Tagged: Zitate

Esa-Pekka Salonen

In Europe, there is so much tradition, and everyone has established ideas as to what art should be and what it has always been. Esa-Pekka Salonen

Charles Mann

A whole bunch of big technological shocks occurred when Asian innovations – paper, gunpowder, the stirrup, the moldboard plow and so on – came to Europe via the Silk Road. Charles C. Mann

Sandor Máriai

One day a hero will stand up und claim that the true aim of any human enterprise  – be it individual or social – is not the state, the party and not Europe but people, the individual himself or herself… This person will be slaughtered. Sandor Máriai


Die andern Weltteile warten auf Europas Versöhnung und Auferstehung, um sich anzuschließen und Mitbürger des Himmelreichs zu werden. Novalis

Eamon de Valera

I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel to the flames of hatred and passion which, if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe. Eamon de Valera

Winston Churchill

We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years. Winston Churchill

Alexis de Tocqueville

Fast überall in Europa herrscht der Souverän auf zwei Arten: den einen Teil der Bürger lenkt er durch ihre Furcht vor seinen Beamten, den anderen durch die Hoffnung, seine Beamten zu werden. Alexis de Tocqueville

Michel Serres

Pour sortir de la crise il n’y a qu’une solution: la Françallemagne! La fusion de nos deux pays! Michel Serres