104+ Best Border Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Border Quotes

I work for one man. His name is Donald Trump. He has told me one thing: ‘Secure the border.’ — John F. Kelly

In Canada, we’re happy to provide a safe haven for next-door neighbors in the middle of a marital dispute. And if anyone trips while crossing the border, we’re happy to set their broken bones for free. — Douglas Coupland

I remember when we came in, in 2013, and I was implementing our border protection policy, people threw their hands up – and I said, ‘I’m doing what I said I would do in the way I said I’d do it’ – and guess what: I’m now getting the results I said I’d get. — Scott Morrison

I’d like to move Israel to the northern border of Mexico and see what happens then. — Ann Coulter

For those of us living in Texas and other border states, the reality of an open and unsecured border is a part of everyday life. — Dan Crenshaw

We know gang members are pouring across the border and filling up our prisons. We have a huge drug problem in this country now in places that never had an opiate problem. Why is that? Because this is brought in – because we do not have a border. — Ann Coulter

I’m not against a border wall, OK, but go to China, and you’ll see a border wall there. We need technology, we need drones, we need surveillance capabilities, and we need rapid-reaction capabilities. — John McCain

I think – I do think that we have to have a secure border. We need to make sure that people are, in fact, documented. But that doesn’t mean that we threaten people’s lives. — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

It’s the federal government’s job to secure the border. — Carly Fiorina

WhatsApp provides phone-number-based messaging, and people asked, ‘Isn’t that what SMS is?’ Yes, but SMS is expensive, antiquated, and what WhatsApp did was modernize and level that playing field. For example, in Europe, if France wants to talk to Belgium, it’s extraordinary costly because of border and telecom charges. — Brian Acton

Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security. After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were able to conceal their real identities, and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended. — Jim Ryun

XRP is a digital asset that exists on the XRP ledger, one of the open-source products created by Ripple. XRP is a pivotal component of the Internet of Value, since it solves a key point of friction: the pre-funding of nostro/vostro accounts necessary to facilitate cross border payments. — Brad Garlinghouse

‘Border’ was the first movie that I watched on the big screen. It always takes me back to my childhood. — Virat Kohli

The border is way more porous than it should be, and I think we’d be open to discussing anything that enhances border security. — Mitch McConnell

When I was old enough, I was 21 years of age, I decided to come to America. I did it illegally, so I jumped the border. I didn’t speak any English. — Cesar Millan

It is obviously sensible the crossing of a border ought not to protect a criminal from the consequences of his crime. — Jacob Rees-Mogg

Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation. — George W. Bush

I mean, the sound of an amplified guitar in a room full of people was so hypnotic and addictive to me, that I could cross any kind of border to get on there. — Eric Clapton

Music goes further than any border, any language. — J Balvin

Many of our soldiers are stationed at Camp Coyote just south of the Iraqi border. This is how you know we have a strong army, when you can actually tell your enemy exactly where your camp is and what its name is. — Jon Stewart

I have a track record of under-promising and over-delivering, whether it’s on the economy, border protection, welfare reforms. — Scott Morrison

Russians not only vehemently despise blacks, they believe Africa begins at the Ukraine border. — P. J. O’Rourke

People are realizing if they jump across our border and they have a child with them they can raise their hand and claim asylum and they will be caught and released into the homeland. — Dan Crenshaw

I said these trade deals are going to be terrible: we’re going to lose manufacturing jobs, factories abroad; the real wages of Americans are not going to rise. People are coming across the border; it has got to be stopped. — Pat Buchanan

We are conscious of the need to maintain good relations with the United States. We have a border of more than 3,000 kilometers; more than 12 million Mexicans live in the United States. It is our main economic-commercial partner. — Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

I don’t care if you are for having Mexico pay for the border wall, or you want to repeal and replace Obamacare, or if you want women to have complete access to reproductive rights – I don’t care. The fact is, if you don’t get the nuclear issue right, none of the other ones matter. — Valerie Plame

