„Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred.“

Excellent Quotations for Home and School Selected for the use of Teachers and Pupils (1890) by Julia B. Hoitt, p. 218.
Contexto: Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

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político estadunidense, 7° presidente dos Estados Unidos da… 1767 - 1845

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Contexto: Each people can do justice to itself only if it does justice to others; but each people can do its part in the world movement for all only if it first does its duty within its own household. The good citizen must be a good citizen of his own country first before he can with advantage be a citizen of the world at large.

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„Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country.“

—  George Washington first President of the United States 1732 - 1799

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—  Johann Gottfried Herder German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744 - 1803

Jeder liebt sein Land, seine Sitten, seine Sprache, sein Weib, seine Kinder, nicht weil sie die besten auf der Welt, sondern weil sie die bewährten Seinigen sind, und er in ihnen sich und seine Mühe selbst liebt.
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—  Bahá'u'lláh founder of the Bahá'í Faith 1817 - 1892

Contexto: It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens. <!-- p. 250

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„If the citizens are wealthy, the country is strong. The King's storehouse is his people.“

—  Prithvi Narayan Shah far-sighted king/unifier of Nepal 1722 - 1775

Quoted in page 178 of * Pradhan
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Thapa Politics in Nepal: With Special Reference to Bhim Sen Thapa, 1806–1839
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2012
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