Quotes: country

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  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
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    Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
    George Ade
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    In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
    John Barrymore
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    America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
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    Country banks are more flexible in their lending policies than their city brethren are.
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
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    Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
    Billy Wilder
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    France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class. I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says ''there is no wisdom without leisure.''
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Let the people know the truth and the country is safe.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    "My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober."
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