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List of Nation Quotes

We found 2473 quote(s) that contain the word Nation.



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Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination. Edward Abbey

2

With several different kinds of poetry to choose from, a man would decide that he would like best to be an epic poet, and he would set out, in conscious determination, on an epic poem. Lascelles Abercrombie

3

Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation. John Abizaid

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History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul. Lord Acton

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Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation. Ansel Adams

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Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute. Franklin P. Adams

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Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment. Gerry Adams

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Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers, who, as you remember, passed sweet mornings reflecting on the goodness of God and the damnation of infants. Henry Brooks Adams

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Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell. John Adams

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I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth. John Adams

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My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived. John Adams

12

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. John Adams

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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. John Adams

14

I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination. Scott Adams

15

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

16

It is with deep regret that the determination to assemble Parliament has been so long delayed. Henry Addington

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Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed. Joseph Addison

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One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap. Stella Adler

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Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated. Theodor Adorno

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Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people. Theodor Adorno

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Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination. Theodor Adorno

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Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed. Theodor Adorno

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Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations. Theodor Adorno

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The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands. Bhumibol Adulyadej

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The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. Aesop