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When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!
David Starr Jordan
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
George Jean Nathan
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
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
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
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
Patriotism has served, at different times, as widely different ends as a razor, which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person.
Charles Edward Montague
What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends.
Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because they're not like the wrong Americans, who are not really Americans.
Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.
Henry IV of England
I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
John F. Kerry
Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
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