Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.