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"If all our national holidays were observed on Wednesdays, we could wind up with nine-day weekends." - George Carlin

"Our President has given symbolic support to the National Day of Prayer but I believe that our nation needs an impassioned call to our collective knees." - Jonathan Falwell

"Decoration Day is the most beautiful of our national holidays.... The grim cannon have turned into palm branches, and the shell and shrapnel into peach blossoms." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"National festivals should become festivals of development. Republic Day or Independence Day should not be only about unfurling the Tricolour in the state capitals. We have to make them opportunities of Lok Shikshan (Mass Education)." - Narendra Modi

"I knew we were in for a long season when we lined up for the national anthem on opening day and one of my players said, 'Every time I hear that song I have a bad game.'" - Jim Leyland

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"National injustice is the surest road to national downfall." - William E Gladstone

"Consumerism is our national religion." - Jennifer Stone

"One hour per day of study in your chosen field is all it takes. One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years. Within five years you'll be a national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do." - Earl Nightingale

"In some countries Women's Day is a national holiday and men give women flowers. In America Women's Day falls on another holiday, Mardi Gras, where men give women beads in the respectful and post-feminist desire to see their naked boobies." - Craig Ferguson

"There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science." - Anton Chekhov

"The happy ending is our national belief." - Mary Mccarthy

"Religion is no more national than conscience." - Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau

"Culture Clash is a national treasure." - Philip Kan Gotanda

"At a time when our country is waging two wars, approval ratings for Congress are at historic lows, unemployment is at a 70-year high and financial institutions have collapsed around us, I can't imagine anyone seriously opposing a National Day of Prayer." - Franklin Graham

"Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God, in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer and humiliation..." - Abraham Lincoln

"My last vestige of 'hands off religion' respect disappeared in the smoke and choking dust of September 11th 2001, followed by the 'National Day of Prayer,' when prelates and pastors did their tremulous Martin Luther King impersonations and urged people of mutually incompatible faiths to hold hands, united in homage to the very force that caused the problem in the first place." - Richard Dawkins

"If I were a place, the area of South Bank, in London. Between the Hayward Gallery, National Theatre and all other activities, I'm never bored. I would also say New York for the breathtaking skyline formed by the buildings and the fast pace of the city, whatever the time of day." - Robert Pattinson

"On this National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, we ask almighty God to watch over our nation, and grant us patience and resolve in all that is to come. We pray that He will comfort and console those who now walk in sorrow. We thank Him for each life we now must mourn, and the promise of a life to come." - George W Bush

"... we shall never become an immense power in the world until we concentrate all our money and editorial forces upon one great national daily newspaper, so we can sauce back our opponents every day in the year; once a month or once a week is not enough." - Susan B Anthony

"I think as Christians we have to sponsor a national Lighten-Up Day." - Willie Aames

"We've had nothing but support from everybody in the dance world for a National Dance Day." - Nigel Lythgoe

"Scripture says: "Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted." I call on every American family and the family of America to observe a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, honoring the memory of the thousands of victims of these brutal attacks and comforting those who lost loved ones. We will persevere through this national tragedy and personal loss. In time, we will find healing and recovery; and, in the face of all this evil, we remain strong and united, "one Nation under God."" - George W Bush

"NDA not only stands for National Democratic Alliance but is also the National Development Alliance." - Narendra Modi

"I was standing next to a famed geo-politician when the first news of the Argentine attack [on the Faulkland Islands] was received, and heard him muse incredulously: "An old-fashioned naval battle. A war between two civilized nations, perhaps with even a declaration of war, and later a peace conference. Wow." No hostages, no nukes, no ideologies, no religious fanaticism; just a fair-and-square war over national interests - hard to believe, in this day and age." - William Safire

"Five o'clock tea" is a phrase our "rude forefathers," even of the last generation, would scarcely have understood, so completelyis it a thing of to-day; and yet, so rapid is the March of the Mind, it has already risen into a national institution, and rivals, in its universal application to all ranks and ages, and as a specific for "all the ills that flesh is heir to," the glorious Magna Charta." - Lewis Carroll

"The day Elvis passed away would be our national holiday, if the South would have won, we'd had it made." - Hank Williams, Jr.

