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  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    ... ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    A developed country is one that allows all its citizens to enjoy a free and healthy life in a safe environment.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A man is not expected to love his country, lest he make an ass of himself. Yet our country, seen through the mists of smog, is curiously lovable, in somewhat the way an individual who has got himself into an unconscionable scrape seems lovable - or at least deserving of support.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
  • William Wycherley
    William Wycherley
    British drama writer 1640-1716
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    A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
  • Edward Abbey
    Edward Abbey
    American author and essayist 1927-1989
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    A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A playwright lives in an occupied country. And if you can't live that way you don't stay.
  • Ali ibn Abi Talib
    Ali ibn Abi Talib
    Cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601-661
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    A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    A refined simplicity is the characteristic of all high bred deportment, in every country, and a considerate humanity should be the aim of all beneath it.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
    Senegalese politician 1926-
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    A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
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