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You don't have freedom because you are a hyphenated American;
you have freedom because you are an individual,
and that should be protected.
- Ron Paul
In this country American means white.
Everybody else has to hyphenate.
- Toni Morrison
Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter
Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin
I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein
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Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge
America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle
The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane
On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry
In a progressive country change is constant;
change is inevitable.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler
It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly
So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin
Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal
in this country and has been going on at universities
and research facilities for years.
- Mike Pence
The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton
A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt
It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country
16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.
A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern
And so, my fellow Americans,
ask not what your country can do for you;
ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy
The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone
We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen
Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin
The love of one's country is a splendid thing.
But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield
The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried
out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror.
They were acts of war.
- George W. Bush
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power
to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce
This country has come to feel the same when Congress
is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
- Will Rogers
Government in the U.S.
today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
- Norman Cousins
You can find your way across this country using burger
joints the way a navigator uses stars.
- Charles Kuralt
Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki
This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood
A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis
Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk
No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part
of the globe at every moment of time.
- Henry A. Kissinger
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory
What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
- Arnold H. Glasow
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
- Nathan Hale
More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld
I love America more than any other country in this world,
and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right
to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin
Generally speaking, historically in this country,
the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
It's difficult to believe that people are still starving
in this country because food isn't available.
- Ronald Reagan
I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag,
but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce
Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut
I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs
I believed in Bobby Kennedy.
Campaigning for him was an attempt to give back something
to this country that has given me so much.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
Too many of my constituents, like many other hard working
Americans across the country,
are suffering unnecessarily due to our flawed health care system.
- John Conyers
I have some strategical vision, I could calculate some
few moves ahead and I have an intellect that is badly
missed in the country which is run by generals and colonels.
- Garry Kasparov
Whether it s the country or city, I never liked the bad guy.
- Robert Stack
Any first lady can do whatever they want to do.
In this country, people expect them to work on whatever
they want or to have a career of their own.
- Laura Bush
Israel is a country that respects freedom -
freedom of assembly,
freedom of speech and freedom of worship.
- George Pataki
You carry your country with you, it's part of your baggage.
- Roy Thomson
There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country,
and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths,
if that be possible.
- Elizabeth I
In my country we go to prison first, and then become President.
- Nelson Mandela
Let no man write my epitaph...
When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth,
then shall my character be vindicated,
then may my epitaph be written.
- Robert Emmet
If a Labour movement, on a bourgeois basis,
has hitherto existed in the country where the new movement
is awakening it will certainly not disappear all at once.
- Karl Radek
High value information came from interrogations in
which those methods were used and provided a deeper
understanding of the al Qa'ida organization that was attacking this country.
- Dennis C. Blair
In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country.
In the West the land was level, and there were no trees.
The grass grew thick and high.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
A country's adhering to the rule of law does not mean
that its citizens will not do bad things.
- James Inhofe
Ceremonies are different in every country,
but true politeness is everywhere the same.
- Oliver Goldsmith
In any country there must be people who have to die.
They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
- Idi Amin
The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests
is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.
- George Meredith
Governor, why wouldn't anyone want to say the Pledge of Allegiance,
unless they detested their own country or were ignorant of its greatness?
- Sean Hannity
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country
is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
- John Acton
I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music.
- Loretta Lynn
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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie