Quotation Explorer - 'Country'

We believed in the existence in this country of a vast reading public for intelligent books at a low price and staked everything on it. - Allen Lane
How does a poor country defeat rich ones? Indeed, the answer is not by acquiring wealth in the sense that France has it. Meaning vineyards, farms, peasants, cows? But rather to play a sort of trick and redefine wealth to mean something novel. Currency! Indeed. - Neal Stephenson
The destiny of every country is in the hands of the people who know God. - Sunday Adelaja
Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce. - James A. Garfield President of the United States
asked himself In what country on earth would you rather live He first answered Certainly in my own where are all my friends my relations and the earliest and sweetest affections and recollections of my life. But he continued which would be your second choice His answer France. - Thomas Jefferson
Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we. - George W. Bush
Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it. - Mark Twain
In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either. - Mark Twain
I am being a minister of light and a destroyer of ignorance and I shall never keep quiet until this horrendous mountain is pulled down in my country, in the church of Christ and in my continent. - Sunday Adelaja
A country where there are no freedoms is a black and white country; it is colorless and lifeless. Such a country needs nothing but colors, nothing but freedoms! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In your country and mine we should have the privilege of making fun of this kind of morality, but it would be unkind to do it here.Many of these people have the reasoning faculty, but no one uses it in religious matters. - Mark Twain
The dumbing down of the country reflects itself on Broadway. The shows get dumber, and the public gets used to them. - Stephen Sondheim
You're just another american who is willfully ignorant of the big red, white and blue dick being shoved up your asshole every day... The owners of this country know the truth... it's called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it! - George Carlin
In Nigeria creativity is the key to productivity and prosperity to develop our country. - Saminu Kanti
The rich are the scum of the earth in every country. - G. K. Chesterton
DIPLOMACY, n. The patriotic art of lying for one's country. - Ambrose Bierce
The English country gentleman galloping after a fox - the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. - Oscar Wilde
And so, my fellow americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. - John F. Kennedy
It is now the moment when by common consent we pause to become conscious of our national life and to rejoice in it, to recall what our country has done for each of us, and to ask ourselves what we can do for our country in return. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I've started to hate this city, this country, all these STUPID FUCKING PEOPLE. - Nick Bantock
ABORIGINIES, n. Persons of little worth found cumbering the soil of a newly discovered country. They soon cease to cumber; they fertilize. - Ambrose Bierce
The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. - Henry Beston
he citizens must begin to work to clean the city and country of any dirt. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I arrived in the USA in 2001 and by 2015 I knew through experience that I was living in a country of corporate incompetence and blatant frauds. - Steven Magee
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country. - Homer
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence. - Louis Pasteur
Politics is not about divide the nation in the name of religion/cast but to the defend the country & represent it in international forums. - Debasish Sinha
Jesus never wrote a book; never went outside his country. His only legacy was to never compromise the good. And it was more than enough for the world. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Do you know what happens when you play a country song backwards? You get your wife back, your dog back and your job back. - Richard Belzer
You want to create a country with millions of great magicians? Then let the free thinking prevails everywhere. And thus creativity will increase and creativity is the greatest magician in our universe. - Mehmet Murat ildan
For most Americans, our most precious possession is citizenship in this amazing country. - Ann Coulter
I saw the same dynamic in our family - a dysfunctional family - mirrored in the country in the 1980's. If you take this family, and you put them up there as the First Family - if you look at what the dynamic is in the family - you might have a pretty good sense of how it's going to trickle down.
With courage of adventure, you can overcome the culture shock in a visit to a new country. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Don't judge people on their Religion, Family Or Country they live ... Judge People On Their Nature..!! - Sagar Pandit
When value systems are embraced by a nation, when the citizens of a country are truly rich in virtues, then material wealth is a matter of time. Moreover, these material wealth don’t just come and go, they come to stay as long as the virtues remain in the fabric of the nation - Sunday Adelaja
Women in my country take their rights for granted and completely dissociate themselves from the women's rights movement and feminism. But I think anything's possible. If I don't help the women in Afghanistan, they won't be around to help me. - Cheryl Benard quoting Lorrie
Overall, becoming a carbon-neutral country would involve changes in our behaviour, but these are modest compared with the changes that will be forced upon us if we do nothing. - Caroline Lucas
Peace is significant for any country that seeks prosperity, because it is easier to uplift the economy in a peaceful environment. - Gugu Mona
MINISTER, n. An agent of a higher power with a lower responsibility. In diplomacy and officer sent into a foreign country as the visible embodiment of his sovereign's hostility. His principal qualification is a degree of plausible inveracity next below that of an ambassador. - Ambrose Bierce
It is not what you can do for your country, but what you can do for all of mankind. - Mike Norton
Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country. - Anthony Liccione
Travel is like adultery; one is always tempted to be unfaithful to one's own country. To have imagination is inevitably to be dissatisfied with where you live...in our wanderlust, we are lovers looking for consummation. - Anatole Broyard
When nobody interferes with what you wear and how you wear, you are living in a civilised country at least on the matter of clothes! Happiness and freedom are often the same thing! - Mehmet Murat ildan
America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there. - Laurence J. Peter
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up ... and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country. - Elvin C. Stakman
Most often a country is poor when its educational system is poor and individuals do not strive to become educated. - Debasish Mridha
Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof. - Thomas Fuller
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. - Thomas Paine
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country. - Noah Webster
Peace is more of an internal settlement in Nigeria rather than what is visible on the external hardship we face in the country. - Saminu Kanti
When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. - Elayne Boosler
The government of my country snubs honest simplicity but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year or two. - Mark Twain
It’s just amazing how long this country has been going to hell without ever having got there. - Andy Rooney
If we could only live on good food like that, he said to her somewhat loudly, we wouldn't have the country full of rotten teeth and rotten guts. Living in a bogswamp, eating cheap food and the streets paved with dust, horsedung and consumptives' spits. - James Joyce
We are in the process of disabling our most distinctive achievement - our educational system - in the name of making the country more like itself. - Marilynne Robinson
There is almost no country in Africa where it is not essential to know to which tribe, or which subgroup of which tribe, the president belongs. From this single piece of information you can trace the lines of patronage and allegiance that define the state. - Christopher Hitchens
In a corrupt country, if you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience under control. - Miriam Defensor Santiago
If you want to know a country, read its writers. - Aminatta Forna
The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, 'How is the president?' - Will Rogers
A country is poor not because they have no wealth but because they have no good ideas. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
For me Humanity > Country > Family > Friends > (Religion = Science).Sorry if I disappointed you, but this is what I was and I will follow my whole life. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it.... - George Bernard Shaw
Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate in the least particular, the laws of the country; and never to tolerate their violation by others. - Abraham Lincoln
You have not lived until you have fled a city in a country where you do not speak the language in the middle of the night. - Ken Poirot
If you ever get a high official position in your country, you must see the interests of the humanity much more important than the interests of your own country; only then you will deserve to be called a great man! - Mehmet Murat ildan
