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Edward Hoagland Quotes and Sayings

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Country people do not behave as if they think life is short;
they live on the principle that it is long,
and savor variations of the kind best appreciated if most days are the same.
- Edward Hoagland

Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where
would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard,
bristling Indian tribes?
- Edward Hoagland

Like a kick in the butt, the force of events wakes slumberous talents.
- Edward Hoagland

Men greet each other with a sock on the arm,
women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.
- Edward Hoagland

 

In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely
try to train him to be semi-human.
The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility
of becoming partly a dog.
- Edward Hoagland

Many people have believed that they were Chosen,
but none more baldly than the Texans.
- Edward Hoagland

Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga -
stylized because even the most acute of them have little
leeway as they play out their parts.
- Edward Hoagland

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The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage,
except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with
some regularity that He may be dying.
- Edward Hoagland

City people try to buy time as a rule,
when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time,
although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the
notion of a better life ahead.
- Edward Hoagland

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part
of the globe at every moment of time.
- Henry A. Kissinger

The love of one's country is a splendid thing.
But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried
out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror.
They were acts of war.
- George W. Bush

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag,
but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce

Generally speaking, historically in this country,
the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

Government in the U.S.
today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
- Norman Cousins

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
- Arnold H. Glasow

And so, my fellow Americans,
ask not what your country can do for you;
ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

What this country needs is a credit card for
charging things to experience.
- Tom Wilson

You can find your way across this country using burger
joints the way a navigator uses stars.
- Charles Kuralt

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

In a progressive country change is constant;
change is inevitable.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I love America more than any other country in this world,
and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right
to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country
16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.
A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal
in this country and has been going on at universities
and research facilities for years.
- Mike Pence

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
- Nathan Hale

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving
in this country because food isn't available.
- Ronald Reagan

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt

This country has come to feel the same when Congress
is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
- Will Rogers

In every country and every age,
the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country
are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
- George Burns

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power
to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar

In our country the lie has become not just a moral
category but a pillar of the State.
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn

A true world outlook is incompatible with a foreign imperialism,
no matter how high-minded the governing country.
- Wendell Willkie

There are three major social issues that this country is struggling with:
education,
poverty, and drugs.
Two of them we talk about, and one of them we don't.
- Steven Soderbergh

Washington and the elder Napoleon.
Both were brave men; both were true men;
both loved their country and dared to expose their
lives for their country's cause.
- Matthew Simpson

Princeton is no longer a thing for Princeton men to please themselves with.
Princeton is a thing with which Princeton men must satisfy the country.
- Woodrow Wilson

I still feel the impulse to give young writers a hearing,
and I believe I have played more unpublished compositions
than any other band leader in the country.
- John Philip Sousa

The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people,
rather than the form of its government.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

There's a clear example of resolve in this country to fight back.
- John Warner


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