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617 Greatest Quotes About Country


There are two ways to conquer and enslave a country. One is by the sword. The other is by debt. John Adams
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it. George Orwell
Country is run by... financial powers & corporate interests [who] send their lawyers to Congress to make laws so that they don't have to pay taxes. Gore Vidal
All of life is a foreign country. Jack Kerouac
Ours is a multi-religious country, a multi-lingual country; we have many different modes of worship. We believe in peaceful and harmonious co-existence. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
I want you to know that everything I did, I did for my country. Pol Pot
Life after 50 or 60 is itself another country, as different as adolescence is from childhood, or as adulthood is from adolescence - and just as adventurous. Gloria Steinem
A man may climb Everest for himself, but at the summit he plants his country's flag. Margaret Thatcher
Under my plan the undocumented or as you would say illegal immigrant wouldn’t be in the country. They only come in the country legally. Donald Trump
I don't care about the brand. I care about the country. Donald Trump
To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. James Baldwin
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. Walt Whitman
No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens. Michelle Obama
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in. Theodore Roosevelt
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world. Virginia Woolf
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us. George Eliot
No country or people who are slaves to dogma and dogmatic mentality can progress. Jawaharlal Nehru
A developed country is one that allows all its citizens to enjoy a free and healthy life in a safe environment. Kofi Annan
Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country. John McCain
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
Pakistan is a peace loving, democratic country. Pashtuns want education for their daughters and sons. Islam is a religion of peace, humanity and brotherhood. Malala Yousafzai
Presidents do not go off on leave without telling the country. Chinua Achebe
A free man will ask neither what his country can do for him nor what he can do for his country. Milton Friedman
The call now is for each of us to ask ourselves: are we doing all we can to help build the country of our dreams? Nelson Mandela
No one built this country on their own. This nation is great because we built it together. Barack Obama
You, me...we own this country. Politicians are employees of ours....And when somebody does not do the job, we got to let them go. Clint Eastwood
What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds. Will Rogers
There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free. Jackie Robinson
Why, in a country of free speech, are there phone bills? Steven Wright
The man who fights against his own country is never a hero. Victor Hugo
Destroy the family, you destroy the country. Unknown
Every country has violent, hateful, or mentally unstable people. What's different is not every country is awash with easily accessible guns. Barack Obama
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt. Niccolo Machiavelli
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country. Theodore Roosevelt
We have plenty of Confidence in this country, but we are a little short of good men to place our Confidence in. Will Rogers
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger. Andrew Jackson
Let the people know the truth and the country is safe. Abraham Lincoln
We as a country have to do some soul-searching. Barack Obama
I'm a little drunk on you, and high on summertime. Luke Bryan
My hope and prayer is that everyone know and love our country for what she really is and what she stands for. John Wayne
Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong. John Denver
One day in the country Is worth a month in town. Christina Rossetti
If my body dies, let my body die, but do not let my country die. Genghis Khan
I really like all music, but mostly Country, older R&B, and the good classic rock. Brett Favre
There should be at least ten times the number of rifles in the country as there are now. Theodore Roosevelt
No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated. Nelson Mandela
The best judge of whether or not a country is going to develop is how it treats its women. Barack Obama
If ever there was a time this country needed the intervention of God, it is now. Billy Graham
I fell in love with my country when I was a prisoner in someone else's. John McCain
Outside of traffic, there is nothing that has held this country back as much as committees. Will Rogers
We need strength, we need energy, we need quickness and we need brain in this country to turn it around. Donald Trump
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? George Washington