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American columnist and author 1915-1977
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
South African writer and painter 1939-
The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests.
American statesman, President 1751-1836
The proposed Constitution is, in strictness, neither a national nor a federal constitution; but a composition of both.
American journalist 1968-
'Morning Joe' host Mika Brzezinski's personal life is a minefield. Her father is Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, and while one brother is an Obama appointee, the other advises Romney.
American statesman 1757-1804
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
American journalist 1960-
After a plane or train crash, the National Transportation Safety Board dispatches its experts within two hours. The investigators in their familiar jackets take charge of the scene, secure evidence, follow leads.
American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
After all, despite the economic advantage to firms that employed child labor, it was in the social interest, as a national policy, to abolish it - removing that advantage for all firms.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
After the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the Obama administration steadfastly refused to say which element of the U.S. military had participated in the assault. Until Vice President Joe Biden decided to talk about it on national television, that is.
American novelist and poet 1917-1967
All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.
English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
All the Chinese have to do is fly around the Moon and back, and they'll appear to have won the return to the Moon with humans. They could put one person on the surface of the Moon for one day and he'd be a national hero.
American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod.
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