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.
Nation-building is never a 'done deal' confined to history already established.
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.
I have seen people wanting to devote their time & energy to nation building. All they need is an opportunity. 'MyGov' is that opportunity!
Let the professionals like doctors & engineers teach in schools once a week. Let's make teaching a national movement necessary for Nation building.
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.
What makes a nation in the beginning is a good piece of geography.
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.
I don't think our troops ought to be used for what's called nation building.
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
We are not engaged in domestic politics, in church building or in social uplift work, but we are engaged in nation building.
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.
When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation.
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.
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.
Infrastructure sector is all about building assets for the country. It is part of nation building.
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.
The first and most important component in nation building is LAW. Law is the source of national Cohesion.
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.
We're not into nation-building. We're into justice.