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Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
Charles de Gaulle
We believe in a flexible union of free member states who share treaties and institutions and pursue together the ideal of co-operation, to represent and promote the values of European civilisation in the world, advance our shared interests by using our collective power to open markets, and to build a strong economic base across the whole of Europe.
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
Charles de Gaulle
Treaties, agreements and organizations to help settle disputes may be necessary, but they often favor the interests of business over citizens.
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
Even though Article IV of the Constitution says that treaties are the 'supreme law of the land,' in most instances they're not even law.
Before, Europe was about treaties, laws and our sovereign right to govern ourselves. Now, it's about everyday lives.
All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
Otto von Bismarck
Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace, an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented.
Frank B. Kellogg
George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions.
I was a Member of the European Parliament for a period of time and I saw a lot of European laws and treaties.
Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims.
James Q. Wilson
We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.
The E.U. is founded on the Treaties which apply only to the Member States who have agreed and ratified them.
Jose Manuel Barroso
Treaties of peace, made after war, are entrusted to individuals to negotiate and carry out.
But the memory of war weighs undiminished upon the people's minds. That is because deeper than material wounds, moral wounds are smarting, inflicted by the so- called peace treaties.
Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably.
Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court, treaties which not only specify the composition of the court, but also its procedure.
They enlarged the domains of commerce by treaties with all nations, upon the great principle of equal justice to all nations, and special favors to none.
When the ambassadors of other foreign countries come to Japan to make treaties, they can be told that such and such a treaty has been made with the ambassador of the United States, and they will rest satisfied with this.
Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade, or war and subjugation.
Nelson A. Miles
I can confirm that Poland should become a eurozone country, and not just because of the treaties that have been signed, but because I consider it of strategic interest both for Poland and the E.U.
There are more effective ways of tackling environmental problems including global warming, proliferation of plastics, urban sprawl, and the loss of biodiversity than by treaties, top-down regulations, and other approaches offered by big governments and their dependents.
The United States has made a massive effort since the end of the Second World War to secure the dominance of its films in foreign markets - an achievement generally pushed home politically, by writing clauses into various treaties and aid packages.
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