19 Total Quotes

United Nations Quotes

This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.
Henry Lodge
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I am like a doctor. I have written a prescription to help the patient. If the patient doesn't want all the pills I've recommended, that's up to him. But I must warn that next time I will have to come as a surgeon with a knife.
Javier Perez
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Dag Hammarskjold
The UN is not just a product of do-gooders. It is harshly real. The day will come when men will see the U.N. and what it means clearly. Everything will be all right -- you know when? When people, just people, stop thinking of the United Nations as a weird Picasso abstraction, and see it as a drawing they made themselves.
Dag Hammarskjold
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The most important is the fact that forces would come under the mandate of the United Nations and flag of the U.N.,
Vuk Draskovic
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[The United Nations on Sunday said the world had lost an important ambassador with Diana's death.] It is a tragic loss. Her commitment and dedication to a ban on anti-personnel mines brought the issue home to millions around the world, ... The international community has lost an important ambassador of goodwill. She will be missed.
Fred Eckhard
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The United Nations, and particularly Western governments, have a moral responsibility to help Africa, to help the Congo find peace,
Frederick Chiluba
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We did not receive any official confirmation from the Syrian capital on whether President Assad will head the Syrian delegation to the United Nations Summit that will open on Sept. 14,
Fayssal Mekdad
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It's an initiative that had been taken without consulting the (quartet) partners (United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations), but it is within the framework of goals and principles we fixed for ourselves.
Denis Simonneau
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But there's a lot of pressure on governments to increase aid now to help meet the ( United Nations ) Millennium Development Goals in 2015,
David Woodward
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We could probably let the [United Nations] slide another week if we had to, without upsetting the rest of the turf stakes schedule. We still need 10 days out of the next 30 without rain to keep it on schedule.
Dennis Dowd
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It's not enough to go to the United Nations with a resolution, ... We must go with the right resolution, and it's not clear that this administration is ready to swallow its pride and do that. Words don't matter. We need deeds.
Ted Kennedy
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[Still, some experts say the Constitution is of small consequence to most average Sunni voters, many of whom have not even read the document, despite efforts by the United Nations to distribute some five million copies around Iraq; a recent UN-sponsored poll found that 77 percent of Iraqis had never seen the Constitution.] I think for most Iraqis its not a big issue, ... The big issues are water, electricity and security.
Judith Yaphe
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I am disappointed by the tepid manner in which the United Nations has spoken out in defending the program against the scandalous accusations.
Benon Sevan
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It's important that the world understands that this is not an Israeli issue, it's a world problem, and the world must stop Iran. At this time, we would hope that the Security Council of the United Nations would impose economic and political sanctions against Iran. Let's be clear: That country cannot, cannot have nuclear weapons.
Arye Mekel
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We must be ready starting now, before events overtake us, and before we are surprised by the conspiracies of the Americans and the United Nations, and their plans to fill the void behind them.
Ayman al-Zawahri
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John F. Kennedy
We prefer world law, in the age of self-determination, to world war in the age of mass extermination.
John F. Kennedy
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The United Nations cannot do anything, and never could; it is not an animate entity or agent. It is a place, a stage, a forum and a shrine... a place to which powerful people can repair when they are fearful about the course on which their own rhetoric seems to be propelling them.
Conor Cruise O'Brien
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The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations--great or small--to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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Harry S. Truman, ,
The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
Harry S. Truman, ,
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