Quotations that match 'patriot'.

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
[ Abundant Being Disagreement Examples Express History Hurt Majority Our Patriotism Those Unfortunately Used Views]
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
[ Better Country Critique Else Flaws How Make Out Patriotic Pointing Thing Think]
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
[ Attachment Believe Between Deserves Distinction Fuzzy Insistence Life Made Nationalism Other Over Patriotism Real Rule Should Way Ways Which Your]
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
[ Always Authority Criticism Dangerous Equate Find Men Patriotism Policies Subversive Their Think Will]
Prior to the PATRIOT Act, the ability of government agencies to share information with each other was limited, which kept investigators from fully understanding what terrorists might be planning and to prevent their attacks. Chris Chocola
[ Ability Act Agencies Attacks Each Fully Government Information Investigators Kept Limited Might Other Patriot Planning Prevent Prior Share Terrorists Their Understanding Which]
It would be a tragic mistake for us out here to imagine that Bush represents the hearts and the minds of the majority of your countrymen. Many of your black and other compatriots must be just as anguished as we are. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Anguished Black Bush Compatriots Countrymen Hearts Here Imagine Just Majority Many Minds Mistake Must Other Out Represents Tragic Us Would Your]
Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage. Rebecca H. Davis
[ Adds Beneficent Come Courage Deity Develops Honor Kind Look Nation National Only Our Patriotism Uplifts Upon War Which Young]
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. James Bryce Patriotism
[ Consists Country Flag Our Patriotism Righteous Shall Striving Strong Waving Well]
It is but refusing to gratify an unreasonable or an insolent demand, and up starts a patriot. Robert Walpole
[ Demand Gratify Insolent Patriot Refusing Starts Unreasonable Up]
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
[ Admire Americans Believe Desert Freedom Garden Guts Idealism Identify Israelis Know Passion Patriotism Produce Qualities Scratch Seen Shown]
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
[ Around Bag Being Carpet Carry Emphasis Had Hand Jews Might Much Nationality Other Own Patriotism Perhaps Put Self Sense Sort Their Thing Think Too]
Since we enacted the PATRIOT Act almost three years ago, there has been tremendous public debate about its breadth and implications on due process and privacy. Howard Berman
[ Act Ago Almost Been Breadth Debate Due Enacted Implications Patriot Privacy Process Public Since Three Tremendous Years]
I don't want the news to be patriotic. I don't want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors. I don't want any of that. Aaron McGruder
[ Anchors Any Flags Lapels News Patriotic See Want]
I will always stay close to all compatriots, and share together the happiness and suffering. Norodom Sihamoni
[ Always Close Compatriots Happiness Share Stay Suffering Together Will]
I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service. John F. Kerry
[ Both Courage Includes Just Learned Military Patriotism Protest Saw Service Stop Struggle Vietnam War]
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
[ Devotion Enchantment Family Fascinates Fiery Gives Nature Patriotism Powers Religious Sight Spirit Sweet Tie]
Every man who has shown the world the way to beauty, to true culture, has been a rebel, a 'universal' without patriotism, without home, who has found his people everywhere. Chaim Potok
[ Beauty Been Culture Every Everywhere Found His Home Man Patriotism Rebel Shown True Universal Way Without World]
There's intense national feeling in America that could be called patriotism. Michael Ignatieff
[ America Called Could Feeling Intense National Patriotism]
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
[ Americans Automatically Common Make Military Movies Nothing Patriotism Seriously Successful Thing Were]
I think the reaction to a World War II situation would be the same today as it was in 1942. Initially, people would question, but once patriotism got stirred up, the whole thing would gather momentum and we'd all pull together. Parker Stevenson
[ Gather Got Ii Initially Momentum Once Patriotism Pull Question Reaction Same Situation Stirred Thing Think Today Together Up War Whole World Would]
I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot. Gary Hart Politics
[ Call Higher Office Patriot President Than Think Would]
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 Patriotism
[ Cruel Founded Greater More Patriotism Power State Suffering Sum Upon Which Wrong]
A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over... is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Attack Cliff Fallen Good His Man Mother Over Patriot Saying Says She Should Son Until War Warn]
True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going. Robert Reich
[ America Burden Cheap Fair Going Keeping Patriotism Share Taking True]
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! O. Henry
[ Art Business Family Love Man Nothing Patriotism Religion Shadows Starving Words]
