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A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love of his country; who, as an agent in parliament, has, for himself, neither hope nor fear, neither kindness nor resentment, but refers every thing to the common interest
Samuel Johnson
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein
I dislike loud-mouthed patriots who think they like our country more than I do. Some people's idea of patriotism is hating other countries.
Andy Rooney
I know [patriotism] exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward.
George Washington
I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
If you can't get them to salute when they should salute and wear the clothes you tell them to wear, how are you going to get them to die for their country?
George S. Patton
My affections were first for my own country, then, generally, for all mankind
Thomas Jefferson
Of the many unforeseen consequences of typography, the emergence of nationalism is, perhaps, the most familiar
Marshall McLuhan
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.
Aldous Huxley
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy
George Bernard Shaw
Patriotism is as fierce as a fever, pitiless as the grave, blind as a stone, and irrational as a headless hen
Ambrose Bierce
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Mark Twain
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar Wilde
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Bertrand Russell
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism
George Orwell
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle
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