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" 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. "
" 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. "
" Affirming belief that America is an exceptional nation has become a test of patriotism in American politics. "
" All the evils of France have been produced less by the perversity of the wicked and the violence of fools than by the hesitation of the weak, the compromises of conscience, and the tardiness of patriotism. Let every deputy, every Frenchman show what he feels, what he thinks, and we are saved! "
Marquis de Lafayette
" 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. "
" 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
" America beats on you so hard the whole time. You are constantly being pummeled by other people's rights and their sense of patriotism. "
" America is not static. America is striving. And sometimes, America requires critique. Jingoism is an avoidance of realism. You can simultaneously love and be disappointed in the object of your love, wanting it to be better than it is. In fact, that is a measure of love. Honest critique is a pillar of patriotism. "
Charles M. Blow
" America is the spirit of human exploration distilled. "
" 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
" Americans never quit. "
" America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed. "
" America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that 'treason' is morally worse than murder or rape. "
" America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. "
Harry S Truman
" A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours. "
William Ralph Inge
" A nation is the same people living in the same place. "
" A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. "
" A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works. "
" A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. "
" A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own. "
" But my patriotism goes for something beyond what we have. We don't have something that I want to die for - anymore. "
" But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism. "
Thomas E. Mann
" 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. "
" Dependence is not patriotism. A man does not love his mother if he hangs about her to the point of burdening her with a weak, feckless son. "
" Dissent is the highest form of patriotism. "
" During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline... And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier's heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland. "
" During President George W. Bush's two terms, you couldn't drive far without seeing a particular bumper sticker: 'Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.' "
" During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism. "
" Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars. "
" 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. "
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