100′ of Best Patriotic Quotes for this Epic Republic Day- Share The Best Inspiring and Motivational Quotes With Your Friends


Patriotism or National Pride is a feeling of love, Devotion and senses of attachment to a homeland and alliance with other citizens who shares the same sentiments. The Patriotism is the sense of love and affection with our country that the citizens shares with each other.

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Patriotism Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  1. When Pearl Harbor was bombed, young Japanese-Americans, like all young Americans, rushed to their draft board to volunteer to fight for our country. That act of patriotism was answered with a slap in the face. We were denied service and categorized as enemy non-alien. – George Takei
  2. My position is that it isn’t government’s job to mandate patriotism. To me, mandating a pledge of allegiance to a government is something Saddam Hussein would do. – Jesse Ventura
  3. Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism – no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families. – Evan Bayh
  4. I don’t think anyone has qualms in saying victory to the people of India. But when a political party appropriates such a slogan and says this is the definition of patriotism, those who say it are patriotic and those who don’t are not patriotic, then I reject that definition. – Palaniappan Chidambaram
  5. They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so, but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead. – Henry A. Wallace
  6. My commitment to the Republican movement was pure and simply patriotism, a love of Australia… a desire or passion that all of our national symbols should be unequivocally and unambiguously Australian. – Malcolm Turnbull
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  1. Our nuclear scientists and engineers have done a splendid job, and naturally, the entire nation has risen to salute their professional excellence, discipline, and patriotism. They have had the benefit of having been led in the past by great men like Homi Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai. – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  2. Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about. – Mark Twain
  3. My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country. – Walter Annenberg
  4. Nothing can be better calculated to advance our interests and character than the establishment of a liberal and disinterested policy, enlightened by patriotism and guided by wisdom. – Sam Houston
  5. Into the soul of every student I would have instilled the patriotic fervor of Patrick Henry. – David O. McKay
  6. I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world. – Eugene V. Debs
  7. I want America to be more like America, if you will. I want the songs, that patriotism we have. – Mitt Romney
  8. Patriotism is a love of country. If you love your country, you should love your countrymen and women. It doesn’t mean you always agree with them or even like them. It is understanding that we have interwoven destiny. – Cory Booker
  9. Patriots don’t let their nation default. – Gary Ackerman
  10. Growing up in New York with artist parents – a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo – I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake. – Claire Danes
  11. Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime. – George Borrow
  12. I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone. – Edith Cavell
  13. Growing up in New York City, I was always encouraged to question authority, and I think I confused patriotism with jingoism. – Claire Danes
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  1. When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice. The Bible tells us, ‘How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity.’ – Donald Trump
  2. Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. – Winston Churchill
  3. If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never! – William Pitt
  4. Peasants, who after the liberation of the country became the masters of their lands and their country under the benevolence of Comrade Kim Il Sung, launched the campaigns for increasing agricultural production and donating cereals out of patriotism, and thus faithfully supported the Party’s line of nation building. – Kim Jong-un
  5. ‘My country, right or wrong’ is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ‘My mother, drunk or sober.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. – Adlai Stevenson
  7. Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism. – George Orwell
  8. It is the pride of my heart to have been one of the earliest adopted sons of America. – Marquis de Lafayette
  9. No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. – William Cowper
  10. If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I would steep myself in America, I would know no other land. – Henry James
  11. We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior. – Friedrich Durrenmatt
  12. All the evils of France have been produced less by the perversity of the wicked and the violence of fools than by the hesitation of the weak, the compromises of conscience, and the tardiness of patriotism. Let every deputy, every Frenchman show what he feels, what he thinks, and we are saved! – Marquis de Lafayette
  13. There is a real patriotism underneath the best of my music but it is a critical, questioning and often angry patriotism. – Bruce Springsteen
  14. Here’s how I see obesity: as a symptom. The larger problem is over-consumption. In a society that identifies consumption with patriotism, valorizes ‘growth’ above all else and assigns status according to how much you consume, we compete with each other to see who can consume the most. – Emily Levine
  15. The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain. – George McGovern
  16. When I was a kid, back in the ’40s, I was a voracious comic book reader. And at that time, there was a lot of patriotism in the comics. They were called things like ‘All-American Comics’ or ‘Star-Spangled Comics’ or things like that. I decided to do a logo that was a parody of those comics, with ‘American’ as the first word. – Harvey Pekar
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  1. Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal, which we all want to surpass, and some don’t. – Todd Gitlin
  2. For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making. – Franklin Knight Lane
  3. America’s fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed. – Allen Boyd
  4. During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline… And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier’s heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland. – Augusto Pinochet
  5. Every presidential candidate highlights patriotism, but Mr. Romney’s is backed by the Mormon belief that the United States was chosen by God to play a special role in history, its Constitution divinely inspired. – Jodi Kantor
  6. Legislation is the only lasting solution for the men and women brought to this country through no fault of their own who want to perform the ultimate act of patriotism in defending America. – Jeff Denham
  7. True patriotism is better than the wrong kind of piety. – Abraham Lincoln
  8. Unfortunately, after Sept. 11, there was an outburst in America of intense suffering and patriotism, and the Bush administration was very shrewd and effective in painting anyone who disagreed with the policies as unpatriotic or even traitorous. – Jimmy Carter
  9. America is not static. America is striving. And sometimes, America requires critique. Jingoism is an avoidance of realism. You can simultaneously love and be disappointed in the object of your love, wanting it to be better than it is. In fact, that is a measure of love. Honest critique is a pillar of patriotism. – Charles M. Blow
  10. Let’s give some substance to patriotism. It may take a generation. – Richard Dreyfuss
  11. There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag. – Jesse Ventura
  12. Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted. – Michael Ignatieff
  13. To me a real patriot is like a real friend. Who’s your real friend? It’s the person who tells you the truth. That’s who my real friends are. So, you know, I think as far as our country goes, we need more people who will do that. – Bill Maher
  14. Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. – Oscar Wilde
  15. I’ve been working with Pat Robertson on Africa debt-relief, and we disagree on virtually everything except certain very specific, inalienable rights, and the truth is that morality and patriotism come in all shapes and sizes. – George Clooney
  16. Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive. – Henry Steele Commager
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  1. Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. – Sinclair Lewis
  2. It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind. – Voltaire
  3. The mobilisation which Bush has been able to perform since 11 September 2001 has to be fought – at least by Americans – in the name of a wise, honourable and democratic patriotism. – Todd Gitlin
  4. I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal. But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez – writers I like, painters and artists I admire. – Antonio Lobo Antunes
  5. The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres. – Bruno Bauer
  6. The values, the programs, the formula, the determination, and the patriotism responsible for America’s past success are still here to be tapped. – Michael Mandelbaum
  7. I am a loyal American, and I love my country. – Steven Hatfill
  8. Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. – Samuel Johnson
  9. Patriotism is an indispensable weapon in the defense of civilization against barbarism. – Bill Kristol
  10. What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends. – Ambrose Bierce
