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Patriotism Quotes

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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

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
- Bertrand Russell

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

 

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

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first;
nationalism,
when hate for people other than your own comes first.
- Charles de Gaulle

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge


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Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism.
A venerable word, when duly practised.
- Robert Walpole

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
- Clarence Darrow

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag,
but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce

We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
- Michael Ignatieff

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

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
- Howard Zinn

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
- Mick Jagger

I realize that patriotism is not enough.
I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell

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

It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me.
- Ho Chi Minh

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

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
- George Jean Nathan

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
- Diogenes

Heroism on command, senseless violence,
and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -
how passionately I hate them!
- Albert Einstein

Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
- Richard Aldington

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket
and rejoices that the system works.
- Bill Vaughan

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

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
- George Santayana

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
- Nathan Hale

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

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to
time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler

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

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must
become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
- Voltaire

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs

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

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

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

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

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

I define nothing.
Not beauty, not patriotism.
I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
- Bob Dylan

There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow
the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
- George Galloway

It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life,
our courage that will win the final battle.
- Prescott Bush

I believe patriotism comes from the heart.
Patriotism is voluntary.
It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the
result of knowledge and belief.
- Jesse Ventura

Love and business and family and religion and art and
patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!
- O. Henry

When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion;
but when he barks at strangers,
it is patriotism!
- David Starr Jordan

Patriotism is the religion of hell.
- James Branch Cabell

Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal,
which we all want to surpass, and some don't.
- Todd Gitlin

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning,
is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

True patriotism isn't cheap.
It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
- Robert Reich

There's intense national feeling in America that could be called patriotism.
- Michael Ignatieff

Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.
- Steve Allen

Every man who has shown the world the way to beauty,
to true culture, has been a rebel, a 'universal' without patriotism,
without home, who has found his people everywhere.
- Chaim Potok

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism
that you can't face reality.
Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
- Malcolm X

But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure
of national unity and patriotism.
- Thomas E. Mann

Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism,
is easy to misuse for political purposes.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable
even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
- Howard Thurman

There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism.
- Robert Charles Winthrop

Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country
whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic
composition is taken for granted.
- Michael Ignatieff

If you are tired of partisanship over patriotism,
you need to vote for a change in direction.
- Jennifer Granholm

Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of
patriotism being used to hurt those who express views
in disagreement with that of the majority.
- Vic Snyder

Patriotism must be founded on great principals and
supported by great virtue.
- Henry Bolingbroke

Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of
emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai Stevenson


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