Country Quotes

Sydney smith - i have no relish for the country; it is a kind of...
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, September 2, 2004, The Republican National Convention, N. Y.

How can one conceive of a one - Party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheeses.
Charles De Gaulle
Stranger in a strange country.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
Nathan hale - i only regret that i have one life to lose for my...
Thomas paine - it is the duty of every patriot to protect his...

No poor bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making other bastards die for their country.
General George Patton
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, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 2
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
The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.
L. P. Hartley, The Go - Between
Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.
Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.
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 Sumne
How do you govern a country which has 246 different kinds of cheese?
Charles De Gaulle
Fortunately science, like that nature to which it belongs, is neither limited by time nor by space. It belongs to the world, and is of no country and no age. The more we know, the more we feel our ignorance the more we feel how much remains unknown.
Humphrey Davy
I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant.
Benjamin Disraeli, Speech, Edinburgh (1867)
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping?
Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Bolt from the Blue, 1994
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.
Theodore Roosevelt
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 Baldwin
Winter lies too long in country towns hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
Willa Cathe
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!
Richard Jeni
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
To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.
George Washington
Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first - Class management.
Senator Soape
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
What is good for the country is good for General Motors and vice versa.
Charles E. Wilson
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
Franklin P. Adams
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 Pasteu
In a way the CID man was pretty lucky, because outside the hospital the war was still going on. Men went mad and were rewarded with medals. All over the world, boys on every side of the bomb line were laying down their lives for what they had been told was their country, and no one seemed to mind, least of all the boys who were laying down their young lives.
Joesph Heller, Catch - 22
The first who was king was a fortunate soldier Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?
Charles De Gaulle, in "Les Mots du General", 1962
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
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 Sumne
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
The country has charms only for those not obliged to stay there.
Edouard Manet
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
Sir Henry Wotton
America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
John Barrymore
Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right, when wrong to be put right.
Carl Schurz
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)
What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to.
Hansell B. Duckett