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A nation as a society forms a moral person, and every member of it is personally responsible for his society
Thomas Jefferson
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
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
A nation without dregs and malcontents, is orderly, decent, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come
Eric Hoffer
A nation, like a person, has a mind - a mind that must be kept informed and alert, that must know itself, that understands the hopes and needs of its neighbors - all the other nations that live within the narrowing circle of the world
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree as we do namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions
Eleanor Roosevelt
All through history it's the nations that have given most to generals and the least to the people that have been the first to fall
Harry S Truman
Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory.
Molly Ivins
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Edmund Burke
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Dale Carnegie
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.
Robert Benchley
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Joseph Addison
I can recall no parallel in history where a great nation recently at war has so distinguished its former enemy commander.
Douglas MacArthur
I have always given it as my decided opinion that no nation had a right to intermeddle in the internal concerns of another; that every one had a right to form and adopt whatever government they liked best to live under themselves; and that, if this c
George Washington
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.
Woodrow T. Wilson
If I can send the flower of the German nation into the hell of war without the smallest pity for the shedding of precious German blood, then surely I have the right to remove millions of an inferior race that breeds like vermin
Adolf Hitler
If the United Nations is to survive, those who represent it must bolster it; those who advocate it must submit to it; and those who believe in it must fight for it.
Norman Cousins
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
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
No modern nation has ever constructed a foreign policy that was acceptable to its intellectuals
Irving Kristol
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