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We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

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)

A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests. (Quote by - Aristide Briand)

A nation is the same people living in the same place. (Quote by - James Joyce)

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. (Quote by - Abraham Flexner)

The French complain of everything, and always. (Quoute by - Napoleon I)

Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Switzerland is simply a large, lumpy, solid rock with a thin skin of grass stretched over it. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

All through history it's the nations that have given most to generals and the least to the people that have been the first to fall. (Quote by - Harry S Truman)

Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam. (Quote by - John Milton)

I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

A nation is not conquered which is perpetually to be conquered. (Quoute by - Edmund Burke)

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still. (Quote by - Randolph Churchill)

Nations, like men, have their infancy. (Quote by - Henry Bolingbroke)

France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

A people always ends by resembling its shadow. (Quote by - Rudyard Kipling)

A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe. (Quote by - Pierre Burton)

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source. (Quote by - Lucretia Mott)

There is nothing that strengthens a nation like reading of a nation's own history, whether that history is recorded in books or embodied in customs, institutions and monuments. (Quote by - Joseph Anderson)

The best thing I know between France and England is the sea. (Quote by - Douglas William Jerrold)

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older. (Quote by - Jean Jacques Rousseau)


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