84 Greatest Quotes About Patriotism
A nation is the same people living in the same place.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice. The Bible tells us, 'How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity.'.
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
I hate patriotism... I can't stand it. It's a round world last time I checked.
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
I do this real moron thing, and it's called thinking. And apparently I'm not a very good American because I like to form my own opinions.
The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.
Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It's self-defense. It's patriotism.
Such then is the human condition, that to wish greatness for one's country is to wish harm to one's neighbors.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it's wrong.
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle
I have the people behind me and the people are my strength.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president.
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant
Let us form one body, one heart, and defend to the last warrior our country, our homes, our liberty, and the graves of our fathers.
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency.
There's no reason for the establishment to fear me. But it has every right to fear the people collectively - I am one with the people.
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
George S. Patton
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.
The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth.
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object.
People who enjoy waving flags don't deserve to have one.
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.