Patriotic Quotes

Patriotic Quotes

Loving one's country and being proud about it is patriotism. Presented below are famous quotes and sayings about patriotism that will surely inspire you.
Patriotism is considered as one of the highest virtues found in human beings. It is nothing, but the love, pride, respect, sense of belonging, possessiveness, etc., one feels for his/her homeland. It is a natural feeling which cannot be inculcated, but comes from within.

Quotes about Patriotism

Following quotes are quoted by people of varied fields who have experienced long-lasting love for their own country, their own nation.

Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Sinclair Lewis

Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.
Walter Scott

We can't all be Washingtons, but we can all be patriots.
Charles F. Browne

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Clarence Darrow

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

He who loves not his country, can love nothing.
Lord Byron

If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will Lose its freedom: and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.
William Somerset Maugham

All we have of freedom, all we use or know - This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.
Rudyard Kipling

Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity. Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
James Bryce

The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.
Thomas Campbell

If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.
Hamilton Fish

Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.
Benjamin Franklin

Quotes by American Presidents

Patriotic quotes from founding fathers are found to be the most motivational and encouraging ones. The following are famous patriotic sayings by American Presidents who have striven to retain the freedom and glory of their beloved nation.

We take the stars from heaven, the red from our mother country, separating it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity, representing our liberty!
George Washington

Patriotism is not a short frenzied burst of emotion, but the long and steady dedication of a lifetime!
Thomas Jefferson

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 success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
Abraham Lincoln

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America!
Bill Clinton

There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and Latino America and Asian America ... there's the United States of America!
Barack Obama

Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood -- the virtues that made America.
Theodore Roosevelt

You can have these quotes written on a chart in the school or your home to spread the feeling of patriotism. Lastly, here is one of the greatest patriotic sayings by Nathan Hale:

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country!
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