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Anybody who recognizes Israel will burn in the fire of the Islamic nation's fury.

Tags: Anybody, Fire  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Nuclear energy is the scientific achievement of the Iranian nation.

Tags: Energy, Scientific  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Our nation is today a powerful nation.

Tags: Powerful, Today  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist, and believed blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.

Tags: Done, Men  ✍ Author: John Adams

The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.

Tags: Necessity, Tyrant  ✍ Author: John Adams

It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.

Tags: Found, Rest  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.

Tags: God, Work  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be... The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.

Tags: Creative, Question  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.

Tags: Free, State  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.

Tags: Keep, Times  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.

Tags: Bad, Respect  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator.

Tags: India, United  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.

Tags: Except, Respect  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.

Tags: Give, Heart  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record.

Tags: Honor, Voting  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people.

Tags: Equality, Freedom  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

However, in recent years our nation has seen a sizable influx of illegal immigration that at best highlights some alarming inadequacies and at worst indicates a broken system.

Tags: Best, Broken  ✍ Author: Spencer Bachus

The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.

Tags: Genius, Spirit  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue.

Tags: American, Death  ✍ Author: Brian Baird
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The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation - which speculates upon the labor of people - will always find the means for its existence.

Tags: Means, Strong  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

Not only must Americans admire Israel, there can be no doubt that we have an interest in, and special responsibility for, that valiant nation.

Tags: Doubt, Special  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.

Tags: Hypocrisy, Manners  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.

Tags: Men, Young  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

England is a nation of shopkeepers.

Tags: England  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.

Tags: May, Rat  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

In old times people used to try and square the circle; now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.

Tags: Old, Try  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.

Tags: Age, Social  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.

Tags: Common, Consider  ✍ Author: Christian Camargo

Nature hath given not only to the highest, but also to the inferior, classes of the people of this nation, a boldness and confidence in speaking and answering, even in the presence of their princes and chieftains.

Tags: Confidence, Nature  ✍ Author: Christian Camargo

My theology is such that the God who loves Israel and will not forsake Israel - which is why I want to see Israel have a secure nation with secure borders - also loves the Palestinians.

Tags: God, Why  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation's borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities.

Tags: Broken, Integrity  ✍ Author: Chris Cannon

It is time for a New Direction for our nation's energy policies.

Tags: Energy, Time  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children walk or ride their bicycles to school, and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias.

Tags: Children, School  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

As an adoptive parent myself of foster children, I have seen firsthand the glaring problems of the system currently facing this Nation.

Tags: Children, Problems  ✍ Author: Dennis Cardoza

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.

Tags: Nations, Patriotism  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.

Tags: Defenders, Forgotten  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

Japan is a great nation. It should begin to act like one.

Tags: Act, Great  ✍ Author: John C. Danforth

I refer, of course, to the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. It is the new Red Menace, this time consisting of ink. We can debate its origins endlessly and search for villains on ideological grounds, but the reality is pure arithmetic.

Tags: Reality, Time  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

The federal government now spends one of every four dollars in the entire economy. It borrows one of every three dollars it spends. No nation, no entity, large or small, public or private, can thrive, or survive intact, with debts as huge as ours.

Tags: Government, Small  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

If we don't believe in Americans, who will? I do believe. I've seen it in the people of our very typical corner of the nation.

Tags: Corner, Seen  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

We do not accept that ours will ever be a nation of haves and have-nots. We must always be a nation of haves and soon-to-haves.

Tags: Accept, Ours  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

The Palestinians are the only nation in the world that feels with certainty that today is better than what the days ahead will hold. Tomorrow always heralds a worse situation.

Tags: Today, Tomorrow  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Darwish

Iraq is not the only nation in the world to possess weapons of mass destruction, but it is the only nation with a leader who has used them against his own people.

Tags: Against, Leader  ✍ Author: Tom Daschle

The BBC provides the commentary on our lives, the soundtrack of the nation. It is one of the most powerful unifying forces in the United Kingdom today.

Tags: Powerful, Today  ✍ Author: Gavyn Davies

The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.

Tags: Posterity, Youth  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must decay.

Tags: Public, Support  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.

Tags: Honest, Life  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

Thus we have at least a national song that unites all Germans, and is the symbol of our sixty-million nation.

Tags: National, Song  ✍ Author: Friedrich Ebert

You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.

Tags: Against, Enough  ✍ Author: Marian Wright Edelman

A nation that does not stand for its children does not stand for anything and will not stand tall in the future.

Tags: Children, Future  ✍ Author: Marian Wright Edelman

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.

Tags: Spiritual, Strength  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

A good nation I will make live.

Tags: Good  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

So I took the bright red stick and at the center of the nation's hoop I thrust it in the earth.

Tags: Earth, Took  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terrorists, these Middle Eastern monsters are committed to destroying the Jewish nation, driving her into the Mediterranean, conquering the world.

Tags: Her, Islamic  ✍ Author: Jerry Falwell

But when I reintroduced the Nation of Islam, and began to host meetings in cities and thousands and thousands of people come out.

Tags: Islam, Thousands  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me.

Tags: Islam, Words  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

Instead of starting a new nuclear arms race, now is the time to reclaim our Nation's position of leadership on nuclear nonproliferation efforts.

