patriotism quotes

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.Jane Addams

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

Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.Steve Allen

It is not the Government, the members of Parliament to whom the ultimate decision belongs, it is up to you to go forward sure of your sacred right of free opinion, sure of your patriotism.John Amery

One tell-tale sign of a Wingnut: they always confuse partisanship with patriotism.John Avlon

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

Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families.Evan Bayh

Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.Ambrose Bierce

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends.Ambrose Bierce

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

Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.Henry Bolingbroke

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

Our platform calls for a balanced deficit reduction plan where the wealthy pay their fair share. And when your country is in a costly war, with our soldiers sacrificing abroad and our nation facing a debt crisis at home, being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare - it's patriotism.Cory Booker

When your country is in a costly war, with our soldiers sacrificing abroad and our nation facing a debt crisis at home, being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare - it's patriotism.Cory Booker

Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.George Borrow

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

The history of American patriotism is figuring out ways that we can work together to move forward and knit together the common government.Taylor Branch

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

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