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Patriotism Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Patriotism:

In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
~ H.L. Mencken.

From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.
~ Thomas Jefferson.

It is not the reporter's job to be a patriot or to presume to determine where patriotism lies. His job is to relate the facts.
~ Walter Cronkite.

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
~ Attributed to Bertrand Russell.

[The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners.
~ Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment.

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

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

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

Patriotism... is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit.
~ Emma Goldman.

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.

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