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Nation Quotes

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Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Related topics: Values Life Human-Nature Psychology Government Political

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
- Sun Tzu

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Cyberspace.
A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators,
in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
- William Gibson

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county.
The U.S.
has more costs of litigation per person than any other
industrialized nation in the world,
and it is crippling our economy.
- Jack Kingston

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found
in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
- Earl Warren

Independence of nation begins with independence of self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike

Power without a nation's confidence is nothing.
- Catherine II

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity
and meeting the needs of working families,
we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation.
- Christopher Dodd

A nation is an organic thing.
- Peter Brimelow

An individual, in promoting his own interest,
may injure the public interest; a nation,
in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest
of a part of its members.
- Friedrich List

Japan is a great nation.
It should begin to act like one.
- John C. Danforth

The interests of a nation, when well understood,
will be found to coincide with their moral duties.
- Thomas Jefferson

We were promised a society of philosophers.
But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters.
- Steven Levy

The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.
- William Hazlitt

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
- Winston Churchill

Those who dare to interpret God's will must never claim
Him as an asset for one nation or group rather than another.
- Robert Runcie

I see a lot of patterns in our behavior as a nation
that parallel a lot of other historical processes.
- Maynard James Keenan

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated
by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies,
Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
- George Jackson

With a nation at war against terrorism and our men
and women on the front line defending our homeland from abroad,
resources need to be prioritized and allocated properly.
- Jeff Miller

A nation that forgets its past can function no better
than an individual with amnesia.
- David C. McCullough

He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole
contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
- Thomas Paine

Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.
- George W. Bush

The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.
- Grover Cleveland

Civilization is not a spontaneous generation with any
race or nation known to history,
but the torch to be handed down from race to race from age to age.
- Kelly Millar

We need to address our Nation's mounting garbage problem
by generating less garbage,
particularly paper waste.
- Wendell H. Ford

I was right to back Muhammad Ali, but it caused me
major enmity in many areas of this nation.
- Howard Cosell

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages
is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs,
fables, folk sayings and quotations.
- William Feather

A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good
as its technological ability.
- Frank Whittle

There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes
to the humane treatment of detainees -
not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights.
- Dick Durbin

In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,
our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure.
- Paul Gillmor

The Nation needs to take a new approach to our energy problems.
- Bobby Jindal

While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over,
it is important that all Americans continue in this
dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation.
- Jo Bonner

If we invest in the American people,
the American people always bring this Nation a good return.
- Blanche Lincoln

The Democrats' plan for 2006? Take the House and Senate
and impeach the president.
With our nation at war, is this the kind of Congress you want?
- Ken Mehlman

In our personal ambitions we are individualists.
But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation,
we all go up or else all go down as one people.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

In fact, there are more homeowners today than ever
before in the history of our Nation and more minority
homeowners than ever before in the history of our Nation.
- Todd Tiahrt

Thus we have at least a national song that unites all Germans,
and is the symbol of our sixty-million nation.
- Friedrich Ebert

A healthy Amtrak is an integral part of New York and
the Nation's economy and transportation systems.
- Tim Bishop

Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved,
I believe that you must become its soul.
- Coretta Scott King

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of
a nation in every stage of its existence will be found
at least equal to its resources.
- Alexander Hamilton

Not only must Americans admire Israel,
there can be no doubt that we have an interest in,
and special responsibility for, that valiant nation.
- George Ball

A liberal education...
frees a man from the prison-house of his class,
race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
- Robert M. Hutchins

The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
- Confucius

Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
- Vladimir Lenin

On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood.
All Americans became New Yorkers.
- George Pataki

A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed
as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral
element of mankind's heritage.
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika

If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God,
then we will be a nation gone under.
- Ronald Reagan

We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets,
in the daily work of the communications media,
in the open relationship between the governing and the governed.
- Vicente Fox

It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that
are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded:
equality,
freedom, and opportunity for all people.
- Joe Baca

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure
of this nation was built are:
Initiative,
Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

We call ourselves a free nation, and yet we let ourselves
be told what cabs we can and can't take by a man at a hotel door,
simply because he has a drum major's uniform on.
- Robert Benchley

The little words in the Republic of Letters,
like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
- Samuel Richardson

There was never a nation great until it came to the
knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk,
and become one nation.
- Zebulon Pike

The world before 1914 was already a world in which
the welfare of each individual nation was inextricably
bound up with the prosperity of the whole community of nations.
- Arthur Henderson

In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest
when it most reflects the character of its people.
- Edward Hopper

England is a nation of shopkeepers.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

We are a studying nation.
Scholarship from science is important to the whole
world and those people need to be able to be safe and secure in what they do.
- Malcolm Wallop

With the help of dedicated Americans from our party,
every party, and no party at all, I intend to mount
that stairway to preach peace for our nation and world.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

America is moving forward and gaining strength.
We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough,
resilient and resourceful nation.
- Bill Frist

Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
- Abraham Flexner


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