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practised. Robert Walpole Patriotism
[ Deal Duly Gentlemen Great Patriotism Practised Talked Venerable Word]
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism. Bob Riley Patriotism
[ Believed Long Patriotism Pinnacle Sacrifice]
It is not the Government, the members of Parliament to whom the ultimate decision belongs, it is up to you to go forward sure of your sacred right of free opinion, sure of your patriotism. John Amery
[ Belongs Decision Forward Free Go Government Members Opinion Parliament Patriotism Right Sacred Sure Ultimate Up Whom Your]
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Easy Misuse Patriotism Political Purposes Religion Unfortunately]
While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over, it is important that all Americans continue in this dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation. Jo Bonner
[ Act Americans Continue Debate Dialogue Ensure Far Greater Important Nation Our Over Patriot Security Together While Work]
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
[ Against American Americans Because Group Itself Measures Outcast Patriotism Really Right Seems Wrong]
All of us should have free choice when it comes to patriotic displays... a government wisely acting within its bounds will earn loyalty and respect from its citizens. A government dare not demand the same. Jesse Ventura
[ Acting Bounds Choice Citizens Comes Dare Demand Displays Earn Free Government Loyalty Patriotic Respect Same Should Us Will Wisely Within]
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 Patriotism
[ Been Idea Lost Mushrooms Patriot Patriotism Patriots Purposes Sir Spring Term True Up Very Why Worst]
If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does. Phil McGraw
[ Abortion Americans Any Both Cell Completely Country Different Does Gay Loves Marriage More Necessarily Neighbor Neither Other Patriotic Research Stem Still Than Their Things Those View Your]
I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience. Shelley Winters
[ American Artistic Body Damaging Disgusting Experience Great Nudity Patriotic Progressive Religious Shameful Tasteful Things Think Were Would]
In the last four years under the Patriot Act, we have seen a great increase in the ability of law enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists. Mike Pence
[ Ability Act Enforcement Four Great Increase Investigate Last Law Officials Patriot Seen Terrorists Track Under Years]
Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue. Henry Bolingbroke
[ Founded Great Must Patriotism Principals Supported Virtue]
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
[ Blood Liberty Must Patriots Refreshed Time Tree Tyrants]
Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Dirty Domain Doors Fellow Felt Itself Learning Make Out Patriotism Should Thrown Wants]
Conservatives truly love America and support the armed forces, while liberals are unpatriotic draft dodgers. Joe Conason
[ America Armed Conservatives Dodgers Draft Forces Liberals Love Support Truly Unpatriotic While]
Of course, Americans have no monopoly of patriotic enthusiasm and good faith. Herbert Croly
[ Americans Course Enthusiasm Faith Good Monopoly Patriotic]
NAFTA and GATT have about as much to do with free trade as the Patriot Act has to do with liberty. Michael Badnarik
[ Act Free Liberty Much Nafta Patriot Trade]
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country. Alfred Adler Patriotism
[ Country Duty Every His Lie Man Patriotic]
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language. Joseph Brodsky
[ Attitude Exists Form His Language Only Patriotism Toward Writer]
But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. Nick Lampson
[ Believe Bravery Day Embodied How More Opportunity Our Past Patriotism Praises Present Re-Evaluate Should Sing Take Than Treating Veterans]
Today it is becoming harder to speak out, with the inception of the Patriot Act, the president has legislated free speech to be a crime. Frank Serpico
[ Act Becoming Crime Free Harder Inception Out Patriot President Speak Speech Today]
To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood. Myriam Miedzian
[ Action Also Casts Committed Considered Deeply Doubt Manhood Military Negotiations Only Opposed Particular Serious Unpatriotic War]
The war, as I felt it and a lot of my compatriots felt it, was a creative act. Lawrence Halprin
[ Act Compatriots Creative Felt Lot War]
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
[ Bloody Country Depends Every Existence Good Hard Nation Needs Occasionally Patriotism Revive Vice War Which]
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. Edward Abbey
[ Against Always Country Defend Government His Must Patriot Ready]
There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism. Jonathan Mayhew
[ Aim Disguise Others Patriotism Popularity Under]
I never joined the army for patriotic reasons. Isaac Rosenberg
[ Army Joined Never Patriotic Reasons]
This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism, it's a four-year story. Neil Young
[ Act Against Called Civil Country Defend Four-Year Lot Our Patriot Rights Story Terrorism Thing Through Which]
