Quotes and Sayings about Country



"I have started that which the country will not willingly let die."
- Cleveland Abbe
(Related: Country, Will)

"Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Government, Country, Insult, Poor)

"A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Government, Country)

"My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas. Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain."
- Diane Abbott
(Related: Country, Crime, London)

"I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

"But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Life, Truth, Opportunity, Country, Future, Security)

"It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot."
- Edmond About
(Related: Men, Country, Information, Opinions, Question, states)

"No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Burden, Country, Protection, World)

"It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Age, Country, Shakespeare)

"While we are guarding the country, we must accept being the guardian of the finest ethics. The country needs it and we must do it."
- Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
(Related: Being, Country, Ethics, Needs)

"One of the reasons I think the ultra right-wing has such power in this country is that no one talks out."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Power, Country, Right)

"I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully. It's sorta internal censorship. We censor each other."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Censorship, Country)

"And internalization is used in this country as a very effective political tool."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Country)

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between."
- Diane Ackerman
(Related: Country, End, Lies, Mystery, Will)

"The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities."
- John Acton
(Related: Country, Security)

"Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country."
- John Acton
(Related: Mother, Being, Constitution, Country, Democracy, English, Revolution, Opposition, Result, states, Traditions, United)

"The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Authority, Country, Duty, Man, Right, Spirit, State)

"What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel."
- Frank Adams
(Related: Country, Needs)

"There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Country, Trouble)

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Time, Experience, People, Conviction, Country, Fool, Politicians, Trouble)

"My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived."
- John Adams
(Related: Imagination, Country, Invention, Man, Office)

"New Jersey is the first state in the country to agree to treat gay and unmarried couples the same as married couples."
- Michael Adams
(Related: Country, First, Gay, State)

"He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections."
- Samuel Adams
(Related: Life, Country, Feeling, Man, Will)

"The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks."
- Samuel Adams
(Related: Constitution, Country, Duty, Freedom, Worth)

"What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Country, Pity)

"Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!"
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Greatness, Country, Heaven, Man, Wrath)

"In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment."
- George Ade
(Related: Country, Entertainment, Popular)

"It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Lie, Country, Duty, Man)

"Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Time, People, Country, Evening, Independence, May)

"In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown."
- Felix Adler
(Related: People, Civilization, Wealth, Attention, Country, Labor)

"Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Love, Country, Woman)

"Many other countries in this world are in a difficult situation, and all the Thai people are probably worried about the fate of Thailand: whether the country would survive or not."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: People, Countries, Country, Fate, World)

"Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Actions, Country, Future, Present, Research, Years)

"The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Work, Survival, Country, Will)

"The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Ability, Actions, Country, Present)

"Since that time up until the present time, there have been progress, and changes all through the time. The changes have not come by themselves; these changes have come from the doings of everyone in the country."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Time, Progress, Country, Present)

"Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: History, Country)

"The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Power, Friend, Country, Force, Rights, Nations, states, United)

"Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: American, Cities, Country, Disaster, Rest, states)

"My favorite type of music to sing is a crossover between country and pop."
- Lauren Alaina
(Related: Music, Country, Favorite)

"It is even more so when it comes to Iraq, which is a large Arab country with scientific, material, and human resources and is able to accomplish, at the least, what Lebanon accomplished, and more."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Country, Iraq)

"No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?"
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Control, Country, Doubt)

"Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Experience, America, Country, Palestine, Today)

"When Lebanon started its resistance it was a small and divided country."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Country)

"Your message is stupid. Iraq is not afraid of you or anyone else when it has a right to claim. What you warned about is not on Iraq's agenda. Iraq is vital and powerful. It is not an opportunistic country. Your administration has not learned from the past."
- Mohammed Aldouri
(Related: Country, Iraq, Past, Right)

"September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us. It unified us as a country and showed our charitable instincts and reminded us of what we stood for and stand for."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Country)

"I think we do better as a country when we go step by step toward a goal, and the goal in this case should be reducing health care costs."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Health, Goal, Care, Country)

"The goal with a big piece of social legislation is to have a bipartisan result, so the country will accept it."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Goal, Country, Legislation, Result, Will)

"We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: People, Achievement, Country, Diversity, Unity, Variety, World)

"I just feel happy to be in America, like I said, it's the most beautiful country in the world."
- Ahmed Ali
(Related: America, Country, World)

"They decided to let immigrants in and I am an immigrant. They gave us a chance to participate in this country's life and I took it."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Life, Chance, Country)

"This October, we renew the fight against domestic violence and abuse in America. Together, we can eliminate domestic violence from homes across the country and ensure that our children grow up in healthy, peaceful communities."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Abuse, America, Children, Country, Fight, October, Violence)

"In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Business, Growth, Country, Jobs, Rules, Security)

"The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Successful, Country, Example, Military, Mission, Training, Will, Zone)

"We are losing each day an average 50 to 60 people throughout the country, if not more. If this is not civil war, then God knows what civil war is."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: War, God, People, Country, Day, Losing)

"With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign state for the first time in more than three decades, terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: Time, Country, First, Iraq, State)

"This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

"If you love your children, if you love your country, if you love the God of love, clear your hands from slaves, burden not your children or your country with them."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Love, God, Burden, Children, Country)

"I really don't feel any strong allegiance to any country."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Country)

"What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Debt, Friends, Interest, Republican)

"The Republicans in the House and the Bush administration are bankrupting this country."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Republicans)

"But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Land, Mercury, Rest)

"I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: People, Country, Culture, Day, Fans, Formula, Spain)

"The simple fact is this: they are foreigners inside a country which has rejected them. Therefore, these foreigners wherever they go or travel they will be rained down with bullets from everyone. Attacks by members of the resistance will only go up."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Travel, Country, Fact, Foreigners, Will)

"Bill, The United States is not a company. It is a country."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Company, Country, states, United)

"For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned?"
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Country, Crime, Leading, Murder)

"But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k. for the most important country in the world, the United States, which affects every other country in the world."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Country, Self, states, United, World)

"Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Class, Country, Man)

"We are part of a country that outshines those that have gone before us and most of those in existence today."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Country, Existence, Today)

"Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Men, Country, State)

"For two years living in a neutral country I have been able to see through the haze of propaganda to reach something which my conscience tells me is the truth."
- John Amery
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Country, Living, Propaganda, Years)

"We had periodic crises in this country when the technical intelligence didn't support the policy. We had the bomber gap, the missile gap."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Intelligence, Policy, Country, Support)

"When Reagan was elected, I felt that the Agency had gone much more into the service of a political tendency in the country with which I had already felt very strong disagreement."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Country, Service)

"I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity of travelling across this country and enduring all the classic situations that go with talking to people."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: People, Opportunity, Country, Talking)

"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."
- Idi Amin
(Related: People, Country, Law, Nation, Order)

"We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life."
- David Amram
(Related: Beauty, Dreams, Life, Love, Family, Country, Jazz, Language, Leading, Living)

"Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Hope, Americans, Columbus, Country, Ocean, Want)

"I was as repelled by the French as I was attracted by their country."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Country)

"I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: People, Belief, Country, Future)

"As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander."
- John Andre
(Related: Death, Life, Country, Disgrace)

"How is the government going to run without people like us? We make 35 percent of the bread in this country, and that much of the margarine, and cooking oil, and all the other things."
- Dwayne Andreas
(Related: Government, People, Cooking, Country, Oil)

"When I go to a country, I go to flea markets, antique stores. I am always looking for something."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Country)

"The Democratic Party is on the move across the country. Voters are responding to our message of progress and fiscal responsibility."
- Joe Andrew
(Related: Progress, Country, Party, Responsibility)

"I am very proud to be British. I'm very conscious of carrying my country with me wherever I go. I feel I need to represent it well."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Country)

"And truly, when you look at the Constitution and our founding fathers and their writings, the things that made this country great, you might draw those conclusions: That they were conservative. They were fiscally conservative and socially conservative."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Conservative, Constitution, Country, Fathers, Founding)

"And that's really what's happening in this country is a violation of the First Commandment. We have become a country entrenched in idolatry, and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government. We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection and our provision and for our daily bread, not for our government."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Government, God, Country, First, Protection)

"Canada is a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace - it lends perspective."
- Paul Anka
(Related: Canada, Country, Perspective)

"In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Country, Justice, Principles, Sight)

"America is the only country capable of producing national movies: its culture has become a global culture."
- Jean-Jacques Annaud
(Related: America, Country, Culture)

"My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Country)

"The sense of national catastrophe is inevitably heightened in a television age, when the whole country participates in it."
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Related: Age, Country, Sense, Television)

"Your great country is wonderful at stealing pieces of history and using it for its own purposes, so there didn't seem to be anything particularly unusual about it but the English were incredibly exercised about it."
- Michael Apted
(Related: History, Country, English)

"We go on a lot in this country about offences being caused by drugs. The truth is just as many offences are caused by drink. And that should be taken into account."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Truth, Being, Country, Drugs)

"It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Contention, Country, Nothing, Traditions)

"I'm doing it, I took responsibility in my country and I've done it with my bare hands."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Country, Responsibility)

"When you won that title you should know now that you are representing a whole country or nation with your actions and you are now in a glass house or under a microscope and you better be ready to make your people proud."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: People, Actions, Country, Nation, Now)

"What helped me was I had people around me to remind me to help my country even when it did me wrong, have respect for my people, my family, my nation and mankind."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Family, People, Country, Help, Mankind, Nation, Respect, Wrong)

"As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Time, People, Country, Dignity, Help, Misery, Poverty, Suffering, Today, Tomorrow)

"I am confident that I can serve my country without being involved as the president of the country now."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Being, Country, Now, President)

"They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon. Not that Southern woman are cartoonish - they're the strongest women in this country, but with Val they wanted to take the stereotypical things out."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Women, Country, Woman)

"American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: People, Ability, American, Country)

"When we got married, nobody gave it more than two weeks. There were bets all over the country, with astronomical odds against us."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Country)

"Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: American, Country, Living, Treasure)

"The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas. What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Country, Promise)

"When I finally put my guitar in the case the last time, I want to be remembered just as a singer, not as a country singer or pops singer - just a singer."
- Eddy Arnold
(Related: Time, Country, Guitar, Want)

"An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision."
- Sholem Asch
(Related: Experience, Vision, Country, Illness, Journey)

"No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Men, Women, African, Country, Europe, Population)

"I love this country, but the union jack leaves me cold."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Love, Country)

"I love this country, I love these people, though I can't say I love their politicians. People are always nicer than politicians, but here, you can mark that difference up a hundredfold."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Love, People, Country, Difference, Politicians)

"On my passage thither, I discovered nothing remarkable in the features of the country."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Country, Nothing, Remarkable)

"The principal or highest part of the mountain having changed its direction to east and west, I ascended it in such manner as to leave its most elevated ranges to the south and travelled north west over a very rough and broken country generally covered with snow."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Country, Direction, Snow)

"It appears from Mr. Smith's account that there is no scarcity of buffalo as he penetrated the country."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Country)

"I mean, it is an extraordinary thing that a large proportion of your country and my country, of the citizens, never see a wild creature from dawn 'til dusk, unless it's a pigeon, which isn't really wild, which might come and settle near them."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Country, Dawn)

"It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Truth, Country, Eye, Illness)

"The manner of the country makes the usage of life there, and the land will not be lived in except in its own fashion."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Life, Country, Fashion, Land, Will)

"When they searched my car, they said that they found a gasoline canister and I think duct tape. Who wouldn't have a gasoline canister on them when driving 3,000 miles across country?"
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Car, Country, Driving)

"A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order to invigorate our downtown and, simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness that we can get things done."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Country, Order, Rest)

"Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Success, Country, Key)

"I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Cooperation, Country, Police, Will)

"The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)

"I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Values, Country, Ideals, Job)

"People understand we're on the doorstep of doing something really historic that will help the American people and strengthen our country for the long run."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People, American, Country, Help, Will)

"We insist that the international community cannot depend on any country with weapons of mass destruction which has relations with terrorists, and which allows itself the luxury of not respecting the law and of defying the international community."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: Community, Country, Destruction, Law, Luxury, Weapons)

"There are no doubts that, the situation in the country today, indicates that there is much more work to do in the process of reforming the political economy and improving the quality of life of our people and communities."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Life, Work, Quality, People, Country, Economy, Today)

"We have established a new basis in our country in which economic liberalization would continue to flourish alongside democratic forces and deregulated power structure."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Power, Country)

"The history of our country is not the history of any other country in the world which is either practicing advanced democracy or struggling to lay the foundation for democracy."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: History, Country, Democracy, World)

"That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge, Country, Influence, Investigation, Obvious, State, Will)

"The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated; distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Country, Difficulty, Skill)

"Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Genius, Policy, Knowledge, Country)

"I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Chance, Conservation, Country, President)

"I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)

"We have to preserve it and use it sustainably. And the short-term use of resources at the destruction of the long-term heritage of this country is not a policy that we can pursue."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Policy, Country, Destruction)

"Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago."
- Joe Baca
(Related: War, America, Beginning, Country, Dying, Fighting, Freedom, Iraq, Today)

"If Bush said just once: 'Boy. I hope you accept my apology as a country,' or showed some humanity."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Hope, Apology, Country, Humanity)

"My love, growing up on the Prairies, was country music."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Music, Love, Country, Country music, Growing up)

"We're running out of rich people in this country."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: People, Country, Running)

"It isn't that I was born thinking I had to be president. I'm getting a lot of encouragement to run from people across the country. I don't believe this is a rash decision."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: People, Decision, Country, Encouragement, President, Thinking)

"After the $700 billion bailout, the trillion-dollar stimulus, and the massive budget bill with over 9,000 earmarks, many of you implored Washington to please stop spending money we don't have. But, instead of cutting, we saw an unprecedented explosion of government spending and debt, unlike anything we have seen in the history of our country."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Government, History, Money, Country, Debt, Washington)

"For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, America, Country, Freedom, Generations, Land)

"The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Brotherhood, Class, Country)

"Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen, including military personnel, to the government of another country, it is in our nature to want to make sure that they receive the best treatment, the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, American, Country, Military, states, Treatment, United, Want)

"Measured by any standard, white or black, Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country: and in the future he will be so honored."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Men, Future, Today, Washington, Will)

"Disney had such a hold on the mind of America-they were Adolf Hitler. The whole country thought Disney was some sort of god and that animation was some sort of pure thing for children."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: God, Thought, America, Animation, Children, Country, Disney, Mind)

"There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: People, Country, Forget, Media, Now, Thinking)

"To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Country)

"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, America, Country, Reason, Right, World)

"It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Country, Mind)

"So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: People, Country, Democracy, Fight, Rights)

"I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything!"
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: God, Country, Ideals, Now)

"Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Legal, Country, Rights, Lies, Sea, Want)

"The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Country, Paris)

"I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: America, Constitution, Country, Day, Living, Project, Years)

"It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Money, Country, Honor, Privilege, Years)

