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"The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them." George Orwell 4.45945945945946 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." Samuel Johnson 4.166666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country." Calvin Coolidge 4.333333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Some of your countrymen were unable to distinguish between their native dislike for war and the stainless patriotism of those who suffered its scars. But there has been a rethinking and now we can say to you, and say as a nation, thank you for your courage." Ronald Reagan 3.235294117647059 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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." Aldous Huxley 4.35 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Heroism at command, senseless brutality, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be part of so base an action!" Albert Einstein 4.045454545454546 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else." Clarence Darrow 4.576923076923077 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious." Oscar Wilde 4.801369863013699 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"But could not our situation be compared to one of a menacing epidemic? People are unable to view this situation in its true light, for their eyes are blinded by passion. General fear and anxiety create hatred and aggressiveness. The adaptation to warlike aims and activities has corrupted the mentality of man; as a result, intelligent, objective and humane thinking has hardly any effect and is even suspected and persecuted as unpatriotic." Albert Einstein 4.285714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When a whole nation is roaring patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart." Ralph Waldo Emerson 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"'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.'" GK Chesterton 4.1 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Our true nationality is mankind." H.G. Wells 4.782608695652174 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." John F. Kennedy 4.444444444444445 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it." George Bernard Shaw 4.257142857142857 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." Adlai Stevenson 4.538461538461538 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." Winston Churchill 4.619047619047619 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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