We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior. Friedrich Durrenmatt Patriotism
[ Behavior Civilized Consider Contradicts Desirable Patriotism]
I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism. Michael Ignatieff Patriotism
[ Between Distinguish Nationalism Patriotism]
We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us. Francis John McConnell
[ Need Opposed Patriotism Recognizes Those Type Us Virtues]
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
[ Because Dollar Follow Interest Lead May Patriotic Peace Power Their Time War Wherever]
I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia. I played their game, pretending. You have to deal with, you know, party people, KGB. Horrifying. Mikhail Baryshnikov
[ Deal Extremely Game Horrifying Kgb Know Mother Party Patriotic Played Pretending Russia Their]
The average American is nothing if not patriotic. Herbert Croly Patriotism
[ American Average Nothing Patriotic]
But my patriotism goes for something beyond what we have. We don't have something that I want to die for - anymore. Jack Bowman
[ Anymore Beyond Die Goes Patriotism Something Want]
Patriotism is the religion of hell. James Branch Cabell
[ Hell Patriotism Religion]
These martyrs of patriotism gave their lives for an idea. Schuyler Colfax
[ Gave Idea Lives Martyrs Patriotism Their These]
Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights. Those concerns are not supported by the facts. Roger Wicker
[ Act Civil Concerns Constitutional Facts Infringe Libertarians Patriot Provisions Raised Rights Some Supported Those]
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle. George William Curtis Patriotism
[ Area Certain Country Land Loyalty Man Mountains Patriotism Principle Rivers Woods]
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works. Bill Vaughan Patriotism
[ Fellow Gets Parking Patriot Real Rejoices System Ticket Works]
Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal, which we all want to surpass, and some don't. Todd Gitlin
[ Close Come Patriotism Some Surpass Tribal Versions Want Which]
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. Guy de Maupassant Patriotism
[ Egg Hatched Kind Patriotism Religion Wars Which]
I think my biggest break though came probably on Patriot Games because it was the biggest, longest second unit up to that point. It was like five months of shooting and a huge crew. David R. Ellis
[ Because Biggest Break Came Crew Five Games Huge Longest Months Patriot Point Probably Second Shooting Think Though Unit Up]
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
[ Clean Cut Different Ends Face Innocent Keeping May Ought Own Patriotism Person Razor Served Throat Times Used Which Widely Yet Your]
I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment. Pope John Paul II Home
[ Compatriots Consider Difficult Duty Earthly Hands Homeland Kiss Moment Mother Our Placed Soil Sublime]
Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized. Steve Allen
[ Institutionalized Patriotism Totalitarianism]
We are expected to believe that anyone who objects to the Department of Homeland Security or the USA Patriot Act is a terrorist, and that the only way to preserve our freedom is to hand it over to the government for safekeeping. L. Neil Smith
[ Act Anyone Believe Department Expected Freedom Government Hand Homeland Objects Only Our Over Patriot Preserve Security Terrorist Usa Way]
We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past. George Crook
[ Civil Civilization Complete Country Dishonor Equal Force Form Guaranteeing Him Immediately Indian Indians Just Laws Must Our Past Patriots Question Shame Soon Source Such Take Thing True Try Under Will]
Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made. The sacrifices we made were selfless. The options we offered were patriotic while the paths we chose were well thought out. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Apologies Choice Chose Even Made Make Now Offered Options Out Paths Patriotic Sacrifices Selfless Thought Well Were While]
My films are always concerned with family, friendship, honor, and patriotism. John Woo
[ Always Concerned Family Films Friendship Honor Patriotism]
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first. Charles de Gaulle Patriotism
[ Comes First Hate Love Nationalism Other Own Patriotism Than Your]
People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately in the wake of September 11. What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies. Robert Mueller
[ Act Agencies Between Break Did Down Immediately Passed Patriot September Talk Various Wake Walls]
I do think that we are facing a crisis in our democracy. As true patriots, each and every one of us has to speak up, speak out, and change those in charge. Our democracy depends upon it. Robert Greenwald
[ Change Charge Crisis Democracy Depends Each Every Facing Our Out Patriots Speak Think Those True Up Upon Us]
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. Clarence Darrow Patriotism
[ Anywhere Else Hates Injustice Land More Own Patriotism Than True]
Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose. Frank Knox
[ Belief Fire Living Patriotism Purpose Unquestioned]
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
