To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
Oh, Christ! it is a goodly sight to see What Heaven hath done for this delicious land!
Who dare to love their country, and be poor.
The infant, on opening his eyes, ought to see his country, and to the hour of his death never lose sight of it.
Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand!
There ought to be system of manners in every nation which a well-formed mind would be disposed to relish. To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
He made all countries where he came his own.
Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.
The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.
Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, our faith triumphant o’er our fears, are all with thee – are all with thee!
To be really cosmopolitan a man must be at home even in his own country.
It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world.
My foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor.
My dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to Heav'n is sent, Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content!
And nobler is a limited command, Given by the love of all your native land, Than a successive title, long and dark, Drawn from the mouldy rolls of Noah's Ark.
So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
They love their land, because it is their own, And scorn to give aught other reason why; Would shake hands with a king upon his throne, And think it kindness to his majesty. - Fitz
What exile from his country is able to escape from himself?
Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land-Good Night!
I can't but say it is an awkward sight To see one's native land receding through The growing waters; it unmans one quite, Especially when life is rather new.