Country Quotes

To die for ones country is such a worthy fate That all compete for so beautiful a death.

Pierre Corneille

She had been all over the country and Europe. But her most enjoyable time was visiting her family in Kentucky.

William Lambert

Meth production and use is a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. Clearly, there is a growing need for a national strategy to combat this crisis. Increasing public awareness is a significant means for prevention.

Ron Lewis

He loved Kentucky, ... He thought this was the prettiest country in the world.

James Monroe

When you deploy forces, you must have a good reason. The country must be behind those forces. And they must be trained, prepared and supported.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts.

Rosa DeLauro

As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the farmer is vital to that of the whole country.

William Howard Taft

The army is the true nobility of our country.

Napoleon Bonaparte

One may dislike Hitler's system and yet admire his patriotic achievement. If our country were defeated, I hope we should find a champion as indomitable to restore our courage and lead us back to our place among the nations.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

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

Stop the fantasy we need to be defending freedom, because we don't have freedom in our own country yet.

Moran Margaret Cho

When you stress individualism, as this country does; materialism, as this country does; personal weaponry, as this country does; and racial hatred, which is part of our heritage as white Europeans; and then you add the volatile ingredient of "nothing".

George Carlin

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

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Fairyland is nothing but the sunny country of common sense.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Los Angeles is a microcosm of the United States. If L.A. falls, the country falls.

Ice T

Water is the most precious, limited natural resource we have in this country...But because water belongs to no one - except the people - special interests, including government polluters, use it as their private sewers

Ralph Nader, 1971

The enemy in Iraq believes America will run, that's why they're willing to kill innocent civilians, relief workers, coalition troops. America will never run. America will do what is necessary to make our country more secure.

George Walker Bush

[W]e're creating... an ownership society in this country, where more Americans than ever will be able to open up their door where they live and say, welcome to my house, welcome to my piece of property.

George Walker Bush

...a clear lesson I learned in the museum was that outside forces that tend to divide people up inside their country are unbelievably counterproductive. In other words, people came from other countries I guess youd call them colonialists and they pitted one group of people against another.

George Walker Bush

A dictatorship is a country where they have taken the politics out of the politics.

Samuel Himmel

We have built a genuine level of enthusiasm and goodwill with people throughout this district. People are really excited about the possibilities this election holds, not just for this district, but because of the message Alabama sent to the rest of the country.

Artur Davis

For a time during the early settlement of this country peace and goodwill prevailed, only to be followed later by violent and relentless warfare.

Nelson A. Miles

The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.

James Otis

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it - and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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