Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
Author: Colonel Muhammar Qaddafi (1942)
Profession: Libyan Political and Military Leader
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist
Put an Irishman on the spit and you can always get another Irishman to turn him.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
The English have a heavy hearted way of amusing themselves.
The Britons are quite separated from all the world.
Profession: Roman Poet
How I like the boldness of the English, how I like the people who say what they think!
Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)
Profession: French Historian, Writer