Kutipan (Quote) - Patriotism (1)

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.
John F. Kennedy

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
Albert Einstein

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein

Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
Mark Twain

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
Blaise Pascal

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar Wilde

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Howard Zinn

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
William Ralph Inge

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
Bill Vaughan

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Clarence Darrow

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw

137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
Doc Hastings

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

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.
Eugene V. Debs

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

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayana

It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me.
Ho Chi Minh

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

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

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
Leo Tolstoy

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Dale Carnegie

We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
Friedrich Durrenmatt

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
Alfred Adler

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

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Lyn Nofziger

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

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

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
Robert Walpole

Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Sinclair Lewis

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
Mick Jagger

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
Edith Cavell

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

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

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