patriotism

A Quote by George William Curtis on certainty, country, loyalty, mountains, patriotism, and principles

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.

George William Curtis (1824 - 1892)

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A Quote by George Washington on existence, interest, patriotism, principles, reward, present, and war

I know [patriotism] exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward.

George Washington (1732 - 1799)

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on country, faith, family, good, patriotism, and songs

A good country song taps into strong undercurrents of family, faith, and patriotism.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: The Book of Country Music Wisdom, ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1994.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on conviction, country, patriotism, and superiority

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on patriotism, quiet, and world

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on business, fighting, good, patriotism, and principles

There is nothing so bad or so good that you will not find Englishmen doing it; but you will never find an Englishman in the wrong. He does everything on principle. He fights you on patriotic principles; he robs you on business principles; he enslaves you on imperial principles.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Man of Destiny

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on patriotism

Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on christianity, exercise, fighting, food, meditation, needs, optimism, patriotism, and sleep

Clean hearts and healthful food, exercise, early sleep and fresh air, wholesome recreation and meditation combined with optimism that comes from fighting for the right and knowing you'll eventually win for keeps - this is the tonic every true Christian patriot needs and deserves.

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: Conference Report, April 1967, Pg. 61

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A Quote by Edgar Watson "Ed" Howe on life, patriotism, and religion

We must be truthful and fair in the ordinary affairs of life before we can be truthful and fair in patriotism and religion.

Ed Howe (1853 - 1937)

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A Quote by David Starr Jordan on dogs, patriotism, and religion

When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!

David Starr Jordan (1851 - 1931)

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