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Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear.
It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
I'd like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I've tried to meditate, but it's really hard for me to stay still. I'd like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can't shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key.
I think Americans are very patriotic.
For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn?
I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.
Eugene V. Debs
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
William Ralph Inge
I do think the patriotic thing to do is to critique my country. How else do you make a country better but by pointing out its flaws?
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant
Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful.
Francis Ford Coppola
A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.
It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can.
R. Lee Ermey
I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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