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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on country

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Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on adversity, age, books, companions, country, food, home, prosperity, and youth

Books are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; companions by night, in traveling, in the country.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Chitto Harjo on country, discovery, and time

Away back in that time-in 1492 - there was a man by the name of Columbus came from across the great ocean, and he discovered the country for the white man. . . . What did he find when he first arrived here? Did he find a white man standing on the continent then? . . . I stood here first, and Columbus first discovered me.

Chitto Harjo

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A Quote by Charles Sumner on affliction, beginning, compromise, country, history, and human rights

From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been; abandoned.

Charles Sumner (1811 - 1874)

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A Quote by Charles Kuralt on country, crime, justice, people, and politicians

It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.

Charles Kuralt

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A Quote by Charles Fitz-Geffrey on country

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Leaving his country for his country's sake.

Charles Fitz-Geffrey

Source: The Life and Death of Sir Francis Drake, stanza 213 (1596).

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A Quote by Charles Erwin Wilson on country, decisions, defense, good, questions, and vices

A reply to Senator Richard Russell's question, "Would you make a decision adverse to General Motors?" if Wilson were confirmed as Secretary of Defense. What is good for the country is good for General Motors and vice versa.

Charles Erwin Wilson (1890 - 1961)

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on country, home, and love

In love of home, the love of country has its rise.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: The Old Curiosity Shop.

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on country

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How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

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A Quote by Charles de Gaulle on country

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How can one conceive of a one-party system in a country that has over 200 varieties of cheeses?

Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970)

Source: 1958

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