Life In The Country Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Life In The Country

#1. What you have is Mitt Romney running around the country saying 'Well, you know, my wife tells me that what women really care about are economic issues, and when I listen to my wife, that's what I'm hearing.' Guess what? His wife has actually never worked a day in her life. - Author: Barack Obama
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#2. In the country, without any interference from the law, the agricultural life favors the permanence of families. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#3. If people are given the chance to experience life in more than one country, they will hate a little less. It's not a miracle potion, but little by little you can solve problems in the basement of a country, not on the surface. - Author: Marjane Satrapi
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#4. I suppose more than anything, it's the way of life in this part of the country that influences my writing. In Eastern North Carolina, with the exception of Wilmington, most people live in small towns. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#5. Many young people are building their lives on the rock of materialism. I find across the country a deep economic discontent among people in every walk of life. - Author: Billy Graham
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#6. At a moment that comes rarely in the life of a country. It is a time when destiny is ours to hold. - Author: Paul Martin
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#7. Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day. - Author: Daniel Boone
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#8. The life my people want is a life of freedom. I have seen nothing that a white man has, houses or railways or clothing or food, that is as good as the right to move in the open country and live in our fashion. - Author: Sitting Bull
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#9. A first walk in any new country is one of the things which makes life on this planet worth being grateful for. - Author: William Beebe
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#10. The second most powerful man in the country." All his life Lyndon Johnson had been taking "nothing jobs" and making them into something - something big. And now, no sooner - Author: Robert A. Caro
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#11. The Allied Powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon is the sole obstacle to the re-establishment of peace in Europe, he, faithful to his oath, declares that he is ready to descend from the throne, to quit France, and even to relinquish life, for the good of his country. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#12. And this should not surprise us. The plunder of black life was drilled into this country in its infancy and reinforced across its history, so that plunder has become an heirloom, an intelligence, a sentience, a default setting to which, likely to the end of our days, we must invariably return. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#13. We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life. - Author: David Amram
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#14. It's millions of leeches from a primitive country come here to leech off you and, with it, they are ruining the schools, the hospitals, and a lot of life in America. - Author: Jay Severin
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#15. We have sectors of the economy, aerospace is a good example, where Britain's probably the second country in the world, the automobile sector, where we've done extraordinarily well, an enormous amount of investment over the last couple of years, life sciences is another. - Author: Vince Cable
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#16. And if the world went to hell in a handbasket-as it seemed to be doing-you could say good-bye to everyone and retreat to your land, hunkering down and living off it. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#17. I used to go around the country performing. I was in my 20s; I had no fear. But then I had a baby, and all of sudden, your life, your world changes; you change. - Author: Jaime Pressly
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#18. After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Author: Ronald C. White Jr.
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#19. The fault of this country is the want of measure in political life. Flat acquiescence in illegality, followed by sanguinary reaction - that, senores, is not the way to a stable and prosperous future. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#20. Obviously it's very hard to leave a club that you've supported all your life. But the reason that I've come to Birmingham is that I think Steve Bruce is one of the best young managers in the country and that Birmingham as a club is a sleeping giant - Author: David Dunn
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#21. Side by side with the middlemen, punishment will have to be given against those who are moving from the country in illegal way, they are tainting the image of the country along with pushing their life into a danger. - Author: Sheikh Hasina
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#22. The Navy is much more than a job; much more than service to country. It is a way of life. It gets in your blood. - Author: Albert F. Pratt
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#23. Meg and I dreamed ... a foolish dream that we might flee to Italy, buy a small villa in the country. I would be an eccentric recluse, and she wouldnpreform on the stage. We might yet have made a life... - Author: Sadie Montgomery
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#24. Topographically the country is magnificent - and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak. - Author: Henry Miller
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#25. Out of the best and most productive years of each man's life, he should carve a segment in which he puts his private career aside to serve his community and his country, and thereby serve his children, his neighbours, his fellow men, and the cause of freedom. - Author: David Lilienthal
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#26. It seems odd that a story about a gift-the possibility of a new life in a new and prosperous country-begins with a thief, but in some ways this one does. - Author: Kimball Taylor
