My first big mission for UNICEF in Ethiopia was just to attract attention, before it was too late, to conditions which threatened the whole country. My role was to inform the world, to make sure that the people of Ethiopia were not forgotten.
In Holland and Belgium, and afterwards in England, my happiest moments were in the country. I’ve always had a passion for the outdoors, for trees, for birds and flowers.
This power of democracy is a matter of pride for our country, something which we must always cherish, preserve and further strengthen.
Ours is a multi-religious country, a multi-lingual country; we have many different modes of worship. We believe in peaceful and harmonious co-existence.
India helped Bangladesh to achieve independence. The Bangladeshis should remain happy inside the territory of their own country.
India is a proud and sovereign country. We do not take any decisions under pressure from the U.S. or any other power.
Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
One’s country is wherever one does well.
A man should be able to stand up under any disaster for his country’s good.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer… form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
Our Union: It must be preserved.
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key… and bolt the door at once.
The only true solution would be a convention under which all the governments would bind themselves to defend collectively any country that was attacked.
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
Invention furnishes Art with all her materials, and without it, Judgement itself can at best but steal wisely.