Country Quotes

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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

As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow - Citizens, the people are confirmed by the next article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.
Tench Coxe
I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
Gerald R. Ford
Sir arthur conan doyle, sherlock holmes in the copper beeches - it is my belief, watson, founded upon my...
Neville chamberlain - we should seek by all means in our power to avoid...

The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government.
Thomas Paine
A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Today, there is a drug and alcohol abuse epidemic in this country. And no one is safe from it - Not you, not me and certainly not our children, because this epidemic has their names written on it.
Nancy Davis Reagan
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything.
Jeffery F. Chamberlain
Ask not what your country can do for you ask what you can do for your country.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
How can one conceive of a one - Party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheeses.
Charles De Gaulle
The rich are the scum of the earth in every country.
G. K. Chesterton, Flying Inn (1914)
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
I would die for my country, but I could never let my country die for me.
Neil Kinnock
The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy.
Theodore Roosevelt
No country can be described as free - But each has different degrees of bondage.
Agatha Christie, Appointment with Death
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Louis Pasteu
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 Cowpe
My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial.
Charles De Gaulle
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, Following the Equator (1897)
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine
The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have you not learned that not stocks or bonds or stately homes or products of mill or field are our country It is the splendid thought that is in our minds.
Benjamin Harrison
Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
I regret that I have but one life to give for my country.
Nathan Hale
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.
Homer, The Iliad
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
A country which proposes to make use of modern war as an instrument of policy must possess a highly centralized, all - Powerful executive, hence the absurdity of talking about the defense of democracy by force of arms. A democracy which makes or effectively prepares for modern scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
Aldous Huxley
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them The good is oft interred with their bones.
William Shakespeare
I have no relish for the country; it is a kind of healthy grave.
Sydney Smith
For the first time in the history of our country the majority of our people believe that the next five years will be worse than the past five years.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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
Away back in that time - In 1492 - There was a man by the name of Columbus came from across the great ocean, and he discovered the country for the white man... What did he find when he first arrived here Did he find a white man standing on the continent then... I stood here first, and Columbus first discovered me.
Chitto Harjo
Cross - Country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
Steven Wright
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.
Edward R. Murrow, On Winston Churchill, 1954
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, August 8, 1950
When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country.
Elayne Boosle