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'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'
Gilbert K. Chesterton
America wasn't founded so that we could all be better. America was founded so we could all be anything we damned well pleased.
P. J. O'Rourke
An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names but are as alike in their principles and aims as two peas in the same pod
Franklin D. Roosevelt
An insular country, subject to fogs, and with a powerful middle class, requires grave statesmen.
Benjamin Disraeli
Anybody can be good in the country
Oscar Wilde
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
Mark Twain
England is a paradise for women and hell for horses; Italy is a paradise for horses, hell for women, as the diverb goes
Robert Burton
England is not the best possible world but it is the best actual country, and a great rest after America
George Santayana
Even as a tree has a single trunk, but many branches and leaves, there is one religion but any number of faiths
Mahatma Gandhi
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
Maya Angelou
For mine own part, it was Greek to me
William Shakespeare
God and Country are an unbeatable team; they break all records for oppression and bloodshed.
God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
D.H. Lawrence
How can you be expected to govern a country that has 246 kinds of cheese?
Charles de Gaulle
I do not wonder that British youth is in revolt against the morbid doctrine that nothing matters but the equal sharing of miseries; that what used to be called the submerged tenth can only be rescued by bringing the other nine-tenths down to their le
Winston Churchill
If there is a country in the world where concord, according to common calculation, would be least expected, it is America
Thomas Paine
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
Confucius
In today's climate in our country, which is sickened with the pollution of pollution, threatened with the prominence of AIDS, riddled with burgeoning racism, rife with growing huddles of the homeless, we need art and we need art in all forms. We need all methods of art to be present, everywhere present, and all the time present.
Maya Angelou
It is the peculiar boast of our country, that her happiness is alone dependent on the collective wisdom and virtue of her citizens, and rests not on the exertions of any individual
George Washington
It is, however, well known that the main national liberation organizations in this country have consistently followed a policy of non-violence. They have conducted themselves peaceably at all times, regardless of government attacks and persecutions u
Nelson Mandela
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