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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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If God is just, I tremble for my country.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

In my country we go to prison first, and then become President.
- Nelson Mandela

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on
does not constitute so strong an attachment
as that from which they draw their gains.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward,
and yet not go forward fast enough
to wreck the country's cause.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

Loyalty to country ALWAYS.
Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
- Mark Twain

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

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

These are not dark days: these are great days -
the greatest days our country has ever lived.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency.
The country is entitled to both.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower {political}

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

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

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

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

Let us all take more responsibility,
not only for ourselves and our families, but
for our communities and our country.
- William J. Clinton

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

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

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

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

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.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

Communism has never come to power in a country
that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment,
failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer,
I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

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

Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy,
for instance, is a relatively young idea -
only about 300 years old in this country.
- Daniel Greenberg

This country is armed to the teeth, and none of these
African states could begin to attack South Africa.
- Helen Suzman

Fortunately, no country was ever more suited for anarchist
agitation than present-day America.
- Johann Most


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