That's what this country needs -- more books! - Christopher Morley
In a country where even humans are treated brutally, animals must be in a totally desperate condition! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Never blame men, they have too many responsibilities because they live in a country where they are being taught to take up the burden since they get an erection. - Himmilicious
Decades of corporate government deregulation and reduced funding of important government departments has the country well along the path to a lawless society. - Steven Magee
Earth is a heaven but man often creates many hells within this heaven and a fascist country is one of the hottest and the most suffocating hell amongst all those hells! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Terrorism will never cease in a country where the so-called leaders are criminals and terrorists in disguise. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. - Bertrand Russell
What can I wish to the youth of my country who devote themselves to science? ...Thirdly, passion. Remember that science demands from a man all his life. If you had two lives that would not be enough for you. Be passionate in your work and in your searching. - Ivan Pavlov
When citizens of a country or nation believe in superstitions or dogma, they will inevitably suffer from tremendous misery or tragedy. - Debasish Mridha
The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always an inverse function of the amount of complaints about human rights violations heard from there. The greater the number of complaints being aired, the better protected are human rights in that country. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
In our country let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy Nigeria unity. - Saminu Kanti
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up -- and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
I don't care how poor and inefficient a little country is; they like to run their own business. I know men that would make my wife a better husband than I am; but, darn it, I'm not going to give her to 'em. - Will Rogers
To country people Cows are mild,And flee from any stick they throw;But I’m a timid town bred child,And all the cattle seem to know. - T.S. Eliot
A country road, a gravel road, is a sign of civilization, sure, but it’s just a farm, an easy conquest. Iron means a stronghold, people who can defend what’s theirs. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Wherever in the world a country is governed by spiritually ill, politically empty, ethically rotten and mentally stupid people, over there you can find nothing but chaos, tears and fire! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We can have no "50-50" allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all.
A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless. - Theodore Roosevelt
Intercession is prayer we pray not for ourselves, but for others for country government, or any other person - Sunday Adelaja
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. - Diane Ackerman
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president. - Theodore Roosevelt
As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly - Jo Ann Davis
This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. - Elbert Hubbard
In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate. - Toni Morrison
The peasant is the only species of human being who doesn't like the country and never looks at it. - Jules Renard
Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre
Every country has its sacred culture. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I do not know how it is elsewhere, but here, in this country, poetry is a healing, life-giving thing, and people have not lost the gift of being able to drink of its inner strength. People can be killed for poetry here—a sign of unparalleled respect—because they are still capable of living by it. - Osip Mandelstam
The quality of American life must keep pace with the quantity of American goods. This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor. - John F. Kennedy
Never forget that we were enslaved in this country longer than we have been free. Never forget that for 250 years black people were born into chains-whole generations followed by more generations who knew nothing but chains. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
When well told, a story captured the subtle movement of change. If a novel was a map of a country, a story was the bright silver pin that marked the crossroads. - Ann Patchett
A flag is supposed to represent everything that a country does. It doesn't only represent the good things. If you burn the flag, you're burning the flag for what you perceive to be the bad things the country has done. it's only a symbol. It's only a piece of cloth. - George Carlin
Genius is of no country. - Charles Churchill
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
Stranger in a strange country. - Sophocles
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget. - George W. Bush
The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman. - Willa Cather
Yes, the long memory is the most radical idea in this country. It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of that connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision, not of where we're going, but where we want to go. - Utah Phillips
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. - Mark Twain
...It is only now that memory works both ways. Which of us dreamed it - those from the country of nights five times as warm and as cold, or those who turned away and woke? - Angele Ellis
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? - George Washington
Coming out on June 15 - "For the People, Time to Take Our Country Back!" Just in time for the presidential general election campaign. More details to follow as the date approaches - I.Vicente
When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. - Thomas Paine
How can one conceive of a one party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheese. - Charles de Gaulle
It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable. - M.H. Abrams
Sometime you will not feel proud, even you have conquered a country, but some time you will feel proud only standing beside your flag. - M.Rishad Sakhi
With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides,flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from oneend to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terroristattacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out ofthe Pledge of Allegiance? - Jay Leno
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
I don't hate Republicans as individuals. But I hate what the Republicans are doing to this country. I really do. - Howard Dean
If everyone realized this truth about their own inherent power to create and to attract whatever they desired, not everyone would want to be the president of a country, not everyone would want to live on that mansion on the hill, and not everyone would want the same things you would. - Stephen Richards
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. - Ronald Reagan
Yankee Stadium, it’s like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down. - Bob Feller
PLEBEIAN, n. An ancient Roman who in the blood of his country stained nothing but his hands. Distinguished from the Patrician, who was a saturated solution. - Ambrose Bierce
He who wishes to serve his country must have not only the power to think, but the will to act - Plato
Nigeria is a country with abundance of wealth, but because of lack of truth and integrity, the wealth are stolen, but the paradox of the whole thing is, this stolen wealth always find their way to nations with no apparent natural wealth, but with a high credit of degree of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
I'm very depressed how in this country you can be told "That's offensive" as though those two words constitute an argument. - Christopher Hitchens
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch. - Orson Welles
As long as poverty & hunger is prevalent in any continent or country, then the world at large is never safe. - Auliq-Ice
No poor bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making other bastards die for their country.
The family is the country of the heart. - Giuseppe Mazzini
I went to sit in the bus station and think this over. I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’spractically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, ofcourse. - Jack Kerouac
Lucretia Jane Price. A sweet name for a sweet lady that smelled of roses, spoke with a sweet drawl, and was surely made of all the sweet country things a man who hadn't eaten a good meal in a long time could imagine -- molasses, sweet peas, sweet corn, freshly churned butter. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
I wanna show that gospel, country, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll are all just really one thing. Those are the American music and that is the American culture. - Etta James
Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth. - Dr. Seuss
But in case you can’t find her let me draw you a map with some crayons, you go past leave us the fuck alone, and turn right at fuck off, and oh look you're in slut country. - J.L. Beck
In less than a year, the Bush administration will strut out of office, leaving the country in roughly the same condition a toddler leaves a diaper. - Graydon Carter
This country has been strip-mined by rich and powerful interests. If you dont like what they're doing, don't just sit there. Vote them out. - Ralph Nader
Great artists have no country.
