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patriotism quotes (48)
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
Alfred Adler Category: Patriotism
Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
Richard Aldington Category: Patriotism
I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
James A. Baldwin Category: Patriotism
We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
Dave Barry Category: Patriotism
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
Clara Barton Category: Patriotism
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
James Bryce Category: Patriotism
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Dale Carnegie Category: Patriotism
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Pablo Casals Category: Patriotism
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
Edith Cavell Category: Patriotism
It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
Arthur C. Clarke Category: Patriotism
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
William J. Clinton Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
Calvin Coolidge Category: Patriotism
The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
Herbert Croly Category: Patriotism
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
George William Curtis Category: Patriotism
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Clarence Darrow Category: Patriotism
I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.
Eugene V. Debs Category: Patriotism
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Diogenes Category: Patriotism
We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
Friedrich Durrenmatt Category: Patriotism
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
Barbara Ehrenreich Category: Patriotism
I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
George Galloway Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle Category: Patriotism
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Nathan Hale Category: Patriotism
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
Doc Hastings Category: Patriotism
On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
Alexander Henry Category: Patriotism
I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
Michael Ignatieff Category: Patriotism
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
William Ralph Inge Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
Mick Jagger Category: Patriotism
And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant Category: Patriotism
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
George McGovern Category: Patriotism
It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me.
Ho Chi Minh Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan Category: Patriotism
The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Lyn Nofziger Category: Patriotism
Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
Blaise Pascal Category: Patriotism
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Bob Riley Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Bertrand Russell Category: Patriotism
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayana Category: Patriotism
The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
William Shenstone Category: Patriotism
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Adlai E. Stevenson Category: Patriotism
The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
Leo Tolstoy Category: Patriotism
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
Bill Vaughan Category: Patriotism
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
Voltaire Category: Patriotism
They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so, but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead.
Henry A. Wallace Category: Patriotism
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practised.
Robert Walpole Category: Patriotism
The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
Robert Walpole Category: Patriotism
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
Earl Warren Category: Patriotism
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
George Washington Category: Patriotism
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Howard Zinn Category: Patriotism