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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

No instance exists of a person's writing two languages perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth.

Thomas Jefferson

We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford; the working people are hopelessly bound to their native shores.

Benito Mussolini

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.

Saint Jerome

Despite good intentions and best efforts, the stereotyping of Native Americans into narrow images is an undeniable consequence of choosing such names and symbols.

Bernard Franklin

It is times like this when it is important for native people to come together to help one another out.

Tex Hall

I grew up 'interested in the Eagles,' so I guess you'd call me a fan. But they didn't win, so it's not like everything for me lived and died with the Eagles. I didn't have the passion of a native Philadelphian. When I was growing up, I was interested in the Packers and the Raiders.

John Spagnola

Ruefulness is one of the classical tones of American fiction. It fosters a native, deglamorized form of anxiety.

Anatole Broyard

Farm-raised shrimp don't have any taste. Not like native shrimp.

Peter Kendall

It's a great opportunity to learn about Missouri's native plants.

Barbara Fairchild

I've been interested in getting our collection to have a broader literary sense and have gotten very excited about adding a Native American component, Right now we have very large collection of D.H. Lawrence and Charles Dickens - a couple [of] white guys from England.

Jim Carmin

The disease organism alone could be a problem for native species, even for humans.

Jerry Jackson

I am a Colorado native, and, no, I did not vote for the anti-gay amendment or the same-sex marriage ban, and I am not a member of a militia.

Connie Willis

I've always been interested in the history of the West, our country and particularly as it relates to the Native Americans - the original Americans.

Beau Bridges

We use the Whitman Massacre as a representation for a lot of the struggles between the incoming settlers and the Native Americans who lived here.

Robert Owens

It's against the law, it's bad for the animal and for native wildlife. If you no longer want the animal, find an alternative.

Skip Snow

They are eating out the native Asian turtle population. So they are going to turn to the U.S.

Andy Price

This is the best run of wild, native steelhead we've had during winter in a long time.

Wayne Orzel

All we're asking for is that the school give Native American students a chance like they do their Caucasian counterparts.

Catherine Kim

Ethnic differences in beliefs about the meaning of illness, appropriate approaches for health management and individual responsibility for health may explain why black and Native American elders are more likely to use home remedies than white elders.

Joseph G. Grzywacz