  11. Remember the Dreamers whose patriotism was praised when the Democratic House passed, and the Senate filibustered – the DREAM Act in 2010? Washington promised a path to citizenship, not just a roadblock to deportation. – Christine Pelosi
  12. Patriotism is considered to be an emotion a person ought to feel. But why? Why is it nobler to love your own country than to love someone else’s? – Wallace Shawn
  13. I am delighted with the strong vote I have received. My message of positive leadership, patriotism and commitment clearly was resonating with tens of thousands of ordinary Irish people. – Michael D. Higgins
  14. There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism. – Jonathan Mayhew
  15. I respect and value the ideals of rugged individualism and self-reliance. But rugged individualism didn’t defeat the British, it didn’t get us to the moon, build our nation’s highways, or map the human genome. We did that together. This is the high call of patriotism. – Cory Booker
  16. A nation is the same people living in the same place. – James Joyce
  17. Like George Sand, the feminism of the present day asserts the right of free thought against the creed of authority in every field; the solidarity of mankind and the cause of peace against the patriotism of militarism; social reform against the existing relations of society. – Ellen Key
  18. Patriotism is best exemplified through auto-critique. When you’re willing to stand up within the group and say, ‘It is wrong for Black people to be anti-Semitic,’ or ‘It is wrong for America to discriminate against persons of African descent and made them slaves and based its wealth upon free labor,’ it’s crucial to say that. – Henry Louis Gates
  19. To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography. – George Santayana
  20. I have no sense of patriotism, but I do have a sense of community. – Chrissie Hynde
  21. Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful. – Francis Ford Coppola
  22. My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors. – Franklin Knight Lane
  23. When your country is in a costly war, with our soldiers sacrificing abroad and our nation facing a debt crisis at home, being asked to pay your fair share isn’t class warfare – it’s patriotism. – Cory Booker
  24. It was by a Maryland colonel in the year 1777 that the British received, in the gallant defense of an important fort, one of the first lessons of what they were to expect from American valor and patriotism. – Marquis de Lafayette
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  1. I don’t think a lot of people are able to relate to genuine patriotism, a genuinely good feeling about our country and its meaning to the rest of the world. – Christopher McCulloch
  2. The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave. – Alexander Pope
  3. It’s almost worth having been in the army for the joy your freedom gives you. – John Dos Passos
  4. Jews have had to carry around their own sense of self in a carpet bag and I think perhaps too much emphasis might be being put on nationality and on the other hand patriotism, that sort of thing. – Janet Suzman
  5. One tell-tale sign of a Wingnut: they always confuse partisanship with patriotism. – John Avlon
  6. However British you may be, I am more British still. – Henry James
  7. Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it. – George Bernard Shaw
  8. We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us. – Francis John McConnell
  9. When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. – Patrick Henry
  10. It is true that of all the states in India, Nagaland has a unique history. We are sensitive to this historical fact. But this uniqueness has in no way diminished the spirit of patriotism among the Naga people. – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  11. Affirming belief that America is an exceptional nation has become a test of patriotism in American politics. – Michael Ignatieff
  12. During President George W. Bush’s two terms, you couldn’t drive far without seeing a particular bumper sticker: ‘Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.’ – Monica Crowley
  13. Patriotism is best exemplified through auto-critique. – Henry Louis Gates
  14. Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority. – Vic Snyder
  15. A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  16. If military movies were automatically successful we’d make nothing but military movies. But seriously, patriotism is one thing that all Americans have in common. – Tommy Lee Jones
  17. Protection and patriotism are reciprocal. This is the way which has led nations to greatness. – John C. Calhoun
  18. The concept of patriotism is not incompatible with that of humanity; on the contrary, let me state emphatically that he who best serves pacifism serves patriotism best. The nation is and can be no more than the vital basic unit of any international league. – Leon Bourgeois
Do we need nationalism or patriotism?
