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Venerated Quotes

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To be old is to be part of a huge and ordinary multitude...
the reason why old age was venerated in the past was
because it was extraordinary.
- Ronald Blythe

The style of God venerated in the church,
mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from
the style of the natural universe.
- Alan Watts

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

No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince,
that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist
with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him.
- Isaac Barrow

 

And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert
Burns is so important to us.
We have other poets, and other writers,
and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration
that we afford to Robert Burns.
- Len G. Murray

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

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


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Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington

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

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

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
- Howard Zinn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But my patriotism goes for something beyond what we have.
We don't have something that I want to die for -
anymore.
- Jack Bowman

If military movies were automatically successful we'd
make nothing but military movies.
But seriously, patriotism is one thing that all Americans have in common.
- Tommy Lee Jones

Patriotism is the religion of hell.
- James Branch Cabell

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

The heights of popularity and patriotism are still
the beaten road to power and tyranny.
- David Hume

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

We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues
of those who are opposed to us.
- Francis John McConnell

To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic
ceremonies are voluntary...
is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of
our institutions to free minds.
- Robert Jackson

There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism.
- Jonathan Mayhew

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

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

Naturally, the common people don't want war ...
but after all it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy,
and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along,
whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship,
or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.
Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought
to the bidding of the leaders.
That is easy. All you have to do is tell them
they are being attacked,
and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism
and exposing the country to danger.
It works the same in every country.
- Hermann Goering

America's state religion, is patriotism,
a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry
that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
- William Blum

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it.
I learned that patriotism includes protest,
not just military service.
- John F. Kerry

For a writer only one form of patriotism exists:
his attitude toward language.
- Joseph Brodsky

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

Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity,
which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts
a nation and develops patriotism and courage.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has
a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious
spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.
- Bruno Bauer


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