65 Native Land Quotes On Success In Life

These native land quotes will inspire you. Native land, the country in which one was born.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging native land quotes, native land sayings, and native land proverbs.

Best Native Land Quotes

  1. “There is no place in this world warmer than our native land.” ~ Khem Veasna
  2. “Our native land charms us with inexpressible sweetness, and never never allows us to forget that we belong to it.
    [Lat., Nescio qua natale solum dulcedine captos
    Ducit, et immemores non sinit esse sui.]” ~ Ovid
  3. “The soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  4. “What I learned on the road. Above all else – to love my native land.” ~ Charles Kuralt
  5. “The love for our native land strengthens our individual and national character.” ~ Alexander Hamilton

  6. “What greater grief than the loss of one’s native land.” ~ Euripides
  7. “Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.” ~ Walter Scott
  8. “Dreams are our only geography—our native land.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic
  9. “What is this you call property? It cannot be the earth, for the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it belongs to everybody and is for the use of all. How can one man say it belongs only to him?” ~ Massasoit
  10. “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children” ~ Chief Seattle

  11. “The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.” ~ Mary Brave Bird
  12. “The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.” ~ Mary Brave Bird
  13. “O, beautiful and grand, My own, my native land! Of thee I boast: Great empire of the west, The dearest and the best, Made up of all the rest, I love thee most.” ~ Abraham Coles
  14. “We do not own the freshness of the air or the sparkle of the water. How can you buy them from us?” ~ Chief Seattle
  15. “One’s native land!?there should one live! there die!” ~ Jules Verne

  16. “Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.” ~ Crazy Horse
  17. “Cling to thy native land, for it is the land of thy fathers?” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  18. “It is only in the mountains that I can fully appreciate my existence as a man in America, and my own native land” ~ Martin Delany , Native land quotes American
  19. “We know our lands have now become more valuable. The white people think we do not know their value; but we know that the land is everlasting, and the few goods we receive for it are soon worn out and gone.” ~ Canasatego
  20. “I would not change my native landFor rich Peru with all her gold” ~ Isaac Watts

  21. “This war did not spring up on our land, this war was brought upon us by the children of the Great Father who came to take our land without a price, and who, in our land, do a great many evil things… This war has come from robbery – from the stealing of our land.” ~ Spotted Tail
  22. “I see that I am inwardly fashioned for faith and not for fear. Fear is not my native land; faith is. I am so made that worry and anxiety are sand in the machinery of life; faith is oil. I live better by faith and confidence than by fear and doubt and anxiety. In anxiety and worry my being is gasping for breath – these are not my native air. But in faith and confidence I breath freely – these are my native air.” ~ E. Stanley Jones
  23. “When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them?” ~ Sitting Bull
  24. “Despite those titles, power, and pelf,
    The wretch, concentred all in self,
    Living, shall forfeit fair renown,
    And, doubly dying, shall go down
    To the vile dust, from whence he sprung,
    Unwept, unhonor’d, and unsung.” ~ Walter Scott
  25. “To a wise man, the whole earth is open; for the native land of a good soul is the whole earth.” ~ Democritus

  26. “What captivity has been to the Jews, exile has been to the Irish. For us, the romance of our native land begins only after we have left home; it is really only with other people that we become Irishmen.” ~ Peter Ackroyd
  27. “A man’s love for his native land lies deeper than any logical expression, among those pulses of the heart which vibrate to the sanctities of home, and to the thoughts which leap up from his father’s graves.” ~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  28. “When at eve, at the bounding of the landscape, the heavens appear to recline so slowly on the earth, imagination pictures beyond the horizon an asylum of hope, – a native land of love; and nature seems silently to repeat that man is immortal.” ~ Madame de Stael , Native land quotes love
  29. “It is more than their land that you take away from the people, whose native land you take. It is their past as well, their roots and their identity. If you take away the things that they have been used to see and will be expecting to see, you may, in a way, as well take their eyes.” ~ Isak Dinesen
  30. “Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land-Good Night!” ~ Lord Byron

  31. “This land, although not my native land, Will be remembered forever. And the sea’s lightly iced, Unsalty water. The sand on the bottom is whiter than chalk, The air is heady, like wine, And the rosy body of the pines Is naked in the sunset hour. And the sunset itself on such waves of ether That I just can’t comprehend Whether it is the end of the day, the end of the world, Or the mystery of mysteries in me again.” ~ Anna Akhmatova
  32. “When I thinkof my own native land, In a moment I seem to be there; But alas! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair.” ~ William Cowper
  33. “Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.” ~ Bill Bryson
  34. “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.” ~ John Dryden
  35. “I want to be understood by my country, but if I fail to be understood – what then?, I shall pass through my native land to one side, like a shower of slanting rain.” ~ Vladimir Mayakovsky

