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Eastern Europe Quotes

We’ve collected the best Eastern Europe Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Ibrahim Rugova, Delmore Schwartz, Paul Giamatti, W. Averell Harriman, Ashnikko. Use them as an inspiration.

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To be the child of immigrants from Eastern Europe is in itself a special kind of experience; and an important one to an author. He has heard two languages through childhood, the one spoken with ease at home, and the other spoken with ease in the streets and at school, but spoken poorly at home.
Delmore Schwartz
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Now, actors get so familiarized with Eastern Europe. I never imagined I’d get as familiar with Budapest and Prague and places like that in my life.
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Roosevelt was determined to stop Stalin from taking over Eastern Europe. He thought they finally had an agreement on Poland. Before Roosevelt died, he realized that Stalin had broken his agreement.
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Yeah, I’m from North Carolina, but grew up in Eastern Europe, and became a woman in London.
Ashnikko
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From its earliest days in the nineteenth century, and until the Holocaust, the Orthodox rabbinate in eastern Europe was not enthusiastic about the Zionist movement, which at the time was led by irreligious Jews.
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I come from a very small place in Eastern Europe, so my whole life has kind of been one big fight to live my dream against all odds. But I think it’s hard to be a human in general – we all have our own struggles and things to overcome. That’s why it’s so important to always have compassion.
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There’s no question that Stalin broke the agreements made at Yalta completely about elections that were supposed to be held immediately in Poland, and Eastern Europe was plunged into slavery as a consequence.
Mark Shields
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I have made comments in favour of British people getting jobs over and above those from southern eastern Europe.
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Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher did more to liberate people by defeating the Soviet Union and freeing eastern Europe than the Obamas, the Clintons, and Kerrys of this world ever have. They were all on the wrong side of that debate.
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We have a Conservative leader that believes in green taxes, that won‘t bring back grammar schools, that believes in continuing with total open-door migration from eastern Europe and refuses to give us a referendum on the EU.
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China is investing in factories in Eastern Europe, not because their labor costs are lower, but because they want to be closer to their markets.
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I’m very drawn to Eastern Europe, so I like a Hungarian writer who wrote in French called Emil Cioran; he was always good for giving me such a stir.
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Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula‘ was a story about the fear of immigration; the bad old bloodsucker swooping in from Eastern Europe and also preying upon ‘our’ vulnerable women.
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Some countries that are close to Europe that already hold Deutschemarks, clearly would automatically hold euros, those are countries in Eastern Europe mainly, a few countries in Africa.
Robert C. Solomon
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Had my grandparents not emigrated when they did, I might have been born Jewish in Eastern Europe during World War II, or I might not have been born at all. Instead, I was born in 1942 in New York City.
Carole King
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Selecting Budapest would not only be a new city and country for the Olympic Games, but put the region on the map. We want to organise the first Central Eastern Europe Olympics.
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Romania can be a linchpin in delivering gas to its neighbors and even become an energy exporter for its neighbors across Central and Eastern Europe.
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I was doing an investigative article on arms trafficking that was taking me through Eastern Europe and the Middle East. And after I had interviewed a helicopter pilot who had been ferrying weapons into Liberia, I realized as I left the restaurant that I was being followed and set up for an ambush.
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A Hawk and a Hacksaw may be from America, but the band‘s music sure isn’t: Since the beginning, Eastern Europe has been an unwavering source of musical inspiration, not to mention fertile touring ground, for the group.
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I was born in Eastern Europe, in Latvia, and I’m fluent in Russian.
Ksenia Solo
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In a summer marked by instability in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, I know the world also took notice of the small American city of Ferguson, Missouriwhere a young man was killed, and a community was divided. So yes, we have our own racial and ethnic tensions.
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From hearty beet-red borscht and soft, pliable pierogi dumplings to dill-scented pickles and hearty braises, the food of Eastern Europe – that is The Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Poland, Georgia and their close neighbours – is tasty stuff, but it’s never really taken off in Australia in any significant way.
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Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe.
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My family‘s from Eastern Europe.
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I am fully aware of the concept of political revolutions. After all, that is what we hoped might happen in the U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe, but what actually happened was capitalist restoration.
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I’ve never enriched myself via privatization schemes in Eastern Europe.
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Contrary to Eastern Europe, where the border was more porous and you could exchange information more easily, Cuba is an island. Thus, it is more isolated, and it’s easier for the government to have great control over its citizens.
Luis Fortuno
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We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe.
Maximilian Schell
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The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they’re quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain.
Arthur Scargill
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My grandparents left the Pale of Settlement at the border of western Russia and Eastern Europe in the early 1900s, fleeing anti-Semitism and hoping to make a better life for their children in America.
Merrick Garland
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Because journalists of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty – the former broadcast into Eastern Europe, the latter into the Soviet Unionaccurately depicted daily life in communist Europe, in the local languages, using native journalists, millions of people tuned in to them.
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I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren’t as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don’t resort to violent revolution.
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We can be proud of our record as an international beacon of liberty. From fostering democracies in Eastern Europe to the stabilization of Iraq and Afghanistan, we have been true to that calling and helped spread freedom to oppressed peoples everywhere.
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Socialism is undoubtedly in the throes of a crisis greater than at any time since 1917. The last half of 1989 saw the dramatic collapse of most of the communist party governments of Eastern Europe.
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I’ve worked behind counters serving food, and I’ve lived on the circus train, and I’ve led bicycle tours in Eastern Europe and the Balkans and Russia. I’ve been a key liner for a newspaper, I’ve done typesetting. Oh, all sorts of things.

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