Patriotism quotes. What a wonderful topic. Being patriotic is one of the greatest gifts a citizen can give back to her country.
The thing that is amazing about quotes on patriotism is to visit other countries and observe how the people view their country. This observation is valuable when comparing the other country with your own.
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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 average American is nothing if not patriotic.
It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me.
-Ho Chi Minh
Dissent is the highest form of 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
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
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
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.
The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
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!
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practised.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
-William J. Clinton
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.
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
-Adlai E. Stevenson
On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
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
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