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#27. I suppose the pleasure of country life lies really in the eternally renewed evidences of the determination to live. - Author: Vita Sackville-West
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#28. It is not a happy lot being a princess in any country, but especially Japan in which every tiny aspect of one's life is governed by the most rigid rules of protocol. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#29. I lived in Italy for three years and wanted no part of the country's disreputable way of life. - Author: Georges Bizet
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#30. Changes are impossible without God either in your life or in the country - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#31. The soldier is willing to give their life, perhaps for someone they never even met in their country. That's a very high love. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#32. The young man looked down from the cart at the people in front of him. Jonah felt his teacher's eyes meet his own, and for a fraction of a second a smile played on the prisoner's lips. Then he glanced toward heaven and spoke. I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. - Author: Anna Myers
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#33. I wish to be buried in Ireland, the country of my adoption a country which I loved, which I have dutifully served, and for which I believe I have sacrificed my life. - Author: Thomas Drummond
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#34. What has made America great have been the opportunities given to everyone in this country. Since our founding, individuals and families have come to America to seek freedom, opportunity and the choice for a better life. - Author: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
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#35. If in a democratic country nothing can be permanently achieved save through the masses of the people, it will be impossible to establish a higher political life than the people themselves crave. - Author: Jane Addams
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#36. Now, looking back on my life in Africa, I feel that it might altogether be described as the existence of a person who had come from a rushed and noisy world, into a still country. - Author: Isak Dinesen
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#37. I am the result of a loving upbringing in a peaceful country, with wonderful parents and siblings, a very long-term relationship, stability, support - but a feeling that life isn't always just and that there is injustice for people and we should do something about it. - Author: Michael Kirby
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#38. For the people of my country," Renato said, "water is everything: love, life, religion ... even God."
"It is like that for me too," I said. "In English we call that a metaphor."
"Of course," said Renato, "and water is the most abundant metaphor on earth. - Author: Pam Houston
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#39. The manner of the country makes the usage of life there, and the land will not be lived in except in its own fashion. - Author: Mary Hunter Austin
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#40. More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes. - Author: Paul Gillmor
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#41. Ironically, since Obama was elected, for the first time in my life I'm sometimes not proud of my country. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#42. It's one of the greatest honors I could ever imagine - to be able to represent my country and to be able to wear "USA" on my back. It's an incredible honor. It's an accomplishment of the past four year but of a life of dreaming and working hard and doing everything I can in pursuit of this goal. - Author: Elana Meyers
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#43. The civilization of a country consists in the quality of life that is lived there, and this quality shows plainest in the things that people choose to talk about when they talk together, and in the way they choose to talk about them. - Author: Albert J. Nock
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#44. The reading of great books has been a life-altering activity to me and, for better or worse, brought me singing and language-obsessed to that country where I make my living. Except for teaching, I've had no other ambition in life than to write books that mattered. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#45. I think as you grow up, you realize you have obligations just in your life - being a citizen, being part of humanity - to help other people, to help your country, to help the world. - Author: George Lucas
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#46. In this republican country, amid the fluctuating waves of our social life, somebody is always at the drowning-point. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#47. I don't know where I see myself next month let alone five years. My whole life is last minute. I enjoy the spontaneity of it; I like not knowing what I will do next or whether I will be in the country next week. I just enjoy being around a creative environment. - Author: Amber Le Bon
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#48. I must be right. Never an aspirin. Never injured a day in my life. The whole country, the whole world, should be doing my exercises. They'd be happier. - Author: Joseph Pilates
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#49. The more one lives alone on the river or in the open country, the clearer it becomes that nothing is more beautiful or great than to perform the ordinary duties of one's daily life simply and naturally. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#50. By remaining constrained in one's environment or country or family, one has little chance of being other than the original prescription. By leaving, one gains a perspective, a distance of both space and time, which is essential for writing about family or home, in any case. - Author: Rabih Alameddine
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#51. I do love this physical world. I love this physical life with you. And the air and the country. The backyard, the gravel in the back alley. The grass. The cool nights. Lying in bed talking with you in the dark. - Author: Kent Haruf
