Most popular country quotes
People are the roots, the state is the fruit. If the roots are sweet, the fruits are bound to be sweet.
We are historical people. We live in time and space. Every generation needs the ones before it and owes those who follow. And this, in great measure, is what it means to be a nation: to understand ourselves as continuing the work of other men and women who have already done their part.
The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman.
To understand a man, you must know his memories. The same is true of a nation.
Nations touch at their summits.
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by a common hatred of its neighbors.
The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
Nations, like men, have their various ages—infancy, maturity, old age.
Nations, like men, have their infancy.
For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making.
Citizenship consists in the service of the country.