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Patriotism quotes offer great insight into the ways people feel about their home country.

When I was in the military and stationed overseas I often thought about how I felt about being an American citizen. It is so true that when you are in another country it is normal to compare where you are from versus where you are.

I believe you will find these patriotism quotes to be a refreshing look at a very important topic.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
-George Washington

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

I believe these patriotism quotes are the best of the best.

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