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    No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a part of a continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were . . .

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A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is read more

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.

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Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation read more

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war; no nation has ever borrowed largely for education... no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

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The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very read more

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.

by Lucretia Mott Found in: Nations Quotes,
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We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count read more

We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it

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Today, no walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises read more

Today, no walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises in another. What begins with the failure to uphold the dignity of one life all too often ends with a calamity for entire nations.

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A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten

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To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralised nation tells demoralised stories to itself. Beware of the storytellers who read more

To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralised nation tells demoralised stories to itself. Beware of the storytellers who are not fully conscious of the importance of their gifts, and who are irresponsible in the application of their art: they

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No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity

No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Nations Quotes,
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You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

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