Quotes Database - Category: Patriotism
"Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious."
- Oscar Wilde
"Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority."
- Vic Snyder
"America beats on you so hard the whole time. You are constantly being pummeled by other people's rights and their sense of patriotism."
- Richard Ford
"The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain."
- George McGovern
"There's intense national feeling in America that could be called patriotism."
- Michael Ignatieff
"I want to light the lights of patriotism."
- Lech Walesa
"We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us."
- Francis John McConnell
"The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise."
- Herbert Croly
"Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles."
- George Jean Nathan
"Look, I think Hispanic community - the values that resonate in our community are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family and patriotism."
- Ted Cruz
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