Quotes about Romania
77 quotes about Romania.
Among the Romanian poets, I feel closer to Lucian Blaga, because I believe in the immortality of the Romanian village.
I am a Romanian composer, and I have a feeling of force and confidence, one of a noble ideal, when what I write harmonizes at all with the works of the great Romanian creators.
I ask you to stand by my side in the next five years. We shall live a good life in a Romania of all Romanians.
Among so many messianic opportunisms, hope remains the basic job of the Romanian people.
Romanian spirituality was the tool that contributed to the formation of our character.
My father's father came from Russia; my mother came from Romania.
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is a thing that can never go wrong;
And I am Marie of Roumania.
Romania will continue to fulfil its obligations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy.
full of twigs;
me of wrinkles
(translated from romanian)
Since the blood of the country is eternal and immortal, and because in the same royal artery blows Trajan's triumphal march and in order to be, like him, again and always the first of the human race, I proclaim myself Salvador Dalí, catholic, apostolic, Roman and Romanian.
Trying To Avoid
trying to avoid his destiny
the man is running
(translated from romanian)
One of the most difficult times in my life was when I escaped from Romania in November of 1989.
When I was on my own in a hotel room in Romania, I had the imagination to keep myself occupied.
Ceausescu's Children 1996
Out of the manholes they crawl
to face another hopeless day.
Not rats or cockroaches,
but Romania's children.
Selling their miserable bodies
for food, or glue.
Food barely sustains, but sniffing
glue anaesthetises their misery.
Children of Romania, raped,
abused, diseased and forgotten.
Alina, just sixteen was heard to say.
'I wan't to die'
She's only just alive.
Mihai Eminescu is the absolute melancholy of Romanian people, in universal tender expansion.
I ended up in the US for a month or so, before moving to Montreal with some Romanian friends.
The music we're playing now is based on my heritage, which is Russian, Romanian and Hungarian.
Probably Romania and China and Russia. I think they're all working really hard to beat us right now.
That charming and lovable German princess and poet, Carmen Sylva, Queen of Roumania, remembers yet that the flowers of the woods and fields "talked to her" when she was a girl, and she sets it down in her latest book; and that the squirrels conferred upon her and her father the valued compliment of not being afraid of them; and "once one of them, holding a nut between its sharp little teeth, ran right up against my father"--it has the very note of "He came right to me and let me pat him on the head"-- "and when it saw itself reflected in his boot it was very much surprised, and stopped for a long time to contemplate itself in the polished leather"--then it went its way.
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