Patriotism In America Quotes by Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis, Carl Schurz, Greil Marcus, Hubert H. Humphrey, Thomas Paine and many others.
Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Our country … when right, to be kept right. When wrong, to be put right.
Patriotism in America, as I understand it, is a matter of suffering, when the country fails to live up to its promises, or actively betrays them.
We need an America with the wisdom of experience. But we must not let America grow old in spirit.
These are the times that try men’s souls.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism . . .
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.
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.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
God bless America, land that I love.
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 the success of liberty.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.