Nation Quotes

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.

Martin Luther King Jr

The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes

Stanley Kubrick

If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too

William Somerset Maugham

No nation has ever failed to prosper when its people put God first and their country second

Harold Lindsell

A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.

Jimmy Carter

The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation, is in the intelligent and well ordered homes of the people.

Lydia Sigourney

See, free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don't attack each other. Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction.

George Walker Bush

If we're an arrogant nation, they'll resent us; if we're a humble nation, but strong, they'll welcome us.

George Walker Bush

If a country were not worth protecting, it was not worth claiming.

George Rogers Clark

Every nation that wants peace will share the benefits of a freer world. And every nation that seeks peace has an obligation to help build that world.

George Walker Bush

Our democracy must be not only the envy of the world but the engine of our own renewal. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

Political parties serve to keep each other in check, one keenly watching the other.

Henry Clay

The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterityunlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.

Henry Clay

In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace.

Henry Clay

Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.

William Cobbett

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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