Patriotism Quotes And Sayings

80 Best Patriotism Quotes And Sayings

Patriotism quote of the day: “Every man who loves his country, or wishes well to the best interests of society, will show himself a decided friend not only of morality and the laws, but of religious institutions, and honourably bear his part in supporting them.” –J. Hawes. I’ve collected 80+ quotes about patriotism.

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  • Best Quotes on Patriotism with images
  • Inspiring Quotes about Patriotism
  • True Patriotism Quotes
  • Quotes that will help you become a good patriot
  • Quotes for Fake Patriot and Patriotism
  • Funny Patriotic Quotes
  • American patriotism quotes and Sayings
  • Short patriotism quotes
  • Patriotism and Nationalism Quotes

Best Quotes on Patriotism with images

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“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”

MARK TWAIN
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Mark Twain patriotism quotes

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“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.”

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw quote on patriotism
George Bernard Shaw quote on patriotism

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“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
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George William Curtis quotes about patriotism

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True patriotism is not manifested in short, frenzied bursts of emotion. It is the tranquil, steady dedication of a lifetime.

Adlai Stevenson
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true patriotism quotes

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Patriotism is a thing of the heart. A man is a patriot if his heart beats true to his country.

CHARLES E. JEFFERSON
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short patriotic quotes

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Patriotic talk is no proof of patriotism. Anyone can wave a flag. The real patriot lives his patriotism in everything he does.

John M. Devine
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real patriotic quotes

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Patriotism is one of the unalterable facts of man’s nature. It is a virtue if you like it, and a vice if you don’t like it.

MAX EASTMAN
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Max Eastman patriotic quote

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“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.”

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responsible patriotic quote

Inspiring Quotes about Patriotism

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Every man who loves his country, or wishes well to the best interests of society, will show himself a decided friend not only of morality and the laws, but of religious institutions, and honourably bear his part in supporting them.

J. Hawes
Inspiring Quotes about Patriotism

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The essence of patriotism is the sacrifice of personal interest to public welfare.

WILLIAM H. BURNHAM

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Patriotism is merely a religion–love of country, worship of country, devotion to the country’s flag and honour and welfare.

MARK TWAIN
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best patriotism quote

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I never considered myself a patriot. I like to think I recognize only humanity as my nation.

ISAAC ASIMOV
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patriotism quotes for humanity

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Patriotism is not restricted to leaders and eminent individuals. Every citizen of this country is a patriot if he works towards the accomplishment of goals, made by the founding fathers of the nation.

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Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.

Mark Twain

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Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official, save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country.

Theodore Roosevelt
American patriotism quotes

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“Duty, honour, country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.”

Douglas MacArthur

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“It’s better to fight for something in life than to die for nothing.”

George S. Patton

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“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

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“Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.”

Indira Gandhi

True Patriotism Quotes

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

Clarence Darrow

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The greatest patriotism is to tell your country when it is behaving dishonourably, foolishly, viciously.

Julian Barnes

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True patriotism is not manifested in short, frenzied bursts of emotion. It is the tranquil, steady dedication of a lifetime.

ADLAI STEVENSON

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A man doesn’t have to agree with his government to be a patriot, does he? It takes a true patriot to dissent, to say he loves his country more than he cares for his own place in the social order.

CASSANDRA CLARE

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True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth, universal brotherhood and goodwill, and a constant and earnest striving toward the principles and ideals on which this country was founded.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.”

James Bryce

Patriotism Quotes that will fill your heart with love for the country

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“A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to and less than that no man shall have.”

Eleanor Roosevelt Patriotic Quotes

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Patriotism for me is when people put their ideas into the work. Your love for your country is only in your work.

SUDHIR MISHRA

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Those who love their country never wish to rule it.

ABRAHAM MILLER

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Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.

Bertrand Russell

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I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

Nathan Hale

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No matter how much money you earn in your life, but the feeling of representing your country can not be compared with it.

Unknown

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“Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”

Adlai Stevenson

Quotes that will help you become a good patriot

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

Mark Twain

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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.