[ Able Americans Been Bush Democratic Fought Honourable Least Name Patriotism Perform September Since Which Wise]
As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future. Barack Obama
[ Appreciation Future Hopes Iraqis Opposed Our Patriots Said Servicemen Supported United Us War Were Women]
Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder. Richard Francis Burton
[ Against Blunder Former However May Native Plunder Support]
Since 2001, the Patriot Act has provided the means to detect and disrupt terrorist threats against the U.S. Prior to enactment of the law, major legal barriers prevented intelligence, national defense, and law enforcement agencies from working together and sharing information. Roger Wicker
[ Act Against Agencies Barriers Defense Detect Disrupt Enactment Enforcement Information Intelligence Law Legal Major Means National Patriot Prevented Prior Provided Sharing Since Terrorist Threats Together Working]
In all my life and in the future, I will always be a faithful and loyal servant to all of my compatriots. Norodom Sihamoni
[ Always Compatriots Faithful Future Life Loyal Servant Will]
The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude. Steve Buyer
[ Afghanistan America Debt Deployments Gratitude Immense Iraq Joining Now Other Owes Patriots Ranks Returning Veterans War Whom Worldwide Young]
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind. Voltaire Patriotism
[ Become Enemy Good Lamentable Mankind Must Patriot Rest]
Israeli Arabs have more political rights than any other Arabs in the Middle East, including their compatriots in the Palestinian Authority. Jack Schwartz
[ Any Arabs Authority Compatriots East Including Israeli Middle More Other Palestinian Political Rights Than Their]
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
[ Across Being Between Choose Circumstances Country Dire Doing Due Duties Expected Facing Families Financial Longer Military Patriotism Penalized Right Should Than Their Tours]
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
[ American Burn Country Disgrace East Flag Go Here How Live Middle Our Patriotic Person Say See These Things Way Yes]
But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism. Thomas E. Mann
[ Also Approval Became Measure National Patriotism Presidential Surrogate Unity]
The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security. Mike Honda
[ Act Addresses Beneficial Enhance National Our Patriot Sections Security Some Subjects Various]
'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
[ Case Country Desperate Drunk Ever Except Mother Patriot Right Saying Sober Thing Think Would Wrong]
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be. Bob Dylan Beauty
[ Beauty Define Each Nothing Patriotism Prior Rules Should Take Thing Without]
When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish. Lao Tzu
[ Filled Flourish Nation Patriots Strife Then]
There are only two sides to this question. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war; only patriots and traitors. Stephen Douglas
[ Against Every Man Must Neutrals Only Patriots Question Sides States Traitors Two United War]
I think it's dawning on some Democrats that obstructing the Patriot Act, like they've been obstructing everything else, is bad for them politically. Karl Rove
[ Act Bad Been Dawning Democrats Else Everything Obstructing Patriot Politically Some Them Think]
2004 was a great year for Boston! The Patriots won the Super Bowl! Boston hosted its first national political convention! And - the Red Sox won the World Series! Thomas Menino
[ Boston Bowl Convention First Great Hosted National Patriots Political Red Series Sox Super Won World Year]
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. Bainbridge Colby
[ Been Burden Danger Difficulty Duty Even High Men Our Patriotic Placed Position Responsibility Result Support Sustain]
Mutual forbearance and reciprocal concessions: thro' their agency the Union was established - the patriotic spirit from which they emanated will forever sustain it. Martin Van Buren
[ Agency Concessions Emanated Established Forbearance Forever Mutual Patriotic Reciprocal Spirit Sustain Their Thro Union Which Will]
For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn? George Byron
[ Born Corn Country Hunt Patriots Price Raise These Vote Were]
Every American, regardless of their background, has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion. Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone our basic Constitutional rights. Pete Stark
[ Abuse Act American Background Basic Constitutional Every Everyone Free Government Gross Intrusion Live Our Patriot Power Provisions Regardless Reign Repealing Restore Right Rights Their Unwarranted Will Worst]
It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle. Prescott Bush
[ American Battle Belief Conduct Courage Final Life Our Patriotism Way Will Win]
It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me. Ho Chi Minh Patriotism
[ Communism Inspired Patriotism]
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
[ All-Around Dissent Duty Matter Often Patriotism Patriots Rebellion Refuge Remain Scoundrels Too True]
The Patriot Act allows and provides a basis for an exchange of information. John Ashcroft
