Famous quotes containing the word europeans:

    It seems the natural thing for us to listen whilst the Europeans talk.
    William James (1842–1910)

    People nowadays have such high hopes of America and the political conditions obtaining there that one might say the desires, at least the secret desires, of all enlightened Europeans are deflected to the west, like our magnetic needles.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)

    Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power.
    Joan Didion (b. 1934)