Patriotism Quotes Page 2
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.
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No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
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 quarreled with him?
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
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.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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.
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
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.
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.
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.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Guard against the impostures of pretended 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
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
-Guy de Maupassant
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