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our country. - George W. Bush
I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'. - Bob Newhart
Money is a servant to politicians and the country.But, if the politicians and the country become the servant of the money, the politicians has failed. - Oliver Kemper
There is no Thanksgiving back in the old country where I come from. You know why? Because being thankful is a sin. - Craig Ferguson
Let me put it this way. Canada is not so much a country as a holding tank filled with the disgruntled progeny of defeated peoples. - Mordecai Richler
One could say Youth is power of country then my question is-who is youth?sorry to say but you are not youth. Youth is your thoughts, your inspiration and Your initiatives. So take a step to make a change - Prakhar Srivastav
There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel. - Franklin P. Adams
As Americans, we go forward, in the service of our country, by the will of God. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Politics is a country idiot capable of concentrating on only one thing at a time. - Robert Harris
The world is your real country! Replace your local mind with the universal one! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Black people have always been used as a buffer in this country between powers to prevent class war. - Toni Morrison
A country which prefers guns to flowers will live the beauty of the flowers only in its graveyards! - Mehmet Murat ildan
GARTHER, n. An elastic band intended to keep a woman from coming out of her stockings and desolating the country. - Ambrose Bierce
Wherever I have gone in this country, I have found Americans.
Leaving a place, a person or a country silently and without any notice is a heroic and a noble way of teaching the importance of your presence to those who ignore your existence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The advantage of having an artistic tradition is that the younger artist could see an organic link between the real life of one's country and its art work which is a sublimation of that life. - Kuo Pao Kun
Senescent judges show how patriotic they are by passing out hard sentences for tearing up a draft card or following one's conscience according to the principles established by our country at the Nuremburg trials. - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
The man with the best job in the country is the Vice President. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How's the President?" - Will Rogers
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles. - Charles Sumner
In the last analysis, my fellow country men, as we in America would be the first to claim, a people are responsible for the acts of their government. - Woodrow Wilson
This is an odd one. You have one country in the world where a word has a deeper meaning, it can really mess with design plans. ...But we have a difficult situation here so I guess we'll be looking at putting different sound chips in the dolls heading there [Britain]. - Todd McFarlane
When you have much higher ethical values than the ethical values of your own people, you stop belonging to your own people, to your own country because your people and your country are now located in the low levels of humanity! - Mehmet Murat ildan
That doesn't make him a hero. Our country is doomed, don't you see? Our fate is death, no matter whose hands we fall into. - Rutha Sepetys
Born into thisInto hospitals which are so expensive that it's cheaper to dieInto lawyers who charge so much it's cheaper to plead guiltyInto a country where the jails are full and the madhouses closedInto a place where the masses elevate fools into rich heroes... - Charles Bukowski
ELYSIUM, n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians -- may their souls be happy in Heaven! - Ambrose Bierce
It’s important that young people know about the struggles we faced to get to the point we are today. Only then will they appreciate the hard-won freedom of blacks in this country. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
Is your country under great dangers? Light is gone and the darkness is everywhere? You don’t know whom to trust and what to do? Read the history of your country! There you will find out the best map for the way out! - Mehmet Murat ildan
God desires to free our country from darkness through our active civil position. - Sunday Adelaja
There is no country on earth which does need no revolution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The hand that rules the press, the radio, the screen and the far-spread magazine, rules the country.
It is by the goodness of god that in our country we have those 3 unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. - Mark Twain
The future of a country doesn't depend on its wealth but on its education. - Debasish Mridha
We cannot improve ourselves or our country without improving our educational system and educating ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. - Margaret Chase Smith
For 60 years, my country, the United States, pursued stability at the expense of democracy in this region, here in the Middle East, and we achieved neither. - Condoleezza Rice
The United States of America has more monolingual experts on bilingual education than any other country in the world.
In a country where people are afraid of criticizing the government, many things must be going horrible! In such countries people must know that a society of cowards will always be remembered as a society of honourless people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Leaving North Korea is not like leaving any other country. It is more like leaving another universe. I will never truly be free of its gravity, no matter how far I journey. - Hyeonseo Lee
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason. - Ernest Hemingway
Institutions and cultures are not immortal. Humans, Christian and non-Christian, are. Compared to us, our country is a gnat. - Matt Chandler
It's something that this country hasn't had to deal with. But there's going to be a whole new generation that doesn't know their father. It's almost selfish of us to die. They train us as warriors. But they don't teach us how to take the pain away. - Jim Sheeler
If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men. - Russell P. Askue
I'm not going to quit. Why should I quit? This country is worth fighting for. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
There are hundreds of intelligent and big brains in every country in the world to run that country successfully but somehow and often either an immoral stupid or a charlatan imbecile comes to power! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It was the kind of country that made you feel better about yourself. - David Halberstam
A justice-thirsty country needs nothing but justice, neither bread nor anything else, only justice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In this remarkable time for the world, I refuse to believe it's time to stop believing in the possibilities of our remarkable country. I refuse to accept the downsizing of the American Dream. I refuse to bet against American entrepreneurial spirit and American ingenuity. - John Kerry
In some country patriotism is shown only for cricket. When it comes to responsibilities’ they started blaming their own country, politician, people, and others. And ends up praising the western. - Vivek Thangaswamy
Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right, when wrong to be put right. - Carl Schurz
Politics is not about divide the nation in the name of religion/cast but to defend the country & represent it in international forums. - Debasish Sinha
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. - Oscar Wilde
As a country we learn a lot about ability, but very little about human empathy. - Premchand Shetty
You can't be a good writer in the States anymore because to be a good one you have to have a country where you can be poor and still eat, and still make your living standard secondary to your writing. Thoreau himself couldn't do that in the States today. - Nelson Algren
I have no relish for the country; it is a kind of healthy grave. - Sydney Smith
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
When we are in a foreign country we live with a fervor rooting from knowing that our days there are numbered, yet if the number of days in lives is numbered, are we not to live our everyday lives with that same zeal? - Forrest Curran
I'm proud of the culture I come from - we're a small country and a close-knit community. - Sara Sheridan
So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked. - Mark Twain
Let it be told to the future world that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive, that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet it. - Barack Obama
A good country song takes a page out of someone's life, and puts it into music. - Conway Twitty
Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain. - Pierre Trudeau
The single best augury is to fight for one's country. - Homer
