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The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
America is the spirit of human exploration distilled.
They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so, but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead.
Henry A. Wallace
Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
I want to light the lights of patriotism.
Patriotism demands of us sustained sacrifice.
Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.
Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.
My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country.
I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Patriotism is an indispensable weapon in the defense of civilization against barbarism.
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
Every American soldier wants as much public support as he can possibly have. That's the soldiers on duty in Iraq, and that's me, as well. We fight better knowing that our people back home support us, back us, and understand what we're doing. It's hugely important.
If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never!
I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country.
When I see someone in a military uniform I make it a point to approach them, shake their hand and say five words... 'thank you for your service.' 'Stars Earn Stripes' is a high energy, fun, action show, but at its heart it is all about those five words.
I wake up every morning singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'
The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
I am a loyal American, and I love my country.
For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making.
Franklin Knight Lane
The American patriots of today continue the tradition of the long line of patriots before them, by helping to promote liberty and freedom around the world.
I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command.
From my father's point of view, without a thought for self, a true patriot stands up against the stones of condemnation and speaks for those who are given no real voice in the halls of justice or the halls of government.
It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle.
My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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