16 Netherlands Quotes On Success In Life

These Netherlands quotes will inspire you. The Netherlands is also referred to as Holland in various languages, including English.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Netherlands quotes, Netherlands sayings, and Netherlands proverbs.

Best Netherlands Quotes

  1. “But sea power has never led to despotism. The nations that have enjoyed sea power even for a brief period-Athens, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, England, the United States-are those that have preserved freedom for themselves and have given it to others. Of the despotism to which unrestrained military power leads we have plenty of examples from Alexander to Mao.” ~ Samuel Eliot Morison
  2. “Football is simple, you’re either on time, or you’re too late. If you’re too late then you have to leave earlier.” ~ Johan Cruijff”In 1688 England contracted to the Netherlands the highest debt that one nation can owe to another. Herself not knowing how to recover her liberties, they were restored by men of the United Provinces.” ~ George Bancroft
  3. “In 1688 England contracted to the Netherlands the highest debt that one nation can owe to another. Herself not knowing how to recover her liberties, they were restored by men of the United Provinces.” ~ George Bancroft
  4. “[On The Netherlands:] … the entire country is a kind of saturated sponge.” ~ Mary Mapes Dodge

  5. “Curator Shantrelle P. Lewis left for Amsterdam an Andy Warhol fellow, and came back with a film in her pocket. Please support this confrontation of the Netherlands’ violently passive aggressive racist traditions, by an American Southern, aggressive aggressive. She’s a top notch thinker and lover of questions.” ~ dream Hampton
  6. “It is going to be special to drive in the Netherlands because it means I can take part in a Formula One demonstration in a country where I have a lot of family and friends.” ~ Nelson Piquet
  7. “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
  8. “Playing football is very simple, but playing simple football is the hardest thing there is.” ~ Johan Cruijff

  9. “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
  10. “I remember once visiting an outdoor exhibition of sculpture in Arnhem, the Netherlands. One of the artists had placed this notice at the base of a majestic beech: “Statues are hewn by fools like me: only God could make this tree.” The Taoists looked at the inside of the tree. They saw God present, not as the super-sculptor, but as the primal force from which the tree drew its being and its specific form. Becoming aware of this divine origin was for them “great knowledge,” to be distinguished from the “small knowledge” of our petty, every-day existence.” ~ John Wijngaards
  11. “In the Netherlands now, I imagine it’s legal to marry your own children. Get them pregnant, and you can abort your unborn grandbabies in a free clinic that used to be a church.” ~ David Sedaris
  12. “[On The Netherlands:] … the entire country is a kind of saturated sponge.” ~ Mary Mapes Dodge

  13. “My first experience in the Netherlands was very pleasant, extremely pleasant. I mean, I got my residence permit, refugee status, within four weeks of arrival. People treated me extremely well.” ~ Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  14. “The Netherlands have great strikers… but they are only playing one. They are depriving themselves of their best qualities and shooting themselves in the foot.” ~ Franz Beckenbauer
  15. “The Netherlands are wet, flat and full of stoned people.” ~ John Entwistle
  16. “[On the Netherlands:] There is not a richer or more carefully tilled garden spot in the whole world than this leaky, springy little country.” ~ Mary Mapes Dodge

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