Country Quotes

Benjamin franklin - five thousand balloons, capable of raising two...
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

America is a young country with an old mentality.
George Santayana
A country is considered the more civilized the more the wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.
Primo Levi
Lord acton - the man who prefers his country before any other...
Theodore roosevelt - the great lawyer who employs his talent and his...

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
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.
Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen. ... Their faith is their passport.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
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
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
Those who have the command of the arms in a country are masters of the state, and have it in their power to make what revolutions they please. Thus, there is no end to observations on the difference between the measures likely to be pursued by a minister backed by a standing army, and those of a court awed by the fear of an armed people.
Aristotle
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
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.
Homer, The Iliad
If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.
Margaret Hilda Thatche
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
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
Will Rogers
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
How can one conceive of a one party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheese.
Charles de Gaulle
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
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
German Prove
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
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
In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
Idi Amin Dada
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
L. P. Hartley
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.
Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon
I would die for my country, but I could never let my country die for me.
Neil Kinnock
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
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Nathan Hale, last words, 22 September 1776
It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government.
Thomas Paine
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
The love of one? s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Pablo Casals
Tony Montana In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.
Scarface
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
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
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
Alexander Hamilton started the U. S. Treasury with nothing - - And that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.
Will Rogers
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 first who was king was a fortunate soldier Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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.
Hendrik W. Van Loon