We dare not forget that we are the heirs of that first revolution.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
The government is merely a servant―merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them.
Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
Ask not what I can do for you. Ask what you can do for me
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 love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity.
The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
It can not be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ!
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
When a whole nation is roaring patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and the purity of its heart.
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