To learn why a country or society is developed or poor, don’t study their financial condition but do a psychoanalysis of them. Most often, the development of a country or society depends on thoughts and ideas and not on their financial condition. - Debasish Mridha
If I read enough about one country I sometimes found that the intensity of the reading removed by desire to travel there. - Paul Theroux
Any country where there is no freedom of speech is no more than a Kingdom of Animals where only the powerful speaks! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Truth is an outlaw in every country. - Marty Rubin
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
Josh: So, Toby, it’s election night. What do you say about a country that goes out of its way to protect even those citizens that try to destroy it?Toby: God bless America. - Aaron Sorkin
The church is God's remnant in a country, able to change the life of the nation - Sunday Adelaja
America seemed like a place for honest people. The United States of America. The land of the free and the home of the brave. The most righteous, politically correct and awesomest country in the world. It even says "in god we trust" on the dollar bills. God bless America. - Carlito Sofer, Nik Krasno
Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' someone asked the chaplain. No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country. - Edward Everett Hale
We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could. I don't wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. - Amy Carmichael
There are no frontiers in this struggle to the death... A victory for any country against imperialism is our victory, just as any country's defeat is a defeat for all.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country. - Theodore Roosevelt
Naturally, this country can't stand truth. - Lewis H. Michaux
They think they’re runnin’ the country but all they’re doin’ is writin’ the reports. From Homesteader; Finding Sharon by D.M. McGowan - D. M. McGowan
Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear. - Harry S Truman
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. - Sinclair Lewis
An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means.There is no such thing in the country. - George Bernard Shaw
In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
On my honor, I will do my bestTo do my duty To God and my country - Boy Scouts of America
In my errant life I roamedto learn the secrets of women and men,of gods and dreams.I lived in wealth and poverty, in fame and calamity.I saw every country of our world,I lived a thousand lives.Many lives I spent, other lives I squandered,for in my life I never traveled, all I did was wander. - Roman Payne
I wish to be buried in Ireland, the country of my adoption a country which I loved, which I have dutifully served, and for which I believe I have sacrificed my life. - Thomas Drummond
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers
Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels. - Nikos Kazantzakis
Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar....He's one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides. - Harry S Truman
I won't lie!Probably from books you have saw that I'm not good at English, probably because I don't live in such country which this language is important or let's say to be native. But as for now I can't do a lot of for that! - Deyth Banger
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt
IMMIGRANT, n. An unenlightened person who thinks one country better than another. - Ambrose Bierce
The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority. - Lord Acton
In a country where children are unhappy, everyone is unhappy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese? - Charles de Gaulle
Obviously no country can claim a special place in God's heart, yet we are better as a people because He has a special place in ours...I want to thank you for helping America, as Christ ordained, to be a light unto the world...
You can never be fully human unless you've discovered the humanity in other human beings. Don't close your eyes to the injustices of your own country by trying to solve the injustices of another country. That's an evasion of Christian responsibility. - Beyers Naudé
They say you can tell a lot about a country by the way it treats its prisoners…I believe the same can be said for how a country treats its children - Jill Telford
When the economy of a country is based fundamentally on the principles of truth and honesty, that nation experiences economic stability. - Sunday Adelaja
Assuming either the Left Wing or the Right Wing gained control of the country, it would probably fly around in circles. - Pat Paulsen
John Smith: Mankind doesn't need warfare and bloodshed to prove itself. Everyday life can provide honour and valour. Let's hope that from now on this country can find its heroes in smaller places. In the most ordinary of deeds. - Paul Cornell
I wanted to be a King who would found a New World, not in some misty country far across the seas, but right here, right now, at home. - Cressida Cowell
It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind. - James Baldwin
Diplomacy: The patriotic art of lying for one's country. - Ambrose Bierce
Running cross country is the closest man will ever get to flying. - Joseph Vanderstel
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy. - Paul Sweeney
The Napoles scandal showed that some politicians are the same all over the country. They promise to build bridges when there are no rivers. - Miriam Defensor-Santiago
The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. - William Ellery Channing
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. - George Bernard Shaw
America, we are better than these last eight years. We are a better country than this. - Barack Obama
Whenever you hear a man speak of his love for his country, it is a sign that he expects to be paid for it. - H. L. Mencken
War is a need by a country that wants power, but the USA is already great - Tim Clisch
An artist is a provincial who finds himself somewhere between a physical reality and a metaphysical one. It’s this in-between that I’m calling a province, this frontier country between the tangible world and the intangible one. That is the realm of the artist. - Federico Fellini
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.
If you think that you are living in a stupid country, you can be sure that you are being governed by the most stupid people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Man invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. - Louis Pasteur
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. - Lord Acton
The problem that has no name - which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities - is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease. - Betty Friedan
A need for many candles may arise in every nation’s history to light up the darkness in the country. Most of the time, the youth is the very candles themselves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When one person of whole nation fails to achieve his set goals, it influence the whole country.. That is why most of the countries are victim of terrorism, theft, snatching and etcetera - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either. - Mark Twain
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
All of us - we should do everything we can to make sure this country lives up to our children's expectations. - Barack Obama
The religion or pulpit of a nation is the most powerful source of value formation in any country. Followed by the family, the educational system and the media. - Sunday Adelaja
There are some great positive quotes out there that I can't quite share as I wonder how a victim in a war torn country could be expected to see from their perspective? - Jay Woodman
We'll let our friends be the peacekeepers and the great country called America will be the pacemakers. - George W. Bush
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. - Ambrose Bierce
It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government. - Thomas Paine
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln
If your government keep making big mistakes and in return you keep supporting your government, then you are the biggest mistake for your country! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. - Albert Camus
Racism is so universal in this country, so widespread, and deep-seated, that it is invisible because it is so normal. - Shirley Chisholm
Love your neighbor as yourself, and your country more than yourself. - Thomas Jefferson
In our country religion is not different from philosophy and religion & philosophy don’t differ from science. - Virchand Gandhi
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 prefer to rule and work in Nigeria in a free and independent way. I was born free, and I want to die free in the name of my country. - Saminu Kanti
The country only has charms for those not obliged to stay there. - Edouard Manet
The human mind naturally adapts itself to the position it occupies. The most gigantic intellect may be dwarfed by being cabin'd, cribbed and confined. It requires a great country and great circumstances to develop great men.
