Netherlands Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Netherlands Quotes from famous authors such as Frans Timmermans, Rutger Bregman, Michiel Huisman, Louis van Gaal, Geert Wilders. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

The Netherlands believes in a vigorous Europe with a commission that is independent and robust.
Frans Timmermans
Around the year 2000, countries such as France, the Netherlands and the US were already five times as wealthy as in 1930. Yet nowadays our biggest challenges are not leisure and boredom, but stress and uncertainty.
Rutger Bregman
I think nothing I’ve done has impacted my life as much as working on ‘Treme,’ because it was the first project that I worked on in the United States after being an actor in the Netherlands my whole life, basically.
Michiel Huisman
In the Netherlands, the press writes what they want.
Louis van Gaal
The Netherlands has been too tolerant to intolerant people for too long.
Geert Wilders
The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
Albert Bushnell Hart
Although Cronkite had once crash landed in a Dutch potato field under enemy fire, he chose instead to focus on celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands at the hands of the Free Dutch.
Douglas Brinkley
I am from the Netherlands, so that means we like to stick to the rules, and we like to stick to the deal, and we like countries to do what they have promised.
Mark Rutte
Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome, were united under one crown imperial. They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
John Lothrop Motley
I don’t want a wall being built around the Netherlands.
Geert Wilders
Living in Finland as a singer of Nightwish, I’m used to having people around me all the time that know who I am. In the Netherlands, people never really knew or cared or whatever.
Floor Jansen
If you’re a dope like me, you get every sports channel you can get. I’m watching, you know, Netherlands soccer.
Michael Keaton
We have good examples of successful adaptation to rising sea levels. The Netherlands became a wealthy nation despite having one-third of its landmass below sea level, including areas a full 7m below sea level, as a result of the gradual sinking of its landscapes.
Michael Shellenberger
Here in the Netherlands there are towns that take part in the throwing of toilet bowls for a laugh.
Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
I think that the Netherlands can learn a lot from the American team spirit.
Sergino Dest
My first ever tour of my music was in the Netherlands. I didn’t really have a grace period to grow or anything; people just started booking for me. I feel pretty lucky.
Angel Olsen
We want the Netherlands to leave the E.U., join EFTA and, like Switzerland, negotiate bilateral trade agreements with the E.U. and the rest of the world.
Geert Wilders
I think the Netherlands will become one big city at a point. It is inevitable when you live in a country with so many people. You cannot afford to leave nature as it is. Some people believe that the dunes should be left in their original state, but I think it’s strange to let things become how they were 500 years ago.
Theo Jansen
We in the Netherlands have the right to demonstrate and the right to speak up if we don’t agree with something.
Geert Wilders
Our national prosperity is built on our open borders. However, the reality is that if a points system is introduced in the UK it would be unavoidable for us in the Netherlands to implement similar proposals – and inevitable that many other EU countries would follow suit.
Mark Rutte
It was a big step for me in the Netherlands: to leave home at the age of 18.
Arjen Robben
Coaching Netherlands remains one of my ambitions.
Ronald Koeman
I grew up in a small town in the Netherlands which, for years, had been a center of textile production.
Paul Polman
The Netherlands has been severely hit by the debt crisis, and the solution is to lower taxes, get government finances in order, and make room for investment.
Mark Rutte
The message, ‘stop Islam, defend freedom,’ is a message that’s not only important for the Netherlands but for the whole free Western world.
Geert Wilders
I am proud that in the Netherlands I can come out for my homosexuality, and I’d like to keep it that way.
Pim Fortuyn
I served at the Pentagon and at Fort Leavenworth – my job was video cameraman, and that allowed me to travel to places like Korea, Japan, Alaska, Germany and the Netherlands.
Chad Coleman
The United States of America have taken their name from the United States of the Netherlands.
Seth Low
If I get the chance to coach Netherlands, I would like to take that chance.
Ronald Koeman
If we don’t take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
We need to stop the Islamisation of the Netherlands.
Geert Wilders
It is absolutely fantastic to have become Netherlands’ most-capped player.
Wesley Sneijder
In the Netherlands, we have had a difficult year and we are now getting out of this difficulty. So we have now growth prospects for 2014.
Mark Rutte
Radical changes will come to the Netherlands. We stand for fundamental choices, and we need to make the right ones.
Mark Rutte
It has been tough to get used to hard surfaces and adjust my game – I grew up in the Netherlands playing on clay, so I love that surface the most. For my game, it is the most natural.
Kiki Bertens
The Netherlands is not an immigration country. The annual stream of tens of thousands of newcomers, who largely end up as illegal aliens, must stop.
Pim Fortuyn
The original Grand Tour would generally begin in Belgium or the Netherlands before moving through Paris, Geneva, Spain, Italy, and perhaps Greece.
Hanya Yanagihara
The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests.
John Lothrop Motley
Brexit wasn’t the European people’s first cry of revolt. In 2005, France and the Netherlands held referendums about the proposed European Union constitution. In both countries, opposition was massive, and other governments decided on the spot to halt the experiment for fear the contagion might spread.
Marine Le Pen
Japan, Germany, and India seem to me to have serious writers, readers, and book buyers, but the Netherlands has struck me as the most robust literary culture in the world.
Paul Theroux