Friday, May 06, 2005

Patriotic Quotes (USA)

Yet America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The Poet," Essays, Second Series, 1844 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 The cement of this union is the heart-blood of every American.  ~Thomas Jefferson America is much more than a geographical fact.  It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.  ~Adlai Stevenson Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea.  ~John Gunther America is a passionate idea or it is nothing.  America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos.  ~Max Lerner, Actions and Passions, 1949 Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. ~John Dickinson If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag.  ~Author Unknown Where liberty dwells, there is my country.  ~Benjamin Franklin Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!  ~Daniel Webster If you take advantage of everything America has to offer, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish.  ~Geraldine Ferraro Oh, it's home again and home again, America for me! I want a ship that's westward bound to plough the rolling sea To the blessed land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars, Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars. ~Henry Van Dyke Sometimes people call me an idealist.  Well, that is the way I know I am an American.  America is the only idealistic nation in the world.  ~Woodrow Wilson This, then, is the state of the union:  free and restless, growing and full of hope.  So it was in the beginning.  So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith.  ~Lyndon B. Johnson America is another name for opportunity.  Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.  ~Theodore Roosevelt Of all the supervised conditions for life offered man, those under U S A's constitution have proved the best.  Wherefore, be sure when you start modifying, corrupting or abrogating it.  ~Martin H. Fischer He loves his country best who strives to make it best.  ~Robert G. Ingersoll It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.  ~J. Horace McFarland "Our country, right or wrong."  When right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right.  ~Carl Schurz 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. ~Henry Cuyler Bunner It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the men whose people have been here many generations.  ~Henry Cabot Lodge The winds that blow throu

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