Nations reflect culture, language and political principle and it differs from country to country. Read further to know more about nation quotes and famous quotations and sayings about it.

Nation Quotes

The term ‘nation’ is actually derived from the word 'Nation' which means to be born. Any nation represents a group of people who share a common history, culture, language or ethnic origin ruled by a same government. Did you know that there are a whopping number of 194 nations on Earth, which also includes Taiwan and Vatican City that incidentally are not the members of United Nations? Let’s get into detail and read some of the most famous Nation Quotations & Sayings.

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

A war between Europeans is a civil war.

- Victor Hugo

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.

- John Williams

America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.

- Herbert Hoover

After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.

- Marie Curie

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.

- Indira Gandhi

One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money.

- Indira Gandhi

People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.

- Indira Gandhi

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.

- Theodore Roosevelt

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.

- Nelson Mandela

I think I've been a great citizen.

- O. J. Simpson

Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out.

- Humphrey Bogart

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.

- Bertrand Russell

North Americans don't understand... that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity.

- Fidel Castro

I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.

- Dan Quayle

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.

- Malcolm X

No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.

- William Butler Yeats

One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

- Aldous Huxley

There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.

- Lou Gehrig

The Woman's Party is made up of women of all races, creeds and nationalities who are united on the one program of working to raise the status of women.

- Alice Paul

It is better, as far as getting the vote is concerned, I believe, to have a small, united group than an immense debating society.

- Alice Paul

In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.

- Marianne Williamson

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.

- John Milton

The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight.

- A. J. P. Taylor

Beauty is grace and confidence. I've learned to accept and appreciate what nature gave me.

- Lindsay Lohan

We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream!

- Abdul Kalam

The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.

- Marlene Dietrich

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.

- Alexander Hamilton

We are Englishmen; that is one good fact.

- Oliver Cromwell

Do you think that the people of South Africa, or anywhere on the continent of Africa, or India, or Pakistan are longing to be kicked around all over again?

- Arundhati Roy

I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free.

- Marcus Garvey

China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.

- Charles de Gaulle

A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.

- Eric Hoffer

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

- Charles de Gaulle

Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.

- Erica Jong

We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself

- R. D. Laing

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.

- Jane Addams

Civilization and profit go hand in hand.

- Calvin Coolidge

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

- Abraham Lincoln

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