6 Quotes About Patriotism

  • "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead top political prosperity, Religion and Morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great Pillars?"

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Morality, Patriotism


  • "The only patriots worth their salt are the ones who love their country enough to see that in a nuclear age it is not going to survive unless the world survives. True patriots are no longer champions of Democracy, Communism, or anything like that but champions of the Human Race."

    - Frederick Buechner
    Topics: Patriotism


  • "A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Apathy, War, Patriotism


  • "'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'"

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Good and Evil, Patriotism


  • "A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect."

    - Francois Fenelon
    Topics: History, Time, Patriotism


  • "Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Patriotism



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