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" But my patriotism goes for something beyond what we have. We don't have something that I want to die for - anymore. "
" Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced. "
" You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it. "
" Patriotism is a love of country. If you love your country, you should love your countrymen and women. It doesn't mean you always agree with them or even like them. It is understanding that we have interwoven destiny. "
" This is why my art is about violence. Because I was subjected to so much of it as a kid. After that, and a lot of thinking, I became less violent. I realized that there must be other ways. So, I started to pursue them. "
" Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched. "
Guy de Maupassant
" I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself. "
" I think that economic patriotism is the very foundation of a European vision. "
Dominique de Villepin
" No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. "
" A nation is the same people living in the same place. "
" It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me. "
Ho Chi Minh
" A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works. "
" 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. "
" I'm still very aware of the violence in our culture, more so than other people. I know where it comes from when someone is trying to suppress someone else, sometimes they fight back. "
" I gave my heart to the Americans and thought of nothing else but raising my banner and adding my colors to theirs. "
Marquis de Lafayette
" True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. "
" A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. "
" We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior. "
" Xenophobia is dangerous, but patriotism is a good thing. "
" 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. "
" Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. "
" We want enough people adopting Bitcoin for a robust infrastructure. It's an act of patriotism. It gives the country a robust parallel system. "
Patrick M. Byrne
" I don't think anyone has qualms in saying victory to the people of India. But when a political party appropriates such a slogan and says this is the definition of patriotism, those who say it are patriotic and those who don't are not patriotic, then I reject that definition. "
" My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine because it cost more than she can pay with social security. She is America. "
" Growing up in New York with artist parents - a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo - I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake. "
" Patriotism is the secret resource of a successful society. "
" Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted. "
" I don't need a certificate of my patriotism from those in the establishment. "
" Freedom. It's not something you go out and die for. "
" The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience. "
" I respect and value the ideals of rugged individualism and self-reliance. But rugged individualism didn't defeat the British, it didn't get us to the moon, build our nation's highways, or map the human genome. We did that together. This is the high call of patriotism. "