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"Patria est, ubicunque est bene."
Our country is wherever we are well off.

-: [ Tusculanae Disputationes V. 37, quoting Pacuvius ]
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Country
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
"Patriæ quis exul se quoque fugit."
What exile from his country is able to escape from himself?

-: [ Carmina II. 16. 19. ]
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Country
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
And nobler is a limited command,
Given by the love of all your native land,
Than a successive title, long and dark,
Drawn from the mouldy rolls of Noah's Ark.

-: [ Absalom and Achitophel (1681), Part I, line 299. ]
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Country
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Country
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I can't but say it is an awkward sight
To see one's native land receding through
The growing waters; it unmans one quite,
Especially when life is rather new.

-: [ Don Juan, Canto II (1819), stanza 12 ]
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Country
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
~ Diane Ackerman | (American Poet ) | 1948- | Country
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Land of my sires! what mortal hand
Can e'er untie the filial band
That knits me to thy rugged strand!

-: [ Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805), Canto VI, Stanza 2. ]
~ Sir Walter Scott | (Scottish novelist, playwright, and poet ) | 1771 - 1832 | Country
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
My foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor.
-: [ Rob Roy (1817), Chapter XXXIV. ]
~ Sir Walter Scott | (Scottish novelist, playwright, and poet ) | 1771 - 1832 | Country
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Oh, Christ! it is a goodly sight to see What Heaven hath done for this delicious land!
-: [ Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812-1818), Canto I, stanza 15 ]
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Country
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Shall we then judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. 'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Country
quotes Division : American poets   
     
So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
-: [ The Traveller (1764), line 207. ]
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Country
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Country
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
There ought to be a system of manners in every nation which a well-formed mind would be disposed to relish. To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
-: [ Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), Volume III, p. 100. ]
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Country
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Who dare to love their country, and be poor.
-: [ On his Grotto at Twickenham. ]
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Country
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Yon Sun that sets upon the sea
We follow in his flight;
Farewell awhile to him and thee,
My native land—Good Night!

-: [ Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812-1818), Canto I, stanza 13. ]
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Country
quotes Division : British Poets