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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

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