100+ Trending Patriotic Quotes In English [ June 2020]

Patriotism is devotion and love towards one’s country. However, people express it in different ways. It is defined as a person’s quality to support and defend his country. And, this virtue of a person pushes them to work selflessly for the country.

Some people are pseudo-patriots. They simply take the advantage of the situation. These people are immoral and characterless. They do not do any sacrifices for the country. Instead, they are enemies of the country.

Patriotism is a beautiful feeling. This feeling can not be taught of spoon-fed. Hence, it is the purest feeling that has to come on its own.

Let us look at a few quotes on patriotism by some famous people.

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Trending Patriotic Quotes In English-


Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious. Oscar Wilde

However, British, you may be, I am more British still. Henry James

Patriotism is when the love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first. Charles de Gaulle

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

I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country. Marian Anderson

I think Americans are very patriotic. Arnold Schwarzenegger

A nation is the same people living in the same place. James Joyce

I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never again elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty. Davy Crockett

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts. Mick Jagger

Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy. Ann Coulter

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism. Howard Zinn

I’d like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I’ve tried to meditate, but it’s really hard for me to stay still. I’d like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can’t shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key. Ellen DeGeneres

They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so, but in time of peace, they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead. Henry A. Wallace

The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why patriots spring up like mushrooms! Robert Walpole

It is but refusing to gratify an unreasonable or an insolent demand, and up starts a patriot. Robert Walpole

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced. Robert Walpole

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism. Earl Warren

To me a real patriot is like a real friend. Who’s your real friend? It’s the person who tells you the truth. That’s who my real friends are. So, you know, I think as far as our country goes, we need more people who will do that. Bill Maher

I do think the patriotic thing to do is to critique my country. How else do you make a country better but by pointing out its flaws? Bill Maher

Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it’s wrong. Ron Paul

No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. William Cowper

The fight for freedom must go on until it is won; until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest. Oliver Tambo

The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? Pablo Casals

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world. Eugene V. Debs

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

The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience. Lech Walesa

I want to light the lights of patriotism. Lech Walesa

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

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind. Voltaire

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God. Robert E. Lee

Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism. George Orwell

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

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it. George Bernard Shaw

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. Napoleon Bonaparte

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. Harry S Truman

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism – and wars. Dale Carnegie

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. Bertrand Russell

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography. George Santayana
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. George S. Patton

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins. Clara Barton

Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation. Jane Addams

Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about. Mark Twain

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. Winston Churchill

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside. Winston Churchill

I look forward to a great future for America – a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose. John F. Kennedy

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

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. Abraham Lincoln

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen. Ronald Reagan

If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under. Ronald Reagan


Patriotism is not only fighting and shedding blood for the country. It is also working in harmony with the progress of the country. Patriotism helps to build trust and love among citizens of a country. Hence, it develops an idea of fraternity among them. The youth of the nation is the future of the country. Therefore, the feeling of patriotism should come from them. And so, it will help in the growth and development of the country. And this is how a country prospers.

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