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Country Quotes

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

Related topics: Inspirational Live-By Diversity Perspective Unity

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 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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

God made the country, and man made the town.
- William Cowper

I really think that women should be allowed to be more European,
in this country.
- Sally Kirkland

There's a general culture in this country to cut all the trees.
It makes me so angry because everyone is cutting and no one is planting.
- Wangari Maathai

We inhabit a language rather than a country.
- Emile M. Cioran

What's happened - in our country, anyhow -
is that the young people have shied away from the formality of the concert hall,
that tie - and - tails philharmonic image.
- Chuck Mangione

As of essential importance in town churches which are
not at all equally necessary in the country.
- George Edmund Street

I thank all of those who weren't born in this country
for coming here and making a contribution to Australia.
We are the least discriminatory country in the world,
in my view.
- John Howard

Prosperous farmers mean more employment,
more prosperity for the workers and the business men
of every industrial area in the whole country.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly
on black votes in this country.
- Alphonso Jackson

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant
office that ever the invention of man contrived or
his imagination conceived.
- John Adams

The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design.
- Daniel Keys Moran

It is not right for any country, for any president,
for any prime minister to act as a prefect on the affairs of Zimbabwe.
- Levy Mwanawsa

We will liberate our country from the occupying forces
and put an end to relations between Russia and the Chechen State,
no matter how difficult the task may be.
- Aslan Maskhadov

Politicians have limited power.
They can't impose morality on themselves.
How can they impose it on the country?
- Cal Thomas

A lot of country pubs will receive Michelin stars.
- Heston Blumenthal

Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders,
until we remove private money from public campaigns,
lying will be the de facto method of governance in this country.
- Peter Schuyler

It is possible to read the history of this country
as one long struggle to extend the liberties established
in our Constitution to everyone in America.
- Molly Ivins


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