Conor Cruise O'Brien Quotes

Quotes : 5

English


Human nature doesn't include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics, religion, virtually anything.

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Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.

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The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail, and to be seen to fail.

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Nothing does more to activate Christian divisions than talk about Christian unity.

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You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down.

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