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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    "My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober."
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    ''My country, right or wrong'' is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ''My mother, drunk or sober.''
  • Edward Abbey
    Edward Abbey
    American author and essayist 1927-1989
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    A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
  • A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
  • Butch Otter
    Butch Otter
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    Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    I'm a patriot in the truest sense of the word.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Patriot : the person who can shout the loudest without knowing where he is crying about .
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    We are in a strange period of history in which a revolutionary has to be a patriot and a patriot has to be a revolutionary.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field, and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearthstone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
    Source: First Inaugural Address, 4 March 1861
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