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#52. Professionally, when I did the Olympic games and sang for my country in Australia. It was a big moment, Sydney in 2000. It was just a brilliant moment in my life. - Author: Olivia Newton-John
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#53. By his own account he must have lived his life among some of the wickedest men that God ever allowed upon the sea, and the language in which he told these stories shocked our plain country people almost as much as the crimes that he described. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#54. Indeed, there is something in this valley, some spirit and some life, and much to talk about in the huts. Although nothing has come yet, something is here already. - Author: Alan Paton
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#55. My administration will be more supportive of the good works done here than any administration in the history of this country because I understand the power of faith, that faith can change lives. - Author: George W. Bush
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#56. One of the difficulties about interviewing people in Rwanda is that the country is trying to get on with ordinary life and some people just don't want to get involved in this. - Author: Tony Greig
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#57. I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country. - Author: Tulsi Gabbard
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#58. Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot. The country is awash in wealth and cash. - Author: Michael Moore
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#59. In working with people across the country and around the world, I've come to know that most of us go through times that re-route our prayer life. - Author: Gloria Gaither
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#60. There are two worlds out there - two Americas out there. If you're a white person, there's one way of being a citizen in our country, and if you're a brown or a black body, there's another way of being a citizen, and that way is very close to death. It's very close to the loss of your life. - Author: Claudia Rankine
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#61. For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country because it feels like hope is finally making a comeback. - Author: Michel'le
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#62. However well off a man may be in his private life, he will still be involved in the general ruin if his country is destroyed; whereas, so long as the state itself is secure, individuals have a much greater chance of recovering from their private misfortunes. - Author: Thucydides
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#63. I'd Begin to imagine my life in a foreign country, some faraway land where, if things went wrong, i could always blame somebody else, saying I'd never wanted to live there in the first place. - Author: David Sedaris
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#64. Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people's highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port. - Author: Rosa Luxemburg
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#65. Life is a country that the old have seen, and lived in. Those who have to travel through it can only learn from them. - Author: Joseph Joubert
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#66. I've never tried to run away from my race. I was born a black man. You know that in your bones as soon as you are able to understand this country ... My approach to life about race is, I don't see the difference between black people and white people. - Author: Edward Brooke
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#67. School feeding not only fills stomachs, but has a proven track record of boosting enrollment, attendance and academic performance. For just pennies a day per child, this program changes lives - and ultimately can impact the futures of poor countries around the world in a profound way. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#68. I made a vow to myself while I was a hostage that if I were lucky enough to live and to get out of Somalia, I would do something meaningful with my life - and specifically something that would be meaningful in the country where I'd lost my freedom. - Author: Amanda Lindhout
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#69. ...in Israel no trauma was ever really forgotten, only displaced by new trauma so that the country's emotional life resembled one of its archaeological sites, an accumulation of disrupted layers. - Author: Yossi Klein Halevi
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#70. I like to read, walk, cook, and travel to cities. We live in the country, so we miss museums and the bustle of city life. - Author: Beverly Cleary
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#71. When WWII ended, the Cold War started, and the interest of the Western world was not to completely break Germany. So all those Nazis who had been controlling the country now had the power to rebuild it. I think there were many of them who just continued their life in society; it's a very known fact. - Author: Arnon Goldfinger
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#72. I do not know how it is elsewhere, but here, in this country, poetry is a healing, life-giving thing, and people have not lost the gift of being able to drink of its inner strength. People can be killed for poetry here-a sign of unparalleled respect-because they are still capable of living by it. - Author: Osip Mandelstam
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#73. The more I see of life in these 'undeveloped countries' and of the methods adopted to 'improve' them, the more depressed I become. It seems criminal that the backwardness of a country like Afghanistan should be used as an excuse for America and Russia to have a tug-of-war for possession. - Author: Dervla Murphy
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#74. The truth is our country, our people, our liberties, and our way of life are under attack by radical Islamic terrorists who kill and destroy in the name of religion. - Author: Saxby Chambliss
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#75. After a quick meltdown in the bathroom, I went downstairs. When I turned the corner at the bottom of the basement steps, Jonah lept at me, waving a plastic bag in my face.
