quote by Richard G. Wilkinson

If Americans want to live the American dream, they should go to Denmark.

— Richard G. Wilkinson

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I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.

Coffee, according to the women of Denmark, is to the body what the Word of the Lord is to the soul.

My wife is Danish and we go to Denmark a couple of times a year.

We have had such a letter movement on two occasions in Denmark when more than a quarter of the adult Danish population participated. Such an achievement, however, demands a really great effort and also a great deal of money.

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.

As Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, had said in Shakespeare's immortal words, 'I must be cruel only to be kind.

I remember World Cups in 1982 and 1986 when we weren't there and we'd support Belgium or Denmark, .. They had some players who played in Holland and they were a bit like the Dutch.

Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice.

When I hear the word independent I reach for my revolver.

At this point, what the hell does that mean? The English Patient is an independent film... Hootie and the Blowfish are alternative music. I'm the Queen of Denmark. I don't know what it means anymore.

We have the opportunity to change Denmark - that opportunity must be seized.

There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.

The cartoonists treated Islam the same way they treat Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and other religions. And by treating Muslims in Denmark as equals they made a point: we are integrating you into the Danish tradition of satire because you are part of our society, not strangers. The cartoons are including, rather than excluding, Muslims.

In Denmark lots of people come up to me for autographs.

If you look at casualties, you find countries that had much higher loss rates per capita than the US. Denmark comes to mind, the United Kingdom, they have suffered heavy losses at various points, the Germans as well.

Farewell, farewell," said the swallow, with a heavy heart, as he left the warm countries, to fly back into Denmark. There he had a nest over the window of a house in which dwelt the writer of fairy tales. The swallow sang "Tweet, tweet," and from his song came the whole story.

I did a long concert tour in England and Denmark and Sweden, and I also sang for the Soviet people, one of the finest musical audiences in the world.

I'd say that Holland, Sweden, and Denmark are all better countries politically than the United States. The average person is far better off in one of those countries than he is in the United States and poverty of the sort that we have is absolutely unknown in Northern Europe.

[On Denmark:] ... that little country of cottage cheese and courage.

Denmark (also called Norway) is best known as the original home of the prune Danish as well as the Vikings, who wore hats with horns sticking out of them, and for a very good reason: they were insane.

We are being challenged by Islam these years.

There are some things for which one should display no tolerance. And when we are tolerant, we must know whether it is because of convenience or conviction.

I hope people will remember me as one who did her best - and who wasn't an anachronism.

I will remain on the throne until I fall off.

But to my mind, though I am native here, And to the manner born, it is a custom, More honored in the breach than the observance.

I travel Europe every couple of weeks.

I just came back from London, Holland and Denmark. Every nation on this planet has its issues with race, and I am not sure if everyone has figured out how to deal with it.

People who have not done their research on me do not know that I am European, born in Copenhagen, Denmark to an Italian father from Napoli and a mother from Alabama who was singing opera and went to Europe, met my dad, fell in love, and then moved back to Rome, where I was raised, between Rome and Hamburg.

For murder, though it have no tongue, will speak With most miraculous organ.

I'd rather be voted "the sexiest man in Denmark" than "the ugliest man in Denmark".

I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw.

The truth is that the United States doesn't need, and shouldn't have, a debt ceiling. Every other democratic country, with the exception of Denmark, does fine without one.

Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect.

I can, of course, think what I want, just like everyone else.

I simply have to refrain from saying everything I think.

I saw Hamlet Prince of Denmark played; but now the old plays begin to disgust this refined age.

And when we are tolerant, we must know whether it is because of convenience or conviction.

Why, what should be the fear? I do not set my life at a pin's fee.

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