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Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents.
Richard M. Nixon
Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II, changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future.
What affects men sharply about a foreign nation is not so much finding or not finding familiar things; it is rather not finding them in the familiar place.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
And in my own life, in my own small way, I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our age or background or walk of life - each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation.
A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.
Marian Wright Edelman
If anyone has seen the horrific and unwatchable footage of the Chinese cat and dog trade - animals skinned alive - then they could not possibly argue in favour of China as a caring nation. There are no animal protection laws in China and this results in the worst animal abuse and cruelty on the planet. It is indefensible.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
In old times people used to try and square the circle; now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.
No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.
On 16 September 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died.
The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision.
Henry A. Kissinger
No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.
James Russell Lowell
You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery.
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
Are we a Christian nation now? It's doubtful. But did we start out as one? Without question.
If we have to use force, it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future.
A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.
No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.
Edward R. Murrow
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
Our nation must come together to unite.
George W. Bush
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
Neale Donald Walsch
The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.
George W. Bush
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