  1. The patriotism in Britain comes from us being a leader. On jobs, on tax havens, on workers’ rights, on the environment. We can be leading Europe… and it will be to the benefit of every British citizen. – Gordon Brown
  2. Yes, I’m a patriotic person. For these people who disgrace the American way and burn our flag and do all of these things… I say, don’t live here and disgrace my country. Go live in the Middle East and see how you like it. – Payne Stewart
  3. It is but refusing to gratify an unreasonable or an insolent demand, and up starts a patriot. – Robert Walpole
  4. A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works. – Bill Vaughan
  5. I think patriotism is all about wanting to see America better, wanting to see those are oppressed do better and get treated better. – Nate Parker
  6. America is the spirit of human exploration distilled. – Elon Musk
Patriotism: A vote-catcher
  1. I think Americans are very patriotic. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  2. Patriotism has served, at different times, as widely different ends as a razor, which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person. – Charles Edward Montague
  3. But my patriotism goes for something beyond what we have. We don’t have something that I want to die for – anymore. – Jack Bowman
  4. No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots. – Barbara Ehrenreich
  5. Americans never quit. – Douglas MacArthur
  6. Xenophobia is dangerous, but patriotism is a good thing. – Viktor Orban
  7. The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults. – Alexis de Tocqueville
  8. There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people. – George Galloway
  9. I don’t want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism. – Aung San Suu Kyi
  10. I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command. – John Buford
  11. To apply Kim Jong Il’s patriotism means to thoroughly materialize the General’s intentions and desires for the prosperity of the country and the happiness of all generations to come and to carry on all work for achieving the prosperity of the country in the way he did. – Kim Jong-un
  12. America beats on you so hard the whole time. You are constantly being pummeled by other people’s rights and their sense of patriotism. – Richard Ford
  13. Dissent is the highest form of patriotism. – Howard Zinn
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  1. There is a fuzzy but real distinction that can and I believe should be made, between patriotism, which is attachment to a way of life, and nationalism, which is the insistence that your way of life deserves to rule over other ways of life. – Todd Gitlin
  2. My father valued patriotism above all other social obligations, but he had his own particular interpretation of just how true patriotism was meant to function. – Thomas Steinbeck
  3. I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty. – Davy Crockett
  4. The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one. – William Shenstone
  5. Every year in late June, Custer’s Last Stand is reenacted on the high plains of Montana. When Custer led out the 7th Cavalry in 2003 – the year I witnessed it – the audience stood and cheered with turbo-charged patriotism. – Clive Sinclair
  6. We’ll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail. – Dave Barry
  7. When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish. – Lao Tzu
  8. The music industry’s actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn’t it? – Ronnie James Dio
  9. Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them! – Albert Einstein
  10. The great Comrade Kim Jong Il was an outstanding leader who, true to the President’s great idea, developed Chongryon into a pacesetter of patriotism, into a model of patriotic loyalty to the motherland, and into a prototype body of overseas compatriots. – Kim Jong-un
  11. I think English film is very embarrassed by patriotism, generally. – Tom Hooper
  12. My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand. – Frederick Reines
  13. I ask the educational system, the parents, the church, and pillars of the community to help shape a new culture of honesty, patriotism, respect, discipline and service for young Filipinos. – Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
  14. The commercial spirit is the spirit of profit, not patriotism; of credit, not honor; of individual gain, not national prosperity; of trade and dickering, not principle. – Lincoln Steffens
  15. Patriotism demands of us sustained sacrifice. – Chiang Kai-shek
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  1. The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth. – Stonewall Jackson
  2. Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. – Calvin Coolidge
  3. Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue. – Henry IV of England
  4. True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. – Clarence Darrow
  5. During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism. – Howard Thurman
  6. I do think the patriotic thing to do is to critique my country. How else do you make a country better but by pointing out its flaws? – Bill Maher
  7. Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. – Kjell Magne Bondevik
  8. Every year in China, Internet executives are officially rewarded for their ‘patriotism.’ – Rebecca MacKinnon
  9. The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms! – Robert Walpole
