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Countries which receive aid do graduate. Within a generation, Korea went from being a big recipient to being a big aid donor. China used to get quite a bit of aid; now it's aid-neutral.
A war is a horrible thing, but it's also a unifier of countries.
Great countries are those that produce great people.
In every country except - industrial country except the United States, the government uses its massive purchasing power to negotiate drug prices. That's one of the reasons prices are so much higher in the United States than in other countries.
We're never going to have democratic countries or peaceful countries until we have democratic or peaceful families.
Countries that will not tax their elite who expect us to come in and help them serve their people are just not going to get the kind of help from us that historically they may have.
In various European countries, it is increasingly common for young men to live with their parents into their 30s and even longer. Why not? In the welfare state, there is no shame in doing so.
My stuff gets published in some countries as fiction and in some countries as fantasy. It's just where they think it will do best in the bookshops.
In the real world, immeasurable hurt is caused by terrorists based in Pakistan who attack countries like India.
There are big countries and small countries, rich and poor, those with long democratic traditions and those still finding their way to democracy.
Between major countries, there certainly always are some common ground and points of tension.
All Plutophiles are based in America. If you go to other countries, they have much less of an attachment to either the existence or preservation of Pluto as a planet. Once you investigate that, you find out that Disney's dog Pluto was sketched the same year the cosmic object was discovered. And Pluto was discovered by an American.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Certainly, poverty and economic decline have a lot to do with the so-called rage of Islam. You've got all these young men in countries which are economically in bad shape. The idea that they might be able to make a good living and get married and have a family, a decent life, seems very remote to a lot of people in a lot of the world.
People end up fleeing countries who adopt economic policies based on these flawed principles. And more often than not, they come here.
The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.
Today we take it for granted that war happens in smaller, poorer and more backward countries.
In the underdeveloped countries, we have young men and women, many of them of capacity but without opportunity to improve themselves. They cannot do so without help.
Gordon B. Hinckley
A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought.
Developing countries often have hypertrophied bureaucracies, requiring businesses to deal with enormous amounts of red tape.
What Israel wants is peace with - and the acknowledgment of - all the Arab countries.
Countries are different. They make different choices. We cannot harmonise everything.
My dad's main client was the World Bank, and he spent most of his time traveling to Third World countries. His particular interest lay in the eradication of poverty through development and business.
You should never get away from where the real foundation of Formula One has been, which is Europe. Of course, there is nothing wrong with the expansion to countries like Asia, China, Malaysia.
If African countries can unite and pull resources together, then that will be the best thing we could ever do for the problems in Africa including AIDS.
Many countries - as well as cities, states and provinces - are taking global warming seriously and are working to reduce emissions and shift to cleaner energy sources.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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