"On each national day of inauguration since 1789, the people have renewed their sense of dedication to the United States." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children." - Walt Disney

"I actually remember celebrating National Poetry Day at school; I remember having to write and read a load." - Tinie Tempah

"Michael Jackson National African American Art Examiner Series" - Aberjhani

"Nobody ever wins the National Open. Somebody loses it." - Bobby Jones

"We beseech [God] to pardon our national and other transgressions..." - George Washington

"Patriotism is the vital condition of national permanence." - George William Curtis

"The university is the last remaining platform for national dissent." - Leon Eisenberg

"Whoever wants to understand National Socialist Germany must know Wagner." - Adolf Hitler

"FC Barcelona is the national team of Catalonia" - Carles Puyol

"Stupidity is a personal achievement which transcends national boundaries." - Albert Einstein

"National security is the fig leaf against freedom of information." - Ralph Nader

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"All upright Germans will be National Socialists, but only the best National Socialists will be party members!" - Adolf Hitler

"The jelly-bean eating thug says that national defense is important. But national defense starts at home." - Dick Gregory

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert Humphrey

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert H Humphrey

"The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried to hide its inclination for a greater Germany. That Austria would one day return to the Reich was a matter of course for all National Socialists and for true Germans in Austria." - Arthur Seyss-Inquart

"The White House released documents it claims validates the president's (National Guard) service ... When deciphered the documents showed that in a one-year period, 1972 and 1973, Bush received credit for nine days of active National Guard service. The traditional term of service then and now for the National Guard is one weekend a month and two full weeks a year, meaning that Bush's nine-day stint qualifies him only for the National Guard's National Guard. That's the National Guard's National Guard, an Army of None." - Jon Stewart

"If you spend an extra hour each day of study in your chosen field you will be a national expert in that field in five years or less." - Earl Nightingale

"I do not suspect that Jefferson or Madison ever envisioned Congress honoring the 2,560th anniversary of the birth of Confucius or supporting the designation of National Pi Day." - Eric Cantor

"To this day it cracks me up to think that my debut on national British television as a reporter ends with me turning a trick." - RuPaul

"Ooh. Top secret angel business, huh? What"re you going to do? Dance on a pinhead? Lobby for National Cute Puppy Day?" - Richelle Mead

"Ooh. Top secret angel business, huh? What're you going to do? Dance on a pinhead? Lobby for National Cute Puppy Day?" - Richelle Mead

"I DON'T smoke anymore, except on National No Smoking Day as a protest against those who want to control our lives." - Richard Littlejohn

"There is no sports event like Opening Day of baseball, the sense of beating back the forces of darkness and the National Football League." - George Vecsey

"Over the moon about strong support for the National Health Service - an institution I will defend to my dying day, second only to Everton FC." - Andy Burnham

"The seed has been sown that will grow one day . . . to the glorious rebirth of the National Socialist movement of a truly united nation." - Adolf Hitler

"President George Bush declared a National Day of Prayer for Peace. This was after he had carefully arranged and started the war." - George Carlin

"Why is Earth Day, today, also Lenin's birthday? Coincidence? Or does it signal the true intent of the national and worldwide environmental movement?" - Alan Caruba

"If you've got a brand new administration coming into office you want to have, at the very least, a national security team in place on day one." - Mitch Mcconnell

"...and Britain was saved, because of a national day of prayer. Ladies and gentlemen, we desperately need our own Miracle of Dunkirk today." - James Dobson

"Conservation of national sanitation is Swaraj work and it may not be postponed for a single day on any consideration whatsoever." - Mahatma Gandhi

"One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience." - Lee H Hamilton

"Christ would be a national advertiser today, I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day. He thought of His life as business." - Bruce Barton

"However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries, it is an inexorable fact that we become more interdependent every day." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"Though President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day a national holiday in 1894, the occasion was first observed on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City." - Brendan I Koerner

"Two thirds of a century ago, we were given a national policy. It was made to fit the conditions of the day." - John Bracken

"Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah, driving the primitive roads and cars of that day, were real adventures." - Paul D Boyer

"I know this will sound naive, but I often wonder what America would be like if our national ethos was simply to minimize suffering. Period. To try, every day, to convert our wonderful wealth and national energy into the cessation of suffering wherever we find it. Imagine if that was our national mindset. Well, we can-we must-dream." - George Saunders

"Have I missed a national holiday? There must be celebrations in the streets for you to be home at this hour of the day." "I'm calling it Summerset Goes Mute Day. The city's gone mad with joy." - Nora Roberts

"When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend. Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team." - Brandi Chastain

"It is wrong for a secular government to promote prayer. We think the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional. What if the president declared a National Day of Cursing God because He failed us on September 11? Americans would say, "You've overstepped your authority." That's how we feel when he promotes prayer." - Dan Barker

"Since announcing his candidacy in June of 2015, Donald Trump morphed into a national phenomenon, captivating the country, dominating news cycles day in and day out and creating a white hot debate about our national media like nothing we have seen in a long, long time." - Megyn Kelly

