Real Patriots

Posted: April 3, 2011 in Uncategorized

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Howard Zinn

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism – how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein

When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.
Lao Tzu

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
George Washington

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
John F. Kerry

In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
George J. Mitchell

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Mark Twain

You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw

 

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