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  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
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    Civilization never stands still; if in one country it is falling back, in another it is changing, evolving, becoming more complicated, bringing fresh experience to body and mind, breeding new desires, and exploiting Nature's cupboard for their satisfaction.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Cosmopolitan critics, men who are the friends of every country save their own.
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
    Irish author 1847-1912
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    Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
  • Bryan White
    Bryan White
    American country music singer and songwriter 1974-
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    Country Music is great music because it really comes from real life experiences. It is such a great haven for reality.
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    Country people tend to consider that they have a corner on righteousness and to distrust most manifestations of cleverness, while people in the city are leery of righteousness but ascribe to themselves all manner of cleverness.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Courts have long recognized the federal government's robust power to inspect people and goods entering the country. After all, the very foundation of national sovereignty is a nation's ability to protect its borders.
  • Alan Paton
    Alan Paton
    South African author and anti-apartheid activist 1903-1988
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    Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
    Source: Documentary Mandela (1994)
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
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    Despite fearful rhetoric to the contrary, terrorism is not a transcendent threat. A terrorist attack cannot possibly destroy our country's way of life; it's only our reaction to that attack that can do that kind of damage.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
    British Labour Party politician 1952-
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    Despite the increasingly presidential style of political leadership in our country, teamwork is essential.
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