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Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. – Adlai Stevenson

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Patriotism is easy to understand in America – it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. – Calvin Coolidge

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Our hearts where they rocked our cradle, Our love where we spent our toil, And our faith, and our hope, and our honor, We pledge to our native soil. God gave all men all earth to love, But since our hearts are small, Ordained for each one spot should prove Beloved over all.- Rudyard Kipling

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Our country, right or wrong. When right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right. – Carl Schurz

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Our citizenship in the United States is our national character. Our citizenship in any particular state is only our local distinction. By the latter we are known at home, by the former to the world. Our great title is AMERICANS… – Thomas Paine

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“One of the great attractions to patriotism – it fulfils 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”

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“Off with your hat, as the flag goes by! And let the heart have its say; you’re man enough for a tear in your eye that you will not wipe away. – Henry Cuyler Bunner”

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No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck. – Fredrick Douglass

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My patriotic heart beats red, white, and blue. – Unknown

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Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves. – D H Lawrence

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Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim. – Thomas Macaulay

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Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain. – John F. Kennedy

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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. – George Bernard Shaw

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Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. – Woodrow Wilson

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Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable! – Daniel Webster

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Let freedom never perish in your hands. – Joseph Addison

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Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. – John F Kennedy

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It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the men whose people have been here many generations. – Henry Cabot Lodge

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It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country. – Homer (Greek epic poet)

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It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope. – Robert Kennedy

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Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. – Sinclair Lewis

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In the beginning, all the world was America. – John Locke

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If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag. – Unknown

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If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace. – Hamilton Fish

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I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. – Simone de Beauvoir

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I shall know but one country. The ends I aim at shall be my country’s, my God’s and Truth’s. I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American. – Daniel Webster

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I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery. – Unknown

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I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. – Nathan Hale

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I love my freedom. I love my America. – Jessi Lane Adams

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I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool, the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking. – Woodrow T. Wilson