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Al Gore

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Alexander Van der Bellen

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Andrus Ansip

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Angela Merkel

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Anote Tong

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Antonio Guterres

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Antonio Tajani

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Ban Ki-moon

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Barack Obama

Number of selected quotations : 17
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Bill Clinton

Number of selected quotations : 1
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Carlos Moedas

Number of selected quotations : 8
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Cecilia Malmström

Number of selected quotations : 5
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Christiana Figueres

Number of selected quotations : 1
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Christine Lagarde

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Christopher Loeak

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Cody Keenan

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Dain Dunston

Number of selected quotations : 2
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David Cameron

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Denis de Rougemont

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Donald Tusk

Number of selected quotations : 16
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Emmanuel Macron

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Enda Kenny

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Esteban Gonzalez Pons

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Felipe VI

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François Hollande

Number of selected quotations : 5
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Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Frans Timmermans

Number of selected quotations : 20
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Günther H. Oettinger

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George Bernard Shaw

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George Clooney

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Guy Verhofstadt

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Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Imre Kertész

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James Clapper

Number of selected quotations : 2
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James Freeman Clarke

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Jean-Claude Juncker

Number of selected quotations : 13
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Joachim Gauck

Number of selected quotations : 5
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Joe Biden

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Johannes Hahn

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John Kerry

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Jonathan Hill

Number of selected quotations : 2
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José Saramago

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Juan Manuel Santos

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Julian King

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Justin Trudeau

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Karmenu Vella

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Kenny Anthony

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Konrad Adenauer

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Kristalina Georgieva

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Leo Varadkar

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Margrethe Vestager

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Mario Draghi

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Maroš Šefčovič

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Martin Luther King

Number of selected quotations : 1
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Martin Schulz

Number of selected quotations : 12
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Matteo Renzi

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Matthias Müller

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Michel Barnier

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Michelle Obama

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Miguel Arias Cañete

Number of selected quotations : 3
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Pablo Neruda

Number of selected quotations : 1
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Patrick Boucheron

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Paul-Henri Spaak

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Pierre Moscovici

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Pope Francis

Number of selected quotations : 5
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Prince Ea

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Prokopis Pavlopoulos

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Rodger Evans

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Sabine Lautenschläger

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Simon Lancaster

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Stefan Zweig

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Sting

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Susan Rice

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Tony Blair

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Umberto Eco

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Vaclav Havel

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Victor Hugo

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Vytenis Andriukaitis

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Winston Churchill

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Xi Jinping

Number of selected quotations : 2
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Yves Duteil

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