  10. Our entire family is replete with sentiments of patriotism. Uncle Swarna Singh left for his heavenly abode in jail in 1910, two or three years after my birth. Uncle Ajit Singh is leading the life of an exile in foreign countries. – Bhagat Singh
  11. I don’t like the showy nationalism – a tattoo, wrapping yourself in a flag – that doesn’t matter to me. The way to show your patriotism and commitment is to go and support or play for your team. – Gary Speed
  12. I’ve certainly thought a lot more about things like tyranny and patriotism and violence. I think I found some kind of clarity – definitely a thicker understanding. – Phil Klay
  13. The history of American patriotism is figuring out ways that we can work together to move forward and knit together the common government. – Taylor Branch
  14. I gave my heart to the Americans and thought of nothing else but raising my banner and adding my colors to theirs. – Marquis de Lafayette
  15. I was weaned not on television or Wild West sagas but on stories of nationalism and patriotism. I would sit at my mother’s feet by the hour and drink in these exciting tales of the freedom fighters in our family. – Sukarno
  16. What is it that unites, on the left of British politics, George Orwell, Billy Bragg, Gordon Brown and myself? An understanding that identity and a sense of belonging need to be linked to our commitment to nationhood and a modern form of patriotism. – David Blunkett
  17. I have been with Donald for 18 years, and I have been aware of his love for this country since we first met. He never had a hidden agenda when it comes to his patriotism because, like me, he loves this country so much. – Melania Trump
  18. I think patriotism is never racism. – Marine Le Pen
  19. Well, the post office is probably not the place you want to go if you want to be infused with patriotism and a renewed sense of vigor. – Adam Carolla
  20. Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced. – Robert Walpole
  21. The Montreal Olympics were in July 1976, the bicentennial, at the height of patriotism. – Caitlyn Jenner
  22. There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism. – Alexander Hamilton
  23. I am unable to watch the Olympics due to the blustering jingoism that drenches the event. Has England ever been quite so foul with patriotism? The ‘dazzling royals’ have, quite naturally, hi-jacked the Olympics for their own empirical needs, and no oppositional voice is allowed in the free press. – Morrissey
  24. There is no patriotic obligation to help advance the career of a politician who is otherwise pursuing interests that are fundamentally antithetical to your values. That’s not the call of patriotism. – John Bolton
  25. It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me. – Ho Chi Minh
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  1. Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it. – Denis Diderot
  2. It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because they’re not like the wrong Americans, who are not really Americans. – Eric Hobsbawm
  3. I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God. – Robert E. Lee
  4. The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise. – Herbert Croly
  5. I know it is very hard to rise above the influences of party prejudice. Often, it almost drowns the sentiment of patriotism. Party rancor and party hatred are the last serpents which the genius of patriotism can crush. – Joseph P. Bradley
  6. I hate patriotism… I can’t stand it. It’s a round world last time I checked. – Bill Hicks
  7. Obama has been attacked repeatedly for not wearing a flag pin, with Republicans claiming that his patriotism is in question. It’s all a bit silly. – Will Thomas
  8. To work hard. To open new doors for our kids, for our grandkids. To renew our spirit. That’s what America is about. – Joseph M. Kyrillos
  9. In ‘The King’s Speech,’ patriotism is utterly contained within a historical moment, the third of September, 1939, where the aggressor is clear, the fight is clear, it hasn’t become complicated over time. – Tom Hooper
  10. Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name. – Ambrose Bierce
  11. It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country. – Alfred Adler
  12. The life my grandparents had was thoroughly American. They built a small ranch into a huge operation and fulfilled my great-grandparents’ dreams. Theirs was… a simpler time of contentment and patriotism. – Dana Perino
  13. Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. – Bertrand Russell
  14. For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn? – Lord Byron
  15. Let us form one body, one heart, and defend to the last warrior our country, our homes, our liberty, and the graves of our fathers. – Tecumseh
  16. Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that. – Richard M. Nixon
  17. There’s a fine line between patriotism and corn. – David L. Wolper
  18. Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy. – Ann Coulter
  19. We are a big country, with lots of advantages and history. We are proud to be French. We have to call on patriotism at this time… to ask for an effort in the battle against debt. – Francois Hollande
  20. I want to light the lights of patriotism. – Lech Walesa
Toxic nationalism has reduced patriotism into a negative emotion — hatred  for enemy
  1. Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism – and wars. – Dale Carnegie
