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State Quotes

For some, state is an ancient institution that traces its roots to ancient Rome and Greece while for most others, the conception of state is a fairly modern one, with its widespread rule of law, citizenship rights, and panoptic economic and social responsibilities adding to its special features. To sum it up in a single line, a state is a sovereign entity that has a territory, is inhabited by a group of people, has external recognition and is administered by a government. For a better understanding of the concept of state, check out the famous state quotes.

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.

- Walt Whitman

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

- Helen Keller

Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.

- Napolean Hill

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.

- Noam Chomsky

Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions.

- Marcel Proust

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.

- On Liberty , John Stuart Mill

The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.

- Oliver Cromwell

People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.

- Margaret Cho

In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.

- Tacitus

A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.

- Rene Descartes

You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan.

- Ian Mcewan

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.

- A. A. Milne

All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.

- Otto von Bismarck

Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.

- George III

I've always expressed my love for fashion through my music.

- Lil\' Kim

Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux and money is make by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected.

- George Soros

The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art.

- Paul Klee

The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly.

- Jean Piaget

The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building.

- Benito Mussolini

I grew up under Thatcher. I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless. Then gradually over the years it occurred to me that this was actually a very convenient myth for the state.

- Thom Yorke

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.

- Franz Kafka

The state economy has been in the doldrums. The mentally ill, they don't rank high as a priority for the state.

- Jim Jones

We were in a constant state of musical growth. Each album reflected the general consciousness that we were at in that point in time.

- Jimmy Page

One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.

- Thomas Wolfe

If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.

- Thurgood Marshall

Delhi came as a shock. There were so many people, and oh, the traffic.

- Tina Turner

“Our goal is to provide long-term solutions that work for both the surgeons in the northern panhandle and all physicians in the state,”

- Bob Wise

A functioning police state needs no police.

- William S. Burroughs

“No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world.”

- Bernard Baruch

Well we know the whole situation's full of lies, Dad. That's just the way it is.

- John Gotti

We started out when our two boys were early teenagers and we wanted to show them the country. I guess we've been in every state of the Union except Hawaii and Alaska.

- John Harrison

Other states are trying to abolish the death penalty... mine's putting in an express lane.

- Ron White

When there is state there can be no freedom, but when there is freedom there will be no state.

- Vladimir Lenin

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.

- Ulysses S. Grant

I think those of us who know the university feel pretty good about it. But I think that it's not known. This is not the flagship of the state.

- John Newton

Close alliances with despots are never safe for free states.

- Demosthenes

Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states.

- Demosthenes

All new states are invested, more or less, by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always in favor of rash and extreme measures, but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men.

- Sam Houston

Eddie Fisher married to Elizabeth Taylor is like me trying to wash the Empire State Building with a bar of soap.

- Don Rickles

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