"No I don't think it was a myth at all, anymore than what the recession that the whole country was experiencing was a myth, which obviously seems like it's going to get worse and worse."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Country, Myth)

"My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running, which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: America, Country, England, Popular, Racing, Running)

"If there was the opportunity to climb a mountain, or to go ballooning, or some adventurous activity, I would always be keen to do it. I loved the countryside."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Opportunity)

"I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Peace, People, American, Beginning, Country, Understanding, Weapons, World)

"Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Decision, Chance, Country, Television, Will)

"The gun dealer is not only paying these two police officers, but more importantly, the gun dealer has said he will never again sell more than one gun to a customer. This is exactly what we're trying to get the gun industry across the country to do."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Customer, Police, Trying, Will)

"We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Mom, Country, Leaders, March)

"They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Europe, Killing, Laws, Pretty, World)

"Let me share some facts with you about the law in most of our country. California is in many ways a little different from the rest of the world, and California has better gun laws than many states, although California's need to be improved."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Facts, Law, Laws, Rest, states, World)

"Every place in the country you should get a license that shows you know how to safely store it, keep it away from your children or grandchildren. You should have to license it so the police can trace it if it's used in a crime."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Children, Country, Crime, Police)

"There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public's right to know."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Country, Earth, Public, Right, Tradition)

"It is a sexy country. We are very free with our bodies."
- Ana Beatriz Barros
(Related: Country)

"We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Country, Jury)

"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."
- Marion Barry
(Related: Country, Crime, Washington)

"Aside from the murders, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."
- Marion Barry
(Related: Country, Crime)

"America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks."
- John Barrymore
(Related: America, Country)

"I feel very connected to poets across the country."
- John Barton
(Related: Country, Poets)

"I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Art, Government, Education, People, Country, Pretty)

"We are a Nation of peace and compassion, yet these people have and will devote every fiber of their beings to the destruction of Americans and our Country."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Peace, People, Americans, Compassion, Country, Destruction, Nation, Will)

"It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Life, Time, Country, Deep, First, Interest, Land, Now, Years)

"In this ever-changing world, it's more important than ever that our top-notch military continues to receive the resources needed to serve and protect our country."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Country, Military, World)

"Young people are being elected for School Boards all over the country."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: People, Being, Country, School)

"You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Country, First, Rights, Human rights, Injustice, Question, Questions, Years)

"Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Patriotism, Financial, Being, Circumstances, Country, Military, Right)

"Reports also suggest that Ernst and Young and other large tax preparation firms are sending tax returns overseas for processing. But the IRS has no control over tax information once it's been sent to India or another country."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Control, Country, Tax, Information, Preparation)

"And I also serve on a caucus that addresses financial literacy for young people in this country. And it is so hypocritical that we want to talk to these kids about how to better manage their money when we are not doing a good job with our Nation's resources."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Money, People, Financial, Country, Job, Kids, Nation, Talk, Want)

"Small businesses are the economic drivers of our country, providing the stimulus our communities need."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Country)

"For too long, our country's version of an energy policy has consisted of Americans waking up every day and wondering how much it will cost to drive to work, how much it will cost to keep their business running, how much it will cost to heat or cool their homes."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Business, Work, Policy, Americans, Country, Day, Energy, Running, Waking, Will)

"I've found that when you roll up your sleeves and join people in their daily work, they tend to open up quite a bit and let you know what they really think about the issues facing our country and what kind of job they think the government is doing."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Government, Work, People, Country, Job, Open)

"Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Country, Today, Trade)

"The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Art, Country, Museums)

"I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious that our system for devising trade agreements, so very important to this country's functioning around the world, has not only broken, but it has broken completely."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Country, Hate, Obvious, Trade, World)

"We should reject big government and look inside ourselves for all the things that built this country into what it was."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Government, Country)

"I think every American has a role in saving this country. Whether you're Democrat, Republican, independent, it doesn't matter. We all know the country's in trouble. We may disagree on how to solve it, but we all know the country's in trouble."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: American, Country, May, Republican, Trouble)

"You could say that we are living in an internally globalized country."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Country, Living)

"We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy and Spain, they play right through the season. We on the other hand take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Country, End, England, Italy, Luxury, Play, Right, Spain, Winter)

"I love scoring goals for England and playing for England. That's one of the reasons I didn't retire - I love playing for my country."
- David Beckham
(Related: Love, Goals, Country, England)

"It's a free country and I can keep my mouth shut whenever I want."
- James Van Der Beek
(Related: Country, Want)

"Israel is still the only country in the world against which there is a written document to the effect that it must disappear."
- Menachem Begin
(Related: Country, Effect, Israel, World)

"The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Country, Culture, Grave)

"America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Men, America, Country)

"Detroit, the heart of the country... I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Heart, Country)

"Detroit, the heart of the country... I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Heart, Country)

"It is obvious that taking the country from a state of war to being a lawful state won't be easy."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: War, Being, Country, Obvious, State)

"My life has been a bit special, this is true. I participated in the liberation of my country. I was one of the organisers of its struggle for liberation. I likewise actively participated in all the struggles for liberation."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Life, Country, Struggle)

"When I was engaged in the struggle for my country, I was very young. My horizons were open."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Country, Open, Struggle)

"In Los Angeles all the loose objects in the country were collected, as if America had been tilted and everything that wasn't tightly screwed down had slid into Southern California."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: America, Country)

"California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Country, Rest)

"In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity."
- Roberto Benigni
(Related: History, Country, Fascism, Humanity, Italy, World)

"Only I can turn this country around."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Country)

"I was never convinced that war was the best system to bring democracy to the country."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: War, Country, Democracy)

"Iran is central to our foreign policy in the Middle East, a major player in global energy markets, and a key country in terms of our interaction with the Muslim world."
- Howard Berman
(Related: Policy, Muslim, Country, Energy, Foreign policy, Key, World)

"The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Aristocracy, Being, Country, Culture, Present, World)

"Although all new ideas are born in France, they are not readily adopted there. It seems that they must first commence to prosper in a foreign country."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Ideas, Country, First, France)

"Taking employment out of the country - now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production, post-production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Music, People, Country, Jobs, Now, Post, Production)

"It's also reflective of a young person's religion or faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Faith, Religion, Country, Years)

"Well, I think I was always sort of reflecting where I was and my sense of surroundings and ecology, urban or country, or foreign, living in Europe, very affected by all of that."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Country, Ecology, Europe, Living, Sense)

"The founders were very worried that if parties developed in America, you might have something like the modern Italian system, where you have 20 different parties that divide Congress and the country and can't govern."
- Michael Beschloss
(Related: America, Congress, Country)

"A country should be defended not by arms, but by ethical behavior."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Behavior, Country)

"It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Hope, Country, Democracy, Dictatorship, Sense, Symbol)

"What I'm getting at is, you know, if we really want to get serious about helping all the people living in the street and getting people jobs, we could just hire half the people in the country to spy on the other half."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: People, Country, Jobs, Living, Want)

"The problems of our country are very fast to recognize."
- Peter Bichsel
(Related: Country, Problems)

"Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Politics, People, American, Country, Office)

"What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Patriotism, War, Country, Existence, Nation, Needs, Vice)

"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
(Related: Country, Democrats, Republican, Republicans, Ruin)

"Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Power, Country, Fool, Symbol)

"Right now, there's the illusion of order and civilization, but there's a tremendous amount of economic tension in this country and the educational system is constantly eroding."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Civilization, Country, Illusion, Now, Order, Right, Tension)

"Our country is the most generous, open, tolerant, and democratic in the world."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Country, Open, World)

"Having come to live in this age is as though one were to have entered another country. Learn its language or risk being left out."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Age, Being, Country, Language, Risk)

"I wanted the world to know that my country Ethiopia has always won with determination and heroism."
- Abebe Bikila
(Related: Determination, Country, Heroism, World)

"The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Consciousness, Country, Dignity, Man, Value)

"The first presentation of my show was given in May, 1883, at Omaha, which I had then chosen as my home. From there we made our first summer tour, visiting practically every important city in the country."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Country, First, May, Summer)

"Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Men, Country, Future, Living, Now)

"The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Education, Leadership, Country, states, United, World)

"This is not a time to back away from the principles that this country was founded on."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Time, Country, Principles)

"If you fall in love with a country and its people, that makes any country warm to you."
- Jane Birkin
(Related: Love, People, Country)

"Amtrak offers riders a cost-effective way to travel throughout the country."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Travel, Country)

"I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

"I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country."
- Paul Biya
(Related: Work, Determination, Country, Future, Mission, Support, Want, Will)

"The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy."
- Bjork
(Related: People, Comedy, Country, Criticism, English)

"Country radio certainly widens the boundaries of what I can do. Other artists may do something more edgy that gets on radio and that opens the door for me to be more edgy, I think."
- Clint Black
(Related: Artists, Country, May)

"I drive a lot. Just for pleasure. Sometimes I'll get in the Cadillac and drive around the city or the country, kind of trying to get lost basically. Y'know, just see where roads lead."
- Frank Black
(Related: Country, Pleasure, Trying)

"We all learned in kindergarten that the beginning is a very good place to start. As we have this debate on illegal immigration and illegal entry into this country, let's begin at the very beginning by sealing the borders to this great Nation."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Beginning, Country, Debate, Nation)

"Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades pandering to environmental extremists. The policies they have put in place are in large part responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today. We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Environmental, Congress, Country, Energy, Liberals, Past, Today, Years)

"Madam Speaker, it is time to halt illegal entry into this country. It is time to halt the flow of illegal drugs and weapons into this great Nation, and it is time to secure our borders."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Time, Country, Drugs, Nation, Weapons)

"South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Canada, Country)

"I have a real sense of optimism that we are revolutionizing the way we do politics in this country."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Politics, Optimism, Country, Sense)

"High value information came from interrogations in which those methods were used and provided a deeper understanding of the al Qa'ida organization that was attacking this country."
- Dennis C. Blair
(Related: Country, Information, Understanding, Value)

"I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Country, Today)

"I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Change, Politics, Country, Party)

"What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly, because it is a question of vital importance."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Attention, Country, Effect, Importance, Question)

"We know well enough that if we repeal this law and give nothing for it, the people of this country will regard it as a total demonetization of silver, which it will be, so far as this Congress is concerned, without any question."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: People, Congress, Country, Law, Nothing, Question, Will)

"It is because the administration is hostile to silver; and thus it is surrendering this country to the Shylocks of the Old World who have made war upon it."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: War, Country, Old, World)

"The last fight for the white metal is to be made here in this country and in this House, my friends."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Country, Fight, Friends)

"Christ in this country would quite likely have been arrested under the Suppression of Communism act."
- Joost de Blank
(Related: Act, Christ, Communism, Country)

"The country is not a democratic state. Therefore we fear that they might carry a recorder in their pocket or there may be bugs in the walls, and you cannot be absolutely sure that you get a straight testimony."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Fear, Bugs, Country, May, State)

"I missed my home - like the physicality of my home, I missed my friends and my family mostly and just hanging out and being in your home country - culturally it feels right and that is what I miss."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Family, Home, Being, Country, Friends, Right)

"You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Success, Belief, Country, President, Succeed)

"These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it's so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Legal, People, Country, Elections, Reason)

"Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country. I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration, I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Country, Rights)

"Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside six percent. We educate the doctors, and then don't give 'em a green card."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: People, Canada, Country, Doctors, Needs)

"Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

"A lot of country pubs will receive Michelin stars."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Country, Stars, Will)

"It wasn't simply that Clinton created the greatest prosperity in the country's history. Or that we created 22 million new jobs, more than ever before. Under Clinton, poverty was reduced 25%."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: History, Country, Jobs, Poverty, Prosperity)

"It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country's history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: History, Beginning, Country, End, Rights, Race, Voting)

"Well, as a former small businessperson - I understand what's going on, I think in the business community. And businesspeople around the country are looking at all the spending and all the debt. They're looking at all the policies coming out of this Congress and this administration the last two years, and they - it's created all this uncertainty."
- John Boehner
(Related: Business, Community, Congress, Country, Debt, Uncertainty, Years)

"Working Americans who believe in our country and who believe in our Constitution are saying, 'Enough is enough!'"
- John Boehner
(Related: Americans, Constitution, Country, Saying)

"Our manifesto, whatever it will be called, will come from the people who are really in charge of this country, and that's the American people."
- John Boehner
(Related: People, American, Country, Will)

"One of the things that I think is such a constant in country music is that the song is so much a story. I believe it is supposed to be based around a story."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Song)

"Country has been a wonderful outlet for me."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Country)

"It is the growth of advertising in this country which, more than any single element, has brought the American magazine to its present enviable position in points of literary, illustrative and mechanical excellence."
- Edward Bok
(Related: Growth, Advertising, American, Country, Excellence, Literary, Present)

"As a small country, both in size and population, our future hinges on the quality of our people."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Quality, People, Country, Future, Population)

"The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Business, Country, Culture, Environment, Expertise, Help, Nation, Open, Practice, Will)

"There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone - many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long."
- Richard Nelson Bolles
(Related: Work, People, Country, Day, World)

"I keep working mainly because my wife and I spend most of our time touring the country doing our own plays."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Time, Wife, Country)

"I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law."
- Louis Bonaparte
(Related: Change, Country, Enemy, Force, Law)

"The army is the true nobility of our country."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Army, Country, Nobility)

"Therefore, every country has to understand that fighting against international terrorism is not for the sake of the United States, but for the sake of themselves, and, to a larger extent, in the name of stability of international relations."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Country, Fighting, Name, Stability, states, Terrorism, United)

"My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Peace, Actions, Brothers, Calculations, Country, Motives)

"Because the world is in economic recession, which worsened since this drama happened, and our country will bear the burden of all of these consequences."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Burden, Consequences, Country, Drama, Will, World)

"Please know that my thoughts and prayers, as well as those of many, many others here in Alabama and around the country, are with each of you during this time."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Time, Thoughts, Country)

"At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: History, Financial, Country, Nation)

"Never in our country's history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: History, People, Country, Disaster, Fact, Writing)

"Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Life, Circumstances, Country, Day, Events, First, Public, Satisfaction, Will)

"We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Death, Country, Man)

"One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Nature, Thought, Country, Day, Diversity)

"A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Men, Action, Army, Country, Heroes, Zeal)

"I think the best president - because he changed the whole mood of the country, the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism... that was continuing its causes around the world, and backed them off and caused them to collapse - and that was Ronald Reagan."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Causes, Communism, Country, Economy, President, World)

"When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking."
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Thinking)

"Tell mother, tell mother, I died for my country... useless... useless."
- John Wilkes Booth
(Related: Mother, Country)

"In general, every country has the language it deserves."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Country, Language)

"Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime."
- George Borrow
(Related: Love, God, Country, Crime)

"Research in this country is going down."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Country, Research)

"Afraid no, I wasn't afraid but it was an unusual thing, it was an unusual feeling. It was an unusual atmosphere for me having grown up in this country and, and, and never seeing anything like that."
- Ralph Boston
(Related: Country, Feeling)

