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In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Where liberty is, there is my country.

Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.

Mahatma Gandhi

I believe that Ronald Reagan will someday make this country what it once was... an arctic wilderness.

Steve Martin

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A wise traveler never despises his own country.

City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life.

Mason Cooley

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.

A house in the country is not the same as a country house.

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.

All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.

In the country, the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers biding its time.

Here on the pulse of this new day, You may have the grace to look up and out, And into your sister's eyes into, Your brother's face your country, And say simply, Very simply, With hope, Good Morning.

I'm just a simple country girl.

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.

Public opinion in this country is everything.

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try instead to work with what you've got.

Peter Drucker

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

I don't vote. Two reasons. First of all it's meaningless, this country was bought and sold a long time ago. The shit they shovel around every 4 years *pfff* doesn't mean a fucking thing. Secondly I believe if you vote you have no right to complain. People like to twist that around

George Carlin

Having trust and faith in your own country, you won't try to put down any other country.

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.

Do not criticize your government when out of the country. Never cease to do so when at home.

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen but his country's cause.

Give up a member to save a family, a family to save a village, a village to save a country, and the country to save yourself.

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 Arthur Baldwin

America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.

A dog starved at his master's gate predicts the ruin of the state.

William Blake

Do not inhabit a country where you are not respected, cannot earn your livelihood, have no friends or cannot acquire knowledge.

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

The brave man inattentive to his duty is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

Confucius

He who loves not his country can love nothing

Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses at home.

A man's feet should be planted in his country but his eyes should survey the world.

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.

Mark Twain

I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts, but I don't see myself being queen of this country.

Princess Diana

Getting things done in this country, if you want to build something, if you want to start a company, it's getting to be virtually impossible with all of the bureaucracy and all of the approvals.

Donald Trump

America is a young country with an old mentality.

Each country is but a room in the mansion of GOD.

America is a country that doesn't know where it is going, but is determined to set a speed record getting there.

I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.

God made the country and man made the town.

It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.

James Arthur Baldwin

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.

Any cook should be able to run the country.

I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today, which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.

America is my country and Paris is my hometown.

Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.

Mark Twain

Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you, or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country? If you are the first then you are a parasite, if the second then you are an oasis in the desert.

Kahlil Gibran

Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.

Benjamin Disraeli

I realized I was a country person - I'm just not used to small spaces.

I was only the servant of my country and had I at any moment failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.

Ronald Reagan

Do not differentiate on the basis of race, caste, creed or country.

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.

I have no other view than to promote the public good and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.

Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.

Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there.

Egypt is a large, complex, very important country.

God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity, more like senility than anything.

He that travelleth into a country, before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school and not to travel.

The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.

Thomas Jefferson

If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; And if to live, the fewer men the greater share of honor.

I know my country has not perfected itself. At times we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.

A man's descent may be discerned by his conduct, his country by his pronunciation of language, his friendship by his warmth and glow, and his capacity to eat by his body.

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.

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own and cherishes it, not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense, and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

This country with its institutions belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.

Abraham Lincoln

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint its wealth with our wisdom its power with our purpose.

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness that our only hope is in God.

Robert E. Lee

I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.

Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.

I think that wealthy white people would like to have a country that resembles the Fifties when all the minorities were tucked away in ghettos and paid in very low wages but on the surface it was very bright and shiny and free and the rest of the world would look on it longingly.

I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.

Barack Obama doesn't think this country should be number one. If it were number 35 it'd be fine with him.

Great tragedy has come to us and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves.

Henry A. Kissinger

I am so tired of fear. And I don't want my girls to live in a country in a world based on fear.

I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money.

I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.

'My country right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother drunk or sober.'

Class is not a fixed designation in this country. We are an upwardly mobile society with a lot of movement between income groups.

Paul Ryan

Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption or both.

I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.

No nation was ever ruined by trade.

Benjamin Franklin

Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson, what happened in this country is we took freedom and we chopped it into pieces.

I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals and fairs and karaoke contests and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.

I understand everybody in this country doesn't agree with the decisions I've made. And I made some tough decisions. But people know where I stand.

The undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns.

Barack Obama's enemies are the people who make this country work. Barack Obama's enemies are those who succeed. Those are the people whose income he wants to redistribute. Those are the people whose income he wants to take using the power and the force of the federal government to do it.

Rush Limbaugh

John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few, but brings danger to the many.

I think any celebrity that adopts a child from a third world country is a fool.

I don't think generally politician come from democratic country. I think not that thinking. But sometimes little bit short-sighted. They are mainly looking for their next vote.

He's helping to protect our country ... It's a chance for me to give back. I'm deeply honored to be here. It goes beyond words. To request my presence to be here it's unbelievable.

Kobe Bryant

It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.

Finland is a rich country. What have they got? They got Nokia phones and plywood. How'd they get so rich? Because they're free.

I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.

And in my own life in my own small way I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our age or background or walk of life - each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation.

Michelle Obama

In the absence of sound oversight, responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.

For the first time in my adult lifetime I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change. And I have been desperate to see our country moving in that direction.

Michelle Obama

For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt and vote and raise the price of corn?

Now is the moment when we can stand up and say 'I'm an American. I make my destiny. And we deserve better! My children deserve better! My family deserves better. My country deserves better!' So here we stand. Americans have a choice.

Mitt Romney

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