Country Proverbs

Sayings about Country

When you have left a country, you have left everyone. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

The tar of my country is better than the honey of others. ~ Moroccan Proverbs

The mud of one country is the medicine of another. ~ Afghan Proverbs

When you are looking for a country with no tombstones you will find yourself in the land of cannibals. ~ Malagasy Proverbs

The stones of my native country are warmer than the ovens of Babylon. ~ Armenian Proverbs

It is better to save your innocence at the expense of your honor than your country at the expense of your life. ~ Chinese Proverb

An old friend met in a far country is like rain after drought. ~ Chinese Proverb

Smoke in your own country is purer than fire in a foreign land. ~ Lithuanian Proverbs

If the farmer is poor then so is the whole country. ~ Polish Proverbs

The king inherits a country — the people only hard work. ~ Malagasy Proverb

Going into a country the first time, ask what is forbidden; on entering a village, ask what are the customs; on entering a private house, ask what should not be mentioned. ~ Chinese Proverb

The country where flowers are expensive lacks the foundation of culture. ~ Chinese Proverb

Every country is a fatherland. ~ Greek Proverbs

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. ~ German Proverbs

It is easier to govern a country than a son. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about The Country

They say that a kingdom is like a pyramid: the king on top and the people below. But in this country, it’s upside down. ~ Bhumibol Adulyadej

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country. ~ Alfred Adler

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen. ~ Ronald Reagan

The country is lyric,–the town dramatic. When mingled, they make the most perfect musical drama. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman. ~ Willa Cather

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. ~ Winston Churchill

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. ~ Mark Twain

There is virtue in country houses, in gardens and orchards, in fields, streams, and groves, in rustic recreations and plain manners, that neither cities nor universities enjoy. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country. ~ Marquis de Lafayette

No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated. ~ Nelson Mandela

Men are taught virtue and a love of independence by living in the country. ~ Menander

To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It’s futile to gaze at the world through a car window. ~ Albert Einstein

Our country is great because it is built on principles of self-reliance, opportunity, innovation, and compassion for others. ~ Ronald Reagan

One country, one constitution, one destiny. ~ Daniel Webster

May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not. ~ Millard Fillmore

I consider it the best part of an education to have been born and brought up in the country. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely. ~ Edmund Burke

The town is man’s world, but this (country life) is of God. ~ William Cowper

My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind. ~ William Lloyd Garrison

Who saves his country violates no law. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Our country is where ever we are well off. ~ John Milton

If country life be healthful to the body, it is no less so to the mind. ~ Giovanni Ruffini

My country is the world, and my religion is to do good. ~ Thomas Paine

My country… gave me schooling, independence of action and opportunity for service..:. I am indebted to my country beyond any human power to repay. ~ Herbert Clark Hoover

Those who own the country ought to govern it. ~ John Jay

The king must die so that the country can live. ~ Maximilien Robespierre

The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. ~ Thomas Paine

My country wrong or right is like saying my mother, drunk or sober. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the Sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order. ~ Author Unknown

This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen. ~ Lord Byron

Thank God we’re living in a country where the sky’s the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television. ~ Joan Rivers

There’s no glory like those who save their country. ~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. ~ John F. Kennedy

God made the country and man made the town. ~ William Cowper

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels. ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

Without a country, I am not a man. ~ Nawaf Al-Nasir Al-Sabah

Townfolk know pleasures, country people joys. ~ Minna Thomas Antrim

The city reveals the moral ends of being, and sets the awful problem of life. The country soothes us, refreshes us, lifts us up with religious suggestion. ~ Edwin Hubbell Chapin

The love of one’s country is a splendid thing — but why should love stop at the border? ~ Pablo Casals

Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime. ~ George Borrow

Where liberty is, there is my country. ~ Benjamin Franklin

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country. ~ Bainbridge Colby

My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. ~ Herbert Clark Hooverf

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