"As the third anniversary of the September 11th attacks draws near we must ensure our nation is prepared to handle the continued threat of violence and terrorism on our country."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Country, Nation, Terrorism, Violence)

"Barge traffic on the Mississippi River represents the most efficient, most cost-effective, most environmentally sound means of transporting commodity goods from this region of the country to market."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Country, Sound)

"I travel to Jakarta, I see what an important country it is. I've been working with them for a year."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Travel, Country)

"It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don't need protections against it."
- James Bovard
(Related: Faith, Government, People, Friend, Blind, Country, Years)

"Ireland is a great country to die or be married in."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Country, Ireland)

"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
(Related: Change, People, Country, Mission, Order, Security, Workers)

"We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: God, Equality, Cause, Children, Country, Freedom, Justice, United)

"Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Congress, Country, President, Vote, Voting, Weight)

"If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, People, Country, Defense, Jobs, Living, Workers)

"More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Country, Dignity, Respect)

"We are very fortunate to live in this country, but at the same time, the reason the forces are so much more destructive here is because they are faceless."
- Brandon Boyd
(Related: Time, Country, Reason)

"I responded to the request because during these times when we are asking so much of our men and women in the armed services it is especially important that we properly honor those who died in the service of their country."
- Robert A. Brady
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Honor, Service)

"The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough."
- Sarah Brady
(Related: Victory, Common sense)

"My heart goes out to many women that I've met across the country who barely make enough to make a living, and they want to have kids. That's very understandable, but what do you do with the kids?"
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Women, Heart, Country, Kids, Living, Want)

"But, in the end, even a song that's as politically bland as Blowin in the Wind, you probably wouldn't get up and sing that now, whereas some of Bob Dylan's love songs that were contemporary with that, like say Girl from the North Country, you can still get up an play now."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Love, Country, End, Now, Play, Song, Songs, Wind)

"The events of September 11 and what has happened since have made people understand that even a small, distant and far away country like Afghanistan cannot be left to break up into anarchy and chaos without consequences for the whole world."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Afghanistan, Anarchy, Chaos, Consequences, Country, Events, World)

"The third point is that for some time the UN has been talking about helping Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the country but there has never been any real commitment by the international community to provide resources for that."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Time, Afghanistan, Commitment, Community, Country, Talking)

"But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Actors, Afghanistan, Community, Country, Help, Right)

"Afghanistan is a land-locked country."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Afghanistan, Country, Land)

"I think a failed state is the responsibility of the people who have made that state fail, and those are generally the people of that country."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Country, Responsibility, State)

"There is a story which is not being told strongly enough of the Afghan employees of the UN inside the country who are saving hundreds of thousands of lives everyday by their bravery and nobody talks of them."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Being, Bravery, Country, Employees)

"Iraq is a country that has been invaded. It's not a failing state that you want to help. It's a country that was functioning good or bad, with a horrible dictator, but you have invaded."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Country, Help, Iraq, State, Want)

"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Wealth, Country, Democracy)

"It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Country, Play)

"It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Time, People, Country, First, Job, World)

"There are a number of steps that we can take to reinvigorate and rebuild the economic and the physical infrastructure of our country and then to rebuild us, frankly, on a spiritual level."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Country, Spiritual)

"The notion that we won the war against Iraq is like saying we won a war against Arizona. I mean, the fact of the matter is it's not that big of a country. Nobody, I don't think, had any notion that we would do anything but win it."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: War, Country, Fact, Iraq, Saying)

"I think Americans want to believe in this country again."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Americans, Country, Want)

"I'd come back after having served as ambassador to New Zealand and found that I had real concerns about the direction in which this country was headed."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Country, Direction)

"The 2000 election exposed some ugly history in our country."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: History, Country, Ugly)

"We're like a Third World country when it comes to some of our election practices."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Country, World)

"I object to you using words like squander and pork. What is pork in one part of the country is an essential project in another part."
- John Breaux
(Related: Country, Project, Words)

"There are 40,000 Iraqi police on duty around the country. If they detect an attack about to happen, the police are the ones who are supposed to stop it."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Country, Duty, Police)

"You know, the country is basically peaceful."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Country)

"But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: War, Leader, Country, Opposition, Parliament, Talking)

"It would be a tragic mistake for us out here to imagine that Bush represents the hearts and the minds of the majority of your countrymen. Many of your black and other compatriots must be just as anguished as we are."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Mistake, Majority)

"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."
- Aristide Briand
(Related: History, Battle, Conservation, Country, Heroism, Justice, Right, Troops)

"I've always been interested in the history of the West, our country and particularly as it relates to the Native Americans - the original Americans."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: History, Americans, Country, Native Americans)

"We need more theatres, more art and more culture in this country."
- Richard Briers
(Related: Art, Country, Culture)

"My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Work, Mother, Dance, Country, Hollywood, Singing)

"It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Country, Jury)

"David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism, a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what the country needed to hear during times of crisis, tragedy and triumph."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Country, Crisis, Journalism, Tragedy, Words, Writer)

"I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Society, Company, Country, Man, Now, Pleasure)

"True country music is honesty, sincerity, and real life to the hilt."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Life, Music, Honesty, Country, Country music, Sincerity)

"You're looking for players whose name on the front of the sweater is more important than the one on the back. I look for these players to play hard, to play smart and to represent their country."
- Herb Brooks
(Related: Country, Name, Play)

"If presidents can't do it to their wives, they do it to their country."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Country, Wives)

"I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Injury, Opinion, Question, Self)

"But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: History, Time, Country, Future, Self, Strangers, Unkindness)

"Well, I think that as a country, we've drifted away from appreciating the importance of imagination."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Imagination, Country, Importance)

"You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world, I can tell you that we would never certify another country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Countries, Country, Flaws, World)

"I come from a district where the veterans are not the richest in the country."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Country, Veterans)

"Is bankrupting this great country the top priority of this administration?"
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Country)

"Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Causes, Country, Oppression, Poverty)

"So black people all across this country are uniting. They must unite, and they must organize themselves."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Country)

"In terms of the revolution, I believe that the revolution will be a revolution of dispossessed people in this country: that's the Mexican American, the Puerto Rican American, the American Indian, and black people."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, American, Revolution, Will)

"The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Politics, People, Country, Revolution, Today)

"See, justice is a joke in this country, and it stinks of its hypocricy."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Country, Justice)

"But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: People, Argument, Country, Law, Laws, Talking)

"Just as we know rationally that the time will come when each of us as individuals will perish, so we know that our country, our culture and our species cannot exist for ever. Sometime there must be an end."
- Harrison Brown
(Related: Time, Country, Culture, End, Will)

"Young people have been at the forefront of every great social movement in our country's history."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: History, People, Country)

"Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Giving, Invention, Literature, Open, Pleasure)

"Right around the end of the fifties, college students and young people in general, began to realize that this music was almost like a history of our country - this music contained the real history of the people of this country."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: History, Music, People, College, Country, End, Right, Students)

"The real duties of an ambassador are to enter into or follow negotiations between his own government and that of the country to which he is accredited."
- David Bruce
(Related: Government, Country)

"Well all the big companies are really panicked by the internet thing and all that, and sales went down, although sales have gone up again in this country a bit and also the big companies, because they're so big, they need big sales really so they're not really interested."
- Jack Bruce
(Related: Country, Internet, Sales)

"Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China."
- John Bruton
(Related: American, Country, Investment, Ireland)

"It is not viable for one country to demand a right to increase and upgrade its nuclear weapons capabilities while asking others to eliminate theirs."
- John Bruton
(Related: Country, Right, Weapons)

"Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education."
- John Bruton
(Related: Education, Work, Health, People, Country, Rights, Road, Safety, states)

"Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Cities, Country, Magic, Spring, Will)

"Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity."
- James Bryce
(Related: Country, Humanity, Justice)

"Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong."
- James Bryce
(Related: Patriotism, Country)

"There weren't any white people in this country who didn't know who Gladys Knight was. Or the Pips were, as far as that's concerned."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: People, Country, Knight)

"Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like saying Rasputin was just a country priest."
- Pat Buchanan
(Related: Country, Post, Saying, Washington)

"If a country forgets where it came from, how will its people know who they are?"
- Patrick Buchanan
(Related: People, Country, Will)

"As polarized as we have been, we Americans are locked in a cultural war for the soul of our country."
- Patrick Buchanan
(Related: War, Soul, Americans, Country)

"I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country."
- Jack Buck
(Related: Funny, Country, Now, Trying)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Country, Heaven, Missionaries)

"When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Men, People, Country, Evil, Struggle, Vigilance)

"I can only say the first thing that pops into my mind is I remember, years ago, seeing kind of a has-been country singer working - when I first moved to Nashville - in a bar in a Holiday Inn."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Country, First, Holiday, Mind, Years)

"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."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Country, Will)

"I just think that - when a country needs more income and we do, we're only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that - that - when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: People, Country, Income, Needs)

"I have not been able to get any grain yet. It is all in the country, and the people talk instead of working."
- John Buford
(Related: People, Country, Talk)

"I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command."
- John Buford
(Related: Men, Sacrifice, Country)

"It's my view that any conservative who loves his country has to be extremely concerned."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Conservative, Country)

"One of the people that wrote a forward to my book is Gerry Spence, whom I admire. Gerry is a friend of mine, and Gerry's perhaps the leading criminal defense attorney in the country."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: People, Friend, Country, Defense, Leading)

"The votes of 60,000 Floridians were not counted. The Court threw out all 60,00 votes. And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Country, Court, Newspapers, Now)

"We thus see that the Greeks of the early ages knew little of any real people except those to the east and south of their own country, or near the coast of the Mediterranean."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: People, Country)

"Only seven years ago we made a treaty by which we were assured that the buffalo country should be left to us forever. Now they threaten to take that from us also."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Country, Now, Years)

"Is it wrong for me to love my own? Is it wicked for me because my skin is red? Because I am Sioux? Because I was born where my father lived? Because I would die for my people and my country?"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Love, Father, People, Country, Skin, Wrong)

"I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Country, Spirit, Want)

"We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less."
- Ralph Bunche
(Related: Country, Fight, Fools, Idiots, Race, World)

"From watching the news one would think the Iraqis want us out of their country. But an overwhelming majority of Iraqis support our involvement there. Our freedom is contagious and we helped liberate them."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Country, Freedom, Majority, News, Support, Want)

"God and Country are an unbeatable team; they break all records for oppression and bloodshed."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: God, Country, Oppression)

"The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Civilization, Hope, Attention, Country, State)

"There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Power, God, Country, Man, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Unworthy, Will)

"We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Peace, Country, Rights, Honor, Nations)

"Our country presents on every side the evidences of that continued favor under whose auspices it, has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Country)

"Banks properly established and conducted are highly useful to the business of the country, and will doubtless continue to exist in the States so long as they conform to their laws and are found to be safe and beneficial."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Business, Banks, Country, Laws, states, Will)

"For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Constitution, Country, Desire, Duty, Spirit, Will)

"The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Mistake, Common sense, Country, Needs, Temper)

"In my district back in Texas, significant because we have a big solar panel production plant in Keller, Texas, we have a wind turbine plant in Gainesville, Texas, up in Cook Country."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Country, Production, Wind)

"To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Love, Country)

"We decry violence all the time in this country, but look at our history. We were born in a violent revolution, and we've been in wars ever since. We're not a pacific people."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Time, History, People, Country, Revolution, Violence)

"But my point is these Civil War songs were gruesome. The hatred that's so bad in this country today, and for the past 10 or 15 years, bad as it is, is nothing compared to the kind of things people would write down and sing back in the Civil War."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: War, People, Country, Hatred, Nothing, Past, Songs, Today, Years)

"Too bad all the people who know how to run this country are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair."
- George Burns
(Related: People, Country, Hair, Running)

"Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair."
- George Burns
(Related: People, Country, Driving, Hair)

"I am depressed rather at the wave of brutality sweeping over the country."
- John Burns
(Related: Country)

"The genius of our country is improvisation, and jazz reflects that. It's our great contribution to the arts."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Genius, Country, Jazz)

"I am passionately interested in understanding how my country works. And if you want to know about this thing called the United States of America you have to know about the Civil War."
- Ken Burns
(Related: War, America, Country, states, Understanding, United, Want)

"I'm not a politician. I'm not a lawyer. I'm just a country boy."
- Max Burns
(Related: Country)

"Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Change, Ability, Country, May, Protection)

"So, for example, a country was into recession right after I was sworn in, a dot-com bust had taken place. Then the attacks of September the 11th, and then of course the great financial meltdown in the -the fundamental question facing any presidency is how do you deal with the hand you're dealt?"
- George W. Bush
(Related: Financial, Country, Example, Presidency, Question, Right)

"There's no bigger task than protecting the homeland of our country."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Country)

"Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Leadership, Time, Character, Country, Duty, Honor, Listening)

"I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Accomplishment, Accomplishments, Country, Danger, Priorities)

"I understand everybody in this country doesn't agree with the decisions I've made. And I made some tough decisions. But people know where I stand."
- George W. Bush
(Related: People, Country, Decisions)

"The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, Country, Terror, Yesterday)

"I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Government, Money, Country)

"Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Courage, America, Concern, Country, Meeting, Tragedy)

"I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Selling, Country, Desire, Giving, Opinions, President, Public)

"Any first lady can do whatever they want to do. In this country, people expect them to work on whatever they want or to have a career of their own."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Work, People, Career, Country, First, Lady, Want)

"In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do."
- Laura Bush
(Related: People, Country, Difference, Fact, Meeting, Neighbors, Privilege, Traveling)

"I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbCountry, Night, Now, Republican, Right, Talk)

"Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Decisions, Harm, President, Terror)

"Well I actually do have a country house in Connecticut with a population of 3,000. Like, how small is that? I spend a lot of time there - I write up there. So I kind of have the best of both worlds and I love going up there."
- Candace Bushnell
(Related: Love, Time, Country, Population)

"AIDS is the biggest challenge, the major disaster facing this country and we would have wished for something more specific and far-reaching."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Challenge, Country, Disaster)

"So long as the Zulu people are here, clearly I will still have a role to play in this country."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: People, Country, Play, Will)

"America is the best half-educated country in the world."
- Nicholas M. Butler
(Related: America, Country, World)

"While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Books, Country, Direction, Fiction, World)

"Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Morality, Country, Custom, Feeling)

"On the other hand, I think that the family, the traditional family, has a fundamental social role, because it's there that children are born and the investment in children is the greatest investment a country can make. The benefits of this investment go to everyone."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Family, Benefits, Children, Country, Investment)

"I also believe that Hurricane Katrina did reveal a weakness in our energy supply systems, highlighting the reliance this country has on the gulf coast for our energy resources."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Country, Energy, Weakness)

"From a generation that came of age during the Great Depression, millions of our country's best and bravest took up arms in a worldwide struggle against tyranny."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Age, Country, Depression, Struggle, Tyranny)

"Going to another country you're not in your house, you're with people you've never met before, and I think it's definitely a good growing experience."
- Amanda Bynes
(Related: Experience, People, Country)

