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Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
- Sun Tzu

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county.
The U.S.
has more costs of litigation per person than any other
industrialized nation in the world,
and it is crippling our economy.
- Jack Kingston

Power without a nation's confidence is nothing.
- Catherine II

Independence of nation begins with independence of self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found
in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
- Earl Warren

Cyberspace.
A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators,
in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
- William Gibson

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's
promise through civility,
courage, compassion and character.
- George W. Bush

Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom
and stability may calculate on every loss which can
be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
- James Madison

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated
by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies,
Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
- George Jackson

The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the
federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent
judiciary was critical to the success of the nation.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested
by any government or nation,
not even the most belligerent.
- Aung San Suu Kyi

The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation
pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
- Voltaire

Mothers - especially single mothers -
are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children,
but men must also take responsibility for their children
and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.
- Evan Bayh

Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity,
which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts
a nation and develops patriotism and courage.
- Rebecca H. Davis

In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers sought to
secure our independence and the liberties that remain
the foundation of our nation today.
- Doc Hastings

It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship
of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy
in the coming millennium.
I think the USA is ready for that challenge!
- Wilson Greatbatch

I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart
by it's own greatest strength -
it's diversity.
- Melissa Etheridge

I love the hip-hop nation.
- Pam Grier

Our men and women in uniform put their lives on the
line for our nation every day;
they should not have to jeopardize their financial well-being as well.
- Mark Pryor

My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice
well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

This Nation has realized significant environmental
improvements over the last three decades.
- Jerry Costello

Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us.
Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep,
whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way.
- Holly Near

Civilization is not a spontaneous generation with any
race or nation known to history,
but the torch to be handed down from race to race from age to age.
- Kelly Millar

Throughout the history of our young nation,
we have seen our military go bravely into battle,
armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
- John M. McHugh

America is a giving nation and very compassionate.
- David Wilkerson

Of course in war all madnesses come out in a man,
that is the fault of war not of a man or a nation.
- Frieda Lawrence

It has been said that a nation reveals its character
by the values it upholds.
- Kay Granger

Not only must Americans admire Israel,
there can be no doubt that we have an interest in,
and special responsibility for, that valiant nation.
- George Ball

Iraq is not the only nation in the world to possess
weapons of mass destruction,
but it is the only nation with a leader who has used
them against his own people.
- Tom Daschle

A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed
as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral
element of mankind's heritage.
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Now is the time for us to strike.
We must strengthen our foothold in Asia,
to ensure no nation overtakes us.
- Larry Summers

Stay with us, please remain in this country and constitute
a nation based on national unity.
- Robert Mugabe

If Nixon is not forced to turn over tapes of his conversations
with the ring of men who were conversing on their violations of the law,
then liberty will soon be dead in this nation.
- Earl Warren

No man shall have the right to fix the boundary to the march of a Nation.
- Charles Stewart Parnell

The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
- Francis Bacon

Instead of starting a new nuclear arms race,
now is the time to reclaim our Nation's position of
leadership on nuclear nonproliferation efforts.
- Dianne Feinstein

The achievements we forge in this place and in our
nation will not be those of one person or one party.
- Paul Martin

Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mold its laws.
- Robert Peel

As the 109th Congress continues to debate legislation
that will affect the lives of immigrants,
it is important for us to remember that we are a nation of immigrants.
- Jose Serrano

Legal abortion will never rest easy on this nation's conscience.
- Robert Casey

No money on earth can buy the love and affection that
has been given to me by a grateful nation.
- Abdul Qadeer Khan

A nation devoid of art and artists cannot have a full existence.
- Kemal Ataturk

The United States spends more money on African aid
than any nation on earth.
- Tony Snow

As soon as one nation claims the right to take preventive action,
other countries will naturally do the same.
If we go down that road, where are we going?
- Jacques Chirac

The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion
between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.
- Elihu Root

The Kurdish people have the right of self-determination
like every other nation in the world.
- Jalal Talabani

Coal research and development provides huge benefits for the nation,
and pay for itself many times over through taxes flowing
back to the Treasury from expanded economic activity.
- Tim Holden

To limit the press is to insult a nation;
to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare
the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.
- Claud-Adrian Helvetius

Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly.
It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.
- Margaret Chase Smith

While nothing is certain, I firmly believe our nation
is on the verge of a nuclear energy renaissance.
- Michael K. Simpson

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

Fourscore and seven years ago
our fathers brought forth on this continent,
a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln

I realized then that the generations may change but
the strength of our nation remains solid.
- Jane D. Hull

A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly,
peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.
- Eric Hoffer

The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence
agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged
with protecting the Nation from terrorism.
- Chris Chocola

Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
- Christopher Dodd

A budget should reflect the values and priorities of
our nation and its people.
- Mary Landrieu

If a country is to be corruption free and become a
nation of beautiful minds,
I strongly feel there are three key societal members
who can make a difference.
They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
- Abdul Kalam

The little words in the Republic of Letters,
like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
- Samuel Richardson

Every nation has to either be with us,
or against us.
Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them,
are going to pay a price.
- Hillary Clinton


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