[ Act Allows Basis Exchange Information Patriot Provides]
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. William Cowper
[ Empty Man Patriot Stomach]
Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation. Jane Addams
[ Affection Cannot Conception Embody Hope Interest Nation Our Patriotism Progressive Real Unless]
What is good about the United States is the sense that you can disagree with the government and not be seen as unpatriotic, although many in the government will try to make you seem unpatriotic. George J. Mitchell
[ Although Disagree Good Government Make Many Seem Seen Sense States Try United Unpatriotic Will]
The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. Thomas Campbell
[ Blood Freedom Patriot Seed Tree]
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape. William Blum
[ America Citizenry Convinced Many Morally Murder Patriotism Phenomenon Religion State Than Treason Which Worse]
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars. Dale Carnegie Patriotism
[ Breeds Each Feels Nation Nations Other Patriotism Superior Wars]
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 Patriotism
[ Acceptance Blind Call Country Deep Enough Her Higher Highest Love Official Patriotism Plain Policy]
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 Patriotism
[ America Changed Cherished Day Defending Democracy Died Freedom Honor Later Memorial Most Observances Our Patriotic Remains Spirit Those Years]
That we are to stand by the President right or wrong is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. Charlie Sheen
[ American Morally Only President Public Right Servile Stand Treasonable Unpatriotic Wrong]
Only with the honour thus acquired can we earn the respect of our other compatriots as well. Janos Kadar
[ Acquired Compatriots Earn Honour Only Other Our Respect Thus Well]
One of the first items of Congressional business in 2006 will be an effort to renew the USA Patriot Act. Roger Wicker
[ Act Business Congressional Effort First Items Patriot Renew Usa Will]
For too long, opponents of the PATRIOT Act have transformed this law into a grossly distorted caricature that bears no relation to the legislation itself. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Act Bears Caricature Distorted Grossly Into Itself Law Legislation Long Opponents Patriot Relation Too Transformed]
These three movements were born spontaneously and independently of the initiative of a few French patriots who had a place in the old political groups and parties. Jean Moulin
[ Born Few French Groups Had Independently Initiative Movements Old Parties Patriots Place Political Spontaneously These Three Were]
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism. Howard Zinn Patriotism
[ Dissent Form Highest Patriotism]
There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism. Robert Charles Winthrop
[ Chart Compass Patriotism Points True]
Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice. Jesse Ventura
[ Actions Allegiance Belief Choice Feeling Knowledge Loyalty Patriot Patriotism Result Shows Their Through Voluntary]
One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous. Aldous Huxley
[ Able Attractions Bully Cheat Feeling Fulfills Great More Nation Our Patriotism Person Profoundly Vicariously Virtuous Wishes Worst]
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. Bertrand Russell Patriotism
[ Kill Killed Patriotism Reasons Trivial Willingness]
IN all her history, from the formation of the federal government until the hour of secession, no year stands out more prominently than the year 1858 as evidencing the national patriotism of Virginia. John Sergeant Wise
[ Federal Formation Government Her History Hour More National Out Patriotism Prominently Secession Stands Than Until Virginia Year]
I'm a patriot in the truest sense of the word. Al Sharpton
[ Patriot Sense Truest Word]
A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own. George Canning
[ Alone Country Every Friend His Own Patriot Steady World]
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism. George Orwell
[ Always Class Hatred Internationalism Patriotism Stronger Than Usually]
Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers. Zack Wamp
[ Americans Families Making Matter May Must Our Patriots Policy Positions Prayers Sacrifices Soldiers Support Taught Thank Thoughts Us Veterans Vietnam Your]
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave. Alexander Pope
[ Ambition Destroy Knave Make Makes Patriot Same Save]
I have never been afraid of making patriots; but I disdain and despise all their efforts. Robert Walpole
[ Afraid Been Despise Disdain Efforts Making Never Patriots Their]
There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people. George Galloway
[ Blow Flags Fooling Means Patriotism Themselves Those Trumpet Wrap]
No one in their right mind can say to me with a straight face that the Patriot Act has not aggregated the Fourth Amendment. Peter Camejo
[ Act Amendment Face Fourth Mind Patriot Right Say Straight Their]
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 Patriotism
[ Advocate Dr English Great Johnson Last Letters Man Patriotism Refuge Said Scoundrel]
The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged with protecting the Nation from terrorism. Chris Chocola
