quote by Sukarno

This country, the Republic of Indonesia, does not belong to any group, nor to any religion, nor to any ethnic group, nor to any group with customs and traditions, but the property of all of us from Sabang to Merauke!

— Sukarno

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Ethnic groups quote A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.
A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.

We libertarians are not the spokesmen for any ethnic or economic class;

we are the spokesmen for all classes, for all of the public; we strive to see all of these groups united, hand-in-hand, in opposition to the plundering and privileged minority that constitutes the rulers of the State.

The island is in Kenya, the water is in Uganda.

.. But the [Luos, a Kenyan ethnic group] are mad, they want to fish here but this is Uganda.

Ethnic groups quote Groups cannot grow, unless individuals grow within the group.
Groups cannot grow, unless individuals grow within the group.

Independence is not a whim or an ambition. It is the necessary condition of our survival as an ethnic group.

Low-income people, racial or ethnic minorities, pregnant women, seniors, people with special needs, people in rural areas - they all have a much harder time accessing a dentist than other groups of Americans.


The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group, on other continents or in Europe itself, outside of the League of Nations, any more than it could oppose the League of Nations.

Ethnic groups quote Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world
Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

By genocide we mean the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic group.

The Holocaust has proven to be an indispensable ideological weapon.

Through its deployment, one of the world's most formidable military powers, with a horrendous human rights record, has cast itself as a "victim" state, and the most successful ethnic group in the US has likewise acquired victim status.

Racism is the dogma that one ethnic group is condemned by nature to congenital inferiority and another group is destined to congenital superiority.

Ethnic groups quote Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.

Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity.

After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups.


Canada has an experience of governance of which much of the world stands in dire need. It is a world of increasing dissension and conflict in which a significant contribution is the failure of different ethnic, tribal, religious, or social groups to search for, and agree upon, a common space for harmonious co-existence.

I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences.

Ethnic groups quote Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined ef
Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort.

I believe a constitution can permit the co-existence of several cultures and ethnic groups with a single state.

Good motives aside, white condescension does more damage than good.

White condescension says to a black child, 'The rules used by other ethnic groups don't apply to you. Forget about work hard, get an education, posses good values. No, for you, we'll alter the rules by lowering the standards and expecting less.' Expect less, get less.

I can tell you what I believe, particularly about Mexican-Americans: they are a community that has contributed greatly to this country, they work extremely hard, they've been very productive citizens of our country, and I think that's true of many ethnic groups in this country.


Yugoslavia is, with Iran, the only country which under difficult, not to say agonising, circumstances stood up to Joseph Stalin. It was not easy to unite ethnic groups or to modernize a country like Yugoslavia, and it must be acknowledged that Marshal Tito achieved something extraordinary. May God grant that his successors be as capable as he.

Monarchies are above political parties.

Sometimes political parties do things that are to the disadvantage of the country because they want to beat the other party. In Iran, where we have different religions and ethnic groups, it was a unifying factor.

Syria is the proud heir of an ancient civilization that has a unique spectrum of minorities that encompasses Muslims and Christians of various denominations. There are at least ten such ethnic and religious groups.

And sometimes it's the very otherness of a stranger, someone who doesn't belong to our ethnic or ideological or religious group, an otherness that can repel us initially, but which can jerk us out of our habitual selfishness, and give us intonations of that sacred otherness, which is God.

These folks are telling Donald Trump that if he tries to move out on his plan to have a deportation squad, to harm Americans, and if he does - and if he has - he tries to do that, we're going to be there to stand and say no. We don't - we oppose his misogyny. We oppose his picking on people of different ethnic and religious groups.


It is time to stop the mealy-mouthed euphemisms: 'Nationalists', 'Loyalists', 'Communities', 'Ethnic Groups', 'Cultures', 'Civilizations'. Religions is the word you need. Religions is the word you are struggling hypocritially to avoid.

We must not forget; but we must forgive. Suffering often such compassion from the Jewish community. It was Jewish groups in the US who were in the forefront in opposing the ethnic cleansing of Muslim in Bosnia.

My neighborhood was a great neighborhood;

it was filled with all sorts of ethnic groups and things. So I grew up thinking I was a human being.

I end up feeling like a spy in the house of ethnicity, you know? Because people will talk around me as they would talk around the people in their cultural group. So I get to hear all the secrets and jokes and you know, I'm a part of every community because of the way I look.

The mere fact that you belong to a certain ethnic group makes you eternally guilty, according to the twisted logic of Zionism. If Germans who were not even born before 1945 must pay reparations to the State of Israel, which did not exist until 1948, then you can be included in the Zionist racket of reparations and revenge.


We will make every effort to unify all ethnic groups, to strengthen belief in Taiwan and to persist in reform.

On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities, ethnic groups and religious followers.

We should remember that the Pashtuns are the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan. Of course, many of them did support the Taliban. But you cannot equate all Pashtuns with the Taliban.

One of the basic tenets of radical feminism is that any woman in the world has more in common with any other woman regardless of class, race, age, ethnic group, nationality - than any woman has with any man.

Because we believe that our ethnic group, our society, our political party, our God, is better than your God, we kill each other.


Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.

I was really lucky to grow up in an extremely diverse neighborhood.

I grew up in a city called Southfield, and it's one of the most diverse cities in the country. Just from the different socio-economic statuses and racial and ethnic groups I was around, I was around all different types of music from the beginning.

The harshness and choice of words can cut deeply.

Republicans need to show compassion and to be reasonable when talking to any ethnic group.

Caprice, independence and rebellion, which are opposed to the social order, are essential to the good health of an ethnic group. We shall measure the good health of this group by the number of its delinquents. Nothing is more immobilizing than the spirit of deference.

Maybe we've been brainwashed by 130 years of Yankee history, but Southern identity now has more to do with food, accents, manners, music than the Confederate past. It's something that's open to both races, a variety of ethnic groups and people who move here.

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