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115 Patriotism Quotes

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

Edward Abbey Quotes

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

Mark Twain Quotes

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

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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If you can't get them to salute when they should salute and wear the clothes you tell them to wear, how are you going to get them to die for their country?

General George S. Patton Quotes

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Our ships were British oak, And hearts of oak our men.

Samuel James Arnold Quotes , Source: Death of Nelson

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Again to the battle, Achaians! Our hearts bid the tyrants defiance! Our land, the first garden of liberty's tree-- It has been, and shall yet be, the land of the free.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Song of the Greeks

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Our country is wherever we are well off. [Lat., Patria est, ubicunque est bene.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Tusculanarum Disputationum (V, 37), quoting Pacuvius

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I have heard something said about allegiance to the South: I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.

Henry Clay Quotes , Source: In the U.S. Senate

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There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.

Henry Clay Quotes , Source: In the U.S. Senate

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I hope to find my country in the right: however I will stand by her, right or wrong.

John Jordan Crittenden Quotes , Source: in Congress when President Polk sent a message after Gen. Scott's win over Mexican army

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

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Traveller (l. 73)

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

Nathan Hale Quotes , Source: his last words

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Strike--for your altars and your fires; Strike--for the green graves of your sires. God--and your native land!

Fitz-Greene Halleck Quotes , Source: Marco Bozzaris

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And have they fixed the where, and when? And shall Trelawny die? Here's thirty thousand Cornish men Will know the reason why!

Robert Stephen Hawker Quotes , Source: Song of the Western Men, he asserts he wrote this ballad in 1825

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He serves me most who serves his country best.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Iliad (bk. X, l. 206), (Pope's translation)

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And for our country 'tis a bliss to die.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 583), (Pope's translation)

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Who fears to speak of Ninety-Eight? Who blushes at the name? When cowards mock the patriot's fate, Who hangs his head for shame?

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Iliad (bk. XV, l. 583), (Pope's translation)

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Our federal Union: it must be preserved.

Andrew Jackson Quotes , Source: toast given at the Jefferson Birthday celebration in 1830

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Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Boswell's Life of Johnson

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A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.

Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenal) Quotes , Source: Satires (VIII, 244), title bestowed on Cicero (64 BC) after his consulship

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The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes , Source: in his first inaugural address

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Is it an offence, is it a mistake, is it a crime to take a hopeful view of the prospects of your own country? Why should it be? Why should patriotism and pessimism be identical? Hope is the mainspring of patriotism.

David Lloyd George Quotes , Source: in the House of Commons

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We, that would be known The father of our people, in our study, And vigilance for their safety, must not change Their ploughshares into swords, and force them from The secure shade of their own vines, to be Scorched with the flames of war.

Philip Massinger Quotes , Source: The Maid of Honour (act I, 1)

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Our spirit is . . . to show ourselves eager to work for, and if need be, to die for the Irish Republic. Facing our enemy we must declare an attitude simply. . . . We ask for no mercy and we will make no compromise.

Terence Joseph McSwiney, M.P. Quotes , Source: from a document in his possession when he was sentenced in Aug., 1920

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'Twere sweet to sink in death for Truth and Freedom! Yes, who would hesitate, for who could bear The living degradation we may know If we do dread death for a sacred cause?

Terence Joseph McSwiney, M.P. Quotes , Source: lines written when a boy, in the "Nation", Nov. 3, 1920

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