We know that trade, NAFTA, the free and open trade between Canada and the U.S. creates millions of good jobs on both sides of the border. — Justin Trudeau

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras have all agreed to send additional consular officers from Guatemala, from Honduras, from El Salvador, send them to the U.S. border so that we can more quickly and humanely identify unaccompanied children and process their individual removal. — Joe Biden

The white nationalist position, David Duke has always espoused that. The belief that immigrants are a threat to America and that we need border control, David Duke espoused that, and he talked about it during the time I was dealing with him. — Ron Stallworth

There should be no economic border at all between the North and South. — Leo Varadkar

That a district judge would overrule the president of the United States on a matter of border security in wartime is absurd. — Pat Buchanan

I would argue that you’re only going to get the conservatives, particularly a Republican House, to pass immigration reform if we, as conservatives, are reassured that the border is controlled and that we get to vote on whether the border is controlled. — Rand Paul

One of the biggest problems that Egypt faces is the lack of border security – the importation of weapons on their way to Gaza, for example, coming out of Sudan. — Hillary Clinton

If we are going to be compassionate, we have to have stricter border security and laws. — Paula White

We do not covet one inch of Lebanese territory, and the basis for the peace treaty between our two countries will be the international border, which exists now, between Rosh Haniqra and Ras en Naqura. — Menachem Begin

Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization. — Lincoln Steffens

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are – rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call ‘global challenges,’ which require global solidarity. — Ban Ki-moon

It’s a big responsibility and great motiviation to be a Mexican fighter who is admired, and I thank God for the support I get from Mexicans on both sides of the border. — Canelo Alvarez

Do you know how much land is under ice, rock and snow? Do you know why 90 percent of us live within 100 kilometres of the U.S. border? We have this idea we’re a vast country. But the reality is that a lot of it, a huge amount, is uninhabitable. — David Suzuki

When things go badly, individuals look for scapegoats. I just do not believe that barbed-wire fences or guns on our border will solve any of our problems. — Ron Paul

Some are short, others are tall, others are thin, others are stocky. But we are all human beings. Can we not live together and happily within one border? — Paul Kagame

We can build the fence. We can triple the border patrol. We can end sanctuary cities by cutting off funding to them. We can end welfare for those here illegally. — Ted Cruz

Washington still refuses to provide evidence to support the claims in 1990 that a huge Iraqi military build-up on the Saudi border justified war. — Noam Chomsky

American presidential elections usually amount to a series of overcorrections: Clinton begat Bush, who produced Obama, whose lax border policies fueled the rise of Trump. — Tucker Carlson

My grandfather was an undocumented immigrant. My great-grandmother, my bisabuela, carried him over the border in her arms. — Eric Garcetti

We need to know who’s in the United States. We need to know everyone who’s in the United States that comes in here from a foreign country. And we have to separate the ones who are dangerous from the ones who aren’t. To accomplish that, we need a fence. We need a technological fence. We need a border patrol. — Rudy Giuliani

If I am elected president we will secure the border and we will end the illegal immigration. — Ted Cruz

If we’re so cruel to minorities, why do they keep coming here? Why aren’t they sneaking across the Mexican border to make their way to the Taliban? — Ann Coulter

I have seen and drawn dying, poisoned worlds. I published a book of drawings called ‘Death of Wood’ about one such world, on the border between the Federal Republic of Germany and what was then still the German Democratic Republic. — Gunter Grass

Unless people who voted for unionist parties are suddenly going to vote for a united Ireland, which I don’t believe will happen, a border poll will be defeated. — Leo Varadkar

The home is the planet. Unless you’re a Martian, you know, we’re sharing the planet. And – and the emissions don’t stop and CO2 doesn’t stop with the border between France, Spain or between Canada and the United States. — Jose Angel Gurria

If you think winning means a porous border with 400,000 people apprehended illegally every year, then your definition of winning is different than mine. — Dan Crenshaw

