Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong. SeeAdams 5:92, Chesterton 211:46.
1816 Speech made in Norfolk, Virginia, Apr.
Our country – In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right, and always successful, right or wrong.Stephen Decatur
This statement produced the famous slogan "My country, right or wrong!" which itself produced famous responses by:Stephen Decatur