Sweden Quotes by Bernie Sanders, Arlie Russell Hochschild, Christian de Duve, Gloria Steinem, Zara Larsson, Lee Hazlewood and many others.
I’ve seen quite
a bit of the world, but I really like Sweden and feel like I could live there some day
On the field
, I got to play with some of the best players
in the world, from Germany, Sweden, France – I can name five
I didn’t really watch
,’ so I wasn’t as wowed by the idea
of Patrick Duffy as Swedes were ’cause he’s, like, the most famous guy
in all of Sweden.
To see my statue
Borje Salming, the player I grew up idolizing in Sweden, will be very special for both my family
I was born into an upper-middle class family in a village
in the South of Sweden in April
1899. It was a large
family with seven
children, a large house
, and a home which was very hospitable and open to friends and relatives
If I am in Sweden, I try to get home to be with my children
. I can do
work after that from home.
Canada was for me very much Sweden, you know? Very much open people, that they read books
, they go see films
. I felt at home in Canada. And also, you speak French
Me and a lot of my team-mates still
think and speak about the World Cup
in 1994, when Sweden finished third
, where I was born, all the cooks are women. When I grew up in Sweden, my mom
and my grandmother
did predominantly all the cooking. Then I changed
kitchens, where all of a sudden there were just more men than women, and I always thought that was weird.
Sweden is famous for many things – but not fashion
When you talk in terms
is very important. Hydro in Manitoba. Hydro in Sweden. Wind in Denmark. Of course, those are very important.
I very often
get that question
: ‘What is your real profession?’ That’s because in Sweden, it is ‘not allowed
‘ to have more than one profession – there’s something suspicious
about it! But nowadays
it’s more accepted that one can do a lot of things.
Ours is the most wasteful
nation on Earth
. We waste
than we import. With about the same standard
of living, we use twice as much energy per person as do other countries like Germany, Japan, and Sweden.
Actually, the reason
I look like this is because my father
was from Sweden and my mother
was Elton John.
I went to school
with my good friend
will.i.am and he used to make fun of me when I rapped, but in Sweden, I was the best rapper
People in Sweden are very conscious of what people are saying
I moved to L.A. in 2007 from Sweden.
Gerry Dow – he’s like a fourth
member. He lives
in Sweden; his
art work is more important than… it’s just as important as the music and the stage
France is the country with the highest taxes
in Europe along with Sweden… something of which I am not proud
I do consider myself a Norwegian
writer, or a Scandinavian writer, as my family tree
reaches into both Denmark and Sweden. I don’t think about it, of course, when I am writing
We don’t do ‘dating
‘ in Sweden.
Bernie Sanders is a socialist
. I think Bernie Sanders is good candidate
of Sweden. We don’t want to be Sweden. We want to be the United States of America.
The first World Cup
I followed was Sweden 1958. I watched
the games on TV. Brazil won that World Cup by defeating
Sweden 5-2 in the Final
and Pele scored twice.
My father was this huge, influential intellectual
in the ’60s and ’70s. He was one of the main players in the cultural discussion in Sweden, the editor
I was born in Sweden, and in Sweden we are known for the piracy services
I don’t think there’s any country that has equal pay
, not even Sweden or Iceland.
All of our colleges
in Sweden, but this acting program
is the second most expensive education
for the government. It’s difficult to get in. There are around 1,500 applicants, and 10-12 applicants are accepted each year
. I was accepted, and I studied there for five years
Norway is a small country, about half the size
of Sweden, but it has a very good
because they have municipal
cinemas, so even in the smallest
towns you have a cinema
that shows art house films from all over the world.
I’d say that Holland, Sweden, and Denmark are all better countries politically
than the United States. The average person
is far better off
in one of those countries than he is in the United States and poverty
of the sort that we have is absolutely unknown
in Northern Europe.
In Europe and Sweden, we see boobs on TV, and it’s not a big deal
. Everyone has them; everyone
has seen them.
My first year with Gothenburg was the most carefree
because I was playing on a middle-of-the-table team in Sweden. It was a lot less of the global
Filesharing in Sweden can’t get you into prison
, so there’s nothing criminal about helping people
Football is much harder if you don’t have the ball.
If you are a writer and you are in Rome you will have a specific connection
to it, then perhaps
you will go to Sweden and you will have a different connection and it will be a very different experience
I’m Swedish. Sweden is known for its melancholia.
I was going to design sports cars
, but my father came to my college to visit
me. At the time he was making a picture in Sweden and he took me there with him. I got to see Ingmar Bergman
and I thought, ‘Gee, filmmaking
is a lot more fun than sports cars,’ so I decided
him and go into acting.
When I came to America from Sweden, Mother and I, we went to Chicago where our relatives lived
I’ve always loved to perform
in front of people, but it became
when I participated in ‘Sweden’s Got Talent
.’ I thought it would be a fun thing to do, and I was just like, ‘OK, why not
?’ And Mom was like, ‘OK, sure
, sure, do this!’ So I did, and I won it!
Well, when I was really young and we lived in Sweden, the only films that were around at that point were… We had this collection
of these super-8 highlight
reels that they used to sell
; like, they sold
these super-8 reels that only had the best parts from a movie
. So early on that’s what I was seeing.
I remember there was days when I would do six, seven countries in a day, you’d just be flying
around and I’d get up
in the morning
and not know what I was doing. In one day
to Belgium and then off to Sweden and then do a gig
, I literally
didn’t know what I was doing from day to day
Many people, especially in the U.S., see countries like Sweden or Norway or Finland as role
models – we have such a clean energy sector
, and so on. That may be true
, but we are not role models
In Sweden everybody has this perfect surface. Everyones very polite and controls their feelings.
I’m from Sweden, so I don’t enjoy winter at all; there’s nothing cute about it.
I emigrated to the U.S. on February 3, 1983, when I was 19 years old. I joined
Steeler right away
the album the following month
. I’d been playing in bands in Sweden since the age of 11, but ‘Steeler’ was my first album.
America has about three times
as many abortions as they have in Norway, or Sweden, or Nordic
countries, and they don’t have any laws
at all about abortion, but they care for women and infant
children, which is a major cause for abortion.