99 Total Quotes

Patriotic Quotes

Priests are no more necessary to religion than politicians to patriotism
John Holmes
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John F. Kennedy
Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy
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Albert Einstein
The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.
Albert Einstein
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Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. the supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any bands of regular troops that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States.
Noah Webster
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Thomas Paine
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.
Thomas Paine
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Edith Wharton
How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be ''American'' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?
Edith Wharton
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Laws that forbid the carrying of arms...disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes...Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
Thomas Jefferson
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Ahmed Chalabi
Patriotism is not a piece of paper. Had we wanted to live in other countries, we would have stayed there. But we came to Iraq.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Oscar Wilde
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar Wilde
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Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
Henry Commager
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Ronald Reagan
You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children's children say of us we justified our brief moment here. We did all that could be done.
Ronald Reagan
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I have a hard time understanding why someone who is so opposed to displaying our most sacred symbol of patriotism would want to join one of our government's most patriotic institutions.
Saxby Chambliss
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Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Nathan
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A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
George Curtis
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George Cohan
Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.
George Cohan
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Patriotism has a lot to do with the success of the show
George Peppard
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Mark Twain
In the beginning of a change, the Patriot is a scarce man, Brave, Hated, and Scorned. When his cause succeeds however,the timid join him, For then it costs nothing to be a Patriot.
Mark Twain
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George Bernard Shaw
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw
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Mark Twain
An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
Mark Twain
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The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.
Thomas Jefferson
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Work should be for all of us a word as honorable and appealing as patriotism
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
Patrick Henry
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Patriotism is the last refuge of the sculptor.
William Plomer
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Malcolm X
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
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You can feel the patriotism here.
Maggie Weirdt
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Manny Acta
I don't want the word patriotism being brought up over here because of these guys being professional and (some) other teams are not. Because when you have $100 million in the bank and a contract and you leave everything and take a chance and come over here and play for your country, if that isn't patriotism, I don't know what it is.
Manny Acta
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Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes.
Kjell Bondevik
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Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy Maupassant
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[The biggest distraction this week for investors will be] patriotism, ... It's gonna be back and forth all week. After next week, we'll be able to move forward.
Larry Rice
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Henry David Thoreau
Yet some can be patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less. They love the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which may still animate their clay. Patriotism is a maggot in their heads.
Henry David Thoreau
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