We have been attacked and attacked again and again. On all soils.
Our enemies have no boundaries today and they are fighting a global war.
One day in Iraq, another dayin Ethen, then new delhi, then Mumbai, new york etc.
Our sense of nationalism and patriotism gets ignited for those few days in the aftermath and then we go on with our lives until the next attack.
These are some patriotism quotes to remind us that we are patriots all year long and will fight any enemies.
“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, I am a citizen of the world.”
“Patriotism, the virtue of the vicious.”
” Patriotism ruins history.”
‘What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility … a patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”
“He loves his country best who strives to make it best.”
~Robert G. Ingersoll
“In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.”
~H. L. Mencken
“I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American! July 1850 speech”
“Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them!”
“Men love their country, not because it is great, but because it is their own.”
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”
~ Abraham Lincoln
“What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child?”
“Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.”
~George Jean Nathan
“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”
~John F. Kennedy
“Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.”
“I realise that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.”
“Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.”
“I have no sense of nationalism, only a cosmic consciousness of belonging to the human family. ”
“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.”
~George Bernard Shaw
“Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.”
“The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?”
“It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.”
~J. Horace McFarland
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