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Patriotism quotes (21)

A mans 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   Category: Patriotism

There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism.
Robert C. Winthrop   Category: Patriotism

Breathes there the man with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said This is my own my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd As home his footsteps he hath turn'd From wandering on a foreign strand! If such there breathe go mark him well; For him no Minstrel raptures swell; High though his titles proud his name Boundless his wealth as wish can claim; Despite those titles power and pelf The wretch concentred all in self Living shall forfeit fair renown And doubly dying shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung Unwept unhonor'd and unsung.
Sir Walter Scott   Category: Patriotism

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
Edward Paul Abbey   Category: Patriotism

Youll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Patriotism

POPULIST n. A fossil patriot of the early agricultural period found in the old red soapstone underlying Kansas ...
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Patriotism

Heroism on command senseless brutality deplorable love-of-country stance and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein   Category: Patriotism

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

Youre not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you cant face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or says it.
Malcolm X   Category: Patriotism

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

On the gallows: I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Nathan Hale   Category: Patriotism

Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson   Category: Patriotism

Patriotism is the religion of Hell.
James Branch Cabell   Category: Patriotism

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Clarence Seward Darrow   Category: Patriotism

I know [patriotism] exists and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest or some reward.
George Washington   Category: Patriotism

When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Patriotism

Love of country is like love of woman he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
Felix Adler   Category: Patriotism

Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country right or wrong.
Stephen Decatur   Category: Patriotism

Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor bastard die for his country.
General George Smith Patton Jr.   Category: Patriotism

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

There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   Category: Patriotism