Building A Nation Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 51 Quotes About Building A Nation

#1. We want to make nation-building a people's movement. - Author: Narendra Modi
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#2. If a nation reads what is good with a good understanding, it gets a good understanding for a good nation building! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#3. By the time the war was over, Bangladesh was a devastated country. The economy was shattered. Millions of people needed to be rehabilitated. I knew that I had to return home and participate in the work of nation building. I thought I owed it to myself. - Author: Muhammad Yunus
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#4. The nation-state is becoming less and less competent to perform its international political tasks ... These are some of the reasons pressing us to lead vigorously toward the true building of a new world order. - Author: Nelson Rockefeller
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#5. Fiction is a very powerful tool for teaching history. The Philippines was the first Iraq, the first Vietnam, the first Afghanistan, in the sense that it was the United States' initial or baptismal experience in nation-building. - Author: Miguel Syjuco
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#6. I envy those Hindus and Buddhists who have in their religion philosophy and ancestor worship which build in the believer a continuity with the past, and that most important ingredient in the building of a nation - memory. - Author: F. Sionil Jose
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#7. We are limited only by our lack of creativity. Our buildings should symbolize the exuberance of a free nation that encourages individual effort and creativity. - Author: Douglas Cardinal
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#8. There's a place for talking and criticism. But there's also a place to let our ACTIONS do the talking! - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#9. We can't build a nation by keeping the teachers hungry. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
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#10. And this is an administration - we're not into nation-building, we're focused on justice. And we're going to get justice. It's going to take a while, probably. But I'm a patient man. Nothing will diminish my will and my determination - nothing. - Author: George W. Bush
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#11. We are bound by ideals that teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these ideals. Every citizen must uphold them ... I ask you to be citizens. Citizens, not spectators. Citizens, not subjects. Responsible citizens building communities of service and a nation of character. - Author: George W. Bush
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#12. As I grew up, I knew that as a building it was on the level of Mount Olympus, the Pyramid of Giza, the nation's capital, the czar's winter palace, and the Louvre - except, of course, that it was better than all of those inconsequential places. - Author: A. Bartlett Giamatti
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#13. President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform, equality, and nation building here at home. - Author: Christine Pelosi
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#14. I think that before you take on nation building in your mind's eye as to how it should be, you'd better have a clear understanding if this is doable and will work. - Author: Anthony Zinni
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#15. Why then seek to complete in a few decades what took the other nations of the world thousands of years? Why, in your hurry to subdue and utilize nature, squander her splendid gifts? You have opportunities such as mankind has never had before, and may never have again. - Author: James Bryce
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#16. Let the professionals like doctors & engineers teach in schools once a week. Let's make teaching a national movement necessary for Nation building. - Author: Narendra Modi
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#17. How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don't police the world. That's conservative, it's Republican, it's pro-American - it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution. - Author: Ron Paul
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#18. A nation is not defined by its borders or the boundaries of its land mass Rather, a nation is defined by adverse people who have been unified by a cause and a value system and who are committed to a vision for the type of society they wish to live in and give to the future generations to come. - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#19. One of the secrets a nation can unlock to have material wealth is, having a leader who will take an uncompromising stand to establish truth and honesty as a rule of building the nation - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#20. Thanks to the heroic sons and daughters of this country, who have paid sacrifices, we have been able to score a number of victories which are encouraging the nation-building process we are engaged in. - Author: Girma Woldegiorgis
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#21. There are many countries but few nations. We are committed to building Nigeria into a most desirable nation to live - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#22. The message of reconciliation, of nation-building, of granting amnesty, indemnity, has struck a powerful, favorable chord. And people can understand that we're here not for purposes of retribution but to forget the past and to build our country. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#23. I don't know any nation on Earth that succeeded in creating a strong middle class with rising wages based on building a stronger and bigger government. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#24. Before Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949, there was the same sort of talk of young men sacrificing their lives so that a country might grow - that somehow it had been a great nation-building success for Newfoundland. - Author: Michael Winter
