Nation Quotes

No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.

Edward R. Murrow

No nation has friends only interests

Charles de Gaulle

To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralised nation tells demoralised stories to itself. Beware of the storytellers who are not fully conscious of the importance of their gifts, and who are irresponsible in the application of their art: they

Ben Okri

In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference.

Augusto Roa Bastos

A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.

Alexander Hamilton

A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century.

Charles de Montesquieu

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.

Abba Eban

No modern nation has ever constructed a foreign policy that was acceptable to its intellectuals

Irving Kristol

I made efforts to swallow tears and to protect the species of the Japanese nation.


So that this nation may long endure, I urge you to follow in the hallowed footsteps of the great disobedience of history that freed exiles, founded religions, defeated tyrants, and yes, in the hands of an aroused rabble in arms and a few great men,

Charlton Heston

The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its young men under five-and-twenty

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is nothing that strengthens a nation like reading of a nation's own history, whether that history is recorded in books or embodied in customs, institutions and monuments

Joseph Anderson

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

Harold Lindsell

The nation which reposes on the pillow of political confidence, will sooner or later end its political existence in a deadly lethargy

James Madison

The laws of a nation form the most instructive portion of its history

Edward Biggon

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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