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Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Live-By Diversity Perspective Unity

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

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

 

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

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

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
- Arnold H. Glasow

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The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

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

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving
in this country because food isn't available.
- Ronald Reagan

Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

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

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power
to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

In a progressive country change is constant;
change is inevitable.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs

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

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

I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country,
to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in...
There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place,
a place where you can reckon with yourself.
- Sam Shepard

Government in the U.S.
today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
- Norman Cousins

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part
of the globe at every moment of time.
- Henry A. Kissinger

And so, my fellow Americans,
ask not what your country can do for you;
ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy

Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal
in this country and has been going on at universities
and research facilities for years.
- Mike Pence

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

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

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

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.
- Winston Churchill

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

You can find your way across this country using burger
joints the way a navigator uses stars.
- Charles Kuralt

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

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

The only important thing I have to say is that my father
never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
- Nathan Hale

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag,
but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce

I know my country has not perfected itself.
At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty
and equality for all of our people.
We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times
when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
- Barack Obama

If a country is to be corruption free and become a
nation of beautiful minds,
I strongly feel there are three key societal members
who can make a difference.
They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
- Abdul Kalam

This country has come to feel the same when Congress
is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
- Will Rogers

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler

Generally speaking, historically in this country,
the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

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

The love of one's country is a splendid thing.
But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals

All men and women are born, live, suffer and die;
what distinguishes us one from another is our dreams,
whether they be dreams about worldly or unworldly things,
and what we do to make them come about.
We do not choose to be born.
We do not choose our parents.
We do not choose our historical epoch,
the country of our birth,
or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing.
We do not, most of us, choose to die;
nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death.
But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live.
- Joseph Epstein

Count Your Blessings.
- Og Mandino

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Count your blessings - not your troubles.
- Dale Carnegie

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

Make Today count. Today - each Today -
is the most important day of your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

Everything that can be counted
does not necessarily count;
everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
- Albert Einstein

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is not a matter of counting the years,
but making the years count.
- Michele St. Amand

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof


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