The city is dirty due to the laziness of the citizens in the country. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is the duty of every citizen /resident of any country , nationals as well as expatriates to know the basics of the governing laws of the country one resides.Ignorance of the law or unawareness cannot be pleaded to escape liability. - Henrietta Newton Martin
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
I find it far more awesome, wonderful, that creation; our appearance in the world; should be the culmination, or at least one of the latest products of 3,000 Million years of organic evolution, than a kind of country trick, taking a rib out of a man's side in a trance. - David Attenborough
When a nation leaves the fate of his country to an ignorant and fool person, then that nation itself will be remembered in the history as ignorant and fool nation! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Will there be people who will have the conscience to contribute to the country by changing themselves first? That is the need of the moment. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
... if one hasn't been through, as our people mercifully did not go through, the horrors of an occupation by a foreign power, you have no right to pronounce upon what a country does, which has been through all that. - Anthony Eden
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. - Walt Whitman
Whether they will or not, Americans must now begin to look outward. The growing production of the country demands it. - Alfred Thayer Mahan
A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
If a country successfully translate the principles of truth and honesty into their social life, then that country experiences peace, tranquillity and serenity. - Sunday Adelaja
If everyone saw himself as a citizen of the world rather than of his town, city or country, the world would be a more peaceful, better place where success in all forms is abundant and available to all. (A Gift to My Children) - Jim Rogers
In the land of the ostriches, the blind are king. When politicians bury their head in the sand, ignorance rules the country. ( "High noon." ) - Erik Pevernagie
Mr. President, it is time for you to give me back my country. You can either continue to make fools of the people who elected a tyrant like you or let the country rise phoenix-like from the ashes. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
I fear liars, and I fear tricksters, and worst I fear the bitter truth. And so I rule my country well. Because only fear rules men. Nothing else works. Nothing else lasts long enough. - Ursula K. Le Guin
There ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got raw deals. You've got to say, 'I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it.' - Lee Iacocca
We need a cybersecurity renaissance in this Country that promotes cyber hygiene and a security centric corporate culture applied and continuously reinforced by peer pressure - James Scott
If bad things are happening in your country, remember, the first responsible person is your stupid government! But if you have supported that government, now, you are the first responsible person! So sit down and shut up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Many crores of rupees are squandered in this country by way offering gratitude to God and bribing Him to gain greater and greater wealth. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
If a country can't save itself through the volunteer service of its own free people, then I say: Let the damned thing go down the drain! - Robert Heinlein
The success of any country relies on the commitment of its leaders to serve others. - Gugu Mona
American consumers benefit from disparity & exploitation. I benefit from disparity & exploitation & so does my family. there is no way to be a consumer in this country without causing pain" --casey gray - author of Discount - & my New HERO - Casey Gray
America is a country in which I see the most persistant idealism and the blandest of cynicism and the race is on between its vitality and its decadence. - Alistair Cooke
Kenya DOES NOT belong to 2 tribes only. Kenya has 42 tribes. to say that the decision of 2 tribes is the decision of the whole country is fallacy and outright dictatorship and tribalism, Democracy on Trial - Akuku Mach Pep
I honestly believe that in my lifetime we will see a country once again governed by Christians...and Christian values. What Christians have got to do is take back this country, one precinct at a time, one neighborhood at a time, and one state at a time.
The more I see of the country, the less I feel I know about it. There is a saying that after five years in the north every man is an expert; after ten years, a novice. - Pierre Berton
I think I have many spenglerian moods about the country, and that some day people will look back and think 'this was a really goofy, unadmirable stupid time. - Dick Cavett
Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status. - Northrop Frye
Beliefs can be dangerous viruses that can infect and affect a whole society, a country, and even a whole world. - Debasish Mridha
We'd be the safest country in the world if the world knew we didn't have a gun. Men are not killed because they get mad at each other. They're killed because one has a gun. - Jeannette Rankin
It began in mystery and it will end in mystery, but what a rare and beautiful country lies in between. - Diane Ackerman
Nothing will ruin the country if the people themselves will undertake its safety; and nothing can save it if they leave that safety in any hands but their own. - Daniel Webster
..... this isn't some LA country rock jam reminiscing on the pyschtotropic pot pansies of Haight Ashbury . This is the soot and smut of London mate ! - Saira Viola
In today's world, no State, however powerful, can protect itself on its own. Likewise, no country, weak or strong, can realize prosperity in a vacuum.
There's one country that can be trusted to understand the complexity of history, it's Nigeria. - Saminu Kanti
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. - Anaïs Nin
The efficient management of organizations is key to generating wealth, for the development of a country, for the preservation of natural resources and the enhancement of the human being. - Vinicius Montgomery
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant. - Benjamin Disraeli
CRUEL HARVEST by is a compelling, riveting, unforgetable memoir that will keep you turning the pages. Published by Thomas Nelson and due for release August 2012. Kidnapped from an orphanage Frances is dragged across the country working in the fields. Youtubefrangrubb to see video book trailer. - Fran Elizabeth Grubb
We have to remember that no matter how much hardship we go through in Nigeria there is always going to be a success place in our Country. - Saminu Kanti
If this election had gone down in another country we'd be invading them right now to install a democracy.