"Our universities and museums are respected around the country."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Country, Museums)

"If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, Country, Crisis, Energy, Now, Reason)

"We have learned that peace and well-being are indivisible and that our peace and well-being cannot be purchased at the price of peace or the well-being of any other country."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Country)

"For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn?"
- George Byron
(Related: Country, Vote)

"Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away; A single laugh demolished the right arm Of his country."
- George Byron
(Related: Chivalry, Country, Right, Spain)

"Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Love, Country)

"My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking."
- James Cagney
(Related: Men, Women, Father, Country, Ireland, Irish)

"The past several months I have been able to meet with people across this country. One thing is clear: America craves for real solutions to the problems we face. That's why I'm running for President of the United States."
- Herman Cain
(Related: People, America, Country, Months, Past, President, Problems, Running, states, United)

"The one thing that the President can do is to establish a real energy independence plan. We have all the recources we need right here in this country to establish energy independence if we had the leadership."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Leadership, Country, Energy, Independence, President, Right)

"If you can sell green toothpaste in this country, you can sell opera."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Country, Opera)

"Bubbles was a very good dancer. Tremendous dancer. He was one of our leading dancers of the country at that time. And, of course, he didn't have much of a voice."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Time, Country, Leading, Voice)

"From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies."
- Charles W. Calomiris
(Related: Government, Goals, Growth, Wealth, Country, Economics, Tax, Now, President, Understanding)

"Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Food, People, Care, Country, Dress, Gluttony, Horses)

"But we will say something else. That for far too long in this country, people who can work, people who are able to work, and people who choose not to work: you cannot go on claiming welfare like you are now."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, People, Country, Now, Welfare, Will)

"We cannot go on as we are with 2.6 million people on incapacity benefit, 500,000 of them are under 35. Are we really saying there are half a million people in this country under 35 who are simply too ill to work? I don't think that's right."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, People, Country, Right, Saying)

"Elections are also about the future - the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Equality, Care, Choice, Country, Elections, Future)

"Our first Prime Minister saw a country that would be known for its generosity of spirit. And so it is."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Country, First, Generosity, Spirit)

"When you listen to Christian radio stations - and there are thousands of them now in the United States - and when you listen to Christian television networks - and there are thousands of Christian television shows across the country - they are all politically right."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Christian, Country, Now, Right, states, Television, United)

"If America is too arrogant, too prideful to repent, it's not the kind of country that God wants it to be."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: God, America, Country)

"I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose the criminal folly of Hitler."
- Wilhelm Canaris
(Related: Country, Duty, Folly)

"Theo does comedy now, and he's traveling around the country doing comedy, and I actually just saw him, he's from Louisiana, and I just saw him when I went home to visit my family in Louisiana. I saw his comedy show and he was brilliant."
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Related: Family, Home, Comedy, Country, Now, Traveling, Visit)

"A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own."
- George Canning
(Related: Friend, Country, World)

"But, as we've seen over the last several months, the people in this country are very dissatisfied with the direction that this administration is taking this country. And what we heard last night was absolutely the ignoring of that fact. It was: We're going to continue with this agenda. In fact, we're going to double down on healthcare."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, Country, Direction, Fact, Healthcare, Months, Night)

"You know, there are people making a lot of money in this country who can actually afford their own health care. We are in a situation where we got a safety net in place in this country for people who frankly don't need one. We got to focus on making sure we got a safety net for those who actually need it."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Health, Money, People, Care, Country, Focus, Safety)

"The gap in education in this country, the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great unfairness in this society."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Education, Society, Country, Schools)

"We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Country, Future, Generations, Protection, Responsibility, Years)

"With 3 percent of the world's resources and 25 percent of the world's demand, it is pretty obvious this country cannot drill its way to energy security."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Country, Energy, Obvious, Pretty, Security, World)

"Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter."
- Andrew Card
(Related: Country, World)

"And, I was really impressed with how beautiful our country was and how friendly the people were."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: People, Country)

"I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through the ordination of women to the priesthood, which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to another level before very long."
- George Carey
(Related: Women, Country, Will)

"It the British System is the most gigantic system of slavery the world has yet seen, and therefore it is that freedom gradually disappears from every country over which England is enabled to obtain control."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Control, Country, EnglFreedom, Slavery, World)

"In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Country, Efficiency, Freedom, Inefficiency, Protection, Slavery)

"As regards this country, in which protection has always to some extent existed, it is the best customer that England ever had, and our demands upon her grow most steadily and regularly under protection."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Country, Customer, England, Protection)

"Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead."
- Will Carleton
(Related: Army, Country, Heroes, Nation)

"It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: People, Goals, Community, Country, Sense)

"Seems to me that the institutions that function in this country are clearly racist, and that they're built upon racism."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Country, Racism)

"Now we maintain that we cannot be afford to be concerned about 6 percent of the children in this country, black children, who you allow to come into white schools. We have 94 percent who still live in shacks. We are going to be concerned about those 94 percent."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Children, Country, Now, Schools)

"I maintain that every civil rights bill in this country was passed for white people, not for black people."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: People, Civil rights, Country)

"The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act is an important authorization for our country and for our citizens, as we have seen so vividly in the last few weeks."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Act, Country)

"As winter weather settles in around the country, millions of American families are facing skyrocketing home heating prices with even greater impact if cold temperatures persist into the spring."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Home, American, Country, Spring, Weather, Winter)

"I was trying to learn about Lyndon Johnson when he was young and creating his first political machine in the Texas hill country. I moved there for three years. You had to learn that world."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Country, First, Machine, Trying, World, Years)

"Any album that I ever put out I'm going to send it to country radio first."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Country, First)

"I never listened to country music growing up."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Growing up)

"The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country, and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations from this moment became the daily programme."
- Howard Carter
(Related: Country, Discovery, News)

"I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A. I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism, but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Cause, Country, Disgrace, Excuses, Potential, Terrorism)

"The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?"
- Pablo Casals
(Related: Love, Country)

"Country music is completely punk-rock. It's the original punk-rock."
- Neko Case
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Punk)

"Abortion on demand has, in my judgment, contributed significantly to an environment in our country in which life has become very cheap."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Abortion, Country, Environment, Judgment)

"Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Abuse, Children, Country, Neglect, Risk, Support, Today)

"If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Country, Open, Party, Solution)

"I think it is wrong that we went against The U.N. and that we have alienated our allies and invaded a country that hasn't threatened us, that it is a pre-emptive strike."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Country, Wrong)

"We do have a problem in this country. You can either make a movie and ignore that, or you can acknowledge it and say, this is the water that we're living in. You know this - the movie lives in this - it's centered around this particular problem, and I chose to acknowledge it."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Country, Living, Water)

"These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: History, Patriotism, Character, Country, Heroes, Honor, Nation, Terror)

"North Americans don't understand... that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Americans, Country, Humanity)

"Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Country, Lies, Old, Winter)

"Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Absence, Country)

"There are whole precincts of voters in this country whose united intelligence does not equal that of one representative American woman."
- Carrie Chapman Catt
(Related: Intelligence, American, Country, United, Woman)

"What will it profit this country if we... put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence?"
- Jerome Cavanagh
(Related: Time, Fear, Country, Man, Moon, Profit, Violence, Will)

"And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Friendship, Country, Duty, Necessity, Poverty)

"We get more oil from Canada than any country."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Country, Oil)

"We already get more energy from Canada than from any other foreign country."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Country, Energy)

"Their Internet usage is growing very rapidly, and even they can do the math: If everyone in China needed an IPv4 address - just one - this country would use up one third of the entire public IP address space."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Country, Internet, Public, Space)

"There is an underlying, fundamental reliance on the Internet, which continues to grow in the number of users, country penetration and both fixed and wireless broadband access."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Country, Internet)

"How horrible, fantastic, incredible, it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas-masks here because of a quarrel in a faraway country between people of whom we know nothing."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: People, Country, Nothing, Quarrel, Trying)

"The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Life, Religion, Truth, People, Country, Name, Radical)

"Influenza pandemics must be taken seriously, precisely because of their capacity to spread rapidly to every country in the world."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Country, World)

"It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Advertising, Country, Mind, Obvious, Pretty)

"There is also an epidemic of infertility in this country. There are more women who have put off child-bearing in favor of their professional lives. For them, the only way they are going to have a family is to adopt from China."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Family, Women, Country)

"There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?"
- Iris Chang
(Related: America, Boston, Cities, Class, Country)

"There isn't much in the way of pure communist spirit, because the whole nation seems to be engaged in capitalistic enterprises. Much of the country still operates under government control."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Government, Control, Country, Nation, Spirit)

"Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Civil rights, Country, Difficulty, Law, Laws, Mind)

"Of course, in the United States, which at the time was a very young country, there were also class distinctions. They weren't as pronounced, but they quickly evolved as well."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Time, Class, Country, states, United)

"Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country are from Asia as opposed to Europe."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Country, Europe, Now)

"It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Country, Interest, Tension)

"Country music is just country. It's going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody wants it to change."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Change, Music, Country, Country music, Production, Will)

"That's one wonderful thing about country music - it shifts, ebbs, and flows stylistically, unlike pop music."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Music, Country, Country music)

"What makes my approach special is that I do different things. I do jazz, blues, country music and so forth. I do them all, like a good utility man."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Jazz, Man)

"The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Country, Desire, Imitation, Reading, Reason, Risk, Unconscious, Years)

"In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: America, Country, Months)

"The thing I can say about Japan is they were progressive for a country that is very male dominant."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Country)

"If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?"
- Cher
(Related: Country, Minority, Republican, Vote, Woman)

"There is no country in the world where it's as easy to find venture capital in the stock market as the United States."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Country, states, United, World)

"The larger point is this: We've invested over half a billion dollars in New York since this department was stood up. We've given New York more money, by more than double, than any other city in the country."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Country)

"And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Country, Formula, State)

"So that's why I said, if you look at the average, you would see the money New York got this year was in line with the average across the prior three years and substantially more, by a country mile, than the money given to any other city."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Country, Years)

"Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl."
- Kenny Chesney
(Related: Home, Music, People, Country, Country music, May, Songs)

"The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Travel, Country, Self, World)

"The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Travel, Country, Land)

"'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'"
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Mother, Country, Right, Saying, Wrong)

"I think it's good to have competition. Now we have a third country that can launch astronauts, so it's good for all of us. It makes us a little bit more competitive and wanting to be the leader."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Leader, Competition, Country, Now)

"I spent a few years here in Memphis, in the late '70s and early '80s, where I was studying a lot of country blues players and their styles. So it seems like every record I'll do, I will appropriate these blues styles that I remember."
- Alex Chilton
(Related: Country, Will, Years)

"If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Country, Language, Media, Present, Will)

"At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Politics, Women, Determination, Country, Idealism, Needs, Present)

"We must remain steadfast in our commitment to our troops, and to those fighting for a free and democratic Iraq because freedom makes our country and the world a safer place."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Commitment, Country, Fighting, Freedom, Iraq, Troops, World)

"You know, I left the country when Reagan got in; I went to France. And when George Bush Jr. got in, my instincts told me it was time to go - I'd felt that we had grown above that, you know?"
- Tommy Chong
(Related: Time, Country, France)

"Deficit reduction is not an end in itself. It is the means to an end. Canadians must now decide what kind of country they want to build with the hard-won dividend."
- Jean Chretien
(Related: Country, End, Now, Want)

"A long time ago, in a country not so far away, I was eight years old, doing my best Darth Vader imitation."
- Hayden Christensen
(Related: Time, Country, Imitation, Old, Years)

"The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Beauty, People, Country, Eye, World)

"And I just think that we're at a point in our economic life here in our state - and - and, candidly, across the country, where increased taxes is just the wrong way to go. The people of our state are not convinced that state government, county government, local government has done all they can with the money we already give them, rather than the money that we have before."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Government, Life, Money, People, Country, State, Taxes, Wrong)

"We have got to go out there and deliver, go on the streets and find athletes, improve facilities around the country and find coaches. We have got to go out there and search for a star."
- Linford Christie
(Related: Athletes, Coaches, Country)

"I have just come out of an electoral experience with the people of my country in which I invited them to join me in a partnership for governance."
- Perry Christie
(Related: Experience, People, Country, Partnership)

"We've worked with President Yeltsin. He is the President of the country. He's been a reformer. We've been able to accomplish a number of things together."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Country, President)

"The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We're turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Intelligence, War, Country, Information, states, United, World)

"This is a very important relationship we have with Russia, the relationship over the nuclear arsenal that they have obviously is important. They're a very powerful country."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Country, Russia)

"It's very important to always put things in their historical contexts. It teaches important lessons about the country in question."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Country, Question)

"These guys were the real owners of the country, and for them to discuss with this young guy who becomes a member of the government was absolutely unacceptable."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Government, Country)

"You're never able to please everybody, especially when you're transforming a country like Russia."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Country, Russia)

"Genius is of no country."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Genius, Country)

"Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Country, EnglFaults, Will)

"If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Advice, Country, English, Fire, World)

"Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Country)

"I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Country, Fight)

"When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Government, Home, Time, Country)

"These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Country)

"Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Legal, Adoption, Country, Diversity, Identity, Italy, Protection, Uniqueness)

"I go to Malawi twice a year. It's where two of my children were adopted from, and I have a lot of projects there that I go and check up on and children who I look after. It's sort of a commitment that I've made to this country and the hundreds of thousands of children there who have been orphaned by AIDS."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Children, Commitment, Country, Projects)

"We inhabit a language rather than a country."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Country, Language)

"One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Country, Language)

"There used to be this country called the Soviet Union; it's not there anymore. Our technology was better than theirs."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Technology, Country)

"The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they're protecting us."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Country, Fight, Job, Kids, Military, Support)

"America is the most inventive country in the world because everybody has access to information."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: America, Country, Information, World)

"Now the master paid a number of visits to England and, as a Cambridge man, it is a source of pride that he taught there for a longer period than elsewhere in my country."
- John G. D. Clark
(Related: Country, England, Man, Now, Pride)

"I feel blessed to be here representing our country and carrying out th research of scientists around the world... I hope you could feel the positive energy that beamed to the whole planet as we glided over."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Hope, Positive, Country, Energy, Research, Scientists, World)

"I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Experience, People, Country, Research, Traveling, World)

"A great many people in this country are worried about law-and-order. And a great many people are worried about justice. But one thing is certain; you cannot have either until you have both."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: People, Country, Justice, Law)

"So I'm going to tell you, it's going to be a good year. There are good players all over this country, and it is our job as a scouting department to find them, draft them, sign them, develop them, and help us to continue to win championships. So it's going to be a good year."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Country, Draft, Help, Job, Scouting)

"In Georgia it's a little different because of the East Cobb program. It's such a strong program that we see a lot of kids that come through here on a lot of different teams from across the country that come here to play in tournaments."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Country, Kids, Play)

"As president of the United States, my top priority will be to keep America safe. We're going to go after the terrorist networks. We're going to go after Osama bin Laden. We are not going to live in fear in this country."
- Wesley Clark
(Related: Fear, America, Country, Osama bin laden, President, states, United, Will)

