"A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought."
"Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone."
"It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that can afford to pay millions. At the end of the day however, the spectators decide the rates of pay - by watching the games and consuming the goods and services advertised on sports TV programmes."
"The need for peace in Northern Ireland goes well beyond political stability. It now speaks to regional Europe and even global stability."
"No student of Chinese history can say that the Chinese are incapable of religious experience, even when judged by the standards of medieval Europe or pious India."
"France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster."
"In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science."
"This President takes his inspiration from the capitals of Europe we look to the cities and small towns of America. This President puts his faith in government. We put our faith in the American people."
"I've been lucky to travel through quite a bit of Europe and Australia, but I would love to do Asia and South America and South Africa."
"When I left Europe in 1987 I did so with the thought that my relevance as a composition teacher would benefit from a certain cool distance to certain tendencies I had been observing for several years with increasing disquiet."