Our heart's where they rocked our cradle, Our love where we spent our toil, And our faith, and our hope, and our honour We pledge to our native soil!
The Native-Born (1894)
Patriotism varies, from a noble devotion to a moral lunacy.
I have heard something said about allegiance to the South: I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.Robert Reich
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.john f. kennedy
To be a good patriot, a man must consider his countrymen as God's creatures, and himself as accountable for his acting towards them.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism how passionately I hate them!Albert Einstein
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels them the desire to do right is precisely the same.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country, and never of killing for their country.bertrand russell
God save our gracious king, Long live our noble king, God save the king.henry carey
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred toward any one.
We join ourselves to no party that does not carry the flag and I keep step to the music of the Union.
I am not a Virginian but an American.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Our country, right or wrong! When right, to be kept right; when wrong, to be put right!
Where's the coward that would not dare to fight for such a land?walter scott
Put none but Americans on guard tonight.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.George Bernard Shaw
Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out.Ibrahim babangida