INTERREGNUM, n. The period during which a monarchical country is governed by a warm spot on the cushion of the throne. The experiment of letting the spot grow cold has commonly been attended by most unhappy results from the zeal of many worthy persons to make it warm again. - Ambrose Bierce
Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam. A country without a language is a country without a soul. - Pádraic Pearse
After leaving Egypt, Moses and his people endured a forty-year commute, starting with a truly epic crossing of the Red Sea (which made getting through the Lincoln Tunnel at rush hour seem like traipsing across a country bridge in a sundress on a spring afternoon). - BikeSnobNYC
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world. - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
I never go into the country for a change of air and a holiday. I always go instead into the eighteenth century. - Anatole France
You can cover a great deal of country in books. - Andrew Lang
If you see any country that is advanced and developed today, it is because that society is fundamentally based on principles of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. - Nathan Hale
Those that are good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country, as the behavior of the country is most mockable at the court. - William Shakespeare
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. - Willa Cather
They blame the low income women for ruining the country because they are staying home with their children and not going out to work. They blame the middle income women for ruining the country because they go out to work and do not stay home to take care of their children. - Ann Richards
Anyone that insults my country, my intelligence, my feminist ideals, all women in general, and a favorite childhood food, and refers to both himself and me in the third person in one sentence automatically gets an honorary spot on my Hate With Every Fiber of My Being For All Time list. - J. T. Geissinger
Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country. - Marquis De Lafayette
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict. - Simone Weil
The undiscover'd country from whose bourn no traveller returns, puzzles the will, and makes us rather bear those ills we have than fly to others that we know not of? - William Shakespeare
All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born. - François Fénelon
How do you govern a country which has 246 different kinds of cheese? - Charles De Gaulle
Where would this country be without this great land of ours? - Ronald Reagan
The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush
Our habits are our friends. Even our bad habits." -- Diary of a Country Priest - Georges Bernanos
A country of free men is not free if they are owned by somebody else. - Joseph P. Sekula
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything. - Jeffery F. Chamberlain
What this country needs is a progressive conservative as president—not a conservative progressive. - Clifford Cohen
A country cannot change, be transformed or developed as long as there is no truth and honesty as an everyday principle among the citizens of the nation. - Sunday Adelaja
A beautiful country is a dream-like an illusion. It is senseless to cling to it. Unless the inner forces of negative emotions are conquered, strife with outer enemies will never end. - Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
We are here because we love this country too much to let the next four years look like the last eight. - Barack Obama
We do not have feelings which change us, but feelings that suggest to us the idea of change. Thus love does not purge us of selfishness, but makes us aware of it and gives us the idea of a distant country where this selfishness will disappear. - Albert Camus
Providing employment is the best form of social service, as it serves you, others, your country, your world - the entire society. - Amit Kalantri
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
After getting myself relatively educated in the area of national transformation, I have come to discover that it makes better sense to look at what I could do to fix the problems of the society rather than blaming others for what is wrong in the country. - Sunday Adelaja
France is the only country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper. - Billy Wilder
The sense of perspective that interaction with multiple cultures gives you I find to be extremely valuable, because it allows you to see the structure of a country with greater clarity, and gives you a sense of mental independence. - Julian Assange
The astounding natural beauty of the USA is offset by its extremely poor social security system that is clearly apparent when driving around the country. - Steven Magee
A politician is someone who knows everything about running a campaign and nothing about running a country. - James Rozoff
Nigeria is one country, one people and one nation. - Saminu Kanti
It is not necessary to remind you of the fact that your voice, amplified to the degree where it reaches from one end of the country to the other, does not confer upon you greater wisdom than when your voice reached only from one end of the bar to the other. All of these things you know. - Edward R. Murrow
As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world. - Virginia Woolf
Not everyone is violent in a violence infected country or society. In those countries and societies many parents unknowingly teach their children hatred and violence. - Debasish Mridha
The holy country is occupied by holy citizens. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Don't be a fool and die for your country. Let the other sonofabitch die for his. - George S. Patton
A country as such does not be good or bad, only the people are good or bad, that too change by generations and this scenario is same to any nations. what India really have is a rich legacy.. nothing else - Rajesh Nanoo
Such then is the human condition, that to wish greatness for one's country is to wish harm to one's neighbors. - Voltaire
In parts of the world, people still pray in the streets. In this country they're called pedestrians. - Gloria Pitzer
America may be unique in being a country which has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization. - John O'Hara
If this country is ever demoralized, it will come from trying to live without work. - Abraham Lincoln
in America we have people from all kinds of backgrounds, all in a cluster, together, and consequently law has become very important in this country. Lawyers and law are what hold us together. There is no ethos. - Joseph Campbell
The strength of a country derives from the educational levels of the individuals in that nation. - Debasish Mridha
No country can be described as free- but each has different degrees of bondage. - Agatha Christie
This is my country, that is your country; these are the conceptions of narrow souls - to the liberal minded the whole world is a family. - Virchand Gandhi
who amongst us has not committed treason to something or someone more important than a country? - Graham Greene
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
With courage, you can overcome the cultural shock in a visit to a new country. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. - Clifton Fadiman
When value systems are embraced by a nation, when the citizens of a country are truly rich in virtues, then material wealth is a matter of time. - Sunday Adelaja
I smiled at him. America, I said quietly, just like that. What is it? The sweepings of every country including our own. Isn't that true? That's a fact. - James Joyce
It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups. - Henry A. Wallace
Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives. - John Adams
I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days. - Jon Stewart
AUSTRALIA, n. A country lying in the South Sea, whose industrial and commercial development has been unspeakably retarded by an unfortunate dispute among geographers as to whether it is a continent or an island. - Ambrose Bierce
I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war - Jeannette Rankin
To improve a country, educate the citizens. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If there is no justice in a country, who can claim that, that country is a country? An injustice country is just a rubbish bin! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Perhaps in the stillness of a summer night they will feel compelled to walk barefoot down a moonlit country road and search for the magic that connects all beings in the Circle of Life. - Autumn Morning Star
You cannot criticize Israel in this country (USA) and survive - Helen Thomas
As young adults, we were wearing the shoes of the new future. Our generation would soon be the ones to determine the political climate of our country, the constitution of a family, and the morality of man. What an awesome burden we carried. - Lynda I Fisher
Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women.
I have never felt so alive—so free—so proud. I love my country. I love my America. - Debasish Mridha
Ten men in our country could buy the whole world and ten million can't buy enough to eat. - Will Rogers
Naturally, people especially in America live in the moment and, given the crisis orientation of cable news, think that [the 2000s are] the worst period the country has ever gone through. Not really. - Ivan Eland
To know a person in his home is not to know him at all: to meet him on a country road with only his baggage is to at last contact the core, the inner cell of his personality. - John Tibbetts
Every country on Earth needs a progressive Revolution. But these revolutions must come through the Revolutions in the mind, not through Revolutions using Violence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A great Country is not the Country with a great population,but a Country with a great number of persons that believe in entrepreneurship. - Auliq-Ice
I would argue that a truly developed country would be beyond Presidents and Kings. In a world with some semblance of equality, each liberal-minded woman, each gay person, and indeed almost every person could be their own President. In a world of equals, what real service does a ruler provide? - Isaac Asimov
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. - Herbert Hoover
If you women continue to demand your choice to work, you will so upset the economy of this country that the time will come when you will not have a choice. You will have to work. - Helen B. Andelin
My workplace is wherever I'm making something, which could be in a field in gold country, or in an abandoned warehouse on a military base. - Adam Savage
At the age of my play this country gave me a stone on my head. - Tanmaya Guru
A country that denies it, citizens, the opportunity to "civil liberties", better health care, schools, roads, electricity and water. Is a country on a brink of no return. - Henry Johnson Jr
Living in a stupid country is living in a marsh! You are surrounded by the reptiles and the alligators! Refusing hell is the best path to eliminate the hell! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Behind the facade of elected government are a bunch of corporate controlled gangsters running the country. - Steven Magee
California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that. - Saul Bellow
Each man calls barbarism what is not his own practice for indeed it seems we have no other test of truth and reason that the example and pattern of the opinions and customs of the country we live in. - Michel de Montaigne
As I travel around the country, I'm finding a common denominator - people are hurting and going through regardless of race and creed. The common denominators are people HURTING people. The cure also has a common denominator - people start HELPING people. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Brave men don't belong to any one country. I respect bravery wherever I see it. - Harry Truman
You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. - Charles Kuralt
Never forget that life can only be nobly inspired and rightly lived if you take it bravely and gallantly, as a splendid adventure in which you are setting out into an unknown country, to meet many a joy, to find many a comrade, to win and lose many a battle.