[ Act Agencies Brought Charged Down Enforcement Entities Intelligence Law Nation Other Patriot Protecting Separating Terrorism Wall]
Since its enactment in the weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks, the tools in the Patriot Act have been used by law enforcement to stop more than 400 terrorist threats to our families and communities. Jim Gerlach
[ Act Attacks Been Communities Enactment Enforcement Families Following Law More Our Patriot September Since Stop Terrorist Than Threats Tools Used Weeks]
Into the soul of every student I would have instilled the patriotic fervor of Patrick Henry. David O. McKay
[ Every Fervor Henry Instilled Into Patrick Patriotic Soul Student Would]
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. John Stuart Mill War
[ Decayed Degraded Feeling Moral Much Nothing Patriotic State Thing Things Thinks Ugliest Ugly War Which Worse Worth]
We Canadians are not given as a people to great patriotic displays. Kim Campbell
[ Canadians Displays Given Great Patriotic]
John Ashcroft is not a patriot, John Ashcroft is a descendant of Joseph McCarthy. Howard Dean
[ Ashcroft Descendant John Joseph Mccarthy Patriot]
They established their patriotic credentials long ago, and are either supportive of the Bush agenda or know when to keep their traps shut. Bill O'Reilly
[ Agenda Ago Bush Credentials Either Established Keep Know Long Patriotic Shut Supportive Their Traps]
If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages, they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason. James Madison
[ Citizens Criterion Cultivate Gotten Majority Ought Patriotic Philosophic Reason Take Their Those Truth]
When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism! David Starr Jordan
[ Barks Dog Moon Patriotism Religion Strangers Then]
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
[ Appeal Believe Ceremonies Estimate Flourish Free Institutions Make Minds Our Patriotic Patriotism Unflattering Voluntary Will]
After careful deliberation, I voted today to reauthorize the Patriot Act. Jim Gerlach
[ Act After Careful Deliberation Patriot Today Voted]
Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted. Michael Ignatieff
[ Borders Composition Country Ethnic Feeling Granted Legitimacy Nationalistic Patriotism Strong Taken Whose]
The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Lyn Nofziger Patriotism
[ Blood Liberty Needs Patriots Time Tree Tyrants Watered]
There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America. Barack Obama
[ Allegiance America Defending Iraq Opposed Patriots Stars States Stripes Supported United Us War]
A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot. William Randolph Hearst
[ Anything Become Even His Job Keep Patriot Politician Will]
There is a fundamental difference between the Polish experience of the state and the Russian experience. In the Polish experience, the state was always a foreign power. So, to hate the state was a patriotic act. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Act Always Between Difference Experience Foreign Fundamental Hate Patriotic Polish Power Russian State]
There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag. Jesse Ventura
[ Being Citizen Flag More Much Patriot Pledge Raising Reciting Than]
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins. Clara Barton Patriotism
[ Blood Father Patriot Veins Warm]
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. George Jean Nathan Patriotism
[ Above Arbitrary Estate Often Patriotism Principles Real Veneration]
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny. David Hume
[ Beaten Heights Patriotism Popularity Power Road Still Tyranny]
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
[ Country Far Friend Friends Goes Know More Need Our Patriot Person Real Tells Think Truth Will Your]
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
[ Actions Been Degree Driven Greed Industry Instances Lesser Life Most Music Patriotism Real Since Sounds Stupidity Time]
The Patriot Act removed major legal barriers that prevented the law enforcement, intelligence, and national defense communities from talking and coordinating their work to protect the American people and our national security. Jon Porter
[ Act American Barriers Communities Coordinating Defense Enforcement Intelligence Law Legal Major National Our Patriot Prevented Protect Removed Security Talking Their Work]
1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness, patriotism and heroism by our troops, our National Guard and Reserves. Rosa DeLauro
[ Ago American Anniversary Beginning First Foremost Guard Heroism Iraq Month National Our Patriotism Remember Reserves Selflessness Stopped Third Thought Troops War]
I believe patriotism comes from the heart. Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. Jesse Ventura
[ Allegiance Belief Believe Comes Feeling Heart Knowledge Loyalty Patriotism Result Voluntary]
In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Act Again Bill Day Debated Fate Floor House Patriot Representatives Sad Same Struck Terrorists Twist]
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. Bertrand Russell War
[ Always Country Dying Killing Never Patriots Talk Their]