"Since 1775, when the first Continental Congress called for a national day of prayer, there have been such events called for by almost every President. I saw the figures - 34 out of 44 Presidents have called for a national day of prayer. Some of those who didn't have died in office." - James Dobson

"I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world... the kids... our national pastime." - Babe Ruth

"Baseball is our national pastime, that is if you discount political campaigning." - Ronald Reagan

"And now, in the interest of equal time, here is a message from the National" - George Carlin

"We must pass a national energy policy to continue our successes in the War on Terrorism." - Zach Wamp

"Politics is the art of making your selfish desires seem like the national interest." - Thomas Sowell

"Be of good cheer, for sadness cannot heal the national wounds." - Dorothea Dix

"This Mayaguez gold, my third consecutive with the national team, has a strawberry flavor." - Milagros Cabral

"For national and social disasters, for moral and financial evils, the cure begins in the Household." - Julia McNair Wright

"I feel as horrified as a ghetto Jew watching the rise of National Socialism." - Cintra Wilson

"The primary cause of this national crisis is the feminization of men." - Tony Evans

"...Skyscraper National Park" - Kurt Vonnegut

"No nation has been able to establish itself, as a nation in Palestine up to this day, no national union and no national spirit have prevailed there. The motley, impoverished tribes which have occupied it have held it as mere tenants at will, temporary landowners, evidently waiting for those entitled to the permanent possession of the soil." - John William Dawson

"However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries, it is an inexorable fact that we become more interdependent every day. I believe that national sovereignties will shrink in the face of universal interdependence. The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: We are all in the same boat." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"I would not waste time, as Senator Gillibrand does, on things such as dictating a national minimum driving age and sponsoring a 'National Day of Play.' I'd help New Yorkers understand that we get less in value from Washington than what we send there in taxes." - Wendy E Long

"The National Book Festival is a great way for families and friends to share the creative works of some of America's most-loved authors, .. Readers of all ages can listen to favorite writers speaking about their books, have books autographed, meet many storybook characters and enjoy a day on the National Mall." - Laura Bush

"I do not think the mere extension of the ballot a panacea for all the ills of our national life. What we need to-day is not simplymore voters, but better voters." - Frances Harper

"I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement." - King Hussein

"Islamic terrorists are the greatest security threats to the United States, both domestically and abroad. We need to be vigilant every day. Now, every citizen has to be vigilant because they are vital links in the national security chain." - Ralph Abraham

"We are at last being recognised as the indigenous people of this country whom must share in its future. This is not a day of national mourning for us. We must leave history behind us and look forward." - Galarrwuy Yunupingu

"[about sex and being married] It's like being the National Guard, we may not be seeing as much action as the front line, but we are living to fight another day." - Jeff Foxworthy

"Harold Ramis and I together did the 'National Lampoon Show' off Broadway, 'Meatballs,' 'Stripes,' 'Caddyshack,' 'Ghostbusters' and 'Groundhog Day.' He earned his keep on this planet. God bless him." - Bill Murray

"We had a national tragedy this week, and the President of the United States and Sarah Palin both made speeches on the same day. Obama came out against lunatics with guns, she gave the rebuttal." - Bill Maher

"And when the chickens that didn't hatch come home to roost, we will rue the day when, misled by sloppy accounting and rosy scenarios, we gave away the national nest egg." - Paul Krugman

"Harold Ramis and I together did the "National Lampoon Show" off Broadway, "Meatballs," "Stripes," "Caddyshack," "Ghostbusters" and "Groundhog Day." He earned his keep on this planet. God bless him." - Bill Murray

"I cannot imagine anything nobler or more national than that for, say, one hour in the day we should all do the labor the poor must do, and thus identify ourselves with them and through them, with all mankind." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Everyone is concerned about his niche, his name, and wants to adapt the concept to so-called national characteristics. But at the end of the day, it's all the same." - Garry Kasparov

"[Donald] Trump`s incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, spoke on the phone with Russia`s ambassador the same day President Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and imposed new sanctions on Russia." - Donald Trump

"It is remarkable how fast and how effectively you can construct a nationality with a flag , a few speeches, and a national anthem; to this day I avoid the label "Lebanese," preferring the less restrictive "Levantine" designation." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"After studying in Sheffield, I went down to London to do my post-graduate degree at the National Film and Television School, embarking on the movie that would eventually become 'A Grand Day Out.'" - Nick Park

"With that in mind and in celebration of National Prayer Day, today I have proposed in the House of Representatives a Constitutional Amendment that would restore voluntary prayer in our Nation's schools." - Nick Rahall

