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84 Greatest Quotes About Patriotism


A nation is the same people living in the same place. James Joyce
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. Mark Twain
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.'. Donald Trump
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen. Aristotle
I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. Albert Camus
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind. Voltaire
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. Samuel Johnson
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism. George Orwell
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. Abraham Lincoln
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. Napoleon Bonaparte
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under. Ronald Reagan
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it. Barack Obama
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. Clarence Darrow
I hate patriotism... I can't stand it. It's a round world last time I checked. Bill Hicks
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins. Clara Barton
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be. Bob Dylan
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country. Bertrand Russell
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen. Ronald Reagan
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. Howard Zinn
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. George Carlin
Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It's self-defense. It's patriotism. Joe Biden
Such then is the human condition, that to wish greatness for one's country is to wish harm to one's neighbors. Voltaire
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. Winston Churchill
Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it's wrong. Ron Paul
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. James Baldwin
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. Huey Newton
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it. Malcolm X
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president. Theodore Roosevelt
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. Tecumseh
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. Douglas MacArthur
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. Huey Newton
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. Ronald Reagan
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. Leo Tolstoy
The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth. Stonewall Jackson
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. Napoleon Bonaparte
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. Patrick Henry
People who enjoy waving flags don't deserve to have one. Banksy
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. Calvin Coolidge
When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish. Lao Tzu
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! O. Henry
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. Bertrand Russell