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Motivational Nation Quotes

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Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Related topics: Values Life Human-Nature Psychology Government Political

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell


 

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The question is not whether we will be extremists,
but what kind of extremists we will be...
The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A nation's culture resides in the hearts
and in the soul of its people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish -
too much handling will spoil it.
- Lao Tzu

A nation that is afraid to let its people
judge the truth and falsehood in an open market
is a nation that is afraid of its people.
- John F. Kennedy

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
- Winston Churchill

In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon,
it will be an entire nation.
For all of us must work to put him there.
- John F. Kennedy

A nation or civilization that
continues to produce soft-minded men
purchases its own spiritual death
on the installment plan.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fourscore and seven years ago
our fathers brought forth on this continent,
a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln

Washington, where an insignificant individual
may trespass on a nation's time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength,
and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free,
in a state of civilization,
it expects what never was and never will be.
- Thomas Jefferson

The interests of a nation, when well understood,
will be found to coincide with their moral duties.
- Thomas Jefferson

No one can terrorize a whole nation,
unless we are all his accomplices.
- Edward R. Murrow

A nation that continues year after year
to spend more money on military defense
than on programs of social uplift
is approaching spiritual doom.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India,
history will look upon the act of
depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter
than our progress in education.
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

The people are the foundation of the nation.
Our only chance for a lasting peace on earth:
the release of the strength of the common man.
- Jimmy Yen

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe
that had the lion's heart.
I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
- Winston Churchill

What is true of the individual will be
tomorrow true of the whole nation
if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When a nation is filled with strife,
then do patriots flourish.
- Lao Tzu

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

India is a geographical term.
It is no more a united nation than the Equator.
- Winston Churchill

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish.
Do not overdo it.
- Lao Tzu

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found
in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
- Earl Warren

In this outward and physical ceremony,
we attest once again to the inner
and spiritual strength of our Nation.
As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say:
"We must adjust to changing times,
and still hold to unchanging principles."
- Jimmy Carter

With Malice toward none, with charity for all,
with firmness in the right,
as God gives us to see the right,
let us strive on to finish the work we are in,
to bind up the nation's wounds.
- Abraham Lincoln

Power without a nation's confidence is nothing.
- Catherine II

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us.
It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot,
we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
As a nation of freemen, we must live
through all time, or die by suicide.
- Abraham Lincoln

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill,
that we shall pay any price, bear any burden,
meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe
to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy

Cyberspace.
A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators,
in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
- William Gibson

There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
- Sun Tzu

Independence of nation begins with independence of self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation,
whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,
and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose
to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose -
and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county.
The U.S.
has more costs of litigation per person than any other
industrialized nation in the world,
and it is crippling our economy.
- Jack Kingston

We may consider each generation as a distinct nation,
with a right, by the will of its majority,
to bind themselves, but none to
bind the succeeding generation,
more than the inhabitants of another country.
- Thomas Jefferson

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts,
foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values.
For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge
the truth and falsehood in an open market
is a nation that is afraid of its people.
- John F. Kennedy

The fey in this country keep to themselves,
and are a separate nation, much like the American Indians,
but with even more autonomy.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom,
language becomes printed noise.
- George Will

Only when every one of us and every nation learns the
secret of love for all mankind will the world become a great orchestra,
following the beat of the Greatest Conductor of all.
- Artur Rodzinski

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller

My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice
well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

What the world needs now is more Americans.
The U.S.
is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated
to letting people choose what they want and giving them a chance to get it.
- Ferdinand Mount

Once imbued with the idea of a mission,
a great nation easily assumes that it has the means
as well as the duty to do God's work.
- J. William Fulbright

It is time for a New Direction for our nation's energy policies.
- Lois Capps

Usury once in control will wreck the nation.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

The sooner we get started with alternative energy sources
and recognize that fossil fuels makes us less secure as a nation,
and more dangerous as a planet, the better off we'll be.
- Lindsey Graham

There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys
its laws not from principals of fear or reason,
but from passion.
- Charles de Montesquieu

I see a lot of patterns in our behavior as a nation
that parallel a lot of other historical processes.
- Maynard James Keenan

I strongly believe that we as a nation can be both secure and free.
- Jon Corzine

In 1980, a nation in need of change selected Ronald
Reagan to restore the shine to a tarnished America.
- William L. Jenkins

Through the centuries, over 1.2 million brave men and
women have given their lives for our nation.
- Dan Lipinski

The nation can no longer afford to continue policies
that hasten the flight of persons to the distant suburbs.
- Jane Byrne

Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.
Unfortunately, the Bush administration and congressional
Republicans have not lived up to this duty.
- Patty Murray

The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion
between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.
- Elihu Root

Happy and fortunate indeed would this nation be,
nay, completely blessed, if it had good prelates and pastors,
and but one prince, and that prince a good one.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation
must bear the fatigue of supporting it.
- Thomas Payne

We should be dreaming.
We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we're too sophisticated as adults,
as a nation.
We stopped dreaming.
We should always have dreams.
- Herb Brooks

What's bad for the country is always good for The Nation.
- Victor Navasky

The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons,
but it is conclusively powerful and effective only
in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

We would certainly welcome the recipient nation to
put their inspectors on our shores,
if they wanted to make that investment to help protect
that shipment that is outgoing.
- Asa Hutchinson


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