"I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth." - Melissa Bean

"On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands." - Seth Low

"After studying in Sheffield, I went down to London to do my post-graduate degree at the National Film and Television School, embarking on the movie that would eventually become 'A Grand Day Out." - Nick Park

"According to the book Celebrate Today, June 18th is National Splurge Day. Besides being the birthday of Paul McCartney and Isabella Rossellini, it's also mine. Go ahead; celebrate my birthday and don't worry about the cost!" - Ernie J Zelinski

"I don't see the theater as an establishment. The National Theatre has always seemed to me a people's theater. It was never meant to reinforce the values of the government of the day, nor does it, nor should it." - David Hare

"If we spent half an hour every day in silent immobility, I am convinced that we should conduct all our affairs, personal, national, and international, far more sanely than we do at present." - Bertrand Russell

"I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement." - King Hussein I

"I'm not sure about prizes. I don't know how far you can seriously raise public consciousness about poetry. Having a 'National Poetry Day,' like a 'No Smoking Day,' is just shelving the problem. Things which should by rights be every day are not best served by these things." - John Fuller

"If slavery, as a national evil, is to be abolished, and it be just that it be done at the national expense, the amount of the expense is not a paramount consideration." - James Madison

"we make a great fuss about national conscience, but it consists mainly in insisting upon everyone ascribing our national policy to highly moral motives, rather than in examining what our motives really are." - Joan Robinson

"It is the glory of English Law, that its roots are sunk deep into the soil of national history; that it is the slow product of the age long growth of the national life." - Edward Jenks

"A national language is a band of national union." - Noah Webster

"National injustice is the surest road to national downfall." - William Ewart Gladstone

"These are national problems that require national solutions." - Thomas Menino

"National honor is the national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"On the House Un-American Activities Committee: They'll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the National Anthem." - Humphrey Bogart

"Patriotism has become a mere national self assertion, a sentimentality of flag-cheering with no constructive duties." - H G Wells

"National pride is to countries what self-respect is to individuals: a necessary condition for self-improvement." - Richard Rorty

"I have little need to remind you that water has become one of our major national concerns." - Ezra Taft Benson

"The National Rifle Association says, 'Guns don't kill people. People do'. But I think the gun helps." - Eddie Izzard

"Augusta National is a young man's golf course, and you really need a young man's nerves to play on it." - Jack Nicklaus

"It's [Augusta National] a difficult course and it doesn't make it easier when you have three shanks." - Ian Poulter

"The only way you can check Gretzky is to hit him when he is standing still singing the national anthem." - Harry Sinden

"Generally speaking, I think it is unbecoming to act as a national hero, wave hands and so on." - Vitaly Scherbo

"Labor is not fighting for a larger slice of the national pie-labor is fighting for a larger pie." - Walter Reuther

"The national Government sees in both Christian denominations the most important factor for the maintenance of our society." - Adolf Hitler

"the French write plays and paint as naturally as we play jazz - it's just a national gift." - Alice B Toklas

"Ive known since I went to the national team when I was very young that I was a different bird." - Tiffeny Milbrett

"George Jones is a national treasure and should be treated accordingly. A unique style so often emulated even inadvertently." - Keith Richards

"Somebody once asked me what had attracted me to National Socialism. I replied without a shadow of hesitation: 'Its beauty.'" - Savitri Devi

"[D]rilling and arming, when carried on on a national scale, excite whole populations to frenzies which end in war." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"I doubt that national languages will disappear. In fact, to some extent they're becoming more diverse, like in Europe." - Noam Chomsky

"We want, and must have, a national policy, as to slavery, which deals with it as being wrong." - Abraham Lincoln

"Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!" - Susan B Anthony

"Antiquity breached mortality with myths. Narcissus is vocabulary. Hermes decorates A cornice on the Third National Bank." - Allen Tate

"A good man will not engage even in a national cause, without examining the justice of it." - Samuel Richardson

"We will kill bin Laden. We will crush al Qaeda. That has to be our biggest national security priority." - Barack Obama

"Baseball is our national game." - Calvin Coolidge

"National Socialism is applied biology," - Hans Schemm

"The national pastime is juiced," - Jose Canseco

"Vote in a national election." - Bill Vaughan

"Immigration security is national security." - Kellyanne Conway

"The national pastime is juiced." - Jose Canseco

"The new national campfire - radio." - Linda Ellerbee

"Medicine also disregards national boundaries." - Irving Langmuir

"Bullying is a national epidemic." - Macklemore

"I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas" - John F Kennedy

"National education to be truly national must reflect the national condition for the time being." - Mahatma Gandhi



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