Nation Quotes

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.

Dale Carnegie

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

By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.

Edmund Burke

A nation can assume that the addition of the words "under God" to its pledge of allegiance gives evidence that its citizens actually believe in God whereas all it really proves is that they believe in "believing" in God

Huston Smith

A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it it does not need to convince others by force that it is right

Woodrow T. Wilson

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

George Norman Douglas

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.

Margaret Thatcher

In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance

Thomas Jefferson

He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation

James A. Garfield

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice

Grover Cleveland

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

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

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