I'd never been so happy to see a Country Market bag in my life. - Author: Carrie Harris
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#76. [My parents] worked hard all week long, and the way they celebrated and rejoiced in life was by making music on weekends. And that music was Country Music. - Author: Rodney Crowell
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#77. Man's abiding happiness is not in getting anything but in giving himself up to what is greater than himself, to ideas which are larger than his individual life, the idea of his country, of humanity, of God. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#78. The last thing I would do to this country is to even put my personal interests about the country's interest. I have never done that in my life, and I will never do it because I, you know, I was brought up as a very patriotic Egyptian, and this is not just going to happen. - Author: Wael Ghonim
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#79. In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country. - Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
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#80. More than 30 years ago, when I had embarked upon the fight against child labour, it was not even considered an issue worth any discussion. It was accepted as a way of life in India, much like it was in other countries. Today, no country or business or society can throw this issue away. - Author: Kailash Satyarthi
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#81. The cause of Hawaii and independence is larger and dearer than the life of any man connected with it. Love of country is deep-seated in the breast of every Hawaiian, whatever his station. - Author: Lili'uokalani
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#82. Those who can serve best, those who help most, those who sacrifice most, those are the people who will be loved in life and honoured in death, when all questions of colour are swept away and when in a free country free citizens shall meet on equal grounds. - Author: Annie Besant
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#83. Years ago I decided that the greatest need in our Country was Art ... We were a very young country and had very few opportunities of seeing beautiful things, works of art ... So, I determined to make it my life's work if I could. - Author: Isabella Stewart Gardner
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#84. While I've lived in cities for most of my adult life, I really prefer the quiet, boring, mundanity of the country. It's the best place for me to work, think, and invent. - Author: Jacob Hashimoto
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#85. Now, especially in public places, you always have that unease. When the children were cast, if I thought that they might be victims of violence because of participating in this movie, we would have chosen children from outside this country. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#86. Then, as a child does, she grew to accept the first great absence in her life, a weaning from the sure certainty that all children are born with - that it was no country where loss could come their way, that nothing would ever change in that place called home. - Author: Kalyan Ray
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#87. We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all. - Author: John Hope Franklin
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#88. Life and death aren't as different from each other as I thought they were. This isn't like walking into a new country. This is like walking into a new room in the same house. This is like sharing a hallway and the same row of framed family pictures, but there's a glass wall between. - Author: Maria Dahvana Headley
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#89. Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#90. We can only change life in the country and radically reform society by having God's wisdom, strength and authority - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#91. Humility is that simple, inner life of real greatness, which is indifferent to magnificence, and, surrounded by it all, lives far away in the distant country of a Father's home, with the cross borne silently and self-sacrificingly in the heart of hearts. - Author: Frederick William Robertson
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#92. In the early days of films, the movie star in this country replaced royalty. They've been demoted since then but they're still treated as beings larger than life. - Author: Paul Newman
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#93. The deadly monotony of Christian country life where there are no beggars to feed, no drunkards to credit, which are among the moral duties of Christians in cities, leads as naturally to the outvent of what Methodists call "revivals" as did the backslidings of the people in those days. - Author: Corra May Harris
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#94. Retirement in another country is your body is too racked with pain and your hands are too arthritic from the life in the rice patty fields, so you can't work anymore. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#95. I think the spirit of America, one American wanting to make another American's life better, or internationally our desire to see countries do better, or people in countries do better, coming from this concept of volunteerism is a very valid and important part of our internal being. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#96. Canada has one of the highest rates of insanity in any civilized country and one reason might be that life in many places is so desperately dull. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#97. When boys and girls are growing up, life can't stand still, not even in the quietest of country towns; and they have to grow up, whether they will or no. That is what their elders are always forgetting. - Author: Willa Cather
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#98. Our country is Germany
one country that should be reunited. We don't belong to Moscow or to the west. We belong to ourselves and I have never betrayed that. This tunnel has taken every ounce of courage we have. We're not cowards. - Author: Jennifer A. Nielsen
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#99. City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead. - Author: Edward Hoagland
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#100. So many girls come up and say to me, 'I have never listened to country music in my life. I didn't even know my town had a country-music station. Then I got your record, and now I'm obsessed.' That's the coolest compliment to me. - Author: Taylor Swift
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