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'It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma...'Winston Churchill
'____ is only a geographical expression.'Metternich
'Poor ____, so far from God and so close to the United States.'Porfirio Diaz
'____ is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human.'Barry Humphries
'How can you be expected to govern a country that has 246 kinds of cheese?'Charles de Gaulle
'A nation of shopkeepers.'Napoleon
'In ____ they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!'Simone Weil
'In France all writers are important...and in ____ you have to explain what a writer is.'Geoffrey Cottrell
'When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of a table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in ____ you are blamed when that happens.'Desmond Tutu
'If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that ____ had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.'Abba Eban
'A whale stranded upon the coast of Europe.'Edmund Burke
'In Turkey it is always 1952, in Malaysia 1937...It is always last year in Australia and next week in ____.'Paul Theroux
'The women of ____ count their age from their marriage, not from their birth.'Homer
'If we had not been dealing with the devil in person, we could have saved ____.'Georges Bidault
'Apart from cheese and tulips, the main product of ____ is advocaat, a drink made from lawyers.'Alan Coren
'I think we should take Iraq and ____ and combine them into one country and call it Irate.'Dennis Leary
'We have on our hands a sick man, a very sick man.'Czar Nicholas I of Russia
'In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In ____ they throw themselves.'Marlene Dietrich
'At the Olympics in ____, every color was represented...and that was just the drinking water.'Evan Sayet
'____ is one of the finest countries anyone ever stole.'Bobcat Goldthwaite
'____ has never been a melting-pot; more like a tossed salad.'Arnold Edinborough
'But nothing in ____ is identifiable, the mere asking of a question causes it to disappear or to merge in something else.'E M Forster
'____ wants to get rid of a dictator, and baseball needs a dictator.' Bob Kerrey
'Beer is _____'s national drink and the national weakness is another beer.'Clementine Paddleford
'If my theory of relativity is proven successful, ____ will claim me as a (demonym)...should my theory prove untrue... ____ will declare that I am a Jew.'Albert Einstein
'Rich in wool, it is yet without cloth, grows flax in overabundance, and yet imports linen from abroad, favors all foreign goods and belittles its domestic products...'Italian traditional saying
'Realizing that they never will be a world power, ____ has decided to settle for being a world nuisance.' George Mikes
'The problem with ____ is that it's a country full of genius, but with absolutely no talent.'Hugh Leonard
'____ is such a terra incognita that Tibet is practically Coney Island by comparison.'James Gunther
'In ____, the living were subordinate to the dead.'Stephen Gardiner

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