Patriotism Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Patriotism quotes and Patriotism sayings, and Patriotism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny. "

"Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism – and wars. "

"Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. "

"There is a real patriotism underneath the best of my music but it is a critical, questioning and often angry patriotism."

"I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be."

"Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons."

"I think Americans are very patriotic."

"During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism."

"A true patriot never abandons his country at the hour of need."

"Blind patriotism has been kept intact by rewriting history to provide people with moral consolation and a psychological basis for denial."

"Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen."

"To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely."

"True patriotism is not worship of our nation but rather, in the light of our worship of the God of justice, to conform our nation’s ways of justice."

"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."

"My Country! When right keep it right; when wrong, set it right!"

"Patriotism does not oblige us to acquiesce in the destruction of liberty. Patriotism obliges us to question it, at least."

"Patriotism is a religion, the egg from which wars are hatched."

"Patriotism is a menace to liberty."

"You’ll never have a quiet world until you knock the patriotism out of the human race."

"Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."

"Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country."

"I love my country, not my government."

"To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism."

"The essence of patriotism is the sacrifice of personal interest to public welfare."

"By patriotism is meant, not only spontaneous, instinctive love for one’s own nation, and preference for it above all other nations, but also the belief that such love and preference are good and useful."

"When a whole nation is roaring patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and the purity of its heart."

"A man’s feet must be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world."

"True patriots we; for be it understood we left our country for our country’s good."

"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

"The greatest patriotism is to tell your country when it is behaving dishonorably, foolishly, viciously."

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