The use of slave women as day workers naturally broke up or made impossible the normal Negro home, and this and the slave code led to a development of which the South was really ashamed and which it often denied, and yet perfectly evident: the raising of slaves in the Border slave states for systematic sale on the commercialized cotton plantations. — W. E. B. Du Bois

Being a Chicano in Hollywood, my experience is that you’re not given credit for any sophistication… You’re just kind of some guy that just crossed the border, you know, on the back of a truck and that’s it. — Cheech Marin

The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? — Pablo Casals

I think a great idea would be involving our various military services along the border all the way from San Diego to Houston. We’ve got military bases all over the country. We can just move some people down there and let those cartels who are doing a lot of hurt to the youth of America, let those cartels fight against the Marine Corps. — Bobby Knight

NRDC has helped bring hope spots to more of our shared ocean waters. We helped draft and pass a California law creating a network of underwater parks stretching from the Oregon border to the Mexican border. — Frances Beinecke

I don’t have a problem with enhanced border security, perhaps to include fencing. I think the mistake is believing that border security is as simple as just putting up a wall from sea to shining sea. — Pete Buttigieg

I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other. And living on the border between Mexico and the U.S. for so many years gave me a lot of insight into that. — Barbara Kingsolver

What happens is, illegal immigrants can run across the border, drop a baby, and say, ‘Ha-ha, there’s nothing you can do now. My kid’s an American citizen.’ Well, that wasn’t the intent of the 14th Amendment. Americans would not agree with that. It creates a horrible incentive. — Ann Coulter

Abject poverty, political instability, torture, and other abuses push thousands across our border. There is not a deterrent imaginable that equals the conditions that force their migration. — Greg Boyle

We do need to strengthen our security at the border. — Susan Collins

I grew up in a small village on the border of Hampshire and Surrey. When people ask, I tend to say that I’m from Haslemere. — Rex Orange County

Many of us didn’t believe in the image of bin Laden as a wandering Old Man of the Mountains, living on plants and insects in an inhospitable cave somewhere on the porous Pakistan-Afghan border. — Salman Rushdie

If every small nation with a border dispute believes they can go ahead and launch a pre-emptive war and that it will be approved by the greatest power, that is a very dangerous thing. — Walter Cronkite

We can prove to the American people that fixing the crisis at our border is more important than scoring political points. — Dan Crenshaw

The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill. — Robert Anton Wilson

One nice thing about the benefit of long experience with la frontera is that we in Texas don’t have to run around getting all hysterical about immigrants. The border is porous. When you want cheap labor, you open it up; when you don’t, you shut it down. It works to our benefit – it always has. — Molly Ivins

I believe we need to focus first and foremost – as Donald Trump has done with such force and such passion – on border integrity and building the wall. — Mike Pence

I’m from a small town on the bottom edge of Mississippi, very near New Orleans and the Louisiana border. My family has lived there for generations. — Jesmyn Ward

I am not a Hispanic candidate. I am an American candidate who happens to be of Hispanic heritage, who understands the culture, who has worked the border and has a unique understanding of those issues. But rest assured my job is to represent all Americans as a U.S. senator. — Richard Carmona

Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced. Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem, which includes strengthening the border patrol. — Allen West

If I were president of the United States, I’d build a great wall along the Mexican border and not let anybody in. — Dave Mustaine

America is the only developed nation that has a 2,000-mile border with a developing nation, and the government’s refusal to control that border is why there are an estimated 460,000 illegal immigrants in Arizona and why the nation, sensibly insisting on first things first, resists ‘comprehensive’ immigration reform. — George Will

Conservatives have always wanted border security before we had immigration reform. — Rand Paul

I think Donald Trump taps into an anger that I hear every day. People are angry that a commonsense thing like securing the border or ending sanctuary cities is somehow considered extreme. It’s not extreme; it’s common sense. We need to secure the border. — Carly Fiorina

