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    jean monnet Quotes

    The great thing about making cognac is that it teaches you above everything else to wait-man proposes, but time and God and the seasons have got to be on your side.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: time  god 
     
    Premature ideas do not exist, one must bide one's time until the right moment comes along.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: time  moment  right  ideas 
     
    Via money Europe could become political in five years
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: political  money  year 
     
    Men only act in a state of necessity and usually only recognise necessity in a situation of crisis.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: men 
     
    Europe has never existed. One must genuinely create Europe.
    — Jean Monnet
    Building Union among people not cooperation between states
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: people 
     
    Nothing is possible without men; nothing is lasting without institutions.
    — Jean Monnet
    There is no real peace in Europe, if the states are reconstituted on a basis of national sovereignty. (") They must have larger markets. Their prosperity is impossible, unless the States of Europe form themselves in a European Federation.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: peace  impossible  real 
     
    There is no future for the people of Europe other than in union.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: people  future 
     
    The fusion (of economic functions) would compel nations to fuse their sovereignty into that of a single European State.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: economics 
     
    Make men work together show them that beyond their differences and geographical boundaries there lies a common interest.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: men  work  lies 
     
    People only accept change when they are faced with necessity, and only recognize necessity when a crisis is upon them.
    — Jean Monnet
    tags: people 
     
    There will be no peace in Europe if the States rebuild themselves on the basis of national sovereignty, with its implications of prestige politics and economic protection (...). The countries of Europe are not strong enough individually to be able to guarantee prosperity and social development for their peoples. The States of Europe must therefore form a federation or a European entity that would make them into a common economic unit.
    — Jean Monnet
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