Country Quotes

Ronald reagan - where would this country be without this great...
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
Sir Henry Wotton

The man who prefers his country before any other duty 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
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
Alf landon, during his speech in his presidential campaign against fdr - wherever i have gone in this country, i have...
Will rogers - this country has come to feel the same when...

Alexander Hamilton started the U. S. Treasury with nothing - - And that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.
Will Rogers
If we abide by the principles taught by the Bible, our country will go on prospering.
Daniel Webste
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: This is my country.
Benjamin Franklin, letter to David Hartley, December 4, 1789
Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women.
Richard Benne
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.
Mark Leepe
Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what your country did to you.
KMFDM, from "Dogma".
The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute.
J. William Fulbright, Speech to the American Newspaper Publishers Assn. April 28, 1966
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
George Eliot
If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.
Samuel Adams
Assuming either the Left Wing or the Right Wing gained control of the country, it would probably fly around in circles.
Pat Paulsen
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.
Annie Besant
There is no reason for anyone in the country, for anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use, a handgun. The only way to control handguns use in this country is to prohibit the guns. And the only way to do that is to change the Constitution.
Michael Gartne
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, Inaugural address, January 20, 1961
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything.
Jeffery F. Chamberlain
The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or woman.
Willa Sibert Cathe
What is good for the country is good for General Motors and vice versa.
Charles E. Wilson
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
Margaret Mead
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Winter lies too long in country towns hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
Willa Cathe
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 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
The country has charms only for those not obliged to stay there.
Edouard Manet
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., Jr.
America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
John Barrymore
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
Edward Abbey
A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people.
Hai
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 this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.
Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
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
My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial.
Charles De Gaulle
I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.
Golda Mei
Stranger in a strange country.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus