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A country is that territory that is declared to be a sovereign. However, there are no strict definitions of what a country actually is. In most cases, country generally refers to nation states. Throughout ages, the geographical boundaries and demographics have undergone tectonic changes due to conquests and politics that has altered the physical structure of many nation states. Some have merged with others while some have seceded and become a new country. The country quotes given below will help you to delve into the issue deeper.

Theodore Roosevelt

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal after wards.

Charlie Chaplin

I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Stephen King

French is the language that turns dirt into romance.

Bill Maher

What Democratic congressmen do to their women staffers, Republican congressmen do to the country.

Larry King

Communications is the number one major in America today. CNN had 25,000 applicants for five intern jobs this summer.

Peter Drucker

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.

Will Rogers

Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

Ambrose Bierce

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

Steven Wright

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.

Hillaire Belloc

Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language.

Woodrow Wilson

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.

Leon Trotsky

England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.

Tony Blair

I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country.

Victor Hugo

A war between Europeans is a civil war.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Steve King

It is far more important that (the draft constitution) be hammered out by the Iraqi people than it is for people from the US to try to find a solution,”

Laurence J. Peter

America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.

Osama bin Laden

And he moved the tyranny and suppression of freedom to his own country, and they called it the Patriot Act under the disguise of fighting terrorism.

Jon Stewart

The nation of Dubai banned the movie Charlie's Angles because it's offensive to the religion of Islam. Apparently, the religion of Islam is offended by anything without a plot.

Linda Evans

I just fell in love with his music. I thought Yanni was Japanese. I didn't have any idea what a Yanni was. I just thought I was in love with a Japanese man who wrote beautiful music.

John Milton

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

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.

Rita Rudner

A man will go to war, fight and die for his country. But he won't get a bikini wax.

For so long, black conservatives have not been able to have a voice; people who have bi-racial children, people in bi-racial relationships, it has been so black and white. I blame Obama. His eight years in office did a lot of damage in terms of race relations in this country.

Jimmy Carter

Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.

Nelson Mandela

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

Adam Smith

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

Jon Stewart

Yesterday, the president met with a group he calls the coalition of the willing. Or, as the rest of the world calls them, Britain and Spain.

Melania Trump

I have been with Donald for 18 years, and I have been aware of his love for this country since we first met. He never had a hidden agenda when it comes to his patriotism because, like me, he loves this country so much.

Johnny Depp

The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.

Nelson Mandela

If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.

Jon Stewart

We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.

William Butler Yeats

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.

Adlai Stevenson II

We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country. Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.

Golda Meir

Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.

Will Rogers

About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.

Steve King

People in this country need to put pressure on their elected representatives and ask them to find a solution

Nora Roberts

I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking.

Melania Trump

Donald is intensely loyal. To family, friends, employees, country.

Frederick Douglass

I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave.

Bill Maher

We need more people speaking out. This country is not overrun with rebels and free thinkers. It's overrun with sheep and conformists.

Jean Baudrillard

Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.

Will Rogers

America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there.

Don DeLillo

America was and is the immigrant's dream.

George Santayana

A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.

Eric Hoffer

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

Laurence J. Peter

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.

Jimmy Carter

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood

Princess Diana

I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country.

Willie Nelson

I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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.

Mel Brooks

If presidents can't do it to their wives, they do it to their country.

Bill Maher

When you want to make it clear to the rest of the world that you are not an imperialist, the best countries to have with you are Britain and Spain.

Jon Stewart

I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days.

Gertrude Stein

America is my country and Paris is my hometown.

Edgar Watson Howe

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.

Kamala Harris

The truth is that the vast majority of Americans are good, fair, and just, and they want their country to reflect those ideals.

Beau Biden

When crime was spiking in our communities, Dad wrote the crime bill that put 100,000 cops on the streets and led to an eight-year drop in crime across the country.

Ulysses S. Grant

I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally.

James Stewart

I'd like to do Harvey again. I did it two years ago with Helen Hayes in New York. It was a joy. I was so glad to do it again because I never thought I did it right the first time.

Sun Tzu

In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good.

Alexis de Tocqueville

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

Candace Owens

Liberals believe that they own blacks - still. They believe they're something proprietary about being black in this country, and if you deviate from the way they want you to think, in the way they want you to act, they grow violent.

Ernest Hemingway

They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.

Leon Trotsky

From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.

Virginia Woolf

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.

Steve King

The solution really has to lie within the Iraqi people.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments.

Osama bin Laden

We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.

Golda Meir

I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.

Nelson Mandela

In my country we go to prison first and then become President.

Thomas Jefferson

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.

Andy Warhol

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

Golda Meir

Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!

America is known as a country that welcomes people to its shores. All kinds of people. The image of the Statue of Liberty with Emma Lazarus' famous poem. She lifts her lamp and welcomes people to the golden shore, where they will not experience prejudice because of the color of their skin, the religious faith that they follow.

Joe Biden

No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It's because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand - demand - demand change.

Beau Biden

Be there for Barack Obama, because our country needs him.

Theodore Roosevelt

The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.

Karl Marx

The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.

Friedrich Nietzsche

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

Thomas Paine

My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Mike Pence

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

Keira Knightley

I have seen the TV reports on the horrendous drought in East Africa and I know how desperate things have become, so I am happy to be able to do something to help.

David Lloyd George

What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.

Jimmy Carter

We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.

Johnny Depp

I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.

Malcolm X

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon. It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on.

Thomas Jefferson

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.

Douglas MacArthur

Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.

Bertrand Russell

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

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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.

Anais Nin

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.

Will Rogers

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

Dave Barry

The Ford Falcon holds the proud title of Slowest Car Ever Built. In certain areas of the country you can go to a stoplight and find Falcon drivers who pressed down on their accelerators in 1963 and are still waiting for their cars to move.

Kamala Harris

I believe in that old adage that 'as goes California, so goes the country.'

Andrew Jackson

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.