""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
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