I can still choose to be a person who is kind and full of love, a person who extends compassion to her fellow humans and even if I feel like our country is regressing a little, even if I'm embarrassed of our leader I still have control over the kind of person I am. - Ashley Mardell
The only thing I'm afraid of about this country is that its government will someday become so monstrous that the smallest person in it will be trampled underfoot, and then it wouldn't be worth living in - Harper Lee
To criticize one's country is to do it a service... Criticism, in short, is more than a right; it is an act of patriotism--a higher form of patriotism, I believe, than the familiar rituals and national adulation. - J. William Fulbright (Senator)
single universe, many planets,many continents, and many countries, my country Nigeria will never be like others. - Hamzatribah
If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin. - Samuel Adams
While these Christians (the majority in a recent poll) are particularly concerned that religious freedoms are being eroded in this country, they also want Judeo-Christians to dominate the culture, - David Kinnaman
America is the greatest, freest and most decent society in existence. It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism. This country, once an experiment unique in the world, is now the last best hope for the world. - Dinesh D'Souza
Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.
Family life was and always will be the foundation of any civilization. Destroy the family and you destroy the country. - Erin Pizzey
Our national emblem has four lions but unfortunately we have highlighted more lambs and wolfs than real lions of our country. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world. - George Santayana
It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism. - J. Horace McFarland
Which is the most successful country on Earth? In whichever country dying is the most difficult thing, that country is the most successful one! And which is the most stupid country on earth? In whichever country dying is the easiest thing, that country is the most stupid one! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the high country of the mind one has to become adjusted to the thinner air of uncertainty... - Robert M. Pirsig
For all its flaws, I would feel safer to have my children grow up in a world dominated by the United States than by any other country.
There is not a man in the country that can't make a living for himself and family. But he can't make a living for them and his government, too, the way his government is living. What the government has got to do is live as cheap as the people. - Will Rogers
Cross-country skiing is great if you live in a small country. - Steven Wright
Die young, and I shall accept your death-but not if you have lived without glory, without being useful to your country, without leaving a trace of your existence: for that is not to have lived at all. - Napoleon Bonaparte
I love my country, not my government. - Jesse Ventura
I've often heard people say, Your country is beautiful, a virtual paradise. When will the people of Indonesia be as beautiful as their land, with a civilization and culture that contributes to the greater beauty of humankind and no longer smothers and strangles the mind? - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
As long as the constitution of my country is not amended to cut down the sizes of the dreams of its citizens, I have the freedom to dream extra largest dreams. I am even dreaming over-size dreams now. - Israelmore Ayivor
If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America. - Louis Farrakhan
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. - Thomas Paine
The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute. - J. William Fulbright
Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious. - Willa Cather
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security for the minorities. - Lord Acton
The things that are wrong with the country today are the sum total of all the things that are wrong with individuals. - Charles W. Tobey
I think in our desire to create a better America,we have to have civilized debate in this country and not just yelling. - Craig Ferguson
How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape. - Christopher Hitchens
Education is the only currency which you can spend in every country of the world without losing its value. - Debasish Mridha
Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign. - William Cowper
We are not subjects of an autocratic King, but are citizens of the country contributing to the advancement of our people who pay taxes out of their hard earned income. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
A Horse Lover's Guide To Music: Rock = Hoof Beats, Blues = Nostrils Flaring, Country = Pawing & Neighing, And You Could Keep Going... - Emma Bullington
During the Vietnam War, every respectable artist in this country was against the war. It was like a laser beam. We were all aimed in the same direction. The power of this weapon turns out to be that of a custard pie dropped from a stepladder six feet high. - Kurt Vonnegut
Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen. - P. J. O'Rourke
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. - Edward Abbey
Writing historical fiction has many common traits with writing sci-fi or fantasy books. The past is another country - a very different world - and historical readers want to see, smell and touch what it was like living there. - Sara Sheridan
In this age, in this country, public sentiment is everything. With it, nothing can fail; against it, nothing can succeed. Whoever molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes, or pronounces judicial decisions. - Abraham Lincoln
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there. - Oscar Wilde
To attempt to increase the wealth of any country, either by introducing or by detaining in it an unnecessary quantity of gold and silver, is as absurd as it would be to attempt to increase the good cheer of private families by obliging them to keep an unnecessary number of kitchen utensils. - Adam Smith
Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. - Winston S. Churchill
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. - William Bradford
The sharpest criticism often goes hand in hand with the deepest idealism and love of country. - Robert F. Kennedy
An ambassador is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country; a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself.
I do not want India to be an economic superpower. I want India to be a happy country. - J.R.D. Tata
There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. - George Washington
I find feminism in smiles of a country girl not in Woolf’s artworks. - Ali Rezavand Zayeri
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue. - Daniel Webster
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so. - Mark Twain
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring. - Oscar Wilde
You have to be realistic about terrorism. Certain groups of people, certain groups, Muslim fundamentalists, Christian fundamentalists, Jewish fundamentalists, and just plain guys from Montana, are going to continue to make life in this country very interesting for a long, long time. - George Carlin
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. - Thomas Jefferson
Do not overexert your true strength on people. Do not give too much of yourself to country. Exert your all your true strength and might on a true and a solemn purpose and you have done it all. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If we abide by the principles taught by the Bible, our country will go on prospering. - Daniel Webster
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.
In a progressive country change is constant; ...change... is inevitable. - Benjamin Disraeli
Justice suffers when men refuse to stand firm for what is right. If we don’t fight lawlessness, it prevails. If we don’t establish the truth in our nations, truth becomes foreign in the country. God says there is no man when there is nobody who stands for the truth. - Sunday Adelaja
It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals. - Charles Kuralt
VOTE, n. The instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country. - Ambrose Bierce
In a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen. - Theodore Roosevelt
If Waterboarding is okay, then why don't we let our police do it to criminals so they can find out what they know? Because it's against the law. If we're not going to be a country that stand's for the rule of law, when it's convenient or inconvenient, then what DO we stand for. - Jesse Ventura
Madam, I have just come from a country where people are hanged if they talk. - Leonhard Euler
Your mind couldn't rest like the other little boys. You looked around and you saw the blanket of fear covered the whole country. - Euginia Herlihy
Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair. - George Burns
Homesickness is. . . absolutely nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. . . You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find.