"The Blair government has lowered the standing of politics and politicians in our country."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Government, Politics, Country, Politicians)

"I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books."
- Julian Clary
(Related: Time, Thought, Books, Country)

"My countrymen have commissioned a bust of the Republic. It will be placed on the fountain of my native town."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Will)

"Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat."
- Max Cleland
(Related: Being, Country, Fighting, Republican)

"I'm saying that the moral climate within the ruling class in this country is not that different from the moral climate within the ruling class of Hitler's Germany."
- David Clennon
(Related: Class, Climate, Country, Germany, Saying)

"The one thing I wanted to do more than anything else was sing country music."
- Patsy Cline
(Related: Music, Country, Country music)

"Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Country, Responsibility)

"One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: America, Country, Famous)

"From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man's duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Age, Power, Country, Duty, Man, Opinion)

"You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not think you can keep up the Mahommedan rule in the country."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Country, Europe, May, Name, Turkey)

"On the contrary, all the world would point to that nation as violating a treaty, by going to war with a country with whom they had engaged to enter into arbitration."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: War, Country, Nation, World)

"I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Success, Idea, Country, Religious, Years)

"I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Country, Man, Manufacturing, Party)

"The problem that faces our country today, the last 30 years we have lived off the future, and the bill is coming due. So there cannot be anything that is not put on the table. There will not be one American that will not be called to sacrifice. Those that are more well-to-do will be called to sacrifice to a greater extent."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Sacrifice, American, Country, Faces, Future, Today, Will, Years)

"The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Purpose, American, Country, Danger, Now, Public, Right, Senate, Thoughtful)

"Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Government, People, American, Common sense, Country, First, Focus, Party, Principles, Republicans, Responsibility, Want)

"I think it's also the case that I'm not as widely travelled, or as well-educated in history, as most of the other novelists I meet: so I have to write about my own country, at the present time, because it's more or less all I know about!"
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: History, Time, Country, Present)

"Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity sport in this country has ever had. It is one that we must not squander."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Opportunity, Country, Games)

"Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: America, Country, Forget, Justice, Sense, Will)

"On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: War, Leader, Country, March, states, United)

"Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don't mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don't know whether it's a new thing, but it's certainly a current thing, in that it doesn't seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Perception, Argument, Country, Facts, Opinion, Word)

"An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Country, Loyalty, Opposition)

"And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Character, Country, Duty, Loyalty, Open, Study)

"But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Being, Consequences, Country, Honor, Security)

"I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Strength, Country, Result, Teachers, Teaching)

"The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Citizenship, Country, Loyalty)

"Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Country, Future, Present, Spirit, Temper, Will)

"Administering another country is always a very tricky proposition."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Country)

"For instance, I was a little surprised that the Shiites didn't rise up against Saddam and the Baath party across most of the country when the Americans moved in March and April of 2003."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Americans, April, Country, March, Party)

"So I went into jazz and performed in jazz clubs all over the country."
- Cy Coleman
(Related: Country, Jazz)

"I can't sit back and swallow stuff. I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth where you're not supposed to swallow it. People just gave up."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: Time, People, Country, Earth)

"Our cattlemen have given us the safest, most abundant, most affordable beef supply in the world and I trust their judgment. And if you look at consumer confidence in this country, so does the American public."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Trust, American, Confidence, Country, Judgment, Public, World)

"I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Heart, Country, Name, Past)

"I sang in the coffee houses of the country in the early '60s with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I didn't even think of myself as a singer."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Success, Thought, Idea, Coffee, Country, Houses, Television)

"I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Country, Language)

"We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Sacrifice, Country, Debt, Help, Honor, Memory, Nation)

"How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!"
- William Collins
(Related: Country, Rest, Sleep, Wishes)

"Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Change, Home, Men, Climate, Country, Nations, Visit)

"Of course, I grew up in Communist Romania, but I am happy to say that now our country is democratic, and prospering, since the revolution in 1989."
- Nadia Comaneci
(Related: Country, Revolution, Now)

"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
(Related: Wealth, Country, Poverty)

"Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win."
- Roscoe Conkling
(Related: Conviction, Country, Party, Republican, State)

"It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Country)

"They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Conscience, Country, First, Friends, Man, Talk)

"Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life. I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits, mainly, when I asked him to come along."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Life, Thought, Idea, Benefits, Charity, Country)

"Too many of my constituents, like many other hard working Americans across the country, are suffering unnecessarily due to our flawed health care system."
- John Conyers
(Related: Health, Americans, Care, Country, Suffering)

"If we want to build the Iraqis' confidence about our intentions in their country, if we want to stop adding fuel to the fire of insurgency and terrorism, we must clarify our intent."
- John Conyers
(Related: Confidence, Country, Fire, Intentions, Terrorism, Want)

"People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster."
- Alistair Cooke
(Related: People, America, Country, First)

"Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Country, Dependence, Feeling, Pity)

"City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Life, People, Country)

"Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Patriotism, America, Country)

"I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they'll need to really pay attention to it."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Attention, Baseball, Country, Help, Trying)

"I've always wanted to serve my country in some capacity."
- Pete Coors
(Related: Country)

"Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Successful, Possibility, Country)

"The first year or so on The Daily Show is pretty intense in terms of travel. You're going to the worst places in the country, talking to the craziest people in the world."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Travel, People, Country, First, Pretty, Talking, World)

"To die for one's country is such a worthy fate that all compete for so beautiful a death."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Death, Country, Fate)

"Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Country, First, Months)

"As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Power, Bigotry, Country, Followers, Harm, Old, Party, Religious, Shadow, Will)

"I mean, y'know, platinum is different in every country, which can be confusing."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Country)

"If the Bush Administration cannot ensure Americans that they will be safe from the flu, how will they protect our country against a possible bio-terror or chemical attack? The American people deserve better."
- Jon Corzine
(Related: People, American, Americans, Country, Will)

"The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand."
- Howard Cosell
(Related: Society, Sports, People, Religion, Country, Football, Importance)

"But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Conservation, Country, Oil)

"And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit more curiosity than some, and went seeking out the original artists, or in some cases searching up country music."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Music, Artists, Country, Country music, Curiosity)

"A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: People, Country, Majority)

"Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Love, Work, Patriotism, Americans, Country, Dumb, Enemy, Hate, Liberals, Question)

"Ironically, since Obama was elected, for the first time in my life I'm sometimes not proud of my country."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Life, Time, Country, First)

"Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Business, Government, Country, Today)

"People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans."
- Bob Cousy
(Related: Time, People, African, Americans, Country, Killing, Racism)

"Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Love, Peace, Courage, Greatness, Hope, Country, Day, Dignity, Gallantry, Heaven, Hell, Spirit, Will)

"I have always hated celebrities lecturing people on politics. So forgive me. But I am passionate about this country. I am equally passionate about the potential of the people who live here."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Politics, People, Country, Potential)

"God made the country, and man made the town."
- William Cowper
(Related: God, Country, Man)

"Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Country, Judgment, Nixon, Sense)

"I don't want to feel I'm responsible for anorexia across the country."
- Courteney Cox
(Related: Country, Want)

"I urge calm and sensitivity to the fundamental civil liberties of our country."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Civil liberties, Country, Sensitivity)

"We typically hear numbers that there are 34 million households that are in stocks in some form. Well, I say that what's occurred is if you have a job in this country, you're in stocks."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Country, Job, Numbers)

"I think that stocks have been this tremendous, tremendous equalizer for people in this country. Guys who can't make a lot of money at their jobs have been able to make a lot of money in the stock market."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Money, People, Country, Jobs)

"I will stand up for what I believe and for what I have always believed: Every person has a right to be rich in this country and I want to help them get there."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Country, Help, Right, Want, Will)

"Productive power is the foundation of a country's economic strength."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Power, Strength, Country)

"You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Mother, Country, Fire, Grave, Open)

"If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?"
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Money, Country, Man)

"I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Country, Disgrace, Duty, Gain, Ruin, Self, Will)

"Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Legal, Consequences, Country, Democracy, Fight, Followers, Nationality)

"Giving people what they want isn't just good radio; it's also the right way to run a country."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: People, Country, Giving, Right, Want)

"In addition to the research, I enjoyed learning French and assimilating the culture of another country."
- James Cronin
(Related: Country, Culture, Learning, Research)

"We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past."
- George Crook
(Related: Civilization, Country, Force, Laws, Past, Question, Shame, Will)

"I had been raised on country and western in Missouri. But gospel was great."
- Steve Cropper
(Related: Country)

"I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse."
- Bing Crosby
(Related: Music, Country, Popular)

"There were a number of referendums in '98 that most of the things I voted for passed. That's very satisfying when you feel that most of the country is in step with your views."
- David Cross
(Related: Country)

"Your ethnic or sexual identity, what region of the country you're from, what your class is - those aspects of your identity are not the same as your aesthetic identity."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Class, Country, Identity)

"This is not a happy time for this kind of music in this country."
- George Crumb
(Related: Music, Time, Country)

"This is not the first time that Mexican authorities have handed over an Arab from a country with known Al Qaeda connections to a local sheriff across the border. FBI picks them up and disappears."
- John Culberson
(Related: Time, Country, First)

"Commuting from New York to Hollywood to do this show gets more interesting every week. Before I used to think the country was just New York on one end and Los Angeles on the other, with sand and mountains in the middle."
- Bill Cullen
(Related: Country, End, Hollywood, Mountains)

"I don't like to boast, but I have probably skipped more poetry than any other person of my age and weight in this country."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: Age, Poetry, Country, Weight)

"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."
- George William Curtis
(Related: Patriotism, Country, Land, Loyalty, Man, Mountains, Rivers)

"Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People, as understood in this country and in England, I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Legal, People, Constitution, Country, Debate, EnglRights)

"Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington, of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison, will ye be true to your constitutional faith?"
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Faith, Men, Washington, Will)

"Sir, allusion has been made, in an early stage of this debate, to the history of the excitement which once pervaded a considerable part of the country, in reference to the transportation of the mails on the Lord's day."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: History, Country, Day, Debate, Excitement)

"You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: War, Peace, Battle, Country, End, Regret, Will)

"The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible."
- Marquis De Custine
(Related: Love, Country, Frankness)

"The whole thing was done for internal political reasons to galvanize and unify the country against the Americans, and if they hadn't had that immediate opportunity they would have found another one."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Opportunity, Americans, Country)

"Hence the same instant which killed the animals froze the country where they lived. This event was sudden, instantaneous, without any gradual development."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Development, Animals, Country)

"When I was 2, we moved into an imposing country mansion 8 miles west of Cardiff, Wales."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Country)

"Nobody gets a nervous breakdown or a heart attack from selling kerosene to gentle country folk from the back of a tanker in Somerset."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Heart, Selling, Country, Folk)

"I would prefer to be a citizen of an independent country rather than Emperor of an enslaved one."
- Bao Dai
(Related: Country)

"Henceforth, we shall be happy to be a free citizen in an independent country."
- Bao Dai
(Related: Country)

"As a little kid I had a girlfriend, and her boyfriend used to beat me up, so then I used to sing these songs, and that's what it's all about. Country music is all about your heart and your people and things like that."
- Dick Dale
(Related: Music, People, Heart, Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Country, Country music, Songs)

"I only travel to good material, a good director and a good company. I won't work in another country for a year any longer, because I have a lovely wife and I adore her and I can't bear to be away from her."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Travel, Work, Wife, Company, Country)

"I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Community, Congress, Country, Force, Leaders, states, United)

"Alcohol and drug addiction are problems, and we should use outside agencies that know the business. They do business all over the country. Why don't we contract them to do it? See, we should be in certain businesses."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Addiction, Alcohol, Country, Problems)

"And the political system is changing rapidly in this country, and we better realize that. The elephants or donkeys are not what younger people look to. They look at individual candidates' philosophy, and I think it's a different time and a different generation."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Time, People, Country, Philosophy)

"First National Bank laid off 1,000 people; where do they go? There are no jobs for them. So we are having serious economic problems in this country. We are in a real economic crisis."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Country, Crisis, First, Jobs, Problems)

"You have nothing coming into a major metropolitan area to relocate or locate your business and employees. And you can go across the country and you'll see that."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Business, Country, Employees, Nothing)

"Country music has changed tremendously, so what now is considered country was not considered country at that time. We were doing stuff that probably could have been called country music today, but would certainly have not have fit in at that time."
- Charlie Daniels
(Related: Music, Time, Country, Country music, Now, Today)

"Country artists, I met a lot of them when I was five, six years old. I had an uncle who was a country and western singer and I met Lefty Frizzell when I was five or six years old in those shows that would come through Toronto from Nashville."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Artists, Country, Old, Years)

"We are all in this together. We will all make it or none of us will make it. If everyone cleans up their act except one big ole country, it isn't going to work."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Work, Act, Country, Will)

"In fact that is the struggle that most Americans - As rich as this country is, most Americans are very limited in their interaction with the world, unless the world comes to us in a very shocking way."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Americans, Country, Fact, Struggle, World)

"I think daily that the country's future is being thrown to the wind."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Being, Country, Future, Wind)

"People think that there is a country there that these people are only around when they are on CNN. I don't think that's limited to Haiti."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Country)

"That's whatever news topic, whatever political process any country is going through - whenever they are in the news, that's when they exist. If you don't see them they don't exist."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Country, News)

"There is a frustration too, that at moments when there's not a coup, when there are not people in the streets, that the country disappears from people's consciousness."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Consciousness, Country, Frustration, Moments)

"We are cutting things kids like-music, art, and gym classes; stuff that kept me in school. This country can't survive without you kids. It's all about you kids."
- Tony Danza
(Related: Art, Country, Kids, School)

"It began to dawn on me that perhaps my country needed me more at home than overseas."
- Larry David
(Related: Home, Country, Dawn)

"Our repertoire consisted of rhythm and blues, sort of country rhythm and blues, Sonny Terry things."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Country)

"I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Canada, Country, Desire, Present, Spirit, World)

"What this country needs is more unemployed politicians."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Country, Needs, Politicians)

"We have built a genuine level of enthusiasm and goodwill with people throughout this district. People are really excited about the possibilities this election holds, not just for this district, but because of the message Alabama sent to the rest of the country."
- Artur Davis
(Related: People, Enthusiasm, Country, Goodwill, Possibilities, Rest)

"The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel reminder that freedom and liberty have a price."
- Jo Ann Davis
(Related: Country, Freedom, Liberty)

"As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly."
- Jo Ann Davis
(Related: Government, Communication, Country, Information, Laws, Security)

"It's not a country of articulate people, sophisticated people. There's too little subtlety. Men and women don't enjoy each other very much in Australia. I don't find very many men sexy in Australia. Of course, I'm married and out of it, but still."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Men, Women, People, Country)

"After September 11, I got to understand a little bit of his deep love for this country."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Love, Country, Deep)

"America had taken my father from me. And over most of the years of his illness, I gradually started feeling this support system from this country who-people grieving along with us."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Father, America, Country, Feeling, Illness, Support, Years)

