Quotations on Country

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Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Government, Country, Insult, Poor)

I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Life, Truth, Opportunity, Country, Future, Security)

It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: Men, Country, Information, Opinions, Question, states)

No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Burden, Country, Protection, World)

It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable.
- M. H. Abrams
(Keywords: Age, Country, Shakespeare)

While we are guarding the country, we must accept being the guardian of the finest ethics. The country needs it and we must do it.
- Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
(Keywords: Being, Country, Ethics, Needs)

One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: Power, Country, Right)

Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
- John Acton
(Keywords: Mother, Being, Constitution, Country, Democracy, English, Revolution, Opposition, Result, states, Traditions, United)

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
(Keywords: Authority, Country, Duty, Man, Right, Spirit, State)

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
(Keywords: Time, Experience, People, Conviction, Country, Fool, Politicians, Trouble)

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Imagination, Country, Invention, Man, Office)

He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Life, Country, Feeling, Man, Will)

The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.
- Samuel Adams
(Keywords: Constitution, Country, Duty, Freedom, Worth)

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Greatness, Country, Heaven, Man, Wrath)

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Lie, Country, Duty, Man)

Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Time, People, Country, Evening, Independence, May)

In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: People, Civilization, Wealth, Attention, Country, Labor)

Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Love, Country, Woman)

Many other countries in this world are in a difficult situation, and all the Thai people are probably worried about the fate of Thailand: whether the country would survive or not.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: People, Countries, Country, Fate, World)

Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Actions, Country, Future, Present, Research, Years)

The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Work, Survival, Country, Will)

The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Ability, Actions, Country, Present)

Since that time up until the present time, there have been progress, and changes all through the time. The changes have not come by themselves; these changes have come from the doings of everyone in the country.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Time, Progress, Country, Present)

The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Keywords: Power, Friend, Country, Force, Rights, Nations, states, United)

Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance.
- Daniel Akaka
(Keywords: American, Cities, Country, Disaster, Rest, states)

No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Control, Country, Doubt)

Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Experience, America, Country, Palestine, Today)

The simple fact is this: they are foreigners inside a country which has rejected them. Therefore, these foreigners wherever they go or travel they will be rained down with bullets from everyone. Attacks by members of the resistance will only go up.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: Travel, Country, Fact, Foreigners, Will)

My favorite type of music to sing is a crossover between country and pop.
- Lauren Alaina
(Keywords: Music, Country, Favorite)

The goal with a big piece of social legislation is to have a bipartisan result, so the country will accept it.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Goal, Country, Legislation, Result, Will)

We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: People, Achievement, Country, Diversity, Unity, Variety, World)

I just feel happy to be in America, like I said, it's the most beautiful country in the world.
- Ahmed Ali
(Keywords: America, Country, World)

This October, we renew the fight against domestic violence and abuse in America. Together, we can eliminate domestic violence from homes across the country and ensure that our children grow up in healthy, peaceful communities.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Abuse, America, Children, Country, Fight, October, Violence)

In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Business, Growth, Country, Jobs, Rules, Security)

The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Successful, Country, Example, Military, Mission, Training, Will, Zone)

We are losing each day an average 50 to 60 people throughout the country, if not more. If this is not civil war, then God knows what civil war is.
- Iyad Allawi
(Keywords: War, God, People, Country, Day, Losing)

With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign state for the first time in more than three decades, terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure.
- Iyad Allawi
(Keywords: Time, Country, First, Iraq, State)

This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: People, Country, Culture, Day, Fans, Formula, Spain)

Bill, The United States is not a company. It is a country.
- Stewart Alsop
(Keywords: Company, Country, states, United)

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Class, Country, Man)

Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: Men, Country, State)

For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth.
- John Amery
(Keywords: Truth, Conscience, Country, Living, Propaganda, Years)

We had periodic crises in this country when the technical intelligence didn't support the policy. We had the bomber gap, the missile gap.
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: Intelligence, Policy, Country, Support)

I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity of travelling across this country and enduring all the classic situations that go with talking to people.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: People, Opportunity, Country, Talking)

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
(Keywords: People, Country, Law, Nation, Order)

We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.
- David Amram
(Keywords: Beauty, Dreams, Life, Love, Family, Country, Jazz, Language, Leading, Living)

Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: People, Hope, Americans, Columbus, Country, Ocean, Want)

I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country.
- Marian Anderson
(Keywords: People, Belief, Country, Future)



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