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The greatest patriotism is to tell your country when it is behaving dishonorably, foolishly, viciously.
– Julian Barnes

When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My country, right or wrong,” is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, “My mother, drunk or sober.”
G.K. Chesterton

Patriotism as the principle that will justify the training of wholesale murderers.

Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Bertrand Russell

Thinking men and women the world over are beginning to realize that patriotism is too narrow and limited a conception to meet the necessities of our time.
– Emma Goldman

Patriotism … is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit.
– Emma Goldman

If you’re ashamed to stand by your colors, you better seek for another flag.

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Barack Obama

I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice.
Albert Camus

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