"I believed in Bobby Kennedy. Campaigning for him was an attempt to give back something to this country that has given me so much."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Country)

"The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line."
- George Mercer Dawson
(Related: Character, Appearance, Country, May, Now)

"There is not one single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Country, Population)

"Then we did what we called basically I suppose a club tour in England, which was the time I think that our second album came out, we club toured around the whole country where the venues were hold to five hundreds upwards to that sort of thing you know."
- John Deacon
(Related: Time, Country, England)

"On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Citizenship, Countries, Country, Israel, Majority)

"The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I'm doing is breaking into the country club."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Country, Party, Washington)

"The status quo helps liberals. We're going to change the country."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Change, Country, Liberals)

"The way we're going to win elections in this country is not to become Republican lite. The way we're going to win elections in this country is to stand up for what we believe in."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Country, Elections, Republican)

"This country was the moral leader of the world until George Bush became president."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Leader, Country, President, World)

"A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I'm about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It's been very, very good to me. And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves."
- Jimmy Dean
(Related: Love, American, Country, Will)

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world."
- Eugene V. Debs
(Related: Country, Earth, Fight, World)

"Our country right or wrong."
- Stephen Decatur
(Related: Country, Right, Wrong)

"Similarly, establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Development, Commitment, Country, Security, Troops)

"I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Women, Thought, Christian, Country, Learning, World)

"I was introduced to country music around a campfire on a farm."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Music, Country, Country music)

"President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Women, Work, Hope, Country, Day, Importance, Legislation, President, Wages)

"Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: Faith, People, Actions, Blind, Bombs, Consequences, Country, Hate)

"There was nobody at the time who was playing slide guitar like Johnny, and nobody, or no white guys at least, that was playing country blues like that on the acoustic guitar. And it was at that point that I realized what Johnny had to offer."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Time, Country, Guitar)

"India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country."
- Anita Desai
(Related: History, Country, Old, Past)

"November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Books, Community, Country, Holidays)

"Federal elections happen every two years in this country. Presidential elections every four years. And four years just isn't long enough to dismantle all the environmental laws we've got in this country."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Environmental, Country, Elections, Laws, Years)

"I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country."
- Princess Diana
(Related: People, Being, Country, Queen)

"Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult telling you when to come home."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Home, Being, Country, Old, Trouble, Years)

"The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Men, Women, People, American, Country, Majority, Military, Party, Today, Vote, Voting)

"America took me into her bosom when there was no longer a country worthy of the name, but in my heart I am German - German in my soul."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Soul, Heart, America, Country, Name)

"A day away from Tallulah is like a month in the country."
- Howard Dietz
(Related: Country, Day)

"Nobody in this country realizes that cap-and-trade is a tax - and it's a great big one."
- John Dingell
(Related: Country, Tax)

"The Democratic Party is a house of many mansions. It is a body which is extremely important in representing all kinds of people in all parts of the country who have very broad and very different views."
- John Dingell
(Related: People, Body, Country, Party)

"If we're going to spend a lot of money to deal with the problem of 200 million guns in the country owned by 65 million gun owners, we ought to have a system which will work and catch criminals."
- John Dingell
(Related: Money, Work, Country, Will)

"The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Art, Finance, Country, Culture, Help, Rest)

"Some of us claim that New York City is the capital of the country, indeed the capital of the world. Now, that may be a bit much for those who don't come from New York, but clearly we are an important city for reasons of our cultural advantages."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Country, May, Now, World)

"Saddam's fate should be in the hands of his country men. They were the major victims of his brutal reign and should decide his life, death, or permanent imprisonment. Personally, I would lock him away forever."
- Ronnie James Dio
(Related: Death, Life, Men, Country, Fate, Imprisonment, Victims)

"I have said, with respect to authorization bills, that I do not want the Congress or the country to commit fiscal suicide on the installment plan."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Congress, Country, Respect, Suicide, Want)

"In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Change, Country)

"Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Education, People, Country, Fate)

"I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in a Spanish-speaking country."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Country, Fact, Pride)

"This is a free country, and nobody should be criticized for their political beliefs. We're all allowed to have our opinions."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Beliefs, Country, Opinions)

"As long as there are only 3 to 4 people on the floor, the country is in good hands. It's only when you have 50 to 60 in the Senate that you want to be concerned."
- Robert J. Dole
(Related: People, Country, Senate, Want)

"Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Country, Energy, Reality)

"I expect an energy bill to increase and diversify supply and stabilize energy prices - not drive up energy costs in one part of the country to subsidize energy in another region."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Country, Energy)

"As the Iraqi people better understand that Saddam Hussein and his regime are history, it is my hope that they will get behind the coalition effort to help them create a democratic government and rebuild their country."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Government, History, People, Hope, Country, Effort, Help, Will)

"In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Religion, Beliefs, Day, Meetings, Prayer, President, Public, Religious, Right)

"This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Day, Fighting, Terror, Veterans)

"President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security, was the first to suggest that, in order to provide for the country's retirement needs, Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Country, First, Needs, Order, President, Retirement, Security)

"Since the conception of our country, America has held that parents, not schools, teachers, and certainly not courts, hold the primary responsibility of educating their children."
- John Doolittle
(Related: America, Children, Country, Parents, Responsibility, Schools, Teachers)

"This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world."
- John Doolittle
(Related: War, Being, Consequences, Country, Freedom, Future, Iraq, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Soldiers, World)

"America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Belief, America, Country, Democracy, Freedom, Ideals, Veterans, World)

"This country needs to get a backbone and stand up for its economic interest."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Country, Interest, Needs)

"This country is about, in my judgment, aggressive, open debate. There is an old saying: When everyone is thinking the same thing, no one is thinking very much."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Country, Debate, Judgment, Old, Open, Thinking)

"There is no social program in this country that is as important as a good job that pays well, that gives someone an opportunity to go to work, have some security, have benefits, and take care of their family and have a good life."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Opportunity, Benefits, Care, Country, Job, Security)

"When we ask American men and women in uniform to fight for this country and to defend this country's interest and then to send them overseas, there is no question we have an obligation to protect them and provide for their safety."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Men, Women, American, Country, Fight, Interest, Obligation, Question, Safety)

"Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Science, American, Country, Drinking, Driving, Laws, states)

"I am not someone who believes we should build a fence around our country but I do believe there ought to be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Country, Globalization, Respect, Rules)

"All of us aspire to give our children something more, leave a country to our children that is a better one, a stronger one, with better jobs and growth and opportunity."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Children, Country, Jobs)

"Our country is blessed with a democratic political system that is sensitive to the wishes of our people."
- Denzil Douglas
(Related: People, Country, Wishes)

"I've done gospel singing. I have a gospel album and country album."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: Country, Singing)

"The wealth of south Florida, but even more important, the meaning and significance of south Florida lies in the black muck of the Everglades and the inevitable development of this country to be the great tropic agricultural center of the world."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Development, Wealth, Country, Lies, Meaning, World)

"People write me from all over the country, asking me, and sometimes even telling me, what they think a poet laureate should do. I found that immensely valuable."
- Rita Dove
(Related: People, Country)

"The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: London, Present, Sin)

"Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Country, Future, Night, Road, Trying)

"Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Change, Work, Company, Country)

"People think celebrities don't have to worry about human things like sickness and death and rent. It's like you've traveled to this Land of Celebrity, this other country. They want you to tell about what you saw."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Death, People, Celebrity, Country, Land, Sickness, Want, Worry)

"I talk to women's groups all over the country and see women struggling with this. The fear of not being accepted, of being different, of not having a man, all make it hard for a woman to do what she really believes is right for her."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Women, Fear, Being, Country, Man, Right, Talk, Woman)

"The Jews are trying to destroy all other cultures - as a survival mechanism - the only Nazi country in the world is Israel."
- David Duke
(Related: Survival, Country, Israel, Trying, World)

"Every white man in this country has been raised with a false sense of power."
- Roxanne Dunbar
(Related: Power, Country, Man, Sense)

"Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Talent, People, Development, Chicago, Country, Now, Students, Teachers, World, Years)

"Our country is not in crisis; there are no tanks in the streets. No matter what the outcome of the president's situation, life in America will go on. Our lives will continue to be filled with practical matters, not constitutional ones."
- Jennifer Dunn
(Related: Life, America, Country, Crisis, President, Will)

"The gun issue is a big, unresolved issue in this country right now. I think it's out of control."
- Nora Dunn
(Related: Control, Country, Now, Right)

"It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country."
- Will Durant
(Related: Time, People, Country, Fool, May)

"Men like women who write. Even though they don't say so. A writer is a foreign country."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Writer)

"It simply isn't fair for senators to cut to the front of the line when seniors around the country have been forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Country, Senators)

"These are men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of their country. And the fact that their orientation - sexual orientation's been held against them is a blot on our nation's reputation."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Defense, Fact, Nation, Reputation, Risk)

"Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Artist, Country)

"I don't have many people showing up at my door. Very few people come out. When they do, I get a little suspicious. I live way up on a hill, way, way back in the country."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: People, Country)

"The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and country music dominate radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Rap, states, United, World)

"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Money, Country, Film)

"Poetry is a natural energy resource of our country.It has no energy crisis, possessing a potential that will last as long as the country. Its power is equal to that of any country in the world."
- Richard Eberhart
(Related: Poetry, Power, Country, Crisis, Energy, Potential, Will, World)

"I care more about telly because it made me an actor and there's a much more immediate response to TV. You can address the political or cultural fabric of your country."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Actor, Care, Country)

"The armies, the difference of all of those armies that had been fighting each other and the Taliban took advantage of that to rule over the whole country."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Country, Difference, Fighting)

"But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Life, Afghanistan, Building, Country, Help, Military, Needs, Poor, Security, Years)

"Well, that our main concern is that Iraq should not become a divided country."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Concern, Country, Iraq)

"On the other hand I have seen several, several top targets for these investigations of these terrorist activities that were allowed to leave the country - I'm not talking about weeks, I'm talking about months after 9/11."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Country, Months, Talking)

"But I can tell that once, and if, and when this issue gets to be, under real terms, investigated, you will be seeing certain people that we know from this country standing trial; and they will be prosecuted criminally."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: People, Country, Will)

"You all know the reasons which have impelled me to renounce the throne. But I want you to understand that in making up my mind I did not forget the country or the empire, which, as Prince of Wales and lately as King, I have for twenty-five years tried to serve."
- King Edward VIII
(Related: Country, Forget, Mind, Want, Years)

"The president said that he would unite this country, that he was a uniter, not a divider. Have you ever seen America more divided? Have you ever seen Washington more divided?"
- John Edwards
(Related: America, Country, President, Washington)

"If we do the work that we can do in this country, the work that we will do when John Kerry is President, people like Christopher Reeve will get up out of that wheelchair and walk again."
- John Edwards
(Related: Work, People, Country, President, Will)

"I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator who was part of the Jesse Helm's political machine in North Carolina, the result of which is I'm now the senior senator from North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms, which is a very good thing for this country."
- John Edwards
(Related: Country, Machine, Now, Republican, Result)

"The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency. The country is entitled to both."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Purpose, Country, Safety)

"There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms."
- George Eliot
(Related: Country, Storms)

"There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country, and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths, if that be possible."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Country, Nothing)

"The soldiers did go away and their towns were torn down; and in the Moon of Falling Leaves (November), they made a treaty with Red Cloud that said our country would be ours as long as grass should grow and water flow."
- Black Elk
(Related: Country, Moon, Soldiers, Water)

"I was just a bumpkin. Just a country bumpkin. I had just come to New York from Virginia. Or was it Baltimore?"
- Cass Elliot
(Related: Country)

"Education in this country is about how to maintain the status quo and to perpetuate racism."
- Jane Elliot
(Related: Education, Country, Racism)

"We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables - the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers - to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences."
- Jane Elliot
(Related: Country, Identity, Want)

"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
(Related: People, Country)

"There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Country)

"If there's another 9/11 or a major war in the Middle-East involving a U.S. attack on Iran, I have no doubt that there will be, the day after or within days an equivalent of a Reichstag fire decree that will involve massive detentions in this country."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: War, Country, Day, Doubt, Fire, Will)

"I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: History, Negative, Act, Country, First, Want)

"I don't regard myself as a great classical or jazz pianist. I like country music, but I'm not a great player. I just like music. Drums 'n' bass is pretty exciting and I'd love to explore it."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Love, Music, Country, Country music, Jazz, Pretty)

"Let no man write my epitaph... When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then shall my character be vindicated, then may my epitaph be written."
- Robert Emmet
(Related: Character, Country, Earth, Man, May, Nations)

"The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Thought, Country, Expression, Freedom, Rights)

"The countless number of influential figures in American history who are of Caribbean heritage indicates the need to set aside a designated time to celebrate their contribution to our country."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: History, Time, American, Country)

"As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we've been focused on the quality debate for most of the '90s."
- John Engler
(Related: Quality, Country, Debate, School, states)

"I've gone from being one of the youngest governors to now the longest consecutive serving governor in the country."
- John Engler
(Related: Being, Country, Now)

"When I went back to England after a year away, the country seemed stuck, dozing in a fairy tale, stifled by the weight of tradition."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Country, England, Tradition, Weight)

"I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country."
- John Ensign
(Related: Act, Building, Community, Country, First, Voting)

"We are truly one nation, under God, indivisible and that we must remain so in the face of any threat to ensure our country remains strong, united and free."
- Michael Enzi
(Related: God, Country, Nation, United)

"In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Blind, Country, Man)

"Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Progress, Goal, Country, End)

"I regard the endorsement of both the objective and a method - which can differ from one country to another- of democratization by the parties in the region as a basic requisite of democratization in the Middle East."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Country)

"I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate."
- Sam Ervin
(Related: War, Sacrifice, Country, Heroism, Spirit, Tragedy)

"I think it's a lovely idea, but it will not pass the Congress. I live in a world of realities. The policy of our country is that we can drill our way to independence. I think that's a march to folly."
- Anna Eshoo
(Related: Policy, Idea, Congress, Country, Folly, Independence, March, Will, World)

"We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than we protect guns from accidents by children."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Accidents, Children, Country)

"I was six when we came to this country. When I was 14 or so, I still had a lot of trouble with it."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Country, Trouble)

"Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting things because I grew up black in this country."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Country, Wonder)

"It's shameful what's happening in this country in terms of what we deny our children."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Children, Country)

"Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk."
- Leonhard Euler
(Related: People, Country, Talk)

"You mentioned the Free Trade Agreement and yes I can't tell you how pleased we are that Morocco is one of the countries that our country is going to begin negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Agreement, Countries, Country, Trade)

"This is my first opportunity to visit this part of North Africa, so I am going to be able to go back home and talk about this beautiful country and encourage Americans to travel here."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Home, Travel, Opportunity, Americans, Country, First, Talk, Visit)

"But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty."
- Donald Evans
(Related: People, Opportunity, Growth, Country, Debate, Jobs, Now, Poverty, Trade, Years)