Malcolm X

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Patriotism is the admission that people who share a land, a place, and a history have a special obligation to that place and to each other.

DAVID EHRENFELD

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By patriotism is meant, not only spontaneous, instinctive love for one’s own nation, and preference for it above all other nations, but also the belief that such love and preference are good and useful.

LEO TOLSTOY

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A man doesn’t have to agree with his government to be a patriot, does he? It takes a true patriot to dissent, to say he loves his country more than he cares for his own place in the social order.

CASSANDRA CLARE

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I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice.

Albert Camus

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A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

Edward Abbey

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“May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.”

Peter Marshall

Quotes for Fake Patriot and Patriotism

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“Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them.

Albert Einstien

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“Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.”

Oscar Wilde

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“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

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“Yet some can be patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less. They love the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which may still animate their clay. Patriotism is a maggot in their heads.”

Henry David Thoreau

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I want to caution that we must not confuse patriotism with the blind endorsement of bad policies.

Mark O. Hatfield

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Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it.

DENIS DIDEROT

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All nations teach their children to be “patriotic” and abuse the other nations for fostering nationalism.

RICHARD ALDINGTON

Funny Patriotic Quotes

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“Consumers want to demonstrate their patriotism by displaying flags and wearing red, white and blue, … Retailers are offering a variety of patriotic merchandise to keep up with a steady demand from their customers.”

Tracy mullin

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

Bill Vaughan

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What a strange development of patriotism that turns a thinking being into a loyal machine!

EMMA GOLDMAN

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

BERTRAND RUSSELL

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Patriotism is quite literally, a cult.

MICAH ARMSTRONG

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Men love their country, not because it is great, but because it is their own.

Seneca

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“A politician will do anything to keep his job – even become a patriot.”

William Randolph Hearst

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Patriotism is a superstition, one far more injurious, brutal and inhumane than religion.

Gustave Herve

American patriotism quotes and Sayings

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

Calvin Coolidge

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“An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven’t been done before.”

MARK TWAIN

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“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”

John F Kennedy

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On the House Un-American Activities Committee: They’ll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the National Anthem.

Humphrey Bogart

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

Calvin Coolidge

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True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth, universal brotherhood and goodwill, and a constant and earnest striving toward the principles and ideals on which this country was founded.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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“I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.”

Theodore Roosevelt

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“The essence of America—that which really unites us—is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion—it is an idea—and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.”

Condoleezza Rice

Short patriotism quotes

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Patriotism is a collective responsibility.

Arnold Glasow

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Guard against the postures of pretended patriotism.

George Washington

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Patriotism is the opposite of selfish individualism.

DAVID EHRENFELD

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Patriotism is like religion–it is best when least ostentatious.

CHARLES E. JEFFERSON

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A thoughtful mind, when it sees a nation’s flag, sees not the flag, but the nation itself.

Henry Ward Beecher

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Take patriotism away, and the nation’s soul has fled.

EDWARD MARK DEEMS

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True patriotism is a charity so wide that it covers a nation.

AUSTIN O’MALLEY

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Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.

JOHN ADAMS

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Patriotism is fierce as a fever, pitiless as the grave and blind as a stone.

AMBROSE BIERCE

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“Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”

Mark Twain

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Patriotism is a double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood and narrows the mind.

ANONYMOUS

Patriotism and Nationalism Quotes

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Patriotism is not the same as nationalism, because love of country is not the same as worship of country.

JOHN CHANDLER

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Patriotism is a lively sense of responsibility. Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on its own dunghill.

RICHARD ALDINGTON

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Patriotism is the essential ingredient of nationhood.

GOPALKRISHNA Gokhle (indian patriotism quotes)

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The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.

Sydney J. Harris

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

Charles de Gaulle

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Just as love for one individual which excludes the love for others is not love, love for one’s country which is not part of one’s love for humanity is not love, but idolatrous worship.

Erich Fromm

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

George Bernard Shaw