Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
A thoughtful mind, when it sees a Nation's flag, sees not the flag only, but the Nation itself
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.
To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.
I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.
We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment.
Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be.
The American flag is the most recognized symbol of freedom and democracy in the world.
I am not the flag: not at all. I am but its shadow.
Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to sail under, but few will use it as a rudder by which to steer.
Ev'ry heart beats true 'neath the Red, White and Blue
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.
Our flag is read, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbown-red, yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
We have room in this country for but one flag, the Stars and Stripes!
We do not consecrate the flag by punishing its desecration, for in doing so, we dilute the freedom this cherished emblem represents.
We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy.
Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave?
Unfortunately a Constitutional amendment that would have empowered Congress to make desecration of the United States flag illegal failed to pass by one vote.
A thoughtful mind, when it sees a Nation's flag, sees not the flag only, but the Nation itself; and whatever may be its symbols, its insignia, he reads chiefly in the flag the Government, the principles, the truths, the history which belongs to the Nation that sets it forth.
I consider that 9/11 was the day when war was started against my own work and against myself. Even though we are not sure of the links, Iraq was one of the countries that did not lower its flags in mourning on 9/11.
I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag, motherhood and the Bible. That's why people love me.
On no further occasion present a flag or medal to an Indian.
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