Quotes of Country

“ "My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober.". ”

- G. K. Chesterton

“ Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Our country is the world — our countrymen are mankind. ”

- William Lloyd Garrison

“ Country music is still your grandpa's music, but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it. ”

- Shania Twain

“ Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ I have a lot of boyfriends, I want you to write that. Every country I visit, I have a different boyfriend. And I kiss them all. ”

- Anna Kournikova

“ A refined simplicity is the characteristic of all high bred deportment, in every country, and a considerate humanity should be the aim of all beneath it. ”

- James Fenimore Cooper

“ This country isn't a melting pot. Think of this country as a stir fry. That's what this country should be. A place where people are appreciated for who they are. ”

- Jane Elliott

“ What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country. ”

- Steven Wright

“ No poor bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making other bastards die for their country. ”

- General George Patton

“ Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong. ”

- Stephen Decatur

“ Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. ”

- Confucius

“ I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'. ”

- Bob Newhart

“ I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world. ”

- Eugene V. Debs

“ Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country. ”

- Cicero

“ I do not call the sod under my feet my country. But language, religion, government, blood — identity in these makes men of one country. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“ In Rome you long for the country. In the country you praise to the skies the distant town. ”

- Horace

“ The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty. ”

- Lyndon B. Johnson

“ Good wine needs no bush, and perhaps products that people really want need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ I'd love to make another film in Mexico. ”

- Alex Cox

“ The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers. ”

- Barbara Boxer

“ Bush used that line recently. I should sue him for plagiarism. ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ Genius is of no country. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. ”

- Thomas Paine

“ If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness, we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland. ”

- Giuseppe Garibaldi

“ In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the Sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order. ”

- Unknown

“ There is barely a country in the world where you will be completely safe. ”

- Michael Palin

“ Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations, who had else Like kindred drops been mingled into one. ”

- William Cowper
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