| My father is Swedish and my mother is French.
Author: Eva Green
| A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty people unless he goes abroad. A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens.
Author: George Stigler
| I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
Author: Giorgos Seferis
| I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my high appreciation of the honour extended to me many years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by enrolling me amongst its members.
Author: Guglielmo Marconi
| There is something of the freshness of mind, of the lightness of spirit in Linne which for centuries has been linked in people's minds with the mountains of Sweden and Swedish joy in nature.
Author: Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
| A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said, You've been awarded the Prize. I was quite sure it was a practical joke.
Author: Joshua Lederberg
| I was always attracted by the European way of life, but I am deeply Swedish.
Author: Lasse Hallstrom
| I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work; and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition that it has paid to my past successes, convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
Author: Pieter Zeeman
| My Mother is Swedish and my Father is Scottish, he played for Charlton in the 1960's and was in the Army, he captained the British forces team. We then moved to S.A. because a lot of players did that at the time.
Author: Richard Gough
| When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that I would ever visit it, never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation.
Author: Seamus Heaney
| My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans.
Author: Susan Lucci