41 Nation Building Quotes On Success In Life

These nation building quotes will inspire you. Nation building, the creation or development of a nation, especially one that has recently become independent.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging nation building quotes, nation building sayings, and nation building proverbs.

Best Nation Building Quotes

  1. “If a country is to be corruption-free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.” ~ Abdul Kalam
  2. “We understand it still that there is no easy road to freedom. We know it well that none of us acting alone can achieve success. We must therefore act together as a united people, for national reconciliation, for nation building, for the birth of a new world. Let there be justice for all. Let there be peace for all. Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another and suffer the indignity of being the skunk of the world. Let freedom reign.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  3. “We want to make nation-building a people’s movement.” ~ Narendra Modi
  4. “The first and most important component in nation building is LAW. Law is the source of national Cohesion.” ~ Myles Munroe

  5. “The message of reconciliation, of nation-building, of granting amnesty, indemnity, has struck a powerful, favorable chord. And people can understand that we’re here not for purposes of retribution but to forget the past and to build our country.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  6. “What makes a nation in the beginning is a good piece of geography.” ~ Robert Frost
  7. “Infrastructure sector is all about building assets for the country. It is part of nation building.” ~ Gautam Adani
  8. “Nation-building is never a ‘done deal’ confined to history already established.” ~ Aberjhani

  9. “We’re not into nation-building. We’re into justice.” ~ George W. Bush
  10. “Let the professionals like doctors & engineers teach in schools once a week. Let’s make teaching a national movement necessary for Nation building.” ~ Narendra Modi
  11. “I think that before you take on nation building in your mind’s eye as to how it should be, you’d better have a clear understanding if this is doable and will work.” ~ Anthony Zinni
  12. “We are all equal children before our mother; and India asks each one of us, in whatsoever role we play in the complex drama of nation-building, to do our duty with integrity, commitment and unflinching loyalty to the values enshrined in our Constitution.” ~ Pranab Mukherjee
  13. “If we don’t stop extending our troops all around the world in nation-building missions, we’re going to have a serious problem coming down the road.” ~ George W. Bush

  14. “WOMEN must be at the forefront of nation-building to bring the South African citizenry together and, therefore, develop a whole new ethos of human co-existence” ~ Steven Biko
  15. “India is more than a sum of its contradictions, any truism about India can be contradicted with another truism. There is no fixed stereotype. But even thinking about India makes clear the immensity of the nation-building challenge.” ~ Shashi Tharoor
  16. “As Commander in Chief, I will maintain the strongest military in the world, keep faith with our troops and go after those who would do us harm. But after a decade of war, I think we all recognize we’ve got to do some nation building here at home, rebuilding our roads, our bridges and especially caring for our Veterans who sacrificed so much for our freedom.” ~ Barack Obama
  17. “We are not engaged in domestic politics, in church building or in social uplift work, but we are engaged in nation building.” ~ Marcus Garvey

  18. “We must abandon the failed policy of nation-building and regime change that Hillary Clinton pushed in Iraq, in Libya, in Egypt and in Syria. Instead, we must work with all of our allies who share our goal of destroying ISIS and stamping out Islamic terrorism and doing it now, doing it quickly.” ~ Donald Trump
  19. “Nation building is our central task, both in Afghanistan and in Iraq. And states, nations can’t just be built with military power. Despite all difficulties, it’s very inspiring to see how the Kurds, the Arab Sunnis and the Shiites are coming together here, how they’re jointly defining the basis on which their state is to be built, the political course this state will pursue and who is to receive which cabinet positions.” ~ Zalmay Khalilzad
  20. “As recent as the year 2000 we won elections by saying we shouldn’t be the policemen of the world, and that we should not be nation building. And its time we got those values back into this country.” ~ Ron Paul

  21. “I saw the president make the tough calls in the Situation Room – and today, our troops in Iraq have finally come home so America can do some nation building here at home. That was the change that we believed in. That was the change we fought for. That was the change President Obama delivered.” ~ Rahm Emanuel
  22. “I don’t think we should be engaged in nation-building. It’s not our job to turn foreign nations into democratic utopias, to try to turn Iraq into Switzerland. It is the military’s job to hunt down and kill our enemies, to kill ISIS before they murder American citizens and they wage jihad.” ~ Ted Cruz
  23. “I have seen people wanting to devote their time & energy to nation building. All they need is an opportunity. ‘MyGov’ is that opportunity!” ~ Narendra Modi
  24. “Fiction is a very powerful tool for teaching history. The Philippines was the first Iraq, the first Vietnam, the first Afghanistan, in the sense that it was the United States initial or baptismal experience in nation-building.” ~ Miguel Syjuco

  25. “And this is an administration – we’re not into nation-building, we’re focused on justice. And we’re going to get justice. It’s going to take a while, probably. But I’m a patient man. Nothing will diminish my will and my determination – nothing.” ~ George W. Bush
  26. “I think the American people recognize is after a decade of war it’s time to do some nation building here at home. And what we can now do is free up some resources, to, for example, put Americans back to work, especially our veterans, rebuilding our roads, our bridges, our schools, making sure that, you know, our veterans are getting the care that they need when it comes to post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, making sure that the certifications that they need for good jobs of the future are in place.” ~ Barack Obama
  27. “Afghanistan would have been difficult enough without Iraq. Iraq made it impossible. The argument that had we just focused on Afghanistan we’d now be okay is persuasive, but it omits the fact that we weren’t supposed to get involved in nation-building in Afghanistan.” ~ Michael Hastings
  28. “We should be building a nation and it should be called the United States of America. We are spending all our money nation-building in other places and they don’t even want us.” ~ Donald Trump

  29. “I think the problem with John Bolton is he disagrees with President Trump’s foreign policy. He would be closer to John McCain’s foreign policy. John Bolton still believes the Iraq war was a good idea. He still believes that regime change is a good idea. He still believes that nation-building is a good idea.” ~ Rand Paul
  30. “Bush humble foreign policy was hijacked into nation-building.” ~ Ron Paul
  31. “One of the challenges over the last decade is America has done experiments in nation building in places like Iraq and Afghanistan and we’ve neglected, for example, developing our own economy, our own energy sectors, our own education system. And it’s very hard for us to project leadership around the world when we’re not doing what we need to do.” ~ Barack Obama , Education nation building quotes
  32. “Part of American leadership is making sure that we’re doing nation-building here at home. That will help us maintain the kind of American leadership that we need.” ~ Barack Obama

  33. “President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform, equality, and nation-building here at home.” ~ Christine Pelosi
  34. “Food is about agriculture, about ecology, about man’s relationship with nature, about the climate, about nation-building, cultural struggles, friends and enemies, alliances, wars, religion. It is about memory and tradition and, at times, even about sex.” ~ Mark Kurlansky
  35. “When I was growing up in Iraq, there was an unbroken belief in progress and a great sense of optimism. It was a moment of nation building.” ~ Zaha Hadid
  36. “In time it will become clear to everyone that support for the policies of pre-emptive war and interventionist nation-building will have much greater significance than the removal of Saddam Hussein itself.” ~ Ron Paul

  37. “How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don’t police the world. That’s conservative, it’s Republican, it’s pro-American – it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution.” ~ Ron Paul
  38. “When the president during the campaign said he was against nation-building, I didn’t realize he meant our nation.” ~ Al Franken
  39. “I don’t think our troops ought to be used for what’s called nation-building.” ~ George W. Bush

  40. “There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq wonder how many of these nation-building wars we’re going to engage in and what the parameters are of that.” ~ Lamar Alexander
  41. “America does not need to continue to have regime change throughout the world, nation-building.” ~ Rand Paul

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