"I am going to be announcing today that we will have a business delegation come to this country sometime in the future where we will bring businesses from America to Morocco to show them the vast business opportunities here."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Business, America, Country, Future, Today, Will)

"And now the momentous day, a day to be forever remembered in the annals of the country, arrived. Early in the morning on the 1st of July the conflict began."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Conflict, Country, Day, July, Now)

"This is a racist country."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Country)

"The problem is, the Republican Party hasn't done anything to make this country better and I speak as a Republican."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Country, Party, Republican)

"Any time the country is split 50/50, the leader is wrong."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Time, Leader, Country, Wrong)

"Anybody who runs for president in this country and comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping the poor folks and black folks is not going to win."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Country, Democrats, Poor, President)

"When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Travel, People, Country)

"So I learnt a few country western songs, I bought a chord book, and right away I started writing my own stuff, which nobody else did that, I don't know why."
- John Fahey
(Related: Country, Right, Songs, Writing)

"They said I was a married mother of two but the record sounded like an indie album and they didn't know how to market it! This country is incredibly sexist, as is the music and media industry."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Music, Mother, Country, Media)

"We knew it was going to be the biggest event scheduled in the history of women's sports, but we didn't ever fathom we would be playing before sold-out stadiums all over the country."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: History, Sports, Women, Country)

"The regular hours necessary to be observed by those who follow country business, are perhaps of more consequence than any of the other articles, however important those may be."
- William Falconer
(Related: Business, Country, May)

"The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Politics, Religion, Idea, Country, Devil, Running)

"If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: America, Anarchy, Country, Day, Revolution, State)

"Without an advocate for the poor, without a new state of mind in America, the country lies on the brink of anarchy."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: America, Anarchy, Country, Lies, Mind, Poor, State)

"Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Finance, Money, Leader, Country)

"There are no problems that exist in the District that have been solved elsewhere in the country. Whatever problems exist in this city exist other places."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Country, Problems)

"This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Country, Leading, Majority, Republican)

"But if they want to really think about the fiscal future of this country, then think about how we have moved from hundreds of billions of surpluses to hundreds of billions of deficits."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Country, Future, Want)

"This is a free country. Folks have a right to send me letters, and I have a right not to read them."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Country, Letters, Right)

"If the United Nations is a country unto itself, then the commodity it exports most is words."
- Esther B. Fein
(Related: Country, Nations, United, Words)

"The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: People, Courage, Americans, Chance, Citizenship, Competence, Country, Rights, Service)

"The time has come to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.' It is the right thing to do. Every American should have the opportunity to serve their country, regardless of race, sex, creed, or sexual orientation."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Time, Sex, Opportunity, American, Country, Race, Right)

"If all goes well, the Iraqis are going to have a country that's going to have a representative government and will be at peace with its neighbors and in the region."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Government, Peace, Country, Neighbors, Will)

"We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: War, Country, Friends, Iraq, Will, Wind, World)

"I want to give my compliments to Australia. Ever since your government paid a few million dollars for a Jackson Pollack painting, I figure that it must be a marvellous country."
- Morton Feldman
(Related: Government, Compliments, Country, Painting, Want)

"My favorite country is America. I love going there! I go in the local lake near where I work on Sundays. It's called Berry Hill."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Love, Work, America, Country, Favorite)

"A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect."
- Francois Fenelon
(Related: Country, Respect, Will)

"The queen and I always got on well, still do; I uphold everything Her Majesty represents, has given up her life for. It's her duty. For her country, she's selfless to the grave."
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Life, Country, Duty, Grave, Queen)

"I'm a huge fan of world cinema, because each country uses cinema in a very individual way."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Cinema, Country, World)

"When I left Barcelona, staying in Spain was an important factor in my decision to join Madrid. I did not have to change country or learn a new language, adopt a different sort of lifestyle, and so on."
- Luis Figo
(Related: Change, Decision, Country, Language, Spain)

"May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not."
- Millard Fillmore
(Related: God, People, Country, May, Will)

"Unfortunately, my district like many others across the country has a problem with gangs, which is why I introduced this amendment."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Country)

"The notion of a neutral, mainstream national media gained dominance only in World War II and in its aftermath, when what turned out to be a temporary moderate consensus came to govern the country."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: War, Country, Media, World, World war)

"The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think."
- Colin Firth
(Related: People, Country, English, Shakespeare, Word)

"What this country needs is radicals who will stay that way regardless of the creeping years."
- John Fischer
(Related: Country, Needs, Will, Years)

"If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace."
- Hamilton Fish
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Country, Dying, Living, Worth)

"In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: People, Cities, Country, Lonely, Quiet)

"This country and the Commonwealth last Tuesday were not far from the Kingdom of Heaven."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Country, Heaven)

"The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Country, World)

"Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Country, End)

"Our criteria for deciding what's good and what's bad is very fickle, especially in this country."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Country)

"To avoid a military conflict, Saddam Hussein has no other choice than to leave the country."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Choice, Conflict, Country, Military)

"I'm a child of the sixties, I'm a man of the sixties. During that period of time this country was coming apart at the seams. We were in Southeast Asia. Good men were dying for America and for the Constitution."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Men, Time, America, Constitution, Country, Dying, Man)

"Most of the important composers in our country are clustered in the Northeast."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Composers, Country)

"Most people in this country believe that the American Communist Party and its dupes are the chief internal enemy of our economic system and our form of government. This is a serious mistake."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Government, Mistake, People, American, Country, Enemy, Party)

"I think we have to be fair in saying at this point that neither Roosevelt nor Lewis realized the peril to which they were exposing both the unions and the country."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Country, Saying)

"The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country - including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Travel, Country, Name, states)

"I have said repeatedly that in this country we track library books better than we do sex offenders."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Sex, Books, Country)

"Belgium thinks that however great the peril which a country might have to undergo under the system which we seek to establish here, that country ought to do its duty."
- Henri La Fontaine
(Related: Belgium, Country, Duty)

"I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Country, Opposition, World)

"If your kids attend school and grades are up that will make $1,000 contributions to some 10,000 kids across the country, are challenging kids to learn foreign languages or challenging kids to get summer jobs or seek summer enrichment opportunities?"
- Harold Ford
(Related: Country, Jobs, Kids, School, Summer, Will)

"You've got to either say you're going to cut taxes and find some spending cuts. I think we ought to reform long-term entitlement spending in the country, but you can't out of one side of your mouth say, 'Yes, we're for tax cuts, we're for spending discipline, and we're for bringing down the debt.'"
- Harold Ford
(Related: Discipline, Country, Debt, Tax, Reform, Tax cuts, Taxes)

"I think the country is very settled in a lot of ways, and we saw that after the Democratic Convention. I think a lot of the bump that we enjoyed came when John Kerry selected John Edwards as his running mate."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Country, Running)

"I look forward to the day that a lot of the folks that you all talk about and cover on this network will begin to market products for these families and for these kids coming out of junior high school and high school all across the country."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Country, Day, Kids, Network, School, Talk, Will)

"I've got a great place, it's a country house."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Country)

"There is a serious, immediate and extraordinarily grave threat to the continued existence of this country."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Country, Existence, Grave)

"The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist."
- James Forrestal
(Related: War, Country, Danger, Faces, Germany, May, Present)

"This country cannot afford the deceptive luxury of waging defensive warfare."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Country, Luxury)

"By providing outstanding economic leadership, this country can wage its attack successfully - and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Leadership, Country, Wage, World)

"I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Idea, Friend, Hope, Causes, Country, Hate)

"If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Friend, Hope, Country)

"The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Growth, Destruction, English)

"The country needs the political work of women today as much as it has ever needed woman in any other work at any other time."
- Judith Ellen Foster
(Related: Time, Women, Work, Country, Needs, Today, Woman)

"There's no country in the world that's more devastated from natural resources than Afghanistan."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Afghanistan, Country, World)

"There is a difference between a military mission and the aspiration for the long-term plans for the country. What we want is a stable enough Afghanistan, able to look after its own security so we can leave without the fear of it imploding... But let's be clear - it's not going to be perfect."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Fear, Afghanistan, Country, Difference, Military, Mission, Security, Want)

"We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education policy in a broken 13th-century country. We are there so the people of Britain and our global interests are not threatened."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Education, People, Policy, Afghanistan, Country)

"I have decided to fight for my country, because we have build a success story in Guanajuato, with real results and more yet to come in the next two years."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Success, Country, Fight, Results, Years)

"Mexico doesn't deserve what has happened to us. A democratic change is urgent, a change that will permit us to stop being a loser country."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Change, Being, Country, Will)

"I've been to all 50 states, and traveled this whole country, and 90 percent of the people are good folks. The rest of them take after the other side of the family."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Family, People, Country, Rest, states)

"In times of war, it is often best to look to our history to see how past generations of Americans dealt with the loss of their countrymen in just causes."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: History, War, Americans, Causes, Generations, Loss, Past)

"From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Leadership, Children, Country, Right, Violence)

"Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Policy, Country, Decisions, Income, Inequality, Result)

"In my own sphere I did everything that could possibly be expected of a man who believes in the greatness of his people and who is filled with fanaticism for the greatness of his country, in order to bring about the victory of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist movement."
- Hans Frank
(Related: People, Greatness, Victory, Country, Fanaticism, Man, Order)

"A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Cats, Fish, Lawyers)

"Where liberty is, there is my country."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Country, Liberty)

"We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all."
- John Hope Franklin
(Related: Life, Truth, Country, Goodness, Learning, World)

"The government's objective, broadly expressed, is that all persons, whatever their level of ability, whether they live in town or country, have a right as citizens to a free education of the kind for which they are best fitted and to the fullest extent of their powers."
- Peter Fraser
(Related: Education, Government, Ability, Country, Right)

"We are potentially the most dangerous agency in the country."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: Country)

"The country was not focused on terrorism before September 11th."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: Country, Terrorism)

"We were a country band with a social conscience."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Conscience, Country)

"Well, I just said that Jesus and I were both Jewish and that neither of us ever had a job, we never had a home, we never married and we traveled around the countryside irritating people."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Home, People, Job)

"If Willie Nelson had been Rosa Parks, there never would have been a civil rights movement in this country, because he refuses to leave the back of the bus."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Civil rights, Country)

"I am hoping, though, that many of them have kids, who, when they have a moment to take a break from their iPods, Internet, or Google, will explain to their parents running the country just how the world is being flattened."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: Being, Country, Internet, Kids, Parents, Running, Will, World)

"America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Health, Medical, Technology, America, Care, Country, Doctors, Hospitals, Nurses, Reason, World)

"Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Education, Country)

"The level of discourse in this country is falling to a depth that cannot be sustained."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Country)

"You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Country, Right)

"If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Country, Russia)

"Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Money, Americans, Country)

"The aging and decreasing population is a serious problem in many developed countries today. In Japan's case, these demographic changes are taking place at a more rapid pace than any other country has ever experienced."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Countries, Country, Population, Today)

"There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Country, Military, Public, Tradition)

"The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Country, Tribute)

"There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Country, Military, Public, Tradition)

"As I travel across the country speaking about MS, perhaps I can offer others comfort and hope."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Travel, Hope, Comfort, Country)

"I live in Hamburg; that's in the north. And I live on the outskirts of town. It looks like countryside."
- Cornelia Funke
"What I can do for my country, I am willing to do."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: Country)

"If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: Acceptance, Country, Credit, Loss, Office, Reputation)

"Every unskilled illegal immigrant who enters the United States for work drives up healthcare costs for every American. And, every illegal immigrant we turn a blind eye toward weakens the rule of law our country is founded on."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Work, American, Blind, Country, Eye, Healthcare, Law, states, United)

"Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

"It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Country, Years)

"The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Country, Crisis, Influence, Religious)

"Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Money, Commerce, Country)

"I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Death, Food, Heart, Country, Hunger)

"Let those only return to their homes who are called by the imperative duties which they owe to their families, and those who by their glorious wounds have deserved the credit of their country."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Country, Credit, Wounds)

"To this wonderful page in our country's history another more glorious still will be added, and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: History, Brothers, Country, Will)

"I think the crux of the matter was that if we were going to become partners in, for example, the International Space Station, we had to gain the respect of a country like the United States and particularly its space organization, NASA."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Country, Example, Gain, Respect, Space, states, United)

"Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the country through communication satellite technology or to be able to observe it through remote sensing technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Technology, Canada, Communication, Country, Space)

"I have worked enough and I am happy to be touring the country speaking about living with MS to give people inspiration and motivation to help themselves."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Motivation, People, Inspiration, Country, Help, Living)

"It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable, to assume that our investigators travel around the country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses to lie on the witness stand. We just don't operate that way."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Money, Travel, Lie, Being, Country, Trying)

"My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Power, Books, Country, Rights, Law, Office, Protection, State, Years)

"Our country is the world - our countrymen are all mankind."
- William Lloyd Garrison
(Related: Country, Mankind, World)

"My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind."
- William Lloyd Garrison
(Related: Country, Mankind, World)

"There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun... and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution."
- Michael Gartner
(Related: Change, Constitution, Country, Military, Police, Reason)

"Look at Mexico. We need to make that government better and end the corruption. If people have a better life in their country, they won't come over here."
- Tony Garza
(Related: Government, Life, People, Corruption, Country, End)

"For the speedy reader paragraphs become a country the eye flies over looking for landmarks, reference points, airports, restrooms, passages of sex."
- William H. Gass
(Related: Sex, Country, Eye, Flies)

"Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Country, Unity)

"Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Time, Habit, Caution, Country, France, Old)

"No country without an atom bomb could properly consider itself independent."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Country)

"China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Country)

"In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Politics, Country)

"A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Country, Friends, Name)

"Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement of my being in this country for 30 years. My roots are very much in this country, even though I remain a Westerner."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Daughter, Being, Country, Years)

"Country is not what you heard on the Grammys."
- Crystal Gayle
(Related: Country)

"There was a time when country never used to do videos."
- Crystal Gayle
(Related: Time, Country)

"In isolated or country places no man's life is safe."
- John White Geary
(Related: Life, Country, Man)

"You know, I want to help my country. Definitely I can help them, simply by winning races. Sure, they can follow my path to a good career. But for me it is not enough. I want to be more than that. In everything I want to be a role model."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Winning, Career, Country, Help, Want)

"Since I achieved something, running has exploded in my country. For me sometimes it is difficult even to know who the athletes are who are competing at the highest level. There are thousands."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Athletes, Country, Running)

"Eradicate poverty. This is all that matters in my country. When I am out training I think about this a lot; when I am running it is going over in my mind. As a country we cannot move forward until we eradicate poverty."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Country, Mind, Poverty, Running, Training)

"But what we're determined to do, and what the reforms will do is to make sure this system goes back to its core purpose of taking the savings of Americans and from investors around the world and allocating those to people with an idea, not just the largest companies in the country, but to small businesses with an idea and a plan for growing."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: People, Idea, Purpose, Americans, Country, Will, World)