  36. “My days – the blossom of my youth and the flower of my manhood – have been darkened by the dreariness of servitude. In this my native land – in the land of my sires – I am degraded without fault as an alien and an outcast.” ~ Daniel O’Connell
  37. “You cannot know, should I discribe to you; the feelings of a parent . . . . Four years have already past away since you left your native land, and this rural Cottage-Humble indeed, when compared to the Palaces you have visited, and the pomp you have been witness to. But I dare say you have not been so inattentive an observer, as to suppose that Sweet peace, and contentment, cannot inhabit the lowly roof, and bless the tranquil inhabitants, equally guarded and protected, in person and property, in this happy Country, as those who reside in the most elegant and costly dwellings.” ~ Abigail Adams
  38. “So many of my thoughts and feelings are shared by the English that England has turned into a second native land of the mind for me.” ~ Alexis de Tocqueville
  39. “I am an African. I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land.” ~ Thabo Mbeki
  40. “I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way: by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  41. “While the gentleman cherishes benign rule, the small man cherishes his native land. While the gentleman cherishes a respect for the law, the small man cherishes generous treatment.” ~ Confucius
  42. “Sun and moon have no light left, earth is dark;
    Our women’s world is sunk so deep, who can help us?
    Jewelry sold to pay this trip across the seas,
    Cut off from my family I leave my native land.
    Unbinding my feet I clean out a thousand years of poison,
    With heated heart arouse all women’s spirits.
    Alas, this delicate kerchief here
    Is half stained with blood, and half with tears.” ~ Qiu Jin
  43. “When we read with attention the poetical and philosophical monuments of the East–above all, those of India, which are beginning to spread in Europe–we discover there many a truth, and truths so profound, and which make such a contrast with the meanness of the results at which European genius has sometimes stopped, that we are constrained to bend the knee before the philosophy of the East, and to see in this cradle of the human race the native land of the highest philosophy.” ~ Victor Cousin
  44. “If European symbols and traditions have grown tired, perfunctory and oppressively banal in Australia, or been drained of spirit and meaning by the dreary dictates of materialism and secularity, then the raw spirit truth of our native land is alive and radiant by comparison. For joy and meaning we might well turn to our natural country and witness miracles of vitality and new life, of inspiration and profound beauty; all in some humble, quiet and improbable place.” ~ Michael Leunig
  45. “Great literature transcends its native land, but none that I know of ignores its soil.” ~ J. Frank Dobie

  46. “This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.” ~ Aristophanes
  47. “The individual whose vision encompasses the whole world often feels nowhere so hedged in and out of touch with his surroundings as in his native land.” ~ Emma Goldman
  48. “But the creative person is subject to a different, higher law than mere national law. Whoever has to create a work, whoever has tobring about a discovery or deed which will further the cause of all of humanity, no longer has his home in his native land but rather in his work.” ~ Stefan Zweig
  49. “The fact is that my native land is a prey to barbarism, that in it men’s only God is their belly, that they live only for the present, and that the richer a man is the holier he is held to be.” ~ St. Jerome
  50. “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.” ~ Lord Byron

  51. “My three-thousand mile walk through Ireland convinced me of one thing – the possibility of organising a proper movement for the independence of my native land.” ~ James Stephens
  52. “I shall need, too, the favor of that Being in whose hands we are, who led our fathers, as Israel of old, from their native land and planted them in a country flowing with all the necessaries of comforts of life.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  53. “On this day, millions of people…throughout the world will gather to commemorate the life of Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. From his days as a slave in Ireland to his work as missionary years later, St. Patrick demonstrated a courage, commitment, and faith that won the hearts and minds of the Irish people. St. Patrick’s Day also serves as a time for people of Irish descent from all traditions and religions to honor their native land and shared heritage. Their devotion to family, faith, and community has strengthened our country’s character.” ~ George W. Bush
  54. “I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land, and especially from that part of it for whom and with whom I desired only to live; yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence, though more bitter.” ~ Donald Cargill
  55. “We pray for the many brothers and sisters who seek refuge far from their native lands, who seek a home where they can live without fear: that they might always be respected in their dignity.” ~ Pope Francis

  56. “God drove Cain out of his presence and sent him into exile far away from his native land, so that he passed from a life of human kindness to one which was more akin to the rude existence of a wild beast.” ~ Ambrose
  57. “I met many Christians leaving the Middle East, hoping to come to Australia feeling they would leave behind a society where they were inferiors in their native lands and they are disturbed about the rise of more separate radical Islam in Australia, not necessarily the mainstream but there is a voice.” ~ Mark Durie
  58. “In our own native land, in defense of the freedom that is our birthright and which we ever enjoyed till the late violation of it. For the protection of our property, acquired solely by the honest industry of our forefathers and ourselves, against violence actually offered, we have taken up arms. We shall lay them down when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, and all danger of their being renewed shall be removed, and not before.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  59. “Patriotism which has the quality of intoxication is a danger not only to its native land but to the world, and “My country never wrong” is an even more dangerous maxim than “My country, right or wrong.”” ~ Bertrand Russell
  60. “There are better mothers than disaster. A native land is the best of all mothers. We American Jews have a native land we love. But it is even better to have a native land who loves us.” ~ Louis D. Brandeis

  61. “Adolescents are travelers, far from home with no native land, neither children nor adults. They are jet-setters who fly from one country to another with amazing speed. Sometimes they are four years old, an hour later they are twenty-five. They don’t really fit anywhere. There’s a yearning for place, a search for solid ground.” ~ Mary Pipher
  62. “That peace, safety, and concord may be the portion of our native land, and be long enjoyed by our fellow-citizens, is the most ardent wish of my heart, and if I can be instrumental in procuring or preserving them, I shall think I have not lived in vain.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  63. “My native land, good night!” ~ Lord Byron

  64. “The noblest contribution which any man can make for the benefit of posterity is that of character. The richest bequest which any man can leave to the youth of his native land is that of a shining, spotless example.” ~ Robert Charles Winthrop
  65. “There is something in this native land business and you cannot get away from it, in peace time you do not seem to notice it much particularly when you live in foreign parts but when there is a war and you are all alone and completely cut off from knowing about your country well then there it is, your native land is your native land, it certainly is.” ~ Gertrude Stein

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