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It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: 'This is my country.'
It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas.
What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now, is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice.
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
When a country has the skill and self-confidence to take action against its biggest problems, it makes outsiders eager to be a part of it.
I think the positive competition between states in India is one of the most positive dynamics that the country has.
You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country.
So long as I'm Commander-in-Chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. When you take off the uniform, we will serve you as well as you've served us - because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job, or a roof over their head, or the care that they need when they come home.
I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice.
I understand how every healthy child, every new road, puts a country on a better path, but instability and war will arise from time to time, and I'm not an expert on how you get out of those things.
I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
America is the first country... that can actually have a bloodless revolution.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?
It was a privilege to pray with Governor Romney - for his family and our country.
Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.
It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
James A. Baldwin
I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I am surprised and embarrassed to be a part of the first American generation to leave the country in far worse shape than it was when we first came into it.
Hunter S. Thompson
I am a huge bull on this country. We will not have a double-dip recession at all. I see our businesses coming back almost across the board.
Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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