"It is very important for people to understand that the United States of America and no country around the world can devalue its way to prosperity, to be competitive. It is not a viable, feasible strategy, and we will not engage in it."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: People, Strategy, America, Country, Prosperity, states, United, Will, World)

"But now that the guerrilla fighting is over, the Spaniards are again men without a country or families or homes or work, though everyone appreciates very much what they did."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Men, Work, Country, Fighting, Now)

"What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches."
- Jean Genet
(Related: American, Country, Deep, Hatred, Man, Plants, Wonder)

"What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Country, Heroes)

"How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it."
- Henry George
(Related: Country, Man, Right)

"Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton."
- George III
(Related: Country, Glory, Name)

"Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit."
- George III
(Related: Mother, Americans, Country, Will)

"I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors."
- King George V
(Related: Impression, Country, Old, Trade)

"It is often said that Poland is a country where there is anti-semitism and no Jews, which is pathology in its purest state."
- Bronislaw Geremek
(Related: Country, State)

"It is in times of great tragedy when the true spirit of our wonderful country unites as one."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Country, Spirit, Tragedy)

"I'm confident in our resolve to make the decisions necessary to keep our country and our people safe and prosperous and I look forward to representing the citizens of Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District for the next two years."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: People, Country, Decisions, Years)

"On Jan. 30, millions of Iraqis will cast ballots in the country's first fair and free election in decades, marking continued progress in Iraq's transition toward a country built on the pillars of democracy and freedom for all."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Progress, Country, Democracy, First, Freedom, Iraq, Will)

"Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Progress, Encouraging, Country, Rebirth)

"The Hussein regime's support for terrorism, within and outside of its borders, its appetite for the world's most dangerous weapons, and its openly declared hostility to the United States were a combination that was a gathering and growing danger to our country."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Appetite, Country, Danger, states, Support, Terrorism, United, Weapons, World)

"Love is sweeping the country."
- Ira Gershwin
(Related: Love, Country)

"We are so lucky Americans are impressive with what they're willing to give. We get bashed too much. And, so many young people in this country give so much. They're not all gang bangers."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: People, Americans, Country)

"Rwanda was considered a second-class operation; because it was a small country, we had been able to maintain a kind of status quo. They were negotiating, they'd accepted the new peace project, so we were under the impression that everything would be solved easily."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Peace, Impression, Country, Project)

"Look, the, the - this country has not lived within its means for a very long time, and, and the truth is we're going to have to take our medicine."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Time, Truth, Country, Medicine)

"I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors. I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media."
- Sara Gilbert
(Related: Countries, Country, Media, Programming, Violence)

"This is just strictly me wanting to make a record that is the real deal. It is all the stuff that I have learned and know that I remember. It's what I perceive as country music is about."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Music, Country, Country music)

"Well, more than me saying to the rest of the country music industry there is not enough traditional country music - that is not necessarily the statement in truth. I think more so that I, me, missed it more than anything else."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Music, Truth, Country, Country music, Rest, Saying)

"With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Music, Father, Country, Country music, Divorce, Key, Losing)

"I made records in the past that are as traditional as any other country records that have been made, but at the same time the records have a contemporary slant on it too."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Time, Country, Past)

"It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Love, Music, Success, Country, Country music)

"But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn't just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton; that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Positive, Country, Republicans, Sense, Want)

"I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country... dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Country)

"We must have a relentless commitment to producing a meaningful, comprehensive energy package aimed at conservation, alleviating the burden of energy prices on consumers, decreasing our country's dependency on foreign oil, and increasing electricity grid reliability."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Burden, Commitment, Conservation, Country, Electricity, Energy, Oil)

"While there are many influences on gas prices in America, I believe the passage of a national energy bill will help relieve this burden on our country."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: America, Burden, Country, Energy, Help, Will)

"We haven't had a good energy policy in this country for decades and we're trying to get one."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Policy, Country, Energy, Trying)

"While not widely reported, our victories in Iraq are plentiful. National elections, a democratic parliament and the drafting of a constitution are just some of the victories throughout this embattled country."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Constitution, Country, Elections, Iraq, Parliament)

"America's health care system provides some of the finest doctors and more access to vital medications than any country in the world. And yet, our system has been faltering for many years with the increased cost of health care."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Health, America, Care, Country, Doctors, World, Years)

"More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Life, Country, Eyes, Hollywood, Months, World)

"Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Country, Danger, Fight, Iraq, Stability)

"I believe it is incumbent upon Congress to act aggressively to ameliorate fear and help our country take the essential steps that will make our communities and lives safer."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Fear, Act, Congress, Country, Help, Will)

"The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Government, Time, Truth, Corruption, Country)

"When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country, walking along streets that she has known since she was a child, between walls and trees that are hers."
- Natalia Ginzburg
(Related: Country, Trees, Walking)

"What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Country, Inventions, Labor, Needs)

"Is there any reason why the American people should be taxed to guarantee the debts of banks, any more than they should be taxed to guarantee the debts of other institutions, including merchants, the industries, and the mills of the country?"
- Carter Glass
(Related: People, American, Banks, Country, Reason)

"This country has always been run by elite, and it's an elitist democracy. And that's not a radical concept. It's elitist democracy. When people talk about democracy, they don't talk - really talk about participatory democracy, until the point that we get us at Election Day."
- Danny Glover
(Related: People, Country, Day, Democracy, Radical, Talk)

"Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Death, People, African, Americans, Country, Population, Prison, Unemployment)

"One of the main purveyors of violence in this world has been this country."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Country, Violence, World)

"If we look at Houston, which is a very environmentally toxic place, we find that it has one of the highest levels of young men going to prison and also among the highest levels of illiteracy in the country."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Men, Country, Houston, Prison)

"But I was, and still am, an avid reader and so when I first started I chose to photograph many of the great writers in this country to try and earn a living."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Country, First, Living, Writers)

"They held it their duty to live but for their country."
- William Godwin
(Related: Country, Duty)

"I am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said, you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That's exactly what I've done."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Dream, American, Country, Want)

"A wise traveler never depreciates their own country."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Country)

"He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices."
- Carlo Goldoni
(Related: Country)

"Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Country, Politeness)

"A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Home, Blind, Country, Curiosity, Man)

"You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, Fight)

"It's a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president... except me."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, President)

"Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Country, Liberty)

"We have indeed been fortunate in this country. Over the last 200 some odd years since our Nation was founded, rarely have there been attacks upon our homeland."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Country, Nation, Years)

"Amnesty is the magnet. Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees, even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Babies, Benefits, Country, Employees)

"Further, the United States is moving ahead in the development of clean coal technology. There are vast coal reserves in our country, and when it is burned cleanly, coal can provide a resource to supply a large amount of our energy requirements."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Technology, Development, Country, Energy, states, United)

"It's clear that the medium and long-run fiscal challenges facing the country have to do with the rise of entitlement spending, they have to do with the longer run imbalances that we've created in the structure of the system."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Country)

"I think we typically, as Northerners, stereotype what the South is in so many negative ways. We kind of forget all the beautiful things that they contribute to make this country a country."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Negative, Country, Forget)

"If our country is serious about reducing our dependency on foreign oil, we need to get serious about mobilizing the infrastructure necessary to distribute and dispense the next generation of fuels."
- Bart Gordon
(Related: Country, Oil)

"There's no way we could play a country song as well as a country band or a Latin song as well as a Latin band. We could never expect to do that. We just keep doing what we do, what we know how to do. We sound like ourselves."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Country, Play, Song, Sound)

"How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?"
- Al Gore
(Related: Country)

"I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
- Al Gore
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Country, Protection)

"You know, the interesting thing about having traveled around the country as much as I have, and I think it's sort of inadvertently what made me come out or at least begin doing things within the community and thinking more about that, was that I get to travel quite a bit."
- Lesley Gore
(Related: Travel, Community, Country, Thinking)

"Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Alienation, Country, Expression, Identity, Respect)

"For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Country, Earth, Order, Sense, Writing)

"We need to have a strong defense focused on areas that are in the greatest vulnerability. I have been very concerned about America's 361 seaports as a point in which terrorist activities and materials could be brought into the country."
- Bob Graham
(Related: America, Country, Defense, Vulnerability)

"There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: People, American, Balance, Country, Democrats, Greece, Party, Republican, Tea, Trying, Want)

"I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Men, Women, Money, People, Strength, Country, May, Want)

"We're on the cusp, on the brink, of enormous change in this country."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Change, Country)

"As a state we are so uniquely positioned in so many ways. Our geography, our placement in the country, and our history positions us to be the state that propels energy efficiency as an industry."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: History, Country, Efficiency, Energy, Geography, State)

"Every single country that has an auto industry is stepping forward to help that auto industry. Why wouldn't we help this industry too, because it needs 3.5 million jobs."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: Country, Help, Jobs, Needs)

"Do we want in this nation to lose the backbone of manufacturing in this country? Do we want to be a nation that doesn't want to manufacture anything?"
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: Country, Manufacturing, Nation, Want)

"Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence."
- Richard Grant
(Related: Country, Independence, Gain)

"I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Country, Fact)

"Germany is probably the richest country in Western Europe. Yet they wouldn't take any television with Duke and Ella, their reaction being that people weren't interested in it."
- Norman Granz
(Related: People, Being, Country, Europe, Germany, Television)

"This is a basic requirement the meaning of globalization is that we should admit that the economy of each country is dependent on the economy of all the others."
- Richard Grasso
(Related: Country, Economy, Globalization, Meaning)

"Every citizen or subject of another country, while domiciled here, is within the allegiance and the protection, and consequently subject to the jurisdiction, of the United States."
- Horace Gray
(Related: Country, Protection, states, United)

"I have long felt that an investment by the Department of Energy of a million dollars a year for the next 30 years would pay a higher return than any other investment this country could ever make."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Country, Energy, Investment, Years)

"Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?"
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: People, American, Country, Patience, Suffering)

"Priest organizations around the country, both local and national, should realize that their membership has a serious image problem and undertake programs to improve it."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Country)

"Go West, young man, and grow up with the country."
- Horace Greeley
(Related: Country, Man)

"I didn't know when I was growing up that this was a very special program, that this wasn't going on in other parts of the country. Now I realize that I was lucky."
- Benny Green
(Related: Country, Growing up, Now)

"Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea - only about 300 years old in this country."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Idea, Country, Democracy, Freedom, Old, Years)

"I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Work, People, Country, Europe, Fact, Revolution, Law)

"Anything that we can do to raise personal savings is very much in the interest of this country."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Country, Interest)

"If people take the film and screen it whenever possible for their social and professional networks, we can continue to make a difference. It is one more element we have to use in the ongoing effort to take back our country."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: People, Country, Difference, Effort, Film)

"The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: Commitment, Country, Military, Veterans)

"In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport."
- Dick Gregory
(Related: Chicago, Country, Duty, Right, Voting)

"In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don't know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country."
- Dick Gregory
(Related: America, Country, Faults, Sun)

"I wouldn't mind paying taxes - if I knew they were going to a friendly country."
- Dick Gregory
(Related: Country, Mind, Taxes)

"In this country you can say aloud or publish just about anything you like."
- William Greider
(Related: Country)

"A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?"
- William Greider
(Related: Financial, Values, Country, Determinism, Gain, Public, Question)

"If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder."
- William Greider
(Related: Finance, Money, Country, Healthcare, Income, Wage, Will)

"Well the war lasted for three months, from April of 1994 until the Tutsi army, the exiles as it were, gained control of the country and then it stopped."
- Tony Greig
(Related: War, Control, April, Army, Country, Months)

"One of the difficulties about interviewing people in Rwanda is that the country is trying to get on with ordinary life and some people just don't want to get involved in this."
- Tony Greig
(Related: Life, People, Country, Difficulties, Trying, Want)

"Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France, a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Bargain, Country, Disgrace, France, Germany, Name)

"I knew it to be very doubtful whether the Cabinet, Parliament, and the country would take this view on the outbreak of war, and through the whole of this week I had in view the probable contingency that we should not decide at the critical moment to support France."
- Edward Grey
(Related: War, Country, France, Parliament, Support)

"This part of Brazil offered the curious spectacle of a great evil, which has been long suffered to exist and is now advancing, gradually yet surely, to that state which must entail inevitable destruction on the existing Government of the country."
- George Grey
(Related: Government, Brazil, Country, Destruction, Evil, Now, State)

"Spanish alone was understood or spoken here; our friend, the countryman, stuck to us most nobly, he understood us not a bit better than the rest but saw that we were in distress and would not desert us."
- George Grey
(Related: Friend, Rest)

"In front of us lay a smooth sandy beach, beyond which rose gradually a high wooded country, and behind us was the sea, studded with numerous islands of every variety of form."
- George Grey
(Related: Beach, Country, Islands, Sea, Variety)

"I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay - nurses, hairdressers, designers - people who just had a different way about themselves."
- Pam Grier
(Related: People, Community, Country, Force, Gay, Nurses, World)

"I think family movies have gotten so rich in this country."
- Rachel Griffiths
(Related: Family, Movies, Country)

"We, as a country, have not seen a significant change in immigration policy in nearly two decades, even though all Americans agree that current immigration policy is outdated and malfunctioning."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Change, Policy, Americans, Country)

"We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: People, Values, Victory, Country, Defeat, Nation, Wrong)

"A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country."
- Texas Guinan
(Related: Life, Country, Will)

"Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea."
- John Gunther
(Related: Idea, Country)

"Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen... Their faith is their passport."
- David Ben Gurion
(Related: Faith, People, America, Country, France, Russia, Will)

"The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Love, Family, Friendship, Building, Community, Country)

"The difference between political terror and ordinary crime becomes clear during the change of regimes, in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Change, Country, Crime, Difference, Terror)

"There's something with the physical size of America... American writers can write about America and it can still feel like a foreign country."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: America, American, Country, Writers)

"There are certain regions in the country where the indigenous people eat dogs."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: People, Country, Dogs)

"Maybe the one I enjoyed playing most was A Month in the Country."
- Uta Hagen
(Related: Country)

"Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: People, Country, English, Now, Today)

"I guess it was but I think peoples morality has changed. It's gotten more liberal and more diverse and even in a sense much more fundamental, you take the fundamental religious right in this country, its got to go back about 50 years."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Morality, Country, Liberal, Religious, Right, Sense, Years)

"We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: Afghanistan, Country, Force, Now, Problems, World, Wrong, Years)

"'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country."
- Edward Everett Hale
(Related: Country, Senators)

"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
- Nathan Hale
(Related: Life, Country, Regret)

"The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Government, Happiness, People, Character, Country)

"All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West."
- James Norman Hall
(Related: Country)

"There's one political party in this country, and that's the corporate party."
- John Hall
(Related: Corporate, Country, Party)

"It used to be that you'd have a song recorded by a major country artist and if it was a hit, you could buy a car. Now you can buy a dealership."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: Car, Artist, Country, Now, Song)

"We are a model country where gender equality is concerned."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Equality, Country, Gender, Gender equality)

"There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else."
- Pete Hamill
(Related: Women, Country, Disasters, Feeling, Football, Politicians)