In a democratic country everything is very simple: If you choose a good government, good things will happen; if you choose a bad government, bad things will happen! - Mehmet Murat ildan
This country would not be a land of opportunity, America could not be America, if the people were shackled with government monopolies. - Calvin Coolidge
Without debate, without criticism no administration and no country can succeed and no republic can survive. - John F. Kennedy
The English country gentleman galloping after a fox -- the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. - Oscar Wilde
Nowhere but in England are the papers so full of fascinating misbehaviour. There is always a scandal brewing, there is always a politician, village vicar or bank manager being pilloried, yet at the same time the country breathes a remarkable sense of order. - Geert Mak
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping? - Jeff Melvoin
I defended this country as a young man, and I will defend it as president. - John Kerry
The destiny of any country is in the hands of her church. - Sunday Adelaja
This Sarah Palin phenomenon is very curious. I think somebody watching us from Mars—they would think the country has gone insane. - Noam Chomsky
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair. - George Burns
I shall know but one country. The ends I aim at shall be my country, my God & Truth. I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American. - Daniel Webster
The greatest evil in our country today is...ignorance...We need to be taught to study rather than to believe. - Septima Poinsette Clark
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window. - Peter F. Drucker
A country where women are not free has no chance ever to be something good and respectable! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair. - George Burns
If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside. The people of this country are ready to move again. - Ronald Reagan
In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans. - Theodore Roosevelt
People vote for whom they believe will be the best president and representative for our country. The First Lady is not on the ballot. - Venita Ellick
The two brothers who sought to get their only family back, to feel her warmth, one lost his last family member and the other could never feel warmth again.The one who wanted her baby back lost chance of having one again,And the one who had a vision to see his country change became blind. - Hiromu Arakawa
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. - German Proverb
My feeling is this whole country is founded on the principle of 'if you are not hurting anyone, and you're not fucking with someone else's shit, and you are paying your taxes, you should be able to just do what you want to do.' It's the freedom and the independence. - Adam Carolla
You speak of the good conduct of your ancestors. As your own conduct is under discussion, and not theirs, I cannot see how their former good character can at all serve your present purpose. Fortunately for our country, every man stands upon his own merit. - Stephen Decatur
What can you do for love?Can you leave a person for love?Can you leave a country for love?I think I wouldn't even leave my couch for love - Sanhita Baruah
America is a young country with an old mentality. - George Santayana
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch. - Orson Welles
The people can always be brought to the bidding of their leaders. All you have to do is tell them that they are in danger of being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. - Hermann Goering
If a country is not governed well, all sort of disasters will become a routine of that country! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is very good, Wisehammer, it's very well written, but it's too-too-political. It will be considered provocative.""You don't want me to say it.""Not tonight. We have many people against us.""I could tone it down. I could omit 'We left our country for our country's good.'""That's the best line. - Timberlake Wertenbaker
Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them. - Lily Tomlin
Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men, without a consequent loss of liberty? - Patrick Henry
I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind. - John G. Diefenbaker
"My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober." - G. K. Chesterton
The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, "The trouble with this country is...." - Sinclair Lewis
Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever. - Thomas Jefferson
America, it is said, is suffering from intolerance it is not. It is suffering from tolerance. Tolerance of right and wrong, truth and error, virtue and evil, Christ and chaos. Our country is not nearly so overrun with the bigoted as it is overrun with the broadminded. - Fulton J. Sheen
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country. - Clint Eastwood
America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks. - John Barrymore
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country. - Bertrand Russell
When it comes to the 'rhythm of life', make mine country. - Mark Schwendau
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words - Dolly Parton
The heart is a foreign country whose language none of us is good at. - Jack Gilbert
How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue! Who would not be that youth? What pity is it That we can die but once to serve our country! - Joseph Addison
Any country where I am not bored is a country that teaches me nothing. - Albert Camus
A scholar is the favorite of Heaven and of earth; The excellence of one's country, The happiest of mankind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
No dumb bastard ever won a war by going out and dying for his country. He won it by making some other dumb bastard die for his country. - George S. Patton Jr.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it. - Barack Obama
America: the only country in the world where failing to promote yourself is regarded as being arrogant. - Garry Trudeau
There's the country of America, which you have to defend, but there's also the idea of America. America is more than just a country, it's an idea. An idea that's supposed to be contagious. - Bono
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. - John F. Kennedy
Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what your country did to you.
A committed citizens can move a country. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Outside of the killings, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country. - Marion Barry
That melting pot stuff was always more about what this country wanted to believe about itself than the way people really felt. - Wally Lamb
Fathers are ironic, they want democracy in their country but dictatorship in their home. - Amit Kalantri
A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house. - Bible
What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to. - Hansell B. Duckett
We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in. - Thomas Paine
diplomacy, n.: The patriotic art of lying for one's country. - Ambrose Bierce
A dictator in a country is a big threat to the whole humanity; a democrat in a country is a great hope to the whole world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The world needs to see Christians burning, not with self-righteous fury at the sliding morals in our country, but with passion for God. - Kevin DeYoung
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home. - Sir Winston Churchill
A war on cops? Then the question becomes who are they warring with? Because if you look at the prison system you can tell who the Prisoners of War are. The Black Man. Words are powerful and we must stop these divisive words that tare our country further apart instead of bringing us together. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
It is very expensive to give bad medical care to poor people in a rich country. - Paul Farmer
We're a divided country on sexual issues. That's why every news cycle brings more controversy. - Russell D. Moore
We need more people speaking out. This country is not overrun with rebels & free thinkers. It's overrun with sheep & conformists. - Bill Maher
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. - Herbert Hoover
Your pride for your country should not come after your country becomes great; your country becomes great because of your pride in it. - Idowu Koyenikan
We lost our country somewhere along the way. We know where we lost it but we do not appear to have the strength to eliminate those blocking our view to enable us to develop our common identity. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Sometimes I feel that the wars in my country ended so early, we are still thirsty of bloodshed, murder and killing. We lost too many but not enough, the transformation from barbarian society to a human didn’t complete yet. - M.F. Moonzajer
...and that this country shall have a new birth of freedom, and that this government, of the people, for the people, by the people, shall not perish from the Earth. - Abraham Lincoln
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