Spain Quotes

"Italy is the comic version of ...

"Italy is the comic version of Spain, and Spain is the tragic version of Italy." -- Indro Montanelli
📅︎ Jul 30
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"Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonb...

"Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball?" - Charles V Emperor of Spain, Holy Roman Empire, Hamburg of the Netherlands, basically ruled all Europe.
📅︎ Feb 26
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I, too, can command the wind, sir! I have a ...

I, too, can command the wind, sir! I have a hurricane in me that will strip Spain bare when you dare to try me! - Elizabeth The Golden Age
📅︎ Feb 25
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"If an apple, severed by the tempest from its native tree, cannot choose but fall to th...

"If an apple, severed by the tempest from its native tree, cannot choose but fall to the ground, Cuba, forcibly disjoined from its unnatural connexion with Spain, and incapable of self-support, can only gravitate towards the North American Union." - John Quincy Adams
📅︎ Jan 09
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