„I wish the country had fewer lawyers and more engineers.“

Fonte: The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

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44º presidente dos Estados Unidos da América 1961

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„The Gujarat Government had responded to the violence more swiftly and decisively than ever done before in any previous riots in the country.“

—  Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India 1950

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„Your engineers are your great artists and these highways are the most beautiful things I have seen in your beautiful country…Out of them and the machine will issue the style of tomorrow.“

—  Diego Rivera Mexican painter, muralist, Communist 1886 - 1957

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„The Republicans had fielded an army and navy of more than 2.5 million men, had invented national banking, currency, and taxation, had provided schools and homes for poor Americans, and had freed the country's four million slaves.“

—  Heather Cox Richardson American historian

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„My priority is to establish this country as a poverty-free country, we have a long way to go – we have to do more. When I have been able to establish this country as a poverty-free country, a hunger-free country, a developed country, perhaps at that time, perhaps then I may say I am proud.“

—  Sheikh Hasina Prime Minister of Bangladesh 1947

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„They have a much more positive view of the country than I do.“

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