In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism. George J. Mitchell
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism. Howard Thurman
[ Becomes During Even Guise Hatred Masquerade Often Patriotism Quite Respectable Though Times Under War]
The Patriot Act is essential to our continued success in the war on terror here at home. Mike Pence
[ Act Continued Essential Here Home Our Patriot Success Terror War]
I have no sense of patriotism, but I do have a sense of community. Chrissie Hynde
[ Community Patriotism Sense]
From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality. Leon Trotsky
[ Awful Become Being Myth Patriotic Reality Russian]
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
[ American Combines Hand Higher Historical Ideal Imaginative Loyalty National Other Patriotism Precedent Projection Promise Tradition]
The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth. Thomas J. Jackson
[ Country Earth Fighting His Makes Most Patriot Reliable Rights Soldier Volunteer]
I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security. Bill Owens
[ Act Balance Believe Freedom Needed Our Patriot Protect Right Security Strikes]
Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it. Denis Diderot
[ Aroused Ephemeral Ever Motive Outlasts Particular Patriotism Scarcely Society Threat]
A politician will do anything to keep his job - even become a patriot. William Randolph Politics
[ Anything Become Even His Job Keep Patriot Politician Will]
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
[ Americans Attack Become Country Cushion Dumb Enemy Give Hate Indignant Laugh Liberals Love Next Overtime Patriotism Question Simultaneously Terrorists Their Work]
I felt that a number of people might have questioned my loyalty, but I continue to be a patriotic American. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ American Continue Felt Loyalty Might Number Patriotic Questioned]
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism. George Washington Patriotism
[ Against Guard Patriotism Pretended]
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or who says it. Malcom X
[ Blind Does Face Matter Patriotism Reality Says Supposed Wrong]
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name. Ambrose Bierce
[ Ambitious Any Combustible His Illuminate Name Patriotism Ready Rubbish Torch]
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 Patriotism
[ Because Citizens Cooperate Duty Feel Fully Go Irs Jail Patriotic Strong Try]
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
[ American Around Bandstand Celebrations Center Childhood Country Early Fireworks Including July Life Marked Memories Music Patriotic Played Small Store Town Typical]
If you are tired of partisanship over patriotism, you need to vote for a change in direction. Jennifer Granholm
[ Change Direction Need Over Partisanship Patriotism Tired Vote]
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. Calvin Coolidge Patriotism
[ America Country Easy Looking Means Out Patriotism Understand Your Yourself]
I'm a patriot of the heart. Sylvester Stallone
[ Heart Patriot]
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. Adlai E. Stevenson Patriotism
[ Dedication Emotion Frenzied Lifetime Outbursts Patriotism Short Steady Tranquil]
Decisive action has been taken on the home front with passage of the USA Patriot Act, which has strengthened the hand of law enforcement agencies to stop terrorists before they can act. Roger Wicker
[ Act Action Agencies Been Before Decisive Enforcement Front Hand Home Law Passage Patriot Stop Strengthened Taken Terrorists Usa Which]
The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness. Francis Scott Key
[ Acknowledges Almighty Darkness Direction Feels Find God Greatest Him Himself His Patriot Promise Service Ways Will Word]
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
[ Become Came Could Country Exciting Hard Italians Loved Most Patriotic Possibility Real Something Successful Very Worked]
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency. Douglas MacArthur
[ Continuous Cry Emergency Fear Fervor Government Grave Kept National Our Patriotic Perpetual State Us]
I really think the Patriot Act violates our Constitution. It was, it is, an illegal act. The Congress, the Senate and the president cannot change the Constitution. Peter Camejo
[ Act Cannot Change Congress Constitution Illegal Our Patriot President Really Senate Think Violates]
It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments straining every nerve to keep the peace, and the people whom they represent, with patriotic enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs, urging them forward to war. Elihu Root
[ Enthusiasm Every Fancied Forward Governments Keep Modern Nerve Over Patriotic Peace Real Represent Resentment See Straining Them Times Uncommon Urging War Whom Wrongs]
If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today, I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies, now fifty strong states, have taken since then. John Linder
[ Believe Colonies Could During Fathers Fifty Fought Founding Now Other Path Patriots Proud Revolutionary See Since States Strong Taken Then Thirteen Today United War Would]