  2. If I have to lay an egg for my country, I’ll do it. – Bob Hope
  3. I belong to the Russian language. As to the state, from my point of view, the measure of a writer’s patriotism is not oaths from a high platform, but how he writes in the language of the people among whom he lives. – Joseph Brodsky
  4. Given the knee-jerk patriotism of recent war movies, it’s discouraging to see ‘Windtalkers’ evade pertinent facts that could have recast the doubled-edged issues of racism and loyalty and made them relevant to contemporary times. – Elvis Mitchell
  5. Patriotism is the religion of hell. – James Branch Cabell
  6. Dependence is not patriotism. A man does not love his mother if he hangs about her to the point of burdening her with a weak, feckless son. – Maria Montessori
  7. I do not have to look for credentials for my Polishness and for my patriotism. I’m a Pole. The chronicles of my family go back – as far back as the 13th century. – Wojciech Jaruzelski
  8. Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill. – Richard Aldington
  9. I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside. – Winston Churchill
  10. The aspects of patriotism that hush dissent, encourage going along, and sanction comfortable distancing and compliance with what is indecent and unacceptable… those aspects are too fundamental to ignore or gloss over. – Bernadine Dohrn
  11. If you are tired of partisanship over patriotism, you need to vote for a change in direction. – Jennifer Granholm
  12. I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself. – Sitting Bull
  13. Patriotism has no appeal to us; justice has. Party has no weight with us; principle has. Loyalty is meaningless; it depends on what one is loyal to. – A. Philip Randolph
  14. I wake up every morning singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner.’ – Terry McAuliffe
  15. The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny. – David Hume
  16. I’m an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel. – George Galloway
  17. I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism. – Michael Ignatieff
  18. You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race. – George Bernard Shaw
  19. The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins. – Clara Barton
  20. But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism. – Thomas E. Mann
  21. There’s something I will say: In the U.S., people are very patriotic. Their patriotism is obvious. In France, for many years, you had to fight to be patriotic. People are pushing us from loving our own country. – Marine Le Pen
  22. A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own. – George Canning
  23. Patriotism is not an abstract concept. It begins from one’s own home. It buds out from the love for one’s parents, spouses and children, the love for one’s own home, village and workplace, and further develops into the love for one’s country and fellow people. – Kim Jong-un
  24. You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it. – Malcolm X
  25. It’s my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can. – R. Lee Ermey
  26. Democrats are so spineless, so afraid to go against the tide… but dissension is the greatest form of patriotism. – Jesse Ventura
  27. Let the living give thanks to our honored dead who have paid the ultimate sacrifice that the Constitution of the United States remains our guiding light. – Bob Latta
  28. For me, tribalism and religion are basically the big reasons we’re in trouble. Patriotism, tribalism, and religion. – George A. Romero
  29. Let no American imagine that Zionism is inconsistent with patriotism. Multiple loyalties are objectionable only if they are inconsistent. – Louis D. Brandeis
  30. Patriotism in America, as I understand it, is a matter of suffering, when the country fails to live up to its promises, or actively betrays them. – Greil Marcus
  31. It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars. – Arthur C. Clarke
  32. I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it. – John Thune
  33. For me, my country comes first. Nothing else matters but my country. I always felt that the best way to express your patriotism is to spread love, and that’s all I ever tried to do through my work and my cinema. – Karan Johar
  34. The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? – Pablo Casals
  35. Patriotism to your country is something that comes from your heart. It should be taught to you by your parents. – Jesse Ventura
  36. Patriotism demands the ability to feel shame as much as to feel pride. – Anne-Marie Slaughter
  37. To me, patriotism is about working ethically and wholeheartedly in our chosen field. – N. R. Narayana Murthy
  38. I think that economic patriotism is the very foundation of a European vision. – Dominique de Villepin
  39. To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic ceremonies are voluntary… is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of our institutions to free minds. – Robert Jackson
  40. Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. – George Jean Nathan
  41. Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized. – Steve Allen
  42. When I see someone in a military uniform I make it a point to approach them, shake their hand and say five words… ‘thank you for your service.’ ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ is a high energy, fun, action show, but at its heart it is all about those five words. – Mark Burnett