Tags: Leadership, Time  ✍ Author: Dianne Feinstein

This nation was founded by rebels and revolutionaries, and its flags were carried across the battlefields by people who were very, very against the status quo and who questioned and criticized.

Tags: Against, Status  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

No nation was ever ruined by trade.

Tags: Ruined, Trade  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

We are a nation of immigrants, but we are also a nation of laws.

Tags: Immigrants, Laws  ✍ Author: Elton Gallegly

A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.

Tags: Others, Strength  ✍ Author: Indira Gandhi

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.

Tags: History, Whole  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.

Tags: Culture, Soul  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Tags: Greatness, Judged  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

We all understand that the debasement of a nation's coinage is very pernicious and must prove disastrous to its commerce. How much more dangerous is the debasement of the spiritual coinage!

Tags: Spiritual, Understand  ✍ Author: Virchand Gandhi

I have been absolutely clear where I'm coming from about health care reform. This is something this nation has to do and a robust public option has been the mantra of my campaign from the very outset.

Tags: Care, Health  ✍ Author: John Garamendi

He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.

Tags: Controls, Money  ✍ Author: James A. Garfield

Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life.

Tags: Life, Soul  ✍ Author: James A. Garfield

Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.

Tags: Else, Success  ✍ Author: Marcus Garvey

Brazil is the second blackest nation in the world.

Tags: Brazil, Second  ✍ Author: Henry Louis Gates

No nation has friends only interests.

Tags: Friends, Interests  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?

Tags: Anyone, Kinds  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

In every industrialized nation, the movement to reform health care has begun with stories about cruelty.

Tags: Care, Health  ✍ Author: Atul Gawande

Founded when Abraham Lincoln believed education could lead the nation out of its darkest days, Ohio State now provides a powerful platform of interdisciplinary academic programs, world-class scholars, outstanding students, and extensive research capabilities.

Tags: Education, Powerful  ✍ Author: Gordon Gee

The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation.

Tags: Decline, Literature  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck. The attackers did not just physically cause the highest buildings in Manhattan to collapse; they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation.

Tags: American, Cause  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas

A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting.

Tags: Perhaps, Situation  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas

God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.

Tags: God, Honor  ✍ Author: John Hagee

When you reduce taxes on higher earners it's vital to be reducing them on lower earning people as well so the nation shares in the approach.

Tags: Higher, Taxes  ✍ Author: William Hague

Egypt is a sovereign nation.

Tags: Egypt, Sovereign  ✍ Author: William Hague

The extreme socialists desire to run every nation as a single business concern.

Tags: Business, Single  ✍ Author: John B. S. Haldane

The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation.

Tags: Against, Best  ✍ Author: Lord Halifax

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.

Tags: Found, Progress  ✍ Author: Alexander Hamilton

This nation is never finished. It has to be re-created in each generation.

Tags: Finished, Generation  ✍ Author: Lee H. Hamilton

Play is under attack in our nation's schools - and shrinking recess periods are only part of the problem. Homework is increasing. Cities are building new schools without playgrounds. Safety concerns are prompting bans of tag, soccer, and even running on the schoolyard.

Tags: Problem, Soccer  ✍ Author: Aleqa Hammond

As I see it, the debate between summer vacation vs. year-round school glosses over the most important questions. Namely, how can we bring play back to our nation's schools?

Tags: Between, School  ✍ Author: Aleqa Hammond

If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.

Tags: Childhood, Loses  ✍ Author: Peter Handke

The English (it must be owned) are rather a foul-mouthed nation.

Tags: English, Rather  ✍ Author: William Hazlitt

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.

Tags: Political, War  ✍ Author: Ernest Hemingway

Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.

Tags: Grandeur, Size  ✍ Author: Thomas Huxley

We are a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants.

Tags: Immigrants, Laws  ✍ Author: Bob Inglis

A Failure in this Duty did once involve our Nation in all the Horrors of Rebellion and Civil War.

Tags: Failure, War  ✍ Author: Bob Inglis

I represented the people of Hawaii and this nation honestly and to the best of my ability. I think I did okay.

Tags: Ability, Best  ✍ Author: Daniel Inouye

I believe that as a nation we must have a bipartisan discussion about how to best preserve and protect Social Security for our seniors and for future generations of Americans.

Tags: Best, Future  ✍ Author: Steve Israel

Our Nation's immigration laws are disrespected both by those who cross our borders illegally and by the businesses that hire those illegal immigrants.

Tags: Both, Laws  ✍ Author: Steve Israel

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.

Tags: Black, Reading  ✍ Author: George Jackson

From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation.

Tags: Flower, Soul  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

If our nation wants to reduce global warming, air pollution and energy instability, we should invest only in the best energy options. Nuclear energy isn't one of them.

Tags: Best, Energy  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

There is nothing more important to our Nation's future, to our homeland security, and to our economy than ensuring we have a top-notch educational system that is the envy of the world.

Tags: Envy, Future  ✍ Author: Jim Jeffords

The budget does not adequately fund important domestic programs, promotes tax cuts to the detriment of other priorities and does little to put our nation's fiscal house in order.

Tags: Priorities, Put  ✍ Author: Jim Jeffords