Scandinavian Quotes


I thought I could organize freedom How Scandinavian of me Bjork

I thought I could organise freedom/How Scandinavian of me ... Bjork

I had an interest in Scandinavian countries because I'd never seen snow. Hannah Kent

My liking for Scandinavian crime fiction led me into exploring literary writers from the same countries. Diane Setterfield

I think the Scandinavian health systems are better when it comes to preventative care than the German system, because in the Scandinavian systems, the government is really more active in defining treatment, goals and defining health priorities. The German system is a competitive system with little government intervention. The price for this is that the government cannot set a health agenda. And the Scandinavian systems have little competition, so you often do have waiting lists. But on the other hand, you then have the government which can push for prevention. Karl Lauterbach

Naturally I never had the intention to offend or alienate Slavs. ... What makes me different from the 'nazis' are basically three things; unlike them I am not socialistic (not even on a national level), I am not materialistic and I believe in (the ancient Scandinavian!) democracy, Varg Vikernes

I'm a Scandinavian Midwest girl who doesn't always know what's going on in herself emotionally, which is why I make music in order to figure it out. Erika M. Anderson

You forget, when you're in the Scandinavian countries, you forget they don't speak English first and they speak better than I do. Doug Stanhope

No doubt there is a Scandinavian wave. I guess everybody is just surfing their wave until it breaks and hoping it won't be too soon. Tobias Lindholm

The English language took in many many fertilizations, many many genes, from other languages, from foreign languages - Latin, French, Nordic languages, German, Scandinavian languages. Amos Oz

I read mostly Irish, African, Japanese, South American, and African writers. You can count on Scandinavian literature for a certain kind of darkness, a modern mythic style. Chris Abani

They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese. Christian Lacroix

You can count on Scandinavian literature for a certain kind of darkness, a modern mythic style. Chris Abani

My husband is from Finland, so every so often I'll throw a Scandinavian-themed party. Sarah Rafferty

I desperately wanted to play the part of Darth Vader's mother - I think she ended up being played by a Scandinavian actress - because my son was completely crazy about 'Star Wars.' Lindsay Duncan

Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions. Hjalmar Branting

I think that being Jewish has generated an extremely strong sense of the importance of family. If I look at my Scandinavian colleagues, they don't have that urgency about family. All my movies are about that. Susanne Bier

There were 10 or 15 years where all the Scandinavian movies were gray and light brown. I got really bored with it. I really felt that movies had to have that life of vivid colors. Susanne Bier

Scandinavian-Danish cuisine was something quite rustic, mostly known for pastries and smorgasbord cuisine, which in itself has become a joke. Rene Redzepi

You know, 'Viggo' is a pretty dorky name in Denmark. It's like 'Oswald' or something. It's a very old Scandinavian name, at least 1,000 years old. Viggo Mortensen



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