One of the characteristics of North American culture is that you can always start again. You can always move forward, cross a border of a state or a city or a county, and move West, most of the time West. You leave behind guilt, past traditions, memories. — Isabel Allende

The forces that led to radical Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood, Al Qaeda, Islamic State, can ultimately only be defeated by moderate Muslims around the globe, countries like U.A.E. that have led the fight within their own border to promote tolerance. — Tom Cotton

Here we have the Schengen agreement, and the truth is that for years we trusted each other and set border controls on the outer borders of the European Union. And as was the case with the economic and monetary union, with this step, regarding the management of the Schengen area, we did not go all the way in terms of political solutions. — Angela Merkel

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, ‘Well, what do you need?’ — Steven Wright

I grew up in Arizona. I love it. I’m a part of the desert. I feel like, really, I’m from the Sonoran Desert, which is – extends to both sides of the border. I’m really from that part of Mexico, also. And I hate that there’s a fence, you know, running through it. — Linda Ronstadt

The attitude of the West and of Russia towards a crisis like Ukraine is diametrically different. The West is trying to establish the legality of any established border. For Russia, Ukraine is part of the Russian patrimony. — Henry Kissinger

First and foremost, immigration is important to me. I think immigration has implications for everything else that is done. So securing the border, that would be priority one for me. That is, to me, most important. — Tomi Lahren

To be off the grid is to be disconnected from most of America’s infrastructure without having to cross any border. — W. Kamau Bell

The president has promised greater border security. We can agree to that. A literal wall might not be the most effective means to that end, but we can provide the resources necessary to secure the border with smart and affordable measures. — John McCain

India Conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border. — Hu Shih

We can’t deal with the flood in the orchards until we cap the floodwaters coming into them. And that means giving our Border Patrol the total resources they need to get their job done, and even utilizing military personnel in particular hot crossing spots. — Chuck Norris

Russia and China are very natural partners. We are neighbors with an immense common border. — Vladimir Putin

Obama wants to raise the issue of immigration reform so that he can demonize Republicans as anti-Hispanic. That’s why Obama ignores the broad support for an immigration plan that would provide border security once and for all and then deal with the illegal immigrants who live here. — Ben Shapiro

I have always believed in enforcing the border, and doing that before you do amnesty. — Charles Murray

Building a wall won’t solve our border security challenges. — Pete Buttigieg

So now is an opportunity for us to stand up and have a good, strong immigration policy to make sure that E- Verify becomes mandatory and we have got to train and properly equip our Border Patrol. — Allen West

The Corbynista brand of politics representing metropolitan, middle class, pro-open border values is far removed from millions of Labour voters, especially those who voted Leave in the referendum. — Nigel Farage

No nation should threaten its neighbors by massing troops along the border. — Joe Biden

In the battle for Kobane on the Syrian border, everyone talks about the enemy – IS – and the frightening ideas that drive them. No one talks about the Kurdish defenders and what inspires them. — Adam Curtis

The people that work the border will tell you that physical barriers, backed up by men and women, is what we need to secure the southwest border. — John F. Kelly

Border strengthening is effective, but not if done in isolation. We also need to give priority to establishing public institutions that deliver a sustained level of security and justice for citizens. Border security can never come at the expense of migrants’ rights. Nor can it be used to legitimize inhumane treatment. — Ban Ki-moon

Mexico and the U.S. are bound not only because of the common border, but by a shared culture and history. — Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I’m doing my job. — Donovan Bailey

Because of a massive backlog of asylum cases and an inability to quickly adjudicate and enforce them, more migrants are making the journey to our border. — Dan Crenshaw

Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection, it still physically inspects only a small fraction of the containers under its purview. — Mike Fitzpatrick

My message to everyone: the next time you hear about migrant children near the border, just picture them as your own. Then think what you would want our government to do. — Al Sharpton

The need for physical border security is a very real one. But equally important is the need to focus on the source of the problem: mass emigration from Central America. — Dan Crenshaw

The first dog I got was a border collie. Her name was Sally. — Matthew Broderick

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