On the meeting point of two worlds, the ornament of Turkish homeland, the treasure of Turkish history, the city cherished by the Turkish nation, İstanbul, has its place in the hearts of all citizens.— Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Satisfaction National Treasure quotations
I hope for an America where we can all contend freely and vigorously, but where we will treasure and guard those standards of civility which alone make this nation safe for both democracy and diversity.
Steve Jobs is a national treasure. He is so visionary, and so bright. I had to fire him, though.
I'm going to steal the Declaration of Independence.
The consolidation of the music business has made it difficult to encourage styles like the blues, all of which deserve to be celebrated as part of our most treasured national resources.
Those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.
A nation's treasure is its scholars.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
...International education cannot be the work of one country. It is the responsibility and promise of all nations. It calls for free exchange and full collaboration...The knowledge of our citizens is one treasure which grows only when it is shared.
The symphonic orchestras have sponsors, people who give them endowments, and I think it should be the same way with jazz - because this is a national treasure.
The people that I represent in Illinois care passionately about protecting open space and safeguarding our nation's natural treasures, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Baseball is not a conventional industry.
It belongs neither to the players nor management, but to all of us. It is our national pastime, our national symbol, and our national treasure.
I think Noam Chomsky is a national treasure - make that an international treasure.
Trees are, after all, our largest and oldest living things.
They are Australia's natural, national treasures - the true Elders of our vast continent.
Our children are our greatest treasure.
They are our future. Those who abuse them tear at the fabric of our society and weaken our nation.
No matter how you care to define it, I do not identify with the local group.
Planet, species, race, nation, state, religion, party, union, club, association, neighborhood improvement committee; I have no interest in any of it. I love and treasure individuals as I meet them, I loathe and despise the groups they identify with and belong to.
Yes, I hate it when people call me a 'national treasure'.
It takes away your bite and makes you feel like a harmless old golden Labrador.
My fellow Wilmington, North Carolina native Meadowlark Lemon is a true national treasure. I watched him play for the Harlem Globetrotters when I was growing up and his skill with the basketball and dedication to the game were an inspiration not only to me, but to kids all around the world.
Liberty is a blessing so inestimable, that, wherever there appears any probability of recovering it, a nation may willingly run many hazards, and ought not even to repine at the greatest effusion of blood or dissipation of treasure.
Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks.
And who in time knows whither we may vent the treasure of our tongue, to what strange shores this gain of our best glories shall be sent, 't unknowing Nations with our stores? What worlds in the yet unformed Occident may come refined with the accents that are ours?
So [Polaroid's Dr. Edwin] Land, at 75, went off to spend the remainder of his life doing pure science, trying to crack the code of color vision. The man is a national treasure. I don't understand why people like that can't be held up as models: This is the most incredible thing to be - not an astronaut, not a football player - but this.
But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.
George Jones is a national treasure and should be treated accordingly.
A unique style so often emulated even inadvertently.
The path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. But America cannot resist this transition, we must lead it.
Do I think I'm a national treasure? I don't see why not? I don't see why I shouldn't be. I'm a good lad, really.
I have no policy for my collection. For example, there's a bunch of meteorite [on the windowsill in my studio]. I touch it and I feel the energy from the universe. I have a 1/1,000th of a fragment of stone-age tools and pottery and debris. I can learn many things from my collection. Actually, the 1,000 Buddha, I wanted to buy it, but it's a National Treasure, so I couldn't. If you cannot buy it, just photograph it!
Culture Clash is a national treasure.
Indigenous languages are Canada's national treasures.
They are our identity. We simply have to put greater effort into rejuvenating and revitalizing them. It is key to moving forward.
Movies such as this remind us that Owen Wilson is nothing less than a national treasure.
Industrial tourism is a threat to the national parks.
But the chief victims of the system are the motorized tourists. They are being robbed and robbing themselves. So long as they are unwilling to crawl out of their cars they will not discover the treasures of the national parks and will never escape the stress and turmoil of the urban-suburban complexes which they had hoped, presumably, to leave behind for a while.
Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
We have a certain group of people in this country that seem to want to lock up our national treasures, our national parks, and cherished places and keep the public from enjoying them.
NATO is in our national security interests.
And, yes, we pay a lot for it, but, when we had Afghanistan, NATO troops were by our side from almost all of the NATO members. And they put their life and treasure on the line for us.