Should we retain our national flag that conveys historical continuity from the days of the Cakobau government to the period of British Colonial rule, or is it time for a new one?
I love the freedoms we got in this country, I appreciate your freedom to burn your flag if you want to, but I really appreciate my right to bear arms so I can shoot you if you try to burn mine.johnny cash
No matter what happens to you, no matter who flatters you or who abuses you, never look at another flag, never let a night pass but you pray God to bless that flag. Remember, boy, that behind all these men you have to do with, behind officers, and government, and people even, there is the Country Herself, your Country, and that you belong to Her as you belong to your own mother. Stand by Her, boy, as you would stand by your mother, if those devils there had got hold of her to-day.edward everett hale
Old England is our home, and Englishmen are we;Our tongue is known in every clime, our flag in every sea.mary howitt
I’m born in Britain – but my family were born in Pakistan. When I fight, in the crowd you see Pakistani people and you see British people – they’re all mixed together and they support Amir Khan. On my shorts, when I fight, I have the Pakistani flag on one side and on the other side I have the Britain flag – to promote the two countries together.amir khan
The Democrats had long labeled the impeachment debate a distraction from the urgent business of a great nation. But the Republicans argued that the pursuit of justice is the business of a great nation. In winning this point, they caught the falling flag, producing a triumph for the rule of law, a reassertion of the belief that no man is above it, and a rebuke for an arrogance that had grown imperial.Peggy Noonan
I care not what religion, club, area or class you come from, nor what bit of colored cloth you wave as a flag. WE are ALL under deadly attack by colored hordes which outnumber us more than seven to one, led by a filthy Jewish, Communist conspiracy!George Lincoln Rockwell
We seemed to see our flag unfurled,Our champion waiting in his placeFor the last battle of the world,The Armageddon of the race.john greenleaf whittier
From the vine-land, from the Rhine-land,From the Shannon, from the Scheldt,From the ancient homes of genius,From the sainted home of Celt,From Italy, from Hungary,All as brothers join and come,To the sinew-bracing bugle,And the foot-propelling drum;Too proud beneath the starry flag to die, and keep secureThe liberty they dreamed of by the Danube, Elbe, and Suir.
As soon as slavery fired upon the flag it was felt, we all felt, even those who did not object to slaves, that slavery must be destroyed. We felt that it was a stain to the Union that men should be bought and sold like cattle.ulysses s. grant
"Justice" was done, and the President of the Immortals (in Aeschylean phrase) had ended his sport with Tess. And the d'Urberville knights and dames slept on in their tombs unknowing. The two speechless gazers bent themselves down to the earth, as if in prayer, and remained thus a long time, absolutely motionless: the flag continued to wave silently. As soon as they had strength, they arose, joined hands again, and went on.thomas hardy
It is remarkable how fast and how effectively you can construct a nationality with a flag , a few speeches, and a national anthem; to this day I avoid the label "Lebanese," preferring the less restrictive "Levantine" designation.nassim nicholas taleb
Where bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.thomas moore
The union of lakes the union of lands The union of States none can sever The union of hearts the union of hands And the flag of our Union for ever!
From the vine-land, from the Rhine-land, From the Shannon, from the Scheldt, From the ancient homes of genius, From the sainted home of Celt, From Italy, from Hungary, All as brothers join and come, To the sinew-bracing bugle, And the foot-propelling drum; Too proud beneath the starry flag to die, and keep secure The liberty they dreamed of by the Danube, Elbe, and Suir.
Ye mariners of England! That guard our native seas; Whose flag has braved a thousand years, The battle and the breeze!thomas campbell
"Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag," she said.john greenleaf whittier
Death's pale flag advanced in his cheeks.
I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.
[The Red flag] is the funeral march of a fried eel.George Bernard Shaw
We are determined that before the sun sets on this terrible struggle, Our flag will be recognized throughout the World as a symbol of Freedom on the one hand and of overwhelming force on the other.george marshall
Success is counted sweetest By those who ne'er succeed. To comprehend a nectar Requires a sorest need. Not one of all the purple Host Who took the flag today Can tell the definition So clear of Victory As he defeated dying On whose forbidden ear The distant strains of triumph Burst agonized and clear!