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There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

A nation is a thing that lives and acts like a man and men are the particulars of which it is composed. (Quote by - Josiah Gilbert Holland)

Here rests the soul of our nation-here also should be our conscience. (Quote by - Caspar W. Weinberger)

The laws of a nation form the most instructive portion of its history. (Quote by - Edward Biggon)

In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference. (Quote by - Augusto Roa Bastos)

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell. (Quote by - Thomas Merton)

No nation has ever failed to prosper when its people put God first and their country second. (Quote by - Harold Lindsell)

Small nations are like indecently dressed women. They tempt the evil-minded. (Quote by - Julius K. Nyerere)

No nation has friends only interests. (Quote by - Charles de Gaulle)

No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise (Quote by - Marian Anderson)

Weeding is plant racism. (Quote by - Saiom Shriver)

It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten. (Quote by - Kemal Ataturk)

America is a rebellious nation. Our whole history is treason; our blood was attained before we were born; our creeds were infidelity to the mother church; our constitution treason to our fatherland. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity. (Quote by - Jimmy Carter)

I made efforts to swallow tears and to protect the species of the Japanese nation. (Quote by - Hirohito)

No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices. (Quote by - Edward R. Murrow)

So that this nation may long endure, I urge you to follow in the hallowed footsteps of the great disobedience of history that freed exiles, founded religions, defeated tyrants, and yes, in the hands of an aroused rabble in arms and a few great men. (Quote by - Charlton Heston)

A nation can assume that the addition of the words "under God" to its pledge of allegiance gives evidence that its citizens actually believe in God whereas all it really proves is that they believe in "believing" in God. (Quote by - Huston Smith)

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts -- the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too. (Quote by - William Somerset Maugham)

Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life. (Quote by - James A. Garfield)

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