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Quotes about Nation

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Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

 

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Independence of nation begins with independence of self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild


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Power without a nation's confidence is nothing.
- Catherine II

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found
in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
- Earl Warren

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county.
The U.S.
has more costs of litigation per person than any other
industrialized nation in the world,
and it is crippling our economy.
- Jack Kingston

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

Cyberspace.
A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators,
in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
- William Gibson

There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
- Sun Tzu

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

Today in the era of globalization there is no such
issue as borders between states of the same nation.
- Fatos Nano

There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating
terrorism trump all other priorities.
- Arlen Specter

Happy is the nation without a history.
- Cesare Beccaria

In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth,
or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the
same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.
- David Ricardo

The strongest initiative that government can take to
ensure Australia is prepared for population ageing,
is to maintain a strong economy, and a secure nation.
- Julie Bishop

All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for
his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence
that changed this nation -
and world -
for the better.
- Eliot Engel

We must never forget or diminish the sacrifices of
those who gave everything for this nation.
- Jim Walsh

We're a nation of liars.
But I mean that in the kindest sense.
- Neil Cavuto

I was right to back Muhammad Ali, but it caused me
major enmity in many areas of this nation.
- Howard Cosell

I fully recognize and appreciate the many substantial
contributions of black Americans and other minorities
to the creation and preservation and development of our great nation.
- Strom Thurmond

We waste an awful lot of energy as a Nation through
inefficient use of energy.
- Chris Van Hollen

Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the
progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century.
- Ralph Neas

Obviously we're a consumer nation and you have the
power to influence these big corporations who are running
the world right now through what you chose to,
or not to, purchase.
- Daryl Hannah

The greatness of a nation can be judged
by the way its animals are treated.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin,
and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide.
- Friedrich List

Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation.
- Charles W. Pickering

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the nation -
especially in the suburbs.
- Melissa Bean

In nation after nation, democracy has taken the place of autocracy.
- John Charles Polanyi

This nation is never finished.
It has to be re-created in each generation.
- Lee H. Hamilton

The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation
pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
- Voltaire

This nation loves singing and loves acting.
- Kate Smith

I got $30 from Nation magazine for a poem and $500
for my first book of poems.
- Jim Harrison

The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick
by which the nation measures its morals.
- Jimmy Swaggart

What's bad for the country is always good for The Nation.
- Victor Navasky

We have been blessed with a healthy,
growing economy,
with more Americans going back to work,
and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.
- Jim DeMint

Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history.
After the rise comes the fall.
- Paul Harris

The lax multiculturalism that urges Americans to accept
the unacceptable from their fellow citizens is one
of this nation's greatest vulnerabilities in the war on terror.
- Richard Perle

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable
as a nation without crises.
- Andre Maurois

We decline the claim to power by parties which want
to own their followers body and soul,
and which want to put themselves over and above the whole nation.
- Franz von Papen

I love the hip-hop nation.
- Pam Grier

The chains of military despotism, once fastened upon a nation,
ages might pass away before they could be shaken off.
- William Henry Harrison

What is true of the individual will be
tomorrow true of the whole nation
if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

With a nation at war against terrorism and our men
and women on the front line defending our homeland from abroad,
resources need to be prioritized and allocated properly.
- Jeff Miller

My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice
well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

So I took the bright red stick and at the center of
the nation's hoop I thrust it in the earth.
- Black Elk

If a nation values anything more than freedom,
it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that
if it is comfort or money that it values more,
it will lose that too.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength,
and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are a nation of communities...
a brilliant diversity spread like stars,
like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.
- George H. W. Bush

Usury once in control will wreck the nation.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Even if I died in the service of the nation,
I would be proud of it.
Every drop of my blood...
will contribute to the growth of this nation and to
make it strong and dynamic.
- Indira Gandhi

No American can read the story of the part America
took in the war without experiencing a glow of patriotic feeling.
Every Allied nation can say the same thing.
- Kelly Miller

A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history,
when we step out from the old to the new;
when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long
suppressed finds utterance.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

What helped me was I had people around me to remind
me to help my country even when it did me wrong,
have respect for my people, my family,
my nation and mankind.
- Alexis Arguello

Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action
the forces of public opinion,
and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation.
- Charles Evans Hughes

No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty.
- George William Norris

The god can no more exist without his people than the nation without its god.
- William Robertson Smith

To have united the purposes of an entire Nation,
is the great historical achievement of the man in whose
strong hands our President has placed the fate of our people.
- Gustav Krupp

The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation.
- Lord Halifax

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous
nation because in the degradation of woman the very
fountains of life are poisoned at their source.
- Lucretia Mott

Not only must Americans admire Israel,
there can be no doubt that we have an interest in,
and special responsibility for, that valiant nation.
- George Ball

The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous
circumstances is the test of a man -
and also a nation.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Do we elect a man because of what he stands for,
because of where he stands on the issues,
because how he makes the nation feel?
- Peter Jennings

I strongly believe that we as a nation can be both secure and free.
- Jon Corzine

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee
it against attack in time of peace,
or ensure it of victory in time of war.
- Calvin Coolidge


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