Patriotism Quotes, Patriotic Sayings
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
- George Santayana
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
- H. L. Mencken
A symbol of red and white with fifty shining stars on a field of blue,call it a flag,in reality it is you.
God gave burdens, also shoulders.
God is closest to those with broken hearts.
With the tears a Land hath shed, Their graves should ever be green.
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Every heart beats true ‘neath the Red, White and Blue.
- George M. Cohan
The hero dead cannot expire: The dead still play their part.
- Mary C. Crowley
I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.
- Gary Hart
All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.
- Charles Dickens
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of PowerThen will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William Ewart Gladstone
The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things that matter for a nation.
- David Lloyd George
Iraq is an unjust war.
- Jimmy Carter
Patriotism, the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde
The only real nation is humanity.
- Paul Farmer
Patriotism ruins history.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
I think patriotism is like charity it begins at home.
- Henry James
An Eagle can’t fly on just a right wing.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- Samuel Johnson
I will fight for my country but I will not lie for her.
- Zora Neale Hurston
He loves his country best who strives to make it best.
- Robert G. Ingersoll
Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
- Richard Aldington
To him in whom love dwells, the whole world is but one family.
My Country! When right keep it right; when wrong, set it right!
- Carl Schurz
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
- Albert Einstein
Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
A politician will do anything to keep his job — even become a patriot.
- William Randolph Hearst
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism – and wars.
- Dale Carnegie
Patriotism is a arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
- George Jean Nathan
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
- Bertrand Russell
You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
- George Bernard Shaw
It is sweet to serve one’s country by deeds, and it is not absurd to serve her by words.
When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross.
- Sinclair Lewis
A man’s feet must be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
- George Santayana
The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
The nation is divided, half patriots and half traitors, and no man can tell which from which.
- Mark Twain