Best 353 of Patriotic quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 17 Sep

L. M. Fields

Never let the sacrifice of others be for nothing by doing nothing.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The only time for blind patriotism is when standing blindfolded before a firing squad.

By Anonym 13 Sep

James Monroe

If it was wise, manly, and patriotic for us to establish a free government, it is equally wise to attend to the necessary means of its preservation.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Barack Obama

Nobody really thinks that Bush or McCain have a real answer for the challenges we face, so what they're going to try to do is make you scared of me. You know, he's not patriotic enough. He's got a funny name. You know, he doesn't look like all those other presidents on those dollar bills, you know. He's risky.

By Anonym 14 Sep

James Madison

It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Aysha Taryam

One’s love for his country is a very sacred emotion that is intertwined with their sense of moral obligation and is an essential part of one’s identity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Melina Mercouri

You must understand what the Parthenon Marbles mean to us. They are our pride. They are our sacrifices. They are our noblest symbol of excellence. They are a tribute to the democratic philosophy. They are our aspirations and our name. They are the essence of Greekness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Hunter S. Thompson

I think I'm one of the most patriotic people that I've ever encountered in America. I consider myself a bedrock patriot. I participate very actively in local politics, because my voice might be worthwhile. I participate in a meaningful way - not by donations; I work at it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Woodrow Wilson

The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Rutherford B. Hayes

It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stanley Baldwin

War would end if the dead could return.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Abba Kovner

We will not be led like sheep to the slaughter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Maher

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?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bainbridge Colby

It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Barack Obama

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William J. Clinton

We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Muhammad Imran Hasan

This Land Is Protected By Million’s Blood Bath, If Needed, We’ll Fight Again By Sipping The Death Bowl....

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bertrand Russell

The criminal law has, from the point of view of thwarted virtue, the merit of allowing an outlet for those impulses of aggression which cowardice, disguised as morality, restrains in their more spontaneous forms. War has the same merit. You must not kill you neighbor, whom perhaps you genuinely hate, but by a little propaganda this hate can be transferred to some foreign nation, against whom all your murderous impulses become patriotic heroism.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Orwell

No one is patriotic about taxes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Denis Fahey

I knew Otto Kahn [According to the Figaro, Mr. Kahn on first going to America was a clerk in the firm of Speyer and Company, and married a grand-daughter of Mr. Wolf, one of the founders of Kuhn, Loeb & Company], the multi-millionaire, for many years. I knew him when he was a patriotic German. I knew him when he was a patriotic American. Naturally, when he wanted to enter the House of Commons, he joined the 'patriotic party.'

By Anonym 13 Sep

George H. W. Bush

Don't confuse being 'soft' with seeing the other guy's point of view.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Rush

Christianity is the only true and perfect religion; and... in proportion as mankind adopt its principles and obey its precepts, they will be wise and happy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gilad Atzmon

Greenspan advised the American people to buy - he repeated the old mantra: 'spending is patriotic'. He also managed to convince them that if they did not have the money, that shouldn't stop them. They would 'pay later'. To a certain extent he was correct, we are all having to 'pay later'... we may even never stop paying.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Andy Rooney

I mean, the notion that we must love everything in this country or get out and go someplace else is ridiculous. I mean, if you -- the best thing a patriotic American can do is to look and be critical and find out what's wrong and try to make it better. That's what a patriotic American does.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Rudy Giuliani

You can be a patriotic American and be a critic, but then you're not expressing that kind of love that we're used to from a president.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Bernard Shaw

Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Greg Nichols

A nation that is hungry for God will not go hungry." Duffy French, book character

By Anonym 15 Sep

Justin Raimondo

We have to show the American People that war is not patriotic.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Fatima Bhutto

My Country I don't have any caps left made back home Nor any shoes that trod your roads I've worn out your last shirt quite long ago It was of Sile cloth Now you only remain in the whiteness of my hair Intact in my heart Now you only remain in the whiteness of my hair In the lines of my forehead My country -Nazim Hikmet

By Anonym 14 Sep

Eileen Collins

Some people said, “we don't want to risk astronauts lives anymore, we need to stop doing this”. The astronauts don't feel that wayWe fly for our country, we fly for humanity, we fly for exploration, we fly for a variety of reasons, and we don't stop flying because we have accidents.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jimmy Carter

I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gerald R. Ford

I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Washington

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

William J. Clinton

The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime.

By Anonym 15 Sep

George S. Patton

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Theodore Roosevelt

There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Anamika Mishra

Haters may hate, but we can't stop loving.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ayn Rand

I can say-not as a patriotic bromide, but with full knowledge of the necessary metaphysical, epistemological , ethical, political and esthetic roots-that the United States of America is the greatest, the noblest and, in its original founding principles, the only moral country in the history of the world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Jefferson

The people cannot be all, and always well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Franklin

Without Freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom;and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Quincy Adams

Where annual elections end where slavery begins.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Hillary Clinton

I'm sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and disagree with this administration, somehow you're not patriotic, and we should stand up and say, "We are Americans and we have the right to debate and disagree with any administration!

By Anonym 15 Sep

George Santayana

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

By Anonym 18 Sep

Idowu Koyenikan

qYour pride for your country should not come after your country becomes great; your country becomes great because of your pride in it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Barack Obama

Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Matthew Dowd

The highest form of patriotism is dissent.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Henry Wriston

Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alexander Hamilton

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Oliver Goldsmith

Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam, His first best country ever is at home.