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The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation, is in the intelligent and well ordered homes of the people.

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
Nations! What are nations? Tartars! and Huns! and Chinamen! Like insects they swarm. The historian strives in vain to make them memorable. It is for want of a man that there are so many men. It is individuals that populate the world.
Nations do not think, they only feel. They get their feelings at second hand through their temperaments, not their brains. A nation can be brought -- by force of circumstances, not argument -- to reconcile itself to any kind of government or religion that can be devised; in time it will fit itself to the required conditions; later it will prefer them and will fiercely fight for them.
It is true that men themselves made this world of nations... but this world without doubt has issued from a mind often diverse, at times quite contrary, and always superior to the particular ends that men had proposed to themselves.
There was never a nation that became great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
I suffer more from the humiliations inflicted by my country than from those inflicted on her.
France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you cannot tear the toilet paper.
Never explain yourself. Your friend don't need it and your enemies won't believe it.
The less you know about a subject, the longer it takes you to explain it.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The simplest explanation is that it doesn't make sense.
Do not on any account attempt to write on both sides of the paper at once.
As long as learning is connected with earning, as long as certain jobs can only be reached through exams, so long must we take this examination system seriously. If another ladder to employment was contrived, much so-called education would disappear, and no one would be a penny the stupider.
Whitaker Chambers testified that Alger Hiss was a member of his communist party cell. Alger Hiss was the president of the carnegie endowment for world peace which works closely with the UN advocating for the creation of a world government. They published a book in 1940 titled 'The New World Order' which outlines their plan for its creation after World War II. There's still people trying to create this supposed world order and there appears to be people involved from all sides of the paradigm.
This is my song, O God of all the nations/A song of peace for lands afar and mine./This is my home, the country where my heart is,/here are my hopes, my dreams, my holy shrine;/but other hearts in other lands are beating with hope and dreams as true and high as mine.

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