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#25. As I grew up, I knew that as a building (Fenway Park) was on the level of Mount Olympus, the Pyramid at Giza, the nation's capitol, the czar's Winter Palace, and the Louvre - except, of course, that is better than all those inconsequential places - Author: Bart Giamatti
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#26. The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend. - Author: George W. Bush
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#27. One bee cannot build a hive; one ant cannot build a colony. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#28. The oil is a gift bestowed by God on the Arab nation, to use after centuries of poverty, backwardness and servitude - in raising its living standards, developing its economic, social and cultural conditions, and building up its own power to meet the challenges and conspiracies besetting it. - Author: Saddam Hussein
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#29. This is the real task before us: to reassert our commitment as a nation to a law higher than our own, to renew our spiritual strength. Only by building a wall of such spiritual resolve can we, as a free people, hope to protect our own heritage and make it someday the birthright of all men. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#30. WOMEN must be at the forefront of nation-building to bring the South African citizenry together and, therefore, develop a whole new ethos of human co-existence - Author: Steven Biko
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#31. We will be a mighty nation, if we build each other. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#32. It does not much matter that an individual loses two or three hundred pounds in buying a bad picture, but it is to be regretted that a nation should lose two or three hundred thousand in raising a ridiculous building. - Author: John Ruskin
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#33. If we don't stop extending our troops all around the world in nation-building missions, we're going to have a serious problem coming down the road. - Author: George W. Bush
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#34. There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are. - Author: Lamar Alexander
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#35. What we get from building a space station, the economic return, the science return, is very, very important to our nation, to our economy. - Author: Scott Kelly
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#36. Part of building a new nation means building a spirit of tolerance, love and respect amongst the people of this country. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#37. From the street below, the SYLK Institute building resembled a perfectly faceted aquamarine obelisk, rising from the cracked concrete and asphalt of the nation's capital city. - Author: Jonathan Marker
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#38. When I was growing up in Iraq, there was an unbroken belief in progress and a great sense of optimism. It was a moment of nation building. - Author: Zaha Hadid
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#39. Our nation is ripe with a multitude of successful people, who have achieved much for themselves with little impact on anyone else - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#40. Funny, there had been a time when building things was what America did. From massive dams to towering skyscrapers, from mechanized factories to moon rockets, the nation had created, had viewed that as part of the national identity. - Author: Marcus Sakey
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#41. What we need now is a nation of great people who live to positively impact others and build enduring legacies - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#42. It comes to me every day of my life that a home spirit is being awakened amongst us, that as a nation we are beginning to realize how important it is to have homes of our own, homes that we like, that we have been instrumental in building, that we will want to have belong to our children. - Author: Gustav Stickley
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#43. The building of America has had its fair share of mistakes, but it's a constitution that's the jewel of democracy, the envy of many, and it's the most generous nation in the world. - Author: Gary Oldman
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#44. The history of the building of the American nation may justly be described as a laboratory experiment in understanding and in solving the problems that will confront the world tomorrow. - Author: Nicholas Murray Butler
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#45. Ten responsible and rational young citizens are sufficient to clean up the mess of a thousand old superstitious citizens. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#46. He's a family man and a businessman. He spent his career building successful companies. Then, he saved the 2002 Olympics and brought pride to our nation. As governor, he balanced the budget, cut taxes, and created jobs. The president America needs is Mitt Romney! - Author: Reince Priebus
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#47. [The United States and Israel] share many common objectives ... chief of which is the building of a better world in which every nation can develop its resources and develop them in freedom and peace. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#48. Nation-building is never a 'done deal' confined to history already established. - Author: Aberjhani
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#49. A nation can be mighty, when the citizens put away their political differences, work together for a common vision, a common goal and a common good. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#50. We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building. - Author: Sherrod Brown
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#51. India is more than a sum of its contradictions, any truism about India can be contradicted with another truism. There is no fixed stereotype. But even thinking about India makes clear the immensity of the nation-building challenge. - Author: Shashi Tharoor
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