Patriotism And Nationalism Quotes

Patriotism And Nationalism Quotes by Arthur C. Clarke, Francois Fenelon, Oscar Wilde, Dale Carnegie, Mark Twain, James Bryce and many others.

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nat

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
Arthur C. Clarke
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
Francois Fenelon
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar Wilde
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism – and wars.
Dale Carnegie
Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn’t. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your
country, let men label you as they may.
Mark Twain
Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity.
James Bryce
It’s only important to differentiate between patriotism and nationalism. I speak of enlightened patriotism.
Charlotte Knobloch
Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
Howard Thurman
Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
Blaise Pascal
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
George Orwell
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
Calvin Coolidge
Conceit, arrogance, and egotism are the essentials of patriotism.
Emma Goldman
It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world.
My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one’s country, not to its institutions or its office-holders.
Mark Twain
I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
Michael Ignatieff
A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe.
Pierre Berton