Country Quotes

Kobsak chutikul, (deputy leader in thailand), ap news release 3/7/03 - for all its flaws, i would feel safer to have my...
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping?
Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Bolt from the Blue, 1994

In love of home, the love of country has its rise.
Charles Dickens
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
Pablo casals - the love of one? s country is a splendid thing....
Ronald reagan - i call upon the scientific community in our...

Some of your countrymen were unable to distinguish between their native dislike for war and the stainless patriotism of those who suffered its scars. But there has been a rethinking and now we can say to you, and say as a nation, thank you for your courage.
Ronald Reagan
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our country.
George W. Bush
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
Great artists have no country.
Alfred du Masset
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
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
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.
Paul Tabori, _The Natural Science of Stupidity_. (New York: ChiltonCompany, 1960), p. 104.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
General George Patton
What is a country without rabbits and partridges They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products ancient and venerable familes known to antiquity as to modern times of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground.
Henry David Thoreau
The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, The trouble with this country is....
Sinclair Lewis
Stranger in a strange country.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
What pity is it that we can die but once to serve our country.
Joseph Addison
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.
Simone Weil, The Need for Roots (1949)
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
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
No country can be described as free - But each has different degrees of bondage.
Agatha Christie, Appointment with Death
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
The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people.
Hai
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
Dans ce pays - Ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The man who prefers his country before any other 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
Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Sinclair Lewis
Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Sinclair Lewis
The family is the country of the heart.
Giuseppe Mazzini
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
Five thousand balloons, capable of raising two men each, could not cost more than five ships of the line; and where is the prince who can afford so to cover his country with troops for its defense as that 10, 000 men descending from the clouds might not in many places do an infinite deal of mischief before a force could be brought together to repel them?
Benjamin Franklin
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
Theodore Roosevelt
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
Victor Hugo
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.
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
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
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Louis Pasteu
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
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