The original PATRIOT Act greatly increased our nation's ability to share intelligence information, made better use of technology, and provided terrorism investigators tools that have long been available in cases involving illegal drugs and organized crime. Michael K. Simpson
[ Ability Act Available Been Better Cases Crime Greatly Illegal Increased Information Intelligence Investigators Involving Long Made Nation Organized Original Our Patriot Provided Share Technology Terrorism Tools Use]
Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country. Ricardo Montalban
[ Aside Brothers Cast Country Get Good Honor Impression Love Necessarily Partisan Party Patriotism Politics Sisters Sometimes Too Your]
Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly. Robert M. La Follette
[ Assumes Before Cowardly Denounce Divine Ended Opposition Party Right Silence Unpatriotic War]
The American patriots of today continue the tradition of the long line of patriots before them, by helping to promote liberty and freedom around the world. John Linder
[ American Around Before Continue Freedom Helping Liberty Line Long Patriots Promote Them Today Tradition World]
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool. John Dryden
[ Fool Never Patriot Yet]
Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts. Mick Jagger Patriotism
[ Away Fades Instant Patriotism Reaction Starts War]
No American can read the story of the part America took in the war without experiencing a glow of patriotic feeling. Every Allied nation can say the same thing. Kelly Miller
[ Allied America American Every Experiencing Feeling Glow Nation Part Patriotic Read Same Say Story Thing Took War Without]
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror. Michael N. Castle
[ Battles Character Country Fallen Fought Free Heroes History Honor Keep Long Many Nation Our Patriotism Represent Terror These Threats]
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. Adlai Stevenson
[ Dedication Emotion Frenzied Lifetime Outburst Patriotism Short Steady Tranquil]
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead. Voltaire
[ Course Dead Friend Great Humanitarian Loyal Patriot Provided Really]
You were only truly patriotic if you had a laborer for a grandfather and were glad of it. Rebecca H. Davis
[ Glad Grandfather Had Laborer Only Patriotic Truly Were]
Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001. Butch Otter
[ Act Any Back Bill Complete Congress Constitution Guarantee Healthcare House Implications Legislation Member More Out Pages Patriot Pushing Reform Scheme Senate Single Than Their Through Understanding Understood Usa White Words]
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
[ Blind Face Matter Patriotism Reality Says Supposed Wrong]
U.S. journalists I don't think are very courageous. They tend to go along with the government's policy domestically and internationally. To question is seen as being unpatriotic, or potentially subversive. Robert Fisk
[ Along Being Courageous Domestically Go Government Internationally Journalists Policy Potentially Question Seen Subversive Tend Think Unpatriotic Very]
Prior to the passage of the Patriot Act, it was very difficult - often impossible - for us to share information with the Central Intelligence Agency, with NSA, with the other intelligence agencies, and likewise, for them to share information with us. Robert Mueller
[ Act Agencies Agency Central Difficult Impossible Information Intelligence Likewise Nsa Often Other Passage Patriot Prior Share Them Us Very]
The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion. That it's possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic. George Soros
[ Being Charge Currently Discussion First Forgotten Free May Namely Open Opposed Policies Possible Principle Society Unpatriotic Without Wrong]
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone. Edith Cavell Patriotism
[ Anyone Bitterness Enough Hatred Must Patriotism Realize Towards]
Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support. Andrew Jackson
[ Affection Arising Burdens Confederacy Diminution Enterprise Every Furnishes Gives Happy Increased Individual Members Motives New Our Patriotic Power Public Support Taxation]
These manly sentiments, in private life, make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero. James Otis
[ Citizens Good Hero Life Make Manly Patriot Private Public Sentiments These]
Although the war in which you fought took place more than half-a-century ago, your courage, your sacrifice and your patriotism reaches through the decades and inspires us today. Mike Ferguson
[ Ago Although Courage Decades Fought Inspires More Patriotism Place Reaches Sacrifice Than Through Today Took Us War Which Your]
A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect. Francois Fenelon
[ Although Any Country Flatter Good His Historian Never Patriot Respect Timeless Will]
At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hongkong, the British Crown Colony, will be restored to China. This is not only an event which will be celebrated by patriotic Chinese; any patriotic American should celebrate it as well. Robert Trout
[ American Any British Celebrate Celebrated China Chinese Colony Crown Event July Midnight Only Patriotic Restored Should Well Which Will]