Country Quotes

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

Oliver Goldsmith

No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? There is a brotherhood among all men. This must be recognized if life is to remain. We must learn the love of man.

Pau Casals

America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.

Peter Kropotkin

In a capitalist country foreign trade, like any other trade, is carried on by individual firms, and individual firms cannot be guided in their activities by "global"considerations, by concern with the impact of their operations on the economy as a whole.

Paul Alexander Baran

Thank you for your revelations of government wrongdoing over the past week, You have done the country a great public service.

John Kiriakou

Never forget that life can only be nobly inspired and rightly lived if you take it bravely and gallantly, as a splendid adventure in which you are setting out into an unknown country, to face many a danger, to meet many a joy, to find many a comrade, to win and lose many a battle.

Annie Besant

In this country we encourage "creativity" among the mediocre, but real bursting creativity appalls us. We put it down as undisciplined, as somehow "too much.".

Pauline Kael

My ministers are pro-German, my wife is pro-Italian, my people are pro-Russian I am the only neutral in the country.

Boris III

Thanks to the growing strength of environmental organizations, there will always be some back country to provide us with a touch of wonder and a breath of fresh air.

Wallace Stegner

Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.

Henry Miller

In the fledgling days of the town, the notorious Block 16 was set aside for card games and prostitution. Sin and commerce have marched hand-in-hand ever since, but this alliance made Las Vegas no more atypical than any other American city of the time. The difference is that Las Vegas extolled with pride what other places sought to hide. To the commonplace culture of heavily populated cities and industrial towns that made up the urban fabric of the country, Las Vegas alone stood as the behavioral "Other," a land where the "victimless" crimes of sex, drink, and gambling were not only condoned, but celebrated.

MARK GOTTDIENER

Television is an instrument which can paralyze this country.

Gen William C. Westmoreland

There's a great deal of disturbance in this country and how black feel about what happened in Katrina, and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there.

Michael Richards

This is the time that I really miss being in my courtroom because I believe that that`s the last place in this country where there`s supposed to be fairness

Star Jones

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

Alexis de Tocqueville

England is not the best possible world but it is the best actual country, and a great rest after America.

George Santayana

England with all thy faults, I love thee still-- My country! and, while yet a nook is left Where English minds and manners may be found, Shall be constrained to love thee.

William Cowper

The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.

Marquis De Custine

By fraud they would like to prevent me from contesting and for being the main competitor and main challenger to Mugabe. They realise I have built a credible base in the country and he stands no chance in a free and fair poll.

Morgan Tsvangirai

It is the toughest high school, folk-style tournament in the country. Every senior wants to be here and see just where they are on the national stage.

Keith Shields

The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.

Newt Gingrich

Amnesty is the magnet. Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees, even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing.

Virgil Goode

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

Bainbridge Colby

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