„The USA will remain the only superpower. China is becoming an economic giant. Europe is being Islamicized.“

—  Frits Bolkestein, 2000s, Address at the opening of courses at the University of Leiden (2004), as quoted in "Islamic Europe?" http://web.archive.org/web/20041010004408/http://www.theweeklystandard.com:80/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/004/685ozxcq.asp (4 October 2004), by Christopher Caldwell, The Weekly Standard
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„Europe is an economic giant, a political dwarf, and a military worm.“

—  Mark Eyskens Belgian politician 1933
As quoted by Craig R. Whitney in WAR IN THE GULF: EUROPE; Gulf Fighting Shatters Europeans' Fragile Unity, The New York Times, January 25th, 1991. http://www.nytimes.com/1991/01/25/world/war-in-the-gulf-europe-gulf-fighting-shatters-europeans-fragile-unity.html?pagewanted=1 This phrase was pronounced in January 1991, a few days before the beginning of Desert Storm, while Eyskens was the Foreign Minister of Belgium.

„I dream India of becoming a great economic superpower.“

—  Dhirubhai Ambani Indian business tycoon 1932 - 2002
From interview with Chitralekha, In a video interview, Dhirubhai Ambani & Chitralekha (16 January 1995) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7RHzOF991Q Hindustan Times: News about Dhirubhai books http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Kolkata/Dhirubhai-books-to-help-win-back-Maoists/Article1-776307.aspx

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„I have great sympathy with America. It's very, it's very tough to be the only remaining superpower in the world.“

—  F. W. de Klerk South African politician 1936
2000s, 2004, Interview with Richard Stengel https://web.archive.org/web/20110622073025/http://www.cfr.org/southern-africa/hbo-history-makers-series-frederik-willem-de-klerk/p7114?breadcrumb=%2Fregion%2F151%2Fsouthern_africa (8 June 2004)

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„Whether we like it or not, we remain a dominant military superpower…“

—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
2010, Obama: America a Superpower 'Whether We Like It or Not' http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/04/15/obama-america-superpower-like.html, FoxNews.com (15 April 2010)

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„I was a Nazi and I remain one…The Germany of today is no longer a great nation, it has become a province of Europe.“

—  Joachim Peiper SS officer 1915 - 1976
Interview with a French writer Peiper spoke with in 1967, quoted in The Devil's Adjutant by Michael Reynolds, page 260.

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„There is only one China. Taiwan is not independent. It does not enjoy sovereignty as a nation, and that remains our policy, our firm policy.“

—  Colin Powell Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star general 1937
2000s, Interview with CNN (27 October 2004), as quoted in "Warnings by Powell to Taiwan Provoke a Diplomatic Dispute" in The New York Times (28 October 2004) http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C07EFDB123DF93BA15753C1A9629C8B63.

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„I don't want India to be an economic superpower. I want India to be a happy country.“

—  J. R. D. Tata Indian businessman 1904 - 1993
In the article “The business ethics of J.R.D. Tata” in The Hindu dated 29 July 2005

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„China is a much richer country than any part of Europe.“

—  Adam Smith Scottish moral philosopher and political economist 1723 - 1790
(1776), Book I, Chapter XI, Part III, (First Period) p. 221.

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„I believe that both sides (Mainland China and Taiwan) will continue to be friendly while our (Republic of China) policies will remain firm.“

—  Lin Join-sane Taiwanese politician 1944
Lin Join-sane (2013) cited in " Taiwan offices in China may pool officials cross-ministry: Wang Yu-chi http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20130315000019&cid=1101" on Want China Times, 15 March 2013.

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