quote by Alexander Hamilton

Our countrymen have all the folly of the ass and all the passiveness of the sheep.

— Alexander Hamilton

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My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.

Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind.

We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands. The interests, rights, and liberties of American citizens are no more dear to us than are those of the whole human race. Hence we can allow no appeal to patriotism, to revenge any national insult or injury.

Too many of our countrymen rejoice in stupidity, look upon ignorance as a badge of honor. They condemn everything they don't understand.

The institutions under which we live, my countrymen, secure each person in the perfect enjoyment of all his rights.

When the enemy enthusiastically embraces you, and the fellow countrymen bitterly reject you, it is hard not to wonder if you are, in fact, a traitor.

Being a patriot doesn’t mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don’t have to be foreign countries.

[Black Hawk] has fought for his countrymen, the squaws and papooses, against white men, who came year after year, to cheat them and take away their lands. You know the cause of our making war. It is known to all white men. They ought to be ashamed of it.

When the facts of history are written Haile Selassie of Abyssinia will go down as a great coward who ran away from his country to save his skin and left the millions of his countrymen to struggle through a terrible war that he brought upon them because of his political ignorance and his racial disloyalty.

The Fourth of July-memorable in the history of our nation as the great day of independence to its countrymen-had no claim upon our sympathies. They made a flag and threw it to the heavens and bid it float forever; but every star in it was against us.

Spare me the political events and power struggles, as the whole earth is my homeland and all men are my fellow countrymen.

My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!

Stock dealers and banking companies, by the aid of a paper system, are enriching themselves to the ruin of our country, and swaying the government by their possession of the printing presses, which their wealth commands and by any other means, not always honorable to the character of our countrymen.

William Carey chides his countrymen for deciding it would be impossible for the Gospel to travel over great distances and to penetrate varied cultures when they are willing to face the same trials for the sake of commerce.

Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.

May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!

Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?

My detention has been worth every second if only to prove my innocence to those who truly matter most my countrymen.

I am proud to call myself a Hindu, I am proud that I am one of your unworthy servants. I am proud that I am a countryman of yours, you the descendants of the sages, you the descendants of the most glorious Rishis the world ever saw. Therefore have faith in yourselves, be proud of your ancestors, instead of being ashamed of them.

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.

Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.

Who cares for your bhakti and mukti? Who cares what your scriptures say? I will go into a thousand hells cheerfully if I can rouse my countrymen, immersed in tamas, to stand on their own feet and be men inspired with the spirit of karma-yoga. I am a follower only of he or she who serves and helps others without caring for his own bhakti and mukti!

We are brothers and sisters; not enemies. It is not the will of God that countrymen go to war against one another.

The friendliness and charity of our countrymen can always be relied upon to relieve their fellow citizens in misfortune.

A good man, though he will value his own countrymen, yet will think as highly of the worthy men of every nation under the sun.

The joy he brings to the millions of his countrymen, the grace with which he handles all the adulation and the expectations and his innate humility - all make for a one-in-a-billion individual.

I was only one woman alone, and had no power to move to action full-fed, sleek- coated, ease-loving, pleasure-seeking, well-paid,and well-placed countrymen in this war- trampled, dead, old land, each one afraid that he should be called upon to do something.

I was a countryman and a father before I was a writer on political subjects.

.. Born and bred up in the sweet air myself, I was resolved that my children should be bred up in it too.

Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.

Let us show our fellow countrymen and the entire world what the Germans can do when they work for peace.

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.

Words are even more feeble on this Memorial Day, for the sight before us is that of a strong and good nation that stands in silence and remembers those who were loved and who, in return, loved their countrymen enough to die for them.

Before this address to my countrymen is closed, I beg leave to observe, that as a new century has dawned upon us, the mind is naturally led ot contemplate the great events that have run parallel with and have just closed the last.

I shall accord to myself the honor of inscribing myself as an applicant for the American citizenship which according to law I can obtain only after five years residence in this country. And I shall yield to no one of my future countrymen in patriotism. I consider America now my real home.

Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure.

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