Quotes by patriotism
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First president of the US 1732-1799
I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
Irish writer 1854-1900
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
English writer 1894-1963
Dictators can always consolidate their tyranny by an appeal to patriotism.
American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
American philosopher 1842-1910
For morality life is a war, and the service of the highest is a sort of cosmic patriotism which also calls for volunteers.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
American author 1843-1916
I think patriotism is like charity - it begins at home.
American political analyst 1952-
If terror groups are to be defeated, it is national governments that will have to do so. In nations like India, governments will have to call on the patriotism of citizens to fight the terrorists. In a nation like Pakistan, the government will have to be persuaded to deal with those in their midst who are complicit.
American statesman 1809-1865
Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty.Source: First Inaugural Address (1861)
American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
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.
American author and political activist 1941-
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
American journalist 1934-
No wonder scoundrels find refuge in patriotism; it offers them immunity from criticism.Source: Speech to the Society of Professional Journalists, September 11, 2004
English writer 1894-1963
One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
Our entire family is replete with sentiments of patriotism. Uncle Swarna Singh left for his heavenly abode in jail in 1910, two or three years after my birth. Uncle Ajit Singh is leading the life of an exile in foreign countries.
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