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Patriotism Quotes


These are some of the best 'Patriotism' quotations and sayings.

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1 realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred toward any one.

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.

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.

Be just and fear not; let all the ends thou aimest at be thy country's, thy God's, and truth's.

Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land!

Can anything be more ridiculous than that a man should have the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of the water, and because his ruler has a quarrel with mine.

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

Had I a dozen sons, - each in my love alike, - I had rather have eleven die nobly for their country, than one voluptuously surfeit out of action.

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!

I am not a Virginian, but an American.

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

I do love my country's good with a respect more tender, more holy and profound than mine own life.

I have learned by much observation, that nothing will satisfy a patriot but a place.

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

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

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.

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.


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